The Shadow of Christ in the Law of Moses

Justin Taylor posts: Vern Poythress’s book, The Shadow of Christ in the Law of Moses, is now available online for free.

Here is the table of contents:

Part 1: Understanding the Different Aspects of the Law

  1. The Challenge of the Law of Moses
  2. The Tabernacle of Moses
  3. The Sacrifices, Prefiguring the Final Sacrifice of Christ
  4. The Priests and the People,
  5. General Principles for God’s Dwelling with Human Beings Prefiguring Union with Christ
  6. The Land of Palestine, the Promised Land
  7. The Law and Its Order
  8. The Purposes of the Tabernacle the Law, and the Promised Land: Pointing Forward to Christ
  9. The Punishments and Penalties of the Law Prefiguring the Destruction of Sin and Guilt through Christ

Part 2: Understanding Specific Penalties of the Law

  1. The Principle of Penal Substitution
  2. Principles of Justice for the Modern State
  3. Just Penalties for Many Crimes
  4. Penalties for Sexual Crimes
  5. Deterrence and Rehabilitation
  6. A Critique of Prisons
  7. Our Responsibilities Toward Imperfect States
  8. Fulfillment of the Law in the Gospel According to Matthew
  1. Appendix A: False Worship in the Modern State
  2. Appendix B: Evaluating Theonomy
  3. Appendix C: Does the Greek Word Πληρόω Sometimes Mean “Confirm”?

HT: Keith Plummer

Peter serves as a pastor-teacher, at home and abroad, resourcing gospel-centred communities.

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