Abraham's Oak

Genesis 18:1–16 — Covenant Meal and Confirmation

Genesis 18 provides a prototypical picture of the feast the believers have with their King in the heavenly places. It does so in the context of Sarah demonstrating an imperfect faith in a perfect Savior. Participants: Adam York, Jim Cassidy,…
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Hosea 1:10–2:1 — A Great Multitude and Faithful Remnant

Hosea is made us of a series of cycles—of judgment and redemption. Here we begin looking at the first cycle of good news and redemption, as the prophet brings a word of good news. Participants: Jim Cassidy, Mark A. Winder
Vos, Biblical Theology

Vos Group #47 — The Place of Prophetism in Old Testament Revelation

We continue our #VosGroup series in pages 185–188 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider the unfolding of God’s plan as it moves from the period under Moses to that of the prophets. Prophetism marks an…
Molnár — Abraham (1850)

Genesis 17:9–14 — The Sign of the Abrahamic Covenant

Here we seek to answer three questions: First, “What is the meaning of circumcision?” Second, “What is the purpose of circumcision? and third, “To whom is circumcision to be applied” We conclude that the sign of faith is to be applied…
Molnár — Abraham (1850)

Genesis 17:15–27 — Ishmael Receives the Sign of Faith

God re-names Sarai—again reflecting his covenant promise. And one essential characteristic of the covenant of promise is that covenant community will always be comprised of elect and non-elect. Inseparable from the covenant itself are the parties of the covenant. Participants: Jim…
Molnár — Abraham (1850)

Genesis 17:1–8 — The Abrahamic Covenant Expanded

As the Abrahamic Covenant is expanded, it builds upon the revelation given in chapters 12 and 15. Through this everlasting covenant God will bring life to those who are dead in their sins. Download Participants: Adam York, Jim Cassidy, Mark…
Vos, Biblical Theology

Vos Group #46 — Summary of Revelation in the Period of Moses

We continue our #VosGroup series in pages 175–182 of Vos’ book Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments to consider ancestor worship and animism before moving to a summary of Part I of the entire book and specifically, revelation during the…

Hosea 1:4–9 — Disobedient Children

Israel was called God’s son—a status under threat here in Hosea—as graphically demonstrated in the naming of Hosea’s children. God’s pending divorce of Israel points to the only way for God’s elect to be saved. The warnings in Hosea are…
Expulsion of Ishmael and Hagar

Genesis 16:1–15 — Sarai and Hagar: The History and the Allegory

A remarkable picture of God’s grace given to an undeserving Egyptian woman, is used by the apostle Paul as a divinely inspired allegory of the way in which God operates through the church today. Download Participants: Adam York, Mark A.…
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How Does Christ “Fulfill” Historical Remarks?

Matthew often speaks of Christ as fulfilling the Scriptures (e.g., Matt. 1:22; 2:23; 8:17). When the Scripture referenced is a promise or a prediction, the idea of fulfillment is relatively straightforward (as in Matt. 21:4–5). But what can Matthew mean…
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