In our first Believing we take Christ in the Relation of a Saviour, and Teacher, and Lord, to save us from all sin, and to lead us to glory. This therefore importeth that we accordingly submit unto him, in those his Relations, as a necessary means to the obtaining of the benefits of the Relations. […]
Marriage Covenant Theology
All saving relationships between God and man in the Bible are patterned after the marriage covenant. There are five  major marriage covenants in the Bible: the Adamic Covenant , Noahic Covenant, Abrahamic Covenant, Mosaic Covenant and New Covenant.