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Joe Longo DB #2 Prompt: Using biblical examples and textual support, discuss the theological unity between the Old and New Testaments. Some examples of acceptable topics may include redemption, original design, sin, the nature of the Godhead. However, topics are not limited to only these examples. The initial post should include one example of theological unity between the two sets of biblical documents. My Answer: The Bible is a collection. While it is true that the Bible is the one whole book and it is the holiest of books, it is also a collection of accounts that describe the underlying theme of God’s plan. The underlying theme of God’s plan that we see at every point throughout the Bible, Old and New Testament, is redemption. Redemption is at every point in the Bible, starting in Genesis and making its way all the way to the end of Revelations. When we look at the Old Testament, it is easy to discern the theme of redemption. The first and Original Sin that was in the garden is a good place to start. Once Adam & Eve ate of the apple, God had the option to destroy humanity forever and start over, but He didn’t. Instead of that, God made man live on earth and work for his life. That was the start of God’s redemptive plan. Humanity continued to sin and so He created sacrifice so people could still be in His presence so He could have a relationship with His creation. In the Old Testament this sacrifice was of living creatures such as lamb and bull, but while the sacrifice changed in the New Testament, the redemptive premise was the same. Jesus’

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