Finding Jesus in the Old Testament
Sermon Series / Finding Jesus in the Old Testament
January 2, 2022
As we begin a new series looking at Christ in the Old Testament, we take time to remember the Epiphany with a reflection from Mark Kutolowski.
January 9, 2022
William Higgins shares his heart in working with Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) in East Africa and other parts of the world to develop and equip church leaders and teachers. He also shares with us the importance of the Shema from Deuteronomy 6.
Seeing the Word in the Word
January 16, 2022
Doreen Miller introduces us to the series by identifying the Presence, Patterns, and Promises of Jesus throughout the Old Testament.
The Author of Life
January 23, 2022
This week Joshua Jefferson looks at Jesus as the Author of Life from Genesis 1 and Acts 3.
Jesus as the Second Adam
Pastor Randy Keener
January 30, 2022
New Revised Standard Version 20 But in fact Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who have died. For since death came through a human being, the resurrection of the dead has also come through a human being; 22 for as all die in Adam, so all will be made alive in Christ. | Scripture: 1 Corinthians 15:20-22
Navigating the Seas of Salvation
Pastor Jim Schwenk
February 6, 2022
Pastor Jim Schwenk discusses the similarities between Noah’s Ark and Jesus’s salvation on the cross. | Scripture: Genesis 8:15-22, 1 Peter 3:18-21
The Tower of Confusion
February 13, 2022
Myron Miller explains the similarities between the language barriers of The Tower of Babel and Pentecost. | Scripture: Genesis 11:1-9
What Do We Do with God’s Promises Delayed?
February 20, 2022
Amaris Allan explains that in Genesis chapters 12 through 17, we see Abraham following God’s directions and waiting for the fulfillment of God’s promises. How well do we wait for God’s promises to be fulfilled? | Scripture: Genesis 12-17
Three Unusual Visitors
February 27, 2022
Myron Miller theorizes who were the three people who visited Abraham and was there significance of three considering our Triune God. | Scripture: Genesis 18:1-15
On the Mountain of the Lord it Will Be Provided | Abraham’s Trust and God’s Provision
March 6, 2022
Phil Bollinger discusses Abraham’s trust in God. | Scripture: Genesis 22:1-19.
Limping and Healed
March 13, 2022
Marla Abe shows us how Jacob wrestled with God until he finally became the man God wanted him to be. Introduction by Doreen Miller. | Scripture: Genesis 32: 22 – 32
The Story of Joseph | The Birthright and Blessing
March 20, 2022
The story of Joseph, a dreamer, and interpreter of dreams is about a young man sold into slavery by his brothers who through misfortune and the sovereignty of God rises to become the second most powerful person in all of Egypt. Joseph also plays a key role in the transformation of Judah from jealous brother to family protector as he grows into what God calls him to be. | Scripture: Genesis 37-50
Meeting God at Wells
March 27, 2022
Myron shows us the similarities between Hagar and the Samaritan woman meeting the angel of God at a well. God asked them and asks us: where did you from? Where are you going? | Scripture: Genesis 16
Moses as He Stands Next to Jesus
April 3, 2022
Moses was a great man who led the Israelites out of Egypt and was faithful to “His House.” However, Jesus is greater than Moses and faithful to God’s “Entire House.” | Scripture: Hebrews 3:1-6
Plagues and Passover | What Does it Mean for Today
April 10, 2022
Through the ten plagues on Egypt, God proved himself to be superior to man and the Egyptian gods. As the Israelites watched the Egyptians suffer these plagues, God was preparing them to transition from slavery to a new nation. | Scripture: Exodus 7-13
The Easter Story According to Jonah
Pastor Jim Schwenk
April 17, 2022
Jim discusses Jesus’s use of the account of Jonah to illustrate the crucifixion and resurrection he knew was coming. An Easter challenge: be a vessel of grace as we have received Grace. | Scripture: Matthew 12:38-42
Actively Waiting Patiently on the Lord
Bishop Dave Musser
April 24, 2022
Bishop Dave reviews some times in the lives of King Saul and David, comparing how they reacted to needing to wait on God. We need to remember what God has done in the past and wait for His plan for us. | Scripture: I, Samuel 10, 13, 16, 24
Being Led to Christ
May 1, 2022
God gave the Israelites the Ten Commandments and they had to follow God’s Law. We are redeemed by salvation through Jesus and need to follow by hearing with faith. The continual challenge of the church is to be brought to Jesus Christ. | Scriptures: Exodus 20; Jeremiah 31:31; Matthew 5:17; Galatians 3
May 8, 2022
Myron shows how God reveals himself and points to the messiah in the festivals of Passover, First Fruits, Pentecost, Day of Atonement, and Tabernacles. | Scriptures: Leviticus 23
God’s Throne of Grace
May 22, 2022
We sometimes get stuck on auto-pilot, unaware of the need to re-evaluate. We need to approach God’s throne and receive Grace, having faith and confidence in Jesus to lead us where we need to be.
Types and Shadows: Foreshadowings of Christ in the Old Testament
June 9, 2022
Rob shows us how several people in the Bible foreshadow other people and the entire Old Testament foreshadows Jesus.
The Providence of God
June 19, 2022
Scripture: Exodus 13: 17 – 22
God’s sovereignty controls everything, his Providence is at work even in dark moments.
Don’t Complain, Get Help
June 26, 2022
Scripture: Numbers 11:16-30
God will provide, be happy with what God has given you & count your many blessings.
Mountains in the Bible and Jesus as the Rock
July 3, 2022
Scripture: Psalms 121, John 4:19-26
Even in the most confusing times God is working towards his purpose.
The Flame of Yahweh: Discovering the Heart of God in the Song of Songs
August 21, 2022
Scripture: Song of Songs 8:6-7
Psalm 22: A Prophetic Portrait of Jesus’ Death & Resurrection
September 4, 2022
Scripture: Psalm 22
He Approached the Ancient of Days: Seeing Jesus in the Book of Daniel
October 2, 2022
Scripture: Daniel 7:9-14