Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 6, 2002
Back in the Old Testament there is a beautiful symbolism which illustrates the meaning of the blood payment. It is in the symbolism that was used in the cleansing of a leper. When a leper came to be cleansed there was a ceremony followed. They took the blood of the sacrificial victim and applied it
Pentecost was originally an Old Testament festival, the only festival for which no specific date is given in the Bible, it is called the festival of weeks. Leviticus 23:15 however instructs the people to count 7 weeks from the
God is only referred to as "Father" fourteen times in the Old Testament's thirty-nine books, and even then, rather impersonally.
In those fourteen occurrences of Father, the term was always used with reference to the Nation of Israel, not to individuals. In the entire Old Testament,
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 23, 2019
. “Marcion preached that the god who sent Jesus into the world was a different, higher deity than the creator god of Judaism. He considered himself a follower of Paul the Apostle, who he believed to have been the only true apostle of Jesus Christ.
Church Fathers such as Justin Martyr… and
Contributed by Coz Von on Aug 26, 2017
The Davinci code will tell you that Jesus was married Mary.
is it so? NO, NO, AND - mil times NO – NOT!
But I want to show you that God did get married.
Blasphemy, you say, NOT SO, It’s irreverent, sacrilegious – and not true
But He really did! Hear me out.
Long, long ago in a land far far away
Contributed by Paul Wallace on Jul 31, 2007
In the Old Testament the High Priest went into the Holy of Holy’s with a rope attached to his leg and bells on his robe so that if he had sin on him and God struck him dead they could drag him out. If you knew this morning that you
Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 26, 2009
Old Testament scholar Christopher Wright states in his book Knowing Jesus Through the Old Testament,
"I find myself aware that in reading the Hebrew Scriptures, I am handling something that gives me a closer link with Jesus than any archaeological artifact could do...Above all, this is where he
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 3, 2011
HOW WERE THE OLD TESTAMENT SAINTS SAVED?
H. A. Ironside was traveling and dropped in on a Sunday school class. The unprepared teacher asked how Old Testament saints were saved and somebody answered, "By keeping the law."
The teacher said, "Correct!"
Ironside raised his hand and said, "Romans
Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 7, 2002
The Old Testament contains over three hundred prophetic passages that refer to the first coming of Jesus the Messiah. Forty-eight of these prophecies refer specifically to the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. All of them published during and eleven-hundred year period that ended four
Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Sep 23, 2006
John N. Oswalt, professor of Old Testament and Semitic languages, Asbury Theological Seminary (Wilmore, Kentucky): “Isaiah calls to mind historic events which would give credence to the eschatological [last times, end times, judgement] hope. Gideon and his people, faced by an oppressive horde,
The Old Testament (which was finished over 400 years before the birth of Jesus) contains at least 450 prophecies about the birth, life, and death of the Messiah.
Peter Stoner (a professor of Science at Westmont College) decided to calculate the probability that one person could fulfill just EIGHT
Contributed by Thomas Cash on Dec 16, 2009
Jewish scribes, who kept up the Old Testament scrolls for centuries, had a nearly foolproof system for making perfect copies. First, a scribe would count the number of letters on the page to be copied. When he had finished his copy, he would count the number of letters on the new page and make sure
Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Feb 15, 2007
The odds of just eight Old Testament prophecies of Jesus coming true is one in 100 million billion. That’s millions more than the total number of people who have ever lived. If you had this many silver dollars, it would cover the state of
Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Oct 25, 2009
Dr. Cecil Hyatt, former professor of Old Testament at California Baptist University, always used to say that almost anytime God is about to move, there have to be some
Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 20, 2006
“Constantine did not collate the Bible. The Old Testament had been compiled even before Jesus’ time. The New Testament’s formation began by the end of the first century (about 90 or 100)—almost two hundred years before Constantine. In fact, recognizing which books of the New Testament were
In his book, Science Speaks, Peter Stoner applies the modern science of probability to just eight Messianic prophecies regarding Christ. He says, "The chance that any man might have fulfilled all eight prophecies is one in 10 to the 17th. That would be 1 in 100,000,000,000,000,000." (one
When I was a young boy, I started mowing yards to make money so I could buy hundreds and hundreds of baseball cards! When I made my first money, my mother reminded me of what God says in the Bible about tithing. "Now, son, the word tithe means one-tenth. God asks us to bring 1 out of every
"It is very beautiful to see how the entire Old Testament already appears to us as a history in which God communicates his word: indeed, 'by his covenant with Abraham (cf. Gen 15:18) and, through Moses, with the race of Israel (cf. Ex 24:8),' he gained a people for himself, and to them
Contributed by John Shearhart on Nov 18, 2006
“It has been estimated over 1/10 of Jesus’ recorded New Testament words were taken from the Old Testament. Thus, in the four gospels, 180 of the 1,800 verses that report His discourse are either Old Testament
Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 21, 2011
RUSSELL HERMAN'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
In 1994, a 67-year-old carpenter named Russell Herman died in Marion, Illinois. In his last will and testament he bequeathed the following:
• $2.4 billion to the town of Cave-In-Rock
• $2.4 billion to the city of East St. Louis
• $1.5 billion for projects