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WCF.M1.L23 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Clearly state the object of faith in the Old Testament.
  • Express an informed opinion about the way one was and was not saved in the Old Testament.
  • Explain the connection between the plan of salvation and the missionary task in the Old Testament.
  • Differentiate and describe two types of covenants.
  • Defend your choice of who the most influential character in the Old Testament was, from the standpoint of the New Testament.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 91-93Lesson 23 Introduction

  • General
  • Kaiser: The Christian and the “Old” Testament
  • 45-55The Theology of Saving Faith in the Old Testament

  • McNeill: A World History
  • 5Review: Chronological Chart
  • 53-59Iron Age
  • 66-74Review: Monotheism

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 93Lesson 23 Review

  • Research
  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • Anderson: “Abraham, the Friend of God”
  • 353-366Interpretation (Oct 1988) 42, 2
    Although Anderson uses the historical-critical method in the article, he gives a good theological interpretation concerning Abraham's faith in God.

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 807-811Tanzania

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 23
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • What is the object of faith in the Old Testament? Give supporting Scripture passages and insights from your reading.


  • What is the connection between the plan of salvation and the missionary task in the Old Testament?


  • List two or more views about the way one was saved in the Old Testament. Do you agree or disagree? Why?


  • Contrast the two kinds of covenants found in the readings.


  • From the standpoint of the New Testament, who would you say was the most influential Old Testament personage? Why?


Notes