Analogy by Antecedent Scripture?

Discussion in 'Preaching' started by BayouHuguenot, Feb 2, 2005.

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  1. BayouHuguenot

    BayouHuguenot Puritan Board Doctor

    I had read Walt Kaiser's Toward an Exgetical Theology a long time ago and he said one thing that had me thinking: We protestants often use the anology of Scripture, which is good, but it is more logicaly sound to use the analogy of antecendent Scripture--if we are to compare Scripture with Scripture, we must do it by comparing it with antecedent Scripture. I take this to mean that we compare it by previous revelation only.

    If this is the case how would one go about preaching something like Genesis 3:15? I am wanting to preach on this and use illustrations from other parts of the Bible (which would almost be entirely of postfall scriptures). I guess I could make this clearer but I am late for class. I will come back later.

  2. gwine

    gwine Puritan Board Sophomore

    Since God is outside of time then all of Scripture was effectively written before we saw the later parts of it.
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