This past Sunday I had the privilege of preaching at Christ’s Covenant Church. I continued our series in Exodus, which is entitled “From Slavery to Sonship.” You can find the audio of the message here.
In 1 Cor 10:1-4, Paul makes the shocking claim that the rock from which the Israelites drank in desert (Exod 17) was Christ:
(1 Cor 10:1-4; NAS1995)
On what basis does Paul make such an identification? Is this merely fanciful exegesis? Is there any theological basis for such an identification?