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Ephesians 6

Ephesians 6:1 Children obey your parents in the Lord (Ex 20:12, Deu 516) for this is right. 6:2 Honour they father and mother which is the first commandment with promise. 6:3 That it may be well with thee and thou must live long on the earth. We have the promise that if we obey our […]

Ephesians 5

Ephesians 5:1 Be ye, therefore, followers of God as dear children. 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also hath loved us, and hath given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour. We are to follow God like young children follow their parents. God is our Father. Follow […]

Ephesians 4

Ephesians 4:1 I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord beseech you that you should walk worthy of the vocation [live a godly life] where with [to which] you are called 4:2 With all lowliness [humility] and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; 4:2 Endeavoring to keep the unity of the spirit and the […]

Ephesians 3

Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, 3:2 If ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: 3:3 How that by revelation he made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, 3:4 Whereby, […]

Ephesians 2

Ephesians 2:1 And you hath he quickened [given life], who were dead in trespasses and sin. We were dead, or as good as dead, because we were full of sin and the wages of sin is death. The ultimate result of sin is death. We were as good as dead facing ultimate death for our sins. […]

Ephesians 1

Ephesians 1:1 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus and to the faithful in Christ Jesus. 1:2 Grace be to you and peace from God, our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. 1:3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus […]

Jeremiah 2 – 3

Jeremiah 2 Jeremiah begins to prophesy against Jerusalem the capital of Judah. This prophecy is about the conditions in Judah at that time and why God will bring Nebuchadnezzar to destroy the city and temple and take most of the Jews to Babylon.  The prophecies of Jeremiah are very much to and about the Judah […]

Isaiah 51 – 53

Isaiah 51 If we desire righteousness we must look to the instructions and examples of the Holy Scriptures. Isaiah 51:1 Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged. 51:2 Look unto […]

The Bride Revealed

The members of the collective spiritual espoused bride of Christ are those people who are zealous to live by EVERY WORD of GOD; always teaching others to do likewise. Miracles and fulfilled predictions are not proof of godliness or of being a messenger from God. God’s messengers often foretell events and do perform miracles by […]

Legitimate Ministerial Authority

The Mosaic priesthood was to be the moral leaders of the physical nation, and today the ministry are to be the moral leaders of the brethren, the spiritual nation.  The very first responsibility of the ministry or priesthood is to set a proper godly example by living by every Word of God themselves.  Their second […]

Forgiveness and Reconciliation

The Lord our God is abundantly gracious and merciful. He pardons the sins of those who sincerely repent and come to him seeking a clean heart.  With God the Father and Jesus Christ there is always an opportunity for a new beginning for those who humble themselves, confess their sins to Him, and determine that they will […]

Repentance and Baptism

Repentance To repent means to be sincerely sorry, to deeply regret offending another, to regret the act so intensely that we will never do it again. Sin is the transgression of the law and the law commands us to honor our father and our mother.  Spiritually God is our Father in heaven and our mother […]

Belief and Faith

The Letter and the Spirit of the Law Beware of false teachers who claim that the “spirit” of the Word of God does away with the letter of the law of God!  There are those who claim that it is Pharisaic to be zealous for keeping the law of God in its physical letter, such […]

Discerning Good From Evil

In this confusing world, how are we to know who is a true servant of the Living God and who is not? The answer to this question is given to us in Matthew 7,  Deuteronomy 13 and Deuteronomy 18:20-22. While the term prophets is used, this instruction is equally applicable to anyone who claims to be […]

1 Chronicles 16 – 17

1 Chronicles 16 The Ark was brought to Jerusalem and placed in a tent while the Tabernacle remained in Gibeah 1 Chronicles 16:1 So they brought the ark of God, and set it in the midst of the tent that David had pitched for it: and they offered burnt sacrifices and peace offerings before God. […]

1 Chronicles 10 – 11

1 Chronicles 10 A history of David beginning with the death of Saul 1 Chronicles 10:1 Now the Philistines fought against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa. 10:2 And the Philistines followed hard after Saul, and after his sons; and the Philistines slew […]

Judges 17 – 18

Judges 17 How part of Dan migrated north to get a new city and new gods Micah of Ephraim stole eleven hundred shekels of silver from his mother; and later repented restoring it. Judges 17:1 And there was a man of mount Ephraim, whose name was Micah. 17:2 And he said unto his mother, The […]

Numbers 18 – 19

Numbers 18   [sdm_download id=”21214″ fancy=”1″ color=”purple”]   The Mosaic priesthood of Aaron interceded between Israel and God and covered the people’s repented sins against the Mosaic Covenant by sacrificing for them.  This is an instructional allegory that spiritually, Jesus Christ would bear the sins of sincerely repentant humanity against the spiritual New Covenant; offering […]

Leviticus 21 – 22

Leviticus 21 The early called out are not and will not be priests of God until after the resurrection.  We are all now called to BECOME priests of God at the resurrection and we are to be hearers and learners of godliness until every blemish of sin is overcome.  It is when Christ resurrects the […]

Leviticus 16

Leviticus 16 [sdm_download id=”21214″ fancy=”1″ color=”purple”]   Leviticus 16 is about the Day of Atonement and the explanations of these various types of uncleanness are leading up to the day of Atonement. This is not coincidence or accident.The Fast of Atonement post is contained in our Biblical Fall Festivals section and can be found at […]

Leviticus 14 – 15

Leviticus 14 The cleansing of lepers Hyssop and two clean birds, pigeons or turtle doves [as the sacrificial birds for the poor] are to be brought to the priest by the healed leper. Hyssop a plant associated with soap and therefore was considered a cleansing agent.  Scarlet is the colour of blood, representative of the […]

Leviticus 13

Leviticus 13 Introduction The leper was unclean and could not enter the tabernacle / temple or be touched by anyone until he / she was made clean.  Biblical leprosy is not the same as today’s disease called leprosy, but any disfiguring disease of the skin was lumped together under the general heading of leprosy. The […]

Leviticus 7 – 8

Leviticus 7 Leviticus 7:1 Likewise this is the law of the trespass offering: it is most holy. 7:2 In the place where they kill the burnt offering shall they kill the trespass offering: and the blood thereof shall he sprinkle round about upon the altar.  7:3 And he shall offer of it all the fat […]

Leviticus 3 – 4

Leviticus 3  The Peace Offering All offerings are to be without blemish because blemishes and imperfections are representative of the imperfection of sin.  These offerings are to be without any blemish because the sacrificial animals represent the absolute purity from sin and all uncleanness of Jesus Christ the Lamb of God. 1 Peter 1: 18 […]