Some Christians have a hard time understanding the Old Testament. Often they only know isolated “Bible stories” . . . like David and Goliath . . . or Daniel and the lion’s den. They really don’t understand how biblical history unfolds.
Well, yesterday we learned that in Genesis, God promised a Savior when Adam and Eve sinned and brought death into creation. Now, the rest of the Old Testament is a historical account about this promise! And in the New Testament, with Jesus’ birth, we see this promise fulfilled.
The Old Testament isn’t just a collection of random accounts. It shows God’s redemptive plan throughout all of history. Now, without this history, there wouldn’t be anything for us to celebrate at Christmas!
Ken Ham is the CEO and founder of Answers in Genesis-US, the highly acclaimed Creation Museum, and the world-renowned Ark Encounter. Ken Ham is one of the most in-demand Christian speakers in North America.