Category: Bible study

Medes & Elamites and other notes on Pentecost

Interesting aspect of #Pentecost: the Medes & Elamites, listed in Acts 2:9 as being *present*, were extinct cultures! These people would have been decendants of these cultures living in Jerusalem. Thanks @howardleewhite for the great sermon today. (See also Wikipedia for more on these extinct cultures.) Other Notes The gift of the spirit is translation …

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Theophilus means God Friend

There are many theories about who Theophilus is; the person to whom Luke writes his gospel and the Atcs of the Apostles.  The most obvious answer may be right under our noses. Theo means God. Phila means friends. It is written to God’s friend. it is written for us. Ex 33:11 The Lord spoke with Moses face …

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UNShakable: Facing Illness (H White sermon)

5-24-15 sermon Went over 5 names of God from the Old Testement.  For example, Jehovah Raah (Shepherd). (For more (16) names see https://www.blueletterbible.org/study/misc/name_god.cfm )

THE 5 P’S OF BIBLE STUDY

1. POSITION YOURSELF TO HEAR FROM GOD. 2. POUR OVER THE PASSAGE AND PARAPHRASE THE MAJOR POINTS. 3. PULL OUT THE SPIRITUAL PRINCIPLE(S). 4. POSE THE QUESTION (Pray – dialog) 5. PLAN OBEDIENCE AND PIN DOWN A DATE TO OBEY. http://www.disciplesofthemessiah.net/web_documents/the_5_p__s_of_bible_study.pdf