Hard Sayings

Text: Hebrews 5:5-14   I.         There are hard sayings in the Bible             A.        When Jesus was followed by a crowd looking for free food, he began explaining that they needed to seek spiritual food that only he could offer – John 6:35                         1.         Eventually Jesus said something hard to understand – John 6:53-58                         2.         Jesus’ own disciples decided this…

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The Sabbath as a Type

by Jeffrey W. Hamilton Text: Hebrews 4:1-11   I.         Paul, in arguing that the Old Law was not in effect, concluded – Colossians 2:16-17             A.        There were reasons why the Israelites were to worship as they did. Their worship foreshadowed both things in the Christian age and in the age to come – heaven             B.        This is the…

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Is the bread Jesus’ body or does it represent Jesus’ body?

Question: Good morning. I have looked at your site for many years and have found the devotion and the knowledge skill set to be very helpful, in my walk of life with God. Thank you. So often, in the Lord’s Supper, the men presiding will say, “which represents His body” and “which represents His blood”…

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Must Christians wear white?

Question: I have a question after reading an article online. It seems to indicate the proper dress code must be white because Christians wearing white clothing is a sign of purity. So it is sinful for men to wear black clothing on services on Sunday? Is a black shirt or trousers immodest and wrong? Answer:…

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Why was Jerusalem compared to Sodom?

Question: I have questions about the book of Ezekiel. Why does God refer to Jerusalem as Sodom in various verses in Ezekiel 16? Did Jerusalem become as bad or worse than Sodom was, but God did not destroy them because of his promise to Abraham? Homosexual activists always cite this chapter as “evidence” that God…

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