Private Interpretation, 2 Pet 1:20

Private Interpretation 2 Pet.1:20 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Private interpretation is the method of interpreting scripture to make it say what you want it to say.  Private interpretation derives from four primary sources: The first is unbelief.  You don’t believe what you’re reading so you make the scripture say what you...

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Believe the Truth, 2 Thes 2:13-17

Today, we are studying 2 Thes 2:13-17. This passage is in the context of the rest of the chapter, which we studied previously.  From that lesson, we saw that there is a falling away first before the revelation of the man of sin [2 Thes 2:3].  The church age ends...

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False Teachers Among You, 2 Pet 2:1-3

Wherever there is truth, there are going to be lies.  In the Old Testament, there were false prophets among the people, when there were holy men of God who spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost [2 Pet 1:21].  In the New Testament, Peter said, “there shall be...

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The Foundation of the World Job 38

The Foundation of the World Job 38 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are several references in the Bible to the foundation of the world.  By studying these references, we can learn as much about what God wants us to know concerning things he did before and that he has done since...

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Rejection by Israel, 12:37-43

Rejection by Israel John 12:37-43 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This passage contains two references in Isaiah concerning the rejection by Israel of Jesus Christ and God’s righteousness by the Jews [Is 53:1 and Is 6:10]. These references are not directed at individual Jews but rather to the entire nation of Israel. The...

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Foreknowledge of Jesus, Jn 6:64-71

Jesus’ Foreknowledge John 6:64-71 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Jesus has just finished his discourse on eating the flesh of the Son of man and drinking his blood. This caused a stir because some people thought this was literal.  This is not literal; it has to do with believing his words.  He...

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The Father Draws Them, Jn 6:43-47

The Fathers Draws Them John 6:43-47 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The part of this passage that seems to cause problems for people from time to time is the part that says “No man can come to me, except the Father which hath sent me draw him: and I will raise him...

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