Seven Figures of Christ and the Church

Seven Figures of Christ and the Church  Seven New Testament figures of Christ and the Church illustrate the intimacy of the relationship between Christ and believers in the Church Age. Each picture reinforces the truth that fellowship with Jesus Christ is the only thing that can satisfy our souls. Each [...]

The Mature Believer and Personal Accountability

An Examination of the Controversy Regarding Confession   Opposing Views    Two extreme views have entered into the arena of Christian ideas. These views have distracted some, divided others, and created much confusion among the rest of the flock. These views have to do with the issue of Christian conduct, specifically [...]

Tongues as a Spiritual Gift

Believers are deeply divided on the subject of tongues, and I have learned over the years that once they become devoted to the practice of tongues—as they understand it—there is little chance of changing minds. However, I will do my best to respond to a recent question about the subject. [...]

The Perspective of Grace

The Perspective of Grace(Rom 5:1-2; Luk 18:9-14; 1Co 15:10) Spiritual growth should do something to our self-image. It did something to Paul's. When he wrote to the Corinthians in about AD 59, Paul called himself "the least of the apostles" (1Co 15:9). Four years later, he had grown to the [...]

Prophecies of Jesus Christ in the Psalms

 Prophecies of Christ in the Psalms There are many fulfilled prophesies concerning Jesus Christ in the Psalms that are explained or amplified in the New Testament:   Psalm Prophecy Fulfillment 1 Psa 2:1-12 The coming King and Son of God Mat 3:17 2 Psa 8:2-6 He would be Ruler of all [...]


Discipleship The Countdown: The combined body of Christ has One all-encompassing spiritual objective. Mat.28:19 "Make disciple. In this are four elements Authority, v. 18. Invitation, v.19. Methodology, v.20. Promise, v.20b. Each believer has Two available sources of power for the journey. The word of God (external). The Spirit of God [...]

Blessing and Reward

Blessing and RewardFive Categories of Blessing in Time Spiritual blessing (Eph 1:3; Col 2:10) Promotion (1Sa 2:30) Blessing by association (Psa 23:5) Historical impact (Isa 53:12) Dying grace (Psa 116:15) Four Categories of Reward in Eternity Praise (1Co 4:5) Crowns (1Co 9:24-27) The crown of righteousness for faithfulness to the [...]

How to Redeem Time

How to Redeem TimeThe only day we can redeem is today (Isa 49:8; Mat 6:30-33; 2Co 6:2), and throughout Scripture we are continually exhorted to listen to God today (Exo 17; Psa 90,95,106; 1Co 1-10; Heb 3). Every morning God lays before each of us 24 hours, 1,440 minutes, and [...]

Dispensations Timeline

    I Gentile Age II Jewish Age III Church Age IV Millennial Age Time Adam to Abraham Abraham to Pentecost/ / Rapture to Second Advent Pentecost to Rapture 1,OOO years: Second Advent to White Throne Judgment Scriptures Genesis 1-11 Genesis 12-Gospels/ / Matthew 24-25, Revelation 6-19 Acts 2 - [...]

The Rapture

The RaptureThe English "rapture" comes from the Latin translation of a Greek word used only a handful of times in the New Testament. Harpazo means "to take by force, to snatch out of imminent danger." in the earliest Latin translations of the Bible, this word was rendered rapere; it is [...]

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