Tag Archives: Old Testament

Understanding Yom Kippur as a Christian

Observant Jewish people are busy preparing for Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, which begins at sundown today and lasts through tomorrow. The day is described in Leviticus 23:27-28 “Now on the tenth day of this seventh month is the … Continue reading

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What lasts according to Isaiah 40:8

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Old and New Testament Parallels: Christmas Edition

One of the things I really love about the Bible is its cohesiveness, the way so much of the Old Testament foreshadows the New Testament. As my pastor has been working his way through Matthew 2 (the arrival of the … Continue reading

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Resources to Help You Study the Bible for Yourself

A couple days ago I was asked for some advice about studying the Bible. Since that subject was on my mind I decided to share some things that may be helpful to folks as they study the Word of God … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss List: Old Testament Importance, Tyndale (in Toon) and More

It’s been some time since I put together a Don’t Miss List for you all. My stack of links to catch up on is pretty big now, but here are some of my favorites. I’ve got a church checkup, an … Continue reading

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Spurgeon Preaches of Jesus, the Passover Lamb

It is Holy week and following Palm Sunday my thoughts are pulled forward to Maundy Thursday. My church is so small it doesn’t have service this Thursday night to  solemnly remember the Last Supper of Christ and His grief as … Continue reading

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Flashback: Why Should a Christian Think about Purim

The Jewish festival of Purim began at sundown yesterday, so I thought my previous post about Purim is worth sharing again.

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A book to know about

Pastor David Murray’s book “Jesus on Every Page” was released today and I wanted to direct you to a review of the book as well as the giveaway Murray is doing between now and the end of the month. I … Continue reading

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A brief reflection on Psalm 89:1-2

You might have already figured this out, but I’m working my way through the Psalms. I even plan on not skipping over Psalm 119 this time. 

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What’s Missing From History’s Bible Miniseries? ‘Redemptive History’

Chris Rosebrough (@PirateChristian) has another podcast critical of History Channel’s miniseries “The Bible.” This episode points out the missing “redemptive history” of the Old Testament (hello? What happened to the entire sacrificial system/tabernacle/day of atonement?) and much, much more. I … Continue reading

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