Sunday, November 9, 2008

Thesis 9: Patriarchy and the Sanctions of the Covenant

Cultural prosperity will be given only if Families will do their duty;[1] obedience is blessed under the terms of God’s Covenant with man[2] while disobedience is cursed.[3] The terms of God’s Law as revealed by the Holy Spirit to Adam and subsequent generations,[4] recorded by Moses and applied by the Prophets is written on the hearts of believers in the New Covenant,[5] and they follow these statutes and ordinances in every area of their lives[6] (#68)

1. Luke 17:10; Micah 6:8
2. Deuteronomy 28:1-14; Leviticus 26:3-13
3. Deuteronomy 28:15-68; Leviticus 26:14-39
4. Law before Sinai
5. Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrews 8:7-13.
6. Ezekiel 36:25-27; Romans 8:1-4.

This Thesis is just a statement of what's known as "Theonomy."

Note 4 will contain references from James B. Jordan, "The Law Before Sinai," in The Law of the Covenant: An Exposition of Exodus 21-23, pp. 50-52.

Law is "The Third Archetype" of the seven Vine & Fig Tree "archetypes."

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