The Teaching of Rebellion

Jeremiah did not enjoy preaching the message which God gave him to preach.  He loved the people, the priests (they were members of his own family), the princes, and the kings.  He loved the temple and what it represented.  Most of all Jeremiah loved God and His commandments. When Hananiah the prophet preached that God … Continue reading The Teaching of Rebellion

Study of Ephesians 2:1-7

Ephesians 2:1-7 PURPOSE: To understand who we were before salvation; our position with God, then and now, and His greatness of grace that made us who we are in Him. INTRODUCTION: In this lesson we are going to look at death. In particular there are three deaths that are the "wages of sin" (Romans 6:23). … Continue reading Study of Ephesians 2:1-7

Study of Ephesians 1:1-5

Riches of Christ Jesus Ephesians 1:1-5 Purpose of this study: 1. To discover the greatness of being in Christ; 2. To know the richness of His blessings; 3. To know and understand our purpose in Christ; 4. To better understand our calling. The book of Ephesians was written by Paul the apostle while he was … Continue reading Study of Ephesians 1:1-5

The Gospel Preached

"Some indeed preach Christ even from envy and strife, and some also from goodwill: The former preach Christ from selfish ambition, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my chains; but the latter out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the defense of the gospel. What then? Only that in every way, whether … Continue reading The Gospel Preached

In The Wisdom of God, The World through Wisdom Did Not Know God

"For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. For it is written: “I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, And bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.” Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? … Continue reading In The Wisdom of God, The World through Wisdom Did Not Know God

The Dangerous Truth of Preaching

"Now it came to pass, when Jeremiah had made an end of speaking all that the LORD had commanded him to speak unto all the people, that the priests and the prophets and all the people took him, saying, Thou shalt surely die." Jeremiah 26:8 (KJV) Jeremiah was not the only prophet of Judah or … Continue reading The Dangerous Truth of Preaching