NCT Fundamentals

Christ Jesus the True Israel: Luke 6:12-16

Christ Jesus the True Israel: Luke 6:12-16. Another passage that presents the Lord Jesus Christ as the True Israel is Luke 6:12-16, which details Jesus’ prayerful selection of his twelve disciples. Concerning this passage, Beale writes the following: “Jesus’ beginning…
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Is Premillennialism Consistent with New Covenant Theology?

Is Premillennialism Consistent with New Covenant Theology? All forms of premillennialism rely to some degree on a literal interpretation of prophetic passages in Scripture. For example, Historic Premillennialism largely interprets the millennium of Revelation 20 as a literal one thousand…
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What Is The Sine Qua Non of New Covenant Theology?

What Is The Sine Qua Non of New Covenant Theology? The sine qua non of NCT can be defined as the consistent Christotelic[1] interpretation of the OT in light of the NT (Luke 24:27, 44; Rom. 10:4; 2 Cor. 1:20)…
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How Does God Reveal & Administer His Plan of Salvation in Redemptive History?

God’s plan of salvation is progressively revealed and administered according to His eternal purpose (2 Tim. 1:9) through the unfolding of the biblical covenants. However, this ‘unfolding’ is not to be understood according to Covenant Theology’s covenantal framework, in which…
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Does Romans 5:12-19 Demand a Covenant Relationship between God and Adam?

Many advocates of New Covenant Theology emphasize that the type – antitype relationship between Adam and Christ in Romans 5:12-21 (and 1 Corinthians 15) necessitates the existence of pre-fall / post-fall covenantal relationship between God and Adam. This theological argument…
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The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology – Part 20: NCT Characteristics (III-C)

The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology Part 20: NCT Characteristics (III-C)    “3. The imputation of Adam’s first sin to all mankind (Rom. 5:12d, 18a-19a), the elect’s sin to Christ (II Cor. 5:21), and Christ’s righteousness to the elect (Rom….
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The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology – Part 19: NCT Characteristics (III-B)

The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology Part 19: NCT Characteristics (III-B)   “3. The imputation of Adam’s first sin to all mankind (Rom. 5:12d, 18a-19a), the elect’s sin to Christ (II Cor. 5:21), and Christ’s righteousness to the elect (Rom….
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The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology – Part 18: NCT Characteristics (III)

The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology Part 18: NCT Characteristics (III-A)   “3. The imputation of Adam’s first sin to all mankind (Rom. 5:12d, 18a-19a), the elect’s sin to Christ (II Cor. 5:21), and Christ’s righteousness to the elect (Rom….
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The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology – Part 17: NCT Characteristics (II)

The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology Part 17: NCT Characteristics (II)   “2. The most important principle of interpretation is “contextual biblical exegesis.” It demands grammatical/historical/theological principles of interpretation.” (Long, New Covenant Theology, NCT Characteristics) Explanation: Recall that New Covenant…
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The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology – Part 16: NCT Characteristics (I)

The Fundamentals of New Covenant Theology Part 16: NCT Characteristics (I)   “1. The discernment of the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential for accurately handling the Word of God because there is no authentic leading of the Holy Spirit that…
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