A Brief Devotion: Scripture’s Picture, pt7

The New Testament never leads us to expect that there will be any fulfillment of the Old Testament promises other than their fulfillment in Christ. For example, we are not encouraged to look for their fulfillment in the State of Israel and to expect a new temple to be built there. Some may disagree, yet … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Scripture’s Picture, pt7

A Brief Devotion: Scripture’s Picture, pt6

We have covered the first 4 divisions that make up the 8 divisions of Scripture's picture: The pattern of the kingdom, The perished kingdom, The promised kingdom, and The partial kingdom. Here we continue with the fifth division which is the last of the Old Testament partitions. The prophesied kingdom: The prophets were God’s covenant … Continue reading A Brief Devotion: Scripture’s Picture, pt6

A Brief Devotion, Scripture’s Picture, pt2

Luke 24:27, "And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He (Jesus) interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself." There are two dangers for interpreters of Scripture: 1, Getting to Jesus without the proper context. 2, Missing Jesus altogether. These dangers are directly opposed, yet they are very similar to one another. The whole … Continue reading A Brief Devotion, Scripture’s Picture, pt2