"Study to shew thyself approved unto God,
a workman that needeth not to be ashamed,
rightly dividing the word of truth."
2 Timothy 2:15 KJV
Covenant theology is a conceptual overview and interpretive framework for understanding the overall flow of the Bible. It uses the theological concept of a covenant;as an organizing principle for Christian theology. The standard form of covenant theology views the history of God's dealings with mankind, from Creation to Fall to Redemption to Consummation, under the framework of three overarching theological covenants: of redemption, works, and grace.
The lesson on September 17, 2017 was part 30 of "The U, V and W of Right Division". This lesson looked at Romans chapter nine, which is where the Calvinist sets up camp and says "here it is"... what we learn is that the context of Romans 9 is not personal salvation but Israel because Romans 9 is in the middle of the Acts period. Wayne draws the context of the two hardening that occurred, the first was in the Gospels with God using their hardened heart to add on hardening that drove His purpose being accomplished at the cross.
This study is a follow up to the ABC's of Right Division. The lessons in this study will take a deeper look into the basis or right division and why it is important to understand how it helps you understand scripture. It will compare other beliefs like Preterism, and those based in covenant theology and look at some critiques of what opponents of right division object to this fundamental methodology of handling scripture accurately.
Leland Maples runs the LOOP's Ministries (Loved Ones Of Prisoners) and leads a Thursday night bible study held in the Rec Room at Life Change Baptist Church in Odessa Texas. The Rec Room message on Thursday, February 2, 2017 was a special message by Leland Maples entitled "Three Things I Have Learned". Special music was by Charles Reynolds.