Sermons from May 1999
We consider the Scriptures in the Old Testament which point to Christ through various aspects of the ceremonial law.
We see that the lives of many Old Testament saints were typical of Christ & foreshadowed His.
Ruth 2 As we look at Ruth and Naomi’s return to Bethlehem, we see the wonderful care of God for His children – they lack no good thing. Believers are encouraged to trust Him more even in the hard times, while unbelievers are called to come to Him now.
Ruth 1 We consider the decision that Ruth and Orpah are faced with after their husbands die: to go with Naomi to the promised land and to serve the true God, or to go back to Moab and the detestable gods of that land. That moment of decision comes for everyone
We consider the Scriptures in the Old Testament which point to Christ through various symbols
We consider the Old Testament Scriptures that give us details of the Christophanies, or pre-incarnation appearances of the Christ in appearance as a man.
Hebrews 11:13-16 True faith will see the promises, desire them, and live according to them, even if we never receive them in this life; LIVING BY FAITH; PILGRIM MENTALITY; FORSAKE WORLD; SEEK FOR HEAVEN
Matthew 5:21-26 We are not to be angry with our brother unjustly; SPIRIT OF THE LAW; UNRIGHTEOUS ANGER
We consider the Old Testament Scriptures that give us details of the resurrection and ascension of the Christ, and of the future.
Hebrews 11:8-12 Faith brings about immediate obedience; faith looks beyond this world to heaven; faith considers God to be faithful; FAITH; OBEDIENCE
Matthew 5:17-20 Christ did not come to do away with the principles of holiness found in the Law and the Prophets, but to establish them; LAW: RELATIONSHIP WITH GRACE, FULFILLMENT OF, ETERNALITY OF, IMPORTANCE OF LIVING AND TEACHING OTHERS