The Fullness of The Godhead Bodily

Col 2:6 KJV – As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, [so] walk ye in him:
Col 2:7 KJV – Rooted and built up in him, and stablished in the faith, as ye have been taught, abounding therein with thanksgiving.
Col 2:8 KJV – Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Col 2:9 KJV – For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.
Col 2:10 KJV – And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power:

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Conflict for the Gospel’s Sake

Message 4 in our series through Colossians.

Col 2:1  – For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and [for] them at Laodicea, and [for] as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Col 2:2  – That their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of the Father, and of Christ;
Col 2:3  – In whom are hid all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
Col 2:4  – And this I say, lest any man should beguile you with enticing words.
Col 2:5  – For though I be absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your order, and the stedfastness of your faith in Christ. Continue reading

The Mystery Revealed, Colossians 1:23-29

Message 3 in our series through Colossians.

Col 1:24  – Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body’s sake, which is the church:
Col 1:25  – Whereof I am made a minister, according to the dispensation of God which is given to me for you, to fulfil the word of God;
Col 1:26  – [Even] the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints:
Col 1:27  – To whom God would make known what [is] the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:
Col 1:28  – Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:
Col 1:29  – Whereunto I also labour, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily.

The Mystery Revealed, Colossians

 

Colossians Chapter 1:1-7

Col 1:1 KJV – Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus [our] brother,
Col 1:2 KJV – To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace [be] unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Col 1:3 KJV – We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
Col 1:4 KJV – Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love [which ye have] to all the saints,
Col 1:5 KJV – For the hope which is laid up for you in heaven, whereof ye heard before in the word of the truth of the gospel;
Col 1:6 KJV – Which is come unto you, as [it is] in all the world; and bringeth forth fruit, as [it doth] also in you, since the day ye heard [of it], and knew the grace of God in truth:
Col 1:7 KJV – As ye also learned of Epaphras our dear fellowservant, who is for you a faithful minister of Christ;
Col 1:8 KJV – Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit. Continue reading

Types of Christ in the Tabernacle, Hebrews 9

Heb 9:11 KJV – But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building…

Types of Christ in the Tabernacle

The Cleft of the Rock

Exo 33:21 KJV – And the LORD said, Behold, [there is] a place by me, and thou shalt stand upon a rock:
Exo 33:22 KJV – And it shall come to pass, while my glory passeth by, that I will put thee in a clift of the rock, and will cover thee with my hand while I pass by:
Exo 33:23 KJV – And I will take away mine hand, and thou shalt see my back parts: but my face shall not be seen.

The Cleft of the Rock, Exodus 33

Psalm 118: Bound By Covenant

Psa 118:22 KJV – The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
Psa 118:23 KJV – This is the LORD’S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.
Psa 118:24 KJV – This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Psa 118:25 KJV – Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.
Psa 118:26 KJV – Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.

Bound By Covenant

Psalm 89: Faithfulness and Mercy

Psa 89:1 KJV – [[Maschil of Ethan the Ezrahite.]] I will sing of the mercies of the LORD for ever: with my mouth will I make known thy faithfulness to all generations.
Psa 89:2 KJV – For I have said, Mercy shall be built up for ever: thy faithfulness shalt thou establish in the very heavens.
Psa 89:3 KJV – I have made a covenant with my chosen, I have sworn unto David my servant,
Psa 89:4 KJV – Thy seed will I establish for ever, and build up thy throne to all generations. Selah.
Psa 89:5 KJV – And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O LORD: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints.
Psa 89:6 KJV – For who in the heaven can be compared unto the LORD? [who] among the sons of the mighty can be likened unto the LORD?
Psa 89:7 KJV – God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all [them that are] about him.
Psa 89:8 KJV – O LORD God of hosts, who [is] a strong LORD like unto thee? or to thy faithfulness round about thee?

Psalm 89

Psalm 72, The Lord and His Church

Psalm 72:1 – [A Psalm] for Solomon. Give the king thy judgments, O God, and thy righteousness unto the king’s son.
Psalm 72:2 – He shall judge thy people with righteousness, and thy poor with judgment.

Continuing our series on the Psalms, we come to David’s final Psalm and its Messianic theme.

The Lord and His Church, Psalm 72

 

 

Psalm 23

A continuation of our series from the Psalms, we look at the familiar and beautiful language of the 23rd Psalm.

Psa 23:1 KJV – [[A Psalm of David.]] The LORD [is] my shepherd; I shall not want.
Psa 23:2 KJV – He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.
Psa 23:3 KJV – He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Psa 23:4 KJV – Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou [art] with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.
Psa 23:5 KJV – Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over.
Psa 23:6 KJV – Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the LORD for ever.

Psalm 23

An Exposition of Psalm 16

Psalm 16:8 – I have set the LORD always before me: because [he is] at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
Psalm 16:9 – Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.
Psalm 16:10 – For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
Psalm 16:11 – Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence [is] fulness of joy; at thy right hand [there are] pleasures for evermore.

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Blessed Are They Who Do His Commandments

Rev 22:14 KJV – Blessed [are] they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.
Rev 22:15 KJV – For without [are] dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.
Rev 22:16 KJV – I Jesus have sent mine angel to testify unto you these things in the churches. I am the root and the offspring of David, [and] the bright and morning star.
Rev 22:17 KJV – And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is athirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely.
Rev 22:18 KJV – For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book:
Rev 22:19 KJV – And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and [from] the things which are written in this book.
Rev 22:20 KJV – He which testifieth these things saith, Surely I come quickly. Amen. Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
Rev 22:21 KJV – The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [be] with you all. Amen. Continue reading

Fishermen in the River

Rev 22:5 KJV – And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.
Rev 22:6 KJV – And he said unto me, These sayings [are] faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent his angel to shew unto his servants the things which must shortly be done.
Rev 22:7 KJV – Behold, I come quickly: blessed [is] he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.
Rev 22:8 KJV – And I John saw these things, and heard [them]. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which shewed me these things.
Rev 22:9 KJV – Then saith he unto me, See [thou do it] not: for I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book: worship God.
Rev 22:10 KJV – And he saith unto me, Seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book: for the time is at hand.
Rev 22:11 KJV – He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still.
Rev 22:12 KJV – And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward [is] with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.
Rev 22:13 KJV – I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.

Fishermen in the River

The River of Life

Rev 22:1 KJV – And he shewed me a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.
Rev 22:2 KJV – In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, [was there] the tree of life, which bare twelve [manner of] fruits, [and] yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree [were] for the healing of the nations.
Rev 22:3 KJV – And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it; and his servants shall serve him:
Rev 22:4 KJV – And they shall see his face; and his name [shall be] in their foreheads.
Rev 22:5 KJV – And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.

The River of Life

Revelation 21:21-27, The Temple, The Light, The Glory Of The City

Rev 21:22 KJV – And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.
Rev 21:23 KJV – And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb [is] the light thereof.
Rev 21:24 KJV – And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.
Rev 21:25 KJV – And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.
Rev 21:26 KJV – And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.
Rev 21:27 KJV – And there shall in no wise enter into it any thing that defileth, neither [whatsoever] worketh abomination, or [maketh] a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb’s book of life.

 

Revelation 21:21-27, The Temple, The Light, The Glory Of The City