In his message Pastor John is going to talk about God’s Signature Moves (and how his ways, work, and truth as we find them in the bible can help us recognize his ways, work and truth in our lives).
“Philosophy professor Esther Meek writes about the process of how we come to know others better, “We attend to his or her ways, so that we can come to identify patterns—signature moves, I call them. What are distinctive, reliable, delightful ways that that person has of operating?”
Esther L. Meek, “Reading the Bible and Longing to Know,”
“When [Jesus] was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight. They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”
Luke 24:30-32, NIV
“We can often link the Old Testament message to some facet of the person of Christ: the Son of God, the Messiah, our Prophet, Priest, and King.”
Sidney Greidanus. Preaching Christ from the Old Testament:
A Contemporary Hermeneutical Method Could it be that, even as Jesus’ real time presence enabled his disciples to see the stories of the Old Testament with new eyes (to see him there), Jesus’ real time presence today (via the Holy Spirit) enables us to see the stories that fill our lives with new eyes (to see him there)?