July 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 39 mins
beatitudes, christian job description, citizenship in heaven, condition of the church, covenant of grace, deceit, deception, desolate, fear, grace, hate, herod, high priest, kingdom of god, love, perfect love, politics and the christian faith, pontius pilate, seven woes, the fall, the law, unequally yoked, worry
In Philippians 3:20 Paul tells us "Our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ..." Clearly, if our citizenship is in heaven then why do we try and make our earthly citizenships' the greater priority for bringing the kingdom of God to bear? Is this Biblical?
July 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 30 mins
2 greatest commandments, apostasy, bride, church, civil rights, compassion, covenant of grace, deacons, deliverance, do unto others, donkey, elders, faith, golden rule, good samaritan, gospel, inn, inn keeper, jericho road, jerusalem, levite, love your neighbor, marriage, mercy, parable of the good samaritan, pastors, priest, racism, redemption, restoration, robbers, salvation, serve, serve and not be served, thieves, worship, worship service
Based on the parable of "The Good Samaritan" this is a companion episode to "Racism, Faith and Worship, Oh My!" If Jesus were giving this parable today who would he have passing by on the other side of the road? Who would he have representing himself, instead of the Samaritan? According to this parable much of who we think of, today, as being the "evangelical church and her leadership, is really not all that different than Israel's leadership was when Jesus first recited this parable to the "expert in the law."
June 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
angel, bondage, bride, bridegroom, citizenship in heaven, commitment, covenant of grace, covenant under the law, covering our shame with material goods and wealth, deliverance-redemption-restoration theology, dress and keep, first adam, first eve, gentiles, greed, herod, husband, idolatry, imprisonment, jesus as bridegroom, jews, last eve, love, marriage, nakedness, peter, second adam, shackled, shame, spiritual israel, widow-bride-marriage theology, wife, worship
Part V concludes the series "The Church As Last Eve-Proving Jesus Came To Redeem A Bride." Based on Genesis 2:25 "Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame" as well was Acts 12, the account of Peter being imprisoned by Herod, bound and shackled and then delivered out of this setting by an angel.
May 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 26 mins
adam, adultery, bride, bridegroom, citizenship in heaven, commitment, covenant of grace, covenant under the law, divorce, eve, gentiles, husband, idolatry, jesus as bridegroom, jews, love, marriage, spiritual israel, ten commandments, wife
Part IV: Marriage and the first covenant under the law vs. marriage and the second covenant under grace. Genesis. 2:24 "That is why a man leaves his father and mother and is united to his wife, and they become one flesh. This episode explores why our physical marriage relationships suffer when we put them ahead of our marriage relationship to Jesus as our first priority.