Trending Faith: Understanding the Old Testament

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During this week’s Trending Faith, Dean of the College of Theology Jason Hiles, PhD, and Grand Canyon University Pastor and Dean of Students Tim Griffin sat down for an honest conversation about half of the Scripture read by Christians: the Old Testament.

Dr. Hiles attributes the wanting to jump right into the New Testament to our desire to get right into the action of what Jesus talks about. However, what the Old Testament does for Christians is set up the story of Christ and why He is important.

Dr. Hiles continued to share how the story of Jesus comes full circle because of what the Old Testament sets up about the story of Jesus and the purposes and the original creation.

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