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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (8)

By Dan Lazich / September 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

The ultimate sacrifice. “Abraham took the wood for the burnt offering and placed it on his son Isaac, and he himself carried the fire and the knife…” Genesis 22:6, NIV. Isaac carried the wood as a shadow which pointed to reality. The reality was when God offered His Son for the sin of the humankind.…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (7)

By Dan Lazich / September 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

The ultimate sacrifice. Sometime after the birth of Isaac, God continued the show-and-tell lessons concerning what He will accomplish for the helpless humankind, in the fullness of time. “Then God said, ‘Take your son, your only son, Isaac, whom you love, and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering…

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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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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (1)

By Dan Lazich / July 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

Revelation in parts “God, who at various times and in various ways spoke in time past to the fathers by the prophets, has in these last days spoken to us by His Son, whom He has appointed heir of all things, through whom also He made the worlds.” Hebrews 1:1, NKJV. As stated above, in…

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Message in 1 John (16)

By Dan Lazich / July 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

What more do we have in Jesus Christ? We have the victory here, and now. What victory do we have? We have the victory over the world. The world is opposed to the values of the Kingdom of God. Those who are born of God understand this clearly. The yielded believers have present victory over…

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Message in 1 John (15)

By Dan Lazich / July 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

How do we know we are born of God? “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and anyone who loves the Father loves his child as well.” 1 John 5:1, NIV. Men often employ the “Jesus Christ” as if it is the first and last names of Jesus. “Jesus” is…

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