11/20/13

 

With All Your Heart

God says to love Him with all our hearts. We need to know what the
Word means by heart.

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11/11/13

 

The Breath of Life

Life, what a great gift from our Father in Heaven! Every time we take a breath, our life goes on. What is it about breath?

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11/6/13

 

How to Love God

Jesus tells us to love God above all else. How do we do that?

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10/24/13

 

The Temple of the Holy Spirit

God's Word emphasizes the importance of the Holy Temple. What is this temple and how is it important?

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10/17/13

 

The Holy Temple

God's Word emphasizes the importance of the Holy Temple. What is this temple and how is it important?

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10/16/13

 

God's Temple

God created people in His Image in mind and language. He planned a great future for those who behaved as ones formed in His Image. Let us observe the greatness He brought about.

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10/9/13

 

The Priest

God made Jesus the High Priest. His words and works set him apart from the past priests and opens up a better way. Let us see how he exemplifies the priesthood.

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10/2/13

 

The Love of God

We are told to love God.

Deut. 6:5 "You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. What is that love and how do we show it?

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9/24/13

 

Messiahship

God is Our Savior in all respects. In order to meet all His requirements of blood, He needed a sinless human being to die for all the sins of mankind. What do we need to understand about the Messiah from God?

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9/17/13

 

The Scepter

The Bible talks about the scepter, the sign or symbol, of the one who holds it. Let us follow the impact of the ones or one who has it.

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9/11/13

 

The Prophecies

From beginning to end, the Word of God presents a picture the world of old with the world today and tomorrow. We need to understand the whole, not bits and pieces. Let us go back to those thrilling days of yesteryear.

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9/4/13

 

Communicationg the Word

"In the beginning was the Word" (lego, to say). In the beginning God created...God said...

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8/29/13

 

Answers to Prayer

Having wisdom brings answers to prayers. How does that happen?

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8/15/13

What Is Wisdom?

James 3:13 ¶ Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility.

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8/14/13

 

Fear of the Lord

People of old feared God. Let us examine this. Let us show that we fear Our Father in Heaven.

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8/8/13

 

Solomon's Heir

Solomon had an heir, someone, perhaps, of his lineage. Who is this heir and how wise was he?

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7/30/13

 

Faith and Works

Faith or Works -- Faith and Works
Which?

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7/24/13

 

The Word Controls Us

How we understand what a word means determines how it controls what we think.

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7/17/13

Increase the Blessing

God gives us a way to increase our blessings. How?

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7/10/13

Pursue Peace

Many say that we can get peace by destroying the enemy on the battlefields or giving into the enemy by becoming like them. Neither is the way to go.

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7/3/13

The Law of Reversed Effect

1Pet. 3:9 Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult, but with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.

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6/26/13

The Works of Jesus

We know how faith comes, by hearing and doing the word. How does faith endure and grow?

6/23/13


From Death to Life

We always think of life to death, never death to life, but this is the Way -- death to life. How does this happen?

 

6/15/2013

Jesus' Qualifications to Rule

Jesus told his disciples about his receiving all authority soon after his resurrection. He first had to die; so how does his dying for mankind's sins give Jesus the qualifications for receiving all authority from God

6/8/2013

Authority

God gave Jesus all authority. How did he get it and use it?

6/1/2013

The Messiah

1John 5:1 Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.

May 25, 2013

Believe Jesus Is the Christ

God's Word says we are born of God. How does this happen?

May 18, 2013

Increasing the Harvest

Jesus tells us to bear much fruit. How do we do that?
The soil must contain many nutrients: phosphates and fertilizer, the best is from animal and vegetable waste; we can see the wastes in the world and learn from their mistakes; we also take in other nutrients from God’s Word; the soil, us, must be well watered because water brings strength and life, living water.

May 11, 2013

Born of God

God's Word says we are born of God. How does this happen?

May 4, 2013

The War of the Words

The radio station began its weekly story and insisted it was entirely fiction; do not believe any word. The story, The War of the Worlds, began: interrupt with breaking news, aliens invaded the Earth with its first landing in New Jersey or someplace nearby. Panic hit the country because it seemed so real, with reporters (actors) and real places. So it was with the devil.

April 30, 2013

The First Fruits of the Spirit

How the Spirit impacts our lives.

April 23, 2013 First Fruits II
God calls us the first fruits. Let us examine what He means.
April 16, 2013 Chosen
Chose us from the beginning. What does that involve?
April 7, 2013 From Death to Life
We always think of life to death, never death to life, but this is the Way – death to life. How does this happen?
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March 30, 2013

Quieting the Noise
Noah, Abram, Moses, prophets, Jesus, apostles and we hear God’s Word. How come?

March 23, 2013 Noise
As I have mentioned a few times before, communication has its several subdivisions. Briefly, the mind tells the lungs to breath out, it sets the vocal folds, tongue, and lips to form sounds of words.
March 16, 2013 War and Peace
We are at war in our minds between the past and the present, the old and the new, the world and the kingdom. How do reconcile this predicament.
March 9, 2013 The Sacrifice of Thanksgiving
The New Covenant has replace the Old in all areas. Let us see how the old sacrifice of thanksgiving has be upgraded.
March 2, 2013 The Power behind the Word
We have often talked about the power of the Word. Let us dig deeper into that power.
February 23, 2013 The Perfect Gift
God offers us many gifts. How do we receive the right gift?
February 16, 2013 The Desires of the Heart
We have been talking about doubt. What causes a person to be ambivalent to doubt?
February 9, 2013 Why We Doubt
Jesus, James and and others decry doubting as an impediment to faith. What did they mean by doubting and how do we overcome it?
February 2, 2013 How We Are Rescued from Temptations
We need to know our weaknesses, which are revealed, often times by how we are tempted. Let us see how we rescued from t empations.
January 26, 2013 Why Do We Have Temptations?
From Adam and Eve onward, people have been tempted and most have yielded to them. Let us examine the scope of temptation.
January 19, 2013 By Our Works
How do we know Noah, Abraham, Moses and others had faith? Seems like a simple question. Let us see.
January 12, 2013 The Breath of Understanding
Job 32:8 “But it is a spirit in man,
         And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.
January 5, 2013 Love Overcomes Fear
1John 4:18
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.
December 29, 2012 Do It for Yourself
Love neighbor as your self. How can you love neighbor as yourself if you will not live up to your potential.
December 22, 2012 God Is Light, Part 2
We know John says that God is light. His being light has a great impact on us. How?
December 15, 2012 Mind the Goal
As life goes on with all its habits, problems and the like, how do we keep the great goal in mind?
December 8, 2012 One Word
In the beginning God said. In the beginning was the Word-Language. Let us look more deeply into the Word–Language.
December 1, 2012 All Is Spirit
The Bible talks a lot about the Spirit of God. Let us delve deeper into the Spirit and how does it relate to us?
November 24, 2012 Mind the Spirit
The whole world changes when a person is filled with the Spirit of God. Let us see how we mind the Spirit.
November 17, 2012 Receive a Crown
A crown from Our Father awaits us. Let us see how we obtain this great gift.
November 10, 2012 The Heir
Just because his or her parents were rich; big deal they did not earn it or really deserve it. Look at Louie XIV’s son and grandson or David’s. But adopted children are in a different situation. How?
November 3, 2012 He Foreknew
Our Father tells us He knew us from the beginning. Why is knowing that so important?
October 27, 2012 In the Image
In the world today, it is hard to keep the knowledge of who we really are in the forefront of our mind. Let us keep these things in mind. Here is how.
October 20, 2012

Hope in the Future
Most people live for good feelings, goal orientation, logic and intuitive thinking; God wants us to live in the future. How?

October 13, 2012 Abba Father
Everything God said and did brought about His great plan for us. What did He do for us?
October 8, 2012 Made a Kingdom
October 6, 2012 Love Casts out Fear
Fear often dominates our lives, all the things that frighten us. God gives us the way out of the caves of horror.
October 1, 2012 Circumcision of the Heart
Deut. 30:6 ¶ “Moreover the LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, so that you may live.
September 29, 2012 Led by the Spirit
Paul says we are not under the law. How and why are we not?
Gal. 5:18 But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the Law.
September 22, 2012 Law and Flesh vs. Faith and Spirit 
Gal. 3:18 For if the inheritance is based on law, it is no longer based on a promise; but God has granted it to Abraham by means of a promise.
September 15, 2012 Believe the Promise
Noah built an ark in the middle of nowhere and no where near the sea. Abraham trusted God that he would have a child even though Sarah was too old. We need to believe God’s promises as well.
September 8, 2012 Where Do Our Blessings Originate?
God gives us every blesssing and He elucidates them. He also tells where these blessings come from. Where?
September 1, 2012 Living as One Adopted by God
Receiving adoption is not an instantaneous change of character. Often the adopted does not realize the enormous change in his or her life and does not realize the nature of the new relationship. The adopted has to learn to trust the new Father, not that Father could ever be anything true to His Word, in word and deed.
August 25, 2012 Self-Control
Knowing the Word of God is just the beginning. Doing the Word comes next, but the world and habits often make doing the Word a problem. We need to learn to do the Word in spite of huge obstacles.
August 18, 2012 Being Adopted by God
Our Father calls us His Sons and Daughters. How did this happen?
August 11, 2012 The Spirit of Gentleness
Another great gift from God is gentleness. It is a great attribute worth using in our way of life.
August 4, 2012 What is the Fruit of the Spirit?
We have been looking at the fruit of the Spirit. Let us examine more closely how to make the fruit come to fruition.
July 28, 2012 The Spirit of Goodness
Every thing is Language God said… His Word is good. His Language created the World.
July 21, 2012 The Spirit of Kindness
When we get something new, we often have to learn how to use it: a car, an iPad or the greatest gift the Spirit. Another aspect of the Spirit which we need to know how to use well is kindness.
July 14, 2012 The Spirit of Patience
God gives us crucial spiritual gifts, which can shake the universe. Among these is patience. Why is patience so important?
July 7, 2012 Faithfulness
God gives us the ruach, His mind and character. We learn how to be faithful  to Our God who brought us forgiveness.
June 30, 2012 How Do We Forgive
We pray that Our Father will forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. How do we forgive them?
June 23, 2012 How Do We Pursue Peace
We are commanded to pursue peace with everyone. How can we do that?
June 16, 2012 How Do We Represent the Family Name?
We are the Children of God. How do we represent the Family Name?
June 9, 2012 Use God's Gifts
God’s gives great gifts to His children. What actions attest to their belonging to the Family of Our Father?
June 2, 2012 Charisma
They were singing, dancing and praising the Lord. The Spirit can down on them and they spoke in tongues and more. They received divine charisma. What is this divine charisma God gives us?
May 26, 2012 We Are Bought with a Price
We know that we are bought and brought into the Our Father’s Family, with a price. How must we respond to this gift?
May 19, 2012 The Cost of Forgiveness
God gives great gifts, perfect, eternal and life giving. The greater the gift is, the greater the cost, not to the receiver, of course. Let us did deeper into the gift of forgiveness.
May 12, 2012 God's Gift of Forgivenes
Our Father gives His Sons and Daughters great gifts, which cannot be earned. What is one of them?
May 5, 2012 Our Father Forgives
God freely gave us the gift of forgiveness. However, only those who were and are His Children can receive the gift by accepting the Word, being baptized and receiving the Spirit, the mind, breath of the new life and wind of God. What does that do to a person? They become a new creation, Sons and Daughters of God.
April 28, 2012 Our Father Saves
From the beginning God’s children rejected Him and departed to their chosen stepfather, who did not create them. Our Father determined to bring those made in His image back to Him. How?
April 21, 2012

God Enlightens Our Hearts

The hidden person of the heart enlightens our ways. How?

April 14, 2012 Speaking with God
Communication is a two way street: speaking, hearing, responding. How do we communicate with God?
Speaking with God (communication)
April 7, 2012 The Bread of Affliction
Deut. 16:3 “You shall not eat leavened bread with it; seven days you shall eat with it unleavened bread, the bread of affliction (for you came out of the land of Egypt in haste), so that you may remember all the days of your life the day when you came out of the land of Egypt.
March 31, 2012 Speak with God
God created the brain or mind to have language, al kinds of language: verbal and written, musical with its scale, mathematical with its formulae and universal body languages (facial expressions, stance, hand gestures, walking, sitting, movements of appendages) as some say supersedes verbal language is learned.
March 24, 2012 New Self
Eph. 4:24 and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.
March 17, 2012 Result of the Word Within
We talked about the power of the word within. This word is so powerful that it cannot be contained within. What is the result of the word within?
March 10, 2012 God's Word Within
God talks about the power at work within. What is this power, where does it come from, how does it affect us?
March 3, 2012 Call on the Name of God
The Bible says to call on the name of God.
February 25, 2012 Light of God
In spite of the day, the world walks in darkness. Yet, God created light by His Word. How does His light lead us from the world’s darkness?
February 18, 2012 Becoming Holy
Lev. 11:45 ‘For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.’”
How do we become holy?
February 11, 2012 Song of Moses
Lev. 11:45 ‘For I am the LORD who brought you up from the land of Egypt to be your God; thus you shall be holy, for I am holy.’”
How do we become holy?
February 4, 2012 Keeping God First
God tells us to keep Him in the forefront of our lives. And, God tells us how. Let us look into the how.
January 28, 2012 God's Light in Our Lives
God is Light, as we know. Let us further examine His Light in our lives.
Januaary 21, 2012 The First Fruits
James 1:18 In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.
How did God bring us forth to be the first fruits?
January 14, 2012 The Creation of Life
In the beginning God created the heavens and earth. Why?
January 7, 2012 Conquer Adversity
Throughout history and our lives, problems can overwhelm. How do we conquer them?
December 31, 2011 Use God's Light
God’s light has the power to bring life who have that light within. To others God’s light has the power to destroy their darkened ways. How do we utilize God’s light?
December 24, 2011 The Power of the Gospel
Why is the gospel is proclaimed? What happens after it is proclaimed?
December 17, 2011 Proclaim the Gospel
The Gospel must be spread, actually, throughout the world. Why? We can have our part in doing so. How can we proclaim the Gospel?
December 10, 2011 Speak Aloud the Hidden Wisdom
There is a hidden wisdom that must be spoke aloud to all. There is a hidden wisdom that must be revealed and spoke aloud to all. What is that hidden wisdom?
December 3, 2011 Spirit at Word Within
Everything is communication, language...DNA, heliotropism, body language, seven notes of music and speech. All from God.
November 26, 2011 God's Breath Within
Phil. 3:14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
November 19, 2011 Gods' Light in Our Lives
God is Light, as we know. Let us further examine His Light in our lives.
November 12, 2011 Store Up Treasures
People like to save in various ways: money in the bank, precious goods like jewelry or paintings, stocks, bonds and property.
November 5, 2011 Be Wise
God blessed His leaders like Abraham, for example, and His people with position, land and wealth. Obviously doing well is something God gives to the faithful. So there is nothing wrong with working for wealth, six days shall you labor, in its proper perspective. We must seek first the Kingdom of God. How do we do that?
October 29, 2011 Forever Dependable
The material world constantly changes from weather to material goods and our physical bodies. Even without wisdom, people should not count on it. But we can count on something else that is forever dependable.
October 22, 2011 Great Temptation
God gave those made in His Image great promises beginning with life and ending with eternal life. He gave the means to obtain these goals. Most often people want to gain the best for themselves at any way or any cost, taking the easy way.
October 15, 2011 Temple Temptation
Just quoting the Bible does not work. Why is that?
Psa. 11:4 The LORD is in His holy temple; the LORD’S throne is in heaven;
October 8, 2011 Every Word
Matt. 4:4 But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.’”
October 1, 2011 Ruled by God
Psa. 148:5 Let them praise the name of the LORD,
For He commanded and they were created.
September 24, 2011 Thus Saith the Lord
Many verses refer to what God says, thus saith the Lord. What impact do the verses have on us?
September 17, 2011 Words of the Lord
We often talk how important and powerful is the Word of the Lord, God said thus and so. What makes His Word so vital and indispensable?
September 10, 2011 The Creation Belongs to the Creator
Reshith Bara
As said last week when someone makes something, who does it belong to?
Gen. 1:31 God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good. And there was evening and there was morning, the sixth day.
September 3, 2011 Kingdom of God
Jesus says to seek the Kingdom of God first. What is the Kingdom?
Gen. 1:1 ¶ In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
August 27, 2011 Getting the Point
Deut. 5:13 ‘Six days you shall labor and do all your work, Yet, God tells us that working hard is not necessarily good. How can working hard be wrong?
August 20, 2011 Missing the Point
The entire creation and even the Commandments can be a source of temptation. How can all these good things tempt us from doing right?
August 13, 2011 Seek First
God gives us everything we need for life: food, clothing, shelter and transportation. He tells us to work hard six days for the necessities of life. However, be careful, He says. What can be wrong with seeking these things?
August 6, 2011 Full Armor
What is the enemy that we would need the “full armor?”
July 30, 2011 Wait for the Lord
God tells us to wait for Him. Why and how do we do that?
July 23, 2011 The Power of the Word
God is the Almighty God. He has all power. What is this power and how does God wield it?
July 16, 2011 Strengthened with All Power
Col. 1:11 strengthened with all power, according to His glorious might, for the attaining of all steadfastness and patience;
How do we become strengthened with all power?
July 9, 2011 Carpe Diem
Carpe Diem, Seize the Day
Just because our salvation comes from God and cannot be earned, we still have things to do since we are part of God's family – live up to our heritage. What do we have to do?
July 2, 2011 Walking the Walk
1Pet. 2:9 ¶ But you are A CHOSEN RACE, A royal PRIESTHOOD, A HOLY NATION, A PEOPLE FOR God's OWN POSSESSION, so that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
June 25, 2011 Predestined
Throughout history and today, certain people found favor with the Lord. How did this happen?

2Th. 2:14 It was for this He called you through our gospel, that you may gain the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.

June 18, 2011 Why Chosen
With all the subtile and graphic pagan influences throughout the ages and the world from Eve until today…
June 11, 2011 Who receives the Calling?
Many are called, but few are chosen. Why?
Rom. 11:7 ¶ What then? What Israel is seeking, it has not obtained, but those who were chosen obtained it, and the rest were hardened. Or stubborn.
June 4, 2011

Who are God's Elect?
Definition of elect, Thayer's:
"Picked out, chosen... chosen by God... to obtain salvation through Christ...said of pious Israelites…

May 28, 2011 God Gives Us All Things
Rom. 8:32 He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, will he not also give us all things with him?
Why did God give us all things?
May 21, 2011

If God Is for Us
Rom. 8:31 ¶ What then shall we say to this? If God is for us, who is against us?
The verse prompts some questions. Who is God for? What does His being for us do for us?

May 14, 2011 How We Imitate Jesus
We have the mind of Christ. How do we get it and what do we get from it?
1Cor. 6:14 Now God has not only raised the Lord, but will also raise us up through His power.
May 7, 2011 Carrying about in the Body of the Dying Jesus
2Cor. 4:10 always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.
How do we carry "about the body of the dying Jesus" and why do we have to?
April 30, 2011 Receive the Spirit
God enjoins people to enter the Kingdom of God made available to those who would believe. When the trumpets sound and the governments of Earth become the Government of God, who will be its citizens?
John 3:27 John answered and said, "A man can receive nothing unless it has been given him from heaven.
What does God give?
April 23, 2011 Days of Unleavened Bread
When we keep Passover, we are acknowledging the One Being, the Creator and our Father. God added to the Passover to represent believers passing over from the world of evil to the Kingdom of God, a big difference.
How does our keeping the upgraded Passover and Days of Unleavened Bread in 2011 prepare us for the Kingdom of God?
April 16, 2011 Be Prepared to Give an Answer
After we died to our old selves in baptism, after we live a life, like Jesus Christ, because our sins are forgiven and after we become like the sinless Jesus Christ doing good as well.
When people act like Jesus, they give example and point others to repentance, to God and salvation. What else must they do?
April 9, 2011 The Meaning of Baptism
Only the greatest of heroes give up their lives for others, to save them. Jesus being the most prominent. We must be like him. How do we die for others, to save them?
Rom. 6:4 Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we too might walk in newness of life.
April 2, 2011

War of the Words
The great war started right after the beginning. The war was fought on many levels: deceptions, desires, pride, power, money and rulership. Through out the ages the ruler accepted and proclaimed by people has seen victory and victory. Little by little a great rebellion, arose with one or two individuals who trusted God, grew until victory was achieved. How was that victory won?

March 26, 2011

Restored to Life
When God created the heavens and the Earth, He created them to be good because God is good. When people do not live according to the nature God gave them…You shall surely die because life is good, not evil. All sin, breaking the Covenant of the Commandments of God, brings death.

March 19, 2011

The Great Goal
About half of all people act according to their emotions as often controlled by the world's ways, others act according to logic like Spock, a few act intuitively discerning the result without through the steps of logic and tiny number act according a goal set before them. God accedes to all these motivations to bring people into His World and His Word. However, He mostly sets before people the great goal. What goal?

 


March 12, 2011
Fighting the Past
Our fight is against the ways of the world as we lived it in that culture from our past. The more we were imbued with the past, the harder it is to subdue it in the present. Why do we sin, miss the mark? How do we win that war within?
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