A Case for the Old Testament: Did the Passover Foreshadow Jesus?
by Teri Dugan
Over the last few posts we have been looking at the “foreshadowing” of Jesus in the lives and events of people in the Old Testament. When we actually see the many pictures that God gave us, fulfilled in Jesus, we grow closer in our understanding of His overarching purpose and plan. This knowledge actually makes Bible study exciting as we look for these pictures and their fulfillment.
We are privileged to be on this side of the Old Testament because in the New Testament Jesus promised more to come for those who believe in Him. Some examples of those promises include: His second coming to rule and reign over all of creation; an end to evil and suffering; and an eternal home that He has prepared especially for us.
One of the most prominent events in Exodus that foreshadows Jesus is the Passover. We Jesus see pictured here in several ways…