Tag Archives: covenant

The End Times

https://youtu.be/I5HKx7zXxOc By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] What we have presented so far throughout this class focused on historical events such as the covenants God made and their significance. In this session, we will look at the future and see what things are yet to come from a New Covenant Theology perspective. “Eschatology” — from Greek eschatos…
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New Covenant Identity Markers

https://youtu.be/EgNj3wA1Rek By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] Today we’ll explore three major identifiers that distinguish new covenant Christians: (1) conversion (2) lord’s supper, and (3) the indwelling of the holy spirit.  The new covenant community differs from the old in that it is not a mixed group of believers and unbelievers, but a wholly regenerated people (Jer…
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Time Periods in the Bible: Introduction

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…
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Old Covenant Identity Markers

https://youtu.be/-B9YAqwVB-g By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] God commanded that his covenant people be identified by certain unique rituals, activities, behaviors, and characteristics. These are often referred to as “boundary markers.” They identify or ‘mark’ someone as being in the covenant. In order to be considered a covenant member, a person must exhibit the covenant boundary markers,…
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The Land Promise

https://youtu.be/JWyQmH-iKxc By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] After looking God’s promises to Abraham and Sarah to inherit the land, we’ll dig into how the New Testament amplifies the land promise in light of what Christ has accomplished.  In the end, all of those with faith like Abraham (both Jews and Gentiles) will inherit the world (not just…
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Israel & the Church in Romans 9-11 (Part 2)

https://youtu.be/BpV2jNfGgvI By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] With the new covenant in Christ, God's promises to Abraham are being fulfilled as a result of the inclusion of the Gentiles with Israel as God's covenant people. But this then raises the question, "What about God's promises to Israel?" In this session, we are going to continue examining Romans…
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16 Israel & the Church in Romans 9-11 (Part 1)

https://youtu.be/n9EIM6gmTsg By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] With the new covenant in Christ, God's promises to Abraham are being fulfilled as a result of the inclusion of the Gentiles with Israel as God's covenant people. But this then raises the question, "What about God's promises to Israel?" In this session and the following, we are going to…
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Christ’s Death Inaugurates the New Covenant

https://youtu.be/NxUl5CWZMYg By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] Jesus kept the old covenant perfectly even while exemplifying and teaching his disciples how to live out the new covenant.  However, when he died, he inaugurated the new covenant with his blood.  Not only did his sacrifice atone for sins committed under the old system, but it also brought it…
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Jesus: New Covenant Exemplar and Teacher

https://youtu.be/aV9pr3ImBSQ By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] Even while keeping the old covenant, Jesus also exemplified and taught his disciples how to live out the new covenant.  Just like Moses before him, Jesus explained the covenant requirements prior to ratifying the covenant with a blood sacrifice.  Following Christ’s example means embracing the future kingdom culture as a…
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Jesus: Faithful Israelite Under the Old Covenant

https://youtu.be/0EsvfhnN768 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] Jesus: Faithful Israelite under the Old Covenant Jesus the Messiah was born into a Jewish family and grew up learning and following Torah (the Law). He lived a faithful life of righteousness, obeying all the commandments of God and fulfilling the old covenant obligations as the model Israelite among God's…
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New Covenant Prophecies

https://youtu.be/OSgHvXMkCSw By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] In the midst of a failed covenant with Israel, God promises hope for His people through a new covenant that He will make. This new covenant will not be like the old covenant. Rather, it will accomplish the plan and purposes of God and fulfill all the previous covenant promises…
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Davidic Covenant

https://youtu.be/tr109DvywKM By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] God promised David that his dynasty and throne would endure forever.  Nevertheless, after approximately four centuries of rule, God ejected his people from the land, ending the reign of Davidic kings.  Does this mean God’s promise to David has failed?  Surely, our covenant-making God will fulfill what He said. 1.…
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Old Covenant Part 2

https://youtu.be/CwFn9TPbM2I By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] We pick up where we left off last time and cover the rest of the old covenant, stepping back to view it from a broad perspective.  In this session we’ll provide answers to the following: What is the old covenant as a whole? What is at the core of the…
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Old Covenant Part 1

https://youtu.be/LRa_cFOUUF8 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] This session will cover the deliverance and rescue of Israel from slavery in Egypt and God's covenant with them at Mount Sinai. We will look at the purpose for which the Old Covenant was made, the ceremony of the covenant, and how it functions in God's redemptive plan as the…
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Abrahamic Covenant

https://youtu.be/CLK8wsc7fNE By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] One of the most critical events in the biblical narrative is God's covenant with Abraham. In this session, you will see how this covenant functions on a fundamental level in God's redemptive plan and purposes for the whole world. The Plot Story Thus Far (Adam → Noah → Abraham) Each…
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Creation Covenant

https://youtu.be/pTJHoeVU0Bo By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] As we begin part two of our class, we will consider God’s covenant with creation and the roles Adam and Noah play.  God’s commitment to the created order shows us his original intention as well as providing the foundation stone upon which he will build all subsequent covenants. Covenants Two…
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Defining New Covenant Theology

https://youtu.be/skBLs8vVBq8 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] New Covenant Theology is a mediating position between dispensational and covenant theologies. This session will be focusing on defining Progressive Covenantalism, which is a form of New Covenant Theology, and how it seeks to answer difficult questions better than alternative theological frameworks. Covenantalism — a system of thought used to…
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Evaluating Covenant Theology

https://youtu.be/VeErvtv6fn8 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] Last time you learned what covenant theology is, today you’ll see the benefits of the system, as well as some of the problems with it. Abbreviations: OT: Old Testament NT: New Testament CT: Covenant Theology Vocabulary: eschatology: the doctrine of the end times Benefits Clean logical system Recognizes continuity throughout…
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Evaluating Dispensationalism

https://youtu.be/573203ogq-Q By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] Evaluating Dispensationalism Last time you learned what dispensationalism is, today you’ll see the benefits of the system, as well as some of the problems with the three major types. Abbreviations: OT: Old Testament NT: New Testament CD: Classic Dispensationalism RD: Revised Dispensationalism PD: Progressive Dispensationalism Vocabulary: hermeneutic: an interpretive strategy…
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Defining Dispensationalism

https://youtu.be/1PB16F2lACI By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Jerry Wierwille"] The first part of this class that covers biblical frameworks, begins by giving an overview of Dispensationalism that includes an explanation of the principles, structure, and unique features of this biblical framework and how it operates as a hermeneutic for interpreting the story of Scripture. Dispensationalism — “Dispensationalism is a…
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Introducing Biblical Frameworks

https://youtu.be/io9bVOvPRS4 By [wbt_preacher_link preacher="Sean Finnegan"] In this session, you'll learn the objectives for this class. You'll also see how the three major parts of this class fit together, including (1) biblical frameworks, (2) biblical covenants, and (3) new covenant theology. Introducing Biblical Frameworks Objectives to make sense of the Bible overall to understand how God…
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