Proverbs 1:8-19 – The Enticement of Sin
Proverbs

Proverbs 1:8-19 – The Enticement of Sin

8 Hear, my son, your father’s instruction,     and forsake not your mother’s teaching, 9 for they are a graceful garland for your head     and pendants for your neck. 10 My son, if sinners entice you,     do not consent. 11 If they say, “Come with us, let us lie in wait for blood;     let us ambush the innocent without reason; 12 like Sheol let us swallow … Continue reading

Ephesians 3
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Ephesians 3

Ephesians 3 For this reason I, Paul, a prisoner for Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles— Because of this, Paul, in prison for you 2 assuming that you have heard of the stewardship of God’s grace that was given to me for you, You have heard of my work, through God’s grace, for you 3 how the mystery was made … Continue reading

Ephesians 2 Continued
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Ephesians 2 Continued

One in Christ 11 Therefore remember that at one time you Gentiles in the flesh, called “the uncircumcision” by what is called the circumcision, which is made in the flesh by hands— 12 remember that you were at that time separated from Christ, alienated from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers to the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God … Continue reading

Esther 3-4
Esther

Esther 3-4

After these events, King Xerxes honored Haman son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, elevating him and giving him a seat of honor higher than that of all the other nobles. 2 All the royal officials at the king’s gate knelt down and paid honor to Haman, for the king had commanded this concerning him. But Mordecai would not kneel … Continue reading

Esther 1-2
Esther

Esther 1-2

The 3 books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther, which cover about 100 years (538 -432B.C.), form the closing section of Old Testament history. They tell the story of the Jew’s return from Babylon, of the rebuilding of the temple and Jerusalem, and of the reestablishment of the Jewish national life in their homeland. The last … Continue reading

Hebrews 10
Hebrews

Hebrews 10

To this point in Hebrews we have seen that the sacrificial system of the Law was meant to point the worshipers in the direction of Christ. It was instituted to create an awareness that sins were something that had to be dealt with because God is holy and just. We’ve seen that Christ is our … Continue reading

Hebrews 9
Hebrews

Hebrews 9

Chapter 8 showed us that Jesus is our high priest. Now we move into understanding the sanctuary that He entered as priest, and the difference between the old covenant and new covenant priesthoods. Verses 1-5 give us a brief description of the tabernacle as erected by Moses, in which Aaron was the first priest. The … Continue reading