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.

God with us: The gospel of the Holy of Holies The gospel of the Holy of Holies

This article is about the presence of God with his people. The author looks at the relation of temple and church, and the temple and Jesus Christ. A special focus is on the Holy of holies in the tabernacle/temple. Fellowship with God is an important topic of this article, as well as God dwelling with his people.

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.