Warrior Messiah

Leithart continues his response to Witherington by noting:

 I can agree that Jesus’ victory is the “antithesis” of the victory expected by many Jews.  But Jesus remains a warrior Messiah, which is exactly what we would expect from the Old Testament.  All the warrior figures of the Old Testament – the Seed of the Woman, Moses, Joshua, Gideon, Samson, David – are paradoxical figurae Christi

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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