Week 39 The Book of Philippians

This epistle letter to Philippians is written by Paul ten years after his visit there. While he was in the Roman prison Paul remembering his adventure and friendships with Philippi here writes with usually more than affection. The town was Macedonia in Europe, where he first landed. Luke records in Acts 16:11-40; how Paul and his companion Silas were unlawfully scourged and imprisoned there. and miraculously freed when an earthquake has opened the prison doors. Read more…

Week 38 The Book of Ephesians

Paul wrote Ephesians which was the first in order of the prison epistle in AD 61. He was confined there waiting trial.. He was not prevented from receiving visitors and messengers. so the letters were sent to various churches in Asia and Greece. Paul was forbidden by the Holy Spirit to enter Asia`where Ephesus was the center Acts 16:6; He was called by a vision to Macedonia. He was led by the spirit into Europe as Read more…

Week 37 The Book of Galatians

This letter from Paul was addressed to the Church of Galatia people of Gauls which is North central Asia Minor. Paul had led the Galatians to Christ.3:1; They had made a good start to the Christian life and were doing well spiritually . When some Jewish teachers called Judaizers taught them to be saved one must not only believe in Christ but must also obey the Mosaic Law, the sign of which is circumcision. and Read more…

Memorial Service for Gurusa

Almighty and everlasting God, The lord of our life and death, we desire to acknowledge Thee in all our ways,and in all the events that befall us. Oh God thou bindest us to life by sweet,tender ties with father,Mother,Brother,sister ,Husband,wife,son daughter,,nephews and nieces,lover and friends. All the tendrils of our heart are twined around them; all our purposed revolve around them, all our successes are measured by their Joy. When Thou takes them away we Read more…

Week 36 The Book of II Corinthians

Paul s second letter to the Corinthians is the fourth letter from Phillipi. Paul gives more of his personal history and his own feelings in his letter. Problems with worldliness,,internal wranglings and doctrinal defections continue to fester in spite of Paul s efforts in the first epistle. Opposition to Paul s ministry continue to mount,especially coming from the party associated with “Christ” the leader of this group was especially hostile towards Paul. He was accused Read more…

Week 35 The Book of I Corinthians

I Corinthians both complement and contrasts Paul s great doctrinal epistles of the saints of Rome. At least two factors prompted Paul s letter. First he has received word from two sources of division in the church and Paul shows them that it is totally incompatible with the Gospel of Christ.. Second the assembly requested answers to a series of questions. 7:1 he felt obliged to answer. The central message “wisdom of God as in Read more…

Week 34 The Book of Romans

We now come to the Epistles Of the New Testament. There are Nine Epistles written by Paul seven to Gentile churches — in Rome,Corinth,Galatia,Ephesus,Phillipi,Colosse and Thessolonica. These Epistles develop the doctrines of the Church. They give instruction as to the churches unique purposes of God. The Church as in Eph 3:9 ; Epistle to the Romans was written by Paul from Corinth during his third visit to that city,between 56 and 58 A.D. The Church Read more…

Week 33 Book of Acts ll

Book of Acts ll is from Chapter 13-28. This Part is mainly about the ministry of Paul the Apostle. In the last part l we saw the conversion of Saul who is Paul.13:9. His conversion was caused by the way he had done against the Christians and Jesus said, “why persecutes thou me – I am Jesus whom thou persecuted- it is hard for thee to kick against your conscious”= 9:4-5. Paul was providentially prepared Read more…

Week 32 The Book of Acts Chapter 1-12

The Book of Acts is written by Luke and I am dividing by two section . Chapter 1-12 and Chapter 13-28. The first part talks about Jerusalem as the center with Peter as the main character and Gospel in Jerusalem,Judea and Samaria. Ending with Peter `s imprisonment. In the next section Antioch as the center with Paul as Character with Gospel to Utmost part which is Rome and Paul being imprisoned. Luke opens both books Read more…

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…