Over the years in ministry I have noticed how many people comment that they don’t see the relation between the Old and New Testaments. Many don't realize that different attributes of how God relates to humanity are revealed in each book of the Bible.
You may have heard that every Bible passage ultimately points to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He is the central focus of it all.
Enjoy this short video clip by Dr. Tony Evans of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship who takes us through a fast paced tour of Jesus through the Bible!
John 8:48–59 | Bible in a Year: Exodus 21–22; Matthew 19
“Very truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “before Abraham was born, I am!” John 8:58
Jeralean Talley died in June 2015 as the world’s oldest living person—116 years of age. In 1995, the city of Jerusalem celebrated its 3,000th birthday. One hundred sixteen is old for a person, and 3,000 is old for a city, but there are trees that grow even older. A bristlecone pine in California’s White Mountains has been determined to be older than 4,800 years. That precedes the patriarch Abraham by 800 years!
They are everywhere! They start showing up at the big box stores as early as July. The Christmas trees, the decorations, the music, and the celebrations have overshadowed Thanksgiving, even encroaching upon the day itself with ‘early’ Black Friday blowout specials. People fill up on Thanksgiving dinner and then head out to stores to start shopping for the biggest season of the year. Some even camp out at the front door of big box stores to be first in line to get the best deals. What is all this focus on Christmas?