dispensation

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A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations
The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.)
That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed
The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration
that which is bestowed on or appointed to one from a higher power
{n} a distribution, exemption, leave
(Gr oikonomia, "management," "economy") (1 ) The method or scheme according to which God carries out his purposes towards men is called a dispensation There are usually reckoned three dispensations, the Patriarchal, the Mosaic or Jewish, and the Christian (See COVENANT ¯T0000916, Administration of ) These were so many stages in God's unfolding of his purpose of grace toward men The word is not found with this meaning in Scripture
–– a distinct administration of God's covenantal relation with man or the age characterized by such
The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will oaths, vows, etc
a share that has been dispensed or distributed
the act of dispensing (giving out in portions)
A dispensation is special permission to do something that is normally not allowed. They were promised dispensation from military service
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That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations
A historical age or cosmos, in which God provides the environment through which men relate with Him, and His righeousness and love The Old Testament is best interpretted as the history foreshadowing the coming of the Messiah Because the history before Christ could not perfectly represent God to men, God's people belonged to a burdensome age looking forward to the one who could mediate the promises of God, and could uphold their obligations to God Following the coming of Christ, we now experience an age where the promises of God have been realized historically in Jesus Christ, and historically belong to all those who believe in His name and eagerly await His return
One of four periods of history administered according to God's will
Dispensation of something is the issuing of it, especially from a position of authority. our application of consistent standards in the dispensation of justice
is a term applying to the period of time from the coming of God's Messenger to the coming of the next Messenger Information about the Covenant
the act of dispensing (giving out in portions) an exemption from some rule or obligation a share that has been dispensed or distributed
{i} distribution, apportionment, bestowal; permission, exception
an exemption from some rule or obligation
dispensations
plural of dispensation
dispensation
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