In Acts 17, Paul encourages the churches under his care to reason through the Scriptures, and use their minds to see the truth that Jesus is pointed to throughout the Old Testament. At some point, Paul knew, people needed to not only believe in God, but to call upon the name of His Son! What do we learn from this account?
1. Every sacrifice in the Old Testament points to Jesus. Both the animal sacrifices, and the suffering of God’s people, foreshadowed the suffering Savior who was to be sacrificed on our behalf. Every lamb pointed to the Lamb of God!