December 9, 2022
ask the pastor, Belshazzar, discipleship, jesus, Messiah, Twelve Tribes
Pastor Gary Combs answers various Bible questions that have come to him via the church’s “Ask the Pastor.” This segment addresses questions like, “Will there be Levitical priests offering sacrifices again?” “Were the 12 disciples also members of the 12 tribes?” “Was Belshazzar the son of Nebuchadnezzar?”
August 25, 2022
ask the pastor, children, headship, honor, honoring parents, parents, women
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a recent question about his sermon from Ephesians 6:1-4 on children honoring their father and mother. Specifically, the question was: “How should adult children honor physically, verbally, and/or mentally abusive parents?” He also responds to a question about the instruction concerning women and head covering from the One Year Bible
April 16, 2022
ask the pastor, Great Tribulation, Remnant, Return of Christ, salvation, Second Coming, Zechariah
Pastor Gary Combs responds to recent questions about his sermon on Zechariah 14. The first question is about Zech. 14:2, where it mentioned God gathering the nations against Israel. The second question is to about the Great Tribulation and whether people will be able to be saved during that time.
April 6, 2022
ask the pastor, biblical covenants, conditional, covenant, favor, grace, unconditional
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about a recent sermon. The question is from the reading in Zechariah 11:10, which reads: “And I took my staff Favor, and I broke it, annulling the covenant that I had made with all the peoples.” The question submitted was: “Which covenant was annulled by the breaking of
March 14, 2022
ask the pastor, Christ, feast of weeks, festivals, fulfillment, Jewish feasts, pentecost
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about a recent One Year Bible reading. The question is from the reading in Leviticus 23, concerning the “Feast of Weeks.” This feast is also called the Feast of Harvest. The question was: “Isn’t the Festival of Harvest a fall festival? Whereas Jesus was crucified after Passover in
February 19, 2022
ask the pastor, Moses, one year bible, tabernacle, tent of meeting
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about one of this week’s One Year Bible readings. The question is from the reading in Exodus 33:7-9, concerning the “Tent of Meeting.” What was the difference between this tent that Moses erected outside the camp and the Tabernacle?
February 12, 2022
ask the pastor, bible questions, jesus, Mary magdalene, nephilim, one year bible
Pastor Gary Combs responds to questions about this week’s One Year Bible readings. The first question is from Numbers 13:33 concerning the “Nephilim.” The second question concerns how to reconcile the readings from Matthew 28 and John 20 on Mary Magdalene “clinging” to Jesus.
February 5, 2022
ask the pastor, Christ, jesus, one year bible, prophet, son of god
Pastor Gary Combs responds to a question about this week’s One Year Bible readings. He responds to a question about why many of the 1st Century followers of Jesus thought he was a prophet like Elijah or Jeremiah raised from the dead.
January 22, 2022
ask the pastor, blasphemy, holy spirit, Israel, Jacob, joseph, unforgivable sin
Pastor Gary Combs responds to questions about this week’s One Year Bible readings. He discusses the meaning of the name “Israel,” the dream that Joseph had of his brothers and parents bowing to him and the Matthew reading about what some have called the unforgivable sin.
January 15, 2022
Abraham, ask the pastor, identity, Israel, Jacob, name change
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.”