Symbolic SpeechPosted: January 1, 2009 Filed under: Questions & Answers Leave a comment
Question: What are the four kinds of symbolic speech and give me an example for each one. Is there ever any cross-over between any of these kinds within one passage?
Mention of the 4 Symbols
1. People Types – examples like Adam, Moses, and David
2. Occasional Types – examples like the burning bush and the Aaron’s rod
3. Ceremonial Types – sabbaths, circumcision, offerings and festivals
4. Civil Types – The Law, judges and kings
Crossover, yes. Examples are the following: