Mark - The Lion

Mark presents Jesus as the High King on the move. Although His true identity was hidden from most, His ultimate authority and power confronts the world and could not be withstood. Ultimately all will choose either complete allegiance to this King, or high treason against His Kingdom. Read More...

Matthew - The Man

Matthew presents Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Testament, God’s True Son who accomplishes the call of Adam and Israel, succeeding where they failed, to bring salvation to the earth. Read More...

Behold Christ!

The ancient church saw the Gospels as a fulfillment of Ezekiel and John’s visions, and as testimonies to Christ - who is the focal point of all of God’s revelation. Read More...

The LORD's Anointed King

The anointed kings of Israel serve as a picture of Jesus, the Anointed One, Who faithfully rules us forever and has anointed us with the Spirit.
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Meditating On God's Word

We are called to meditate deeply on God’s Word so that we might obey it and thus be truly successful. Read More...

Children of Slavery, Children of Promise

Theme: The true seed of Abraham are those born of the Spirit and promise, while those trusting in law are merely slaves.

Text: Galatians 4:21-31

Reading: Psalm 87

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Christ the Reality

Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the entire Old Testament. The major people, places, and events in the Old Testament are types and shadows of the reality that is found in Christ, and through Him all believers inherit the Old Testament promises.
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The New Covenant - Fulfillment in Christ

The old covenant of types and shadows has been fulfilled by the new covenant, which brings the reality to which the old covenant pointed.
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Has Jewish Israel Been Utterly Cast Off?

God is still at work among the physical Jews, and will call many of them to Christ before He returns.
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Christ and the City of Jerusalem

The city of Jerusalem was a type and a shadow of the true city of God, the new Jerusalem, which is comprised of all those who have faith in Christ.
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Christ and the Land of Israel (Part 2)

In Christ, the church inherits the land promises, which really pointed to heaven, of which the land of Israel was only a type and shadow.
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Christ and the Land of Israel (Part 1)

In Christ, the church inherits the land promises, which have been expanded to include the whole world. Read More...

The Church - The Fulfillment of Israel in Christ (Part 2)

In Christ, the True Israel, the church is the fulfillment of Old Testament Israel, the people of God. Read More...

The Church - The Fulfillment of Israel in Christ (Part 1)

In Christ, the True Israel, the church is the fulfillment of Old Testament Israel, the people of God. Read More...

Christ - The True Seed of Abraham

Jesus is the True Seed of Abraham, and all of the promises made to Abraham and his seed find their fulfillment in Christ and the Church. Read More...

Christ - The True Son of God

Israel, who was called the son of God, finds its focus and fulfillment in Christ, the True Son of God Who made us to be God’s children. Read More...

Christ and the Temple

The Temple finds its focus and fulfillment in Christ, Who is the fullness of God and the atoning sacrifice for sin, and Who makes His people to be God’s temple.
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Christ and the Sacrificial Aspect of the Law

The sacrificial system finds it focus and fulfillment in Christ, the true Lamb of God, who cleanses our sin and enable us to offer spiritual sacrifices to God. Read More...

Christ and the Ceremonial Aspect of the Law

Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the ceremonial aspects of the law, and He enables His people to walk in true holiness. Read More...

Christ and the Moral Aspect of the Law

The moral law finds its focus and fulfillment in Christ, Who perfectly displayed the character of God, delivered us from the curse of the law, and enables us to fulfill the Law by His Spirit. Read More...

Christ and the Kingship

Christ is the fulfillment of the kings of Israel, David’s Greater Son who rules the people of God and extends the kingdom of God.
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Christ and the Prophets

Christ is the fulfillment of the prophetic office, He is superior to the old prophets, and He has given us the Spirit to enable us to speak God’s word in the new covenant. Read More...

Christ and the Priesthood

Christ is the fulfillment of the priesthood, He is superior to the old priests, and He has made all of us priests in the new covenant. Read More...

The Story of Scripture

There is an overarching story to the whole of scripture that should affect every passage that we read. God is bringing glory to Himself through the Person and work of Jesus Christ as He creates and redeems a people who glorify and enjoy Him forever. Read More...

Exploring the Book: Understanding the Structure of the Bible

There are many sections in the Bible, each with their own unique role, but they all point to Jesus and His work for us. Read More...

Suffering Servant, Exalted King

Jesus, the Servant of the Lord, suffered and died for our sins, is now exalted as King, and offers life to us. Read More...

The Servant of the Lord

Jesus the Messiah, the True Servant of the Lord, has brought God’s justice and gentle mercy to the people of the whole world. Read More...

Christ and the Judges

Christ is the fulfillment of the judges, the ones who God sent to deliver His people from bondage to turn them to Him. Read More...

Typology - Seeing Christ in the Old Testament

The major people, events, and institutions of the Old Testament are types and shadows that point forward to and are fulfilled in Christ.
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Christ - The Focus and Fulfillment of the Old Testament

Christ is the focus and fulfillment of the entire Old Testament, and we should expect to see Him in its pages and to find its fulfillment in Him.
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The Sign of Immanuel - God With Us

God's promise to be with us, which was typified by many people and events in the Old Testament, is ultimately fulfilled in Jesus Christ, who is Immanuel, God with us. Read More...

God's Glorious Covenant People

Despite their present failures, Isaiah saw the glorious future for God’s people, when people from all nations would come to learn and walk in God’s ways. Read More...
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