March-April 1999

Theme: Shadows of the Cross

A review of the entire issue on the theme of Shadows of the Cross

Messiah's Two Roles
gives an overview of the illustrations of Christ and the redemptive process used in the Old Testament

The Offering of Abel

The author looks at the origin of animal sacrifices and how these point forward to the sacrifice of Jesus for the whole world of mankind.

Abraham, Isacc, and Sacrifice
The sheer pathos of this narrative touches the hearts of all true Christians in its demonstration of the cost of redemption to both the Father and the Son.

The Butler and the Baker
This article looks at the potential typical significance of the Egyptian

The Silver Sockets
Shows how the concept of a ransom was built into the very structure of Israel's tabernacle.

The Brazen Serpent
Treats the event of the wilderness experience and the brazen serpent in the light of Jesus' application of it to himself (John 3:14).

The Sacrifice of Christ as Shown on the Day of Atonement
The priests of Israel offered those typical sacrifices year by year which are explained to us in the book of Hebrews. The most solemn of these annual sacrifices is examined in this article .

Three Days and Three Nights
Suggests an interpretation of the "Sign of Jonah" given by Jesus as the only sign he would give to "an evil and adulterous generation" (Matthew 12:39).

I Have Found a Ransom
Verse by verse study of  Job 33one chapter of the Bible. It also concerns an Old Testament reference to the death of Christ. 

About Hezekiah braking in pieces the brazen serpent that Moses had made: "for unto those days the children of Israel did burn incense to it: and he called it Nehushtan." --2 Kings 18:4

Poem and Devotion
"The Lonely Olive Mill" and The Servant of the Lord Must be Gentle"

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