The Lord Stood By Him – Acts 23:6-11

"But when Paul perceived that the one part were Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, 'Men and brethren, I am a Pharisee, the son of a Pharisee: of the hope and resurrection of the dead I am called in question.' And when he had so said, there arose a dissension between … Continue reading The Lord Stood By Him – Acts 23:6-11

Romans 11:15-24 Broken Branches – Grafted In

Broken Branches – Grafted In Romans 11:15-24 Paul begins using the allegory of an olive tree. The breaking off of some of the branches represents reprobate national Israel. Note verse 20; they were broken off, because of their unbelief and the Church –Gentile believers–were grafted in. Unnaturally grafted in– “A wild olive tree” (v. 17) … Continue reading Romans 11:15-24 Broken Branches – Grafted In

Against Christ

There is something about the gospel of Christ that the worldly man, even some of the spiritual elite who hate it.  Some people want, desire people to follow them, their teachings, their philosophies, and when the true gospel of Christ Jesus is presented; the death, burial and resurrection of Christ they stand against it. One … Continue reading Against Christ