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Jesus and the disciples at the well (John 4:31-38) Covenant Theology and the Consummation of Salvation
The Covenant of Redemption (1) #22 Several weeks ago, I asked the question: Why is the new covenant necessary? The answer is because none of the covenants prior to it actually secured the salvation of sinners. The new covenant is necessary because the covenant with David, the covenant with Israel or the Mosaic covenant, the covenant with Abraham, and the covenant with Noah, though they point to our Lord and [ Read More ]
The sermon is here.
Four common views on this text 1) The naturalistic view sees “the serpent simply as an animal and the woman’s seed as collective humanity.” This view provides the basis for man’s perpetual fear of snakes. 2) The symbolic view claims this verse asserts the “unresolved conflict between humans and the representatives of evil.” This basically says Genesis 3:15 provides the basis for all the conflict we see between good [ Read More ]
Overview of Covenant Theology, Gen. 3:15 Pt. 1. You can listen here.
A debtor to mercy alone, of covenant mercy I sing; Nor fear, with thy righteousness on, my person and off’ring to bring. The terrors of law and of God with me can have nothing to do; My Saviour’s obedience and blood hide all my transgressions from view. The work which His goodness began, the arm of His strength will complete; His promise is Yea and Amen, and never was forfeited [ Read More ]