Week 31 The Book of John

The Beloved of Jesus John the Apostle was the son of Zebedee,The brother of James, these two were surnamed by our Lord”The sons of thunder”. John wrote three Epistles,the Revelation and this Gospel. John was the beloved Pastor at Ephesus, and later 95 A.D. He was exiled to Patmos by the emperor domitian where he wrote the Book of Revelation. A prominent feature of this Gospel is its emphasis on the diety of our Lord Read more…

Week 30 The Book of Luke

The Book of Luke deals with the humanity of our Lord ” For the Son of Man is come to seek and to save that which iswas lost” Luke 19:10 . The is the central message of the Book “Son of Man”. Humanity and compassion, justice for the poor and society and thus the Savior of the world. Luke writes to the Greek Mind. Luke was a beloved Physician to Paul, and wrote this Book Read more…

WEEK 29 Book of Mark

The Gospel of Mark is written primarily for the Romans. He was known as Mark John.John was his Jewish name and Mark was his Roman name. He was a Jew son of a Mary Acts 12:12. He was companian to Paul and closer companian to Peter.. in thier journeys and His Gospel influenced in Peter ` s Style. Mark presents Jesus as a Servant and concentrates on what Jesus work recording 20 miracles and gives Read more…

Week 28 The Book of Matthew

The Book of Matthew is the first Gospel of the four. Matthew,Mark ,Luke and John, and they represent four unique presentations of our Lord Jesus. First three are a same or collective view,with outer,human and public aspects of our Lord ` s life. John reveals the inner Divine and private aspects of His life. While John is separated in time and character.The basic purpose of the Gospels are to present the Good News of our Read more…

The New Testament

The New Testament is the is the answer to the Old Testament.More precisely Christ is the fulfillment of all that the prophets saw,the psalmist saw and all the hearts hoped for! The New Testament completes and fulfills the old. the sacrifices of the old point to our Lord.The one Sacrifice. In the Old Testament the prevalence of animal sacrifice . The sacrifices of old point to our Lord.The unfulfilled purpose of God with His people Read more…

Week 26 The Inter-Testament Period or Four Hundred Silent Years

The Period Between Malachi and Mathew covers 400 years. The old Testament cannon of Scripture closed with Malachi about 397 B.C. The condition of the Jews at the beginning of this four hundred year period should be remembered. Two hundred years earlier Jerusalem had been destroyed and the people carried into Babylonian Captivity(587 B.C) the Assyrian destroyed the Northern Kingdom of Israel 135 years earlier in 722 B.C Babylon was overthrown by Medo-Persian empire,as had Read more…

Week 25 The Books of Haggai,Zechariah and Malachi

Haggai,Zechariah and Malachi were God`s messengers during the period of restoration of Jerusalem and the Temple. So they are called Post captivity Prophets. Haggai and Zechariah was to appeal and inspire the Jews to finish building the Temple, which has been discontinued. Malachi`s message was the tragic sin and the apostasy of God `s people. The Spiritual revival of the Holy city has returned to the spiritual coldness., and attained curse. Haggai Chapter 1: The Read more…

Week 24 The Books of Nahum,Habakkuk,Zephaniah

Nahum was from Capernaum. That means village of Nahum. Nahum prophesied about one hundred and fifty years after Jonah. Nahum means comfort. This is because as we see that the ungodly flourish and beat down the innocent people, we know that God has pledged to avenge them in a day to come. Luke 18:7-8, and Romans 12:9 Chapter 1: The certainty of Nineveh `s Doom. Nineveh, the capital of Assyria,was the world `s greatest city Read more…

Week 23 The Books of Obadiah,Jonah,Micah

Obadiah was Gods messenger to Edom. Edom refers to the territory settled by Esau `s descendants This Book is the shortest book in the Old Testament. Obadiah means “Servant of Jehovah, or worshiper of Yahweh. He delivered the message with intent emotion. Sela or Petra refers to the capital of Edomite, the rose red city. the ancient capital before that was Bozrah. Obadiah has a vision from God which he prophesies, verse 3:Pride deceives a Read more…

Week 22 The Books of Hosea,Joel, and Amos

Hosea was to the northern Kingdom as Jeremiah to the southern Kingdom. His personal experiences were designed by God to be an example to the nation. He looked forward to the Assyrian captivity of the northern kingdom. just like Jeremiah looked for the Babylonian captivity of the southern Kingdom. Hosea and Amos were Prophesying to the Northern Kingdom of Israel.Hosea`s prophesy is closely related to that of Amos. Amos was the native of the southern Read more…