The lesson on May 2, 2021 was part 13 of the "Acts - When and Why?" study. Wayne opened up with a review of the previous lessons and what we have learned in studying the Acts and determining what epistles that were written by the Apostle Paul in performing his Acts ministry of going to the Jew first and then to the Gentiles. This lesson eventually gets into looking at when Corinthians was written. Prior to that, Wayne took time to show how he mentioned his trip to Ephesus in Acts 19 (second missionary journey) and there were many examples of powers that were manifested to confirm the message that Paul was carrying to Israel as Jesus Christ was the Messiah. He then showed how when you cross the great divide of Acts 28, PAul reveals the Mystery in Ephesians and Colossians. This was a fresh revelation not in the scriptures but hidden in God! PAul had the challenge to speak to the group of believers that were in Acts and then explain that they now have a new hope, but it was not found in the Old Testament scriptures. To help with this, God gave gifts after Acts 28 in the form of Apostles and Prophets to help "adjust" the believers into this new hope. Even PAul said in his prayer in Ephesians 1:18 that "the eyes of their understanding being enlightened..." realizing that it would require a spiritual unveiling of this new truth so they would be able see the final body of truth that was revealed by Paul. This Mystery completed the word of God (Colossians 1:25-26 KJV). This lesson was a good review of the transition of hope found in Acts to the new hope revealed in Ephesians and Colossians. The scripture reading was Acts 18:1-11 KJV
This study started on June 6, 2021 and is on the Bible, its Inspiration and more importantly its Preservation. This study is so important to Christianity today because the Bible is under attack. Each Christian who attends a Bible Study and experiences the issue when you have those in attendance read scripture and they don't have the same Bible. In newer Bibles some verse have been omitted or reworded because they have been created from "a better manuscript", which is the explanation that is given for the omission or change. Wayne will look at what has happened to the text of the Bible.
This study started on January 10, 2021 and looks at the book of Acts from a perspective of the Apostle Paul's epistles. It will establish when the Pauline book was written during the Acts timeline and answer why it was written in relation to the context of the Acts. This study will provide a roadmap to properly understanding the doctrine of the Acts period and how the transition to the Gentiles is observed but always in the relation to Israel and the Kingdom of God.
A new study was started on November 1, 2020 on the topic of "Hermeneutics". The goal for this study is to teach how we should come to the proper interpretation of scripture so we may rightly divide the word of God. The Greek word for Hermeneutics has the Greek god "Hermes" in it and reflects what they believed about him in myth, which was that Hermes functioned as the emissary and messenger of the gods and was often presented as the son of Zeus and Maia, the Pleiad.
This study was started on June 14, 2020 and the intent is to recognize the different perspective this gospel book has verses Matthew, Mark and Luke. John is clearly written to the Gentiles and it represents the highway ministry that is going on along side the Mystery. In this study, you will find the calling of John 3:16 KJV is always active and will provide salvation to the one who may never understand The Mystery.
Right Division Snippets are designed to look at a topic in scripture from a Right Division perspective. These snippets are short in nature but packed with slides of compelling scriptures that point out how to view the topic in proper light of the age in which we live. Snippets are usually published weekly but can be more or less depending on the inspired need. You may download the videos and have fhem playing in the background of your next Bible Study meeting before you get started. 2 Timothy 2:15 KJV "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."