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In the World of the
When you compare the symbolism of the world of the Tabernacle to the world of the Patriarchs it’s easy to see that things are gaining in complexity. This is the way it’s supposed to be. God wants his world to move from glory to glory. As we move into the world of the Temple next week we will see that the symbolism only gets richer.
n the world of the patriarchs god's focus zooms in from the world of Noah to the land of Canaan. It
The inspired authors of scripture saw history unfolding in such a way that the world is constantly being destroyed and remade. With each new world comes new ways that man is to relate to God and act in the world. This is played out over and over again in the pages of the Old Testament.
As we move forward in this series to look at the scripture’s covenantal history we will find that it is a history of glory transformation. With each
Today's post will serve, in many ways, as a foundation for the following eight installments. Jordan lays out a "five-fold pattern" for the way God works in the world. We will come to see, in the coming weeks, that this pattern is repeated over and over as God tears down old worlds and raise up new ones throughout Biblical history.
Moreover, if you want to order yourself a copy of Through New Eyes and track along in the book as I go through this series that would be even better! I will say, it’s one of the best books I’ve ever read!
These books had a big impact on my 2014 so if any of them sound intriguing to you then I bet they will have a strong impact on your 2015 if you read them!