Obadiah (Program #1) – Jehovah’s Dealing with Esau and Jacob’s Victory for the Kingdom of Jehovah
Obadiah is a short book in the Old Testament. The central thought of Obadiah is that Jehovah’s dealing with Esau issues in Jacob’s victory and possession for the kingdom of God in the age of restoration.
1 & 2 Samuel (Program #19) – The History Concerning David (6)
The first king in Israel was the tall, handsome, and gifted King Saul. His beginning was quite glorious and he gained the heart of the people by leading Israel to victory over her enemies, including the dreaded Philistines. Not only did the people love him, but it seemed that at least outwardly that Jehovah was with him as well. His ending however, was not so glorious, in fact it marks one of the most tragic and dramatic accounts in the whole Bible. Listen how it is described in first Samuel chapter 31, “Now the Philistines were fighting against Israel; and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines and fell down slain on Mount Gilboa. And the Philistines chased Saul and his sons; and the Philistines struck down Jonathan and Abinadab and Malchi-shua, Saul’s sons. And the battle bore heavily against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was badly wounded by the archers. more…
Exodus (Program #50) – Brought into the Presence of God and into the Knowledge of Him
In the Old Testament book of Exodus, the Lord first saved His people, brought them through a kind of baptism and then provided them a full provision for their living and sustenance. Ultimately, He led them into victory over their enemies. All in all we would say “if only I experience God to this degree I’d be satisfied.” But all of those was preliminary. For God’s desire was to bring them to a place where He can enter into a sweet and intimate contact or fellowship with Himself. We should never be satisfied with our Christianity until we have God’s speaking. Stay with us for this marvelous life study of the Bible.
We’ve come to a turning point in our broadcast. We’ve just finished our first section of Exodus. In that section God has been very active among His people. But it’s in the second section of the book that He really bring them to His purpose and His intention.