Covenant or Testament: Does it Matter?

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

If you understand the difference between a covenant and a testament, you will understand God’s Word. A covenant is an exclusive contract that is made between two or more living persons. It is only valid when the people making the contract are alive. A testament is a contract that is only valid after the death of the person making the contract. What does Scripture say about covenants and testaments?