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A Biblical Theology of the Temple: The Presence of God in the Tabernacle (Part 3)

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After Moses received from the Lord at Sinai all the statutes of “the Book of the Covenant” in Exodus 20-23, he read them in the hearing of the people, and the covenant that the Lord had made with them was sealed by way of their oath, “All that the Lord has spoken, we will do” (Ex 24:7; cf. 24:1-7). However, when Moses is summoned again to the mountain top to receiv...

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A Biblical Theology of God’s Temple: The Presence of God in the Exodus (Part 2)

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The first individuals whom God is said to dwell with in Scripture are of course Adam and Eve (cf. Gen 3:8). Thus after they sin, their punishment of being cast out of the Garden of Eden signifies not only the loss of eternal life, but also the loss of God’s presence (Gen 3:8-13, 22-24). Therefore, one of the Bible’s central concerns underlying God’s work of redemptio...

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A Biblical Theology of God’s Temple: An Introduction (Part 1)

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Many of us know of or have heard something about God’s temple as described in the Bible. In the most general sense, the notion of temple throughout Scripture simply has to do with God dwelling among his people....

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Christ: The Focus of Biblical Theology

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This week, in the third and final post in our series on biblical theology, we examine one final outcome of studying biblical theology. In addition to enriching our study of Scripture, teaching us our spiritual heritage, and leading us to worship—as we outlined last time—biblical theology yields still one more rich benefit: It Trains Us to Set Our Eyes Upon Chr...

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Why Study Biblical Theology?

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Why Study Biblical Theology? In our previous post, “What is Biblical Theology?” we attempted to provide a general description of biblical theology in distinction from systematic theology. In this context, we asserted that the general aim of biblical theology is: …to carefully study and trace out the chronological development of major narrative themes w...

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What is Biblical Theology?

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What is Biblical Theology? The principal concern of biblical theology is to carefully study and trace out the chronological development of major narrative themes within Scripture (e.g. Priesthood, Kingdom, Messiah, etc.) with an aim toward seeing the Bible’s interconnectedness with greater clarity and being equipped to more readily recognize it as the telling of a s...

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