Gearing up for another busy week.
Last week’s message focused on the oppressive culture that was present during the life of Jesus. Under the brutal leaderships of Octavian, better known as Caesar Augustus, and Caesar Tiberius, those under their rule were taxed heavily and put under heavy requirements by the Herod’s and the governors of each province. Not only that, the Jews had Temple requirements, which put an even heavier burden upon them. Now look at Jesus’ statement in Luke 20:20-26:
Gearing up for lots of exciting activities!
What were Jesus’ listeners experiencing prior to the Sermon on the Mount?
Lot’s of exciting stuff going on as we enter the summer months.
A High Protein DietI Corinthians 3:1-23 New Revised Standard Version Hebrews 5:12New Revised Standard Version“For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic elements of the oracles of God.You need milk, not solid food” Ephesians 4:1-16 New Revised Standard Version “I therefore, the prisoner … [Read more…]
THIS WEEK’S OPPORTUNITIES SUNDAY: 9:30 a.m.— Teachers’ meeting in Chapel 10:45 a.m.— Morning Service TUESDAY: 10:00 a.m. — Sew Good Hours 2:00 p.m. — CWC in Towers Hall WEDNESDAY: 6:00 p.m. — Bible Study in sanctuary THURSDAY: No Team Meetings UPCOMING ACTIVITIES and UPDATES PATHWAYS RENEWAL TIME — The cost for the devotional is the … [Read more…]
What then? Are we any better off? No, not at all; for we have already charged that all, both Jews and Greeks, are under the power of sin, as it is written: There is no one who is righteous, not even one;
Things are almost back in full swing at Fox Street Church of God. A LOT of exciting things are happening!
This introduction has plenty apocalyptic language in it, but the apocalypses that are referred to are ones of the past. There is a huge transition of some 3,600 years’ time from present to past. If you are not careful, you will miss it. The transition is made in the original text at verse 20. So, what two apocalyptic events (God’s Divine Judgment) could Paul be referring to? Two stories fit the descriptions: