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There Are Only Two Ways To Read The Bible

This is a very cool video which shows how the Old Testament stories point forward to Christ. This should remind us of what Jesus said to the men on the road to Emmaus.

"He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken! Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?” And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself." Luke 24:25-27

Knowing that Jesus is the focus and center of all Scriptures should guard us from ever preaching another moralistic sermon again - as Pastor Tim Keller aptly says, "There are, in the end, only two ways to read the Bible: It is either about me or about Jesus. It is either advice to the listener or news from the Lord. It is either about what I must do or about what God has done. Jesus is the true temple, the true prophet, the true priest, the true king, the true sacrifice, the Lamb, the Light, the bread. The Bible is not about you—it is about him."

painting by Chinese artist Dr. He Qi


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