Monthly Archives: June 2016

“These Things” – God’s Pattern for Assembly Teaching in 1&2 Timothy

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These things write I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly… If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained… These things command and teach… Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; […]

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The Dignity of God’s House – Lessons From 1 Kings 8-9

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The Old Testament is filled with profound references to the house of God. For instance, we can look to Ezekiel and see the importance of making a “separation between the sanctuary and the profane place.” Or in Psalms we can read “we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple” or “and in his […]

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It’s Time to Build the House – Lessons From Haggai 1

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Haggai forms one of three prophetic books that surround post-captivity Israel and the enduring love of God toward His people. The other two are Zechariah and Malachi. Haggai, though, has a central concern which has to do fully with the temple. The people of Israel had grown complacent with their own houses, while the Lord’s house sat in waste; they […]

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