What moves the Bible’s story forward?

The Bible is a big book, encompassing almost four thousand years of human history and containing various genres of literature from poetry to prophecy. Even though the Bible seemingly contains so many disparate parts, the church has historically discerned a general movement, or plot structure, to Scripture's story. In the recent history of the American … Continue reading What moves the Bible’s story forward?

Thomas Schreiner on the Davidic Covenant

Thomas Schreiner unpacks the Davidic covenant in his chapter on it in his book, Covenant and God's Purpose for the World. Schreiner sees the Davidic covenant standing in continuity with both the Abrahamic and the Sinai covenant. As king, David and his sons would "represent Israel, and the nation would be blessed through their obedience … Continue reading Thomas Schreiner on the Davidic Covenant

Robert Saucy on the Davidic Covenant

Robert Saucy attempts to provide a mediating position on the Davidic covenant between traditional and revised dispensationalism on the one hand and non-dispensationalism on the other in his chapter on the Davidic covenant in his book The Case for Progressive Dispensationalism. Saucy first examines the Davidic covenant in its Old Testament context and summarizes the … Continue reading Robert Saucy on the Davidic Covenant