• How has the topic of the covenants confused you in the past?
  • What was your initial understanding of the covenants?
  • How have you resolved the positive benefits of God’s promise with the negative repercussions of the judgment toward human sinfulness?
  • Why do you think God used multiple generations to reveal His covenant?
  • How does seeing the Ten Commandments as a promise instead of rules change your spiritual perspective?
  • What questions arise seeing that all the covenants mentioned in the Bible, even when they contain some unique components and may be expressed differently, have one and the same purpose?
  • What is a contemporary example of a covenant you have made?
  • What lessons can you derive from this covenant that parallel God’s covenant with us?
  • How does the apparent complexity of God’s solution reveal the complexity of humanity’s problem?
  • What does a promise-making and a promise-keeping God mean to you?