Category: 05. The Holy Bible

How to Get the Most from Reading Your Bible by Thomas Watson

How to Get the Most from Reading Your Bible by Thomas Watson 1. Remove hindrances. (a) remove the love of every sin (b) remove the distracting concerns of this world, especially covetousness [Matt. 13:22] (c) Don’t make jokes with and out of Scripture. 2. Prepare your heart. [1 Sam. 7:3] Do this by: (a) collecting…

Man’s Inability to Keep the Moral Law by Thomas Watson

Man’s Inability to keep the Moral Law by Thomas Watson An Excerpt From His Work Titled: The Ten Commandments Is any man able perfectly to keep the commandments of God? No mere man, since the fall, is able in this life perfectly to keep the commandments of God, but does daily break them, in thought,…

Sunday Study: Why Preach Ye? “Love For Christ” by Elder Angelo Demma

Why Preach Ye? “Love For Christ” Speaker: Angelo Demma / December 30, 2018 Series: Sunday School Topic: Honor – 2018 Theme Scripture Passage: Philippians 1:15-18 “Some indeed preach Christ even of envy and strife; and some also of good will: 16 The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my…

Words Have Meaning: Devil, Diábolos, Slanderers, and False Accusers

Words Have Meaning / “Devil” Devil, διάβολος, diábolos, dee-ab’-ol-os; from G1225; a traducer; specially, Satan (compare H7854):—a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer; prone to slander, slanderous, accusing falsely, (Aristophanes, Andocides (), Plutarch, others): 1 Timothy 3:11; 2 Timothy 3:3; Titus 2:3; as a substantive, ὁ διάβολος, a calumniator, false accuser, slanderer, (see κατηγορέω, at the end)…

Expository Preaching

Expository Preaching Curt Wildy To go through entire books of the Bible (or at least chapters), verse by verse, has three primary benefits: (1) it contextualizes verses and passages that are often taken out of context; (2) it advances the whole counsel of God (the “all scripture” concept of what is profitable for the sheep);…

Reclaiming Words (Objects): Men And Women Are Objects

Reclaiming Words (Objects): Men And Women Are Objects We are “material things that can be seen and touched.” We are material things that can be appreciated for our respective skills, minds, beauty, ability, care, manifested virtues, contribution to society, aid to others, etc. We are “things external to the thinking mind or subject” of others,…

The Spiritual Law Before Moses [More Notes / From 07/20/2018 Discussions]

The Spiritual Law Before Moses [Notes From Today’s Discussion-MCW3/07/20/2018/FB] These are some of the key points from a Facebook discussion today, one focused upon the nature of that law written in the hearts of both the Pre-Moses unregenerate (carnally observed and manifested, and which cannot please God) and the Pre-Moses regenerate (spiritually observed and manifested…

The Lawful Use Of the Law

The Lawful Use Of the Law All Scripture Is Profitable Unto (Manifest) Righteousness & Sanctification By Curt Wildy “But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived. 14 But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned [them];…

It Isn’t Easy…

It Isn’t Easy… By Curt Wildy Striving to learn, understand, discern, sharpen one’s acuity, and to stand one’s ground in the face of opposition and ridicule can be quite tough. It can lead to feelings of isolation, alienation, alterity, and even a sense of profound loneliness and depression — yet we press on, knowing that…