Vos Group #28 — The Decalogue

We continue our #VosGroup series by opening pages 128–131 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider once again the function of the law and the Decalogue. Why was the law given? How does it function in the life of…
Creation to Consummation

Aiming for the New Creation

It has been rightly observed by many that there is an eschatology—a goal of higher, escalated life that the creation is to move toward—already in Genesis 1–2. While everything was “very good,” it had not yet been brought to its perfection in…

Vos Group #27 — The Function of Law

We continue our #VosGroup series by opening pages 126–129 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider the function of the law. Why was the law given? How does it function in the life of Israel, the redeemed typological son?…
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Preparing to Meet God

In a context of impending judgment, Yahweh issued a command to his people: prepare to meet your God, O Israel (Amos 4:12). A similar burden, though in quite a different context, characterizes Exodus 19:10–15. With Israel camped around Mt. Sinai…

Vos Group #26 — The Organization of Israel: Theocracy

We continue our #VosGroup series by opening pages 124–126 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider Israel as a theocracy. We cover important ground, including the theocracy’s role in redemptive-history, God’s purpose for civil government, and the differences between…

Ephesians 6:10–17 and a Biblical Theology of Clothing

Will Wood develops a biblical theology of clothing, drawing a thread [pun somewhat intended] through the Old Testament to Paul’s discussion of the armor of God in Ephesians 6:10–17. 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of…

Vos Group #25 — The Berith Made between Jehovah and Israel

We continue our #VosGroup series by opening pages 121–124 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider the covenant God establishes with Israel. God unilaterally institutes a covenant of redemptive grace with his people. Yet Exodus 19 and 24 also speak of the…

The Miracles of Jesus

Jesus’ miracles are windows into God’s grand story of redemption. They confirm God’s message and demonstrate his power in the world and purpose in redemption. In this episode, Dr. Vern Poythress speaks with us about his book The Miracles of…
Moses and the Law

The Night At the Lodge

Recently I have been preaching through the life of Moses during the Lord’s Day evening service. Last week I ran headlong into the most difficult set of verses that the book of Exodus has to offer. Let me remind you…

Vos Group #24 — Redemption from Egypt, Part 3

We continue our #VosGroup series by opening pages 119–121 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider the Passover as an expiation for sin and its function in transferring God’s people to a new blessed realm. Download Participants: Camden Bucey, Lane G.…
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