Mental Anguish of Jesus – More Meditations on the Lord’s Supper

A few years ago I was studying the crucifixion. I went through, in detail, and tried to reconstruct the full timeline so I could more fully appreciate all that Jesus suffered for my sin. At the same time, I was working on the coin lessons for PTP, and was digging into Herod the Great’s family […]

The Truth About – Worship and Attendance

Don Blackwell, my good friend and fellow worker for the Lord, has given me permission to post the following video from his “Truth About” series. The text below may differ slightly from the video, but the main points and text are there. I encourage you to watch this video, and adapt the transcript for teaching […]

ABCs of the Lord’s Supper

Recently I was listening to an old Wendell Winkler CD from PTP 2004. In the lesson, he gave several ideas for meditations on the Lord’s supper. One of his ideas was to take the ABCs and come up with a list of things that applied to the crucifixion from each letter. I remembered that I […]

Is there Significance in the Numbers of the Bible?

Numerology and the Bible PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2010 37 MB) | Outline from PTP on Numerology (Word 2010) Numerology (aka math) is a subject where most people, as soon as they hear any of the words numbers, math, census, addition, multiplication, etc., turn their brains off. However this is also an area of the Bible that […]

What Happened to the 12 Apostles of Jesus – How Did Jesus’ Disciples Die?

Here’s a prezi that I added based on the information below. The 12 apostles were the closest followers of Jesus. He hand picked them from His many disciples. While they often seem confused as to the teachings of Jesus throughout His ministry, after His death, resurrection, and ascension they most of them (with the exception […]

Bible Timeline – Creation Through Babylonian Captivity

I find Biblical history to be so interesting. I wanted to put this timeline together to show you the large period of Biblical history where coins did not exist. Coins were not invented until the Greeks in about 650 B.C. The Israelites were not introduced to coinage until the Babylonian captivity. At that time they […]

Not Made to Sit on a Shelf

In the late 1600’s and early 1700’s Antonio Stradivari produced the finest musical instruments ever created. In his lifetime he is known to have produced 1,101 instruments. These included guitars, cellos, violas, and at least one harp. His crowning achievements however were his violins. They are known for their clarity of tone, and ability to […]

Harmony of the Life of Paul

In my Sunday morning college class we have been covering the life of Paul. Paul has now arrived in Rome, and the study is winding down. While doing my research for the class I came across a lecture by a Yale professor who claims that he used to be a believer but that inaccuracies in […]

Linking Up to the Past

Here are some of the links I have been looking at lately. For the most part, exciting news from the ancient world, and in one case exciting news from the future. Daily Life in Pompeii Researchers and personnel have been able to piece together pieces of daily life from Pompeii.  Included in this collection of […]