List of Old Testament Stories Symbolizing Jesus

• Christ is the Seed of woman and in Genesis 3:15 we are told He will one day crush Satan.

• In Exodus we find the story of the Passover Lamb, and Christ is the sacrificial Lamb given for us.

• In Leviticus we read of the high priests making sacrifices for the people, and Christ has become our High Priest, making the perfect sacrifice to atone for our sins.

• In Deuteronomy Moses prophesied of a prophet who would come that would be greater than Himself. Jesus is that Great Prophet.

• In the book of Joshua, Joshua met the Captain of the Lord’s host. That man is Jesus Christ.

• In Judges, the leaders were judges who delivered God’s people, each of them typifying the Lord Jesus.

• Boaz, the kinsman who redeemed Ruth’s inheritance, is a picture of Christ.

• David, the anointed one, pictures Jesus and Jesus is described as being the Son of David.

• In 2 Samuel when the king is being enthroned, the entire scene is descriptive of the Lord Jesus.

• The books of Kings speak of the glory of God filling the temple and the Chronicles describe the glorious coming king, both referring to Jesus, the King of Kings.

• Ezra depicts Jesus as the Lord of our fathers.

• Esther offers a picture of Christ interceding for His people.

• Job says clearly that the Redeemer is coming!

• Christ appears time after time in the Psalms, including when David describes Him as “the Shepherd.”

• Isaiah details His glorious birth.

• Jeremiah reveals that He will be acquainted with sorrows.

• Joel describes Him as the Hope of His people.

• Amos tells us that Jesus is the judge of all nations.

• Obadiah warns of the coming eternal kingdom.

• Jonah offers a picture of Jesus being dead for three days, then coming back to life to preach repentance.

• Zephaniah says that He will be the king over Israel.

• Zachariah is the prophet who speaks of Jesus riding on a colt.

• Malachi is the one who calls Him the Son of Righteousness.,

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Volunteer Missionary, Mission Mobiliser, Cultural Anthropologist, Business Consultant, Blogger, Life Coach, Traveler, Prayer warrior, Foodie

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