Welcome to the 137th episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins talks with Thomas R. Schreiner about his book Covenant and God’s Purpose for the World  (Crossway, 2017).

What you’ll hear in this episode

  • What a covenant is in Scripture.
  • How the covenant has played a vital role in theology from the beginning.
  • The covenant and redemptive history.
  • How the covenant with Noah provides the context into which redemption will be realized.
  • In what way Abraham is a new kind of Adam who is promised a new kind of Eden.
  • The significance of the covenant with Israel.
  • How the covenant with David has both conditional and unconditional elements.
  • How the New Covenant represents the culmination of God’s saving work among his people.
  • The importance of reading Scripture covenantally.

About the Guest

Thomas R. Schreiner (MDiv and ThM, Western Conservative Baptist Seminary; PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary) is the James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and associate dean of the school of theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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