David, the shepherd king, an annointed king in waiting, a king who goes to war for his people. This is how David the Bethlehemite is introduced to us in 1 Samuel 16 & 17. In chapter 16, David is found and annointed as king over Israel according to God's Word to Samuel but it will be a long time before David sits on a throne. Does this sound familiar?
It is extremely important to make a distinction between the old and the new covenants. We tend to think of just the old and new testament, which is essentially the same thing. But, we must understand, this is why Paul was so strong in saying we (including the Gentile Church), are not under the law, but under a promise, one of God's eternal Grace.
Jesus performing the miracle of feeding the five thousand in a desolate place is the work of God to reveal the Son of God's deity and to point us to His body as the bread of life, given from heaven as meat for eternal life.
Abraham called the name of that place, “The Lord will provide”; as it is said to this day, “On the mount of the Lord it shall be provided.”
This is a collation of scriptures referencing and cross-referencing prophecy and witness to the coming of Jesus Christ as told in the Old and New Testaments.
This is a collation of scriptures referencing and cross-referencing prophecies about the Messiah that was promised to come.