God’s Covenant with Noah

The first biblical covenant of God is the covenant He made with Noah, called the Noahic Covenant. This covenant, promised in Genesis 6 and made in Genesis 9, is the first group of occurrences of covenant in the Bible. It gives insight about God’s concern for sin, especially violence and bloodshed. It also shows God’s love, sovereignty over Creation, and lays the foundation for understanding God’s intent to live in relationship with humankind.

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