This week’s question probably comes from one our our One Year Bible readers concerning the use of names in the book of Genesis. Here’s the question: “In Genesis, why is Jacob/Israel so inconsistently named? When God changed Abram’s name to Abraham, that was that, but not with Jacob/Israel.”
Pastor Gary answers questions asked about the Chosen TV series and a question about the OYB reading from Revelation 20 concerning the release of Satan at the end of Christ’s Millennial reign on earth.
Pastor Gary answers questions asked about the Millennial reign and also some questions from his One Year Bible readers about the book of Jude.
Pastor Gary answers questions about the origin of the Chinese people and whether cremation is OK for Christians.
“I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.” – Romans 12:1-2 (NKJV) In the 12th chapter
“Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you, which you received, in which you stand, and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.” – 1 Corinthians 15:1-2 (ESV) What does the word “gospel” mean? It means
“Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.” – Revelation 3:30 (ESV). “And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.” –
“Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.” – Psalm 127:3 Every Summer we try to offer a three or four week sermon series on a topic for the family. This year we’re looking at what the Bible has to say about parenting. We’ve titled the series, “Parenthood.”
“I have been reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives in you also” (2 Timothy 1:5 NIV). The church of my youth had annual revival services. We would often have an evangelist come and share how God had miraculously saved