Glossary for Lessons 1-4

Important terms for lessosn 1-4


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F

Flattened

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.

J

Jacob

Isaac’s son who continued the line of descent and became the familial head of the twelve tribes of Israel

M

Mechanical

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.

Moses

The one with whom God made a national "covenant of law"

N

Noah

The one with whom God made a universal "covenant of stability"

O

Organic

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.

R

Romantic

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.

S

Segmented

Term used to describe one of the tendencies that people exhibit when comparing the OT to the NT and making epochal adjustments. This tendency stresses the differences between the OT era and our own day. If the NT does not mention it, we do not need to apply it.

Shem

Son of Noah chosen to continue the family line

Synchronic

Occurring at the same point in time

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