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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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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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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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“The Ark Of The Covenant”

What happened to the Ark?  Zondervan’s Pictorial Dictionary says, “After the destruction of the first temple (Solomon’s temple- B.H.), there is no evidence as to what happened to the ark, but only highly speculative tradition and conjecture” (p. 71). Jewish tradition is … Continue reading

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The Seven “I Am’s”: The Light of the World

It is helpful, to fully appreciate this metaphor, to understand the timing of Jesus’ words.  The Feast of the Tabernacles had just occurred (John 7:2, 14, 37 cf. 8:2).  Zondervan’s Pictorial Dictionary describes this feast saying, “It… historically commemorated the wanderings … Continue reading

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