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Knowing God the Father through the Old Testament

Christopher J. H. Wright

Knowing God the Father through the Old Testament

by Christopher J. H. Wright

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Published by IVP Academic in Downers Grove, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. -- O.T. -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • God -- Fatherhood -- Biblical teaching

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementChristopher J.H. Wright.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS1192.6 .W75 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p.
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22766845M
    ISBN 109780830825929
    OCLC/WorldCa153597933

    Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord, equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus . Christopher J. H. Wright (PhD, Cambridge) is international ministries director of the Langham Partnership. He has written many books including The Mission of God, Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit, Old Testament Ethics for the People of God, and Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament. He was chair of the Lausanne Theology Working Group from and the chief architect of The Cape .

    So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord, that you walk no longer just as the Gentiles also walk, in the futility of their mind, being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart; and they, having become callous, have given themselves over to sensuality for the practice of every kind of. Chris Wright shows that the God whom Jesus represented - sovereign, just judge, source of love, conqueror, and Father - comes directly from the pages of the Old Testament. pages, from Monarch. With this volume, Chris Wright brings to completion his trilogy "Knowingesus Through The Old Testament" and "Knowing The Holy Spirit Through The.

    So whenever someone tries to tell you that the God of the Old Testament was bad news, and the only way we can know God, is by only reading the New Testament, tell this person to start reading the Old Testament again. Because all through the Old Testament God is revealed as a tenderly loving, overwhelmingly gracious and compassionate Father.   One of the best ways to see that God is the same in the Old Testament as the New Testament is to examine how salvation was achieved. Salvation is the process by which human beings are counted righteous before a holy God, extended forgiveness for sin, and granted eternal life. In the Old Testament, God gave certain laws to be obeyed.


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He was given the knowledge that there was the Most High God through the experience that he went through. He didn't know Him, but he knew of Him. What I found in searching this out is that on every important thing in the Old Testament, it has reference to the Most High because that would transfer over into the New Testament as the Father.In Knowing God the Father Through the Old Testament, Wright explores dominant images in the narratives, psalms and prophetic texts of the Old Testament, seeking to reframe debates about the capricious character of the Old Testament God.

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(A-4) Scriptural Evidence That Jesus Christ Is the God of the Old Testament. Abinadi, testifying before the court of the wicked King Noah, bore witness that all the prophets from the earliest times had testified that God (Jehovah) would “come down among the children of men, and take upon him the form of man” (Mosiah ; see also v.