An understanding of biblical theology and typology can be very helpful in coming to an understanding of the biblical text. Here are some resources.
Resources on Biblical Theology:
Covenant theology is really a form of biblical theology. O. Palmer Robertson has written a basic explanation of covenant theology entitled The Christ of the Covenants. A number of audio lectures by Robertson are available online at Monergism.org, including a series on covenant theology and a series entitled “On the Covenant.” You can find these audio lectures here.
A classic Reformed work on biblical theology is:
Works by Graeme Goldsworthy can be helpful in understanding the history of redemption and where a given text fits into this history. Goldsworthy especially highlights the biblical theme of the kingdom of God. Goldsworthy has written a number of books, including the following:
A book for laypersons that focuses on God’s kingdom in a similar way to Goldsworthy is:
Vaughn Roberts, God’s Big Picture
Here are some links to material by Goldsworthy that is online:
Goldsworthy – The Big Picture of Biblical Theology (video lecture)
Goldsworthy at Southern Seminary on Biblical Theology (three audio lectures)
Goldsworthy: Outline of Biblical History (webpage)
A course by Richard Pratt entitled, “Building Biblical Theology,” can be found at Third Mill: https://thirdmill.org/seminary/course.asp/vs/bbt.
James Hamilton has written a couple of books that may be helpful:
What Is Biblical Theology? (2013)
Other works of biblical theology include:
Greg K. Beale A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New (2011)
Edmund Clowney, Preaching and Biblical Theology (1979) (This book can be borrowed online here.)
A course by Edmund Clowney entitled, “Biblical Theology,” can be found here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/biblical-theology/id430337487
Thomas R. Schreiner, The King in His Beauty (2013)
Resources on Typology:
Patrick Fairbairn, The Typology of Scripture (1859)
Three articles by James Hamilton that deal with typology are:
Another article that may be helpful is:
Aubrey Sequeira and Samuel C. Emadi, “Biblical-Theological Exegesis and the Nature of Typology”