Complete the provided document, “The Abrahamic Covenant and God’s People,” where you will investigate the covenant made by God with Abraham and how it relates to the book of Genesis and a specific character from Genesis 12-50.
The Abrahamic Covenant and God’s People
The Abrahamic covenant is vitally important within the storyline of Scripture. As such, it is important to understand the themes, implications, and impact of the covenant in the book of Genesis. Complete the prompts provided in this document that ask you to explore these elements.
Along with the Bible and the textbooks, use a minimum of two scholarly sources from the GCU Library to help answer the following.
- Identify and briefly explain the main themes of the promises and covenant made with Abraham as found in Genesis 12:1-3, Genesis 15, and Genesis 17. (150-200 words)
- How are the themes from the Abrahamic covenant found in the rest of the book of Genesis? (150-200 words)
- Choose one of the major characters from Genesis 12-50 and evaluate how the themes of the Abrahamic covenant impact his or her life. Choose one of the following: Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob, Rachel, Leah, Judah, Tamar, or Joseph. (400-500 words)