The Temple of God, 1 Ki 5:7

The Temple of God 1 Ki 5:7 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The Lord devotes much attention to the building of Solomon’s temple.  We can learn some interesting things by studying the temple of God. The temple – the temple is not the temple just because it was built to be a...

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Jesus Has The Preeminence, Col 1:15-20

In this lesson, we are studying Col 1:15-20, in which we see that Jesus has the preeminence.  Col 1:18 says, “that in all things he might have the preeminence.”  Jesus’ preeminence is evident in that: He is the image of the invisible God – Col 1:15 – God is a...

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NIV Major Changes, Eph 4-6

NIV Major Changes, Eph. 4-6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO We believe that the King James Bible is the word of God.  The NIV has major changes in it that are not just intended to make it “easier to read and understand.”  These changes have major doctrinal implications.  This study reviews...

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Keeping the Body Together, Col 3:12-17

Our text is Col 3:12-17.  In Col 3:15, we read, “ye are called in one body.”  The Lord Jesus Christ has called us together into one body.  We are in him and therefore we are connected together.   However, there are many forces working against keeping the body together.  The...

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He Gave Gifts Unto Men, Eph 4:8-12

Our text is Eph 4:8-12, dealing with the gifts the Lord has given to men.  In this passage, Paul wrote about 5 gifts given to the church by the Lord Jesus Christ. When Jesus gave the gifts – Eph 4:8.  Paul started this verse with the phrase “Wherefore” (for which...

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Keep the Unity of the Spirit, Eph 4:1-7

In Eph 4:1-7, Paul continues writing about the body of Christ.  In this passage, he emphasizes the need to keep the unity of the Spirit.  If we are going to keep the unity of the Spirit, we must: Walk worthy of our calling – Eph 4:1.  Paul wrote, “that ye...

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The Mystery Was Made Known, Eph 3:1-12

In Eph 3:1-12, Paul writes about how he came to know and how others now know the mystery, “that the Gentiles should be fellowheirs, and of the same body,” with Jews [Eph 3:6].  If you will remember the prior lesson, Paul disclosed to the Gentiles how they had become “fellowcitizens...

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Is Israel the Church? Rom 2:28-29

Is Israel the Church? Rom. 2:28-29 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Is Israel the Church?  No.  Have you ever had anyone teach you or tell you that Israel is the Church?  The idea is that God began dealing with the Jews in Israel in the Old Testament, and continued dealing with them...

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Three Spiritual Connections, 1 Cor 6:17

When you are saved, you are joined in a couple of spiritual connections.  And when you are saved and married, you have a third spiritual union.  These spiritual connections must be understood and safeguarded.   You are spiritually connected to Jesus – 1 Cor 6:17, He that is joined to...

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