Archive for the ‘Bible Interpretation’ Category

Peter Ties David’s Prophecy to Jesus (Acts 2:25-31)

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Turning once again to Old Testament, Peter continues his sermon to the Jews in Jerusalem on Pentecost. Peter cites a prophecy of David in Psalm 16, and shows that David was talking about the Messiah, not himself. David’s body did decay – his grave is nearby. Peter shows that David looked ahead to Jesus, his earthly descendant. Jesus fulfilled David’s prophecies!

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Why “Calling on the Name of the Lord” Is for the Saved, Not the Unsaved

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

“Calling on the Name of the Lord” is one of the most misunderstood and misused phrases used by Christians. It is used as a formula for salvation, but simply cannot be when compared with Scripture. In this study, we look at six reasons why “calling on the name of the Lord” is for believers, not for unbelievers.

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The Apostles Try to Obey Prophecy by Replacing Judas #2 – Good Idea? (Acts 1:12-26)

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Was Peter’s idea to replace Judas a good idea? In this lesson, we present 12 reasons why Peter was likely on the wrong side of Bible interpretation even though he would have done so with good intentions. Good intentions do not replace good Bible interpretation.

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The Apostles Try to Obey Prophecy by Replacing Judas #1 – Timeline (Acts 1:12-26)

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Jesus has ascended. The apostles return to Jerusalem to wait as directed. Peter attempts to fulfill prophecy by orchestrating the selection of a replacement for Judas, the apostle who betrayed Jesus, and who took his own life. In this study, we work through the chronology of this event. In the next week or two, we will examine some of the necessary questions more closely. Prophecy is certain; our trying to fulfill it is not.

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Jesus Gives His Final Words to His Apostles: STAY & WAIT (Acts 1:4-5)

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Luke starts where he left off in his gospel by focusing on Jesus’ last day and last words. Luke records two commands that Jesus gives – stay in Jerusalem, and wait for the Promise of the Father (the Holy Spirit). We take time to consider whom Jesus was addressing, and why it matters a great deal.

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