Easter or Wester?

(Genesis 13:11) Then Lot chose him all the plain of Jordan; and Lot journeyed east: and they separated themselves the one from the other.

Good Wednesday?

Matthew 12:38-40
(38) Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
(39) But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
(40) For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.

That Which Works Good Part 4

That Which Works Good
I. This study considers things that work good (particularly for the saint’s soul). ECC 6:3.
A. This touches on the sovereignty of God: His never-thwarted government over all things,
good and evil. PSA 76:10; PRO 16:4.
B. God is in no way the author of sin, nor is He the positive promoter of sin.
JAM 1:13-14; JER 19:5.
1. God never makes a person sin. The responsibility of sin is always attributed to the sinner. PRO 5:22; GAL 2:17-18.

That Which Works Good Part 3

That Which Works Good
I. This study considers things that work good (particularly for the saint’s soul). ECC 6:3.
A. This touches on the sovereignty of God: His never-thwarted government over all things,
good and evil. PSA 76:10; PRO 16:4.
B. God is in no way the author of sin, nor is He the positive promoter of sin.
JAM 1:13-14; JER 19:5.
1. God never makes a person sin. The responsibility of sin is always attributed to the sinner. PRO 5:22; GAL 2:17-18.

About the Twelve Tribes

About the Twelve Tribes
Question: Do the Hebrews still exist as the historic twelve tribes?
1. This is a complex question because of subtleties of distinction and commonality in the terms, Hebrew, Jew, Israelite. Here is a short overview:
A. Abram is the first identified Hebrew (GEN 14:13) from whom Isaac, Jacob and the
twelve patriarchs came who are the heads of the twelve tribes.
DEU 27:12-13 c/w GEN 49:28.
1. This listing of twelve tribes differs from the list of the twelve tribes which would receive an allotment of land in Canaan.

The Proper Mindset

I. In these verses, Paul focuses on the attitude which:
A. befits the saint.
B. matures the saint.
C. coheres the church.
D. best emulates Jesus Christ.
1. God's election concentrates on making saints to be like Christ. ROM 8:29
2. The ministry of the word is to form Christ in us. GAL 4:19
3. The saint's plea ought ever to be, "He must increase, but I must decrease." (JOH 3:30)
4. The characteristic of christ which is emphasized here is condescension.

That Which Works Good Part 2

That Which Works Good
I. This study considers things that work good (particularly for the saint’s soul). ECC 6:3.
A. This touches on the sovereignty of God: His never-thwarted government over all things,
good and evil. PSA 76:10; PRO 16:4.
B. God is in no way the author of sin, nor is He the positive promoter of sin.
JAM 1:13-14; JER 19:5.
1. God never makes a person sin. The responsibility of sin is always attributed to the sinner. PRO 5:22; GAL 2:17-18.

The Bible: Why? How? Part 4

The Bible: Why? How?
I. The invisible God and Creator has revealed Himself by three means.
A. General revelation in nature. ROM 1:20 c/w PSA 19:1; ACT 14:17.
1. Nature only reveals His existence and power (creative and destructive).
2. Nature does not reveal His purpose or will, nor does it reveal specifics about sin,
forgiveness, reconciliation, the afterlife, etc.
3. Nature’s message is subject to ambiguous interpretation, as is evident by the variety
of superstitions derived from natural phenomena.

That Which Works Good Part 1

That Which Works Good
I. This study considers things that work good (particularly for the saint’s soul). ECC 6:3.
A. This touches on the sovereignty of God: His never-thwarted government over all things,
good and evil. PSA 76:10; PRO 16:4.
B. God is in no way the author of sin, nor is He the positive promoter of sin.
JAM 1:13-14; JER 19:5.
1. God never makes a person sin. The responsibility of sin is always attributed to the sinner. PRO 5:22; GAL 2:17-18.