Northwest Bible Church – Sept. 4, 2016 – Worship Service – Alan Conner
The Eternal Christ
A. CHRIST AND THE COVENENANT OF REDEMPTION.
1. We must begin with what happened before Gen. 1:1.
2. Biblical evidence for the Eternal Covenant of Redemption.
a) The pre-existence and deity of Christ - Jn. 1:1.
b) The Father’s election - Eph. 1:4
c) The promise of eternal life in the gospel - Titus 1:2
d) The mystery of the wisdom of the gospel - 1Cor. 2:7; Eph. 3:8-10
e) Christ’s incarnation - Mic. 5:2
f) Atoning blood of the cross - Rev. 13:8; 1Pet. 1:18-20; Acts 2:23; 4:27; Heb. 13:20
g) Grace to apply salvation to us - 2Tim. 1:9
h) Our predestination to glorification - 8:29-30
i) The eternal glory of the Son - John 17:5, 24.
3) What is the Eternal Covenant of Redemption?
a) The “Economic Trinity.”
b) Who were the objects of this covenant?
c) And what are the motives of this covenant: Eph. 1:3-14