Jesus Sent a Sword, Matt 10:34

Jesus Sent a Sword In Matt 10:34, Jesus said that he didn’t come to send peace on earth. Jesus sent a sword, instead.  A sword is for cutting things, not mending them in peaceful reconciliation. The sharp two-edged sword of the word of God, in Heb 4:12, divides things asunder...

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The Mystery of the Rapture, 1 Cor 15:51

The Mystery of the Rapture 1 Cor. 15:51 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Mystery of the Rapture What is the mystery of the rapture (1 Cor 15:51)? It is the return of the Lord Jesus Christ to catch away his bride.  It is a mystery because it was unknown to God’s...

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The Mystery of Iniquity, 2 Thes 2:7

The Mystery of Iniquity 2 Thes. 2:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Mystery of Iniquity is the Antichrist The mystery of iniquity is the antichrist.  But why is he referred to in 2 Thes 2:7 as the “mystery” of iniquity.  There are several reasons why the antichrist is a mystery. The...

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The Mystery of Godliness, 1 Tim 3:16

The Mystery of Godliness 1 Tim 3:16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Mystery of Godliness is the Deity of Jesus Christ In the Bible, ministers of Christ are to be stewards of the mysteries of God (1 Cor. 4:1). There are seven mysteries of God.  The one we’re talking about today...

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Face to Face, 2 Jn 12

Ministering to People Face to Face In 2 Jn 12, John concluded his letter to the elect lady with these words, “Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our...

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The Good Fight of Faith, 1 Tim 6:12

Paul told Timothy to fight the good fight of faith.  Whether you know it or not, we are in a fight.  And our key opponent is the devil.  One of the problems in war is insufficient or inaccurate intelligence.  Thankfully, we have good intelligence.  Paul said of the devil, our...

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The Caldron, Ezek 11:1-12

Like Flesh in a Caldron In the first part of Ezekiel chapter 11, Ezekiel confronts the wicked princes who believe that they are safe in Jerusalem, like flesh in a caldron.   Ezekiel Brought to the East Gate In Ezek 11:1 the Sprit lifts Ezekiel up and brings him to...

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Jesus in the Four Gospels

Jesus in the Four Gospels CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The four gospels are four different, supplemental accounts of the life of Jesus Christ. In them, Jesus has four different capacities.  We are going to study these different presentations of Jesus in the four gospels and their significance to us. Matthew – Christ...

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We Hid Our Faces From Him, Is 53:3

We Hid Our Faces From Him Is 53:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO When you meet the Lord face to face, like the spectators at his crucifixion, you will hide your face. The Bible says in Is 53:3 that we hid our faces from him.  At some point in your life you...

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Giving to the Lord

Giving to the Lord (2 Corinthians 9:6-11) In this lesson we are going to look at the subject of Giving to the Lord. For many this is a difficult subject because there are many thoughts and opinions regarding giving to the Lord. We will begin by looking at the passage...

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