Relation of Christ to the eight covenants, from Scofield Reference Notes (1917)

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The relation of Christ to the eight covenants is as follows:

(1) To the Edenic Covenant, Christ, as the “second Man,” the “last Adam” 1 Corinthians 15:45-47 takes the place over all things which the first Adam lost ; Colossians 2:10; Hebrews 2:7-8.

(2) He is the “Seed of the woman” of the Adamic Covenant Genesis 3:15; John 12:31; 1 John 3:8; Galatians 4:4; Revelation 20:10 and fulfilled its conditions of toil Mark 6:3 and obedience.

(3) As the greatest son of Shem, in Him was fulfilled supremely the promise to Shem in the Noahic Covenant. (See Scofield "Genesis 9:1") Colossians 2:9.

(4) He is the “Seed to whom the promises were made” in the Abrahamic Covenant; the son of Abraham obedient unto death Genesis 22:18; Galatians 3:16; Philippians 2:8.

(5) He lived sinlessly under the Mosaic covenant and bore for us its curse. Galatians 3:10-13.

(6) He lived obediently as a Jew in the land under the Palestinian Covenant, and will yet perform it gracious promises Deuteronomy 28:1-30:9.

(7) He is the “Seed,” “Heir,” and “King” under the Davidic Covenant Matthew 1:1; Luke 1:31-33.

(8) His sacrifice is the foundation of the New Covenant Matthew 26:28; 1 Corinthians 11:25.

1 Corinthians 15:45-47

45 And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a soul; the last Adam was made a spirit.

46 Howbeit that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is ; and afterward that which is spiritual.

47 The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the .

Colossians 2:10

And ye are in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

Hebrews 2:7-8

7 Thou madest him a little lower than the angels; thou crownedst him with , and didst set him over the works of thy hands:

8 Thou hast put in subjection under his feet. For in that he put all in subjection under him, he left nothing that is not put under him. But now we see not yet all things put under him.

Genesis 3:15

And I will put between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

John 12:31

Now is the of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out.

1 John 3:8

He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.

Galatians 4:4

But when the of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law,

Revelation 20:10

And the devil that deceived them was cast into the , where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

Mark 6:3

Is not this the , the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.

Colossians 2:9

9 For in him dwelleth all the bodily.

Genesis 22:18

And in thy seed shall all the of the earth be blessed; because thou hast obeyed my voice.

Galatians 3:16

Now to Abraham and his seed were the made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.

Philippians 2:8

And being found in fashion as a man, he himself, and became unto death, even the death of the cross.

Galatians 3:10-13

10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the : for it is written, Cursed is every one that which are written in the book of the law to do them.

11 But that no man is by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

12 And the law is not of : but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.

13 Christ hath us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree:

Matthew 26:28

For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the of sins.

1 Corinthians 11:25

After the same manner also he took the cup, when he had supped, saying, This cup is the new testament in my blood: this do ye, as oft as ye drink it, in of me.

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