Hebrews (Program #68) – Living According to the Nature of God
Today in Hebrews, we will see once again that it is normal for man to live not by outward regulations, but by the very life of God within him.
As Christians, we often speak of how much God needs us. And it’s true. God does need us for His purpose and His plan. But, what is it that He needs from us? Does He really need us to do things for Him? or is He more concerned not for what we do for Him, but what we are in Him? Living by God’s own nature is once again our focus of today’s life study of the Bible.
Salvation is God’s promise to man by believing faith. But, is salvation God’s goal for man? Or, is rather a process for the accomplishment of God’s goal? God’s goal of sonship is our topic today on the life study of the Bible.
On one hand, at the moment we receive the redeeming Christ as our Savior, we become sons of God. But in another sense, the process of sonship has just begun. How do we know from the Scripture that sonship can properly be described as a process?
Hebrews (Program #66) – Living According to the Law of Life and Moving According to the Anointing
Today, we will see in the book of Hebrews the crucial need of Christians today is not more teaching from the Bible, neither is it more power in the miraculous realm. The crucial need of Christians today is to know Christ in an inward way, to live Him, and to become the sons of God.
Hebrews and Romans make clear that God’s intention is to have genuine sons from among men. But, God is a divine being while we are merely human beings. This presents a major obstacle to the accomplishment of God’s purpose. The inner working of the divine life within us is our focus of today’s life study of the Bible.
Hebrews (Program #65) – Being Conformed to the Image of the Firstborn Son by the Working of the Law of Life
The central thought of the whole Bible is “God wants to have many sons for His expression”. Stay tuned today to hear how we can cooperate with God in His wonderful purpose.
Hebrews, though written to an entirely different group of believers, picks up one of the central themes of the book of Romans, and that is, bringing many sons into glory. But, this thought is not just common between these two great books of the new testament; it’s a central thought of the entire divine revelation. Simply, this is God’s great desire and plan for us. It will also be our focus on today’s life study of the Bible.
Hebrews (Program #64) – The Law of Life Spreading in Our Inward Parts
What kind of book is the Bible to you? Is it a collection of great stories and inspiring narrations? Or, is it a book that’s plain ethics and principles to live by? Is it a random collection or does it have unifying central theme? Stay with us today for what we guarantee will be an eye opening and solidifying life study of Hebrews.
Hebrews (Program #63) – The Law – the Testimony of God
The law of God, or the law of commandments as it’s sometimes called, presents on the surface a significant demand on mankind. And, most religions are focused on motivating people to do their best to keep this law. But, is this the real intention or function of the law? And, what do laws say about the person that makes the law? These are questions that God wants to answer if we can get His light in His word.
We trust the Lord as the Spirit to enlighten us and humble us and re-educate us so that we may forsake the ways of the world and the customs of the nations and follow God’s way as revealed in God’s word.
Hebrews 9:4 mentions Aaron’s rod that budded. This mentions a profound element in God’s economy that is the resurrection life of Christ. But to get into that significance is to mention something critical and how God will accomplish His eternal purpose.
In this message we see that Aaron’s budding rod is a type of the resurrected, living, feeding Christ as God’s authority. May we all get into the Holy of Holies, that is, into our spirit to enjoy this Christ as the resurrection life for the fulfillment of God’s eternal purpose.
When rebellion rose up among God’s people, He provided a test to make clear who was His chosen authority. This case makes for an interesting Bible story but far more the details reveal remarkable insights into God’s heart’s desire for the accomplishment of His purpose.
Hebrews (Program #60) – Enjoying the Hidden Manna in the Presence of God
In your experience, does it seem that God is far off from you? That you really love Him and want to serve Him, but it seems you’re not as close to Him as you would like to be. If so, today’s message will help you draw near to God.
We are going to focus on our program today on eating the spiritual food. The spiritual food is a concept that most of the Christians hold. But you heard varying interpretations of what that really is. What is it to feast upon the Lord or to eat Christ as our spiritual food?
Hebrews (Program #59) – The Manna in the Golden Pot
In the Old Testament, manna was something given by God to his people openly and freely. But, a small portion of this manna was offered by the priest back to God and hidden within a golden pot in the Holy of Holies. This hidden portion in the golden pot represents something so rich in experience.