Christian Life Church
August 17, 2022 7pm
1 Samuel - 2 Chronicles Misc Ezra - Job Misc
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  • Christian Life Church Columbia
    2700 Bush River Rd, Columbia, SC 29210, USA
    Wednesday 6:30 PM


Typology: a person, office, place, institution, event, or thing in salvation history that anticipates, shares correspondences with, escalates toward, and resolves in Jesus


1/ David crushed the head of Goliath, just as Jesus crushed and will crush the head of Satan.

1 Samuel 17:49

The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. Romans 16:20, NIV

2/ David was a shepherd and king, just as Jesus is a Shepherd and King.


1 Samuel 17:34

“I am the good shepherd.” John 10:11, NIV


David was thirty years old when he became king, and he reigned forty years. 2 Samuel 5:4, NIV

On His robe and on His thigh He has this name written: King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Revelation 19:16, NIV

3/ Samuel was born miraculously, just as Jesus was born miraculously.

…the Lord had closed Hannah’s womb…in the course of time Hannah became pregnant and gave birth to a son. 1 Samuel 1, NIV

Matthew 1

4/ Samuel was a prophet, priest, and ruler, just as Jesus is a prophet, priest, and ruler.


After this, God gave them judges until the time of Samuel the prophet. Acts 13:20, NIV

Mark 6:4


1 Chronicles 6:16-23, NIV

Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has ascended into heaven, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. Hebrews 4:14, NIV

Samuel continued as Israel’s leader all the days of his life. 1 Samuel 7:15, NIV

Matthew 28:18


1/ David brought Mephibosheth in, just as Jesus brought us in.

2 Samuel 9

For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus… 1 Timothy 2:5, NIV

2/ David had his child rebel against him but regained his rightful place, just as Jesus had His children rebel against him but regained His rightful place.

2 Samuel 15

Genesis 3 / Romans 3:23


1/ David sent Solomon to build the temple, just as the Father sent the Son to build the church.

Then David gave his son Solomon the plans for the portico of the temple. He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mind for the courts of the temple of the Lord.
1 Chronicles 28:11-12, NIV

And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. Matthew 16:18, NIV

2/ The temple was great, yet Jesus is greater.

1 Kings 5-8

“I tell you something greater than the temple is here.” Matthew 12:6, NIV

3/ Solomon built a physical temple, just as Jesus is building a spiritual temple.

1 Kings 5-8

As you come to Him, the living Stone—rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to Him—you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house… 1 Peter 2:4-5


1/ Elijah ascended into heaven, just as Jesus ascended into heaven.

2 Kings 2

After He said this, He was taken up before their very eyes. Acts 1:9, NIV

2/ Elisha received a mantle from the heavens, just as we receive the Holy Spirit from Heaven.

2 Kings 2:9

Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house. All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit enabled them. Acts 2:2-4, NIV

3/ Hezekiah was delivered on the third day, just as Jesus was delivered on the third day.

2 Kings 20:5-6

…He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures… 1 Corinthians 15:4, NIV

Typology: a person, office, place, institution, event, or thing in salvation history that anticipates, shares correspondences with, escalates toward, and resolves in Jesus
1/ Ezra led Israel out of physical captivity, just as Jesus leads us out of spiritual captivity.
Ezra came up from Babylon. Some of the Israelites…also came up to Jerusalem. Ezra 7:6-7, NIV
“The Spirit of the Lord is on Me, because He has anointed Me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent Me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recover of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” Luke 4:18-19, NIV
1/ Nehemiah called his people to rise up and build the walls, just as Jesus calls His people to rise up and build His kingdom.
Nehemiah 2:18
By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:10-11, NIV
2/ Nehemiah returned, just as Jesus will return.
Nehemiah 13:6-9
John 1 / Revelation 19
1/ Esther arrived at an appointed time, just as Jesus arrived and will arrive at an appointed time.
“And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14, NIV
But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son… Galatians 4:4, NIV
2/ Esther destroyed the plan of Haman, just as Jesus destroyed the work of Satan.
King Xerxes asked Queen Esther, “Who is he? Where is he—the man who has dared to do such a thing?” Esther said, “An adversary and enemy! This vile Haman!” Esther 7:1-6
The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. 1 John 3:8, NIV
3/ Mordecai was low and brought high, just as Jesus was low and brought high.
Now Haman had just entered the outer court of the palace to speak to the king about impaling Mordecai on the pole he had set up for him. Esther 6:4, NIV
“Go at once,” the king commanded Haman. “Get the robe and the horse and do just as you have suggested for Mordecai the Jew, who sits at the king’s gate. Do not neglect anything you have recommended.” Esther 6:10, NIV
…(Jesus) made Himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant… Philippians 2:7, NIV
Therefore God exalted Him to the highest place and gave Him the name that is above every name… Philippians 2:9-11, NIV
4/ The Jewish people were saved, just as we will be saved.
The king’s edict granted the Jews in every city the right to assemble and protect themselves; to destroy, kill and annihilate the armed men of any nationality or province who might attack them and their women and children, and to plunder the property of their enemies. For the Jews it was a time of happiness and joy, gladness and honor. In every province and in every city to which the edict of the king came, there was joy and gladness among the Jews, with feasting and celebrating. Esther 8:11; 16-17, NIV
They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.” Acts 16:31, NIV
1/ Job was upright and suffered innocently, just as Jesus was upright and suffered innocently.
In the land of Uz there lived a man whose name was Job. This man was blameless and upright; he feared God and shunned evil. Job 1:1, NIV
For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. 1 Peter 3:18, NIV
2/ Job suffered in the will of God, just as Jesus suffered in the will of God.
Then the Lord said to Satan, “Have you considered My servant Job? There is no one on earth like him; he is blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil." Job 1:8, NIV
Yet it was the Lord’s will to crush Him and cause Him to suffer… Isaiah 53:11, NIV
3/ Job suffered in every major area of life, just as Jesus suffered in every major area of life.
Job 1-2
John 7:5; 2 Corinthians 8:9; Matthew 27:3; Matthew 27:50
4/ Job was unrecognizable, just as Jesus was unrecognizable.
When they saw him from a distance, they could hardly recognize him. Job 2:12, NIV
…His appearance was so disfigured beyond that of any human being and His form marred beyond human likeness… Isaiah 52:14, NIV
3/ Job felt distanced from the Father, just as Jesus felt distanced from the Father.
“Why do You hide Your face and consider me Your enemy?” Job 13:24, NIV
About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”) Matthew 27:46, NIV
4/ Job had friends abandon him, just as Jesus had friends abandon him.
My relatives have failed me; and my friends have abandoned me. Job 19:14, NIV
Then everyone deserted Him and fled. Mark 14:50, NIV
5/ Job was falsely accused, just as Jesus was falsely accused.
“Is it because you’re so pious that He accuses you and brings judgment against you? No, it’s because of your wickedness! There’s no limit to your sins.” Job 22:4-5, NLT
Many testified falsely against Him, but their statements did not agree. Mark 14:56, NIV
6/ Job interceded, just as Jesus intercedes.
“My servant Job will pray for you, and I will accept his prayer and not deal with you according to your folly.” Job 42:8, NIV
…He always lives to intercede for them. Hebrews 7:25, NIV