Jul 19, 2021
Through the prophet Jeremiah, God revealed the Exile would last 70 years after which the Jews would be allowed to return (Jer. 29:10). In 539B.C. Jews began to return to Jerusalem. It took years to rebuild Jerusalem and the Temple. The second Temple was completed by 515B.C. About this time disaster struck.
Jul 12, 2021
Seems the Israelites of old didn’t like paying taxes any more than we do. In 921B.C., the nation of Israel was split in two over the issue of taxes. This tax revolt not only split the nation, it also ushered in the age of the prophets like Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah and others.
Jul 4, 2021
Enabled by the grace of God and ministry of the Holy Spirit, our heartfelt obedience to the Law of Messiah, is the only way to be saved from the carnal life, and enjoy the current and future blessings of the kingdom life.
Jun 27, 2021
Do we take Jesus' instructions seriously? Having received the gift of justification salvation by faith, are we working hard to keep Jesus’ commands? We've discovered from Jesus Himself that the only way to gain kingdom life here and now is through obedience to His law.
Jun 20, 2021
If we don’t work hard at the Christian life, we will not gain kingdom life and the rewards it brings now and in the Messianic Kingdom. We seldom, if ever, talk in terms of working hard at the Christian life. But as we will discover in Luke 13:24, Jesus Himself urges us to work hard to gain kingdom life.