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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

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 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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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 4:2-3 ~ Walking in Christ Based on our High Calling & The Attributes of the Royal Family Honor Code of the Supergrace Believer, Pt 2

Vol. 15 No. 26 The Believer’s Walk Based on His High Calling In vs. 2-3 we are given the virtues, characteristics, or attributes of the Supergrace believer as he applies the Bible doctrine found in the Royal Family Honor Code for the Church Age believer towards others, especially believers who are part of the body  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 4:1-2 ~ Walking in Christ Based on our High Calling & The Attributes of the Royal Family Honor Code of the Supergrace Believer.

Vol. 15 No. 25 The Book of Ephesians Chapter 4 The Believer’s Walk Based on His High Calling Now that we have noted the first three chapters of Ephesians that were the theological portion of this book, beginning in chapter four, and taking us through the rest of this book, we will be noting the  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 3:19-20 ~ The Doctrine of the Super-Grace Life ~ The Life Beyond Dreams

Vol. 15 No. 23 The Doctrine of the Super-Grace Life, (continued). Supergrace is the objective of the believer after salvation, Eph 3:16‑19, and top priority in the believer’s scale of values, Phil 3:4‑8. All human achievement and good must be considered as piles of dung. Human celebrityship is loss compared with reaching maturity. God is  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 3:19 ~ The 4 Dimensional Love of Christ & The Life Beyond GNOSIS, Pt. 3 ~ The Spiritually Immature Believer

Vol. 15 No. 21 Vs. 19 Eph 3:19, “And to know the love of Christ which surpasses knowledge (GNOSIS), that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.” Doctrine of the “Life Beyond GNOSIS.” For the believer in Jesus Christ, there is a fantastic Life Beyond GNOSIS, which is having EPIGNOSIS doctrine  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 3:17 ~ The Distinction Between the Indwelling of Christ and Christ Dwelling in Your Heart (cont.) ~ Being Rooted and Grounded in Love

Vol. 15 No. 18   Vs. 17, “Christ at home in your hearts.” 10) Jesus Christ indwells the body of every believer for the following reasons. As the badge or sign of the Royal Family of God. As the Shekinah Glory that guarantees our Portfolio of Invisible Assets, the “riches of glory.” As a depositary  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 3:1-21 ~ Chapter 3 Outline ~  Paul the Suffering Servant of Jesus Christ ~ Doctrine of Suffering

Vol. 15 No. 9 The Book of Ephesians Chapter 3 ~ Paul’s Revelation of God’s Plan, Eph 3:1-21. Outline: Chapter 3 continues the theme of our “positional relocation” from spiritual death to spiritual life in Christ. It continues the “new position” side of the equation, speaking further of the unique spiritual life of the Church Age  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 2:18-22 ~ Baptism of the Holy Spirit & Jesus Christ is the Cornerstone and Foundation.

Vol. 15 No. 8 Eph 2:18, “For through Him we both have our access in one Spirit to the Father.” “For through Him” is HOTI DIA AUTOS, where HOTI is a causal Conjunction connecting the previous paragraph that means, “because,” referring to reconciliation. So this should read, “because of reconciliation through Him.” “We both have”  Full Article…

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The Book of Ephesians ~ Chapter 2:11-13 ~ We Have Been Brought Near to God by the Blood of Christ!

Vol. 15 No. 4 Eph 2:11-13,  “Therefore remember, that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh, who are called “Uncircumcision” by the so-called “Circumcision,” which is performed in the flesh by human hands – 12remember that you were at that time separate from Christ, excluded from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers to the covenants  Full Article…

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