Westminster Seminary California

Valiant for Truth - Covenant of Works

Meditations on the Larger Catechism, pt. 16
Danny Hyde

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever” (Ps. 136:1). God in his goodness and covenant mercy has created and continues to provide for all that his creatures need.

Basics of the Reformed Faith: The Covenant of Works
Kim Riddlebarger

In Hosea 6:7, the prophet records the word of the Lord as follows: “But like Adam they [Israel and Judah] transgressed the covenant; there they dealt faithlessly with me.” Based upon this declaration it is clear that Adam stood in a covenant relationship to his creator while in Eden, and that Adam had indeed violated the terms of that covenant through a personal act of disobedience.