Search Results for – "Ecclesiastes"

Jeremiah 12 – 13

Jeremiah 12 Jeremiah asked why the wicked prosper and the righteous who seek to learn and keep the whole Word of God suffer.  This question is also addressed by David in the Psalms, by Solomon in Ecclesiastes and by Job. Jeremiah 12:1 Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me […]

God’s Calling

The Way to Peace and Eternal Life God created man with an awesome purpose.  God intends to grant humanity the gift of eternal life in peace and prosperity.  Therefore God first made mankind flesh so that man can learn through experience that he does not have the experience and wisdom to decide everything for himself. […]

1 Kings 1 – 2

1 Kings 1 First Kings begins with the death of David and the succession of Solomon. Solomon was, except for a period of sinfulness; a type of Jesus Christ, while Solomon’s kingdom was a type of the kingdom of God.  Solomon’s reign knew mostly peace; and he was also the wealthiest king and the wisest man […]

108: Branches and Booths

God commands that a fall Harvest Festival called the Feast of Ingathering or the Feast of Tabernacles is to be kept from the 15th day through the 21st day of the seventh biblical month with rejoicing over the main harvest in Israel.  Exodus 34:22 And thou shalt observe the feast of weeks, of the firstfruits of […]

Job 12 – 15

Job 12 Job Answers Job 12:1 And Job answered and said, 12:2 No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you. Job complains that the just [godly] are laughed at when they have trials. 12:3 But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who […]

Job 8 – 11

Job 8  Bildad Speaks and Job Answers Him Job is humble before God, for God himself declared Job to be perfect in Job 1. The book of Job is about the age old question of why God allows the righteous to suffer in this life. Job is accompanied by Ecclesiastes in the inquiry into this  questions of […]

Job 4 – 7

Job 4 Eliphaz the Temanite tries to answer Job. Job 4:1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said, 4:2 If we assay to commune with thee, wilt thou be grieved? [Will you listen to us?] but who can withhold himself from speaking? Eliphaz said that he [Job] has taught and helped many and now that […]

Job 1 – 3

Introduction The theme of the book of Job is the majesty and wisdom of God, and the folly of human pride and self-justification against God. The Book of Job is close to Ecclesiastes in its format of reasoning about the higher questions of life. Why does a loving God allow suffering? Why does God allow […]

Psalms 119:1 – 48

Psalm 119 Introduction King James Version (KJV) The Law of Moses Many teach that we must keep the commandments, and by that they mean the Ten Commandments only. Many make a huge error by holding a distinction between the Law which God gave to Moses and the New Covenant, which they claim requires the Ten Commandments […]

Psalms 72 – 74

Psalm 72 Psalm 72:1 Give [teach] the king thy judgments [God’s Word], O God, and thy righteousness [God’s Word] unto the king’s son. In the Kingdom of God Messiah will rule the whole earth and the resurrected David will rule all Israel while the resurrected saints will rule all nations in the righteousness of every […]

Psalms 42 – 45

Psalm 42 If we hunger and thirst after every Word of God like a person dying of thirst or famine, then we will surely learn and internalize the Word of God to live by it and we shall be filled; becoming like God in our thoughts and deeds through thinking and living like God thinks […]

Psalms 38 – 41

Psalm 38 God will correct all those he loves when they go astray, so that by afflicting the flesh the spirit may be saved Psalm 38:1 O lord, rebuke me not in thy wrath: neither chasten me in thy hot displeasure. 38:2 For thine arrows stick fast in me, and thy hand presseth me sore. 38:3 There is no soundness […]

Luke 11 – 12

Luke 11 Christ teaches us how to pray Jesus teaches people to pray short meaningful prayers, NOT lengthy prayers to impress others, and NOT empty “putting in time to fill up an hour or more” prayers. The prayers of men recorded in the Bible are almost all very short and very effective. The effectiveness of […]

Matthew 22

Matthew 22 Jesus begins to teach his disciples about the coming Kingdom in parables. Matthew 22:1 And Jesus answered and spake unto them again by parables, and said, 22:2 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king [God the Father], which made a marriage for his son [Jesus Christ], Many are called and most […]

Babylon the Great

An examination of the history of Babylon the Great from its inception with Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon through Rome and the latter day revival of the Holy Roman Empire system.  The book of Daniel is primarily about the Babylonian Empire system, recording certain ancient events as lessons for us today; and giving a series of prophecies  […]

Healing

Man was made physical so that he could learn the spiritual principles regulating how to get along with others and live for eternity as a spirit. The life cycle of humanity begins with conception and progresses through the development of pregnancy until the person is ready to be physically born; this is a lesson that […]

Deuteronomy 1 – 6

The Fifth Book of Moses is: A WARNING to Judah and to ALL Israel; that the gift of the physical and ultimately the spiritual Promised Land and remaining in that Promised Land. was and is; entirely and totally CONDITIONAL on obedience to every Word of Almighty God! Because today’s Judah does not obey the commandments of God, they […]

Ezekiel 19 – 20

Ezekiel 19 A lamentation for physical and spiritual Israel Physical Israel [Jacob] was born to Isaac and Rebecca and he became a prince among the Canaanite nations.  Then all Israel [the extended family of Jacob] went down into Egypt by reason of great famine and after a time they were  called up out of Egypt […]