The lesson on December 8, was part 35 of the "Genesis" study. Wayne takes little time to review what we have learned before but gets into the detail of our fullness being of the church which is his body where Christ is the head. In this lesson we learn to identify the callings of various churches that have been identified in the Old and New Testament and the responsibilities and characteristics that these churches were given and what purposes they had. You have to rightly divide the churches found in scripture so you will not expect results coming from the doctrines given to that church in that age. It all led up the an introduction to the three spheres of blessing. One was those given to Israel which consists of a land grant and Jerusalem where Israel is above the Nations. The second being New Jerusalem coming down from heaven down to this Earth for Israel to reside in and Israel is above the Angels. The third sphere of blessing is in the heavenly places where members of that church (being neither Jew or Gentile) where Christ is the head and his body (the church) which is fullness and designated as being above principalities and powers as described in Ephesians 1:20-23 KJV "20 Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places, 21 Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come: 22 And hath put all things under his feet, and gave him to be the head over all things to the church, 23 Which is his body, the fulness of him that filleth all in all." The scripture reading was from 2 Timothy 1:8-14 KJV
This audio series studies the letters the Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy in his final ministry to the gentiles. These lessons look at the proper doctrine that Christians should follow. We find that having the right doctrine makes our walk with the Lord more gratifying than being out of step with what He wants you to do. Clearly sound doctrine is very important to our proper Christian walk.
This is a series that covers aspects of the body of truth called The Mystery. We learn of it for the first time in Ephesians 3:9 and Colossians 1:25-26 in Paul’s prison epistles. This series is important to Christians because it is our calling for today.
Here is a series that covers the Old Testament. Most Christians are ignorant of the history in the Old Testament so this audio series will provide a good review.
Michael Penny presented this material during a seminar that was held in Oklahoma City on October 12-13th, 2005. Mike was invited to present a study based on a book he wrote entitled “Approaching The Bible”.
Paul’s prison epistles is a crucial study in the message for today because the Apostle Paul was designated to the Gentiles and he claimed he was given a special message revealed after Acts 28:28. The body of truth he reveals is called the Mystery. Here is an important series studying the prison epistles.