What Does Your View of Israel Say about Your Theology?

We are regularly reminded of Israel’s prominent role in history and current events, but where is Israel in your systematic theology? As you reflect upon Scripture, what does the Bible say about the land and people of Israel and how does your view of Israel shape your theology? Has the Church replaced Israel? What is the relationship between the Church and Israel? What is the role for Israel now and in the future?

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[VIDEO] What Is the Meaning of ‘Prophecy’ in the Bible?

meaning of prophecy in the bible

What image comes to mind when you think of the prophets in the Hebrew Bible? When I think of the Old Testament prophets, I often have a limited perspective and mainly focus on how their God-inspired declarations connect to other passages of Scripture. In the margins and footnotes of our study Bibles (and certainly in Logos!), we have tools to help us do just that, quickly linking related passages of the Old and New Testaments. But when we simply move from one verse to another, jumping between prophetic foretelling and fulfillment, are we missing out on important scriptural context and application?

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