Basic Christian – Holiness Summit 2012

Re-Post of the 2012┬áBasic Christian: Holiness Summit Holiness Summit 2012 — The Plan for the Basic Christian: Holiness Summit 2012 is going to be to have 10 sessions (i.e. based on the 10 smaller wash basins of the Temple) that we can wash in as our offerings to God during the Holiness Summit – As…


Basic Christian – End Times Summit 2012

Re-Post of the 2012┬áBasic Christian: End Times Summit Coming this Summer-Fall: The Basic Christian: End Times Summit 2012 Update 01-27-2012: There probably won’t be enough time to have an End Times Summit before Holy Week 2012, so the schedule is going to be to work on Jesus Walk 2012 and a few other updating projects…


GOSPEL OF MATTHEW

The Bible study is dedicated in the name of Jesus, Christ, God, Son, and Savior May the Lord Jesus Christ be honored by our devotions, our study and in our fellowship. May all the people be blessed and grow in the grace and knowledge of the love and presence of God our creator and our…


GOSPEL OF MARK

Gospel of Mark [the 2nd Gospel of Jesus Christ] – Mark’s Gospel opens by proclaiming, “The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the son of God” This opening statement immediately reveals who Jesus is, and tells readers the point of the entire book {Note: The Gospel of Mark is considered by Papias (AD…


GOSPEL OF LUKE

Background Book of Luke – The book of Luke gives us the most complete look at the life of Jesus – Luke uses eyewitnesses as sources for his writings – He stresses Jesus’ humanity and compassion as well as the power of the Holy Spirit and of prayer – Theme: Jesus Christ as the perfect…


GOSPEL OF JOHN

Gospel of John: The Son of God – A Gospel foreveryone – John has been called “the single most influential book of the New Testament” – “For many Christian people the Gospel according to St. John is the most precious book in the New Testament it is the book on which above all they feed…


ACTS

Background to the Book of Acts – The book of Acts has traditionally been called the Acts of the Apostles and this can be a bit confusing because the contents is not about all the apostles, but primarily on the life of Peter (Chapters 1-12) and Paul (Chapters 13-28) – Rather than a history book…


ROMANS

The Books of Romans, Galatians and Hebrews are being grouped together and presented as a Trilogy of Systematic Theology by the Apostle Paul The three books were written by the Apostle Paul with the primary audiences being the Roman Empire, the remaining Gentile world and all Hebrew/Jewish Christians. — Romans –> Roman Empire, Galatians –>…


1 CORINTHIANS

THE FIRST EPISTLE TO THE CORINTHIANS: Introduction – AUTHOR: PAUL, the Apostle (1:1; 16:21) – PLACE OF WRITING: EPHESUS (16:8) – TIME OF WRITING: Probably in the spring of 57 A.D., shortly before the Jewish feast of Pentecost (16:8), *during his third missionary journey [while in Ephesus] (Ac 19:1-41) – What is the purpose of…


2 CORINTHIANS

Second Corinthians “A Ministry of Reconciliation” – This is a unique letter with a writing style that is very personal, bold, at times sarcastic, and very defensive – It shares the concern, passion, intimate feelings and thoughts of an Apostle [Paul] who is defending his own apostleship and ministry in a church which he founded…