Church

"For you are the sons of God through the faith in Christ Jesus."

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{MISSION AND IDENTITY}
  1. Kings and Priests - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples reign with Jesus as priests that render service in his Tabernacle and mediate his light in the world)
  2. For All Nations - (The gospel of the kingdom announced by Jesus is a message of life for men and women of every nation) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Jesus, Satan and Caesar - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic mission if only he acknowledged him as his overlord) - {PDF Copy}
  4. People of the Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The church is the battlefield where the final war is being waged between the Lamb and the Ancient Serpent, Satan)
  5. Redeemed of the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the redeemed people of God is composed of men and women from every nation purchased by the death of Jesus)
  6. The Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared the end will not come until “this gospel of the kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations – Matthew 24:14)
  7. Sons of Light - (The Day of the Lord will mean salvation to the “sons of light” who remain ever vigilant and prepared for it) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Priestly Reign of the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the saints of the Lamb reign as a kingdom of priests in the thousand years period after overcoming the Beast)
  9. Heirs of the Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the seed of Abraham through whom his disciples inherit the covenant promises, including the Spirit)
  10. The Ends of the Ages - (In several ways, Paul coordinates the commencement of the last days with the Death and Resurrection of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}

{TO FOLLOW JESUS}
  1. Appointed to Tribulation - (Disciples escape God’s wrath, but they endure tribulation. Indeed, the church has been appointed to suffer) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Tribulation of the Church - (In Revelation, faithful saints experience tribulation, whereas, the unrepentant undergo wrath) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Beast Wages War - {PDF Copy} - (The language of war is employed to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb)
  4. The Day of Visitation - (Peter exhorts Christians to persevere in trials and live holy lives in the knowledge of the coming day of visitation) - {PDF Copy}

{LAW OF MOSES}
  1. Having Started in the Spirit -- (The receipt of the Spirit while in an uncircumcised state is irrefutable proof that Gentiles are accepted by God AS GENTILES) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Why, Then, the Law? - (Galatians 3:19 - If a man is not justified by the works of the Law, what was the purpose of the Torah given at Sinai?) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Food and Calendars - (Paul argued for tolerance within the church on food regulations and observing holy days because the “shadows” have found their fulfillment in Jesus) - {PDF Copy}

{SCRIPTURE}
  1. The Language of the New Testament - (Was the New Testament originally composed in Greek, Aramaic, or Hebrew? Overwhelmingly, the evidence points to Greek) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Stand Fast! - {PDF Copy} - (Believers prepare for the Apostasy and the coming Man of Lawlessness by standing firm in the apostolic tradition)