Understandably, much of the teaching in church is based on the New Testament Scriptures. However, when you think about Jesus and the early followers, they were steeped in the Old Testament. We shouldn’t miss out on the wisdom and inspiration of this part of the Bible.
Here is a resource, “Introduction – Old Testament from 35,000 Feet” we have come across that we think is helpful. In the talk, we hear about the bridges that need to be built to the Biblical world from the modern world. In particular, four areas where there is distance: history, geography, culture, and language.