Archive for June 2014

Lesson 381 People of Promise 24 Righteous

So often in church we lapse into “religious talk” without ever really understanding what our words actually mean. We need to very clearly understand the definitions of the words that we use, sometimes so loosely. If we don’t know exactly what words mean, then they really have no meaning to us at all. Righteous and [...]

Lesson 380 People of Promise 23 The Name

As a king or queen, our primary claim to authority is the Name of Jesus, as we rule our lives under the guidance of the Word of the King of kings. After Peter and John brought healing to the crippled man at the gate to the temple, they were dragged before the authorities and questioned [...]

Lesson 379 People of Promise 22 The Word part two

In the Old Testament, only three types of offices were anointed by God for His service: Priests, Prophets, and Kings. The Priests handled the sacrifices, the Prophets handled the Word, and the King guided the nation. In the New Testament, every believer is anointed to be a priest, a prophet, and a king in their [...]

Lesson 378 People of Promise 21 The Word

In English, we often use one word to designate two or more concepts that may or may not be related. “A bear ran through the woods, but I could not bear to shoot it,” is a good example. The English word, “word,” likewise has several meanings (1) it could mean an actual word, whether noun, [...]

Lesson 376 People of Promise 20 Ever-Cleansing Blood

After the first murder, God asked Cain where Abel was, and Cain noted with a now often quoted reply, ”Am I my brother’s keeper?”And [the Lord] said, What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood is crying to Me from the ground (Gen. 4:10). God did not say, “Your brother’s body is crying [...]

Lesson 376 People of Promise 19 Sitting

If you want to sit, sit where God has given you a place to sit. God—so rich is He in His mercy! Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us, Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made [...]