Glossary for Lessons 1-3
Important terms used in lessons 1-3
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Brother of Moses. His family was selected to serve in the specialized office of priest.
The one with whom God made a national "covenant of promise"
Term used to explain how an infinite God speaks to us in finite terms. He must adapt His communication so that we can understand it.
The one with whom God made a universal "covenant of foundations"
In the Bible, this is an agreement between God and His people, in which God makes certain promises and establishes certain requirements.
The one with whom God made a national "covenant of kingship"
Name of the Garden, which means "plain" or "steppe."
Term used to describe one of the tendencies that people exhibit when comparing the OT to the NT and making epochal adjustments. This tendency focuses on the continuity between the OT and the NT. If the NT does not mention a change, we should follow the OT as closely as possible.
Isaac’s son who continued the line of descent and became the familial head of the twelve tribes of Israel