Restoring the Edenic covenant

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Magenta

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[/COLOR]There is no such record in Scripture. It is a good imaginary scenario, but unless that is what was actually promised to Adam, Christians should not be "making up" stuff as they go along.
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Perhaps you should write gotquestions.org and complain to them :)
 
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What is the Edenic covenant? The first covenant I see is with Adam after the fall. Please explain what you are talking about?
See Genesis 1.28-30, Genesis 2.15-17 and Hosea 6.7...

The Covenant after the fall is known as the Adamic Covenant...it was made between God and Adam with Adam, again, standing in for all of humanity...

The 1st Covenant is the Edenic,
the 2nd is Adamic..

The 3rd - 8th Covenants are:
3rd- Noahic
4th-Abrahamic
5th-Mosiac/Old<<<<<<This is the one Paul talks about warring with the New and the Law of Christ
6th-The Land
7th-Davidic
8th-The New

If you study this out carefully you will understand How God works with man kind and his chosen people....
 
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Not sure how you arrived at this conclusion, but "No, it is not" is the proper response.
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1. There is no such thing as an "Edenic Covenant". It was an Edenic command (Gen 2:16,17), if that is what you are referring to.

2. God created -- "built" -- the New Jerusalem (Heb 11:10) for all those who would be justified by grace through faith (Heb 12:22-24)

3. There will be a New Heavens and a New Earth, but Paradise (formerly the Garden of Eden) is now in the New Jerusalem (Rev 22:1-2)
you need to back up to Genesis 1.28-30...that was not a command, but a blessings and promise and directive....

IF you will do, and not eat, I will....if you eat, I will

Father is and always will be a covenant Father....
 
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Thank you Magenta. Then it's reversed by the Cross of Jesus and sacrificial blood? True?
No, the Edenic was broken by Adam's disobedience and since it was conditional, meaning if Man does, Father will, it came to an end....See Hosea 6.7....

the Adamic Covenant was the judgement covenant and being unconditional it remains in effect today and is only reversed by the New Covenant and only to those who believe the new Covenant...The Adamic covenant is basis for the the LAW of SIN & DEATH and then enforced through the Mosaic Covenant...

Adam spiritually died under the Edenic Covenant. Physical death was introduced under the Adamic Covenant...[Rom 5.12-21]

The basis for the Adamic covenant is found in Gen 3.14-19
 

Magenta

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Thank you Meggido :) Some count seven covenants, so it
seems two may have been combined by some reckoning :)
 
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Thank you Meggido :) Some count seven covenants, so it
seems two may have been combined by some reckoning :)
So combine the Abrahamic/Land or the Adamic/Mosiac

7 or 8 does not matter to me, it is only when people start saying 1 or 2, that we have to begin teaching them....
 

Magenta

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Not sure how you arrived at this conclusion, but "No, it is not" is the proper response.
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1. There is no such thing as an "Edenic Covenant". It was an Edenic command (Gen 2:16,17), if that is what you are referring to.

2. God created -- "built" -- the New Jerusalem (Heb 11:10) for all those who would be justified by grace through faith (Heb 12:22-24)

3. There will be a New Heavens and a New Earth, but Paradise (formerly the Garden of Eden) is now in the New Jerusalem (Rev 22:1-2)
Where is the the New Jerusalem to be? You have denied that it resides in the new Earth after coming down from heaven, and insinuated that I read a different Bible than Christians do because I believe life ever after is in/on the New Earth. Insinuated may be too soft a word. You took great exception to my saying that life ever after is on the new Earth.
 

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What is the Edenic covenant? The first covenant I see is with Adam after the fall. Please explain what you are talking about?

In the Edenic Covenant, God promises Adam life and blessing, but that promise is conditional upon Adam’s obedience to God’s command not to eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

"And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die." (Genesis 2:16–17) This was before the fall.

In Scripture we see two different types of covenants that God makes with men. Some are unconditional covenants, which God will keep regardless of man’s actions. Others are conditional in that man must obey the terms of the covenant in order to receive the promises related to it. The Edenic Covenant is an example of a conditional covenant because Adam was required to obey the terms of the covenant in order to not suffer the consequences of breaking it.

The New Covenant in Christ Jesus is also conditional as was with Adam in Eden. It requires our response. Biblically, a covenant is instigated with commands to adhere to what is said.
 
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See Genesis 1.28-30, Genesis 2.15-17 and Hosea 6.7...

The Covenant after the fall is known as the Adamic Covenant...it was made between God and Adam with Adam, again, standing in for all of humanity...

The 1st Covenant is the Edenic,
the 2nd is Adamic..

The 3rd - 8th Covenants are:
3rd- Noahic
4th-Abrahamic
5th-Mosiac/Old<<<<<<This is the one Paul talks about warring with the New and the Law of Christ
6th-The Land
7th-Davidic
8th-The New

If you study this out carefully you will understand How God works with man kind and his chosen people....
Ok Please define the Edenic covenant. What were the terms? The responsibilities, the privileges? Who promised who what?
 
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Ok Please define the Edenic covenant. What were the terms? The responsibilities, the privileges? Who promised who what?
See Genesis 1.28-30, Genesis 2.15-17 and Hosea 6.7...
 
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In the Edenic Covenant, God promises Adam life and blessing, but that promise is conditional upon Adam’s obedience to God’s command not to eat of the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.

"And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die." (Genesis 2:16–17) This was before the fall.

In Scripture we see two different types of covenants that God makes with men. Some are unconditional covenants, which God will keep regardless of man’s actions. Others are conditional in that man must obey the terms of the covenant in order to receive the promises related to it. The Edenic Covenant is an example of a conditional covenant because Adam was required to obey the terms of the covenant in order to not suffer the consequences of breaking it.

The New Covenant in Christ Jesus is also conditional as was with Adam in Eden. It requires our response. Biblically, a covenant is instigated with commands to adhere to what is said.
That was not covenant....That was God blessing man...and warning him of a danger.. On the other hand......If you choose to view it as a covenant, it won't hurt you.
 

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That was not covenant....That was God blessing man...and warning him of a danger.. On the other hand......If you choose to view it as a covenant, it won't hurt you.
The covenant with Abraham was unconditional. It was going to happen no matter what. If the sons of Abraham failed, God was about ready to do the same with Moses. The unconditional is by faith. That will never be different no matter what we choose, pro or con. Just explaining further the conditional and unconditional covenants. Some people may say there's a certain number of covenants according to man's traditions, depending on our religious filters.
 
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See Genesis 1.28-30, Genesis 2.15-17 and Hosea 6.7...
Yup. That's not covenant. And your Hosea verse is not referring to any specific covenant, but I think it refers to the Adamic covenant.. Since the Adamic covenant is where the promise is laid out, privileges, penalties etc.
 
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The covenant with Abraham was unconditional. It was going to happen no matter what. If the sons of Abraham failed, God was about ready to do the same with Moses. The unconditional is by faith. That will never be different no matter what we choose, pro or con. Just explaining further the conditional and unconditional covenants. Some people may say there's a certain number of covenants according to man's traditions, depending on our religious filters.
the main difference between conditional and unconditional is based upon a formula of either :

God WILL...IF MAN....conditional

God DOES......unconditional.....
 
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Yup. That's not covenant. And your Hosea verse is not referring to any specific covenant, but I think it refers to the Adamic covenant.. Since the Adamic covenant where the promise is laid out, privileges, penalties etc.
The Adamic is the judgement covenant....you are actually confusing the 2....

God said Adam would be ....if Adam did tend the garden and did not eat....Adam broke covenant, because he ate.

God judged the man, woman, snake and ground in the Adamic....Therefore GOD DID to Adam, the earth, the snake, the woman....man did nothing....
 
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In the ancient world covenants tended to have these six parts: preamble, prologue, stipulations, document clause, witnesses, and ratification. Let me describe these and then talk about how they fit with regard to the material we are looking at today because really everything in Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy somehow fits within this. Virtually everything in those four books. The book of Genesis is a little more special but virtually everything in the final four books of the first five, the Pentateuch, the books of Moses, is in the category.
 

stonesoffire

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No, the Edenic was broken by Adam's disobedience and since it was conditional, meaning if Man does, Father will, it came to an end....See Hosea 6.7....

the Adamic Covenant was the judgement covenant and being unconditional it remains in effect today and is only reversed by the New Covenant and only to those who believe the new Covenant...The Adamic covenant is basis for the the LAW of SIN & DEATH and then enforced through the Mosaic Covenant...

Adam spiritually died under the Edenic Covenant. Physical death was introduced under the Adamic Covenant...[Rom 5.12-21]

The basis for the Adamic covenant is found in Gen 3.14-19
~Hos 6:7  "But like Adam, they broke the covenant; in this they have acted deceitfully against me.
 

Hos 6:8  Gilead is a lawless town; it is polluted by bloodshed. 


Hos 6:9  Like a gang of thieves that stalk a man, priests commit murder along the road to Shechem, committing shameful crimes. 


Hos 6:10  I have seen a horrible evil in the house of Israel—Ephraim's promiscuity. Israel is defiled.
 

Hos 6:11  "So, Judah, a harvest has been appointed for you when I restore my people from captivity." 

Would not verse 11 relate to the Cross of Jesus and restoration? This is confusing to me.
 

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the main difference between conditional and unconditional is based upon a formula of either :

God WILL...IF MAN....conditional

God DOES......unconditional.....
Good!!

Conditional..."A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you this day:And a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of the Lord your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known." (Deuteronomy 11:27-28)

Unconditional... "And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel." (Genesis 3:15)

One more unconventional. Tell them "I am" sent you. I am who I am is basically saying 'I am whom I will be' and that's that.

Edenic covenant. 'Don't consume knowledge that causes you to make your own decisions without Me by thinking you know more that what you really do.' 'In addition, your fig leaves aren't making it with me, there is some blood that needs to be shed, and I'll get it done...unconditionally.'


 
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