It seems to me that we mortal men desire to see relevance and to understand meaning in every event. We need to understand the “why” and “how” of things, and by doing so we validate that thing’s presence, its breaking through into our little worlds with its disruptions or smoothing over. We need the link of “if…then…” made clear and resolute. In doing so, we feel we understand and might be justified in the conclusions we draw.
If we seek Jesus in every detail of the Old Testament, we will find Him. However, are we correct in doing so? If we look to the value of historical and cultural framework of the Old Testament as a literary text, Continue reading