David and Goliath is not about Jesus
This is a helpful article that explains the danger of “finding Christ in every text of Scripture,” when many texts, especially in the Old Testament, were never intended to be taken this way.
In essence, the Christocentric hermeneutic attempts to find Christ as the subject or topic of every text. It desires to show that every text relates directly to Christ. Which is why some say it is the only true Christian preaching. The problem ensues when the Christocentric hermeneutic applies that mindset to texts that don’t call for it. Some of the results should make you feel a little bit uncomfortable. For example, the Christocentric hermeneutic has argued the darkness that surrounded Abraham at the fo
Source: Should We Preach Christ from Every Text? – The Master’s Seminary
Scott Aniol is the founder and Executive Director of Religious Affections Ministries. He is Chair of the Worship Ministry Department at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he teaches courses in ministry, worship, hymnology, aesthetics, culture, and philosophy. He is the author of Worship in Song: A Biblical Approach to Music and Worship, Sound Worship: A Guide to Making Musical Choices in a Noisy World, and By the Waters of Babylon: Worship in a Post-Christian Culture, and speaks around the country in churches and conferences. He is an elder in his church in Fort Worth, TX where he resides with his wife and four children. Views posted here are his own and not necessarily those of his employer.