The Replay of John 5:39, 46

All Scripture testifies to Christ.  He is the culmination of all history, the center of revelation.  Everything points to him and to read the OT as a moral story about ethical demands is to fail to grasp its full meaning.  To read it as a history book inevitably causes one to miss the One to whom it points and to read it as a psychology talks about our desires and fears but presents no overarching solution to them.  The only truly biblical way to read the OT is as a pointer to Christ just as the only good way to read the NT is by asking the question, “How does this passage expand our view of the gospel message?”


About Scott Roberts

pastor of Hope in Christ Church, Bellingham, WA
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