Month: August 2019

Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (6)

By Dan Lazich / August 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

The show-and-tell lessons. With the call of Abraham, God began revealing to the helpless humankind how He will fulfill the promise to crush the enemy and restore to Himself the fallen humanity. Even though Abraham was one individual, God had a plan for the entire humankind. God told the Abraham about His plan: “I will…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (5)

By Dan Lazich / August 24, 2019 / 1 Comment

The consequence of the decision in the garden of Eden The first human being Adam, the representative of humankind, plunged the entire humanity and the world into darkness, by his decision in the garden of Eden. The force of darkness employed all the evil means at its disposal to erase the image of God in…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (4)

By Dan Lazich / August 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

The creation narrative. “God saw all that he made, and it was very good. And there was evening, and there was morning – the sixth day. Thus the heavens and the earth were completed in all their vast array.” Genesis 1:31; 2:1, NIV. God made everything “very good” because He was creating a place where…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (3)

By Dan Lazich / August 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

The creation narrative. “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1, NIV. What does the “In the beginning” mean? When was the “beginning”? The biblical narrative of the creation does not reveal the “beginning” of “the heavens and the earth.” We could study, debate, and argue about the “beginning” endlessly; employing…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (2)

By Dan Lazich / August 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

The creation narrative. The next few blogs will address the creation narrative, to identify the message about God and His plans for the humankind. It is a narrative with some tradition included; it did not come through revelation. The ensuing blogs will not present an exhaustive analysis and dissection of words, terms, the chronology of…

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