Monday, December 6, 2021, 10:24 AM
Site: Thirdmill Online Courses
Course: Your Kingdom Come (eESC)
Glossary: Glossary for Lesson 1
C

cultural mandate

the command in Genesis 1:28 instructing humanity to develop and rule the creation to display God's glory

E

eschatology

the study of the last things

G

Great Commission

Christ's appointment of the eleven faithful apostles as his authoritative representatives and his charge to spread the kingdom of God throughout the whole world (Matthew 28:19-20)

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inaugurated eschatology

view of the end times that says the age to come has begun (been "inaugurated"), but hasn't yet come in all its fullness; the "already, not yet"

P

protoeuangelion

theological term for "the first gospel" or the first promise of redemption found in Genesis 3:15

T

the age to come

'olam haba' in Hebrew, a phrase used by rabbis and leaders in Israel to describe the future age of righteousness, love, joy and peace that would follow the exile; time when all of God's purposes will be fulfilled; also known as “the last days,” “the kingdom of God,” and "the age of a new covenant"

this age

'olam hazeh' in Hebrew, a phrase used by rabbis and leaders in Israel to describe the present age of sin, suffering and death

V

vassal

in the Ancient Near East, a king or nation that must submit to a more powerful emperor or king (suzerain)