The primary concern of biblical narrative is to expound the gospel

“The shaping of character is rarely the direct aim of biblical narrative; we are not told stories about Abraham, Moses, Jesus, or Paul chiefly in order that we might let our characters be shaped by theirs. The primary concern of biblical narrative is to expound the gospel, to talk about God and what God has done, rather than to talk about the human characters who appear in God’s story.”

John Goldingay as quoted in Scripture as Communication by Jeannine K. Brown

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