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Covenant of Works, 1 Covenant of Works, 2 Covenant of Works, 3 Covenant of Works, 4
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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.
Q. 19. From what source do you know this (i.e., who the mediator is)? A. Out of the gospel which God first made known in paradise (a), and afterwards did spread it abroad by the patriarchs and prophets (b), shadowed it by sacrifices and other ceremonies of the law (c), and lastly accomplished it by His only begotten Son, Christ our Lord (d). (a) Gen. 3:15. (b) Gen. 22:18; 49:10-11; [ Read More ]
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Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Luke 15:4 – Jesus’ question “What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it? (Luke 15:4 NAU) First, note that Jesus’ question has cultural parallels with the first century. There were ample examples of shepherds [ Read More ]
Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Introductory thoughts on Luke 15:4-7 4 “What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it? 5 “When he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. 6 “And when he comes [ Read More ]