Cities of Refuge Point to Christ, Our Great High Priest

Having just celebrated Jesus’ death and resurrection, it is exciting to have passages of Scripture that point us to Christ.  Sometimes verses jump right off the page at us, even though we have read it before and didn’t see it.  Such was the case when I first read about the cities of refuge.  But in … More Cities of Refuge Point to Christ, Our Great High Priest

What does it mean that Adam was a “type” of Christ who was to come?

    Yet death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over those whose sinning was not like the transgression of Adam, who was a type of the one who was to come. —Romans 5:14 ESV Adam is a “type” of him who was to come, Christ. John Piper explains, What does “type” mean? The NIV says … More What does it mean that Adam was a “type” of Christ who was to come?

Our high priest, perfect sacrifice and Victor over sin and death!

Having just celebrated Jesus’ death and resurrection, it is exciting to have passages of Scripture that point us to Christ.  Sometimes verses jump right off the page at us, even though we have read it before and didn’t see it.  Such was the case when I first read about the cities of refuge.  But in … More Our high priest, perfect sacrifice and Victor over sin and death!

Our future eternal salvation hangs on Christ’s future eternal intercession for us.

Hebrews 7:25 Consequently, he is able to save to the uttermost those who draw near to God through him, since he always lives to make intercession for them. John Piper, in a sermon on Hebrews 7, “Jesus: From Melchizedek to Eternal Savior” Verses 1-24 may be complex and difficult to understand without earnest mental effort, but … More Our future eternal salvation hangs on Christ’s future eternal intercession for us.