Isaiah 58:1-14 The Acceptable Fast

The Acceptable Fast Is. 58:1-14 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In this chapter, the Lord told Isaiah to cry aloud like a trumpet, so all could hear him and none would mistake him, and show Israel their transgression and their sins [Is 58:1].  They acted like people who wanted to know the...

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Isaiah 56:1-12 My Salvation is Near

My Salvation is Near Is. 56:1-2 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO As the salvation of the Lord nears during the Tribulation, before the Second Coming of Jesus, several things are evident from this chapter. “My salvation” is the salvation of Israel prophesied in Is 46:13, 62:11; Rom 11:25-27.  When, as the Lord...

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Healed On the Sabbath, Jn 5:1-16

Healed on the Sabbath John 5: 1-16 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This passage shows the legalism that was in the Pharisees’ minds that would cause them to be legalistic about their own method of doing things.  When Jesus shows up and performs miracles, all they can think about is destroying him...

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Matthew 12:1-3 Guiltless on the Sabbath

Matt 12:1-13 Guiltless on the Sabbath CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The trouble here is that the Pharisees were trying to find a way to condemn Jesus. They were trying to catch him in a fault. The easiest way was to watch him on the sabbath and accuse him of breaking that...

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Genesis 2:1-3 Day of Rest

Genesis 2:1-3 Day of Rest CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO On the seventh day, God rested from his work. That’s not because he was worn out. Rather, he ceased his work of creation. There are two things that need to be pointed out about this day. First, it pictures the “day of...

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