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WCF.M1.L51 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Defend the continuity between the preceding covenant promises and that given to David.
  • Restate God’s promise to David.
  • Trace the development of the promise theme through Israel’s history.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 198-199Lesson 51 Introduction

  • General
  • Kaiser: The Christian and the “Old” Testament
  • 151-161The Theology of Messiah’s Dynasty and Kingdom

  • Johnson: A History of the Jews
  • 59c-64Israelites under Solomon

  • Dockery, ed: Holman Bible Handbook
  • 236David’s City, Family, Kingship
  • 238-241David’s City, Family, Kingship

  • Richard: Following Jesus in the Hindu Context
  • 99-103Final Days
  • 104-107Epilogue
  • 108-111Pray!

  • Glasser: Announcing the Kingdom
  • 105-126God's Rule Is Challenged by the Kings of Israel

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 199-200Lesson 51 Review

  • Hiebert: Cultural Anthropology
  • 172-190Social Groups and Institutions
  • 275-295Societal Groups

  • Optional
  • Dockery, ed: Holman Bible Handbook
  • 481-484Micah

  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • Bassler: “A Man for All Seasons: David in Rabbinic and New Testament Literature”
  • 156-169Interpretation (Apr 1986) 40, 2

  • Morris: How Long Did It Take to Deposit the Geologic Strata?
  • 527-530Lebanon

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 51
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Reflection Questions
  • Which one of the following is not one of the high points in the Old Testament promise doctrine?
    a. Genesis 3:15
    b. Genesis 12:1-3
    c. 2 Samuel 7
    d. Psalm 132
    e. Jeremiah 31:31-34

  • What are the three points upon which the Davidic Covenant focuses?

  • Describe the continuity between the Davidic Covenant and the Abrahamic Covenant.

  • Outline the development of the promise theme in Israel’s history up to the time of the Davidic covenant and point out the unifying elements.