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Israel and the new covenant
The two great covenants that we call the Old and New Testaments are the great mountain peaks of history, of revelation, and of the one true faith. This study concerns the practical and historical aspects of the covenants and their bearing upon the closely related subject of Messianic prophecy and fulfillment. The position taken is that a peaceful and prosperous future for ...more
Unknown Binding, 350 pages
Published October 28th 1980 by Geneva Divinity School Press
(first published 1980)
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This is a very challenging study with an excellent introduction by O.T. Allis. I especially appreciated the chapter entitled "Law and Grace." Campbell defines the Biblical term "law" in the following four senses, "(1) Moral Law as summarized in the 10 Commandments, (2) the entire Old Covenant legislation, (3) rites & ceremonies of the Old Covenant, (4) first five books of Moses, (5) The entire Old Testament except the prophets." Campbell goes on to discuss which senses of law are still binding, ...more
This book shows that an consistent exposition of the great commission inevitably leads to an optimistic (and post millennial) worldview. It calls us to get to work and not to wait on supposedly future new things: the new order of things, new temple, new Jerusalem already came with the new covenant and inauguration of Christ the King!
This book is awesome! It is a biblical theology of the Great Commission, and shows how the modern church needs to get with God's program of world conquest. He doesn't come across as nagging, though. he simply argues for faithfulness in the small things and a devotion to the Bible. If we do those two things, the Great Commission will work itself out. ...more
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