On the one hand, Christ is the Mediator and the Executor of the new and better covenant, and on the other hand Christ Himself was given by God as a covenant to His people! In at least one place in Isaiah Jehovah says that He has “set” Christ as a covenant to His people – in Isaiah 42:6-7, which says
6. I am Jehovah; I have called You in righteousness; I have held You by the hand; I have kept You and I have given You As a covenant for the people, as a light for the nations;
7. To open the eyes of the blind, To bring the prisoner out from the prison, Those who dwell in darkness from the prison house.
God gave Christ as a covenant to His people and as a light to the nations! As a covenant, Christ brings to us all that God is – all the fullness of the Godhead is embodied in Christ, and Christ today as the Spirit is available for us to enjoy. … continue reading this article / this portion of enjoyment via our blog at,