Lane Tipton and Camden Bucey turn to pages 289–296 of Geerhardus Vos’ book, Biblical Theology: Old and New Testaments. In this section, Vos introduces several significant interpretive practices which are critical for a proper understanding of the eschatology of the prophets. These are the principles of (1) finality and consummation, (2) prophetic idiom, and (3) the coming of the Messiah as the “gift of God.”
- 00:00 Introduction
- 02:48 Finality and Consummation
- 13:53 The Forshortening of Prophetic Insight
- 22:54 Prophetic Idiom and the Future Glory of Isaiah
- 42:58 The Coming Messiah as the Gift of God
- 51:06 Conclusion
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