3. Jesus and Abraham

Genesis 12:1-7 As we continue this series on “Seeing Jesus in the OT”, there are 2 important principles that we need to keep in mind as we look at some of these OT passages. 1. Scripture interprets scripture. How we understand one part of the Bible will be impacted by what other parts of the Bible have to say on that particular matter. This is especially true when it comes to understanding the OT. Much of what is said there is brought more fully to light when we turn to the NT and see how it interprets what is being said 2. Progressive revelation. Often what is only revealed in seed form in the OT, is elaborated on much more extensively later on in the NT. Augustine’s famous statement: “Th

2. Seeing Jesus in Genesis

Genesis 1:1-3 (NLT) In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light," and there was light. John 1:1-5 In the beginning the Word already existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God. He existed in the beginning with God. God created everything through him, and nothing was created except through him. The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness can never extinguish it. Colossians 1:15-17 Christ is the visible i

1. Seeing Jesus on the Road to Emmaus

Isa 46:9-11 (New Living Translation) Remember the things I have done in the past. For I alone am God! I am God, and there is none like me. Only I can tell you the future before it even happens. Everything I plan will come to pass, for I do whatever I wish… What I have said, that I will bring about; what I have planned, that I will do. Luke 24:13-16 (NLT) That same day two of Jesus' followers were walking to the village of Emmaus, seven miles from Jerusalem. As they walked along they were talking about everything that had happened. As they talked and discussed these things, Jesus himself suddenly came and began walking with them. But God kept them from recognizing him. Luke 24: 25-27, 44 Th

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