Romans Chapter 1:1 – 1:15

In Kurt Vonnegut’s book Timequake, people are forced to repeat their actions, right or wrong, because of an event that occurred on the whole earth. After the timequake is over they continue to be apathetic in their choices and cannot seem to snap out of it except for one man. This man is famously quoted, trying to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Revelation Part 4 – Chapters 4-7

No powerpoint posted this week. I had to use pictures for class which I do not have copyright to post here. Notes below. A Play in Two Acts Chapters 1-3 (Introduction) Chapters 4-11 (Act 1) Chapter 4: Setting the Stage Throne – Throne of God 24 Additional Thrones 12 Patriarchs 12 Apostles 4 Beasts, full […]

Revelation Part 5 – Chapters 8-11

Chapter 8 Opens the seventh seal and there is silence for half an hour. This recalls to us a moment of silence out of respect or honor. Anticipation To the first-century reader it would have recalled Habakkuk (2:20) who had also asked the question in Hab. 1:2 “O Lord, how long…” Prayers are brought before […]

Revelation Part 6 – Chapters 12-13

Chapter 11 closed with rejoicing in Heaven because the time of God’s judgment of Rome is at hand. Chapter 12 is the beginning of Act 2 We go back in time some and revisit Act 1, especially the part where the church was persecuted. Three Main Characters •    Woman •    Child •    Dragon The Dragon […]