This marvelously magnifies the gospel of Christ

Knowing God through His Word ... Day by Day

Luke Miller, First Year Seminary Student at Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis, MN writes about something quite amazing that he saw when reading Joshua 10. This chapter is famously known for the sun standing still while the battle rages on. In what happens to the 5 Amorite kings Luke sees some similarities and differences that point to Jesus Christ.

What is it about this story that I find to be so remarkable? It prompts me to consider the curse-bearing King of kings. The juxtaposition between these Amorite kings and King Jesus cross.sunset.

King Jesus is different from the Amorites. He never opposes Yahweh. In fact, he is the only one in history to completely submit to God. Everyone else is a rebel. Jew and Gentile alike are under God’s curse because they transgress his law.

Yet at the end of Jesus’ life, he was treated just like these Amorite…

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