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An Introduction to the Bible – Its Contents (1)

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The Contents of the Bible             The Central Message of Scripture. The Bible, though it is a unique document, is not only a unique document. It has a message to convey. It has a purpose to fulfill. From beginning to end, the God of Creation is seen as progressively manifesting His intrinsically holy Being, especially emphasizing His greatness, His glory, […]

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The Assembly and Its Interactions

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Throughout Scripture, there is an undeniable emphasis on “one another,” and the obvious reason is that life is seldom spent without interaction of some sort, especially interaction from believer to believer. Here is the problem: when two or more people with fallen human nature get together, that nature will never fail to complicate relations. So then, when we live out […]

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The Dignity of God’s House – Lessons From 1 Kings 8-9

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The Old Testament is filled with profound references to the house of God. For instance, we can look to Ezekiel and see the importance of making a “separation between the sanctuary and the profane place.” Or in Psalms we can read “we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple” or “and in his […]

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Glimpses of God’s Glory – Exodus 19

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Exodus 19 marks the beginning of Israel’s encampment at Sinai – the mountain of the Law. In this chapter, Israel is introduced, not to the power of God as at the Red Sea, but the glory of God. They learned by His presence the importance of a proper attitude before Him: this an attitude was crucial to maintain, because it […]

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