Teachings on Promise

“Manipulators Always Lose” – Esther 3 (Tuesday 5/11/21)

Mordecai, Esther’s cousin, refuses to bow to Haman, who was recently promoted by King Ahasuerus. This offends Haman, who decides to seek revenge against not only Mordecai, but all the Jews. Haman advises King Ahasueres to write a decree against the Jews for following their own customs, and not the king’s. Letters are sent to all the provinces with instructions to annihilate the Jews and plunder their possessions.
Legalism vs Grace

“Children of God” – Galatians 4 (Tuesday 2/2/21)

Jesus the Son of God has redeemed us. We are no longer slaves but are now children of God. Liberty gives us all we need to live Christian lives. But living under law is living in bondage which is living as beggars. To walk in grace in the liberty of Christ leaves you strong and adequately equipped. We are free from bondage! We are free from works of the Law. There is freedom in Christ! The law brings death; Jesus…

Hebrews 6:11-20, part 3 (Tuesday 10/27/20)

Jews were keeping “the law” in order to get to heaven and that’s not how you get to heaven. The hope is in the promises that they inherited by Abraham. Abraham is an example of faith and patience in God’s promise. He waited 25 years from the time the promise was first made until Isaac, the promised son, was born. The Lord confirmed His oath to Abraham by swearing by Himself because He alone is beyond deceit. The two immutable…

“Jesus is Better” – Introduction to Hebrews (Tuesday 8/4/20)

Do good people go to heaven? Who sets the standard of “good” and can you measure up to it? The answer is no one is good, no one lives up to the standard of good. This is why we need a better way, better than than the angels, better than Moses, better than Aaron, better than the Law. We need Jesus.