Unraveling Revelation: The Church of Ephesus (Part 1)

September 30, 2019

Ephesus was a world-class city in the first century, the most prominent in Western Asia Minor. We discuss the importance of the goddess Artemis, evidence of demonic activity during the apostolic age, and begin to analyze the letter from Jesus to the church in the city where John spent his last days.

Unraveling Revelation: Who Was John?

September 2, 2019

John was the youngest of the apostles, the last one to die, and the only one we know of who wasn’t martyred for his faith. We summarize what we know about John and explain why we believe he was the author of Revelation.

The seven church ages

March 12, 2017

NOW WE get to the prophetic stuff! The Book of Revelation was written by John, either in the mid-60s A.D. or around 95 A.D. Most scholars believe it was the later date, during the reign of Domitian, although some believe it was thirty years earlier, during the reign of Nero.

Paul from prison

December 4, 2016

LETTERS FROM Paul in Rome are the focus of this week’s New Testament study, and there is a lot of meat here. Paul addressed errant teachings that threatened to undermine the gospel of salvation by grace through faith at Colossae and Ephesus.

Paul and the Pharisees vs. the Sadducees

November 13, 2016

PAUL RETURNS to Jerusalem in this week’s study, in spite of warnings from believers from Asia to Judea that he would be arrested and possibly killed. But Paul already knew that.

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