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Ecclesiastes 5 – 12

Ecclesiastes 5  It is far better to listen, learn and keep the whole Word of God, than to foolishly commit sin and be required to offer sacrifices for sin. Ecclesiastes 5:1 Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for […]

Ecclesiastes 1 – 4

One purpose of fasting is to use physical hunger and thirst to teach us how we are to hunger and thirst after the righteousness of God.  The word righteousness means “to be right” and in the scriptural sense means to be like God, to live as Christ lived, to live by every Word of God.  […]

Jeremiah 12 – 13

Jeremiah 12 Jeremiah asks why the wicked prosper and the righteous who seek to learn and keep the whole Word of God suffer.  This question is also addressed by David in the Psalms, by Solomon in Ecclesiastes and by Job. Jeremiah 12:1 Righteous art thou, O LORD, when I plead with thee: yet let me […]

Job 12 – 15

Job 12 Job Answers Job 12:1 And Job answered and said, 12:2 No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you. Job complains that the just are laughed at when they have trials. 12:3 But I have understanding as well as you; I am not inferior to you: yea, who knoweth […]

Job 8 – 11

Job 8  Bildad Speaks and Job Answers Him Brethren, Job is humble before God, for God himself declared Job to be perfect in Job 1. The book of Job is about the age old question of why God allows the righteous to suffer in this life. Job is accompanied by Ecclesiastes and the inquiry into this  question […]

Job 4 – 7

Job 4 Eliphaz the Temanite tries to answer Job. Job 4:1 Then Eliphaz the Temanite answered and said, 4:2 If we assay to commune with thee, wilt thou be grieved? [will you listen to us?] but who can withhold himself from speaking? You have taught and helped many and now that you have your own […]

Job 1 – 3

Introduction The Book of Job is close to Ecclesiastes in its format of reasoning about the higher questions of life. Why does a loving God allow suffering? Why does God allow the righteous to suffer and many wicked to prosper? Since both the wicked and the righteous die: Is this physical existence and universal physical […]

109: Works of the Flesh; Wrath

We continue our series on the study of the “works of the flesh” in Galatians 5:19-21 with “wrath” and see just how destructive it is. Galatians 5:19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 5:20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, 5:21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and […]

107: Overcoming Guilt

There is an aspect of forgiveness that is very important, for without this happening in a person’s life there really is no forgiveness. It is this: we must have faith to accept and receive God’s forgiveness for all of our own sins and not carry a guilt trip for the sins of our past. It […]

107: Branches and Booths

God commands that a fall Feast be kept in the Seventh Biblical month which answers to September October time frame.  This is a Harvest Festival called the Feast of Ingathering or the Feast of Tabernacles to be kept in rejoicing over the main harvest in Israel.  The main harvest in Israel is used as an allegory of a main […]

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