Archive for October, 2015

Wonders from the Word – The Tomb as Holy of Holies (John 20:1-12)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

There was a special inner chamber the High Priest entered once a year with his special robes which he lay down (Lev.16:23), and contained the Ark of the Covenant covered with the Mercy Seat surrounded on each end by Cherubim. There was a special inner chamber our High Priest entered once, where He lay aside […]

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Breaking the Pottery (Jeremiah 18:4)

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Breaking the Pottery No metaphor is perfect, even metaphors God uses. Their imperfection does not come from something wrong with the one making it though, but rather in how it is used once made. For example, “So I went down to the potter’s house, and there he was, working away at the wheel. But the […]

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1 John 1 – Jesus is the Finale

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Like music, the Bible has repeating patterns we must hear. Adam and Eve sin and are expelled from the Garden. King Saul sins and is expelled from his throne. Israel sins and is expelled from the land. And then comes the finale where the familiar theme is given a new twist: Jesus comes, doesn’t sin, […]

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Romans 5:8 – Tolerating the Left and Right

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Why is it impossible for unbelievers to understand how a Christian can be against a sin, and yet love the sinner? First and as always, we believers must look at ourselves. Do we say “love” but act in hate? Do we preach against sin, but refuse to associate with sinners? Second, despite all the talk […]

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Matthew 1:1 – Not the Son of Terah

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

There is a segment of people who love lists; who need lists. Preachers search to make lists to form “everyone’s” favorite type of sermon: A How To. Some search so hard they fail to see the list right in front of them. So if you like lists, Jude shows us how to build spiritual muscle […]

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Jude 1:22-23 – How To Build Spiritual Muscle

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

There is a segment of people who love lists; who need lists. Preachers search to make lists to form “everyone’s” favorite type of sermon: A How To. Some search so hard they fail to see the list right in front of them. So if you like lists, Jude shows us how to build spiritual muscle […]

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