Integrity and Fidelity in Covenant Relationship: Unraveling the Import of Exodus 6: 7 and its Lessons Today
Life is lived in different types of covenant relationship that is supposed to be built on trust. However, the common problem is that many either wade into serious covenant relationships without evaluating the credibility of the partner and the sustainability of the partnership; or some who appear credible at the beginning soon turn incredible, resulting in the plethora of broken agreements and covenant relationships that we see today. This paper on integrity and fidelity in covenant relationship is a response, from the point of view of the Bible, to the need for sustained covenant relationships today. Using the exegetical approach to interpret Exodus 6: 7, this paper will identify and highlight the inherent qualities in the Covenant relation between God and His people and, eventually, using the analytical method, examine if and how (far) these perceived values of the Biblical Covenant can be used as a paradigm for today’s covenant relationship. The findings, evaluations, results and conclusions of; together with the recommendations from this research, promise to be insightful and beneficial to covenant relationship within and outside religious circles.
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