Meaning of covenant of grace in English:

covenant of grace


  • (in Reformation theology) the covenant between God and humanity which was established by Christ at the Atonement.

    ‘God did enter into a covenant of grace bring them into an estate of salvation by a redeemer.’
    • ‘Law and gospel are not antithetical realities, but rather inseparable realities for those participating in the covenant of grace.’
    • ‘We recognised that those whom God would one day call through his covenant of grace would come from a variety of religious backgrounds.’
    • ‘Baptism is both a confession of faith and the sign and seal of the covenant of grace into which the Lord has brought us.’
    • ‘In addition, Michael informs Adam of how he shall be delivered from the Law to the covenant of grace.’