In His Image: The Covenant between Them Both
May 12, 2017 (One Comment) by Christian Israel

The parallels which showed the relationship of the Father and Son in the marriage covenant on earth were manifold.

The Covenant of God & Christ The Covenant of Adam & Eve

1) Christ had the same nature as God, called God (John 1:1)                    1) Eve had the same nature as Adam, called Adam (Gen. 5:2)
2) Christ was one with the Father (John 17:5,22)                                        2) Eve was one with Adam (Gen. 2:24)
3) God was first in respect of time (Micah 5:2)                                            3) Adam was first in respect of time (Gen. 2:18)
4) Christ came forth from God (John 16:27, Heb. 1:6)                               4) Eve came forth from Adam (Gen. 2:22)
5) Through Christ (the Word), God made all things (John 1:3)                5) Through Eve, Adam fills the earth. (Gen. 1:28)
6) Christ shared dominion with His Father over the universe                  6) Eve shared Adam’s dominion over the earth (Gen. 1:26)
(Zechariah 6:13, Rev. 3:21)
7) Christ is in the bosom (the heart) of the Father (John 1:18)                 7) The wife is in the bosom (the heart) of the husband (Deut. 13:6)
8) God honors Christ (John 8:54)                                                                   8) The husband honors the wife (1 Pet. 3:7)
8) He is equal with the Father (Phil. 2:6)                                                      8) She is equal with Adam (Eph. 5:28,33)
9) The Father is the head of Christ (1 Cor. 11:3)                                           9) The man is the head of the woman (1 Cor. 11:3)
10) Doesn’t seek His own way apart from the Father [submission]        10) The woman is not to seek press her own way apart from her husband                     (John 8:28, 1 Cor. 15:28)                                                                             [submission] (Eph. 5:24)
11) The angels are creatures under God and Christ, to minister               11) The animals are creatures under Adam & Eve, to minister (Psalm 8:7-8)
(Heb. 1:4-5)
12) The angels are called beasts, living creatures. (Rev. 4:8, Ez. 1:5)      12) The animals are called beasts, living creatures (Gen. 1:24)
13) The lesser order of creature tried to enter into the sacred covenant 13) The lesser order of creature tried to enter into the covenant (Gen. 3:1-6)
(Is. 14:12-15)

Doubtless, we could cite more parallels, but this is a decent sized list of them. If you have more insights you would like us to add (with Scriptural reference- or else a general idea of what the verse says), feel free to e-mail loudcry@protestant.com.

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In His Image: The Covenant between Them Both
May 12, 2017 (One Comment) by Christian Israel

The parallels which showed the relationship of the Father and Son in the marriage covenant on earth were manifold.

The Covenant of God & Christ The Covenant of Adam & Eve

1) Christ had the same nature as God, called God (John 1:1)                    1) Eve had the same nature as Adam, called Adam (Gen. 5:2)
2) Christ was one with the Father (John 17:5,22)                                        2) Eve was one with Adam (Gen. 2:24)
3) God was first in respect of time (Micah 5:2)                                            3) Adam was first in respect of time (Gen. 2:18)
4) Christ came forth from God (John 16:27, Heb. 1:6)                               4) Eve came forth from Adam (Gen. 2:22)
5) Through Christ (the Word), God made all things (John 1:3)                5) Through Eve, Adam fills the earth. (Gen. 1:28)
6) Christ shared dominion with His Father over the universe                  6) Eve shared Adam’s dominion over the earth (Gen. 1:26)
(Zechariah 6:13, Rev. 3:21)
7) Christ is in the bosom (the heart) of the Father (John 1:18)                 7) The wife is in the bosom (the heart) of the husband (Deut. 13:6)
8) God honors Christ (John 8:54)                                                                   8) The husband honors the wife (1 Pet. 3:7)
8) He is equal with the Father (Phil. 2:6)                                                      8) She is equal with Adam (Eph. 5:28,33)
9) The Father is the head of Christ (1 Cor. 11:3)                                           9) The man is the head of the woman (1 Cor. 11:3)
10) Doesn’t seek His own way apart from the Father [submission]        10) The woman is not to seek press her own way apart from her husband                     (John 8:28, 1 Cor. 15:28)                                                                             [submission] (Eph. 5:24)
11) The angels are creatures under God and Christ, to minister               11) The animals are creatures under Adam & Eve, to minister (Psalm 8:7-8)
(Heb. 1:4-5)
12) The angels are called beasts, living creatures. (Rev. 4:8, Ez. 1:5)      12) The animals are called beasts, living creatures (Gen. 1:24)
13) The lesser order of creature tried to enter into the sacred covenant 13) The lesser order of creature tried to enter into the covenant (Gen. 3:1-6)
(Is. 14:12-15)

Doubtless, we could cite more parallels, but this is a decent sized list of them. If you have more insights you would like us to add (with Scriptural reference- or else a general idea of what the verse says), feel free to e-mail loudcry@protestant.com.

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