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Covenant: The Framework of God's Grand Plan of Redemption

Covenant: The Framework of God's Grand Plan of Redemption

by Daniel I. Block

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Overview

Leading scholar Daniel Block helps students of the Bible understand the big picture of God's covenants with humanity as they play out in both the First and the New Testaments.

After fifty years of teaching and preaching around the globe, Block brings a lifetime of study and reflection on the First Testament and relationship with God to this comprehensive volume. The book focuses on God's covenants as the means by which God has reached out to a fallen humanity. It examines the heart and history of God's redemptive plan and shows why the covenants are essential for our understanding of the Bible.


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ISBN-13: 9781493429158
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/20/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 704
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Daniel I. Block (DPhil, University of Liverpool) is Gunther H. Knoedler Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He lectures and preaches around the world and is the author of numerous books, including For the Glory of God and commentaries on Deuteronomy, Judges-Ruth, and Ezekiel. Block has also been involved in the production of the New Living Translation of the Bible.
Daniel I. Block (DPhil, University of Liverpool) is Gunther H. Knoedler Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He lectures and preaches around the world and is the author of numerous books, including For the Glory of God and commentaries on Deuteronomy, Judges-Ruth, and Ezekiel. Block has also been involved in the production of the New Living Translation of the Bible.

Table of Contents

Contents

Illustrations
Introduction: Covenance and God's Grand Plan of Redemption in Scripture
Part 1: The Cosmic and Adamic Covenants
1. The Cosmic Covenant
Excursus: Eden as a Temple?
2. The Adamic Covenant
Part 2: The Israelite Covenant
Stage 1 of the Israelite Covenant
3. The Origins of the Abrahamic Covenant
4. The Afterlife of the Abrahamic Covenant
Stage 2 of the Israelite Covenant
5. The Establishment of the Israelite Covenant at Sinai: Exodus 1:1-31:18
6. The Renewal and Completion of the Israelite Covenant at Sinai: Exodus 32-Leviticus 26
Excursus: The Levitical Covenant
Stage 3 of the Israelite Covenant
7. Reaffirming the Covenant on the Plains of Moab
8. The Nature of the Covenant Rituals and Laws on the Plains of Moab
Stage 4 of the Israelite Covenant
9. The New Israelite Covenant
Part 3: The Davidic Covenant
10. The Historiographic Context, Nature, and Significance of the Davidic Covenant
11. The Afterlife of the Davidic Covenant in Israelite Prophecy
12. The Afterlife of the Davidic Covenant in the Psalter
Part 4: Covenant in the New Testament
13. The Cosmic and Adamic Covenants in the New Testament
14. Stage 1 of the Israelite Covenant in the New Testament: The Abrahamic Covenant
15. Stages 2 and 3 of the Israelite Covenant in New Testament Narratives: The Covenant Ratified at Sinai and Reaffirmed on the Plains of Moab
16. Stages 2 and 3 of the Israelite Covenant in the Epistles
17. Stage 4 of the Israelite Covenant in the New Testament: The New Israelite Covenant
18. The Davidic Covenant in the Gospel Accounts of Jesus' Early Life and Ministry
19. The Davidic Covenant in the Gospel Accounts of Jesus' Passion and Resurrection
20. The Davidic Covenant in the Remainder of the New Testament
Conclusion: Reflections on Covenance and God's Grand Plan of Redemption in Scripture
For Further Reading
Indexes

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