I know the old testament can be difficult to understand, and I know that it can be hard to reconcile some of what we read with what we read in the new testament.
However, the old testament is as valid as Scripture as the new is (2 Timothy 3 v 16).
The old is full of references to Jesus, indeed it all points towards Jesus.
In Luke 24 we see Jesus appearing to two of the disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24 v 13 to 32).
Jesus spoke to them about Himself by explaining the Scriptures; the Word says by expounding Moses and the prophets (Luke 24 v 27).
This means that Jesus used the Scripture from the old testament (as we know it now) to explain about Himself.
And the disciples were excited about this, saying that their hearts did burn while He was expounding the Scriptures…
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