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The Tabernacle

I like to teach Exodus 25-31 by first starting out talking about why the Lord wanted them to have a tabernacle in the first place, and then liken this to our day to show why the Lord has us build … Continue reading

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Mosiah 21 – Repeating The Same Mistake

Mosiah 21 illustrates the human tendency to repeat the same mistake again and again. In verses 4-12 we read that the people of Limhi were surrounded by the Lamanites and that they had to pay tribute to them, with “heavy … Continue reading

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Romans 8:12-39 Hope For the Saints

I find the following outline to be helpful when studying Romans 8:12-39 1. Five Characteristics of a Saint – Romans 8:12-17 A. Romans 8:12-13 A Saint Puts to Death the Natural Man B. Romans 8:14 A Saint is led by … Continue reading

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Romans 7:7-8:11 The Battle We All Face

I outline Romans 7:7-8:11 as follows: Romans 7:7-8:11 The Battle We All Face: A New Spirit in a Fallen Mortal Body 1. Romans 7:7-14 The Law & Sin 2. Romans 7:15-25 The Rude Awakening: My Mortal Body Fights My Spirit … Continue reading

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Pilate & Jesus: A Practical Application

In John’s account of the exchange between Jesus and Pontius Pilate, the Prefect of the Roman province of Judaea, we read the following: Then Pilate entered into the judgment hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou … Continue reading

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Matthew 26: Stay Out of Caiphas’ Palace

Matthew 26:31-35 tell of the interchange between Jesus and Peter where the Savior tells Peter that he will deny him three times before the cock crows in the morning. Peter’s response is quite telling. He says, “Though I should die … Continue reading

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Matthew 23: Hypocrites, Blind Guides, Whited Sepulchres

Matthew 23:1-36; Mark 12:38-40; Luke 11:37-54 Jesus pronounces woes on hypocrites (Greek: hypokritḗs, “actors” or “mask-wearers”), those who are not heading in the direction they should and, by their horrible example, are obstructing others from heading to heaven as well. … Continue reading

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