We believe and preach God’s sovereign grace in the context of the New Covenant.
This contextual approach uniquely does justice to the authority and centrality of Jesus Christ as first revealed in the Old Covenant. As such, this may be defined broadly as God’s eternal purpose progressively revealed in the commandments and promises of the biblical covenants of the Old Testament and fulfilled in the New Covenant of Jesus Christ.
This provides a consistent interpretation of the Old Testament in light of the New Testament, and one in which is Christotelic. (see Luke 24:27; 2 Cor. 1:20);
The word Christotelic results in a combination of two Greek words: Χριστὸς (Christos - Christ) and τέλος (telos - end or goal). Therefore, a Christotelic hermeneutic (interpretation) views the Lord Jesus Christ as the focus and ultimate goal or end of God’s Word seeking to consistently interpret all Scripture in view of this great truth.
This comes from one of the most important principles of interpretation: contextual biblical exegesis. Contextual biblical exegesis demands grammatical/historical/theological principles of interpretation.
Thus, we believe the entire Bible is Christo-centric, and all points to Jesus Christ.
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