Glossary for Lessons 1-3
Important terms used in lessons 1-3
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Term used to describe a false view of the inspiration of the Bible. It would mean, as some people believe incorrectly, that the Holy Spirit used the authors of Scripture simply as passive conduits of information.
The one with whom God made a national "covenant of law"
The one with whom God made a universal "covenant of stability"
Term used to describe the kind of inspiration used to compose the Bible. It means that the Holy Spirit employed the personalities, experiences, and intentions of the human authors to communicate His truth.
Term used to describe an erroneous view of biblical inspiration. It would mean, as some people believe incorrectly, simply that the Holy Spirit motivated the biblical writers to say lofty religious things.
Son of Noah chosen to continue the family line
The more powerful party of a covenant, the one to whom it was necessary to submit
The weaker party of a covenant, the one who had to submit to the suzerain