Christ in the OT

This book, The Unfolding Mystery, is a great and easy to read survey of a few key OT stories, and how they point to Jesus.  The stories include Adam/Eve, Abraham, Jacob, Moses, Joshua, Samson, Samuel, David, Solomon, and Elijah, along with a few more. Here's a section of Clowney's discussion of Joshua. "The role of… Continue reading Christ in the OT

Meribah: Yahweh on Trial

In Ex 17, Israel files a rib with Moses and ultimately Yahweh (v 2).  Many translations use terms like "quarrel" or "contend" or "grumble and complain" for rib.  Here's Clowney's assessment, which both Sarna (in Exodus) and Lincoln (in Truth on Trial) generally agree with.  (From The Unfolding Mystery: Discovering Christ in the Old Testament… Continue reading Meribah: Yahweh on Trial