The Church

"And put on the new man, that after God has been created in righteousness and holiness."

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  1. Ekklesia - Assembly - {PDF Copy} - (The use of the term “church” or ekkl├ęsia is derived from the “assembly of Yahweh” gathered before the Tabernacle)
  2. Priestly Reign of the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples of Jesus serve as “priests and kings” who mediate His light to the world)
  3. Slave of HIS Kingdom - {PDF Copy} - (To be a citizen of the kingdom of God requires a life of self-sacrificial service for others, not power over them)
  4. Reigning with Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples reign with Jesus as “priests” who render service in his Tabernacle by mediating his light in the world)
  5. To Whom Homage? - {PDF Copy} - (Satan offered Jesus unlimited political power to achieve his messianic mission if only he accepted him as his overlord)
  6. Spiritual Warfare - {PDF Copy} - (Christians wage spiritual “warfare” through right conduct and by emulating the example of Jesus)
  7. The Church - Sanctuary of God - {PDF Copy} - (The Apostle Paul consistently applies Temple language to the church of Jesus Christ)
  8. Mission of the Church - {PDF Copy} - (The Church is commissioned by Jesus to proclaim his gospel to ALL nations until the end of the age)
  9. Hope for ALL Nations - {PDF Copy} - (The announcement of the good news of the kingdom of God is a message for ALL nations)
  10. Both Jew and Greek - {PDF Copy} - (The equality of Jew and Gentile before God is a key theme throughout the book of Romans – both stand or fall on the same basis)
  11. The Heir of the World - {PDF Copy} - (According to Romans, the land promised to Abraham encompassed the entire world, not just the land of Canaan)
  12. The True Seed of Abraham - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the true “seed” of Abraham, and receipt of the inheritance is based on faith in Him)
  13. Coheirs with Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (Paul links the bodily Resurrection of the saints with the New Creation)
  14. End-Time People of Jesus - (The church is the battlefield where the final war is being waged between the Lamb and the Ancient Serpent) - {PDF Copy}
  15. Redeemed of the Earth - (In Revelation, the redeemed people of God is composed of men and women from every nation purchased by the death of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  16. His Kingdom or Christendom? - {PDF Copy} - (The deception of Christendom is the attempt to invoke God and Christ to validate national institutions and ideologies)
  17. Controversy at Galatia - {PDF Copy} - (The key dispute at Galatia was whether Gentile converts must be circumcised and keep the required deeds by the Torah)
  18. All are Heirs in Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (With the arrival of the seed of Abraham, the old divisions between Jew and Gentile are wholly inappropriate)
  19. Definitive Sign of the End - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus declared that the end will not come until this gospel of the kingdom of God is proclaimed to all nations)
  20. The Message of the Gospel - {PDF Copy} - (The church is called to proclaim the Good News of the kingdom of God in every inhabited corner of the earth)

  1. Afflicted Disciples - {PDF Copy} - (In this life, the disciple of Jesus will endure “tribulation” and persecution for his sake)
  2. The Church in Tribulation - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, faithful saints experience tribulation, whereas, the unrepentant undergo wrath)
  3. Destined for Suffering - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples of Jesus will escape God’s “wrath” but are appointed for “tribulation” in this life for the kingdom)
  4. Christian Response to Persecutors - {PDF Copy} - (When Christians react in kind to hostility, whether from government, society, or individuals, Satan triumphs)
  5. Persecution, Suffering, Discipleship - {PDF Copy} - (To follow Jesus means self-denial and a willingness to suffer, and for disciples, persecution is the highest honor)
  6. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 - The Beast from the sea makes war on the saints on behalf of the Dragon)
  7. Governing Authorities - {PDF Copy} - (Romans 13:1-8 To rebel against even tyrannical governments is to resist God's arrangement)
  8. Disciples and Persecution - {PDF Copy} - (When Christians react in kind to hostility, whether from government, society, or individuals, Satan triumphs)

  1. The Language of the New Testament - {PDF Copy} - (Was the New Testament composed in Greek or Hebrew?)
  2. Prudent or Foolish? - {PDF Copy} - (At the conclusion of his sermon delivered on the mount, Jesus vested his words with ABSOLUTE AUTHORITY)
  3. Standing Fast - {PDF Copy} - (Believers prepare for the apostasy and the man of lawlessness by standing firm in the Apostolic traditions)
  4. Hidden Mysteries Unveiled - {PDF Copy} - (All God's mysteries are revealed in Jesus Christ, especially in his death and resurrection)

Dark Path Photo by Peter Hall on Unsplash
Dark Path Photo by Peter Hall on Unsplash


Language of the New Testament

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