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This article is titled, “The Gnostics”. One criticism that has been leveled at my sermons is this. They say: People are turned off from listening to my sermons because I dare...

The Lord Jesus said in Matthew 13:13-14: Matthew 13:13 Because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. Matthew 13:14 And in them is fulfilled the...

In the Matthew chapter 13 the Lord Jesus told the multitude the Parable of the Sower, but He did not explain the parable. Then at the end of the parable He...

If you ever have read through Judges 19, and 20, and 21, you know that these are not easy chapters to explain. But before we begin I should first tell you...

In our previous study of Judges 19-21 we have seen that Judges 19 shows great resemblance to Genesis 19. But since Genesis 19 is a series of pictures of end time...

The Purpose of Parables in Judges (Matthew 13:11, Judges 17:6, Judges 18:1, Judges 19:1, Judges 19:21, Judges 19:25, Leviticus 18:22, Leviticus 20:13) Let us first get an overview of parables in...

Well, if He does love all mankind, then we must certainly doubt the truth of the Bible, for nowhere in the Bible do we read that God loves all mankind. Instead...

Mark 10:38 But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I...

Isaiah 41:8 But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend. Who is God speaking to in this chapter? To begin with God...

Today we want to consider the scribes and Pharisees as actually representing the entire nation of Jews who believes their teachings, and are led by their religious rulers on a slippery...

The title of this article is “Feed My Sheep”. As you may know, in Luke 21 the Lord Jesus told Peter several times: “Feed My Sheep”. Of course Jesus did not...

In Matthew 8:5 we read the account of the Roman centurion who had a servant that was very sick. The centurion begged the Lord Jesus if He would please heal his...

In this article I would like us to take a closer look at a verse that has intrigued me for a long time. I am talking about Proverbs 30:17. And if...

When we turn our eyes to the Christian home, we must not fall in the trap of a man centered way of thinking, coming out of the pages of the Bible....

Psalm 119 is an amazing chapter in the Bible. It is the longest chapter in the Bible by far, containing 176 verses. People have speculated who the person was who wrote...

  A Study of 1 Peter 4:17 1 Peter 4:17 For the time (is come) that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us,...

In the Gospel according to Luke, chapter 4 the Lord Jesus preached in the synagogue at Nazareth, and then the Nazarenes wanted to kill Him by casting Him down a cliff....

In Luke chapter 4 the Lord Jesus was preaching in the synagogue of His hometown Nazareth. He began His sermon with a wonderful passage from Isaiah, which spoke about healing the...

The Lord Jesus grew up in Nazareth, which was a city in Galilee. When His time came to minister to His people, the Lord Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist...

Many of us were trained that when there is a Baptism, there is a Form we should read. Why were we not trained? When there is a Baptism, we go to...

Who was John the Baptist? (Luke 3:2-6, Isaiah 40:3-5) John the Baptist was the last of the Old Testament prophets. Today you might call John “a fire and brimstone preacher”. John...

In this study we will look at the story of David and Goliath. This is a very familiar story; everyone knows the outcome of this story. But the three reasons I...

This is the message of the bible: GOD, who is perfect, created man in His own image, but man (Adam) chose to rebel against God. Thus Adam’s sin infected all mankind....

Today I want to talk to you about: “Which God are we serving?” Do we bow down to the One and Only Almighty God who is described by the Bible alone,...

Do you know how long the children of Israel were wandering in the wilderness? The answer is 40 years. Did you know that 10 x 40 years is 400 years? It...

David’s Sin and His Attempt to Hide It David the king was a man after God’s own heart. But David also had a weak spot for women. One night David could...

Three Pictures (1 Peter 2:9-10) God shows us: Kings, Priests and Prophets. 1 Peter 2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that...

In the Acts of the Apostles, chapter 7, verses 15 and 16 God speaks about ONE land purchase, but in actuality there were two land purchases in view. Jacob and his...

In Revelation chapters 2 and 3 God has messages for seven Churches in Asia Minor. There were many more churches, but God picked out these seven as examples of what the...

We begin in Acts, chapter 1, verses 1-4. Here we read about a whole series of exciting events. Acts 2:1 And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they were...

Luke 7:36 And one of the Pharisees desired him that he would eat with him. And he went into the Pharisee’s house, and sat down to meat. Luke 7:37 And, behold,...

We begin in Isaiah chapter 5. God is telling us here a parable about a vineyard: Isaiah 5:1 Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a song of my beloved touching...

One of the absolute essentials concerning the death of Christ is the following question: Who Did the Lord Jesus Die For? (John 14:7, Amos 9:11-12, Acts 15:13-18, Acts 11:26) The Lord...

There were seven recorded utterances of the Lord Jesus just before He died. As you may already know, the number seven is the number that indicates “perfection”. But the number seven...

In this article we will consider the first parable in Luke Chapter 15. This is the Parable of the Lost Sheep. Even though the Lord Jesus is speaking about sheep, He...

Daughters of Jerusalem (Luke 23:26-33, Zechariah 9:9, Romans 2:28-29) Luke 23:26 And as they led him away, they laid hold upon one Simon, a Cyrenian, coming out of the country, and...

Let me introduce this article with a passage from Acts 16:30-31. In this chapter of Acts 16 the missionaries Paul and Silas were in Philippi, in Macedonia, where they were shamefully...

Is It God’s Will that All Men Be Saved? 1 Timothy 2:4 God our Savior, who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the...

In the beginning of Romans 9 the Apostle Paul vents his continual sorrow for his fellow countrymen who remain in unbelief. But then he concludes this lament by stating what the...

When we read the Old Testament we should ask: “How Readest Thou?” How do we read the Old Testament? We should always remember the words Jesus spoke to the two disciples...

We begin this article in Luke 5:30. This sets the stage for verses 36-39 which we will be looking at carefully. Luke 5:30 The scribes and Pharisees murmured against his disciples,...

When we search the Bible, we find 120 times that God speaks about High Places. If God mentions High Places that often, we have to conclude that these must be very...

A crucial verse In God’s word is verse 21, for there we are faced with the essence of the Substitution by the Lord Jesus Christ. What doctrines must we keep in...

As you may well know, there are many wicked people described in the Old Testament. How should we read and interpret these bad examples in the Old Testament? What does the...

Today I want you to think about a balance; an old fashioned balance: You know, two scales hanging from a beam that is pivoting at the middle. In our High Tech...

In 1st Kings chapter 6 we read how the temple in Jerusalem was built under the leadership of king Solomon. No, Solomon did not build it himself, but it was built...

As you know, there are many “Churches” that have already decided that the warning of Revelation 22:18-19 only applies to “The Book of Revelation”, and they have decided that God is...

In this article I would like us to take a close look at the second miracle of the prophet Elisha. The first miracle was that God parted the waters of the...

Every first day of the week we celebrate the resurrection of the Lord Jesus from the grave. By that act of the resurrection of Christ from the tomb, God demonstrated beyond...

What is the meaning of the word “Ecclesiastes”? It means, “The Preacher”. We find that in Ecclesiastes 1:1, “The words of the Preacher, the son of David, king in Jerusalem”. Therefore...