Christ in the Old Testament
Jesse M. Hendley
I want to speak to you this morning on the Lord Jesus Christ found in the Old Testament Scriptures. You know, it is a wonderful thing how the Old Testament POINTS TO HIM. The New Testament tells about Him.
In the Old Testament we have Christ PROPHESIED, even details of His life laid out.
In the Gospels we have HIS COMING INTO THE WORLD to fulfill those Scriptures that related to His First Coming.
In the Epistles we have an EXPLANATION OF HIS WORK by chosen men like the Apostle Paul, who wrote at least thirteen New Testament books explaining the Great Gospel and what it means to the human race and to us individually.
Then we have the great Book of Revelation, telling of HIS RETURN IN GLORY to complete and fulfill the rest of the unfilled passages in the Old Testament which relate to His Rule over the entire world, when the kingdoms of the world will become the Kingdom of our Lord and of His Christ and HE SHALL REIGN FOREVER AND EVER as the Prince of Peace, King of kings and Lord of lords.
Jesus Christ is found in the Old Testament! A lot of people say, "Well, I don't get any JOY out of reading the Old Testament." We will, friends, if we get the KEY. Christ is the Key to God's Plan. Christ is the Key to all the Scriptures. John 5:39, "Search the Scriptures. In THEM ye think ye have eternal life. They are they which TESTIFY OF ME." The people were rejecting Him. They said He was not the Son of God. They were turning their backs on Him. Yet they were READING the Scriptures! They were religious. It was the religious leaders who led the rebellion against Jesus Christ when He came into this world! Jesus said, "You say you are from God. You say you believe in God. You say you believe the Scriptures to be the Word of God. You think your salvation is IN THEM. Yet you REJECT ME, and those Scriptures are the very writings that TESTIFY OF ME. Your Scriptures, all the way through, tell about MY COMING. Yet, studyin ...
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