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Acts 25 – 26

Acts 25 Paul’s enemies try to have Paul sent to Jerusalem so that they could ambush and kill him on the way. Acts 25:1 Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem. 25:2 Then the high priest and the chief of the Jews informed him against […]

Acts 23 – 24

Acts 23 Paul addresses the Sanhedrin [a continuation of the Seventy Elders which God gave to help Moses]. Acts 23:1 And Paul, earnestly beholding the council, said, Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day. 23:2 And the high priest Ananias commanded them that stood by him to smite […]

Acts 21 – 22

Acts 21 Acts 21:1 And it came to pass, that after we were gotten from them, and had launched, we came with a straight course unto Coos, and the day following unto Rhodes, and from thence unto Patara: 21:2 And finding a ship sailing over unto Phenicia, we went aboard, and set forth. 21:3 Now […]

Acts 19 – 20

Acts 19 John Baptist’s disciples are introduced to the teachings of Jesus Christ by the preaching of Apollos.  The issue here is that the disciples of John were baptized in repentance to the Mosaic Covenant, but were not baptized into the New Covenant.  They had heard the message to repent of breaking the Mosaic Covenant […]

Acts 17 – 18

Acts 17 Paul preaches the Gospel of Salvation by Jesus Christ in Thessalonica.  The Gospel that was preached was about Salvation and the way into the Kingdom; not palliatives about how wonderful the Kingdom of God will be.  Acts 17:1 Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was […]

Acts 15 – 16

Acts 15 Certain Jewish believers came to Antioch demanding that Paul and Barnabas circumcise the repentant adult Gentiles as per the law concerning entry into the Mosaic Covenant.  Exodus 12:48    And when a stranger shall sojourn with thee, and will keep the passover to the Lord, let all his males be circumcised, and then let […]

Acts 13 – 14

Acts 13 Some of the apostles and leaders gathered at Antioch Acts 13:1Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch [a tetrarch was the ruler of […]

Acts 11-12

Acts 11 Some of the Jews in Jerusalem and Judea resisted and rebuked Peter for entering the house of a converted Gentile. Peter then explained the whole series of events to them Acts 11:1 And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God.  11:2 And […]

Acts 9 – 10

Acts 9 In the beginning Saul appears to be one of the chief organizers of persecution against the Ekklesia, seeking them out relentlessly.  This was because of his zeal for the traditions of his sect.  Saul was zealous for his sect, having been deceived into thinking that those traditions were the truth of God.   Many […]

Acts 7 – 8

Acts 7 The high priest asked for Stephen’s defense, and Stephen preached the gospel to his accusers in the face of a cruel death. Acts 7:1 Then said the high priest, Are these things so? Then Stephen responded by preaching the sound doctrine of the gospel with authority; which is NOT done in these relatively easy […]

Acts 5 – 6

Acts 5 Ananias, and Sapphira lie to the assembly and lie to God Acts 5:1 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession, 5:2 And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles’ feet. 5:3 But Peter […]

Acts 3 – 4

Acts 3 The True Gospel is Preached Mark 16:17   And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; 16:18 They shall take up [not be harmed by deadly creatures] serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they […]

Acts 2; Pentecost

Acts 2 Acts 2 now goes directly to the Feast of Pentecost in 31 A.D.  All of the disciples had been waiting from Christ’s ascension to heaven on the fortieth day after his resurrection, for ten so days; coming to the fiftieth day after Christ’s resurrection on Wave Offering Sunday; which is the Feast of Weeks called Pentecost. […]

Acts 1

Acts 1 Luke begins by referring to his former history of Christ now known as the Book of Luke and a short reminder of its contents. Luke and  Acts were written as historical letters to Theophilus a man of Greece [judging by the Greek name]. Theophilus must have shared these two letters with others and […]

Acts 27 – 28

Acts 27 Finally Paul takes ship to begin his journey to Rome as a prisoner. Acts 27:1 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners unto one named Julius, a centurion of Augustus’ band. 27:2 And entering into a ship of Adramyttium, we launched, meaning […]

Pentecost and Ruth

Special Pentecost Music: Praise the Word for the new day- Morning Has Broken  On this Feast Day in the very near future God will pour out his Holy Spirit on all flesh (Joel 2:28) then after Messiah the Christ builds the Ezekiel Temple all humanity will go up to worship the Father at the Ezekiel […]

Jeremiah 31 – 32

Jeremiah 31 The New Covenant; Hope of Deliverance! When Messiah the Christ comes he will enter Jerusalem from the mount of Olives to an even greater rejoicing then when he entered the city a few days before Passover in 31 A.D.!  When Messiah the Christ comes with God’s resurrected chosen, physical Israel/Judah and all humanity will […]

Jeremiah 16 – 17

Jeremiah 16 Jeremiah is told that he should not marry or have any children in Jerusalem because of the approaching siege by Babylon.  This is also good instruction for all those who find themselves in the tribulation. Remember it is the blind man followers who insist on exalting idols of men to obey men above […]

Jeremiah 10 – 11

Jeremiah 10 Even though this description of the pagan customs of what is now called Christmas is striking, this is also an admonition against all idolatry.   Please see our Christmas article here. Horoscopes and astrology are an abomination to God the Father and Jesus Christ.  I know that very many in today’s Spiritual Ekklesia, especially […]

Isaiah 58 – 59

Isaiah 58 The job of God’s faithful is to set a godly example and to teach others true godliness, beginning with the brethren teaching their own families and the elders teaching all of the brethren and the general public.   Isaiah 58:1 Cry aloud, spare not, lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and shew my […]

Isaiah 26 – 28

Isaiah 26 Judah and Jerusalem will repent and turn to God the Father and Messiah the Christ, rejoicing in Christ and his salvation and welcoming him as their Deliverer with shouts of Hosanna [Save us]. This time Israel and Judah will be truly sincerely repentant and they will embrace their Messiah with all their hearts […]

Isaiah 1 – 2

Today is the first Sabbath after the Wave Offering in 2020 Prophets and Prophesying:  An Introduction to Isaiah To prophesy is to communicate information by inspiration of God, to utter forth and declare a thing which can only be known by divine revelation;  to teach, refute, reprove, admonish and comfort others by God’s authority and […]