Following up on the previous post, here is the second question posed by swbtsbloggers.
Question: Is the Old Testament about Christ?
Answer: Honestly, the Old Testament is about many things. By this statement, I do not mean that the Old Testament is not about Christ, for it certainly is. One of the dangers to avoid is finding Christ under every rock or tree in the Old Testament. This type of mistake is often found in allegorical treatments of Old Testament passages. I have heard it said that in the Old Testament, you don’t need exegesis, just a little extra-Jesus. However, such is not the case. Not every narrative or prophecy is a direct testimony to Christ; however, one does not need to push him in there.
The Old Testament is about Christ in the broader literary strategies of biblical books. It is often the case that Messianic passages are found…
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