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The Idea Of Covenant
« on: November 30, 2007, 11:48:46 PM »
Hello,

I would like to discuss Catholic and Orthodox understandings, terminologies, etc. on the idea of covenant. The covenants that God made throughout salvation history and covenant as it applies to sacramental theology (i.e., Holy Mysteries as actions/renewals of covenant).
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Re: The Idea Of Covenant
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2007, 11:52:47 PM »
A covenant, when used in the context of our relationship to God, is an agreement between God and His people, wherein they receive blessings and special status, and they pledge to remain faithful to the One True God, and to the commands that He gives them.
"O Cross of Christ, all-holy, thrice-blessed, and life-giving, instrument of the mystical rites of Zion, the holy Altar for the service of our Great Archpriest, the blessing - the weapon - the strength of priests, our pride, our consolation, the light in our hearts, our mind, and our steps"
Met. Meletios of Nikopolis & Preveza, from his ordination.