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Catechism Song #10 – The Covenant of Works


# Question Answer
22 What is a covenant? An agreement between two parties.
23 What covenant did God make with Adam? The covenant of works.
24 What was Adam bound to do by the covenant of works? To obey God perfectly.


What is a covenant pledge and decree?
Gravely a contract two parties agree!

What was the contract man signed up for first?
Our patriarch Adam’s – the covenant of works.

(To) what in that in that treaty did Adam consent?
Subjection to heaven wherever he went!

Steve Layfield

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