The Unity of the Bible: Unfolding God's Plan for Humanity

Title

The Unity of the Bible: Unfolding God's Plan for Humanity

Description

  • Part 1: The value of the inquiry -- Evidence for the Bible's unity -- The Old Testament canon and the Bible's unity -- The climax of prophetic interventions -- The emergence of the New Testament canon -- One's future in Hinduism and Buddhism -- The world of Islam.
  • Part 2: The foundations of redemptive history -- An inductive study of Genesis 1:1-2:3 -- God's necessary work of being a trinity -- God's free work of creation -- The first step in responding to God's purpose -- The second step in responding to God's purpose -- The Fall (Genesis 2:4-3:24) -- The justness of an eternal hell -- The riches of God's mercy from the cross -- The near extinction of the woman's seed -- Protection for the woman's seed.
  • Part 3: Israel, the lesson book for the nations -- The forgiveness of Abraham's sins -- Abraham's faith in God's promises -- Abraham's persevering faith -- The blessings for Abraham's seed -- What was the purpose of the law? -- The Jewish ceremonial law -- The kingdom of God in the Old Testament.
  • Part 4: The gospel goes to the world -- Jesus presents the kingdom of God -- The present realm of God's kingdom -- The conversion of Israel -- Appendix: The nature of the Mosaic law.

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ISSN/ISBN

9780310234043

Publication Date

1992

Publisher

Zondervan Pub. House

City

Grand Rapids, Mich

Keywords

Biblical Criticism

Disciplines

Christianity | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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