Covenants. Two-way promises made by members with God. When the member keeps the promises, God keeps His promise of blessing. When the member does not keep the promises, the agreement is broken and God is under no obligation for eternal life (exaltation). Quoting sixteenth LDS President Thomas S. Monson, the July 2012 Ensign (“Understanding Our Covenants with God: An Overview of our Most Important Promises, p. 22) explains that “sacred covenants are to be revered by us, and faithfulness to them is a requirement for happiness.