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The Mystery of Redemption Chapter 4
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From the Greek proto, meaning "first," and evangelion, meaning "good news." This first message of God News--the First Gospel--is found in Genesis 3:15, wherein the promise of a redeemer is announced.
A solemn agreement between people or between God and main involving mutual commitments and guarantees.
The great deluge that destroyed the world by water, from which only Noah, his family, and animals representative of each species escaped. This flood is a "type" or foreshadowing of the Sacrament of Baptism through which sin is destroyed.
The righteous man who, with his family and the animals, survived the flood in the Ark.
Hebrew for "father of a multitude"; a descendant of Shem and the founder of the Hebrew nation. He was the first o receive a personal call from God (at seventy years of age), to which he responded with faith.
The people chosen by God to be his own and inherit the promises of Abraham.
The land promised by God to Abraham and his descendants, the Israelites. This land stretched from the "river of Egypt to the Great river, the River Euphrates"(Gn 15:18-21)
From the Greek for "ten words"; the Ten Commandments given by God through Moses.
Greek for "going out"; the liberation of the Hebrew people from slavery in Egypt into the Promised Land by the saving acts of God. This is a type of liberation from slavery to sin unto eternal life wrought by the saving actions of Jesus Christ through his
As an infant, he was adopted by Pharaoh's daughter and brought up in Pharaoh's court. He fled Egypt after killing an Egyptian taskmaster, only to return as God's chosen agent to liberate the Hebrews from slavery and give the Chosen People God's Law.
The mosaic Law, encapsulated as the Ten Commandments, and its stipulation from God to Israelites that "I will be your God, and you will be my people" (Jer 7:23)
Pesach or Pascha, a Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of the Israelites' firstborn males from the Angle of Death by the blood of the lamb sprinkled on the doorposts, which allowed them to leave bondage in Egypt for the Promised Land This was a type of the sacrificial Passion and Death of Christ, which saved man from bondage to sin. The Eucharist celebrates Christ's Passover.
In ancient times, the leader of the Egyptians; often worshiped as a God of the Egyptian people.
The four letters of the divine name in Hebrew; the personal name of God in Israel revealed to Moses on Mt. Sinai, meaning "I am who am." This is rendered LORD in most English translations of the Bible.
The second King of Israel, a "man after God's own heart." God made a new covenant with all the nations through David.
Type or Prototype
An event or person in Scripture that points toward a later event or person. The type has virtues or other qualities similar to its fulfillment, the anti-type.
Hebrew for "anointed". Anointing was the Old Testament ritual used to commission a person for a special task. This is used in reference to Christ because he accomplished perfectly the divine mission of Priest, Prophet, and King, signified by his being the Anointed ("Christ") of God.
The worship or adoration due to God alone paid to images "made with hands" or any created object. This is forbidden by the First Commandment. Idolatry is distinct from veneration given to saints and holy objects.
The greatest prophet who guided the reforms of Hezekiah. His prophecies often refer to the coming of the Messiah.
The new "dispensation" or order established by God in Jesus Christ , to succeed and perfect the Old Covenant.
The conveyance by Almighty God to a spokesman of a message to be transmitted to individuals or groups , sometimes including information about future events.
One who speaks to the people for God.
Image in the prophecies of Isaiah depicting one who is sent by God to suffer and die for the sins of humanity. It is a prophecy of the coming Messiah, Jesus Christ.
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