Melchizedek pictures Christ as High Priest. Physical circumcision pictures spiritual circumcision.
God creates the universe and presents His eternal plan. Sin enters the world.
Paul encourages us to turn to God, to serve the living God, and to look for Christ’s return. Our focus should be to love God and others, living as though we are ready for Christ’s return.
Paul speaks of the mysteries of God and shares the secret of having a deeper life in Christ. He explains what it means to put on the new man.
O: Ezekiel lists offenses of several Gentile nations and the judgment they would receive.
WN: Paul encourages the Thessalonians to look toward Christ’s return as they endure trials. Paul counsels Timothy on what to teach, how to select leaders, and how to behave in the church.