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This series by Gene relates the times we live to the christian life.

Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth-Part Three

Perilous Times Primer #27 Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth—Part Three In our last post we used the article, The Student, the Fish, and Agassiz, as an example of the law of critical observation. Anyone who has ever puzzled over a passage of Scripture can identify with the frustration expressed [...]

Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth-Part Two

  Perilous Times Primer #26 Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth—Part Two In my last post, I listed twelve principles or laws of biblical interpretation. One thing I should have added to the Law of Context (#9) is the importance of considering the historical/cultural context of a passage. The more [...]

Thanksgiving in Perilous Times

  Thanksgiving in Perilous Times “In the LORD I put my trust; how can you [the unbeliever] say to my soul, ‘Flee as a bird to your mountain’? For look! The wicked bend their bow, they make ready their arrow on the string, that they may shoot secretly at the [...]

Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth-Part One

Perilous Times Primer #24 Preparing for Persecution Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth—Part One This is being presented as part of our “Perilous Times Primer” series in the hope that it will aid each of you in your personal Bible study, resulting in a life of greater faith, obedience, and [...]

Are You Ready for Legalized Persecution?

Perilous Times Primer #23 Are You Ready for Legalized Persecution?  “When the wicked increase, transgression increases; but the righteous will see their fall.” Pro 29:16 NASB Governmental Corruption Complete In this last week, we have seen the stage finally set for both government tyranny and the persecution of Christians in [...]

What Difference Can One Person Make?

Perilous Times Primer #22 What Difference Can One Person Make? “If the foundations are destroyed, what can the righteous do?” Psa 11:3 The Question Today, I see many who are asking, in essence, this very question. There is no doubt that the foundations of our nation and our society are [...]

Open Doors for Overcomers

Perilous Times Primer #21 Open Doors for Overcomers “I know your works. See, I have set before you an open door, and no one can shut it; for you have a little strength, have kept My word, and have not denied My name.” Rev 3:8 A Brief Review  For those [...]

Delivered from What?

Perilous Times Primer #20 Delivered from What? “Because you have kept the message of My perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.” Rev 3:10 (bold words, my translation) Urgent Warning: Take [...]

The Hour is Upon Us!

Perilous Times Primer #19 The Hour Is Upon Us! “That very hour the word was fulfilled …” Dan 4:33 “… but the people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits. And those of the people who understand shall instruct many; yet for many days they [...]

Watchman, What of the Night?

Perilous Times Primer #18 Watchman, What of the Night? “Watchman, what of the night?” Isa 21:11 “But if the watchman sees the sword coming and does not blow the trumpet, and the people are not warned, and the sword comes and takes any person from among them, he is taken [...]