Editor’s Note: For more information on this important topic, please see Echoes of Scripture in the Letters of Paul by Richard Hays and Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament by Beale and Carson. In the previous article, we saw that the Gospels are generally applicable to the modern Christian. In this…Read more
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As I mentioned in the last article on time periods, there are many things from the Gospels that are directly applicable to the modern-day Christian. Much of Jesus’ teaching ministry focused on how the disciples should act and walk with God after he was gone. However, there were many things that Jesus did because he…Read more
In the introductory article on time periods, we considered the idea that much of the Gospels are actually applicable for the church. While some would agree, others (mostly dispensationalists) might find that statement shocking. There are dispensationalists that focus almost entirely on the Epistles, saying that the other parts of the Bible are “for our…Read more
One of the most important keys to understanding the Bible is discerning how to apply what is written based on the time period in which it was written and the audience for whom it was intended. When discussing this topic, current theology provides basically two major options: dispensationalism and covenant theology. In this article, we…Read more
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