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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (17)

By Dan Lazich / November 16, 2019 / 0 Comments

Job defends his integrity. Seeing that Job has lost everything and suffers from painful sores, his wife advised him to “curse God and die.” “He replied, ‘You are talking like a foolish woman. Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble?’ In all this, Job did not sin in what he said.” Job 2:10,…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (16)

By Dan Lazich / November 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Job continued. “In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil.” Job 1:1, NIV. The land of Uz was the southern part of the Transjordan region; also called the East because it is East of the river Jordan. The…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (15)

By Dan Lazich / November 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Christ in the book of Job, an introduction. The book of Job is a “wisdom book,” the same category as the Proverbs and the Ecclesiastes. The book of Job, however, begins with a Prolog which sets a stage where the central drama unfolds; and ends with an Epilog which presents conclusions, and answers the questions…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (14)

By Dan Lazich / October 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

Which prophet? “The Lord, your God, will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your own brothers. You must listen to him.” Deuteronomy 18:15, NIV. What made Moses a unique prophet? Moses was sent By God to lead the Israelites out of slavery and into the promised land. God spoke to other…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (13)

By Dan Lazich / October 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

“The bronze snake” – Jesus on the cross. When the Edomites denied the Israelites to pass through their territory, the Israelites had to go around the Edom. Edom is Esau, the brother of Jacob, so the Israelites did not fight them. Numbers 20:14 – 21. Moses led the people back toward the red sea to…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (12)

By Dan Lazich / October 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

To strike the rock once or twice? “Then Moses raised his arm and struck the rock twice with his staff. Water gushed out, and the community and their livestock drank.” Numbers 20:11, NIV. Water is essential at any time and any place, but in the desert, it is a life-saver. Moses struck the rock twice,…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (11)

By Dan Lazich / October 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Significance of the pattern of the Temple and its furnishings God instructed Moses to make the dwelling for His hideout and arrange its furnishings exactly like the pattern He showed him. God gave Moses the precise instructions concerning the size, orientation, and what kind of furnishings to include in the dwelling place for Gods hideout…

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Christ in the Old Testament Scriptures (10)

By Dan Lazich / September 28, 2019 / 0 Comments

The tabernacle; the dwelling place for the hideout “‘Make this tabernacle and its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you.’” Exodus 25:9, NIV. The “Mishkan,” the tabernacle means the “abode,” literally. It refers to the abode for the God’s sanctuary, the hideout. It also refers to the “abode” for the “pact,” or an…

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Christ in the Old Covenant Scriptures (9)

By Dan Lazich / September 21, 2019 / 2 Comments

The Temple, the Dwelling place The Temple on the Mount Moriah served as a constant reminder and an unavoidable show-and-tell, concerning God’s dwelling among His people. The primary service associated with the Temple was the annual “day of removal,” (the day of atonement) which depicted how God would remove from the humankind the sin which…

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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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