The “Fuller Sense” of Scripture

Posted April 12, 2017 8:31 pm by Randall Smith

The “Fuller Sense” of Scripture

Consider for a moment the following selection from the Scriptures. It contains God’s famous promise to David to establish an eternal covenant with one of David’s descendants:
The LORD spoke to Nathan and said:
“Go, tell my servant David. . . .
‘When your time comes and you rest with your ancestors,
I will raise up your heir after you, sprung from your loins,
and I will make his kingdom firm.
It is he who shall build a house for my name.
And I will make his royal throne firm forever.
I will be a father to him,
and he shall be a son to me.’” (2 Sm 7:4-5a,

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