Category Archives: Jesus Christ Jeshua Messiah

Redemption #8 Righteousness by Faith

In the previous article we looked at the 8th letter of the apostle Paul to the Romans, the symbolism of the man who hung on the cross next to Jesus, applied to himself. In a letter to the Galatians, Paul … Continue reading

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Redemption #7 Christ alive in the faithful

Previously we have seen that the man of the Old Covenant was instructed to sacrifice a lamb whose legs were not broken and that such sacrifice was partly sufficient to cover “lesser” offences. But such a sacrifice could not break … Continue reading

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Redemption #6 Partaking his sacrifice

If the believer under the Old Covenant had its share in the sacrifice, what about then for the believer under the New Covenant? Now, the believer was under the Old Covenant, by themselves slaughtering the sacrifice as it were, kill … Continue reading

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Redemption #5 The perfect sacrifice

The perfect sacrifice The sacrificial animal had to be ‘cool’, foreshadowing the fact that the true sacrifice had to be a perfect man. But what is a perfect man? If we read the Bible it shows that it is a … Continue reading

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Redemption #4 The Passover Lamb

The Paschal lamb or Passover Lamb A sacrifice that takes a special place in the total sacrifice ritual was the Paschal sacrifice, the Paschal lamb or Passover Lamb.  The paschal sacrifice was installed before the exodus from Egypt took place. … Continue reading

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Redemption #3 The imperfect animal sacrifice

Because the sacrifice was to replace an imperfect offender, itself had to be “perfect”, ie. without physical defect. But all this was only symbolic. The sacrifices derived their sense that to the one sacrifice all those sacrifices were seen. The … Continue reading

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Redemption #2 Biblical solution

In the previous post we have seen that the Bible offers a specific plan of salvation for the inevitable consequence of the failure of man, namely death. It may seem hopeless that no man can be perfect. But it is … Continue reading

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Not about personal salvation but about a bigger Plan

Salvation goes beyond that of the individual. Great minds from the time of the Old Testament and the New Testament have also clearly seen this. When the people of Israel in the wilderness went wrong by making the golden calf, … Continue reading

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A Divine Plan or God’s purpose in creation

In the previous chapters we have seen that God is working on a consistent plan. Already from the beginning of times God let His creatures know about His Plan. The men He asked to write down His Words also gave … Continue reading

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Disobedient man and God’s promises

Promises The book of Genesis tells us that man has become disobedient to God, and that the offspring of Adam (especially in the line of Adam‘s son Cain) went from bad to worse. God made an end to this by … Continue reading

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