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Jesse Tree 4. “Abrahamic Promise”

“Abrahamic Promise,” a covenantal watershed that assures the fulfillment of the messianic hope that we trace through the “Jesse Tree”

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Jesse Tree 3. “Noah’s Flood”

“Flood,” a dramatic act of judgment and deliverance toward the beginning of the “Jesse Tree” story line of messianic hope.

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Jesse Tree 2. “Original Sin”

“Original Sin,” the second installment in the Advent series of blogs on the “Jesse Tree.” The fall into sin awakened the need and hope for a redeemer.

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Jesse Tree 1. “Creation”

“Creation,” the opening segment in the Advent series tracing the messianic hope through the “Jesse Tree.”

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Wisdom from Chrysostom

Chrysostom De incomp. 7:6

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John Chrysostom
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A foretaste of Christmas

Jesus erased the curse, he triumphed over death, he opened paradise. He struck down sin, he opened wide the vaults of the sky…

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Rescue the Perishing (James 5:19–20)

A homiletical reflection on how Paul’s love poem (1 Cor 13:4-7) defines the dynamic of our ministry of reconciliation (2 Cor 5:18).

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Posted in Biblical Theology Old Testament Typology

Defining the Big Picture (Part 3)

Blog 3 of 3 on “Defining the Big Picture” of biblical theology by Christological exposition, focusing on how the OT looks forward to Christ.

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Defining the Big Picture (Part 2)

Blog 2 of 3 on “Defining the Big Picture” of biblical theology by Christological exposition that follows OT motiifs up through their fulfillment through Christ.

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Posted in Biblical Theology

Defining the Big Picture (Part 1)

Blog 1 of 3 on “Defining the Big Picture” of biblical theology by Christological exposition.

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