Posts from February 2020

Posts from February 2020

Old Testament Narrative – A Few Tips

We’re currently delving into the book of 2nd Samuel. It’s a fascinating story, with lots of twists and turns. But maybe like me you often wonder how best to read it. This ties in with an even broader question: how do we interpret Old Testament narrative in general? Here are 10 quick suggestions, accompanied by examples from 2nd Samuel. 1) Try and grasp the…

Where Is Christ In The Old Testament?

In at least 7 places: God, sin, offices, events, prophecies, themes and symbols/memorials. God – We often fail to read the Old Testament in a Trinitarian way. Every reference to Yahweh (“LORD”) – unless we are told otherwise – speaks of the triune God. This means the divine attributes that emerge from the passage can be understood to apply to…