Yes, I think that is correct. In the context of 1 Kings 8, I think the "foreigner" is referring to scattered Israelites for many reasons based upon the fact that a "foreigner" could simply…"
It's possible that it could be inclusive of the Hebrews 11:17-38, but that still wouldn't mean that "Abel" or "Rahab the Harlot" was included in the covenants and promises made with "the Israelites…"
As far as we can tell, Rahab the harlot was not an Israelite or allowed to be part of the congregation of Israel (Joshua 6:23). According to Hebrews she was saved from dying at the hands of Joshua's armies on account of…"
I think I understand what you are trying to say, but I think it's hard to sustain the idea that 2 Timothy 1:10 was referring to the fulfillment of 1 Timothy 6:14 (which you assume is a difference of 3 1/2 years).
1. Correct. However, they are used over 400 times in scripture and never require the meaning of "eternal" (i.e. without beginning or end).
2. Correct. It can be a duration of time, or it can…"
The words OLaM (Heb) and AIWN (Grk) don't mean exactly the same thing in every particluar context. Most of the uses of the words refer to a "distant, incomprehensible, unknown period of time." …"
I don't have a problem with finding general applications of scriptural principles after AD 70 because God did tell the Israelites that other peoples could perceive the wisdom in the law and ordinances that He gave exclusively…"