Glossary for Lessons 1 and 2

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A

Abraham

Father of the nation of Israel. Received the covenant promises of many descendants and a special land.

Adam

First man

Ahistorical

The approach of studying the prophetical books without taking into account the historical context.

Atomistic

The approach to reading the prophetical books as loosely connected predictions.

C

Covenant

In the Bible, this term is used to describe the legal relationship that God established with His people, including the promise of blessings for faithfulness, and the warning of judgment for unfaithfulness.

D

David

King of Israel. Received the covenant promise focused on establishing an empire, that God's kingdom would become magnificent and world-wide.

E

Ebed

Hebrew word (transliteration) for "servant," also associated with the office of "prophet."

Elect

Chosen by God for covenant blessings

Exegesis

The process of drawing out the true meaning of a Bible passage.

I

Invisible

Term used to describe the nature of the Church or the covenant when referring to those who belong internally, that is, those who will come to have true saving faith.

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