A Christophany is a picture of Jesus seen throughout the Bible – specifically the Old Testament. In this second episode, looking at a Christophany from the Holy Land, we examine the geography of Israel and discover why God choose such a dry and desolate land for His “Promise Land.” In the end, we will realize that it all points toward our need of desperation toward and dependency upon Jesus.
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Episode 062 Overview
In this episode …
- we talk about what a Christophany is (discovering Jesus in the Bible, specifically the Old Testament)
- we examine the geography of Israel and consider why God chose this dry and desolate land for His “Promise Land”
- we look at the idea of desperation and dependency and see how God wove these basic Christian principles into the geography of the land itself
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Additional Resources to Help You Apply and Go Deeper
- Listen to Episode 10: Seeing Jesus on Every Page of Scripture and My 5 Favorite Wow Moments
- Interested in joining me on a future trip to Israel, sign up for details for our next trip
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NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
The Deeper Christian Podcast is the podcast to help you study God’s Word, know Jesus intimately, and discover how you can build your life around Jesus Christ. This weekly audio program, hosted by NRJohnson, dives into Scripture and encourages Christians to keep their focus upon Jesus Christ—equipping believers in how to study the Bible and know God’s Word, grow in their spiritual lives, and change the world. Main discussion topics center around practical advice on Christian living, Bible study, prayer, the Gospel, freedom from sin, evangelism and how to share your faith, the Christian disciplines, and the lives and messages from the Christian heroes from yesteryear such as A.W. Tozer, Charles Spurgeon, Major Ian Thomas, Oswald Chambers, Hudson Taylor, Amy Carmichael, Corrie Ten Boom, C.T. Studd, George Müller, Andrew Murray, Leonard Ravenhill, E.M. Bounds, and others. Learn more about the deeper Christian life.