Order#: 520261 Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey Encountering the Old Testament: A Christian Survey, authored by Bill T. Arnold and Bryan E. Beyer, set out a comprehensive analysis of theological theories, while exploring the themes of the Pentateuch, the Historical books, the Poetics and the Prophets…
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The text states that the Old Testament both reflects and complements the New Testament. By delving into authorship issues, historical context, and particular messages of the OT books, students get a clearer understanding of the background, key people, geographic points, and archeological findings to facilitate a divine encounter through the study of the Word of God. Each of the four sections is prefaced by a collective treatment of the commonly themed books, dealing with shared characteristics, objectives, summaries, definitions and suggestions for further readings. Far from calling into question the Bible, Encountering the Old Testament asserts the infallibility of the Scriptures and encourages the faith on the revealed Word of God. The Old Testament and the New Testament are twinned sections of the Bible that refer to one another and harmonize seamlessly. Although some Christians concentrate on the New Testament because of the New Covenant of Grace, rather than the Old Covenant of Law, the Old Testament contains vital doctrines which the New Testament supports and assumes generally known. Christians view a wrathful and vindictive God in the Old Testament and a lamb-like compassionate God in the New Testament. ...
God discloses divine truth gradually, therefore if certain passages are misunderstood or recondite; understanding requires patience and the Holy Spirit to unlock spiritual enigmas. The Pentateuch is regarded as the first five books of the OT, also called the Torah or "Instruction" by the Jewish dispensation. This group of books sets the foundation of Judeo-Christian history, launched by the famous words, "(i)n the beginning" (Genesis 1:1). Spanning the genesis of creation to the death of Moses, one of the chief prophets and writer of the law, commandments, and testimonies, the Pentateuch is divinely inspired revelation The theological focus of the Pentateuch are creation, the fall of man, plan of salvation, kinship and genealogies, election (chosen people), laws, inheritance, the Promised Land, Messiah, sacrificial rites, sanctuary, priesthood, Sabbath, social justice and the covenant. God demonstrates his sovereignty over the individuals, nations and world affairs. The Pentateuch pronounces the Mosaic Law governing man's social, religious, sexual and political life. The institution of the covenant ushers in systems such as sacrifice, atonement, marriage which point to divine realities. Exodus explains the emancipation and exit of God's people. Levitical rituals emphasize the distinction between sanctity/holiness and sin. Numbers enumerates some early battles and the already failing faith of Israel whose feet wandered from the truth. The Pentateuch continues to narrate on the fall from grace and the fallen state of humanity. Through noteworthy such as The Deluge, Sodom and Gomorrah, Babel, Egyptian Slavery and the sins among even the faithful shakes man's trust in man. Universal rebellion forces God to castigate or exterminate the wicked. The OT takes
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