Category Archives: The Apostles

Revelation 19:10

Revelation 19:10 …For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” The prophets who wrote the Old Testament testified of Messiah who would come.  The apostles who wrote the New Testament testified of Messiah who came.  Both testaments testify … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Thread

There is a “scarlet thread” running from one end of the Bible to the other.  It is the blood that has flowed to bring the truth to us in modernity. All the prophets who were slain for their faith – … Continue reading

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The Gospels Were Written in Anticipation of the Coming Kingdom

The Gospels – Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John – were originally called “The Memoirs of the Apostles.”  (This phrase comes from Justin Martyr writing in the mid-2nd Century A.D.)  When you read the four Gospels, it’s obvious that they are … Continue reading

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Take Heed That Habakkuk’s Prophecy Doesn’t Apply to You

Acts 13:40 “Therefore take heed, so that the thing spoken of in the Prophets may not come upon you: Acts 13:41 ‘BEHOLD, YOU SCOFFERS, AND MARVEL, AND PERISH; FOR I AM ACCOMPLISHING A WORK IN YOUR DAYS, A WORK WHICH … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Will for You Is Strength of Heart

God does not want you to be weak in heart.  Rather, His will is that you be strong in heart.  Consider and meditate upon the following verses: 1 Corinthians 16:13 Ephesians 6:10 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 2 Timothy 2:1 Hebrews 12:12; … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:14 – The Upward Call of God Is in Christ Jesus

Philippians 3:14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. The “upward call” of God is, of course, rooted in the resurrection of Christ.  That is why this “upward call … Continue reading

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Put Your Trust in His Prophets and Apostles and Succeed!

Consider this Old Testament verse: 2 Chronicles 20:20 They rose early in the morning and went out to the wilderness of Tekoa; and when they went out, Jehoshaphat stood and said, “Listen to me, O Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem, … Continue reading

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How the Apostles See Our Lives Being Redirected by Christ

The content of this post has been moved to a post with the same title at Bible Notes for “A Scriptural Guide to Jesus and His Kingdom.

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The Apostles Did Not Have the New Testament

The New Testament was not gathered into a collection of 27 books until after the apostles died. So, even though the apostles wrote the New Testament documents, they did not have the New Testament at their disposal to settle New … Continue reading

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The Prophets Saw the Lord Long Before the Apostles Did

Isaiah wrote of Jesus centuries before Jesus actually lived.  As the Gospel of John testifies: John 12:41 These things Isaiah said because he saw His glory, and he spoke of Him. Thus Isaiah looked ahead and spoke of the glory … Continue reading

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