How prophecy works – the Big Picture and the detail


One of the unique features of the Bible is that it contains very specific prophecies, some of which have been fulfilled, some of which are being fulfilled, and some of which will be fulfilled. The reason why this is in the Bible is because God knows the end from the beginning and, as we read in 2 Timothy, All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for...

2 Samuel – Geoff Marshall


“The Spirit of the Lord spoke by me,And His word was on my tongue.The God of Israel said,The Rock of Israel spoke to me:‘He who rules over men must be just,Ruling in the fear of God.And he shall be like the light of the morning when the sun rises,A morning without clouds,Like the tender grass springing out of the earth,By clear shining after rain.’

2 Samuel 23.2-4

Prophecies of the Messiah


daniel 9

identifying messiah

messiah: a great man or a divine person?

messiah and the end of days

no peace, no messiah

the timing of the messiah

messiah to be descended from david

the six tasks of messiah

does messiah come twice?

israel’s messiah – correction

zechariah 9

exodus 12

psalm 118

God the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament


Let’s have a look at the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament. We can see that the Holy Spirit is there from the beginning. In the first verses of Genesis, we see the Holy Spirit at work in creation. In fact, the Father Son, and Holy Spirit are all there if you can understand what’s taking place in Genesis chapter 1: In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth...