This means that the saints that reign with Christ for 1000 years are people who have been come into the likeness of the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ; these are the saved. It is the saved that reign with Christ for 1000 years. Consider what Peter says in 1 Peter 2:9, “But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”
In this sermon we will examine the statement, “To The Blind He Gives Sight.” He does this because there is, 1) A Need–the blind need to see, 2) A Name–only He has this authority, 3) A Notion–the blind who see will tell others, 4) A Nation–the blind who see will believe and worship together, and 5) A Night–an eternal blindness is coming for those who do not see. I want to impress upon each hearer that God wants all men to be saved and to come to the truth and to help the congregation become more evangelistic.
In Hebrews 1 we learn that Jesus is God due to His 1) Authority as God, 2) Identity as God, 3) Relationship to the Creation as God, 4) Superiority over the angels as God. We want to understand that because Jesus is God, he can be the perfect high priestly mediator between God and man. The aim of this lesson is to understand who Jesus really is in relationship to all things.
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/who-or-what-is-a-high-priest.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWho and what is a high priest? The Bible speaks of many different kinds of priests. In Genesis 14:18 we read of the first high priest that the Bible introduces to us. “And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the […]
As we study the Old Testament, let us never forget that it is all about Jesus!
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/why-did-melchizedek-meet-abram.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIn Genesis 14:17-18, Melchizedek brings forth bread and wine. Was he residing in Sodom? If not, where did he come from, and why was he on the scene? Let’s read Genesis 14:17-18: “And the king of Sodom went out to meet him at the Valley of […]