Archive for the Category ◊ Old Testament ◊

11 Jun 2019 Exodus (Program #2)

Exodus (Program #2) – Israel Under Slavery

Exodus, the second book in the Bible begins with God’s people in a pitiful condition.  Enslaved by the evil Pharaoh and daily being killed under the tyranny of his heavy hand.  Exodus is the story of how God release His people from this bondage and it has a glorious conclusion.  The worldly people today are in a condition much like the children of Israel in Exodus.  The parallels are striking in this graphic Old Testament book of pictures.

When we come to this book, we often refer to it as a “picture book”.  We spoke a little about this in our program yesterday.  What do we mean when we say Exodus is a book of pictures?

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10 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #131)

Genesis (Program #131) – The Reigning Aspect of the Matured Israel (5)

Our life study of Genesis today brings us once again to the end of the book, chapter 50 and our continuing examination of Joseph.

We have the interesting story today of how Joseph revealed himself to his 11 brothers. And he had not seen them for many many years…

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10 Jun 2019 Exodus (Program #1)

Exodus (Program #1) – An Introductory Word

The divine revelation in the Scriptures is progressive unfolding and developing book by book and chapter by chapter.  The 66 books of the Bible were written over a period of 1600 years.  During this long period, God did not speak once for all at one specific time rather He spoke to His people progressive, time after time over a long period.   So begin the life study of Exodus.  For the next several months we will explore this classic book of the Old Testament through rich spiritual insight of Witness Lee.

We were in the life study of Genesis, Exodus in a sense continues that book.  The book of Genesis principally issues in the life of 3 people; Abraham, Issac and Jacob, which is really a complete picture of the called one of God.  In Abraham you see God’s calling and fellowship and living by faith with God.  In Issac you see the aspect of enjoying God’s riches and inheriting the rich inheritance that God has for us.  And in Jacob, you see God’s transforming work to produce a prince, from Jacob to Israel. more…

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09 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #130)

Genesis (Program #130) – Joseph’s Dealing with His Brothers

Once again our life study is dealing with Joseph at the end of Genesis, a message from chapter 42 awaits us.

We have a message today that really is a continuation of our last program.  The story of Joseph and how we have been so marvelously seeing him as a perfect and full type of Christ.

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08 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #129)

Genesis (Program #129) – The Reigning Aspect of the Matured Israel (4)

Once again today our life study covers the matter of Joseph and his reigning in the final stage of his life.  This is the first part of a two part message today, where Joseph in the final stage of his experience fully typifies Christ and it’s a wonderful picture.  To summarize briefly, the story of Joseph and his brothers, emphasizing how the whole world came to be under famine and all have to come to Joseph for the supply…

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07 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #128)

Genesis (Program #128) – The Secret of Joseph’s Release and Exaltation

We have today a marvelous and even special life study before us.  This is a wonderful story with a lot of spiritual significance for us.  For the benefit of those that are not that familiar with the story, a quick overview…

Concerning Joseph, we should realize that he is a full and complete type of Christ.  Joseph’s life is characterized by two matters; dreams and suffering.   He saw dreams and he spoke about them this led to suffering.  Eventually his suffering brought him to prison, where he remained for quite a period of time.  However, he remained faithful to his dreams.  He was used by God to interpret the dreams of others and eventually by speaking forth the interpretation of the dreams, he was released from the prison…

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06 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #127)

Genesis (Program #127) – The Reigning Aspect of the Matured Israel (3)

Our life study of Genesis today will give us a full and complete picture of Christ.  As we once again examine the life of Joseph.   How is it that we’ve seen Christ in so many of the Old Testament saints in this life study of Genesis?  We are going to have another type of Christ today…

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05 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #126)

Genesis (Program #126) – The Reigning Aspect of the Matured Israel (2)

We are viewing once again, Joseph as a full and complete type of our Savior Christ.  How is it that we have seen Christ in so many of the Old Testament saints in this life study of Genesis?

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04 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #125)

Genesis (Program #125) – Joseph’s Living Corresponding with His Vision

Today we are going to look at Joseph and I think that nearly every child that has gone to Sunday school has probably loved the story of Joseph.  He seems to be such an attractive figure.  But the real spiritual attribute or characteristic of his life symbolizes much more than just another hero of the Old Testament.

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03 Jun 2019 Genesis (Program #124)

Genesis (Program #124) – The Reigning Aspect of the Matured Israel (1)

Today we come back to Joseph again in the aspect of his maturity in Christ.  Joseph is a very special character in the Bible, a full type of Christ.  But one that must be seen together with his father Jacob to fully appreciate his significance.  What does this mean as we study these men of the Old Testament that we have seen so much of in this past month?

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