Category Archives: Type/Antitype

Suggestions for Bible Students (Part 5)

The Bible contains both literal language and figurative language.  Literal language is the use of a word, phrase, or sentence in its normal, usual sense.  Figurative language is the use of a word, phrase, or sentence in a way which … Continue reading

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The Church: The Temple of God

“Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?” (1 Corinthians 3:16). The church is being referred to as the temple of God.  Marion Fox comments, “The only correct … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: Indwelling (Part 1)

I know of no one (who believes the Bible) who denies the fact of the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. The Bible speaks of an indwelling of God, the Father (John 14:23; 2 Corinthians 6:16; 1 John 4:12-15; 2 John … Continue reading

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Tolerating Evil to Our Own Destruction

Friends and brethren, I ask you, “are we too comfortable in this world?” Have we still the discomfort of Lot who was “tormented” (“vexed” KJV) by the wickedness of the land (2 Peter 2:7-8)? Or, have we become more like those … Continue reading

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Christ: Our City of Refuge

The cities of refuge are mentioned several times in the Bible (Exodus 21:12-13; Numbers 35:9-34; Deuteronomy 4:41-43; 19:1-13; and Joshua 20:1-9).  Out of the forty-eight cities given to the Levites, six were designated cities of refuge, and they were: on the … Continue reading

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Seven Sins Against the Spirit

Numerous are the sins mentioned within the pages of the Bible. In a very real way, every sin which we commit is a sin against God (Psalm 51:3-4; Exodus 16:1-2 cf., 16:7-8; Numbers 14: 1-2 cf. 14:27; Numbers 16:11; Acts … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Twenty-four Elders and The Four Living Creatures

Twenty-four elders and four living creatures are mentioned in Revelation 4 and 5. They are engaged in worshipping. They say, “Holy, holy, holy Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!… You are worthy, O Lord, to … Continue reading

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Revelation: The Seven Lampstands, Incense and Harps

The book of Revelation is a book of symbols. The message was signified (Revelation 1:1). While some of the symbols may be difficult, there are many great lessons which are fairly easy to discern. Let us notice… The Seven Lampstands … Continue reading

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The Tabernacle, Temple, and Church

There are several points of comparison to be made between the tabernacle and temple of old and the church.  Let’s notice… The Expense The expense that went into constructing the tabernacle and temple of old was very great.  The lampstand … Continue reading

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