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Old Testament Survey THE FIVE COVENANTS, OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY PT 1 & MISSION IN THE OLD TESTAMENT 2016
Critical Thinking Questions �What are Covenants? �Are the Old Testament covenants relevant to us today? �What is the significance of the Old Testament today? �What does the Old Testament say about Mission?
The Five Covenants �The Noahic Covenant �The Abrahamic Covenant �The Mosaic Covenant �The Davidic Covenant �The New Covenant
Old Testament Survey Pt 1 What is sin? sɪn/ noun 1. an immoral act considered to be a transgression against divine law. "a sin in the eyes of God" synonyms: immoral act, wrongdoing, act of evil/wickedness, transgression, crime, offence, misdeed, misdemeanour, error, lapse, fall from grace; Google definition Genesis 39: 9 There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?
Old Testament Survey Pt 1 Exodus 20: 3 -17 Thou shalt have no other gods before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them 3. Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain 4. Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy 5. Honour thy father and thy mother 6. Thou shalt not kill. 7. Thou shalt not commit adultery. 8. Thou shalt not steal. 9. Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. 10. Thou shalt not covet … 1. 2.
Old Testament Survey Pt 1 What does atonement mean? the action of making amends for a wrong or injury. "he submitted his resignation as an act of atonement" What does sacrifice mean? How does God deal with our sin? The blood of the innocent is shed for the sins of the guilty.
Old Testament Survey Pt 1 Where and how do we see this in practice in the Old Testament? Genesis 3: 21 Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them. Genesis 4: 3 -5 3 And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the Lord. 4 And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the Lord had respect unto Abel and to his offering: 5 But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.
Old Testament Survey Pt 1 Genesis 7: 2 Of every clean beast thou shalt take to thee by sevens, the male and his female: and of beasts that are not clean by two, the male and his female. Genesis 8: 20 -22 20 And Noah builded an altar unto the Lord; and took of every clean beast, and of every clean fowl, and offered burnt offerings on the altar. 21 And the Lord smelled a sweet savour; and the Lord said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done. 22 While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. Genesis 22 - Abraham offering up Issac Homework - Describe ways in which the process of the burnt offering in Leviticus chapter 1 is a foreshadowing of the sacrifice of the Lord Jesus.
Mission in the Old Testament �God Sends He sends Moses, angels, prophets, commandments and he sends his word. �God of all nations Israel as the servant had a clear missionary role with nations. �God’s Plan God sends his word and covenant to one man: Abraham’s heirs were the recipients of God’s word Israel was the nation who were called by God. Despite Israel’s failure, God preserved a remnant who would remain faithful to him Within the godly remnant there would be an individual, a servant, who would make the way open for all to hear the word of God
Mission in the Old Testament �God Sends Exodus 3: 13 sends Moses to the Israelites Exodus 23: 20 sends an Angel to prepare the way 2 Samuel 12: 1 sends Nathan to David Psalm 147: 15 sends his command to earth Psalm 107: 20 sends out his word
Mission in the Old Testament �God of all Nations Psalm 86: 9 Genesis 12: 3 Isaiah 43: 10 Daniel 7: 13, 14
Mission in the Old Testament �God of all Nations Psalm 86: 9 Genesis 12: 3 Isaiah 43: 10 Daniel 7: 13, 14 Jesus summed up this Old Testament perspective as "Salvation is from the Jews" (John 4: 22).