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The Rock: Book 1 Part 5As we continue our study with Peter, the rock, he may have started off as a man building his house upon sand; very impulsive, assertive, ambitious, and direct which often got him into trouble, causing an unstable foundation. But, in the epistle of I Peter, we see Peter transformed from
The Rock: Book 1 Part 4We left off last week in Chapter 3 with the question: “As Believers are we required to have a relationship with weak Christians?” This question came from the statement Peter made in I Peter 3:8 which said: “Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as
The Rock: Book 1 Part 3We left off last week discussing how the Apostle Peter informed Believers not only how to conduct themselves in the house of God, but also how they should desire the sincere milk of the Word as newborn babes. Then, he emphasized how as Believers we should submit to those in
The Rock: Book 1 Part 2In I Peter 2:1, the Apostle Peter instructed the Believers as to what needed to be laid aside or to get rid of in their lives to become mature Christians. They must rid themselves of all malice (i.e. the intention or desire to do evil; ill will); all guile (i.e.
The Rock: Book 1As we observe the first epistle of Peter, we learn that “persecution can cause either growth or bitterness in a Christian’s life.” But the way a person response to the persecution will determine their results. Peter at this time wrote to encourage the Jewish believers who were struggling in the midst
The Rock: Study Of 1 & 2 Peter: Peter Introduction Part 2As we pick up this week on the controversial Apostle Peter that was known for his boldness as well as his impulsive and tempestuous behavior, we find that Jesus yet took great interest in him. Many times, what others may see as our negatives, God will use as a positive
The Rock: Study Of 1 & 2 Peter: Peter Introduction Part 1After a time of prayer, I thought it would be advantageous for us to delve into a brief study on the books of Peter as we continue the Elect Lady’s Corner. First of all, who is the Apostle Peter and how relevant was he to the New Testament Church then
The Moses Era 34So here we are at conclusion of our study in “The Moses Era” according to the book of Exodus. We have completed a brief summary of the 40 chapters in the book of Exodus. The keyword in the book of Exodus is redemption. Redemption can be defined as: #1 “the
The Moses Era 33We left off last week in Chapter 39 asking the question: How did the children of Israel complete such a great and tedious task of building God a Tabernacle in the wilderness in just 5 months? There were at least 6 dynamics that contributed to their success. 1) God was
The Moses Era 32Chapter 37 starts with the building of the Ark of the Covenant. It is interesting that Moses took additional time to repeat the instructions that God had previously given to Israel. It seemed he would have said go back and review the instructions I have already given you from God.
The Moses Era 31We pick up here from Chapter 35 on the significance of the Sabbath Day! God reiterated to the Israelites time and time again about the importance of keeping the Sabbath day! But was that for then and not for now? Well, the 4th Commandment is still a part of the
The Moses Era 30Chapter 34 Moses returned to God to receive 2 new Tables of Stone. Moses was told to meet God early in the morning on Mt Sinai and he was to come alone; not even the flocks and herds could graze in front of the mountain. God also told Moses this
The Moses Era 29We left off last week towards the end of Chapter 32, where Moses was very angry with Aaron and Israel’s sin of idolatry. So, Moses asked the question: “Who is on the Lord’s side, come and stand with me!” So, all the Levites came and stood with Moses. Moses then
The Moses Era 28We left off last week wondering how Aaron handled a disobedient Israel that had turned from God to have an affair with another idol god. They demanded of Aaron saying: “Up” or hurry up and make us gods, plural to lead us.” However, we don’t read where Aaron or Hur
The Moses Era 27We are now in Chapter 31 which deals with the workers who would be used in building and furnishing the tabernacle. It is interesting that God required Israel, having lived their days in bondage to Egypt, trained basically in making brick and working with clay, to now work with gold
The Moses Era 26We left off last week in Chapter 29 discussing the requirements from God concerning Aaron and his son’s consecration as priests before God. However, we should also be mindful to live consecrated lives as we serve God according to I Peter 2:9: “But ye are a chosen generation, a royal
The Moses Era 25We pick up this week in Chapter 28 where God had instructed Moses how the ephod should be made. The ephod was the elaborate outer garment worn by the High priest while linen ephods were worn by the inferior priests. Samuel wore the linen ephod when he was a child
The Moses Era 24As we continue the pattern God gave Moses to build Him a tabernacle, God required Moses to make a double covering over the tabernacle; so, when it rained it would not damage the beauty of the curtains inside. The detailed descriptions of its making can be found in verses 7-14.
The Moses Era 23Well, we left off last week with God giving Moses instructions how to build Him a sanctuary, and the willing offering God wanted Israel to donate in the building of His sanctuary. The list for the willing offering included: gold, silver, bronze; blue, purple, and scarlet yarn and fine linen;
The Moses Era 22Chapter 24 Here, Moses recorded the second session of laws God gave Him to give to Israel. Again, Moses served as a mediator between God and Israel; and as God spoke the laws to Moses privately, he delivered them to Israel openly. So, Moses came down from the mount and shared