On Types and Shadows

Print depicting Esther accusing Haman at the banquet; 1564, The British Museum 17 By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was offering up his only begotten son; 18 it was he to whom it was said, “In Isaac your descendants shall be called.” 19 He considered that God is able to raise people even from the dead, from …

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No Longer a Slave, More than a Slave

How can I say anything about 1 Kings, about the Temple of Solomon, without talking about slavery? How can I encounter slavery yet again in 2 Chronicles without eyeing up this bitter pill and figuring out what to do with it? Then Solomon took a census of all the aliens who were residing in the …

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