Should we read the Old Testament like some early disciples of Christ did?

Reformed Baptist Fellowship

I want to look briefly at John 2. In this passage, we will note that some early disciples give evidence of the concept of Christ as the target of the Old Testament, that to which it pointed. I think this will become clear in the discussion below. But should we read the Old Testament like they did? I think the answer is yes. We will discuss this toward the end of this post.

Here is John 2:13-22 in the NASB.

13 The Passover of the Jews was near, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. 15 And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money…

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