The surreal story, in 1 Chronicles 21, of David seeing the angel of the LORD holding a drawn sword over Jerusalem really captured my imagination today. In a world threatened by men’s evil and weaponry, I decided this story might be worth mining for lessons.

Today I decided to both compare and contrast the last chapters of the Old and New Testaments. I had this hypothesis that the two sections (which both end significant portions of the Library of Scripture) would have common elements. Read on to find out if my hypothesis was correct…