Archive for category Redemptive Historical

THE BIBLICAL-THEOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE RIVER IN SCRIPTURE

Rivers of Living Water by Jesse H. Pickett The theme of the river makes for a fascinating Biblical theological study. No pun intended, but the idea of the river in scripture “traces the landscape” of redemptive history. Think about it- in the garden of Eden a river ran through the middle to irrigate the produce […]

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Rest and Re-Creation

By naming his son Noah, Lamech was looking forward to one who would bring rest from the curse. Noah’s name sounds like rest. The question naturally arises as to why Lamech would do this? He was right to do this, for the Lord himself had promised to send a deliverer (Gen. 3:15). Even Eve was […]

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A Snapshot of the Church on Earth (Jesse Pickett)

“Take a census…..from twenty years old and upward, whoever is able to go out to war in Israel,…the Levites however were not numbered, but you shall appoint the Levites over the tabernacle.” Numbers 1:2a; 47a, 50a The English title (Numbers) is derived from the Septuagint (LXX), or Greek translation of the Old Testament. However, the […]

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Episode #3: Christ-Centered Preaching

What is the central message of Scripture? From God’s dealings with Moses on Mount Sinai to Jesus with his disciples on the road to Emmaus, the Lord has proclaimed Himself to his people. This theme was continued in the Holy Spirit’s ministry through the apostles in their sermons and writings recorded for us in the […]

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Crucial (by Jesse Pickett)

“And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.” Luke 24: 27 What do we mean when we say something is “crucial”? The best way for me to understand this word is to think of it in terms of the “most important thing.” In […]

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