Old Testament Of The Christian Faith

1160 WordsDec 7, 20155 Pages
Raymond Tarango Old testament reflection This Old Testament coarse has given me new insight on the origins of the Christian faith. It has given further explanation on stories I only knew vaguely of. I have a clearer view on the stories of the Old Testament. From god flooding the world to the adversity of the Hebrew people. The Old Testament coarse has given me new insight on the way I see the Christian faith. In the Old Testament there are many occurrences when god does the bizarre to get his point across. For instance, The flood that obliterated all life from earth except for one family: “Behold, I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything…show more content…
And Rahab was saved and accepted by the Israelites why couldn’t the other women and children change and accept god also? I know we don’t have all the answers but its difficult to comprehend god takes harsh actions sometimes. The story of the Hebrew people is pretty amazing they fail over and over again to fulfill god’s wishes but even though they fail got protects them and keeps his promise. The study of the Hebrew people in Old Testament clearly reveals that God has a special place for the people. One verse from Paul from the New Testament now that I have read and studied the old testament is more clear on describing the blessing of the Hebrew people by god and why they are so important , “Theirs is the adoption as sons; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises. Theirs are the patriarchs, and from them is traced the human ancestry of Christ, who is God over all, forever praised! Amen” (rom 9:4:5). The summary explains the promises and events that were given to the Jews by god. The Jews were unique people who were created by God to be the waterway of divine revelation to the world. From them would come the prophets, the writers of the Old Testament and Jesus Christ. The Jews were given the Law of Moses,
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