The Biblical Narrative Summary: The Metanarrarative Of The Bible

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The Biblical Metanarrative
A metanarrative is a story about stories of historical meaning, experience, or knowledge, which offers a society legitimation through the anticipated completion of a master idea. Though people may categorize the metanarrative of the Bible differently, there are four major parts that stand out as someone reads through the Bible. There will be some repetition of concepts as each one is discussed because each part is so closely related. The first concept will build the foundation for which the following three are built.
The metanarrative of the Bible is built on the concept of creation, fall, and redemption. The Bible begins with God creating the world and humanity to form a relationship with. He then gives humans rule
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This is considered to be the greatest act of redemption in the New Testament when God gave His one and only perfect son to die on a cross so that we might one day live with God for eternity. Jesus spent His life on earth revealing Himself as the Savior of the world to both the Jews and the Gentiles. Jesus performed many miracles; healing the sick and diseased, raising the dead to life, casting out of demons, and controlling nature. By coming from the line of David, Jesus showed that He had control to be the king God had chosen to lead Israel. Through Jesus’ sacrifice, we are able to be reconnected with God in heaven while on earth. God’s kingdom on earth will be restored when Jesus makes His second return. He will punish those who rebelled against Him and send them with Satan to the depths of hell, and reward those who followed His will with eternity in Heaven. Therefore, God will create His kingdom on earth as it is in …show more content…
Though Jesus is not revealed until the New Testament, Genesis forms the cornerstone for His arrival. We see the first hint that mankind will need a perfect sacrifice to take their place and save humanity when God sacrificed a lamb in place of Adam and Eve for their sin. Jesus can be seen in Abraham and his willingness to sacrifice his one and only son just to obey God. God prophesied the coming of Jesus who would come one day to restore the kingdom of God on earth forever, this is the second

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