The Lord Jesus Christ – Part 2E.W. Bullinger
Foreshadows the Son of Man come to be “lifted up” (Num.21:9); the”
Rock that followed them (Num.20:11, 1Cor.10:4) the Manna that fed
them (Num.11:7-9, Duet.8:2,3. John 6:57,58); and the future Star
that should arise “out of Jacob”. (Num.24:17, Luke 1:78, 2 Peter 1:9,
Rev. 2:28, 22:16).
Reveals the coming Prophet “like unto Moses”, (Deut. 18:15,
Acts 7: 23-26; the Rock and Refuge of His people (Deut. 32:4, 33:27
Tells of “the Captain of the Lord’s host” (Josh. 5:13-15, Heb.2:10,
12:2) who shall triumph over all his foes; while Rahab’s scarlet
cord (Josh.2: 12-30) tells of His sufferings and precious blood
which will shelter and preserve His people in the coming day of
Tells of the Covenant Angel whose name is “Secret” i.e. ” Wonderful”
(Judges 13:18) compare Isa.9:6, where the word is the same.
Reveals the “sufferings” and rejection of David, who became
a “Saviour “and a “Captain “of his followers (I Sam. 22: 1,2
foreshadowing David’s Son and David’s Lord, “the Root and
the Offspring of David” (Rev. 22:16).
Sees the seed preserved which should in the fullness of time be
born into the world. His name is there, though concealed, but
His will and power is manifested in defeating all enemies in
spite of the unalterable law of the Medes and Persians.