In the same manner that the Levites were substituted for the redemption of the firstborn sons of Israel, Christ became our substitute so that we might become firstborn children of God.
Christians are pilgrims and strangers traveling in this barren land, living between redemption and the Promised Land. But as God’s people, “you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the household of God” (Eph 2:19).
Numbers 24:15-19; Matthew 2:1-12 January 7, 2018 • Download this sermon (PDF) Last Sunday, our New Testament reading was also from Matthew 2 the first seven verses. We looked at the wickedness of King Herod, who was a prime example of the wicked man in Psalm 10. He was arrogant and godless, full of […]