Is Advent in the Bible?


Is Advent in the Bible? In this Seven Minute Seminary video, Dr. John Oswalt explains how the Old Testament’s story about promise, tragedy, and hope all point to the highly anticipated Messiah, and which serves as a unifying thread from Genesis to Malachi.

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Dr. John Oswalt is Visiting Distinguished Professor of Old Testament at Asbury Theological Seminary. His expertise is in Old Testament studies, Hebrew language, and Hebrew religion. His writings have appeared in Bible encyclopedias, scholarly journals and popular religious periodicals, and is a leading scholar on the book of Isaiah. He is married to the former Karen Kennedy, and they have three children and two grandchildren.