William Shakespeare 's King Of God 's ' Divine Promise Within Redemptive Covenant '

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Meredith Kline in Kingdom Prologue is a celebration of God’s faithfulness and grace to His elect. Kline’s prime facet is summed up in his statement, “Divine promise within redemptive covenant.” The result of man’s sinfulness is clear. In context of Genesis 6, (Newman, 1984) reiterates the level of sinfulness and the subsequent judgement.
“Following our passage, the context leads quickly into the flood, beginning with God 's observation that both man and beast must be wiped out because man 's wickedness has become very great.”

Kline calls the deluge a restructuring, echoed by (Hess & Tsumura, 1994)
“It is very plain that the flood is represented not just as a punishment for the sin of the generation of the flood, but a reversal of creation…”

Kline describes the flood as a creation account. We should rejoice that in God’s justice seen here yet there was mercy in a redemptive judgement, seen in Genesis and foreseen completed in the NT. As the NT unfolds, we see promise and redemption as themes fulfilled as well as the overarching theme of covenant.

A Foundation of Covenant in Genesis Genesis is the foundation of life that was supposed to provide a comprehensive world view focused upon the worship of God, a sanctified culture and a city that yet will be made holy thru Christ. A whole life completely dedicated, devoted to Him as Kline comments with service rendered to God. This life through sin devolved into evil continually, yet God’s plan still remains firm. With the…

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