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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:17 ~ The Armor of God, Pt. 10 ~ The Helmet of Salvation w/ the Sword of the Spirit, Pt. 2

Vol. 17, No. 22 – June 3, 2018 Eph 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! Vs. 17 Eph 6:17, “And take THE HELMET OF SALVATION, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.” The general doctrine of salvation includes the following lesser doctrines: substitution, redemption, reconciliation, propitiation, conviction, calling, election, predestination, sovereignty, free will,  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:16 & 17 ~ The Armor of God, Pt. 9 ~ Shield of Faith Pt. 3 & The Helmet of Salvation w/ the Sword of the Spirit, Pt. 1 – Introduction

Vol. 17, No. 21 – May 27, 2018 Eph 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! Vs. 16, (continued). Eph 6:16, “In addition to all (the first three pieces of armor), taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming missiles of the evil one.” The thing that has been put  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:15-16 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 7 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE Pt. 4 ~ Shield of Faith Pt. 1

Vol. 17, No. 19 – May 13, 2018  Eph 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! Ephesians 6:15 continued: And finally in vs. 15, we have, “of peace,” which is related to “the gospel.” It is made up of the Article HO and the Noun eirene, εἰρήνη in the Genitive case that means, “peace, harmony, tranquility, or good health.”  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:15 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 6 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, Pt. 3 ~ Witnessing

Vol. 17, No. 18  – May 6, 2018 Ephesians 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! Eph 6:15, “And having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE.” Our final phrase, “the gospel of peace,” is the Genitive of HO EUAGGELION HO EIRENE. The first noun euaGgelion, εὐαγγέλιον means, “good news or the gospel,” which  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:15 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 5 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, Pt. 2

Vol. 17, No. 17 – April 29, 2018 Ephesians 6:10-24 – Stand in Warfare! The Equipment vs 13-17 Vs. 15 Eph 6:15, “And having shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE.” The Roman soldier needed sure footing to enable him to march, to move quickly, and stand his ground when necessary. The  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:14-15 ~ The Armor of God Pt. 4 ~ Breastplate of Righteousness Pt. 2 ~ Shod YOUR FEET WITH THE PREPARATION OF THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, Pt. 1

Vol. 17, No. 16 – April 22, 2018  Ephesians 6 :10-24, Stand in Warfare! The Equipment, vs 13-17, vs. 14, Righteousness Eph 6:14, “Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness.” The Breastplate of Righteousness (continued). For the believer, there are three aspects of righteousness that we  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:12 ~ The Angelic Conflict Pt. 11, Conclusion ~ The Demons: The gods of the Nations

Vol. 17, No. 12 – March 25, 2018  Eph 6:10-24, Stand in Warfare! The Hierarchy of Satan’s Cosmic System Could Look Something Like This: The Enemy, vs. 11-12. Eph 6:12, “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:11-12 ~ The Angelic Conflict, Pt. 4 ~ The Enemy, Pt. 3 ~ World Economic Forum Video (The Prince of the Power of the Air)

Vol. 17, No. 5 – February 4, 2018 Eph 6 :10-24, Stand in Warfare! 1. The Empowerment, vs. 10. 2. The Enemy, vs. 11-12. 3. The Equipment, vs. 13-17. 4. The Energy, vs. 18-20. 5. The Encouragement, vs. 21-24. 2.) The Enemy, vs. 11-12. Eph 6:11, “Put on the full armor of God, so that you  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:4-7 ~ The Father’s Responsibility Towards His Children & The Relationship Between Workers and Bosses

Vol. 16 No 52 – December 24, 2017 Eph 6:4, The Responsibility of Fathers. Eph 6:4, “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” “The Bible records the sad results of parents neglecting their children, either by being bad examples to them or failing  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 13 ~ The 10th Commandment (continued)

Vol. 16 No 50 – December 10, 2017 Ex 20:17, “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or his male servant or his female servant or his ox or his donkey or anything that belongs to your neighbor.” Deut 5:21, “You shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, and you  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 12 ~ The 9th & 10th Commandment

Vol. 16 No 49 – December 3, 2017 The 9th Commandment, (continued). Ex 20:16; Deut 5:20, “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” Cf. Ex 23:1-3 in the Sundry laws. New Testament Usage: The Greek verb for “bearing false witness” is PSEUDOMARTUREO, ψευδομαρτυρέω that means, “bear false witness, or give false evidence or testimony,”  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 11 ~ The 9th Commandment

Vol. 16 No 48 – November 26, 2017 The 9th Commandment. Ex 20:16; Deut 5:20, “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” Cf. Ex 23:1-3 in the Sundry laws. The 9th Commandment calls for sanctity of truth in all areas of life, even though the vocabulary primarily reflects the legal process in Israel.  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 10 ~ The 8th & 9th Commandment

Vol. 16 No 47 – November 19, 2017 The 8th Commandment Ex 20:15; Deut 5:19, “You shall not steal.” Cf. Ex 21:16; Lev 19:11, 13. This is the 4th of the horizontal commandments, given to encourage the respect of other people’s property, and is closely related to the 10th Commandment, “you shall not covet…” This too  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 9 ~ The 7th Commandment (continued)

Vol. 16 No 46 – November 12, 2017 The 7th Commandment, (continued). Ex 20:14; Deut 5:18, “You shall not commit adultery.” Adultery is defined as voluntary sexual intercourse between a married or engaged person and a partner other than their spouse, also called infidelity. Therefore, the 7th Commandment has been given to protect every right man  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 8 ~ The 7th Commandment

Vol. 16 No 45 – November 5, 2017 The 7th Commandment. Ex 20:14; Deut 5:18, “You shall not commit adultery.” The purpose of the commandment is to positively promote the purity of the heart, especially in regard to the marriage relationship. In the 7th Commandment we have the valuing of our and our neighbor’s marriage. The  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 7 ~ The 6th Commandment.

Vol. 16 No 44 – October 29, 2017 The 6th Commandment Ex 20:13; Deut 5:17, “You shall not murder.” This is the 2nd of the horizontal commandments, which help to protect and preserve freedoms and society. The 6th through the 10th Commandments speak of the sanctity of one’s neighbor. They constitute recognition of the fact that  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 5 ~ The 4th Commandment

Vol. 16 No 42 – October 15, 2017 The 4th Commandment, Ex 20:8-11, Deut 5:12-15. New Testament Usage of Sabbath: (continued). In Summary, the Sabbath in relation to Jesus’ activities includes: His healing and resultant opposition, Mat 12:9-13; Luke 13:10-17; 14:1-5; John 5:1-17; 7:22-23; 9:14-16. His teaching, Mark 1:21; Luke 4:31. His synagogue attendance, Luke 4:16.  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 6:2-3 ~ The Doctrine of the Ten Commandments Related to the Church Age, Part 1 ~ Introduction & The 1st Commandment

Vol. 16 No 38 – September 17, 2017 In this study, we will note each of the Ten Commandments, (also known as the Decalogue, which is part of the greater Mosaic Law given to Israel in the Pentateuch that also includes the Ordinances, and the Judgments), to understand them in relation to the Church Age in  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:29-31 ~ Husbands are to Nourish and Cherish Their Wives! ~ Doctrine of Right Man / Right Woman

Vol. 16 No 32 – August 6, 2017  Ephesians 5:29-31 29″for no one ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, just as Christ also does the church, 30 because we are members of His body. 31 For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and shall be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:27-30 ~ Christ’s Care for His Church as the Example for the Husband’s Care for His Wife, Part 3

Vol. 16 No 31 – July 23, 2017 Ephesians 5:27-30, “that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless. 28 So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself; 29 for no  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:26-27 ~ Christ’s Care for His Church as the Example for the Husband’s Care for His Wife, Part 2

Vol. 16 No 30 – July 16, 2017  Eph 5:26-27, “so that He might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word, 27 that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory, having no spot or wrinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy and blameless.” Continuing our list of six blessings /  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:25-27 ~ The Husbands Love for His Wife ~ Christ’s Care for His Church, as the Example for the Husband’s Care for His Wife.

Vol. 16 No 28 – July 2, 2017 Eph 5:25, Category 2 Love This love is a thought and the expression of that thought. It is the embodiment of soul function and concentration toward someone, so as to single them out from the masses. That exclusion is called intimacy. Intimacy expresses the concentration of love, as  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:22-23 ~ The Submissive Wife Pt. 2 ~ The Headship of the Husband as that Like Christ Over the Church

Vol. 16 No 26 – June 18, 2017 Vs. 22 Eph 5:22, “Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.” The proper motivation for the wife’s submissiveness is, “as to the Lord,” HOS HO KURIOS, the Dative of Direct Object, indicating the one, Jesus Christ, for whom the act of submission is performed.  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:22  ~ Authority Orientation Pt 2; ~ The Submissive Wife

Vol. 16 No 25 – June 11, 2017  Authority Orientation: (continued). Our nation was founded on the principles of the Laws of Divine Establishment (L.D.E.), as noted in the Introduction and Preamble of the Declaration of Independence. Introduction: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:22 ~ Divine Establishment Institutions Pt 2 ~ The Ten Commandments ~ Authority Orientation Pt 1

Vol. 16 No 24 – June 4, 2017 Divine Establishment Principles: (continued) Establishment and the Divine Institutions. Two of the four Divine Institutions, (D.I.’s), under God’s Laws of Divine Establishment are addressed in our passage, Eph 5:22-6:4, marriage and family, where we are given instruction on how to operate inside of them. The other two D.I.’s  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:20-22 ~ Praises of Thanksgiving, Conclusion ~ Be Subject to One Another in the Fear of Christ ~ Divine Establishment Principles, Pt 1

Vol. 16 No 23 – May 28, 2017 Praises of Thanksgiving, Conclusion: Psa 100:4, “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. Give thanks to Him, bless/honor His person.” Psa 96:2, “Sing to the LORD, bless His name; proclaim good tidings of His salvation from day to day.” Psa 107:22, “Let them  Full Article…

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Resurrection Sunday 2017 ~ The Reason and Importance of Christ’s Resurrection, Luke 23:26-24:12

Vol. 16 No 17 – April 23, 2017 The Reason and Importance of Christ’s Resurrection Luke 23:26-24:12 Definition of Resurrection. Generally, resurrection is defined as a rising from the dead or returning to life. Yet, Biblical resurrection has much added emphasis. Resuscitation is also defined as rising from the dead or coming back to life, (e.g.,  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:17 ~ Doctrine of Divine Guidance, Knowing the Will of the Lord for Your Life, Pt. 2 ~ Doctrine of Yieldedness

Vol. 16 No 12 – March 19, 2017 Eph 5:17, “So then do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.” The Doctrine of Divine Guidance, Knowing the Will of God for Your Life, (continued). God’s will for your life is found in three categories. These three categories are discovered by the  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:9 ~ The Fruit of the Light Pt 2, Goodness, Righteousness & Truth

Vol. 16 No. 7 – February 12, 2017  The Believer’s Walk Vs. 9, (continued). Eph 5:9, “(For the fruit of the light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth).” Next, we have, “Righteousness,” DIKAIOSUNE, δικαιοσύνη that means, “righteousness, equity, or justice.” The concept of DIKAIOSUNE involves two basic meanings: First, “righteousness” is seen from a  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 5:5-7 ~ The Warning Against Idolatry and Participating in Satan’s Cosmic Kingdom

Vol. 16 No. 4 – January 22, 2017  The Believer’s Walk ~ Ephesians Chapter 5 Vs. 5, The Warning Against Idolatry! Eph 5:5, “For this you know with certainty, that no immoral or impure person or covetous man, who is an idolater, has an inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God.” This verse could be easily  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 4 ~ Summary and Conclusion

Vol. 16 No. 1 – January 1, 2017 Vs. 32 Eph 4:32, “And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you.” The Three New Man summary attributes include: “Kind,” which is the Adjective CHRESTOS, χρηστός that means, “Good, pleasant, easy; useful, reputable; kind, or even loving.”  Full Article…

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Thanksgiving Special 2016

Vol. 15 No. 45 – November 27, 2016   Sarah Josepha Buelle Hale (October 24, 1788, Newport, NH – April 30, 1879, Philadelphia, Penn) The Godmother of Thanksgiving About a century and a half ago, brothers and sisters of our nation were deeply divided; torn between opposing ideologies in a bitter war. Sound familiar? As  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 4:18-19 ~ The Analogy of the Hardness or Callousness of the Heart to the Spiritual Life ~ Doctrine of Scar Tissue of the Soul

Vol. 15 No. 39 – October 16, 2016  Proverbs 4:23, “Above all else guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”  Vs. 18, Gives us a description of the results of having MATAIOTES, a soul devoid of God’s Word. Ephesians 4:18, “Being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 4:16-17 ~ The Proper Working of our Spiritual Gifts Causes the Body of Christ to Grow; Do not Walk as the Unbeliever Walks

Vol. 15 No. 35 – September 18, 2016  The Believer’s Walk Based on His High Calling Vs. 16 Eph 4:16, “From whom the whole body, being fitted and held together by that which every joint supplies, according to the proper working of each individual part, causes the growth of the body for the building up of itself  Full Article…

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