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The Deep Voice Man Show:Luke Jean-Louis

The Deep Voice Man Show

This show is a gift to the guests and listeners. Guests promote themselves and share their expertise and life lessons. Listeners can learn valuable information and add to their networks by being introduced to "Centers of Influence" to easily connect with. Please subscribe The show is on Anchor Apple Breaker Google Overcast Pocket Casts RadioPublic Spotify Follow us Facebook: Facebook.com/TDVMS/ LinkedIn: Luke Jean-Louis Instagram: LukeJeanLouis Twitter: LukeJeanLouis Pinterest: LukeJeanLouis YouTube: Luke Jean-Louis Join our email list, send request to: LukeJeanLouis@yahoo.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thedeepvoicemanshow/support

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The Premium Pete Show:The Premium Pete Show

The Premium Pete Show

Early in his career, the renaissance man, Premium Pete pioneered the podcasting industry as co-host of the iconic hip-hop program, The Combat Jack Show. In addition to producing podcasts for several major brands such as State Farm, Foot Locker, and HBO. Premium Pete created his own outlet with The Premium Pete Show. Having a respected voice and being an influential entrepreneur, it only made sense for the goodfella to provide a platform for his guests to tell their stories. Internets! The Premium Pete Show digs deep into the cultures of food, hip-hop, sneakers, entertainment and more! Whether it’s a LIFE GEM 💎 or a good laugh. Premium Pete shares stories told by others, notable figures around pop culture, family, entrepreneurial growth and much more. Tune in weekly so you don’t fuggetaboutit! Available on all streaming platforms including Apple Podcast, Spotify, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Google Play and more. Stay Connected: https://linktr.ee/premiumpeteshow Subscribe, Rate & Tell a Friend to Tell a Friend, CHEA! ———————————————— As an entrepreneur Premium Pete has worked closely alongside some of the most respected brands in the world (i.e. Huy Fong Foods (Sriracha), Oreo, Corona, Nike, Puma, Adidas, etc.) Be sure to support Pete and some of his entrepreneurial ventures! “Grandeza Hot Sauce” (co-founded by Premium Pete, Rob Kardashian, Kris Jenner, Nicky Diamonds, and Chumlee). https://grandezahotsauce.com “Pete’s Premium Pasta Sauce” using a beloved century-old family recipe. https://petespremiumpastasauce.com

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2000's Wrestling Nerd Podcast:Richard W

2000's Wrestling Nerd Podcast

What happens when a British man with an odd voice watches too much WWE? Something like this... Join me in discovering wrestling's past, present, and future consequent deep diving into matches and moments from WCW, ECW, AEW, and of course, 'up North' in WWF. Bring your snorkel. Follow the show on Twitter! https://twitter.com/2KWrestlingNerd

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Biblical Literacy Podcast:Biblical-Literacy.org

Biblical Literacy Podcast

W. Mark Lanier webmaster@biblical-literacy.org https://biblical-literacy.org/wp-content/plugins/biblical-literacy-lessons-old/assets/biblit1-small.jpg Biblical Literacy https://biblical-literacy.org 2022 W. Mark LanierReligion & Spirituality/Christianitywebmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 15 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Matthew 5-15-22 Biblical-literacy Mark continued his series of Snapshots of Jesus returning to the Gospel of Matthew and addressing a few odd passages. Friends. Matthew 11:16-19 - Jesus was a friend of sinners and to me. Wisdom bears fruit. Vegetables Matthew 13:31-32 - Big things can grow from little starts. Moving Matthew 8:1-3 - Although we are all unclean lepers, Jesus will never turn you away when you come to Him for help. Bonus Passage. Matthew 20:20-22 - James and John’s mother’s request. God knows best. Listen to Mark explain how Jesus is our friend, our faith may start small, but it grows. Mark encourages us to approach Jesus for all things. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-15-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-15-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ Sun, 15 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno5-15-22 Biblical-literacy Mark continued his series of Snapshots of Jesus returning to the Gospel of Matthew and addressing a few odd passages. Friends. Matthew 11:16-19 - Jesus was a friend of sinners and to me. Wisdom bears fruit. Vegetables Matthew 13:webmaster@biblical-literacy.com5-15-22 Biblical-literacy Mark continued his series of Snapshots of Jesus returning to the Gospel of Matthew and addressing a few odd passages. Friends. Matthew 11:16-19 - Jesus was a friend of sinners and to me. Wisdom bears fruit. Vegetables Matthew 13:31-32 - Big things can grow from little starts. Moving Matthew 8:1-3 - Although we are all unclean lepers, Jesus will never turn you away when you come to Him for help. Bonus Passage. Matthew 20:20-22 - James and John’s mother’s request. God knows best. Listen to Mark explain how Jesus is our friend, our faith may start small, but it grows. Mark encourages us to approach Jesus for all things. Chapter 14 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Matthew 5-8-22 Biblical-Literacy Mark taught Mother’s Day: Lessons and instructions from the Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6 as he continued Snapshots of Jesus. Manners of righteousness, the how and why. The Instruction - Matthew 6:1-4 Danger is always present. Beware of practicing righteousness in front of people. We don’t do it to be seen by them. Instead allow our reward to be from God and in heaven. The Applications - Matthew 6:5-6 Give in secret. Don’t let your right hand know what your left hand is doing. Pray in secret. Practice humility. Your Father who is not seen will see and reward you. Pray with a sincere heart., not with many words. Fast in secret. May it not be seen by others. Listen to Mark summarize Jesus’ instructions for the righteous life that pleases God https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-14-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-14-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ Sun, 08 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno5-8-22 Biblical-Literacy Mark taught Mother’s Day: Lessons and instructions from the Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6 as he continued Snapshots of Jesus. Manners of righteousness, the how and why. The Instruction - Matthew 6:1-4 Danger is always present. Bwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com5-8-22 Biblical-Literacy Mark taught Mother’s Day: Lessons and instructions from the Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6 as he continued Snapshots of Jesus. Manners of righteousness, the how and why. The Instruction - Matthew 6:1-4 Danger is always present. Beware of practicing righteousness in front of people. We don’t do it to be seen by them. Instead allow our reward to be from God and in heaven. The Applications - Matthew 6:5-6 Give in secret. Don’t let your right hand know what your left hand is doing. Pray in secret. Practice humility. Your Father who is not seen will see and reward you. Pray with a sincere heart., not with many words. Fast in secret. May it not be seen by others. Listen to Mark summarize Jesus’ instructions for the righteous life that pleases God Chapter 13 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Matthew Mark Lanier Mark introduces today’s class with a reminder of the context of the writers of Mark and Matthew with a focus on Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Mark’s Gospel was written on behalf of Peter for a largely Gentile audience, and Matthew’s Gospel was written for the Jewish people. Today Mark taught three important points about the context of Matthew: 1. Matthew as a Gospel 2. The various passages in Matthew in relation to the Jewish audience context. 3. Points for home: God loves me; God loves you; and watch God at work. Listen to Mark share how God wove His divine purpose in Matthew’s Gospel and throughout the Bible. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-13-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-13-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ Sun, 01 May 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark introduces today’s class with a reminder of the context of the writers of Mark and Matthew with a focus on Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Mark’s Gospel was written on behalf of Peter for a largely Gentile audience, and Matthew’s Gospewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark introduces today’s class with a reminder of the context of the writers of Mark and Matthew with a focus on Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Mark’s Gospel was written on behalf of Peter for a largely Gentile audience, and Matthew’s Gospel was written for the Jewish people. Today Mark taught three important points about the context of Matthew: 1. Matthew as a Gospel 2. The various passages in Matthew in relation to the Jewish audience context. 3. Points for home: God loves me; God loves you; and watch God at work. Listen to Mark share how God wove His divine purpose in Matthew’s Gospel and throughout the Bible. SE-Conversation with New Testament Greek scholars, Bill Mounce and Dan Wallace Mark Lanier Synopsis Biblical Literacy Snapshots of Jesus 04/24/2022 Mark Interviews Bill Mounce and Dan Wallace Bill and Dan were childhood friends and lived and took very different paths In their careers, as Greek Scholars, and both were joined together as members of the NIV Translation Committee. They discussed that journey in some detail, which included how each of them were led to the Lord. Bill and Dan discussed why they wanted to learn Greek. Both have PHD’s and are very well versed and very well known for their work in translating original manuscripts from Greek to English. Both discussed their reason for pursuing Greek translation as a life long career. Bill has written a book titled “Basics of Biblical Greek” which has sold over a half a million copies. They discussed in a very specific way how verses of the bible are translated and the difficulty of deciphering the meaning of Greek translations into English Bible Versions, NIV, ESV, and KJV for example. They discussed this with respect to John 1:1, Luke 2:14, Matthew 6:13 and others. The lesson was enlightening and motivated us to study the Bible and do our best to understand the meaning of the message therein. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-conversation-with-new-testament-greek-scholars-bill-mounce-and-dan-wallace/ lessons/special-events/se-conversation-with-new-testament-greek-scholars-bill-mounce-and-dan-wallace/ Sun, 24 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoSynopsis Biblical Literacy Snapshots of Jesus 04/24/2022 Mark Interviews Bill Mounce and Dan Wallace Bill and Dan were childhood friends and lived and took very different paths In their careers, as Greek Scholars, and both were joined together as members webmaster@biblical-literacy.comSynopsis Biblical Literacy Snapshots of Jesus 04/24/2022 Mark Interviews Bill Mounce and Dan Wallace Bill and Dan were childhood friends and lived and took very different paths In their careers, as Greek Scholars, and both were joined together as members of the NIV Translation Committee. They discussed that journey in some detail, which included how each of them were led to the Lord. Bill and Dan discussed why they wanted to learn Greek. Both have PHD’s and are very well versed and very well known for their work in translating original manuscripts from Greek to English. Both discussed their reason for pursuing Greek translation as a life long career. Bill has written a book titled “Basics of Biblical Greek” which has sold over a half a million copies. They discussed in a very specific way how verses of the bible are translated and the difficulty of deciphering the meaning of Greek translations into English Bible Versions, NIV, ESV, and KJV for example. They discussed this with respect to John 1:1, Luke 2:14, Matthew 6:13 and others. The lesson was enlightening and motivated us to study the Bible and do our best to understand the meaning of the message therein. Chapter 12, Snapshots of Jesus continues, Holyweek Mark Lanier 4-10-22 Biblical-Literacy Mark taught today on Holy Week, giving us snapshots of Jesus from the days leading to the crucifixion and Resurrection Sunday/Easter Palm Sunday-The Triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The people went out to meet Him, just as we are to meet Jesus every day. Holy Monday-Jesus came as a man of peace, fulfilling Old Testament prophecy. Holy Tuesday-The puzzle of God or Word of God? Jesus was pierced for our transgressions. God is a just God. Holy Wednesday-Mary anoints the feet of Jesus with expensive oil. Are we giving our best to the Lord? Maundy Thursday-The instruction of Jesus.  Jesus washed the feet of His disciples. He washes us clean Good Friday-The day of Jesus’ crucifixion https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-12-snapshots-of-jesus-continues-holyweek/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-12-snapshots-of-jesus-continues-holyweek/ Sun, 10 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno4-10-22 Biblical-Literacy Mark taught today on Holy Week, giving us snapshots of Jesus from the days leading to the crucifixion and Resurrection Sunday/Easter Palm Sunday-The Triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The people went out to meet Him, just webmaster@biblical-literacy.com4-10-22 Biblical-Literacy Mark taught today on Holy Week, giving us snapshots of Jesus from the days leading to the crucifixion and Resurrection Sunday/Easter Palm Sunday-The Triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The people went out to meet Him, just as we are to meet Jesus every day. Holy Monday-Jesus came as a man of peace, fulfilling Old Testament prophecy. Holy Tuesday-The puzzle of God or Word of God? Jesus was pierced for our transgressions. God is a just God. Holy Wednesday-Mary anoints the feet of Jesus with expensive oil. Are we giving our best to the Lord? Maundy Thursday-The instruction of Jesus.  Jesus washed the feet of His disciples. He washes us clean Good Friday-The day of Jesus’ crucifixion Chapter 11 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Matthew Mark Lanier 4-3-22 Biblical Literacy Snapshots of Jesus from Matthew.   Today’s lesson focused on Matthew 15.   Mark uses a boxing match to illustrate the lesson. Round 1. Pharisees and the scribes vs the disciples not washing their hands before eating Jesus comments on what God says vs what the elders say and called them hypocrites. Round 2.   The Canaanite woman who demonstrated great faith in asking Jesus to heal her daughter. Listen to Mark discuss how the cross of Christ is a stumbling block for unbelievers and questions to ponder: Why do I come to Jesus? How am I doing on hypocrisy? What is coming out of my heart and mind? How am I handling God’s tests? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-11-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-11-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ Sun, 03 Apr 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno4-3-22 Biblical Literacy Snapshots of Jesus from Matthew.   Today’s lesson focused on Matthew 15.   Mark uses a boxing match to illustrate the lesson. Round 1. Pharisees and the scribes vs the disciples not washing their hands before eating Jesus commentswebmaster@biblical-literacy.com4-3-22 Biblical Literacy Snapshots of Jesus from Matthew.   Today’s lesson focused on Matthew 15.   Mark uses a boxing match to illustrate the lesson. Round 1. Pharisees and the scribes vs the disciples not washing their hands before eating Jesus comments on what God says vs what the elders say and called them hypocrites. Round 2.   The Canaanite woman who demonstrated great faith in asking Jesus to heal her daughter. Listen to Mark discuss how the cross of Christ is a stumbling block for unbelievers and questions to ponder: Why do I come to Jesus? How am I doing on hypocrisy? What is coming out of my heart and mind? How am I handling God’s tests? Chapter 10 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Matthew Mark Lanier Mark continued with Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Mark showed the similarities and distinctions between Moses the prophet and Jesus; both were commissioned to bring God’s people out of slavery. Moses was a man who communicated God’s message to His chosen people. Jesus is the Son of God who authored the message. Jesus is a willing prophet but Moses had to be convinced. Mark elaborates how the two were similar, distinct and the reasons why. Listen to Mark expound Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, the meaning of the word blessed, and how we can listen to Jesus, choose wisely, and why we should let Him work on us on the inside to be more like Him. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-10-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-10-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ Sun, 27 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Mark showed the similarities and distinctions between Moses the prophet and Jesus; both were commissioned to bring God’s people out of slavery. Moses was a man who communicated God’s messawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Mark showed the similarities and distinctions between Moses the prophet and Jesus; both were commissioned to bring God’s people out of slavery. Moses was a man who communicated God’s message to His chosen people. Jesus is the Son of God who authored the message. Jesus is a willing prophet but Moses had to be convinced. Mark elaborates how the two were similar, distinct and the reasons why. Listen to Mark expound Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, the meaning of the word blessed, and how we can listen to Jesus, choose wisely, and why we should let Him work on us on the inside to be more like Him. Chapter 9 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Matthew Dr. David Capes Dr. David B. Capes taught for Mark this week providing an overview of the Gospel of Matthew as part of the Snapshots of Jesus series. Dr. Capes posed the question: If we knew the Old Testament well, how might it impact how we read Matthew? In Matthew 1:1, we see Jesus as: 1. Messiah - God with us, Son of Man, LORD. One who is anointed. God’s chosen anointed agent whose task is to liberate the world from disease, death, spiritual power, sin, and oppression (including religion and political). 2. Son of David - David’s kingdom will continue through the Messiah. David’s son would be on the throne of David forever. 3. Son of Abraham - Jesus is true Israel. God’s covenant with Abraham and His promise to be a blessing to all nations. We discover Matthew purposely mentions five women in the lineage of Jesus: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, wife of Uriah (Bathsheba), and Mary mother of Jesus. Jesus’ teachings demonstrate women have a new role in the kingdom of God. Outsiders have become insiders. Listen to Dr. Capes explain an overview of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Jesus is the fulfiller of prophecy. God with us. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-9-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-9-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-matthew/ Sun, 20 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDr. David B. Capes taught for Mark this week providing an overview of the Gospel of Matthew as part of the Snapshots of Jesus series. Dr. Capes posed the question: If we knew the Old Testament well, how might it impact how we read Matthew? In Matthew 1:1,webmaster@biblical-literacy.comDr. David B. Capes taught for Mark this week providing an overview of the Gospel of Matthew as part of the Snapshots of Jesus series. Dr. Capes posed the question: If we knew the Old Testament well, how might it impact how we read Matthew? In Matthew 1:1, we see Jesus as: 1. Messiah - God with us, Son of Man, LORD. One who is anointed. God’s chosen anointed agent whose task is to liberate the world from disease, death, spiritual power, sin, and oppression (including religion and political). 2. Son of David - David’s kingdom will continue through the Messiah. David’s son would be on the throne of David forever. 3. Son of Abraham - Jesus is true Israel. God’s covenant with Abraham and His promise to be a blessing to all nations. We discover Matthew purposely mentions five women in the lineage of Jesus: Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, wife of Uriah (Bathsheba), and Mary mother of Jesus. Jesus’ teachings demonstrate women have a new role in the kingdom of God. Outsiders have become insiders. Listen to Dr. Capes explain an overview of Jesus from the Gospel of Matthew. Jesus is the fulfiller of prophecy. God with us. Chapter 8 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Mark Mark Lanier Mark completes Snapshots of Jesus from the Book of Mark lesson series by reflecting on the spread of Christianity after the Crucifixion of Christ. The journey starts with a pictorial view of the spread of Christianity across continents and Oceans bringing us to 2021 and beyond. Mark identifies the top four countries that,to this day, continue persecution of Christians in many forms. He shows statistics that hundreds of millions of people are still in 2021 being persecuted for their religious beliefs. Mark also showed that tens of thousands of Christians are still being persecuted in various other ways including death, illegal detention, imprisonment and more. Mark then introduced two prominent historical figures who were staunch believers, willing to give their lives to have a better life in God’s Kingdom. Tertullian 155- 220 and Polycarp 69 -156. Mark discussed in detail Mark 8: 34 and 9: 1 These verses address thought of self, verses denying one’s self and following God. Mark closes by answering the question should you lose yourself in the pursuit of God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-8-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-8-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ Sun, 13 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark completes Snapshots of Jesus from the Book of Mark lesson series by reflecting on the spread of Christianity after the Crucifixion of Christ. The journey starts with a pictorial view of the spread of Christianity across continents and Oceans bringingwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark completes Snapshots of Jesus from the Book of Mark lesson series by reflecting on the spread of Christianity after the Crucifixion of Christ. The journey starts with a pictorial view of the spread of Christianity across continents and Oceans bringing us to 2021 and beyond. Mark identifies the top four countries that,to this day, continue persecution of Christians in many forms. He shows statistics that hundreds of millions of people are still in 2021 being persecuted for their religious beliefs. Mark also showed that tens of thousands of Christians are still being persecuted in various other ways including death, illegal detention, imprisonment and more. Mark then introduced two prominent historical figures who were staunch believers, willing to give their lives to have a better life in God’s Kingdom. Tertullian 155- 220 and Polycarp 69 -156. Mark discussed in detail Mark 8: 34 and 9: 1 These verses address thought of self, verses denying one’s self and following God. Mark closes by answering the question should you lose yourself in the pursuit of God. SE - A Conversation with Dr. William Lane Craig Mark Lanier Mark interviewed William Lane Graig, who delighted the class with a very heartwarming and deeply spiritual review of his life growing up and his achievements throughout his life in search of the truths about being a Believer in the power of God, since accepting Christ at the age of sixteen. He recounted his acceptance of Christ as his Savior and his pursuit of higher education in the fields of Philosophy of Religion, Christian History of Thought, and Historical Evidence of the Resurrection of Jesus In this pursuit he achieved two Masters Degrees, PhD in England and D, Theology in Germany. He also lived with his wife and family in Brussels where he did research at the University of Louvain. He displayed an incredibly positive and joyous attitude about being a Christian. He shared his life, accomplishments and precious family with us that made your heart beat faster and brought a big smile to your face. He is currently a Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-a-conversation-with-dr-william-lane-craig/ lessons/special-events/se-a-conversation-with-dr-william-lane-craig/ Sun, 06 Mar 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark interviewed William Lane Graig, who delighted the class with a very heartwarming and deeply spiritual review of his life growing up and his achievements throughout his life in search of the truths about being a Believer in the power of God, since accwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark interviewed William Lane Graig, who delighted the class with a very heartwarming and deeply spiritual review of his life growing up and his achievements throughout his life in search of the truths about being a Believer in the power of God, since accepting Christ at the age of sixteen. He recounted his acceptance of Christ as his Savior and his pursuit of higher education in the fields of Philosophy of Religion, Christian History of Thought, and Historical Evidence of the Resurrection of Jesus In this pursuit he achieved two Masters Degrees, PhD in England and D, Theology in Germany. He also lived with his wife and family in Brussels where he did research at the University of Louvain. He displayed an incredibly positive and joyous attitude about being a Christian. He shared his life, accomplishments and precious family with us that made your heart beat faster and brought a big smile to your face. He is currently a Professor of Philosophy at Houston Baptist University. Chapter 7 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels, Gospel of Mark Mark Lanier Mark continued teaching Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s lesson was titled How Do You Walk Through Life? Mark 4:35-41 presents a crescendo of Jesus’ four miracles— 1. Defeats Nature: Jesus calmed the sea. We see the humanity of the weary Jesus and His divine power. 2. Defeats Demons: Jesus casts out a legion of demons and sent them into pigs and drowns them. 3. Defeats Sickness: The healing of Jairus’s twelve-year-old daughter and the woman with a discharge of blood for twelve years. 4. Defeats Death: Jesus raises a twelve-year-old girl from the dead. Listen to Mark share insights of these four miracles. No power can withstand the Kingdom of God or the Lord https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-7-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-7-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ Sun, 27 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued teaching Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s lesson was titled How Do You Walk Through Life? Mark 4:35-41 presents a crescendo of Jesus’ four miracles— 1. Defeats Nature: Jesus calmed the sea. We see the humanity of the wearwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued teaching Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s lesson was titled How Do You Walk Through Life? Mark 4:35-41 presents a crescendo of Jesus’ four miracles— 1. Defeats Nature: Jesus calmed the sea. We see the humanity of the weary Jesus and His divine power. 2. Defeats Demons: Jesus casts out a legion of demons and sent them into pigs and drowns them. 3. Defeats Sickness: The healing of Jairus’s twelve-year-old daughter and the woman with a discharge of blood for twelve years. 4. Defeats Death: Jesus raises a twelve-year-old girl from the dead. Listen to Mark share insights of these four miracles. No power can withstand the Kingdom of God or the Lord Chapter 6 - Snapshots of Jesus, Worldview, as seen Throughout the Gospels; Gospel of Mark Brent Johnson In this chapter of Snapshots of Jesus, Pastor Brent Johnson discusses the idea of Biblical Worldview. He provides a definition for “World View, as “an understanding of the world, which informs one’s fundamental beliefs and assumptions, which builds a framework of ideas & attitudes about the world and how it works.” It is informed by your upbringing, your culture, your religion. Brent in his discussion addresses topics and questions that are reflected in our World View: 1. What is the prime reality? 2. Origin 3. Destiny 4. Purpose 5. Morality He continues by referring to several World Views, but his focus is the World View of “Theism,” which is what Christianity is associated with. Brent also addresses the difference between Christian World View and the Biblical World View, and specifically discusses the Biblical view of the Kingdom of God, Evangelism, Communing with God and revealing the laws. Biblical references: Luke17:20-21, Luke4:42-44, Mark1:14-15, John3:3-8 https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-6-snapshots-of-jesus-worldview-as-seen-throughout-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-6-snapshots-of-jesus-worldview-as-seen-throughout-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ Sun, 20 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn this chapter of Snapshots of Jesus, Pastor Brent Johnson discusses the idea of Biblical Worldview. He provides a definition for “World View, as “an understanding of the world, which informs one’s fundamental beliefs and assumptions, which builds a framwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn this chapter of Snapshots of Jesus, Pastor Brent Johnson discusses the idea of Biblical Worldview. He provides a definition for “World View, as “an understanding of the world, which informs one’s fundamental beliefs and assumptions, which builds a framework of ideas & attitudes about the world and how it works.” It is informed by your upbringing, your culture, your religion. Brent in his discussion addresses topics and questions that are reflected in our World View: 1. What is the prime reality? 2. Origin 3. Destiny 4. Purpose 5. Morality He continues by referring to several World Views, but his focus is the World View of “Theism,” which is what Christianity is associated with. Brent also addresses the difference between Christian World View and the Biblical World View, and specifically discusses the Biblical view of the Kingdom of God, Evangelism, Communing with God and revealing the laws. Biblical references: Luke17:20-21, Luke4:42-44, Mark1:14-15, John3:3-8 Chapter 5 - Snapshots of Jesus, Challenges To Jesus David Capes Biblical-Literacy 2-13-22 Dr DavId Capes continued as guest teacher in the Snapshots of Jesus series from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s focus was How do you see Jesus? In the Gospel of Mark ,we see Jesus locked in conflict. In chapters 5 and 6, we see three accusations and Jesus’ response to each. 1. Friend of sinners. Those who are well have no need of a physician. 2 Lord of the Sabbath - the sabbath was made for man. 3. Has all authority in heaven and earth. Listen to Dr. Capes share how culture and age affect how Jesus was praised, criticized, and condemned because the people didn’t understand His mission. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-5-snapshots-of-jesus-challenges-to-jesus/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-5-snapshots-of-jesus-challenges-to-jesus/ Sun, 13 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy 2-13-22 Dr DavId Capes continued as guest teacher in the Snapshots of Jesus series from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s focus was How do you see Jesus? In the Gospel of Mark ,we see Jesus locked in conflict. In chapters 5 and 6, we see threewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy 2-13-22 Dr DavId Capes continued as guest teacher in the Snapshots of Jesus series from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s focus was How do you see Jesus? In the Gospel of Mark ,we see Jesus locked in conflict. In chapters 5 and 6, we see three accusations and Jesus’ response to each. 1. Friend of sinners. Those who are well have no need of a physician. 2 Lord of the Sabbath - the sabbath was made for man. 3. Has all authority in heaven and earth. Listen to Dr. Capes share how culture and age affect how Jesus was praised, criticized, and condemned because the people didn’t understand His mission. Chapter 4 - Snapshots of Jesus as seen through the Gospels; Gospel of Mark Mark Lanier Mark continued Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark asking the question: Where are you headed in life? Mark began the lesson with the definition of the Greek word hodos, which has three meanings that are used throughout the Bible: 1) a way for traveling or moving from one place to another, way, road, or highway 2) the act of traveling, way, trip, journey 3) a way of behavior or the course of life. The Gospel of Mark used hodos, translated this way 16 times. Life is a unique journey that we make when we choose to follow Jesus. The way: 1. Path or road - the physical road we walk 2. Way of life - the Christian way is one of practical, everyday trust and faith. 3. Christ is the way of salvation. Listen to Mark teach how the Greek word Hodos or the way applies to followers of Christ today. 2-6-22 Biblical-Literacy https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-4-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-4-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-through-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ Sun, 06 Feb 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark asking the question: Where are you headed in life? Mark began the lesson with the definition of the Greek word hodos, which has three meanings that are used throughout the Bible: 1) a way for travewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark asking the question: Where are you headed in life? Mark began the lesson with the definition of the Greek word hodos, which has three meanings that are used throughout the Bible: 1) a way for traveling or moving from one place to another, way, road, or highway 2) the act of traveling, way, trip, journey 3) a way of behavior or the course of life. The Gospel of Mark used hodos, translated this way 16 times. Life is a unique journey that we make when we choose to follow Jesus. The way: 1. Path or road - the physical road we walk 2. Way of life - the Christian way is one of practical, everyday trust and faith. 3. Christ is the way of salvation. Listen to Mark teach how the Greek word Hodos or the way applies to followers of Christ today. 2-6-22 Biblical-Literacy Chapter 3 - Snapshots of Jesus, What's the significance of Jesus as the Mark Lanier Mark continued with Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s topic: What is the Significance of the references to "Son of Man” throughout the Bible? The Gospel of Mark mentions Jesus as the Son of Man fourteen times. During biblical times, culture used the term to show a man was known as son of man (Name of man, son of Name-of-the-father). In the Old Testament, son of man was reference 107 times, meaning me or people themselves. In Daniel 7:13, the term takes on apocalyptic meaning or prophecy of Jesus. In the Gospel of Mark, son of man can be categorized as either: Present activity of Jesus Sufferings of Jesus Future Vindication Listen to Mark explain the significance of Jesus as the Son of Man. We want to see Jesus, so we can praise Him, and follow Him. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-3-snapshots-of-jesus-whats-the-significance-of-jesus-as-the/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-3-snapshots-of-jesus-whats-the-significance-of-jesus-as-the/ Sun, 30 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s topic: What is the Significance of the references to "Son of Man” throughout the Bible? The Gospel of Mark mentions Jesus as the Son of Man fourteen times. During biblical times, cultwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. Today’s topic: What is the Significance of the references to "Son of Man” throughout the Bible? The Gospel of Mark mentions Jesus as the Son of Man fourteen times. During biblical times, culture used the term to show a man was known as son of man (Name of man, son of Name-of-the-father). In the Old Testament, son of man was reference 107 times, meaning me or people themselves. In Daniel 7:13, the term takes on apocalyptic meaning or prophecy of Jesus. In the Gospel of Mark, son of man can be categorized as either: Present activity of Jesus Sufferings of Jesus Future Vindication Listen to Mark explain the significance of Jesus as the Son of Man. We want to see Jesus, so we can praise Him, and follow Him. Chapter 2, Snapshots of Jesus; How do you see Jesus Mark Lanier Mark continued with the series, Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. This week’s topic was “How Do You See Jesus?” Mark had three lenses for us to grasp: 1. Who is Jesus? He is the Son of God. 2. Jesus in the midst of spiritual warfare. Jesus came to destroy evil. 3. Don’t miss Him. Have faith and trust in The Son of God. Listen to Mark teach on how to see Jesus beyond His role as our Lord and Savior. He is the holy One of God, the One who makes us clean. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-2-snapshots-of-jesus-how-do-you-see-jesus/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-2-snapshots-of-jesus-how-do-you-see-jesus/ Sun, 23 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with the series, Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. This week’s topic was “How Do You See Jesus?” Mark had three lenses for us to grasp: 1. Who is Jesus? He is the Son of God. 2. Jesus in the midst of spiritual warfare. Jesus came webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with the series, Snapshots of Jesus from the Gospel of Mark. This week’s topic was “How Do You See Jesus?” Mark had three lenses for us to grasp: 1. Who is Jesus? He is the Son of God. 2. Jesus in the midst of spiritual warfare. Jesus came to destroy evil. 3. Don’t miss Him. Have faith and trust in The Son of God. Listen to Mark teach on how to see Jesus beyond His role as our Lord and Savior. He is the holy One of God, the One who makes us clean. SE - A Conversation with Dr. Michael Lloyd : Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark joined with Dr. Michael Lloyd, the Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford in England, who is a specialist in all things evil and suffering. Mark and Dr. Lloyd discussed the three most historically prominent views from a Christian philosophical perspective on suffering and evil. 1. Instrumental in that God allows things to happen to bring good
2. Inevitable in our world where satan dwells
3. God is inimical. He hates suffering and evil. This is what Dr Lloyd believes. Listen to Mark and Dr. Lloyd review various Scripture passages about the issue of suffering and evil, God’s character, the various degrees of suffering, and how we are personally affected. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-a-conversation-with-dr-michael-lloyd-mark-lanier/ lessons/special-events/se-a-conversation-with-dr-michael-lloyd-mark-lanier/ Sun, 16 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark joined with Dr. Michael Lloyd, the Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford in England, who is a specialist in all things evil and suffering. Mark and Dr. Lloyd discussed the three most historically prominent views from a Christian philwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark joined with Dr. Michael Lloyd, the Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford in England, who is a specialist in all things evil and suffering. Mark and Dr. Lloyd discussed the three most historically prominent views from a Christian philosophical perspective on suffering and evil. 1. Instrumental in that God allows things to happen to bring good
2. Inevitable in our world where satan dwells
3. God is inimical. He hates suffering and evil. This is what Dr Lloyd believes. Listen to Mark and Dr. Lloyd review various Scripture passages about the issue of suffering and evil, God’s character, the various degrees of suffering, and how we are personally affected. Chapter 1- Snapshots of Jesus as Seen Throughout the Gospels; Gospel of Mark: Mark Lanier Mark began a new series titled Snapshots of Jesus as seen throughout the Gospels. Today focused on the Gospel of Mark. This New Testament synoptic Gospel is not  written in chronological order. Rather the stories of Jesus are repeated themes for the reader to contrast and compare. The first thirteen verses of the Gospel of Mark are written from God’s perspective followed by verses that reflect man’s bewilderment at Jesus’ teachings. Today’s lesson reviews three aspects: the writer's Perspective, Greek/Roman influence, and the Biblical concept. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-1-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-throughout-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ lessons/snapshots-of-jesus-gospel-of-mark/chapter-1-snapshots-of-jesus-as-seen-throughout-the-gospels-gospel-of-mark/ Sun, 09 Jan 2022 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark began a new series titled Snapshots of Jesus as seen throughout the Gospels. Today focused on the Gospel of Mark. This New Testament synoptic Gospel is not  written in chronological order. Rather the stories of Jesus are repeated themes for the readewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark began a new series titled Snapshots of Jesus as seen throughout the Gospels. Today focused on the Gospel of Mark. This New Testament synoptic Gospel is not  written in chronological order. Rather the stories of Jesus are repeated themes for the reader to contrast and compare. The first thirteen verses of the Gospel of Mark are written from God’s perspective followed by verses that reflect man’s bewilderment at Jesus’ teachings. Today’s lesson reviews three aspects: the writer's Perspective, Greek/Roman influence, and the Biblical concept. Special Event- Advent: Lesson 4 Mark Lanier Mark drew the curtain back on Advent lesson 4, unveiling a lesson on “Adventus”  which is Latin for Arrival. ( Advent is the 4 weeks of celebration on the Christian calendar before Christmas, the birth of Christ.) He broke down the arrival onto 3 life events. 1. Arrival in Bethlehem 2. Arrival in Life 3. Arrival to come, the “second coming” Mark gives us a brain teaser…which Christmas carol is about the second coming? Do you know? Mark addresses the 3 life events by discussing in detail: 1. Life’s curveballs 2. Our testimony 3. Our Lord “God” He references many passages in Luke 1:39-53 to address life’s struggles and solutions, what our testimony should entail, the power it gives us and our promise in our belief that our Lord will come again. Mark closes with profoundly knowing and in deep belief that life throws us curveballs, but we are servants of God and we can tell the world about  our God. Joy to the world, the Lord has come and that is who we are. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-4/ lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-4/ Sun, 19 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark drew the curtain back on Advent lesson 4, unveiling a lesson on “Adventus”  which is Latin for Arrival. ( Advent is the 4 weeks of celebration on the Christian calendar before Christmas, the birth of Christ.) He broke down the arrival onto 3 life evewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark drew the curtain back on Advent lesson 4, unveiling a lesson on “Adventus”  which is Latin for Arrival. ( Advent is the 4 weeks of celebration on the Christian calendar before Christmas, the birth of Christ.) He broke down the arrival onto 3 life events. 1. Arrival in Bethlehem 2. Arrival in Life 3. Arrival to come, the “second coming” Mark gives us a brain teaser…which Christmas carol is about the second coming? Do you know? Mark addresses the 3 life events by discussing in detail: 1. Life’s curveballs 2. Our testimony 3. Our Lord “God” He references many passages in Luke 1:39-53 to address life’s struggles and solutions, what our testimony should entail, the power it gives us and our promise in our belief that our Lord will come again. Mark closes with profoundly knowing and in deep belief that life throws us curveballs, but we are servants of God and we can tell the world about  our God. Joy to the world, the Lord has come and that is who we are. Special Event - Advent: Lesson 3 Mark Lanier Mark taught lesson 3 in the study of Advent. This week’s emphasis: When Jesus Comes Again. Mark focused on a taste and feast Advent buffet as written in Luke 1. Mark used Scripture to show us life is full of ups and downs, life is full of contrasts, God does incredible things, is always reliable, but not predictable. Listen to Mark explain the social norms/culture of the day through Luke’s  accounting of the events leading  up to Jesus’ birth. In conclusion, we re loved, favored, and we can trust the Lord is with us through all of life’s ups and downs. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-3/ lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-3/ Sun, 12 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught lesson 3 in the study of Advent. This week’s emphasis: When Jesus Comes Again. Mark focused on a taste and feast Advent buffet as written in Luke 1. Mark used Scripture to show us life is full of ups and downs, life is full of contrasts, God dwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught lesson 3 in the study of Advent. This week’s emphasis: When Jesus Comes Again. Mark focused on a taste and feast Advent buffet as written in Luke 1. Mark used Scripture to show us life is full of ups and downs, life is full of contrasts, God does incredible things, is always reliable, but not predictable. Listen to Mark explain the social norms/culture of the day through Luke’s  accounting of the events leading  up to Jesus’ birth. In conclusion, we re loved, favored, and we can trust the Lord is with us through all of life’s ups and downs. Special Event - Advent Lesson 2: Peace Brent Johnson Brent Johnson continued teaching the Advent series with lesson 2. Today is the second Sunday in Advent, Adventus in Latin which means arrival. After sharing in responsive liturgical reading, Brent expounded on the emphasis of week 2: Peace of God. We are promised God's peace as the angels' proclaimed to the shepherds of Jesus' birth, "Fear not." Brent focused on three points of being pleasing to God: 1. Trust / Faith God - Matt 8:23-27. Romans 8:5-8 2. Bring Peace to Others - Matt 5:9. Matthew 28:19-20. Ezra 17:10 3. Pray - Talk and Listen to God - Philippians 4:6-8 God is at work in all things. He will give us peace. Listen as Brent details the meaning of the Second Sunday in Advent. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-2-peace/ lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-2-peace/ Sun, 05 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBrent Johnson continued teaching the Advent series with lesson 2. Today is the second Sunday in Advent, Adventus in Latin which means arrival. After sharing in responsive liturgical reading, Brent expounded on the emphasis of week 2: Peace of God. We are webmaster@biblical-literacy.comBrent Johnson continued teaching the Advent series with lesson 2. Today is the second Sunday in Advent, Adventus in Latin which means arrival. After sharing in responsive liturgical reading, Brent expounded on the emphasis of week 2: Peace of God. We are promised God's peace as the angels' proclaimed to the shepherds of Jesus' birth, "Fear not." Brent focused on three points of being pleasing to God: 1. Trust / Faith God - Matt 8:23-27. Romans 8:5-8 2. Bring Peace to Others - Matt 5:9. Matthew 28:19-20. Ezra 17:10 3. Pray - Talk and Listen to God - Philippians 4:6-8 God is at work in all things. He will give us peace. Listen as Brent details the meaning of the Second Sunday in Advent. Special Event - Advent: Lesson 1 Mark Lanier Today was the first Sunday in Advent, and Mark taught the first of four lessons before Christmas. Mark first explained the histories of marking time around the world and how it affected the church regarding holy day observances. He then transitioned to 3 focus areas for Advent that infuse joy and faith: Arrival in Bethlehem: God has plans. Arrival of Christ in our life. The arrival of Jesus again. God has perfect timing, and believers are to rely only on God as we 1) live with purpose, 2) serve and pray, and 3) demonstrate faith over fear. Listen to Mark explore the beginning of the Advent season and God’s purpose for us since the beginning of time. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-1/ lessons/advent-2021/special-event-advent-lesson-1/ Sun, 28 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoToday was the first Sunday in Advent, and Mark taught the first of four lessons before Christmas. Mark first explained the histories of marking time around the world and how it affected the church regarding holy day observances. He then transitioned to 3 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comToday was the first Sunday in Advent, and Mark taught the first of four lessons before Christmas. Mark first explained the histories of marking time around the world and how it affected the church regarding holy day observances. He then transitioned to 3 focus areas for Advent that infuse joy and faith: Arrival in Bethlehem: God has plans. Arrival of Christ in our life. The arrival of Jesus again. God has perfect timing, and believers are to rely only on God as we 1) live with purpose, 2) serve and pray, and 3) demonstrate faith over fear. Listen to Mark explore the beginning of the Advent season and God’s purpose for us since the beginning of time. Special Guest-Three Lost and Found Parables; Mark Lanier with Dr. Peter Williams, 11/21/21 Mark Lanier & Dr. Peter Williams Dr. Peter Williams joined Mark this morning to dig deep and reveal numerous levels of meaning from the three lost and found parables found in Luke 15: The lost sheep The lost coin The lost or prodigal son The main focus was the prodigal son relating several examples of similar real events in Genesis. Jesus spoke to a mixed audience in easy to understand language. Listen to Mark and Peter discuss how Jesus used the power of story to reveal and hide, to bypass our natural defenses, and show truth in a non-threatening environment. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/special-guest-three-lost-and-found-parables-mark-lanier-with-dr-peter-williams-11-21-21/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/special-guest-three-lost-and-found-parables-mark-lanier-with-dr-peter-williams-11-21-21/ Sun, 21 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDr. Peter Williams joined Mark this morning to dig deep and reveal numerous levels of meaning from the three lost and found parables found in Luke 15: The lost sheep The lost coin The lost or prodigal son The main focus was the prodigal son relating severwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDr. Peter Williams joined Mark this morning to dig deep and reveal numerous levels of meaning from the three lost and found parables found in Luke 15: The lost sheep The lost coin The lost or prodigal son The main focus was the prodigal son relating several examples of similar real events in Genesis. Jesus spoke to a mixed audience in easy to understand language. Listen to Mark and Peter discuss how Jesus used the power of story to reveal and hide, to bypass our natural defenses, and show truth in a non-threatening environment. Chapter 21, Philippians; Bringing it to a close, 11/14/21 Mark Lanier Mark brought the study of Philippians to a close with a focus on Philippians 4:14-23. He shared three points from Paul: 1. Finding a Deeper Fellowship: We learn that by doing good for others and sharing in their suffering and trouble, we will be stronger Christians. 2. An Uncomfortable Truth. Paul was familiar with the Greco-Roman culture and their sign of friendship in giving and receiving gifts. He encouraged giving to others with a right heart motive. God is glorified and richly blesses. 3. The Larger World. We should remove our blinders and greet all the saints in Christ Jesus knowing God is at work doing great things all over the world. Listen to Mark provide Scriptural insight that demonstrates Paul’s love and encouragement for the Philippians and all believers. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-21-philippians-bringing-it-to-a-close-11-14-21/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-21-philippians-bringing-it-to-a-close-11-14-21/ Sun, 14 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark brought the study of Philippians to a close with a focus on Philippians 4:14-23. He shared three points from Paul: 1. Finding a Deeper Fellowship: We learn that by doing good for others and sharing in their suffering and trouble, we will be stronger webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark brought the study of Philippians to a close with a focus on Philippians 4:14-23. He shared three points from Paul: 1. Finding a Deeper Fellowship: We learn that by doing good for others and sharing in their suffering and trouble, we will be stronger Christians. 2. An Uncomfortable Truth. Paul was familiar with the Greco-Roman culture and their sign of friendship in giving and receiving gifts. He encouraged giving to others with a right heart motive. God is glorified and richly blesses. 3. The Larger World. We should remove our blinders and greet all the saints in Christ Jesus knowing God is at work doing great things all over the world. Listen to Mark provide Scriptural insight that demonstrates Paul’s love and encouragement for the Philippians and all believers. Special Guest, Conversation with Carolyn Lanier; Mark Lanier, 11-07-21 Mark Lanier Sunday’s Biblical Literacy Class was a breakfast celebration with lots of fun and food. Mark interviewed his mother who thrilled us with her delightful answers. Listen to Mrs. Lanier’s wisdom and especially her sweet potato story. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/special-guest-conversation-with-carolyn-lanier-mark-lanier-11-07-21/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/special-guest-conversation-with-carolyn-lanier-mark-lanier-11-07-21/ Sun, 07 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoSunday’s Biblical Literacy Class was a breakfast celebration with lots of fun and food. Mark interviewed his mother who thrilled us with her delightful answers. Listen to Mrs. Lanier’s wisdom and especially her sweet potato story.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comSunday’s Biblical Literacy Class was a breakfast celebration with lots of fun and food. Mark interviewed his mother who thrilled us with her delightful answers. Listen to Mrs. Lanier’s wisdom and especially her sweet potato story. Chapter 20- Philippians; The key and the secret! Mark Lanier 10-31-21   Mark taught today’s Biblical-Literacy class - The Key and the Secret - from Philippians 4:10-13   Faith demands more than tunnel vision.   1. Practice what you preach. Rejoice in the Lord always.   2. The blessing of relationship.     Paul shows a 3-way bond: Christ, Paul, and the Philippians.      Paul encourages us to be a giver and a good recipient.   3. The secret to joyful living.     The secret of having plenty and hunger is joy in the Lord.  Listen to Mark explain how Paul can say: I can do all things through Him who strengthens me, and in that I’m content.     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-20-philippians-the-key-and-the-secret/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-20-philippians-the-key-and-the-secret/ Sun, 31 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno10-31-21   Mark taught today’s Biblical-Literacy class - The Key and the Secret - from Philippians 4:10-13   Faith demands more than tunnel vision.   1. Practice what you preach. Rejoice in the Lord always.   2. The blessing of relationship.     Paul showwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com10-31-21   Mark taught today’s Biblical-Literacy class - The Key and the Secret - from Philippians 4:10-13   Faith demands more than tunnel vision.   1. Practice what you preach. Rejoice in the Lord always.   2. The blessing of relationship.     Paul shows a 3-way bond: Christ, Paul, and the Philippians.      Paul encourages us to be a giver and a good recipient.   3. The secret to joyful living.     The secret of having plenty and hunger is joy in the Lord.  Listen to Mark explain how Paul can say: I can do all things through Him who strengthens me, and in that I’m content.     Chapter 19, Philippians; Watch Me!: Dr. David Capes Philippians, 4:7-8 Watch Me!: Speaker: Dr. David Capes Dr. Capes begins the lesson with a detailed discussion of what Paul tells us to think about in Philippians, 4:8. A summary of what Paul tells us to think about is, whatever is true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise Dr. Capes focuses on what kind of things do you think about, what occupies your mind, what do you think about most, in order to dissect what actually influences your actions and thoughts in todays life. He provides correlations to the Greek translation to emphasize the meaning of the verses in today’s words. Continuing with his analysis of our language/communications, he breaks down the sequence of our phraseology through a discussion of Discourse Analysis. In conclusion he made several final points which included; Act, Think, Read, Write and live theologically Don’t Believe Everything you Think Referencing Philippians, 4:9 Paul set himself up as an example,” Watch Me” Points to ponder Fix your Mind on truth, goodness and beauty Find someone to Watch and do what they do (realize someone is watching you) Rejoice that God of Piece is with You https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-19-philippians-watch-me/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-19-philippians-watch-me/ Sun, 24 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPhilippians, 4:7-8 Watch Me!: Speaker: Dr. David Capes Dr. Capes begins the lesson with a detailed discussion of what Paul tells us to think about in Philippians, 4:8. A summary of what Paul tells us to think about is, whatever is true, honorable, just, pwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPhilippians, 4:7-8 Watch Me!: Speaker: Dr. David Capes Dr. Capes begins the lesson with a detailed discussion of what Paul tells us to think about in Philippians, 4:8. A summary of what Paul tells us to think about is, whatever is true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise Dr. Capes focuses on what kind of things do you think about, what occupies your mind, what do you think about most, in order to dissect what actually influences your actions and thoughts in todays life. He provides correlations to the Greek translation to emphasize the meaning of the verses in today’s words. Continuing with his analysis of our language/communications, he breaks down the sequence of our phraseology through a discussion of Discourse Analysis. In conclusion he made several final points which included; Act, Think, Read, Write and live theologically Don’t Believe Everything you Think Referencing Philippians, 4:9 Paul set himself up as an example,” Watch Me” Points to ponder Fix your Mind on truth, goodness and beauty Find someone to Watch and do what they do (realize someone is watching you) Rejoice that God of Piece is with You Chapter 18, Philippians; Catch the task and Catch the theology: Mark Lanier Mark continued his teachings from the book of Philippians by focusing on Chapter 4:4-6 titled Catch the Task . . . Catch the Theology. Paul was a “task theologian.” He wrote in a way that made the lessons of God memorable. He used assonance (related in sound) and chiasmus (a memorable structure). Mark shared three points in today’s lesson: 1. Rejoice: Philippians 4:4. Joy is the distinctive mark of the Christian 2. Be kind: Philippians 4:5. Paul tells us to let our reasonableness (sound judgement, fairness) be known by all. 3. Don't be anxious: Philippians 4:6. Take our worries and concerns to the Lord in faith and thanksgiving. Listen to Mark show through Scripture that the Lord is near, and we are to reflect Him as He transforms our lives. Find joy in the journey. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-18-philippians-catch-the-task-and-catch-the-theology/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-18-philippians-catch-the-task-and-catch-the-theology/ Sun, 17 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his teachings from the book of Philippians by focusing on Chapter 4:4-6 titled Catch the Task . . . Catch the Theology. Paul was a “task theologian.” He wrote in a way that made the lessons of God memorable. He used assonance (related in sowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his teachings from the book of Philippians by focusing on Chapter 4:4-6 titled Catch the Task . . . Catch the Theology. Paul was a “task theologian.” He wrote in a way that made the lessons of God memorable. He used assonance (related in sound) and chiasmus (a memorable structure). Mark shared three points in today’s lesson: 1. Rejoice: Philippians 4:4. Joy is the distinctive mark of the Christian 2. Be kind: Philippians 4:5. Paul tells us to let our reasonableness (sound judgement, fairness) be known by all. 3. Don't be anxious: Philippians 4:6. Take our worries and concerns to the Lord in faith and thanksgiving. Listen to Mark show through Scripture that the Lord is near, and we are to reflect Him as He transforms our lives. Find joy in the journey. Chapter 17, Philippians; Two Lessons One Sunday- Unity & Joy: Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-17-philippians-two-lessons-one-sunday-unity-joy/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-17-philippians-two-lessons-one-sunday-unity-joy/ Sun, 10 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 16, Philippians; An Example to Follow Pastor Jarrett Stephens Biblical Literacy 10-3-21 Pastor Jarrett Stephens taught from Philippians 3:17 - An Example to Follow. The Apostle Paul warns the Philippians out of love to keep their joy in Christ. Paul urges the Philippians to follow him because Paul imitates Jesus. Pastor Jarret shares key things to look for during bible study: Promises to Claim, Blessings to Enjoy, teachings to Learn, Commands to Obey, Sins to Forsake & Examples to Follow. In application, he closes with these questions to ponder: What is or greatest spiritual achievement? What kind of a spiritual example are we? Where is our focus and attention? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-16-philippians-an-example-to-follow/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-16-philippians-an-example-to-follow/ Sun, 03 Oct 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Biblical Literacy 10-3-21 Pastor Jarrett Stephens taught from Philippians 3:17 - An Example to Follow. The Apostle Paul warns the Philippians out of love to keep their joy in Christ. Paul urges the Philippians to follow him because Paul imitates Jesus. Pwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical Literacy 10-3-21 Pastor Jarrett Stephens taught from Philippians 3:17 - An Example to Follow. The Apostle Paul warns the Philippians out of love to keep their joy in Christ. Paul urges the Philippians to follow him because Paul imitates Jesus. Pastor Jarret shares key things to look for during bible study: Promises to Claim, Blessings to Enjoy, teachings to Learn, Commands to Obey, Sins to Forsake & Examples to Follow. In application, he closes with these questions to ponder: What is or greatest spiritual achievement? What kind of a spiritual example are we? Where is our focus and attention? Chapter 15, Philippians; Paul on Target Mark Lanier 09/26/2021,  Paul on Target Mark’s class today focused on Paul’s message to the Gentiles, as described in Philippians 3:1- 14. Mark began by developing the necessity for Paul to identify and speak directly to his “target” audience, who were Gentiles hearing the call of the Judaizers. The Judaizers, with great zeal wanted Gentiles to accept and practice Jewish Law and practice Key Jewish rituals, having them believe that this would bring them more in tune with the covenant of Abraham. Todays lesson will address:  The Challenge The Goal The process The Challenge: Phil. 3:1-8a Paul’s challenge was to convince the Gentiles that, after a life of persecution of them and a message of relying on the Law and Jewish rituals to the extreme, that he could let go of things of the flesh and focus on knowing Christ Jesus. This transformation began to unfold on the experience Paul had on the Damascus road. The Goal: Phil. 3: 8b-11 After Paul’s conversion, all that he had “gained” he counted as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus. Paul indicated, that for Christ sake, he had suffered the loss of all things and he counts them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having righteousness on my own. The Process: Phil. 3: 12 Paul admits that he has not already obtained his goal set forth in Phil 3: 8b-11 or that he is already perfect, but he emphatically emphasizes that he will press on in his pursuit to make Christ his own as Christ has done for him. The question is then, WHO ARE YOU CHASING AFTER? Points to Ponder:        Paul had it all, and saw it as garbage Where am I finding value? Profits and Losses I want to re-examine my priorities I haven’t arrived yet … but I know what I am chasing But I’m pressing on to the higher calling of my Lord https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-15-philippians-paul-on-target/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-15-philippians-paul-on-target/ Sun, 26 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno09/26/2021,  Paul on Target Mark’s class today focused on Paul’s message to the Gentiles, as described in Philippians 3:1- 14. Mark began by developing the necessity for Paul to identify and speak directly to his “target” audience, who were Gentiles heariwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com09/26/2021,  Paul on Target Mark’s class today focused on Paul’s message to the Gentiles, as described in Philippians 3:1- 14. Mark began by developing the necessity for Paul to identify and speak directly to his “target” audience, who were Gentiles hearing the call of the Judaizers. The Judaizers, with great zeal wanted Gentiles to accept and practice Jewish Law and practice Key Jewish rituals, having them believe that this would bring them more in tune with the covenant of Abraham. Todays lesson will address:  The Challenge The Goal The process The Challenge: Phil. 3:1-8a Paul’s challenge was to convince the Gentiles that, after a life of persecution of them and a message of relying on the Law and Jewish rituals to the extreme, that he could let go of things of the flesh and focus on knowing Christ Jesus. This transformation began to unfold on the experience Paul had on the Damascus road. The Goal: Phil. 3: 8b-11 After Paul’s conversion, all that he had “gained” he counted as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus. Paul indicated, that for Christ sake, he had suffered the loss of all things and he counts them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having righteousness on my own. The Process: Phil. 3: 12 Paul admits that he has not already obtained his goal set forth in Phil 3: 8b-11 or that he is already perfect, but he emphatically emphasizes that he will press on in his pursuit to make Christ his own as Christ has done for him. The question is then, WHO ARE YOU CHASING AFTER? Points to Ponder:        Paul had it all, and saw it as garbage Where am I finding value? Profits and Losses I want to re-examine my priorities I haven’t arrived yet … but I know what I am chasing But I’m pressing on to the higher calling of my Lord Chapter 14, Philippians; Ironic Paul Mark Lanier Ironic Paul Philippians 3: 1-3 In order to understand and appreciate “Ironic Paul” one must first have a very good understanding of what Irony is and what Ironic actually means. In the chapter and verses which are the subject of this lesson, Paul uses irony to communicate his teachings. What is the definition of irony? Irony (Websters) The use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning Mark opens the lesson using the lyrics from a song by Alanis Morrisette’s Song “Ironic” to illustrate what is not ironic; “An old man turned ninety-eight He won the Lottery, and died the next day” This is not ironic for one might expect a man of 98 to die. This simply means what it says. “It’s a death row pardon two minutes too late” Once again this is not ironic it’s tragedy. Paul correctly uses irony in his writings which will be reflected in today’s lesson focusing On three points: Some things are worth repeating Beware of the dogs! Paul gets ironic Phil 3:1 Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same thing to you is no trouble to Me and is safe for you. To clearly understand the context and use of words and their meaning, Mark goes through an overview of two bible translation, ESV and the NIV. He reflects on the variations in the wording differences between the two in these verses. While the variation doesn’t really change the meaning of the passage and the target audience would likely understand the context in which the phrasing is used, both translations would carry basically the same meaning. Bible translators would likely agree that the best Bible translation is the one you will read. A major rule of translation is that you can’t take one word used in one place in the Bible and assume that the meaning of that word is the same throughout the Bible. Paul’s message: Paul in several verses, Mathew 5:12, 2: Cor 13-11, Phil 2:18, Phil 4:4, referenced the need to Rejoice and comfort one another regardless of the circumstances. Peter Thomas O’ Brien summarized it this way: “This was not an admonition to some kind of superficial cheerfulness that closes its eyes to the surrounding circumstances… It recognizes God’s mighty working in and through those circumstances to fulfill his own gracious purposes in Christ.” Pauls message to all, Life is not all Roses, there are great days and bad days, live through these circumstances and be joyful and trust in the Lord and REJOICE in the Lord Points to Ponder – Rejoice in the Lord Phil 3:2 Beware of the Dogs Phil 3:2, Look out for the dogs, lookout for the evildoers and look for those mutilators of the flesh. Dogs were scavengers detested by the Romans and gentiles were dogs to them. Paul warned the followers to beware of dogs, evildoers and those who mutilate the flesh. Irony of Paul the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning The Judaizers were trying to circumcise the Gentiles (dogs), but in the process the Jews were merely mutilating the flesh and becoming dogs themselves. Phil 3:3 Lookout For it is we who are the circumcision, who worship by the spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh. Point to Ponder: Rejoice, Lookout, Glory in Christ Alone https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-14-philippians-ironic-paul/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-14-philippians-ironic-paul/ Sun, 19 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIronic Paul Philippians 3: 1-3 In order to understand and appreciate “Ironic Paul” one must first have a very good understanding of what Irony is and what Ironic actually means. In the chapter and verses which are the subject of this lesson, Paul uses irowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIronic Paul Philippians 3: 1-3 In order to understand and appreciate “Ironic Paul” one must first have a very good understanding of what Irony is and what Ironic actually means. In the chapter and verses which are the subject of this lesson, Paul uses irony to communicate his teachings. What is the definition of irony? Irony (Websters) The use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning Mark opens the lesson using the lyrics from a song by Alanis Morrisette’s Song “Ironic” to illustrate what is not ironic; “An old man turned ninety-eight He won the Lottery, and died the next day” This is not ironic for one might expect a man of 98 to die. This simply means what it says. “It’s a death row pardon two minutes too late” Once again this is not ironic it’s tragedy. Paul correctly uses irony in his writings which will be reflected in today’s lesson focusing On three points: Some things are worth repeating Beware of the dogs! Paul gets ironic Phil 3:1 Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same thing to you is no trouble to Me and is safe for you. To clearly understand the context and use of words and their meaning, Mark goes through an overview of two bible translation, ESV and the NIV. He reflects on the variations in the wording differences between the two in these verses. While the variation doesn’t really change the meaning of the passage and the target audience would likely understand the context in which the phrasing is used, both translations would carry basically the same meaning. Bible translators would likely agree that the best Bible translation is the one you will read. A major rule of translation is that you can’t take one word used in one place in the Bible and assume that the meaning of that word is the same throughout the Bible. Paul’s message: Paul in several verses, Mathew 5:12, 2: Cor 13-11, Phil 2:18, Phil 4:4, referenced the need to Rejoice and comfort one another regardless of the circumstances. Peter Thomas O’ Brien summarized it this way: “This was not an admonition to some kind of superficial cheerfulness that closes its eyes to the surrounding circumstances… It recognizes God’s mighty working in and through those circumstances to fulfill his own gracious purposes in Christ.” Pauls message to all, Life is not all Roses, there are great days and bad days, live through these circumstances and be joyful and trust in the Lord and REJOICE in the Lord Points to Ponder – Rejoice in the Lord Phil 3:2 Beware of the Dogs Phil 3:2, Look out for the dogs, lookout for the evildoers and look for those mutilators of the flesh. Dogs were scavengers detested by the Romans and gentiles were dogs to them. Paul warned the followers to beware of dogs, evildoers and those who mutilate the flesh. Irony of Paul the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning The Judaizers were trying to circumcise the Gentiles (dogs), but in the process the Jews were merely mutilating the flesh and becoming dogs themselves. Phil 3:3 Lookout For it is we who are the circumcision, who worship by the spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh. Point to Ponder: Rejoice, Lookout, Glory in Christ Alone Chapter 13, Philippians; A Glimpse into Everyday Life Mark Lanier In this week’s in-depth look into passages of Philippians, Paul’s writing gives a glimpse into everyday life. Mark explains that some people put life into 3 buckets: sin, spiritual, and normal. Paul doesn’t divide life into 3 buckets. Only two. We live either a sinful or spiritual life. Mark expands on 3 focus areas in today’s lesson extracting insights into living a spiritual life according to Philippians 2:19-30. 1. Friendship - Paul challenges us to walk in Christ with hope, a confident expectation of a future event. 2. Identity - Our identity in Christ is a brother/sister, fellow worker, and fellow solider in sharing the Gospel of Christ Jesus. 3. Sensitivity - The knowledge of Christ changes everything about our eternal life. Listen to Mark teach about the kindred spirit Paul had with Timothy and Epaphroditus, and how we can apply those characteristics to our lives. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-13-philippians-a-glimpse-into-everyday-life/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-13-philippians-a-glimpse-into-everyday-life/ Sun, 12 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn this week’s in-depth look into passages of Philippians, Paul’s writing gives a glimpse into everyday life. Mark explains that some people put life into 3 buckets: sin, spiritual, and normal. Paul doesn’t divide life into 3 buckets. Only two. We live eiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn this week’s in-depth look into passages of Philippians, Paul’s writing gives a glimpse into everyday life. Mark explains that some people put life into 3 buckets: sin, spiritual, and normal. Paul doesn’t divide life into 3 buckets. Only two. We live either a sinful or spiritual life. Mark expands on 3 focus areas in today’s lesson extracting insights into living a spiritual life according to Philippians 2:19-30. 1. Friendship - Paul challenges us to walk in Christ with hope, a confident expectation of a future event. 2. Identity - Our identity in Christ is a brother/sister, fellow worker, and fellow solider in sharing the Gospel of Christ Jesus. 3. Sensitivity - The knowledge of Christ changes everything about our eternal life. Listen to Mark teach about the kindred spirit Paul had with Timothy and Epaphroditus, and how we can apply those characteristics to our lives. Chapter 12, Philippians; Living By the Cross Mark Lanier Living by the Cross Mark continued his teaching on Philippians first with a contextual review of Chapter 1:27 thru Chapter 2:12-18. Paul’s theme statement throughout these verses is: Let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ (Philippians 1:27). Conduct your life like a citizen of the gospel. Mark focused on three points in these verses: 1. Paul’s Affection - He loved the Philippians. Love is faith experienced in action. 2. A Difficult Passage - Mark shares context for "work out our salvation with fear and trembling". God empowers us to grow in our faith through actions that demonstrate our love for Christ and others. 3. Final Thoughts - Do all things without grumbling - Avoid the grumbling, fussing, and fighting. Listen to Mark teach how Paul saw all of life through the prism of the Good News - the death burial and resurrection of Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-12-philippians-living-by-the-cross/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-12-philippians-living-by-the-cross/ Sun, 05 Sep 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Living by the Cross Mark continued his teaching on Philippians first with a contextual review of Chapter 1:27 thru Chapter 2:12-18. Paul’s theme statement throughout these verses is: Let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ (Philippians webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Living by the Cross Mark continued his teaching on Philippians first with a contextual review of Chapter 1:27 thru Chapter 2:12-18. Paul’s theme statement throughout these verses is: Let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ (Philippians 1:27). Conduct your life like a citizen of the gospel. Mark focused on three points in these verses: 1. Paul’s Affection - He loved the Philippians. Love is faith experienced in action. 2. A Difficult Passage - Mark shares context for "work out our salvation with fear and trembling". God empowers us to grow in our faith through actions that demonstrate our love for Christ and others. 3. Final Thoughts - Do all things without grumbling - Avoid the grumbling, fussing, and fighting. Listen to Mark teach how Paul saw all of life through the prism of the Good News - the death burial and resurrection of Christ. Chapter 11, Philippians; Christ - A Study in Contrasts Mark Lanier In today’s lesson, Mark examines Philippians 2:3-11—Christ: A Study in Contrasts. Three things to glean from these verses: 1. Jesus as God. He possessed the form of God, and He took on the form of man. Jesus is a model of humility. 2. Jesus as man. He took on the outward appearance of a man. Jesus is God’s divine love in selflessness. 3. Jesus as Lord. God raised Jesus to the highest place and gave Him the name above all names, because Jesus took the lowest place to save mankind. Listen to Mark share how Christ, LORD of all, is a role model for us in humility, selflessness. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfoc... CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worshi... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Lit... https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-11-philippians-christ-a-study-in-contrasts/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-11-philippians-christ-a-study-in-contrasts/ Sun, 29 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In today’s lesson, Mark examines Philippians 2:3-11—Christ: A Study in Contrasts. Three things to glean from these verses: 1. Jesus as God. He possessed the form of God, and He took on the form of man. Jesus is a model of humility. 2. Jesus as man. He towebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In today’s lesson, Mark examines Philippians 2:3-11—Christ: A Study in Contrasts. Three things to glean from these verses: 1. Jesus as God. He possessed the form of God, and He took on the form of man. Jesus is a model of humility. 2. Jesus as man. He took on the outward appearance of a man. Jesus is God’s divine love in selflessness. 3. Jesus as Lord. God raised Jesus to the highest place and gave Him the name above all names, because Jesus took the lowest place to save mankind. Listen to Mark share how Christ, LORD of all, is a role model for us in humility, selflessness. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfoc... CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worshi... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Lit... Chapter 10 Cont\'d, Special Guest Interview with Hymn Historian ROBERT MORGAN Mark Lanier 8-22-21 Biblical Literacy Dr. Robert J. Morgan, hymn historian, shard the teaching platform with Mark in an interview and discussion about the importance of hymns in private and corporate worship. The Apostle Paul instructed the early Christians to address each other in Psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Dr. Morgan grew up as a lover of God and classic hymns. He believes hymns are a Bible lesson and filled with theology. He recommends using a hymnal during devotions and Bible study. Modern music is not to be discounted. Older Christians should take time to study modern music, and the younger generation to study hymns. Listen to the two expert teachers discuss hymns, hymn types, meaningful words, and the stories behind the lyricists. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-10-contd-special-guest-interview-with-hymn-historian-robert-morgan/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-10-contd-special-guest-interview-with-hymn-historian-robert-morgan/ Sun, 22 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno8-22-21 Biblical Literacy Dr. Robert J. Morgan, hymn historian, shard the teaching platform with Mark in an interview and discussion about the importance of hymns in private and corporate worship. The Apostle Paul instructed the early Christians to addreswebmaster@biblical-literacy.com8-22-21 Biblical Literacy Dr. Robert J. Morgan, hymn historian, shard the teaching platform with Mark in an interview and discussion about the importance of hymns in private and corporate worship. The Apostle Paul instructed the early Christians to address each other in Psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Dr. Morgan grew up as a lover of God and classic hymns. He believes hymns are a Bible lesson and filled with theology. He recommends using a hymnal during devotions and Bible study. Modern music is not to be discounted. Older Christians should take time to study modern music, and the younger generation to study hymns. Listen to the two expert teachers discuss hymns, hymn types, meaningful words, and the stories behind the lyricists. Chapter 10 - Philippians; Christ - the Paradigm Mark Lanier Synopis Chapter 10 – Philippians; Christ – the Paradigm Ref: Philippians 2:5-11 This lesson begins with an understanding of “Christ- the Paradigm “, and how our individual thought process influences our understanding of our relationship with Christ. First of all, what is a paradigm and why is it important to understand. Paradigm (A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitute a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline). This lesson focuses on the way we as individuals think and interpret the writings in the Bible, similar to the way the Philippians would have interpreted Paul’s letter in Philippians 2: 5-11. Mark points out that there are basically two ways people think. Most people are Silo Thinkers or specialist, if you will, and others are individuals whose knowledge spans substantive number of subjects, known as a Polymath. Aristotle was a Polymath and was very influential across a broad range of complex subject matter. The author of the letter to the Philippians, Paul, was also a Polymath. Most thinkers about Jesus are Silo thinkers and come in different forms of thought: A-Myth B- Good Man  C- Created by The Church D- God as a Man As an example: the C: silo thinker would believe that the Church Created the stories and teachings about Jesus, but they were not reality, just stories. While Paul was a Polymath, he also was an ardent foe of Christ and did not believe Christ was the Messiah. This all changed when he had a face-to-face encounter with Christ. Paul’s life completely changed. Mark makes it clear that specialization is required but that our view and faith in the teachings of Jesus set forth in the Bible, should be manifested by living in the Gospel letting our manner of life be worthy of the Gospel of Christ. If not living based on the Gospel, dig into the gospel and learn how to live under the Cross of Christ. Only let your manner of life be worthy of Christ. Points to Ponder The saving gospel is tied to a well-lived life Follow Jesus, the model life Praise God https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-10-philippians-christ-the-paradigm/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-10-philippians-christ-the-paradigm/ Sun, 15 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoSynopis Chapter 10 – Philippians; Christ – the Paradigm Ref: Philippians 2:5-11 This lesson begins with an understanding of “Christ- the Paradigm “, and how our individual thought process influences our understanding of our relationship with Christ. Firstwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comSynopis Chapter 10 – Philippians; Christ – the Paradigm Ref: Philippians 2:5-11 This lesson begins with an understanding of “Christ- the Paradigm “, and how our individual thought process influences our understanding of our relationship with Christ. First of all, what is a paradigm and why is it important to understand. Paradigm (A set of assumptions, concepts, values, and practices that constitute a way of viewing reality for the community that shares them, especially in an intellectual discipline). This lesson focuses on the way we as individuals think and interpret the writings in the Bible, similar to the way the Philippians would have interpreted Paul’s letter in Philippians 2: 5-11. Mark points out that there are basically two ways people think. Most people are Silo Thinkers or specialist, if you will, and others are individuals whose knowledge spans substantive number of subjects, known as a Polymath. Aristotle was a Polymath and was very influential across a broad range of complex subject matter. The author of the letter to the Philippians, Paul, was also a Polymath. Most thinkers about Jesus are Silo thinkers and come in different forms of thought: A-Myth B- Good Man  C- Created by The Church D- God as a Man As an example: the C: silo thinker would believe that the Church Created the stories and teachings about Jesus, but they were not reality, just stories. While Paul was a Polymath, he also was an ardent foe of Christ and did not believe Christ was the Messiah. This all changed when he had a face-to-face encounter with Christ. Paul’s life completely changed. Mark makes it clear that specialization is required but that our view and faith in the teachings of Jesus set forth in the Bible, should be manifested by living in the Gospel letting our manner of life be worthy of the Gospel of Christ. If not living based on the Gospel, dig into the gospel and learn how to live under the Cross of Christ. Only let your manner of life be worthy of Christ. Points to Ponder The saving gospel is tied to a well-lived life Follow Jesus, the model life Praise God Chapter 9 - Philippians; One Sentence Ten Clauses: Mark Lanier Biblical Literacy Class Chapter 9 - 08/01/2021 “ Philippians” Mark continued the study of Philippians and the theme of Philippians 1: 27-29,  Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ. In this weeks lesson, Philippians 2:1-4, Mark addresses Paul explaining what is required to live a life worthy of the gospel of Christ. Such traits are manifested in common sharing in spirit, being liked minded, having love, being one in spirit and of one mind. Mark cited 2 Corinthians 1:5, for just as we share abundantly in the suffering of Christ, so also we share in the Victory. Continuing to Philippians 2:2, Mark addresses Christ’s joy being complete by being of the same mind, having love in full accord and being like minded.. Same love, translates to having same love for God and for each other. Be sure to watch the Abilene Music Montage which exemplifies all one, one sole. As the class ends Philippians 2: 3-4 drew focus on doing nothing out of selfish ambition but rather in humility value others above yourself.  Don’t look to your own interest, but each of you to the interest of others. Points to Ponder Living in the ethics of the Cross   Philippians 1:27, 2:1 The importance of Unity               Philippians 2:2 The Importance of “Otherness”    Philippians 2: 3-4 https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-9-philippians-one-sentence-ten-clauses/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-9-philippians-one-sentence-ten-clauses/ Sun, 01 Aug 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical Literacy Class Chapter 9 - 08/01/2021 “ Philippians” Mark continued the study of Philippians and the theme of Philippians 1: 27-29,  Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ. In this weeks lesson, Philippians 2:1-4, Mark addwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical Literacy Class Chapter 9 - 08/01/2021 “ Philippians” Mark continued the study of Philippians and the theme of Philippians 1: 27-29,  Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ. In this weeks lesson, Philippians 2:1-4, Mark addresses Paul explaining what is required to live a life worthy of the gospel of Christ. Such traits are manifested in common sharing in spirit, being liked minded, having love, being one in spirit and of one mind. Mark cited 2 Corinthians 1:5, for just as we share abundantly in the suffering of Christ, so also we share in the Victory. Continuing to Philippians 2:2, Mark addresses Christ’s joy being complete by being of the same mind, having love in full accord and being like minded.. Same love, translates to having same love for God and for each other. Be sure to watch the Abilene Music Montage which exemplifies all one, one sole. As the class ends Philippians 2: 3-4 drew focus on doing nothing out of selfish ambition but rather in humility value others above yourself.  Don’t look to your own interest, but each of you to the interest of others. Points to Ponder Living in the ethics of the Cross   Philippians 1:27, 2:1 The importance of Unity               Philippians 2:2 The Importance of “Otherness”    Philippians 2: 3-4 Chapter 8 - Philippians; Olympics, Horses, and Suffering!: Mark Lanier This week Mark taught Philippians 1:27-29 titled: Olympics, Horses, and Suffering - Connecting the Dots to Living the Gospel. Paul saw all of life through the prism of the death of Christ as shown in the following three verses: Verse 27: Olympics - the Gospel of working together as a team. We should conduct our lives as a citizen of the Gospel, one who follows Christ as though we are living in a kingdom outpost. Verse 28: Horses - horses can get spooked and run. Don’t be afraid to live for Christ. Verse 29: Suffering - Paul called it an honor to suffer for the Gospel. Give graciously for the sake of Christ. Listen to Mark expound on Paul’s beliefs that the church should be the most unified and powerful force on the planet. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfoc... CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worshi... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Lit... https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-8-philippians-olympics-horses-and-suffering/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-8-philippians-olympics-horses-and-suffering/ Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno This week Mark taught Philippians 1:27-29 titled: Olympics, Horses, and Suffering - Connecting the Dots to Living the Gospel. Paul saw all of life through the prism of the death of Christ as shown in the following three verses: Verse 27: Olympics - the Gwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com This week Mark taught Philippians 1:27-29 titled: Olympics, Horses, and Suffering - Connecting the Dots to Living the Gospel. Paul saw all of life through the prism of the death of Christ as shown in the following three verses: Verse 27: Olympics - the Gospel of working together as a team. We should conduct our lives as a citizen of the Gospel, one who follows Christ as though we are living in a kingdom outpost. Verse 28: Horses - horses can get spooked and run. Don’t be afraid to live for Christ. Verse 29: Suffering - Paul called it an honor to suffer for the Gospel. Give graciously for the sake of Christ. Listen to Mark expound on Paul’s beliefs that the church should be the most unified and powerful force on the planet. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfoc... CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worshi... Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Lit... Chapter 7 Phillipians; Paul Gets Personal! Mark Lanier Mark continued with his in-depth study of Philippians. This week, Paul gets personal in explaining his perspective in Philippians 1:20-26. “For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Three concepts are evident in this verse. 1. To live or to die - The center of Paul’s life is Christ, who is his life’s purpose. Everything is Christ. Paul explains his reasoning further in Philippians 3:4-10. 2. The tough dilemma - Paul doesn’t earn Christ but gains Him. Paul is surrounded by stress; what is better for him and what is better for the Philippians. 3. The decision - Paul will remain and continue the work contending for the Gospel with the Philippians. Mark explains a meaning of J.O.Y. that fits this passage: Jesus first, Others second, and Yourself last. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-7-phillipians-paul-gets-personal/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-7-phillipians-paul-gets-personal/ Sun, 18 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with his in-depth study of Philippians. This week, Paul gets personal in explaining his perspective in Philippians 1:20-26. “For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Three concepts are evident in this verse. 1. To live or to die - Thewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with his in-depth study of Philippians. This week, Paul gets personal in explaining his perspective in Philippians 1:20-26. “For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” Three concepts are evident in this verse. 1. To live or to die - The center of Paul’s life is Christ, who is his life’s purpose. Everything is Christ. Paul explains his reasoning further in Philippians 3:4-10. 2. The tough dilemma - Paul doesn’t earn Christ but gains Him. Paul is surrounded by stress; what is better for him and what is better for the Philippians. 3. The decision - Paul will remain and continue the work contending for the Gospel with the Philippians. Mark explains a meaning of J.O.Y. that fits this passage: Jesus first, Others second, and Yourself last. Chapter 6 - Philippians; What Was Paul Thinking??? Mark Lanier What was Paul Thinking in Philippians 1:18(b)-19. What illuminated his mind? Throughout the lesson, Mark taught an understanding of Greek by applying the present, future and perfect verb “enses. Three considerations for Paul’s confidence while he was imprisoned in Rome: 1.  Paul’s confidence – Confidence in the future because of what he’s seen in the past through knowledge and experience with hope for the future. Psalm 42-43. 2. Paul’s source of confidence – Personal prayer and intercessory prayer. God honors prayer through the help of the Spirit of Jesus. 3. Paul’s language – Paul quotes a passage from Job 13:16 to show his heart. He knows life's circumstances will glorify God and be to his benefit. Mark challenges us to re-up our commitment to pray specifically. Listen to Mark share Paul’s confidence of how we can apply the past, present, and future relationship with God to our lives. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-6-philippians-what-was-paul-thinking/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-6-philippians-what-was-paul-thinking/ Sun, 11 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWhat was Paul Thinking in Philippians 1:18(b)-19. What illuminated his mind? Throughout the lesson, Mark taught an understanding of Greek by applying the present, future and perfect verb “enses. Three considerations for Paul’s confidence while he was imprwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWhat was Paul Thinking in Philippians 1:18(b)-19. What illuminated his mind? Throughout the lesson, Mark taught an understanding of Greek by applying the present, future and perfect verb “enses. Three considerations for Paul’s confidence while he was imprisoned in Rome: 1.  Paul’s confidence – Confidence in the future because of what he’s seen in the past through knowledge and experience with hope for the future. Psalm 42-43. 2. Paul’s source of confidence – Personal prayer and intercessory prayer. God honors prayer through the help of the Spirit of Jesus. 3. Paul’s language – Paul quotes a passage from Job 13:16 to show his heart. He knows life's circumstances will glorify God and be to his benefit. Mark challenges us to re-up our commitment to pray specifically. Listen to Mark share Paul’s confidence of how we can apply the past, present, and future relationship with God to our lives. Chapter 5 - Philippians; Things Happen...Rejoice! David Fleming Pastor David Fleming was the guest teacher for today’s Biblical-Literacy class on Philippians 1:12-18. In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, dark things happened to him. But Paul rejoiced in it all because it glorified God. While we may ask the question “why,” Paul offered a road map as the answer. 1. Kingdom mindset. A faith perspective in how we think. Attitude determines altitude. Readers of his letter knew what had happened to Paul. Feared for him. God was in the process. Romans 8:28 is a promise from God. As children of God, all things are God filtered. Wait and see what God will do. 2. Eyes of faith. See the happenings through the lens of God. Paul was a prisoner of Christ which was the sole reason he was a prisoner in Rome. 3. Christ centered priorities. Paul shared that his friends know who he was, why he was in the prison situation - for God’s glory. Paul models what our response should be with dark happenings in our lives. As we relate to others, we should not devalue what we value the most—that Christ be glorified.     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-5-philippians-things-happen-rejoice/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-5-philippians-things-happen-rejoice/ Sun, 04 Jul 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPastor David Fleming was the guest teacher for today’s Biblical-Literacy class on Philippians 1:12-18. In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, dark things happened to him. But Paul rejoiced in it all because it glorified God. While we may ask the question “wwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPastor David Fleming was the guest teacher for today’s Biblical-Literacy class on Philippians 1:12-18. In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, dark things happened to him. But Paul rejoiced in it all because it glorified God. While we may ask the question “why,” Paul offered a road map as the answer. 1. Kingdom mindset. A faith perspective in how we think. Attitude determines altitude. Readers of his letter knew what had happened to Paul. Feared for him. God was in the process. Romans 8:28 is a promise from God. As children of God, all things are God filtered. Wait and see what God will do. 2. Eyes of faith. See the happenings through the lens of God. Paul was a prisoner of Christ which was the sole reason he was a prisoner in Rome. 3. Christ centered priorities. Paul shared that his friends know who he was, why he was in the prison situation - for God’s glory. Paul models what our response should be with dark happenings in our lives. As we relate to others, we should not devalue what we value the most—that Christ be glorified.     Chapter 4 - Philippians; The Macros and Micros of the Gospel Mark Lanier Mark continued with the study of Philippians by detailing Philippians 1:3-9 titled: The Macros and the Micros of the Gospel. Mark expanded on both the big and the small/individual picture of Paul’s writings with 3 focus areas: 1. Fellowship of the Gospel. Believers are partners in the Gospel or Good News to humans, and the roots of our foundation is in Christ. Mark compares the partnership to an aspen grove. 2. The fruition of the Gospel. Philippians 1:6, "He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion." God is working in all believers, and He will finish it. 3. Life in the gospel. The key is living in relationship with Christ Jesus and others.  Listen to Mark detail the biblical teachings in Philippians that show we share the cross in our mindset, disposition, and attitude. We are commonly rooted in the Gospel through the cross of Christ Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-4-philippians-the-macros-and-micros-of-the-gospel/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-4-philippians-the-macros-and-micros-of-the-gospel/ Sun, 27 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with the study of Philippians by detailing Philippians 1:3-9 titled: The Macros and the Micros of the Gospel. Mark expanded on both the big and the small/individual picture of Paul’s writings with 3 focus areas: 1. Fellowship of the Gospel.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with the study of Philippians by detailing Philippians 1:3-9 titled: The Macros and the Micros of the Gospel. Mark expanded on both the big and the small/individual picture of Paul’s writings with 3 focus areas: 1. Fellowship of the Gospel. Believers are partners in the Gospel or Good News to humans, and the roots of our foundation is in Christ. Mark compares the partnership to an aspen grove. 2. The fruition of the Gospel. Philippians 1:6, "He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion." God is working in all believers, and He will finish it. 3. Life in the gospel. The key is living in relationship with Christ Jesus and others.  Listen to Mark detail the biblical teachings in Philippians that show we share the cross in our mindset, disposition, and attitude. We are commonly rooted in the Gospel through the cross of Christ Jesus. Chapter 3 - Philippians; Paul\'s Thank You Note Mark Lanier Mark taught from Philippians 1:1-3—Paul’s Thank You note. Paul had been sentenced to Roman imprisonment under house arrest, which meant the Philippian church was paying to keep him out of the horrible conditions of prison. Paul thanked God for using the Philippians to meet his needs, emphasizing the word always. Listen to Mark detail the contents of Paul’s joyful letter and how his example inspires us to always thank God for what He has given us. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-3-philippians-pauls-thank-you-note/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-3-philippians-pauls-thank-you-note/ Sun, 20 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught from Philippians 1:1-3—Paul’s Thank You note. Paul had been sentenced to Roman imprisonment under house arrest, which meant the Philippian church was paying to keep him out of the horrible conditions of prison. Paul thanked God for using the Pwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught from Philippians 1:1-3—Paul’s Thank You note. Paul had been sentenced to Roman imprisonment under house arrest, which meant the Philippian church was paying to keep him out of the horrible conditions of prison. Paul thanked God for using the Philippians to meet his needs, emphasizing the word always. Listen to Mark detail the contents of Paul’s joyful letter and how his example inspires us to always thank God for what He has given us. Chapter 15, Part II - Galatians; Spiritual Living Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Part II of Chapter 15, “Spiritual Living”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 5:16–26. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. Mark, picks up from last week, and covers two points: the “Spirit and Flesh Explained” (v5:17-19); and “The Evidence” (v5:20-26); and then asks [us] the question “What is Spiritual living?” Mark references other New Testament passages written by Paul in Romans (Romans (Rm) 5:5, Rm 8:4, Rm 8:14, Rm 8:6, and Rm 7:6), because the Holy Spirit was given to us from Christ Jesus, through God our Father. Paul understood there is a tension we live with between the Spirit and the Flesh. This was present then and is present now. By walking in the Spirit, we can put to death the flesh, and give root to the Fruit of the Spirit. We should aspire to walk by faith, and not by sight, and trust God in this journey. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-15-part-ii-galatians-spiritual-living/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-15-part-ii-galatians-spiritual-living/ Mon, 14 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Part II of Chapter 15, “Spiritual Living”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 5:16–26. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Part II of Chapter 15, “Spiritual Living”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 5:16–26. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. Mark, picks up from last week, and covers two points: the “Spirit and Flesh Explained” (v5:17-19); and “The Evidence” (v5:20-26); and then asks [us] the question “What is Spiritual living?” Mark references other New Testament passages written by Paul in Romans (Romans (Rm) 5:5, Rm 8:4, Rm 8:14, Rm 8:6, and Rm 7:6), because the Holy Spirit was given to us from Christ Jesus, through God our Father. Paul understood there is a tension we live with between the Spirit and the Flesh. This was present then and is present now. By walking in the Spirit, we can put to death the flesh, and give root to the Fruit of the Spirit. We should aspire to walk by faith, and not by sight, and trust God in this journey. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Chapter 2 - Philippians; Paul's Unique Mindset Mark Lanier Mark continues his study in the book of Philippians with Chapter 2, Paul’s Unique Mindset. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament, wrote the Book of Philippians as a letter to the Church in Philippi. Today’s lesson reviews Phil 1:1, and three different attitudes Paul expresses within this first verse. Mark discusses Paul’s attitude toward God, to see how it aligns with ours, and what we can draw as inspiration. Mark also explains Paul’s attitude toward the church, as Paul is a God-inspired writer, and God has secured this scripture for the church and his saints. Last, is Paul’s relationship attitude, because as saints we are in Christ Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-2-philippians-pauls-unique-mindset/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-2-philippians-pauls-unique-mindset/ Sun, 13 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues his study in the book of Philippians with Chapter 2, Paul’s Unique Mindset. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament, wrote the Book of Philippians as a letter to the Church in Philippi. Today’s lessonwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues his study in the book of Philippians with Chapter 2, Paul’s Unique Mindset. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament, wrote the Book of Philippians as a letter to the Church in Philippi. Today’s lesson reviews Phil 1:1, and three different attitudes Paul expresses within this first verse. Mark discusses Paul’s attitude toward God, to see how it aligns with ours, and what we can draw as inspiration. Mark also explains Paul’s attitude toward the church, as Paul is a God-inspired writer, and God has secured this scripture for the church and his saints. Last, is Paul’s relationship attitude, because as saints we are in Christ Jesus. Chapter 1 - Philippians; an Introduction Mark Lanier Mark begins a new series on the book of Philippians with Chapter 1, an Introduction. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament, wrote the Book of Philippians as a letter to the Church in Philippi. In this first lesson Mark provides the background and history of the colony of Philippi. He then discusses the Greek word koinonia, which Paul uses often in the letter, and he also begins to show us how God is at work. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-1-philippians-an-introduction/ lessons/philippians-a-letter-of-joy/chapter-1-philippians-an-introduction/ Sun, 06 Jun 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark begins a new series on the book of Philippians with Chapter 1, an Introduction. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament, wrote the Book of Philippians as a letter to the Church in Philippi. In this first lessonwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark begins a new series on the book of Philippians with Chapter 1, an Introduction. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament, wrote the Book of Philippians as a letter to the Church in Philippi. In this first lesson Mark provides the background and history of the colony of Philippi. He then discusses the Greek word koinonia, which Paul uses often in the letter, and he also begins to show us how God is at work. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Chapter 17 - Galatians; Closing Arguments David Fleming Dr. David Fleming, Director of the Lanier Foundation, delivers the final lesson of the Biblical Literacy series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 17, “Closing Arguments”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 6:11-18. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote (or dictated) many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. Paul begins this final passage with a closing argument directed at the people trying to distort the gospel; he has addressed them throughout the entire book of Galatians. The tone and language are strong in the passage (v11), and he even states that he himself is writing the passage by hand in large letters (perhaps in ALL CAPS, like we would), for emphasis. Paul makes five accusations against them, because they continually attack the Gospel to discredit the message of the cross and grace. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-17-galatians-closing-arguments/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-17-galatians-closing-arguments/ Sun, 30 May 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDr. David Fleming, Director of the Lanier Foundation, delivers the final lesson of the Biblical Literacy series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 17, “Closing Arguments”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 6:11-18. For context, the Apostle Paul, whowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDr. David Fleming, Director of the Lanier Foundation, delivers the final lesson of the Biblical Literacy series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 17, “Closing Arguments”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 6:11-18. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote (or dictated) many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. Paul begins this final passage with a closing argument directed at the people trying to distort the gospel; he has addressed them throughout the entire book of Galatians. The tone and language are strong in the passage (v11), and he even states that he himself is writing the passage by hand in large letters (perhaps in ALL CAPS, like we would), for emphasis. Paul makes five accusations against them, because they continually attack the Gospel to discredit the message of the cross and grace. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Chapter 16 - Galatians; Family Talk Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 16, “Family Talk”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 6:1-10. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. Moving into Chapter 6, Mark chose this title because we are going to read what Paul says about families (about the idea of a family). In the lesson Mark explains the passage with three ideas: ‘Family talk’ (Gal 6:1-6), ‘God talk’ (6:7-8), and ‘Pep talk’ (6:9-10). As a family, we are to do to others as we would have done to us, to forgive others, and to bear one another’s burdens. We know a healthy family helps create the backbone of society, however not all families are healthy. But as the body of Christ, we are a family, and as Paul guides us, we need to see ourselves as such to help build a healthy body and family. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-16-galatians-family-talk/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-16-galatians-family-talk/ Sun, 23 May 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 16, “Family Talk”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 6:1-10. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a lewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 16, “Family Talk”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 6:1-10. For context, the Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. Moving into Chapter 6, Mark chose this title because we are going to read what Paul says about families (about the idea of a family). In the lesson Mark explains the passage with three ideas: ‘Family talk’ (Gal 6:1-6), ‘God talk’ (6:7-8), and ‘Pep talk’ (6:9-10). As a family, we are to do to others as we would have done to us, to forgive others, and to bear one another’s burdens. We know a healthy family helps create the backbone of society, however not all families are healthy. But as the body of Christ, we are a family, and as Paul guides us, we need to see ourselves as such to help build a healthy body and family. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Chapter 15 - Galatians; Spiritual Living: Mark Lanier, 05/09/21 Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 15, “Spiritual Living”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 5:16-26. The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In Galatians, Paul addresses living with and without the Law because he is writing to both Jews and Gentiles in the Church of Galatia, and the Gentiles have not lived under the Law. The church needs practical guidance about what Laws to live by in their walk with God. In this passage, Mark looks at three important points. First, he discusses “Daily Life” (v5:16), looking at how do we live day by day? Second, is the “Spirit and Flesh Explained” (v5:17-19), where Paul explains the difference between walking after the spirit and walking after the flesh. Last, he begins discussing “The Evidence” (v5:20-26), of how we know if we are living the way we should live. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-15-galatians-spiritual-living-mark-lanier-05-09-21/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/chapter-15-galatians-spiritual-living-mark-lanier-05-09-21/ Sun, 09 May 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 15, “Spiritual Living”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 5:16-26. The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter towebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 15, “Spiritual Living”. Today’s lesson covers Galatians 5:16-26. The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In Galatians, Paul addresses living with and without the Law because he is writing to both Jews and Gentiles in the Church of Galatia, and the Gentiles have not lived under the Law. The church needs practical guidance about what Laws to live by in their walk with God. In this passage, Mark looks at three important points. First, he discusses “Daily Life” (v5:16), looking at how do we live day by day? Second, is the “Spirit and Flesh Explained” (v5:17-19), where Paul explains the difference between walking after the spirit and walking after the flesh. Last, he begins discussing “The Evidence” (v5:20-26), of how we know if we are living the way we should live. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Lesson 14 - Galatians : Freedom! Mark Lanier The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In this lesson, Mark emphasizes three points about “freedom” from Paul’s letter. The first point, ‘The Seduction of self-justification’ (Galatians 5:7 – 5:12), Paul notes that the Galatians were running well, but also noticed they have been “hindered from obeying the truth (v7)”. He sees the subtle influence of the enemy and the law, and how they are missing living under the joy of the Lord. Mark’s second point ‘Freedom to live is a freedom to love’ (Galatian 5:13 – 5:15), is because of the freedom we receive under the cross, and to love one another. We are called to freedom and are not to use it as an opportunity for the flesh (v13). And third, ‘The key community teaching’ (5:14 – 5:15), as we have practical love for our community, and for ourselves https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-14-galatians-freedom/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-14-galatians-freedom/ Sun, 25 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In this lesson, Mark emphasizes three points about “freedom” from Paul’s letter. The first point, ‘The Seductiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In this lesson, Mark emphasizes three points about “freedom” from Paul’s letter. The first point, ‘The Seduction of self-justification’ (Galatians 5:7 – 5:12), Paul notes that the Galatians were running well, but also noticed they have been “hindered from obeying the truth (v7)”. He sees the subtle influence of the enemy and the law, and how they are missing living under the joy of the Lord. Mark’s second point ‘Freedom to live is a freedom to love’ (Galatian 5:13 – 5:15), is because of the freedom we receive under the cross, and to love one another. We are called to freedom and are not to use it as an opportunity for the flesh (v13). And third, ‘The key community teaching’ (5:14 – 5:15), as we have practical love for our community, and for ourselves Lesson 13 - Galatians: Can one fall from Grace? Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 13, “Can one fall from Grace?”. In today’s lesson Mark looks at the practical side of Paul’s letter, covering Galatians 5:2-6. The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In this passage, Paul reminds the Galatians to “pay attention”, and be careful about using circumcision to exemplify the idea of following the law to be right with God. With this mindset, we are severed from Christ, and he died for no reason. Their (our) relationship to God is not based upon our performance before God, but is based on our faith and God’s grace, not on following the law. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-13-galatians-can-one-fall-from-grace/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-13-galatians-can-one-fall-from-grace/ Sun, 18 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 13, “Can one fall from Grace?”. In today’s lesson Mark looks at the practical side of Paul’s letter, covering Galatians 5:2-6. The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Teswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 13, “Can one fall from Grace?”. In today’s lesson Mark looks at the practical side of Paul’s letter, covering Galatians 5:2-6. The Apostle Paul, who wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters, wrote the Book of Galatians as a letter to the Church of Galatia. In this passage, Paul reminds the Galatians to “pay attention”, and be careful about using circumcision to exemplify the idea of following the law to be right with God. With this mindset, we are severed from Christ, and he died for no reason. Their (our) relationship to God is not based upon our performance before God, but is based on our faith and God’s grace, not on following the law. Lesson 12 - Galatians : Finishing Theology Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 12, “Finishing Theology”, which covers Galatians 4:12-22 -5:1. The Apostle Paul wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters. The Book of Galatians is one such letter written to the Church of Galatia. Paul typically divides his letters into two parts: the first part - theology, and the second part - practical. Mark’s lesson today discusses, “The Reality of the Letter” (4:12-20), “An Allegory” (4:21-27), and “The Summation” (4:28-5:1), to complete the ‘theology’ of Paul’s letter. In the next lesson, Mark moves into the ‘practical’ part of Galatians. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-12-galatians-finishing-theology/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-12-galatians-finishing-theology/ Sun, 11 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 12, “Finishing Theology”, which covers Galatians 4:12-22 -5:1. The Apostle Paul wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters. The Book of Galatians is one such letter written twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 12, “Finishing Theology”, which covers Galatians 4:12-22 -5:1. The Apostle Paul wrote many of the books in the New Testament as letters. The Book of Galatians is one such letter written to the Church of Galatia. Paul typically divides his letters into two parts: the first part - theology, and the second part - practical. Mark’s lesson today discusses, “The Reality of the Letter” (4:12-20), “An Allegory” (4:21-27), and “The Summation” (4:28-5:1), to complete the ‘theology’ of Paul’s letter. In the next lesson, Mark moves into the ‘practical’ part of Galatians. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Lesson 11- Galatians: “Mr. Analogy” aka Paul Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 11, “Mr. Analogy” aka Paul. The Apostle Paul, who wrote the Book of Galatians to the Church of Galatia, was a master at using metaphors and analogies in his writing. Galatians is built around the question, “how are we ‘okay’ with God?”. Mark takes us through Galatians 4: 1-11 and shows us some of Paul’s analogies to help answer this question. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-11-galatians-mr-analogy-aka-paul/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-11-galatians-mr-analogy-aka-paul/ Sun, 28 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 11, “Mr. Analogy” aka Paul. The Apostle Paul, who wrote the Book of Galatians to the Church of Galatia, was a master at using metaphors and analogies in his writing. Galatians is built awebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 11, “Mr. Analogy” aka Paul. The Apostle Paul, who wrote the Book of Galatians to the Church of Galatia, was a master at using metaphors and analogies in his writing. Galatians is built around the question, “how are we ‘okay’ with God?”. Mark takes us through Galatians 4: 1-11 and shows us some of Paul’s analogies to help answer this question. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Lesson 10 - Galatians: Review Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 10, Review. Up to this point, Mark has looked at Galatians, Chapter 1-3, by examining the nuances of the language and Greek translation used in the chapter. Paul wrote to the Church of Galatia with a strong reminder of the Gospel message. Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected - this overwrites the law. In this week’s lesson, Mark steps back to look at the chapters and provide a broader view of Paul’s writing in Galatians. Mark also discusses how the message of the Gospel is always applicable as we see trends, even today, to interpret the Gospel. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-10-galatians-review/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-10-galatians-review/ Sun, 21 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 10, Review. Up to this point, Mark has looked at Galatians, Chapter 1-3, by examining the nuances of the language and Greek translation used in the chapter. Paul wrote to the Church of Gawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 10, Review. Up to this point, Mark has looked at Galatians, Chapter 1-3, by examining the nuances of the language and Greek translation used in the chapter. Paul wrote to the Church of Galatia with a strong reminder of the Gospel message. Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected - this overwrites the law. In this week’s lesson, Mark steps back to look at the chapters and provide a broader view of Paul’s writing in Galatians. Mark also discusses how the message of the Gospel is always applicable as we see trends, even today, to interpret the Gospel. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Lesson 9- Galatians: Three Pictures of the Law Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 9, Three Pictures of the Law, Galatians 3:21–29. Mark provides a brief review because in Galatians, Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia. He reminds the Galatians of the Gospel meaning; Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected. The context for this lesson is to understand that all the laws and rules we follow or think you should follow, do not make us righteous before God. With that said, then, “what’s the whole point of the Law?!” Mark explains how Paul uses three word-pictures to answer this question and help us put the Law in the proper perspective. It was a guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-9-galatians-three-pictures-of-the-law/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-9-galatians-three-pictures-of-the-law/ Sun, 14 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 9, Three Pictures of the Law, Galatians 3:21–29. Mark provides a brief review because in Galatians, Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia. He reminds the Galatians of the Gospel meaninwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 9, Three Pictures of the Law, Galatians 3:21–29. Mark provides a brief review because in Galatians, Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia. He reminds the Galatians of the Gospel meaning; Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected. The context for this lesson is to understand that all the laws and rules we follow or think you should follow, do not make us righteous before God. With that said, then, “what’s the whole point of the Law?!” Mark explains how Paul uses three word-pictures to answer this question and help us put the Law in the proper perspective. It was a guardian until Christ came, in order that we might be justified by faith. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Lesson 8 - Galatians: The Just Gospel Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 8, The Just Gospel, Galatians 3: 10-20. Mark provides a brief contextual review because Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia to remind the Galatians of what the Gospel is; Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected. Paul states (Gal 3:10) everyone who exists out of works of the law from the Old Testament, lives under a curse (Dt. 27: 15-26). The Gospel redeems us, and applies justice to the curse, and we can live out our faith. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-8-galatians-the-just-gospel/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-8-galatians-the-just-gospel/ Sun, 07 Mar 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 8, The Just Gospel, Galatians 3: 10-20. Mark provides a brief contextual review because Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia to remind the Galatians of what the Gospel is; Jesus Chriswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 8, The Just Gospel, Galatians 3: 10-20. Mark provides a brief contextual review because Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia to remind the Galatians of what the Gospel is; Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected. Paul states (Gal 3:10) everyone who exists out of works of the law from the Old Testament, lives under a curse (Dt. 27: 15-26). The Gospel redeems us, and applies justice to the curse, and we can live out our faith. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ Lesson 7 - Galatians: The Gospel or Foolishness? David Fleming Dr. David Fleming, Director of the Lanier Foundation, continues Mark’s series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 7, The Gospel or Foolishness, Galatians 3:1-9. David provides a short contextual review as Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia to remind them of what the Gospel is; Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected. In this series we have talked about the power, priority, practice and especially how the Gospel is personal. In today’s lesson David looks at how the Galatians acted foolishly and let themselves be “bewitched” by outside influences who undermined and distorted the Gospel. They were not staying true to the salvation they had received by faith. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-7-galatians-the-gospel-or-foolishness/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-7-galatians-the-gospel-or-foolishness/ Sun, 28 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDr. David Fleming, Director of the Lanier Foundation, continues Mark’s series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 7, The Gospel or Foolishness, Galatians 3:1-9. David provides a short contextual review as Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia towebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDr. David Fleming, Director of the Lanier Foundation, continues Mark’s series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 7, The Gospel or Foolishness, Galatians 3:1-9. David provides a short contextual review as Paul is writing to the Church of Galatia to remind them of what the Gospel is; Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected. In this series we have talked about the power, priority, practice and especially how the Gospel is personal. In today’s lesson David looks at how the Galatians acted foolishly and let themselves be “bewitched” by outside influences who undermined and distorted the Gospel. They were not staying true to the salvation they had received by faith. Lesson 6 - Galatians: The Personal Gospel Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 6, A Personal Gospel. First, Mark reviews the opening of Galatians, Chapter 2 for context to remind us of the Gospel Paul was entrusted with - Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected; this is the same yesterday, today and forever. Since this lesson is a personal Gospel, Mark also invites us to think of the areas of our life (our list) where we might feel we do not measure up. He then discusses Galatians 2:15-20 where Paul states how the Gospel is personal, and Christ took all our sins (our list) with him to the cross. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-6-galatians-the-personal-gospel/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-6-galatians-the-personal-gospel/ Sun, 21 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 6, A Personal Gospel. First, Mark reviews the opening of Galatians, Chapter 2 for context to remind us of the Gospel Paul was entrusted with - Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried,webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 6, A Personal Gospel. First, Mark reviews the opening of Galatians, Chapter 2 for context to remind us of the Gospel Paul was entrusted with - Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and was resurrected; this is the same yesterday, today and forever. Since this lesson is a personal Gospel, Mark also invites us to think of the areas of our life (our list) where we might feel we do not measure up. He then discusses Galatians 2:15-20 where Paul states how the Gospel is personal, and Christ took all our sins (our list) with him to the cross. Lesson 5 - Galatians: Focused Living Jarrett Stephens Today’s lesson is presented by guest instructor, Pastor Jarrett Stephens, Lead Pastor of Champion Forest Baptist Church. It is a continuation of the Galatians series: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 5, Focused Living. Pastor Stephens continues Mark’s lesson from last week in Galatians 2:2-14, where Paul defends himself and the Gospel because false teachers were creeping into the church, attempting to discredit him, and distort the message of the Gospel. Paul is focused on and faithful to the Gospel, that Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected. Pastor Stephens further discusses how what Paul and the early teachers taught applied to both Gentiles and Jews. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-5-galatians-focused-living/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-5-galatians-focused-living/ Sun, 14 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoToday’s lesson is presented by guest instructor, Pastor Jarrett Stephens, Lead Pastor of Champion Forest Baptist Church. It is a continuation of the Galatians series: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 5, Focused Living. Pastor Stephens continues Mark’s lesswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comToday’s lesson is presented by guest instructor, Pastor Jarrett Stephens, Lead Pastor of Champion Forest Baptist Church. It is a continuation of the Galatians series: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 5, Focused Living. Pastor Stephens continues Mark’s lesson from last week in Galatians 2:2-14, where Paul defends himself and the Gospel because false teachers were creeping into the church, attempting to discredit him, and distort the message of the Gospel. Paul is focused on and faithful to the Gospel, that Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected. Pastor Stephens further discusses how what Paul and the early teachers taught applied to both Gentiles and Jews. Lesson 4 - Galatians: the Centric Gospel Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 4, the Centric Gospel (1:1-2:2). In this lecture, Mark varies the direction of the lesson after receiving an email from a class member who raised questions about some of the material Mark is teaching in this series. Mark reworked the lesson to be a Q & A session and address the questions he received. Paul’s Gospel writings are simple - Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected (1 Corinthians 2:2). When we read his Gospel, Paul is saying that all things, past, present, and future flow from this truth. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-4-galatians-the-centric-gospel/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-4-galatians-the-centric-gospel/ Sun, 07 Feb 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 4, the Centric Gospel (1:1-2:2). In this lecture, Mark varies the direction of the lesson after receiving an email from a class member who raised questions about some of the material Marwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 4, the Centric Gospel (1:1-2:2). In this lecture, Mark varies the direction of the lesson after receiving an email from a class member who raised questions about some of the material Mark is teaching in this series. Mark reworked the lesson to be a Q & A session and address the questions he received. Paul’s Gospel writings are simple - Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected (1 Corinthians 2:2). When we read his Gospel, Paul is saying that all things, past, present, and future flow from this truth. Lesson 3 - Galatians: the Authentic Gospel Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 3, the Authentic Gospel, Galatians 1:11-24. We know the first four books of the New Testament are the Gospels, but Paul wrote his letters before the Gospel books were written. This passage in Galatians is Paul’s autobiography, where Paul shares his history as a scholar and a persecutor of the early Christians. It was during this period he had an encounter with Jesus Christ, and he received the Good News that Christ died for our sins and was resurrected. Those who put their faith in him will be resurrected with him. This was not taught to Paul but received as a divine revelation. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-3-galatians-the-authentic-gospel/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-3-galatians-the-authentic-gospel/ Sun, 31 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 3, the Authentic Gospel, Galatians 1:11-24. We know the first four books of the New Testament are the Gospels, but Paul wrote his letters before the Gospel books were written. This passawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 3, the Authentic Gospel, Galatians 1:11-24. We know the first four books of the New Testament are the Gospels, but Paul wrote his letters before the Gospel books were written. This passage in Galatians is Paul’s autobiography, where Paul shares his history as a scholar and a persecutor of the early Christians. It was during this period he had an encounter with Jesus Christ, and he received the Good News that Christ died for our sins and was resurrected. Those who put their faith in him will be resurrected with him. This was not taught to Paul but received as a divine revelation. Lesson 2 - The Power and Sanctity of the Gospel Mark Lanier Mark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 2, The Power and the Sanctity of the Gospel. In this lesson Mark focuses on Galatians 1:1-11. Beginning with Galatians 1:1-5, the opening of the letter is written to the Church of Galatia and is meant to establish Paul as an apostle, who has the authority to deliver a message of grace and peace. He is granted authority from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ who gave himself for our sins. Mark then in Galatians 1:6-11, discusses how the tone of the letter is more serious than letters Paul wrote in Romans or 1 Corinthians because, within the Galatian church, some are turning to a different gospel and want to distort the good news of the gospel that Jesus Christ died for all our sins. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-2-the-power-and-sanctity-of-the-gospel/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-2-the-power-and-sanctity-of-the-gospel/ Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 2, The Power and the Sanctity of the Gospel. In this lesson Mark focuses on Galatians 1:1-11. Beginning with Galatians 1:1-5, the opening of the letter is written to the Church of Galatiawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series Galatians: A Letter of Grace with Chapter 2, The Power and the Sanctity of the Gospel. In this lesson Mark focuses on Galatians 1:1-11. Beginning with Galatians 1:1-5, the opening of the letter is written to the Church of Galatia and is meant to establish Paul as an apostle, who has the authority to deliver a message of grace and peace. He is granted authority from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ who gave himself for our sins. Mark then in Galatians 1:6-11, discusses how the tone of the letter is more serious than letters Paul wrote in Romans or 1 Corinthians because, within the Galatian church, some are turning to a different gospel and want to distort the good news of the gospel that Jesus Christ died for all our sins. Lesson 1 - Introduction Mark Lanier Mark begins a new series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 1, an Introduction. In this series Mark takes us through a deep dive study into the Book of Galatians. The Book of Galatians is one of the many letters Paul wrote in the New Testament, this one to the churches of Galatia. The Book of Galatians is considered an epistle, which is a type of letter. Mark explains how we study an epistle is different than the study of a Psalm, a Prophet, or the Gospels. Mark gives us background to understand who the Galatians were and the purpose of the letter. Today’s lesson also includes Galatian 1:1-5. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-1-introduction/ lessons/a-deep-dive-into-galatians/lesson-1-introduction/ Sun, 17 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark begins a new series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 1, an Introduction. In this series Mark takes us through a deep dive study into the Book of Galatians. The Book of Galatians is one of the many letters Paul wrote in the New Testament, thwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark begins a new series Galatians: A Letter of Grace, with Chapter 1, an Introduction. In this series Mark takes us through a deep dive study into the Book of Galatians. The Book of Galatians is one of the many letters Paul wrote in the New Testament, this one to the churches of Galatia. The Book of Galatians is considered an epistle, which is a type of letter. Mark explains how we study an epistle is different than the study of a Psalm, a Prophet, or the Gospels. Mark gives us background to understand who the Galatians were and the purpose of the letter. Today’s lesson also includes Galatian 1:1-5. Old Testament Laws That Speak To Us Today Mark Lanier Mark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with Chapter 7, Old Testament Laws That Speak To Us Today. In this lesson Mark discusses some of the known Laws people ask about in daily life, i.e., foods that should not be eaten, wearing clothing with mixed fibers. These Laws were written particularly for Israel because God made Israel distinct from other nations. Mark looks at the unique features of ancient Israel, “holiness” as it is key to the Laws, and then how God’s character and concerns apply to us. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/old-testament-laws-that-speak-to-us-today/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/old-testament-laws-that-speak-to-us-today/ Sun, 03 Jan 2021 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with Chapter 7, Old Testament Laws That Speak To Us Today. In this lesson Mark discusses some of the known Laws people ask about in daily life, i.e., foods that shwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with Chapter 7, Old Testament Laws That Speak To Us Today. In this lesson Mark discusses some of the known Laws people ask about in daily life, i.e., foods that should not be eaten, wearing clothing with mixed fibers. These Laws were written particularly for Israel because God made Israel distinct from other nations. Mark looks at the unique features of ancient Israel, “holiness” as it is key to the Laws, and then how God’s character and concerns apply to us. The Ten Commandments - Part 6 Mark Lanier Mark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with Chapter 6, The Atonement and the Meaning of Christmas. As Mark has been teaching about the Law, in this lesson he discusses "Atonement", an especially important word when we look at the Laws of Israel. Only Israel's Laws had Atonement because Atonement is about getting back in a right relationship with God. Christmas is the celebration of Christ's birth setting the way for the ultimate Atonement for Israel and all humanity. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-6/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-6/ Sun, 22 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with Chapter 6, The Atonement and the Meaning of Christmas. As Mark has been teaching about the Law, in this lesson he discusses "Atonement", an especially importawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with Chapter 6, The Atonement and the Meaning of Christmas. As Mark has been teaching about the Law, in this lesson he discusses "Atonement", an especially important word when we look at the Laws of Israel. Only Israel's Laws had Atonement because Atonement is about getting back in a right relationship with God. Christmas is the celebration of Christ's birth setting the way for the ultimate Atonement for Israel and all humanity. Join us Sundays at 9:30am CST! Links below: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfocCxLc8BFCta-NO4JkTcA?view_as=subscriber CFBC Website: https://www.championforest.org/worship/watch/biblit.php Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Biblical-Literacy-195629981890/ The Ten Commandments - Part 5 Mark Lanier Mark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with the seventh commandment: You shall not steal (Exodus 20:15). The word steal in Hebrew is "ganav", which means to steal or take by stealth, wrongfully or in trickery. Mark looks at this commandment from three perspectives; 1) face value, 2) how it is a reflection of God, the law giver, 3) how does it apply to me. How does it change the way I live? God says you are not to ganav because you are made in my image - you are to reflect me to the world. God does not take wrongfully, he gives rightfully. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-5/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-5/ Sun, 15 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with the seventh commandment: You shall not steal (Exodus 20:15). The word steal in Hebrew is "ganav", which means to steal or take by stealth, wrongfully or in trwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with the seventh commandment: You shall not steal (Exodus 20:15). The word steal in Hebrew is "ganav", which means to steal or take by stealth, wrongfully or in trickery. Mark looks at this commandment from three perspectives; 1) face value, 2) how it is a reflection of God, the law giver, 3) how does it apply to me. How does it change the way I live? God says you are not to ganav because you are made in my image - you are to reflect me to the world. God does not take wrongfully, he gives rightfully. The Ten Commandments - Part 4 Mark Lanier Mark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the fifth and sixth of the Ten Commandments. Mark dives deep into the fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and your Mother (Ex. 20:12), and the sixth Commandment: You shall not murder (Ex. 20:13). Mark looks at the kaved, or weightiness, of the commandments as a direct reflection of the Law Giver. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-4/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-4/ Sun, 08 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the fifth and sixth of the Ten Commandments. Mark dives deep into the fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and your Mother (Ex. 20:12), and the sixwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the fifth and sixth of the Ten Commandments. Mark dives deep into the fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and your Mother (Ex. 20:12), and the sixth Commandment: You shall not murder (Ex. 20:13). Mark looks at the kaved, or weightiness, of the commandments as a direct reflection of the Law Giver. The Ten Commandments - Part 3 Mark Lanier Mark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the fifth and sixth of the Ten Commandments. Mark dives deep into the fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and your Mother (Ex. 20:12), and the sixth Commandment: You shall not murder (Ex. 20:13). Mark looks at the kaved, or weightiness, of the commandments as a direct reflection of the Law Giver. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-3/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-3/ Sun, 01 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the fifth and sixth of the Ten Commandments. Mark dives deep into the fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and your Mother (Ex. 20:12), and the sixwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the fifth and sixth of the Ten Commandments. Mark dives deep into the fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and your Mother (Ex. 20:12), and the sixth Commandment: You shall not murder (Ex. 20:13). Mark looks at the kaved, or weightiness, of the commandments as a direct reflection of the Law Giver. The Ten Commandments - Part 2 Mark Lanier Mark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the third of the Ten Commandments. Mark looks in depth at the third commandment "Thou shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain", and the question, "what's in a name?". Mark shows throughout scripture how the word "name", translated from the Hebrew word "shem", is often used as a label or identifier reflecting a person's life experiences, skill set, references or reputation, such as 'where you've been' or 'what you've done' – leading us back to “..shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain…” and the most mis-understood of the Ten Commandments. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-2/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-2/ Sun, 25 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the third of the Ten Commandments. Mark looks in depth at the third commandment "Thou shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain for the webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character with a focus on the third of the Ten Commandments. Mark looks in depth at the third commandment "Thou shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain for the LORD will not hold him guiltless who takes his name in vain", and the question, "what's in a name?". Mark shows throughout scripture how the word "name", translated from the Hebrew word "shem", is often used as a label or identifier reflecting a person's life experiences, skill set, references or reputation, such as 'where you've been' or 'what you've done' – leading us back to “..shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain…” and the most mis-understood of the Ten Commandments. The Ten Commandments - Part 1 Mark Lanier Mark continued with Lesson 5 in A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: AReflection of God’s Character with a focus on the first 2 of the Ten Commandments. Mark explained in referencing documented laws from the ages how law has always been a reflection of its author(s), and the Ten Commandments area reflection of God’s character. Commandment 1-I am the LORDyour God...You shall have no other gods before me. Commandment 2-You shall not make for yourself a carved image... God is not only everywhere, but he is also all powerful. The Israelites didn’t need to worry about their problems being greater than what the LORD could handle. The LORD was the only God Israel would ever need. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-1/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/the-ten-commandments-part-1/ Mon, 19 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Lesson 5 in A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: AReflection of God’s Character with a focus on the first 2 of the Ten Commandments. Mark explained in referencing documented laws from the ages how law has always been a reflection ofwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Lesson 5 in A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: AReflection of God’s Character with a focus on the first 2 of the Ten Commandments. Mark explained in referencing documented laws from the ages how law has always been a reflection of its author(s), and the Ten Commandments area reflection of God’s character. Commandment 1-I am the LORDyour God...You shall have no other gods before me. Commandment 2-You shall not make for yourself a carved image... God is not only everywhere, but he is also all powerful. The Israelites didn’t need to worry about their problems being greater than what the LORD could handle. The LORD was the only God Israel would ever need. What Use is the Law - Part 2 Mark Lanier Mark continued with Lesson 4, How Does the Law of God Reflect God’s Character, in the Series: A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character. Law is a system of principles which are ordained or established rules of conduct as regulating the actions of its member and enforced by penalties. God gave the biblical law to the Israelites. God was Israel’s king. God gave the people what they needed to know His character: infinite, personal, and moral. We find God through His law. Mark provided a review on the first three classes then continued with this emphasis: Biblical law reflects holy ethics in a way that would guide Israel in its time and place in history to fulfill God's purpose by walking in God’s holiness. His people are set apart by reflecting His character. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/what-use-is-the-law-part-2/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/what-use-is-the-law-part-2/ Sun, 11 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Lesson 4, How Does the Law of God Reflect God’s Character, in the Series: A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character. Law is a system of principles which are ordained or established rules of conduct as reguwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Lesson 4, How Does the Law of God Reflect God’s Character, in the Series: A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character. Law is a system of principles which are ordained or established rules of conduct as regulating the actions of its member and enforced by penalties. God gave the biblical law to the Israelites. God was Israel’s king. God gave the people what they needed to know His character: infinite, personal, and moral. We find God through His law. Mark provided a review on the first three classes then continued with this emphasis: Biblical law reflects holy ethics in a way that would guide Israel in its time and place in history to fulfill God's purpose by walking in God’s holiness. His people are set apart by reflecting His character. What Use is the Law - Part 1 Mark Lanier Mark continued with Lesson 3, How Does the Law of God Reflect God’s Character, in the Series: A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character. God gave Israel signs to show they were separate from the nations. This showed the national identity of Gods people. Common questions arise: 1) Is the Old Testament Law applicable to Christians today? 2) What parts of the Old Testament are applicable today? 3) What is the justification for accepting parts of the Old Testament as binding, but not others? Mark began to share various answers and positions of people, with two covered in this lesson. Bad answer #1: The law doesn’t apply to Christians because it was nailed to the cross. But they belong together. Paul wrote in 2nd Timothy 3:16-17 confirming OT laws. The law was never given for people to be saved by it. Because it’s Impossible. We need to read the law with understanding. Jesus came to fulfill the law. God's law never becomes void. Bad answer #2: “The moral section of the Old Testament Law is binding on believers, but not the ‘other’ sections.” What sections are moral? Who determines this? Too often we decide what is appropriate by what we feel instead of God. Listen to Mark discuss the various types of law and how the Bible addresses them. Biblical law reflected God's holy ways that would guide Israel to fulfill Gods purposes. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/what-use-is-the-law-part-1/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/what-use-is-the-law-part-1/ Sun, 04 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Lesson 3, How Does the Law of God Reflect God’s Character, in the Series: A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character. God gave Israel signs to show they were separate from the nations. This showed the natiowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Lesson 3, How Does the Law of God Reflect God’s Character, in the Series: A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character. God gave Israel signs to show they were separate from the nations. This showed the national identity of Gods people. Common questions arise: 1) Is the Old Testament Law applicable to Christians today? 2) What parts of the Old Testament are applicable today? 3) What is the justification for accepting parts of the Old Testament as binding, but not others? Mark began to share various answers and positions of people, with two covered in this lesson. Bad answer #1: The law doesn’t apply to Christians because it was nailed to the cross. But they belong together. Paul wrote in 2nd Timothy 3:16-17 confirming OT laws. The law was never given for people to be saved by it. Because it’s Impossible. We need to read the law with understanding. Jesus came to fulfill the law. God's law never becomes void. Bad answer #2: “The moral section of the Old Testament Law is binding on believers, but not the ‘other’ sections.” What sections are moral? Who determines this? Too often we decide what is appropriate by what we feel instead of God. Listen to Mark discuss the various types of law and how the Bible addresses them. Biblical law reflected God's holy ways that would guide Israel to fulfill Gods purposes. Biblical Law in Cultural Context Mark Lanier Mark taught week two in the new series, "A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character,” focused on Biblical Law in Cultural Context. Was anything unique about Biblical Law? Mark used the following process to compare and contrast legal codes from that era and area: Define the approach: How the question will be answered. — Time and location to other legal codes before and after Sinai Compare and contrast the other legal systems/codes with Biblical Law. The earliest known law dates back to 2100BC, and Biblical Law dates 1400-1200 BC. Mark shows us the laws that governed people were dictated by man. But God gave the Law of Sinai to Moses. Implications: What does Biblical Law mean for us? — God gave the Law of Sinai to Moses. These are God’s commandments. He called the Israelites and us to be like Him, to be holy. God made you and me to be in His image: we share His moral makeup. What is right and good and holy to God is to be the same with us. (Num. 15:40). Listen to Mark expound on how God wrote the Biblical Law as a reflection of Him. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/biblical-law-in-cultural-context/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/biblical-law-in-cultural-context/ Sun, 27 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught week two in the new series, "A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character,” focused on Biblical Law in Cultural Context. Was anything unique about Biblical Law? Mark used the following process to compare and contrastwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught week two in the new series, "A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character,” focused on Biblical Law in Cultural Context. Was anything unique about Biblical Law? Mark used the following process to compare and contrast legal codes from that era and area: Define the approach: How the question will be answered. — Time and location to other legal codes before and after Sinai Compare and contrast the other legal systems/codes with Biblical Law. The earliest known law dates back to 2100BC, and Biblical Law dates 1400-1200 BC. Mark shows us the laws that governed people were dictated by man. But God gave the Law of Sinai to Moses. Implications: What does Biblical Law mean for us? — God gave the Law of Sinai to Moses. These are God’s commandments. He called the Israelites and us to be like Him, to be holy. God made you and me to be in His image: we share His moral makeup. What is right and good and holy to God is to be the same with us. (Num. 15:40). Listen to Mark expound on how God wrote the Biblical Law as a reflection of Him. A Trial Lawyer's Brief on Biblical Law: A Reflection of God’s Character Mark Lanier Mark introduced a new series that focuses on the law as found in the Torah. After giving an overview of different types of law, Mark explained that Biblical law is more than a rule of conduct or action prescribed by a controlling authority; God reveals Himself through the law. By the time of Jesus, the law held a central place in Jewish life. Biblical law can tell us what to do, but it doesn’t give us life. And the law wasn’t the source of eternal life. God reveals himself as gracious through the Biblical law. He calls us to be holy like He is holy. Listen to Mark explain the Greek meaning of “law” and how Jesus fulfills the Law perfectly. In the weeks ahead, we will see God and Jesus revealed in greater detail through the study of the Law. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/ lessons/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/a-trial-lawyers-brief-on-biblical-law-a-reflection-of-gods-character/ Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark introduced a new series that focuses on the law as found in the Torah. After giving an overview of different types of law, Mark explained that Biblical law is more than a rule of conduct or action prescribed by a controlling authority; God reveals Hiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark introduced a new series that focuses on the law as found in the Torah. After giving an overview of different types of law, Mark explained that Biblical law is more than a rule of conduct or action prescribed by a controlling authority; God reveals Himself through the law. By the time of Jesus, the law held a central place in Jewish life. Biblical law can tell us what to do, but it doesn’t give us life. And the law wasn’t the source of eternal life. God reveals himself as gracious through the Biblical law. He calls us to be holy like He is holy. Listen to Mark explain the Greek meaning of “law” and how Jesus fulfills the Law perfectly. In the weeks ahead, we will see God and Jesus revealed in greater detail through the study of the Law. SE - Don Finto - Wisdom from an Elder Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-don-finto-wisdom-from-an-elder/ lessons/special-events/se-don-finto-wisdom-from-an-elder/ Sun, 13 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE - Stephen Trammell - Deep Joy In Spite of Difficult Circumstances Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-stephen-trammell-deep-joy-in-spite-of-difficult-circumstances/ lessons/special-events/se-stephen-trammell-deep-joy-in-spite-of-difficult-circumstances/ Sun, 06 Sep 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE - Brent Dyer - Worship Through Song Mark Lanier Mark interviewed Pastor Brent Dyer for a joint session to discuss the power and theology of worship in song: bringing praise to our Creator. 3 areas of consideration: 1. Knowing Brent: An only child whose father and grandfather were pastors. Grew up in Dallas and attended Baylor University. He is married and they have a son and daughter. 2.The theology or philosophy of worship -Romans 12:1-2 . Worship is the day-to-day way we live our lives in sacrifice to God. 3.Q&A -Individualworship vs corporate worship. Corporate worship is an overflow of daily individual worship. Corporate worship allows us to connect with God while encouraging each other. Listen to Mark and Brent explore worship and glorifying God in song. The quality of voice is not important; worship is a true and conscious matter of the heart. We are singing to an audience of One https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-brent-dyer-worship-through-song/ lessons/special-events/se-brent-dyer-worship-through-song/ Sun, 30 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark interviewed Pastor Brent Dyer for a joint session to discuss the power and theology of worship in song: bringing praise to our Creator. 3 areas of consideration: 1. Knowing Brent: An only child whose father and grandfather were pastors. Grew up in Dawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark interviewed Pastor Brent Dyer for a joint session to discuss the power and theology of worship in song: bringing praise to our Creator. 3 areas of consideration: 1. Knowing Brent: An only child whose father and grandfather were pastors. Grew up in Dallas and attended Baylor University. He is married and they have a son and daughter. 2.The theology or philosophy of worship -Romans 12:1-2 . Worship is the day-to-day way we live our lives in sacrifice to God. 3.Q&A -Individualworship vs corporate worship. Corporate worship is an overflow of daily individual worship. Corporate worship allows us to connect with God while encouraging each other. Listen to Mark and Brent explore worship and glorifying God in song. The quality of voice is not important; worship is a true and conscious matter of the heart. We are singing to an audience of One Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 24 08/23/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier This week Mark taught on the power of singing praises to God. The lesson had 3 areas of focus: 1.Biblical instruction -The Bible tells us to sing, to worship God, to bless, honor, and praise what God has done. 2. Historical practice -Worship is giving God His natural place. Singing affects the way we shape thoughts, actions, and feelings. 3. Practical exercises -Worship and singing needs to focus on our target: God. Worship is not entertainment, but a place of holiness. We learn that singing requires both sides of the brain. Mark highlights Bible passages that show our singing impacts how we think, act, and feel toward God, personally and corporately. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-24-08-23-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-24-08-23-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 23 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis week Mark taught on the power of singing praises to God. The lesson had 3 areas of focus: 1.Biblical instruction -The Bible tells us to sing, to worship God, to bless, honor, and praise what God has done. 2. Historical practice -Worship is giving Godwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis week Mark taught on the power of singing praises to God. The lesson had 3 areas of focus: 1.Biblical instruction -The Bible tells us to sing, to worship God, to bless, honor, and praise what God has done. 2. Historical practice -Worship is giving God His natural place. Singing affects the way we shape thoughts, actions, and feelings. 3. Practical exercises -Worship and singing needs to focus on our target: God. Worship is not entertainment, but a place of holiness. We learn that singing requires both sides of the brain. Mark highlights Bible passages that show our singing impacts how we think, act, and feel toward God, personally and corporately. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 23 08/16/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark’s lesson focused on Knowing God, based on the book by J. I. Packer. Mark provided the different meanings of the wordknowin Hebrew and Greek. He taught three points: 1. Perspective: Be a watcher not a doer. We want to knowGod, not simply know about God. 2. Practical: Wegrow our relationship through Jesus, fellowship, the Holy Spirit, and personal exercise of faith. 3.Payoff or Result:We were created for intimacy with God, true peace, contentment, confidence, joy, and purpose to bring glory to God.Listen to Mark show us through many Scriptures the importance of knowing God in the sense of all the Hebrew meanings of the word https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-23-08-16-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-23-08-16-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 16 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark’s lesson focused on Knowing God, based on the book by J. I. Packer. Mark provided the different meanings of the wordknowin Hebrew and Greek. He taught three points: 1. Perspective: Be a watcher not a doer. We want to knowGod, not simply know about Gowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark’s lesson focused on Knowing God, based on the book by J. I. Packer. Mark provided the different meanings of the wordknowin Hebrew and Greek. He taught three points: 1. Perspective: Be a watcher not a doer. We want to knowGod, not simply know about God. 2. Practical: Wegrow our relationship through Jesus, fellowship, the Holy Spirit, and personal exercise of faith. 3.Payoff or Result:We were created for intimacy with God, true peace, contentment, confidence, joy, and purpose to bring glory to God.Listen to Mark show us through many Scriptures the importance of knowing God in the sense of all the Hebrew meanings of the word Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 22 08/09/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier The Road toEmmaus Series (Luke 24) continues with Mark showing us pictures of Jesus from the Old Testament. Mark focused on Jesus, Abraham & Us from the passage: John 8:48-59.  Jesus as the power of resurrection, the great I Am. Abraham who exceedingly rejoiced to see Jesus’ day -Genesis 22:1-14 in comparison with John 3:16 and John 15:9.Comparisons betweenIssac who carried the wood like Jesus carried his cross until he was fatigued.God provided the lamb for Issac & Abraham saw the day when Jesus as the lamb of God would provide the sacrifice to take away the sins of the world. Us, who God has always had in mind with a plan of redemption to bring sinful humanity to Himself.Mark concludes the connection of Abraham in the Old Testament with the coming of Jesus in a grand love story of joy, intimacy, and eternity. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-22-08-09-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-22-08-09-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 09 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe Road toEmmaus Series (Luke 24) continues with Mark showing us pictures of Jesus from the Old Testament. Mark focused on Jesus, Abraham & Us from the passage: John 8:48-59.  Jesus as the power of resurrection, the great I Am. Abraham who exceedingly rewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe Road toEmmaus Series (Luke 24) continues with Mark showing us pictures of Jesus from the Old Testament. Mark focused on Jesus, Abraham & Us from the passage: John 8:48-59.  Jesus as the power of resurrection, the great I Am. Abraham who exceedingly rejoiced to see Jesus’ day -Genesis 22:1-14 in comparison with John 3:16 and John 15:9.Comparisons betweenIssac who carried the wood like Jesus carried his cross until he was fatigued.God provided the lamb for Issac & Abraham saw the day when Jesus as the lamb of God would provide the sacrifice to take away the sins of the world. Us, who God has always had in mind with a plan of redemption to bring sinful humanity to Himself.Mark concludes the connection of Abraham in the Old Testament with the coming of Jesus in a grand love story of joy, intimacy, and eternity. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 21 08/02/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued with The Story on the Road to Emmaus and what Jesus may have said to His followers. Mark used Isaiah 6 where it captures Isaiah’s vision of the Lord. The class focused on Isaiah’s calling in three areas: 1) Historical context 2) Detailing the vision 3) How to find Jesus in the passage. The passage shows how Isaiah’s vision provides a picture of the characteristics of God, the angelic worship of God, and Isaiah’s reaction to God’s call. Listen to Mark show howIsaiah’s calling parallels with our response to Jesus https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-21-08-02-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-21-08-02-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 02 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with The Story on the Road to Emmaus and what Jesus may have said to His followers. Mark used Isaiah 6 where it captures Isaiah’s vision of the Lord. The class focused on Isaiah’s calling in three areas: 1) Historical context 2) Detailing twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with The Story on the Road to Emmaus and what Jesus may have said to His followers. Mark used Isaiah 6 where it captures Isaiah’s vision of the Lord. The class focused on Isaiah’s calling in three areas: 1) Historical context 2) Detailing the vision 3) How to find Jesus in the passage. The passage shows how Isaiah’s vision provides a picture of the characteristics of God, the angelic worship of God, and Isaiah’s reaction to God’s call. Listen to Mark show howIsaiah’s calling parallels with our response to Jesus Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 20 07/26/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued with Part 2 of Ezekiel 37, The Valley of Dry Bones. The book of Ezekiel can be viewed as two books: judgment and redemption. Markoffers three points to consider with anin-depth look at Ezekiel 37. 1) Context:Putting our minds back into the people and culture who lived 2,600 years ago. 500 to 600 years before Jesus. 2) Scripture:God spoke His Spirit into dry bones that brought the dead to life and 3) New Testament colors: Scripture that shows how Ezekiel 37 is fulfilled in the New Testament through Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-20-07-26-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-20-07-26-2020-mark-lanier/ Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Part 2 of Ezekiel 37, The Valley of Dry Bones. The book of Ezekiel can be viewed as two books: judgment and redemption. Markoffers three points to consider with anin-depth look at Ezekiel 37. 1) Context:Putting our minds back into the webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Part 2 of Ezekiel 37, The Valley of Dry Bones. The book of Ezekiel can be viewed as two books: judgment and redemption. Markoffers three points to consider with anin-depth look at Ezekiel 37. 1) Context:Putting our minds back into the people and culture who lived 2,600 years ago. 500 to 600 years before Jesus. 2) Scripture:God spoke His Spirit into dry bones that brought the dead to life and 3) New Testament colors: Scripture that shows how Ezekiel 37 is fulfilled in the New Testament through Jesus. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 19 07/12/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark starts with a review of past lessons that show Jesus in the tabernacle, temple, and sacrifices of the Mosaic system. He explains theBiblical story arc is one of evil and deception which finds its victory in Jesus. Mark then focuses on Ezekiel 27, thestory of the dry bones which shows a story steeped in foreign language andculture, death and life, suspense and advent, plus love. We find God’s story becomes personal as it is shownover and over in different shapes, forms, and colors through the narrative of Jesus Christ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-19-07-12-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-19-07-12-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 19 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark starts with a review of past lessons that show Jesus in the tabernacle, temple, and sacrifices of the Mosaic system. He explains theBiblical story arc is one of evil and deception which finds its victory in Jesus. Mark then focuses on Ezekiel 27, thewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark starts with a review of past lessons that show Jesus in the tabernacle, temple, and sacrifices of the Mosaic system. He explains theBiblical story arc is one of evil and deception which finds its victory in Jesus. Mark then focuses on Ezekiel 27, thestory of the dry bones which shows a story steeped in foreign language andculture, death and life, suspense and advent, plus love. We find God’s story becomes personal as it is shownover and over in different shapes, forms, and colors through the narrative of Jesus Christ Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 18 07/12/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-18-07-12-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-18-07-12-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 12 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 17 07/05/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark taught Part III on the series about the Tabernacle as Jesus may have explained on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). This week’s focus is the Tabernacle Service and what went on inside there. Marks address three questions: 1. The ministry of the priests in the tent of meeting. 2. The ministry of the high priest in the holy of holies. 3. The relationship of the earthly shadow (tabernacle) to the heavenly reality of Jesus as our perfect High Priest. Listen to Mark compare and explain the responsibilities of the tabernacle priests and Jesus Christ, our Messiah https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-17-07-05-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-17-07-05-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught Part III on the series about the Tabernacle as Jesus may have explained on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). This week’s focus is the Tabernacle Service and what went on inside there. Marks address three questions: 1. The ministry of the priests iwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught Part III on the series about the Tabernacle as Jesus may have explained on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). This week’s focus is the Tabernacle Service and what went on inside there. Marks address three questions: 1. The ministry of the priests in the tent of meeting. 2. The ministry of the high priest in the holy of holies. 3. The relationship of the earthly shadow (tabernacle) to the heavenly reality of Jesus as our perfect High Priest. Listen to Mark compare and explain the responsibilities of the tabernacle priests and Jesus Christ, our Messiah Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 16 06/28/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued with week 16 of Bible Study While Living with the Coronavirus: On the road to Emmaus from Luke 24 -What Jesus may have said to His disciples, part 2 of a focus on the tabernacle. This week’s topic shows how the tabernacle was an earthly shadow of a heavenly reality. Mark expands on aspects of God as revealed thru the tabernacle: 1. The uniqueness of God. God revealed Himself unique to all pagan gods. Everyone meets God in one place (the cross of Jesus). God grabs our attention but on His terms. 2. The holiness of God. Set apart like no other. A brightness that we can’t fathom. Utterly holy. Utterly purity. Utterly present. Utterly love. 3. The unity of God. God is one. One God in three persons. The goat skins around the tabernacle were clasped together, creating one unit. Listen to Mark detail the construction of the tabernacle to reveal who God: Father, Son, Holy Spirit. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-16-06-28-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-16-06-28-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 28 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with week 16 of Bible Study While Living with the Coronavirus: On the road to Emmaus from Luke 24 -What Jesus may have said to His disciples, part 2 of a focus on the tabernacle. This week’s topic shows how the tabernacle was an earthly shawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with week 16 of Bible Study While Living with the Coronavirus: On the road to Emmaus from Luke 24 -What Jesus may have said to His disciples, part 2 of a focus on the tabernacle. This week’s topic shows how the tabernacle was an earthly shadow of a heavenly reality. Mark expands on aspects of God as revealed thru the tabernacle: 1. The uniqueness of God. God revealed Himself unique to all pagan gods. Everyone meets God in one place (the cross of Jesus). God grabs our attention but on His terms. 2. The holiness of God. Set apart like no other. A brightness that we can’t fathom. Utterly holy. Utterly purity. Utterly present. Utterly love. 3. The unity of God. God is one. One God in three persons. The goat skins around the tabernacle were clasped together, creating one unit. Listen to Mark detail the construction of the tabernacle to reveal who God: Father, Son, Holy Spirit. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 15 06/21/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continuedBible Study During the Corona Virus with more of what Jesus might have said to His followers on The Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). Mark taught additional insight into the tabernacle. The context of the tabernacle began in Genesis. Mark shares that peopleare hard-wired to be in a relationship with God. God provides meaning, significance, and purpose to our lives. Without God, people create answers to fill that emptiness/void which is sin.We learn that theconcept of the tabernacle shows we are unholy and the law is an expression of God’s morality. We need to know the difference between who we are and who God is. Where do we as unholy people meet God? Listen to Mark answer this and other questions related to the tabernacle. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-15-06-21-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-15-06-21-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 21 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continuedBible Study During the Corona Virus with more of what Jesus might have said to His followers on The Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). Mark taught additional insight into the tabernacle. The context of the tabernacle began in Genesis. Mark shares thawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continuedBible Study During the Corona Virus with more of what Jesus might have said to His followers on The Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). Mark taught additional insight into the tabernacle. The context of the tabernacle began in Genesis. Mark shares that peopleare hard-wired to be in a relationship with God. God provides meaning, significance, and purpose to our lives. Without God, people create answers to fill that emptiness/void which is sin.We learn that theconcept of the tabernacle shows we are unholy and the law is an expression of God’s morality. We need to know the difference between who we are and who God is. Where do we as unholy people meet God? Listen to Mark answer this and other questions related to the tabernacle. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 14 6/14/20 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued with The Story on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24 series).Today’s lesson continued with a focus on what the Bible says about the Ark of the Covenant and what it means to us. Mark structured the lesson as a three-piece puzzle: 1. Understanding the 3 pieces of the Ark of the Covenant—The chest containing the 10 Commandments, the Covenant, and the Mercy Seat. 2. A Review of key concepts: 1) everyone living under the law has an insurmountable problem; no one can live up to the Law perfectly. 2) Atonement for sin is through blood. 3) Jesus became our atonement. 3.Lessons to learn: 1) God meets everyone at the mercy seat. 2) We should follow God in life through Jesus. 3) All things are possible in the presence of God. 4) Take the Lord into battle and the victories in life belong to the Lord. 5) Only the true God rescues us from sin. Listen to Mark teach a powerful lesson that shows why and how we need atonement for our sins through God’s grace https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-14-6-14-20-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-14-6-14-20-mark-lanier/ Sun, 14 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with The Story on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24 series).Today’s lesson continued with a focus on what the Bible says about the Ark of the Covenant and what it means to us. Mark structured the lesson as a three-piece puzzle: 1. Understanding twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with The Story on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24 series).Today’s lesson continued with a focus on what the Bible says about the Ark of the Covenant and what it means to us. Mark structured the lesson as a three-piece puzzle: 1. Understanding the 3 pieces of the Ark of the Covenant—The chest containing the 10 Commandments, the Covenant, and the Mercy Seat. 2. A Review of key concepts: 1) everyone living under the law has an insurmountable problem; no one can live up to the Law perfectly. 2) Atonement for sin is through blood. 3) Jesus became our atonement. 3.Lessons to learn: 1) God meets everyone at the mercy seat. 2) We should follow God in life through Jesus. 3) All things are possible in the presence of God. 4) Take the Lord into battle and the victories in life belong to the Lord. 5) Only the true God rescues us from sin. Listen to Mark teach a powerful lesson that shows why and how we need atonement for our sins through God’s grace Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 13 6/7/20 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued his series: Bible Study during the Coronavirus by focusing on The Road to Emmaus in Luke 24 with an emphasis on the Ark of the Covenant. Mark covered three points in this week’s lesson: 1) An explanation of the Ark of the Covenant and God’s detailed instruction for man to build the Ark, 2) How Jesus speaks through the Ark as the Messiah, and 3) How the Ark of the Covenant and Jesus as Messiah affects us today. Listen to Mark teach on the construction, meaning, and purpose of the Ark of the Covenant that contained the Ten Commandments or covenant with Israel, and how it applies to us today https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-13-6-7-20-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-13-6-7-20-mark-lanier/ Sun, 07 Jun 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his series: Bible Study during the Coronavirus by focusing on The Road to Emmaus in Luke 24 with an emphasis on the Ark of the Covenant. Mark covered three points in this week’s lesson: 1) An explanation of the Ark of the Covenant and God’swebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his series: Bible Study during the Coronavirus by focusing on The Road to Emmaus in Luke 24 with an emphasis on the Ark of the Covenant. Mark covered three points in this week’s lesson: 1) An explanation of the Ark of the Covenant and God’s detailed instruction for man to build the Ark, 2) How Jesus speaks through the Ark as the Messiah, and 3) How the Ark of the Covenant and Jesus as Messiah affects us today. Listen to Mark teach on the construction, meaning, and purpose of the Ark of the Covenant that contained the Ten Commandments or covenant with Israel, and how it applies to us today Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 12 5/31/20 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued his series: Bible Study during the Coronavirus with an emphasis on The Road to Emmaus in Luke 24. Mark related the racial unrest in the US due to the death of George Floyd with how Jesus addressed violence and racial inequality. We have three things to learn from how God instructed Israel to live: 1) The purpose of Israel 2) The focus of Israel 3) The key for Israel. Mark elaborated on each of those points and how they should be applied today so we are blessed to be a blessing to others. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-12-5-31-20-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-12-5-31-20-mark-lanier/ Sun, 31 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his series: Bible Study during the Coronavirus with an emphasis on The Road to Emmaus in Luke 24. Mark related the racial unrest in the US due to the death of George Floyd with how Jesus addressed violence and racial inequality. We have thrwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his series: Bible Study during the Coronavirus with an emphasis on The Road to Emmaus in Luke 24. Mark related the racial unrest in the US due to the death of George Floyd with how Jesus addressed violence and racial inequality. We have three things to learn from how God instructed Israel to live: 1) The purpose of Israel 2) The focus of Israel 3) The key for Israel. Mark elaborated on each of those points and how they should be applied today so we are blessed to be a blessing to others. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 11 5/24/20 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-11-5-24-20-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-11-5-24-20-mark-lanier/ Sun, 24 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 10 05/17/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continues the series - The Story on the Road to Emmaus. He references the name of God as noted in the familiar Psalm 23 passage, Exodus 3, Isaiah 40, and John 10. We learn Hebrew and Greek usages for YHVH, LORD, and I AM which all reflect Him being The Good Shepherd. Mark concludes the lesson by encouraging believers to search the Old and New Testaments to quench our burning desire to love and know Him better with each day. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-10-05-17-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-10-05-17-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 17 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series - The Story on the Road to Emmaus. He references the name of God as noted in the familiar Psalm 23 passage, Exodus 3, Isaiah 40, and John 10. We learn Hebrew and Greek usages for YHVH, LORD, and I AM which all reflect Him being Twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series - The Story on the Road to Emmaus. He references the name of God as noted in the familiar Psalm 23 passage, Exodus 3, Isaiah 40, and John 10. We learn Hebrew and Greek usages for YHVH, LORD, and I AM which all reflect Him being The Good Shepherd. Mark concludes the lesson by encouraging believers to search the Old and New Testaments to quench our burning desire to love and know Him better with each day. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 9 05/10/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued with his series: Biblical Study While Living with the Corona Virus by continuing a focus on - The Story on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). In this lesson, Mark continues with the Book of Ruth, a love story that previews the love of King Jesus for His people. We learn that Naomi and Emilech, a Hebrew family, left Bethlehem for Moab during a famine. Emilech and the two sons die, leaving Naomi alone. One daughter in law, Ruth refuses to return to her family and remains lovingly loyal to Naomi. The two women return to Bethlehem. Ruth meets a distant relative landowner Boaz who takes an interest in her. Listen to Mark tell Ruth’s story that links to the lineage of Jesus Christ and how Boaz as the redeemer of Ruth foreshadows Jesus’ redeeming his people the church. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-9-05-10-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-9-05-10-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 10 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with his series: Biblical Study While Living with the Corona Virus by continuing a focus on - The Story on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). In this lesson, Mark continues with the Book of Ruth, a love story that previews the love of King Jesuswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with his series: Biblical Study While Living with the Corona Virus by continuing a focus on - The Story on the Road to Emmaus (Luke 24). In this lesson, Mark continues with the Book of Ruth, a love story that previews the love of King Jesus for His people. We learn that Naomi and Emilech, a Hebrew family, left Bethlehem for Moab during a famine. Emilech and the two sons die, leaving Naomi alone. One daughter in law, Ruth refuses to return to her family and remains lovingly loyal to Naomi. The two women return to Bethlehem. Ruth meets a distant relative landowner Boaz who takes an interest in her. Listen to Mark tell Ruth’s story that links to the lineage of Jesus Christ and how Boaz as the redeemer of Ruth foreshadows Jesus’ redeeming his people the church. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 8 05/03/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-8-05-03-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-8-05-03-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 03 May 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 7 04/26/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark taught Part 2 of the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24: The Story Behind the Story on the Road to Emmaus.Luke 24:27 is a reflection of what Moses in the Old Testament says about Jesus.Through Moses, we read the prophetic words of who and what Jesus would be, live, and do. Mark shares the Israelites weren’table to free themselves from slavery. Slavery begat slavery and sin begat sin, absent the redemptive hand of God. It’s impossible to have redemption of sin without death so redemption for the Israelites came from God. During the passover, the blood of the lamb was painted on the doors in the shape of a cross, showing the Passoverforeshadowed Jesus’ death on the cross. Listen to Mark show through Scripture the prophetic meaning of the Israelites freedom from death and our Lord and Savior Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-7-04-26-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-7-04-26-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 26 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught Part 2 of the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24: The Story Behind the Story on the Road to Emmaus.Luke 24:27 is a reflection of what Moses in the Old Testament says about Jesus.Through Moses, we read the prophetic words of who and what Jesus would bwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught Part 2 of the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24: The Story Behind the Story on the Road to Emmaus.Luke 24:27 is a reflection of what Moses in the Old Testament says about Jesus.Through Moses, we read the prophetic words of who and what Jesus would be, live, and do. Mark shares the Israelites weren’table to free themselves from slavery. Slavery begat slavery and sin begat sin, absent the redemptive hand of God. It’s impossible to have redemption of sin without death so redemption for the Israelites came from God. During the passover, the blood of the lamb was painted on the doors in the shape of a cross, showing the Passoverforeshadowed Jesus’ death on the cross. Listen to Mark show through Scripture the prophetic meaning of the Israelites freedom from death and our Lord and Savior Jesus. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 6 04/19/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark continued with Bible Study While Living with the Coronavirus. This week’s lesson focused On the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24:13-35. Easter Sunday has the power to change our lives, who we are, how we live, and how we interact with others through the power of the risen Savior. Mark provided three points from the Emmaus story: 1. Journey of Luke. He tuned into journey and structured his writings like an hourglass. 2. Journey of Emmaus. The journey to faith is a journey from sad thickheadedness to enthusiastic joy. 3. Journey of Life. Not to lose sight of the Resurrection. The last people that should experience sadness in this world are the ones who understand God resurrected His Son Jesus Christ from the dead. We are the children of God. The power that raised Jesus from the dead will raise us from the dead. Listen to Mark teach how the two men on the road to Emmaus rose from darkness to hurry back to Jerusalem to share the light of the risen Savior. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-6-04-19-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-6-04-19-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 19 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Bible Study While Living with the Coronavirus. This week’s lesson focused On the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24:13-35. Easter Sunday has the power to change our lives, who we are, how we live, and how we interact with others through the pwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Bible Study While Living with the Coronavirus. This week’s lesson focused On the Road to Emmaus from Luke 24:13-35. Easter Sunday has the power to change our lives, who we are, how we live, and how we interact with others through the power of the risen Savior. Mark provided three points from the Emmaus story: 1. Journey of Luke. He tuned into journey and structured his writings like an hourglass. 2. Journey of Emmaus. The journey to faith is a journey from sad thickheadedness to enthusiastic joy. 3. Journey of Life. Not to lose sight of the Resurrection. The last people that should experience sadness in this world are the ones who understand God resurrected His Son Jesus Christ from the dead. We are the children of God. The power that raised Jesus from the dead will raise us from the dead. Listen to Mark teach how the two men on the road to Emmaus rose from darkness to hurry back to Jerusalem to share the light of the risen Savior. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 5 04/12/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier On Easter Sunday, Mark continued his series: Bible Study While living with the CoronaVirus. His lesson focused on the Empty Tomb with three questions for all of us: Was the death of Christ necessary? Why the empty tomb? What does this mean for me? Mark shared solid answers to these questions using Scripture passages to strengthen our faith. Listen to his reasoning with an in-depth study of what the empty tomb and Christ’s victory over death means for our faith. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-5-04-12-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-5-04-12-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 12 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoOn Easter Sunday, Mark continued his series: Bible Study While living with the CoronaVirus. His lesson focused on the Empty Tomb with three questions for all of us: Was the death of Christ necessary? Why the empty tomb? What does this mean for me? Mark shwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comOn Easter Sunday, Mark continued his series: Bible Study While living with the CoronaVirus. His lesson focused on the Empty Tomb with three questions for all of us: Was the death of Christ necessary? Why the empty tomb? What does this mean for me? Mark shared solid answers to these questions using Scripture passages to strengthen our faith. Listen to his reasoning with an in-depth study of what the empty tomb and Christ’s victory over death means for our faith. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 4 04/05/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Biblical Study While Living with Coronavirus, lesson 4. This is Palm Sunday and this week, Mark weaves together 3 strands of thought: 1. Jewish Exile in Babylon: Jeremiah: 29:1-14. The people had to live through the crisis. 2. Palm Sunday: The Sunday before Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Zach 9. & John 12:12-16. Many people looked for a king who’d free them from the tyranny of the Romans, not save them from their sins. Through both of these times, we see God’s message to keep going because He is at work and will bring good out of a bad situation. 3. Corona Pandemic: The same three points that applied to those times also apply to the current Corona Pandemic: We must 1. Keep Going recognizing 2. God is at work and that 3. God brings good out of every bad situation. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-4-04-05-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-4-04-05-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 05 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical Study While Living with Coronavirus, lesson 4. This is Palm Sunday and this week, Mark weaves together 3 strands of thought: 1. Jewish Exile in Babylon: Jeremiah: 29:1-14. The people had to live through the crisis. 2. Palm Sunday: The Sunday befowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical Study While Living with Coronavirus, lesson 4. This is Palm Sunday and this week, Mark weaves together 3 strands of thought: 1. Jewish Exile in Babylon: Jeremiah: 29:1-14. The people had to live through the crisis. 2. Palm Sunday: The Sunday before Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Zach 9. & John 12:12-16. Many people looked for a king who’d free them from the tyranny of the Romans, not save them from their sins. Through both of these times, we see God’s message to keep going because He is at work and will bring good out of a bad situation. 3. Corona Pandemic: The same three points that applied to those times also apply to the current Corona Pandemic: We must 1. Keep Going recognizing 2. God is at work and that 3. God brings good out of every bad situation. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 3 03/29/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Biblical Study While Living with Coronavirus, lesson 3. Mark taught from Isaiah 40: Comfort for God’s people. In this text, we read and understand God’s broken heart for His people. Israel had lived unfaithful to God, and He would tear Israel apart. Jerusalem walked away from God, but Jesus is the return of God to His people. Matthew 28:20 tells us that Jesus is with us always to the end of the age. In applying the text to today: In Isaiah 40:29-31, God promises power to the faint, strength, and His presence. Mark concludes with a list of some of God's promises taken from the Bible. Comfort ye my people. God is in control. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-3-03-29-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-3-03-29-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 29 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical Study While Living with Coronavirus, lesson 3. Mark taught from Isaiah 40: Comfort for God’s people. In this text, we read and understand God’s broken heart for His people. Israel had lived unfaithful to God, and He would tear Israel apart. Jeruswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical Study While Living with Coronavirus, lesson 3. Mark taught from Isaiah 40: Comfort for God’s people. In this text, we read and understand God’s broken heart for His people. Israel had lived unfaithful to God, and He would tear Israel apart. Jerusalem walked away from God, but Jesus is the return of God to His people. Matthew 28:20 tells us that Jesus is with us always to the end of the age. In applying the text to today: In Isaiah 40:29-31, God promises power to the faint, strength, and His presence. Mark concludes with a list of some of God's promises taken from the Bible. Comfort ye my people. God is in control. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 2 03/22/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark taught this week’s online class, Lesson 2 of Biblical Study While Living with the Coronavirus, from The Stone Chapel at The Lanier Theological Library. The number one issue facing most people during the worldwide pandemic is fear and uncertainty. The Bible speaks about these concerns. Those in biblical times shared similar anxieties: life, health, loved ones, jobs/finances, economy, life changes, supplies to exist, and more. Psalm 42 & 43 speaks to our concerns. The psalmist was having a tough time holding his stressful life together. He learned surviving emotional turmoil means engaging the head and not just the emotions of the heart. Even Jesus quoted passages from these Psalms while in the Garden of Gethsemane.  Mark points out that God isn’t finished with us yet. Let’s continually put our fears and uncertainties before God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-2-03-22-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-2-03-22-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 22 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught this week’s online class, Lesson 2 of Biblical Study While Living with the Coronavirus, from The Stone Chapel at The Lanier Theological Library. The number one issue facing most people during the worldwide pandemic is fear and uncertainty. Thewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught this week’s online class, Lesson 2 of Biblical Study While Living with the Coronavirus, from The Stone Chapel at The Lanier Theological Library. The number one issue facing most people during the worldwide pandemic is fear and uncertainty. The Bible speaks about these concerns. Those in biblical times shared similar anxieties: life, health, loved ones, jobs/finances, economy, life changes, supplies to exist, and more. Psalm 42 & 43 speaks to our concerns. The psalmist was having a tough time holding his stressful life together. He learned surviving emotional turmoil means engaging the head and not just the emotions of the heart. Even Jesus quoted passages from these Psalms while in the Garden of Gethsemane.  Mark points out that God isn’t finished with us yet. Let’s continually put our fears and uncertainties before God. Biblical Study While Living with Corona - Lesson 1 03/15/2020 Mark Lanier Mark Lanier Mark taught this week’s class titled: The Time of the Season -The Church During Times of Crisis and Change. God is sovereign, but we are to take precaution for thewelfare of others. Throughout time, the church has faced challenges in meeting for worship. The church has always and continues to figure out ways to adjust. The church knows God is in control. According to the church’s liturgical calendar, weare in Lent, a season of reflection renewal, preparation, repentance,and looking for ways to grow closer to God. Listen to Mark teach this season through Lent: Mark12:26-27, Palm Sunday: John 12:12-15, and Good Friday: John 19:28-30 https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-1-03-15-2020-mark-lanier/ lessons/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona/biblical-study-while-living-with-corona-lesson-1-03-15-2020-mark-lanier/ Sun, 15 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught this week’s class titled: The Time of the Season -The Church During Times of Crisis and Change. God is sovereign, but we are to take precaution for thewelfare of others. Throughout time, the church has faced challenges in meeting for worship. webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught this week’s class titled: The Time of the Season -The Church During Times of Crisis and Change. God is sovereign, but we are to take precaution for thewelfare of others. Throughout time, the church has faced challenges in meeting for worship. The church has always and continues to figure out ways to adjust. The church knows God is in control. According to the church’s liturgical calendar, weare in Lent, a season of reflection renewal, preparation, repentance,and looking for ways to grow closer to God. Listen to Mark teach this season through Lent: Mark12:26-27, Palm Sunday: John 12:12-15, and Good Friday: John 19:28-30 SE - David Capes -Judge Not David Capes David Capes, the Senior Research Fellow at the Lanier Theological Library, taught this week’s classes. He continued with the series: Passages Worth the Dig with the topic, “Judge not lest ye be judged” from Matthew 7:1-5. The question arises: What did Jesus mean in this passage? Today’s stats show many view Christians as judgmental. Jesus did not say to be neutral, form an opinion, or express an opinion. He did say to use righteousness with justice. We are to be careful how we judge. Listen to David teach the church’s role as a self-correcting body that is to eliminate harsh tones, judgmental attitudes, holier than thou responses, and a lack of humility https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-david-capes-judge-not/ lessons/special-events/se-david-capes-judge-not/ Sun, 08 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDavid Capes, the Senior Research Fellow at the Lanier Theological Library, taught this week’s classes. He continued with the series: Passages Worth the Dig with the topic, “Judge not lest ye be judged” from Matthew 7:1-5. The question arises: What did Jeswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDavid Capes, the Senior Research Fellow at the Lanier Theological Library, taught this week’s classes. He continued with the series: Passages Worth the Dig with the topic, “Judge not lest ye be judged” from Matthew 7:1-5. The question arises: What did Jesus mean in this passage? Today’s stats show many view Christians as judgmental. Jesus did not say to be neutral, form an opinion, or express an opinion. He did say to use righteousness with justice. We are to be careful how we judge. Listen to David teach the church’s role as a self-correcting body that is to eliminate harsh tones, judgmental attitudes, holier than thou responses, and a lack of humility PWD Lesson 06 Roman 1:16-17 Part 4 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-06-roman-116-17-part-4/ lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-06-roman-116-17-part-4/ Sun, 01 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE - Brent Johnson - Choosing a Pastor Brent Johnson Listen as Brent Johnson, Associate Pastor of Senior Adults, continues in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusingon “How to Pick a Pastor.”Brent shares common approaches to selecting a pastor todaybycomparing practices between various denominations. He then reviews God’s approach in choosing leaders throughout the Old and New Testament showing how He many times uses the unconventional. Brent concludes with an emphasis on God’s spirit residing in eachbeliever and how we must be attentive to His leading in all matters. God is interested in revealingHis purpose and will in our lives https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-brent-johnson-choosing-a-pastor/ lessons/special-events/se-brent-johnson-choosing-a-pastor/ Sun, 23 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoListen as Brent Johnson, Associate Pastor of Senior Adults, continues in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusingon “How to Pick a Pastor.”Brent shares common approaches to selecting a pastor todaybycomparing practices between various denominations. He webmaster@biblical-literacy.comListen as Brent Johnson, Associate Pastor of Senior Adults, continues in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusingon “How to Pick a Pastor.”Brent shares common approaches to selecting a pastor todaybycomparing practices between various denominations. He then reviews God’s approach in choosing leaders throughout the Old and New Testament showing how He many times uses the unconventional. Brent concludes with an emphasis on God’s spirit residing in eachbeliever and how we must be attentive to His leading in all matters. God is interested in revealingHis purpose and will in our lives PWD Lesson 05 Roman 1:16-17 Part 3 Mark Lanier Mark continued with the series, Passages Worth the Dig, Part 3 with a further study into Romans 1:16-17. Paul writes he is not “ashamed” of the Gospel. The translation of the Greek word for “ashamed” shows us Paul did not "experience a sense of loss of status” because of his belief in the Gospel. He preached Jesus died for our sins. Mark refers to other New Testament passages that point to Jesus crucified, which is contrary to Gentile Greek and Roman gods who believed a god who died for their sins was folly. Our God is just, fair, and righteous. The believer is not guilty because Jesus paid the debt in full. Mark also reviews and expands on Pauls’ use of righteousness and concludes the lesson by reciting the words to the hymn: Beneath the Cross of Jesus https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-05-roman-116-17-part-3/ lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-05-roman-116-17-part-3/ Sun, 16 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with the series, Passages Worth the Dig, Part 3 with a further study into Romans 1:16-17. Paul writes he is not “ashamed” of the Gospel. The translation of the Greek word for “ashamed” shows us Paul did not "experience a sense of loss of stwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with the series, Passages Worth the Dig, Part 3 with a further study into Romans 1:16-17. Paul writes he is not “ashamed” of the Gospel. The translation of the Greek word for “ashamed” shows us Paul did not "experience a sense of loss of status” because of his belief in the Gospel. He preached Jesus died for our sins. Mark refers to other New Testament passages that point to Jesus crucified, which is contrary to Gentile Greek and Roman gods who believed a god who died for their sins was folly. Our God is just, fair, and righteous. The believer is not guilty because Jesus paid the debt in full. Mark also reviews and expands on Pauls’ use of righteousness and concludes the lesson by reciting the words to the hymn: Beneath the Cross of Jesus SE - Interview with Rabbi Joseph Shulam Mark Lanier This week, with the help of Scott Sager from Lipscomb University, Mark interviewed Joseph Shulam, a highly respected Hebrew scholar and Christian Minister. He was born in Bulgaria and his family moved to Jereusalem. Shulambecame a Christian in 1962 and was rejected by his family. His powerful testimony is an inspiration for every believer. He holds several degrees and speaks seven languages. Listen to Rabbi/Teacher Shulam provide unique perspectives and insights while sharing his in-depth knowledge of Scripture https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-interview-with-rabbi-joseph-shulam/ lessons/special-events/se-interview-with-rabbi-joseph-shulam/ Sun, 09 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis week, with the help of Scott Sager from Lipscomb University, Mark interviewed Joseph Shulam, a highly respected Hebrew scholar and Christian Minister. He was born in Bulgaria and his family moved to Jereusalem. Shulambecame a Christian in 1962 and wawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis week, with the help of Scott Sager from Lipscomb University, Mark interviewed Joseph Shulam, a highly respected Hebrew scholar and Christian Minister. He was born in Bulgaria and his family moved to Jereusalem. Shulambecame a Christian in 1962 and was rejected by his family. His powerful testimony is an inspiration for every believer. He holds several degrees and speaks seven languages. Listen to Rabbi/Teacher Shulam provide unique perspectives and insights while sharing his in-depth knowledge of Scripture PWD Lesson 04 Roman 1:16-17 Part 2 Mark Lanier Now that Mark had described the power of the good news, an actual historical event that Paul wants everyone to know about, Paul continues with the statement that “for in this the righteousness of God is revealed”. One has to wonder what Paul meant by that word!!! Part 2 of last week’s Romans passage concentrates on the word “righteousness". Using a quote from N.T. Wright to start the conversation, Mark defines justificiation (watch and see how well he teaches you this) and how important it is to accept the good news BEFORE you accept your justification!! God’s power is able to justify you!!!! Want to understand!!!?? Watch!!! #NTWRIGHT #Justification #StPaul #GOODNEWS #GOSPEL https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-04-roman-116-17-part-2/ lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-04-roman-116-17-part-2/ Sun, 02 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoNow that Mark had described the power of the good news, an actual historical event that Paul wants everyone to know about, Paul continues with the statement that “for in this the righteousness of God is revealed”. One has to wonder what Paul meant by thatwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comNow that Mark had described the power of the good news, an actual historical event that Paul wants everyone to know about, Paul continues with the statement that “for in this the righteousness of God is revealed”. One has to wonder what Paul meant by that word!!! Part 2 of last week’s Romans passage concentrates on the word “righteousness". Using a quote from N.T. Wright to start the conversation, Mark defines justificiation (watch and see how well he teaches you this) and how important it is to accept the good news BEFORE you accept your justification!! God’s power is able to justify you!!!! Want to understand!!!?? Watch!!! #NTWRIGHT #Justification #StPaul #GOODNEWS #GOSPEL SE - Dr. David Capes - Jesus and the Devil Dr. David Capes Guest teacher Dr. David Capes, Senior Research Fellow at The Lanier Theological Library, continued the series, Digging Deeper - Passages Worth the Dig. Dr. Capes’ lesson “The Devil Didn't Make Me Do It” used an excerpt from Matthew 4 that records the testing/temptation of Jesus. The Old Testament records Abraham’s testing regarding the sacrifice of his only son Isaac, and Jesus is the singular offspring of Abraham. Listen to Dr. Capes talk about the three temptations or testings of Jesus. Keywords: Jesus, Temptation, Testing, Fasting, Satan https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-dr-david-capes-jesus-and-the-devil/ lessons/special-events/se-dr-david-capes-jesus-and-the-devil/ Mon, 27 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoGuest teacher Dr. David Capes, Senior Research Fellow at The Lanier Theological Library, continued the series, Digging Deeper - Passages Worth the Dig. Dr. Capes’ lesson “The Devil Didn't Make Me Do It” used an excerpt from Matthew 4 that records the testwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comGuest teacher Dr. David Capes, Senior Research Fellow at The Lanier Theological Library, continued the series, Digging Deeper - Passages Worth the Dig. Dr. Capes’ lesson “The Devil Didn't Make Me Do It” used an excerpt from Matthew 4 that records the testing/temptation of Jesus. The Old Testament records Abraham’s testing regarding the sacrifice of his only son Isaac, and Jesus is the singular offspring of Abraham. Listen to Dr. Capes talk about the three temptations or testings of Jesus. Keywords: Jesus, Temptation, Testing, Fasting, Satan PWD Lesson 03 Roman 1:16-17 Part 1 Mark Lanier Mark continues with a third lesson in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusing on Romans 1:16-17 and a key word of “gospel”. The book Paul wrote to the church in Rome can be summarized in these two verses. Mark shares how numerous English words come from Greek roots. Translating takes work. We must use the language tools now available to have enhanced understanding of the vocabulary - 1) Look it up (lexicon), 2) Look at context, 3) Examine other usage/contrasts by author. Mark reveals the history of the church in Rome including the expulsion and return of the Jews and how these language tools can help us with an enhanced understanding of why Paul wrote to the church in Rome and what he meant by “the gospel.” KEYWORDS: Paul, Romans, gospel, lexicon, context, usage, Jews, Greeks, Gentiles https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-03-roman-116-17-part-1/ lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-03-roman-116-17-part-1/ Sun, 19 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with a third lesson in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusing on Romans 1:16-17 and a key word of “gospel”. The book Paul wrote to the church in Rome can be summarized in these two verses. Mark shares how numerous English words come frowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with a third lesson in the series Passages Worth the Dig focusing on Romans 1:16-17 and a key word of “gospel”. The book Paul wrote to the church in Rome can be summarized in these two verses. Mark shares how numerous English words come from Greek roots. Translating takes work. We must use the language tools now available to have enhanced understanding of the vocabulary - 1) Look it up (lexicon), 2) Look at context, 3) Examine other usage/contrasts by author. Mark reveals the history of the church in Rome including the expulsion and return of the Jews and how these language tools can help us with an enhanced understanding of why Paul wrote to the church in Rome and what he meant by “the gospel.” KEYWORDS: Paul, Romans, gospel, lexicon, context, usage, Jews, Greeks, Gentiles PWD Lesson 02 Jude 5 Mark Lanier Mark, continues in the series Passages Worth the Dig with a focus on Jude. This short book was authored by Judas, a brother to Jesus. Mark contextually shows how Judas took writings current at the time to help make his point. Mark digs into verse 5 specifically and shows how different English translations based their source of original Greek New Testament writings found on either parchment or papyrus. Mark concludes that knowing Judas likely wrote “Jesus” rather than “the Lord” in verse 5 can make a difference in our lives if we consider it more deeply. KEYWORDS: Jude, Judas, Jesus, Lord, translation https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-02-jude-5/ lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-02-jude-5/ Sun, 12 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark, continues in the series Passages Worth the Dig with a focus on Jude. This short book was authored by Judas, a brother to Jesus. Mark contextually shows how Judas took writings current at the time to help make his point. Mark digs into verse 5 specifwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark, continues in the series Passages Worth the Dig with a focus on Jude. This short book was authored by Judas, a brother to Jesus. Mark contextually shows how Judas took writings current at the time to help make his point. Mark digs into verse 5 specifically and shows how different English translations based their source of original Greek New Testament writings found on either parchment or papyrus. Mark concludes that knowing Judas likely wrote “Jesus” rather than “the Lord” in verse 5 can make a difference in our lives if we consider it more deeply. KEYWORDS: Jude, Judas, Jesus, Lord, translation PWD Lesson 01 Joshua 24:23 Mark Lanier Mark began 2020 with a series titled Digging Deeply into God’s Word - Passages Worth the Dig. Mark begins with how people who don’t have a relationship with the Creator have a restless desire to fill their emptiness. Mark used Joshua 24:23 to show the challenge presented to people of Israel. Whom will they serve? Who will fill their needs? Mark discussed the writings throughout history of those who sought to explain the human need to satisfy their inner longing. These are people who either 1) find meaning in destructive behaviors 2) who fight to clean up destructive behaviors or 3) who find meaning in truly productive ways. Listen to Mark contextually dig deeper looking for truth in scripture. KEYWORDS: Put Away, Incline Toward, Resolutions, New Year, Joshua, god, emptiness, desire, fill, serve, longing https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-01-joshua-2423/ lessons/passages-worth-the-dig/pwd-lesson-01-joshua-2423/ Sun, 05 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark began 2020 with a series titled Digging Deeply into God’s Word - Passages Worth the Dig. Mark begins with how people who don’t have a relationship with the Creator have a restless desire to fill their emptiness. Mark used Joshua 24:23 to show the chawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark began 2020 with a series titled Digging Deeply into God’s Word - Passages Worth the Dig. Mark begins with how people who don’t have a relationship with the Creator have a restless desire to fill their emptiness. Mark used Joshua 24:23 to show the challenge presented to people of Israel. Whom will they serve? Who will fill their needs? Mark discussed the writings throughout history of those who sought to explain the human need to satisfy their inner longing. These are people who either 1) find meaning in destructive behaviors 2) who fight to clean up destructive behaviors or 3) who find meaning in truly productive ways. Listen to Mark contextually dig deeper looking for truth in scripture. KEYWORDS: Put Away, Incline Toward, Resolutions, New Year, Joshua, god, emptiness, desire, fill, serve, longing SE - Advent Mark Lanier Mark taught the 2019 Christmas lesson from Luke. We are in the season of Advent. During this time, we celebrate the arrival/coming/approach of Jesus. The lesson shows three veins of thought: the incarnation, the arrival of Jesus in our lives, and His second coming. The word Messiah comes from the Hebrew word meaning “someone has poured oil on their heads anointing them. Prophets, Priests, and Kings were anointed. The Greek word for this action is Christo. Listen to Mark teach the deep connectivity of advent in our lives, God’s timing, and how the power of prayer changes things. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-advent/ lessons/special-events/se-advent/ Sun, 15 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught the 2019 Christmas lesson from Luke. We are in the season of Advent. During this time, we celebrate the arrival/coming/approach of Jesus. The lesson shows three veins of thought: the incarnation, the arrival of Jesus in our lives, and His secowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught the 2019 Christmas lesson from Luke. We are in the season of Advent. During this time, we celebrate the arrival/coming/approach of Jesus. The lesson shows three veins of thought: the incarnation, the arrival of Jesus in our lives, and His second coming. The word Messiah comes from the Hebrew word meaning “someone has poured oil on their heads anointing them. Prophets, Priests, and Kings were anointed. The Greek word for this action is Christo. Listen to Mark teach the deep connectivity of advent in our lives, God’s timing, and how the power of prayer changes things. SE - Dr. Michael Lloyd Interview with Mark Mark Lanier Mark Lanier interviews Dr. Michael Lloyd, the Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford. Watch as this fascinating banter as Mark and his guest reveal Dr. Lloyd's background, his spiritual path, and his theological ideas. Listen as he explains his current interest in the the problem of evil, including that which is caused by sinful man, and that which has no root in human behavior. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-dr-michael-lloyd-interview-with-mark/ lessons/special-events/se-dr-michael-lloyd-interview-with-mark/ Sun, 08 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark Lanier interviews Dr. Michael Lloyd, the Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford. Watch as this fascinating banter as Mark and his guest reveal Dr. Lloyd's background, his spiritual path, and his theological ideas. Listen as he explainwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark Lanier interviews Dr. Michael Lloyd, the Principal of Wycliffe Hall at the University of Oxford. Watch as this fascinating banter as Mark and his guest reveal Dr. Lloyd's background, his spiritual path, and his theological ideas. Listen as he explains his current interest in the the problem of evil, including that which is caused by sinful man, and that which has no root in human behavior. OTJ Lesson 13 The Adulteress Mark Lanier Mark continues his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John. This week Mark taught on the passage of John 7:53 through 8:11. Not every version of the Bible has this story or this placement where Jesus interacts with the woman caught in adultery. The Scribes and Pharisees wanted Jesus to condemn her. Should we question if John authored this passage, we need to remember original manuscripts were hand-written and copied, so differences could occur. Discover the analogy of God’s finger writing the ten commandments for Moses and Jesus writing with His finger in the sand to the woman's accusers. Listen to Mark teach about ancient documents and the oldest known copies of secular manuscripts as compared to those of the Bible. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-13-the-adulteress/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-13-the-adulteress/ Sun, 01 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John. This week Mark taught on the passage of John 7:53 through 8:11. Not every version of the Bible has this story or this placement where Jesus interacts with the woman caught in adulwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John. This week Mark taught on the passage of John 7:53 through 8:11. Not every version of the Bible has this story or this placement where Jesus interacts with the woman caught in adultery. The Scribes and Pharisees wanted Jesus to condemn her. Should we question if John authored this passage, we need to remember original manuscripts were hand-written and copied, so differences could occur. Discover the analogy of God’s finger writing the ten commandments for Moses and Jesus writing with His finger in the sand to the woman's accusers. Listen to Mark teach about ancient documents and the oldest known copies of secular manuscripts as compared to those of the Bible. OTJ Lesson 12 Feast of Booths Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-12-feast-of-booths/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-12-feast-of-booths/ Sun, 24 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com OTJ Lesson 11 Jesus is the Messiah Mark Lanier Mark continues the series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. This week’s lesson shares insights into John 6. In this passage, John wantsreaders to think about the Passover while he relays how Jesus fed the crowd from five barley loaves and 2 fishes. From the leftovers, He filled twelve baskets.John wants us to understand that Jesus is Moses on steroids. Jesus is greater than Moses. Jesussays don't work for manna but the bread of life. Listen to Mark talk about the one thing we must do to obtain eternal life: trust Jesus, the true bread from heaven. The bread of God is He who came down from heaven and gave His life for the world. Jesus is the bread of life. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-11-jesus-is-the-messiah/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-11-jesus-is-the-messiah/ Sun, 17 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. This week’s lesson shares insights into John 6. In this passage, John wantsreaders to think about the Passover while he relays how Jesus fed the crowd from five barley loaveswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. This week’s lesson shares insights into John 6. In this passage, John wantsreaders to think about the Passover while he relays how Jesus fed the crowd from five barley loaves and 2 fishes. From the leftovers, He filled twelve baskets.John wants us to understand that Jesus is Moses on steroids. Jesus is greater than Moses. Jesussays don't work for manna but the bread of life. Listen to Mark talk about the one thing we must do to obtain eternal life: trust Jesus, the true bread from heaven. The bread of God is He who came down from heaven and gave His life for the world. Jesus is the bread of life. SE - C.S. Lewis by Steven Fenley Steven Fenley The Biblical Literacy class today celebrated Mark’s birthday with a production drama of C.S. Lewis by Steven Fenley. Fenley shared Lewis’s thoughts of love, pain, and suffering through the dramatization of several of Lewis’s books. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-c-s-lewis-by-steven-fenley/ lessons/special-events/se-c-s-lewis-by-steven-fenley/ Mon, 11 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe Biblical Literacy class today celebrated Mark’s birthday with a production drama of C.S. Lewis by Steven Fenley. Fenley shared Lewis’s thoughts of love, pain, and suffering through the dramatization of several of Lewis’s books.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe Biblical Literacy class today celebrated Mark’s birthday with a production drama of C.S. Lewis by Steven Fenley. Fenley shared Lewis’s thoughts of love, pain, and suffering through the dramatization of several of Lewis’s books. OTJ Lesson 10 Jesus, God and the Law Mark Lanier Mark continued The Gospel of John series with a focus on getting into the mind of John as the author of John 5:2-16 -the healing of a crippled man on the sabbath. John is consistent throughout his writings to use spiritual feasts of the Jews to highlight specific details in Jesus’ life. This passage does not name which feast. Mark shows that nothing in the feasts, Bethesda, the pool, the Torah, or the five columns could ever bring healing and salvation. John used his writings to show us clearly who Jesus is, the only way to life everlasting. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-10-jesus-god-and-the-law/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-10-jesus-god-and-the-law/ Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued The Gospel of John series with a focus on getting into the mind of John as the author of John 5:2-16 -the healing of a crippled man on the sabbath. John is consistent throughout his writings to use spiritual feasts of the Jews to highlight webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued The Gospel of John series with a focus on getting into the mind of John as the author of John 5:2-16 -the healing of a crippled man on the sabbath. John is consistent throughout his writings to use spiritual feasts of the Jews to highlight specific details in Jesus’ life. This passage does not name which feast. Mark shows that nothing in the feasts, Bethesda, the pool, the Torah, or the five columns could ever bring healing and salvation. John used his writings to show us clearly who Jesus is, the only way to life everlasting. SE - Brent Johnson Sent on Mission Brent Johnson Mission Sunday emphasis/focus. Listen first to Gordon Fort a missionary from the International Mission Board as he shares his testimony of God's promises at work in his life and others from all over the world who followed God in obedience to missions. God is moving in the world in an unprecedented way. Brent Johnson then teaches from Ephesians 4. We should all be on mission for God, called out to proclaim the excellencies of Him. God's gifts are given to glorify Him. Listen to Brent talk about using opportunities to share the excellence of God https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-brent-johnson-sent-on-mission/ lessons/special-events/se-brent-johnson-sent-on-mission/ Sun, 27 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMission Sunday emphasis/focus. Listen first to Gordon Fort a missionary from the International Mission Board as he shares his testimony of God's promises at work in his life and others from all over the world who followed God in obedience to missions. Godwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMission Sunday emphasis/focus. Listen first to Gordon Fort a missionary from the International Mission Board as he shares his testimony of God's promises at work in his life and others from all over the world who followed God in obedience to missions. God is moving in the world in an unprecedented way. Brent Johnson then teaches from Ephesians 4. We should all be on mission for God, called out to proclaim the excellencies of Him. God's gifts are given to glorify Him. Listen to Brent talk about using opportunities to share the excellence of God OTJ Lesson 9 Untangling Scripture Mark Lanier Mark continued with his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John with a focus on John 4:43-54. Do you ever struggle to untangle a Bible passage? An example is found in verses 43-45. Doesn't make sense? Confusing? Watch as Mark reviews this passage for context, sharing the experiences Jesus had in Jerusalem and Samaria, and how that influenced John’s writing. Various techniques Mark uses to dig deeper can help us untangle other Scripture passages that at first read may appear confusing. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-9-untangling-scripture/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-9-untangling-scripture/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John with a focus on John 4:43-54. Do you ever struggle to untangle a Bible passage? An example is found in verses 43-45. Doesn't make sense? Confusing? Watch as Mark reviews this webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John with a focus on John 4:43-54. Do you ever struggle to untangle a Bible passage? An example is found in verses 43-45. Doesn't make sense? Confusing? Watch as Mark reviews this passage for context, sharing the experiences Jesus had in Jerusalem and Samaria, and how that influenced John’s writing. Various techniques Mark uses to dig deeper can help us untangle other Scripture passages that at first read may appear confusing. OTJ Lesson 8 Woman at the Well Mark Lanier Mark continued his series of Reading the Old Testament Through John by focusing on John 4: The Woman at the Well. This passage shows how Jesus' life experiences relate to us. Jesus was also man, thirsty and weary from the walking. The Samaritan woman at the well wasn't supposed to be drawing water in the heat of the day. Jews and Samaritans disliked each other, and yet Jesus engaged in conversation with her. He offered her Living water, which was freshwater, new springs of life that flow eternally and leads us to worship God in spirit and truth. Many from the village believed. Listen to Mark parallel Nicodemus's visit to Jesus and His journey with talking to the Samaritan woman. Do we cling to dead rituals instead of embracing Jesus? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-8-woman-at-the-well/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-8-woman-at-the-well/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his series of Reading the Old Testament Through John by focusing on John 4: The Woman at the Well. This passage shows how Jesus' life experiences relate to us. Jesus was also man, thirsty and weary from the walking. The Samaritan woman at twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his series of Reading the Old Testament Through John by focusing on John 4: The Woman at the Well. This passage shows how Jesus' life experiences relate to us. Jesus was also man, thirsty and weary from the walking. The Samaritan woman at the well wasn't supposed to be drawing water in the heat of the day. Jews and Samaritans disliked each other, and yet Jesus engaged in conversation with her. He offered her Living water, which was freshwater, new springs of life that flow eternally and leads us to worship God in spirit and truth. Many from the village believed. Listen to Mark parallel Nicodemus's visit to Jesus and His journey with talking to the Samaritan woman. Do we cling to dead rituals instead of embracing Jesus? SE - Melvin Tinker Hidden Gems in John Melvin Tinker Melvin Tinker, prolific author and Vicar of St. John Newland stops by from Hull England to share a type of Bible GPS. He examines whether certain numbers mentioned in the gospel of John contain hidden meanings. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-melvin-tinker-hidden-gems-in-john/ lessons/special-events/se-melvin-tinker-hidden-gems-in-john/ Sun, 06 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMelvin Tinker, prolific author and Vicar of St. John Newland stops by from Hull England to share a type of Bible GPS. He examines whether certain numbers mentioned in the gospel of John contain hidden meanings.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMelvin Tinker, prolific author and Vicar of St. John Newland stops by from Hull England to share a type of Bible GPS. He examines whether certain numbers mentioned in the gospel of John contain hidden meanings. OTJ Lesson 7 Nicodemus Mark Lanier Mark continues with Lesson 7  in the series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, In chapter 3, John writes of Jesus and others on a series of journeys. Mark looks at three distinct journeys: the journey of night to light, an empowering journey, an expectant journey. Mark begins with the story of Nicodemus. #love #Christianity #hope #mentalfitness #truth #spirituality #biblicalliteracy #bible #biblestudy #marklanier #Jesus For all videos in this series go to https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRJZ8-ohk26siNlnNJiFmVpUCdlnITWlb For all of the written lessons and powerpoint, go to https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-7-nicodemus/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-7-nicodemus/ Sun, 22 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with Lesson 7  in the series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, In chapter 3, John writes of Jesus and others on a series of journeys. Mark looks at three distinct journeys: the journey of night to light, an empowering journewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with Lesson 7  in the series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, In chapter 3, John writes of Jesus and others on a series of journeys. Mark looks at three distinct journeys: the journey of night to light, an empowering journey, an expectant journey. Mark begins with the story of Nicodemus. #love #Christianity #hope #mentalfitness #truth #spirituality #biblicalliteracy #bible #biblestudy #marklanier #Jesus For all videos in this series go to https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRJZ8-ohk26siNlnNJiFmVpUCdlnITWlb For all of the written lessons and powerpoint, go to https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/ OTJ Lesson 6 A Wedding & the Tabernacle Mark Lanier Mark continues the series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John. He moves into Chapter 2, where John is teaching a commentary from the Torah, laying out the themes: 1) Jesus the "greater" than Moses; 2) Jesus: where God meets with us; 3) Jesus: the source of life. Listen as Mark discusses the themes as they appear in The Wedding at Cana (Jn 2:1-11), and Jesus cleanses the Temple (Jn 2: 13-22). #love #Christianity #hope #mentalfitness #truth #spirituality #biblicalliteracy #bible #biblestudy #marklanier #Jesus For all videos in this series go to https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRJZ8-ohk26siNlnNJiFmVpUCdlnITWlb For all of the written lessons and powerpoint, go to https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/ https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-6-a-wedding-the-tabernacle/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-6-a-wedding-the-tabernacle/ Sun, 15 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John. He moves into Chapter 2, where John is teaching a commentary from the Torah, laying out the themes: 1) Jesus the "greater" than Moses; 2) Jesus: where God meets with us; 3) Jesus:webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John. He moves into Chapter 2, where John is teaching a commentary from the Torah, laying out the themes: 1) Jesus the "greater" than Moses; 2) Jesus: where God meets with us; 3) Jesus: the source of life. Listen as Mark discusses the themes as they appear in The Wedding at Cana (Jn 2:1-11), and Jesus cleanses the Temple (Jn 2: 13-22). #love #Christianity #hope #mentalfitness #truth #spirituality #biblicalliteracy #bible #biblestudy #marklanier #Jesus For all videos in this series go to https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRJZ8-ohk26siNlnNJiFmVpUCdlnITWlb For all of the written lessons and powerpoint, go to https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/ OTJ Lesson 5 Finding the OT Mark Lanier Continuing his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, Mark takes us further into the first chapter, beyond the prologue (John 1:1-14), to the closing of John 20: 30-31. It states that the Gospel of John was written so that we may believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and answers the question "Who is Jesus?". John writes to provide confirmation or proof of the answer. Listen as Mark presents the testimonies of three people, John the Baptist, Andrew, and Nathaniel, to answer this question as he closes John 1. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-5-finding-the-ot/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-5-finding-the-ot/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoContinuing his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, Mark takes us further into the first chapter, beyond the prologue (John 1:1-14), to the closing of John 20: 30-31. It states that the Gospel of John was written so that we may believewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comContinuing his series: Finding the Old Testament in the Gospel of John, Mark takes us further into the first chapter, beyond the prologue (John 1:1-14), to the closing of John 20: 30-31. It states that the Gospel of John was written so that we may believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and answers the question "Who is Jesus?". John writes to provide confirmation or proof of the answer. Listen as Mark presents the testimonies of three people, John the Baptist, Andrew, and Nathaniel, to answer this question as he closes John 1. SE - Brent Johnson Entomology of Logos Brent Johnson https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-brent-johnson-entomology-of-logos/ lessons/special-events/se-brent-johnson-entomology-of-logos/ Sun, 08 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com OTJ Lesson 4 The Word Mark Lanier Mark continues the series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. This week, he concludes the prologue of John 1:1-18 with an emphasis on verses 15-18. John, the last living eye-witness to Jesus, writes in the present tense because Jesus is real to him. Jesus as light of the world outshines everyone else; He is the holy one of Israel. John's Gospel was written in Ephesus around the mid-60s using language taken from Paul in Ephesians 1 and 2. We learn that the greatness of the Word is based onwho the Word is—God. The greatness of God isn't only depicted thru His power and might; but also His love. Jesus is the expression of God’s love in a true love story. Listen to Mark share that all we need to see and emulate about God is found in Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-4-the-word/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-4-the-word/ Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues the series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. This week, he concludes the prologue of John 1:1-18 with an emphasis on verses 15-18. John, the last living eye-witness to Jesus, writes in the present tense because Jesus iswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues the series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. This week, he concludes the prologue of John 1:1-18 with an emphasis on verses 15-18. John, the last living eye-witness to Jesus, writes in the present tense because Jesus is real to him. Jesus as light of the world outshines everyone else; He is the holy one of Israel. John's Gospel was written in Ephesus around the mid-60s using language taken from Paul in Ephesians 1 and 2. We learn that the greatness of the Word is based onwho the Word is—God. The greatness of God isn't only depicted thru His power and might; but also His love. Jesus is the expression of God’s love in a true love story. Listen to Mark share that all we need to see and emulate about God is found in Jesus. OTJ Lesson 3 You Jesus Incarnate Mark Lanier Mark continued his series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. His teachings emphasis how John's writings show Old Testament roads lead to Jesus. The focus this week is John 1:9-14 of John’s prologue -The Incarnation of the Word. John communicates 1) Jesus as the true “light,” 2) Jesus the rejected “light,” and 3) Jesus as the Tabernacle. Listen to Mark point out the Old Testament Scripture passages that reflect John’s teachings about Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-3-you-jesus-incarnate/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-3-you-jesus-incarnate/ Sun, 18 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. His teachings emphasis how John's writings show Old Testament roads lead to Jesus. The focus this week is John 1:9-14 of John’s prologue -The Incarnation of the Word. John cowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his series: Reading the Old Testament Through the Gospel of John. His teachings emphasis how John's writings show Old Testament roads lead to Jesus. The focus this week is John 1:9-14 of John’s prologue -The Incarnation of the Word. John communicates 1) Jesus as the true “light,” 2) Jesus the rejected “light,” and 3) Jesus as the Tabernacle. Listen to Mark point out the Old Testament Scripture passages that reflect John’s teachings about Jesus. OTJ Lesson 2 John the Baptist and Jesus Mark Lanier Mark continues his series on reading the Old Testament thru The Gospel of John. We learn how History is God's Tapestry, and He weaves it forward to show His character. Mark dissects John’s original Greek language to help our understanding of the message of John the Baptist. John the Baptist and Moses were both sent with a purpose. Mark shares how each life is like a thread with choice and purpose. “...we are active in God’s hands as he weaves through time to create the historythat will culminate in the coming of his kingdom at the right time and in the right manner." https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-2-john-the-baptist-and-jesus/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-2-john-the-baptist-and-jesus/ Sun, 11 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues his series on reading the Old Testament thru The Gospel of John. We learn how History is God's Tapestry, and He weaves it forward to show His character. Mark dissects John’s original Greek language to help our understanding of the message owebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues his series on reading the Old Testament thru The Gospel of John. We learn how History is God's Tapestry, and He weaves it forward to show His character. Mark dissects John’s original Greek language to help our understanding of the message of John the Baptist. John the Baptist and Moses were both sent with a purpose. Mark shares how each life is like a thread with choice and purpose. “...we are active in God’s hands as he weaves through time to create the historythat will culminate in the coming of his kingdom at the right time and in the right manner." SE OTJ David Fleming - John David Fleming Pastor David Fleming taught from the Gospel of John by beginning the class with a video titled "Who is Jesus?”. John 1:1 answers the question. Pastor David taught: You cannot be wrong about Jesus and be right with God. Jesus says this about Himself. God the son, Jesus, existed prior to preexistence. Pastor David shared the Word, Logos, has a deeper meaning in Greek. God speaks the Word into action. The words and actions of Jesus were the words and actions of God. Listen to Pastor David expound on the who Jesus is by focusing on God’s word as revealed in the Gospel of John. It's all about Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-otj-david-fleming-john/ lessons/special-events/se-otj-david-fleming-john/ Sun, 04 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPastor David Fleming taught from the Gospel of John by beginning the class with a video titled "Who is Jesus?”. John 1:1 answers the question. Pastor David taught: You cannot be wrong about Jesus and be right with God. Jesus says this about Himself. God twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPastor David Fleming taught from the Gospel of John by beginning the class with a video titled "Who is Jesus?”. John 1:1 answers the question. Pastor David taught: You cannot be wrong about Jesus and be right with God. Jesus says this about Himself. God the son, Jesus, existed prior to preexistence. Pastor David shared the Word, Logos, has a deeper meaning in Greek. God speaks the Word into action. The words and actions of Jesus were the words and actions of God. Listen to Pastor David expound on the who Jesus is by focusing on God’s word as revealed in the Gospel of John. It's all about Jesus. OTJ Lesson 1 Overview Mark Lanier Mark began a new series on the Gospel of John with an overview. John wrote the Gospel because he wanted no one to have a doubt about Jesus’ identity. In Genesis, the Messiah is prophesied: from the off-spring of woman, masculine,and from the seed of Abraham, an Israelite. The prophecies continue throughout the Old Testament revealing the Messiah is coming, and He will have the words of God in His mouth. The question is who is the promised Messiah? John answers this in his Gospel.Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in Him, we may have life. (John 20:31) Mark further explains how all scriptural roads lead to Jesus. Of the four gospels, the first three are synoptic. The Gospel of John is different. Listen to Mark teach the history of John’s Gospel and insight into the writings https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-1-overview/ lessons/reading-the-old-testament-through-the-gospel-of-john/otj-lesson-1-overview/ Sun, 28 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark began a new series on the Gospel of John with an overview. John wrote the Gospel because he wanted no one to have a doubt about Jesus’ identity. In Genesis, the Messiah is prophesied: from the off-spring of woman, masculine,and from the seed of Abrahwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark began a new series on the Gospel of John with an overview. John wrote the Gospel because he wanted no one to have a doubt about Jesus’ identity. In Genesis, the Messiah is prophesied: from the off-spring of woman, masculine,and from the seed of Abraham, an Israelite. The prophecies continue throughout the Old Testament revealing the Messiah is coming, and He will have the words of God in His mouth. The question is who is the promised Messiah? John answers this in his Gospel.Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing in Him, we may have life. (John 20:31) Mark further explains how all scriptural roads lead to Jesus. Of the four gospels, the first three are synoptic. The Gospel of John is different. Listen to Mark teach the history of John’s Gospel and insight into the writings GOG 020 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 8 Mark Lanier Is God of guilty of Fraud? Mark completes his series in Therole of Science and Faith. This week the focus is Science and Ethics.Science is a God-given Gift to Understand His Creation. Mark discusses stem cell research, cloning humans, mood altering drugs, antidepressants, artificial intelligence, animal testing,euthanasia, gene transfer DNA, andin vitro fertilization. When are these items right in God’s eyes? Listen to Mark provide guidance: read Scripture, seek counsel, understand science, examine motives, and apply God’s principle https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-020-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-8/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-020-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-8/ Sun, 21 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIs God of guilty of Fraud? Mark completes his series in Therole of Science and Faith. This week the focus is Science and Ethics.Science is a God-given Gift to Understand His Creation. Mark discusses stem cell research, cloning humans, mood altering drugs,webmaster@biblical-literacy.comIs God of guilty of Fraud? Mark completes his series in Therole of Science and Faith. This week the focus is Science and Ethics.Science is a God-given Gift to Understand His Creation. Mark discusses stem cell research, cloning humans, mood altering drugs, antidepressants, artificial intelligence, animal testing,euthanasia, gene transfer DNA, andin vitro fertilization. When are these items right in God’s eyes? Listen to Mark provide guidance: read Scripture, seek counsel, understand science, examine motives, and apply God’s principle GOG 019 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 7 Mark Lanier Mark continues in his amazing series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? The topic for the past few Sundays has been: The Role of Science and Faith, and this week’s focus wraps up Creation or Evolution? The Bible is a revelation from God, beginning with Genesis 1:1. To interpret correctly, contextual reading is required with an understanding of the culture from the time it was written. Readers comprehend best by learning the historical connotation. Moses saw the world through his upbringing and education. God used ancient cosmology, but He gave an entirely different message. Listen to Mark expound on Egyptian culture, the Egyptian plagues and how the 10 commandments were a game changer against their culture. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-019-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-7/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-019-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-7/ Sun, 14 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues in his amazing series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? The topic for the past few Sundays has been: The Role of Science and Faith, and this week’s focus wraps up Creation or Evolution? The Bible is a revelation from God, beginning with Genesis 1:1.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues in his amazing series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? The topic for the past few Sundays has been: The Role of Science and Faith, and this week’s focus wraps up Creation or Evolution? The Bible is a revelation from God, beginning with Genesis 1:1. To interpret correctly, contextual reading is required with an understanding of the culture from the time it was written. Readers comprehend best by learning the historical connotation. Moses saw the world through his upbringing and education. God used ancient cosmology, but He gave an entirely different message. Listen to Mark expound on Egyptian culture, the Egyptian plagues and how the 10 commandments were a game changer against their culture. GOG 018 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 6 Mark Lanier Is God Guilty of Fraud? Mark began the lesson with a review and reminder there are issues within this world that need to be addressed according to a Christian worldview. Biblical faith and science are not in opposition. The Bible says the world makes sense (Genesis 1:1 - 3). God formed and filled His creation. Orderly and self-sustaining. Sensible and logical. God brings good out of evil, and that is our job too. We must read the Bible keeping in mind the cultural audience and context in which it was written. God’s concern was for the people to understand Him, not correct their views of cosmology. God used their cosmology for a heavenly message: there is one God who created the heavens and the earth. Listen to Mark read the story of creation from Mesopotamia comparing it to the Biblical account. Discover how this ancient accounting has no resemblance to the one true God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-018-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-6/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-018-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-6/ Sun, 07 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIs God Guilty of Fraud? Mark began the lesson with a review and reminder there are issues within this world that need to be addressed according to a Christian worldview. Biblical faith and science are not in opposition. The Bible says the world makes senswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIs God Guilty of Fraud? Mark began the lesson with a review and reminder there are issues within this world that need to be addressed according to a Christian worldview. Biblical faith and science are not in opposition. The Bible says the world makes sense (Genesis 1:1 - 3). God formed and filled His creation. Orderly and self-sustaining. Sensible and logical. God brings good out of evil, and that is our job too. We must read the Bible keeping in mind the cultural audience and context in which it was written. God’s concern was for the people to understand Him, not correct their views of cosmology. God used their cosmology for a heavenly message: there is one God who created the heavens and the earth. Listen to Mark read the story of creation from Mesopotamia comparing it to the Biblical account. Discover how this ancient accounting has no resemblance to the one true God. GOG 017 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 5 Mark Lanier Is God guilty of Fraud? God of Faith or God of Science? Mark focused on Scripture and Issues regarding creation vs. evolution. There are 2 major concerns for most people. 1 the integrity of scripture 2. Whether there’s a need for God. Listen as Mark shares 3 questions to organize our thoughts: 1. What is the cosmology with reference to how the ancients viewed the universe's structure? 2. What is the significance of the Hebrews words and language? 3. What is the message God was trying to convey then and how does it apply now? God was concerned of how Israel understood God, humanity, and other important matters and used the people's concepts of the universe’s structure at that time. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-017-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-5/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-017-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-5/ Sun, 23 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIs God guilty of Fraud? God of Faith or God of Science? Mark focused on Scripture and Issues regarding creation vs. evolution. There are 2 major concerns for most people. 1 the integrity of scripture 2. Whether there’s a need for God. Listen as Mark sharewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIs God guilty of Fraud? God of Faith or God of Science? Mark focused on Scripture and Issues regarding creation vs. evolution. There are 2 major concerns for most people. 1 the integrity of scripture 2. Whether there’s a need for God. Listen as Mark shares 3 questions to organize our thoughts: 1. What is the cosmology with reference to how the ancients viewed the universe's structure? 2. What is the significance of the Hebrews words and language? 3. What is the message God was trying to convey then and how does it apply now? God was concerned of how Israel understood God, humanity, and other important matters and used the people's concepts of the universe’s structure at that time. SE - IGGOF Brent Johnson - Take Action Now Brent Johnson Pastor Brent Johnson, of Champion Forest Baptis tChurch, discusses in this lesson "Take Action Now". In each Biblical Literacy lesson, Mark Lanier concludes with"Take Action Now"-takeaway points that he ties to the lesson and scripture, thatwe canread and reflect upon in the up-coming week.In our busy livesthough,doing this is a challenge we all face.Listen as Brent outlinesfrom Deuteronomy 6,scripturalinstructionon howto take actionto help us study the Bible,andimprove our ability to live out our faith with family, friends, and at work or in the community. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-iggof-brent-johnson-take-action-now/ lessons/special-events/se-iggof-brent-johnson-take-action-now/ Sun, 16 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPastor Brent Johnson, of Champion Forest Baptis tChurch, discusses in this lesson "Take Action Now". In each Biblical Literacy lesson, Mark Lanier concludes with"Take Action Now"-takeaway points that he ties to the lesson and scripture, thatwe canread andwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPastor Brent Johnson, of Champion Forest Baptis tChurch, discusses in this lesson "Take Action Now". In each Biblical Literacy lesson, Mark Lanier concludes with"Take Action Now"-takeaway points that he ties to the lesson and scripture, thatwe canread and reflect upon in the up-coming week.In our busy livesthough,doing this is a challenge we all face.Listen as Brent outlinesfrom Deuteronomy 6,scripturalinstructionon howto take actionto help us study the Bible,andimprove our ability to live out our faith with family, friends, and at work or in the community. GOG 016 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 4 Mark Lanier Is God Guilty of Fraud: Part 16 -Science or Faith Part 5Mark opens this week’s lesson with the question: Does science conflict with faith? Faith is something that instructs us to use science to good ends, gives us a reason, purpose, and infuses us with morality. If Scripture and science seem to differ, keep digging. Embracing science increases our understanding of Scripture. On the question of creation or evolution, Mark lays out two major concerns for many people: 1) Do we believe in the integrity of God’s word? 2) Is there a need for God. Listen to Mark discuss the creation accounting in Genesis 1 through 2:3 as he addresses these additional questions: How literal do we take these verses? Fully literal or allegorical? Did God speak Hebrew when he spoke the world into existence? Did God make the world in 6, 24 hour literal days? Are there other ways to understand the creation story? Join Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 4 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and how the view we have of the world affects how we live day-to-day. This video is part of a series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-016-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-4/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-016-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-4/ Sun, 09 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIs God Guilty of Fraud: Part 16 -Science or Faith Part 5Mark opens this week’s lesson with the question: Does science conflict with faith? Faith is something that instructs us to use science to good ends, gives us a reason, purpose, and infuses us with mowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIs God Guilty of Fraud: Part 16 -Science or Faith Part 5Mark opens this week’s lesson with the question: Does science conflict with faith? Faith is something that instructs us to use science to good ends, gives us a reason, purpose, and infuses us with morality. If Scripture and science seem to differ, keep digging. Embracing science increases our understanding of Scripture. On the question of creation or evolution, Mark lays out two major concerns for many people: 1) Do we believe in the integrity of God’s word? 2) Is there a need for God. Listen to Mark discuss the creation accounting in Genesis 1 through 2:3 as he addresses these additional questions: How literal do we take these verses? Fully literal or allegorical? Did God speak Hebrew when he spoke the world into existence? Did God make the world in 6, 24 hour literal days? Are there other ways to understand the creation story? Join Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 4 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and how the view we have of the world affects how we live day-to-day. This video is part of a series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? GOG 015 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 3 Mark Lanier Mark continued with his teaching: The Role of Science and Faith. Mark reviewed the three opinions presented last week: science and faith are in (1) opposition (2) some overlap (3) co-existence. The biblical view is that science is a part of our faith, and it's God's tool for humanity to use toward good ends. Science is faith's physical tool for fighting the physical pain and difficulties of the fallen world. Sometimes science wins, and sometimes it doesn't. Listen to Markexplain the five reasons why science and faith co-exist Join Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 3 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and how the view we have of the world affects how we live day-to-day. This video is part of a series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-015-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-3/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-015-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-3/ Sun, 02 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with his teaching: The Role of Science and Faith. Mark reviewed the three opinions presented last week: science and faith are in (1) opposition (2) some overlap (3) co-existence. The biblical view is that science is a part of our faith, andwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with his teaching: The Role of Science and Faith. Mark reviewed the three opinions presented last week: science and faith are in (1) opposition (2) some overlap (3) co-existence. The biblical view is that science is a part of our faith, and it's God's tool for humanity to use toward good ends. Science is faith's physical tool for fighting the physical pain and difficulties of the fallen world. Sometimes science wins, and sometimes it doesn't. Listen to Markexplain the five reasons why science and faith co-exist Join Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 3 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and how the view we have of the world affects how we live day-to-day. This video is part of a series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? GOG 014 Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 2 Mark Lanier Join Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 2 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and how the view we have of the world affects how we live day-to-day. This video is part of a series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-014-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-2/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-014-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-2/ Sun, 26 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoJoin Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 2 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and howebmaster@biblical-literacy.comJoin Mark as he continues Is God Guilty of Fraud? (earlier lessons in this series are titled “The Greatness of God”) series with Part 2 of “God of Faith or God of Science.” Mark looks at the interplay between the biblical view of science and faith, and how the view we have of the world affects how we live day-to-day. This video is part of a series: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? SE - Interview with Dr. Andrew MacIntosh - A Hebrew Lesson Mark Lanier In this lesson, Mark is joined by special guest Dr. Andrew Macintosh, Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University and one of the foremost scholars of Hebrew and the Bible. Mark and Dr. Macintosh conduct a Hebrew lesson in the Old Testament using the Psalms. The English vocabulary has 50,000 to 60,000 words, compared to Hebrew which has only one word for every eight in English. The words have a full semantic range in the way they are applied to our language; it is not a one-to-one translation. Knowing this, Mark and Dr. Macintosh help us better understand the meaning behind the many body parts that are referenced in the Psalms. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-interview-with-dr-andrew-macintosh-a-hebrew-lesson/ lessons/special-events/se-interview-with-dr-andrew-macintosh-a-hebrew-lesson/ Mon, 20 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn this lesson, Mark is joined by special guest Dr. Andrew Macintosh, Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University and one of the foremost scholars of Hebrew and the Bible. Mark and Dr. Macintosh conduct a Hebrew lesson in the Old Testament using the Psalmwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn this lesson, Mark is joined by special guest Dr. Andrew Macintosh, Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge University and one of the foremost scholars of Hebrew and the Bible. Mark and Dr. Macintosh conduct a Hebrew lesson in the Old Testament using the Psalms. The English vocabulary has 50,000 to 60,000 words, compared to Hebrew which has only one word for every eight in English. The words have a full semantic range in the way they are applied to our language; it is not a one-to-one translation. Knowing this, Mark and Dr. Macintosh help us better understand the meaning behind the many body parts that are referenced in the Psalms. GOG 013 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? Science and Faith Part 1 Mark Lanier Mark continues with the series: Is God Guilty of Fraud. This week’s lesson focused Science and Faith. In this part 1 lesson, Mark discusses the controversy of faith and science in an overview of the lessons to come. Many people think faith and science are competitive. What does the Bible teach about science? In the argument of creation or evolution, Mark explains that God is the uncreated. Science is our tool to combat the fallen world, and the proof is in Scripture. In the topic of faith and medicine, he refers to Matthew 8 in which several of Jesus's healings are recorded. Mark reviews the primary objections to mixing faith and medicine. If we do not have a biblical view of science, it’s difficult to find faith in God. Mark concludes that science is faith's physical tool for fighting the physical pain and difficulties of the fallen world. Faith and science are teammates. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-013-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-1/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-013-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-science-and-faith-part-1/ Sun, 12 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with the series: Is God Guilty of Fraud. This week’s lesson focused Science and Faith. In this part 1 lesson, Mark discusses the controversy of faith and science in an overview of the lessons to come. Many people think faith and science arewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with the series: Is God Guilty of Fraud. This week’s lesson focused Science and Faith. In this part 1 lesson, Mark discusses the controversy of faith and science in an overview of the lessons to come. Many people think faith and science are competitive. What does the Bible teach about science? In the argument of creation or evolution, Mark explains that God is the uncreated. Science is our tool to combat the fallen world, and the proof is in Scripture. In the topic of faith and medicine, he refers to Matthew 8 in which several of Jesus's healings are recorded. Mark reviews the primary objections to mixing faith and medicine. If we do not have a biblical view of science, it’s difficult to find faith in God. Mark concludes that science is faith's physical tool for fighting the physical pain and difficulties of the fallen world. Faith and science are teammates. GOG 012 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? War and Peace Part C Mark Lanier Join Mark for Lesson 12 in “The Greatness of God” series as he concludes the “God of war? or, God of Peace?” segment. Using the Socratic Method, Mark pursues truth through four questions he poses for our consideration on the topic of Evil. What is evil? Why is evil in the World? Where is God in the midst of evil? What is the future of evil? This video is part of a series: The Greatness of God - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-012-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-war-and-peace-part-c/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-012-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-war-and-peace-part-c/ Sun, 05 May 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoJoin Mark for Lesson 12 in “The Greatness of God” series as he concludes the “God of war? or, God of Peace?” segment. Using the Socratic Method, Mark pursues truth through four questions he poses for our consideration on the topic of Evil. What is evil? Wwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comJoin Mark for Lesson 12 in “The Greatness of God” series as he concludes the “God of war? or, God of Peace?” segment. Using the Socratic Method, Mark pursues truth through four questions he poses for our consideration on the topic of Evil. What is evil? Why is evil in the World? Where is God in the midst of evil? What is the future of evil? This video is part of a series: The Greatness of God - Mark Lanier, a trial lawyer by trade, examines the truth of God’s greatness by examining His Curriculum Vitae (CV). In consecutive lessons, Mark uses God’s CV to understand who He is, what His greatness has to do with us, why God has done horrible things and allows evil, what is the truth of God’s greatness, does God’s CV indicate that he keeps His promises and does God’s CV include references that back up the claim to His greatness? GOG 011 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? War and Peace, Part B Mark Lanier As the series has progressed the concept that God is good and great must be reconciled with his commands to put entire cities to death. The question is then more aptly stated, "Is God Guilty of Fraud?" As the series title morphs into this question, listen to final installment of Chapter 6: Is God Guilty of Fraud? War and Peace. Watch Mark Lanier attempt to answer the profound question, how can God sanction killing and still be a good God? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-011-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-war-and-peace-part-b/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-011-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-war-and-peace-part-b/ Sun, 28 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoAs the series has progressed the concept that God is good and great must be reconciled with his commands to put entire cities to death. The question is then more aptly stated, "Is God Guilty of Fraud?" As the series title morphs into this question, listenwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comAs the series has progressed the concept that God is good and great must be reconciled with his commands to put entire cities to death. The question is then more aptly stated, "Is God Guilty of Fraud?" As the series title morphs into this question, listen to final installment of Chapter 6: Is God Guilty of Fraud? War and Peace. Watch Mark Lanier attempt to answer the profound question, how can God sanction killing and still be a good God? GOG 010 - Is God Guilty of Fraud? War and Peace Part A Mark Lanier Mark continues with: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - An investigation into the foundations of our truths. This lesson is part 1 of a series discussing God and evil using example passages from the Old Testament and New Testament that appear to show a different God. Through the ages, people have asked how a loving God would allow so much misery? Is He a God of war or a God of peace? Scholars have debated a good God with the realization of evil. Three solutions are offered: altering scripture to fit our opinion of what we’d like Scripture to say; altering God to soften God to man’s anticipation of what God should be, which is heretic; or alter the way one reads scripture, contrasting different levels like literal, moral or allegorical. Listen to Mark expound on the ways scholars have viewed and interpreted God through the ages. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-010-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-war-and-peace-part-a/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-010-is-god-guilty-of-fraud-war-and-peace-part-a/ Sun, 14 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Mark continues with: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - An investigation into the foundations of our truths. This lesson is part 1 of a series discussing God and evil using example passages from the Old Testament and New Testament that appear to show a different webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Mark continues with: Is God Guilty of Fraud? - An investigation into the foundations of our truths. This lesson is part 1 of a series discussing God and evil using example passages from the Old Testament and New Testament that appear to show a different God. Through the ages, people have asked how a loving God would allow so much misery? Is He a God of war or a God of peace? Scholars have debated a good God with the realization of evil. Three solutions are offered: altering scripture to fit our opinion of what we’d like Scripture to say; altering God to soften God to man’s anticipation of what God should be, which is heretic; or alter the way one reads scripture, contrasting different levels like literal, moral or allegorical. Listen to Mark expound on the ways scholars have viewed and interpreted God through the ages. GOG 009 - Where is God? Part B Mark Lanier Mark continues with: Is God Guilty of Fraud? -  An investigation into the foundations of our truths. A misrepresentation can be inducement to believe false or fraudulent information. Christianity offers a belief system that makes sense of the world and mankind. Mark shows us God is not guilty of Fraud. God came to earth through Jesus. God indwells through His Spirit. Listen to Mark teach about the reality of Jesus throughout scripture beginning in Genesis through the New Testament. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-009-where-is-god-part-b/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-009-where-is-god-part-b/ Mon, 08 Apr 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with: Is God Guilty of Fraud? -  An investigation into the foundations of our truths. A misrepresentation can be inducement to believe false or fraudulent information. Christianity offers a belief system that makes sense of the world and mawebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with: Is God Guilty of Fraud? -  An investigation into the foundations of our truths. A misrepresentation can be inducement to believe false or fraudulent information. Christianity offers a belief system that makes sense of the world and mankind. Mark shows us God is not guilty of Fraud. God came to earth through Jesus. God indwells through His Spirit. Listen to Mark teach about the reality of Jesus throughout scripture beginning in Genesis through the New Testament. SE - GOG The Struggle is Real Brent Johnson Brent Johnson taught the greatness of God - Examining Gods CV. This week’s lesson focuses on the reality of struggles. Genesis 32 shares when Jacob is destined to meet his twin brother Esau after the conflict between them. Before their meeting, Brent explained how Jacob wrestled with God’s messenger in the form of an angel or possibly Jesus. Jacob’s name was changed to Israel, the father of the 12 tribes of Israel, and the struggles have continued. The older we get, struggles do not dissipate. All of life involves both physical and spiritual struggles. From those, we grow closer to God. Why did Israel struggle? Why do we struggle? What are the causes of struggle? Listen to Brent talk about the struggles of Jacob/Israel and all humanity. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-gog-the-struggle-is-real/ lessons/special-events/se-gog-the-struggle-is-real/ Sun, 31 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBrent Johnson taught the greatness of God - Examining Gods CV. This week’s lesson focuses on the reality of struggles. Genesis 32 shares when Jacob is destined to meet his twin brother Esau after the conflict between them. Before their meeting, Brent explwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBrent Johnson taught the greatness of God - Examining Gods CV. This week’s lesson focuses on the reality of struggles. Genesis 32 shares when Jacob is destined to meet his twin brother Esau after the conflict between them. Before their meeting, Brent explained how Jacob wrestled with God’s messenger in the form of an angel or possibly Jesus. Jacob’s name was changed to Israel, the father of the 12 tribes of Israel, and the struggles have continued. The older we get, struggles do not dissipate. All of life involves both physical and spiritual struggles. From those, we grow closer to God. Why did Israel struggle? Why do we struggle? What are the causes of struggle? Listen to Brent talk about the struggles of Jacob/Israel and all humanity. GOG 008 - Where is God? Part A Mark Lanier Mark continued his class on The Greatness of God: Examining Gods CV. Mark began the lesson by explaining the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11:1-9 with a look into the language and concepts of the ancient Mesopotamia area. Forever people have been looking for God. The tower was a ziggurat, a structure several stories high with a staircase to entice gods to come down to earth. The passage is written in the literary technique of that day - chiastic structure: using a ‘mirroring’ effect and placing the punch or point of the story in the middle. The morale of the passage is God is not our genie. Yet God does descend to earth. The existence of God is beyond man's understanding. God is above or superior to our understanding of the world. God is above or superior to nature God is supernatural God is transcendent God is immanent. Listen to Mark provide insights into the Tower of Babel accounting and what it means to us today. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-008-where-is-god-part-a/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-008-where-is-god-part-a/ Sun, 17 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his class on The Greatness of God: Examining Gods CV. Mark began the lesson by explaining the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11:1-9 with a look into the language and concepts of the ancient Mesopotamia area. Forever people have been looking for webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his class on The Greatness of God: Examining Gods CV. Mark began the lesson by explaining the Tower of Babel in Genesis 11:1-9 with a look into the language and concepts of the ancient Mesopotamia area. Forever people have been looking for God. The tower was a ziggurat, a structure several stories high with a staircase to entice gods to come down to earth. The passage is written in the literary technique of that day - chiastic structure: using a ‘mirroring’ effect and placing the punch or point of the story in the middle. The morale of the passage is God is not our genie. Yet God does descend to earth. The existence of God is beyond man's understanding. God is above or superior to our understanding of the world. God is above or superior to nature God is supernatural God is transcendent God is immanent. Listen to Mark provide insights into the Tower of Babel accounting and what it means to us today. GOG 007 - The Trinity Part B Mark Lanier Mark discusses the greatness of God by examining it like a taxonomy, which is the science of classifying things. By using this method we are looking at "what makes God, God?". Using this approach he discusses the questions, "who is He?", "what is He?", "why it makes a difference to us?", "how we know this?". As humans we tend to classify God by gender or as a super hero, and reduce Him to something we can understand, which makes Him nothing more than an idol. Join Mark as he uses this approach also drawing from scripture, to enhance our understanding of God and God's greatness, so we don't put limits on who He is. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-007-the-trinity-part-b/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-007-the-trinity-part-b/ Sun, 03 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark discusses the greatness of God by examining it like a taxonomy, which is the science of classifying things. By using this method we are looking at "what makes God, God?". Using this approach he discusses the questions, "who is He?", "what is He?", "wwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark discusses the greatness of God by examining it like a taxonomy, which is the science of classifying things. By using this method we are looking at "what makes God, God?". Using this approach he discusses the questions, "who is He?", "what is He?", "why it makes a difference to us?", "how we know this?". As humans we tend to classify God by gender or as a super hero, and reduce Him to something we can understand, which makes Him nothing more than an idol. Join Mark as he uses this approach also drawing from scripture, to enhance our understanding of God and God's greatness, so we don't put limits on who He is. SE- Attributes of God - Scott Riling Scott Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-attributes-of-god-scott-riling/ lessons/special-events/se-attributes-of-god-scott-riling/ Sun, 24 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE - GOG The Greatness of God - Scott Riling Scott Riling Scott Riling taught on the topic: Favorite Three Attributes of God. Scott pointed out establishing three favorite attributes is difficult because God is good and perfect. The first attributive: God is Personal. He is the loving Father, the Great I Am. This is shown in Genesis 1:26. 3:7-9, Exodus 19:18-21, Numbers 11-26-29, and 1 Samuel 8-7-8. The second attribute: God is merciful. References are Deuteronomy 4:28-31, Luke 6:35-36, The third attribute: God is faithful as revealed in Deuteronomy 31:8. Listen to Scott share his passion for God through Scripture and life experiences. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-gog-the-greatness-of-god-scott-riling/ lessons/special-events/se-gog-the-greatness-of-god-scott-riling/ Sun, 24 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoScott Riling taught on the topic: Favorite Three Attributes of God. Scott pointed out establishing three favorite attributes is difficult because God is good and perfect. The first attributive: God is Personal. He is the loving Father, the Great I Am. Thiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comScott Riling taught on the topic: Favorite Three Attributes of God. Scott pointed out establishing three favorite attributes is difficult because God is good and perfect. The first attributive: God is Personal. He is the loving Father, the Great I Am. This is shown in Genesis 1:26. 3:7-9, Exodus 19:18-21, Numbers 11-26-29, and 1 Samuel 8-7-8. The second attribute: God is merciful. References are Deuteronomy 4:28-31, Luke 6:35-36, The third attribute: God is faithful as revealed in Deuteronomy 31:8. Listen to Scott share his passion for God through Scripture and life experiences. SE- Interview with Mark Lanier, Dennis Danielson and Bruce Hindmarsh Mark Lanier Mark interviewed Professor Bruce Hindmarsh, the professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, and Professor Dennis Danielson from Stanford University, who is one of the world’s leading Milton scholars. Mark posed a variety of questions: Personal love story and marriage advice. Their wives’ best traits. How their relationship with Christ began, and life experiences that grew their faith. Personal scholars’ disciplines. Favorite Christian figure. The problem with good and evil. Favorite hymn Book recommendation Where should Christians be going. Listen to the insight and humor from Mark, Dr. Hindmarsh, and Dr. Danielson. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-interview-with-mark-lanier-dennis-danielson-and-bruce-hindmarsh/ lessons/special-events/se-interview-with-mark-lanier-dennis-danielson-and-bruce-hindmarsh/ Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark interviewed Professor Bruce Hindmarsh, the professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, and Professor Dennis Danielson from Stanford University, who is one of the world’s leading Milton scholars. Mark posed a variety of questions: webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark interviewed Professor Bruce Hindmarsh, the professor of spiritual theology at Regent College in Vancouver, and Professor Dennis Danielson from Stanford University, who is one of the world’s leading Milton scholars. Mark posed a variety of questions: Personal love story and marriage advice. Their wives’ best traits. How their relationship with Christ began, and life experiences that grew their faith. Personal scholars’ disciplines. Favorite Christian figure. The problem with good and evil. Favorite hymn Book recommendation Where should Christians be going. Listen to the insight and humor from Mark, Dr. Hindmarsh, and Dr. Danielson. GOG 006 - The Trinity Part A Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-006-the-trinity-part-a/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-006-the-trinity-part-a/ Sun, 10 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com GOG 005 - What Does God Have to Do With Us? Part B Mark Lanier Mark continued in his series: The Greatness of God: Examining God's CV. How do we merge God is love, God hates sin, and God is just? Sin incurs God’s wrath, a distortion of the truth of God’s nature, and He can’t live with sin. The answer is His substitionary atonement through Jesus Christ taking on our sin and paying the price. Listen to Mark explain the meaning of substitionary atonement https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-005-what-does-god-have-to-do-with-us-part-b/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-005-what-does-god-have-to-do-with-us-part-b/ Sun, 03 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued in his series: The Greatness of God: Examining God's CV. How do we merge God is love, God hates sin, and God is just? Sin incurs God’s wrath, a distortion of the truth of God’s nature, and He can’t live with sin. The answer is His substitiowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued in his series: The Greatness of God: Examining God's CV. How do we merge God is love, God hates sin, and God is just? Sin incurs God’s wrath, a distortion of the truth of God’s nature, and He can’t live with sin. The answer is His substitionary atonement through Jesus Christ taking on our sin and paying the price. Listen to Mark explain the meaning of substitionary atonement GOG 004 - What Does God Have to Do With Us? Part A Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-004-what-does-god-have-to-do-with-us-part-a/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-004-what-does-god-have-to-do-with-us-part-a/ Sun, 27 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com GOG 003 - Who is God? Part B Mark Lanier Mark continued with lesson 3 in The Greatness of God - Examine God's CV. He continues to discuss the question "Who is God?" and the traits we will find on God's CV. We know God is all-loving, but he is also a God who loves and hates, and we need to understand how these intersect. In Luke 6:27-36, God hopes we will enact love, and love with our enemies. Listen as Mark continues more of God's traits in that he is holy, true and moral, and he begins to correlate to sin. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-003-who-is-god-part-b/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-003-who-is-god-part-b/ Sun, 20 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with lesson 3 in The Greatness of God - Examine God's CV. He continues to discuss the question "Who is God?" and the traits we will find on God's CV. We know God is all-loving, but he is also a God who loves and hates, and we need to underswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with lesson 3 in The Greatness of God - Examine God's CV. He continues to discuss the question "Who is God?" and the traits we will find on God's CV. We know God is all-loving, but he is also a God who loves and hates, and we need to understand how these intersect. In Luke 6:27-36, God hopes we will enact love, and love with our enemies. Listen as Mark continues more of God's traits in that he is holy, true and moral, and he begins to correlate to sin. GOG 002 - Who is God? Part A Mark Lanier Mark continued with lesson 2 in The Greatness of God—Examine God’s CV.  Who is God? The answer is in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Part of God’s CV is His love. The Greek uses two types of love to show God’s persona as recorded in the New Testament: Phileo, someone or something we have affection for. Our God is all-loving. The second type of love is Agape, a love that is interested in our welfare of a decision made to care. Our God is all-caring. By exploring 1 Corinthians 13, we can better understand God’s love for us. Listen to Mark detail God’s love and describe other Greek definitions for the word. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-002-who-is-god-part-a/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-002-who-is-god-part-a/ Sun, 13 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with lesson 2 in The Greatness of God—Examine God’s CV.  Who is God? The answer is in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Part of God’s CV is His love. The Greek uses two types of love to show God’s persona as recorded in the New Testamenwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with lesson 2 in The Greatness of God—Examine God’s CV.  Who is God? The answer is in the Bible from Genesis to Revelation. Part of God’s CV is His love. The Greek uses two types of love to show God’s persona as recorded in the New Testament: Phileo, someone or something we have affection for. Our God is all-loving. The second type of love is Agape, a love that is interested in our welfare of a decision made to care. Our God is all-caring. By exploring 1 Corinthians 13, we can better understand God’s love for us. Listen to Mark detail God’s love and describe other Greek definitions for the word. GOG 001 - Introduction Mark Lanier Lesson Title: Chapter 1, Introducing God’s CV Join us as Mark Lanier introduces his new series, The Greatness of God:  Examining God's CV.  Mark kick's off this illuminating new series that carefully examines God's Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume, like a lawyer might examine a witness. C.V.’s are a modern cultural invention, but that examine one’s qualifications and interests.  One wishes the Bible had God’s C.V. but the Bible is not written that way.  As central to my effort to write a book about the Greatness of God, I decided that I would begin writing a C.V. of God.  The C.V. could never be exhaustive, for no man can fully comprehend God for who he is, much less all he has done.  The C.V. couldn’t contain all of God’s accomplishments, if for no other reason than that one C.V. can’t hold all of history, which has unfolded under the divine hand of God.  So my C.V. for God is one that sets out in brief form, some of the major accomplishments which are subject of this book. God’s CV would include that he is both a creator and a destroyer. How does this reconcile with His greatness? Added Bonus: tricks to compensate for time change https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-001-introduction/ lessons/is-god-guilt-of-fraud-formerly-the-greatness-of-god-examining-gods-cv/gog-001-introduction/ Mon, 07 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoLesson Title: Chapter 1, Introducing God’s CV Join us as Mark Lanier introduces his new series, The Greatness of God:  Examining God's CV.  Mark kick's off this illuminating new series that carefully examines God's Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume, like a webmaster@biblical-literacy.comLesson Title: Chapter 1, Introducing God’s CV Join us as Mark Lanier introduces his new series, The Greatness of God:  Examining God's CV.  Mark kick's off this illuminating new series that carefully examines God's Curriculum vitae (CV) or resume, like a lawyer might examine a witness. C.V.’s are a modern cultural invention, but that examine one’s qualifications and interests.  One wishes the Bible had God’s C.V. but the Bible is not written that way.  As central to my effort to write a book about the Greatness of God, I decided that I would begin writing a C.V. of God.  The C.V. could never be exhaustive, for no man can fully comprehend God for who he is, much less all he has done.  The C.V. couldn’t contain all of God’s accomplishments, if for no other reason than that one C.V. can’t hold all of history, which has unfolded under the divine hand of God.  So my C.V. for God is one that sets out in brief form, some of the major accomplishments which are subject of this book. God’s CV would include that he is both a creator and a destroyer. How does this reconcile with His greatness? Added Bonus: tricks to compensate for time change Can We Trust the Gospels? Interview with Peter Williams Mark Lanier Mark hosts Dr. Peter Williams from Cambridge who, leads Tyndale House, place of scholarly study and ministry - TyndaleHouse.com. Peter has a passion for language and explains how enlightening it is to study the Bible in multiple languages. Peter also shares about his family, William Tyndale whom Tyndale House is named, and a project he’s directing for Museum of the Bible in D.C. He concludes in talking about the compelling research that went into his book CAN WE TRUST THE GOSPELS. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/interviews/can-we-trust-the-gospels-interview-with-peter-williams/ lessons/interviews/can-we-trust-the-gospels-interview-with-peter-williams/ Mon, 17 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark hosts Dr. Peter Williams from Cambridge who, leads Tyndale House, place of scholarly study and ministry - TyndaleHouse.com. Peter has a passion for language and explains how enlightening it is to study the Bible in multiple languages. Peter also sharwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark hosts Dr. Peter Williams from Cambridge who, leads Tyndale House, place of scholarly study and ministry - TyndaleHouse.com. Peter has a passion for language and explains how enlightening it is to study the Bible in multiple languages. Peter also shares about his family, William Tyndale whom Tyndale House is named, and a project he’s directing for Museum of the Bible in D.C. He concludes in talking about the compelling research that went into his book CAN WE TRUST THE GOSPELS. DLC18.0-Jesus is Coming Mark Lanier Mark taught devotions from the Life of Jesus about advent—Jesus is Coming. Are you ready? John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus - Luke 1:17. He's coming. The future has purposes, the past has meaning. Although God's ways can sometimes be perplexing - Luke 1:25-30, focus on watching for God’s hand in our lives - Luke 1:46-49. We are to be patient and trust in the outcome. Listen to Mark’s insights and how we are to boast of God's greatness and take joy even in lowliness. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc18-0-jesus-is-coming/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc18-0-jesus-is-coming/ Sun, 16 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught devotions from the Life of Jesus about advent—Jesus is Coming. Are you ready? John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus - Luke 1:17. He's coming. The future has purposes, the past has meaning. Although God's ways can sometimes be perplexing webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught devotions from the Life of Jesus about advent—Jesus is Coming. Are you ready? John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus - Luke 1:17. He's coming. The future has purposes, the past has meaning. Although God's ways can sometimes be perplexing - Luke 1:25-30, focus on watching for God’s hand in our lives - Luke 1:46-49. We are to be patient and trust in the outcome. Listen to Mark’s insights and how we are to boast of God's greatness and take joy even in lowliness. DLC17.0-The First Sunday of Advent Mark Lanier Mark shares the differences of calendars and how we celebrate Advent of the church calendar, the four Sundays preceding Christmas. We learn how Advent looks forward to the arrival of Jesus in three ways: 1) His arrival in Bethlehem, 2) HIs arrival in our heart, and 3) His coming again. Learn more how the first candle of Advent reflects prophecy. Mark then expands on John 1 and Luke 1 encouraging us to consider how we are linked and what our purpose is in life that is God’s design. We must seek first His kingdom and righteousness trusting God’s methods for the future - not in fear, but faith. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc17-0-the-first-sunday-of-advent/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc17-0-the-first-sunday-of-advent/ Sun, 02 Dec 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark shares the differences of calendars and how we celebrate Advent of the church calendar, the four Sundays preceding Christmas. We learn how Advent looks forward to the arrival of Jesus in three ways: 1) His arrival in Bethlehem, 2) HIs arrival in our webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark shares the differences of calendars and how we celebrate Advent of the church calendar, the four Sundays preceding Christmas. We learn how Advent looks forward to the arrival of Jesus in three ways: 1) His arrival in Bethlehem, 2) HIs arrival in our heart, and 3) His coming again. Learn more how the first candle of Advent reflects prophecy. Mark then expands on John 1 and Luke 1 encouraging us to consider how we are linked and what our purpose is in life that is God’s design. We must seek first His kingdom and righteousness trusting God’s methods for the future - not in fear, but faith. DLC16.0-Jesus' Interaction with Women Mark Lanier Mark continued the series, Devotions from the Life of Jesus #16 with a focus on Jesus’s interaction with women. Much of the misinterpretation of how Jesus and other New Testament writers considered women is due to cultural barriers of ancient times vs. today. Jesus came to make a difference for all men and women. In Luke 10:38-42, we read about Mary and Martha. Jesus gave women a place in the classroom of biblical teachings. God’s word was not for men only. John 11:21-27 shows Martha understood Jesus' teachings. Matthew 21:14-16 raises the status of children, another cultural difference then vs. now. John 19:25-27 speaks about honoring our parents and those in our care. Luke 21:1-4 tells us about the widow’s sacrifice. Listen to Mark explain how Jesus honored women, and how we are to desire God’s substance in our lives. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc16-0-jesus-interaction-with-women/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc16-0-jesus-interaction-with-women/ Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued the series, Devotions from the Life of Jesus #16 with a focus on Jesus’s interaction with women. Much of the misinterpretation of how Jesus and other New Testament writers considered women is due to cultural barriers of ancient times vs. towebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued the series, Devotions from the Life of Jesus #16 with a focus on Jesus’s interaction with women. Much of the misinterpretation of how Jesus and other New Testament writers considered women is due to cultural barriers of ancient times vs. today. Jesus came to make a difference for all men and women. In Luke 10:38-42, we read about Mary and Martha. Jesus gave women a place in the classroom of biblical teachings. God’s word was not for men only. John 11:21-27 shows Martha understood Jesus' teachings. Matthew 21:14-16 raises the status of children, another cultural difference then vs. now. John 19:25-27 speaks about honoring our parents and those in our care. Luke 21:1-4 tells us about the widow’s sacrifice. Listen to Mark explain how Jesus honored women, and how we are to desire God’s substance in our lives. DLC15.0-Jesus Teaches How To Worship Mark Lanier Mark taught #15 in the series: Devotions from the Life of Jesus. Today’s devotions are themed around what Jesus said about worship. Mark explained the word “worship” comes from the Anglo-Saxon words meaning to “ascribe worth.” He expanded on these facets of worship: 1) Gratitude: Luke 17:11-19 teaches us that gratitude to God is worship and praise. 2) God-centered: Matthew 2:1-8 shows us true worship is centered on God. False worship is self-interested. 3) God-only: Matthew 4: 9-10 shows us our goal is to become like Jesus. True worship is God only. 4) Obedience: Matthew 7:6-7 teaches us that worship is obedience to God. 5) Reality: Revelation 5:11-14 emphasizes worship is rooted in the truth of who God is and what He's done. Listen to Mark detail and enlighten Scripture. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc15-0-jesus-teaches-how-to-worship/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc15-0-jesus-teaches-how-to-worship/ Sun, 18 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught #15 in the series: Devotions from the Life of Jesus. Today’s devotions are themed around what Jesus said about worship. Mark explained the word “worship” comes from the Anglo-Saxon words meaning to “ascribe worth.” He expanded on these facets webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught #15 in the series: Devotions from the Life of Jesus. Today’s devotions are themed around what Jesus said about worship. Mark explained the word “worship” comes from the Anglo-Saxon words meaning to “ascribe worth.” He expanded on these facets of worship: 1) Gratitude: Luke 17:11-19 teaches us that gratitude to God is worship and praise. 2) God-centered: Matthew 2:1-8 shows us true worship is centered on God. False worship is self-interested. 3) God-only: Matthew 4: 9-10 shows us our goal is to become like Jesus. True worship is God only. 4) Obedience: Matthew 7:6-7 teaches us that worship is obedience to God. 5) Reality: Revelation 5:11-14 emphasizes worship is rooted in the truth of who God is and what He's done. Listen to Mark detail and enlighten Scripture. DLC14.0-Jesus Interrupted Mark Lanier Devotions from the life of Jesus #14. Mark continued with his series showing how Jesus dealt with the interruptions or detours of life. Matthew 19:10 shows us that Jesus had time for children, the future of His kingdom. The disciples’ problem was not seeing an opportunity to practice Jesus' teachings. Luke 10:25 shows us who is our neighbor when life happenings disrupt our day, energies, money, and faith. Jesus said your neighbor is anyone in need. Matthew 9 is about needy people and how we can help them by having compassion. Matthew 12:9-15 deals with troublemakers, specifically those who opposed Jesus doing God’s work on the Sabbath. Real life isn't a straight road. Listen to Mark show us how Jesus’ instructions help us follow Him in obedience. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc14-0-jesus-interrupted/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc14-0-jesus-interrupted/ Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDevotions from the life of Jesus #14. Mark continued with his series showing how Jesus dealt with the interruptions or detours of life. Matthew 19:10 shows us that Jesus had time for children, the future of His kingdom. The disciples’ problem was not seeiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDevotions from the life of Jesus #14. Mark continued with his series showing how Jesus dealt with the interruptions or detours of life. Matthew 19:10 shows us that Jesus had time for children, the future of His kingdom. The disciples’ problem was not seeing an opportunity to practice Jesus' teachings. Luke 10:25 shows us who is our neighbor when life happenings disrupt our day, energies, money, and faith. Jesus said your neighbor is anyone in need. Matthew 9 is about needy people and how we can help them by having compassion. Matthew 12:9-15 deals with troublemakers, specifically those who opposed Jesus doing God’s work on the Sabbath. Real life isn't a straight road. Listen to Mark show us how Jesus’ instructions help us follow Him in obedience. DLC13.0-Jesus and the Holy Spirit Mark Lanier Mark continued Devotionals from the Life of Jesus #13 with a focus on Jesus teaching about the Holy Spirit. Jesus spoke of the Holy Spirit in one setting in John 14-16. Mark also looks at passages both before and after those teachings to see how Jesus' teaching of the Holy Spirit occurred. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc13-0-jesus-and-the-holy-spirit/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc13-0-jesus-and-the-holy-spirit/ Sun, 04 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued Devotionals from the Life of Jesus #13 with a focus on Jesus teaching about the Holy Spirit. Jesus spoke of the Holy Spirit in one setting in John 14-16. Mark also looks at passages both before and after those teachings to see how Jesus' tewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued Devotionals from the Life of Jesus #13 with a focus on Jesus teaching about the Holy Spirit. Jesus spoke of the Holy Spirit in one setting in John 14-16. Mark also looks at passages both before and after those teachings to see how Jesus' teaching of the Holy Spirit occurred. DLC12.0-The Sayings of Jesus Mark Lanier Mark continued with his series: Devotionals from the Life of Jesus #12. This week focused on the sayings of Jesus from Revelation, as spoken to John on the Island of Patmos. The first topic is what Jesus had to say about fear in Revelation 1:17-19. What do you fear? Jesus is fighting for us and to help us overcome our fears. The second topic dealt with: Who is Jesus? Revelation 22:13 tells us Jesus is the great I Am, the Alpha and the Omega. The third topic dealt with the believer’s heart: Revelation 2:4 suggests the believer can slip into doing good works and abandon the most important characteristic: love of God. Listen to Mark passionately teach what Jesus said about fear, who He is, and the heart of serving God.       https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc12-0-the-sayings-of-jesus/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc12-0-the-sayings-of-jesus/ Sun, 14 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with his series: Devotionals from the Life of Jesus #12. This week focused on the sayings of Jesus from Revelation, as spoken to John on the Island of Patmos. The first topic is what Jesus had to say about fear in Revelation 1:17-19. What dwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with his series: Devotionals from the Life of Jesus #12. This week focused on the sayings of Jesus from Revelation, as spoken to John on the Island of Patmos. The first topic is what Jesus had to say about fear in Revelation 1:17-19. What do you fear? Jesus is fighting for us and to help us overcome our fears. The second topic dealt with: Who is Jesus? Revelation 22:13 tells us Jesus is the great I Am, the Alpha and the Omega. The third topic dealt with the believer’s heart: Revelation 2:4 suggests the believer can slip into doing good works and abandon the most important characteristic: love of God. Listen to Mark passionately teach what Jesus said about fear, who He is, and the heart of serving God.       DLC11.0-I See Myself in Jesus Mark Lanier Mark shares how we can see ourselves in six of the stories of Jesus. Journey to: 1) Bethlehem - Our world is not at peace ...but we can have peace with God, 2) Capernaum - We are unclean, but we still need Jesus, 3) Caesarea Philippi - How does 1+1+1 = 1? , 4) Sea of Galilee - During the fears of life we need Jesus’s hand of help, 5) Gerasenes - Jesus touches us while we are a “Man of the Tombs”, and 6) Jerusalem - Jesus’s ‘favor’ of the cross as He took our sin and death. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc11-0-i-see-myself-in-jesus/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc11-0-i-see-myself-in-jesus/ Sun, 07 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark shares how we can see ourselves in six of the stories of Jesus. Journey to: 1) Bethlehem - Our world is not at peace ...but we can have peace with God, 2) Capernaum - We are unclean, but we still need Jesus, 3) Caesarea Philippi - How does 1+1+1 = 1?webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark shares how we can see ourselves in six of the stories of Jesus. Journey to: 1) Bethlehem - Our world is not at peace ...but we can have peace with God, 2) Capernaum - We are unclean, but we still need Jesus, 3) Caesarea Philippi - How does 1+1+1 = 1? , 4) Sea of Galilee - During the fears of life we need Jesus’s hand of help, 5) Gerasenes - Jesus touches us while we are a “Man of the Tombs”, and 6) Jerusalem - Jesus’s ‘favor’ of the cross as He took our sin and death. DLC10.0- Mark Lanier Mark continued with #10 of  Devotions from the Life of Jesus. Today’s lesson focused on the sometimes confusing "say-what” sayings from Jesus; those sayings that deal with us in various circumstances. 1. When we are off track: Mark 12:26-27. When we aren’t authentic: Matthew 12:33-34. When we should stop complaining: Matthew 11:16-19. And when Jesus was humorous: Matthew 16:24, Matthew 21:31, Luke 8:44-45, Matthew 7:3-5. Matthew 9:15-17, Matthew 19:24, and Matthew 23:23-24. Listen to Mark explain the Greek translation of Jesus' sayings to better understand the context of His words and make godly commitments.  https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc10-0/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc10-0/ Sun, 30 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with #10 of  Devotions from the Life of Jesus. Today’s lesson focused on the sometimes confusing "say-what” sayings from Jesus; those sayings that deal with us in various circumstances. 1. When we are off track: Mark 12:26-27. When we aren’webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with #10 of  Devotions from the Life of Jesus. Today’s lesson focused on the sometimes confusing "say-what” sayings from Jesus; those sayings that deal with us in various circumstances. 1. When we are off track: Mark 12:26-27. When we aren’t authentic: Matthew 12:33-34. When we should stop complaining: Matthew 11:16-19. And when Jesus was humorous: Matthew 16:24, Matthew 21:31, Luke 8:44-45, Matthew 7:3-5. Matthew 9:15-17, Matthew 19:24, and Matthew 23:23-24. Listen to Mark explain the Greek translation of Jesus' sayings to better understand the context of His words and make godly commitments.  DLC09.0-The Woman at the Well Mark Lanier The story of the woman at the well in John chapter 4, gives Mark a chance to understand Jesus' interaction with the woman and his instructions to her. He gives devotionals for everyday living from the the interactions with the woman. She represents each of us and our sins and how much God cares for us. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc09-0-the-woman-at-the-well/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc09-0-the-woman-at-the-well/ Sun, 23 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe story of the woman at the well in John chapter 4, gives Mark a chance to understand Jesus' interaction with the woman and his instructions to her. He gives devotionals for everyday living from the the interactions with the woman. She represents each owebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe story of the woman at the well in John chapter 4, gives Mark a chance to understand Jesus' interaction with the woman and his instructions to her. He gives devotionals for everyday living from the the interactions with the woman. She represents each of us and our sins and how much God cares for us. DFT 8 - Devotionals from the Torah 8 Mark Lanier This week Mark shared 6 of his personal favorite devotions from his book Torah for Living Daily Prayers, Wisdom, and Guidance. Numbers 14:39 - To whom do you listen? Recognize the strength of council from those who faithfully follow God. Listen to God or to those who are faithful to God. Exodus 39:22-24 - God is in the details. Our detailed God has not forgotten about us. Genesis 38:7 - Nobody fools God. Let's be honest with God. Numbers 3:38- Who's guarding whom? God doesn't need our protection. Use deliberateness in approaching God. Genesis 7:24-8:1 - God is an action God. Pray For God to act in our lives. Deuteronomy 30:11-14 - The power of obedience. God's not playing hide and seek with us.  Listen to Mark teach in depth of these 6 powerful Old Testament passages. #LanierBibleStudy #biblical-literacy #love #God #peace #Lanier #Christian #biblestudy https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-8-devotionals-from-the-torah-8/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-8-devotionals-from-the-torah-8/ Sun, 16 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis week Mark shared 6 of his personal favorite devotions from his book Torah for Living Daily Prayers, Wisdom, and Guidance. Numbers 14:39 - To whom do you listen? Recognize the strength of council from those who faithfully follow God. Listen to God or webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis week Mark shared 6 of his personal favorite devotions from his book Torah for Living Daily Prayers, Wisdom, and Guidance. Numbers 14:39 - To whom do you listen? Recognize the strength of council from those who faithfully follow God. Listen to God or to those who are faithful to God. Exodus 39:22-24 - God is in the details. Our detailed God has not forgotten about us. Genesis 38:7 - Nobody fools God. Let's be honest with God. Numbers 3:38- Who's guarding whom? God doesn't need our protection. Use deliberateness in approaching God. Genesis 7:24-8:1 - God is an action God. Pray For God to act in our lives. Deuteronomy 30:11-14 - The power of obedience. God's not playing hide and seek with us.  Listen to Mark teach in depth of these 6 powerful Old Testament passages. #LanierBibleStudy #biblical-literacy #love #God #peace #Lanier #Christian #biblestudy DLC08.0-The Lordship of Jesus Mark Lanier In Part 8 of the Devotionals in the Life of Christ series, Mark examines the phrase, "Jesus is Lord".  As Christians the idea of Jesus being Lord is one of the earliest sayings of the Church.  Join Mark as he takes a closer look at the vocabulary being used so as to better understand certain bible passages and the concepts behind them. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc08-0-the-lordship-of-jesus/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc08-0-the-lordship-of-jesus/ Sun, 09 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn Part 8 of the Devotionals in the Life of Christ series, Mark examines the phrase, "Jesus is Lord".  As Christians the idea of Jesus being Lord is one of the earliest sayings of the Church.  Join Mark as he takes a closer look at the vocabulary being uswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn Part 8 of the Devotionals in the Life of Christ series, Mark examines the phrase, "Jesus is Lord".  As Christians the idea of Jesus being Lord is one of the earliest sayings of the Church.  Join Mark as he takes a closer look at the vocabulary being used so as to better understand certain bible passages and the concepts behind them. DLC07.0-Jesus' Instructions on Prayer Mark Lanier Mark continues Devotions from the Life of Jesus #7. Today’s lesson placed us on the prayer road, specifically what Jesus said about prayer. The first passage was from Mark 1:35 Mark points out that Jesus spoke on His own authority. In a second devotion, we learn how Jesus modeled quiet time with the Father. After a busy day, Jesus rose early and went to a desolate place to pray. In Luke 7:40, we find three layers of discovery: Jesus engages us, the backstory, and faith's road.  Mark moved on to focusing on God in prayer and not ourselves.  Listen to Mark add depth to the Scriptures while pointing out the important signs along the prayer road with Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc07-0-jesus-instructions-on-prayer/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc07-0-jesus-instructions-on-prayer/ Sun, 26 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues Devotions from the Life of Jesus #7. Today’s lesson placed us on the prayer road, specifically what Jesus said about prayer. The first passage was from Mark 1:35 Mark points out that Jesus spoke on His own authority. In a second devotion, wwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues Devotions from the Life of Jesus #7. Today’s lesson placed us on the prayer road, specifically what Jesus said about prayer. The first passage was from Mark 1:35 Mark points out that Jesus spoke on His own authority. In a second devotion, we learn how Jesus modeled quiet time with the Father. After a busy day, Jesus rose early and went to a desolate place to pray. In Luke 7:40, we find three layers of discovery: Jesus engages us, the backstory, and faith's road.  Mark moved on to focusing on God in prayer and not ourselves.  Listen to Mark add depth to the Scriptures while pointing out the important signs along the prayer road with Jesus. DLC06.0-Sermon on the Mount Mark Lanier Mark continues Devotionals from the Life of Christ using the Sermon on the Mount as a roadmap for living. Mark showed various stops based on the Scripture from Matthew 6. The first stop focuses on Jesus’ teachings about the Head and Heart, specifically the problem of the wandering heart. Where our heart is lies our treasure. The next stop on the road map was Jesus’ warning about what we see and the importance we place there. Mark’s next stop was Worry, and the dangers of not trusting God. The final stop was Persecution. Listen to Mark relay the incredible persecutions going on today against those who are believers https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc06-0-sermon-on-the-mount/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc06-0-sermon-on-the-mount/ Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues Devotionals from the Life of Christ using the Sermon on the Mount as a roadmap for living. Mark showed various stops based on the Scripture from Matthew 6. The first stop focuses on Jesus’ teachings about the Head and Heart, specifically thwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues Devotionals from the Life of Christ using the Sermon on the Mount as a roadmap for living. Mark showed various stops based on the Scripture from Matthew 6. The first stop focuses on Jesus’ teachings about the Head and Heart, specifically the problem of the wandering heart. Where our heart is lies our treasure. The next stop on the road map was Jesus’ warning about what we see and the importance we place there. Mark’s next stop was Worry, and the dangers of not trusting God. The final stop was Persecution. Listen to Mark relay the incredible persecutions going on today against those who are believers DLC05.0-Jesus is the Light and Life Mark Lanier This week Mark continues with Part 5 of Devotionals from the Life of Christ in the Book of John. In John 1:4-5, we're told that in Christ there is life, and that life is a light for all mankind. Listen as Mark discusses that the natural structure of light is to shine, and overcome darkness. When we have darkness in box or a closed room, it can't stay that way once it encounters light. We are encouraged to seek His light more than anything in the world. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc05-0-jesus-is-the-light-and-life/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc05-0-jesus-is-the-light-and-life/ Sun, 12 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis week Mark continues with Part 5 of Devotionals from the Life of Christ in the Book of John. In John 1:4-5, we're told that in Christ there is life, and that life is a light for all mankind. Listen as Mark discusses that the natural structure of lightwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis week Mark continues with Part 5 of Devotionals from the Life of Christ in the Book of John. In John 1:4-5, we're told that in Christ there is life, and that life is a light for all mankind. Listen as Mark discusses that the natural structure of light is to shine, and overcome darkness. When we have darkness in box or a closed room, it can't stay that way once it encounters light. We are encouraged to seek His light more than anything in the world. DLC04.0-Jesus is Faithful Mark Lanier Mark continues with Part 4 of Devotionals fromcthe Life of Christ. Mark discusses the message of "truth as it appears in the gospels; specifically in the Book of John, where it appears twenty-five times. Truth, originally in the Hebrew, means "faithfulness", and as it was translated into the Greek it became "truth", also meaning "upright or "not false". We see that Jesus is the faithfulness, the promise God kept, which was introduced first in the Law with Moses. While the law is how we relate to God, God shows his grace and truth to us through Jesus Christ. Listen as Mark examines several passages in John where Jesus discusses truth. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc04-0-jesus-is-faithful/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc04-0-jesus-is-faithful/ Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with Part 4 of Devotionals fromcthe Life of Christ. Mark discusses the message of "truth as it appears in the gospels; specifically in the Book of John, where it appears twenty-five times. Truth, originally in the Hebrew, means "faithfulneswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with Part 4 of Devotionals fromcthe Life of Christ. Mark discusses the message of "truth as it appears in the gospels; specifically in the Book of John, where it appears twenty-five times. Truth, originally in the Hebrew, means "faithfulness", and as it was translated into the Greek it became "truth", also meaning "upright or "not false". We see that Jesus is the faithfulness, the promise God kept, which was introduced first in the Law with Moses. While the law is how we relate to God, God shows his grace and truth to us through Jesus Christ. Listen as Mark examines several passages in John where Jesus discusses truth. DLC03.0-Devotionals from the Life of Christ Mark Lanier Mark continues Devotionals from the Life of Christ series. This week Mark focuses on Jesus as a teacher. He began with "Don't get it Backwards" based on John 13:13-14. Jesus is Lord and teacher, not teacher then Lord. Devotional 2 is from Matthew 22:15-18 "Don't Fake Flatter God!" Mark teaches additional devotions that show us to listen and learn from Jesus as recorded in Mark 12:28-32, Luke 7:40, and Matthew 10:35. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc03-0-devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc03-0-devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/ Sun, 01 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues Devotionals from the Life of Christ series. This week Mark focuses on Jesus as a teacher. He began with "Don't get it Backwards" based on John 13:13-14. Jesus is Lord and teacher, not teacher then Lord. Devotional 2 is from Matthew 22:15-18webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues Devotionals from the Life of Christ series. This week Mark focuses on Jesus as a teacher. He began with "Don't get it Backwards" based on John 13:13-14. Jesus is Lord and teacher, not teacher then Lord. Devotional 2 is from Matthew 22:15-18 "Don't Fake Flatter God!" Mark teaches additional devotions that show us to listen and learn from Jesus as recorded in Mark 12:28-32, Luke 7:40, and Matthew 10:35. DLC02.0-Jesus Reveals God Mark Lanier Mark continued with Part 2 of Devotionals from the Life of Jesus in today's lesson: How Jesus Reveals God. Jesus is the reflection of God and brings God into focus for all people. A Christian's daily goal is "to see God more clearly, love Him more dearly, and follow Him more nearly.” This week’s focus is from Matthew 5 and how Jesus shows us God through the Sermon on the Mount. Listen to Mark teach more about Jesus revealing God throughout the New Testament: the God of comfort, righteousness, attentiveness, fulfillment, motive-searching, and listening.     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc02-0-jesus-reveals-god/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc02-0-jesus-reveals-god/ Sun, 17 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with Part 2 of Devotionals from the Life of Jesus in today's lesson: How Jesus Reveals God. Jesus is the reflection of God and brings God into focus for all people. A Christian's daily goal is "to see God more clearly, love Him more dearly,webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with Part 2 of Devotionals from the Life of Jesus in today's lesson: How Jesus Reveals God. Jesus is the reflection of God and brings God into focus for all people. A Christian's daily goal is "to see God more clearly, love Him more dearly, and follow Him more nearly.” This week’s focus is from Matthew 5 and how Jesus shows us God through the Sermon on the Mount. Listen to Mark teach more about Jesus revealing God throughout the New Testament: the God of comfort, righteousness, attentiveness, fulfillment, motive-searching, and listening.     DLC01.0-Jesus Shows Us God the Father Mark Lanier Mark shared Devotions from the life of Jesus with an emphasis on how Jesus shows us God the Father in the New Testament, a reciprocal of the Old Testament Scripture that points to Jesus. Mark read from John 5:39: You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me. John 12:44 also reveals God through Jesus. Some of the devotions focused on the Beatitudes from Matthew 5. Listen to Mark offer insights for living a godly life by seeking God through the study of and praying thru His Word. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc01-0-jesus-shows-us-god-the-father/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-life-of-christ/dlc01-0-jesus-shows-us-god-the-father/ Sun, 10 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark shared Devotions from the life of Jesus with an emphasis on how Jesus shows us God the Father in the New Testament, a reciprocal of the Old Testament Scripture that points to Jesus. Mark read from John 5:39: You search the Scriptures because you thinwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark shared Devotions from the life of Jesus with an emphasis on how Jesus shows us God the Father in the New Testament, a reciprocal of the Old Testament Scripture that points to Jesus. Mark read from John 5:39: You search the Scriptures because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is they that bear witness about me. John 12:44 also reveals God through Jesus. Some of the devotions focused on the Beatitudes from Matthew 5. Listen to Mark offer insights for living a godly life by seeking God through the study of and praying thru His Word. The Long and Winding Road Lesson 16 - Worship Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-16-worship/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-16-worship/ Sun, 03 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 15 - Isaiah 6 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-15-isaiah-6/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-15-isaiah-6/ Sun, 27 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 14 - Elijah Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-14-elijah/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-14-elijah/ Sun, 20 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 13 - The Temple Part 2 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-13-the-temple-part-2/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-13-the-temple-part-2/ Sun, 13 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 12 - The Temple Part 1 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-12-the-temple-part-1/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-12-the-temple-part-1/ Sun, 06 May 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 11- Ruth 04/29/2018 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-11-ruth-04-29-2018/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-11-ruth-04-29-2018/ Sun, 29 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The The Long and Winding Road Lesson 10 - Jesus The Good Shepherd Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-10-jesus-the-good-shepherd/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-10-jesus-the-good-shepherd/ Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com DFT 7 - Devotionals from the Torah 7 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-7-devotionals-from-the-torah-7/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-7-devotionals-from-the-torah-7/ Sun, 08 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com DFT 6 - Devotionals from the Torah 6 Mark Lanier Mark ended his Torah devotions lessons including a focus on Psalm 119: 97  "Oh how I love your law. It is my mediation all the day.” and asking the question - Why did God give the law?  1. Society needed it. 2. Express God in theology 3. Die under the weight of the law and see Jesus our Savior. Our God requires perfection. Listen to Mark teach how we are in need of a Savior as he expands on three final devotions from Deuteronomy. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-6-devotionals-from-the-torah-6/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-6-devotionals-from-the-torah-6/ Sun, 25 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark ended his Torah devotions lessons including a focus on Psalm 119: 97  "Oh how I love your law. It is my mediation all the day.” and asking the question - Why did God give the law?  1. Society needed it. 2. Express God in theology 3. Die under the weiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark ended his Torah devotions lessons including a focus on Psalm 119: 97  "Oh how I love your law. It is my mediation all the day.” and asking the question - Why did God give the law?  1. Society needed it. 2. Express God in theology 3. Die under the weight of the law and see Jesus our Savior. Our God requires perfection. Listen to Mark teach how we are in need of a Savior as he expands on three final devotions from Deuteronomy. DFT 5 - Devotionals from the Torah 5 Mark Lanier Mark focused his class on the subject matter of his upcoming Torah devotional book. Mark’s devotional follows the plan many Jewish people use when reading the Torah. Psalms: looking to have our soul revived. The assurance of the psalms that the Law will make us wise. Inspired by God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-5-devotionals-from-the-torah-5/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-5-devotionals-from-the-torah-5/ Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark focused his class on the subject matter of his upcoming Torah devotional book. Mark’s devotional follows the plan many Jewish people use when reading the Torah. Psalms: looking to have our soul revived. The assurance of the psalms that the Law will mwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark focused his class on the subject matter of his upcoming Torah devotional book. Mark’s devotional follows the plan many Jewish people use when reading the Torah. Psalms: looking to have our soul revived. The assurance of the psalms that the Law will make us wise. Inspired by God. Colossians - week 6 W. Mark Lanier Mark wrapped up the church-wide Multiply study of Colossians by focusing on Colossians 4:2-3. How do you pray? Paul says to continue steadfastly. . . . Mark referred to the Greek, noting that “steadfastly" translated as "close at hand or ready or devote to.” Paul uses 2nd person, present imperative to show prayer is now. Be alert in your prayer and do so with thanksgiving. What do you pray for? How are your prayers directed? Listen to Mark teach us what Paul meant as to how we are to pray, and where we should be spiritually. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/colossians/colossians-week-6/ lessons/colossians/colossians-week-6/ Sun, 04 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark wrapped up the church-wide Multiply study of Colossians by focusing on Colossians 4:2-3. How do you pray? Paul says to continue steadfastly. . . . Mark referred to the Greek, noting that “steadfastly" translated as "close at hand or ready or devote twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark wrapped up the church-wide Multiply study of Colossians by focusing on Colossians 4:2-3. How do you pray? Paul says to continue steadfastly. . . . Mark referred to the Greek, noting that “steadfastly" translated as "close at hand or ready or devote to.” Paul uses 2nd person, present imperative to show prayer is now. Be alert in your prayer and do so with thanksgiving. What do you pray for? How are your prayers directed? Listen to Mark teach us what Paul meant as to how we are to pray, and where we should be spiritually. Colossians - Week 5 W. Mark Lanier Mark finished Lesson 5 of the church-wide study of Colossians. His teachings of chapter 4 show us how to live and engage in the world then and now by making the most of our opportunities to live for Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/colossians/colossians-week-5/ lessons/colossians/colossians-week-5/ Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark finished Lesson 5 of the church-wide study of Colossians. His teachings of chapter 4 show us how to live and engage in the world then and now by making the most of our opportunities to live for Christ.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark finished Lesson 5 of the church-wide study of Colossians. His teachings of chapter 4 show us how to live and engage in the world then and now by making the most of our opportunities to live for Christ. Colossians - Week 4 Brent Johnson Brent continued with Lesson 4 in the Church Wide focus on Multiply. This week in Colossians 3, the Apostle Paul taught believers to seek the things above. Brent continues with encouragement for all believers to seek accountability, choose love, and to model Christ. Listen to Brent use Colossians 3 as a framework for our walk with Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/colossians/colossians-week-4/ lessons/colossians/colossians-week-4/ Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBrent continued with Lesson 4 in the Church Wide focus on Multiply. This week in Colossians 3, the Apostle Paul taught believers to seek the things above. Brent continues with encouragement for all believers to seek accountability, choose love, and to modwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBrent continued with Lesson 4 in the Church Wide focus on Multiply. This week in Colossians 3, the Apostle Paul taught believers to seek the things above. Brent continues with encouragement for all believers to seek accountability, choose love, and to model Christ. Listen to Brent use Colossians 3 as a framework for our walk with Christ. Colossians - Week 3 W. Mark Lanier Mark continues with church-wide focus on a study of Colossians and asks three questions: 1) What satisfies your heart and mind? 2) Where do you source joy? 3) Where do you find life’s answers? The Apostle Paul desires the people to know that God redeemed all those who believed in the saving power of Jesus and the cross. Hear Mark share how falsehoods handcuff us and rob our joy. That we must look only to Jesus Christ who sets us free and how we can strengthen our relationship with Jesus…and watch the effects multiply!    https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/colossians/colossians-week-3/ lessons/colossians/colossians-week-3/ Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with church-wide focus on a study of Colossians and asks three questions: 1) What satisfies your heart and mind? 2) Where do you source joy? 3) Where do you find life’s answers? The Apostle Paul desires the people to know that God redeemed webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with church-wide focus on a study of Colossians and asks three questions: 1) What satisfies your heart and mind? 2) Where do you source joy? 3) Where do you find life’s answers? The Apostle Paul desires the people to know that God redeemed all those who believed in the saving power of Jesus and the cross. Hear Mark share how falsehoods handcuff us and rob our joy. That we must look only to Jesus Christ who sets us free and how we can strengthen our relationship with Jesus…and watch the effects multiply!    Colossians - Week 2 W. Mark Lanier Mark continued with session 2 in the church-wide Multiply study of Colossians. Today’s focus was Colossians 1:15-29. How should we study an epistle? Mark teaches four steps:  1. Read the entire epistle in one setting. 2. Make notes of ideas, issues or questions that come to mind. 3. Go back and study in sections. 4. Apply to life.  Listen for additional tips to ‘dig’ deeper in your study.  As an example, Mark went thru the process for a section in Colossians 1:15-23 and focused on study of image/representation/icon with multiple references to visible & invisible as well as dissecting the use of the term firstborn or prototokos in Greek concluding if we want to see God, see Jesus - the all sufficient Christ!  https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/colossians/colossians-week-2/ lessons/colossians/colossians-week-2/ Sun, 04 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with session 2 in the church-wide Multiply study of Colossians. Today’s focus was Colossians 1:15-29. How should we study an epistle? Mark teaches four steps:  1. Read the entire epistle in one setting. 2. Make notes of ideas, issues or quewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with session 2 in the church-wide Multiply study of Colossians. Today’s focus was Colossians 1:15-29. How should we study an epistle? Mark teaches four steps:  1. Read the entire epistle in one setting. 2. Make notes of ideas, issues or questions that come to mind. 3. Go back and study in sections. 4. Apply to life.  Listen for additional tips to ‘dig’ deeper in your study.  As an example, Mark went thru the process for a section in Colossians 1:15-23 and focused on study of image/representation/icon with multiple references to visible & invisible as well as dissecting the use of the term firstborn or prototokos in Greek concluding if we want to see God, see Jesus - the all sufficient Christ!  Colossians - Week 1 W. Mark Lanier Mark begins a new series “Colossians” with an introduction anthropological perspective of the Colossians. Describing the lifestyle and the cultural issues leading up to the “occasion” letter addressing heresy. Serious bouts of false teachings threaten the Colossians church. Mark dives deeper giving us a detail perspective of Paul’s “occasion” letter to the Colossians. Paul’s letter is about correcting the false teaching circulating the Colossians.  After Mark gives us insight into the issues the Colossians were facing he points out how Paul admonishing the Colossians with love. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/colossians/colossians-week-1/ lessons/colossians/colossians-week-1/ Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark begins a new series “Colossians” with an introduction anthropological perspective of the Colossians. Describing the lifestyle and the cultural issues leading up to the “occasion” letter addressing heresy. Serious bouts of false teachings threaten thewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark begins a new series “Colossians” with an introduction anthropological perspective of the Colossians. Describing the lifestyle and the cultural issues leading up to the “occasion” letter addressing heresy. Serious bouts of false teachings threaten the Colossians church. Mark dives deeper giving us a detail perspective of Paul’s “occasion” letter to the Colossians. Paul’s letter is about correcting the false teaching circulating the Colossians.  After Mark gives us insight into the issues the Colossians were facing he points out how Paul admonishing the Colossians with love. DFT 4 - Devotionals from the Torah 4 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-4-devotionals-from-the-torah-4/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-4-devotionals-from-the-torah-4/ Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com DFT 3 - Devotionals from the Torah 3 Mark Lanier 1-7-18 Mark began the new year with some Torah Devotionals from the Old Testament books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. He showed how Psalm 96:1-2 and Psalm 119:97 show the love of the Hebrew people for the Torah or law. Mark shared devotions based on these passages: Genesis 1:1-2  May God fill and fill this Year; Genesis 7:24-8:1 God is an action God. Exodus 35:5, 21 Everything belongs to God; and Exodus 35:30-33 God has called you by name. Listen to Mark share why we should meditate daily on teachings from the Torah. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-3-devotionals-from-the-torah-3/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-3-devotionals-from-the-torah-3/ Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno1-7-18 Mark began the new year with some Torah Devotionals from the Old Testament books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. He showed how Psalm 96:1-2 and Psalm 119:97 show the love of the Hebrew people for the Torah or law. Mark sharwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com1-7-18 Mark began the new year with some Torah Devotionals from the Old Testament books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. He showed how Psalm 96:1-2 and Psalm 119:97 show the love of the Hebrew people for the Torah or law. Mark shared devotions based on these passages: Genesis 1:1-2  May God fill and fill this Year; Genesis 7:24-8:1 God is an action God. Exodus 35:5, 21 Everything belongs to God; and Exodus 35:30-33 God has called you by name. Listen to Mark share why we should meditate daily on teachings from the Torah. The Long and Winding Road Lesson 9 - Christmas Edition 12/172017 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-9-christmas-edition-12-172017/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-9-christmas-edition-12-172017/ Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 8 - Moses and the Exodus Part 3 12/03/2017 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-8-moses-and-the-exodus-part-3-12-03-2017/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-8-moses-and-the-exodus-part-3-12-03-2017/ Sun, 03 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 7 Moses and The Exodus, Part 2 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-7-moses-and-the-exodus-part-2/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-7-moses-and-the-exodus-part-2/ Sun, 26 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 6 - Moses and The Exodus Part 1 Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-6-moses-and-the-exodus-part-1/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-6-moses-and-the-exodus-part-1/ Sun, 05 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 5 - Jacob Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-5-jacob/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-5-jacob/ Sun, 29 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Long and Winding Road Lesson 4 - Abraham, Part 2 Mark Lanier This is the second part of the Abraham story which includes the potential sacrificing of Isaac. Do you know the import of Isaac as the lamb to be placed on the altar and Jesus? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-4-abraham-part-2/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-4-abraham-part-2/ Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis is the second part of the Abraham story which includes the potential sacrificing of Isaac. Do you know the import of Isaac as the lamb to be placed on the altar and Jesus?webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis is the second part of the Abraham story which includes the potential sacrificing of Isaac. Do you know the import of Isaac as the lamb to be placed on the altar and Jesus? The Long and Winding Road Lesson 3 - Abraham Part 1 Mark Lanier This video is about Abraham and is a part 1. This also continues the “Long and Winding Road” series. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-3-abraham-part-1/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-3-abraham-part-1/ Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis video is about Abraham and is a part 1. This also continues the “Long and Winding Road” series.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis video is about Abraham and is a part 1. This also continues the “Long and Winding Road” series. The Long and Winding Road Lesson 2 - The Floods: Judgement and Salvation Mark Lanier This lesson continues the Long and Winding Road series and investigates the flood and Noah as a comparison to Judgement and Salvation. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-2-the-floods-judgement-and-salvation/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-2-the-floods-judgement-and-salvation/ Sun, 08 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson continues the Long and Winding Road series and investigates the flood and Noah as a comparison to Judgement and Salvation.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson continues the Long and Winding Road series and investigates the flood and Noah as a comparison to Judgement and Salvation. The Long and Winding Road Lesson 1 - the Setting Mark Lanier Mark introduces the series with this first glimpse of Jesus in the Old Testament. Starting with Genesis, we get a look at the how the creation story, Adam and Eve, and Satan, point to the coming Messiah. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-1-the-setting/ lessons/the-long-and-winding-road-the-old-testament-leads-to-jesus/the-long-and-winding-road-lesson-1-the-setting/ Sun, 01 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark introduces the series with this first glimpse of Jesus in the Old Testament. Starting with Genesis, we get a look at the how the creation story, Adam and Eve, and Satan, point to the coming Messiah. webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark introduces the series with this first glimpse of Jesus in the Old Testament. Starting with Genesis, we get a look at the how the creation story, Adam and Eve, and Satan, point to the coming Messiah. SE- Dr. Tremper Longman Interview W. Mark Lanier and Dr. Tremper Longman Mark Lanier interviewed Dr. Tremper Longman, one of the world’s authorities on the Old Testament, and honed in on questions about the Old Testament image of God as a “warrior God” who instructs Israel to slaughter large groups of people. This is an important dialogue as it is a challenging part of understanding God and His character. It seems at odds with the God we see in Jesus. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-dr-tremper-longman-interview/ lessons/special-events/se-dr-tremper-longman-interview/ Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark Lanier interviewed Dr. Tremper Longman, one of the world’s authorities on the Old Testament, and honed in on questions about the Old Testament image of God as a “warrior God” who instructs Israel to slaughter large groups of people. This is an importwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark Lanier interviewed Dr. Tremper Longman, one of the world’s authorities on the Old Testament, and honed in on questions about the Old Testament image of God as a “warrior God” who instructs Israel to slaughter large groups of people. This is an important dialogue as it is a challenging part of understanding God and His character. It seems at odds with the God we see in Jesus. PLCS 10.3 Paul's Motivation: Jesus W. Mark Lanier This week Mark taught the last lesson in the series: Paul, a Legal Case Study. Mark reviewed the several week study of how he would have prepared a case to defend the Apostle Paul. Today’s class focused on Paul’s motivation as his higher calling. He was progressive in his views of women, slaves, culture, and social status. His imprisonment provided an opportunity to proclaim the truth about Jesus to the high rulers of Rome. For Jesus, Paul willingly stepped into death’s gate. Listen to Mark explain the political turmoil in Rome during this time and the positions of key players. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-10-3-pauls-motivation-jesus/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-10-3-pauls-motivation-jesus/ Sun, 10 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis week Mark taught the last lesson in the series: Paul, a Legal Case Study. Mark reviewed the several week study of how he would have prepared a case to defend the Apostle Paul. Today’s class focused on Paul’s motivation as his higher calling. He was pwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis week Mark taught the last lesson in the series: Paul, a Legal Case Study. Mark reviewed the several week study of how he would have prepared a case to defend the Apostle Paul. Today’s class focused on Paul’s motivation as his higher calling. He was progressive in his views of women, slaves, culture, and social status. His imprisonment provided an opportunity to proclaim the truth about Jesus to the high rulers of Rome. For Jesus, Paul willingly stepped into death’s gate. Listen to Mark explain the political turmoil in Rome during this time and the positions of key players. PLCS 10.2 Paul's Motivation: Higher Calling W. Mark Lanier Mark focused this week’s class on what motivated Paul. He had a higher calling to talk to high Roman rulers about Jesus as the Messiah. Paul spoke to the epicureans, who were materialists and believed truth came only from reasoning. They also claimed no afterlife. Happiness was life's goal, to be free from pain and fear. Paul also spoke to the stoics, who believed in one God without shape. Their philosophy was God doesn't care about us and is non emotional, and so their ideology was to avoid emotions. The epicurean and stoics believed the purpose of life was achieving happiness through moderate expectations. Listen to Mark teach about how Paul professed a higher calling than being happy https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-10-2-pauls-motivation-higher-calling/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-10-2-pauls-motivation-higher-calling/ Sun, 03 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark focused this week’s class on what motivated Paul. He had a higher calling to talk to high Roman rulers about Jesus as the Messiah. Paul spoke to the epicureans, who were materialists and believed truth came only from reasoning. They also claimed no awebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark focused this week’s class on what motivated Paul. He had a higher calling to talk to high Roman rulers about Jesus as the Messiah. Paul spoke to the epicureans, who were materialists and believed truth came only from reasoning. They also claimed no afterlife. Happiness was life's goal, to be free from pain and fear. Paul also spoke to the stoics, who believed in one God without shape. Their philosophy was God doesn't care about us and is non emotional, and so their ideology was to avoid emotions. The epicurean and stoics believed the purpose of life was achieving happiness through moderate expectations. Listen to Mark teach about how Paul professed a higher calling than being happy PLCS 10.1 - Paul: A Legal Case Study - Paul's Motivation W. Mark Lanier As an attorney when Mark Lanier takes on new clients he has to ask a question: “What do you want”? For most people the driving motivation is selfish intent. It could be for freedom, fame, or fortune… but this wasn't the case with Paul. Together, let’s discover Paul's true motivation. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-10-1-paul-a-legal-case-study-pauls-motivation/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-10-1-paul-a-legal-case-study-pauls-motivation/ Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoAs an attorney when Mark Lanier takes on new clients he has to ask a question: “What do you want”? For most people the driving motivation is selfish intent. It could be for freedom, fame, or fortune… but this wasn't the case with Paul. Together, let’s diswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comAs an attorney when Mark Lanier takes on new clients he has to ask a question: “What do you want”? For most people the driving motivation is selfish intent. It could be for freedom, fame, or fortune… but this wasn't the case with Paul. Together, let’s discover Paul's true motivation. DFT 2- Devotionals from the Torah 2 Mark Lanier Mark taught Round Two of why he’s writing devotions based on the Torah, the first five books of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). He began with a review from the previous week showing how the Tanakh is divided into three divisions. He then moved on to share devotions from Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Listen to Mark teach from Genesis about Jacob’s journey to God beginning with the deception of his birthright, flight to safety, wrestling with God, and God giving him a new name of Israel. But God never tells Jacob His name. God is God, and that’s enough. Listen to Mark as he shares what God has stirred up in him while writing the Torah devotions. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-2-devotionals-from-the-torah-2/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-2-devotionals-from-the-torah-2/ Sun, 13 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark taught Round Two of why he’s writing devotions based on the Torah, the first five books of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). He began with a review from the previous week showing how the Tanakh is divided into three divisions. He then moved on to share devowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark taught Round Two of why he’s writing devotions based on the Torah, the first five books of the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible). He began with a review from the previous week showing how the Tanakh is divided into three divisions. He then moved on to share devotions from Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Listen to Mark teach from Genesis about Jacob’s journey to God beginning with the deception of his birthright, flight to safety, wrestling with God, and God giving him a new name of Israel. But God never tells Jacob His name. God is God, and that’s enough. Listen to Mark as he shares what God has stirred up in him while writing the Torah devotions. PLCS 9.1- Paul and the Nazarenes W. Mark Lanier Mark continued with “Paul, a Legal Case Study” as though he were representing the Apostle Paul. Mark focused on the historical context of Paul's case. During this time, Roman law stated that a defendant must be informed of the crimes he or she is being tried. In Acts 24:9, we read Tertullus charged Paul before the governor Felix of: stirring up riots around the world, being a ringleader of the Nazarenes, and trying to profane the temple. Listen as Mark references Josephus’ writings and explains the history and political climate surrounding how Felix became governor and how Tertullus used that knowledge in an attempt to persuade Felix that his claims about Paul were accurate.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-9-1-paul-and-the-nazarenes/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-9-1-paul-and-the-nazarenes/ Sun, 06 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued with “Paul, a Legal Case Study” as though he were representing the Apostle Paul. Mark focused on the historical context of Paul's case. During this time, Roman law stated that a defendant must be informed of the crimes he or she is being trwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued with “Paul, a Legal Case Study” as though he were representing the Apostle Paul. Mark focused on the historical context of Paul's case. During this time, Roman law stated that a defendant must be informed of the crimes he or she is being tried. In Acts 24:9, we read Tertullus charged Paul before the governor Felix of: stirring up riots around the world, being a ringleader of the Nazarenes, and trying to profane the temple. Listen as Mark references Josephus’ writings and explains the history and political climate surrounding how Felix became governor and how Tertullus used that knowledge in an attempt to persuade Felix that his claims about Paul were accurate.   SE- Biblical Literacy Philosophy of Ministry and Missions Missional Class https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-biblical-literacy-philosophy-of-ministry-and-missions/ lessons/special-events/se-biblical-literacy-philosophy-of-ministry-and-missions/ Sun, 30 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com DFT 1 - Devotionals from the Torah 1 Mark Lanier Mark took a break from his series "Paul, a Legal Case Study," to discuss devotions from the Jewish Bible. TaNaKh is the Hebrew word for Old Testament. Each letter stand for a section of Scripture: Torah (the Law), Nevi’im (the Prophets), and Ketuvi (the Writings) Listen to Mark share a few devotionals planned for an upcoming book of devotions that will correspond to the yearly reading of the Torah. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-1-devotionals-from-the-torah-1/ lessons/devotionals-from-the-torah/dft-1-devotionals-from-the-torah-1/ Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Mark took a break from his series "Paul, a Legal Case Study," to discuss devotions from the Jewish Bible. TaNaKh is the Hebrew word for Old Testament. Each letter stand for a section of Scripture: Torah (the Law), Nevi’im (the Prophets), and Ketuvi (the webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Mark took a break from his series "Paul, a Legal Case Study," to discuss devotions from the Jewish Bible. TaNaKh is the Hebrew word for Old Testament. Each letter stand for a section of Scripture: Torah (the Law), Nevi’im (the Prophets), and Ketuvi (the Writings) Listen to Mark share a few devotionals planned for an upcoming book of devotions that will correspond to the yearly reading of the Torah. PLCS 8.1- Paul in Ephesus W. Mark Lanier Today Mark taught about the charges brought against the Apostle Paul. At the time of Paul, a Roman trial had a stage of clarifying and documenting the charges to be proven or disproven called - “the formula". In Acts 24, we see Paul was charged with three crimes: 1) stirring up riots, 2) being a ringleader of the Nazarene sect, and 3) trying to profane the temple. Listen to Mark focus and disprove the first of the three charges which allegedly happened on his third missionary trip where he spent considerable time in Ephesus ministering to the Jews and Greeks. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-8-1-paul-in-ephesus/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-8-1-paul-in-ephesus/ Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoToday Mark taught about the charges brought against the Apostle Paul. At the time of Paul, a Roman trial had a stage of clarifying and documenting the charges to be proven or disproven called - “the formula". In Acts 24, we see Paul was charged with threewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comToday Mark taught about the charges brought against the Apostle Paul. At the time of Paul, a Roman trial had a stage of clarifying and documenting the charges to be proven or disproven called - “the formula". In Acts 24, we see Paul was charged with three crimes: 1) stirring up riots, 2) being a ringleader of the Nazarene sect, and 3) trying to profane the temple. Listen to Mark focus and disprove the first of the three charges which allegedly happened on his third missionary trip where he spent considerable time in Ephesus ministering to the Jews and Greeks. SE- Paul in Athens, Acts 17 Scott Riling Learn what Paul’s message, as noted in Acts 17, meant to the Athenians, especially the Stoics and Epicureans. Although technologies may have changed over the years, ideas haven’t so much. Paul made three main points…1. God created the world, 2. God created man and man needs God, & 3. Man’s attempts to represent God with idols is foolishness. Paul goes on to quote from their own poets, being a master of communicating within the current context of his audience. Listen to Scott Riling share how God has given the ministry of reconciliation to all believers and be encouraged and confident in what you believe so you can share the truth with others person to person, as Paul did. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-paul-in-athens-acts-17/ lessons/special-events/se-paul-in-athens-acts-17/ Sun, 09 Jul 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoLearn what Paul’s message, as noted in Acts 17, meant to the Athenians, especially the Stoics and Epicureans. Although technologies may have changed over the years, ideas haven’t so much. Paul made three main points…1. God created the world, 2. God createwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comLearn what Paul’s message, as noted in Acts 17, meant to the Athenians, especially the Stoics and Epicureans. Although technologies may have changed over the years, ideas haven’t so much. Paul made three main points…1. God created the world, 2. God created man and man needs God, & 3. Man’s attempts to represent God with idols is foolishness. Paul goes on to quote from their own poets, being a master of communicating within the current context of his audience. Listen to Scott Riling share how God has given the ministry of reconciliation to all believers and be encouraged and confident in what you believe so you can share the truth with others person to person, as Paul did. PLCS 7.1- Can I Get a Witnesses? Authentic W. Mark Lanier Mark introduced Rabbi Michael Vowell, a Messianic Jew, during today’s class. Michael gave his journey to Yeshua from a drug-dealing teen to an ultimate acceptance of Yeshua’s sacrifice for our sins. Michael shared insight and application from the Old Testament to the Christian perspective. Mark then continued sharing about the credibility of and authenticity of his line-up of witnesses (Ananias, Barnabas, John Mark & Peter) as he prepares to represent Paul in his upcoming trial. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-7-1-can-i-get-a-witnesses-authentic/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-7-1-can-i-get-a-witnesses-authentic/ Sun, 25 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark introduced Rabbi Michael Vowell, a Messianic Jew, during today’s class. Michael gave his journey to Yeshua from a drug-dealing teen to an ultimate acceptance of Yeshua’s sacrifice for our sins. Michael shared insight and application from the Old Testwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark introduced Rabbi Michael Vowell, a Messianic Jew, during today’s class. Michael gave his journey to Yeshua from a drug-dealing teen to an ultimate acceptance of Yeshua’s sacrifice for our sins. Michael shared insight and application from the Old Testament to the Christian perspective. Mark then continued sharing about the credibility of and authenticity of his line-up of witnesses (Ananias, Barnabas, John Mark & Peter) as he prepares to represent Paul in his upcoming trial. PLCS 6.2- Can I Get a Witnesses? (Barnabas) W. Mark Lanier Mark expands on how he'd have had Barnabas as a witness on Paul’s behalf. Barnabas knew first-hand that Synagogues were a place of learning, usually located near a body of water. Barnabas could share how Sabbath services functioned with Paul giving lectures proclaiming the good news to the Jews and those who feared God. Listen to how Mark would have Barnabas share the good and bad situations as noted in Acts 14, and how God equipped them to remain on mission, just as He does today in our lives. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-6-2-can-i-get-a-witnesses-barnabas/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-6-2-can-i-get-a-witnesses-barnabas/ Sun, 18 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark expands on how he'd have had Barnabas as a witness on Paul’s behalf. Barnabas knew first-hand that Synagogues were a place of learning, usually located near a body of water. Barnabas could share how Sabbath services functioned with Paul giving lecturwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark expands on how he'd have had Barnabas as a witness on Paul’s behalf. Barnabas knew first-hand that Synagogues were a place of learning, usually located near a body of water. Barnabas could share how Sabbath services functioned with Paul giving lectures proclaiming the good news to the Jews and those who feared God. Listen to how Mark would have Barnabas share the good and bad situations as noted in Acts 14, and how God equipped them to remain on mission, just as He does today in our lives. PLCS 6.1- Can I Get a Witnesses? W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-6-1-can-i-get-a-witnesses/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-6-1-can-i-get-a-witnesses/ Sun, 11 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com PLCS 5.1- Paul's Occupation W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-5-1-pauls-occupation/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-5-1-pauls-occupation/ Sun, 28 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com PLCS 4- Is Paul Legitimate or a Lunatic? W. Mark Lanier Mark continues his discussion "In defense of Paul" Is Paul legit or lunatic? What changed him? What made the Damascus experience unique, and why was he willing to suffer for the Gospel? Listen to Mark’s insightful accounting of Paul’s behavior before and after he traded his old beliefs to follow Jesus, The Way, was a conclusion to his Jewish upbringing and training. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-4-is-paul-legitimate-or-a-lunatic/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-4-is-paul-legitimate-or-a-lunatic/ Sun, 14 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues his discussion "In defense of Paul" Is Paul legit or lunatic? What changed him? What made the Damascus experience unique, and why was he willing to suffer for the Gospel? Listen to Mark’s insightful accounting of Paul’s behavior before and webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues his discussion "In defense of Paul" Is Paul legit or lunatic? What changed him? What made the Damascus experience unique, and why was he willing to suffer for the Gospel? Listen to Mark’s insightful accounting of Paul’s behavior before and after he traded his old beliefs to follow Jesus, The Way, was a conclusion to his Jewish upbringing and training. PLCS 3.2- Follow-up Interview: Clarifying Events and Attitudes (Part 2) W. Mark Lanier Mark focused this week’s study of Paul, a Legal Case Study, on what it meant to be a citizen of Tarsus and a Roman citizen. Tarsus, located in modern day Turkey, was a Roman naval base, a center of intellectual philosophy, as well as other attractions. Only the wealthy were able to pay for Tarsian citizenship and partake of the community leadership roles, which required wealth. In order for Paul to be a Roman citizen, his parents held the distinction. Social classes paid a vital part of the Roman life. Listen to Mark discuss more about Paul’s citizenships and how his experiences and status helped him spread the Gospel to the Gentiles. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-3-2-follow-up-interview-clarifying-events-and-attitudes-part-2/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-3-2-follow-up-interview-clarifying-events-and-attitudes-part-2/ Sun, 07 May 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark focused this week’s study of Paul, a Legal Case Study, on what it meant to be a citizen of Tarsus and a Roman citizen. Tarsus, located in modern day Turkey, was a Roman naval base, a center of intellectual philosophy, as well as other attractions. Onwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark focused this week’s study of Paul, a Legal Case Study, on what it meant to be a citizen of Tarsus and a Roman citizen. Tarsus, located in modern day Turkey, was a Roman naval base, a center of intellectual philosophy, as well as other attractions. Only the wealthy were able to pay for Tarsian citizenship and partake of the community leadership roles, which required wealth. In order for Paul to be a Roman citizen, his parents held the distinction. Social classes paid a vital part of the Roman life. Listen to Mark discuss more about Paul’s citizenships and how his experiences and status helped him spread the Gospel to the Gentiles. PLCS 3.1- Follow- Up Interview W. Mark Lanier Mark focused this week’s study of Paul, a Legal Case Study, on what it meant to be a citizen of Tarsus and a Roman citizen. Tarsus, located in modern day Turkey, was a Roman naval base, a center of intellectual philosophy, as well as other attractions. Only the wealthy were able to pay for Tarsian citizenship and partake of the community leadership roles, which required wealth. In order for Paul to be a Roman citizen, his parents held the distinction. Social classes paid a vital part of the Roman life. Listen to Mark discuss more about Paul’s citizenships and how his experiences and status helped him spread the Gospel to the Gentiles. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-3-1-follow-up-interview/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-3-1-follow-up-interview/ Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark focused this week’s study of Paul, a Legal Case Study, on what it meant to be a citizen of Tarsus and a Roman citizen. Tarsus, located in modern day Turkey, was a Roman naval base, a center of intellectual philosophy, as well as other attractions. Onwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark focused this week’s study of Paul, a Legal Case Study, on what it meant to be a citizen of Tarsus and a Roman citizen. Tarsus, located in modern day Turkey, was a Roman naval base, a center of intellectual philosophy, as well as other attractions. Only the wealthy were able to pay for Tarsian citizenship and partake of the community leadership roles, which required wealth. In order for Paul to be a Roman citizen, his parents held the distinction. Social classes paid a vital part of the Roman life. Listen to Mark discuss more about Paul’s citizenships and how his experiences and status helped him spread the Gospel to the Gentiles. PLCS 2.2- The Initial Interview (Part 2) W. Mark Lanier Paul: A legal case study Today's class researches Paul's beliefs by focusing on his mentor Gamaliel. (Acts 22:1-3.) Gamaliel’s less conservative interpretation of the Torah, Mishnah, and the Talmud impacted Paul’s ministry to the Gentiles. Listen to Mark explain more of the influences in Paul’s life and the biblical implications of his probable membership in the Sanhedrin. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-2-2-the-initial-interview-part-2/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-2-2-the-initial-interview-part-2/ Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPaul: A legal case study Today's class researches Paul's beliefs by focusing on his mentor Gamaliel. (Acts 22:1-3.) Gamaliel’s less conservative interpretation of the Torah, Mishnah, and the Talmud impacted Paul’s ministry to the Gentiles. Listen to Mark webmaster@biblical-literacy.comPaul: A legal case study Today's class researches Paul's beliefs by focusing on his mentor Gamaliel. (Acts 22:1-3.) Gamaliel’s less conservative interpretation of the Torah, Mishnah, and the Talmud impacted Paul’s ministry to the Gentiles. Listen to Mark explain more of the influences in Paul’s life and the biblical implications of his probable membership in the Sanhedrin. PLCS 2.1- The Initial Interview W. Mark Lanier Mark begins his initial interview of Paul in this 2nd chapter of Paul: a legal case study where Mark is reviewing the life of Paul as a potential new client. In this first part of Mark's interview we obtain Paul’s background including origin of his names, appearance, and family history. We learn Paul/Saul was born a Roman citizen in Tarsus of Clicia. He was not an only child, multilingual, and as a Pharisee could trace his lineage back to the tribe of Benjamin. Listen to Mark talk more about Paul and what his role as a Pharisee meant. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-2-1-the-initial-interview/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-2-1-the-initial-interview/ Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark begins his initial interview of Paul in this 2nd chapter of Paul: a legal case study where Mark is reviewing the life of Paul as a potential new client. In this first part of Mark's interview we obtain Paul’s background including origin of his names,webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark begins his initial interview of Paul in this 2nd chapter of Paul: a legal case study where Mark is reviewing the life of Paul as a potential new client. In this first part of Mark's interview we obtain Paul’s background including origin of his names, appearance, and family history. We learn Paul/Saul was born a Roman citizen in Tarsus of Clicia. He was not an only child, multilingual, and as a Pharisee could trace his lineage back to the tribe of Benjamin. Listen to Mark talk more about Paul and what his role as a Pharisee meant. PLCS 1.1- A Lawyer Takes Up a New Case W. Mark Lanier Paul: a legal case study Do you know Paul? Mark began a new series about the Apostle Paul as if he were asked to represent Paul in a court of law. As a lawyer, Mark approaches the subject of Paul based on his own legal experience. In this introduction, listen to Mark discuss Jerusalem in 57 AD as Paul brought an offering into the temple for the poor. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-1-1-a-lawyer-takes-up-a-new-case/ lessons/paul-a-legal-case-study/plcs-1-1-a-lawyer-takes-up-a-new-case/ Sun, 02 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPaul: a legal case study Do you know Paul? Mark began a new series about the Apostle Paul as if he were asked to represent Paul in a court of law. As a lawyer, Mark approaches the subject of Paul based on his own legal experience. In this introduction, liwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPaul: a legal case study Do you know Paul? Mark began a new series about the Apostle Paul as if he were asked to represent Paul in a court of law. As a lawyer, Mark approaches the subject of Paul based on his own legal experience. In this introduction, listen to Mark discuss Jerusalem in 57 AD as Paul brought an offering into the temple for the poor. SE- His Kingdom Come- An Interview with N. T. Wright W. Mark Lanier Mark interviews N. T. Wright, a leading British New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop. The author of numerous books and article, Wright answers Lanier questions, in a warm and engaging conversation that is both revealing and questioning.  https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-his-kingdom-come-an-interview-with-n-t-wright/ lessons/special-events/se-his-kingdom-come-an-interview-with-n-t-wright/ Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark interviews N. T. Wright, a leading British New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop. The author of numerous books and article, Wright answers Lanier questions, in a warm and engaging conversation that is both revealing and questioning. webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark interviews N. T. Wright, a leading British New Testament scholar and retired Anglican bishop. The author of numerous books and article, Wright answers Lanier questions, in a warm and engaging conversation that is both revealing and questioning.  Lesson 7- Why I'm Not A Jew...Or Am I? - Part 3 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-7-why-im-not-a-jew-or-am-i-part-3/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-7-why-im-not-a-jew-or-am-i-part-3/ Sun, 19 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 7- Why I'm Not A Jew...Or Am I? - Part 2 W.Mark Lanier Mark continues with Part 2 of “Why I'm not a Jew, or am I?” Mark continues with principle number 5 of Maimonides' 13 principles of the Jewish faith. Listen to the explanation of each one and the Old and New Testament Scripture that verifies them. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-7-why-im-not-a-jew-or-am-i-part-2/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-7-why-im-not-a-jew-or-am-i-part-2/ Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with Part 2 of “Why I'm not a Jew, or am I?” Mark continues with principle number 5 of Maimonides' 13 principles of the Jewish faith. Listen to the explanation of each one and the Old and New Testament Scripture that verifies them.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with Part 2 of “Why I'm not a Jew, or am I?” Mark continues with principle number 5 of Maimonides' 13 principles of the Jewish faith. Listen to the explanation of each one and the Old and New Testament Scripture that verifies them. Lesson 7- Why I'm Not A Jew... Or Am I? - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-7-why-im-not-a-jew-or-am-i-part-1/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-7-why-im-not-a-jew-or-am-i-part-1/ Sun, 12 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- C. S. Lewis, Science, and Faith - Dr. Alister McGrath Interview W. Mark Lanier This week’s Biblical Literacy class features a Q & A with Professor Alister McGrath, renowned theologian and scientist. Mark begins by giving listeners insight into Professor McGrath’s personal life. McGrath was an atheist in his teens but became a Christian in college. Listen to how he abandoned atheism and embraced Christianity then went on to obtain a second and third doctorate. Among Professor McGrath’s 40 published books, his favorite is his C. S. Lewis biography. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-c-s-lewis-science-and-faith-dr-alister-mcgrath-interview/ lessons/special-events/se-c-s-lewis-science-and-faith-dr-alister-mcgrath-interview/ Sun, 05 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis week’s Biblical Literacy class features a Q & A with Professor Alister McGrath, renowned theologian and scientist. Mark begins by giving listeners insight into Professor McGrath’s personal life. McGrath was an atheist in his teens but became a Christwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis week’s Biblical Literacy class features a Q & A with Professor Alister McGrath, renowned theologian and scientist. Mark begins by giving listeners insight into Professor McGrath’s personal life. McGrath was an atheist in his teens but became a Christian in college. Listen to how he abandoned atheism and embraced Christianity then went on to obtain a second and third doctorate. Among Professor McGrath’s 40 published books, his favorite is his C. S. Lewis biography. Lesson 6 - Why I'm Not A Hindu W. Mark Lanier Mark Lanier teaches, "Why I an NOT a Hindu." Hinduism pulls together and embraces all religions. Mark teaches not all roads lead to the mountaintop of God. What Hindus believe is difficult to explain because of their individual view of God. No set beliefs. No structure. No founder. No clear set of scripture. Listen to the general truths of Hinduism for a better understanding of this ancient religion. Click for the Tweaked version of My Sweet Lord by Phil Keaggy https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-6-why-im-not-a-hindu/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-6-why-im-not-a-hindu/ Sun, 29 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark Lanier teaches, "Why I an NOT a Hindu." Hinduism pulls together and embraces all religions. Mark teaches not all roads lead to the mountaintop of God. What Hindus believe is difficult to explain because of their individual view of God. No set beliefswebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark Lanier teaches, "Why I an NOT a Hindu." Hinduism pulls together and embraces all religions. Mark teaches not all roads lead to the mountaintop of God. What Hindus believe is difficult to explain because of their individual view of God. No set beliefs. No structure. No founder. No clear set of scripture. Listen to the general truths of Hinduism for a better understanding of this ancient religion. Click for the Tweaked version of My Sweet Lord by Phil Keaggy Addendum 1: How Do We Hear God? W. Mark Lanier Mark’s lesson focuses on How Do We Hear God? On decisions big and small, do we hear God or the enemy? In the Old Testament, God spoke in many ways, but with the coming of Jesus, He speaks to us through His Son. Listen to Mark discuss how Jesus is the Word for all people and has a message for everyone. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/addendum-1-how-do-we-hear-god/ lessons/why-im-not/addendum-1-how-do-we-hear-god/ Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark’s lesson focuses on How Do We Hear God? On decisions big and small, do we hear God or the enemy? In the Old Testament, God spoke in many ways, but with the coming of Jesus, He speaks to us through His Son. Listen to Mark discuss how Jesus is the Wordwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark’s lesson focuses on How Do We Hear God? On decisions big and small, do we hear God or the enemy? In the Old Testament, God spoke in many ways, but with the coming of Jesus, He speaks to us through His Son. Listen to Mark discuss how Jesus is the Word for all people and has a message for everyone. Lesson 5 - Why I'm Not A Mormon - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier In "Why I'm NOT a Mormon Part 2", Mark points out the doctrinal differences of Christianity and Mormonism. He shares the importance of beliefs lining up with the Bible, the source of truth, and the inconsistencies depicted in the Mormon writings. Listen to Mark explain the Mormon's definition of God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, creation and the explanation of humanity. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-5-why-im-not-a-mormon-part-2/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-5-why-im-not-a-mormon-part-2/ Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn "Why I'm NOT a Mormon Part 2", Mark points out the doctrinal differences of Christianity and Mormonism. He shares the importance of beliefs lining up with the Bible, the source of truth, and the inconsistencies depicted in the Mormon writings. Listen twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn "Why I'm NOT a Mormon Part 2", Mark points out the doctrinal differences of Christianity and Mormonism. He shares the importance of beliefs lining up with the Bible, the source of truth, and the inconsistencies depicted in the Mormon writings. Listen to Mark explain the Mormon's definition of God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, creation and the explanation of humanity. Lesson 5 - Why I'm Not A Mormon - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Mark began Why I am Not a Mormon Part I with the statement: “I find the Mormon faith inconsistent in core areas of teaching and practice with that of the Bible.” Joseph Smith founded Mormonism with his revelation and uncovering of The Book of Mormon. Listen to Mark delve into the history, core teachings, and theology between Mormonism and the Bible. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-5-why-im-not-a-mormon-part-1/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-5-why-im-not-a-mormon-part-1/ Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark began Why I am Not a Mormon Part I with the statement: “I find the Mormon faith inconsistent in core areas of teaching and practice with that of the Bible.” Joseph Smith founded Mormonism with his revelation and uncovering of The Book of Mormon. Listwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark began Why I am Not a Mormon Part I with the statement: “I find the Mormon faith inconsistent in core areas of teaching and practice with that of the Bible.” Joseph Smith founded Mormonism with his revelation and uncovering of The Book of Mormon. Listen to Mark delve into the history, core teachings, and theology between Mormonism and the Bible. SE- Christmas and Carols W. Mark Lanier This SPECIAL EVENT about CHRISTMAS AND CAROLS is during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-christmas-and-carols/ lessons/special-events/se-christmas-and-carols/ Sun, 18 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis SPECIAL EVENT about CHRISTMAS AND CAROLS is during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Churcwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis SPECIAL EVENT about CHRISTMAS AND CAROLS is during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church SE- Highlights from Psalms for Living 4 W. Mark Lanier Mark Lanier teacher. These interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-4/ lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-4/ Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark Lanier teacher. These interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist,webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark Lanier teacher. These interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church Lesson 4 - Why I'm Not A Muslim - Part 3 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-4-why-im-not-a-muslim-part-3/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-4-why-im-not-a-muslim-part-3/ Sun, 27 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Highlights from Psalms for Living 3 W. Mark Lanier These interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-3/ lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-3/ Sun, 13 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThese interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etcwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThese interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church Lesson 4 - Why I'm Not A Muslim - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Why I'm not a Muslim Part II. Mark identifies the core reason why he is not Muslim, and it’s historical accuracy. He explains the Muslim’s Quran does not agree to other historical documents written in that time. The Muslim faith has no need for Jesus to die, and their Quran is revered and worshiped. Listen to Mark explain the historical inaccuracies of the Quran. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-4-why-im-not-a-muslim-part-2/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-4-why-im-not-a-muslim-part-2/ Sun, 06 Nov 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWhy I'm not a Muslim Part II. Mark identifies the core reason why he is not Muslim, and it’s historical accuracy. He explains the Muslim’s Quran does not agree to other historical documents written in that time. The Muslim faith has no need for Jesus to dwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWhy I'm not a Muslim Part II. Mark identifies the core reason why he is not Muslim, and it’s historical accuracy. He explains the Muslim’s Quran does not agree to other historical documents written in that time. The Muslim faith has no need for Jesus to die, and their Quran is revered and worshiped. Listen to Mark explain the historical inaccuracies of the Quran. SE- Highlights from Psalms for Living 2 W. Mark Lanier These interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-2/ lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-2/ Sun, 30 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThese interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etcwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThese interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church Lesson 4 - Why I'm Not A Muslim - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Mark continued his series of "Why I Am Not" with an overview of - Why I am not a Muslim. Mark’s teachings focused on the historical accuracy of the Judeo-Christian Old Testament and the Christian New Testament vs the Quran. Continue listening to the origin of Islam and the religion’s belief that Muhammad is the messenger to receive God’s revelation. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-4-why-im-not-a-muslim-part-1/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-4-why-im-not-a-muslim-part-1/ Sun, 23 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continued his series of "Why I Am Not" with an overview of - Why I am not a Muslim. Mark’s teachings focused on the historical accuracy of the Judeo-Christian Old Testament and the Christian New Testament vs the Quran. Continue listening to the origiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continued his series of "Why I Am Not" with an overview of - Why I am not a Muslim. Mark’s teachings focused on the historical accuracy of the Judeo-Christian Old Testament and the Christian New Testament vs the Quran. Continue listening to the origin of Islam and the religion’s belief that Muhammad is the messenger to receive God’s revelation. Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 9 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-9/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-9/ Sun, 16 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 8 W. Mark Lanier Mark teaches Why I am Not an Agnostic Part 8 in this week’s Biblical Literacy Class. This week, Mark address a controversial topic of where God fits in faith and science. He discusses the question of does a belief in God mesh with science in making sense of the cosmos? We can examine the Bible to see if it’s at odds with science, but the Bible is not a science book. The biggest difference in the worldview during ancient times regarding creation is Israel believed in one God, a spirit not part of the creation. God cannot be confined to human calculations or understanding. Listen to Mark’s lesson about how humans attempt to define God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-8/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-8/ Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark teaches Why I am Not an Agnostic Part 8 in this week’s Biblical Literacy Class. This week, Mark address a controversial topic of where God fits in faith and science. He discusses the question of does a belief in God mesh with science in making sense webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark teaches Why I am Not an Agnostic Part 8 in this week’s Biblical Literacy Class. This week, Mark address a controversial topic of where God fits in faith and science. He discusses the question of does a belief in God mesh with science in making sense of the cosmos? We can examine the Bible to see if it’s at odds with science, but the Bible is not a science book. The biggest difference in the worldview during ancient times regarding creation is Israel believed in one God, a spirit not part of the creation. God cannot be confined to human calculations or understanding. Listen to Mark’s lesson about how humans attempt to define God. Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 7 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-7/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-7/ Sun, 02 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 6 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-6/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-6/ Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 5 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-5/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-5/ Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 4 W. Mark Lanier Mark continues with Part 4 of Why I’m not an Agnostic by weighing evidence for and against God. Words matter; words express ideas. Is there significant evidence that we should believe in God? Mark discusses how God made a cause and an effect world. Listen to his reasoning about the existence of God through the Judeo-Christian worldview. In God we have Truth, man made in His image, and purpose. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-4/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-4/ Sun, 11 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark continues with Part 4 of Why I’m not an Agnostic by weighing evidence for and against God. Words matter; words express ideas. Is there significant evidence that we should believe in God? Mark discusses how God made a cause and an effect world. Listenwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark continues with Part 4 of Why I’m not an Agnostic by weighing evidence for and against God. Words matter; words express ideas. Is there significant evidence that we should believe in God? Mark discusses how God made a cause and an effect world. Listen to his reasoning about the existence of God through the Judeo-Christian worldview. In God we have Truth, man made in His image, and purpose. SE- Highlights from Psalms for Living 1 W. Mark Lanier These interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-1/ lessons/special-events/se-highlights-from-psalms-for-living-1/ Sun, 04 Sep 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThese interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etcwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThese interludes during Mark's series "Why I'm Not...." are based upon Mark's New Book "Psalms for Living" published by Baylor Press. Subject: Series Special Event during Why I’m Not… a new series explaining why Mark is not a atheist, a agnostic, or a etc. etc. Location: Champion Forest Baptist Church Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 3 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-3/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-3/ Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Mark’s class this week, Why I’m not Agnostic, Continued Part II, uses two questions to weigh the evidence for and against God. Mark offers real questions to show a real God. Why is there beauty? Why is fair and justice important? Listen to the evidence for and against proof of God and why Mark is not agnostic. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-2/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-2/ Sun, 14 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark’s class this week, Why I’m not Agnostic, Continued Part II, uses two questions to weigh the evidence for and against God. Mark offers real questions to show a real God. Why is there beauty? Why is fair and justice important? Listen to the evidence fowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark’s class this week, Why I’m not Agnostic, Continued Part II, uses two questions to weigh the evidence for and against God. Mark offers real questions to show a real God. Why is there beauty? Why is fair and justice important? Listen to the evidence for and against proof of God and why Mark is not agnostic. Lesson 2 - Why I'm Not An Agnostic - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-1/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-2-why-im-not-an-agnostic-part-1/ Sun, 07 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 1 - Why I'm Not An Atheist - Part 3 W. Mark Lanier In Part III of Why I'm not an atheist, Mark uses Scripture to show humans don't define God: he's not a genie. Mark continues by refuting the various arguments atheists use to disprove God. Listen to the lesson to better understand an atheist doesn’t understand who God is. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-1-why-im-not-an-atheist-part-3/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-1-why-im-not-an-atheist-part-3/ Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn Part III of Why I'm not an atheist, Mark uses Scripture to show humans don't define God: he's not a genie. Mark continues by refuting the various arguments atheists use to disprove God. Listen to the lesson to better understand an atheist doesn’t underwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn Part III of Why I'm not an atheist, Mark uses Scripture to show humans don't define God: he's not a genie. Mark continues by refuting the various arguments atheists use to disprove God. Listen to the lesson to better understand an atheist doesn’t understand who God is. Lesson 1 - Why I'm Not an Atheist - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier In Part 2 of Why I’m not an Atheist, Mark poses the question, “How do atheists know there is no God?” To claim that something is true means to carry the Burden of proof. Mark shares the writings of the 4 horsemen of the new atheism and how they use fallacies and rhetoric tricks to claim there is no God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-1-why-im-not-an-atheist-part-2/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-1-why-im-not-an-atheist-part-2/ Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn Part 2 of Why I’m not an Atheist, Mark poses the question, “How do atheists know there is no God?” To claim that something is true means to carry the Burden of proof. Mark shares the writings of the 4 horsemen of the new atheism and how they use fallacwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn Part 2 of Why I’m not an Atheist, Mark poses the question, “How do atheists know there is no God?” To claim that something is true means to carry the Burden of proof. Mark shares the writings of the 4 horsemen of the new atheism and how they use fallacies and rhetoric tricks to claim there is no God. Lesson 3 - Why I'm Not A Buddhist - Part 2 Melvin Tinker https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-3-why-im-not-a-buddhist-part-2/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-3-why-im-not-a-buddhist-part-2/ Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 3 - Why I'm not a Buddhist - Part 1 Melvin Tinker Pastor Melvin Tinker from Hull, England taught Part I of this week’s class, “Why I Am Not a Buddhist. Buddha believed the way to eliminate suffering in life was to eliminate desire, and that meant reducing self to nothing. Our God is alive and relational in a real world, contrary to Buddhists who claim this world is but a dream. Listen to this powerful lesson. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-3-why-im-not-a-buddhist-part-1/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-3-why-im-not-a-buddhist-part-1/ Sun, 17 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPastor Melvin Tinker from Hull, England taught Part I of this week’s class, “Why I Am Not a Buddhist. Buddha believed the way to eliminate suffering in life was to eliminate desire, and that meant reducing self to nothing. Our God is alive and relational webmaster@biblical-literacy.comPastor Melvin Tinker from Hull, England taught Part I of this week’s class, “Why I Am Not a Buddhist. Buddha believed the way to eliminate suffering in life was to eliminate desire, and that meant reducing self to nothing. Our God is alive and relational in a real world, contrary to Buddhists who claim this world is but a dream. Listen to this powerful lesson. Lesson 1 - Why I'm Not an Atheist - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Mark began a new series titled “Why I am Not …”.  with the first class, "Why I Am Not an Atheist.”  This session takes us into Mark’s world as a trial lawyer where allegations must be proven with facts and evidence. The burden of proof belongs to the atheist to prove the nonexistence of God. Listen to Mark’s argument for a real and alive God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/why-im-not/lesson-1-why-im-not-an-atheist-part-1/ lessons/why-im-not/lesson-1-why-im-not-an-atheist-part-1/ Sun, 03 Jul 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark began a new series titled “Why I am Not …”.  with the first class, "Why I Am Not an Atheist.”  This session takes us into Mark’s world as a trial lawyer where allegations must be proven with facts and evidence. The burden of proof belongs to the athewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark began a new series titled “Why I am Not …”.  with the first class, "Why I Am Not an Atheist.”  This session takes us into Mark’s world as a trial lawyer where allegations must be proven with facts and evidence. The burden of proof belongs to the atheist to prove the nonexistence of God. Listen to Mark’s argument for a real and alive God. Lesson 49 - 2nd & 3rd John David B. Capes Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 49: David Capes taught 2 and 3 John. The writer, the Apostle John, identifies himself as the elder. John warned the readers of antichrists, gnosticism, and false teachers by telling the readers that Jesus is God made flesh. John encourages believers to grasp the Truth of Jesus and to show His love and humility to others, even strangers. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-49-2nd-3rd-john/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-49-2nd-3rd-john/ Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 49: David Capes taught 2 and 3 John. The writer, the Apostle John, identifies himself as the elder. John warned the readers of antichrists, gnosticism, and false teachers by telling the rewebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 49: David Capes taught 2 and 3 John. The writer, the Apostle John, identifies himself as the elder. John warned the readers of antichrists, gnosticism, and false teachers by telling the readers that Jesus is God made flesh. John encourages believers to grasp the Truth of Jesus and to show His love and humility to others, even strangers. Lesson 48 - Revelation - Structure W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 48: https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-48-revelation-structure/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-48-revelation-structure/ Sun, 12 Jun 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 48:webmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 48: Lesson 47 - Revelation - Introduction W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 47: This week Mark gave an introduction to Revelation. The writer is widely believed as Apostle John while imprisoned on the island of Patmos. The book is unusual, complicated, a puzzle, filled with imagery, ideas, and symbolism. Mark explains why we should study Revelation in the context of apocalyptic literature.  https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-47-revelation-introduction/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-47-revelation-introduction/ Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 47: This week Mark gave an introduction to Revelation. The writer is widely believed as Apostle John while imprisoned on the island of Patmos. The book is unusual, complicated, a puzzle, fiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 47: This week Mark gave an introduction to Revelation. The writer is widely believed as Apostle John while imprisoned on the island of Patmos. The book is unusual, complicated, a puzzle, filled with imagery, ideas, and symbolism. Mark explains why we should study Revelation in the context of apocalyptic literature.  Lesson 46 - 1 John, Part 3 - Final Thoughts W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 46: In this third and final lesson of 1 John, Mark shares some of his favorite passages. The first one is how the Disciple John explained love and feelings, with the understanding that faith is not a feeling  but a decision of faith. John also deals with heresy, the progression of love, and love’s transforming power. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-46-1-john-part-3-final-thoughts/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-46-1-john-part-3-final-thoughts/ Thu, 26 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 46: In this third and final lesson of 1 John, Mark shares some of his favorite passages. The first one is how the Disciple John explained love and feelings, with the understanding that faitwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 46: In this third and final lesson of 1 John, Mark shares some of his favorite passages. The first one is how the Disciple John explained love and feelings, with the understanding that faith is not a feeling  but a decision of faith. John also deals with heresy, the progression of love, and love’s transforming power. Lesson 41 - 2 Peter: Enduring Faith W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 41: https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-41-2-peter-enduring-faith/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-41-2-peter-enduring-faith/ Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 41:webmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 41: Lesson 42 - Finishing James Brent Johnson Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 42: https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-42-finishing-james/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-42-finishing-james/ Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 42:webmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 42: Lesson 43 - Jude W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 43: https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-43-jude/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-43-jude/ Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 43:webmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 43: Lesson 44 - 1 John W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 44: Mark begins the first of three lessons covering 1 John. The overview show us the Apostle John’s concerns for Christians nearly three decades after Jesus’ resurrection. John was an eye witness to Jesus, and he wanted believers to know without a doubt that Jesus was really the Son of God who came in the flesh. Mark teaches about the questions plaguing Christians then and now, and the challenges we all face. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-44-1-john/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-44-1-john/ Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 44: Mark begins the first of three lessons covering 1 John. The overview show us the Apostle John’s concerns for Christians nearly three decades after Jesus’ resurrection. John was an eye wwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 44: Mark begins the first of three lessons covering 1 John. The overview show us the Apostle John’s concerns for Christians nearly three decades after Jesus’ resurrection. John was an eye witness to Jesus, and he wanted believers to know without a doubt that Jesus was really the Son of God who came in the flesh. Mark teaches about the questions plaguing Christians then and now, and the challenges we all face. Lesson 45 - 1 John, Part 2 - Themes W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 45: 1 John focuses on the metaphors related to light and darkness, good and evil. Too many early believers were using their freedom in Christ to sin, not grasping that sin is darkness.  Mark says, “God’s light makes the sun look like a 20 watt bulb.” https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-45-1-john-part-2-themes/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-45-1-john-part-2-themes/ Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 45: 1 John focuses on the metaphors related to light and darkness, good and evil. Too many early believers were using their freedom in Christ to sin, not grasping that sin is darkness.  Marwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 45: 1 John focuses on the metaphors related to light and darkness, good and evil. Too many early believers were using their freedom in Christ to sin, not grasping that sin is darkness.  Mark says, “God’s light makes the sun look like a 20 watt bulb.” Lesson 40 - 1 Peter W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 40: Did the apostle Peter write 1 Peter? Although the beginning words indicate Peter is the writer, some disagree with his authorship. Marks gives us the arguments for and against with insight into the world during the first century church. Weigh the arguments and explanations then choose who wrote 1Peter. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-40-1-peter/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-40-1-peter/ Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 40: Did the apostle Peter write 1 Peter? Although the beginning words indicate Peter is the writer, some disagree with his authorship. Marks gives us the arguments for and against with insiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 40: Did the apostle Peter write 1 Peter? Although the beginning words indicate Peter is the writer, some disagree with his authorship. Marks gives us the arguments for and against with insight into the world during the first century church. Weigh the arguments and explanations then choose who wrote 1Peter. Lesson 39 - The Book of James W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 39: The book of James gives us a fresh perspective on how to find encouragement and practical ways for the Christian to live in an imperfect world. Brent's teachings give us insight into how God uses life's trials, maturity, good works, and actions to show our faith in Jesus Christ.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-39-the-book-of-james/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-39-the-book-of-james/ Mon, 28 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 39: The book of James gives us a fresh perspective on how to find encouragement and practical ways for the Christian to live in an imperfect world. Brent's teachings give us insight into howebmaster@biblical-literacy.comBiblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey- Lesson 39: The book of James gives us a fresh perspective on how to find encouragement and practical ways for the Christian to live in an imperfect world. Brent's teachings give us insight into how God uses life's trials, maturity, good works, and actions to show our faith in Jesus Christ.   Lesson 38 - Hebrews: A lesson on Prayer W. Mark Lanier Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey – Lesson 38: Hebrews – A lesson on Prayer How do we pray? Is there a formula for prayer? Does God even care or listen? How can we be certain God wants to hear from us and speaks to us? Mark’s lesson on the power of prayer uses Hebrews as well as other Scripture passages to offer hope and reassurance in God’s desire to be in constant communication with believers. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-38-hebrews-a-lesson-on-prayer/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-38-hebrews-a-lesson-on-prayer/ Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey – Lesson 38: Hebrews – A lesson on Prayer How do we pray? Is there a formula for prayer? Does God even care or listen? How can we be certain God wants to hear from us and speaks to us? Mark’s lesswebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical-Literacy Lesson Paraphrases New Testament Survey – Lesson 38: Hebrews – A lesson on Prayer How do we pray? Is there a formula for prayer? Does God even care or listen? How can we be certain God wants to hear from us and speaks to us? Mark’s lesson on the power of prayer uses Hebrews as well as other Scripture passages to offer hope and reassurance in God’s desire to be in constant communication with believers. Lesson 37 - Hebrews: Faith Part 2 W. Mark Lanier New Testament Survey- Lesson 37: Hebrews: Faith Part 2 Mark’s lesson this week concluded Hebrews 11. The stories of faith in this chapter confirm the power of God working through frail man destined for divine purposes. God desires our faith to move beyond salvation to obedience, and faith deals with real consequences.  Study Mark’s lesson to discover what God says about the how and why of faith.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-37-hebrews-faith-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-37-hebrews-faith-part-2/ Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoNew Testament Survey- Lesson 37: Hebrews: Faith Part 2 Mark’s lesson this week concluded Hebrews 11. The stories of faith in this chapter confirm the power of God working through frail man destined for divine purposes. God desires our faith to move beyondwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comNew Testament Survey- Lesson 37: Hebrews: Faith Part 2 Mark’s lesson this week concluded Hebrews 11. The stories of faith in this chapter confirm the power of God working through frail man destined for divine purposes. God desires our faith to move beyond salvation to obedience, and faith deals with real consequences.  Study Mark’s lesson to discover what God says about the how and why of faith.   Lesson 37 - Hebrews: Faith Brent Johnson New Testament Survey- Lesson 37: Hebrews: Faith Hebrews 11 gives us an overview of Old Testament historical figures who walked by faith. But what did faith mean to them, and what does faith mean to us today? Mark shows us through the range of meanings of the Greek word pistis how faith is woven with trust to provide a dynamic witness to God. Can our faith translate to what we give back to God?   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-37-hebrews-faith/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-37-hebrews-faith/ Sun, 21 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoNew Testament Survey- Lesson 37: Hebrews: Faith Hebrews 11 gives us an overview of Old Testament historical figures who walked by faith. But what did faith mean to them, and what does faith mean to us today? Mark shows us through the range of meanings of webmaster@biblical-literacy.comNew Testament Survey- Lesson 37: Hebrews: Faith Hebrews 11 gives us an overview of Old Testament historical figures who walked by faith. But what did faith mean to them, and what does faith mean to us today? Mark shows us through the range of meanings of the Greek word pistis how faith is woven with trust to provide a dynamic witness to God. Can our faith translate to what we give back to God?   Lesson 36 - Hebrews: Melchizedek W. Mark Lanier New Testament Survey- Lesson 36: Hebrews: Melchizedek Ever wonder where the origin of the priesthood began? Does the name of Melchizedek jar your memory? He’s mentioned in only three places in the Bible: Genesis, Psalms, and Hebrews. What can Believers today learn from the Priest Melchizedek, and how does Jesus relate to him? Are you curious about the first instance of tithing. Mark addresses these questions and more in this week’s lesson. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-36-hebrews-melchizedek/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-36-hebrews-melchizedek/ Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoNew Testament Survey- Lesson 36: Hebrews: Melchizedek Ever wonder where the origin of the priesthood began? Does the name of Melchizedek jar your memory? He’s mentioned in only three places in the Bible: Genesis, Psalms, and Hebrews. What can Believers towebmaster@biblical-literacy.comNew Testament Survey- Lesson 36: Hebrews: Melchizedek Ever wonder where the origin of the priesthood began? Does the name of Melchizedek jar your memory? He’s mentioned in only three places in the Bible: Genesis, Psalms, and Hebrews. What can Believers today learn from the Priest Melchizedek, and how does Jesus relate to him? Are you curious about the first instance of tithing. Mark addresses these questions and more in this week’s lesson. Lesson 35 - Hebrews - Listening to God W. Mark Lanier New Testament Survey – Lesson 35: Hebrews – Listening to God The writer of the book of Hebrews used numerous references from the Old Testament to demonstrate the ’voice’ of God through the prophets is consistent with His actions of love in the New Testament. His speaking to us is one long event, and not only by His Word but also by His deeds. Jesus was never a new idea or a new dialogue. He is the voice and continued conversation from the beginning. He is the embodiment of an unchanging God with a constant purpose. He was prophetically one who would not only be God’s voice to us, but would bring us into relationship with God. Key Words He has spoken, laleo, God spoke, prophets, long ago, at many times, in many ways, Jesus Christ, crucified, sermon, begotten, echoed, embodiment, loving righteousness, hating wickedness, continued conversation, unchanging God, constant purpose, prophetically, Moses, receptive hearts, Aaronic priests, appointment from God, Melchizedek, Christ’s covenant, Christ’s sacrifice, persevere, live right, speak, listen https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-35-hebrews-listening-to-god/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-35-hebrews-listening-to-god/ Tue, 09 Feb 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno New Testament Survey – Lesson 35: Hebrews – Listening to God The writer of the book of Hebrews used numerous references from the Old Testament to demonstrate the ’voice’ of God through the prophets is consistent with His actions of love in the New Testamwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com New Testament Survey – Lesson 35: Hebrews – Listening to God The writer of the book of Hebrews used numerous references from the Old Testament to demonstrate the ’voice’ of God through the prophets is consistent with His actions of love in the New Testament. His speaking to us is one long event, and not only by His Word but also by His deeds. Jesus was never a new idea or a new dialogue. He is the voice and continued conversation from the beginning. He is the embodiment of an unchanging God with a constant purpose. He was prophetically one who would not only be God’s voice to us, but would bring us into relationship with God. Key Words He has spoken, laleo, God spoke, prophets, long ago, at many times, in many ways, Jesus Christ, crucified, sermon, begotten, echoed, embodiment, loving righteousness, hating wickedness, continued conversation, unchanging God, constant purpose, prophetically, Moses, receptive hearts, Aaronic priests, appointment from God, Melchizedek, Christ’s covenant, Christ’s sacrifice, persevere, live right, speak, listen Lesson 34 - Hebrews - Overview W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-34-hebrews-overview/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-34-hebrews-overview/ Sat, 30 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 33 - Paul's Last Letter and Last Days W. Mark Lanier New Testament Survey – Lesson 33: Paul’s Last Letter (2 Timothy) and Last Days A quick review of what we know of Paul in the book of the Acts is recounted followed by what took place after events in the Acts. In 2 Timothy Paul is again under arrest in Rome only this time the conditions are much worse and Paul sees the coming of his death. This gives him a special perspective on his hope of salvation, which was based on in whom his faith was placed and not as much on what the doctrine was about. In his ending comments he instructed Timothy to ready in season and out of season to preach the Gospel. Key Words Death, imprisonment, dying, Paul, Timothy, Titus, Acts, Clement, Spain, Rome, Caesar Nero, ‘substituted as culprits’, Suetonius, house arrest, persecution, ‘apostle of Christ Jesus’, ‘spirit of timidity’, confidence, faith, suffering, Onesiphorous, endure hardships, disown, faithful, approved, workman, noble instrument, ‘evil desires of youth’, stupid arguments, pursue righteousness, ‘last days’, denial of God, ‘God-breathed’, martyr, Origen, Eusebius, Gaius, Ostian Way, ‘The Acts of Pau;, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-33-pauls-last-letter-and-last-days/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-33-pauls-last-letter-and-last-days/ Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno New Testament Survey – Lesson 33: Paul’s Last Letter (2 Timothy) and Last Days A quick review of what we know of Paul in the book of the Acts is recounted followed by what took place after events in the Acts. In 2 Timothy Paul is again under arrest in Rowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com New Testament Survey – Lesson 33: Paul’s Last Letter (2 Timothy) and Last Days A quick review of what we know of Paul in the book of the Acts is recounted followed by what took place after events in the Acts. In 2 Timothy Paul is again under arrest in Rome only this time the conditions are much worse and Paul sees the coming of his death. This gives him a special perspective on his hope of salvation, which was based on in whom his faith was placed and not as much on what the doctrine was about. In his ending comments he instructed Timothy to ready in season and out of season to preach the Gospel. Key Words Death, imprisonment, dying, Paul, Timothy, Titus, Acts, Clement, Spain, Rome, Caesar Nero, ‘substituted as culprits’, Suetonius, house arrest, persecution, ‘apostle of Christ Jesus’, ‘spirit of timidity’, confidence, faith, suffering, Onesiphorous, endure hardships, disown, faithful, approved, workman, noble instrument, ‘evil desires of youth’, stupid arguments, pursue righteousness, ‘last days’, denial of God, ‘God-breathed’, martyr, Origen, Eusebius, Gaius, Ostian Way, ‘The Acts of Pau;, Lesson 32 - Paul's Letter to Titus W. Mark lanier New Testament Survey – Lesson 32: Paul’s Letter to Titus Titus is both a pastoral letter and it is a thorough to-do list for Titus to follow in the churches Paul expected him to minister within. Titus was a Greek convert of Paul’s who traveled extensively with him; as such he was well versed and shared much of Paul’s understanding of doctrine. And he used him as his agent or representatives to the churches. The letter to Titus provided details of what Titus needed to do to get the churches in order. He gave Titus a list of traits for those Titus would appoint to the Eldership as well as strong words of guidance on how to deal with some of the difficult situations and people he would encounter. Key Words Titus, Timothy, ‘To-do’ list, Pastoral Epistle, Jerusalem council, un-circumcised, Crete, Cretans, ‘a servant of God’, ‘apostle of Jesus Christ’, ‘faith’, ‘knowledge’, ‘true son’ in the faith, Jesus’ messenger, Elders, traits, ‘insubordinate empty talkers’, Epimenides, ‘corrupted their consciences’, ‘sound doctrine’, ‘grace of God’, ‘predicate adjective’, self controlled, upright, righteous, subject to rulers, ‘normative’, submissive, obedient, ready for every good work, avoid quarreling, gentle, perfect courtesy, justified, Zenas the Lawyer https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-32-pauls-letter-to-titus/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-32-pauls-letter-to-titus/ Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno New Testament Survey – Lesson 32: Paul’s Letter to Titus Titus is both a pastoral letter and it is a thorough to-do list for Titus to follow in the churches Paul expected him to minister within. Titus was a Greek convert of Paul’s who traveled extensivelwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com New Testament Survey – Lesson 32: Paul’s Letter to Titus Titus is both a pastoral letter and it is a thorough to-do list for Titus to follow in the churches Paul expected him to minister within. Titus was a Greek convert of Paul’s who traveled extensively with him; as such he was well versed and shared much of Paul’s understanding of doctrine. And he used him as his agent or representatives to the churches. The letter to Titus provided details of what Titus needed to do to get the churches in order. He gave Titus a list of traits for those Titus would appoint to the Eldership as well as strong words of guidance on how to deal with some of the difficult situations and people he would encounter. Key Words Titus, Timothy, ‘To-do’ list, Pastoral Epistle, Jerusalem council, un-circumcised, Crete, Cretans, ‘a servant of God’, ‘apostle of Jesus Christ’, ‘faith’, ‘knowledge’, ‘true son’ in the faith, Jesus’ messenger, Elders, traits, ‘insubordinate empty talkers’, Epimenides, ‘corrupted their consciences’, ‘sound doctrine’, ‘grace of God’, ‘predicate adjective’, self controlled, upright, righteous, subject to rulers, ‘normative’, submissive, obedient, ready for every good work, avoid quarreling, gentle, perfect courtesy, justified, Zenas the Lawyer Lesson 31 - Paul's Life after Acts and 1 Timothy W. Mark Linear New Testament Survey – Lesson 31: Paul’s Life After Acts and 1Timothy A number of scholars believe Timothy was serving in Ephesus when he received the first of Paul’s two letters that bear his name. The rise of false teachers and leaders that had lost their way in the Christian life were focal points of Paul’s instructions. Timothy was to train for real godliness. He clarified the qualifications for overseers and deacons. And he urged him to pursue godliness so he could be found blameless. Key Words Something on a stick, pastoral advice, house arrest, Rome, appealing, King Agrippa, Festus, Eusebius, pastoral epistles, instruction, missionary journey, Ephesus, my true child in the faith, false teachers, myths, genealogies, vain discussions, lawless, disobedient sinners, vilest sinner, mercy, prayers, youth, elders, overseers, deacons, leadership, dignified, social club, self-deprivation, holy, widows, slaves, sound doctrine, fight the good fight of faith, prayer https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-31-pauls-life-after-acts-and-1-timothy/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-31-pauls-life-after-acts-and-1-timothy/ Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno New Testament Survey – Lesson 31: Paul’s Life After Acts and 1Timothy A number of scholars believe Timothy was serving in Ephesus when he received the first of Paul’s two letters that bear his name. The rise of false teachers and leaders that had lost thwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com New Testament Survey – Lesson 31: Paul’s Life After Acts and 1Timothy A number of scholars believe Timothy was serving in Ephesus when he received the first of Paul’s two letters that bear his name. The rise of false teachers and leaders that had lost their way in the Christian life were focal points of Paul’s instructions. Timothy was to train for real godliness. He clarified the qualifications for overseers and deacons. And he urged him to pursue godliness so he could be found blameless. Key Words Something on a stick, pastoral advice, house arrest, Rome, appealing, King Agrippa, Festus, Eusebius, pastoral epistles, instruction, missionary journey, Ephesus, my true child in the faith, false teachers, myths, genealogies, vain discussions, lawless, disobedient sinners, vilest sinner, mercy, prayers, youth, elders, overseers, deacons, leadership, dignified, social club, self-deprivation, holy, widows, slaves, sound doctrine, fight the good fight of faith, prayer Lesson 30 - Ephesians W. Mark Lanier New Testament Survey – Lesson 31: Paul’s Life After Acts and 1Timothy Paul’s letter to the Ephesians begins with 10 English sentences that show his thankfulness to God for all He’s done through Jesus Christ. Paul is overwhelmed and overjoyed with God’s blessings. Mark points out how Paul experienced the mystery of Jews and Gentiles united as brothers and sisters in Christ. What a grand call to unity! But in being believers, saved by grace, we have a responsibility to fight the spiritual battle for truth. Have you ever questioned what true obedience means in our world? How can we put on the full armor of God? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-30-ephesians/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-30-ephesians/ Fri, 08 Jan 2016 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoNew Testament Survey – Lesson 31: Paul’s Life After Acts and 1Timothy Paul’s letter to the Ephesians begins with 10 English sentences that show his thankfulness to God for all He’s done through Jesus Christ. Paul is overwhelmed and overjoyed with God’s blwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comNew Testament Survey – Lesson 31: Paul’s Life After Acts and 1Timothy Paul’s letter to the Ephesians begins with 10 English sentences that show his thankfulness to God for all He’s done through Jesus Christ. Paul is overwhelmed and overjoyed with God’s blessings. Mark points out how Paul experienced the mystery of Jews and Gentiles united as brothers and sisters in Christ. What a grand call to unity! But in being believers, saved by grace, we have a responsibility to fight the spiritual battle for truth. Have you ever questioned what true obedience means in our world? How can we put on the full armor of God? LGG 15 - The Nativity W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 15 – The Nativity in Matthew Matthews Nativity story is analyzed using the tools previously discussed in the Greek lessons, namely: Puns, Emphasis, Verbal Aspect, the Greek Y’all. The ‘take-aways’ include: The incarnate Jesus was not God with us. He is God with us! Generations come and go, but we can find Jesus each day in everyone. Jesus Christ came in the flesh! Matt. 1:1-2:23 Key Words Christmas, nativity, Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, puns, perspective, ginomai, “genesis”, “birth”, genealogy”, “offspring”, “family”, ginnao, “to be the father of”, “to bear”, “to begat”, genea, generation, “Immanuel”, “biblos geneseos” https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-15-the-nativity/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-15-the-nativity/ Tue, 15 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 15 – The Nativity in Matthew Matthews Nativity story is analyzed using the tools previously discussed in the Greek lessons, namely: Puns, Emphasis, Verbal Aspect, the Greek Y’all. The ‘take-aways’ include: The incarnate Jesus waswebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 15 – The Nativity in Matthew Matthews Nativity story is analyzed using the tools previously discussed in the Greek lessons, namely: Puns, Emphasis, Verbal Aspect, the Greek Y’all. The ‘take-aways’ include: The incarnate Jesus was not God with us. He is God with us! Generations come and go, but we can find Jesus each day in everyone. Jesus Christ came in the flesh! Matt. 1:1-2:23 Key Words Christmas, nativity, Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, puns, perspective, ginomai, “genesis”, “birth”, genealogy”, “offspring”, “family”, ginnao, “to be the father of”, “to bear”, “to begat”, genea, generation, “Immanuel”, “biblos geneseos” LGG 14 - The Gentive Case W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 14 – The Genitive Case and the Faith of Christ The genitive case, as it is called, generally operates to limit a noun. This is the ending that is typically translated as “of”. The phrase, “the love of Christ,” which could either mean our faith in Christ, or, the faith that Christ has, is evaluated from all aspects of the genitive case citing various verses, such as: Rom. 3:22; Rm. 3:26; Gal. 2:16; Gal. 2:20; Gal. 3:22; Phil. 3:9. Comparisons of syntax, context and theology are discussed. Key Words Genitive case, nouns, “the love of Christ”, Christ’s love for us, “faith of Jesus”, “objective genitive”, “subjective genitive”, faithfulness, syntax, context, righteousness, “faith alone”, sola fide, orthodoxy, Robert D. Brinsmead, “saving faith”, perfect faith of Christ, “Young’s Literal Translation https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-14-the-gentive-case/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-14-the-gentive-case/ Mon, 07 Dec 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 14 – The Genitive Case and the Faith of Christ The genitive case, as it is called, generally operates to limit a noun. This is the ending that is typically translated as “of”. The phrase, “the love of Christ,” which could either webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 14 – The Genitive Case and the Faith of Christ The genitive case, as it is called, generally operates to limit a noun. This is the ending that is typically translated as “of”. The phrase, “the love of Christ,” which could either mean our faith in Christ, or, the faith that Christ has, is evaluated from all aspects of the genitive case citing various verses, such as: Rom. 3:22; Rm. 3:26; Gal. 2:16; Gal. 2:20; Gal. 3:22; Phil. 3:9. Comparisons of syntax, context and theology are discussed. Key Words Genitive case, nouns, “the love of Christ”, Christ’s love for us, “faith of Jesus”, “objective genitive”, “subjective genitive”, faithfulness, syntax, context, righteousness, “faith alone”, sola fide, orthodoxy, Robert D. Brinsmead, “saving faith”, perfect faith of Christ, “Young’s Literal Translation LGG 11 - Vocabulary: Greek Puns W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 11 – Greek Puns Puns are fun ways to play around with words and they make things memorable, humorous, interesting and though provoking. Puns also package two meanings into the same statement. There are numerous examples throughout the New Testament and unless one studies Greek one might miss the nuance provided by the puns. Six examples are included that range from Matthew, Luke, John, Philemon and Philippians. Key Words Puns, paly on words, double meanings, camel gamla, swallow, gama, louse, qalma, Sermon on the Mount, disfigure, seen, phaino, hypocrites, favor, dekton, acceptable, born again, anothen, from above, pneuma, spirit, wind, Spirit, Nicodemus, sound, phone, voice, overcome, katalambano, to take, grasp, caught, adultery, Philemon, Onesimus, profit advantage, useful, benefit, all, pas https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-11-vocabulary-greek-puns/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-11-vocabulary-greek-puns/ Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoLife Group Greek: Lesson 11 – Greek Puns Puns are fun ways to play around with words and they make things memorable, humorous, interesting and though provoking. Puns also package two meanings into the same statement. There are numerous examples throughoutwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comLife Group Greek: Lesson 11 – Greek Puns Puns are fun ways to play around with words and they make things memorable, humorous, interesting and though provoking. Puns also package two meanings into the same statement. There are numerous examples throughout the New Testament and unless one studies Greek one might miss the nuance provided by the puns. Six examples are included that range from Matthew, Luke, John, Philemon and Philippians. Key Words Puns, paly on words, double meanings, camel gamla, swallow, gama, louse, qalma, Sermon on the Mount, disfigure, seen, phaino, hypocrites, favor, dekton, acceptable, born again, anothen, from above, pneuma, spirit, wind, Spirit, Nicodemus, sound, phone, voice, overcome, katalambano, to take, grasp, caught, adultery, Philemon, Onesimus, profit advantage, useful, benefit, all, pas LGG 09 - Vocabulary: Verbal Aspect W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 9 – Verbal Aspect The main Greek tenses are: ‘aorist’, ‘present’ and ‘imperfect’ and the ‘perfect’ tense. The ‘aorist’ tense occurs where the writer wants to show action as complete within itself, with no particular emphasis on the events spoken of. It is the “default” tense. When the ‘present’ and ‘imperfect tenses are used, attention is commanded. The action of these verbs is focused on it being in progress. The ‘perfect’ tense references a state of affairs. Greek grammarian Stanley Porter uses the bookcase analogy to show the differences in these three types of tenses. He teaches that we can think of the three categories of thought as “background” (the bookcase), “foreground” (one book shelf), and “frontground” (one selected book) Key Words Emphasis, ‘aorist’ tense, ‘present’ tense, ‘imperfect’ tense, ‘perfect’ tense, the bookcase, the bookshelf, the book, ‘forest verb’, narrative events, the ‘default’ tense, action in progress, state of affairs, foreground, ‘frontground’, relief map, verbs, viewpoint https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-09-vocabulary-verbal-aspect/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-09-vocabulary-verbal-aspect/ Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 9 – Verbal Aspect The main Greek tenses are: ‘aorist’, ‘present’ and ‘imperfect’ and the ‘perfect’ tense. The ‘aorist’ tense occurs where the writer wants to show action as complete within itself, with no particular emphasis on twebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 9 – Verbal Aspect The main Greek tenses are: ‘aorist’, ‘present’ and ‘imperfect’ and the ‘perfect’ tense. The ‘aorist’ tense occurs where the writer wants to show action as complete within itself, with no particular emphasis on the events spoken of. It is the “default” tense. When the ‘present’ and ‘imperfect tenses are used, attention is commanded. The action of these verbs is focused on it being in progress. The ‘perfect’ tense references a state of affairs. Greek grammarian Stanley Porter uses the bookcase analogy to show the differences in these three types of tenses. He teaches that we can think of the three categories of thought as “background” (the bookcase), “foreground” (one book shelf), and “frontground” (one selected book) Key Words Emphasis, ‘aorist’ tense, ‘present’ tense, ‘imperfect’ tense, ‘perfect’ tense, the bookcase, the bookshelf, the book, ‘forest verb’, narrative events, the ‘default’ tense, action in progress, state of affairs, foreground, ‘frontground’, relief map, verbs, viewpoint LGG 10 - Vocabulary: Verbal Aspect Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 10 – Verbal Aspect Part 2 Further to last weeks lesson on the verb tenses, another way to illustrate the “aorist” tense is to consider a modern news report on a hurricane: the satellite view is likened to the “aorist” view, which is the most common tense used in Biblical Greek and it provides background information; the “on-the-scene” reporting is likened to the “present” or “imperfect” tense because it provides information on what is happening in the here and now. This is applied on sections from Ephesians (1:3-14, 1:15-23, 2:1-10). Considering the verbs as portraying action from different perspectives allows the reader to see an emphasis from a different viewpoint and not only enhances the understanding but makes reading it more fun. Key Words Emphasis, ‘aorist’ tense, ‘present’ tense, ‘imperfect’ tense, ‘perfect’ tense, the bookcase, the bookshelf, the book, ‘forest verb’, narrative events, the ‘default’ tense, action in progress, state of affairs, foreground, ‘frontground’, relief map, verbs, viewpoint https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-10-vocabulary-verbal-aspect-part-2/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-10-vocabulary-verbal-aspect-part-2/ Tue, 10 Nov 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 10 – Verbal Aspect Part 2 Further to last weeks lesson on the verb tenses, another way to illustrate the “aorist” tense is to consider a modern news report on a hurricane: the satellite view is likened to the “aorist” view, whichwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 10 – Verbal Aspect Part 2 Further to last weeks lesson on the verb tenses, another way to illustrate the “aorist” tense is to consider a modern news report on a hurricane: the satellite view is likened to the “aorist” view, which is the most common tense used in Biblical Greek and it provides background information; the “on-the-scene” reporting is likened to the “present” or “imperfect” tense because it provides information on what is happening in the here and now. This is applied on sections from Ephesians (1:3-14, 1:15-23, 2:1-10). Considering the verbs as portraying action from different perspectives allows the reader to see an emphasis from a different viewpoint and not only enhances the understanding but makes reading it more fun. Key Words Emphasis, ‘aorist’ tense, ‘present’ tense, ‘imperfect’ tense, ‘perfect’ tense, the bookcase, the bookshelf, the book, ‘forest verb’, narrative events, the ‘default’ tense, action in progress, state of affairs, foreground, ‘frontground’, relief map, verbs, viewpoint LGG 07 - Vocabulary: Theological Language W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 7- Theological Language There are Greek words that held a common meaning in their day, but also could hold a more specific meaning for the Christian community. This lesson will discuss how this could affect the translation of: “diabolos” or slanderer; “Church (“Ekklesia”), “Apostle”; and, “Grace” (Charis). The dichotomy in usage, between the secular and the sacred, calls for the translator to determine whether a Greek word is being used in its common sense, or in a particular religious sense. And many of our words have lost some of their original meanings. Key Words Balance, symmetry, semantic, dichotomy, sacred, secular, diabolos, slanderer, accuser, “the devil”, “church”, “called out”, legislative body, community, congregation, assembly, Apostle, “kaleo”, “to call, summon, or invite”, messenger, envoy, Grace, Charis, favor, thanks https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-07-vocabulary-theological-language/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-07-vocabulary-theological-language/ Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 7- Theological Language There are Greek words that held a common meaning in their day, but also could hold a more specific meaning for the Christian community. This lesson will discuss how this could affect the translation of: “dwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 7- Theological Language There are Greek words that held a common meaning in their day, but also could hold a more specific meaning for the Christian community. This lesson will discuss how this could affect the translation of: “diabolos” or slanderer; “Church (“Ekklesia”), “Apostle”; and, “Grace” (Charis). The dichotomy in usage, between the secular and the sacred, calls for the translator to determine whether a Greek word is being used in its common sense, or in a particular religious sense. And many of our words have lost some of their original meanings. Key Words Balance, symmetry, semantic, dichotomy, sacred, secular, diabolos, slanderer, accuser, “the devil”, “church”, “called out”, legislative body, community, congregation, assembly, Apostle, “kaleo”, “to call, summon, or invite”, messenger, envoy, Grace, Charis, favor, thanks LGG 06 - Balaning (μέν, δέ) W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 6- Balancing Particles: A word expressing a mode of thought, considered either in isolation or in relation to another thought, or a mood of emotion. “Men” and “de”, are often used together as a contrast…on the one hand….and, on the other hand. There are many examples in the New Testament of the contrasts between one thought and another that use these terms to set them apart. Illustrations are presented with several verses. Key Words Decisions, contrast, “men”, “on the one hand”, “de”, “on the other hand”, “but”, “Hebrews”, Paul, Levitical Priesthood, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-06-balaning-%ce%bc%ce%ad%ce%bd-%ce%b4%ce%ad/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-06-balaning-%ce%bc%ce%ad%ce%bd-%ce%b4%ce%ad/ Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 6- Balancing Particles: A word expressing a mode of thought, considered either in isolation or in relation to another thought, or a mood of emotion. “Men” and “de”, are often used together as a contrast…on the one hand….and, on twebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 6- Balancing Particles: A word expressing a mode of thought, considered either in isolation or in relation to another thought, or a mood of emotion. “Men” and “de”, are often used together as a contrast…on the one hand….and, on the other hand. There are many examples in the New Testament of the contrasts between one thought and another that use these terms to set them apart. Illustrations are presented with several verses. Key Words Decisions, contrast, “men”, “on the one hand”, “de”, “on the other hand”, “but”, “Hebrews”, Paul, Levitical Priesthood, LGG 05 - Emphasis Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 5- Balancing In English, and particularly since the introduction of word processors, we have numerous ways of emphasizing our written words. We can use bold font, or underline word, or we can capitalize letters, or we can use punctuation. But the ancient Greek writers did not have these tools at their disposal. Instead they used word order or key words, or they used the sentence subject twice. Matthew for example, frequently uses the Greek word “idou” for emphasis. When it is translated, the word can mean, “behold,” or, “look,” or “see.” Several examples of these techniques are shown in this lesson. Key Words Greek tools for emphasis, word order, key words, double subject, “idou”, “tags”, grammatical decision, decision of emphasis, Lord’s Prayer, Father, “Pater”, “hemon”, faithfulness, R. C. H. Lenski, “autou”, “gar”, “esmen”, poiema”, “Bam”, “like”, “behold”, “look”, verb ending, “stem”, “legeis”, “expressed pronominal subjects”, “ego eimi”, “estin”, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-05-emphasis-part-2/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-05-emphasis-part-2/ Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Life Group Greek: Lesson 5- Balancing In English, and particularly since the introduction of word processors, we have numerous ways of emphasizing our written words. We can use bold font, or underline word, or we can capitalize letters, or we can use punwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Life Group Greek: Lesson 5- Balancing In English, and particularly since the introduction of word processors, we have numerous ways of emphasizing our written words. We can use bold font, or underline word, or we can capitalize letters, or we can use punctuation. But the ancient Greek writers did not have these tools at their disposal. Instead they used word order or key words, or they used the sentence subject twice. Matthew for example, frequently uses the Greek word “idou” for emphasis. When it is translated, the word can mean, “behold,” or, “look,” or “see.” Several examples of these techniques are shown in this lesson. Key Words Greek tools for emphasis, word order, key words, double subject, “idou”, “tags”, grammatical decision, decision of emphasis, Lord’s Prayer, Father, “Pater”, “hemon”, faithfulness, R. C. H. Lenski, “autou”, “gar”, “esmen”, poiema”, “Bam”, “like”, “behold”, “look”, verb ending, “stem”, “legeis”, “expressed pronominal subjects”, “ego eimi”, “estin”, LGG 04 - Emphasis W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-04-emphasis/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-04-emphasis/ Sat, 12 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com LGG 03 - Vocabulary Part 3 W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 3 – Vocabulary The vocabulary words for this lesson are dikaios, which can be translated righteousness or justification; Hagios, or Holy; and, Pistis, which is translated as faith, or belief. Many of our English words are mixed from Germanic or Latin roots. In this case righteousness is from the Germanic root meaning, “just, upright, virtuous, guiltless, sinless: conforming to the divine or moral law”. Justified is from the Latin root, ‘ius’ meaning, “right, law or justice. The words holy, hallowed, consecrate, sacred, sanctify, sanctification and saint are all from the same Greek word, Hagios. Key Words Dikaios, dikaiosune, righteous, righteousness, justified, justification, consistent holiness, ‘righteous-fied’, Germanic, Latin, Hagios, holy, hallowed, consecrate, sacred, sanctify, sanctification, saint, ‘halud’, ‘Consecrare’, ‘sacer’, dedicated, set apart, ‘sanctus’, ‘hagiazo’, holiness, ‘Hagiosune’, believe, belief, ‘pisteuo’, entrusted https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-03-vocabulary-part-3/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-03-vocabulary-part-3/ Thu, 10 Sep 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoLife Group Greek: Lesson 3 – Vocabulary The vocabulary words for this lesson are dikaios, which can be translated righteousness or justification; Hagios, or Holy; and, Pistis, which is translated as faith, or belief. Many of our English words are mixed frwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comLife Group Greek: Lesson 3 – Vocabulary The vocabulary words for this lesson are dikaios, which can be translated righteousness or justification; Hagios, or Holy; and, Pistis, which is translated as faith, or belief. Many of our English words are mixed from Germanic or Latin roots. In this case righteousness is from the Germanic root meaning, “just, upright, virtuous, guiltless, sinless: conforming to the divine or moral law”. Justified is from the Latin root, ‘ius’ meaning, “right, law or justice. The words holy, hallowed, consecrate, sacred, sanctify, sanctification and saint are all from the same Greek word, Hagios. Key Words Dikaios, dikaiosune, righteous, righteousness, justified, justification, consistent holiness, ‘righteous-fied’, Germanic, Latin, Hagios, holy, hallowed, consecrate, sacred, sanctify, sanctification, saint, ‘halud’, ‘Consecrare’, ‘sacer’, dedicated, set apart, ‘sanctus’, ‘hagiazo’, holiness, ‘Hagiosune’, believe, belief, ‘pisteuo’, entrusted LGG 02 - Vocabulary Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Life Group Greek: Lesson 2 – Vocabulary The vocabulary word for this lesson is elpis, which can be translated hope or confident expectation. This is in contrast to the hope one has in a winning lottery ticket. There are 53 instances where this word is used in the New Testament. The Apostle Paul used the word 36 times and in many of these references he combines it with faith and love. We see clearly from Paul’s writings that his elpis was built firmly on God’s character as revealed in the actions of Christ’s redemption. Key Words elpis, hope confident expectation, ‘fingers crossed’, slave girl, fortune-teller, Paul’s shipwreck, faith, love, waiting, steadfast, unchanging, suffering, helmet for salvation, God’s character, Christ’s redemption, nature’s travail, rejoice, coming glory, ‘peace that passes understanding’, ‘Scandal of Grace, Hillsong’, glorious inheritance, assurance https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-02-vocabulary-part-2/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-02-vocabulary-part-2/ Sun, 30 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoLife Group Greek: Lesson 2 – Vocabulary The vocabulary word for this lesson is elpis, which can be translated hope or confident expectation. This is in contrast to the hope one has in a winning lottery ticket. There are 53 instances where this word is usewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comLife Group Greek: Lesson 2 – Vocabulary The vocabulary word for this lesson is elpis, which can be translated hope or confident expectation. This is in contrast to the hope one has in a winning lottery ticket. There are 53 instances where this word is used in the New Testament. The Apostle Paul used the word 36 times and in many of these references he combines it with faith and love. We see clearly from Paul’s writings that his elpis was built firmly on God’s character as revealed in the actions of Christ’s redemption. Key Words elpis, hope confident expectation, ‘fingers crossed’, slave girl, fortune-teller, Paul’s shipwreck, faith, love, waiting, steadfast, unchanging, suffering, helmet for salvation, God’s character, Christ’s redemption, nature’s travail, rejoice, coming glory, ‘peace that passes understanding’, ‘Scandal of Grace, Hillsong’, glorious inheritance, assurance LGG 01 - Vocabulary W. Mark Lanier LGG 01 - Vocabulary One of the best ways to illustrate the difficulty on translating Greek into modern English is by considering several words as representative examples. Tetelestai, which is translated as “it is finished” and teleios, which is translated “perfect”, “mature”, or “full”, are investigated in the lesson this week. Key Words Translation, vocabulary, tetelestai, teleios, teleo, oracle, finished, to fulfill, teleioo, one-to-one translation, Theology, culture, Hebraisms, perfect, mature, full, measure up, merit, meeting the highest standard, fulfill obligations, tzadik, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-01-vocabulary/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-01-vocabulary/ Thu, 27 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno LGG 01 - Vocabulary One of the best ways to illustrate the difficulty on translating Greek into modern English is by considering several words as representative examples. Tetelestai, which is translated as “it is finished” and teleios, which is translatewebmaster@biblical-literacy.com LGG 01 - Vocabulary One of the best ways to illustrate the difficulty on translating Greek into modern English is by considering several words as representative examples. Tetelestai, which is translated as “it is finished” and teleios, which is translated “perfect”, “mature”, or “full”, are investigated in the lesson this week. Key Words Translation, vocabulary, tetelestai, teleios, teleo, oracle, finished, to fulfill, teleioo, one-to-one translation, Theology, culture, Hebraisms, perfect, mature, full, measure up, merit, meeting the highest standard, fulfill obligations, tzadik, LGG 00 - Introduction W. Mark Lanier LGG 00 - Introduction to Greek According to Wikipedia there are 104 English translations of the full Bible. Over time the English language usage has changed just as did the Greek language. Translators must try to make the new translations relevant and are forced to choose between “formal equivalence”, which is word for word translation, or, “dynamic equivalence”, which strives to reproduce what the original audience actually heard. There are also challenges in choosing the most appropriate vocabulary word. At times there are several English words that could be selected for a given Greek word and at times the opposite is true. Additionally, there are theological or cultural concepts that have been given certain English words that may not capture the original Greek concept. And there are certain Hebrew concepts that were translated into Greek and a strict translation may not capture the original meaning. Key Words Translation, NIV, KJV, NASB, ESV, RASB, “gender-neutral”, “breathing mark”, “formal equivalence”, “dynamic equivalence”, “functional equivalence”, “paraphrase”, “man”, Robert Cawdry, extinct, extinguish, scene, Old Testament, New Testament, Septuagint, Church Fathers, Papyri, vocabulary, love, agapao, phileo, theology, baptize, paidagogos, Hebraisms, hosanna, Aramaic, “positive adjective”     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-00-introduction/ lessons/life-group-greek/lgg-00-introduction/ Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno LGG 00 - Introduction to Greek According to Wikipedia there are 104 English translations of the full Bible. Over time the English language usage has changed just as did the Greek language. Translators must try to make the new translations relevant and arwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com LGG 00 - Introduction to Greek According to Wikipedia there are 104 English translations of the full Bible. Over time the English language usage has changed just as did the Greek language. Translators must try to make the new translations relevant and are forced to choose between “formal equivalence”, which is word for word translation, or, “dynamic equivalence”, which strives to reproduce what the original audience actually heard. There are also challenges in choosing the most appropriate vocabulary word. At times there are several English words that could be selected for a given Greek word and at times the opposite is true. Additionally, there are theological or cultural concepts that have been given certain English words that may not capture the original Greek concept. And there are certain Hebrew concepts that were translated into Greek and a strict translation may not capture the original meaning. Key Words Translation, NIV, KJV, NASB, ESV, RASB, “gender-neutral”, “breathing mark”, “formal equivalence”, “dynamic equivalence”, “functional equivalence”, “paraphrase”, “man”, Robert Cawdry, extinct, extinguish, scene, Old Testament, New Testament, Septuagint, Church Fathers, Papyri, vocabulary, love, agapao, phileo, theology, baptize, paidagogos, Hebraisms, hosanna, Aramaic, “positive adjective”     CH23 Baptist History Part 1 and 2 Brent Johnson Church History: Chapter 23 – Baptist History – Part 1 and 2 Many associate the Baptist Church to the Anabaptist and Mennonite movement, which share the belief of “believer’s baptism”. The Free Church movement in England gave birth to a number of Christian expressions, and was to establish a faith and practice that was free form domination and “control” by “secular” or government forces. The printing press had a powerful influence on the Free Church movement in that Bibles were printed for all to read. As people sought to live out a direct and personal relationship to God instead of just affiliating with the local Church, the Free Church was begun. Roger Williams, John Clarke, and Henry Dunster were instrumental in helping the Baptist movement to grow in early America. Key Words Baptist, “Perpetuity”, Anabaptist, Mennonite, Puritan, “Separatist Movement”, “Free Church”, Reformation, Thomas Helwys, John Smythe, “General Baptist”, 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith, “Pilgrim’s Progress”,  the Trinity, Creation, the Fall, Justification, Sanctification, Repentance, Baptism, The Lord’s Supper, Judgment and the Afterlife, “Catabaptists, “perverted baptism”, “rebaptized”, Albert Henry Newman, Nicene Creed, infant baptism, Roger Williams, Boston Church, Plymouth Colony, Rhode Island, Providence, regenerate believers, Ezekiel Holliman, John Clarke, Newport, RI, Henry Dunster, Harvard, Issac Backus, Virginians, Eugene Bucklin, Bowen, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Constitution, Baptist General Committee, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch23-baptist-history-part-1-and-2/ lessons/church-history/ch23-baptist-history-part-1-and-2/ Sat, 15 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 23 – Baptist History – Part 1 and 2 Many associate the Baptist Church to the Anabaptist and Mennonite movement, which share the belief of “believer’s baptism”. The Free Church movement in England gave birth to a number of Christiawebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 23 – Baptist History – Part 1 and 2 Many associate the Baptist Church to the Anabaptist and Mennonite movement, which share the belief of “believer’s baptism”. The Free Church movement in England gave birth to a number of Christian expressions, and was to establish a faith and practice that was free form domination and “control” by “secular” or government forces. The printing press had a powerful influence on the Free Church movement in that Bibles were printed for all to read. As people sought to live out a direct and personal relationship to God instead of just affiliating with the local Church, the Free Church was begun. Roger Williams, John Clarke, and Henry Dunster were instrumental in helping the Baptist movement to grow in early America. Key Words Baptist, “Perpetuity”, Anabaptist, Mennonite, Puritan, “Separatist Movement”, “Free Church”, Reformation, Thomas Helwys, John Smythe, “General Baptist”, 1689 London Baptist Confession of Faith, “Pilgrim’s Progress”,  the Trinity, Creation, the Fall, Justification, Sanctification, Repentance, Baptism, The Lord’s Supper, Judgment and the Afterlife, “Catabaptists, “perverted baptism”, “rebaptized”, Albert Henry Newman, Nicene Creed, infant baptism, Roger Williams, Boston Church, Plymouth Colony, Rhode Island, Providence, regenerate believers, Ezekiel Holliman, John Clarke, Newport, RI, Henry Dunster, Harvard, Issac Backus, Virginians, Eugene Bucklin, Bowen, James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Constitution, Baptist General Committee, CH 22 Gregory the Great W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 22 – Gregory the Great Gregory the Great was one of the four “Doctors” of the early Latin Church. He was born in 540 A.D. in a well to do Christian family in Rome. He spent six years in Constantinople where he spent a great deal of time teaching and defending the faith. When he returned to Rome he became the Pope and led the Church through the plague and invasions of the Lombards. He was a prolific writer and from his writings we can appreciate his views on the Bible, the Church, the Devil and pastoral care. Key Words Gregory, “Church Fathers”, “Doctors”, Latin Church Fathers, Pope of Rome, “Prefecture of Rome”, Benedict, Saint Andrew, Constantinople, Pope Pelagius II, “leisurely freedom”, otium, negotiam, Augustine of Canterbury, Gregorian Chants, “God bless you”, Venantius, revelation, allegory, Benedictine monks, Angleish, “corner”, Satan, Pastoral care https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch-22-gregory-the-great/ lessons/church-history/ch-22-gregory-the-great/ Mon, 03 Aug 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 22 – Gregory the Great Gregory the Great was one of the four “Doctors” of the early Latin Church. He was born in 540 A.D. in a well to do Christian family in Rome. He spent six years in Constantinople where he spent a great deal owebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 22 – Gregory the Great Gregory the Great was one of the four “Doctors” of the early Latin Church. He was born in 540 A.D. in a well to do Christian family in Rome. He spent six years in Constantinople where he spent a great deal of time teaching and defending the faith. When he returned to Rome he became the Pope and led the Church through the plague and invasions of the Lombards. He was a prolific writer and from his writings we can appreciate his views on the Bible, the Church, the Devil and pastoral care. Key Words Gregory, “Church Fathers”, “Doctors”, Latin Church Fathers, Pope of Rome, “Prefecture of Rome”, Benedict, Saint Andrew, Constantinople, Pope Pelagius II, “leisurely freedom”, otium, negotiam, Augustine of Canterbury, Gregorian Chants, “God bless you”, Venantius, revelation, allegory, Benedictine monks, Angleish, “corner”, Satan, Pastoral care CH21 Muhammad and Islam-Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 21 – Turning Points: Mohammad and Islam – Part 2 Although an initial and superficial glance can show Islam and Christianity having great similarities, there are numerous core belief differences. The core Christian truth that we are sinners saved by grace stands in direct opposition to the teaching of Islam; The Qur’an teaches that man makes choices to sin or live righteously. In fact, there are a number of Christian scholars who consider Muhammad to have been a Christian heretic, rather than an instigator of a new faith. Key Words Islam, Muslim, Christian, heresy, Arian, truth, cotyledon, Allah, Qur’an, Koran, Messiah, Semitic, Shalom, surrender, peace, God Breathed, Dead Sea Scrolls, ‘Surahs”, John Mansur, St. John of Damascus, grace, atoning, justified, salvation, pillars, original sin, judgment day, faith, Church, assembly, worship, prayer, just war, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch21-muhammad-and-islam-part-2/ lessons/church-history/ch21-muhammad-and-islam-part-2/ Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 21 – Turning Points: Mohammad and Islam – Part 2 Although an initial and superficial glance can show Islam and Christianity having great similarities, there are numerous core belief differences. The core Christian truth that we arwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 21 – Turning Points: Mohammad and Islam – Part 2 Although an initial and superficial glance can show Islam and Christianity having great similarities, there are numerous core belief differences. The core Christian truth that we are sinners saved by grace stands in direct opposition to the teaching of Islam; The Qur’an teaches that man makes choices to sin or live righteously. In fact, there are a number of Christian scholars who consider Muhammad to have been a Christian heretic, rather than an instigator of a new faith. Key Words Islam, Muslim, Christian, heresy, Arian, truth, cotyledon, Allah, Qur’an, Koran, Messiah, Semitic, Shalom, surrender, peace, God Breathed, Dead Sea Scrolls, ‘Surahs”, John Mansur, St. John of Damascus, grace, atoning, justified, salvation, pillars, original sin, judgment day, faith, Church, assembly, worship, prayer, just war, CH19 St. Patrick Brent Johnson Church History: Chapter 19 – St. Patrick St. Patrick was born in Roman Britain, but at the age of 16 was taken to Ireland and put in slavery. He was put in charge of his master’s sheep and as he spent a lot of time away from family and friends he spent his time contemplating his sinfulness. God used this time of persecution and isolation to work in Patrick’s heart and mind and he gave his life to God. He wrote his Confessions as a guide for those who came after him and it is evidence of how much God had spoken to him. He returned to Britain and after a number of years returned to Ireland where he became the first missionary there and led many into conversion. Key Words St. Patrick, Confessions, Coroticus, The Epistle to Coroticus, Faed Fiada, Deer’s Cry, Roman Britain, Ireland, slavery, Diocletian, “Fall of the Roman Empire,” “Middle Ages,” Clyde River, shepherd, visions, dreams, Bishop https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch19-st-patrick/ lessons/church-history/ch19-st-patrick/ Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 19 – St. Patrick St. Patrick was born in Roman Britain, but at the age of 16 was taken to Ireland and put in slavery. He was put in charge of his master’s sheep and as he spent a lot of time away from family and friends he spent hwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 19 – St. Patrick St. Patrick was born in Roman Britain, but at the age of 16 was taken to Ireland and put in slavery. He was put in charge of his master’s sheep and as he spent a lot of time away from family and friends he spent his time contemplating his sinfulness. God used this time of persecution and isolation to work in Patrick’s heart and mind and he gave his life to God. He wrote his Confessions as a guide for those who came after him and it is evidence of how much God had spoken to him. He returned to Britain and after a number of years returned to Ireland where he became the first missionary there and led many into conversion. Key Words St. Patrick, Confessions, Coroticus, The Epistle to Coroticus, Faed Fiada, Deer’s Cry, Roman Britain, Ireland, slavery, Diocletian, “Fall of the Roman Empire,” “Middle Ages,” Clyde River, shepherd, visions, dreams, Bishop CH20 Muhammad and Islam-Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 20 – Turning Points: Mohammad and Islam Muhammad, was born around 570 A.D. Both of his parents died before he was six years old and he became a nomad joining a tribe of one of his relatives. Most of the information we have about him is second hand. He had numerous visions or dreams where he was “told by Gabriel” to “Recite.” These visions became commandments that were recorded in the Koran. He was rejected by many because he taught a monotheism which upset the idol worshippers of the time. Islam claims that Mohammad fulfilled a prophecy of Jesus in that he was the counselor Jesus promised. Key Words Goths, Vandals, Lombards, Arabs, Islam, Muslims, Sunnis, Shiites, ISIS, Constantinople, “Byzantine”, “Near East”, Sasian Kingdom, Sasanian Empire, Semitic, Shem, Zoroastrianism, Zoroaster, “Angra Mainyu”, “Ahura Mazda”, Nestorius, nomadic peoples, tents, families, clans, tribes, Mecca, Arabian Peninsula, cube, Ka’ba, Koran, Quraysh tribe, Zamzam spring, Hashimite clan, monotheist, hunafa, Mount Hira, Ramadan, Gabriel, “Jibra’eel”, The “Messenger of God”, paraklete, counselor, Yathrib, Medina, Najran, Yemen, Euthyches, Chalcedonian council, Sabaeans, Allah, Abu Bakr, Umar, Utham, Hadith, five “pillars”, “Salah”’ “Zakat”, “Sawm”, “Hajj”, visions descended https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch20-muhammad-and-islam-part-1/ lessons/church-history/ch20-muhammad-and-islam-part-1/ Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 20 – Turning Points: Mohammad and Islam Muhammad, was born around 570 A.D. Both of his parents died before he was six years old and he became a nomad joining a tribe of one of his relatives. Most of the information we have about hwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 20 – Turning Points: Mohammad and Islam Muhammad, was born around 570 A.D. Both of his parents died before he was six years old and he became a nomad joining a tribe of one of his relatives. Most of the information we have about him is second hand. He had numerous visions or dreams where he was “told by Gabriel” to “Recite.” These visions became commandments that were recorded in the Koran. He was rejected by many because he taught a monotheism which upset the idol worshippers of the time. Islam claims that Mohammad fulfilled a prophecy of Jesus in that he was the counselor Jesus promised. Key Words Goths, Vandals, Lombards, Arabs, Islam, Muslims, Sunnis, Shiites, ISIS, Constantinople, “Byzantine”, “Near East”, Sasian Kingdom, Sasanian Empire, Semitic, Shem, Zoroastrianism, Zoroaster, “Angra Mainyu”, “Ahura Mazda”, Nestorius, nomadic peoples, tents, families, clans, tribes, Mecca, Arabian Peninsula, cube, Ka’ba, Koran, Quraysh tribe, Zamzam spring, Hashimite clan, monotheist, hunafa, Mount Hira, Ramadan, Gabriel, “Jibra’eel”, The “Messenger of God”, paraklete, counselor, Yathrib, Medina, Najran, Yemen, Euthyches, Chalcedonian council, Sabaeans, Allah, Abu Bakr, Umar, Utham, Hadith, five “pillars”, “Salah”’ “Zakat”, “Sawm”, “Hajj”, visions descended CH18 Monasticism W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 18 – St. Benedictine and Early Monasticism The secularization of the church had many effects, both good and bad. As the first Christian emperor, Constantine passed significant laws demonstrating a Christian influence on the state. But against this background of faith came lives of sin and disregard for the holy, which led to the rise of monasticism Among many of the monastics and the movements associated with them, we see them living in self-denial moved by a spirit of humility and love. This is particularly true of St. Benedict. Benedict was born around 480 in Nursia (modern Norcia, Italy, north of Rome). And although he was born into a family of wealthy nobility he never esteemed the world’s goods. Benedict is attributed with a creating a “Rule” to govern the monastic life in ways that make constructive Christian growth in community life. These rules governed not only the monasteries for Benedict, but they also became the core rules for many monastic communities in Western Christendom even today. Key Words St. Benedictine, Constantine, secularization, “Eremitical monasticism,” “Cenobitism,” or a cloistered life. St. Pachomius. Paul the Simple, Isodore of Pelusium, Macarius the Egyptian, Simeon the Stylite, Macarius the Younger, Gregory, Gregory’s Dialogue, Enfide, Monte Cassino, Rule of St. Benedict https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch18-monasticism/ lessons/church-history/ch18-monasticism/ Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 18 – St. Benedictine and Early Monasticism The secularization of the church had many effects, both good and bad. As the first Christian emperor, Constantine passed significant laws demonstrating a Christian influence on the state.webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 18 – St. Benedictine and Early Monasticism The secularization of the church had many effects, both good and bad. As the first Christian emperor, Constantine passed significant laws demonstrating a Christian influence on the state. But against this background of faith came lives of sin and disregard for the holy, which led to the rise of monasticism Among many of the monastics and the movements associated with them, we see them living in self-denial moved by a spirit of humility and love. This is particularly true of St. Benedict. Benedict was born around 480 in Nursia (modern Norcia, Italy, north of Rome). And although he was born into a family of wealthy nobility he never esteemed the world’s goods. Benedict is attributed with a creating a “Rule” to govern the monastic life in ways that make constructive Christian growth in community life. These rules governed not only the monasteries for Benedict, but they also became the core rules for many monastic communities in Western Christendom even today. Key Words St. Benedictine, Constantine, secularization, “Eremitical monasticism,” “Cenobitism,” or a cloistered life. St. Pachomius. Paul the Simple, Isodore of Pelusium, Macarius the Egyptian, Simeon the Stylite, Macarius the Younger, Gregory, Gregory’s Dialogue, Enfide, Monte Cassino, Rule of St. Benedict CH17 Turning Points The Papacy-Part 2 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch17-turning-points-the-papacy-part-2/ lessons/church-history/ch17-turning-points-the-papacy-part-2/ Fri, 19 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com CH17 Turning Points The Papacy W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 17 – The Papacy Our English word “pope” comes from the Latin papa, and from the Greek word pappas. Even though these words were the common everyday expressions a child would use for his father, today the concept of “Pope” is more than a reference to a spiritual father. The Roman Catholic Church describes the Pope as the holder of many titles, but the focus of this lesson is the title, “Successor of the Chief of Apostles,” and it begins with Peter. But the views of the Protestant and Catholic churches differ on the role of and the need for a pope. The Roman church considered the church as an “organized, visible, juristic and corporate society.” As such the church set up a government by Christ. It’s growth is charted through various leaders including 1 Clement, Ignatius, Irenaeus and Polycarp. Both the Roman and Protestant views of the early development of church leadership is contrasted. Key Words Pope, father, papa, pappas, Triclinium Vaticanum, Vatican, Vicar of Jesus, Bishop of Rome, Successor of the Chief of the Apostles, Supreme Pontif of the Universal Church, Patriarch of the West, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Provence, Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City, Peter, Petros, petra, Cephas, kepha, Protestants, Roman Catholics, Bishop, patriarchs, spiritual father, 1 Clement, Ignatius, elder, Magnesians, godly bishop, worthy presbyters, Trallians, Polybius, Irenaeus, Polycarp, Smyrna, Anicetus, Synods, St. Cyprian, Paul of Samosota, Pope Leo 1, Council of Chalcedon, Constantine, Emperor Valentinian III, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch17-turning-points-the-papacy/ lessons/church-history/ch17-turning-points-the-papacy/ Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 17 – The Papacy Our English word “pope” comes from the Latin papa, and from the Greek word pappas. Even though these words were the common everyday expressions a child would use for his father, today the concept of “Pope” is more webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 17 – The Papacy Our English word “pope” comes from the Latin papa, and from the Greek word pappas. Even though these words were the common everyday expressions a child would use for his father, today the concept of “Pope” is more than a reference to a spiritual father. The Roman Catholic Church describes the Pope as the holder of many titles, but the focus of this lesson is the title, “Successor of the Chief of Apostles,” and it begins with Peter. But the views of the Protestant and Catholic churches differ on the role of and the need for a pope. The Roman church considered the church as an “organized, visible, juristic and corporate society.” As such the church set up a government by Christ. It’s growth is charted through various leaders including 1 Clement, Ignatius, Irenaeus and Polycarp. Both the Roman and Protestant views of the early development of church leadership is contrasted. Key Words Pope, father, papa, pappas, Triclinium Vaticanum, Vatican, Vicar of Jesus, Bishop of Rome, Successor of the Chief of the Apostles, Supreme Pontif of the Universal Church, Patriarch of the West, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Provence, Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City, Peter, Petros, petra, Cephas, kepha, Protestants, Roman Catholics, Bishop, patriarchs, spiritual father, 1 Clement, Ignatius, elder, Magnesians, godly bishop, worthy presbyters, Trallians, Polybius, Irenaeus, Polycarp, Smyrna, Anicetus, Synods, St. Cyprian, Paul of Samosota, Pope Leo 1, Council of Chalcedon, Constantine, Emperor Valentinian III, CH16 St. John Chrysostom W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 16 – St. John Chrysostom St. John Chrysostom was one of the most loved and successful preachers in church history. His name is a combination of two words that mean, “golden mouthed.” His sermons connected with the everyday person’s life and struggles, offering direction and encouragement from God’s word. He was demanding on the holiness of his church members, but was even more strident and careful in his own lifestyle and holiness. For ten years he preached in Antioch and we still have many of these sermons today. Key Words St. John Chrysostom, historical “doctors” of the Roman church, Archpriest Vitali Borovoi, Libanius, Basil, Cappodocian Fathers, monastic, Theodosius, Nektarius, Eutropius, Arcadius, Theophilus, Empress Aelia, Eudoxia, Jezebel, Caucasus, Armenia, Comana, “treasures of the Scriptures”, Von Campenhausen https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch16-st-john-chrysostom/ lessons/church-history/ch16-st-john-chrysostom/ Fri, 05 Jun 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 16 – St. John Chrysostom St. John Chrysostom was one of the most loved and successful preachers in church history. His name is a combination of two words that mean, “golden mouthed.” His sermons connected with the everyday person’webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 16 – St. John Chrysostom St. John Chrysostom was one of the most loved and successful preachers in church history. His name is a combination of two words that mean, “golden mouthed.” His sermons connected with the everyday person’s life and struggles, offering direction and encouragement from God’s word. He was demanding on the holiness of his church members, but was even more strident and careful in his own lifestyle and holiness. For ten years he preached in Antioch and we still have many of these sermons today. Key Words St. John Chrysostom, historical “doctors” of the Roman church, Archpriest Vitali Borovoi, Libanius, Basil, Cappodocian Fathers, monastic, Theodosius, Nektarius, Eutropius, Arcadius, Theophilus, Empress Aelia, Eudoxia, Jezebel, Caucasus, Armenia, Comana, “treasures of the Scriptures”, Von Campenhausen CH15 St. Augustine-Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 15 Part 2– St. Augustine Augustine’s book, ‘Confessions’ could be considered an autobiography of sorts. This lesson focuses more the core principles of his theology. On good and evil, he says that only God is perfect. When God created us, He stated, it was “good” not perfect. God made good and when that good is corrupted, it becomes what we call “evil.” Pure evil is what is left when all good is stripped from something or someone. On the Church sacraments, Augustine argued that the power of the sacraments (baptism and the Lord’s Supper) was in the elements themselves, not the priest administering the elements. The meaning of the sacrament was that God met man there, not that the priest brought God and man together. On grace and free will, If we were to ask Augustine why some people are saved and why others are left to hell’s condemnation, Augustine would ultimately refer to the mystery and secrets of God that we do not know or understand. These were what he called God’s “hidden determinations.” Key Words Manichaeism, Neo-Platonic Greek philosophy, perfect, good, evil, grace, free will, sacraments, measure, modus, ‘mystery of iniquity’, Ostia, Donatism, Moreschini, Norelli, Bishop, Valerius, Hippo, Annaba, Algeria, Pelagius, “original sin”, “hidden determinations”, “The Predestination of the Saints,” https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch15-st-augustine-part-2/ lessons/church-history/ch15-st-augustine-part-2/ Fri, 29 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 15 Part 2– St. Augustine Augustine’s book, ‘Confessions’ could be considered an autobiography of sorts. This lesson focuses more the core principles of his theology. On good and evil, he says that only God is perfect. When God crewebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 15 Part 2– St. Augustine Augustine’s book, ‘Confessions’ could be considered an autobiography of sorts. This lesson focuses more the core principles of his theology. On good and evil, he says that only God is perfect. When God created us, He stated, it was “good” not perfect. God made good and when that good is corrupted, it becomes what we call “evil.” Pure evil is what is left when all good is stripped from something or someone. On the Church sacraments, Augustine argued that the power of the sacraments (baptism and the Lord’s Supper) was in the elements themselves, not the priest administering the elements. The meaning of the sacrament was that God met man there, not that the priest brought God and man together. On grace and free will, If we were to ask Augustine why some people are saved and why others are left to hell’s condemnation, Augustine would ultimately refer to the mystery and secrets of God that we do not know or understand. These were what he called God’s “hidden determinations.” Key Words Manichaeism, Neo-Platonic Greek philosophy, perfect, good, evil, grace, free will, sacraments, measure, modus, ‘mystery of iniquity’, Ostia, Donatism, Moreschini, Norelli, Bishop, Valerius, Hippo, Annaba, Algeria, Pelagius, “original sin”, “hidden determinations”, “The Predestination of the Saints,” CH15 Augustine and Fall of Empire-Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 15– Augustine and the Fall of the Roman Empire This is a study of Augustine and the fall of the Roman Empire but it also serves as a reminder that the Kingdom of God is the only enduring kingdom. As the Empire fell the Christian church was affected tremendously. Augustine was born in 354 A.D. in Northern Africa. Most of his early years he claimed to be a Christian, but he was part of a cult. But after his conversion in 387 (by St. Ambrose, no less), he became one of the most influential Christians of that time. In that same time period the Roman Empire was crumbling and was sacked in 410 A.D. by the Goth’s who were invading from the North because Attila from the East was displacing them. Augustine wrote strongly in defense of the Christian influence on society and how the Church strengthened the Empire. Key Words Kingdom, basileia, philosophy, Saint Augustine, Confessions, Thagaste, Souk Ahras, Algeria, Carthage, Adeodatus, rhetoric, Constantine, Cicero, “Manichees”, Monica, Rome, Milan, St. Ambrose, Simplicianus, Ponticianus, Edward Gibbon, “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire”, earthquake, Germanic Lands, “Goths”, “Visigoths”, “Ostrogoths”, Attila, Adrianople, Edirne, Turkey, Theodosius, Arian, https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch15-augustine-and-fall-of-empire-part-1/ lessons/church-history/ch15-augustine-and-fall-of-empire-part-1/ Tue, 26 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 15– Augustine and the Fall of the Roman Empire This is a study of Augustine and the fall of the Roman Empire but it also serves as a reminder that the Kingdom of God is the only enduring kingdom. As the Empire fell the Christian cwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 15– Augustine and the Fall of the Roman Empire This is a study of Augustine and the fall of the Roman Empire but it also serves as a reminder that the Kingdom of God is the only enduring kingdom. As the Empire fell the Christian church was affected tremendously. Augustine was born in 354 A.D. in Northern Africa. Most of his early years he claimed to be a Christian, but he was part of a cult. But after his conversion in 387 (by St. Ambrose, no less), he became one of the most influential Christians of that time. In that same time period the Roman Empire was crumbling and was sacked in 410 A.D. by the Goth’s who were invading from the North because Attila from the East was displacing them. Augustine wrote strongly in defense of the Christian influence on society and how the Church strengthened the Empire. Key Words Kingdom, basileia, philosophy, Saint Augustine, Confessions, Thagaste, Souk Ahras, Algeria, Carthage, Adeodatus, rhetoric, Constantine, Cicero, “Manichees”, Monica, Rome, Milan, St. Ambrose, Simplicianus, Ponticianus, Edward Gibbon, “The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire”, earthquake, Germanic Lands, “Goths”, “Visigoths”, “Ostrogoths”, Attila, Adrianople, Edirne, Turkey, Theodosius, Arian, CH14 St. Anthony W. Mark Lanier Church History: Chapter 14 – Saint Antony – A Desert Father The principal source for the life of St. Antony is the biography written by Athanasius. Born around 250 AD to parents that “were of good stock and well-to-do,” when his parents died (he was only 18-20), he chose to give all of his earthly belongings to the townspeople. He became an ascetic, moved out of town and devoted his life to prayer and committing large portions of scripture to memory. He had to overcome some significant temptations from Satan. Some 20 years later when his friends convinced him to come out of seclusion it seemed to all that he was pure of soul and “completely under control.” He went to Egypt just prior to Constantine’s rise to power expecting to be martyred but instead he ministered to those who were being martyred. Key Words Hermit, heremos, “Desert Father”, ascetic, self denial, “pray continually”, demonology, “customary tactics”, Athanasius, “The Life of St. Antony”, hyenas, “daily martyrdom”, monasteries, ascetic devotion, Constantine, Maximin, Arian controversy, “service of God”, extreme commitment. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch14-st-anthony/ lessons/church-history/ch14-st-anthony/ Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Church History: Chapter 14 – Saint Antony – A Desert Father The principal source for the life of St. Antony is the biography written by Athanasius. Born around 250 AD to parents that “were of good stock and well-to-do,” when his parents died (he was onlywebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church History: Chapter 14 – Saint Antony – A Desert Father The principal source for the life of St. Antony is the biography written by Athanasius. Born around 250 AD to parents that “were of good stock and well-to-do,” when his parents died (he was only 18-20), he chose to give all of his earthly belongings to the townspeople. He became an ascetic, moved out of town and devoted his life to prayer and committing large portions of scripture to memory. He had to overcome some significant temptations from Satan. Some 20 years later when his friends convinced him to come out of seclusion it seemed to all that he was pure of soul and “completely under control.” He went to Egypt just prior to Constantine’s rise to power expecting to be martyred but instead he ministered to those who were being martyred. Key Words Hermit, heremos, “Desert Father”, ascetic, self denial, “pray continually”, demonology, “customary tactics”, Athanasius, “The Life of St. Antony”, hyenas, “daily martyrdom”, monasteries, ascetic devotion, Constantine, Maximin, Arian controversy, “service of God”, extreme commitment. CH13 Athanasius, Ambrose and Arianism W. Mark Lanier Chapter 13 – Athanasius, Ambrose and Arianism The variety of issues discussed in the Council of Nicaea (325 AD) ranged from how to date Easter to whether to ordain eunuchs as priests, but everything was secondary to settling the Arian controversy. Arius taught that Jesus was made by God and was not divine on the same level as God. Athanasius played a key role in opposing Arianism, condemning it as heresy and emerged as the key figure in the triumph of orthodox theology. Ambrose also continued to oppose heresies in the church. He sold off his family holdings and gave the proceeds to those in need. He opposed the Empress Justina who was a strong supporter of Arianism. Key Words Eusebius of Nicomedia, The Bishop of Nicaea, Theognis, Hosius, homoousios, “one substance”, “consubstantial”, “begotten not made”, homoiousios, “of a similar substance”, “semi-Arians”, Roger Olson, Constantine, Constantius, radical subordinationism, Julian, Jovian, Valens, hypostases, Tertullian, “Trinitarian formula, una substantia, tres personae”, Justo Gonzalez, Frances Young, St. Ambrose, the Bishop of Milan, Auxentius, Valentinian, Empress Justina, Theodosius https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch13-athanasius-ambrose-and-arianism/ lessons/church-history/ch13-athanasius-ambrose-and-arianism/ Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 13 – Athanasius, Ambrose and Arianism The variety of issues discussed in the Council of Nicaea (325 AD) ranged from how to date Easter to whether to ordain eunuchs as priests, but everything was secondary to settling the Arian controversy. Arius webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 13 – Athanasius, Ambrose and Arianism The variety of issues discussed in the Council of Nicaea (325 AD) ranged from how to date Easter to whether to ordain eunuchs as priests, but everything was secondary to settling the Arian controversy. Arius taught that Jesus was made by God and was not divine on the same level as God. Athanasius played a key role in opposing Arianism, condemning it as heresy and emerged as the key figure in the triumph of orthodox theology. Ambrose also continued to oppose heresies in the church. He sold off his family holdings and gave the proceeds to those in need. He opposed the Empress Justina who was a strong supporter of Arianism. Key Words Eusebius of Nicomedia, The Bishop of Nicaea, Theognis, Hosius, homoousios, “one substance”, “consubstantial”, “begotten not made”, homoiousios, “of a similar substance”, “semi-Arians”, Roger Olson, Constantine, Constantius, radical subordinationism, Julian, Jovian, Valens, hypostases, Tertullian, “Trinitarian formula, una substantia, tres personae”, Justo Gonzalez, Frances Young, St. Ambrose, the Bishop of Milan, Auxentius, Valentinian, Empress Justina, Theodosius CH12 Constantine and Council of Nicaea W. Mark Lanier Chapter 12 – Constantine and Council of Nicaea Constantine adopted Christianity as the official religion of the Roman Empire and he moved the Empire’s capital from Rome to Byzantium, which was renamed in his honor, Constantinople. Today we call it Istanbul. He was instrumental in organizing the Council of Nicaea and during that meeting, which lasted several months, the position of the group, termed the “Nicene Creed” was written as a position paper on Arianism. The events that took place before Constantine’s rise to power resulted in a dramatic shift for the church leaders. Prior to his influence the Christians were persecuted; once he gained the leadership position Christianity became recognized as the one true religion and the church leaders became leaders of the Empire. Key Words Lord John Norwich, Byzantium, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great, Octavius, Caesar Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, Titus, Masada, Domitian, “Flavian Dynasty”, Nerva, Trajan, “Golden Age”, Hadrian, Antonius Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, “Severian Emperors”, Septimus Severus, Geta, “Barrack Emperors”, Diocletian, Maximian, Constantius, Galerius, “tetrarch”, Bishops, synods, Spilt, Croatia, Licinius, “The Edict of Milan”, “Blue Law”, Council of Nicaea, “Christian God”, Arius, Athanasius, Thallia, Arianism, Tertullian https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch12-constantine-and-council-of-nicaea/ lessons/church-history/ch12-constantine-and-council-of-nicaea/ Fri, 01 May 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 12 – Constantine and Council of Nicaea Constantine adopted Christianity as the official religion of the Roman Empire and he moved the Empire’s capital from Rome to Byzantium, which was renamed in his honor, Constantinople. Today we call it Istanbwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 12 – Constantine and Council of Nicaea Constantine adopted Christianity as the official religion of the Roman Empire and he moved the Empire’s capital from Rome to Byzantium, which was renamed in his honor, Constantinople. Today we call it Istanbul. He was instrumental in organizing the Council of Nicaea and during that meeting, which lasted several months, the position of the group, termed the “Nicene Creed” was written as a position paper on Arianism. The events that took place before Constantine’s rise to power resulted in a dramatic shift for the church leaders. Prior to his influence the Christians were persecuted; once he gained the leadership position Christianity became recognized as the one true religion and the church leaders became leaders of the Empire. Key Words Lord John Norwich, Byzantium, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Julius Caesar, Pompey the Great, Octavius, Caesar Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Vespasian, Titus, Masada, Domitian, “Flavian Dynasty”, Nerva, Trajan, “Golden Age”, Hadrian, Antonius Pius, Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, “Severian Emperors”, Septimus Severus, Geta, “Barrack Emperors”, Diocletian, Maximian, Constantius, Galerius, “tetrarch”, Bishops, synods, Spilt, Croatia, Licinius, “The Edict of Milan”, “Blue Law”, Council of Nicaea, “Christian God”, Arius, Athanasius, Thallia, Arianism, Tertullian CH11 Science and Bible W. Mark Lanier Chapter 11 – Science the Bible and the Early Church Truth is God’s truth, whether it is found in math, science, or philosophy. Many of the early church leaders (Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus of Lyon) used their Greek logic (“science”) to defend the faith. Clement believed that God had providently provided the world with Socrates and Plato to prepare the Greeks for the gospel in the same way that God provided the Old Testament to prepare the Jews for the gospel. Tertullian reasoned that the mingling of philosophy with the gospel was what the apostle Paul expressly warned us against. Science is an aid to faith and faith aids science. Key Words “Heliocentrism”, “ethnos”, “Gentiles”, Jamnia, Aristotle, Pythagorus, “philosophy”, Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus of Lyon, Carthage, Tertullian, Cyprian, Plato, “Stoics”, Peripatetics, Epicureanism, Origen, mutuality https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch11-science-and-bible/ lessons/church-history/ch11-science-and-bible/ Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 11 – Science the Bible and the Early Church Truth is God’s truth, whether it is found in math, science, or philosophy. Many of the early church leaders (Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus of Lyon) used their Greek logic (“science”) to defend the faiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 11 – Science the Bible and the Early Church Truth is God’s truth, whether it is found in math, science, or philosophy. Many of the early church leaders (Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus of Lyon) used their Greek logic (“science”) to defend the faith. Clement believed that God had providently provided the world with Socrates and Plato to prepare the Greeks for the gospel in the same way that God provided the Old Testament to prepare the Jews for the gospel. Tertullian reasoned that the mingling of philosophy with the gospel was what the apostle Paul expressly warned us against. Science is an aid to faith and faith aids science. Key Words “Heliocentrism”, “ethnos”, “Gentiles”, Jamnia, Aristotle, Pythagorus, “philosophy”, Clement of Alexandria, Irenaeus of Lyon, Carthage, Tertullian, Cyprian, Plato, “Stoics”, Peripatetics, Epicureanism, Origen, mutuality CH10 Origins of the Canon-Part 3 W. Mark Lanier Chapter 10 – Part 3: “The Accuracy and Collection of the New Testament” Modern skeptics challenge that the New Testament is not an assembly of the true Scriptures, but reflect the spoils of victory for one group of beliefs that triumphed over others. The Nicene Creed, written during the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, expresses core orthodox beliefs that were based upon Old Testament writings. It is an affirmation of the teaching of the earliest doctrine in the Church. As the earliest church grew the apostles and the leaders recognized that the return of Jesus was not as imminent as they initially thought they started putting into writing their recollections and teachings. All of these writings became important as the church moved from the time of the apostles and faced heretical teachings. Key Words Orthodox, Nicaea, First Council of Nicaea, Trinity, “one-ness’ of God, singularity, Arius, “Lost Scriptures”, “victors’ views”, “in the form of God”, “emptied himself”, “apostolic church”, “first generation church”, Thessalonians, false prophets, “syncretism”, Ptolemy I, Serapis, Historia Augusta https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch10-origins-of-the-canon-part-3/ lessons/church-history/ch10-origins-of-the-canon-part-3/ Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 10 – Part 3: “The Accuracy and Collection of the New Testament” Modern skeptics challenge that the New Testament is not an assembly of the true Scriptures, but reflect the spoils of victory for one group of beliefs that triumphed over others. Thewebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 10 – Part 3: “The Accuracy and Collection of the New Testament” Modern skeptics challenge that the New Testament is not an assembly of the true Scriptures, but reflect the spoils of victory for one group of beliefs that triumphed over others. The Nicene Creed, written during the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, expresses core orthodox beliefs that were based upon Old Testament writings. It is an affirmation of the teaching of the earliest doctrine in the Church. As the earliest church grew the apostles and the leaders recognized that the return of Jesus was not as imminent as they initially thought they started putting into writing their recollections and teachings. All of these writings became important as the church moved from the time of the apostles and faced heretical teachings. Key Words Orthodox, Nicaea, First Council of Nicaea, Trinity, “one-ness’ of God, singularity, Arius, “Lost Scriptures”, “victors’ views”, “in the form of God”, “emptied himself”, “apostolic church”, “first generation church”, Thessalonians, false prophets, “syncretism”, Ptolemy I, Serapis, Historia Augusta CH10 Origins of the Canon-Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Summary Many early believers were martyred by the Romans and whatever ‘books’ they had…many early manuscripts for the New Testament…were burned. Nevertheless, we still have some original manuscripts that survived. Emperor Constantine (272-337) ordered Christianity as the the state religion of Rome. He ordered that copies of the New Testament be made to enable better dissemination. The “Codex Sinaiticus” (discovered in 1844 – and believed to have been written in 350 A.D.), may be one of the original copies and includes all of the New Testament. The Biblical claim is that the Bible is both a divine work and a human work. God entrusted the Old Testament to the Jews and similarly God worked to produce His word to the Church in the New Testament text. The Apostles considered Jesus the Messiah and a prophet. All of His words carried the same weight and authority as the Old Testament. His words and the words of his closest Apostles were considered essential to the New Testament. Key Words Diocletian, John Rylands Fragment, Emperor Constantine, Eusebius, Codex Sinaiticus, divine work, Irenaeus, Apostolic teaching as canon, scripture https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch10-origins-of-the-canon-part-2/ lessons/church-history/ch10-origins-of-the-canon-part-2/ Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Summary Many early believers were martyred by the Romans and whatever ‘books’ they had…many early manuscripts for the New Testament…were burned. Nevertheless, we still have some original manuscripts that survived. Emperor Constantine (272-337) ordered Chwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Summary Many early believers were martyred by the Romans and whatever ‘books’ they had…many early manuscripts for the New Testament…were burned. Nevertheless, we still have some original manuscripts that survived. Emperor Constantine (272-337) ordered Christianity as the the state religion of Rome. He ordered that copies of the New Testament be made to enable better dissemination. The “Codex Sinaiticus” (discovered in 1844 – and believed to have been written in 350 A.D.), may be one of the original copies and includes all of the New Testament. The Biblical claim is that the Bible is both a divine work and a human work. God entrusted the Old Testament to the Jews and similarly God worked to produce His word to the Church in the New Testament text. The Apostles considered Jesus the Messiah and a prophet. All of His words carried the same weight and authority as the Old Testament. His words and the words of his closest Apostles were considered essential to the New Testament. Key Words Diocletian, John Rylands Fragment, Emperor Constantine, Eusebius, Codex Sinaiticus, divine work, Irenaeus, Apostolic teaching as canon, scripture CH10 Origins of the Canon-Part 1 Brent Johnson Summary The ‘canon’, what we consider our Bible, is ultimately the collection of writings that the church uses as its measuring stick…the defining reference for Christian faith. Christianity has two general canons, the Catholic canon and the Protestant canon. The Catholic canon includes writings commonly called the ‘Apocrypha’. Our Old Testament is essentially the same as the Hebrew scripture. Some of the books were separated when they were translated into Greek (and this work was called the Septuagint) and that is why there are 39 books in our Old Testament and only 24 in the Hebrew Bible. The order comes from the order in the Septuagint. Key Words Canon, Apocrypha, Septuagint, Westminster Confession of Faith, Torah, Megilloth, Jerome, codex https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch10-origins-of-the-canon-part-1/ lessons/church-history/ch10-origins-of-the-canon-part-1/ Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Summary The ‘canon’, what we consider our Bible, is ultimately the collection of writings that the church uses as its measuring stick…the defining reference for Christian faith. Christianity has two general canons, the Catholic canon and the Protestant cwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Summary The ‘canon’, what we consider our Bible, is ultimately the collection of writings that the church uses as its measuring stick…the defining reference for Christian faith. Christianity has two general canons, the Catholic canon and the Protestant canon. The Catholic canon includes writings commonly called the ‘Apocrypha’. Our Old Testament is essentially the same as the Hebrew scripture. Some of the books were separated when they were translated into Greek (and this work was called the Septuagint) and that is why there are 39 books in our Old Testament and only 24 in the Hebrew Bible. The order comes from the order in the Septuagint. Key Words Canon, Apocrypha, Septuagint, Westminster Confession of Faith, Torah, Megilloth, Jerome, codex CH09 Early Biblical Understanding W. Mark Lanier Chapter 9 – Alexandria and Early Biblical Understanding Reading and understanding the Bible was challenging in the early Church as it is still today. When passages do not seem to make sense it opens up to interpretation. Many early leaders struggled with this and their writings shed some insight into prevalent thought. Philo, of Alexandria tried to find consistency between the Old Testament and prevailing Greek philosophies. The ‘Epistle of Barnabas’ provides an allegorical approach that attempts to go beyond any apparent meaning. Clement of Alexandria (circa 200 A.D.) combined philosophy of the day to aid in interpretation. Origen taught that there were layers of interpretation for scripture. The Apostle Paul made clear to Timothy that he, and by inference we, should recognize that all Scripture is ‘breathed‘ by God and that we should ‘rightly handle’ Scripture, which is a challenge for us to earnestly study to become equipped to rightly handle the Word of God. Key Words Gnosticism, Marcion, Alexandria, Philo, Epistle of Barnabas, allegorical approach, interpretation, Clement of Alexandria, Platonism, philosophy’s dialectic, Origen, ‘full’ divinity of Jesus, Alexandrian Catechetical School https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch09-early-biblical-understanding/ lessons/church-history/ch09-early-biblical-understanding/ Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 9 – Alexandria and Early Biblical Understanding Reading and understanding the Bible was challenging in the early Church as it is still today. When passages do not seem to make sense it opens up to interpretation. Many early leaders struggled withwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 9 – Alexandria and Early Biblical Understanding Reading and understanding the Bible was challenging in the early Church as it is still today. When passages do not seem to make sense it opens up to interpretation. Many early leaders struggled with this and their writings shed some insight into prevalent thought. Philo, of Alexandria tried to find consistency between the Old Testament and prevailing Greek philosophies. The ‘Epistle of Barnabas’ provides an allegorical approach that attempts to go beyond any apparent meaning. Clement of Alexandria (circa 200 A.D.) combined philosophy of the day to aid in interpretation. Origen taught that there were layers of interpretation for scripture. The Apostle Paul made clear to Timothy that he, and by inference we, should recognize that all Scripture is ‘breathed‘ by God and that we should ‘rightly handle’ Scripture, which is a challenge for us to earnestly study to become equipped to rightly handle the Word of God. Key Words Gnosticism, Marcion, Alexandria, Philo, Epistle of Barnabas, allegorical approach, interpretation, Clement of Alexandria, Platonism, philosophy’s dialectic, Origen, ‘full’ divinity of Jesus, Alexandrian Catechetical School CH08 Part 2 Trinity Melvin Tinker https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch08-part-2-trinity/ lessons/church-history/ch08-part-2-trinity/ Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com CH08 Part 1 Trinity Melvin Tinker Chapter 8 – Part 1: The Trinity – Biblical Basis There is not an explicit reference in our Bible that states, “The LORD your God is one God who in His oneness exists as three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.’ It would be more accurate to say that the Bible reflects and expresses the Trinity doctrine and it does so in a variety of ways. We do see the Trinity reflected in three ways throughout the New Testament. In the devotion or worship of the first Christians: Paul wrote in numerous letters and specifically in Eph. 1:1-11: “…the Father chose us…in Christ we have redemption…and we are marked with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit.” In salvation we are baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. And the communion we share with God is through the spiritual relationship we have with the Trinity (1 Cor. 12:4-6). Key Words Trinity, Nicene Creed, the Shema, Three in One, ‘echad’, Creator and Sustainer, revelation, sui generis, devotion, grace (charis), ‘Trinitarian consciousness”, “The Three Personal God”, “Trinitarian Faith” https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch08-part-1-trinity/ lessons/church-history/ch08-part-1-trinity/ Sun, 08 Mar 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Chapter 8 – Part 1: The Trinity – Biblical Basis There is not an explicit reference in our Bible that states, “The LORD your God is one God who in His oneness exists as three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.’ It would be more accurate to say that thwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 8 – Part 1: The Trinity – Biblical Basis There is not an explicit reference in our Bible that states, “The LORD your God is one God who in His oneness exists as three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.’ It would be more accurate to say that the Bible reflects and expresses the Trinity doctrine and it does so in a variety of ways. We do see the Trinity reflected in three ways throughout the New Testament. In the devotion or worship of the first Christians: Paul wrote in numerous letters and specifically in Eph. 1:1-11: “…the Father chose us…in Christ we have redemption…and we are marked with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit.” In salvation we are baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. And the communion we share with God is through the spiritual relationship we have with the Trinity (1 Cor. 12:4-6). Key Words Trinity, Nicene Creed, the Shema, Three in One, ‘echad’, Creator and Sustainer, revelation, sui generis, devotion, grace (charis), ‘Trinitarian consciousness”, “The Three Personal God”, “Trinitarian Faith” CH07 Heresies: Gnosticism Supplement W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch07-heresies-gnosticism-supplement/ lessons/church-history/ch07-heresies-gnosticism-supplement/ Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com CH07 Heresies: Gnosticism W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch07-heresies-gnosticism/ lessons/church-history/ch07-heresies-gnosticism/ Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com CH06 Early Church Worship-Part 2 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch06-early-church-worship-part-2/ lessons/church-history/ch06-early-church-worship-part-2/ Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com CH06 Early Church Worship-Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Many New Testament churches met in homes of the wealthy because these homes would have had enough room to accommodate the larger groups. The earliest official “church building” was a converted house in Dura-Europos, Syria, which is dated to have been converted around 250AD. Although there is not a record of how a typical service was performed early church services were most likely patterned after Jewish services which were built around four events: praise, prayer, Scripture reading, and instruction. There is clear evidence that the early church was a singing church; Paul encouraged the churches to sing to each other “psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs.” One of the important differences between the services in the apostolic church and Jewish synagogues was that the Lord’s Supper was observed, and the evidence points to weekly observance on the Lord’s Day. Key Words Church homes, communion, upper room, huperoon (Greek), St. Cyril of Jerusalem, peristyle, triclinium, church building, Dura-Europos, Shema, Dead Sea Community, Qumran, Ralph Martin, proseuche, Aramaic loan words, maranatha, Abba, amen, Lord’s Supper, Eucharist, agape feast, Tertullian, proestos, worship https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch06-early-church-worship-part-1/ lessons/church-history/ch06-early-church-worship-part-1/ Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Many New Testament churches met in homes of the wealthy because these homes would have had enough room to accommodate the larger groups. The earliest official “church building” was a converted house in Dura-Europos, Syria, which is dated to have been conwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Many New Testament churches met in homes of the wealthy because these homes would have had enough room to accommodate the larger groups. The earliest official “church building” was a converted house in Dura-Europos, Syria, which is dated to have been converted around 250AD. Although there is not a record of how a typical service was performed early church services were most likely patterned after Jewish services which were built around four events: praise, prayer, Scripture reading, and instruction. There is clear evidence that the early church was a singing church; Paul encouraged the churches to sing to each other “psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs.” One of the important differences between the services in the apostolic church and Jewish synagogues was that the Lord’s Supper was observed, and the evidence points to weekly observance on the Lord’s Day. Key Words Church homes, communion, upper room, huperoon (Greek), St. Cyril of Jerusalem, peristyle, triclinium, church building, Dura-Europos, Shema, Dead Sea Community, Qumran, Ralph Martin, proseuche, Aramaic loan words, maranatha, Abba, amen, Lord’s Supper, Eucharist, agape feast, Tertullian, proestos, worship CH05 Martyrs: Ignatius and Polycarp W. Mark Lanier Ignatius of Antioch was the Bishop of the church at Antioch circa 110 AD. Typically Christians were charged with atheism because they would not worship Caesar as god and for this they were martyred. He wrote seven letters to the churches along his way from Antioch to Rome providing strong guidance in various Christian themes. Polycarp was the Bishop of the church at Smyrna and was considered an Apostolic Father. He too provided strong leadership to the church and faced his death by burning with an uncommon bravery, praying for his executioners. Key Words Ignatius, Polycarp, seven letters, Eusebius, Onesimus, Philemon, the medicine of immortality, Magnesian letter, Trallian Letter, Philadelphian Letter, The Archives, Smyrnaen Letter, Apostolic Father, the church at Philomelium https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch05-martyrs-ignatius-and-polycarp/ lessons/church-history/ch05-martyrs-ignatius-and-polycarp/ Thu, 05 Feb 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Ignatius of Antioch was the Bishop of the church at Antioch circa 110 AD. Typically Christians were charged with atheism because they would not worship Caesar as god and for this they were martyred. He wrote seven letters to the churches along his way frwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ignatius of Antioch was the Bishop of the church at Antioch circa 110 AD. Typically Christians were charged with atheism because they would not worship Caesar as god and for this they were martyred. He wrote seven letters to the churches along his way from Antioch to Rome providing strong guidance in various Christian themes. Polycarp was the Bishop of the church at Smyrna and was considered an Apostolic Father. He too provided strong leadership to the church and faced his death by burning with an uncommon bravery, praying for his executioners. Key Words Ignatius, Polycarp, seven letters, Eusebius, Onesimus, Philemon, the medicine of immortality, Magnesian letter, Trallian Letter, Philadelphian Letter, The Archives, Smyrnaen Letter, Apostolic Father, the church at Philomelium CH04 Martyrdom W. Mark Lanier Christian martyrdom was typically the end result of extreme persecution, which may have been rooted in three broad categories: Jewish persecution of the church – which was an extension of their hatred of Jesus; persecution that arose from local interests – where Christian moralities may have upset the local economy; and government sponsored persecution – because leadership either misinterpreted early church practices or simply needed a convenient scapegoat to cover up some of their own illicit activities. Key Words Martyrdom, persecution, suffering, Jewish persecution, cursed, crucified, false assumptions, theology, Nero, evil religion, Domitian, ritual taxes https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch04-martyrdom/ lessons/church-history/ch04-martyrdom/ Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Christian martyrdom was typically the end result of extreme persecution, which may have been rooted in three broad categories: Jewish persecution of the church – which was an extension of their hatred of Jesus; persecution that arose from local interestswebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Christian martyrdom was typically the end result of extreme persecution, which may have been rooted in three broad categories: Jewish persecution of the church – which was an extension of their hatred of Jesus; persecution that arose from local interests – where Christian moralities may have upset the local economy; and government sponsored persecution – because leadership either misinterpreted early church practices or simply needed a convenient scapegoat to cover up some of their own illicit activities. Key Words Martyrdom, persecution, suffering, Jewish persecution, cursed, crucified, false assumptions, theology, Nero, evil religion, Domitian, ritual taxes CH03 The Didache W. Mark Lanier The Didache is a book that contains very straightforward and simple instructions about life, closely akin to parts of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5-7). It speaks directly to how to live day-to-day as well as how to conduct core services as a church, or group of believers. It was used as a guide to assist early believers to train ne converts to the faith. Key Words Two roads, way of life, Aaron Milavec, Philotheos Bryennios, Sermon on the Mount, Advice in Godly living, guidelines, core services, eating, fasting, praying, baptizing, hospitality/testing, first fruits, Lord’s Prayer, Didache, morality https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch03-the-didache/ lessons/church-history/ch03-the-didache/ Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno The Didache is a book that contains very straightforward and simple instructions about life, closely akin to parts of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5-7). It speaks directly to how to live day-to-day as well as how to conduct core services as a church, owebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Didache is a book that contains very straightforward and simple instructions about life, closely akin to parts of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5-7). It speaks directly to how to live day-to-day as well as how to conduct core services as a church, or group of believers. It was used as a guide to assist early believers to train ne converts to the faith. Key Words Two roads, way of life, Aaron Milavec, Philotheos Bryennios, Sermon on the Mount, Advice in Godly living, guidelines, core services, eating, fasting, praying, baptizing, hospitality/testing, first fruits, Lord’s Prayer, Didache, morality CH02 1 Clement W. Mark Lanier Clement was a Roman bishop who wrote to the church in Corinth around 95AD. He was the bishop over the house churches in Rome. He wrote to the church in Corinth because it was in turmoil again with problems similar to what Paul had covered in his earlier letter. He referenced numerous Old Testament passages and teachings of the apostles to correct what he recognized as problems with their personal humility and early church oversight. Key Words Episkopos, bishop, the Bishop of Rome, fellow worker, Corinth, humility, early church history, turmoil, factions, piety, restoration https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch02-1-clement/ lessons/church-history/ch02-1-clement/ Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Clement was a Roman bishop who wrote to the church in Corinth around 95AD. He was the bishop over the house churches in Rome. He wrote to the church in Corinth because it was in turmoil again with problems similar to what Paul had covered in his earlier webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Clement was a Roman bishop who wrote to the church in Corinth around 95AD. He was the bishop over the house churches in Rome. He wrote to the church in Corinth because it was in turmoil again with problems similar to what Paul had covered in his earlier letter. He referenced numerous Old Testament passages and teachings of the apostles to correct what he recognized as problems with their personal humility and early church oversight. Key Words Episkopos, bishop, the Bishop of Rome, fellow worker, Corinth, humility, early church history, turmoil, factions, piety, restoration CH01 Setting The Stage W. Mark Lanier Why study Church history? It is a study of Scripture and theology. Understanding the “canon,” or why we have the Scriptures we have we gain more understandings of the meanings because https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history/ch01-setting-the-stage/ lessons/church-history/ch01-setting-the-stage/ Sat, 03 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Why study Church history? It is a study of Scripture and theology. Understanding the “canon,” or why we have the Scriptures we have we gain more understandings of the meanings because webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Why study Church history? It is a study of Scripture and theology. Understanding the “canon,” or why we have the Scriptures we have we gain more understandings of the meanings because Lesson 47 - Rev 3:14 - 6 Brent Johnson https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-47-rev-314-6/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-47-rev-314-6/ Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 48 - Rev 6 - 8 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-48-rev-6-8/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-48-rev-6-8/ Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 49 - Rev 8 - 11:3 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-49-rev-8-113/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-49-rev-8-113/ Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 50 - Rev 11:4 - 14:5 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-50-rev-114-145/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-50-rev-114-145/ Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 46 - Rev 3:1 – 3:22 Brent Johnson https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-46-rev-31-322/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-46-rev-31-322/ Mon, 03 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 44 - Rev 1:1 – 2:11 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-44-rev-11-211/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-44-rev-11-211/ Sun, 02 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 45 - Rev 2:7 – 2:29 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-45-rev-27-229/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-45-rev-27-229/ Sun, 26 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 43 - Acts 28:10-28:31, Revelation 1 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-43-acts-2810-2831-revelation-1/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-43-acts-2810-2831-revelation-1/ Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 41 - Acts 21:27-23:35 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-41-acts-2127-2335/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-41-acts-2127-2335/ Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 40 - Acts 19:21-21:26 2 Corinthians 12:11-13:14 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-40-acts-1921-2126-2-corinthians-1211-1314/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-40-acts-1921-2126-2-corinthians-1211-1314/ Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 38 - Acts 19:21-20:16 2 Corinthians 4-9 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-38-acts-1921-2016-2-corinthians-4-9/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-38-acts-1921-2016-2-corinthians-4-9/ Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 39 - Acts 19:21-20:16 2 Corinthians 10:1-12:10 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-39-acts-1921-2016-2-corinthians-101-1210/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-39-acts-1921-2016-2-corinthians-101-1210/ Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 35 - Acts 18:1 – 19:20 1 Corinthians 2:16-6:11 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-35-acts-181-1920-1-corinthians-216-611/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-35-acts-181-1920-1-corinthians-216-611/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 36 - Acts 18:1 – 19:20 1 Corinthians 6:12-15:58 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-36-acts-181-1920-1-corinthians-612-1558/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-36-acts-181-1920-1-corinthians-612-1558/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 37 - Acts 19:21-20:16 1 Corinthians 16; 2 Corinthians 1-4 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-37-acts-1921-2016-1-corinthians-16-2-corinthians-1-4/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-37-acts-1921-2016-1-corinthians-16-2-corinthians-1-4/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 33 - Acts 15:36 – 17:34 1 Thessalonians 4:1-5:28 2 Thessalonians W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-33-acts-1536-1734-1-thessalonians-41-528-2-thessalonians/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-33-acts-1536-1734-1-thessalonians-41-528-2-thessalonians/ Sun, 24 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 34 - Acts 18:1 – 19:20 1 Corinthians 1:1-2:16 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-34-acts-181-1920-1-corinthians-11-216/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-34-acts-181-1920-1-corinthians-11-216/ Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 32 - Acts 15:36 – 17:34 1 Thessalonians1:1-3:13 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-32-acts-1536-1734-1-thessalonians11-313/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-32-acts-1536-1734-1-thessalonians11-313/ Thu, 31 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 31 - Acts 14:1 – 14:28 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-31-acts-141-1428/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-31-acts-141-1428/ Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 29 - Acts 13:13 – 14:28 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-29-acts-1313-1428/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-29-acts-1313-1428/ Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 30 - Acts 14:1 – 14:28 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-30-acts-141-1428/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-30-acts-141-1428/ Thu, 17 Jul 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 28 - Acts 9:19 - 13:12 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-28-acts-919-1312/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-28-acts-919-1312/ Mon, 30 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 27 - Acts 7:47- 9:19 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-27-acts-747-919/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-27-acts-747-919/ Thu, 26 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 26 - Acts 7:45 - 7:47 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-26-acts-745-747/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-26-acts-745-747/ Mon, 23 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 25 - Acts 7:45 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-25-acts-745/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-25-acts-745/ Wed, 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Christianity on Trial W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-christianity-on-trial/ lessons/special-events/se-christianity-on-trial/ Sun, 01 Jun 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 23 - Acts 7:45 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-23-acts-745/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-23-acts-745/ Sun, 25 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 20 - Acts 2:14-2:41; Acts 7:1-7:8 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-20-acts-214-241-acts-71-78/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-20-acts-214-241-acts-71-78/ Sun, 11 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 21 - Acts 7:9-7:44 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-21-acts-79-744/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-21-acts-79-744/ Wed, 07 May 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 18 - John 18:1-20:29 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-18-john-181-2029/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-18-john-181-2029/ Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 17 - John 7:25-36 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-17-john-725-36/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-17-john-725-36/ Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 15 - John 9:1-12:50 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-15-john-91-1250/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-15-john-91-1250/ Sat, 05 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 14 - John 7:25 - 8:59 W. Mark Lanier This lesson covers 'Jesus on Jesus'. Who did Christ say he was? Did he claim to be God? What role does humility play in the Christian's life and di Christ model humility. This is a great lesson, no matter where you are in the Context Bible! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-14-john-725-859/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-14-john-725-859/ Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson covers 'Jesus on Jesus'. Who did Christ say he was? Did he claim to be God? What role does humility play in the Christian's life and di Christ model humility. This is a great lesson, no matter where you are in the Context Bible!webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson covers 'Jesus on Jesus'. Who did Christ say he was? Did he claim to be God? What role does humility play in the Christian's life and di Christ model humility. This is a great lesson, no matter where you are in the Context Bible! Lesson 13 - John 6:41-7:24 W. Mark Lanier Following God is not always easy. But God makes the call, and it is his people's blessings to get to say, "Yes Lord, we will follow"! Scripture provides a stark contrast between those that choose to follow the the Lord and his ways and those that  choose their on instead.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-13-john-641-724/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-13-john-641-724/ Sat, 22 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoFollowing God is not always easy. But God makes the call, and it is his people's blessings to get to say, "Yes Lord, we will follow"! Scripture provides a stark contrast between those that choose to follow the the Lord and his ways and those that  choose webmaster@biblical-literacy.comFollowing God is not always easy. But God makes the call, and it is his people's blessings to get to say, "Yes Lord, we will follow"! Scripture provides a stark contrast between those that choose to follow the the Lord and his ways and those that  choose their on instead.   Lesson 12 - John 5:22-6:40 W. Mark Lanier In this lesson we investigate Jesus as master of nature, as our provider, and judge. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-12-john-522-640/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-12-john-522-640/ Thu, 13 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn this lesson we investigate Jesus as master of nature, as our provider, and judge.webmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn this lesson we investigate Jesus as master of nature, as our provider, and judge. Lesson 11 - John 4:46-5:21 W. Mark Lanier This lesson deals with verses 4:46 - 5:21 in John. Do you know how valuable intercession is for the believer? Do you know we were made to work? Find out what supports these statements from John and the verses that Christ himself quoted from the Old Testament. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-11-john-446-521/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-11-john-446-521/ Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson deals with verses 4:46 - 5:21 in John. Do you know how valuable intercession is for the believer? Do you know we were made to work? Find out what supports these statements from John and the verses that Christ himself quoted from the Old Testamwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson deals with verses 4:46 - 5:21 in John. Do you know how valuable intercession is for the believer? Do you know we were made to work? Find out what supports these statements from John and the verses that Christ himself quoted from the Old Testament. Lesson 9 - John 4:43-4:45 W. Mark Lanier Covering the verses John 4:43 - 4:45 and including the continuation of the Sermon on the Mount, the lesson covers Christ's reinforcement that he was not there to abolish the law but to fulfill it in a way that few Jews expected. The law taught a society how to legally pursue life; Christ as the fulfillment taught how an individual should live life. More 'Good News', God wants ut to grow closer to him each day, learning from our mistakes, with the power of the Holy Spirit. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-9-john-443-445/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-9-john-443-445/ Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoCovering the verses John 4:43 - 4:45 and including the continuation of the Sermon on the Mount, the lesson covers Christ's reinforcement that he was not there to abolish the law but to fulfill it in a way that few Jews expected. The law taught a society hwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comCovering the verses John 4:43 - 4:45 and including the continuation of the Sermon on the Mount, the lesson covers Christ's reinforcement that he was not there to abolish the law but to fulfill it in a way that few Jews expected. The law taught a society how to legally pursue life; Christ as the fulfillment taught how an individual should live life. More 'Good News', God wants ut to grow closer to him each day, learning from our mistakes, with the power of the Holy Spirit. Lesson 10 - John 4:43-4:45 W. Mark Lanier This lesson covers John 4:43 - 4:45 and the supporting  context verses can offer a purely secular explanation for the rebellion of Israel at a time when stronger surrounding nations were set to take Israel over. Yet the spiritual truth is much more profound, and adds a dimension through faith that should speak to us today. God constantly works through the world as he works in the world. Our tendency is to credit God simply in those areas where we have gaps of knowledge and an inability to offer any other explanation. This is a tragic view as not only setting faith to disappear (when and if the knowledge gap is closed through new understanding), but also in failing to see God’s hand in weaving the fabric of everyday life. When Jesus urged us to pray daily for God to give us bread, he was not suggesting that a loaf would magically appear out of nowhere on our porch each morning. The prayer conveys, at least typically that God will work in and through the world to bring forth the bread needed and prayed for.. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-10-john-443-445/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-10-john-443-445/ Tue, 25 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson covers John 4:43 - 4:45 and the supporting  context verses can offer a purely secular explanation for the rebellion of Israel at a time when stronger surrounding nations were set to take Israel over. Yet the spiritual truth is much more profouwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson covers John 4:43 - 4:45 and the supporting  context verses can offer a purely secular explanation for the rebellion of Israel at a time when stronger surrounding nations were set to take Israel over. Yet the spiritual truth is much more profound, and adds a dimension through faith that should speak to us today. God constantly works through the world as he works in the world. Our tendency is to credit God simply in those areas where we have gaps of knowledge and an inability to offer any other explanation. This is a tragic view as not only setting faith to disappear (when and if the knowledge gap is closed through new understanding), but also in failing to see God’s hand in weaving the fabric of everyday life. When Jesus urged us to pray daily for God to give us bread, he was not suggesting that a loaf would magically appear out of nowhere on our porch each morning. The prayer conveys, at least typically that God will work in and through the world to bring forth the bread needed and prayed for.. Lesson 5 - John 2:1-­‐2:25 Jared Richard In chapter of John, he gives Jesus’ role in the wedding at Cana, the marketplace at Passover and Christ’s fulfillment as the temple. The context verses provide a celebration of the institution of marriage, the replacement of blood sacrifice by Christ and the importance of the temple in early Jewish history. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-5-john-21-%e2%80%90225/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-5-john-21-%e2%80%90225/ Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In chapter of John, he gives Jesus’ role in the wedding at Cana, the marketplace at Passover and Christ’s fulfillment as the temple. The context verses provide a celebration of the institution of marriage, the replacement of blood sacrifice by Christ andwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In chapter of John, he gives Jesus’ role in the wedding at Cana, the marketplace at Passover and Christ’s fulfillment as the temple. The context verses provide a celebration of the institution of marriage, the replacement of blood sacrifice by Christ and the importance of the temple in early Jewish history. Lesson 6 - John 3:1-­‐3:36 W. Mark Lanier This Lesson covers John 3: 1 – 3: 36, the story of Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus and John the Baptist, as the willing, humble servant and forerunner to the Messiah. The accompanying passages from the old Testament point to the importance of ancestry to identify Jesus, Jesus’ role in bringing salvation to those who dread God’s wrath, and the value of true humility and being born again, in the spirit with the promise of everlasting love and life. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-6-john-31-%e2%80%90336/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-6-john-31-%e2%80%90336/ Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno This Lesson covers John 3: 1 – 3: 36, the story of Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus and John the Baptist, as the willing, humble servant and forerunner to the Messiah. The accompanying passages from the old Testament point to the importance of ancestry towebmaster@biblical-literacy.com This Lesson covers John 3: 1 – 3: 36, the story of Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus and John the Baptist, as the willing, humble servant and forerunner to the Messiah. The accompanying passages from the old Testament point to the importance of ancestry to identify Jesus, Jesus’ role in bringing salvation to those who dread God’s wrath, and the value of true humility and being born again, in the spirit with the promise of everlasting love and life. Lesson 7 - John 3:31‐4:26 Jared Richard https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-7-john-331%e2%80%90426/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-7-john-331%e2%80%90426/ Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 8 - John 4:27 - 4:45 W. Mark Lanier This lesson covers the verses John 4:27 - 4:45 and includes the Sermon on the Mount. Christ, as man and God, knew intimately the hunger for physical and spiritual needs of the people to whom he was ministering. This lesson looks at how Christ taught that He was there to fill their needs, as their Savior. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-8-john-427-445/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-8-john-427-445/ Thu, 06 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson covers the verses John 4:27 - 4:45 and includes the Sermon on the Mount. Christ, as man and God, knew intimately the hunger for physical and spiritual needs of the people to whom he was ministering. This lesson looks at how Christ taught that webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson covers the verses John 4:27 - 4:45 and includes the Sermon on the Mount. Christ, as man and God, knew intimately the hunger for physical and spiritual needs of the people to whom he was ministering. This lesson looks at how Christ taught that He was there to fill their needs, as their Savior. Lesson 4 - John 1:29-2:12 W. Mark Lanier This lesson covers Christ’s role as the Lamb of God and Messiah and as Christ begins his ministry, we realize how familiar He is with the Old Testament prophecy. Because of this, Christ can point to why He fulfills the roll and is truly the Son of God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-4-john-129-212/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-4-john-129-212/ Sun, 26 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno This lesson covers Christ’s role as the Lamb of God and Messiah and as Christ begins his ministry, we realize how familiar He is with the Old Testament prophecy. Because of this, Christ can point to why He fulfills the roll and is truly the Son of God. webmaster@biblical-literacy.com This lesson covers Christ’s role as the Lamb of God and Messiah and as Christ begins his ministry, we realize how familiar He is with the Old Testament prophecy. Because of this, Christ can point to why He fulfills the roll and is truly the Son of God. Lesson 3 - John 1:14-34 W. Mark Lanier John 1:14 -28 sees John the Baptist testifying that he not Elijah or the messiahs but  “the voice of one crying in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way of the Lord,’ as Isaiah the prophet said.” https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-3-john-114-34/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-3-john-114-34/ Sun, 19 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoJohn 1:14 -28 sees John the Baptist testifying that he not Elijah or the messiahs but  “the voice of one crying in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way of the Lord,’ as Isaiah the prophet said.”webmaster@biblical-literacy.comJohn 1:14 -28 sees John the Baptist testifying that he not Elijah or the messiahs but  “the voice of one crying in the wilderness, ‘Make straight the way of the Lord,’ as Isaiah the prophet said.” Lesson 2 - John 1:9-14 W. Mark Lanier This lesson covers verses 9 through 14 of the first chapter of the Gospel of John, making it clear that Christ was the true light of the world, which “enlightens everyone”, and that God, the light, was coming into the world.  Here Jesus is recognized as something beyond creation. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-2-john-19-14/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-2-john-19-14/ Wed, 15 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno This lesson covers verses 9 through 14 of the first chapter of the Gospel of John, making it clear that Christ was the true light of the world, which “enlightens everyone”, and that God, the light, was coming into the world.  Here Jesus is recognized as webmaster@biblical-literacy.com This lesson covers verses 9 through 14 of the first chapter of the Gospel of John, making it clear that Christ was the true light of the world, which “enlightens everyone”, and that God, the light, was coming into the world.  Here Jesus is recognized as something beyond creation. Lesson 1- John 1:1-8 W. Mark Lanier This lesson covers the first eight verses of the first chapter of the Gospel of John, making it clear that the person of Christ was of the Word, in the beginning of time, one with God, and promised in the Old Testament. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-1-john-11-8/ lessons/the-context-bible/lesson-1-john-11-8/ Wed, 08 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson covers the first eight verses of the first chapter of the Gospel of John, making it clear that the person of Christ was of the Word, in the beginning of time, one with God, and promised in the Old Testament. webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson covers the first eight verses of the first chapter of the Gospel of John, making it clear that the person of Christ was of the Word, in the beginning of time, one with God, and promised in the Old Testament. The Context Bible - Introduction W. Mark Lanier Want to read the Bible all the way through in 2014? Ever tried to do it before and had trouble wading through some of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy before you heard the Good News about Jesus? Maybe you've never read the Bible because you couldn't put it into context. Mark Lanier introduces "The Context Bible".  Using The Gospel of John, The Acts of the Apostles, and the Book of Revelations as anchor texts, daily readings covering all the books of the Bible will be applied to each week's verses. Come to the Lanier Life Group and hear in depth study extending from the worship hour by Dr. Fleming. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/the-context-bible/the-context-bible-introduction/ lessons/the-context-bible/the-context-bible-introduction/ Sun, 08 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWant to read the Bible all the way through in 2014? Ever tried to do it before and had trouble wading through some of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy before you heard the Good News about Jesus? Maybe you've never read the Bible because you couldn't puwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWant to read the Bible all the way through in 2014? Ever tried to do it before and had trouble wading through some of Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy before you heard the Good News about Jesus? Maybe you've never read the Bible because you couldn't put it into context. Mark Lanier introduces "The Context Bible".  Using The Gospel of John, The Acts of the Apostles, and the Book of Revelations as anchor texts, daily readings covering all the books of the Bible will be applied to each week's verses. Come to the Lanier Life Group and hear in depth study extending from the worship hour by Dr. Fleming. Lesson 29 - Paul’s Letter to the Colossians W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-29-pauls-letter-to-the-colossians/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-29-pauls-letter-to-the-colossians/ Sat, 30 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 28 - Paul’s Letter to the Church at Philippi Jared Richard In his letter to the Philippians, Paul thanked them for remembering him in his ministry with their gifts. Paul had known plenty and poverty and Paul had reached contentment with however much he had. Having explained that, however, Paul wanted the Philippians to know his appreciation for all they had done for him. Paul told them his contentment came from his confidence that he could achieve all God wanted him to do through Jesus Christ. Ultimately, it was God who supplied all of Paul’s needs, just as God did for the Philippians and all his children. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-28-pauls-letter-to-the-church-at-philippi/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-28-pauls-letter-to-the-church-at-philippi/ Sat, 23 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In his letter to the Philippians, Paul thanked them for remembering him in his ministry with their gifts. Paul had known plenty and poverty and Paul had reached contentment with however much he had. Having explained that, however, Paul wanted the Philippwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In his letter to the Philippians, Paul thanked them for remembering him in his ministry with their gifts. Paul had known plenty and poverty and Paul had reached contentment with however much he had. Having explained that, however, Paul wanted the Philippians to know his appreciation for all they had done for him. Paul told them his contentment came from his confidence that he could achieve all God wanted him to do through Jesus Christ. Ultimately, it was God who supplied all of Paul’s needs, just as God did for the Philippians and all his children. Lesson 27 - Acts of the Apostles – Paul to Rome W. Mark Lanier. This lesson is about Paul’s journey, as a Roman prisoner, from Caesarea to Rome where he would stand trial.  It showcases his setting sail from Caesarea, the storm at sea which blew them off course from Crete to Malta, his 3 months at Malta healing the sick and telling about Jesus, and the final leg to Rome where Paul, for 2 years, paid for his own rented room and taught about Jesus.  Paul saw his imprisonment in Rome as something God was using to further God’s mission. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-27-acts-of-the-apostles-paul-to-rome/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-27-acts-of-the-apostles-paul-to-rome/ Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson is about Paul’s journey, as a Roman prisoner, from Caesarea to Rome where he would stand trial.  It showcases his setting sail from Caesarea, the storm at sea which blew them off course from Crete to Malta, his 3 months at Malta healing the siwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson is about Paul’s journey, as a Roman prisoner, from Caesarea to Rome where he would stand trial.  It showcases his setting sail from Caesarea, the storm at sea which blew them off course from Crete to Malta, his 3 months at Malta healing the sick and telling about Jesus, and the final leg to Rome where Paul, for 2 years, paid for his own rented room and taught about Jesus.  Paul saw his imprisonment in Rome as something God was using to further God’s mission. Lesson 26 - Acts of the Apostles – Paul Before Agrippa W. Mark Lanier Paul’s Jewish enemies wanted him dead.  Pursuing their vision resulted in the opposite result.  Instead of ending Paul’s ministry, Paul was able to spread the gospel into the halls of the powerful, all the way to Rome.  Paul had faith in God’s promise, so Paul walked by his faith in God’s sight rather than faith in his own.  God’s sight proved right. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-26-acts-of-the-apostles-paul-before-agrippa/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-26-acts-of-the-apostles-paul-before-agrippa/ Sun, 10 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPaul’s Jewish enemies wanted him dead.  Pursuing their vision resulted in the opposite result.  Instead of ending Paul’s ministry, Paul was able to spread the gospel into the halls of the powerful, all the way to Rome.  Paul had faith in God’s promise, sowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPaul’s Jewish enemies wanted him dead.  Pursuing their vision resulted in the opposite result.  Instead of ending Paul’s ministry, Paul was able to spread the gospel into the halls of the powerful, all the way to Rome.  Paul had faith in God’s promise, so Paul walked by his faith in God’s sight rather than faith in his own.  God’s sight proved right. Lesson 25 - Acts of the Apostles – Paul Before Governor Felix W. Mark Lanier This lesson recouts the story of Paul's very bad day in Jerusalem. On the way to worship and fellowship at the Temple, he is almost killed until a tribune intervenes. Through the day he is beaten, slapped, interrogated, and hauled off to the barracks. He will be incarcerated for years, evenutally being brought to trial before Felix in Caesarea. The charges against Paul? He is accused of being a troublemaker, a ringleader, and a desecrater of the temple.  And Paul's trial begins! Find out how Paul defends himself! Watch or listen! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-25-acts-of-the-apostles-paul-before-governor-felix/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-25-acts-of-the-apostles-paul-before-governor-felix/ Sun, 03 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThis lesson recouts the story of Paul's very bad day in Jerusalem. On the way to worship and fellowship at the Temple, he is almost killed until a tribune intervenes. Through the day he is beaten, slapped, interrogated, and hauled off to the barracks. He webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThis lesson recouts the story of Paul's very bad day in Jerusalem. On the way to worship and fellowship at the Temple, he is almost killed until a tribune intervenes. Through the day he is beaten, slapped, interrogated, and hauled off to the barracks. He will be incarcerated for years, evenutally being brought to trial before Felix in Caesarea. The charges against Paul? He is accused of being a troublemaker, a ringleader, and a desecrater of the temple.  And Paul's trial begins! Find out how Paul defends himself! Watch or listen! Lesson 24 - Acts of the Apostles – Paul's Arrest W. Mark Lanier This lesson is about Paul’s arrest in Jerusalem. Despite Paul's innocence he didn't not attempt to win his freedom. Instead he maintained a focus on serving the Lord and winning people to Christ. While Paul was in Roman custody, God came to him in a special way.  Luke records:  The Lord stood by him and said, “Take courage, for as you have testified to the facts about me in Jerusalem, so you must testify also in Rome.”  (Acts 23:11) Would you have the courage to act as Paul did, to continue to serve the Kingdom, and spread the Good News? Be encouraged as you follow Paul's journey to Rome. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-24-acts-of-the-apostles-pauls-arrest/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-24-acts-of-the-apostles-pauls-arrest/ Sun, 20 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno This lesson is about Paul’s arrest in Jerusalem. Despite Paul's innocence he didn't not attempt to win his freedom. Instead he maintained a focus on serving the Lord and winning people to Christ. While Paul was in Roman custody, God came to him in a specwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com This lesson is about Paul’s arrest in Jerusalem. Despite Paul's innocence he didn't not attempt to win his freedom. Instead he maintained a focus on serving the Lord and winning people to Christ. While Paul was in Roman custody, God came to him in a special way.  Luke records:  The Lord stood by him and said, “Take courage, for as you have testified to the facts about me in Jerusalem, so you must testify also in Rome.”  (Acts 23:11) Would you have the courage to act as Paul did, to continue to serve the Kingdom, and spread the Good News? Be encouraged as you follow Paul's journey to Rome. Series Special Event - Argument for God W. Mark Lanier Do you believe in God? Not sure if you do? Do you work with people who wonder why you believe in God? Want to hear how a trial lawyer addressed those questions from a group of his non believing piers? Find out what takes more faith and sense: to be a believer or something else. This is a real life account of how to interacet with Grace and love to ALL around us. It's a testament to the power of the Holy Spirit in a life that is governed by Him.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/series-special-event-argument-for-god/ lessons/new-testament-survey/series-special-event-argument-for-god/ Sun, 13 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDo you believe in God? Not sure if you do? Do you work with people who wonder why you believe in God? Want to hear how a trial lawyer addressed those questions from a group of his non believing piers? Find out what takes more faith and sense: to be a beliwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDo you believe in God? Not sure if you do? Do you work with people who wonder why you believe in God? Want to hear how a trial lawyer addressed those questions from a group of his non believing piers? Find out what takes more faith and sense: to be a believer or something else. This is a real life account of how to interacet with Grace and love to ALL around us. It's a testament to the power of the Holy Spirit in a life that is governed by Him.   Lesson 23 - Acts of the Apostles – Paul’s Third Missionary Journey Concluded W. Mark Lanier In the conclusion of Paul’s third missionary journey, he leaves Ephesus, traveling back towards Corinth. He stayed in Greece for 3 months planning to sail back through Syria when a plot against his life caused him to change plans. Instead of a sea route, Paul took an overland route through Macedonia. A young man, Eutychus (whose name means Lucky), fell asleep while listening to Paul’s teaching and fell out of the window to the ground three stories below. Paul went to the street and cradled Eutychus in his arms; God restored Eutychus’ life. At Miletus, about 30 miles from Ephesus, Paul summoned the church elders and gave an incredible “good-bye” speech. He told the elders he was going to Jerusalem, under no illusions as to what he would face. God had prepared him for imprisonment and death. Paul wanted to finish the course God had set before him testifying to the good news of Christ’s death for humanity’s sin. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-23-acts-of-the-apostles-pauls-third-missionary-journey-concluded/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-23-acts-of-the-apostles-pauls-third-missionary-journey-concluded/ Sun, 06 Oct 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In the conclusion of Paul’s third missionary journey, he leaves Ephesus, traveling back towards Corinth. He stayed in Greece for 3 months planning to sail back through Syria when a plot against his life caused him to change plans. Instead of a sea route,webmaster@biblical-literacy.com In the conclusion of Paul’s third missionary journey, he leaves Ephesus, traveling back towards Corinth. He stayed in Greece for 3 months planning to sail back through Syria when a plot against his life caused him to change plans. Instead of a sea route, Paul took an overland route through Macedonia. A young man, Eutychus (whose name means Lucky), fell asleep while listening to Paul’s teaching and fell out of the window to the ground three stories below. Paul went to the street and cradled Eutychus in his arms; God restored Eutychus’ life. At Miletus, about 30 miles from Ephesus, Paul summoned the church elders and gave an incredible “good-bye” speech. He told the elders he was going to Jerusalem, under no illusions as to what he would face. God had prepared him for imprisonment and death. Paul wanted to finish the course God had set before him testifying to the good news of Christ’s death for humanity’s sin. Lesson 22 - Romans W. Mark Lanier In Paul’s letter to the thriving Roman Christian community at the time, he begins his letter as a “servant of Christ” whom god called into the role of an apostle. Paul’s desire is to come to Rome to preach Christ’s death and resurrection as God’s means of forgiveness for everyone’s sins. He condemns the reign of sin over Jew and Gentile and reinforces the fact that God’s judgment is simple for Jew or Gentile. If you do right, you live eternally in his care. But if you sin you are condemned. Only through faith in Christ as Savior to all who believe, whether Jew or Gentile, do we have the grace that saves us. Paul then gives practical examples of Christian conduct: do not get arrogant; love genuinely; hate evil. In closing he tells them he is still hopeful to come to Rome and that God will eventually crush Satan. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-22-romans/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-22-romans/ Sun, 29 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In Paul’s letter to the thriving Roman Christian community at the time, he begins his letter as a “servant of Christ” whom god called into the role of an apostle. Paul’s desire is to come to Rome to preach Christ’s death and resurrection as God’s means owebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In Paul’s letter to the thriving Roman Christian community at the time, he begins his letter as a “servant of Christ” whom god called into the role of an apostle. Paul’s desire is to come to Rome to preach Christ’s death and resurrection as God’s means of forgiveness for everyone’s sins. He condemns the reign of sin over Jew and Gentile and reinforces the fact that God’s judgment is simple for Jew or Gentile. If you do right, you live eternally in his care. But if you sin you are condemned. Only through faith in Christ as Savior to all who believe, whether Jew or Gentile, do we have the grace that saves us. Paul then gives practical examples of Christian conduct: do not get arrogant; love genuinely; hate evil. In closing he tells them he is still hopeful to come to Rome and that God will eventually crush Satan. Lesson 21 - 2 Corinthians - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Paul planned to visit Corinth; instead, he went directly to Macedonia. He could have washed his hands of the Corinthian Church. They were awful to him, even joking about how short he was. From Macedonia he wrote to them, explaining that he decided not to come see them because he felt he could not be the “aroma of God” he needed to be in order to be a God-like influence. Instead, he would cause them more pain. Paul told them that the Old Testament covenant was etched in stone and brought death because no one could follow it but that the Holy Spirit brings life and glory. God changes us little by little to reflect his image. Paul learned from Titus that the Corinthians are moving back toward Paul’s teachings. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-21-2-corinthians-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-21-2-corinthians-part-2/ Sun, 22 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Paul planned to visit Corinth; instead, he went directly to Macedonia. He could have washed his hands of the Corinthian Church. They were awful to him, even joking about how short he was. From Macedonia he wrote to them, explaining that he decided not towebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul planned to visit Corinth; instead, he went directly to Macedonia. He could have washed his hands of the Corinthian Church. They were awful to him, even joking about how short he was. From Macedonia he wrote to them, explaining that he decided not to come see them because he felt he could not be the “aroma of God” he needed to be in order to be a God-like influence. Instead, he would cause them more pain. Paul told them that the Old Testament covenant was etched in stone and brought death because no one could follow it but that the Holy Spirit brings life and glory. God changes us little by little to reflect his image. Paul learned from Titus that the Corinthians are moving back toward Paul’s teachings. Lesson 21 - 2 Corinthians - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier If you really want to know Paul, study 2 Corinthians.  Paul’s world was falling apart.  He cared deeply for the church in Corinth.  While in Ephesus, in an effort to help the Corinthian church, Paul wrote Corinthians “A”.  The Corinthians wrote Paul back.  He then wrote 1 Corinthians (Corinthians “B”).  He sent Timothy and Erastus to work with the church … to no avail.  In order to “fix things” he then made a painful visit to Corinth – that didn’t work either.  Paul then wrote 2 Corinthians (Corinthians “C”).  He then sent Titus to help. Meanwhile Paul was run out of Ephesus.  While on the road he was criticized and minimized.  He endured a painful “thorn in the flesh” – possibly something in his eye.  He asked God repeatedly to remove it.  God didn’t.  The thorn remained to keep Paul from becoming conceited.  Paul never saw the healing of his own infirmity.  God said to him “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness (2 Cor. 12:9). How did Paul handle it when his world was crumbling?  He finds an ability to rejoice in the Lord.  He found purpose for his life before the Lord. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-21-2-corinthians-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-21-2-corinthians-part-1/ Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno If you really want to know Paul, study 2 Corinthians.  Paul’s world was falling apart.  He cared deeply for the church in Corinth.  While in Ephesus, in an effort to help the Corinthian church, Paul wrote Corinthians “A”.  The Corinthians wrote Paul backwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com If you really want to know Paul, study 2 Corinthians.  Paul’s world was falling apart.  He cared deeply for the church in Corinth.  While in Ephesus, in an effort to help the Corinthian church, Paul wrote Corinthians “A”.  The Corinthians wrote Paul back.  He then wrote 1 Corinthians (Corinthians “B”).  He sent Timothy and Erastus to work with the church … to no avail.  In order to “fix things” he then made a painful visit to Corinth – that didn’t work either.  Paul then wrote 2 Corinthians (Corinthians “C”).  He then sent Titus to help. Meanwhile Paul was run out of Ephesus.  While on the road he was criticized and minimized.  He endured a painful “thorn in the flesh” – possibly something in his eye.  He asked God repeatedly to remove it.  God didn’t.  The thorn remained to keep Paul from becoming conceited.  Paul never saw the healing of his own infirmity.  God said to him “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness (2 Cor. 12:9). How did Paul handle it when his world was crumbling?  He finds an ability to rejoice in the Lord.  He found purpose for his life before the Lord. Lesson 20 - 1 Corinthians - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Paul wrote letters to the Corinthians from Ephesus.  This lesson includes the entire book of 1st Corinthians – all 16 Chapters. It is important to remember the context in which Paul’s letter was written.  The church had numerous major problems – sex, food, idolatry, lawsuits, divisions, bad theology, women’s issues.  Prior letters had already been sent back and forth between Paul and the Corinthians.  When we read 1st Corinthians we are in the middle of an ongoing conversation. In Chapter 1, Paul reminds the Corinthians they are called to a common fellowship with a common destiny.  He appeals to them to drop their petty groups where they labeled themselves as “following Paul”, or “Peter”, or “Apollos”.  They should all fellow Christ! In each of the subsequent chapters, Paul preaches, teaches, admonishes, praises, and explains concepts to them.  And before Paul closes, he reminds them of the core of our faith.  Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected.  Death has lost its ultimate power over believers! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-20-1-corinthians-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-20-1-corinthians-part-1/ Sun, 08 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Paul wrote letters to the Corinthians from Ephesus.  This lesson includes the entire book of 1st Corinthians – all 16 Chapters. It is important to remember the context in which Paul’s letter was written.  The church had numerous major problems – sex, foowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul wrote letters to the Corinthians from Ephesus.  This lesson includes the entire book of 1st Corinthians – all 16 Chapters. It is important to remember the context in which Paul’s letter was written.  The church had numerous major problems – sex, food, idolatry, lawsuits, divisions, bad theology, women’s issues.  Prior letters had already been sent back and forth between Paul and the Corinthians.  When we read 1st Corinthians we are in the middle of an ongoing conversation. In Chapter 1, Paul reminds the Corinthians they are called to a common fellowship with a common destiny.  He appeals to them to drop their petty groups where they labeled themselves as “following Paul”, or “Peter”, or “Apollos”.  They should all fellow Christ! In each of the subsequent chapters, Paul preaches, teaches, admonishes, praises, and explains concepts to them.  And before Paul closes, he reminds them of the core of our faith.  Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and resurrected.  Death has lost its ultimate power over believers! Lesson 19 - Paul's 2nd and 3rd Missionary Journey - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier During Paul's second missionary journey he stopped in Ephesus and reasonsed with the Jews in the sysnagogue. He didn't stay there long but left, his friends and fellow believers Aquila and Priscilaa stayed behind. A learned and eloquent man from Alexandria, Apollos, came into the town teaching about Jesus.  Apollos’s teachings had notable holes!  Apollos understood the baptism taught by John the Baptist, but failed to grasp the full import of Christ's death and resurrection. He was not teaching about the Baptism of Christ and the subsequent gift of the Holy Spirit. Thank goodness Priscilla and Aquila were there. In this lesson you find out how they attempted to fill in Apollos knowledge about Christ and the reaction Apollos exhibited when they did!D During Paul's third missionary journey, he again returns to Ephesus, a place known for it's magic! They even worshipped a meteroite (not knowing what it was they built a temple to it!) The Holy Spirit through Paul works real magic in healings and life changing events. Learn how in this lesson!     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-19-pauls-2nd-and-3rd-missionary-journey-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-19-pauls-2nd-and-3rd-missionary-journey-part-1/ Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno During Paul's second missionary journey he stopped in Ephesus and reasonsed with the Jews in the sysnagogue. He didn't stay there long but left, his friends and fellow believers Aquila and Priscilaa stayed behind. A learned and eloquent man from Alexandrwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com During Paul's second missionary journey he stopped in Ephesus and reasonsed with the Jews in the sysnagogue. He didn't stay there long but left, his friends and fellow believers Aquila and Priscilaa stayed behind. A learned and eloquent man from Alexandria, Apollos, came into the town teaching about Jesus.  Apollos’s teachings had notable holes!  Apollos understood the baptism taught by John the Baptist, but failed to grasp the full import of Christ's death and resurrection. He was not teaching about the Baptism of Christ and the subsequent gift of the Holy Spirit. Thank goodness Priscilla and Aquila were there. In this lesson you find out how they attempted to fill in Apollos knowledge about Christ and the reaction Apollos exhibited when they did!D During Paul's third missionary journey, he again returns to Ephesus, a place known for it's magic! They even worshipped a meteroite (not knowing what it was they built a temple to it!) The Holy Spirit through Paul works real magic in healings and life changing events. Learn how in this lesson!     Lesson 18 - 1 and 2 Thessalonians - Part 3 - Escatology Jared Richard While in Thessalonica Paul won some converts, but his message was considered a threat to the Romans.  Paul was forced to leave the city under duress.  He was prohibited from finishing his teaching to the early church.  They were confused regarding “the Last Things”. Paul’s letters focused on cleaning up this confusion.  Paul’s aim was to encourage the early church as to the second coming of Christ and the establishment of his eternal kingdom. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-18-1-and-2-thessalonians-part-3-escatology/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-18-1-and-2-thessalonians-part-3-escatology/ Mon, 19 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno While in Thessalonica Paul won some converts, but his message was considered a threat to the Romans.  Paul was forced to leave the city under duress.  He was prohibited from finishing his teaching to the early church.  They were confused regarding “the Lwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com While in Thessalonica Paul won some converts, but his message was considered a threat to the Romans.  Paul was forced to leave the city under duress.  He was prohibited from finishing his teaching to the early church.  They were confused regarding “the Last Things”. Paul’s letters focused on cleaning up this confusion.  Paul’s aim was to encourage the early church as to the second coming of Christ and the establishment of his eternal kingdom. Lesson 18 - 1 and 2 Thessalonians - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier In Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians, he identifies God as our Father, showing the commonality of all believers before God.  He is thankful to God for the church’s ever growing faith and love and steadfastness in light of persecutions. Paul wrote about the 2nd coming of Jesus in more detail, reminding the Thessalonians not to be confused about a false letter claiming to be from Paul, trying to deceive them that Jesus had already come. At close he asks the church to pray for his missionary team, and to work and pay their own way.  Paul said, “No work, no food!”  He urges the church to stay fresh in living right and doing good. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-18-1-and-2-thessalonians-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-18-1-and-2-thessalonians-part-2/ Sun, 11 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians, he identifies God as our Father, showing the commonality of all believers before God.  He is thankful to God for the church’s ever growing faith and love and steadfastness in light of persecutions. Paul wrote abwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In Paul’s 2nd letter to the Thessalonians, he identifies God as our Father, showing the commonality of all believers before God.  He is thankful to God for the church’s ever growing faith and love and steadfastness in light of persecutions. Paul wrote about the 2nd coming of Jesus in more detail, reminding the Thessalonians not to be confused about a false letter claiming to be from Paul, trying to deceive them that Jesus had already come. At close he asks the church to pray for his missionary team, and to work and pay their own way.  Paul said, “No work, no food!”  He urges the church to stay fresh in living right and doing good. Lesson 18 - 1 and 2 Thessalonians - Part 1 Stephen Trammell While in Corinth, Paul wrote 2 letters to the church in Thessalonica.  Because he had to leave Thessalonica so suddenly, and flee to Corinth, due to the threatening crowd, he was concerned about the new followers he left behind.  He wrote them letters encouraging them to continue in the church’s faith and steadfastness.  He told them he was proud of them for accepting his message as the very word of God, and encouraged them to continue in faith and service of the living and true God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-18-1-and-2-thessalonians-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-18-1-and-2-thessalonians-part-1/ Sat, 03 Aug 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno While in Corinth, Paul wrote 2 letters to the church in Thessalonica.  Because he had to leave Thessalonica so suddenly, and flee to Corinth, due to the threatening crowd, he was concerned about the new followers he left behind.  He wrote them letters enwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com While in Corinth, Paul wrote 2 letters to the church in Thessalonica.  Because he had to leave Thessalonica so suddenly, and flee to Corinth, due to the threatening crowd, he was concerned about the new followers he left behind.  He wrote them letters encouraging them to continue in the church’s faith and steadfastness.  He told them he was proud of them for accepting his message as the very word of God, and encouraged them to continue in faith and service of the living and true God. Lesson 17- Acts of the Apostles - Part 6 - Paul and the Spread of the Church W. Mark Lanier Paul went to Corinth from Athens. Corinth, by all accounts was a wealthy and vibrant city, mostly due the unique location for trade and travel. Positioned with two harbors, one that faced Italy to the west and another facing Turkey to the East the route through Corinth was the safest way to sail from Italy to Troas, Ephesus, or other key cities in the eastern Mediterranean. While in Corinth, one night Paul had a vision from God where God told Paul not to fear, for in Corinth he would neither be attacked nor harmed. God was true to his word, and Paul stayed in Corinth for a full year and a half, longer than any city up to that point on his missionary trips. Corinth was the safest route for ships, and God used Corinth as a safe harbor for Paul to continue his missionary work without the violent persecutions that had marked the earlier Journey. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-6-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-6-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ Sun, 28 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoPaul went to Corinth from Athens. Corinth, by all accounts was a wealthy and vibrant city, mostly due the unique location for trade and travel. Positioned with two harbors, one that faced Italy to the west and another facing Turkey to the East the route twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comPaul went to Corinth from Athens. Corinth, by all accounts was a wealthy and vibrant city, mostly due the unique location for trade and travel. Positioned with two harbors, one that faced Italy to the west and another facing Turkey to the East the route through Corinth was the safest way to sail from Italy to Troas, Ephesus, or other key cities in the eastern Mediterranean. While in Corinth, one night Paul had a vision from God where God told Paul not to fear, for in Corinth he would neither be attacked nor harmed. God was true to his word, and Paul stayed in Corinth for a full year and a half, longer than any city up to that point on his missionary trips. Corinth was the safest route for ships, and God used Corinth as a safe harbor for Paul to continue his missionary work without the violent persecutions that had marked the earlier Journey. Lesson 17- Acts of the Apostles - Part 5 - Paul and the Spread of the Church W. Mark Lanier After leaving Philippi, Paul, Silas and Timothy, went through Amphipolis and Apollonia arriving in Thessalonica – on the road toward Rome.  In Thessalonica Paul preached in the synagogue telling the Jews of Jesus, proclaiming him as the Messiah.  Some Jews and many Greeks were persuaded.   Disbelieving Jews, jealous of the success of God’s work among the Greeks, worked up a crowd.  The church sent Paul and Silas away to Berea, but the Thessalonian Jews followed, found Paul in Berea and worked up a threatening crowd.  Paul left Silas and Timothy in Berea and was ushered by boat to Athens by Berean brothers.   Athens was birthplace of philosophy, theatre, and democracy, the cradle of European civilization.  Paul was alone but went daily to the marketplace to reason with the Greeks.  The Athenians took Paul to the Areopagus where Paul spoke to the philosophers where Paul delivered his message and some believed. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-5-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-5-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ Sun, 21 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno After leaving Philippi, Paul, Silas and Timothy, went through Amphipolis and Apollonia arriving in Thessalonica – on the road toward Rome.  In Thessalonica Paul preached in the synagogue telling the Jews of Jesus, proclaiming him as the Messiah.  Some Jewebmaster@biblical-literacy.com After leaving Philippi, Paul, Silas and Timothy, went through Amphipolis and Apollonia arriving in Thessalonica – on the road toward Rome.  In Thessalonica Paul preached in the synagogue telling the Jews of Jesus, proclaiming him as the Messiah.  Some Jews and many Greeks were persuaded.   Disbelieving Jews, jealous of the success of God’s work among the Greeks, worked up a crowd.  The church sent Paul and Silas away to Berea, but the Thessalonian Jews followed, found Paul in Berea and worked up a threatening crowd.  Paul left Silas and Timothy in Berea and was ushered by boat to Athens by Berean brothers.   Athens was birthplace of philosophy, theatre, and democracy, the cradle of European civilization.  Paul was alone but went daily to the marketplace to reason with the Greeks.  The Athenians took Paul to the Areopagus where Paul spoke to the philosophers where Paul delivered his message and some believed. Lesson 17- Acts of the Apostles - Part 4 - Paul and the Spread of the Church W. Mark Lanier After a return trip through the Galatian towns reinforcing the churches, Paul and Barnabas returned to Antioch.  Paul continued his efforts to strengthen the churches in Galatia, fearing that that the churches were following a different teaching, a distortion of the true gospel. In his letter to the Galatians, Paul reiterated the message that all are saved by faith in Christ, not attempting to live under the Law of Moses.  Paul and Silas decided return to Galatia to encourage the fledgling churches. In Lycra they added Timothy to the group and in Troas, Luke joined the mission effort. The Holy Spirit rerouted the apostles to Philippi, and after Paul drove out a spirit of divination from a slave girl in Phillipi, he and Silas were arrested, beaten and jailed.  https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-4-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-4-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno After a return trip through the Galatian towns reinforcing the churches, Paul and Barnabas returned to Antioch.  Paul continued his efforts to strengthen the churches in Galatia, fearing that that the churches were following a different teaching, a distowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com After a return trip through the Galatian towns reinforcing the churches, Paul and Barnabas returned to Antioch.  Paul continued his efforts to strengthen the churches in Galatia, fearing that that the churches were following a different teaching, a distortion of the true gospel. In his letter to the Galatians, Paul reiterated the message that all are saved by faith in Christ, not attempting to live under the Law of Moses.  Paul and Silas decided return to Galatia to encourage the fledgling churches. In Lycra they added Timothy to the group and in Troas, Luke joined the mission effort. The Holy Spirit rerouted the apostles to Philippi, and after Paul drove out a spirit of divination from a slave girl in Phillipi, he and Silas were arrested, beaten and jailed.  Lesson 17- Acts of the Apostles - Part 3 - Paul and the Spread of the Church W. Mark Lanier Persecution followed Paul and Barnabas, and actually promoted the spread of the Word in the same way Saul’s persecution of the believers in Jerusalem promoted the spread of the faith. Persecution by non believing Jews in Pisidian Antioch sent Paul and Barnabas to Iconium where they went to the synagogue and a great number of Greeks and Jews believed. There the non believer Jews chased them out to Lystra and Derbe. Then when within walking distance of Tarsus, Paul and Barnabas went back through the towns they were chased from just to encourage and strengthen the new believers. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-3-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-3-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ Sat, 06 Jul 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Persecution followed Paul and Barnabas, and actually promoted the spread of the Word in the same way Saul’s persecution of the believers in Jerusalem promoted the spread of the faith. Persecution by non believing Jews in Pisidian Antioch sent Paul and Bawebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Persecution followed Paul and Barnabas, and actually promoted the spread of the Word in the same way Saul’s persecution of the believers in Jerusalem promoted the spread of the faith. Persecution by non believing Jews in Pisidian Antioch sent Paul and Barnabas to Iconium where they went to the synagogue and a great number of Greeks and Jews believed. There the non believer Jews chased them out to Lystra and Derbe. Then when within walking distance of Tarsus, Paul and Barnabas went back through the towns they were chased from just to encourage and strengthen the new believers. Lesson 17- Acts of the Apostles - Part 2 - Paul and the Spread of the Church W. Mark Lanier The Holy Spirit staked claim on Paul and Barnabas at the church in Antioch, “Set apart for ME Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” (Acts 13:2) On Cyprus Saul and Barnabas presented the Word of God in the synagogues, and began using his Roman Name Paul, and the first miracle God performed through Paul showed that God planned more for Paul than Paul could imagine. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-2-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-2-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ Sun, 30 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno The Holy Spirit staked claim on Paul and Barnabas at the church in Antioch, “Set apart for ME Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” (Acts 13:2) On Cyprus Saul and Barnabas presented the Word of God in the synagogues, and began usinwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holy Spirit staked claim on Paul and Barnabas at the church in Antioch, “Set apart for ME Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” (Acts 13:2) On Cyprus Saul and Barnabas presented the Word of God in the synagogues, and began using his Roman Name Paul, and the first miracle God performed through Paul showed that God planned more for Paul than Paul could imagine. Lesson 16 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 4 - Purpose and Overview W. Mark Lanier God’s plan is like a divine puzzle. It fits together perfectly, even though the pieces chose their shape and color. His pieces exercise their human choice, but the puzzle is always complete. Look at Paul, he chose his actions, from a Pharisee persecuting the early church to spreading the Word throughout the world as an apostle, he chose his path. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-4-purpose-and-overview/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-4-purpose-and-overview/ Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno God’s plan is like a divine puzzle. It fits together perfectly, even though the pieces chose their shape and color. His pieces exercise their human choice, but the puzzle is always complete. Look at Paul, he chose his actions, from a Pharisee persecutingwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com God’s plan is like a divine puzzle. It fits together perfectly, even though the pieces chose their shape and color. His pieces exercise their human choice, but the puzzle is always complete. Look at Paul, he chose his actions, from a Pharisee persecuting the early church to spreading the Word throughout the world as an apostle, he chose his path. Lesson 17- Acts of the Apostles - Part 1 - Paul and the Spread of the Church W. Mark Lanier God’s plan is perfect, we make choices and act based on our will. God uses our decisions and actions to complete his plan. Take Paul, persecuting the Church in Jerusalem caused the faithful to disperse to other cities. There they preached the Resurrection of the Messiah, Jesus. This changed Christianity from a fringe Jewish faction to a belief being taught throughout the world. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-1-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-17-acts-of-the-apostles-part-1-paul-and-the-spread-of-the-church/ Tue, 18 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno God’s plan is perfect, we make choices and act based on our will. God uses our decisions and actions to complete his plan. Take Paul, persecuting the Church in Jerusalem caused the faithful to disperse to other cities. There they preached the Resurrectiowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com God’s plan is perfect, we make choices and act based on our will. God uses our decisions and actions to complete his plan. Take Paul, persecuting the Church in Jerusalem caused the faithful to disperse to other cities. There they preached the Resurrection of the Messiah, Jesus. This changed Christianity from a fringe Jewish faction to a belief being taught throughout the world. Lesson 16 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 3 - Purpose and Overview W. Mark Lanier God is able to take every autonomous decision by independent humanity, and integrate it into the final perfect puzzle that expresses his will. We see that incredibly clearly in the apostle Paul. Integrating Scripture with our other historical knowledge provides us a view of Paul as the perfect piece of the puzzle that not only holds together other pieces, but also fills in the picture. Paul could go to synagogues throughout the Greek/Roman world and attend services as a man who had studied under the great Gamaliel. Paul had impeccable rabbinical credential so every synagogue offered Paul the resurrection believing Pharisee, a chance to teach the resurrected Christ! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-3-purpose-and-overview/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-3-purpose-and-overview/ Sun, 09 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno God is able to take every autonomous decision by independent humanity, and integrate it into the final perfect puzzle that expresses his will. We see that incredibly clearly in the apostle Paul. Integrating Scripture with our other historical knowledge pwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com God is able to take every autonomous decision by independent humanity, and integrate it into the final perfect puzzle that expresses his will. We see that incredibly clearly in the apostle Paul. Integrating Scripture with our other historical knowledge provides us a view of Paul as the perfect piece of the puzzle that not only holds together other pieces, but also fills in the picture. Paul could go to synagogues throughout the Greek/Roman world and attend services as a man who had studied under the great Gamaliel. Paul had impeccable rabbinical credential so every synagogue offered Paul the resurrection believing Pharisee, a chance to teach the resurrected Christ! Lesson 16 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 2 - Purpose and Overview W. Mark Lanier Choices and decisions - we make them all day, every day. How do we do so when we want to follow God's will? In the case of Cornelius, the Holy Spirit fell in a miraculous way on the gentiles before their baptisms. This is very rare in Scripture. Earnest prayer and seeking the direction of God provides the guidance needed to make the proper decisions to advance the Word. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-2-purpose-and-overview/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-2-purpose-and-overview/ Sat, 01 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Choices and decisions - we make them all day, every day. How do we do so when we want to follow God's will? In the case of Cornelius, the Holy Spirit fell in a miraculous way on the gentiles before their baptisms. This is very rare in Scripture. Earnest webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Choices and decisions - we make them all day, every day. How do we do so when we want to follow God's will? In the case of Cornelius, the Holy Spirit fell in a miraculous way on the gentiles before their baptisms. This is very rare in Scripture. Earnest prayer and seeking the direction of God provides the guidance needed to make the proper decisions to advance the Word. Lesson 16 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 1 - Purpose and Overview W. Mark Lanier People generally do things for reasons, especially if it is something that takes a significant amount of time. The reason may not be well thought out, but if you are going to a great deal of effort, you likely have a reason for doing so! The apostles chose to obey Christ, and the Spirit came. Listeners chose to respond to Peter's teaching, and they were saved. The apostles continued to choose following God with their lives, and when the power structure threatened to cut their lives short, they pressed on with what God called them to do. People were saved, their lives were spared, and the church grew.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-1-purpose-and-overview/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-16-acts-of-the-apostles-part-1-purpose-and-overview/ Tue, 28 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno People generally do things for reasons, especially if it is something that takes a significant amount of time. The reason may not be well thought out, but if you are going to a great deal of effort, you likely have a reason for doing so! The apostles chowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com People generally do things for reasons, especially if it is something that takes a significant amount of time. The reason may not be well thought out, but if you are going to a great deal of effort, you likely have a reason for doing so! The apostles chose to obey Christ, and the Spirit came. Listeners chose to respond to Peter's teaching, and they were saved. The apostles continued to choose following God with their lives, and when the power structure threatened to cut their lives short, they pressed on with what God called them to do. People were saved, their lives were spared, and the church grew.   Lesson 15 - Acts of the Apostles - The Growth of the Church W. Mark Lanier God’s timing was perfect. He chose the perfect moment to send His Son the Savior. Several factors were required to allow the church to establish and grow into the worldwide influence it became almost overnight, at least in the historical sense of “overnight.”  Without the Roman peace, the Roman roads, the Jewish dispersion, the temple worship, the key people in the key places, the church would have never made it. Only  God’s divine intervention could allow this movement to conquer the world.  Again, only by the hand of God! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-15-acts-of-the-apostles-the-growth-of-the-church/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-15-acts-of-the-apostles-the-growth-of-the-church/ Sun, 19 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno God’s timing was perfect. He chose the perfect moment to send His Son the Savior. Several factors were required to allow the church to establish and grow into the worldwide influence it became almost overnight, at least in the historical sense of “overniwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com God’s timing was perfect. He chose the perfect moment to send His Son the Savior. Several factors were required to allow the church to establish and grow into the worldwide influence it became almost overnight, at least in the historical sense of “overnight.”  Without the Roman peace, the Roman roads, the Jewish dispersion, the temple worship, the key people in the key places, the church would have never made it. Only  God’s divine intervention could allow this movement to conquer the world.  Again, only by the hand of God! Lesson 14 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 4 - Acts of the Holy Spirit W. Mark Lanier In this lesson we continue the study of the perfect parallel between John's Gospel account of Jesus promises concerning the Helper He will Send and the Acts of The Holy Spirit. The cross reference between the teachings of Jesus and the Holy Spirit in Acts shows the complete manifestation of the Holy Spirit exactly as Jesus promised. The Holy Spirit fulfilled the purposes Jesus had set out. The Acts of the Apostles were carried out through the Holy Spirit, who "Helped" while keeping the focus on Jesus Christ the Savior. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-4-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-4-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ Sun, 12 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In this lesson we continue the study of the perfect parallel between John's Gospel account of Jesus promises concerning the Helper He will Send and the Acts of The Holy Spirit. The cross reference between the teachings of Jesus and the Holy Spirit in Actwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In this lesson we continue the study of the perfect parallel between John's Gospel account of Jesus promises concerning the Helper He will Send and the Acts of The Holy Spirit. The cross reference between the teachings of Jesus and the Holy Spirit in Acts shows the complete manifestation of the Holy Spirit exactly as Jesus promised. The Holy Spirit fulfilled the purposes Jesus had set out. The Acts of the Apostles were carried out through the Holy Spirit, who "Helped" while keeping the focus on Jesus Christ the Savior. Lesson 14 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 3 - Acts of the Holy Spirit W. Mark Lanier In part 3 of the acts of the Holy Spirit as recorded in Acts, Mark Lanier focuses on a "check list' from John that precisely demonstrates Jesus' teaching on what the Holy Spirit would give His followers. Does the Holy Spirit's activity fullfill these promises? Go verse by verse and see the work of the Holy Spirit and find out if as Bob Dylans sings, "God Don't make promises that He don't keep" is a promise that God has made you if you believe in the saving Grace of the Messiah and God's plan. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-3-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-3-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ Fri, 03 May 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In part 3 of the acts of the Holy Spirit as recorded in Acts, Mark Lanier focuses on a "check list' from John that precisely demonstrates Jesus' teaching on what the Holy Spirit would give His followers. Does the Holy Spirit's activity fullfill these prowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In part 3 of the acts of the Holy Spirit as recorded in Acts, Mark Lanier focuses on a "check list' from John that precisely demonstrates Jesus' teaching on what the Holy Spirit would give His followers. Does the Holy Spirit's activity fullfill these promises? Go verse by verse and see the work of the Holy Spirit and find out if as Bob Dylans sings, "God Don't make promises that He don't keep" is a promise that God has made you if you believe in the saving Grace of the Messiah and God's plan. Lesson 14 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 2 - Acts of the Holy Spirit W. Mark Lanier In part 2 of the Acts of the Holy Spirit, Mark Lanier begins the lesson with revelations from the Old Testament concerning the Holy Spirit, using passages in Psalms and Isaiah and references as early as the creation story in Genesis. The Old Testament scripture testifies to the Spirit of God descending on people at different times but in a temporary capacity, unlike the dwelling promised by Christ. Did early believers understand the way the workings of the Holy Spirit occured at the time of Christ? Listen to the lesson to know learn if believers are promised a permanent indwelling of the spirit to assist their walk with God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-2-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-2-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ Sat, 27 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In part 2 of the Acts of the Holy Spirit, Mark Lanier begins the lesson with revelations from the Old Testament concerning the Holy Spirit, using passages in Psalms and Isaiah and references as early as the creation story in Genesis. The Old Testament scwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com In part 2 of the Acts of the Holy Spirit, Mark Lanier begins the lesson with revelations from the Old Testament concerning the Holy Spirit, using passages in Psalms and Isaiah and references as early as the creation story in Genesis. The Old Testament scripture testifies to the Spirit of God descending on people at different times but in a temporary capacity, unlike the dwelling promised by Christ. Did early believers understand the way the workings of the Holy Spirit occured at the time of Christ? Listen to the lesson to know learn if believers are promised a permanent indwelling of the spirit to assist their walk with God. Lesson 14 - Acts of the Apostles - Part 1 - Acts of the Holy Spirit W. Mark Lanier Mark Lanier begins the study of the Acts of the Apostles  with the acts of the Holy Spirit. What is your view of the Holy Spirit?  In part 1, Mark examines what Jesus' words revealed concerning the paraclete using the synoptics Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) and then examines John's gospel for further revelation. Find out if this fits with your understanding of how the Holy Spirit worked in the lives of the early Christian church, as detailed in Acts, and how the Holy Spirit works today.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-1-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-14-acts-of-the-apostles-part-1-acts-of-the-holy-spirit/ Sun, 21 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMark Lanier begins the study of the Acts of the Apostles  with the acts of the Holy Spirit. What is your view of the Holy Spirit?  In part 1, Mark examines what Jesus' words revealed concerning the paraclete using the synoptics Gospels (Matthew, Mark, andwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comMark Lanier begins the study of the Acts of the Apostles  with the acts of the Holy Spirit. What is your view of the Holy Spirit?  In part 1, Mark examines what Jesus' words revealed concerning the paraclete using the synoptics Gospels (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) and then examines John's gospel for further revelation. Find out if this fits with your understanding of how the Holy Spirit worked in the lives of the early Christian church, as detailed in Acts, and how the Holy Spirit works today.   Lesson 13 - The Gospel of John - Part 2 - Some Final Thoughts W. Mark Lanier In this last installment for the gospel of John, Mark Lanier strengthens the case that John used Paul's circulating letter to the Ephesians when he wrote his gospel account. Why do we care about this? Listen in and find out and be blessed by God's words to us! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-13-the-gospel-of-john-part-2-some-final-thoughts/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-13-the-gospel-of-john-part-2-some-final-thoughts/ Sun, 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn this last installment for the gospel of John, Mark Lanier strengthens the case that John used Paul's circulating letter to the Ephesians when he wrote his gospel account. Why do we care about this? Listen in and find out and be blessed by God's words twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn this last installment for the gospel of John, Mark Lanier strengthens the case that John used Paul's circulating letter to the Ephesians when he wrote his gospel account. Why do we care about this? Listen in and find out and be blessed by God's words to us! Lesson 13 - The Gospel of John - Part 1 - Some Final Thoughts W. Mark Lanier Listen as Mark Lanier builds a case for John having the letter of Paul to the Ephesians as John writes his Gospel. See if he can convince you that careful study reveals Paul's influence and takes you back to the city of Ephesians only a few decades after Christ's Resurrection.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-13-the-gospel-of-john-part-1-some-final-thoughts/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-13-the-gospel-of-john-part-1-some-final-thoughts/ Sun, 07 Apr 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoListen as Mark Lanier builds a case for John having the letter of Paul to the Ephesians as John writes his Gospel. See if he can convince you that careful study reveals Paul's influence and takes you back to the city of Ephesians only a few decades after webmaster@biblical-literacy.comListen as Mark Lanier builds a case for John having the letter of Paul to the Ephesians as John writes his Gospel. See if he can convince you that careful study reveals Paul's influence and takes you back to the city of Ephesians only a few decades after Christ's Resurrection.   Lesson 12 - The Gospel of John - Part 4 - The Seven Miracles W. Mark Lanier In the last installment of the Gospel of John and the seven miracles, Mark Lanier emphasizes the beauty and reason that each of the 'sign's were chosen, so that we might have everlasting life in communion with our Father. Watch, listen, and learn in one of the best, most clear lessons yet on how wonderful the Messiah, Christ Jesus is in His gift to us, redemption.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-4-the-seven-miracles/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-4-the-seven-miracles/ Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn the last installment of the Gospel of John and the seven miracles, Mark Lanier emphasizes the beauty and reason that each of the 'sign's were chosen, so that we might have everlasting life in communion with our Father. Watch, listen, and learn in one owebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn the last installment of the Gospel of John and the seven miracles, Mark Lanier emphasizes the beauty and reason that each of the 'sign's were chosen, so that we might have everlasting life in communion with our Father. Watch, listen, and learn in one of the best, most clear lessons yet on how wonderful the Messiah, Christ Jesus is in His gift to us, redemption.   Series Special Event - Passover Stephen Trammell https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/series-special-event-passover/ lessons/new-testament-survey/series-special-event-passover/ Sun, 17 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 12 - The Gospel of John - Part 3 - The Seven Miracles W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-3-the-seven-miracles/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-3-the-seven-miracles/ Sun, 10 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 11 - The Gospel of John - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier In a continuation of the introduction to the Gospel of John, Mark Lanier traces the Hebrew themes that John used to reach his audience. John linked familiar old testament ideas including themes of creation, the tabernacle, the Jewish festivals, and the bread of life to Christ as the Messiah and the Son of God. You might be familiar with Passover, but find out the role that the Festival of Sukkot plays in John's gospel. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-11-the-gospel-of-john-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-11-the-gospel-of-john-part-2/ Mon, 04 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn a continuation of the introduction to the Gospel of John, Mark Lanier traces the Hebrew themes that John used to reach his audience. John linked familiar old testament ideas including themes of creation, the tabernacle, the Jewish festivals, and the brwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn a continuation of the introduction to the Gospel of John, Mark Lanier traces the Hebrew themes that John used to reach his audience. John linked familiar old testament ideas including themes of creation, the tabernacle, the Jewish festivals, and the bread of life to Christ as the Messiah and the Son of God. You might be familiar with Passover, but find out the role that the Festival of Sukkot plays in John's gospel. Lesson 12 - The Gospel of John - Part 2 - The Seven Miracles W. Mark Lanier The term "Son of God"... how did John link the seven miracles he describes in his Gospels to understand that Christ was the true, unique, Son of God? Do you wonder about the Trinity? Listen to this continung lesson of the Gospel of John and the miracles he uses to understand Christ, the Messiah. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-2-the-seven-miracles/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-2-the-seven-miracles/ Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe term "Son of God"... how did John link the seven miracles he describes in his Gospels to understand that Christ was the true, unique, Son of God? Do you wonder about the Trinity? Listen to this continung lesson of the Gospel of John and the miracles hwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe term "Son of God"... how did John link the seven miracles he describes in his Gospels to understand that Christ was the true, unique, Son of God? Do you wonder about the Trinity? Listen to this continung lesson of the Gospel of John and the miracles he uses to understand Christ, the Messiah. Lesson 12 - The Gospel of John - Part 1 - The Seven Miracles W. Mark Lanier In John's gospel, he details seven miracles. Only seven. Why? Are you curious as to why of all the miracles Christ performed, John in his wisdom of advancing years, picked the seven he did for his 'spiritual' gospel?   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-1-the-seven-miracles/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-12-the-gospel-of-john-part-1-the-seven-miracles/ Sun, 24 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn John's gospel, he details seven miracles. Only seven. Why? Are you curious as to why of all the miracles Christ performed, John in his wisdom of advancing years, picked the seven he did for his 'spiritual' gospel?  webmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn John's gospel, he details seven miracles. Only seven. Why? Are you curious as to why of all the miracles Christ performed, John in his wisdom of advancing years, picked the seven he did for his 'spiritual' gospel?   Lesson 11 - The Gospel of John - Introduction W. Mark Lanier The Gospel of John was written when John was an old man, in Ephesus, and decades after the physical events of Christ's life, death, burial, and resurrection. It is considered a spiritual gosple, different than the three synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Follow along with Mark Lanier as he introduces this beautiful gospel and why the maturity and wisdom of John provided a continuing revelation of God's plan, one that has impact on our lives today. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-11-the-gospel-of-john-introduction/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-11-the-gospel-of-john-introduction/ Mon, 11 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe Gospel of John was written when John was an old man, in Ephesus, and decades after the physical events of Christ's life, death, burial, and resurrection. It is considered a spiritual gosple, different than the three synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark, webmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe Gospel of John was written when John was an old man, in Ephesus, and decades after the physical events of Christ's life, death, burial, and resurrection. It is considered a spiritual gosple, different than the three synoptic gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Follow along with Mark Lanier as he introduces this beautiful gospel and why the maturity and wisdom of John provided a continuing revelation of God's plan, one that has impact on our lives today. Lesson 10 - The Gospel of Luke - Part 4 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-4/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-4/ Sat, 09 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 10 - The Gospel of Luke - Part 3 W. Mark Lanier Thirty five percent of content of Luke is not found in any of the other three gospels. Does this mean Luke made it up? In part 2, Mark Lanier discusses the parables and events that are unique to Luke. See if he convinces you that that Luke had a reason for the inclusions. See if you can have confidence in God's revelation of the greatest moment in earth's history through Luke's account, a physician with a unique perspective. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-3/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-3/ Sun, 27 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThirty five percent of content of Luke is not found in any of the other three gospels. Does this mean Luke made it up? In part 2, Mark Lanier discusses the parables and events that are unique to Luke. See if he convinces you that that Luke had a reason fowebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThirty five percent of content of Luke is not found in any of the other three gospels. Does this mean Luke made it up? In part 2, Mark Lanier discusses the parables and events that are unique to Luke. See if he convinces you that that Luke had a reason for the inclusions. See if you can have confidence in God's revelation of the greatest moment in earth's history through Luke's account, a physician with a unique perspective. Lesson 10 - The Gospel of Luke - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Thirty five percent of content of Luke is not found in any of the other three gospels. Does this mean Luke made it up? In part 1, Mark Lanier discusses  the Magnificat, Benedictus, Gloria, and Nunc Dimittis, songs that only Luke recorded. Listen to the beauty of them and understand their importance for Christians durings Luke's time and in ours! See if he convinces you that that Luke had a reason for the inclusions. See if you can have confidence in God's revelation of the greatest moment in earth's history through Luke's account, a physician with a unique perspective.     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-2/ Sat, 19 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThirty five percent of content of Luke is not found in any of the other three gospels. Does this mean Luke made it up? In part 1, Mark Lanier discusses  the Magnificat, Benedictus, Gloria, and Nunc Dimittis, songs that only Luke recorded. Listen to the bewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThirty five percent of content of Luke is not found in any of the other three gospels. Does this mean Luke made it up? In part 1, Mark Lanier discusses  the Magnificat, Benedictus, Gloria, and Nunc Dimittis, songs that only Luke recorded. Listen to the beauty of them and understand their importance for Christians durings Luke's time and in ours! See if he convinces you that that Luke had a reason for the inclusions. See if you can have confidence in God's revelation of the greatest moment in earth's history through Luke's account, a physician with a unique perspective.     Lesson 10 - The Gospel of Luke - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Luke was highly educated, a doctor, and traveled with Paul. How do these attributes testify to the validity of Luke's account of the Good News about Christ? In this introduction to the Gospel according to Luke, find out why there are differences in this account compared to Mark, Matthew, and John; discover the relevance of 'why' Luke penned his account; and decide for yourself how valid Luke's choice of eyewitnesses to the Christ.     https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-10-the-gospel-of-luke-part-1/ Sun, 06 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoLuke was highly educated, a doctor, and traveled with Paul. How do these attributes testify to the validity of Luke's account of the Good News about Christ? In this introduction to the Gospel according to Luke, find out why there are differences in this awebmaster@biblical-literacy.comLuke was highly educated, a doctor, and traveled with Paul. How do these attributes testify to the validity of Luke's account of the Good News about Christ? In this introduction to the Gospel according to Luke, find out why there are differences in this account compared to Mark, Matthew, and John; discover the relevance of 'why' Luke penned his account; and decide for yourself how valid Luke's choice of eyewitnesses to the Christ.     Lesson 9 - Jesus in the Old Testament W. Mark Lanier The Incarnation refers to God emodied in Christ. Did you ever wonder what verses in the Old Testament point to the coming Messiah? Find out! Mark Lanier uses the beautiful illustrations from the Stone Chapel to guide evidence of the coming Incarnation through Old Testament prophecy.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-9-jesus-in-the-old-testament/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-9-jesus-in-the-old-testament/ Sun, 16 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe Incarnation refers to God emodied in Christ. Did you ever wonder what verses in the Old Testament point to the coming Messiah? Find out! Mark Lanier uses the beautiful illustrations from the Stone Chapel to guide evidence of the coming Incarnation thrwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe Incarnation refers to God emodied in Christ. Did you ever wonder what verses in the Old Testament point to the coming Messiah? Find out! Mark Lanier uses the beautiful illustrations from the Stone Chapel to guide evidence of the coming Incarnation through Old Testament prophecy.   Lesson 8 - The Parables W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-8-the-parables/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-8-the-parables/ Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 7 - The Synoptic Problem W. Mark Lanier How do a lawyer's rules of court and the knowledge of how to recognize a good witness give information on the synoptic phenomenon found in Matthew, Mark and Luke? Follow along as Mark Lanier tackles why these three gospels each tell their story of Jesus in their own words. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-7-the-synoptic-problem/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-7-the-synoptic-problem/ Sat, 01 Dec 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoHow do a lawyer's rules of court and the knowledge of how to recognize a good witness give information on the synoptic phenomenon found in Matthew, Mark and Luke? Follow along as Mark Lanier tackles why these three gospels each tell their story of Jesus iwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comHow do a lawyer's rules of court and the knowledge of how to recognize a good witness give information on the synoptic phenomenon found in Matthew, Mark and Luke? Follow along as Mark Lanier tackles why these three gospels each tell their story of Jesus in their own words. Lesson 6 - The Gospel of Matthew - Miracles W. Mark Lanier Do you wish you knew of a present day miracle? Why was Jesus in the business of doing miracles during his day? Mark Lanier explains why Christ performed the miracles, as He set about the kingdom work of this time and the Kingdom that is to come.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-6-the-gospel-of-matthew-miracles/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-6-the-gospel-of-matthew-miracles/ Sun, 25 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDo you wish you knew of a present day miracle? Why was Jesus in the business of doing miracles during his day? Mark Lanier explains why Christ performed the miracles, as He set about the kingdom work of this time and the Kingdom that is to come.  webmaster@biblical-literacy.comDo you wish you knew of a present day miracle? Why was Jesus in the business of doing miracles during his day? Mark Lanier explains why Christ performed the miracles, as He set about the kingdom work of this time and the Kingdom that is to come.   Lesson 5 - The Gospel of Matthew - Part 2, finished W. Mark Lanier There has been a steady decline in self-identified church going Christians in the last decade. At the root of this is  academic pursuits that have attempted to show that the Bible is not the Holy revealed word of God. Mark Lanier addresses the integrity of the Gospel of Matthew and what it means to our faith and the generation after us. If you are  worried about the integrity of God's word or doubt that He would speak to His creation, listen to this lesson. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-2-finished/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-2-finished/ Sun, 18 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThere has been a steady decline in self-identified church going Christians in the last decade. At the root of this is  academic pursuits that have attempted to show that the Bible is not the Holy revealed word of God. Mark Lanier addresses the integrity owebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThere has been a steady decline in self-identified church going Christians in the last decade. At the root of this is  academic pursuits that have attempted to show that the Bible is not the Holy revealed word of God. Mark Lanier addresses the integrity of the Gospel of Matthew and what it means to our faith and the generation after us. If you are  worried about the integrity of God's word or doubt that He would speak to His creation, listen to this lesson. Lesson 5 - The Gospel of Matthew - Part 2, continued W. Mark Lanier What do idioms have to do with the gospel of Matthew? Do you have a healthy eye? Mark Lanier continues to breakdown the Jewishness of this gospel by explaining not only the idioms but the gematria and Hebrew story line that Matthew used to explained the good news to his Jewish audience. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-2-continued/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-2-continued/ Mon, 12 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWhat do idioms have to do with the gospel of Matthew? Do you have a healthy eye? Mark Lanier continues to breakdown the Jewishness of this gospel by explaining not only the idioms but the gematria and Hebrew story line that Matthew used to explained the gwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWhat do idioms have to do with the gospel of Matthew? Do you have a healthy eye? Mark Lanier continues to breakdown the Jewishness of this gospel by explaining not only the idioms but the gematria and Hebrew story line that Matthew used to explained the good news to his Jewish audience. Lesson 5 - The Gospel of Matthew - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Matthew was a gospel written for the Jewish mindset. What does that mean? Why is that important? Mark Lanier explains how the author of this gospel tailors his writing and the recollection of Christ's sacrifice to the Jewish audience of his day. In doing so, he hoped to spread the Good News. Find out how understanding the message of a Jewish savior two thousand years ago is applicable today in our secular world. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-2/ Sat, 03 Nov 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoMatthew was a gospel written for the Jewish mindset. What does that mean? Why is that important? Mark Lanier explains how the author of this gospel tailors his writing and the recollection of Christ's sacrifice to the Jewish audience of his day. In doing webmaster@biblical-literacy.comMatthew was a gospel written for the Jewish mindset. What does that mean? Why is that important? Mark Lanier explains how the author of this gospel tailors his writing and the recollection of Christ's sacrifice to the Jewish audience of his day. In doing so, he hoped to spread the Good News. Find out how understanding the message of a Jewish savior two thousand years ago is applicable today in our secular world. Series Special Events - The Sermon on the Mount Jared Richard We are called to be discplies and to usher in the kingdom of Heaven. The Sermon on the Mount gives three pinciples on how to achieve this. Guest teacher, Jared Richard provides insight on the New Kingdom as described by Christ.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/series-special-events-the-sermon-on-the-mount/ lessons/new-testament-survey/series-special-events-the-sermon-on-the-mount/ Sun, 28 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWe are called to be discplies and to usher in the kingdom of Heaven. The Sermon on the Mount gives three pinciples on how to achieve this. Guest teacher, Jared Richard provides insight on the New Kingdom as described by Christ.  webmaster@biblical-literacy.comWe are called to be discplies and to usher in the kingdom of Heaven. The Sermon on the Mount gives three pinciples on how to achieve this. Guest teacher, Jared Richard provides insight on the New Kingdom as described by Christ.   Lesson 5 - The Gospel of Matthew - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier What portrait of Jesus does Matthew paint? How does he tell the Good News story? Mark Lanier answers these questions through each of the 28 chapters in Matthew. Beginning with the first chapter where  “Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” is identified as the one conceived by the Holy Spirit, and called “Immanuel” – God, to the last chapter when Matthew ends with the words of the resurrected Christ assuring his followers that he – the I am- and is with them always, to the end of the age. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-5-the-gospel-of-matthew-part-1/ Sat, 20 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWhat portrait of Jesus does Matthew paint? How does he tell the Good News story? Mark Lanier answers these questions through each of the 28 chapters in Matthew. Beginning with the first chapter where  “Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” iwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWhat portrait of Jesus does Matthew paint? How does he tell the Good News story? Mark Lanier answers these questions through each of the 28 chapters in Matthew. Beginning with the first chapter where  “Jesus Christ, the Son of David, the Son of Abraham” is identified as the one conceived by the Holy Spirit, and called “Immanuel” – God, to the last chapter when Matthew ends with the words of the resurrected Christ assuring his followers that he – the I am- and is with them always, to the end of the age. Lesson 4 - The Gospel of Mark W. Mark Lanier Did you know that Mark isn't written in chronological order? Are you familiar with Mark's writing style? Explore the gospel of Mark, considered the earliest written gospel, and find out where it differs or is similar to Matthew, Luke, and John.Find out what Mark says as he paints the picture of Christ's life. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-4-the-gospel-of-mark/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-4-the-gospel-of-mark/ Sat, 13 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDid you know that Mark isn't written in chronological order? Are you familiar with Mark's writing style? Explore the gospel of Mark, considered the earliest written gospel, and find out where it differs or is similar to Matthew, Luke, and John.Find out whwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDid you know that Mark isn't written in chronological order? Are you familiar with Mark's writing style? Explore the gospel of Mark, considered the earliest written gospel, and find out where it differs or is similar to Matthew, Luke, and John.Find out what Mark says as he paints the picture of Christ's life. Lesson 3 - The Canon - Part 3 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-3-the-canon-part-3/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-3-the-canon-part-3/ Sun, 07 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lesson 3 - The Canon - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier Do books that are written to make you doubt whether or not the Bible is God's revelation. Won't want to be scared? Read this lesson  to know how you can be certain of the Canon! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-3-the-canon-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-3-the-canon-part-2/ Wed, 03 Oct 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDo books that are written to make you doubt whether or not the Bible is God's revelation. Won't want to be scared? Read this lesson  to know how you can be certain of the Canon!webmaster@biblical-literacy.comDo books that are written to make you doubt whether or not the Bible is God's revelation. Won't want to be scared? Read this lesson  to know how you can be certain of the Canon! Lesson 3 - The Canon - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier Why is the “canon” of Scripture considered the closed collection of documents regarded as Holy Scripture? Do you know how to judge the value of ancient texts, such as the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife" with regards to the "canon"? Mark Lanier takes you through the reasons you can have confidence in the Christian New Testament. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-3-the-canon-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-3-the-canon-part-1/ Wed, 26 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWhy is the “canon” of Scripture considered the closed collection of documents regarded as Holy Scripture? Do you know how to judge the value of ancient texts, such as the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife" with regards to the "canon"? Mark Lanier takes you through twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWhy is the “canon” of Scripture considered the closed collection of documents regarded as Holy Scripture? Do you know how to judge the value of ancient texts, such as the "Gospel of Jesus' Wife" with regards to the "canon"? Mark Lanier takes you through the reasons you can have confidence in the Christian New Testament. Lesson 2 - Intertestamental: The Roots of the New Testament - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier A continuation of Lesson 2, in Part 2 gives Mark Lanier a chance to dissect the differences found in over 5500 texts that have bearing on the accuracy of the New Testament as we have it today. How many of the estimated 300,000 differences make a difference? Check this lesson  to find out! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-2-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-2-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-2/ Sun, 16 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoA continuation of Lesson 2, in Part 2 gives Mark Lanier a chance to dissect the differences found in over 5500 texts that have bearing on the accuracy of the New Testament as we have it today. How many of the estimated 300,000 differences make a differencwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comA continuation of Lesson 2, in Part 2 gives Mark Lanier a chance to dissect the differences found in over 5500 texts that have bearing on the accuracy of the New Testament as we have it today. How many of the estimated 300,000 differences make a difference? Check this lesson  to find out! Lesson 2 - Intertestamental: The Roots of the New Testament - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier In Lesson 2 Part 1 Mark Lanier poses the question, how accurate is the New Testament? Critics like Bart Ehrman, the scholar and best selling author and a previously-faithful-turned-agnostic casts doubt on the legitmacy of the New Testament. Is he right? Where do the facts come down on the New Testament as not only the truth but the inspired word of God? https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-2-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-2-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-1/ Fri, 14 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno In Lesson 2 Part 1 Mark Lanier poses the question, how accurate is the New Testament? Critics like Bart Ehrman, the scholar and best selling author and a previously-faithful-turned-agnostic casts doubt on the legitmacy of the New Testament. Is he right? webmaster@biblical-literacy.com In Lesson 2 Part 1 Mark Lanier poses the question, how accurate is the New Testament? Critics like Bart Ehrman, the scholar and best selling author and a previously-faithful-turned-agnostic casts doubt on the legitmacy of the New Testament. Is he right? Where do the facts come down on the New Testament as not only the truth but the inspired word of God? Lesson 1 - Intertestamental: The Roots of the New Testament - Part 2 W. Mark Lanier In a continuation from last week, Lesson 1 Part 2 examines the roots of the New Testament through the Jewish writings during the Intertestimental period. What are the Apolcrypha and the Pseuodopigrypha and what do they have to do with you, you ask? While not part of the Christian Bible, they provide important context for both the Old Testament and New.   https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-1-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-2/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-1-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-2/ Sun, 02 Sep 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoIn a continuation from last week, Lesson 1 Part 2 examines the roots of the New Testament through the Jewish writings during the Intertestimental period. What are the Apolcrypha and the Pseuodopigrypha and what do they have to do with you, you ask? While webmaster@biblical-literacy.comIn a continuation from last week, Lesson 1 Part 2 examines the roots of the New Testament through the Jewish writings during the Intertestimental period. What are the Apolcrypha and the Pseuodopigrypha and what do they have to do with you, you ask? While not part of the Christian Bible, they provide important context for both the Old Testament and New.   Lesson 1 - Intertestamental: The Roots of the New Testament - Part 1 W. Mark Lanier The Christian Bible contains the Old Testament (which contains texts writen prior to ~400 BC) and the New Testament (which contains texts that were written from ~100 AD forward). What was going on during this 'intertestimental period'?! In a multi part series on "Roots of the New Testament", in Lesson 1, Part 1, Mark Lanier begins the New Testament Survey summarizing the historical facts and contributing events during this period. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-1-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-1/ lessons/new-testament-survey/lesson-1-intertestamental-the-roots-of-the-new-testament-part-1/ Sat, 25 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoThe Christian Bible contains the Old Testament (which contains texts writen prior to ~400 BC) and the New Testament (which contains texts that were written from ~100 AD forward). What was going on during this 'intertestimental period'?! In a multi part sewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comThe Christian Bible contains the Old Testament (which contains texts writen prior to ~400 BC) and the New Testament (which contains texts that were written from ~100 AD forward). What was going on during this 'intertestimental period'?! In a multi part series on "Roots of the New Testament", in Lesson 1, Part 1, Mark Lanier begins the New Testament Survey summarizing the historical facts and contributing events during this period. Chapter 8 - Epilogue and Eternity W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-8-epilogue-and-eternity/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-8-epilogue-and-eternity/ Sat, 18 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 7 - The Audacity of the Resurrection W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-7-the-audacity-of-the-resurrection/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-7-the-audacity-of-the-resurrection/ Mon, 13 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 6 - Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and the Infinite Just God W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-6-free-will-moral-responsibility-and-the-infinite-just-god/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-6-free-will-moral-responsibility-and-the-infinite-just-god/ Mon, 06 Aug 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 5 - Right, Wrong, and the Moral God W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-5-right-wrong-and-the-moral-god/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-5-right-wrong-and-the-moral-god/ Sun, 29 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 4 - Reality and the God of Truth W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-4-reality-and-the-god-of-truth/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-4-reality-and-the-god-of-truth/ Sat, 07 Jul 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 3 - Bio-linguistics and the Communicating God W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-3-bio-linguistics-and-the-communicating-god/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-3-bio-linguistics-and-the-communicating-god/ Sat, 30 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 2 - Leptons, Quarks, and the Personal God W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-2-leptons-quarks-and-the-personal-god/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-2-leptons-quarks-and-the-personal-god/ Fri, 22 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chapter 1 - The Universe and a Call To Worship W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-1-the-universe-and-a-call-to-worship/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/chapter-1-the-universe-and-a-call-to-worship/ Sat, 16 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Your God Is Still Too Small - Introduction W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/your-god-is-still-too-small-introduction/ lessons/your-god-is-still-too-small/your-god-is-still-too-small-introduction/ Mon, 11 Jun 2012 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- The Christmas Challenge - 2011 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-the-christmas-challenge-2011/ lessons/special-events/se-the-christmas-challenge-2011/ Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Thanksgiving 2011 - Contentment Stephen Trammell https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-thanksgiving-2011-contentment/ lessons/special-events/se-thanksgiving-2011-contentment/ Sun, 27 Nov 2011 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE-Christmas History - 2010 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-christmas-history-2010/ lessons/special-events/se-christmas-history-2010/ Sat, 18 Dec 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- The Divine Rescue: An Interview with Edward Fudge W. Mark Lanier & Edward Fudge Join Mark Lanier as he conducts a warm and gracious interview with Edward Fudge, author of "The Divine Rescue." "The Divine Rescue" is the story of a perfect world gone astray, and of the God who stops at nothing to rescue that world and the people who inhabit it. This book is for anyone, from seeker to scholar, who has ever wept for a broken world, who has tasted pain and passion as a partner in the human plight, who has glimpsed a glory as yet unfulfilled and sensed that there is more to come. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-the-divine-rescue-an-interview-with-edward-fudge/ lessons/special-events/se-the-divine-rescue-an-interview-with-edward-fudge/ Tue, 18 May 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoJoin Mark Lanier as he conducts a warm and gracious interview with Edward Fudge, author of "The Divine Rescue." "The Divine Rescue" is the story of a perfect world gone astray, and of the God who stops at nothing to rescue that world and the people who inwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comJoin Mark Lanier as he conducts a warm and gracious interview with Edward Fudge, author of "The Divine Rescue." "The Divine Rescue" is the story of a perfect world gone astray, and of the God who stops at nothing to rescue that world and the people who inhabit it. This book is for anyone, from seeker to scholar, who has ever wept for a broken world, who has tasted pain and passion as a partner in the human plight, who has glimpsed a glory as yet unfulfilled and sensed that there is more to come. SE- Psalms 40 W. Mark Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-psalms-40/ lessons/special-events/se-psalms-40/ Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Psalms 139 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-psalms-139/ lessons/special-events/se-psalms-139/ Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And The Maturing Christian Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-the-maturing-christian/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-the-maturing-christian/ Tue, 09 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Gifts # 3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-3/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-3/ Mon, 01 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Gifts # 4 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-4/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-4/ Mon, 01 Feb 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Gifts # 2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-2/ Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Money And Possessions Hearn https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-money-and-possessions/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-money-and-possessions/ Sun, 10 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Gifts # 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-gifts-1/ Sun, 10 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Christmas - 2009 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-christmas-2009/ lessons/special-events/se-christmas-2009/ Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Christmas Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/christmas/ lessons/church-history-literacy/christmas/ Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Christmas History Part 2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/christmas-history-part-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/christmas-history-part-2/ Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Christmas Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/christmas/ lessons/paul-his-theology/christmas/ Mon, 28 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And The Lord's Supper Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-the-lords-supper/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-the-lords-supper/ Fri, 18 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Baptism Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-baptism/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-baptism/ Tue, 08 Dec 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ethics #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/ethics-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/ethics-1/ Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ethics #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/ethics-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/ethics-2/ Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Suffering Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-suffering/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-suffering/ Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ethics #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/ethics-3/ lessons/paul-his-theology/ethics-3/ Fri, 13 Nov 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Hebrews: An Interview With Edward Fudge Fudge https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-hebrews-an-interview-with-edward-fudge/ lessons/special-events/se-hebrews-an-interview-with-edward-fudge/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Theology - Overview And Approach Lanier PAUL'S THEOLOGY Lesson 1 Overview and Approach "Theology" has always struck me as a powerful and impressive word. Even before I understood the meaning behind the word, I was under its spell as a word of significance and serious thought. As I aged and my studies progressed, the word took on more shape and meaning. Yet all that time, its effect and power never diminished, but grew, as I learned to appreciate its reflection of some of humanity's best thoughts of and understandings about God, his creations, past, present, and future. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/pauls-theology-overview-and-approach/ lessons/paul-his-theology/pauls-theology-overview-and-approach/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno PAUL'S THEOLOGY Lesson 1 Overview and Approach "Theology" has always struck me as a powerful and impressive word. Even before I understood the meaning behind the word, I was under its spell as a word of significance and serious thought. As I aged and my webmaster@biblical-literacy.com PAUL'S THEOLOGY Lesson 1 Overview and Approach "Theology" has always struck me as a powerful and impressive word. Even before I understood the meaning behind the word, I was under its spell as a word of significance and serious thought. As I aged and my studies progressed, the word took on more shape and meaning. Yet all that time, its effect and power never diminished, but grew, as I learned to appreciate its reflection of some of humanity's best thoughts of and understandings about God, his creations, past, present, and future. God - How Do We Understand God? Lanier How does God communicate? God is a God of revelation. God chooses to make Himself known. A primary tool of communication is the Bible, “the word of God” which reveals to us Jesus, the “Word” of God. God did not create us to be robotic, but to be relational. In speaking through Paul, God did not bypass Paul’s personality and experiences. Of all the New Testament authors, Paul is the one who has stamped his own personality most unmistakably on his writings. Join us as we discover God’s desire to make himself known to us through the writings of Paul in our first lesson on Paul’s views on God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/god-how-do-we-understand-god/ lessons/paul-his-theology/god-how-do-we-understand-god/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno How does God communicate? God is a God of revelation. God chooses to make Himself known. A primary tool of communication is the Bible, “the word of God” which reveals to us Jesus, the “Word” of God. God did not create us to be robotic, but to be relationwebmaster@biblical-literacy.com How does God communicate? God is a God of revelation. God chooses to make Himself known. A primary tool of communication is the Bible, “the word of God” which reveals to us Jesus, the “Word” of God. God did not create us to be robotic, but to be relational. In speaking through Paul, God did not bypass Paul’s personality and experiences. Of all the New Testament authors, Paul is the one who has stamped his own personality most unmistakably on his writings. Join us as we discover God’s desire to make himself known to us through the writings of Paul in our first lesson on Paul’s views on God. God - The Father Lanier The Bible often speaks about God in terms of humanized traits and ideas so that we can better understand certain aspects of his character and nature. What does the Bible really mean when it calls God our “Father”? For us to understand Paul’s usage of “Father” more fully we need to put ourselves into Paul’s time and culture as best as we can to understand what Paul’s concept of a Father was. So we start looking at “Father” in its context. We will then consider Paul’s verses that reference God as Father and try to make theological sense of them. This is our second lesson on Paul’s views of God. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/god-the-father/ lessons/paul-his-theology/god-the-father/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno The Bible often speaks about God in terms of humanized traits and ideas so that we can better understand certain aspects of his character and nature. What does the Bible really mean when it calls God our “Father”? For us to understand Paul’s usage of “Fawebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Bible often speaks about God in terms of humanized traits and ideas so that we can better understand certain aspects of his character and nature. What does the Bible really mean when it calls God our “Father”? For us to understand Paul’s usage of “Father” more fully we need to put ourselves into Paul’s time and culture as best as we can to understand what Paul’s concept of a Father was. So we start looking at “Father” in its context. We will then consider Paul’s verses that reference God as Father and try to make theological sense of them. This is our second lesson on Paul’s views of God. God - The Judge Lanier Have you ever seen a time when justice was denied? Disregarded? Ignored? That is NOT the kind of judge that Paul understands God to be. It is not the kind of justice that God practices. His justice is not for sale; he is not swayed by the powerful; he does not need to be re-elected. This week, we turn to consider Paul’s theology on God as Judge as we examine Paul on God – Part 3. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/god-the-judge/ lessons/paul-his-theology/god-the-judge/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Have you ever seen a time when justice was denied? Disregarded? Ignored? That is NOT the kind of judge that Paul understands God to be. It is not the kind of justice that God practices. His justice is not for sale; he is not swayed by the powerful; he dowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Have you ever seen a time when justice was denied? Disregarded? Ignored? That is NOT the kind of judge that Paul understands God to be. It is not the kind of justice that God practices. His justice is not for sale; he is not swayed by the powerful; he does not need to be re-elected. This week, we turn to consider Paul’s theology on God as Judge as we examine Paul on God – Part 3. God - Transcendent And Immanent Lanier Where is God? Have you ever asked that question? You can’t see him. You can’t touch him. But he is there. In fact, he is more than just ‘there’. God exists not only within the universe, but he also exists independently outside of the universe and outside of space and time. Two terms describe this for us: the immanence of God and the transcendence of God. Today, in our fourth lesson on Paul’s teaching on God we consider Paul’s theology of God as Creator, as a being both transcendent to the universe and yet also immanent. These are words and concepts worth knowing, so let’s get started! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/god-transcendent-and-immanent/ lessons/paul-his-theology/god-transcendent-and-immanent/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Where is God? Have you ever asked that question? You can’t see him. You can’t touch him. But he is there. In fact, he is more than just ‘there’. God exists not only within the universe, but he also exists independently outside of the universe and outsidewebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Where is God? Have you ever asked that question? You can’t see him. You can’t touch him. But he is there. In fact, he is more than just ‘there’. God exists not only within the universe, but he also exists independently outside of the universe and outside of space and time. Two terms describe this for us: the immanence of God and the transcendence of God. Today, in our fourth lesson on Paul’s teaching on God we consider Paul’s theology of God as Creator, as a being both transcendent to the universe and yet also immanent. These are words and concepts worth knowing, so let’s get started! The Pre-existent Christ Lanier What does Paul teach, directly or indirectly, about the “preexistent” Christ? What does it mean that Jesus was “in the form of God?” Is He truly in “the image of the invisible God” and how could He exist for all time and still be “the firstborn of all creation?”Join us as we discover the truth of the preexistent Christ! This is our first part of the lesson series on Paul’s theology of Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-pre-existent-christ/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-pre-existent-christ/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoWhat does Paul teach, directly or indirectly, about the “preexistent” Christ? What does it mean that Jesus was “in the form of God?” Is He truly in “the image of the invisible God” and how could He exist for all time and still be “the firstborn of all crewebmaster@biblical-literacy.comWhat does Paul teach, directly or indirectly, about the “preexistent” Christ? What does it mean that Jesus was “in the form of God?” Is He truly in “the image of the invisible God” and how could He exist for all time and still be “the firstborn of all creation?”Join us as we discover the truth of the preexistent Christ! This is our first part of the lesson series on Paul’s theology of Christ. Jesus - Fully God Riling Jesus. Was he man? Was he God? Was he both? How would you answer? How would you answer in light of Paul's quote from the Old Testament 'Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.' ?Explore the rich depths of this subject as we explore what Paul and the Bible says about who Jesus really is! Part two of our lesson set on Paul’s theology of Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/jesus-fully-god/ lessons/paul-his-theology/jesus-fully-god/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoJesus. Was he man? Was he God? Was he both? How would you answer? How would you answer in light of Paul's quote from the Old Testament 'Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, thwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comJesus. Was he man? Was he God? Was he both? How would you answer? How would you answer in light of Paul's quote from the Old Testament 'Yet for us there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through whom are all things and through whom we exist.' ?Explore the rich depths of this subject as we explore what Paul and the Bible says about who Jesus really is! Part two of our lesson set on Paul’s theology of Christ. Jesus - Paul's Participatory Language Richard Christ in us; us in Christ. Jesus introduced this concept to the disciples during their final evening together before his arrest. Paul was clear on this truth that while we live on earth as Christians, we are not alone. In a real sense, Christ lives within us and we live within him. This is true on a personal as well as a corporate (church) level. Scholars sometimes call this our participation in Christ, and his participation in us!Join us as we look to the Bible to study what the scholars call Paul’s “participatory language!" Part three on Paul’s theology of Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/jesus-pauls-participatory-language/ lessons/paul-his-theology/jesus-pauls-participatory-language/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoChrist in us; us in Christ. Jesus introduced this concept to the disciples during their final evening together before his arrest. Paul was clear on this truth that while we live on earth as Christians, we are not alone. In a real sense, Christ lives withiwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comChrist in us; us in Christ. Jesus introduced this concept to the disciples during their final evening together before his arrest. Paul was clear on this truth that while we live on earth as Christians, we are not alone. In a real sense, Christ lives within us and we live within him. This is true on a personal as well as a corporate (church) level. Scholars sometimes call this our participation in Christ, and his participation in us!Join us as we look to the Bible to study what the scholars call Paul’s “participatory language!" Part three on Paul’s theology of Christ. The Faith Of Christ Lanier Prepositions. Do they really matter? How might their use change the meaning of a sentence or phrase? Seven times in six verses Paul writes about the “faith of Christ.” Does Paul mean our faith in Christ or does he mean the faith that Christ has? Scholars around the globe are debating this issue. We join that debate today in our fourth installment of Paul’s theology on Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-faith-of-christ/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-faith-of-christ/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Prepositions. Do they really matter? How might their use change the meaning of a sentence or phrase? Seven times in six verses Paul writes about the “faith of Christ.” Does Paul mean our faith in Christ or does he mean the faith that Christ has? Scholarswebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prepositions. Do they really matter? How might their use change the meaning of a sentence or phrase? Seven times in six verses Paul writes about the “faith of Christ.” Does Paul mean our faith in Christ or does he mean the faith that Christ has? Scholars around the globe are debating this issue. We join that debate today in our fourth installment of Paul’s theology on Christ. Jesus The Christ Lanier Time breeds familiarity, and with familiarity we begin to take for granted those things that were once fresh and new. You're probably doing that right now as you read this on a computer whose technology didn't even exist a generation ago! For many of us, that has occurred with the label “Christ.” “Christ” is used so often in the Bible, the uninitiated might think it the last name of Jesus! As we study Paul, we properly stop and ask what it is about the term that was so important to Paul. Why does Paul repeatedly call Jesus the Christ? Why does the label “Christ” flow so effortlessly from Paul’s lips as he dictated his letters? Join us as we consider this in our fifth lesson on Paul’s theology of Christ. https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/jesus-the-christ/ lessons/paul-his-theology/jesus-the-christ/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comno Time breeds familiarity, and with familiarity we begin to take for granted those things that were once fresh and new. You're probably doing that right now as you read this on a computer whose technology didn't even exist a generation ago! For many of us,webmaster@biblical-literacy.com Time breeds familiarity, and with familiarity we begin to take for granted those things that were once fresh and new. You're probably doing that right now as you read this on a computer whose technology didn't even exist a generation ago! For many of us, that has occurred with the label “Christ.” “Christ” is used so often in the Bible, the uninitiated might think it the last name of Jesus! As we study Paul, we properly stop and ask what it is about the term that was so important to Paul. Why does Paul repeatedly call Jesus the Christ? Why does the label “Christ” flow so effortlessly from Paul’s lips as he dictated his letters? Join us as we consider this in our fifth lesson on Paul’s theology of Christ. Salvation - Metaphors: Redeemed Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-redeemed/ lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-redeemed/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Salvation - Metaphors: Propitiation Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-propitiation/ lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-propitiation/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Salvation - Predestination Lanier Did you choose God or did He choose you? Though the debate has existed for centuries, today we take a fresh approach to discover what God, through Paul, has to say about it! Together we will discover why Paul wrote what he did, what it means and what it doesn’t mean. Perhaps you’ll find Paul has already answered some of our 21st century questions ! This and much more as we seek to examine Paul’s words on predestination, in part four of a four part series on Paul’s theology of salvation! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-predestination/ lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-predestination/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoDid you choose God or did He choose you? Though the debate has existed for centuries, today we take a fresh approach to discover what God, through Paul, has to say about it! Together we will discover why Paul wrote what he did, what it means and what it dwebmaster@biblical-literacy.comDid you choose God or did He choose you? Though the debate has existed for centuries, today we take a fresh approach to discover what God, through Paul, has to say about it! Together we will discover why Paul wrote what he did, what it means and what it doesn’t mean. Perhaps you’ll find Paul has already answered some of our 21st century questions ! This and much more as we seek to examine Paul’s words on predestination, in part four of a four part series on Paul’s theology of salvation! Sanctification Lanier Trapped? Feel like you can't get away from sin? Or worse yet, can’t overcome it? You're not alone! Paul had those same feelings, and today we explore that very topic - sanctification! What does it mean, and how are we really set free to live a holy life that is honoring to God? Those questions and more, as we study Paul and sanctification! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/sanctification/ lessons/paul-his-theology/sanctification/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoTrapped? Feel like you can't get away from sin? Or worse yet, can’t overcome it? You're not alone! Paul had those same feelings, and today we explore that very topic - sanctification! What does it mean, and how are we really set free to live a holy life twebmaster@biblical-literacy.comTrapped? Feel like you can't get away from sin? Or worse yet, can’t overcome it? You're not alone! Paul had those same feelings, and today we explore that very topic - sanctification! What does it mean, and how are we really set free to live a holy life that is honoring to God? Those questions and more, as we study Paul and sanctification! Guidance And Discerning God's Will Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/guidance-and-discerning-gods-will/ lessons/paul-his-theology/guidance-and-discerning-gods-will/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Prayer Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-prayer/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-prayer/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Spiritual Warfare Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-spiritual-warfare/ lessons/paul-his-theology/paul-and-spiritual-warfare/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prayer Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/prayer/ lessons/paul-his-theology/prayer/ Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com C.s. Lewis Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/c-s-lewis/ lessons/church-history-literacy/c-s-lewis/ Fri, 13 Mar 2009 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Timothy - Paul's Last Letter And Last Days Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/2-timothy-pauls-last-letter-and-last-days/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/2-timothy-pauls-last-letter-and-last-days/ Thu, 09 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Last Letter And Last Days Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-last-letter-and-last-days/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-last-letter-and-last-days/ Thu, 09 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Letter To Titus Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-titus/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-titus/ Wed, 01 Oct 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Letter To Philemon Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-philemon/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-philemon/ Tue, 09 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Life After Acts And 1st Timothy Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-life-after-acts-and-1st-timothy/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-life-after-acts-and-1st-timothy/ Tue, 09 Sep 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Letter To The Ephesians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-ephesians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-ephesians/ Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Letter To The Colossians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-colossians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-colossians/ Thu, 28 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Letter To The Church At Philippi Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-church-at-philippi/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-church-at-philippi/ Tue, 12 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul Gets To Rome Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-gets-to-rome/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-gets-to-rome/ Tue, 05 Aug 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Appeal Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-appeal/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-appeal/ Sun, 27 Jul 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Voyage To Rome Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-voyage-to-rome/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-voyage-to-rome/ Sun, 27 Jul 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul Before Governor Felix Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-before-governor-felix/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-before-governor-felix/ Tue, 15 Jul 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Arrest Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-arrest/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-arrest/ Fri, 11 Jul 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And 2 Corinthians Trammell https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-and-2-corinthians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-and-2-corinthians/ Mon, 23 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And Romans Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-and-romans/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-and-romans/ Mon, 23 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul And 1 Corinthians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-and-1-corinthians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-and-1-corinthians/ Tue, 10 Jun 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Acts #9 - Paul's Third Missionary Journey - Ch 18:23-19:41 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/acts-9-pauls-third-missionary-journey-ch-1823-1941/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/acts-9-pauls-third-missionary-journey-ch-1823-1941/ Mon, 26 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Third Missionary Journey #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-third-missionary-journey-2/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-third-missionary-journey-2/ Mon, 26 May 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Second Missionary Journey #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-second-missionary-journey-3/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-second-missionary-journey-3/ Sun, 27 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Second Missionary Journey #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-second-missionary-journey-2/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-second-missionary-journey-2/ Sun, 20 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Second Missionary Journey Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-second-missionary-journey/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-second-missionary-journey/ Wed, 16 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Letter To The Galatians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-galatians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-letter-to-the-galatians/ Sun, 06 Apr 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's First Missionary Journey #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-first-missionary-journey-3/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-first-missionary-journey-3/ Mon, 31 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's First Missionary Journey #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-first-missionary-journey-1/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-first-missionary-journey-1/ Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's First Missionary Journey #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-first-missionary-journey-2/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-first-missionary-journey-2/ Mon, 17 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul The Apostle Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-the-apostle/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-the-apostle/ Sun, 02 Mar 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Friends And Co-workers Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-friends-and-co-workers/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-friends-and-co-workers/ Mon, 25 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Conversion Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-conversion/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-conversion/ Sun, 10 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul - The Persecutor Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-the-persecutor/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-the-persecutor/ Fri, 08 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Writings Trammell https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-writings/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-writings/ Sat, 02 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Background And Childhood Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-background-and-childhood/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-background-and-childhood/ Sat, 02 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Hebrew Training Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-hebrew-training/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-hebrew-training/ Sat, 02 Feb 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Why Should We Study Paul Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/why-should-we-study-paul/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/why-should-we-study-paul/ Fri, 11 Jan 2008 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Francis Schaeffer Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/francis-schaeffer/ lessons/church-history-literacy/francis-schaeffer/ Sat, 15 Dec 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Chinese Missions - The Christian Faith Goes East Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/chinese-missions-the-christian-faith-goes-east/ lessons/church-history-literacy/chinese-missions-the-christian-faith-goes-east/ Sun, 25 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holiness-pentecostal Movement #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-holiness-pentecostal-movement-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-holiness-pentecostal-movement-2/ Sun, 18 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holiness-pentecostal Movement #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-holiness-pentecostal-movement-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-holiness-pentecostal-movement-1/ Sun, 11 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Restoration Movement #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-restoration-movement-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-restoration-movement-2/ Mon, 05 Nov 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Charles Haddon Spurgeon #2 - The Preacher And His Sermons Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/charles-haddon-spurgeon-2-the-preacher-and-his-sermons/ lessons/church-history-literacy/charles-haddon-spurgeon-2-the-preacher-and-his-sermons/ Sun, 21 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Baptist Expansion In America Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/baptist-expansion-in-america/ lessons/church-history-literacy/baptist-expansion-in-america/ Sun, 07 Oct 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Baptist History #2 - Pilgrim's Progress Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/baptist-history-2-pilgrims-progress/ lessons/church-history-literacy/baptist-history-2-pilgrims-progress/ Sun, 23 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Baptist History #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/baptist-history-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/baptist-history-1/ Fri, 21 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Age Of Reason #2 - Modern Mind And A Modern Church Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-age-of-reason-2-modern-mind-and-a-modern-church/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-age-of-reason-2-modern-mind-and-a-modern-church/ Sun, 09 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of Christian Music #5 With Phil Keaggy Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-5-with-phil-keaggy/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-5-with-phil-keaggy/ Sun, 02 Sep 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of Christian Music #4 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-4/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-4/ Sun, 19 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of Christian Music #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-3/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-3/ Mon, 13 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of Christian Music #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-2/ Thu, 09 Aug 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of Christian Music #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-christian-music-1/ Sun, 29 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Wesley #3 - Wesley And The Methodist Church Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wesley-3-wesley-and-the-methodist-church/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wesley-3-wesley-and-the-methodist-church/ Sun, 22 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Wesley #2 - The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wesley-2-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wesley-2-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly/ Sat, 21 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Jonathan Edwards Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/jonathan-edwards/ lessons/church-history-literacy/jonathan-edwards/ Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Great Awakening #1 Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-great-awakening-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-great-awakening-1/ Sun, 24 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Puritans And Contemporary Christianity #3 Trammell https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/puritans-and-contemporary-christianity-3/ lessons/church-history-literacy/puritans-and-contemporary-christianity-3/ Wed, 20 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Puritans, Separatists And Pilgrims #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/puritans-separatists-and-pilgrims-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/puritans-separatists-and-pilgrims-2/ Sun, 10 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Westminster Confession Of Faith Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/westminster-confession-of-faith/ lessons/church-history-literacy/westminster-confession-of-faith/ Sun, 03 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Puritans, Separatists And Pilgrims #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/puritans-separatists-and-pilgrims-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/puritans-separatists-and-pilgrims-1/ Sun, 03 Jun 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Jacob Arminius And The Changing Protestant Church Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/jacob-arminius-and-the-changing-protestant-church/ lessons/church-history-literacy/jacob-arminius-and-the-changing-protestant-church/ Sun, 20 May 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of The English Bible #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-the-english-bible-3/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-the-english-bible-3/ Sun, 13 May 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com King James And The English Bible #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/king-james-and-the-english-bible-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/king-james-and-the-english-bible-1/ Sun, 06 May 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com History Of The English Bible #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-the-english-bible-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/history-of-the-english-bible-2/ Sun, 06 May 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Church Of England And The Anglican Separation Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-church-of-england-and-the-anglican-separation/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-church-of-england-and-the-anglican-separation/ Sun, 29 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Calvin #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-calvin-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-calvin-2/ Wed, 18 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Calvin #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-calvin-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-calvin-1/ Sun, 01 Apr 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anabaptists #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/anabaptists-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/anabaptists-1/ Mon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anabaptists, Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, And Brethren #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/anabaptists-hutterites-mennonites-amish-and-brethren-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/anabaptists-hutterites-mennonites-amish-and-brethren-2/ Mon, 19 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martin Luther #4 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-4/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-4/ Sun, 11 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martin Luther #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-3/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-3/ Sun, 04 Mar 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martin Luther #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-2/ Sun, 25 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ulrich Zwingli Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/ulrich-zwingli/ lessons/church-history-literacy/ulrich-zwingli/ Thu, 22 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Patrick Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-patrick/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-patrick/ Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Website Usage - Mar 2008 Taylor https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/website-usage-mar-2008/ lessons/special-events/website-usage-mar-2008/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com SE- Missions At Champion Forest - June 2008 Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/special-events/se-missions-at-champion-forest-june-2008/ lessons/special-events/se-missions-at-champion-forest-june-2008/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Matthew #1 Overview Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-1-overview/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-1-overview/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Matthew #3 - The Temptations And Sermon On The Mount #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-3-the-temptations-and-sermon-on-the-mount-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-3-the-temptations-and-sermon-on-the-mount-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Matthew #5 - The Miracles Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-5-the-miracles/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-5-the-miracles/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Matthew #6 Parables Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-6-parables/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-6-parables/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Matthew #7 - Discourses In Matthew Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-7-discourses-in-matthew/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/matthew-7-discourses-in-matthew/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Synoptic Problem #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/the-synoptic-problem-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/the-synoptic-problem-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Synoptic Problem #2 Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/the-synoptic-problem-2/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/the-synoptic-problem-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/john-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/john-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Acts #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/acts-3/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/acts-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Galatians #4 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/galatians-4/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/galatians-4/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Thessalonians #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-thessalonians-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-thessalonians-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Thessalonians #2 - Ch 5 Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-thessalonians-2-ch-5/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-thessalonians-2-ch-5/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Thessalonians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/2-thessalonians/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/2-thessalonians/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Corinthians #1 - Overview Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-1-overview/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-1-overview/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Corinthians #2 - The Wisdom Of God And The Divisions In The Church - Ch 1-3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-2-the-wisdom-of-god-and-the-divisions-in-the-church-ch-1-3/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-2-the-wisdom-of-god-and-the-divisions-in-the-church-ch-1-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Corinthians #3 - Particular Problems And Questions Among The Corinthians - Ch 4-11 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-3-particular-problems-and-questions-among-the-corinthians-ch-4-11/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-3-particular-problems-and-questions-among-the-corinthians-ch-4-11/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Corinthians #4 - Worship Issues #1 - Ch 10-11 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-4-worship-issues-1-ch-10-11/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-4-worship-issues-1-ch-10-11/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Corinthians #5 - Worship Issues #2 - Ch 12-14 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-5-worship-issues-2-ch-12-14/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-5-worship-issues-2-ch-12-14/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Corinthians #6 - The Gospel And Ending Notes - Ch 15-16 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-6-the-gospel-and-ending-notes-ch-15-16/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-corinthians-6-the-gospel-and-ending-notes-ch-15-16/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com James #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/james-2/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/james-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Hebrews #4 - Ch 4-13 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/hebrews-4-ch-4-13/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/hebrews-4-ch-4-13/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Hebrews #5 - Conclusion - Ch 9-13 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/hebrews-5-conclusion-ch-9-13/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/hebrews-5-conclusion-ch-9-13/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prison Epistles #1 - Philippians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-1-philippians/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-1-philippians/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prison Epistles #2 - Ephesians #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-2-ephesians-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-2-ephesians-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prison Epistles #3 - Ephesians #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-3-ephesians-2/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-3-ephesians-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prison Epistles #4 - Colossians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-4-colossians/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-4-colossians/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Prison Epistles #5 - Philemon Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-5-philemon/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/prison-epistles-5-philemon/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Timothy #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-timothy-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-timothy-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Timothy #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-timothy-2/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-timothy-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Titus Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/titus/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/titus/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Peter #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-peter-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-peter-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Peter Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/2-peter/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/2-peter/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Peter #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-peter-2/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-peter-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 John Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-john/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/1-john/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Jude Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/jude/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/jude/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Revelation #1 Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/revelation-1/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/revelation-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Biblical Literacy Wrap-up Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/biblical-literacy-wrap-up/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/biblical-literacy-wrap-up/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Burning Questions, Quenching Answers Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/burning-questions-quenching-answers/ lessons/new-testament-biblical-literacy/burning-questions-quenching-answers/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Genesis #1 - You Are Not An Accident Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-1-you-are-not-an-accident/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-1-you-are-not-an-accident/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Genesis #3 - Life In A Fallen World Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-3-life-in-a-fallen-world/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-3-life-in-a-fallen-world/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Genesis #4 - The Pentateuch Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-4-the-pentateuch/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-4-the-pentateuch/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Genesis #5 - The Fallen And The Need For Redemption #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-5-the-fallen-and-the-need-for-redemption-1/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-5-the-fallen-and-the-need-for-redemption-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Genesis #6 - The Fallen And The Need For Redemption #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-6-the-fallen-and-the-need-for-redemption-2/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-6-the-fallen-and-the-need-for-redemption-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Genesis #7 - Joseph Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-7-joseph/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/genesis-7-joseph/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Exodus #1 - Moses To Sinai Fudge https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/exodus-1-moses-to-sinai/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/exodus-1-moses-to-sinai/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Exodus #2 - Yahweh And The Ten Commandments Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/exodus-2-yahweh-and-the-ten-commandments/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/exodus-2-yahweh-and-the-ten-commandments/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Exodus #3 - Ch 21 - 40 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/exodus-3-ch-21-40/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/exodus-3-ch-21-40/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Leviticus Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/leviticus/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/leviticus/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Numbers #2 - Ch 22-36 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/numbers-2-ch-22-36/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/numbers-2-ch-22-36/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Joshua Fudge https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/joshua/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/joshua/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Judges Fudge https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/judges/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/judges/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ruth Fudge https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/ruth/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/ruth/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 & 2 Samuel - Overview Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-2-samuel-overview/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-2-samuel-overview/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Samuel #1 - The Rise And Fall Of King Saul Ch 9-31 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-samuel-1-the-rise-and-fall-of-king-saul-ch-9-31/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-samuel-1-the-rise-and-fall-of-king-saul-ch-9-31/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Samuel #2 - David & Saul Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-samuel-2-david-saul/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-samuel-2-david-saul/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Samuel - The Rising And Falling Of King David Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-samuel-the-rising-and-falling-of-king-david/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-samuel-the-rising-and-falling-of-king-david/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Kings #1 - Overview & Ch 1-11 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-kings-1-overview-ch-1-11/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-kings-1-overview-ch-1-11/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Kings #2 - Ch 12 - 22 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-kings-2-ch-12-22/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-kings-2-ch-12-22/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 Kings #3 - Supplement To Ch 17-22 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-kings-3-supplement-to-ch-17-22/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-kings-3-supplement-to-ch-17-22/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Kings #1 - Ch 2 - 25 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-kings-1-ch-2-25/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-kings-1-ch-2-25/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Kings #2 - The History Of The Monarchy Of Judah Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-kings-2-the-history-of-the-monarchy-of-judah/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-kings-2-the-history-of-the-monarchy-of-judah/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 2 Kings #3 - Hezekiah To The Babylonian Captivity Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-kings-3-hezekiah-to-the-babylonian-captivity/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/2-kings-3-hezekiah-to-the-babylonian-captivity/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com 1 And 2 Chronicles Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-and-2-chronicles/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/1-and-2-chronicles/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ezra And Nehemiah #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/ezra-and-nehemiah-1/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/ezra-and-nehemiah-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Nehemiah #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/nehemiah-2/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/nehemiah-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Esther Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/esther/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/esther/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Job Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/job/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/job/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Psalms #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/psalms-1/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/psalms-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Psalms #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/psalms-2/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/psalms-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Proverbs Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/proverbs/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/proverbs/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Song Of Solomon Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/song-of-solomon/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/song-of-solomon/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Isaiah #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/isaiah-1/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/isaiah-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Isaiah #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/isaiah-2/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/isaiah-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Isaiah #3 - Messianic Prophecies Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/isaiah-3-messianic-prophecies/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/isaiah-3-messianic-prophecies/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Lamentations Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/lamentations/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/lamentations/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Ezekiel Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/ezekiel/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/ezekiel/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Daniel: Part 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/daniel-part-1/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/daniel-part-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Daniel #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/daniel-2/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/daniel-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Minor Prophets #1 - Intro And Joel & Amos Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-1-intro-and-joel-amos/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-1-intro-and-joel-amos/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Minor Prophets #2 - Hosea & Micah Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-2-hosea-micah/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-2-hosea-micah/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Minor Prophets #3 - Nahum & Jonah Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-3-nahum-jonah/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-3-nahum-jonah/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Minor Prophets #4 - Obadiah, Habakkuk, Zephaniah Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-4-obadiah-habakkuk-zephaniah/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-4-obadiah-habakkuk-zephaniah/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Minor Prophets #5 - Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-5-haggai-zechariah-malachi/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/minor-prophets-5-haggai-zechariah-malachi/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Apocrypha #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/the-apocrypha-1/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/the-apocrypha-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Apocrypha #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/the-apocrypha-2/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/the-apocrypha-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Apocrypha #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/the-apocrypha-3/ lessons/old-testament-biblical-literacy/the-apocrypha-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Setting The Stage Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/setting-the-stage/ lessons/church-history-literacy/setting-the-stage/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Earliest Extra-biblical Christian Writings, 1 Cleme Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-earliest-extra-biblical-christian-writings-1-cleme/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-earliest-extra-biblical-christian-writings-1-cleme/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Didache Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-didache/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-didache/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martyrs - Part 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martyrs - Part 2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martyrs - Part 3 - Ignatius Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-3-ignatius/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-3-ignatius/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martyrs - Part 4 - Polycarp Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-4-polycarp/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martyrs-part-4-polycarp/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Early Church Heresy, Gnostics - Part 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/early-church-heresy-gnostics-part-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/early-church-heresy-gnostics-part-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Early Church Heresy, Gnostics - Part 2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/early-church-heresy-gnostics-part-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/early-church-heresy-gnostics-part-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Heresies - Part 3 -- Montanism Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/heresies-part-3-montanism/ lessons/church-history-literacy/heresies-part-3-montanism/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Origins Of The Canon - Part 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/origins-of-the-canon-part-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/origins-of-the-canon-part-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Origins Of The Canon - Part 2 Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/origins-of-the-canon-part-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/origins-of-the-canon-part-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Justin Martyr Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/justin-martyr/ lessons/church-history-literacy/justin-martyr/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Easter - Origins And Early Church Practice Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/easter-origins-and-early-church-practice/ lessons/church-history-literacy/easter-origins-and-early-church-practice/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Alexandria And Early Biblical Understanding Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/alexandria-and-early-biblical-understanding/ lessons/church-history-literacy/alexandria-and-early-biblical-understanding/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church Growth Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/church-growth/ lessons/church-history-literacy/church-growth/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Liberals Vs. Conservatives-an Early Dispute Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/liberals-vs-conservatives-an-early-dispute/ lessons/church-history-literacy/liberals-vs-conservatives-an-early-dispute/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Constantine #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/constantine-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/constantine-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Constantine #2 - Council Of Nicea Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/constantine-2-council-of-nicea/ lessons/church-history-literacy/constantine-2-council-of-nicea/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Eusebius Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/eusebius/ lessons/church-history-literacy/eusebius/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Desert Fathers Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-desert-fathers/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-desert-fathers/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Athanasius And The Arians Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/athanasius-and-the-arians/ lessons/church-history-literacy/athanasius-and-the-arians/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Cappadocian Fathers And The Trinity Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-cappadocian-fathers-and-the-trinity/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-cappadocian-fathers-and-the-trinity/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Ambrose Takes His Stand Fudge https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-ambrose-takes-his-stand/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-ambrose-takes-his-stand/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Augustine #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-augustine-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-augustine-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Augustine #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-augustine-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-augustine-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Jerome Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-jerome/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-jerome/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Fall Of The Roman Empire Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/fall-of-the-roman-empire/ lessons/church-history-literacy/fall-of-the-roman-empire/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. John Chrysostom Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-john-chrysostom/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-john-chrysostom/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Fighting Over Jesus - How Much God, How Much Man? Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/fighting-over-jesus-how-much-god-how-much-man/ lessons/church-history-literacy/fighting-over-jesus-how-much-god-how-much-man/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Nature Of Jesus Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-nature-of-jesus/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-nature-of-jesus/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Papacy - Part 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-papacy-part-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-papacy-part-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Papacy - Part 2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-papacy-part-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-papacy-part-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Who Is Boethius And Why Do We Care? Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/who-is-boethius-and-why-do-we-care/ lessons/church-history-literacy/who-is-boethius-and-why-do-we-care/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Benedict #1 - Background To Monasticism Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-benedict-1-background-to-monasticism/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-benedict-1-background-to-monasticism/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Benedict #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-benedict-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-benedict-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Gregory The Great Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/gregory-the-great/ lessons/church-history-literacy/gregory-the-great/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Muhammad & Islam #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/muhammad-islam-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/muhammad-islam-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Muhammad & Islam #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/muhammad-islam-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/muhammad-islam-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Crusades Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-crusades/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-crusades/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Francis Of Assisi Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-francis-of-assisi/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-francis-of-assisi/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Anselm Of Canterbury Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-anselm-of-canterbury/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-anselm-of-canterbury/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Dante Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/dante/ lessons/church-history-literacy/dante/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Thomas Aquinas #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-thomas-aquinas-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-thomas-aquinas-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com St. Thomas Aquinas #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/st-thomas-aquinas-2/ lessons/church-history-literacy/st-thomas-aquinas-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Wyclif And The 1300's Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wyclif-and-the-1300s/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wyclif-and-the-1300s/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Hus And The Bohemian Reformation Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-hus-and-the-bohemian-reformation/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-hus-and-the-bohemian-reformation/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Martin Luther #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/martin-luther-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Philipp Melanchthon Riling https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/philipp-melanchthon/ lessons/church-history-literacy/philipp-melanchthon/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com John Wesley #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wesley-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/john-wesley-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Age Of Reason - Modern Mind And A Modern Church Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/the-age-of-reason-modern-mind-and-a-modern-church/ lessons/church-history-literacy/the-age-of-reason-modern-mind-and-a-modern-church/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com A Call To Missions: William Carey And Baptist Expansion Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/a-call-to-missions-william-carey-and-baptist-expansion/ lessons/church-history-literacy/a-call-to-missions-william-carey-and-baptist-expansion/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Charles Haddon Spurgeon #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/church-history-literacy/charles-haddon-spurgeon-1/ lessons/church-history-literacy/charles-haddon-spurgeon-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holy Spirit #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holy Spirit #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holy Spirit #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-3/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Holy Spirit #4 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-4/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-holy-spirit-4/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Trinity #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-trinity-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-trinity-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com The Trinity #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/the-trinity-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/the-trinity-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Scripture #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Scripture #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Scripture #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-3/ lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Scripture #4 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-4/ lessons/paul-his-theology/scripture-4/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Law #1 Mickey https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/law-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/law-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Law #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/law-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/law-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Law #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/law-3/ lessons/paul-his-theology/law-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Salvation - The Call Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-the-call/ lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-the-call/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Salvation - Metaphors: Justifed Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-justifed/ lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-justifed/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Salvation - Metaphors: Adopted & Reckoned Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-adopted-reckoned/ lessons/paul-his-theology/salvation-metaphors-adopted-reckoned/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Evangelism Riling Evangelism - what is the biblical way to do it? You might be surprised by the examples found in the life and writings of the Apostle Paul! Join us as we explore the topic that can bring one of the greatest joys in life - telling others about Jesus! https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/evangelism/ lessons/paul-his-theology/evangelism/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnoEvangelism - what is the biblical way to do it? You might be surprised by the examples found in the life and writings of the Apostle Paul! Join us as we explore the topic that can bring one of the greatest joys in life - telling others about Jesus!webmaster@biblical-literacy.comEvangelism - what is the biblical way to do it? You might be surprised by the examples found in the life and writings of the Apostle Paul! Join us as we explore the topic that can bring one of the greatest joys in life - telling others about Jesus! Anthropological Terms - Heart #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-heart-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-heart-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anthropological Terms - Body #2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-body-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-body-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Fellowship Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/fellowship/ lessons/paul-his-theology/fellowship/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anthropological Terms - Spirit #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-spirit-3/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-spirit-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anthropological Terms - Flesh #4a Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-flesh-4a/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-flesh-4a/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anthropological Terms - Flesh #4b Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-flesh-4b/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-flesh-4b/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anthropological Terms - Soul Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-soul/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-soul/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Anthropological Terms - The Composite Man Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-the-composite-man/ lessons/paul-his-theology/anthropological-terms-the-composite-man/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church - Overview Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/church-overview/ lessons/paul-his-theology/church-overview/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church - Israel Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/church-israel/ lessons/paul-his-theology/church-israel/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church - It's Purpose Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/church-its-purpose/ lessons/paul-his-theology/church-its-purpose/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church - It's Structure Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/church-its-structure/ lessons/paul-his-theology/church-its-structure/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church -the Role Of Women, # 1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/church-the-role-of-women-1/ lessons/paul-his-theology/church-the-role-of-women-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Church -the Role Of Women, # 2 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-theology/church-the-role-of-women-2/ lessons/paul-his-theology/church-the-role-of-women-2/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Strengths & Weaknesses Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-strengths-weaknesses/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-strengths-weaknesses/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul & 1st Thessalonians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-1st-thessalonians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-1st-thessalonians/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul & 2nd Thessalonians Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-2nd-thessalonians/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/paul-2nd-thessalonians/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Third Missionary Journey #1 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-third-missionary-journey-1/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-third-missionary-journey-1/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com Paul's Third Missionary Journey #3 Lanier https://biblical-literacy.org/lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-third-missionary-journey-3/ lessons/paul-his-life-and-teachings/pauls-third-missionary-journey-3/ Wed, 14 Feb 2007 00:00:00 +0000 webmaster@biblical-literacy.comnowebmaster@biblical-literacy.com nonadult

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Chicago Acoustic Underground Podcast:Chicago Acoustic Underground

Chicago Acoustic Underground Podcast

en yes 2008 Chicago Acoustic Underground Chicago Acoustic Underground Chicago's best indie music Chicago's best songwriters and musicians join host Michael Teach each week for a quick interview and a few songs. Michael Teach podcast@chicagoacoustic.net Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter 2008 Chicago Acoustic UndergroundChicago,acoustic,indie,songwriterMusic41.922682-87.654328chicagoacousticmusichttps://feedburner.google.com Episode 755 - StanHope aka Chris Rawlins http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/755-stanhope-aka-chris-rawlins-9185 StanHope aka Chris Rawlins joined us to perform music from his new album release. It was a brilliant night of music from this very skilled singer/songwriter. I am certain that you will enjoy the story telling of these songs. Here are the videos of StanHope's songs from the Podcast  http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/755-stanhope-aka-chris-rawlins-9185#comments Chris Rawlins StanHope 1847 Chris Rawlins,StanHope StanHope aka Chris Rawlins joined us to perform music from his new album release. It was a brilliant night of music from this very skilled singer/songwriter. I am certain that you will enjoy the story telling of these songs. Here are the videos of StanHope's songs from the Podcast  StanHope, Chris Rawlins yes mteach 9185 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 31 May 2022 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 754 - Grant Milliren http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/754-grant-milliren-9044 Grant joined us on a chilly day in Mid January and performed four of his original songs. We had a ton of fun and recorded some really great tunes. I am certain that you will enjoy them.   Grant Milliren is an American born indie singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist from Chicago, Illinois. He has been a touring musician since 2014 playing in several groups until embarking on his solo career in 2016. He currently has three albums & two singles released on all streaming services. Grant provides a live music experience that resonates among many crowds. He prides himself on making his shows an inclusive and memorable experience for each and every listener. Grant is an original touring artist and plays a big mix of covers ranging from the 1970s to modern day. His impeccable stage presence allows crowds to get outside of their comfort zones and engage with him like you wouldn't at any other show. Grant believes music is about expression, no matter if you're the one playing or listening to it. His fervent original music sheds light on his own personal takes with covers and you feel it every single time. Make sure you catch him at a venue or festival near you!Click here to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/754-grant-milliren-9044#comments Grant Milliren 2254 Grant Milliren Grant joined us on a chilly day in Mid January and performed four of his original songs. We had a ton of fun and recorded some really great tunes. I am certain that you will enjoy them.   Grant Milliren is an American born indie singer-songwriter & multi-instrumentalist from Chicago, Illinois. He has been a touring musician since 2014 playing in several groups until embarking on his solo career in 2016. He currently has three albums & two singles released on all streaming services. Grant provides a live music experience that resonates among many crowds. He prides himself on making his shows an inclusive and memorable experience for each and every listener. Grant is an original touring artist and plays a big mix of covers ranging from the 1970s to modern day. His impeccable stage presence allows crowds to get outside of their comfort zones and engage with him like you wouldn't at any other show. Grant believes music is about expression, no matter if you're the one playing or listening to it. His fervent original music sheds light on his own personal takes with covers and you feel it every single time. Make sure you catch him at a venue or festival near you!Click here to see the videos from this Podcast Grant Milliren yes mteach 9044 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 24 Feb 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 753 - Fake blind Date http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/753-fake-blind-date-9009 Midwestern music-makers FAKE BLIND DATE are an "alt-pop / eclecti-rock / punkabilly /outlaw-cowgirl / midnight-jazz-dive quartet." (Yup--yet another one of those. Yawn.) Ingredients: Kari Lueneberg aka Molli Putz, on guitar, lead vocal, and flute; journeyman bassist, singer, 'n' harmonica-slinger Paul McComas; unparalleled up-'n'-comer Megan Rault on sax, flute, 'n' jazz vocal; and "Peter Van Eck a- drummin' like HECK!" FBD was conceived in May 2018 at Chicago's Cafe Cabaret Uptown, hatched three months later at a Martyrs' Club anti-rape benefit, dormant during 2020's pandemic lockdown, and re-birthed (definitely not "born again") in June 2021 at Montrose Saloon. A December '21 live-online podcast benefiting the Ed Asner Family Center solidified the current lineup. Their prior 50/50 originals/covers ratio is tiltin' toward their own songs as the band eyes an eponymous 2023 debut-album on Chicago Acoustic Underground's CAUDog Records (the label that released Paul's-&-Maya Kuper's acclaimed 2017 Unplugged: A Survivor's Story... Soundtrack). Click on this link to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/753-fake-blind-date-9009#comments 3200 Midwestern music-makers FAKE BLIND DATE are an "alt-pop / eclecti-rock / punkabilly /outlaw-cowgirl / midnight-jazz-dive quartet." (Yup—yet another one of those. Yawn.) Ingredients: Kari Lueneberg aka Molli Putz, on guitar, lead vocal, and flute; journeyman bassist, singer, 'n' harmonica-slinger Paul McComas; unparalleled up-'n'-comer Megan Rault on sax, flute, 'n' jazz vocal; and "Peter Van Eck a- drummin' like HECK!" FBD was conceived in May 2018 at Chicago's Cafe Cabaret Uptown, hatched three months later at a Martyrs' Club anti-rape benefit, dormant during 2020's pandemic lockdown, and re-birthed (definitely not "born again") in June 2021 at Montrose Saloon. A December '21 live-online podcast benefiting the Ed Asner Family Center solidified the current lineup. Their prior 50/50 originals/covers ratio is tiltin' toward their own songs as the band eyes an eponymous 2023 debut-album on Chicago Acoustic Underground's CAUDog Records (the label that released Paul's-&-Maya Kuper's acclaimed 2017 Unplugged: A Survivor's Story... Soundtrack). Fake Blind Date yes mteach 9009 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 8 Feb 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter Episode 752 - Butterfield Creek http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/752-butterfield-creek-8949 Steve Ploum brought in this fabulous bluegrass band from the Southside for an evening of great music and lots of witty banter. What a fun time we had and now you too can enjoy this band. Click  this to see the videos from the show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/752-butterfield-creek-8949#comments Butterfield Creek Maddie Schmidt Matt Williams Rob Calhoon Stasia Robieson Steve Ploum 1893 Butterfield Creek,Maddie Schmidt,Matt Williams,Rob Calhoon,Stasia Robieson,Steve Ploum Steve Ploum brought in this fabulous bluegrass band from the Southside for an evening of great music and lots of witty banter. What a fun time we had and now you too can enjoy this band. Click  this to see the videos from the show. Butterfield Creek yes mteach 8949 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 7 Jan 2022 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 751 - TheSideShowMen http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/751-thesideshowmen-8922  TheSideShowMen are a new band playing original music. The quartet is comprised of veteran Chicagoland musicians who have been friends for years.Kevin Lahvic has played in more than a dozen popular local and touring bands over the years including; J.B. Ritchie and the Rafters, Silverback, Matthew Morgan & The Lost Brigade, and BabySHARK. Primarily a bassist, Kevin takes a turn as front man as he picks up an acoustic six string and sings along with his catchy cowboy chord compositions.Steve "Boom Boom" Brownstein holds down the low end with the unique sound of his one string washtub bass. While it is a visual treat watching him thump away in live performances, he's not just eye candy, his bass lines are a big part of the SSM sound. Boom Boom has played live with numerous musicians around the country as a drop in guest player. He also spent years applying his craft with the well followed local band "Pitchy and the 44s" who were favorites at many Chicago area festivals.A former "Pitchy" band mate of Boom Boom's, the versatile guitarist Rick Fazio is the perfect player to make the guitar based songs of the SSM come alive. He can dance lightly through verses adding haunting counterpoint melodies, stab & jab cutting accents and memorable hooks in all the perfect spots and then switch gears seamlessly and unleash barn burner solos. The glue that holds it all together is provided by percussionist & vocalist Jeff Madden. A marvel on a drum kit, Jeff puts that aside for a Slap Top Cojon and foot tambourine. His creative rhythms truly give the band its distinctive heartbeat. The blend of the slap top and washtub create a rich foundation for the band's sound. Mr. Madden's powerful vocal harmonies adds a complex richness to the bands unmistakable sound.Follow TheSideShowMen on Facebook.TheSideShowMen are a new band playing original music. The quartet is comprised of veteran Chicagoland musicians who have been friends for years.Kevin Lahvic has played in more than a dozen popular local and touring bands over the years including; J.B. Ritchie and the Rafters, Silverback, Matthew Morgan & The Lost Brigade, and BabySHARK. Primarily a bassist, Kevin takes a turn as front man as he picks up an acoustic six string and sings along with his catchy cowboy chord compositions.Steve "Boom Boom" Brownstein holds down the low end with the unique sound of his one string washtub bass. While it is a visual treat watching him thump away in live performances, he's not just eye candy, his bass lines are a big part of the SSM sound. Boom Boom has played live with numerous musicians around the country as a drop in guest player. He also spent years applying his craft with the well followed local band "Pitchy and the 44s" who were favorites at many Chicago area festivals.A former "Pitchy" band mate of Boom Boom's, the versatile guitarist Rick Fazio is the perfect player to make the guitar based songs of the SSM come alive. He can dance lightly through verses adding haunting counterpoint melodies, stab & jab cutting accents and memorable hooks in all the perfect spots and then switch gears seamlessly and unleash barn burner solos. The glue that holds it all together is provided by percussionist & vocalist Jeff Madden. A marvel on a drum kit, Jeff puts that aside for a Slap Top Cojon and foot tambourine. His creative rhythms truly give the band its distinctive heartbeat. The blend of the slap top and washtub create a rich foundation for the band's sound. Mr. Madden's powerful vocal harmonies adds a complex richness to the bands unmistakable sound.Follow TheSideShowMen on Facebook.Click here to see the videos from the show  http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/751-thesideshowmen-8922#comments Jeff Madden Kevin Lahvic Rick Fazio Steve “Boom Boom” Brownstein TheSideShowMen 2600 Jeff Madden,Kevin Lahvic,Rick Fazio,Steve “Boom Boom” Brownstein,TheSideShowMen  TheSideShowMen are a new band playing original music. The quartet is comprised of veteran Chicagoland musicians who have been friends for years.Kevin Lahvic has played in more than a dozen popular local and touring bands over the years including; J.B. Ritchie and the Rafters, Silverback, Matthew Morgan & The Lost Brigade, and BabySHARK. Primarily a bassist, Kevin takes a turn as front man as he picks up an acoustic six string and sings along with his catchy cowboy chord compositions.Steve "Boom Boom" Brownstein holds down the low end with the unique sound of his one string washtub bass. While it is a visual treat watching him thump away in live performances, he's not just eye candy, his bass lines are a big part of the SSM sound. Boom Boom has played live with numerous musicians around the country as a drop in guest player. He also spent years applying his craft with the well followed local band "Pitchy and the 44s" who were favorites at many Chicago area festivals.A former "Pitchy" band mate of Boom Boom's, the versatile guitarist Rick Fazio is the perfect player to make the guitar based songs of the SSM come alive. He can dance lightly through verses adding haunting counterpoint melodies, stab & jab cutting accents and memorable hooks in all the perfect spots and then switch gears seamlessly and unleash barn burner solos. The glue that holds it all together is provided by percussionist & vocalist Jeff Madden. A marvel on a drum kit, Jeff puts that aside for a Slap Top Cojon and foot tambourine. His creative rhythms truly give the band its distinctive heartbeat. The blend of the slap top and washtub create a rich foundation for the band's sound. Mr. Madden's powerful vocal harmonies adds a complex richness to the bands unmistakable sound.Follow TheSideShowMen on Facebook.TheSideShowMen are a new band playing original music. The quartet is comprised of veteran Chicagoland musicians who have been friends for years.Kevin Lahvic has played in more than a dozen popular local and touring bands over the years including; J.B. Ritchie and the Rafters, Silverback, Matthew Morgan & The Lost Brigade, and BabySHARK. Primarily a bassist, Kevin takes a turn as front man as he picks up an acoustic six string and sings along with his catchy cowboy chord compositions.Steve "Boom Boom" Brownstein holds down the low end with the unique sound of his one string washtub bass. While it is a visual treat watching him thump away in live performances, he's not just eye candy, his bass lines are a big part of the SSM sound. Boom Boom has played live with numerous musicians around the country as a drop in guest player. He also spent years applying his craft with the well followed local band "Pitchy and the 44s" who were favorites at many Chicago area festivals.A former "Pitchy" band mate of Boom Boom's, the versatile guitarist Rick Fazio is the perfect player to make the guitar based songs of the SSM come alive. He can dance lightly through verses adding haunting counterpoint melodies, stab & jab cutting accents and memorable hooks in all the perfect spots and then switch gears seamlessly and unleash barn burner solos. The glue that holds it all together is provided by percussionist & vocalist Jeff Madden. A marvel on a drum kit, Jeff puts that aside for a Slap Top Cojon and foot tambourine. His creative rhythms truly give the band its distinctive heartbeat. The blend of the slap top and washtub create a rich foundation for the band's sound. Mr. Madden's powerful vocal harmonies adds a complex richness to the bands unmistakable sound.Follow TheSideShowMen on Facebook.Click here to see the videos from the show  yes mteach 8922 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 14 Dec 2021 00:00:00 -0600 Chicago's best indie music Episode 750 - Ryland Foxx http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/750-ryland-foxx-8652 I found this Podcast on a hard drive that I replaced a few years ago. This is Ryland Foxx who was in in the afternoon before his performance at Space in Evanston. In the exclusive terrain where the melodic and harmonic sensibilities of a weathered, Americana singer/songwriter meet the brashness of a seasoned punk rock artist, you'll find Ryland Foxx's boots firmly planted. Influenced by modern solo artists like Ryan Adams, Jason Isbell, and Butch Walker, as well as classic rock/punk acts like Gin Blossoms, The Misfits, and The Ramones- his roots are evident yet tastefully confident, as Foxx carries his audience through an array of eras and styles in the unparalleled journey to his musical destinations. Videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/750-ryland-foxx-8652#comments Ryland Foxx 2926 Ryland Foxx I found this Podcast on a hard drive that I replaced a few years ago. This is Ryland Foxx who was in in the afternoon before his performance at Space in Evanston. In the exclusive terrain where the melodic and harmonic sensibilities of a weathered, Americana singer/songwriter meet the brashness of a seasoned punk rock artist, you'll find Ryland Foxx's boots firmly planted. Influenced by modern solo artists like Ryan Adams, Jason Isbell, and Butch Walker, as well as classic rock/punk acts like Gin Blossoms, The Misfits, and The Ramones- his roots are evident yet tastefully confident, as Foxx carries his audience through an array of eras and styles in the unparalleled journey to his musical destinations. Videos from this Podcast Ryland Foxx yes mteach 8652 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 6 Jul 2021 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 749 - Pierce Crask http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/749-pierce-crask-8311 Chicago-based singer-songwriter Pierce Crask, accompanied by his guitar and harmonica, and drawing from influences such as Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, John Prine, Bob Dylan, Greg Brown, and Chris Smither has been entertaining audiences professionally since 1999. What a wonderful adfternoon of songs and excellent guitar picking. Pierce Crask is one hell of a performer. I am certain that you will enjoy this Podcast. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/749-pierce-crask-8311#comments Pierce Crask 2491 Pierce Crask Chicago-based singer-songwriter Pierce Crask, accompanied by his guitar and harmonica, and drawing from influences such as Townes Van Zandt, Steve Earle, John Prine, Bob Dylan, Greg Brown, and Chris Smither has been entertaining audiences professionally since 1999. What a wonderful adfternoon of songs and excellent guitar picking. Pierce Crask is one hell of a performer. I am certain that you will enjoy this Podcast. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast Pierce Crask yes mteach 8311 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sat, 5 Dec 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 748 - Lauren E. Nelson http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/748-lauren-e-nelson-8236 Lauren E. NelsonThis Podcast is from our lost and found department. How the heck I misplaced this is beyond me. Lauren came in to record this show over two years ago. We had a wonderful time recording the show and I am certain you will enjoy this performance. I know I did. Please excuse the sound at the beginning. The mic was not turned on so we had to take the intro sound from the video recording. Here are the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/748-lauren-e-nelson-8236#comments Lauren E. Nelson 2718 Lauren E. Nelson Lauren E. Nelson This Podcast is from our lost and found department. How the heck I misplaced this is beyond me. Lauren came in to record this show over two years ago. We had a wonderful time recording the show and I am certain you will enjoy this performance. I know I did. Please excuse the sound at the beginning. The mic was not turned on so we had to take the intro sound from the video recording. Lauren E. Nelson yes mteach 8236 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 5 Nov 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 747 - The Long Farewells with Arron Rester and Gabrielle Schafer http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/747-long-farewells-arron-rester-and-gabrielle-schafer-8142 Here's a pre-covid show featuring The Long Farewells with Aaron Rester and Gabreille Schafer. They were amazing and I am certain that you are going to enjoy this show. Click here to see the videos from the Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/747-long-farewells-arron-rester-and-gabrielle-schafer-8142#comments Arron Rester Gabrielle Schafer The Long Farewells 1357 Arron Rester,Gabrielle Schafer,The Long Farewells Here's a pre-covid show featuring The Long Farewells with Aaron Rester and Gabreille Schafer. They were amazing and I am certain that you are going to enjoy this show. Click here to see the videos from the Podcast The Long Farewells with Arron Rester and Gabrielle Schafer yes mteach 8142 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 10 Sep 2020 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 746 - Modern Daybreak http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/746-modern-daybreak-8043 Modern Daybreak joined us for this amazing tour de force of their excellent musicianship. All four songs they performed were perfect examples of writing songs with "hooks" Enjoy this show.Modern Daybreak, formerly called Chelusier, began in May of 2016 when Justin was introduced to Omar via a mutual friend. The two stayed together and kept writing music while searching for a bass player. In February of 2017, Matt joined the team as the bass player. Since then, the band became a second family for its members. They have performed in many local Chicago venues and released its full album Leo in late 2018. In August 2019, the band changed their name to Modern Daybreak. Their first release "Headspace" and its music video set a new tone for the future of the band. Their influences derive from rock and roll, 90's alternative, folk, singer-songwriter, and pop rock. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/746-modern-daybreak-8043#comments Modern Daybreak 2236 Modern Daybreak Modern Daybreak joined us for this amazing tour de force of their excellent musicianship. All four songs they performed were perfect examples of writing songs with "hooks" Enjoy this show.Modern Daybreak, formerly called Chelusier, began in May of 2016 when Justin was introduced to Omar via a mutual friend. The two stayed together and kept writing music while searching for a bass player. In February of 2017, Matt joined the team as the bass player. Since then, the band became a second family for its members. They have performed in many local Chicago venues and released its full album Leo in late 2018. In August 2019, the band changed their name to Modern Daybreak. Their first release "Headspace" and its music video set a new tone for the future of the band. Their influences derive from rock and roll, 90's alternative, folk, singer-songwriter, and pop rock. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast Modern Daybreak yes mteach 8043 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 745 - Talyor Steele and the Love Preachers http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/745-talyor-steele-and-love-preachers-8041 Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers.During these strange days, it is with great pleasure that I present to you this wonderful band from Effingham, Illinois. This recording is pre the current madness. As you can see by the videos, it was a much happier time. I hope you enjoy this show and it brings joy to your hearts. Click here to see the videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/745-talyor-steele-and-love-preachers-8041#comments Taylor Steele Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers 2132 Taylor Steele,Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers.During these strange days, it is with great pleasure that I present to you this wonderful band from Effingham, Illinois. This recording is pre the current madness. As you can see by the videos, it was a much happier time. I hope you enjoy this show and it brings joy to your hearts. Click here to see the videos from the show Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers yes mteach 8041 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 30 Mar 2020 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 744 - Rosalba Valdez http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/744-rosalba-valdez-8019 Rosalba Valdez is a Mexican-American musician bred in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. From the age of five, Rosalba would take guitar classes anywhere and everywhere they were offered in her community. "Rosie" would eventually find a home at Lincoln United Methodist Church, led by activists/pastors Emma Lozano and Walter Coleman. Regularly playing for Sunday services and community events lead her to grow up in an environment of activism and community engagement/organizing all while finding her music had as much place in the struggle as it did anywhere else. Rosie learned that she could speak out about the injustices in her community and stay true to her identity all while pursuing her passion. The name of her debut EP, "Yo Soy Mexicana," comes from the immense pride Rosalba has for being of Mexican descent and being first generation, Mexican-American born of immigrant parents. In today's political climate Rosalba believes it is important to not only be vocal but active in the community. Rosalba is proud of her culture and heritage and seeks to preserve and honor it with her music. Click here to view all the Videos from Rosalba's Podcast Be sure to check out Rosalba's amazing music video filmed in Cuba http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/744-rosalba-valdez-8019#comments Rosalba Valdez 1928 Rosalba Valdez Rosalba Valdez is a Mexican-American musician bred in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. From the age of five, Rosalba would take guitar classes anywhere and everywhere they were offered in her community. "Rosie" would eventually find a home at Lincoln United Methodist Church, led by activists/pastors Emma Lozano and Walter Coleman. Regularly playing for Sunday services and community events lead her to grow up in an environment of activism and community engagement/organizing all while finding her music had as much place in the struggle as it did anywhere else. Rosie learned that she could speak out about the injustices in her community and stay true to her identity all while pursuing her passion. The name of her debut EP, "Yo Soy Mexicana," comes from the immense pride Rosalba has for being of Mexican descent and being first generation, Mexican-American born of immigrant parents. In today's political climate Rosalba believes it is important to not only be vocal but active in the community. Rosalba is proud of her culture and heritage and seeks to preserve and honor it with her music. Click here to view all the Videos from Rosalba's Podcast Be sure to check out Rosalba's amazing music video filmed in Cuba Rosalba Valdez yes mteach 8019 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 21 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 743 - Valerie Raye http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/743-valerie-raye-8015 Valerie Raye, Regina, Saskatchewan and now hailing from Nashville, has been playing music and chasing that dream for 11 years now. I don't dream of American Idol or X Factor. I work hard for each dollar. I hit the highways & and the harmsways. And so far I've managed to always make it back. Some say its country, some say its rock, some say its weird when I sing with those who do Hip Hop. I say I'll give you something to hold on to, and then together WE GO! Click here to view all the Videos from the Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/743-valerie-raye-8015#comments Valerie Raye 2999 Valerie Raye Valerie Raye, Regina, Saskatchewan and now hailing from Nashville, has been playing music and chasing that dream for 11 years now. I don't dream of American Idol or X Factor. I work hard for each dollar. I hit the highways & and the harmsways. And so far I've managed to always make it back. Some say its country, some say its rock, some say its weird when I sing with those who do Hip Hop. I say I'll give you something to hold on to, and then together WE GO! Click here to view all the Videos from the Podcast Valerie Raye yes mteach 8015 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 18 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 742 - The New Zeitgeist http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/742-new-zeitgeist-8008 The New ZeitgeistThis from our Lost and Found Department. How the hell I missed posting this show is beyond me. Jen Reilly and Eddie Bluma are a brilliant Duo and dear friends. My only excuse is that in 2014 we posted more that 200 Podcasts.Talking with Jen about this, I discovered that they are making a big move to the Hedson Valley which is a Mecca for artists and musicians. While I am sad to see them go, our loss is Hudson Valley's gain. Be sure to go see these wonderful performers live. Click Here to see the Videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/742-new-zeitgeist-8008#comments Eddie Bluma Jen Reilly The New Zeitgeist 2317 Eddie Bluma,Jen Reilly,The New Zeitgeist The New ZeitgeistThis from our Lost and Found Department. How the hell I missed posting this show is beyond me. Jen Reilly and Eddie Bluma are a brilliant Duo and dear friends. My only excuse is that in 2014 we posted more that 200 Podcasts.Talking with Jen about this, I discovered that they are making a big move to the Hedson Valley which is a Mecca for artists and musicians. While I am sad to see them go, our loss is Hudson Valley's gain. Be sure to go see these wonderful performers live. Click Here to see the Videos from this Podcast The New Zeitgeist yes mteach 8008 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sat, 15 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 741 - Conrad Merced http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/741-conrad-merced-7993 Conrad Merced is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer based out of Chicago, IL. Being raised in a musical family, he started playing in music groups at the age of 13. He was the former front man for the indie rock band The Red Jacket, and the shoegaze, electronic duo Shoplifter. His music has been featured in films, podcasts and in various music compilations. At the age of 25, Conrad abruptly stopped writing and playing music.Tender BeatsFollowing the unexpected death of his mother, Conrad picked up his guitar after a ten year hiatus and began writing songs for the album "Tender Beats." This lush collection of songs feature catchy finger-style acoustic guitar backed behind atmospheric, digital textures and drum machines to create a unique blend of ambient electronic-folk.Conrad teamed up with engineer Rick Riggs at Handwritten Recording Studio to help shape and bring to life his wall of sound. The album could have easily stood alone as a folk album but with the composition of orchestral instruments, vintage synthesizers and electronic drum machines, the album bends genres without compromising its melody and thoughtful lyrics. Conrad's songs have been described as "Nick Drake meets Roxy Music" and "Elliott Smith meets Radiohead."The themes of the album touch on dealing with the loss and death of a loved one, reflections on aging, overcoming writer's block, breaking up, falling in love, and a nostalgia piece about growing up in the 90's to immigrant parents. Click here to view the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/741-conrad-merced-7993#comments Conrad Merced 2506 Conrad Merced Conrad Merced is a singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer based out of Chicago, IL. Being raised in a musical family, he started playing in music groups at the age of 13. He was the former front man for the indie rock band The Red Jacket, and the shoegaze, electronic duo Shoplifter. His music has been featured in films, podcasts and in various music compilations. At the age of 25, Conrad abruptly stopped writing and playing music.Tender BeatsFollowing the unexpected death of his mother, Conrad picked up his guitar after a ten year hiatus and began writing songs for the album "Tender Beats." This lush collection of songs feature catchy finger-style acoustic guitar backed behind atmospheric, digital textures and drum machines to create a unique blend of ambient electronic-folk.Conrad teamed up with engineer Rick Riggs at Handwritten Recording Studio to help shape and bring to life his wall of sound. The album could have easily stood alone as a folk album but with the composition of orchestral instruments, vintage synthesizers and electronic drum machines, the album bends genres without compromising its melody and thoughtful lyrics. Conrad's songs have been described as "Nick Drake meets Roxy Music" and "Elliott Smith meets Radiohead."The themes of the album touch on dealing with the loss and death of a loved one, reflections on aging, overcoming writer's block, breaking up, falling in love, and a nostalgia piece about growing up in the 90's to immigrant parents. Click here to view the videos from this Podcast Conrad Merced yes mteach 7993 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 5 Feb 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 740 - Mike Biederman aka Immediate Family http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/740-mike-biederman-aka-immediate-family-7987 Mike Biederman's  Immediate Family is a collaborative recording project steered by Mike that includes a whole bunch of friends that I've pestered into playing with me. Currently based out of Chicago (and surrounding areas) December 2018 will see the release of our first full-length LP, titled "Whether Feast, Famine, or Fire". So, dig that.Mike Biederman is joiining us for the second live "singing For Your Supper" at the Foundation Tavern and Grill on February 19, 2020 at 7 PMClick here to view the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/740-mike-biederman-aka-immediate-family-7987#comments Immediate Family Mike Biederman 2876 Immediate Family,Mike Biederman Mike Biederman's  Immediate Family is a collaborative recording project steered by Mike that includes a whole bunch of friends that I've pestered into playing with me. Currently based out of Chicago (and surrounding areas) December 2018 will see the release of our first full-length LP, titled "Whether Feast, Famine, or Fire". So, dig that.Mike Biederman is joiining us for the second live "singing For Your Supper" at the Foundation Tavern and Grill on February 19, 2020 at 7 PMClick here to view the videos from this Podcast Mike Biederman aka Immediate Family yes mteach 7987 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 28 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 739 - Sister Speak http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/739-sister-speak-7973 Sister Speak, aka Sherri Anne Nyberg joined us in October on her way to a World Tour and performed for us with another set of her original music. I have known and workded with this Lady for better than a decade and she is without a doubt one of the most amazing artists that I have ever had on the show. Enjoy this beautiful Woman and her magnificent voice. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/739-sister-speak-7973#comments Sherri Anne Nyberg Sister Speak Sister Speak Music 2635 Sherri Anne Nyberg,Sister Speak,Sister Speak Music Sister Speak, aka Sherri Anne Nyberg joined us in October on her way to a World Tour and performed for us with another set of her original music. I have known and workded with this Lady for better than a decade and she is without a doubt one of the most amazing artists that I have ever had on the show. Enjoy this beautiful Woman and her magnificent voice. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast Sister Speak yes mteach 7973 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 13 Jan 2020 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 738 - The Shades http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/738-shades-7956 The Shades came into the studio on a Fall evening and proceeded to blow me away with their amazing three part harmonies. You must go see these guys live, they are amazing.The Shades are a Chicago-based pop trio comprised of NBC 'The Voice' contestant, Andrew DeMuro, and brothers Phil and Mark Jacobson. Equipped primarily with their voices and acoustic guitars, The Shades draw on a variety of influences to create an uncommonly good blend of pop, rock, folk, and soul. Impressive arrangements, tight harmonies, and creative mashups are hallmarks of The Shades' live act, which has reached thousands of audience members between Chicago's City Winery, Navy Pier, and Lincoln Hall, with appearances on Windy City Live and WGN along the way. After receiving nationwide honors when lead vocalist Andrew DeMuro landed a spot on 'Team Adam' in Season 11 of NBC's 'The Voice', The Shades released their first major recorded effort in October 2017 - a six-song EP entitled Miles Made of Inches. The Shades also demonstrate a commitment to making an impact off the stage and in Chicago's underserved communities through their work with Guitars Over Guns, a music and mentoring nonprofit focused on providing healthy after-school arts programming and performance opportunities to students in challenging environments. Follow The Shades journey on Instagram (@WeTheShades) and keep a look out for some new music from the boys coming in summer of 2019. Check out the videos from this Podcast here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/738-shades-7956#comments Andrew DeMuro Mark Jacobson Phil Jacobson 2321 Andrew DeMuro,Mark Jacobson,Phil Jacobson The Shades came into the studio on a Fall evening and proceeded to blow me away with their amazing three part harmonies. You must go see these guys live, they are amazing.The Shades are a Chicago-based pop trio comprised of NBC 'The Voice' contestant, Andrew DeMuro, and brothers Phil and Mark Jacobson. Equipped primarily with their voices and acoustic guitars, The Shades draw on a variety of influences to create an uncommonly good blend of pop, rock, folk, and soul. Impressive arrangements, tight harmonies, and creative mashups are hallmarks of The Shades' live act, which has reached thousands of audience members between Chicago's City Winery, Navy Pier, and Lincoln Hall, with appearances on Windy City Live and WGN along the way. After receiving nationwide honors when lead vocalist Andrew DeMuro landed a spot on 'Team Adam' in Season 11 of NBC's 'The Voice', The Shades released their first major recorded effort in October 2017 - a six-song EP entitled Miles Made of Inches. The Shades also demonstrate a commitment to making an impact off the stage and in Chicago's underserved communities through their work with Guitars Over Guns, a music and mentoring nonprofit focused on providing healthy after-school arts programming and performance opportunities to students in challenging environments. Follow The Shades journey on Instagram (@WeTheShades) and keep a look out for some new music from the boys coming in summer of 2019. Check out the videos from this Podcast here. The Shades yes mteach 7956 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 29 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 737 - Flood County http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/737-flood-county-7916 Flood County joined us a couple of months ago. You know how much I appreciate Duos and these two lovely people are one of my favorites.Flood County is the husband and wife duo of Stewart Peck and Katie Meier-Peck. They are known for writing sparse, lyrically rich songs, echoing the work of classic artists like Kris Kristofferson and Guy Clark. The duo released We'll Be Fine, their debut studio effort, on February 9th, 2018. Recorded by Matt Wright (Turnpike Troubadours) at the famed Prairie Sun Studios in Northern California, it blends together a seamless mix of classic country, western swing, and traditional southern folk. The album has been called a "deft and well crafted collection of songs... which would rather underplay their musical hand in favor of a softening soulfulness and delicacy." They are based out of the Chicagoland area. Click here to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/737-flood-county-7916#comments Flood County Katie Meier-Peck Stewart Peck 2470 Flood County,Katie Meier-Peck,Stewart Peck Flood County is the husband and wife duo of Stewart Peck and Katie Meier-Peck. They are known for writing sparse, lyrically rich songs, echoing the work of classic artists like Kris Kristofferson and Guy Clark. The duo released We’ll Be Fine, their debut studio effort, on February 9th, 2018. Recorded by Matt Wright (Turnpike Troubadours) at the famed Prairie Sun Studios in Northern California, it blends together a seamless mix of classic country, western swing, and traditional southern folk. The album has been called a “deft and well crafted collection of songs... which would rather underplay their musical hand in favor of a softening soulfulness and delicacy.” They are based out of the Chicagoland area. Flood County yes mteach 7916 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 1 Dec 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 736 - Midnight Iris http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/736-midnight-iris-7912 Midnight Iris is a female acoustic band, playing unique originals as well as a variety of classic covers from 60's-Today, with heart, soul, & edge! Julie Rankin, Lj Moo, and Ellen playing guitar These ladies are a blast. Enjoy! Click here to view the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/736-midnight-iris-7912#comments and Ellen playing guitar Julie Rankin Lj Moo 2533 and Ellen playing guitar,Julie Rankin,Lj Moo Midnight Iris is a female acoustic band, playing unique originals as well as a variety of classic covers from 60's-Today, with heart, soul, & edge! Julie Rankin, Lj Moo, and Ellen playing guitar These ladies are a blast. Enjoy! Click here to view the videos from this show Midnight Iris yes mteach 7912 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 29 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 735 - Sheryl and Tom http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/735-sheryl-and-tom-7881 Sheryl and Tom  joined us for a night of their music in support of their live show November 23rd. Come Celebrate Sheryl's BD Bash with the Music of Sheryl & Tom at Ranger Studios and Sound LLC. 450 Dominic Court, Franklin Park, Illinois 60131. As you can tell by this performance, it's gonna be a hell of a Birthday Party. Don't miss it. Follow this link to join the Party:Follow this link to the videos from this Podcast: http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/735-sheryl-and-tom-7881#comments Sheryl and Tom 2066 Sheryl and Tom Sheryl and Tom  joined us for a night of their music in support of their live show November 23rd. Come Celebrate Sheryl's BD Bash with the Music of Sheryl & Tom at Ranger Studios and Sound LLC. 450 Dominic Court, Franklin Park, Illinois 60131. As you can tell by this performance, it's gonna be a hell of a Birthday Party. Don't miss it. Follow this link to join the Party:Follow this link to the videos from this Podcast: Sheryl and Tom yes mteach 7881 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 14 Nov 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 734 - Greg Jackson combs http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/734-greg-jackson-combs-7811 Greg Jackson Combs came upstairs to record this Podcast in preparation of his mini tour with Sister Speak. First they travel to Ripon WI to The Heist for a show on Friday Oct 11th, then it's back to Franklin Park, IL to Ranger Studios at 450 Dominic Ct. on Saturday Oct 12th for a show with World music band Ovadya, then it's on to Chicago at Martyr's on Oct 15th for a show with Cheryl Lynn Tomblin and John Kimler. Right now, enjoy this intimate set of Greg's wonderful songs. Follow this link to see the videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/734-greg-jackson-combs-7811#comments Greg Jackson Combs 2681 Greg Jackson Combs Greg Jackson Combs came upstairs to record this Podcast in preparation of his mini tour with Sister Speak. First they travel to Ripon WI to The Heist for a show on Friday Oct 11th, then it's back to Franklin Park, IL to Ranger Studios at 450 Dominic Ct. on Saturday Oct 12th for a show with World music band Ovadya, then it's on to Chicago at Martyr's on Oct 15th for a show with Cheryl Lynn Tomblin and John Kimler. Right now, enjoy this intimate set of Greg's wonderful songs. Follow this link to see the videos from this Podcast Greg Jackson Combs yes mteach 7811 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 9 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 733 - chicago Farmer 2019 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/733-chicago-farmer-2019-7799 Chicago Farmer was last in the CAU Studio in 2013. Last week Cody Diekhoff (Chicago Farmer) spent a glorious afternoon singing some of his latest songs. Chicago Farmer is one of the hardest working singer/songwriters I know. You can join us tomorrow night at City Winery where Chicago Farmer is headlining with special guest Althea Grace presenting the state of his amazing skills. Follow this link to buy your tickets Follow this link to see the Podcast Videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/733-chicago-farmer-2019-7799#comments Chicago Farmer Cody Diekhoff 2799 Chicago Farmer,Cody Diekhoff Chicago Farmer was last in the CAU Studio in 2013. Last week Cody Diekhoff (Chicago Farmer) spent a glorious afternoon singing some of his latest songs. Chicago Farmer is one of the hardest working singer/songwriters I know. You can join us tomorrow night at City Winery where Chicago Farmer is headlining with special guest Althea Grace presenting the state of his amazing skills. Follow this link to buy your tickets Follow this link to see the Podcast Videos Chicago Farmer 2019 yes mteach 7799 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 2 Oct 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 732 - The Przmatics http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/732-przmatics-7789 Mike Przygoda, multi-talented musician, arranger, producer brought his amazing band "The Przmatics" into the studio and blew me away. What an exciting band with music that will keep you listening and wanting for more. Band Members Ausberto Acevedo: bass Stella Steell: guitar, vocals Nick Gutierrez: keyboards, vocals Lindsay Williams: drums Mike Przygoda: remainder Check out the link to the Podcast Videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/732-przmatics-7789#comments Ausberto Acevedo 1925 Ausberto Acevedo Mike Przygoda, multi-talented musician, arranger, producer brought his amazing band "The Przmatics" into the studio and blew me away. What an exciting band with music that will keep you listening and wanting for more. Band Members Ausberto Acevedo: bass Stella Steell: guitar, vocals Nick Gutierrez: keyboards, vocals Lindsay Williams: drums Mike Przygoda: remainder The Przmatics yes mteach 7789 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 25 Sep 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 731 - Matthew Michael and Christina Marie http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/731-matthew-michael-and-christina-marie-7736 Matthew Michael and Christina MarieAn acoustic duo emerging from their roots in the Midwest, Matthew Michael & Christina Marie approach music with reverence to moment, remembrance of the past and exploration of the future. From the heartland to the coasts, MMCM engages audiences with honest songs expressed in harmonically-rich layers of voices and strings. Both songwriters with their own perspective, they write independently and collaboratively, complementing and contrasting each other's creative voice. Matthew Michael & Christina Marie are currently in production of their first full length album, to be released in 2019. Check out the Videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/731-matthew-michael-and-christina-marie-7736#comments 1983 Matthew Michael and Christina MarieAn acoustic duo emerging from their roots in the Midwest, Matthew Michael & Christina Marie approach music with reverence to moment, remembrance of the past and exploration of the future. From the heartland to the coasts, MMCM engages audiences with honest songs expressed in harmonically-rich layers of voices and strings. Both songwriters with their own perspective, they write independently and collaboratively, complementing and contrasting each other's creative voice. Matthew Michael & Christina Marie are currently in production of their first full length album, to be released in 2019. Check out the Videos from the show Mattthew Michael and Christina Marie yes mteach 7736 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 28 Aug 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter Episode 730 - Naomi Ashley Band 2019 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/730-naomi-ashley-band-2019-7659 Naomi Ashley Band returned to Chicago Acoustic Underground this past June. As you will see and hear we had a great time recording 6 songs. Naomi was joined by Andon Davis on guitar, Cathie Van Wert on violin, Michael Krayniak on bass, and Paul Bivans playing drums. You are going to love these songs and Naomi's pitch perfect voice. Enjoy the show! See all 6 Naomi Ashley Band Videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/730-naomi-ashley-band-2019-7659#comments Cathie Van Wert Michael Krayniak Naomi Ashley Naomi Ashley Band Paul Bivans 2759 Cathie Van Wert,Michael Krayniak,Naomi Ashley,Naomi Ashley Band,Paul Bivans Naomi Ashley Band returned to Chicago Acoustic Underground this past June. As you will see and hear we had a great time recording 6 songs. Naomi was joined by Andon Davis on guitar, Cathie Van Wert on violin, Michael Krayniak on bass, and Paul Bivans playing drums. You are going to love these songs and Naomi's pitch perfect voice. Enjoy the show! See all 6 Naomi Ashley Band Videos Naomi Ashley Band yes mteach 7659 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 25 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 729 - Paul Fowler http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/729-paul-fowler-7599 Paul Fowler is a true Renaissance Man. Owner of Blue Lotus Thai Healing Studies by day and at night singing troubadour. Paul's songwriting skill are presented here. What a fun time we had recording this Podcast. Enjoy!Check out the Videos from the Show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/729-paul-fowler-7599#comments 2381 Paul Fowler is a true Renaissance Man. Owner of Blue Lotus Thai Healing Studies by day and at night singing troubadour. Paul's songwriting skill are presented here. What a fun time we had recording this Podcast. Enjoy! Paul Fowler yes mteach 7599 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 7 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter Episode 728 - Curious Grace & Black Rabbit http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/728-curious-grace-black-rabbit-7584 Curious Grace & Black Rabbit is a bold, beautiful mix of instrumentation and vocal layers. The band's got Irish roots and two strong front women, so the name Grace fit like a velvet glove. The band's also steeped in psychedelic rock magic. That's where the black rabbit came in, like a trickster playing with a dark D minor chord. CG&BR makes progressive art rock. New wave and punk-inspired with bluesy, psychedelic grooves, progressive arrangements and anthemic, modern melodies. Their sound combines Irish/Brit-rock influences with intense electric instrumentation, driving rhythms and often dark lyrical content that evokes the beauty of ruin and renewal. Curious Grace & Black Rabbit is: Galway Tom Erangey on bass and vocals,  Mod Mary Erangey on electric cello and vocals, Hollywood John Hickey on guitar, Maestro Bojan Kolevski on keys, Hippie Heidi O'Toole on vocals and Aquaman Scott Way on drums.  Stream on Spotify and SoundCloud. Follow CG&BR on Facebook and Instagram and track them on Bands In Town for show info. For press and marketing inquiries, contact August Forte at august@novo.net. Booking agents, music supervisors, publishers, check out our digital press kit. Check out this video from their show  http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/728-curious-grace-black-rabbit-7584#comments 1728 Curious Grace & Black Rabbit is a bold, beautiful mix of instrumentation and vocal layers. The band’s got Irish roots and two strong front women, so the name Grace fit like a velvet glove. The band’s also steeped in psychedelic rock magic. That’s where the black rabbit came in, like a trickster playing with a dark D minor chord. CG&BR makes progressive art rock. New wave and punk-inspired with bluesy, psychedelic grooves, progressive arrangements and anthemic, modern melodies. Their sound combines Irish/Brit-rock influences with intense electric instrumentation, driving rhythms and often dark lyrical content that evokes the beauty of ruin and renewal. Curious Grace & Black Rabbit yes mteach 7584 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter Episode 727 - Episode 727,Part 2 with Cheley Tackett http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/727-episode-727part-2-cheley-tackett-7423 Cheley Tackett, CAU veteran and dear friend is part 2 of this 2 Episode show. This strong powerful voice combined with absolutely brilliant songwriting skill kills this set of her original music. Pay particular attention to the lyrics of "Right Side of History". Click here to see the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/727-episode-727part-2-cheley-tackett-7423#comments 1935 Cheley Tackett, CAU veteran and dear friend is part 2 of this 2 Episode show. This strong powerful voice combined with absolutely brilliant songwriting skill kills this set of her original music. Pay particular attention to the lyrics of "Right Side of History". Click here to see the videos from this show Episode 727 Part 2, Cheley Tackett yes mteach 7423 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter Episode 726 - Elizabeth Eckert and Cheley Tackett 2 Episode show Part 1 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/726-elizabeth-eckert-and-cheley-tackett-2-episode-show-part-1-7421 A while ago these two (Elizabeth Eckert and Cheley Tackett) amazing Nashville singer/songwriters joined us for an afternoon of music and laughter. There is so much music here that we used 2 episodes to showcase their talent. I know that you are gonna love this one.First off is Elizabeth Eckert with soaring vocals and brilliant piano. It's a stunning tour du force. Enjoy and then check out Cheley on Episode 727. Click here to see the Videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/726-elizabeth-eckert-and-cheley-tackett-2-episode-show-part-1-7421#comments 2279 A while ago these two (Elizabeth Eckert and Cheley Tackett) amazing Nashville singer/songwriters joined us for an afternoon of music and laughter. There is so much music here that we used 2 episodes to showcase their talent. I know that you are gonna love this one. First off is Elizabeth Eckert with soaring vocals and brilliant piano. It's a stunning tour du force. Enjoy and then check out Cheley on Episode 727. Episode 726 Elizabeth Eckert yes mteach 7421 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 23 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0500 Chicago,acoustic,indie,songwriter Episode 725 - Shadowfields and The Diving Bell Dual Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/725-shadowfields-and-diving-bell-dual-podcast-7306 Shadowfields and The Diving Bell joined us for a dual live streaming Podcast in support of their showcase out in St. Charles' Pheasant Run Mainstage. Now, here is the mixed and mastered version of that recording session. I am certain that you are going to enjoy this brilliant night of music. Click here to see videos from the Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/725-shadowfields-and-diving-bell-dual-podcast-7306#comments Clare and Steve Hendershot Heather Humphrey Shadowfields The Diving Bell Tom Mckeown 3392 Clare and Steve Hendershot,Heather Humphrey,Shadowfields,The Diving Bell,Tom Mckeown Shadowfields and The Diving Bell joined us for a dual live streaming Podcast in support of their showcase out in St. Charles' Pheasant Run Mainstage. Now, here is the mixed and mastered version of that recording session. I am certain that you are going to enjoy this brilliant night of music. Click here to see videos from the Podcast Shadowfields/The Diving Bell yes mteach 7306 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 724 - Val Leventhal 2019 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/724-val-leventhal-2019-7266 Val Leventhal came into the CAU studio with Bill kavanaugh on Bass and Patrick Reninger Reninger playing harmonica and we had a ball recording four of Val's wonderful songs. Val has been a dear friend for close to a decade and she has always delivered a powerful performance. This was no exception! enjoy... Click here to view the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/724-val-leventhal-2019-7266#comments Bill Kavanaugh Patrick Reninger Reninger Val Leventhal 2131 Bill Kavanaugh,Patrick Reninger Reninger,Val Leventhal Val Leventhal came into the CAU studio with Bill kavanaugh on Bass and Patrick Reninger Reninger playing harmonica and we had a ball recording four of Val's wonderful songs. Val has been a dear friend for close to a decade and she has always delivered a powerful performance. This was no exception! enjoy... Val Leventhal Trio yes mteach 7266 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 12 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 723 - Violet Crime http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/723-violet-crime-7211 Joining me in the studio are; Jeff Mills, Selina Doran, and Tom Goier a Trio subset of the 5 piece band "Violet Crime" This turned out to be such a joy! Their performance was brilliant. Lyrics, harmonies, and musicianship were perfect. I am certain that you are going to enjoy this Podcast. Click here to enjoy the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/723-violet-crime-7211#comments Jeff Mills Selina Doran Tom Goier Violet Crime 2275 Jeff Mills,Selina Doran,Tom Goier,Violet Crime Joining me in the studio are; Jeff Mills, Selina Doran, and Tom Goier a Trio subset of the 5 piece band "Violet Crime" This turned out to be such a joy! Their performance was brilliant. Lyrics, harmonies, and musicianship were perfect. I am certain that you are going to enjoy this Podcast. Click here to enjoy the videos from this show Violet Crime yes mteach 7211 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sat, 26 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 722 - Phil Circle and Emmett Joseph http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/722-phil-circle-and-emmett-joseph-7194 My friend Phil Circle brought in Emmett Joseph and they shared the CAU stage together and we got to hear the fruits of their labors. Phil is the true definition of the renassiance man. He is a brilliant multi deciplined musician, teacher, producer, engineer and author.I am certain that you will enjoy this show. Check out the videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/722-phil-circle-and-emmett-joseph-7194#comments Emmett Joseph Phil Circle 2876 Emmett Joseph,Phil Circle My friend Phil Circle brought in Emmett Joseph and they shared the CAU stage together and we got to hear the fruits of their labors. Phil is the true definition of the renassiance man. He is a brilliant multi deciplined musician, teacher, producer, engineer and author. I am certain that you will enjoy this show. Phil Circle and Emmett Joseph yes mteach 7194 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 721 - Wilde http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/721-wilde-7022 Here is my Christmas/New Year's Eve gift to you. Fresh off experiencing headlining the House of Blues in Chicago, "Wilde" came into the studio at the recommendation of Michael Vez. As you will hear from the Podcast and see from the videos, this is an amazing Chicago based band. We all had a blast recording this powerful rock band. This is a band that I highly recommend you go see live. Their stage presence and powerful sound and lyrics will get up on your feet. See the videos from the show here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/721-wilde-7022#comments James Shine Keenan Feller Paul Palos Steve Keider Timmy Briones Wilde 2031 James Shine,Keenan Feller,Paul Palos,Steve Keider,Timmy Briones,Wilde Here is my Christmas/New Year's Eve gift to you. Fresh off experiencing headlining the House of Blues in Chicago, "Wilde" came into the studio at the recommendation of Michael Vez. As you will hear from the Podcast and see from the videos, this is an amazing Chicago based band. We all had a blast recording this powerful rock band. This is a band that I highly recommend you go see live. Their stage presence and powerful sound and lyrics will get up on your feet. See the videos from the show here. Wilde yes mteach 7022 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 28 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 720 - Chris Greene Quartet http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/720-chris-greene-quartet-6994 Chris Greene and his Quartet Joined us for their second Podcast with a new set of their inspired Jazz composistions. I love Jazz and I am certain that you will totally enjoy this session.The CGQ has been a highly visible part of Chicago's jazz scene since 2005, and has maintained a stable lineup from the beginning, with the exception of Steve Corley, drummer since 2011. Damian Espinosa on piano and keyboards and Marc Piane on basses have been onboard since the beginning. CGQ incorporates funk, hip-hop, rock, pop, the blues and reggae, reflecting their diverse backgrounds.Click here to see Podcast VideosChris Greene Quartet at Andy's Jazz Club (weekly residency)Nov 19 - Dec 18 · Andy's Jazz Club Â· Chicago, IllinoisThe Chris Greene Quartet returns to Montrose SaloonThu Jan31 8 PM · Montrose Saloon Â· Chicago, Illinois Chris Greene Quartet at SPACESun Feb17  7 PM · Space Â· Evanston, Illinois http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/720-chris-greene-quartet-6994#comments Chris Greene Chris Greene Quartet Damian Espinosa Marc Piane Steve Corley 2043 Chris Greene,Chris Greene Quartet,Damian Espinosa,Marc Piane,Steve Corley Chris Greene and his Quartet Joined us for their second Podcast with a new set of their inspired Jazz composistions. I love Jazz and I am certain that you will totally enjoy this session.The CGQ has been a highly visible part of Chicago's jazz scene since 2005, and has maintained a stable lineup from the beginning, with the exception of Steve Corley, drummer since 2011. Damian Espinosa on piano and keyboards and Marc Piane on basses have been onboard since the beginning. CGQ incorporates funk, hip-hop, rock, pop, the blues and reggae, reflecting their diverse backgrounds.Click here to see Podcast VideosChris Greene Quartet at Andy's Jazz Club (weekly residency)Nov 19 - Dec 18 · Andy's Jazz Club Â· Chicago, IllinoisThe Chris Greene Quartet returns to Montrose SaloonThu Jan31 8 PM · Montrose Saloon Â· Chicago, Illinois Chris Greene Quartet at SPACESun Feb17  7 PM · Space Â· Evanston, Illinois Chris Greene Quartet yes mteach 6994 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 2 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 719 - Nickel&Rose http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/719-nickelrose-6797 Nickel&RoseToday is the release date for their new EP "Americana" and they will be performing this Monday September 3rd at Uncommon Ground on Devon with Opener Emily Nott. Take one listen to this Podcast and I know you will want to join us to see them live.Link to Facebook InvileLink To Podcast Videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/719-nickelrose-6797#comments Carl Nichols Johanna Rose Nickels&Rose 2146 Carl Nichols,Johanna Rose,Nickels&Rose Nickel&Rose is an American folk-music duo made up of Upright Bassist Johanna Rose and Guitarist Carl Nichols. They formed in the summer of 2016 and spent their first winter and the following spring traveling Europe, playing dozens of shows in France, Czech Republic, Germany, Romania, Poland, and Ukraine. While in Berlin they recorded their EP, Oh Sweet Love, released in April 2017. Oh Sweet Love, is a sweet-sounding auditory souvenir of Nichols’ and Rose’s four month European journey and a recorded testament to the two-piece’s ability to turn tough times into something vibrant with help from a traveling companion. Nickel&Rose have influences that span the spectrum of American music. Carl’s background brings elements of West African music and Blues while Johanna brings her experience playing Bluegrass, Folk and Jazz. From loss to heart break to love, Nickel&Rose address the human experience with gentle harmonies and soul stirring cries. With a shared appreciation for traditional music and a desire to break rules, the two have have created a unique sound that embodies Americana's past and future. Nickel&Rose yes mteach 6797 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sat, 1 Sep 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 718 - TEN96 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/718-ten96-6718 TEN96These talented musicians from Illinois combined their professional experience to create TEN96. Band founder, Anthony Frank on guitar and back up vocals has performed with major entertainers throughout the country. Dennis Hirschauer on lead vocals returned to Illinois after touring the European circuit. Mike Ray on drums plays with such and intensity and style that Anthony knew he was the right choice for TEN96. Each member has logged over 20,000 hours including studio, venues, study and tutoring, rendering them experts by music industry standards. While their main focus is Pop Rock, with original songs written by Anthony, their talents range from Metal to Jazz and even Blues.Come join Ranger Studios and CAU this coming Saturday, July 28th at Ranger Studios in Franklin Park and check out monster rockers TEN96 and Ignescent..Link to all the Videos from the show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/718-ten96-6718#comments Anthony Frank Dennis Hirschauer Mike Ray TEN 96 2157 Anthony Frank,Dennis Hirschauer,Mike Ray,TEN 96 TEN96 These talented musicians from Illinois combined their professional experience to create TEN96. Band founder, Anthony Frank on guitar and back up vocals has performed with major entertainers throughout the country. Dennis Hirschauer on lead vocals returned to Illinois after touring the European circuit. Mike Ray on drums plays with such and intensity and style that Anthony knew he was the right choice for TEN96. Each member has logged over 20,000 hours including studio, venues, study and tutoring, rendering them experts by music industry standards. While their main focus is Pop Rock, with original songs written by Anthony, their talents range from Metal to Jazz and even Blues. TEN96 yes mteach 6718 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 23 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 717 - Tautologic http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/717-tautologic-6715 Tautologic came in a couple of weeks ago and we recorded this Podcast to promote their Live performan=ce this coming Sunday. Tautologic will play a free all-ages public indoor concert of songs from its critically-acclaimed second album and classic audience favorite covers. Come join us atSkokie Public Library 5215 Oakton St, Skokie, Illinois 60077.Follow this link for information on Sunday's Show Check out the Videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/717-tautologic-6715#comments Chris Greene Emily Albright Ethan Sellers Jay Montana Nathan Britsch Pat Buzby Tantologic 2763 Chris Greene,Emily Albright,Ethan Sellers,Jay Montana,Nathan Britsch,Pat Buzby,Tantologic Tautologic came in a coupleo fo weeks ago and we recorded this Podcast to promote their Live performan=ce this coming Sunday. Tautologic will play a free all-ages public indoor concert of songs from its critically-acclaimed second album and classic audience favorite covers. Come join us at Skokie Public Library 5215 Oakton St, Skokie, Illinois 60077. Tautologic yes mteach 6715 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 716 - Steve Silver http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/716-steve-silver-6692 Steve Silver, California bred and now Evanston native joined us and performed some of his songs. My favorite was "Train Town". It reminded me of my Dad and I builing a model train setup in the basement long ago.An acclaimed advertising copywriter, Steve found additional creative release in the tenor sax, which he played for two decades. But on the heels of a divorce, he realized it was easier to tell stories without a mouthpiece in his face and he has been a prolific singer/songwriter ever since. His first album was released in 2013. He is currently working on his fourth. He has played stages all across the country, but he lives in Evanston, Il. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/716-steve-silver-6692#comments Steve silver 1432 Steve silver Steve Silver, California bred and now Evanston native joined us and performed some of his songs. My favorite was "Train Town". It reminded me of my Dad and I builing a model train setup in the basement long ago.An acclaimed advertising copywriter, Steve found additional creative release in the tenor sax, which he played for two decades. But on the heels of a divorce, he realized it was easier to tell stories without a mouthpiece in his face and he has been a prolific singer/songwriter ever since. His first album was released in 2013. He is currently working on his fourth. He has played stages all across the country, but he lives in Evanston, Il. Steve silver yes mteach 6692 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 26 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 715 - Dylan Lloyd 2018 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/715-dylan-lloyd-2018-6687 Dylan LloydI am so happy to have Dyan back in the CAU studio. This is his 3rd show. His first was in 2009 and his second was in 2011. Dylan is an incredible wordsmith, brilliant performer, and an all around nice guy. Please enjoy this performance. I know you will. Check out all the videos from this Podcast here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/715-dylan-lloyd-2018-6687#comments Dylan Lloyd 2112 Dylan Lloyd Dylan LloydI am so happy to have Dyan back in the CAU studio. This is his 3rd show. His first was in 2009 and his second was in 2011. Dylan is an incredible wordsmith, brilliant performer, and an all around nice guy. Please enjoy this performance. I know you will. Check out all the videos from this Podcast here. Dylan Lloyd 2018 yes mteach 6687 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 15 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 714 - Matthew Davies http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/714-matthew-davies-6673 Matthew came in one afternoon if February and we recorded this Podcast of his brilliant songs and skilled musicianship.He hails from the Milwaukee area and finds his way to Chicago on a regular basis. You know I will never steer you wrong, go see this man live, he is amazing.The music of Matthew Davies may conjure up images of your great folk heroes upon first encounter. Dive a bit further and you will find a hardworking, skillful songwriter in his prime. Davies' writing is honest and often deeply personal. With these factors in place it is possible for him to float between genres while maintaining a cohesive sound. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/714-matthew-davies-6673#comments Matthew Davies 2201 Matthew Davies Matthew came in one afternoon if February and we recorded this Podcast of his brilliant songs and skilled musicianship.He hails from the Milwaukee area and finds his way to Chicago on a regular basis. You know I will never steer you wrong, go see this man live, he is amazing. The music of Matthew Davies may conjure up images of your great folk heroes upon first encounter. Dive a bit further and you will find a hardworking, skillful songwriter in his prime. Davies’ writing is honest and often deeply personal. With these factors in place it is possible for him to float between genres while maintaining a cohesive sound. Matthew Davies yes mteach 6673 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 3 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 713 - Julianne Q http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/713-julianne-q-6664 Julianne Q and the Band write a new definition of classic. Fronted by the powerful vocals and creative mind of Julianne Quaas, the now four-piece evolution is carving its own path into Chicago's music scene. Julianne Q's debut album (released 2017) has received international attention this year, and displays a 60s-70s tinged blues-rock flavor akin to Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, and Amy Winehouse. Julianne Q and The Band bring their classic rock and blues roots to the Chicago scene. With theatrical larger-than-life performances that embody the spirit of Woodstock, The Band leaves their audience with a truly one of a kind memorable experience. Moving into 2018, you can catch the dynamic group touring in and around the Midwest, as well as putting the talents of drummer and vocalist Jeff Mills, guitarist Chris Arwady, and bassist Egan Franke further into the spotlight. That's the best piece of advice Julianne Q has ever received. When Julianne was halfway through her senior of college, she had a choice to make: follow her heart and pursue music, or follow the theatre path she had laid out for herself through her college career. Just like her favorite poem by Robert Frost, Julianne took the road less travelled upon, and it has made all the difference. She knew she would regret more not pursuing her music dream, and so she did just that. Through her music career, Julianne is going to inspire others to listen to that little voice inside of their hearts and live the lives they were meant to live. Through soulful lyrics and powerful rock melodies, Julianne hopes you will hear her passion and drive in her music. But more importantly, she wants to inspire you to take that leap of faith and pursue your passion, just as she did.Click on this link to see all videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/713-julianne-q-6664#comments Chris Arwady Egan Franke Julianne Q 2069 Chris Arwady,Egan Franke,Julianne Q Julianne Q and the Band write a new definition of classic. Fronted by the powerful vocals and creative mind of Julianne Quaas, the now four-piece evolution is carving its own path into Chicago’s music scene. Julianne Q’s debut album (released 2017) has received international attention this year, and displays a 60s-70s tinged blues-rock flavor akin to Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, and Amy Winehouse. Julianne Q and The Band bring their classic rock and blues roots to the Chicago scene. With theatrical larger-than-life performances that embody the spirit of Woodstock, The Band leaves their audience with a truly one of a kind memorable experience. Moving into 2018, you can catch the dynamic group touring in and around the Midwest, as well as putting the talents of drummer and vocalist Jeff Mills, guitarist Chris Arwady, and bassist Egan Franke further into the spotlight. Julianne Q yes mteach 6664 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 712 - A Flor De Piel http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/712-flor-de-piel-6643 A Flor De Piel, led by Renato and Marisol Ceron and Family came in to CAU in February and we proceeded to have a joyous night of beautiful music. I am certain that, no matter what your first language is you will feel and expierence the joy that is ever present in Spanish music. Enjoy.A Flor de Piel was founded in April 2007 by Grammy® and Latin Grammy®  nominee multi-instrumentalist Renato Ceron, and author, teacher,  musician and entrepreneur Marisol Ceron.  The mission of the group is to keep the traditional music from Latin America alive and fresh by performing and teaching workshops for all audiences.  The educational background of the group's founders is evident in their effort to share their appreciation for Latin music and culture by not only performing the music, but also by teaching workshops and creating classes/programs.  The group's diverse repertoire includes both, traditional music from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Brazil, Spain and the U.S.A. as well as original compositions.  The group has developed different shows for audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including concerts (listening) music, fandangos (dance parties),  children shows for schools and festivals, and workshops for musicians and dancers in all levels.  A Flor de Piel's music, and diverse repertoire reflects its members' rich cultural heritage as well as their fresh and creative ways to make the "old" sound "new."  Its multi generational membership as well as their ability to switch from one style of Latin music to another with grace and ease appeals to audiences of all ages and all musical tastes.To see all videos from show click here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/712-flor-de-piel-6643#comments A Flor De Piel Marisol Ceron Renato Ceron 1636 A Flor De Piel,Marisol Ceron,Renato Ceron A Flor De Piel, led by Renato and Marisol Ceron and Family came in to CAU in February and we proceeded to have a joyous night of beautiful music. I am certain that, no matter what your first language is you will feel and expierence the joy that is ever present in Spanish music. Enjoy.A Flor de Piel was founded in April 2007 by Grammy® and Latin Grammy®  nominee multi-instrumentalist Renato Ceron, and author, teacher,  musician and entrepreneur Marisol Ceron.  The mission of the group is to keep the traditional music from Latin America alive and fresh by performing and teaching workshops for all audiences.  The educational background of the group's founders is evident in their effort to share their appreciation for Latin music and culture by not only performing the music, but also by teaching workshops and creating classes/programs.  The group's diverse repertoire includes both, traditional music from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Brazil, Spain and the U.S.A. as well as original compositions.  The group has developed different shows for audiences of all ages and backgrounds, including concerts (listening) music, fandangos (dance parties),  children shows for schools and festivals, and workshops for musicians and dancers in all levels.  A Flor de Piel's music, and diverse repertoire reflects its members' rich cultural heritage as well as their fresh and creative ways to make the "old" sound "new."  Its multi generational membership as well as their ability to switch from one style of Latin music to another with grace and ease appeals to audiences of all ages and all musical tastes.To see all videos from show click here. A Flor De Piel yes mteach 6643 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 711 - Peter Joly and Jon Williams http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/711-peter-joly-and-jon-williams-6590 Peter Joly and Jon Williams   joined us for an afternoon of fun conversation and performances of Peter's wonderful songs. Peter's group which includes Jon has played all over Chicago and Berwyn, IL and if you haven't seen them live, I highly recommend that you go see them on wednesday April 25th at Simon's 5210 N. Clark and on May 31st at the Sidebar, Fitzgerald's in Berwyn, IL Click here to see all the songs from the show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/711-peter-joly-and-jon-williams-6590#comments Jon Williams Peter Joly 2573 Jon Williams,Peter Joly Peter Joly and Jon Williams   joined us for an afternoon of fun conversation and performances of Peter's wonderful songs. Peter's group which includes Jon has played all over Chicago and Berwyn, IL and if you haven't seen them live, I highly recommend that you go see them on wednesday April 25th at Simon's 5210 N. Clark and on May 31st at the Sidebar, Fitzgerald's in Berwyn, IL Click here to see all the songs from the show. Peter Joly and Jon Williams yes mteach 6590 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 710 - Zion Rodman http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/710-zion-rodman-6549 Zion Rodman is a versatile musician who spends his free time singing and playing the guitar, bass, piano, and drums. He grew up in Cape Cod, MA, where he played around the cape since the age of 15 and eventually received a BA in music from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. He grew a fan base in New England and by 2017, Zion was performing at historic venues like Club Passim, Caffe Lena, and the House of Blues. He opened for national acts that include Ellis Paul and Jeffrey Gaines. In the summer of 2017, Zion teamed up with producer Alex Katz and released his debut full-length record You're Invited. The folk-rock album received praise and local media attention following its anticipated release. Crossfader Magazine wrote that in an era of "lo-fi bedroom projects, it's refreshing to hear a young creative voice this professionally produced, fully realized, and cohesively structured around a distinct personality and energy." Less than a year later, Zion released an EP titled "Did Not Wake up Today" on January 20th, 2018. This project features heavier topics and harder rock than his debut album. Even before its release, the title track was recognized by AFROPUNK: "Rodman turns up the volume of his melodic indie pop, with his stunning voice just barely masking his anger beneath the hook." Zion currently lives in Chicago with his girlfriend and his cat. While getting settled in a new city, he is exploring folk venues and putting together a professional band to dig into the midwest rock scene. He will be touring from Chicago to Boston in early May of 2018.Click here to see all the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/710-zion-rodman-6549#comments Zion Rodman 2628 Zion Rodman Zion Rodman is a versatile musician who spends his free time singing and playing the guitar, bass, piano, and drums. He grew up in Cape Cod, MA, where he played around the cape since the age of 15 and eventually received a BA in music from the University of Massachusetts in Boston. He grew a fan base in New England and by 2017, Zion was performing at historic venues like Club Passim, Caffe Lena, and the House of Blues. He opened for national acts that include Ellis Paul and Jeffrey Gaines. In the summer of 2017, Zion teamed up with producer Alex Katz and released his debut full-length record You're Invited. The folk-rock album received praise and local media attention following its anticipated release. Crossfader Magazine wrote that in an era of “lo-fi bedroom projects, it’s refreshing to hear a young creative voice this professionally produced, fully realized, and cohesively structured around a distinct personality and energy.” Less than a year later, Zion released an EP titled “Did Not Wake up Today” on January 20th, 2018. This project features heavier topics and harder rock than his debut album. Even before its release, the title track was recognized by AFROPUNK: “Rodman turns up the volume of his melodic indie pop, with his stunning voice just barely masking his anger beneath the hook.” Zion currently lives in Chicago with his girlfriend and his cat. While getting settled in a new city, he is exploring folk venues and putting together a professional band to dig into the midwest rock scene. He will be touring from Chicago to Boston in early May of 2018. Zion Rodman yes mteach 6549 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 16 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 709 - Sarah Eide 2017 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/709-sarah-eide-2017-6544 Sarah Eide came in last Fall and performed a solo Podcast which was an intimate demonstration of her skills as a pianist and a brilliant singer/songwriter. She was last in in 2015 with a band and you can check that out at this link. Starting in early May she will be touring New England with the amazing Zion RodmanBut, right now, kick back open up your favorite libation and enjoy this musical peek into the soul of Sarah Eide. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/709-sarah-eide-2017-6544#comments Sarah Eide 2736 Sarah Eide Sarah Eide came in last Fall and performed a solo Podcast which was an intimate demonstration of her skills as a pianist and a brilliant singer/songwriter. She was last in in 2015 with a band and you can check that out at this link. Starting in early May she will be touring New England with the amazing Zion RodmanBut, right now, kick back open up your favorite libation and enjoy this musical peek into the soul of Sarah Eide. Sarah eide yes mteach 6544 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 708 - GROOVESESSION http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/708-groovesession-6511 GrooveSession is a band. Distinctively one of today's musical artists with a sound of their own, a fun message of hope and a simple vision of love for the world. Uniquely reminiscent of some of history's greatest bands this trio is writing and performing songs that would have been relevant twenty years ago and twenty years from now. Never taking themselves too seriously GrooveSession has an appreciation for all things honest and brings positive energy, musical content and a spirit that resides in all people. Enjoy the ride! This completely do-it-yourself trio has been booking, writing, touring and playing across the USA for the past 10 years.  The group is led by an inspirational and talented singing drummer for the ages, Manny Sanchez, along with his younger brother Ronnie Sanchez, on bass guitar completing an unrivaled rhythm section to be rounded out and completed by the diverse styles and signature tone of their true other brother, Sarven Manguiat playing electric, acoustic, cigar box guitars and piano. Throw in their wall of sound, a sweet three part harmony to create this must see live band! Catch a session... JUST RELEASED, 2018 their fifth studio album"Free As You Wanna Be" GROOVESESSION IS: Vocals, Drums, Percussion / Manny Sanchez Vocals, Bass / Ronnie Sanchez Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards / Sarven ManguiatClick here to see all the videos from the PodcastGrooveSession will be performing live in the Chicago area on Wednesday June 20,2018 at Mackey's Hideout.  Mchenry, IL http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/708-groovesession-6511#comments Manny Sanchez Ronnie Sanchez Sarven Manguist 2503 Manny Sanchez,Ronnie Sanchez,Sarven Manguist GrooveSession is a band. Distinctively one of today’s musical artists with a sound of their own, a fun message of hope and a simple vision of love for the world. Uniquely reminiscent of some of history’s greatest bands this trio is writing and performing songs that would have been relevant twenty years ago and twenty years from now. Never taking themselves too seriously GrooveSession has an appreciation for all things honest and brings positive energy, musical content and a spirit that resides in all people. Enjoy the ride! This completely do-it-yourself trio has been booking, writing, touring and playing across the USA for the past 10 years. The group is led by an inspirational and talented singing drummer for the ages, Manny Sanchez, along with his younger brother Ronnie Sanchez, on bass guitar completing an unrivaled rhythm section to be rounded out and completed by the diverse styles and signature tone of their true other brother, Sarven Manguiat playing electric, acoustic, cigar box guitars and piano. Throw in their wall of sound, a sweet three part harmony to create this must see live band! Catch a session… JUST RELEASED, 2018 their fifth studio album “Free As You Wanna Be” GROOVESESSION IS: Vocals, Drums, Percussion / Manny Sanchez Vocals, Bass / Ronnie Sanchez Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards / Sarven Manguiat GROOVESESSION yes mteach 6511 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 8 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 707 - Fabled Plains http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/707-fabled-plains-6495 Orlando Peña and his new band Fabled Plains came into the studio in March and we recorded one hell of a show featuring this re-configured band. what a great joy it was to hear Fabled Plains. I am certain that you will enjoy them just as much as I did.Click here to view all the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/707-fabled-plains-6495#comments Fabled Plains Orlando Peña 2672 Fabled Plains,Orlando Peña Orlando Peña and his new band Fabled Plains came into the studio in March and we recorded one hell of a show featuring this re-configured band. what a great joy it was to hear Fabled Plains. I am certain that you will enjoy them just as much as I did. Fabled Plains yes mteach 6495 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 4 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 706 - Humbird http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/706-humbird-6464 On a cold and Sunny day, into the studio comes a ray of that sunshine by the name of Humbird. Hailing from Minnesota and in Chicago for a show she came in and blew me away as she will you.After traversing 5 continents and 20 countries with only a guitar and a backpack, Humbird returns home to sing songs from the edge of the world. Combining a wintry longing with the warmth of a familiar folktale, Humbird stretches traditional genres of folk and Americana to embrace the unexpected. This music invites a refreshing dissonance into the house, it leaves breadcrumbs along the path and reflects light back at the stars. Creating music out of a mosaic of influences like Joni Mitchell, Bon Iver and Bill Frisell, Humbird weaves it all together with powerful lyrics and a stubborn pursuit of the sound of the North. The release of Humbird's double EP "Elsewhere" and "Where Else" in Summer 2017 is just the beginning. Click here to see all the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/706-humbird-6464#comments Humbird Siri Undlin 1889 Humbird,Siri Undlin On a cold and Sunny day, into the studio comes a ray of that sunshine by the name of Humbird. Hailing from Minnesota and in Chicago for a show she came in and blew me away as she will you. After traversing 5 continents and 20 countries with only a guitar and a backpack, Humbird returns home to sing songs from the edge of the world. Combining a wintry longing with the warmth of a familiar folktale, Humbird stretches traditional genres of folk and Americana to embrace the unexpected. This music invites a refreshing dissonance into the house, it leaves breadcrumbs along the path and reflects light back at the stars. Creating music out of a mosaic of influences like Joni Mitchell, Bon Iver and Bill Frisell, Humbird weaves it all together with powerful lyrics and a stubborn pursuit of the sound of the North. The release of Humbird’s double EP “Elsewhere” and “Where Else” in Summer 2017 is just the beginning. Humbird yes mteach 6464 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 27 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 705 - Naomi Ashley http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/705-naomi-ashley-6445 Naomi Ashley grew up on a farm outside the small town of Moville, Iowa and has been a part of the Chicago music scene for over 17 years. As a singer-songwriter, she draws from American folk, roots and country traditions to create a body of work ranging from witty and satirical to poetic and heartfelt. Her 2007 album, Another Year Or So, was funded by a grant from the Chicago Artist Assistance Program. Her most recent album, Trying to Fly, was partially funded by the Illinois Arts Council Naomi frequently collaborates with spoken word and visual artists. In 2010, she conceived and produced OUTBURSTS , a show that brought songwriters, composers, playwrights, poets, and monologists together to write and perform works inspired by the paintings of Hungarian-born, Chicago-based artist Zsofia Otvos.Naomi can often be spotted performing solo, or with her band -- Cathie Van Wert (violin), Andon Davis (guitar), Michael Krayniak (bass), and Paul Bivans (drums). http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/705-naomi-ashley-6445#comments Naomi Ashley 1565 Naomi Ashley Naomi Ashley grew up on a farm outside the small town of Moville, Iowa and has been a part of the Chicago music scene for over 17 years. As a singer-songwriter, she draws from American folk, roots and country traditions to create a body of work ranging from witty and satirical to poetic and heartfelt. Her 2007 album, Another Year Or So, was funded by a grant from the Chicago Artist Assistance Program. Her most recent album, Trying to Fly, was partially funded by the Illinois Arts Council Naomi frequently collaborates with spoken word and visual artists. In 2010, she conceived and produced OUTBURSTS , a show that brought songwriters, composers, playwrights, poets, and monologists together to write and perform works inspired by the paintings of Hungarian-born, Chicago-based artist Zsofia Otvos. Naomi can often be spotted performing solo, or with her band — Cathie Van Wert (violin), Andon Davis (guitar), Michael Krayniak (bass), and Paul Bivans (drums). Naomi Ashley yes mteach 6445 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 20 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 704 - Vivian Garcia http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/704-vivian-garcia-6434 Vivian Garciaalong with percussionist Bill Garcia and trumpet player Edwin Martinez joined us on a cold February evening and warmed up the studio with a beautiful mix of Spanish and English music Vivian is a joyous blend of classic spanish music along with her original English songs. Vivian, Bill, and Edwin brought this magical blend of Chicago and Madrid together. I loved it and I know you will too. Enjoy. Click here to view all the video from this show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/704-vivian-garcia-6434#comments Bill Garcia Edwin Martinez Vivian Garcia 2209 Bill Garcia,Edwin Martinez,Vivian Garcia Vivian Garciaalong with percussionist Bill Garcia and trumpet player Edwin Martinez joined us on a cold February evening and warmed up the studio with a beautiful mix of Spanish and English music Vivian is a joyous blend of classic spanish music along with her original English songs. Vivian, Bill, and Edwin brought this magical blend of Chicago and Madrid together. I loved it and I know you will too. Enjoy. Click here to view all the video from this show. Vivian Garcia yes mteach 6434 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 9 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 703 - Jeff Brown Farewell Podcast 2018 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/703-jeff-brown-farewell-podcast-2018-6426 One afternoon. Not too long ago. Jeff and I met at the CAU Studio to record a Podcast show before he and his lovely bride Kristie move to Virginia. In the hour long set we got in 6 of his most tasty songs and talked about our friendshop. This is the result of that effort.This Saturday night, Jeff will be returning to one of his favorite breweries in the area to make some music for all of you!It's free, their beer is delightful (seriously, try their wee heavy and their milk stout), and my awesome wife will be there before she moves to Virginia.Come on up to Church Street and have a pint or several with us!Address: 1480 Industrial Drive Unit C Itasca IL 60143 Click here to see all the videos from this show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/703-jeff-brown-farewell-podcast-2018-6426#comments Jeff Brown 3333 Jeff Brown One afternoon. Not too long ago. Jeff and I met at the CAU Studio to record a Podcast show before he and his lovely bride Kristie move to Virginia. In the hour long set we got in 6 of his most tasty songs and talked about our friendshop. This is the result of that effort.This Saturday night, Jeff will be returning to one of his favorite breweries in the area to make some music for all of you!It's free, their beer is delightful (seriously, try their wee heavy and their milk stout), and my awesome wife will be there before she moves to Virginia.Come on up to Church Street and have a pint or several with us!Address: 1480 Industrial Drive Unit C Itasca IL 60143 Click here to see all the videos from this show. Jeff Brown Farewell Podcast 2018 yes mteach 6426 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 7 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 702 - Claire Kelly http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/702-claire-kelly-6417 Claire KellyThis brilliant Nashville star dropped by to record a show on her last midwest tour. It was an afternoon of beautiful music and she is a joy to behold. She is so creative and her songwriting skills are excellent. Enjoy the show. Click here to enjoy all the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/702-claire-kelly-6417#comments Claire Kelly 1919 Claire Kelly This brilliant Nashville star dropped by to record a show on her last midwest tour. It was an afternoon of beautiful music and she is a joy to behold. She is so creative and her songwriting skills are excellent. Enjoy the show. Claire Kelly yes mteach 6417 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 4 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 701 - Sacha Mullin http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/701-sacha-mullin-6367 SACHA MULLIN is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter, arranger, pianist, and educator. At once commanding and vulnerable, Sacha's often been compared to Jeff Buckley and Morrissey - though he more closely studied the heartfelt gymnastics of folks like Joni Mitchell, Heather Nova, and Lisa Fischer. View all Videos from the Podcast here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/701-sacha-mullin-6367#comments Sacha Mullin 2416 Sacha Mullin SACHA MULLIN is a Chicago-based singer-songwriter, arranger, pianist, and educator. At once commanding and vulnerable, Sacha's often been compared to Jeff Buckley and Morrissey – though he more closely studied the heartfelt gymnastics of folks like Joni Mitchell, Heather Nova, and Lisa Fischer. Sacha Mullin yes mteach 6367 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 700 - Diana Chittester http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/700-diana-chittester-6349 Singer-songwriter, Diana Chittester, is renowned both for her vocals and her energetic acoustic guitar-playing. Her solo show is brought to life by her signature percussive multi-part playing, mimicking a full band on a solo acoustic guitar, without the help of loopers or other technological tricks, while blending intelligent lyrics and storytelling that engages the audience. Click here to see all videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/700-diana-chittester-6349#comments Diana Chittester 2217 Diana Chittester Singer-songwriter, Diana Chittester, is renowned both for her vocals and her energetic acoustic guitar-playing. Her solo show is brought to life by her signature percussive multi-part playing, mimicking a full band on a solo acoustic guitar, without the help of loopers or other technological tricks, while blending intelligent lyrics and storytelling that engages the audience. Click here to see all videos Diana Chittester yes mteach 6349 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 699 - Matthew Francis Anderson http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/699-matthew-francis-anderson-6341 Matthew Francis Andersen was born and raised in Chicago. But as a former walleye and musky fishing guide home has also been as far as northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. That's where Andersen's EP Blue Line takes you: from the local taverns and street lights, to the boat landings and rivers deep within the northwoods. Matthew Francis Andersen's writing shows you where this Midwesterner has been. Logging trucks and taxi cabs, game wardens and bar patrons live inside these songs.Andersen has won American Songwriter Magazine's 2012 Lyric Contest, and shared the stage with the likes of Gurf Morlix, Steve Forbert, Kevin Gordon, Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart.See Matthew Live February 22nd at Space in Evanston opening for Ruthie Foster Clicik here to see all the videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/699-matthew-francis-anderson-6341#comments Matthew Francis Anderson 2401 Matthew Francis Anderson Matthew Francis Andersen was born and raised in Chicago. But as a former walleye and musky fishing guide home has also been as far as northern Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. That's where Andersen's EP Blue Line takes you: from the local taverns and street lights, to the boat landings and rivers deep within the northwoods. Matthew Francis Andersen's writing shows you where this Midwesterner has been. Logging trucks and taxi cabs, game wardens and bar patrons live inside these songs. Andersen has won American Songwriter Magazine's 2012 Lyric Contest, and shared the stage with the likes of Gurf Morlix, Steve Forbert, Kevin Gordon, Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart. Matthew Francis anderson yes mteach 6341 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 9 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 698 - Tyne Darling http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/698-tyne-darling-6338 Tyne Darling is a Milwaukee, WI-based musician. Sometimes, though, he lives in Brooklyn. He has some black-ink tattoos on both of his arms. His music works to conjure elements of both Raymond Carver and Greg Dulli. He's toured throughout the U.S., Europe, and Canada, played festivals such as SXSW, Wakarusa, and CMJ, and supported the likes of Richard Buckner, Charlie Mars, Dale Watson, and The Bottlerockets. In 2016, Tyne Darling will release a new LP entitled, These Ghosts. Occasionally, Tyne Darling publishes stories under the name Tom Vollman. He really likes Kurt Vonnegut, Two Cow Garage, Tillie Olsen, Joan Didion, Tom Colicchio, Willy Vlautin, and Albert Camus. www.tynedarling.com www.tynedarling.bandcamp.com www.facebook.com/tynedarlingmusic @tynedarling (Twitter, Instagram) View all the videos from the show here http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/698-tyne-darling-6338#comments Tyne Darling 2377 Tyne Darling Tyne Darling is a Milwaukee, WI-based musician. Sometimes, though, he lives in Brooklyn. He has some black-ink tattoos on both of his arms. His music works to conjure elements of both Raymond Carver and Greg Dulli. He’s toured throughout the U.S., Europe, and Canada, played festivals such as SXSW, Wakarusa, and CMJ, and supported the likes of Richard Buckner, Charlie Mars, Dale Watson, and The Bottlerockets. In 2016, Tyne Darling will release a new LP entitled, These Ghosts. Occasionally, Tyne Darling publishes stories under the name Tom Vollman. He really likes Kurt Vonnegut, Two Cow Garage, Tillie Olsen, Joan Didion, Tom Colicchio, Willy Vlautin, and Albert Camus. Tyne Darling yes mteach 6338 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 6 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 697 - Ron Hayden & The Unknown Legends http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/697-ron-hayden-unknown-legends-6326 Ron Hayden & The Unknown Legendscame into the studio hailing from Bridgeview/Burbank on the Southside. I lived in Burbank walking distance from Little Frank's Pizza a couple of decades ago. This is a hard working classic Chicago neighboorhood and I loved living there. We had a blast reminicing. Ron is the frontman for this band featuring his creative original songs performed by his kick ass band.Watch all the videos here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/697-ron-hayden-unknown-legends-6326#comments Joe Dex Ron Hayden Ron Hayden & The Unknown Legends 2276 Joe Dex,Ron Hayden,Ron Hayden & The Unknown Legends Ron Hayden & The Unknown Legends came into the studio hailing from Bridgeview/Burbank on the Southside. I lived in Burbank walking distance from Little Frank's Pizza a couple of decades ago. This is a hard working classic Chicago neighboorhood and I loved living there. We had a blast reminicing. Ron is the frontman for this band featuring his creative original songs performed by his kick ass band. Ron Hayden & The Unknown Legends yes mteach 6326 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 696 - Lance Brown and Anne McIntyre dba Last Ditch Effort http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/696-lance-brown-and-anne-mcintyre-dba-last-ditch-effort-6317 Lance Brown and Anne McIntyre Dear friends Lance Brown and Anne McIntyre came in and recorded this joyous Podcast full of stories of mirth, humor, and supurb musicianship. This show was a ton of fun. Click here to see all the videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/696-lance-brown-and-anne-mcintyre-dba-last-ditch-effort-6317#comments Anne McIntyre Lance Brown Last Ditch Effort 2199 Anne McIntyre,Lance Brown,Last Ditch Effort Lance Brown and Anne McIntyre Dear friends Lance Brown and Anne McIntyre came in and recorded this joyous Podcast full of stories of mirth, humor, and supurb musicianship. This show was a ton of fun. Lance Brown and Anne McIntyre yes mteach 6317 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 695 - Fischer's Flicker http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/695-fischers-flicker-6307 Fischer's FlickerScott fischer and his band Fischer's Flicker joined me last week and we had a blast recording this show. Enjoy these guys and then go see them live at the Emporium at 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL from 8:00 PM to midnighttonight January 18th. Check out all the videos here. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/695-fischers-flicker-6307#comments Andy Sviatko Fischer's Flicker Michael Duttge Rick Lyons Scott fischer Tim Gavin Andy Sviatko,Fischer's Flicker,Michael Duttge,Rick Lyons,Scott fischer,Tim Gavin Fischer's FlickerScott fischer and his band Fischer's Flicker joined me last week and we had a blast recording this show. Enjoy these guys and then go see them live at the Emporium at 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL from 8:00 PM to midnighttonight January 18th. Check out all the videos here. fischer's Flicker yes mteach 6307 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 694 - Hasan Salameh http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/694-hasan-salameh-6286 Hasan Salameh Hasan came into the studio last fall and we had a great time talking and recording his music. Hasan is a painter of songs. His images are universal emotions that we all experience one way or another. Join me on a journey through his thoughts and experiences. Click here to view all the videos from the show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/694-hasan-salameh-6286#comments Hasan Salameh 1868 Hasan Salameh Hasan Salameh Hasan came into the studio last fall and we had a great time talking and recording his music. Hasan is a painter of songs. His images are universal emotions that we all experience one way or another. Join me on a journey through his thoughts and experiences. hasan Salameh yes mteach 6286 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 8 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 693 - Jenna & Rolf http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/693-jenna-rolf-6266 Jenna & RolfVocalist Jenna Mammina (performed with Rickie Lee Jones, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Phish) and brilliant guitarist Rolf Sturm (played guitar live or been on recordings that feature Loudon Wainwright, Jorma Kaukonen, John Medeski, Ethan Iverson and members of the Grateful Dead). came in to town in October and we recorded this Podcast and a couple of days later we brought them in for a CAU/Goose & Fox House Concert. We had the great pleasure to hear and record one of the best performances ever on CAU. I am certain that you will agree. Enjoy this musical work of art. Click here to see all the videos from the Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/693-jenna-rolf-6266#comments Jenna & Rolf Jenna Mammina Rolf Sturm 3054 Jenna & Rolf,Jenna Mammina,Rolf Sturm Jenna & Rolf Vocalist Jenna Mammina (performed with Rickie Lee Jones, Bobby McFerrin, Al Jarreau, Phish) and brilliant guitarist Rolf Sturm (played guitar live or been on recordings that feature Loudon Wainwright, Jorma Kaukonen, John Medeski, Ethan Iverson and members of the Grateful Dead). came in to town in October and we recorded this Podcast and a couple of days later we brought them in for a CAU/Goose & Fox House Concert. We had the great pleasure to hear and record one of the best performances ever on CAU. I am certain that you will agree. Enjoy this musical work of art. Jenna and Rolf yes mteach 6266 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 2 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 692 - The Please Please Me http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/692-please-please-me-6242 The Please Please Me The Please Please Me and CAU have been friends for many years. Starting back in Austin, Texas about a decade ago. Currently, The Please Please Me is a duo featuring Jessie Torrisi and Jimi Fish and they now reside in New York City Fortunately, they stopped in and recorded this Podcast while on tour. I am posting this as my featured Christmas Podcast and it is also Jessie's Birthday, so here is your present girlfriend. Click here to see all the Podcast Videos http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/692-please-please-me-6242#comments Jessie Torrisi Jimi Fish The Please Please Me 2649 Jessie Torrisi,Jimi Fish,The Please Please Me The Please Please Me The Please Please Me and CAU have been friends for many years. Starting back in Austin, Texas about a decade ago. Currently, The Please Please Me is a duo featuring Jessie Torrisi and Jimi Fish and they now reside in New York City Fortunately, they stopped in and recorded this Podcast while on tour. I am posting this as my featured Christmas Podcast and it is also Jessie's Birthday, so here is your present girlfriend. The Please Please Me yes mteach 6242 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 25 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 691 - Maniac Du Jour, Saluzzo, Italy http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/691-maniac-du-jour-saluzzo-italy-6218 Maniac Du JourThis Power Trio from Saluzzo,Italy stopped in last Summer while on their North American tour and blew us away. We had an amazing afternoon of great songs."MANIAC du JOUR" is an Italian rock band born in 2013, formed by Paride Lanciani (guitars, vocals), Alain Nes (drums) and Fabio Anghilante (bass and keyboards). During his long career, Paride played with lot of big names of the indie national and international music scene.He also played at CMJ Festival - NYC USA, BBQ FestIval- Chicago USA and at ATP Festival - UK View all the videos from this Podcast here http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/691-maniac-du-jour-saluzzo-italy-6218#comments Alain Nes Fabio Anghilante Maniac Du Jour Paride Lanciani 1687 Alain Nes,Fabio Anghilante,Maniac Du Jour,Paride Lanciani This Power Trio from Saluzzo, Italy stopped in last Summer while on their North American tour and blew us away. We had an amazing afternoon of great songs. "MANIAC du JOUR" is an Italian rock band born in 2013, formed by Paride Lanciani (guitars, vocals), Alain Nes (drums) and Fabio Anghilante (bass and keyboards). During his long career, Paride played with lot of big names of the indie national and international music scene. He also played at CMJ Festival – NYC USA, BBQ FestIval- Chicago USA and at ATP Festival - UK Maniac Du Jour yes mteach 6218 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 12 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 690 - The Alex Guthrie Band http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/690-alex-guthrie-band-6196 The Alex Guthrie BandAlex and the boys joined us for an afternoon of his original music. They were in Chicago from Atlanta, Georgia to play a gig and we were lucky enough to record this show. You might wonder where you have seen this guy before and here is a link that will explain why.Alex Gutherie CommercialVOCALS, GUITAR / ALEX GUTHRIEKEYS, VOCALS / ADAM HOLLIDAYDRUMS, VOCALS / DAVE RAGSDALEBASS, VOCALS / JONATHAN NORWOOD Watch the videos from the show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/690-alex-guthrie-band-6196#comments Adam Holliday Alex Guthrie Dave Ragsdale Jennifer Hudson Jonathan Norwood The Alex Guthrie Band 3433 Adam Holliday,Alex Guthrie,Dave Ragsdale,Jennifer Hudson,Jonathan Norwood,The Alex Guthrie Band The Alex Guthrie Band Alex and the boys joined us for an afternoon of his original music. They were in Chicago from Atlanta, Georgia to play a gig and we were lucky enough to record this show. Alex Guthrie Band yes mteach 6196 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 4 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 689 - StereoViolet http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/689-stereoviolet-6176 StereoVioletOne day last spring this band of super creative musicians fronted by the stellar voice of Bianca B. Black came into the studio and rocked my World and now they are about to rock yours.Click here to see all the videos from the showABOUT THE BAND. Most people aren't afraid of the dark. They're afraid of what they might see if someone turns on the lights.  StereoViolet embraces the dark and the darkness of the world we live in. It's not about finding the light. It's about adjusting our eyes to see what's always been there. And that is precisely what StereoViolet forces us to do. Powered by the commanding yet melodic vocals of frontwoman Bianca B. Black, THE RISE AND FALL OF O'REN BLACK, the debut album from the Chicago-based indie-rock band, is an unapologetic admission of life and the forces that drive us. It's not a collection of love songs. They are songs of lust and life, and they tell the uncompromised story of the human journey - a journey of monsters and heroes, trials and errors, mistakes and redemption, and hope and despair. Drawing from an infinite array of personal experiences and a vast pool of musical influences and styles, StereoViolet pushes the line between music and art and fuses together the distinct sounds of each member's eclectic background to produce a powerful and unforgettable experience.  We are reminded that in the cages of our minds, we are all free. And in the solace of our freedom, we are all slaves.   From the emotionally driven and introspective lyrics that transcend the band's personality, to the jarring guitar riffs and powerful instrumentation that tell the part of the story that words cannot, StereoViolet delivers a brutally honest account of what it means to be human. Each note is a testament to life lived.  Each chord a tribute to the frailty of the human mind and spirit. Each song a crushing reminder of who we are. StereoViolet isn't a band for those looking to feel good about themselves. It's a band for those who aren't afraid to see themselves and are ready to adjust their eyes to the darkness that surrounds us all. StereoViolet is Bianca B. Black (Vocals), Armand Frigo (Guitar), Brian "Lando" Landreth (Guitar/Keys), Bryan "Gonzo" Gonzalez (Bass), and Jesus "Chuy" Zarate (Drums). StereoViolet is managed and represented by The Wrecking Co. THE RISE AND FALL OF O'REN BLACK, the band's debut full-length album, was released on April 2017 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/689-stereoviolet-6176#comments Armand Frigo Bianca B. Black Brian “Lando” Landreth Bryan “Gonzo” Gonzalez Jesus “Chuy” Zarate StereoViolet 2215 Armand Frigo,Bianca B. Black,Brian “Lando” Landreth,Bryan “Gonzo” Gonzalez,Jesus “Chuy” Zarate,StereoViolet StereoVioletOne day last spring this band of super creative musicians fronted by the stellar voice of Bianca B. Black came into the studio and rocked my World and now they are about to rock yours.Click here to see all the videos from the showABOUT THE BAND. Most people aren't afraid of the dark. They're afraid of what they might see if someone turns on the lights.  StereoViolet embraces the dark and the darkness of the world we live in. It's not about finding the light. It's about adjusting our eyes to see what's always been there. And that is precisely what StereoViolet forces us to do. Powered by the commanding yet melodic vocals of frontwoman Bianca B. Black, THE RISE AND FALL OF O'REN BLACK, the debut album from the Chicago-based indie-rock band, is an unapologetic admission of life and the forces that drive us. It's not a collection of love songs. They are songs of lust and life, and they tell the uncompromised story of the human journey - a journey of monsters and heroes, trials and errors, mistakes and redemption, and hope and despair. Drawing from an infinite array of personal experiences and a vast pool of musical influences and styles, StereoViolet pushes the line between music and art and fuses together the distinct sounds of each member's eclectic background to produce a powerful and unforgettable experience.  We are reminded that in the cages of our minds, we are all free. And in the solace of our freedom, we are all slaves.   From the emotionally driven and introspective lyrics that transcend the band's personality, to the jarring guitar riffs and powerful instrumentation that tell the part of the story that words cannot, StereoViolet delivers a brutally honest account of what it means to be human. Each note is a testament to life lived.  Each chord a tribute to the frailty of the human mind and spirit. Each song a crushing reminder of who we are. StereoViolet isn't a band for those looking to feel good about themselves. It's a band for those who aren't afraid to see themselves and are ready to adjust their eyes to the darkness that surrounds us all. StereoViolet is Bianca B. Black (Vocals), Armand Frigo (Guitar), Brian "Lando" Landreth (Guitar/Keys), Bryan "Gonzo" Gonzalez (Bass), and Jesus "Chuy" Zarate (Drums). StereoViolet is managed and represented by The Wrecking Co. THE RISE AND FALL OF O'REN BLACK, the band's debut full-length album, was released on April 2017 StereoViolet yes mteach 6176 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0600 Episode 688 - Native Harrow http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/688-native-harrow-6125 Native HarrowDevin Tuel - Lead Vocals/Guitar and Stephen Harms - Bass/Drums/Keys/Guitar came into the studio and totally blew me away. Devin's soaring vocals and Stephen's multiple instruments and assorted pedals created an amazing sound as you will see. Come with me on a journey with this brilliant pair from Woodstock, New York.Click here to see the videos from this show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/688-native-harrow-6125#comments Devin Tuel Native Harrow Stephen Harms 2786 Devin Tuel,Native Harrow,Stephen Harms Native Harrow Devin Tuel - Lead Vocals/Guitar and Stephen Harms - Bass/Drums/Keys/Guitar came into the studio and totally blew me away. Devin's soaring vocals and Stephen's multiple instruments and assorted pedals created an amazing sound as you will see. Come with me on a journey with this brilliant pair from Woodstock, New York. Native Harrow yes mteach 6125 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 2 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 687 - The Dirty Miners http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/687-dirty-miners-6055 The Dirty MinersThis Genre bending Blues, Soul, Indie, Rock band features Justin Conner, Candice Tindell, Luke VanderHeiden, Justin Garvy, and Phil Garvy. We got together for an evening of trully beautiful, soulful music. The vocal blending of Justin and Candice was perfect and the amazing music provided by Luke, Justin and Phil Garvy combined for one hell of a show. I am quite certain that you are going to enjoy this Podcast. Be sure to see them live you;ll be glad you did.. Click here to see all the videos from the Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/687-dirty-miners-6055#comments Candice Tindell Justin Conner Justin Garvy Luke VanderHeiden Phil Garvy The Dirty Miners 2175 Candice Tindell,Justin Conner,Justin Garvy,Luke VanderHeiden,Phil Garvy,The Dirty Miners The Dirty MinersThis Genre bending Blues, Soul, Indie, Rock band features Justin Conner, Candice Tindell, Luke VanderHeiden, Justin Garvy, and Phil Garvy. We got together for an evening of trully beautiful, soulful music. The vocal blending of Justin and Candice was perfect and the amazing music provided by Luke, Justin and Phil Garvy combined for one hell of a show. I am quite certain that you are going to enjoy this Podcast. Be sure to see them live you;ll be glad you did.. Click here to see all the videos from the Podcast The Dirty Miners yes mteach 6055 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 12 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 686 - GrooveSession http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/686-groovesession-6043 The power of Ontario California based GrooveSession is a contagious verve in sound. Move your body, your soul, and your heart with music. Such a uniquely broad depth in their song writing, GrooveSession is a true stand out that you will remember. Made up of three master musicians, GrooveSession is led by an inspirational and talented singing drummer for the ages, Manny Sanchez, along with his younger brother, Ronnie Sanchez, on bass guitar with a signature fat tone and strong jazz fusion influence, to be rounded out and completed by their true other brother, the maestro Sarven Manguiat, who has chops, style, and phonetic flavor as verifiable as any player on the scene.  Mind, body, and sound, GrooveSession brings a multi-genre blend of rock n' roll that they simply call "movin' groovin' music." Three part harmonies and tuned to 432Hz, this band is about the Earth's natural vibration and healing properties that positive music and intention bring to life! Playing music they love and sharing their energy with a quest to end the jammin' famine.  This completely do-it-yourself trio has been booking, writing, touring and playing across the USA for the past 10 years, performing over 2,333 dates while opening for and playing with many of today's greatest bands and musicians. Catch a session... Presently recording their fifth studio release "Free As You Wanna Be" due out by the end of 2017 following their highly acclaimed album, "California Hurricane"(2015). The group is definitely building momentum largely from receiving word of mouth recognition from fans across the country. GrooveSession is actively seeking support from high end agencies to assist them to get their music and show to the masses worldwide. GROOVESESSION IS: Vocals, Drums, Percussion / Manny Sanchez Vocals, Bass / Ronnie SanchezVocals, Guitars, Keyboards / Sarven ManguiatView all videos here http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/686-groovesession-6043#comments GrooveSession Manny Sanchez Ronnie Sanchez Sarven Manguiat 2503 GrooveSession,Manny Sanchez,Ronnie Sanchez,Sarven Manguiat The power of GrooveSession is a contagious verve in sound. Move your body, your soul, and your heart with music. Such a uniquely broad depth in their song writing, GrooveSession is a true stand out that you will remember. Made up of three master musicians, GrooveSession is led by an inspirational and talented singing drummer for the ages, Manny Sanchez, along with his younger brother, Ronnie Sanchez, on bass guitar with a signature fat tone and strong jazz fusion influence, to be rounded out and completed by their true other brother, the maestro Sarven Manguiat, who has chops, style, and phonetic flavor as verifiable as any player on the scene. GrooveSession yes mteach 6043 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 4 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 685 - Kacie Swierk http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/685-kacie-swierk-5983 Kacie Swierk will be joining Hadley Kennary on Saturday September 30th at the CAU & Goose and Fox House Concert Series. Kacie worked with CAU as an intern inbetween high school and beginning Indiana University where she is now in her junior year persuing a degree in Commercial Music. As you will hear in this Podcast and when you atttend the House Concert, Kacie has become a very polished singer/songwriter. Click here to see her viedos from the Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/685-kacie-swierk-5983#comments Kacie Swierk 2239 Kacie Swierk Kacie Swierk will be joining Hadley Kennary on Saturday September 30th at the CAU & Goose and Fox House Condert Series. Kacie worked with CAU as an intern inbetween high school and beginning Indiana University where she is now in her junior year persuing a degree in Commercial Music. As you will hear in this Podcast and when you atttend the House Concert, Kacie has become a very polished singer/songwriter. Kacie Swierk yes mteach 5983 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Mon, 18 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 684 - Hadley Kennary http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/684-hadley-kennary-5974 Hadley KennaryHadley joined us to record her 2nd Podcast with us in support of her latest EP "Momentum" and now we are proud to present Hadley w/ opener Kacie Swierk in one of our CAU/Goose and Fox House Concert series live Saturday September 30th.Hadley Kennary is a singer-songwriter whose music is a folk/pop blend of heartfelt, clever lyrics and infectious melodies. Kennary, appropriately pronounced like the bird, grew up outside of Chicago. In 2014, she graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music and has since independently released a full-length album and two EPs. Her warm sound is refreshingly honest and contagiously catchy. She has graced stages around the country such as SPACE in Chicago and the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, as well as several shows in Ireland and the UK. Her songs have been featured in renowned songwriting competitions such as Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase, Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival Troubadour Songwriting Competition (where she won 2nd place in 2015). Hadley lives in Nashville, Tennessee where she continues to write, record, and perform live. Her latest release, "Momentum EP", was released August 24th, 2016 and is available wherever music is digitally sold & streamed.Click here to view all videos from the Podcast  http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/684-hadley-kennary-5974#comments Hadley Kennary 2618 Hadley Kennary Hadley Kennary is a singer-songwriter whose music is a folk/pop blend of heartfelt, clever lyrics and infectious melodies. Kennary, appropriately pronounced like the bird, grew up outside of Chicago. In 2014, she graduated from the prestigious Berklee College of Music and has since independently released a full-length album and two EPs. Her warm sound is refreshingly honest and contagiously catchy. She has graced stages around the country such as SPACE in Chicago and the Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, as well as several shows in Ireland and the UK. Her songs have been featured in renowned songwriting competitions such as Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase, Kerrville Folk Festival New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters, Falcon Ridge Folk Festival Emerging Artist Showcase, and Telluride Bluegrass Festival Troubadour Songwriting Competition (where she won 2nd place in 2015). Hadley lives in Nashville, Tennessee where she continues to write, record, and perform live. Her latest release, "Momentum EP", was released August 24th, 2016 and is available wherever music is digitally sold & streamed. Hadley Kennary 2017 yes mteach 5974 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 13 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 683 - Korby Lenker, Megan Slankard, and Alex Wong http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/683-korby-lenker-megan-slankard-and-alex-wong-5958 Korby Lenker, Megan Slankard, and Alex WongThese three amazing singer/songwriters stopped by CAU on their way to perform at "Space" in Evanston. That was over a year ago and the files were lost, but now found. Check out the Bio on these artists and you can see just how amazing they areKORBY LENKER: Korby Lenker is a sneaky-good songwriter. And singer. And multi-instrumentalist. An abbreviated list of Lenker's achievements so far includes: a significant amount of airplay on the legendary Seattle indie rock station KEXP; a BBC 2 interview with Bob Harris, which is only about the highest honor a rootsy singer-songwriter touring the U.K. can get; opening slots for acts ranging from Willie Nelson to Ray LaMontagne, Nickel Creek, Keith Urban, Susan Tedeschi and Tristan Prettyman; a successful run with one of the hottest young West Coast bluegrass bands of the aughts; and wins in the Merlefest folk songwriting contest as well as the Kerrville Folk Festival's elite New Folk songwriting competition. Lenker's composition "My Little Life" brought him the Kerrville honors this year. It doesn't seem possible that one song could work so well in such disparate worlds, but it also proved its powers as a galvanizing piece of indie-pop, drawing a small army of likeminded, rising Nashville artists and personalities--Jeremy Lister and Katie Herzig to name two--to make lip-syncing, ukulele-strumming cameos in Lenker's music video. MEGAN SLANKARD: "Nearly everyone who encounters this attractive and sophisticated singer-songwriter agrees that she has 'star' written all over her," says Acoustic Guitar Magazine about Megan Slankard. "She forges a distinctive sound with her smooth and courageous vocal dynamics, intelligent and diverse song styles, and sheer infectious enthusiasm." Slankard, who has sold just over 20,000 copies of her three CDs, self-produced her first CD at age eighteen and her third with help from Counting Crow's guitarist Dan Vickrey, and is currently working on a new project. Last year Slankard formed a new alt-rock band, and is already getting industry attention having been selected as a semi-finalist in Discmaker's 2007 Independent Music World Series and a finalist in the 2008 Musician's Atlas/Borders Books Independent Music Awards - even before the official release of her new band's first album, scheduled for mid-2008. Slankard and her music have appeared on TLC's "What Not To Wear", generating purchases by TV viewers after her first appearance that placed her second CD "Freaky Little Story" on the 5 spot on Amazon.com CD sales charts and on the Top-10 Rock Bestseller list on CDBaby.com. Because of the episode's popularity, the show's producers featured her in a follow-up episode, bringing her back onto the Top-10 with "Freaky Little Story". Upon its release months later, "A Little Extra Sun" also reached the Top-10 sales chart. Her songs have also earned over 175,000 plays on MySpace.com, and "Freaky Little Story" remains a Top-20 all time Rock Bestseller on CDBaby.com to this day. Slankard's music has also been featured on San Francisco AAA station KFOG's compilation CD and has been spun over 500 times on Modesto, CA. She has been featured in Rockgrl Magazine, Owl Magazine, The Synthesis, and online sources Fresh Tracks and Women In Rock, in addition to Acoustic Guitar magazine, whose editors named "Freaky Little Story" one of their top albums of 2005. She was a final selection artist for RPM Direct Presents: Unsigned Artists Volume 3 compilation CD; an A&R Online featured artist; a Song and Film Spotlight artist; and, an Acoustic Cafe featured artist on the "One to Watch" syndicated radio program (sponsored by the USA Songwriting Competition). Slankard also co-wrote and performed on the title track of Dire Straits founding member David Knopfler's new record, "Ship of Dreams". Megan has performed in over 200 cities in five different countries, including at showcases in Boston (NEMO) and Toronto (NXNE), on three tours as support for David Knopfler (Germany and England), and at the international festival InGuitar in Zurich (Switzerland). She will resume touring after the completion of the new CD. ALEX WONG: Alex Wong is a Brooklyn-based producer, writer and performer whose signature sonic style resonates in all he creates-from cinematic pop soundscapes to electronic tinged theater scores to his honest, direct songwriting. He has produced recordings with leading artists such as Delta Rae, Ari Hest, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Melissa Ferrick, Vienna Teng and Grammy nominee Ximena Sarinana. Alex has garnered critical acclaim for his songwriting collaborations with recording artists Amber Rubarth (The Paper Raincoat), Vienna Teng, Paul Freeman, Elizabeth and the Catapult and Alex Berger (Independent Music Award winner). His songwriting has been heard in film and television projects such as "The Last Song" (Disney/Touchstone), "One Tree Hill," and "The Lincoln Lawyer" (Lion's Gate). His solo project, A City On A Lake, is releasing it's debut self-titled album (featuring vocal performances from Ari Hest and Ximena Sarinana) was released in 2012.Click to view all four videos from this Podcast http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/683-korby-lenker-megan-slankard-and-alex-wong-5958#comments Alex Wong Korby Lenker Megan Slankard 1362 Alex Wong,Korby Lenker,Megan Slankard Korby Lenker, Megan Slankard, and Alex WongThese three amazing singer/songwriters stopped by CAU on their way to perform at "Space" in Evanston. That was over a year ago and the files were lost, but now found. Check out the Bio on these artists and you can see just how amazing they areKORBY LENKER: Korby Lenker is a sneaky-good songwriter. And singer. And multi-instrumentalist. An abbreviated list of Lenker's achievements so far includes: a significant amount of airplay on the legendary Seattle indie rock station KEXP; a BBC 2 interview with Bob Harris, which is only about the highest honor a rootsy singer-songwriter touring the U.K. can get; opening slots for acts ranging from Willie Nelson to Ray LaMontagne, Nickel Creek, Keith Urban, Susan Tedeschi and Tristan Prettyman; a successful run with one of the hottest young West Coast bluegrass bands of the aughts; and wins in the Merlefest folk songwriting contest as well as the Kerrville Folk Festival's elite New Folk songwriting competition. Lenker's composition "My Little Life" brought him the Kerrville honors this year. It doesn't seem possible that one song could work so well in such disparate worlds, but it also proved its powers as a galvanizing piece of indie-pop, drawing a small army of likeminded, rising Nashville artists and personalities--Jeremy Lister and Katie Herzig to name two--to make lip-syncing, ukulele-strumming cameos in Lenker's music video. MEGAN SLANKARD: "Nearly everyone who encounters this attractive and sophisticated singer-songwriter agrees that she has 'star' written all over her," says Acoustic Guitar Magazine about Megan Slankard. "She forges a distinctive sound with her smooth and courageous vocal dynamics, intelligent and diverse song styles, and sheer infectious enthusiasm." Slankard, who has sold just over 20,000 copies of her three CDs, self-produced her first CD at age eighteen and her third with help from Counting Crow's guitarist Dan Vickrey, and is currently working on a new project. Last year Slankard formed a new alt-rock band, and is already getting industry attention having been selected as a semi-finalist in Discmaker's 2007 Independent Music World Series and a finalist in the 2008 Musician's Atlas/Borders Books Independent Music Awards - even before the official release of her new band's first album, scheduled for mid-2008. Slankard and her music have appeared on TLC's "What Not To Wear", generating purchases by TV viewers after her first appearance that placed her second CD "Freaky Little Story" on the 5 spot on Amazon.com CD sales charts and on the Top-10 Rock Bestseller list on CDBaby.com. Because of the episode's popularity, the show's producers featured her in a follow-up episode, bringing her back onto the Top-10 with "Freaky Little Story". Upon its release months later, "A Little Extra Sun" also reached the Top-10 sales chart. Her songs have also earned over 175,000 plays on MySpace.com, and "Freaky Little Story" remains a Top-20 all time Rock Bestseller on CDBaby.com to this day. Slankard's music has also been featured on San Francisco AAA station KFOG's compilation CD and has been spun over 500 times on Modesto, CA. She has been featured in Rockgrl Magazine, Owl Magazine, The Synthesis, and online sources Fresh Tracks and Women In Rock, in addition to Acoustic Guitar magazine, whose editors named "Freaky Little Story" one of their top albums of 2005. She was a final selection artist for RPM Direct Presents: Unsigned Artists Volume 3 compilation CD; an A&R Online featured artist; a Song and Film Spotlight artist; and, an Acoustic Cafe featured artist on the "One to Watch" syndicated radio program (sponsored by the USA Songwriting Competition). Slankard also co-wrote and performed on the title track of Dire Straits founding member David Knopfler's new record, "Ship of Dreams". Megan has performed in over 200 cities in five different countries, including at showcases in Boston (NEMO) and Toronto (NXNE), on three tours as support for David Knopfler (Germany and England), and at the international festival InGuitar in Zurich (Switzerland). She will resume touring after the completion of the new CD. ALEX WONG: Alex Wong is a Brooklyn-based producer, writer and performer whose signature sonic style resonates in all he creates-from cinematic pop soundscapes to electronic tinged theater scores to his honest, direct songwriting. He has produced recordings with leading artists such as Delta Rae, Ari Hest, Elizabeth and the Catapult, Melissa Ferrick, Vienna Teng and Grammy nominee Ximena Sarinana. Alex has garnered critical acclaim for his songwriting collaborations with recording artists Amber Rubarth (The Paper Raincoat), Vienna Teng, Paul Freeman, Elizabeth and the Catapult and Alex Berger (Independent Music Award winner). His songwriting has been heard in film and television projects such as "The Last Song" (Disney/Touchstone), "One Tree Hill," and "The Lincoln Lawyer" (Lion's Gate). His solo project, A City On A Lake, is releasing it's debut self-titled album (featuring vocal performances from Ari Hest and Ximena Sarinana) was released in 2012.Click to view all four videos from this Podcast Korby Lenker, Megan Slankard, and Alex Wong yes mteach 5958 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sun, 3 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 682 - Kevin Presbrey March 2017 http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/682-kevin-presbrey-march-2017-5905 Kevin PresbreyUkulele infused rootsy folk rock is one way of describing the vibration Kevin Presbrey is casting out there these days, but you could also very well say that his songs have a way of giving you that cozy feeling of being snuggled up by the fireplace in your favorite hooded sweatshirt. He's warm and familiar to you. Embracing the influences of storytellers Jim Croce, Don McLean, and Van Morrison along with modern troubadours Ryan Adams and James Bay, Presbrey's Midwestern sound and personality is the vehicle for the stories he lives and shares.  Since the early 2000s, KP has amassed a loyal following throughout North America thanks in part to his songs appearing on MTV, VH1, and Fox along with being afforded the opportunity to share the stage with national acts Sister Hazel, The Doobie Brothers, Rusted Root, Big Head Todd and Tonic. Turning heads in Chicago's music scene with his first solo release Dust Unto Dust, his song "Always With Me" made its way to the airwaves of WXRT radio in 2013 followed by a national television performance on WGN's morning news. Gaining steam in 2017, Presbrey's relentless lust for connecting with audiences has driven the release of his fourth studio album Falling Together. Where Dust Unto Dust (Produced by Ryan Hadlock: The Lumineers, Strumbellas, Vance Joy) centered around picking up the pieces following the sudden passing of his father in 2012, Falling Together is a reflection of his experiences as life moved forward with his father there in spirit. Recorded at Left + Right Studios in Nashville, TN with producer Skylar Wilson (Andrew Combs, Rayland Baxter, Justin Townes Earle), KP tapped into that white hot East Nashville vibe this time around in his quest to perpetuate positive feelings, togetherness, and simply finding the bright side in life. From great tragedy comes great triumph - and peace. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/682-kevin-presbrey-march-2017-5905#comments Kevin Presbrey 2969 Kevin Presbrey Ukulele infused rootsy folk rock is one way of describing the vibration Kevin Presbrey is casting out there these days, but you could also very well say that his songs have a way of giving you that cozy feeling of being snuggled up by the fireplace in your favorite hooded sweatshirt. He's warm and familiar to you. Embracing the influences of storytellers Jim Croce, Don McLean, and Van Morrison along with modern troubadours Ryan Adams and James Bay, Presbrey's Midwestern sound and personality is the vehicle for the stories he lives and shares. Kevin Presbrey yes mteach 5905 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 681 - Heather Horton http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/681-heather-horton-5846 Heather Horton joined me for an afternoon of music and general silliness and fun. We laughed and made fun of the insanity of the World around us and the show was dedicated to the premier oh Heather's new album called "don't Mess With Mrs. Murphy"It was a wonderful Podcast and a joy to be with Heather once again. I highly recommend that you go out and get this album.  http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/681-heather-horton-5846#comments Heather Horton Heather Lynn Horton Mrs. Murphry The Westies 3517 Heather Horton,Heather Lynn Horton,Mrs. Murphry,The Westies Heather Horton From birth, everything has been about music for Heather Horton. Having lived in many of the major American music epicenters, she is no stranger to the struggles and triumphs of the business. Her endeavors have been extensive, but are not free of their share of obstacles. Her 2011 release, Postcard Saturdays held promise to be the breakthrough work to set her on a course she had always desired. The proverbial puzzle pieces looked to be falling in place to gain Horton her fair share of supporters with both music-buying fans and industry critics alike. As the album poised for release, the newly wed Horton became pregnant with her daughter, Rain, and Horton was forced to rethink the release of Postcard Saturdays. While forging on with her husband, singer-songwriter Michael McDermott, in their critically acclaimed collective, The Westies, the resolve to pursue her own sincere and compelling music ultimately couldn't be tamed. That pursuit is no more evident than on her upcoming release, Don’t Mess With Mrs. Murphy. Heather Horton, Heather Lynn Horton, Mrs. Murphry, The Westies yes mteach 5846 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 680 - Alan Zreczny/Bluefront http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/680-alan-zrecznybluefront-5815 Alan Zreczny/Bluefront Alan is a singer-songwriter from Chicago.  Music has always been part of his life. Even while pursuing other interests, he always thought of being a musician and writing songs as the most fulfilling modes of self-expression. Several years ago, he decided to try his hand at it and wrote his first song. He hasn't stopped since, and in the process he has created an imaginative and truly original body of work. Alan's songs are narrative poems set to spirited melodies, which he performs on the guitar and piano. In his lyrics, he often puts a new twist on age-old sayings, giving them a fresh, surprising new meaning. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/680-alan-zrecznybluefront-5815#comments Alan Zreczny Bluefront 2308 Alan Zreczny,Bluefront Alan Zreczny/Bluefront Alan is a singer-songwriter from Chicago. Music has always been part of his life. Even while pursuing other interests, he always thought of being a musician and writing songs as the most fulfilling modes of self-expression. Several years ago, he decided to try his hand at it and wrote his first song. He hasn’t stopped since, and in the process he has created an imaginative and truly original body of work. Alan’s songs are narrative poems set to spirited melodies, which he performs on the guitar and piano. In his lyrics, he often puts a new twist on age-old sayings, giving them a fresh, surprising new meaning. Alan Zreczny/Bluefront yes mteach 5815 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Tue, 11 Jul 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 679 - Leah Shoshanah http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/679-leah-shoshanah-5797 Leah ShoshanahA couple of weeks ago Leah joined us for a Podcast. Leah is from a strong artistic background which at one point found her performing with the South African Opera Company. Her songs take you on a journey of remembrance and learning. I was mesmerized by all 4 songs.You have the opportunity to see Leah live Sunday July 2nd at Uncommon Ground on Clark. She will open for a dear friend of mine, Don Pedigo from Nashville.These two will show you a night of music that you will not soon forget. Come join me...Click here to see all the videos from the show.  http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/679-leah-shoshanah-5797#comments Leah Shoshanah 2995 Leah Shoshanah Leah Shoshanah A couple of weeks ago Leah joined us for a Podcast. Leah is from a strong artistic background which at one poing found her performing with the South African Opera Company. Her songs take you on a journey of remembrance and learning. I was mesmerized by all 4 songs. You have the opportunity to see Leah live Sunday July 2nd at Uncommon Ground on Clark. She will open for a dear friend of mine, Don Pedigo from Nashville.These two will show you a night of music that you will not soon forget. Come join me... Leah Shoshanah yes mteach 5797 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Thu, 22 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 678 - Don Pedigo http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/678-don-pedigo-5773 Don Pedigo Don Pedigo is coming back to Chicago this July 2nd at Uncommon Ground on Devon. Joining Don that night is Chicago's own Leah Shoshanah. Come join the CAU crew for a night of brilliant musical perfromances. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/678-don-pedigo-5773#comments Don Pedigo 2866 Don Pedigo Don Pedigo Don Pedigo is coming back to Chicago this July 2nd at Uncommon Ground on Devon. Joining Don that night is Chicago's own Leah Shoshanah. Come join the CAU crew for a night of brilliant musical perfromances. Don Pedigo yes mteach 5773 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 677 - Dina Bach http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/677-dina-bach-5754 Dina BachDina, came in on a sunny January afternoon and it was as though her smile and songs alone made it feel like a beautiful early spring. What a joy to record and present to you. Trust me you're going to love her music.Check out the videos from her show http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/677-dina-bach-5754#comments Dina Bach 2386 Dina Bach Dina Bach Dina, came in on a sunny January afternoon and it was as though her smile and songs alone made it feel like a beautiful early spring. What a joy to record and present to you. Trust me you're going to love her music. Dina Bach yes mteach 5754 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Wed, 7 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 676 - Ben Marshall http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/676-ben-marshall-5703 Ben Marshallis the latest artist to join the CAUDog Records Family. Ben came in to record a Podcast with us last Winter and one thing led to another.It has BEN a journey!!! His earliest memories of music were dancing around the house singing along to Elton John and Beatles records with his family when he was just a child. By age 11, he was drawn to the guitar and remembers bugging his parents to buy him one. After constant persistence, he received his first guitar at the early age of 13. While the neighborhood kids were out playing, he was up in his bedroom listening and trying to jam along with Jim Croce, Muddy Waters, Led Zeppelin, Boston, Eric Clapton and The Beach Boys records to name a few. "I had a record player and a bunch of vinyl records, and I would just listen and try to play along," says Marshall. He can remember that some of the neighbors thought it a bit odd that he spent so much time in his room. "I was just simply dedicated and was really bitten by the blues bug at an early age. I was completely focused on learning from the greats like BB King, Eric Clapton and Muddy Waters." The sound of blues music touched a spot deep within his soul. Along with learning by ear, he was also introduced to George Yeatmen, Sr. and studied classical guitar with him for a few years. This helped him develop technique and a unique finger style. "He was really hard on me but I am so glad I had the opportunity to study with him and learned the value of hard work and the importance of dedicating yourself to your craft." Yeatmen was a guitarist during the big band era and was a well-known musician in the Baltimore area. "He played a huge role in my early development as a musician and he is deeply missed."Click here to see all the videos from this show. http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/676-ben-marshall-5703#comments Ben Marshall 2284 Ben Marshall Ben Marshall is the latest artist to join the CAUDog Records Family. Ben came in to record a Podcast with us last Winter and one thing led to another. It has BEN a journey!!! His earliest memories of music were dancing around the house singing along to Elton John and Beatles records with his family when he was just a child. By age 11, he was drawn to the guitar and remembers bugging his parents to buy him one. After constant persistence, he received his first guitar at the early age of 13. While the neighborhood kids were out playing, he was up in his bedroom listening and trying to jam along with Jim Croce, Muddy Waters, Led Zeppelin, Boston, Eric Clapton and The Beach Boys records to name a few. “I had a record player and a bunch of vinyl records, and I would just listen and try to play along,” says Marshall. He can remember that some of the neighbors thought it a bit odd that he spent so much time in his room. “I was just simply dedicated and was really bitten by the blues bug at an early age. I was completely focused on learning from the greats like BB King, Eric Clapton and Muddy Waters.” The sound of blues music touched a spot deep within his soul. Along with learning by ear, he was also introduced to George Yeatmen, Sr. and studied classical guitar with him for a few years. This helped him develop technique and a unique finger style. “He was really hard on me but I am so glad I had the opportunity to study with him and learned the value of hard work and the importance of dedicating yourself to your craft.” Yeatmen was a guitarist during the big band era and was a well-known musician in the Baltimore area. “He played a huge role in my early development as a musician and he is deeply missed.” Ben Marshall yes mteach 5703 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 675 - Humphrey-McKeown http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/675-humphrey-mckeown-5682 Humphrey-McKeownHeather and Tom came on CAU as a duo back in the summer of 2006 on Episode 554This week they were back with the entire band to support their latest release "Tapestry of Shadows". As you can see and hear, we had a marvolous time recording this show. Now you can go see them perform it tonight May 20th live at Durty Nellie's in Palatine, ILThe Humphrey-McKeown songwriting partnership began in 2006 between New York native, Heather Humphrey and Chicago-based, Tom McKeown. At an informal gathering of musicians Tom asked if anyone had interest in writing music.  That day Heather said "yes" and two weeks later their collaborative partnership was formed and they were ready to see where this adventure would lead them.  Before long, they were writing for publishers in Nashville, Chicago and LA. Combining Heather's innate sense of melody with Tom's pursuit of writing something that hadn't already been done before, Humphrey-McKeown wrote for any occasion and in any style; always seeking to better themselves and their craft. When asked "How do you write better songs?" Their answer has always been "That's easy...we write another song". After penning over 100 songs for others, Humphrey-McKeown changed course to focus solely on their own unique musical voice. From their first open mic in December 2010 through the release of four studio albums in less than three years, Humphrey-McKeown has had a vision of what their writing and singing together could be. Creating the perfect vehicle to bring their songs to an audience proved to be a task that took years to complete. Drummer Jim Livas has brought the big drum sound to HM since the very first show but finding the rest of the musical puzzle pieces proved more elusive. They held auditions and swapped remaining players as needed, always looking for the perfect fit. Finally, during the last recording sessions of what has become the group's fourth album, Jim remembered a truly amazing bassist from his past. That led HM to Tony Meadors and incredibly, his audition actually became one of the final tracks on the fourth CD "All I Wanted to Hear." http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/675-humphrey-mckeown-5682#comments Heather Humphrey Humphrey-McKeown Jim Livas Tom Mckeown Tony Meadors 2334 Heather Humphrey,Humphrey-McKeown,Jim Livas,Tom Mckeown,Tony Meadors Humphrey-McKeown Heather and Tom came on CAU as a duo back in the summer of 2006 on Episode 554 This week they were back with the entire band to support their latest release "Tapestry of Shadows". As you can see and hear, we had a marvolous time recording this show. Now you can go see them perform it live at Durty Nellie's in Palatine, IL The Humphrey-McKeown songwriting partnership began in 2006 between New York native, Heather Humphrey and Chicago-based, Tom McKeown. At an informal gathering of musicians Tom asked if anyone had interest in writing music. That day Heather said “yes” and two weeks later their collaborative partnership was formed and they were ready to see where this adventure would lead them. Before long, they were writing for publishers in Nashville, Chicago and LA. Combining Heather’s innate sense of melody with Tom’s pursuit of writing something that hadn’t already been done before, Humphrey-McKeown wrote for any occasion and in any style; always seeking to better themselves and their craft. When asked “How do you write better songs?” Their answer has always been “That’s easy…we write another song”. After penning over 100 songs for others, Humphrey-McKeown changed course to focus solely on their own unique musical voice. From their first open mic in December 2010 through the release of four studio albums in less than three years, Humphrey-McKeown has had a vision of what their writing and singing together could be. Creating the perfect vehicle to bring their songs to an audience proved to be a task that took years to complete. Drummer Jim Livas has brought the big drum sound to HM since the very first show but finding the rest of the musical puzzle pieces proved more elusive. They held auditions and swapped remaining players as needed, always looking for the perfect fit. Finally, during the last recording sessions of what has become the group’s fourth album, Jim remembered a truly amazing bassist from his past. That led HM to Tony Meadors and incredibly, his audition actually became one of the final tracks on the fourth CD “All I Wanted to Hear.” Humphrey-McKeown yes mteach 5682 at http://chicagoacoustic.net Sat, 20 May 2017 00:00:00 -0500 Episode 674 - Phillip Michael Scales http://chicagoacoustic.net/content/podcasts/674-phillip-michael-scales-5676 Phillip Michael Scalesis a gifted songwriter who happens to be the nephew of BB King. His sound fits snuggly between folk and soul; demonstrating his knack for thoughtful, catchy melodies. Whether singing about heartbreak, following dreams, or growing up; his perspective, coupled with his command of language is incredible. It's no surprise i