Many things in the Old Testament have a New Testament parallel. For example, the OT has animal sacrifices. In the NT, Jesus is described as the Lamb of God, sacrificed for sins. My question: I find ...
When I read Jeremiah, it seems to me that an overwhelming theme is that Jeremiah tells the people of the Southern Kingdom of Israel to allow themselves to be taken into captivity into Babylon. Indeed ...
Many Christians view the historical nation of Israel that we read about in the Old Testament as a Divinely designed type of the Church, and their inheritance in the Promised Land as a Divinely ...
Augustine said that there are fewer sacraments in the New Covenant than there were in the Old: Thus the sacraments of the Old Testament, which were celebrated in obedience to the law, were types ...
Jesus said he was like the bronze serpent, which was destroyed because it was worshipped. What does this mean for those who worship him? [closed]
According to the Gospel of John, Jesus said the son of man must be lifted up like the bronze serpent which Moses made in the wilderness: And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even ...
It seems that most places in the bible where serpents are referred to they are a reference to Satan/the devil. Yet in Mathew 10:16 Christ says, "Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of ...
I have seen Noah's Ark listed one of the "types" in Scripture--something that occurred, but that also foreshadowed something else that would come later. What exactly, then, does the story of Noah's ...
Absalom dies on a tree (2 Samuel 18). He's rebelled against his father, David, and taken the throne. He'd rallied all Israel to his side. David has fled, but he's sent in his army and they've totally ...