FOOD FOR DISCERNMENT

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment. Ecclesiastes 8:5

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The Sixty-Six Books

Sixty-six singers, singing sweet and true, And setting all the world to singing, too. Sixty-six soldiers, vigorous and strong, Valiantly attacking, cruelty and wrong. Sixty-six judges, learned in the law, Uttering decisions, free from fear and flaw. Sixty-six artists—wondrously they paint Kings and sages, common folk, angel, devil, saint. Sixty-six...

Baptist Distinctives

B (Biblical Authority): God’s Word is our final authority in all matters of faith and practice. As the inspired, inerrant, and preserved Word of God, it bears the absolute authority of God Himself. No human opinion or church decree can usurp the teachings of Scripture. Whatever the Bible dictates, we,...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 7)

John 11:1-46 I. SLEEPING (v. 1-27) Verse 3 – a man named Lazarus (v. 1) is SICK, he is the brother of Mary and Martha Verse 4 – “This sickness is not unto death…” Verse 6 – interesting that the Lord WAITED to go see Lazarus, also Lazarus’ condition got...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 6)

John 9:1-7 Many teach this and focus on the MAN BORN BLIND, and that is completely understandable.  However, the DIFFERENCE MAKER here is the Lord Jesus Christ, so we will FOCUS on what HE DID in the passage rather than only the blind man.  Obviously, the BLIND MAN’s condition allows...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 5)

John 6:15-21 I. DEPARTING (v. 15-16) There is a SEPARATION here between Jesus and His disciples This is similar to today… PHYSICALLY Notice WHERE Jesus is – “he departed again into a mountain himself alone.” Notice WHERE the disciples are – “his disciples went down unto the sea.” Today –...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 4)

John 6:1-14 Have you ever been in a SERIOUS PREDICAMENT?  How do we normally respond in these situations? So far we have covered THREE miracles which picture the WAY of salvation: Water into wine – “Out with the OLD, in with the NEW” – salvation is a change in your...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 3)

John 5:1-9 Consider: life’s FRUSTRATIONS I. WAITING (v. 1-4) Verse 1 – while Jesus went to Jerusalem because of the FEAST, he encounters a man in need along the way People are in need EVERYWHERE!  Are you looking for them? cf. John 4:1-5 cf. Mark 2:13-15 cf. Mark 1:16-21 Verse...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 2)

John 4:46-54 Recognize the POWER of the WORDS of the Lord Jesus Christ! I. BESEECHING (v. 46-49) Verse 46 – we are introduced to “a certain nobleman” cf. Luke 19:12, 13 – only other mention of a NOBLEMAN in the Bible, this would be a man of GREAT IMPORTANCE with...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Part 1)

MIRACLE #1 – John 2:1-11 This is the FIRST PUBLIC MIRACLE performed by the Lord Jesus Christ. I. THE MARRIAGE (verses 1-2) Verse 1 – “the third day” – reminder of the RESURRECTION – belief in the resurrection is absolutely NECESSARY for salvation – cf. Romans 10:9, 10 “a marriage”...

Seven Miracles in the Gospel of John (Introduction)

John 20:30, 31 The gospel of John records SEVEN miracles of our Lord Jesus Christ.  As stated in the verses above, only these seven were recorded so that the reader of John’s gospel might BELIEVE: (1) That Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God (2) So that one might...

Three Signs

God gave three SIGNS to Moses so that he might BELIEVE His word.  Remember that signs are for the Jew (John 2:18, I Corinthians 1:22).  These SIGNS are wonderful TYPES of spiritual truths for the saved TODAY! Exodus 4:1-9 Rod to serpent (v. 3, 4) – the CROSS – Jesus...

The Ottomans are back – what does that mean for Israel?

The following is a lengthy excerpt (sans pictures) from subject article in the Jerusalem Post. “Tracing regional dynamics over the last century is vital to understanding the combustible situation today. By SETH J. FRANTZMAN JANUARY 1, 2020 20:10” In late November, Turkey set its sights on a new goal. In...

THE MYSTICAL REVOLUTION – Final Part

The following is an excerpt from the booklet: THE MYSTICAL REVOLUTION October 14, 2015 by Lighthouse Trails By Ray Yungen Planetary Spirituality Many people, including numerous Christians, see the New Age as more of a nuisance to Christianity than a serious threat. But according to New Age pundit David Spangler,...

THE MYSTICAL REVOLUTION – Part 4

The following is an excerpt from the booklet: THE MYSTICAL REVOLUTION October 14, 2015 by Lighthouse Trails By Ray Yungen Europe Gets on Board In 2014, I traveled to Europe, specifically England, Ireland, and Germany for a number of speaking engagements. I was shocked to see the level of New...

THE MYSTICAL REVOLUTION – Part 3

The following is an excerpt from the booklet: THE MYSTICAL REVOLUTION October 14, 2015 by Lighthouse Trails By Ray Yungen The Christian Response In 1983, a Christian attorney from Detroit, Constance Cumbey, wrote a book titled The Hidden Dangers of the Rainbow after she accidentally stumbled upon the New Age....