Justine and dad at Okoboji.
Key question: Are the blessings of the covenant conditional or unconditional? YES!
In Jesus’ perfect life he earns the blessings of the covenant by keeping perfectly ALL it’s conditions. In Jesus’ death, he takes the curses of the covenant that I deserved for breaking its conditions.
Therefore, as a Christ follower, all the blessings of the covenant are unconditional to me!!! This is what Paul says in Galatians when Jesus was made a curse by becoming a curse for me by hanging on a tree that the promises to Abraham might be fulfilled.
— based on Tim Keller sermon in the car (not sure which one because I was driving and Siri was writing!)