Life of Christ



Life of Christ

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Pastor Perkins has resumed teaching this series on weeknight studies. The main series was taught June 2000 through October 2010. Pastor Perkins also teaches the Life of Christ on Communion Sundays.
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Beginning 2015, files are listed with the most current month at the top of page.


05 Apr 2015 11:15 AM TLOC 1530 The effect of the Resurrection on our lives; our justification, new life, victory over sin, joined with Christ, certainty about the future
05 Apr 2015 9:45 AM TLOC 1529 Narration of the Resurrection from the harmonized scriptural account; Communion (includes silences)
01 Apr 2015 7:30 PM TLOC 1528 Chronology of the Death of Jesus Christ: Wednesday of Passion Week; teaching about the fig tree; Jesus gives analysis of Jewish leadership; Olivet discourse
31 Mar 2015 7:30 PM TLOC 1527 Chronology of the Death of Jesus Christ: Tuesday of Passion Week; Christ curses fig tree, cleanses temple, Priests and Scribes plot
29 Mar 2015 11:15 AM TLOC 1526 Chronology of the Death of Jesus Christ: Galilean vs. Judean days; annointings of Jesus at different times; timing of events at Bethany
29 Mar 2015 9:45 AM TLOC 1525 Chronology of the Death of Jesus Christ: clearing up the three day controversy, the Thursday or Friday passover
04 Jan 2015 11:15 AM TLOC 1522 Luke 17:23-25 temptations to follow false christs; 4 passages show present spirit of antichrist; true nature of Christ's coming; suffering first
04 Jan 2015 9:45AM TLOC 1521 Luke 17:22 Instructions regarding Son Of Man's coming; vitalizing the narrative by speaking present tense; Communion (includes silences)

June 2000

909 6/11/2000 9:30 AM Mk7 Brief review of events & principles so far; harmonizing parallel passages; tradition vs substance Mk 7 intro
910 6/11/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - Defilement acccording to Mosaic Law and Pharisee's legalism; value of tradition
911 6/18/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - Legalism interferes with relationship with God; Pharisee's legalism and control; legitemate worship vs. legalism
912 6/18/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - passages showing the character of the Pharisees described by Jesus and John the Baptist
913 6/25/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - passages showing the character of the Pharisees described by Jesus and John the Baptist
914 6/25/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - passages showing the character of the Pharisees; meeting about Prep School

July 2000

915 7/2/2000 9:30 AM Is 29:13-16 Traditions - passages showing the character of the Pharisees; how legalism corrupts
916 7/2/2000 11:00 AM Traditions - purpose of the ritual and God's intent; Communion (includes silences)
917 7/9/2000 9:30 AM Is 29:13 Traditions - principles from Is 29:13; presence of God; proper awe and love for God
918 7/9/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - trying to fill the void when you reject God; Mosaic Law on honoring parents; the Pharisee's policy on Korban
919 7/16/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - explanation of Korban; Christ's response; Biblical survey of verbal sins
920 7/16/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - Biblical survey of verbal sins - it's destructive power; results, legal context
921 7/23/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - verbal sins - slander and response; conclusive and judgmental thinking as motive
922 7/23/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:12-14 Traditions - distinctions about judging, Pharisees offended, spiritual blindness, parables
923 7/30/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - parables: their purpose, limitations and Jesus' use of them, what it says about the disciples
924 7/30/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - parable of wheat and weeds: what Jesus is teaching, disciples' question, Jesus addresses their problem

August 2000

925 8/13/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - review; judging makes you like the person you judge; illustration for the disciples
926 8/13/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23 Traditions - Jesus uses a list of obvious and overt sins to contrast with hand washing

October 2000 (Gap in Series from August 2000)

927 10/8/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:21-28; Mk 7:24-30 Canaanite woman - background of Tyre and Sidon; foreshadowing; Jesus wants to get away for a sabbath
928 10/8/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:21-28; Mk 7:24-30 Canaanite woman - racism vs. discrimination; the woman's plea and Jesus' silence, the disciples' plea and Jesus' answer
929 10/15/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:21-28; Mk 7:24-30 Canaanite woman - review; desparate prayer, Jesus' nationalism, meaning of the signs, woman interrupts teaching
930 10/15/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:21-28; Mk 7:24-30 Canaanite woman - Order of events - when does Jesus decide to help? Why does He help? Truth makes freedom
931 10/22/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:21-28; Mk 7:24-30 Canaanite woman - outline, faith during silent times, woman passes the test, how this episode demonstrates her faith
932 10/22/2000 11:00 AM Mt 15:21-28; 29-31 Canaanite woman - true Jews, lesson to disciples; vv 29-31 location, crowds bring the needy, loves miracles, hates teaching

November 2000

933 11/5/2000 9:30 AM Mk 7:31-37 Deaf Mute - Why does Jesus touch him? Why tell them not to speak of it? 934 11/19/2000 9:30 AM Mk 8:1-10; I Th 4:1-7 Feeding 4000 - disciples lack faith in situation; sanctification toward instinctual faith
935 11/19/2000 11:00 AM Mk 8:1-10; 10-12 Outline of the feeding passage; Bread of Life Sermon applies; Mt 15:39 - 16:4 Sanhedrin ask for a sign

December 2000

936 12/3/2000 9:30 AM Mt 15:39-16:4 Signs - Historical background of Sadducees and Jonah; applications in evangelism and humility
937 12/3/2000 11:00 AM Mk 8:13-21 Leaven - outline, the story, lessons of faith; Communion (includes silences)
938 12/10/2000 9:30 AM Mk 8:13-21; Eph 4:17-19 Gross failure of Disciples' faith; the path of hardness of heart
939 12/10/2000 11:00 AM Mk 8:13-21; Eph 4:20-5:20 the problem of hardness of heart; the solution to the problem; learning and inculcating truth
940 12/17/2000 9:30 AM Mk 8:22-26 Healing a Blind Man: outline; exposition of story; method of healing reveals information
941 12/17/2000 11:00 AM Mt 16:13-20 Peter identifies Christ: outline, Jesus questions disciples, what their answers reveal about the people's thinking; lesson
942 12/31/2000 9:30 AM Mt 16:13-20; Ps 2 history of Jesus clearly identifies Him as Messiah; annointing, uses of oil; men's responses to the Messiah
943 12/31/2000 11:00 AM Mt 16:13-20 recognition of Lt Bret Fish; Israel's identification of Messiah is flawed; adoption

January 2001

944 1/7/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:13-20; Rm 8:14-18 Biblical adoption related to spiritual maturity; God's plan includes suffering
945 1/14/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:13-20 Peter's good identification, we can be blessed for the same identification; Jesus as the cornerstone
946 1/14/2001 11:00 AM Mt 16:13-20 Church prevails over Satan; power of prayer to loose and bind on Earth
947 1/21/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:13-20 6 principles concerning prayer; grace, protocol, legitemate need
948 1/21/2001 11:00 AM Mt 16:13-20 6 principles concerning prayer; communication, revelation, unanswered prayer
949 1/28/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:13-20 6 principles concerning prayer; reasons for unanswered prayer, great prayers of Scripture
950 1/28/2001 11:00 AM Mt 16:13-20 summary of prayer; Biblical prayers; command of Jesus to pray in this way

February 2001

951 2/4/2001 9:30 AM Ministry shift to the Church - Universal Church - definition and purpose, metaphors for the Church
952 2/4/2001 11:00 AM 7 metaphors for the Church; Communion (includes silences)
953 2/11/2001 9:30 AM Local Church - purpose; reciprocal responsibilities; the necessity of Christ's death on the cross
954 2/11/2001 11:00 AM Mt 16:21-26; Is 53 prophesies concerning life and death of Christ; Peter's mistaken reaction to the news
955 2/18/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:21-26 Jesus rebukes Peter: Peter's thinking is worldly; the war between the flesh and the Spirit
956 2/25/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:21-26 Deny yourself and take up your cross; Autobiography of Richard Wurmbrand
957 2/25/2001 11:00 AM Mt 16:21-26 Autobiography of Richard Wurmbrand; persecution in the world

March 2001

958 3/4/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:21-26 Deny yourself means saying no to the sin nature; taking up your cross is living your Christian life in the world
959 3/11/2001 9:30 AM Mt 16:21-26 Man cannot save his own soul; what would you exchange for soul's eternal reward?
960 3/11/2001 11:00 AM Mt 16:21-26 Jesus resists temptations of worldly gain because of His eternal perspective and enjoying blessings
961 3/11/2001 6:30 PM Mk 8:38; Mt 16:27 worldly distractions; ways we deny Christ; details of 2nd advent: imminence, glorious nature
962 3/18/2001 9:30 AM 2nd advent: Old Testament meaning of Son of Man; 4 aspects of 2nd coming; fair judgment
963 3/18/2001 11:00 AM Great White Throne Judgment: book of life is for all and book of your deeds is written by you; contents of book of life; God's will for your life
964 3/18/2001 6:30 PM MK 9:1 seeing the Son of Man; the ministry shift to the Church; living the abundant life
965 3/25/2001 9:30 AM Transfiguration: the time, eyewitnesses, location, nature of His face and garments
966 3/25/2001 11:00 AM Transfiguration: white garments in the Bible; Moses and Elijah represent the Law and Prophets
967 3/25/2001 6:30 PM Transfiguration: Moses & Elijah get to talk to Jesus; disciples' sleepiness; silly suggestion;; God's satisfaction with Jesus

April 2001

968 4/1/2001 9:30 AM Transfiguration: positive volition of Moses & Elijah compared to the reaction of the disciples
969 4/1/2001 11:00 AM Transfiguration: Peter's mistake: not relating ritual to reality; Communion (includes silences)
970 4/1/2001 6:30 PM Transfiguration: God's election of Jacob, Israel and Christ is on the basis of their volition; Peter's reflections later in life
971 4/8/2001 9:30 AM Transfiguration: four men whose lives were changed by Jesus' death on the cross; the victory of the cross
972 4/8/2001 11:00 AM Transfiguration: Moses & Elijah longed to hear about Jesus' departure; the cross changes lives today

June 2001 (Break in Lessons from April 2001)

973 6/3/2001 9:30 AM Transfiguration: the command to tell no one, questions about Elijah; biography of Elijah
974 6/10/2001 9:30 AM Elijah: political background, bursts on the scene, interaction with woman of Zaraphath
975 6/10/2001 11:00 AM Elijah: Lt Rockefeller recognition; widow blames her past; sin and adversity; Elijah's efforts, medical treatment & christians
976 6/17/2001 9:30 AM Elijah: parallels between Elijah and Christ raising dead sons of widows; Elijah returns to Israel, met by Obadiah, church meeting
977 6/17/2001 11:00 AM Elijah: meeting with Ahab; challenges the prophets of Baal; power of one man's prayer
978 6/24/2001 9:30 AM Elijah: peole doubt because of fear; love and eternal view conquer fear; effort of Baal's priests; humility and grace
979 6/24/2001 11:00 AM Elijah: his turn to call on God; categories of intervention; Baal worship; the rain comes

July 2001

980 7/1/2001 9:30 AM I Kgs 19 Elijah: fired by God; replaced by Elisha
981 7/1/2001 11:00 AM I Kgs 19 communion - Elijah
982 7/8/2001 9:30 AM I Kgs 19:18-20; 21:17-24 Elijah's lack of faith; Elisha is appointed; Ahab's discipline
983 7/8/2001 11:00 AM 2 Kgs 1:1-18 Elijah recovers faith, ascends in Chariots of Fire
984 7/15/2001 9:30 AM 2 Kgs 2:14; Gn 5:21,22; Hb 11:5-6 Elijah transported to heaven; Enoch's walk with God
985 7/15/2001 11:00 AM 2 Kgs 2:14; Jn 3:23, 30 Elijah compared to John the Baptist - full of own self worth
986 7/22/2001 9:30 AM Lk 7:18-35 John the Baptist's failure: loss of focus on Jesus, focus on politician
987 7/22/2001 11:00 AM Lk 7:24-28 John the Baptist martyr: "among those born of woman none is greater"
988 7/29/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:9 Elijah in the Tribulation, one of the two witnesses in the second half
989 7/29/2001 11:00 AM Mal 4:5-6 Elijah prepares the way for the 2nd advent; John prepares the way for the 1st advent

August 2001

990 8/5/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:14-29; I Tm 1:5-7 Fruitless discussion; avoid non issues and false doctrine
991 8/12/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:14-29; Mt 11:39-42; Mt 4:24 Faithless & perverted; epilepsy, demon possession
992 8/12/2001 11:00 AM Mt 9:13:39-42 what will a man give in exchange for his soul; the world vs relationship with God
993 8/19/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:14-29 Pharisees chose symbol over substance; results of a corrupt leadership
994 8/19/2001 11:00 AM Mk 9:14-29; Mt 23 woes on the Pharisees; results of poor leadership, lack of faith
995 8/26/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:14-29 Demon possessed boy: the interaction between Jesus and the boy's father; Jesus is confrontational; boy's problem; father's faith
996 8/26/2001 11:00 AM Mk 9:14-29 Doctrine of Demon Possession: angels; fall of angels; demons and possessions, relinquishing control and ecstasy

September 2001

997 9/2/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:14-29; Mt 12:38-45 Doctrine of Demon Possession: Biblical words to describe; illustration and principles
998 9/9/2001 9:30 AM Mk 9:14-29 Doctrine of Demon Possession: symptoms can imitate other conditions; treatment & response of Church Age believers
999 9/9/2001 11:00 AM Mk 9:14-29 Doctrine of Demon Possession: your body as a temple of God; a matter of ownership protects believers

February 2004 (Break in lessons from September 2001)

1,000 2/22/2004 9:15 AM Music conclusion; Software Demo; Christ had to become man
1,001 2/22/2004 11:00 AM Who do you say Jesus is?; Various answers of the people; Peter's answer
1,002 2/29/2004 9:15 AM Messianic prophecies fulfilled; annointing, the table, the cup
1,003 2/29/2004 11:00 AM Messianic prophecies fulfilled; the valley, the walk, implications

March 2004

1,004 3/7/2004 9:15 AM Jesus is the Rock; Necessities of His life; Jesus rebukes Peter
1,005 3/7/2004 11:00 AM Is 53 Description of the True Messiah; Communion (includes silences)
1,006 3/14/2004 9:15 AM Jesus rebukes Peter; Standing in Christ's way; necessities of our lives
1,007 3/14/2004 10:45 AM necessities of our lives; Transfiguration; God's identification of Jesus
1,008 3/21/2004 10:45 AM Report on Chafer Seminary; Transfiguration - deity revealed
1,009 3/28/2004 9:15 AM Transfiguration: Scriptural references to wearing white; clouds; Moses and Elijah
1,010 3/28/2004 10:45 AM Transfiguration: declaration of God; being chosen; Jesus' command

April 2004

1,011 4/4/2004 9:15 AM Implications of Transfiguration; Elijah; Faith and knowledge
1,012 4/4/2004 10:45 AM Conditions after Transfiguration; Jesus' teaching and humility; Communion (includes silences)
1,013 4/11/2004 9:15 AM Importance of the Resurrection; 3 groups mistaken about the First Advent
1,014 4/11/2004 10:45 AM Importance of the Resurrection; compensation; significance; transforming power
1,015 4/18/2004 9:15 AM Substance of Jesus' ministry; Son of man; Kenosis
1,016 4/18/2004 10:45 AM Son of Man; Hands of Men; Disciple's failure to understand
1,017 4/25/2004 9:15 AM Temple Tax Incident; Rivalry over greatness
1,018 4/25/2004 10:45 AM Rivalry over greatness; inordinant competition; Spiritual growth

May 2004

1,019 5/2/2004 9:15 AM Rivalry over greatness: lust, self honesty to the Word, judgment, humility
1,020 5/2/2004 10:45 AM Rivalry over greatness: physical illustration of the child; Communion (includes silences)
1,021 5/16/2004 9:15 AM Faith to enter the Kingdom; Humility to be great
1,022 5/16/2004 10:45 AM Renewing your mind; welcoming Christ; mirror of Truth and motive
1,023 5/23/2004 9:15 AM Doctrine of Repentance: Introduction; word study - naham; Diving and human references to repentance
1,024 5/23/2004 10:45 AM Doctrine of Repentance: Shubh - references to salvation and discipline; metanoia is rational, related to sin

June 2004

1,025 6/6/2004 9:15 AM Reagan and D-Day; Doctrine of Repentance: word study and usage; application
1,026 6/6/2004 10:45 AM Doctrine of Repentance: word study continued; Communion (includes silences)
1,027 6/13/2004 9:15 AM Doctrine of Repentance: mistakes, word study - metanoia, epistrepho, metamelomai
1,028 6/13/2004 10:45 AM Review of repentance principles; verbal formulas vs spirit; Intro to teaching about stumbling
1,029 6/20/2004 9:15 AM Mk9:38 Doctrine of Demon Possession: purpose, occurs through idolatry, symptoms, casting out, authority
1,030 6/20/2004 10:45 AM Mk 9:40-41 Who opposes Christians? smallest and rewarded; destruction of reward
1,031 6/27/2004 9:15 AM rewards for Believers: in life - spiritual, worldly; in heaven - triumphal entry, crowns
1,032 6/27/2004 10:45 AM rewards for Believers: crowns, privileges, conclusion; Transition to stumbling

July 2004

1,033 7/4/2004 9:30 AM Doctrine of Stumbling: Jesus is cornerstone & stumbling stone; prevention
1,034 7/11/2004 9:30 AM Doctrine of Stumbling: wisdom prevents stumbling; causes of stumbling
1,035 7/11/2004 10:45 AM Doctrine of Stumbling: stumbling caused by human power, idolatry, sin, people
1,036 7/18/2004 9:30 AM Mt 18:6 Doctrine of Stumbling: stumbling others by your freedom; inescapable judgment
1,037 7/18/2004 10:45 AM Mt 18:6,7 Doctrine of Stumbling: stumbling blocks of offense, exercise thoughtfulness
1,038 7/25/2004 9:30 AM Doctrine of Stumbling: inward stumbling blocks of our lives; Gehenna survey
1,039 7/25/2004 10:45 AM Doctrine of Stumbling: connection to suffering, care of little ones ends abruptly

August 2004

1,040 8/1/2004 9:30 AM care for the "little ones"; angels; responsibility in shepherding; parable of lost sheep
1,041 8/1/2004 10:45 AM Parable of Lost Sheep: Christ is the Good Shepherd; Communion (includes silences)
1,042 8/8/2004 9:30 AM Mt 18:15 Correcting someone who has really sinned against you; exegesis
1,043 8/15/2004 9:30 AM Mt 18:15 Fellowship between believers is preferred; 2 witnesses
1,044 8/15/2004 10:45 AM Mt 18:16 law of evidence and witnesses - survey
1,045 8/22/2004 9:30 AM Mt 18:17-19 the dispute becomes a matter for the church; authority to discipline
1,046 8/22/2004 10:45 AM Mt 18:18-20 authority decisions must depend on scripture; prayer in the character of Christ
1,047 8/29/2004 9:30 AM Mt 18:20 Doctrine of Church Discipline; context of passage; authority to decide
1,048 8/29/2004 10:45 AM Doctrine of Church Discipline: flatterers, removal of leaven, forgiveness

September 2004

1,049 9/5/2004 9:30 AM Doctrine of Church Discipline: keep sin from spreading; Biblical principles
1,050 9/5/2004 10:45 AM Doctrine of Church Discipline: Church has authority to discipline leaders; Communion (includes silences)
1,051 9/12/2004 9:30 AM Doctrine of Church Discipline: courts, individual and corporate responsibilities
1,052 9/12/2004 10:45 AM Mt 18:21-35 background, forgiveness, principles, the parable explained

October 2004

1,053 10/3/2004 9:30 AM Jn 7:2-9 selfish agenda from the brothers of Jesus
1,054 10/3/2004 10:45 AM Jn 7:6 validating factors for Jesus' glorification; Communion (includes silences)
1,055 10/10/2004 9:15 AM Jn 7:5-7 Biblical integrity governs timing; Kosmos; the world hates Jesus & Christians
1,056 10/10/2004 10:45 AM Jn 7:7-10; Lk 9:51 making decisions; importance of ascension; the decision to go to Jerusalem
1,057 10/17/2004 9:15 AM Lk 9:51-56 James and John jump to wrong conclusion and wrong application
1,058 10/17/2004 10:45 AM Ps 131 God's priorities; urgent nature of discipleship; preparation for worship
1,059 10/24/2004 9:15 AM background of scribes; Son of Man; burial; Jesus' sense of urgency
1,060 10/24/2004 10:45 AM Mt 8:19-22; Lk 9:57-62 interchange with 2nd disciple; essential parts of discipleship
1,061 10/31/2004 9:15 AM Josh 23 Lessons from Joshua's farewell address for our time
1,062 10/31/2004 10:45 AM Josh 23 Lessons from Joshua's farewell address for our time

August 2005 (After break in lessons from October 2004. There is also a gap in lesson numbers beginning here.)

1,100 8/28/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:11-13 question of identity of Jesus - Jerusalem speculates GAP IN NUMBERING OF LESSONS
1,101 8/28/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:14-17 reaction to Jesus' teaching; Jesus turns attention to God the Father

September 2005

1,102 9/4/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:16-21 true nature of Jesus is essential; rejection by Jews
1,103 9/4/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:21 original incident in Jn 5; your thinking about Scripture; Communion (includes silences)
1,104 9/11/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:22-24 purpose of the Sabbath; think according to the Truth; competing world views
1,105 9/11/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:24-29 worldly vs Godly view of life; people's view; Jesus identifies Himself as God
1,106 9/18/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:25-27 crowd misunderstands origins and advents of Jesus
1,107 9/18/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:28-30 dual nature of Jesus; Hypostatic union; why He did it
1,108 9/25/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:28-30 Hypostatic union; mediator, perfect example, judge, human and divine, King
1,109 9/25/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:31-36 Pharisees try to seize Him; imminence of His departure and their misunderstanding

October 2005

1,110 10/2/2005 9:30 AM Jn 7:37-38 Pastoral warning about "Truinsight"; metaphorical thirst; reality of belief
1,111 10/2/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:38 result of drinking/believing is eternal life; Communion (includes silences)
1,112 10/9/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:38-39 review; Baptism of the Holy Spirit: introduction and word study
1,113 10/9/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:39 Baptism of the Holy Spirit: word study; Scriptural baptisms; water doesn't save
1,114 10/16/2005 9:15 AM Jn 7:39 Baptism of the Holy Spirit: symbolism of baptism is death
1,115 10/16/2005 10:45 AM Jn 7:39 Baptism of the Holy Spirit: results of being baptized into Christ, water

December 2005 (After break in lessons from October 2005. There is also a gap in lesson numbers beginning here.)

1,123 12/4/2005 9:15 AM Messianic Prophecies: Bethlehem prophecy and Zion eschatology GAP IN NUMBERING OF LESSONS
1,124 12/4/2005 10:45 AM Micah 4-5; Mt 2 Messianic Prophecies: Micah context and prophecy; Mt 2 misinterpretation; Communion (includes silences)
1,125 12/11/2005 9:15 AM Micah 5; Is 7 Messianic Prophecies: Messiah's Divinity; background and context in Is 7
1,126 12/11/2005 10:45 AM Is 7 Messianic Prophecies: God's message to Ahaz; the sign given
1,127 12/18/2005 9:15 AM Lk 1 Messianic Prophecies: the song of Mary; Mary's humility as a servant of God
1,128 12/18/2005 10:45 AM Ps 103 Messianic Prophecies: Mary's song quotes prophecy

January 2006

1,129 1/15/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:40-44 crowds' opinion of Jesus; characteristics of spiritual hardness
1,130 1/15/2006 10:45 AM Jn 7:45-51; Jn 3 Pharisees' elitist conclusions; Nicodemus' visit to Jesus
1,131 No recording
1,132 1/22/2006 10:45 AM Jn 7:52-8:11 two mistaken ideas; manuscript reliability; which is better?
1,133 1/29/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:53-8:11 John 7 context; purpose of the Mosaic Law
1,134 1/29/2006 10:45 AM Jn 7:53-8:11 Purpose of the Mosaic Law; Law and adultery; Jesus and adultery

February 2006

1,135 2/5/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:53-8:5 NT and adultery; Pharisees bring the woman to Jesus
1,136 2/5/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:5-6 temporary vs eternal life; Communion (includes silences)
1,137 2/12/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:53-8:8 The Pharisees' sin; common misunderstanding
1,138 2/12/2006 10:45 AM Jn 7:53-8:11 Pharisees leave woman no longer accused; forgiven
1,140 2/26/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:53-8:11 Personal sin definition: description and consequences
1,141 2/26/2006 10:45 AM Jn 7:53-8:11 Personal sin: consequences, confession and forgiveness

March 2006

1,142 3/5/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:53-8:11 self honesty, confession and forgiveness; resisting temptation
1,143 3/5/2006 10:45 AM Jn 7:53-8:11; I Pt 1:13-21 resisting temptation; Communion (includes silences)
1,144 3/12/2006 9:15 AM Jn 7:53-8:11; Jn 8:12-20 Biblical concept of repentance; outline
1,145 3/12/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:12 Christ is the Light of the World through Scripture
1,146 3/19/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:12 observations about light; Jesus is our example
1,147 3/19/2006 10:45 AM I Pt 2:21-24; Jn 8:12-13 Jesus' example in suffering; Pharisees' response compelled by world view
1,148 3/26/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:13-15 worldly frame of reference; lusts vs spiritual
1,149 3/26/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:15-18 Jesus as Judge; Jesus & the Father have the same Theology; Father's testimony

April 2006

1,150 4/2/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:13-18 Pharisees' abuse of the Law; testimonies about Jesus
1,151 4/2/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:18-20 witnesses to Christ; connection to the Father; Communion (includes silences)
1,152 4/9/2006 9:15 AM Passion week - outline; preparing disciples; sparring with Pharisees
1,153 4/9/2006 10:45 AM Passion week - Olivet Discourse, Passover meal, teaching disciples, Gethsemane
1,154 4/16/2006 9:15 AM Passion week - Jesus is arrested and tried; the crucifixion and tomb
1,155 4/16/2006 10:45 AM Passion week - The Resurrection & its' significance for Spiritual life
1,156 4/18/2006 7:30 PM Dan 9:24-27 6 purposes of prophecy; chronology from videotape - bad audio
1,157 4/20/2006 7:30 PM Dan 9:24-27 prophecy of weeks; calculating the 69 weeks from videotape - bad audio
1,158 4/25/2006 7:30 PM Dan 9:26-27 prophecy of weeks: future destruction of Jerusalem, Universal Kingdom from videotape - bad audio
1,159 4/27/2006 7:30 PM contingency of the Kingdom - why is there a gap between the 69th & 70th week from videotape - bad audio

May 2006

1,160 5/2/2006 7:30 PM Day of the Lord: partial list of date setters; characteristics in Old Testament from videotape - bad audio
1,161 5/4/2006 7:30 PM Day of the Lord: characteristics, security, peace & properity in Millenium from videotape - bad audio
1,162 5/14/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:21 Jesus predicts His departure and nature of their deaths
1,163 5/14/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:21-24 Jesus compares origins and viewpoints; how origins affect your life
1,164 5/21/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:21-30; Eph 2:1-10 outline points; common grace - Introduction
1,165 5/21/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:21-30; Rm 1:18-25 Common Grace: God provides information to the veiled mind

June 2006

1,166 6/4/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:24 proper gospel identifies sinful state of unbeliever and true identity of Christ
1,167 6/4/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:24b-26a correct Christology; Jesus wants Jews to believe; Communion (includes silences)
1,168 6/11/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:26-27 restraint of judgment, kenosis, hardness and spiritual blindness
1,169 6/11/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:27 spiritual opportunity; testimony of Christ; lifted up
1,170 6/18/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:28 cross is a declaration of diety; what happened on the cross; depends on the Father
1,171 6/18/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:29-37 fellowship with the Father; believer vs disciple; slavery and freedom
1,172 6/25/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:21-30 the Gospel: what it is and how the Word is used
1,173 6/25/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:21-32 The Gospel: its' simplicity; living in the Word; disciple

July 2006

1,174 7/2/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:21-30; Jn 8:31-59 The Gospel: false gospel; outline
1,175 7/2/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:31-59 outline; Communion (includes silences)
1,176 7/9/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:31 Discipleship: description, result, the objection
1,177 7/9/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:33-34 Jesus responds to the heart of the matter - slavery to sin
1,178 7/16/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:35-36 Slaves have no rights; Abraham; true freedom
1,179 7/16/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:36 humility to the word of Jesus; Jesus is eternal, authority of the Father
1,180 7/23/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:31-41 Jesus exposes the true need and origin of the listeners
1,181 7/23/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:41-43 Doctrine of election related to God; Christs' origin
1,182 7/30/2006 9:15 AM Jn 8:43 The Good Life"; arrogant, unspiritual believers can be children of Satan
1,183 7/30/2006 10:45 AM Jn 8:44 Satan slanders, tempts through lust, destroys men

August 2006

1,184 8/6/2006 10:30 AM Jn 8:33-34 review; being "from God" - humility; Jews' accusations
1,185 8/6/2006 11:45 AM Jn 8:48-50 Jesus honors the Father, God is satisfied; Communion (includes silences)
1,186 8/13/2006 10:30 AM Jn 8:48-51 humility of Jesus vs arrogance of Satan; eternal life
1,187 8/13/2006 11:45 AM Jn 8:51 keeping His commandments; eternal life vs spiritual death
1,188 8/20/2006 10:30 AM Jn 8:51-54 spiritual death; Jews' corrupt theology; self glorification blank half way through
1,189 8/20/2006 11:45 AM Jn 8:54-58 knowledge vs application; Abraham's faith; Jesus' declaration blanks out after 5 minutes
1,190 8/27/2006 10:30 AM Jn 8:54-59 Jesus declares His eternal nature, Jesus hidden; overview of Jn 8
1,191 8/27/2006 11:45 AM Jn 8 Key concepts of John 8; spiritual parentage is important

December 2008 (After break in lessons from August 2006. A lesson sequence numbering gap occurs here as well.)

1,200 12/14/2008 9:45 AM Prophecies and birth narrative compared; Genesis prophecy; necessity of virgin birth
1,201 12/14/2008 11:15 AM Prophecies and birth narrative compared; Genesis prophecy; pagan myths twisted the prophecy
1,202 12/16/2008 7:30 PM Gen Prophecies and birth narrative compared; Genesis 6: immortality and the woman's seed
1,203 12/18/2008 7:30 PM OT Prophecies and birth narrative compared; OT prophecy becomes specific to a family; curse of Coniah
1,204 12/23/2008 7:30 PM Prophecies and birth narrative compared; Coniah curse and solution; conception
1,205 12/28/2008 9:45 AM Ps 40 Prophecies and birth narrative compared; virgin pregnancy; only one fulfills prophecy; Ps 40 - scene in heaven
1,206 12/28/2008 11:15 AM Ps & Hb 10 Prophecies and birth narrative compared; Incarnation eve - Ps 40 & Heb 10; Body created; sacrifices

January 2009

1,207 1/4/2009 9:45 AM Hb 10 Prophecies and birth narrative compared; Hb 10:7-8 God's will; propitiation; Communion (includes silences)
1,208 1/4/2009 11:15 AM Dan 7; Ps 2; Ph 2 Prophecies and birth narrative; Incarnation Eve; The Father's response; Son's humility

May 2009 (After a break in lessons form January 2009. A lesson sequence numbering gap occurs here as well.)

1,300 5/3/2009 9:45 AM The meaning of Christ as our Saviour and communion; communion ( incl silences)
1,301 5/3/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:1-16; Mt 10 historical background and overview; comparison to Mt 10
1,302 5/10/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:1-2 v. 1-2 compared to Mt 10; exegesis
1,303 5/10/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:2-4 what does harvest mean? pray for workers; practical instructions
1,304 5/17/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:5-6 Kingdom peace is real peace; Peace in witnessing and a clear conscience
1,305 5/17/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:6-8 Peacemakers, peace, accept hospitality, kingdom signs, Jews are not accepting King
1,306 5/31/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:9-12 Potential rejection of Kingdom; judgment of rejecting towns
1,307 5/31/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:13-16 comparison of judgments on rejecting cities and condemned cities

June 2009

no recording for 1308
1,309 6/14/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:17 the truth about demons; passages explain demon activity and possession
1,310 6/14/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:17-20 Satan fell once from heaven in the past; passage is a rebuke
1,311 6/21/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:17-20 Essence of the rebuke; Book of Life - how it works
1,312 6/21/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:20-21; Rv 13:8 Book of Life; difficult passage explained; Jesus' personal exultation
1,313 6/28/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:21 rejoicing in hardship; God's sovereignty; description related to free will and evil
1,314 6/28/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:21-22; Is 6:1-11 God's sovereignty; arrogance can't understand; what was handed over

July 2009

1,315 7/5/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:17-22 review; the humble receive grace; Jesus reflects on God's plan; communion (incl silences)
1,316 7/5/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:22-24 Cost to the signers of the Declaration; "All things" listed; revelation
1,317 7/12/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:23-37 priveleged to have our Bible; outline of Good Samaritan passage
1,318 7/12/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:25 Biblical context of lawyers; Arrogant question; salvation by faith
1,319 7/19/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:25-26; Mt 19: 16-29 belief unto eternal life; rich ruler failed to love his neighbor
1,320 7/19/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:25-26 Good Samaritan; Law reveals person and plan of God, makes Jews distinct, convicts men
1,321 7/26/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:27-28 survey of the love of God and your neighbor; greater conviction in sermon on the mount
1,322 7/26/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:29-37 exegesis and explanation of the Good Samaritan

August 2009

1,323 8/2/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:37; Jn 8:31 Jesus is the Good Samaritan; Jews call Jesus a Samaritan; communion (incl silences)
1,324 8/2/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:37-42; Jn 8:41-59 Jesus is the Good Samaritan; Good Samaritan saves us; one need
1,325 8/9/2009 9:45 AM Lk 10:38-42 setting; How Martha is wrong; Jesus corrects her
1,326 8/9/2009 11:15 AM Lk 10:42 Jesus defends Mary's choice as the one need and a good inheritance
1,327 8/16/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:1-13 outline; context and Luke's method; Jesus' prayer life
1,328 8/16/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:1-3 how the question was wrong; meaning and implication of the prayer address
1,329 8/23/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:2 why and how men sanctify God's reputation; verses
1,330 8/23/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:2 implication of prayer for the coming of God's Kingdom; God's will
1,331 8/30/2009 9:45 AM RB Thieme eulogy; Characteristics of a mature believer: spiritual disciplines
1,332 8/30/2009 11:15 AM Characteristics of a mature believer: Christian character; verses

September 2009

1,333 9/6/2009 9:45 AM Characteristics of a mature believer: review of disciplines and character; communion (incl silences)
1,334 9/6/2009 11:15 AM Characteristics of a mature believer: Christian service - realms and explanation; verses
1,335 9/13/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:3-4 Lord's Prayer: daily provision; your relationship with prosperity; personal fogiveness
1,336 9/13/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:4 Lord's Prayer: personal forgiveness; God's purpose in testing; salvation from temptation
1,337 9/20/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:2-4 Lord's Prayer: the agenda for prayer - the meaning of each phrase
1,338 9/20/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:5-10 illustrations demonstrate that God is good and great, so pray
1,339 9/27/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:8-13 seeking grace from God; second illustration of God's motive

October 2009

1,340 10/4/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:9-13 knocking and doors in scripture; second mention of ministry of God the Holy Spirit
1,341 10/4/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:14-36 outline and themes; signs, satanic kingdom, demon possession, single focus, harmonizing gospels
1,342 10/11/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:14-17 demon cast out, people question and test; signs already given that Jesus is the Christ
1,343 10/18/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:17-20 civil war; casting out demons; Josephus and scripture; sign of the Kingdom
1,344 10/18/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:21-24 spiritual warfare; Jesus casting out a demon is an act of war; no neutrality
1,345 10/25/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:24 identity and origin of "unclean" spirits; idol worship; demon possession
1,346 10/25/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:24-28 demon possession; symptoms; Christian belongs to God; demon returns; the interruption

November 2009

1,347 11/1/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:24-28 demon possession; what to do; true reason; Mary was blessed
1,348 11/8/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:14-28 Cosmic system; Satan's plan for the world and you! Purpose, specific attacks
1,349 11/8/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:14-28 Cosmic system: Satan's plan for the world and you! specific attacks, assets of the cosmos
1,350 11/15/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11 Cosmic system: Satan's plan, the assets he uses to destroy your will
1,351 11/15/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11 Cosmic system: arrogance, suffering and confusion, bitterness and fear
1,352 11/22/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11 Cosmic system: motivation to medicate; refusal to listen of obey
1,353 11/22/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11 Cosmic system: darkness & hardness in the soul; God removes restraint; utter helplessness and death
1,354 11/29/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:29-31 the sign of Jonah directs towards resurrection of Christ; Queen of Sheba
1,355 11/29/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:31-34 Queen of Sheba and Ninevites; witness at the Judgment; importance of content of intake

December 2009

1,356 12/6/2009 11:15 AM Lk 11:32 story of Jonah and Ninevites; the Ninevites witness
1,357 12/13/2009 9:45 AM Lk 11:33-36 explanation of the context and meaning of this saying; simplicity of motive, filtering out evil
1,358 12/13/2009 11:15 AM the conscience evaluates, needs calibration with Biblical truth, understands suffering
1,359 12/20/2009 9:45 AM Christmas; historical context of first advent, angelic announcement
1,360 12/20/2009 11:15 AM Lk 2:8-14 eudokia; scriptural examples of good will; the few who received Him with good will
1,361 12/22/2009 7:30 PM Is 59 & 60; Mt 2:1-11 gathering information about the true identity of the Magi
1,363 12/27/2009 9:45 AM Daniel stood firm in a cultural war; our identity as Christians
1,364 12/27/2009 11:15 AM Our identity as Christians; the creed, position, possessions and purpose
1,366 12/31/2009 7:30 PM Principles 3-9 for understanding human history; success is fearlessness

January 2010

1,367 1/3/2010 11:15 AM Lk 11:37-54 outline; the setting; the first characterization of the Pharisees
1,368 1/10/2010 9:45 AM Lk 11:41 Jesus commands Pharisees to give from inward virtue; principles of giving
1,369 1/10/2010 11:15 AM Lk 11:41-44 Principles of giving - verses; Woes; Pharisees love attention for selves not Messiah
1,370 1/17/2010 11:15 AM Lk 11:43-46 pride of Pharisees; hidden defilement; lawyer's complaint; lawyer's woe
1,371 1/24/2010 9:45 AM Lk 11:47-49 Pharisees; hypocrisy builds monuments to and undermines prophets
1,372 1/24/2010 11:15 AM Lk 11:49 wisdom of God; prophets and purpose of prophesy
1,373 1/31/2010 9:45 AM Lk 11:37-54 woes are an effort to get Pharisees to see their need; love your enemy
1,374 1/31/2010 11:15 AM Lk 11:50-54 Abel and Zechariah as examples of prophets; Pharisees continue to question Jesus and plot

February 2010

1,375 2/7/2010 9:45 AM Lk 11:52 requirements for entering the Kingdom includes +R from God and humility; Communion (incl silences)
1,376 2/7/2010 11:15 AM Lk 11:52-12:12 inheritance vs. entering the Kingdom; Pharisees' response; outline
1,377 2/14/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:1-3 the setting; greek context of hypocrisy; Pharisees make efforts to hide; God reveals
1,378 2/14/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:2-3 cannot hide your sin from God; God covers the sins of those who confess
1,379 2/21/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:4-7 being a disciple and friend of Jesus; finality of death
1,380 2/21/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:5 what is gehenna: history and Biblical word study; people choose gehenna
1,381 2/28/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:4-7 God knows you and cares for you; common fear or reverent fear
1,382 2/28/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:4-7 three antidotes to fear: promises, presence and attributes of God; verses

March 2010

1,383 3/7/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:4-7; Jn 14:1-4, 22-27 distinctions in fear; heavenly security; Communion (incl silences)
1,384 3/7/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:4-7 survey of fear of the Lord; how you get it and results and blessings
1,385 3/14/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:8-9 confessing Christ may not be popular, endurance, verses, denial
1,386 3/14/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:8-10 denial of Christ; Peter's denial; Son of Man; Blaspheming against God the Holy Spirit
1,387 3/21/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:10-12 unforgivable sin; God equips you with necessities to speak in testimony
1,388 3/21/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:13-34 outline; proper attitude towards wealth rich towards God; worry gains nothing

April 2010

1,389 4/11/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:13-21 principles of avoiding greed; parable set alongside the principle
1,390 4/11/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:16-21 consience is corruptible and correctible - passages; wealth without relationship with God
1,391 4/18/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:21-23 being rich toward God; do not worry; eternal perspectives
1,392 4/18/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:23-25; Ps 49; 112 wealth is temporary; proper attitude; God provides
1,393 4/25/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:24-27 God cares for our lives; controls timing of death; live for God's purpose
1,394 4/25/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:27-31 Lily illustration: God's capabilities meet your needs; our responsibility

May 2010

1,395 5/2/2010 9:45 AM I Cor 5, 11; Lk 12:31-32 church disipline, self examination; fear and sheep; communion (incl silences)
1,396 5/2/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:32-33 Kingdom, abiding in His word; giving in mercy; urgency about spiritual life
1,397 5/9/2010 9:45 AM Biblical overview of work principles of work, blessing and loss in the world
1,398 5/9/2010 11:15 AM Biblical review of work: soul prosperity from work with right perspective; mammon and worldly gain
1,399 5/16/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:34-40 worldly wealth in time of fallen earth; parable tells Disciples to be ready
1,400 5/16/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:35 girding your loins; being ready is Christian character, recognition of Christ
1,401 5/23/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:39-40 Be ready for Christ's coming; Chronology of eschatology
1,402 5/23/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:41-48 Peter's motivation Christ has high expectations of those who are given much

June 2010

1,403 6/6/2010 9:45 AM communion is a victory celebration; Melchizedek and Christ on the cross; communion (incl silences)
1,404 6/6/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:49-53 outline; purpose of Christ's coming; what fire? baptism? constraint?
1,405 6/13/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:50 Doctrine of kenosis; relationship of God and man in Christ during incarnation
1,406 6/13/2010 11:15 AM Lk 12:51-59 attitude towards Christ determines your outcome; understanding from OT that Messiah is here
1,407 6/20/2010 9:45 AM Lk 12:57-13:1 not understanding God's word leads to not understanding the time
1,408 6/20/2010 11:15 AM Lk 13:1-9 outline; fellowship with God is imperative for enduring any kind of death
1,409 6/27/2010 9:45 AM Lk 13:1-3 assumptions about sins of others; according to standard of God's word all need saving
1,410 6/27/2010 11:15 AM Lk 13:1-9 Jesus' story illustrates all are sinful; ministry of John the Baptist points to Jesus; fig tree parable and Jesus

July 2010

1,411 7/11/2010 9:45 AM Lk 13:10-21 value and danger of tradition; outline of incident; purpose and meaning of the sabbath
1,412 7/11/2010 11:15 AM Lk 13 sabbath: it's institution; it's meaning to Israel from OT; substance is focus on God; Sabbath controversies in the gospels
1,413 7/18/2010 9:45 AM Lk 13:10-12 NT meaning of sabbath; legalism kills your love; nature of woman's affliction
1,414 7/18/2010 11:15 AM Lk 13:12-17 woman praises God; synagogue official's response is legalism; humility vs humiliation
1,416 7/25/2010 11:15 AM Jn 9:1-11 undeserved suffering; don't judge based on outward circumstances; who is really blind? no recording for 1415

August 2010

1,419 8/8/2010 11:15 AM Jn 9:13-23 man correctly identifies Jesus; people choose anything but the truth
no recording 1417-1418
1,424 8/29/2010 9:45 AM Jn 9:35-36 comparing OT with Jesus' life and ministry leads to conclusion of His deity
1,425 8/29/2010 11:15 AM Jn 9:36-41 Jesus affirms His deity; the humble see Jesus; the independent legalist is blind

September 2010

1,426 9/5/2010 9:45 AM Jn 9:41 Biblical overview of Jesus' qualifications to lead Jews and all mankind; Communion (incl silences)
1,427 9/5/2010 11:15 AM Jn 10:1-18 outline; what does the real shepherd do? pharisees exploit, aren't real shepherds
1,428 9/12/2010 9:45 AM Jn 10:1-8 Jesus indicts leadership of Israel and proclaims his right to lead using sheep metaphor
1,429 9/12/2010 11:15 AM Jn 10:7-10 Pharisees' corrupt leadership has persuaded the people and stolen their purpose; quality of life
1,430 9/19/2010 9:45 AM Jn 10:11; Ps 23 the good shepherd; exegesis and illustration of the good shepherd
1,431 9/19/2010 11:15 AM Jn 10:11-12; Ps 23; Mt 14 exegesis and connection of Ps 23 to Jesus; Pharisees are "hirelings"
1,432 9/26/2010 9:45 AM Jn 10:14 Jesus knows us; our relationship knowledge of God through Jesus Christ; Truth feeds that relationship
1,433 9/26/2010 11:15 AM Jn 10:15-17 Jesus knows the Father, died for all, shepherds all His sheep, chooses the time of His death

October 2010

1,434 10/3/2010 11:15 AM Jn 10:17-19 verses on predictions and fulfillments of the Father's love; attempts to take Jesus' life; some pharisees believe
1,435 10/10/2010 9:45 AM Jn 10:19-21 the different views among the Jews about Jesus: some pharisees honored Jesus by treatment of His body
1,436 10/10/2010 11:15 AM Jn 3:1-16; 7:43; 19:38 journey of faith of pharisees with positive volition from belief to caring for Jesus' body

December 2010 (After a break in lessons from October 2010.)

1,437 12/5/2010 9:45 AM Lk 7:36-50 forgiveness and woman's love; communion is a proclamation and remembrance; communion (incl silences)

January 2011

1,438 1/2/2011 9:45 AM Lk 10:38-42 Mary's history; Mary's priorities are correct; Martha's need to recognize the one thing she needs; communion
1,439 1/2/2011 11:15 AM Lk 10:38-42 Martha's turbulent bitterness; the one n

February 2011

TLOC 1440 6 Feb 2011 9:45 AM Jn 11:1-15 The events leading up to Lazarus' death illustrates Jesus following God's timing; Communion (incl silences)
TLOC 1441 6 Feb 2011 11:15 AM Jn 11:16-45 Jesus' interactions with the family; Martha's faith; Jesus raises Lazarus

March 2011

1,442 Mar 6, 2011 9:45 AM Jn 12:1-8 Mary's history; the different annointings; the myrrh connects them to the passion; Communion (includes silences)
1,443 Mar 6, 2011 11:15 AM Mk 14:3-10; Mt 26:6-14 details show it's a different incident; Mary loves Jesus for forgiveness; Judas betrays Jesus for money

April 2011

1,444 Apr 2011 9:45 AM Lk 13:22-24 true nature of the question; effort required to discern the true gospel; communion (includes silences)
1,445 3 Apr 2011 11:15 AM no recording
1,446 24 Apr 2011 9:45 AM Easter: how the disciples responded to Christ's predictions of death and resurrection
1,447 24 Apr 2011 11:15 AM Easter: sign of Jonah: Christ lay in the heart of the earth for 3 days; victory procession

May 2011

1,448 1 May 2011 9:45 AM Lk 13:22-32 enter through the narrow gate; Herod Antipas' history; Christ has no fear of him; communion (includes silences)
1,449 1 May 2011 11:15 AM Lk 13:31-35 common Jewish practice brings prophets to Jerusalem; Jewish acceptance of Messiah mid-Tribulation

July 2011 (After a break in lessons from May 2011.)

TLOC 1452 3 July 2011 9:45 AM Ps 118 Israel's independence; Messianic meaning; Communion (incl silences)
TLOC 1453 3 July 2011 11:15 AM Ps 118 quotations in the New Testament; "cornerstone" verses; entry into Jerusalem quotation; Pentecost

August 2011

7 Aug 2011 9:45 AM Life of Christ 1454 Lk 13:34-35; 19:41-44 Serious consequences to Jerusalem for rejecting Jesus; communion (includes silences)
7 Aug 2011 11:15 AM Life of Christ 1455 Acts 2:36-41; 3:11-21 Jews given opportunity to repent, many are saved; prophetic chronology for nation of Israel

September 2011

4 Sep 2011 9:45 AM Life of Christ 1456 Lk 14:1-3 Arrogance of Pharisees over healing on the Sabbath; intro to three parables; communion (includes silences)
4 Sep 2011 11:15 AM Life of Christ 1457 Lk 14:4-11 Meaning of the Sabbath: first parable and strength of thinking is about humility

October 2011

2 Oct 2011 9:45 AM stimulating memories; meaning of communion; the covenant meal; communion (incl silences)
2 Oct 2011 11:15 AM TLOC 1458 Lk 14:15-24 Third parable: kingdom invitation, excuses, others invited

November 2011

6 Nov 2011 9:45 AM TLOC 1459 Luke 14:25-26 meaning of Sabbath; following Jesus; hate = supremacy of following; Communion (includes silences)
6 Nov 2011 11:15 AM TLOC 1460 Luke 26-35 hatred by comparison; make your faith public; counting cost; stewardship

December 2011

4 Dec 2011 9:45 AM TLOC 1461 Lk 15:1-2 tax collector's place in society; grace of God is for all sinners; communion (includes silences)
4 Dec 2011 11:15 AM TLOC 1462 Lk 15:3-32 every sinner is of value with God's grace; God rejoices at each repentance; lost sheep, lost coin, intro to prodigal


February 2012 (After break in series from December 2011.)

Feb 5 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1463 Lk 15:1-7 attitude of the Pharisees; sheep is valuable and rejoicing occurs when it's found; communion (includes silences)
Feb 5 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1464 Lk 15:8-32 woman rejoices upon finding lost coin; Prodigal Son leaves, repents, and returns; brothers' reaction; right attitude

March 2012

4 Mar 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1465 union of God and man in Christ; verses that demonstrate the humanity of Christ; He suffered and died; Communion (includes silences)
4 Mar 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1466 union of God and man in Christ: Christ took our sins in His flesh without sinning Himself; The Father testified to His deity, self testimony, legitimate example

April 2012

1 Apr 2012 9:45 AM LOC 1467 humanity and deity of Christ; perfect humanity bore our sins; testimony of deity from the Father; Christ is the perfect example; communion (incl silences)
1 Apr 2012 11:15 AM LOC 1468 Lk 16:1-13 parable to teach proper use of money; be responsible with earthly possessions
8 Apr 2012 9:45 AM LOC 1469 Lk 7: 11-18 Jesus presenting widow's son is foreshadowing of Jn 19:25-30; I Tm 4:13-18 hope of resurrection heals our grief
8 Apr 2012 11:15 AM LOC 1470 Mt 16:21-26 necessity of Christ's death and resurrection; Mt 26:45-56 Peter is still trying to protect Jesus; temptations of the last day


May 2012

6 May 2012 9:45 AM Life Of Christ 1471 Lk 16:1-9 the unjust steward: how proper use of money brings people into the kingdom and provides a welcome for you; communion (incl silences)
6 May 2012 11:15 AM Life Of Christ 1472 Lk 16:9-13 I Kgs 7, 10 Solomon's stewardship of wealth demonstrates wisdom to the Queen of Sheba; stewardship in life brings greater responsibility in heaven

June 2012

3 Jun 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1473 Lk 16:14-31 outline; Pharisees react, Jesus tried to prick their consciences, narrative demos their hatred of the Law, Communion (incl silences)
3 Jun 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1474 Lk 16:14-16 Pharisees' physical reaction, self justifying vs requirement for perfect righteousness, crossroads of history

July 2012

1 Jul 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1475 Lk 16:16 the Kingdom being at hand; different issues for us: we know the requirement but not the timing; Communion (incl silences)
1 Jul 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1476 Lk 16:16-22 Kingdom still future; Jesus challenges Pharisees about hardness toward Law and Prophets; Lazarus and rich man
3 Jul 2012 7:30 PM TLOC 1477 Documentary Hypothesis explained and refuted; flood narrative chiasm points to single authorship of Gen 6-9
8 Jul 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1478 Lk 16:22-31 Lazarus and the rich man: contrasting deaths, and rich man faces reality, Sheol in the OT; verses
8 Jul 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1479 Lk 16:22 Doctrine of Sheol; 9 observations from OT; verses on Sheol and Gehenna
15 Jul 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1480 Lk 16:22 Doctrine of Sheol: cohesion of Biblical Hadeology; New Testament verses on Hades give more information
15 Jul 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1481 Lk 16:22 Doctrine of Sheol: Tehom "the deep" corresponds to the abyss; created from the beginning; holding place for judgment
22 Jul 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1482 Lk 16:22 Doctrine of Sheol: Chronology of Myth vs Bible Revelation; The Abyss and Chasm in Greek literature and Bible verses
22 Jul 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1483 Lk 16:22 Doctrine of Sheol: Concept of Paradise in OT and NT; Jesus descends to Paradise and leads captives to Heaven
29 Jul 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1484 Lk 16:23-28 Rich man come to grips with the finality of his situation; death is the end of opportunity; Beliefs about poor and rich
29 Jul 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1485 Lk 16:28-31 written revelation is sufficient for life and godliness; wealth isn't a true measure of what God thinks of you

August 2012

5 Aug 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1486 Lk 17:1-6 outline; snares for humans; we act as an enemy when we tempt others; communion (includes silences)
5 Aug 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1487 Lk 17:1-6 careful not to stumble others, especially children; rebuke in love; forgive freely; faith is knowledge and obedience

November 2012 (After a break from August 2012)

18 Nov 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1488 Luke 17:1-3 gravity of being a stumbling block; necessity of stubborn forgiveness; God's delight in forgiveness
18 Nov 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1489 Luke 17:3-6 God's attitude about forgiveness; faith is trust in veracity and efficacy of the object; how you grow faith
25 Nov 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1490 Luke 17:5-6 How does faith grow? Learn truth and obey it; faith the size of a mustard seed persists
25 Nov 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1491 Luke 17:7-10 proper attitude toward God; God is a loving and kind master; Jn 11:1-16 passage outline; family history

December 2012

2 Dec 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1492 Jn 11:4 the glory of the Son in the NT; God did the works, Christ manifested the character of God; communion (incl silences)
2 Dec 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1493 Jn 11:3-16 Jesus' relationship with the family; the delay; the threat is not the issue; Jesus gives the reason to go
9 Dec 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1494 Jn 11:1-16 story recap; Lazarus' death provides opportunity for belief; power over death is power over fear
9 Dec 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1495 Jn 11:17-44 outline; process of decomposition demonstrates power of the miracle; mourners impose themselves
16 Dec 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1496 Jn 11:1-35 Jesus acts on God's timing; Jewish system of mourning; not embalmed but wrapped; weeping, mourning
16 Dec 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1497 Jn 11:19-21 Jewish system of mourning; appearance, true remembrance in heaven; professional mourners
23 Dec 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1498 Waiting on God: God is able; God has all eternity; His timing according to His character
23 Dec 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1499 Waiting on God: Biblical theme in the Psalms; Waiting in persecution; character of God; waiting in famine; witness
24 Dec 2012 6:00 PM TLOC 1500 Waiting on God: Isaiah 40 Does hope for the future matter for today? Only if it is true. Trust God's majesty; Simeon waited
30 Dec 2012 9:45 AM TLOC 1501 Waiting on God: Isaiah - respect the Lord, He will be your safe place; physical death is no boundary for God
30 Dec 2012 11:15 AM TLOC 1502 Waiting on God: a promise that goes beyond physical death still has meaning; faithful waiting of Simeon and Anna rewarded

January 2013

6 Jan 2013 9:45 AM LOC 1503 Waiting of God - New Testament waiting for the 2nd advent; resurrection body; reward; communion (includes silences)
6 Jan 2013 11:15 AM LOC 1504 Jn 11:20-25 it will be a great miracle; Martha understands the Last Day; "Life" - the quality related to Jesus
13 Jan 2013 9:45 AM LOC 1505 Jn 11:25 true life in Christ; example of Jesus' life; faith-revelation vs empiricism; advantage of death
13 Jan 2013 11:15 AM LOC 1506 Jn 11:25-32 believing into Christ; believers receive life giving resurrection; proper ID of Christ; Mary and mourners go out
20 Jan 2013 9:45 AM LOC 1507 Jn 11:32-33 Jesus senses a dangerous slander has been planted in Bethany; Jesus groans in spirit and is troubled
20 Jan 2013 11:15 AM LOC 1508 Jn 11: 33-40 action will change public opinion; appropriate emotions; humanity of Christ; reason for tears
27 Jan 2013 9:45 AM LOC 1509 Jn 11:39-41 Jesus reminds Martha this will be for God's glory; Jesus did miracles through the power of God not Himself
27 Jan 2013 11:15 AM LOC 1510 Jn 11:42-44 Jesus is sent from the Father - study in John, Lazarus' soul re-enters the body and is called out of the tomb

February 2013

3 Feb 2013 9:45 AM LOC 1511 Jn 11:2-45 retelling the story; public opinion has taken hold in Bethany; Jesus raises Lazarus; application; Communion (includes silences)
3 Feb 2013 11:15 AM LOC 1512 Jn 11:45-50 many believed; motivation of unbelievers and Sanhedrin; interaction of Sanhedrin at the trial of Jesus
10 Feb 2013 9:45 AM LOC 1513 Jn 11:48-53 the prophecy of Caiaphas, God's plan fulfilled but Pharisees don't understand; plots to kill Jesus

The first ten minutes of this next lesson, dated Feb 10, 2013, covers The Life of Christ for the first ten minutes and then merges into Revelation, so this file is being listed under The Life of Christ AND Revelation. 10 Feb 2013 11:15 AM LOC 1514 and Rev 126 Jn 11:54 Jesus spends time in ministry with disciples; Rv 4:1-2 heavenly temple; in the spirit; doctrine of the throne

March 2013

MISC STUDY 3 Mar 2013 9:45 AM Communion Biblical survey on history and concept of the Savior; Communion (includes silences)

April 2013

7 Apr 2013 9:45 AM Communion Christ as our example; verses that describe Christ and give us examples to follow; communion (includes silences)

June 2013 (After a break from April 2013)

2 Jun 2013 9:45 AM Communion: Christ as the head of the church; we must imitate Him; Communion (incl silences) (long lead in)

August 2013 (After a break from June 2013)

4 Aug 2013 9:45 AM MISC Phil 2:1-8 motivation and relationships in the Church; humility of Christ; Communion (incl silences)

September 2013

1 Sep 2013 9:45 AM MISC Christ learned and obeyed; true unity by imitating Christ; Communion (includes silences)

October 2013

06 Oct 2013 9:45 AM communion; truths about the humanity of Christ; communion (incl silences)
20 Oct 2013 9:45 AM DM2 Life of Christ conference; Initial resurrection appearances of Christ
20 Oct 2013 11:15 AM DM2 Life of Christ conference; Peter's reconciliation and commission; Great Commission; importance of the person and work of Christ

November 2013

03 Nov 2013 9:45 AM communion 1 I Pt 3:15-18 your witness is made because of who Christ is and through your transformed and humble life; communion (incl silences)
03 Nov 2013 11:15 AM communion 2 I Pt 3:18-22 Spirit makes us alive; Christ preached to the incarcerated spirits; what baptism? strategic victory
10 Nov 2013 9:45 AM Veteran's Day special; real cause of war; real end of war; defense of the nation; virtue necessary; verses

December 2013

1 Dec 2013 9:45 AM communion; Propositions and Biblical evidence of the humanity of Christ; communion includes silences
22 Dec 2013 9:45 AM TLOC 1515 The two census' of Quiriniius: First one announces Messiah; Second one ignited a rebellion
22 Dec 2013 11:15 AM TLOC 1516 The two census' of Quirinius: those who are scripturally prepared recognize the Messiah; Second census and the zealot's effect on Jesus' death

January 2014

05 Jan 2014 9:45 AM communion propositions and biblical evidence of the deity of Christ: God's testimony through the Holy Spirit; Christ our example; communion (includes silences)

February 2014

02 Feb 2014 9:45 AM LOC 1517 Lk 4:16-30 Jesus announces ministry, not welcome in home town, does no miracles, Jn 1:29-36 Communion (includes silences)
09 Feb 2014 9:45 AM LOC 1518 Lk 17:11-21 the Healing of the Ten Lepers: description of disease, OT references, outline, the setting and incident
16 Feb 2014 9:45 AM LOC 1519 Lk 17:14-19 Lepers cleansed and healed; Samaritan returns to give thanks; Faith gives gift of forgiveness
16 Feb 2014 11:15 AM LOC 1520 Lk 17:20-21 Pharisees are skeptical but ask about the kingdom; Jesus tells them it depends on their attitude

March 2014

02 Mar 2014 9:45 AM Communion a celebration of victory; traced through the Bible; Christ is sitting at the right hand of God; Communion (includes silences)
23 Mar 2014 9:45 AM Arch 1 Arch Rutherford ministry; Transition from Law to Church; Peter given the keys of the Kingdom; Holy Spirit indwelling; Pentecost
23 Mar 2014 11:15 AM Arch 2 Transition from Law to Church; Peter wakes up to the end of distinctions and church; Judaizers, Jerusalem council; Q and A

May 2014

04 May 2014 9:45 AM Communion Appreciating Jesus as Creator of the Universe and our faith; Communion (includes silences)

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