Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 51- The Mystery of the Cross from the Tanakh (Cont…)

-Post 51 is Session 63 of this Class as some posts had two audio sessions-

This is the second part of the previous session where we began working through the TaNaKh to examine the idea of a suffering Messiah. We exposed that while it is a hidden mystery, it was hidden in plain sight, as it was lived out in the lives of those who believed YHWH and put faith in Him and His words. Jesus Himself has orchestrated this story in the Law and Prophets, that: Those who follow YHWH in the Scriptures live lives of suffering and hardship, as they are looking ahead to the glory that will follow. Jesus, therefore, literally lived out His own gospel to death as those who had faith before Him did. In order to become partakers of this gospel, the same expectation of suffering now with the horizon of glory in sight should be possessed in our gospel, and by this we become his disciples. Hence, this session is affectionately entitled “Your Worst Life Now,” as we consider Peter’s striking exhortation, “For you have been called for this purpose, since Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example for you to follow in His steps…”

 

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