Following a devastating locust invasion – unprecedented in its scope of damage – God instructed Joel to use the locusts as a living illustration of the judgment to come on Judah if they did not repent of their luke-warm, indifferent approach to God. In Joel 2:25, God says to Judah, “I will restore to you … Continue reading Minor Prophets with a Major Message: Joel
From time to time I am asked the following question: What the heck is the “Old Testament Law” and how does it relate to the New Testament? Here’s the "short" answer: (I realize the following response is not "short", but it's definitely shorter than it could be. 🙂 I’ll expound on this topic in a … Continue reading The Relationship Between the Old Testament Law & the New Testament
"When (Apollos) arrived [in Corinth], he greatly helped those who through grace had believed, for he powerfully refuted the Jews in public, showing by the [Old Testament] Scriptures that the Christ was Jesus." (Acts 18:27-28) Where does Jesus show up in our Bible? The Gospels? Nope. How about Genesis 1... Paul wrote in Colossians … Continue reading Where is Christ in the Old Testament? (Everywhere)
"And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, [Christ] interpreted to them in all the [Old Testament] Scriptures the things concerning himself...These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the Law of Moses and the Prophets and the Psalms must be fulfilled.” … Continue reading Christ in the Old Testament
This blog is by my good friend, Jonathan Mansur, youth pastor serving just outside Ft. Worth. Paul gives us the “gospel in a nutshell” in 1 Corinthians 15:3-4. After each truth, Paul adds “in accordance with the Scriptures.” So….if a church member, or stranger off the street, asks us, “Ok. Tell me where in the … Continue reading What Does the Old Testament Say About Christ’s Resurrection?