Christ in the Levitical Sacrifices Christ in the Old Testament Ceremonies Series: Lecture One

What was the purpose of the Old Testament sacrifices? Do they have any meaning for us today? This article discusses each of the sacrifices given by God for Israel, namely, the sin offering, trespass offering, burnt offering, grain offering, and peace offering, as well as their relevance for us today. It ends by noting how Christ is the ultimate sacrifice.

After God's Own Heart – David and Biblical Theology

The house of David is central to the Bible's message of salvation. Boda explores in Chapter 1 the theological theme of David and his household. He starts with David and New Testament theology, and proceeds to trace in the Old Testament the relationship between King David and God as king. Relevant passages considered are 1 Samuel 8, Romans 1:3, and 2 Corinthians 6:18.

Immanuel in Our Place – Altars: Occasional Testimonies to Sacred Space

A place of worship between the fall and the exodus is called an altar. Chapter 2 gives an overview of how these altars functioned as places of God’s presence. Longman reflects on the altar law of Exodus 20: 24-26, the significance of the altars of Noah and the patriarchs (Genesis 12), and God’s special presence at these altars.

Palestinian Artifactual Evidence Supporting the Early Date of the Exodus

When did the exodus take place? There are two theories: an early date and a late date. In answering this question this article looks first at the date of the conquest and the burning of Jericho, Ai, Hazor. After examining the archaeological claim for a later date based on Palestinian artifacts, the article concludes that such a claim has no grounds.