Jesus: Prophet, Priest, King

If you had three words to describe Jesus, which words would you use? Gentle? Lord? Master? Kind? Loving? Gracious? Truthful? Teacher? Savior? Compassionate? These descriptors are all true, of course. The truest of true! But I want to challenge you to think big picture, and consider the background of the Old Testament–which all points to…

Jesus: The Greater David

Jesus isn’t just the greater Moses. He is also the greater David. In Psalm 78, the psalmist is reflecting on Israel’s rebellion against God after they were saved from slavery in Egypt. God was so gracious to his people despite their unfaithfulness. “Yet,” the psalmist wrote, “they sinned still more against him” (vv. 17, 40,…