Great Abominations in Israel, Ezek 8:1-18

In Ezek 8:1-18, Ezekiel sees, in the visions of God, Israel’s great abominations in Jerusalem.  There are four great abominations that he sees when he gets there: the image of jealousy, idols portrayed on the wall, women weeping for Tammuz, and men worshipping the sun.  When Ezekiel sees them, he...

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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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Prophecies Concerning Israel, Part 3

In the last two Sunday school lessons, we looked at some prophecies concerning Israel that are commonly believed to have been already fulfilled.  These are prophecies that foretell the regathering of Israel, the restoration of the desert, the rebirth of the nation, and so forth.  All of these prophecies, that...

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After the Reviving, Ezra 9:9

Ezra 9:9 is in the middle of Ezra’s prayer to God after hearing that the people of Israel had not separated themselves from the people of the lands around them, like they had been commanded to do.  They had married strange wives, those who were not Jews.  And Ezra confessed...

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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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Temple of the Holy Ghost, 1 Cor 6:19

The Temple of the Holy Ghost 1 Cor. 6:19 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost  [1 Cor 6:19].  When you compare our body’s temple to the tabernacle in the wilderness we see that our temple typifies a life of: GOD – the tabernacle was...

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God’s Way of Building His Temple 1 Chr 28:11-21

God’s Way of Building His Temple 1 Chr.28:11-21 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In 1 Chr 28:11-21 we see God’s way of building his temple.  This passage is David’s communication to Solomon concerning building the temple in Jerusalem.  From this passage we learn three important things about how God builds his...

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Jerusalem, the Capital of Israel Zech 14:1-11

Jerusalem, the Capital of Israel Zech. 14:1-11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The announcement, on Dec 8, 2017, by President Donald Trump, that the United States will now recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel, will spark prophecy buffs to talk about this move as a fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy. ...

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