Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 44

-Post 44 is Session 56 of this Class-

THE FIRST AUDIO RECORDING HAD NOT FULLY IMPORTED. I APOLOGIZE TO THOSE WHO WERE NOT ABLE TO HEAR IT ALL. IT IS NOW FIXED, AND THE FULL 1HR 19 MINUTES IS BELOW.

Class 56 is a continuation of class 55 in which we sought to approach the term “Kingdom of God” in the New Testament. We explain that this is an encapsulation phrase relating to the termination/fulfillment of many biblical ideas such as salvation, eternal life, judgment, resurrection, born again, etc. Holding to a first century Jewish apocalyptic view, we see that the words of the New Testament are actually validating concepts from the Old, and that Jesus is not in fact introducing “new ideas of truth,” but rather preaching a gospel of repentance in accord with the law and prophets before the judgment of the future comes-i.e. Day of the Lord.

In other words, the Kingdom of God is not happening now spiritually, it is a complete future reality in which the prophets, Jesus, and the apostles set their hope. We must also in expectation of this kingdom.

“There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, people fainting from fear and the expectation of the things that are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. But when these things begin to take place, straighten up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. And He told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree and all the trees: as soon as they put forth leaves, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near. So you too, when you see these things happening, recognize that the kingdom of God is near.” Luke 21:27-31

You can access the notes for this session at the link below:

The Kingdom of God

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 43

-Post 43 is Session 55 of this Class-

Class 55 seeks to approach the term “Kingdom of God” in the New Testament. We explain that this is an encapsulation phrase relating to the termination/fulfillment of many biblical ideas such as salvation, eternal life, judgment, resurrection, born again, etc. Holding to a first century Jewish apocalyptic view, we see that the words of the New Testament are actually validating concepts from the Old, and that Jesus is not in fact introducing “new ideas of truth,” but rather preaching a gospel of repentance in accord with the law and prophets before the judgment of the future comes-i.e. Day of the Lord.

In other words, the Kingdom of God is not happening now spiritually, it is a complete future reality in which the prophets, Jesus, and the apostles set their hope. We must also in expectation of this kingdom.

“There will be signs in the sun and moon and stars, and on the earth distress among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves, people fainting from fear and the expectation of the things that are coming upon the world; for the powers of the heavens will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. But when these things begin to take place, straighten up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. And He told them a parable: “Look at the fig tree and all the trees: as soon as they put forth leaves, you see for yourselves and know that summer is now near. So you too, when you see these things happening, recognize that the kingdom of God is near.” Luke 21:27-31

You can access the notes for this session at the link below:

The Kingdom of God

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 42

-Post 42 is Session 53 and 54 of this Class-

Class 42 is divided into two sessions. We take an in depth look in these sessions at the theology of Jesus and the apostles to see if they held an Israelcentric view of the gospel within the borders of our “New Testament.” If they in fact do, we discuss what this outcome must mean.

You can access the notes for this session at the link below:

Israel’s Priority in the New Testament PDF

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 41

-Post 41 is Session 52 of this Class-

Classes 39-41/Sessions 50-52 are entitled “Typifying Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28: Knowing What the Torah Blueprint Means”

This is the third of a three part series based on the comprehensive ideas of Blessing and Curse in the Scriptures. We identify the original idea from the garden of Eden, look at the transposition of this idea within the microcosm of Israel, and begin to unravel a very simple idea of what eternal life and eternal punishment would presumably be based on these ideas in Torah. 

In this third session we look at the lynchpin of redemption––how Israel is always promised to be delivered out of the final distress! We also work through the recounting of the covenant terms through the eyes of the individuals in the Bible who are actually experiencing the curses themselves.

You can find the notes we follow by clicking the link below:

Typifying Lev. 26; Deut. 28 PDF NOTES

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 40

-Post 40 is Session 51 of this class-

Sessions 49-51 are entitled “Typifying Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28: Knowing What the Torah Blueprint Means”

This is the second of what has become a three part series based on the comprehensive ideas of Blessing and Curse in the Scriptures. We identify the original idea from the garden of Eden, look at the transposition of this idea within the microcosm of Israel, and begin to unravel a very simple idea of what eternal life and eternal punishment would presumably be based on these ideas in Torah. 

In this second session we focus on the curses specifically and how they should define the New Testament ideas of what “hell” is.

You can find the notes we follow by clicking the link below:

Typifying Lev. 26; Deut. 28 PDF NOTES

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 39

-Post 39 is Session 50 of this class-

This class is entitled “Typifying Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28: Knowing What the Torah Blueprint Means”

This is the first of a two part session based on the comprehensive ideas of Blessing and Curse in the Scriptures. We identify the original idea from the garden of Eden, look at the transposition of this idea within the microcosm of Israel, and begin to unravel a very simple idea of what eternal life and eternal punishment would presumably be based on these ideas in Torah. 

You can find the notes we follow by clicking the link below:

Typifying Lev. 26; Deut. 28 PDF NOTES

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 38

-Post 38 is Session 49 of this class-

The point of this class was to begin to unravel the huge looming question in the Scripture’s: What is YHWH seeking to accomplish? Yes, the redemption of man and the earth. But, within the narrative of His covenant with Israel what is the terminus of the future? Although this is short, it is sweet. 

There is an unrecorded discussion that happened the first hour of this class in which we had a question and answer feedback time regarding many things happening locally. This session begins with that ambiguous information not directly addressed, but I’m saying this here so that there’s context for what you hear the tail end of being discussed.

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 37

-Post 37 is Session 48 of this class-

This session is a recap of last weeks study: Approaching Deuteronomy 28 and Leviticus 26- The Holiness of YHWH and the Prophetic Spirit

Did you mean mope around and never have joy in the last session? What does it mean to carry grief and sorrow? Does it mean we don’t have joy? What does the Bible say about rejoicing? In this session we journey through some scriptures in order to understand joy, grief, and the season for both. We overall seek to give definition to what it means to have a “prophetic spirit.” 

Session 47 Notes- Approaching Deuteronomy 28 & Leviticus 26

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 36

-Post 36 is Session 47 of this class-

This session is entitled: Approaching Deuteronomy 28 and Leviticus 26- The Holiness of YHWH and the Prophetic Spirit

What does it mean for us to carry a prophetic spirit? What does it mean to even be prophetic for that matter? What are the emotions of YHWH’s heart as expressed in the Scriptures, and through the vessels He chose to speak His words? Eat the scroll, it’s as sweet as honey! …but it will turn bitter in your stomach.

This session explores what it means to have a heart posture that approaches these two chapters of enormity in the Torah with tenderness, truth, and an honest assessment of what we think about YHWH’s leadership.

Session 47 Notes- Approaching Deuteronomy 28 & Leviticus 26

 

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Comprehending the Story of the Bible- 35

Post 35 is Session 46. We take time this session  to review the notes from Session 45 (linked below). We also process through the nature of the resurrection, and other important questions during this Q and A discussion time. A lot of good questions come out and great feedback is given as a good discussion helps facilitate the things coming alive in hearts. What a blessing to hear gentiles understanding the beauty of Israel’s calling and what it could mean as a response in this generation.

A Seamless Tapestry of Latter Days Events PDF

 

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