General Epistles

{THE GENERAL EPISTLES}

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{PETER}
  1. Jesus is not Late! - {PDF Copy} - (The apparent delay in Christ’s coming is due to God’s mercy as He waits patiently for the Gospel of His Kingdom to reach all men)
  2. The Day of Visitation - {PDF Copy} - (Peter exhorts his congregations to persevere in trials and live holy lives in the knowledge of the coming day of visitation)
  3. His Return - {PDF Copy} - (The arrival of Jesus will mean the resurrection of the dead, the commencement of the New Creation, and the final judgment)
{JOHN}
  1. The Spirit of Antichrist - {PDF Copy} - (The Antichrist Spirit works to destroy the church from within, especially through deception propagated by deceivers and false teachers – 1 John 2:18-22)
  2. The False One(s!) - {PDF Copy} - (The presence of false teachers in the Assembly demonstrates that the period of the Last Days is underway)
  3. In His Assembly - {PDF Copy} - (John identified false teachers in the church as ‘antichrists’, and their deceptive teachings confirmed that the Last Days had commenced)

{HEBREWS}
  1. His Superior Word - {PDF Copy} - (God has spoken His definitive word in His Son. All previous words given by the prophets were preparatory, promissory, and partial)
  2. Knowing God - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the interpretive key that unlocks the Hebrew Scriptures, Bible prophecy, and the nature of God for his disciples)
  3. These Last Days - {PDF Copy} - (The era of the Levitical priesthood terminated with the arrival of the word in God’s Son, Jesus Christ, our High Priest forever)
  4. Purification of Sins - {PDF Copy} - (Having achieved the purification of sins, Jesus sat down at the right hand of God where he now intercedes for his people as their High Priest)
  5. His Surpassing Greatness - {PDF Copy} - (Through a series of comparisons, the letter to the Hebrews demonstrates the supremacy of the Son over his predecessors)
  6. His Distinguished Name - {PDF Copy} - (Having achieved the Purification of Sins, Jesus sat down and inherited a more distinguished name than the angels; namely, Son)
  7. Do Not Drift Away - {PDF Copy} - (The Letter gives dire warnings of the consequences for failing to heed the superior word spoken by God in His Son – Hebrews 1:4-2:7)
  8. Hold Fast to the Word - {PDF Copy} - (Followers of Jesus must cling continually to the word spoken in the Son lest they drift away from the salvation they have received from God)
  9. He Calls Us Brethren - {PDF Copy} - (The Son qualified to become our High Priest forevermore by participating fully in human nature, including suffering and mortality)
  10. Then He Sat Down - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the Son whom God appointed as our merciful and faithful High Priest after his suffering, death, and resurrection)
  11. Son Surpasses Moses - {PDF Copy} - (The word of the Son is superior even to the word of Moses, the servant and Great Lawgiver in the house of Yahweh)
  12. Merciful and Faithful Priest - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is well-equipped to be our faithful and sympathetic high priest, having participated fully in humanity’s plight)
  13. Priest Forever -{PDF Copy} - (His priesthood is superior since it rests on his endless resurrection life, the promised priest after the order of Melchizedek – Psalm 110:4)
  14. Change of Law - {PDF Copy} - (The new priesthood after the order of Melchizedek inaugurated by Jesus also means a change in the Law - Hebrews 7:12)
  15. His Incomparable Covenant - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus inaugurated the superior New Covenant through his Death and Resurrection, rendering the old covenant obsolete – Hebrews 8:6-13)
  16. Shadows and Substance - {PDF Copy} - (The types and shadows of the old covenant find their substance in the Son of God, Jesus Christ - in his priesthood and New Covenant – Hebrews 8:1-5)
  17. The Tent God Pitched - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus intercedes without ceasing for his people in the true heavenly Tabernacle, one not made with human hands but pitched by God)

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