Category Archives: Types and Shadows

Jesus Cursed the Fig Tree As He Himself Would Be Cursed

In Matthew 21:19, Jesus cursed a fig tree.  It withered. This foreshadowed the withering Jesus was about to experience on the cross.  He was a tree made to bear fruit (Psalm 1:1-3), yet He would bear the curse that we … Continue reading

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Isaiah 11:12 – Jesus Is the Standard for the Nations

Isaiah 11:12 And He will lift up a standard for the nations And assemble the banished ones of Israel, And will gather the dispersed of Judah From the four corners of the earth. Jesus was “lifted up”as a “standard for … Continue reading

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Isaiah 11:10 – Jesus Is the Root of Jesse and the Signal for the Peoples

Isaiah 11:10 Then in that day The nations will resort to the root of Jesse, Who will stand as a signal for the peoples; And His resting place will be glorious. We live in the day about which Isaiah was … Continue reading

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Amos 7:7-8 – Jesus Is the Plumb Line

Amos 7:7 Thus He showed me, and behold, the Lord was standing by a vertical wall with a plumb line in His hand. Amos 7:8 The LORD said to me, “What do you see, Amos?” And I said, “A plumb … Continue reading

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Hosea 12:13 – Jesus Is the Great Prophet to Come

Hosea 12:13 But by a prophet the LORD brought Israel from Egypt, And by a prophet he was kept. Remember that Moses said God would raise up a prophet like him (Deuteronomy 18:15).  Jesus was that great prophet.  By that great … Continue reading

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Genesis 7:5 – The Greater Noah

Genesis 7:5 Noah did according to all that the LORD had commanded him. This scripture is fulfilled in Jesus Christ.  That is, Noah was a type, or foreshadowing, of the Christ who would come. If Noah “did according to all … Continue reading

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1 Chronicles 22:10 – Jesus!

1 Chronicles 22:10 continues the outline of Messiah begun in 1 Chronicles 22:9. He shall build a house…  –  Matthew 16:18 …for My name…  –  Hebrews 1:12 …and he shall be My son and I will be his father…  – … Continue reading

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1 Chronicles 22:9 – Jesus!

1 Chronicles 22:9 outlines a type of Christ in the life of Solomon.  Behold, a son will be born to you…  –  that was Jesus, born to the human race (Matthew 1:23). …who shall be a man of rest…  – … Continue reading

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Major Biblical Metaphors

In order to help people understand the sort of relationship He wanted with them, God used certain metaphors from everyday life in the biblical age.  These include the following: Kingdom –  wherein Christ is the king and we are the … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 3:16 – The Ark of the Covenant

Jeremiah 3:16 “It shall be in those days when you are multiplied and increased in the land,” declares the LORD, “they will no longer say, ‘The ark of the covenant of the LORD.’ And it will not come to mind, … Continue reading

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