Of the many stories in David’s life that foreshadowed an aspect of our Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, the blessing of Mephibosheth ranks at the top of the list. Seeking to honor the memory of his dear friend Jonathan, David performs an unprecedented act of kindness upon Mephibosheth, Jonathan’s remaining heir, a disabled man.
Radio broadcast for October 10, 2021. Continue reading “The Blessing of Mephibosheth”
It’s a clearly established fact that the central theme of the entire Bible is Christ. While He is revealed in the New Testament, He was foreshadowed and prophesied of in the Old Testament.
In today’s broadcast, Ben Winslett considers one such “shadow,” drawing a parallel between Moses and Joshua and their respective relationships to the Promised Land.
Radio broadcast for June 13, 2021 Continue reading “The Law as a Shadow (Moses and Joshua)”
The New Testament is emphatic that the Old Covenant law stands forever fulfilled in Christ Jesus. He kept it to a jot and a tittle in our stead. But just because the law is fulfilled doesn’t mean we can’t learn from it. First, there are often underlying practical reasons for many of the laws (touching a corpse, handling of waste, etc.). Moreover, we can find shadows of Christ and His work as we think more deeply about the principles of each law.
In today’s Words of Grace, we consider three random examples of this from the book of Leviticus.
Radio broadcast for April 25, 2021 Continue reading “Practical Applications from the Law”