Hope in Egypt – Ram and Amminadab

We have been processing through how Jesus’ ancestors produced an incredible prediction of Jesus’ actions and meaning, and in the last post we got through to the last names recorded in the book of Genesis: Judah, Perez and Hezron. In this post we are going to look at the two generations born in Egypt and Read More …

Shamgar – turns an insult into a symbol of power.

For the fourth post in this series tracing the way the seven saviour-judges of Israel prefigure Jesus, The Saviour-Judge. We go back in time to Shamgar, the man who inspired Deborah. [click link to start series] So chronologically Shamgar should have come before Deborah, but he is easy to forget, given only a single verse Read More …

Deborah, the first prophet in the promised land

  This is the third post in a mini-series tracing the way the seven saviour-judges of Israel prefigure Jesus, The Saviour-Judge. [click link to start series]   YHWH told Moses about a prophet who would come after him, Acts 3:20-22 tells us Jesus was that prophet, though the Rabbis of Jesus’ day saw Samuel as the Read More …

Jesus the Holy One of Israel in the midst of Isaiah 12

I have to confess I keep putting off writing posts based on the big books, Psalms, Isaiah and Jeremiah… mostly because they contain so much Christological content I think I would start an article and never finish. But I’ve made a start on Psalms with Psalm 2, and so thought I could make a start Read More …

Judah, Perez, Hezron and salvation by faith.

This post will bring the series I have been posting on the prophetic implications of Jesus Ancestor’s names right up to the end of Genesis. But the prophecy doesn’t stop there! Going forward, the next section will draw out the names recorded between the Exodus and David. So in the previous post we got to Read More …