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Category: New Testament Studies

The Beatitudes

MATTHEW 5:  Blessed Are The Poor in Spirit Matthew 5 contains those scriptures known as the beatitudes  and I want to go into each one extensively.  This post is short, being written with the expectation that our guests will go to the links where these beatitudes are expounded much more fully. Matthew 5:1 And seeing the […]

John 12 – 21

John 12 John 12 provides some immediate background to the final Passover of Christ in the flesh. Notice that this anointing took place six days before Passover, and since Passover was on a Wednesday we can count back six days,  Tues, Mon, Sun, Sat, Fri, Thurs.  This dinner at which the woman anointed the feet of Jesus […]

John 1 – 11

John 1 The Word [Logos] was present at creation with the member of the Elohim [Mighty Ones] family who became God the Father. In the beginning the two members of the Elohim family said: Genesis 1:26 And God [Elohim, Mighty Ones] said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: John 1:1 In […]

Luke 13 – 24

Luke 13 If we compromise with even one point of God’s Word, or break any commandment, we have broken the [whole] law. ALL have sinned and ALL need to sincerely repent and turn to an intensive effort to internalize the nature of God through diligent study, continual prayerful meditation and whole hearted obedience to every Word of […]

Luke 1 – 12

Introduction Luke 1 focuses on the advent and mission of John Baptist as the Elijah preparing the way for the coming of the physical Messiah, by calling all to sincere repentance.  John Baptist had the attitude, zeal, dedication and courage of Elijah, and prepared the way for the coming of Christ in the flesh  to teach […]

Mark

Mark The Gospel of Mark narrates the Ministry of Jesus from his baptism by John the Baptist to his death and resurrection. It focuses particularly on the last week of his life (chapters 11–16) in Jerusalem. Mark 1 The gospel of Jesus Christ is the Gospel that Christ taught; therefore in its broadest meaning the […]

First Thessalonians

First Thessalonians The epistles to the Thessalonians were recorded and preserved for God’s faithful pillars, who stand unshakable on every Word of God; and encourages them in their patient enduring while giving them key prophetic information. A greeting to the spiritually called out.  While the epistles of Paul are addressed to individual congregations; they are likewise preserved as Holy Scripture and […]

Matthew 15 – 28

Matthew 15 Matthew 15:1 Then came to Jesus scribes and Pharisees, which were of Jerusalem, saying, 15:2 Why do thy disciples transgress the tradition of the elders? for they wash not their hands when they eat bread. Jesus uses this question to teach that they transgress God’s Word by their traditions. Jesus uses the example […]

Matthew 1 – 14

Matthew 1 Matthew chapters one and two are about establishing the Messiah-ship of Jesus [Hebrew:  Yeshua] by going over his birth and very early life; and how the prophecies were fulfilled. Matthew 1:1 The book of the generation of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. While Jesus was not the biological […]

First, Second and Third John

First John Introduction:  Love and the Law of God If we search through the doctrines of the various religions and seek to boil them all down to a single specific that identifies  a true “Christian” and Godly person; from a false “Christian.” The basic core difference is that almost all false religions define love as positive actions […]

First and Second Peter

1 Peter 1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle [apostle means servant] of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, God the Father had determined to call out people to qualify as a part of the collective bride for the Son, from before the foundations of the earth.   It was […]

James

James 1 James 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. This message to all of the twelve tribes and not just the Jews. It is also a message to all of Spiritual Israel. 1:2  My brethren, count it joy when you […]

Hebrews: 8-13

Hebrews 8 Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; 8:2 A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not […]

Hebrews 1-7

Introduction Revelation 5:1 And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals. 5:2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof? 5:3 […]

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