Tag Info

Hot answers tagged

5

God's Standard Should Be Our Standard The biblical standard regarding marriage, from Genesis to Revelation is One groom, one bride, what e'er betide. Or in slightly less old fashioned verbiage: One husband, one wife, for life. God never sanctioned polygyny in the Tanakh, nor did Jesus sanction it in the New Covenant. God's design from the ...


5

The closest that any of the NT books come to even mentioning polygamy are the pastoral epistles when Paul says that a leader must be the husband of one wife. Since this is the only implied mention, there is no basis to say that there is support of polygamy in the new covenant. 2 Timothy 3:1-2 ESV The saying is trustworthy: If anyone aspires to the office ...


3

Since your question focuses on dual covenant theology's biblical basis, I will cite the main points and verses and leave you to research the major proponents' more complex arguments in their writings at your leisure: After the Great Flood, God imposed a set of laws on Noah and his family and their descendants (Genesis 9:3-10), which makes them binding on ...


2

Who first developed this concept of a covenant of grace? Much like the doctrine of the trinity, to proponents of the doctrine, the answer is, "It comes from the Bible." But obviously the actual historical development and refinement of definitions is less straight-forward than that. But do keep in mind that to those explicating covenant theology, all they're ...


2

Here is a list of the covenants which the Bible explicitly describes God making. It is possible that there are other covenants (such as with Adam), but the Bible does not use covenantal language to talk about them. The Noahic covenant, which God made in Genesis 9:8-10 with all humans and land animals/birds, in which he promised to never again flood the ...


1

I take the passage as God having one covenant with Israel, and Israel, having to make two attempts to respond to that covenant. The covenant is the promise from God, and it is not affected by the fact that the first set of tablets was broken; the second set of tablets was proof that the covenant endured.



Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible