The Biblical Feasts of Israel – 03 (“Second Feast – Pentecost”) 1. INTRODUCTION: The previous two weeks we looked at the first major festival of the people of Israel, viz. Passover or Easter (“Pesach”). We also discussed the two sub-festivals during the Passover – “The Feast of the Unleavened Bread” (“Chag HaMatzah”) and “The Feast […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 10 (“The Blessings of Justification by Faith”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: We have been studying through the book of Romans, and it’s been a little tough on us. The first three chapters take a pretty dim view of human nature, and rightly so. […]

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The Epistle to the Romans – 08 (“God’s Righteousness and Justification – 01”) Part 1 – “Justification by Faith Alone” (Chapters 1-8) 1. INTRODUCTION: Paul portrayed a dark picture of man’s (Jew and Gentile alike) wickedness and hopelessness apart from God in our message last week. Mankind is therefore in dire need for salvation – […]

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Blood and Atonement – Leviticus – 02 [“Law of the Offerings – Individual Regulations (Grain Offerings)”] 1. INTRODUCTION: Last week we learnt that the burnt offerings were all about the dedication to the Lord God Almighty, and the lesson of the burnt offering emphasised only half of the concept of dedication. Another lesson was necessary […]

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