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06 Dec 2017 Acts (Program #19)

Acts (Program #19) – The Propagation in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria through the Ministry of Peter’s Company (14)

The early church life of the saints in first century Jerusalem was a unique time in Church history. They experienced the Lord mightily and inwardly, and they were multiplied even daily. But, this didn’t stop problems from creeping into their midst. Some of which remain with us even today. Stay with us for another marvelous and enlightening life study of the Bible as we probe the riches of the New Testament book of Acts.

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18 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #16)

Revelation (Program #16) – Laodicea – To Dine With the Lord and To Sit On His Throne

Seven letters to seven local churches that collectively paint a portrait of 2000 years of church history – that’s a summary of Revelation chapters two and three.  These letters have been our focus for the past six broadcasts on life study of the bible.  And today, we find ourselves looking at the seventh and final of these incredible epistles from John to the seven local churches in Asia.

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17 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #15)

Revelation (Program #15) – Philadelphia – Rapture Before the Great Tribulation and A Pillar In God’s Temple

“I know your works; behold, I have put before you an opened door which no one can shut, because you have a little power and have kept My word and have not denied My name.” – Revelation 3:8

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16 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #14)

Revelation (Program #14) – Sardis – White Garment and Name Confessed By the Lord

God hates death, more than sin. Many times we experience spiritual death in our Christian life, but how many times do we realize that God is more disgusted with that death than our sin?   Today on life study of the Bible, we are in Revelation chapter 3 covering the church in Sardis whom the Lord told “you have a name that you are living but you are dead”.

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15 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #13)

Revelation (Program #13) – Thyatira – Authority and Morning Star

In the seven prophetic letters written to the seven local churches in Asia in Revelation two and three, the Lord commends each one for the positive things He finds in their midst. But in five of the seven, there is also the exposing and shining eyes as He judges and warns them of the evil found in their midst. Of these five that were found in a negative situation, Thyatira occupies an unique place for Thyatira tolerates the evil woman Jezebel.

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14 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #12)

Revelation (Program #12) – Pergamos – Eating For Transformation

Revelation chapters two and three present us with seven epistles written to seven local churches. These letters are the record of the actual situation existing in these seven churches at the time the letters were written.  But since this is Revelation, a book of signs with a prophetic nature, the situations of the seven churches are also signs signifying prophetically the progress of the church in seven stages.  Today we come to the third of these seven letters, the church in Pergamos.

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13 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #11)

Revelation (Program #11) – Smyrna – the Resurrection Life and Crown of Life

Revelation, a book of prophecies, speaks of many events that have not yet taken place. But also, it speaks of many events that have since taken place. Even the past 2,000 years of church history were clearly foretold in the opening chapters of Revelation.

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12 Jan 2017 Revelation (Program #10)

Revelation (Program #10) – Ephesus – Love, Life and Light

No doubt, hundreds of volumes and countless thousands of pages have been written concerning the 2,000 years of church history since the Lord Jesus established the first church in Jerusalem. Church historians have had much to say as they have looked back through time. But do you realize that the Bible, in just two short chapters in the Book of Revelation, gives an incredibly comprehensive summary of the history, and did it before that history happened.

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15 Mar 2015 Acts (Program #39)

Acts (Program #39) – The Propagation in Asia Minor and Europe through the Ministry of Paul’s Company (5)

The book of Acts has been studied throughout the centuries primarily as a book of history, the history of the early Christian Church. But, beyond this kind of surface examination lie the great and profound insights into God’s economy, His purpose as it relates to His plan and His dealings with man. This deeper exploration of one of the great books of scripture continues on today’s life study of the Bible.

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