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This issue continues the theme started in last issue on the Old Testament types and shadows of the coming Christ. These are people, events, and things in the Old Testament that point forward in a substantial way to the antitype which is Jesus.
Out of Egypt by Paul Lytle
In his Gospel account, Matthew takes a line from the prophet Hosea about Israel coming out of Egypt and applies it as a prophecy of Jesus. We may wonder at why he did this until we realize the greater truth that Matthew is trying to convey – that all of Jewish history is a type of Christ.
Three Days and Three Nights by Paul Lytle
The prophet Jonah is not our most upstanding Old Testament figure. Even so, when the Pharisees ask Jesus for a sign, the sign he gives is “the sign of Jonah.” In this article, we explore what he meant.
The Fiery Serpents by Paul Lytle
As judgment on them for this constant unfaithfulness, God sends fiery serpents upon his people in the wilderness. They repent, and God tells them to lift a bronze serpent on a pole, and if they look upon this serpent, they will survive. The Gospel message to us is nearly exactly the same, and we will look at that here.
The Battle is the Lord’s by Paul Lytle
When David stood up to Goliath, it was as a type of the great conqueror Jesus. Too often we misinterpret this passage, and in doing so we miss the great deliverance found within.
Why We Baptized Our Son by Paul Lytle
Recently, editor Paul Lytle baptized his infant son. Many people asked him why he did so, and as a short explanation, he wrote this essay.
Cover image: Moses and the Brazen Serpent, Sébastien Bourdon, 1653-1654.
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