Tag Archives: Christians and the Old Testament

Celebrating Purim: God Delivers from “Behind the Scenes”

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Purim begins on Sunday, March 20 (2011) and ends the next day.  What is Purim, you  ask?  To Christians, it may be one of the lesser known Biblical Holidays, as it is not mentioned directly in the New Testament.  Mordecai … Continue reading

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God Speaks with a Human Voice: Bruce Waltke on the Message of the Old Testament

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Biblical scholar Bruce Waltke, often called “the dean of evangelical Old Testament scholarship,” gives his concise thoughts on what the OT authors are trying to communicate.  At just eight minutes, it’s worth the watch.

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Why Wait for Christmas? A Few Good Reasons for Reading the Old Testament During the Advent Season.

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As an Old Testament scholar and a lover of all things Christmas, the Advent season holds a special place in my heart.  I’m not from a particularly liturgical background, so I’m not thinking of the purple candles or days of fasting or … Continue reading

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