The surety of Yahweh’s Israel people rests in the promises which He made from before the foundation of the world in the election or choosing of a peculiar or certain people as His very own. Before proceeding we need to have a more perfect understanding of the term “surety.” From the Hebrew word “Yada” which means to know, more properly, by seeing which includes observation, care and recognition and in the causative sense, instruction, designation and punishment. From the Greek we read the word surety as “Alethos” which means “truly” and the Greek word “Egguos” which is “pledged”, as a bondsman. Websters 1828 dictionary says surety is security or safety, or foundation of stability. This thing we call surety is to be seen in the Commands, Laws and Statutes which God presented to our Israel ancestors at Mt Sinai…Exodus 20:1-26.
A Peculiar People