PTB2-22: Gospel in the Minor Prophets 4 of 6.

The series of messages on the Minor Prophets continues now with Habakkuk, Zephaniah, and Haggai.  From Habakkuk 2:3 comes that famous quote of Peter that should squelch all this theological debate on Calvinism, how God is not willing that any one single person should eternally perish, but rather that ALL might come to repentance.  However… Continue reading PTB2-22: Gospel in the Minor Prophets 4 of 6.

PTB2-21: Paul’s Plan for Peace and Unity in the Church from Ephesians/Colossians.

This message was originally written as a plea for Peace and Unity in the SBC as Chapter 11 in a Bible commentary on the book of Hebrews as “Paul’s Plan for Peace and Unity in the SBC from Ephesians and Colossians.”   It seems to be too late for that now, so it is delivered in… Continue reading PTB2-21: Paul’s Plan for Peace and Unity in the Church from Ephesians/Colossians.

PTB2-20: Gospel in the 12 Minor Prophets 3 of 6.

NOTE:  Numbers following (9-9, 9-10, and 9-11 are from the original outline of the Bible, and covering the minor Prophets of Hosea, Micah, and Nahum. 9-9:  The Prophet Hosea.  While Peter and James do not quote from Hosea, you do find Hosea in the Gospel Applications of Table 9.         7.  Hosea. Proclaimed  Established  Explained   Reinforced … Continue reading PTB2-20: Gospel in the 12 Minor Prophets 3 of 6.

PTB2-18c: Mystery of the Green Grass and Day of the LORD.

It is clear from the reading of the book of Revelation that the Divine author and the Apostle John tricked any reader that was inclined to find mistakes in the Bible; for in Revelation 8 all the green grass is destroyed with the sounding of the first four trumpets and then in Revelation 9 with… Continue reading PTB2-18c: Mystery of the Green Grass and Day of the LORD.

PTB 2-18b: Day of the LORD God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 2 of 3.

Introduction: A little housekeeping is required from the previous introduction about “unspotted, blameless, and at peace with God the Father”.  No one knows better than the Apostle Peter when looking at the totality of life, there is no perfection except when God looks at Christ instead of us, for it is Peter that allowed Satan… Continue reading PTB 2-18b: Day of the LORD God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, 2 of 3.

PTB2-18a: Day of the LORD, 1 of 3.

The Day of the LORD and Lord. One Day authored and engineered by God Himself will eclipse every day on earth known by man, including the Creation of the earth in six days.  Often the day in the Hebrew word is a period of time, and the probability in both the case of Creation and… Continue reading PTB2-18a: Day of the LORD, 1 of 3.

PTB2-16c: The Great Maker of History Makes History In Selecting His Own Jewels.

Last words of the Old Testament:  Malachi 3:14-18 14  Ye have said, It is vain to serve God: and what profit is it that we have kept his ordinance, and that we have walked mournfully before the LORD of hosts? 15  And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set… Continue reading PTB2-16c: The Great Maker of History Makes History In Selecting His Own Jewels.

PTB2-16b: Where Peace and Calamity Come From!

PTB2-16b:  Where Peace and Calamity Come From! (“ I make peace and create calamity”) “I am the LORD, and there is no other; There is no God besides Me. I will gird you, through you have not known Me. That they may know from the rising of the sun to its setting that there is… Continue reading PTB2-16b: Where Peace and Calamity Come From!

PTB2-16a: The Message of the Writing Prophets.

Romans 12:2 New Life Version (NLV) 2 Do not act like the sinful people of the world. Let God change your life. First of all, let Him give you a new mind. Then you will know what God wants you to do. And the things you do will be good and pleasing and perfect. A short form… Continue reading PTB2-16a: The Message of the Writing Prophets.