Christ’s Fulfillment of the Covenants

Throughout the Old Testament there are several instances of God establishing a covenant.  He did so with Adam in the Garden, with the nation of Israel through Moses where the Law was delivered, with Noah after the great flood, with Abraham and his descendants, and lastly with King David.  These covenants are a part of... Continue Reading →

Turn to the Subject: Who is Jesus?

The current theological landscape is one that has its roots in the 19th century.  In an attempt to discover what Jesus taught and experienced, theologians began to use methods that were only historical in nature.  An emphasis was placed on the historical and cultural context in which Christ lived.  Though this has its place, who... Continue Reading →

Jesus in Hebrew Poetry

Within the Old Testament are a group of books that are written almost entirely in Hebrew Poetry.  With the exception of a few passages in the Psalms, they do not deal with history.  They deal with the concerns of mankind, such as suffering, sickness, and death[1].  For the most part they are speaking about man... Continue Reading →

The Importance of the Resurrection

The resurrection of Christ is vitally important to Christianity.  The Old Testament goes into great detail to say that the Messiah die and rise three days later (Isaiah 25:8, Isaiah 53:5, Psalms 16:10, Psalms 22:21).  Even if Christ still completed his earthly ministry and was crucified if he did not resurrect then he is not the Christ. ... Continue Reading →

Babylon and the Old Testament

When the word Babylon is said in today’s culture there is one of two reactions. The first reaction is one of not caring because it does not immediately affect one’s life. When asking about Babylon over the past few weeks this has been the predominant answer. The second reaction given was to describe the events... Continue Reading →

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