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WORDS YOU NEED

TO

PERSPECTIVE ON FULFILLMENT

KNOW WHEN IT COMES

TO THE

END

OF THE

WORLD

PRECISE FORM OF FULFILLMENT

Dispensationalism Fulfillment in the future through the nation of Israel

At some point in the future, physical descendants of the ancient Israelite people will possess the land promised to Abraham (Genesis 15:18; 17:8).

Covenantalism Fulfillment during Solomon’s reign

When Solomon ruled the region from the Euphrates River to Egypt, God fulfilled his promise to Abraham (1 Kings 4:21).

Conditional promise

When the Israelites turned to other gods, they forfeited the land that God had promised (Joshua 23:15-16).

Fulfillment through the church

Because Israel rejected the Messiah, the church has superseded Israel in God’s plan (Matthew 21:43). Also known as “replacement theology” or “supersessionism.” New covenantalism

Old covenant as temporary picture of new covenant

As a temporary picture, the covenant with Abraham and Israel was intended to be fulfilled in Jesus and then to pass away (Hebrews 3:5; 8:5-13; 9:8-10; 10:9). The present and future reign of Jesus over all the earth fulfills God’s promise to Abraham.

Fulfillment in Jesus Christ

God’s promise was made primarily to one offspring of Abraham, Jesus the Messiah (Genesis 12:7; Galatians 3:16). Through the present and future reign of Jesus over all the earth, including the promised land, God fulfills his promise to Abraham.

(also affirmed by many covenantalists)

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