An Introduction to Old Testament Christophanies–with Justin Martyr

Justin’s Testimony In his magnum opus, Dialogue with Trypho,[1] Justin Martyr taught that there were moments in history when God had personally visited with different people.  But it wasn’t the Father, the Holy Spirit, or God in general who made these special appearances.  It was the Son.  Since he was striving to bring a Jewish […]

A Biblical Survey of the Kingdom: Kingdom of Priests – Part 2

Though promises were made to Abraham and his descendants through Jacob, the Israelites were not part of a kingdom for over four centuries.  After the Exodus from Egypt, the people came to Mount Sinai.  It was there where the LORD told Moses to tell the house of Jacob the following in Exodus 19:4-6: You yourselves […]

The Millennial Temple: the Glorious Messiah on His Throne – Part 3

THE SHEKINAH GLORY FILLS THE TEMPLE In Ezekiel 43:1-5 the prophet is directed to the gate facing the east to witness the returning glory of the LORD! This glory is the dwelling or nesting presence of the LORD, also known as the Shekinah. The Shekinah will enter through the eastern gate (v. 4), the same […]