From the foreword to Baptism is Not Enough:
…we do not take the time to define what a covenant actually is. We are usually not this sloppy with other key biblical terms—words like justification, or atonement, or imputation, or sanctification. We define these terms, taking the sweep of all biblical history into account, and then we remember how we have defined them. There are problems that can arise with this as well, but overall, it is good and helps keep things clear.
We are not nearly this careful with the word covenant. And this is truly odd. Think about this for a moment. Our Bible is divided into two major sections—the Old Testament (covenant) and the New Testament (covenant). What would many Christians do if a non-Christian friend noticed that fact and said, “You know, that really puzzles me. What is a covenant anyhow?” In too many cases, the Christian would be reduced to explaining how an old covenant is a collection of books that begins with Genesis and ends with Malachi, while a new covenant begins Matthew…
Episode 2 in the Covenant Cartoon series seeks to visually bring some clarity around this issue. Check out the first episode here.
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