Is the Bible a unified story or is it a hodge podge of stories that have nothing that bind them together?
Let’s be honest we struggle with seeing how the Bible can be seen as a unified whole. Preacher’s proclaim “the Bible is all about Jesus!” That is true, but how can we tell how Old Testament laws of leprosy are about Jesus? Is there a framework to help us understand how the fall is about Jesus?
At Desiring God’s Look at the Book conference Nancy Guthrie gave a wonderful talk about the Bible’s Big Story. She gave four themes that can be used to understand the big story of the Bible; creation, rebellion, redemption, and recreation.