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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Sunday - All Creation Overflows with Praise - Psalm/Tehillim 96:1-6, 10-13 - 1/8/17

An exhortation to praise God, for his goodness, & for the establishment of his kingdom in the world.

Verse 1 ... O SING unto the LORD a new song: sing unto the LORD, all the earth.

I Chronicles 16:23-33 ... (The psalm of thanksgiving.)


Psalm 96:2 ... Sing unto the LORD, bless his name; shew forth his salvation from day to day.


Psalm 96:3 ... Declare his glory among the heathen, his wonders among all people.


Psalm 96:4 ... For the LORD is great, &

Psalm 145:3 ... (The psalmist praiseth God for his greatness,) Great is the LORD, & greatly to be praised, (and of his greatness there is no search.) & his greatness is unsearchable.


Psalm 96:4 ... greatly to be praised:

Psalm 18:3 ... (The psalmist praiseth God for wonderful deliverances.) I will call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised: so shall I be saved from mine enemies.


Psalm 96:4 ... he is to be feared above all gods.

Psalm 95:3 ... (An exhortation to praise God for his greatness,) For the LORD is a great God, & a great King above all gods.


Psalm 96:5 ... For all the gods of the nations are idols.

Jeremiah 10:11,12 ... (The people warned not to learn the way of the heathen.)


Psalm 96:6 ... Honour & majesty are before him: strength & ... beauty are in his sanctuary.

Psalm 29:2 ... Give unto the LORD (the honour of his name.) the glory due unto his name; worship the LORD (in his glorious sanctuary.) in the beauty of holiness.


Psalm 96:10 ... Say among the heathen that ... the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved:

Psalm 97:1 ... (The majesty & power of God.) THE LORD reigneth; let the (many, or great isles) multitude of isles be glad thereof.


Psalm 96:10 ... Let the heavens rejoice, & let the earth be glad; ...

Psalm 69:34 ... (The psalmist praiseth God with thanksgiving. A Psalm of David.) Let the heaven & earth praise him, the seas, & every thing that (creepeth) moveth therein.


Psalm 96:11 ... let the sea roar, & the fulness thereof.

Psalm 98:7 ... (An exhortation to praise God for his salvation. A Psalm)


Psalm 96:12 ... Let the field be joyful, & all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice.


Psalm 96:13 ... Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: ... he shall judge the world with righteousness, & the people with his truth.


Psalm 19:11 ... (The Word of God with his armies.) And I saw heaven opened, & behold a white horse; & he that sat upon him was called Faithful & True, & in righteousness he doth judge & make war.

Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday - Hope in God's Steadfast Love - Psalm 33:18-22 - 12/29/16

Praise God for his providence. The LORD is the help of his people.

Verse 18 ... Behold, the eye of the LORD is ...

Psalm 34:15 ... (The psalmist teacheth them to praise the LORD. A psalm of David, when he changed his behaviour before (Achish) Abimlech; who drove him away, & he departed.) The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous, & his ears are open unto their cry.


Psalm 33:18 ... upon them that fear him, upon him that hope in his mercy;

Psalm 147:11 ... (The psalmist exhorted to praise God for his care of the church, his power, his goodness, his mercy;) The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him, in those that hope in his mercy.


Psalm 33:19 ... To deliver their soul from death, & ... to keep them alive in famine.

Psalm 37:19 ... (An exhortation to patience & confidence in God, in view of the different estate of the righteous & the wicked. A Psalm of David.) They shall not be ashamed in the evil time: & in the days of famine they shall be satisfied.


Psalm 33:20 ... Our soul waiteth for the LORD: ...

Psalm 62:1 ... (The psalmist trusteth in God, & rebuketh his enemies. A Psalm of David.) (Only) TRULY my soul (is silent) waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.


Psalm 33:20 ... he is our help &n our shield.

Psalm 115:9-11 ... (Israel exhorted to trust in God.) O Is'ra-el, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help & their shield.

O house of Aa'ron, trust in the LORD: he is their help & their shield.

Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help & their shield.


Psalm 33:21 ... For our heart shall rejoice in him, ... because we have trusted in his holy name.

John 16:22 ... And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, & your heart shall rejoice, & your joy no man taketh from you.


Psalm 33:22 ... Let thy mercy, O LORD, be upon us, according as we hope in thee.

Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN


Wednesday - The Limits of National Power - Psalm/Tehillim 33:10-17 - 12/28/16

An exhortation to praise God for his power, & for his providence.

Verse 10 ... The LORD ...

Isaiah 8:10 ... Take counsel together, & it shall come to nought; speak the word, & it shall not stand: for God is with us.


Psalm 33:10 ... (maketh frustrate) bringeth the counsel of heathen to nought: he maketh the devices of the people of none effect.


Psalm 33:11 ... The counsel of the LORD standeth for ever, the thoughts of his heart ...

Proverbs 19:21 ... There are many devices in a man's heart; nevertheless the counsel of the LORD, that shall stand.


Psalm 33:11 ... (to generation & generation) to all generations.


Psalm 33:12 ... Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD; & the people whom he hath ...

Psalm 65:4 ... (The blessedness of God's chosen people. To the chief Musician, A Psalm & Song of David.) Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, & causeth to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.


Psalm 33:12 ... chosen for his own inheritance.

Exodus 19:5 ... (God's message by Moses unto the people from mount Sinai.) Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, & keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:


Psalm 33:13 ... The LORD looketh from heaven; he beholdeth all the sons of men.

Psalm 11:4 ... (The psalmist's reply to those who advised him to flee for safety. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) The LORD is in his holy temple, the LORD's throne is in heaven: his eyes behold, his eyelids try, the children of men.


Psalm 33:14 ... From the place of his habitation he looketh upon all the inhabitations of the earth.


Psalm 33:15 ... He fashioneth their hearts alike; ... he considereth all their works

Job 34:21 ... For his eyes are upon the ways of man, & he seeth all his goings.


Psalm 33:16 ... There is no king saved by the multitude of a host: a mighty man is not delivered by much strength.

Psalm 44:6 ... (The people of God remember his former mercies;) For I will not trust in my bow, neither shall my sward save me.


Psalm 33:17 ... A horse is a vain thing for safety: ... neither shall he deliver any by his great strength.

Psalm 20:7 ... (Confidence in God's protection. To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) Some trust in chariots, & some in horses: but we will remember the name of the LORD our God.

Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Tuesday - Psalm/Tehillim 146:5-10 - Those Whose Help Is The Lord - 12/27/16

God, for his power, justice, mercy, & kingdom, is only worthy to be trusted.

Verse 5 ... Happy is he that hath the God of Ja'cob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God:

Psalm 144:15 ... (The psalmist prayeth for grace & deliverance from enemies.) Happy is that people, that is in such a case: yea, happy is that people, whose GOD is the LORD.


Psalm 146:6 ... Which made heaven, & earth, the sea, & all that therein is: which keepeth trust for ever:

Genesis 1:1 ... IN the beginning God created the heaven & earth.


Psalm 146:7 ... Which executeth judgment for the oppressed:

Psalm 103:6 ... (An exhortation to bless God for his mercy,) The LORD executeth righteousness & judgment for the oppressed:


Psalm 146:7 ... which giveth food to the hungry.

Psalm 107:9 ... (Their deliverance represented under various aspects of his providence over men.) For he satisfieth the longing soul, & filleth the hungry soul with the goodness.


Psalm 146:7 ... The LORD looseth the prisoners:

Psalm 68:6 ... (An exhortation to praise God for his mercies,) God setteth the solitary (in a house) families: he bringeth out those which are bound with chains: but the rebellious dwell in a dry land.


Psalm 146:8 ... The LORD openeth the eyes of the blind:

Matthew 9:30 ... (Jesus giveth sight to two blind men;) And their eyes were opened; & Jesus straitly charged them, saying, see that no man know it.


Psalm 146:8 ... the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous.

Psalm 145:14 ... (The psalmist praiseth God for his saving mercy.) The LORD upholdeth all that fall, & raiseth up all those that be bowed down.


Psalm 146:9 ... The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless & widow:

Deuteronomy 10:18 ... (An exhortation to obedience.) He doth execute the judgment of the fatherless & widow, & loveth the stranger, in giving him food & raiment.


Psalm 146:9 ... but the way of the wicked he turned upside down.

Psalm 147:6 ... (The psalmist exhorted to praise God for his care of the church, his power, his goodness, his mercy;) The LORD lifted up the meek: he casteth the wicked down down to the ground.


Psalm 146:10 ... The LORD shall reign for ever, even thy God, O Zi'on unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD.

Exodus 15:18 (Moses song.) The LORD shall reign for ever & ever.

Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Monday - Praise, Worship, & Trust - Psalm/Tehillim 146:1-4 - 12/26/16

The psalmist voweth perpetual praises to God. He exhorted not to trust in man.

Verse 1 ... (Hallelujah) PRAISE ye the LORD. ... Praise the LORD, O my soul.

Psalm 103:1 ... BLESS the LORD, O my soul: & all that is within me, bless his holy name.


Psalm 146:2 ... While I live I will praise the LORD: ... I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.

Psalm 104:33 ... (The psalmist's purpose to praise him.) I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being.


Psalm 146:3 ... Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, ... in whom there is no (salvation) hope.

Isaiah 2:22 ... Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of?


Psalm 146:4 ... His breath goeth forth, he returned to his earth; in that very day ...

Psalm 104:20 ... (An exhortation to bless the Lord for his mighty power, & wonderful providence.) Thou makest darkness, & it is night: wherein (all the beasts thereof do trample on the forest.) all beasts of the forest do creep forth.


Psalm 146:4 ... his thoughts perish.

I Corinthians 2:6 ... (The wisdom of God is revealed in the gospel,) Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, that come to nought:

Scripture references used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN


Thursday, November 17, 2016

Friday - The Lord Acts with Passion - Isaiah 42:10-17 - 11/18/16

An exhortation to praise God for his salvation. His rebuke of Israel for their unbelief.

Verse 10 ... Sing unto the LORD a new song, & his praise from the end of the earth, ...

Psalm 98:1 ... O SING unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand & his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.


Isaiah 42:10 ... ye that go down to the sea, and ... (fullness thereof) all that is therein; the isles, & the inhabitants thereof.


Isaiah 42:11 ... Let the wilderness & the cities thereof lift up their voices, the villages that Ke'dar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains.


Isaiah 42:12 ... Let them give glory unto the LORD, & declare his praise in the islands.


Isaiah 42:13 ... The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, ...

Isaiah 31:4 ... For thus hath the LORD spoken unto me, Like as the lion & the young lion roaring on his prey, when a multitude of shepherds is called forth against him, he will not be afraid of their voice, nor abase himself for the (multitude) noise of them: so shall the Lord of hosts come down to fight for mount Zi'on, & for the hill thereof.


Isaiah 42:14 ...I have long time holden my peace; I have been still & refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy & (swallow, or sup up) devour at once.


Isaiah 42:15 ... I will make waste mountains & hills, & dry up all their herbs; & I will make the rivers islands, & I will dry up the pools.


Isaiah 42:16 ... And I will bring the blind by a way they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them & crooked things (into straightness) straight. These things will I do unto them, & not forsake them.


Isaiah 42:17 ... They shall be turned back, ...

Psalm 97:7 ... Confounded be all they that serve graven imagines, that boast themselves of idols: worship him, all ye gods.


Isaiah 42:17 ... they shall be greatly ashamed, that trust in graven images, that say to the molten images, Ye are our gods.


Scripture reference used from The KJV Bible, SouthWestern Co., Nashville, TN

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Living Justly With Others .... 1/12/20124 Sunday School Lesson

Psalm/Tehillim 7 . Praise - Lord - sing . Proverbs/Mishle 11 . Romans 6 . God . righteousness - holiness . Everlasting Life - Eternal Life . Submit Yourself - Every Ordinance . Matthew 18 . Peter . forgive - 7 times - 70 x 7 - unlimited . Kingdom of Heaven . Certain King . 10,000 talents . Compassion . Same Servant . his Fellowservants . Hundredpence . Luke 6 . Judaea . Jerusalem . Tyre - Sidon . Healed . Unclean Spirits . Rejoice . Love . Love your enemies . Bless Them . Merciful . Judge Not . Fruit - Foundation - Rock . Sunday School Lesson . Promises

The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Luke 6:17-31 (Background Scripture: Luke 6:17-36; Devotional Scripture: Matthew 18:21-35) for 1/12/2014.

The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Luke 14:7-18a, 22-24 (Background Scripture: Luke 14:7-24; Devotional Reading: Psalm/Tehillim 147:1-11) for 1/19/2014.


talents ... 1 talent (kikkar) weight-talent "of king" - 158 lbs - 1 oz. - 10 dwts - 0 grs.

pence ... The Roman penny is the 8th part of an ounce which after five shillings the ounce is seven pence half-penny.

Tyre ... an ancient city of Phoenicia (port of Crete), covering 100 acres on an island, & having two ports of 12 acres each; now a town of 3,000 inhabitants (Biblical Times).

Sidon ... capital of Phoenicia, a walled city of 10,000 inhabitants (Biblical Times).


Love ... agape (God's Love - Unconditional) .... philo (tender affection) ... eros (romantic type)





Promises: Psalm/Tehillim 7:10; Proverbs/Mishle 11:3,5,6,8 (The Upright Are Blessed & Prospered) .... Romans 6:23 (Eternal Life) ... Luke 6:22,23 (Joy, Rest & Peace) ... Luke 6:37 (Pardon for Iniquities & Sins) ... Prospered does not always mean wealth/material riches - but there were some in Biblical Times that did have wealth.


Luke 6:17-49 ... The great Sermon ... Luke 4:14-8:56 (The Return To Galilee)

Luke 6:17-31

Verses 17-20

Verse 17 ... Jesus Christ; Christ's Ministry; Christ Reception by Men, Followed by Multitudes

Verse 17 ... Matthew 4:25; Mark 3:7

Verse 18 ... Miracles; Miracles In Ejecting Devils & Destroying Idols; Ejection of Devils

Verse 19 ... Jesus Christ; Christ's Ministry; Christ's Miracles





Verse 19 ... Matthew 14:36; Mark 6:56

Verse 20 ... Trials & Persecutions; Conduct Under Persecution; Steadfastness Rewarded

Verse 20 ... Matthew 5:3

(Matthew 5-7 ... Reference Scripture in Sunday School Book)


Verses 21-323 ... Trials & Persecutions; Conduct Under Persecution; Steadfastness Rewarded

Verse 21 ... Matthew 5:6 ... Verse 22 (Matthew 5:11) ... Verse 23 (Matthew 5:12)




Verses 24-31

Verses 24-26 ... Trials & Persecutions; Conduct Under Persecution; Steadfastness Rewarded

Verse 27 ... Trials & Persecutions; Conduct Under Persecution; Prayer for Persecutors

Verse 27 ... Matthew 5:44

Verse 28 ... Trials & Persecutions; Conduct Under Persecution; Prayer for Persecutors

Verse 28 ... Matthew 5:44

Verse 29 ... Man Redeemed; Duties & Graces Of The New Life; Meekness ... The Outward Man; body Clothed; Portions of Dress, Coat

Verse 29 ... Matthew 5:40

Verse 30 ... Trials & Persecutions; Conduct Under Persecution; Non-Resistance

Verse 30 ... Matthew 5:42

Verse 31 ... Man Redeemed; Duties & Graces Of The New Life; Love to Man

Verse 31 ... Matthew 7:12





Monday - January 6, 2014 - Judged by the Righteous God - Psalm/Tehillim 7:1-17

An Appeal For Justice ... Psalm of Supplication: On account of affliction - Expressing trust in God - Professing the psalmists integrity ... Didactic (instruct/teach) Psalm: Showing the blessings of God's people & the misery of HIS enemies.


Tuesday - January 7, 2014 - The Righteous & Upright - Proverbs/Mishle 11:3-11

Moral virtues & their contrary vices ... vice(blemish/defect/wickedness)


Wednesday - January 8, 2014 - Enslaved to God - Romans 6:16-23

The Gospel for The World: 'The Righteous - By Faith Shall Live' ... Romans 1:18b-8:39


Thursday - January 9, 2014 - Living as God's Servants - I Peter 2:11-17

The Christian Civic Submission (I Peter 2:13-17) ... The Submission Of The Christian (I Peter 2:11-3:12)


Friday - January 10, 2014 - Forgiveness & Mercy - Matthew 18:21-35

Teaching: The Church ... Matthew 17:24-18:35


Saturday - January 11, 2014 - Blessings & Woes - Luke 6:20-26

Woe ... warning


Sunday - January 12, 2014 - Do Not Judge - Luke 6:27-42


Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Edition Bible, Special Arrangement N.T, KJV, Zondervan Bible Commentary, Vine's Expository Dictionary of O.T. & N.T. Words, & Merriam Webster's Deluxe Dictionary 10th Collegiate Edition



Saturday, December 14, 2013

Jubilant! ... 12/8/13 Sunday School Lesson

Hannah . prayed . Lord . Horn . Promises . I Samuel . Samuel . Psalm/Tehillim . Abimelech . angel of the Lord . Praise . Redemption . Wisdom . God of Jacob . Zion . Luke 1 . Mary . magnified . God my Saviour . Israel . Abraham . John . Nazarite . Sunday School Lesson


The Sunday School Lesson is shared from Luke 1:46-56 (Devotional Reading: Psalm 111; Background Scripture: Luke 1:46-56).

Hannah (grace), her vow & prayer (I Samuel 1:19); song of (I Samuel 2).

Horn ... used metaphorically to signify strength & honor, as a type of victory.

Promises: I Samuel 2:2b (Victory Over Enemies & Trouble); I Samuel 2:6; Psalm/Tehillim 146:8; 146:9 (Health & Healing); I Samuel 2:9; Psalm/Tehillim 103:13 (The Lord's Love & Care for HIS Children . The Upright are Blessed & Prospered); Psalm 34:7 (The Upright are Blessed & Prospered); Psalm/Tehillim 34:8; 111:5; 146:7 (Food Provided for the Lord's Children) .. Healing comes in various ways - Prosperity does not always mean material items or money.

Abimelech or Achish (serpent?), King of Gath ... Gath (a wine-press), Goliath of (I Samuel 17:4).

Praise, God worthy of.

Wisdom, given by God. Fear of the Lord - Wisdom - Understanding.

Zion or Sion (dry place), southwestern hill of Jerusalem, surrounded on all sides except the north deep valleys

Nazarites, law of (Numbers 6)


Luke 1:46-56

Verses 46-48

Verses 46,47 ... Duties To God; Praise; Praise Due To God

Verse 47 (Habakkuk 3:18)

Verse 48 ... Idolatry & Superstition; Adoration of Saints; The Virgin Mary

(I Samuel 2:1-10; Exodus 15:20-21 ... Reference Scriptures in Sunday School Book)



Christian Praise Music, Gospel Music, Spanish Christian Praise Music, and African American Praise Gospel Music




Christian Books on Hannah the mother of Samuel and Mary the mother of Jesus and Elisabeth the mother of John the Baptist




Verses 49-52

Verse 49 ... Idolatry & Superstition; Adoration of Saints; The Virgin Mary

Verse 49 (Psalm 111:9)

Verse 50 ... Duties To God; Fear; Blessedness of Fearing God

Verse 51 ... Fallen Man; Sins of The Spirit, & Against Ourselves; Pride, Its Hatefulness

Verse 52 ... Works of God; God's Providence In Man's Temporal Affairs; Sends Changes of Fortune

(Leviticus 11:44-45; I Peter 1:15,16; Isaiah 57:15)





Verses 53-56 (Luke 1-2; Luke 1:68-79; I Samuel 2:1-10)

Verse 53 ... Works Of God; God's Providence In Man's Temporal Affairs; Sends Changes of Fortune

Verses 54-55 ... Jesus Christ; Prophecies Concerning Christ; Descent (Birth, Lineage; fact of originating from an ancestral stock; one generation in an ancestral line or genealogical scale; Decline - descent of the family to actual poverty) ... Jesus/Yeshua is Rich over all - but became lowly - humble.

Verse 56 ... Civil & Social Life; Manners & Customs; Visiting & Returning Home

(Romans 1:28)



Monday - December 2, 2013 - My Heart Exults in the Lord - I Samuel 2:1-10

Hannah's song in thankfulness to God.


Tuesday - December 3, 2013 - O Magnify the Lord with Me - Psalm 34:1-8

David praises God, & exhorts others thereto by his experience. They blessed who trust in God.


Wednesday - December 4, 2013 - Give Thanks to the Lord - Psalm 100

Exhortation to praise the Lord. Praise - sing - all ye lands (HIS Gates - HIS Courts = Temple)


Thursday - December 5, 2013 - Bless the Compassionate Lord - Psalm 103:13-22

Exhortation to bless God for HIS Mercy. ... Mercy of the Lord - unto Children;s Children - HIS Covenant - HIS Commandments


Friday - December 6, 2013 - Praise the Gracious & Merciful Lord - Psalm 111

The psalmist incites to praise God.


Saturday - December 7, 2013 - The Lord Reigns for ALL Generations - Psalm 146

God is only worthy to be trusted.


Sunday - December 8, 2013 - God Has Done Great Things - Luke 1:46-56

Luke 1:46,57-60 ... The Magnificat form of a beautiful lyrical poem uttered by a Jewish peasant girl whose cultural background was the O.T. writings. The main source where she draws her song is song of Hannah (I Samuel 2:1-10) ... Elisabeth's baby is born soon after Mary's departure. Elizabeth announces his name is to be John, the father receives again the power of speech, after giving signs of consents.

I Samuel 1:9-2:11 ... Hannah's prayer for a son answered.


Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, KJV Topical Edition Bible, KJV Special Arrangement N.T. Bible, Vine's Expository Dictionary of O.T. & N.T. Words, & Merriam's Webster Deluxe Dictionary 10th Collegiate Edition






Saturday, September 28, 2013

Everything We Need ... 9/1/2013

Psalm/Tehillim . Gospel of Matthew . Genesis/Berershith . Leviathan . Sunday School Lesson

The Sunday School Lesson for September 1, 2013 is shared from Psalm/Tehillim 104:59, 24-30 (Background Scripture: Psalm/Tehillim 104; Devotional Reading: Matthew 6:25-34)

Levithan ... points to crocodile(s), one of the great lizards. Was once common in Egypt, & possibly was not rare in some parts of Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now)


Psalm/Tehillim 104 ... Psalm of Adoration: Of God's power, majesty, & glory.

Psalm 104:5-9

Verse 4 ... Angels; Good Angels; But Not To Be Worshipped

Verse 5,6,7,8,9 ... Works Of God; Creation; The Continents: Vegetable Life Begins

(Genesis 1:9-10; Genesis 7; I Samuel 2:8; Job 38:4; Psalm/Tehillim 75:3; Isaiah 40:8; Genesis 6:1-8:19; Genesis 9:8-17; Genesis 1:1 ... Reference Scriptures in the Sunday School Book)


Genesis 1:5 ... And the ... evening ,,, and the ... morning ... were the first day.


Psalm 104:24-26

Verse 24 ... Works Of God; Creation; The Creator Praised

Verse 25,26 ... Works Of God; Creation; Fish, Reptiles, Birds

(Psalm/Tehillim 104:19-23; Psalm/Tehillim 40:5; Acts 27)


Psalm/Tehillim 104:27-30

Verses 27,28 ... Food Provided for the Lord's Childrenod tt

Verse 27 ... The Outward Man; The Sustenance Of The Body; Food a Gift of God

Verses 28,30 ... Works Of God; Preservation; God the Preserver of All Things

Verse 29 ... Works Of God; Preservation; God's Preserving Power Indispensable

(Job 34:14-15; Psalm/Tehillim 146:4; Ecclesiastes 12:7; Genesis 3:19; Job 10:9; Psalm/Tehillim 90:3; 104:; Genesis 1:2; 14:5; Psalm/Tehillim 19:16)






Matthew 6:25-34 ... Clothing Provided for the Lord's Children, Food Provided for the Lord's Children, The Lord's Love & Care for His Children, & The Upright are Blessed & Prospered. (Prospered/Prosperity means different things to different individuals). Exhorteth not to be careful for worldly things; but to seek God's Kingdom.


Monday - August 26, 2013 - God Knows Our Every Need - Matthew 6:25-34


Tuesday - August 27, 2013 - The Greatness of the Creator - Psalm/Tehillim 104:1-4


Wednesday - August 28, 2013 - Nourishment for All Creatures - Psalm/Tehillim 104:18-23


Thursday - August 29, 2013 - The Cycle of Days & Seasons - Psalm/Tehillim 104


Friday - August 30, 2013 - The Exalted God of Creation - Psalm/Tehillim 97:1-9

Psalm of Adoration: Of God's power, majesty, & glory


August 31, 2013 - Praise God, the Creator - Psalm/Tehillim 104:31-35


Sunday - September 1, 2013 - God, Our Creator & Sustainer - Psalm/Tehillim 104:5-9, 24-30

Scripture reference used/taken from: The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise & KJV Topical Edition Bible

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Finding Joy in Restoration ... 7/7/2013 Sunday School Lesson

Levites . Shealtiel . Jozadak . Kadmiel . Henadad . Praise . Lord . King David . Israel . Wept/Mourning . Joy . Ezra . Psalm/Tehillim . Sunday School Lesson


The Sunday School Lesson for July 7, 2013 is coming from Ezra 3:8-13 (Devotional Reading from Psalm/Tehillim 66:1-12).

For history on Ezra 1-6 visit my blog for the week of June 24-28, 2013.


Starting with Ezra 3:8 ... The foundations of the temple are laid in great joy and mourning. The foundation of the temple is laid.


Levites ... charged with the temple service (I Chronicles 23:24) ... Their service (Exodus 38:212) ... Duty towards (Deuteronomy 12:10) ... descendants of Levi (Exodus 32:26) ... appointed over the Tabernacle (Numbers 1:50)


Shealtiel (I have asked of God) Greek form 'Salathiel,' (Ezra 3:2)

Jozadak (Jehozadak) Ezra 3:2 ... Jehozadak (Jehovah is righteous) I Chronicles 6:15

Kadmiel (before God) Ezra 2:40; Nehemiah 9:4

Henadad (favor of Hadad) Ezra 3:9 ... Hadad, name of a Syrian god, an Edomite (I Kings 11:14)


Ezra 3:8-9 ... The Hebrews; The Hebrews Again in Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now); The Foundations Laid .... Sacred Places; Zerubbabel's Temple; The Building Is Begun

(Erza 2:68-69; Ezra 3; Ezra 3:1,8; I Kings 5:1-10,18; II Chronicles 2:1-16; I Kings 6:1; Ezra 6:3-4; Numbers 1:50-51; Numbers 3:21-37; Ezra 2:40; I Corinthians 14:40 .... Reference in Sunday School Book)


Ezra 3:10-11 ... The Hebrews; The Hebrews Again In Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now); The Foundations Laid

Verse 10 ... Sacred Persons; Zerubbabel's Temple; The Building Is Begun

Verse 11 ... Sacred Places; Zerubbabel's Temple; Mingled Joy & Weeping (Ezra 3:11-13)

(I Chronicles 6:31; 25:1; Psalm/Tehillim 100:5; 106:1; 107:1; 118:29; 136:1; 136:1-4; II Chronicles 5:12-14)


Ezra 3:12-13 ... Sacred Places; Zerubbabel's Temple; Mingled Joy & Weeping; ....The Hebrews Again In Palestine(Then)/Holy Land(Now); The Foundations Laid; The Outward Man; The Body In Old Age; Instances of Longevity





Psalm/Tehillim 66:1-12 ... An exhortation to praise God in view of his great works, and gracious benefits .... David exhorteth to praise God, to observe his great works .... David exhorteth to praise God, to observe his great works, to bless him for his gracious benefits & He voweth for himself religious service to God.

Psalm/Tehillim 66 ... Psalms of Gratitude: For mercies shown to the Church ... Psalms of Adoration: Of God's goodness & mercy

Psalm/Tehillim 66:8,9 ... The Lord's Love & Care for His Children


Monday - July 1, 2013 - A Great & Wonderful House - II Chronicles 2:1-9

Solomon's labourers for the building of the temple. His message to Huran for workmen & timber...


Tuesday - July 2, 2013 - Building a House for God's Name - I Kings 8:14-21

Solomon's blessing & declaration


Wednesday - July 3, 2013 - My Name Shall Be There - I Kings 8:22-30

Solomon's prayer


Thursday - July 4, 2013 - A House of Prayer - Matthew 21:10-16

Christ rideth into Jerusalem upon a 'Probably Asinus hemippus' (I used this word from the KJV Bible so it would not seem like ugly content); Driveth the buyers & sellers out of the temple ... Christ's public entry into Jerusalem; He driveth the traders out of the temple.


Friday - July 5, 2013 - Make a Joyful Noise To God - Psalm/Tehillim 66:1-12


Saturday - July 6, 2013 - Lead Me in Your Righteousness - Psalm/Tehillim 5

Psalm/Tehillim 5 ... Psalms of Supplication: Expressing trust in God ... Didactic Psalms: Showing the blessings of God's people & misery of his enemies.

Didactic (Instruct)


Sunday - July 7, 2013 - Ezra 3:8-13


Scripture reference used/taken from: KJV Topical Reference Edition Bible, KJV Bible(The SouthWestern Co.), The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible & Readers's Digest Oxford Complete WordFinder

Saturday, June 15, 2013

VBS (Vacation Bible School) .. 6/10-14.2013

VBS . Vacation Bible School . Psalm/Tehillim . King David . King Saul . II Samuel 22 . Gospel of John . II Chronicles 20 . Praises . Praise . God . Acts 16 . apostle Paul . Silas . Gospel of Mark . I Corinthians 13 . LOVE


Theme: 'Rock It Out!: Praising God without Limits ... yes even through sunshine & rain (good times & bad times) economic trials, sickness, bereavement, & natural storms around the world & at home.


June 14, 2013 ... Thoughts to Myself at Home During the Day ... No Cross, No Crown (song) ... II Corinthians 4:8; John 16:33


Pledges: Christian Pledge, Bible Pledge & American Flag Pledge


VBS Overview for week June 10, - June 14, 2013 (Monday-Friday)

6/10/2013 - Praise! God Is My Rock - Psalm/Tehillim 18; Psalm/Tehillim 18:1-6, 30-3, 46

6/11/2013 - Praise! God Is Present - Psalm/Tehillim 46; John 1:14 (Personal Assignment: Imagine writing an email to a friend, family member, or colleague sharing the importance of this lesson & truth found in Psalm/Tehillim 46)

6/12/2013 - Praise! God Hears - Psalm/Tehillim 18; Acts 16:25-32

6/13/2013 - Praise! God Receives My Love as Praise - Mark 12:28-31; I Corinthians 13 (Personal Assignment: Discover the problems that the Church in Corinth was experiencing (1) I Corinthians 1:10-4:21 (2) I Corinthians 5:1-13 (3) I Corinthians 7:1-40 (4) I Corinthians 11:2-34 (5) I Corinthians 12:1-14:40


6/14/2013 - Praise! God Delights in Celebration - Psalm/Tehillim 145; 150



6/10/2013 - Psalm/Tehillim 18; 18:1-6,30-33,46

Psalm 18 ... Royal Psalm of Thanksgiving. Slightly different version of this psalm is found in II Samuel 22. Source of protection & strength that God has proved Himself. David sought deliverance from extreme peril. Yahweh always deals righteously & faithfully with those who trust & obey Him. David success is only attributable to the activity of his God. David praises God.






6/11/2013 ... Psalm/Tehillim 46; John 1:14

John 1:14 ... Jesus Christ; Christ's Divinity; He Is Called God. The Word became flesh. The Eternal Word entered into human life. Jesus Christ; Christ's Humanity; Christ's Incarnation.

Psalm/Tehillim 46 ... Great Deliverance such as Judah under Jehoshaphat (II Chronicles 20) or that of Jerusalem under Hezekiah ( II Kings 18:13-19:36). Works of God; God's providence in Moral Discipline; Defence & Protection of the Righteous in This Life. Eschatology/Last Things; Universal Peace. Works of God; Preservation; Perserves & Protects Man. External Nature; Waters; Rivers & Brooks; Metaphorical (symbolism/figurative)


6/12/2013 ... Psalm/Tehillim 18; Acts 16:25-32

Psalm/Tehillim 18 ... Song of The Victorious King. Royal Psalm of Thanksgiving. David's Psalm of Thanksgiving for God's Manifold & Marvellous Blessings. Safety from All Harm & Danger Promised. Victory Over Enemies & Trouble. The Lord's Love & Care for His Children. Joy & Peace & Rest Promised. Whosoever Will May Be Saved. Psalm of Gratitude: For Mercies shown to the psalmist. Psalms of Adoration: Of God's goodness & mercy; of God's power, majesty, & glory.

Acts 16:25-32 ... apostle Paul converted Lydia. Paul & Silas imprisoned, etc. God speaks by the earthquake & by His Word. The Gospel reaches Macedonia. Paul's 2nd Missionary Journey. God's intervention. Believe in the Lord Jesus, & you will be saved. Progress through persecution. (Matthew 18:20 - Reference Scripture in VBS Book)


6/13/2013 ... Mark 12:28-31; I Corinthians 13

I Corinthians 13 ... While Greeks praise wisdom & Romans power, the apostle Paul pens a Psalm in praise of love which stands alone, bypassed or ignored in a world of hate. The supremacy of love/Spiritual gifts (I Corinthians 12:1-14:40). Make love your aim.

Mark 12:28-31 ... The Jerusalem Ministry (Mark 11:1-13:37)

I Corinthians 1:10-4:21 ... Divisions In The Church; False Wisdom & the gospel; True Wisdom & the gospel; Misunderstanding concerning God's servants

I Corinthians 5:1-13 ... Case of immorality (Moral Disorders In The Church I Corinthians 5:1-6:20)

I Corinthians 7:1-40 ... Marriage; (Difficulties In Social Life I Corinthians 7:1-11:1)

I Corinthians 11:2-34 ... Veiling of Women; The Lord's Supper; Disorders In Public Worship

I Corinthians 12:!-14:40 ... Spiritual Gifts; Varities of; Unity in diversity; LOVE; Prophesying & tongues



6/14/2013 ... Psalm/Tehillim 145;150

Psalm/Tehillim 145-150 ... Psalms of Supplication; Relative to Public Worship

Psalm/Tehillim 145 ... David praises God for his goodness & for his special favour for the righteousness. Whosoever Will May Be Saved. The Lord's Love & Care For His Children. Pardon for Sins & Iniquities Promised. Food Provided for the Lord's Children. The Upright Are Blessed & Prospered. Safety from All Harm & Danger Promised. Psalms of Supplication; Relative to Public Worship. Psalms of Adoration; of God's goodness & mercy. Of God's power, majesty, & glory. Solo hymn intended to stimulate the congregation to appreciate & praise God's Kingship & the implicit reference to the harvest in verse 15 suggest that it was sung at The autumn festival, the Feast of Tabernacles.

Psalm/Tehillim 150 ... An exhortation to praise God. Probably stands also as a doxology to the 5th book and indeed to the entire Psalter. Doxology ... Public Worship of Praise to God. The 'Where' of praise; The 'Why' of praise; The 'How' of Praise & The 'Who' of Praise.




Scripture reference used/taken from: KJV Topical Reference Edition Bible, The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, Zondervan Bible Commentary, & Reader's Digest Oxford Complete WordFinder





Tuesday, June 11, 2013

More than Words ... June 16, 2013 Sunday School Lesson

Genuine Worship . Worship . Cliches . Words . Prayer . Parable . Fasting . Isaiah . Jeremiah . Zechariah . Gospel of Luke . Warnings . Prophecies . Sunday School Lesson


The lesson for June 16, 2013 is shared from Isaiah 29:9-16a (Devotional Reading Luke 8:9-14). Unit I. The Prophet and Praise.

My Sunday School Lesson is coming from the Books of Isaiah, Jeremiah, Zechariah, and Isaiah for the week of June 16, 2013. I am sharing it early this week for I am in Vacation Bible School this week.

Isaiah 28-33 are a group of prophecies against Samaria & Judah, in which the prophet condemns the policy of relying on Egypt for help, and describes the overthrow of Sennacherib and the deliverance of Jerusalem.

The Assyrians and Jerusalem (Isaiah 29:1-12)

The certainty of God's plans (Isaiah 29:13-24)


Isaiah 29:9-10

"Genuine Worship" vs "Words/Cliches"

Verses 9,10 ... Works Of God; The Purposes Of God; Reprobation

Reprobation ... a person who is condemned by God, hardened in sin

(Isaiah 29:1-8; Isaiah 51:21 - Reference Scripture in Sunday School Book)





Verses 11-14

Verses 11,12 ... Works Of God; The Purposes Of God; Reprobation

Verses 13,14 ... Duties To God; Prayer; Conditions of Acceptable Prayer, In Sincerity .... Fallen Man; Sins Against Our Neighbor; Hypocrisy

Worship . Integrity . Obey God

"Genuine Worship" vs "Words/Cliches"

Worship to God alone (Exouds 20:1; Deuteronomy 5:7; Luke 4:8; Revelation 19:10)

(John 4:24; Psalm/Tehillim 139:3; Psalm/Tehillim 139:1-4)


Verses 15,16 ... Fallen Man; Sins Against God; Impeaching His Attributes, His Knowledge

(Isaiah 28:15; Isaiah 45:9)


Luke 8:9-14 (The parable of the sower)

Luke's later ministry (Luke 8:1-9:50)

Luke (Lucas/Lucilius/Lucanus) the beloved physician, companion of the apostle Paul. Luke was probably a Syrian and Gentile of Antioch, and may have been converted by the apostle Paul.

Luke 8:9-14

Verses 9,10 ... Works Of God; The Purposes Of God; Individuals Elected

Verses 11,12,13,14 ... Scripture; Duty To Know & Obey Scripture; Hearers Cautioned

Verse 11 ... Scripture; Promulgation of Scripture; Instruction in Scripture

Promulgation ... decree, news, make known to the public


Monday - June 10, 2013 - Fruitless Worship - Isaiah 1:10-17

Jerusalem. present and future (Isaiah 1:!-5:30)

Judah's sickness (Isaiah 1:2-31)


Tuesday - June 11, 2013 - Worshipping Our Own Achievements - Isaiah 2:5-17

The day of judgment (Isaiah 2:1-22)


Wednesday - June 12, 2013 - Lives Untouched by Religious Observances - Isaiah 58:1-7

Judah after the return (Isaiah 56:1-66:24)

The Return of the Exiles (Isaiah 40:1-66:24)


Thursday - June 13, 2013 - Refusing to Listen - Jeremiah 13:1-11

Enacted Warnings (Jeremiah 13:1-27)

Prophecies Concerning God's Actions At Home & Aboard (Jeremiah 1:1-45:5)


Friday - June 14, 2013 - Tuning Out God - Zechariah 7:8-14

Questions about fasting, and answers (Zechariah 7:1-14)


Saturday - June 15, 2013 - Receiving the Word - Luke 8:9-15


Sunday - June 16, 2013 - Hearts Far from God - Isaiah 29:9-16a


Scripture reference used/taken from: KJV Topical Reference Edition Bible, The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible, Zondervan Bible Commentary, & Reader's Digest Oxford Complete WordFinder

Friday, June 7, 2013

Sing & Shout ! ... 6/9/13 Sunday School Lesson

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Psalm/Tehillim . I Chronicles . I Timothy . Gospel of Luke .Isaiah . God . Preserves & Protects . Thanksgiving . Praise . Sacred Rites & Forms . Worship . Music . Church-Fellowship . Apostasy . Sunday School Lesson

The lesson for June 9,2013 is shared from Isaiah 12 (Devotional Reading Psalm/Tehillim 92:1-8). Unit I. The Prophet & Praise.

Isaiah 12 ... A thanksgiving for the mercies of God.

Isaiah Chapters 7-12, prophecies belonging to the period of the Syro-Ephraimitish war; the prophecy of Immanuel, and the downfall of the Assyrians.

Isaiah 12-14:23, prophecies against Babylon.


Isaiah 12:1-2

Verse 1 ... Duties To God; Thanksgiving; For the Removal of God's Anger

Verse 2 .. Works Of God; Preservation; Preserves & Protects Man

(Exodus 15; Philippians 1:28; I Kings 12:20-21; Isaiah 5:25, 9:12; Genesis 12 - Reference Scriptures in Sunday School Book)


Verses 3-4

Verse 3 ... External Nature; Waters; Figurative

Verse 4 ... Everlasting Life & Heaven Promised

Verse 4 ... Duties To God; Praise; Praise Due to God

(Isaiah 55:1)




Verses 5-6

Verse 5 ... Duties To God; Thanksgiving; Exhortations to Thanksgiving

Verse 6 ... God; Attributes of God As Person; General Ascriptions of Greatness to God

(Psalm/Tehillim 33:1, 97:12; Exodus 15:1-8)


Psalm/Tehillim 92:1-8

Psalm/Tehillim 92... The prophet exhorts to praise God.

Psalms of Supplication: Relative to public worship... Psalms of Adoration: God's power, majesty, & glory... Didatic Psalms: Showing the blessings of God's people and the misery of his enemies.

Didatic ... Instruct; Instructive

Psalm/Tehillim 92:1-8

Verses 1,2 ... Duties To God; Thanksgiving; Exhortations to Thanksgiving

Verse 3 ... Sacred Rites & Forms; Sacraments, Worship, & Church-Fellowship; Music, In the Temple Service

Verses 4,5 ... Works Of God; Creation; The Creator Praised

Verse 6 ... Works Of God; God's Providence In Moral Discipline; The End of the Prosperity of the Wicked

Verse 7 ... God; Attributes Of God As Person; General Ascriptions of Greatness to God

Verse 8 ... Works Of God; God's Providence In Moral Discipline


Monday - June 3, 2013 - Giving Thanks Is Good - Psalm 92:1-8

Psalm 92 - The Relevance of Worship


Tuesday - June 4, 2013 - Coming into God's Presence with Thanksgiving - Psalm 95:1-7

Psalm 95 ... Obeisance & Obedience

Obeisance ... reverence, honor, bow, submission, respect


Wednesday - June 5, 2013 - Remembering God's Wonderful Works - I Chronicles 16:8-13

David & The Ark (I Chronicles 13:1-16:43)

The United Kingdom (I Chronicles 10:1-II Chronicles 9:31)


Thursday - June 6, 2013 - Giving Thanks & Praises to God - I Chronicles 29:10

The End of David's Reign & the Accession of Solomon (I Chronicles 28:1-29:30)


Friday - June 7, 2013 - Receiving God's Goodness with Thanksgiving - I Timothy 4:1-5

The apostasy described (I Timothy 4:1-5)

Dangers To The Church (I Timothy 4:1-16)

Apostasy ... renunciation of faith; abandonment of principles


Saturday - June 8, 2013 - Where Are The Nine? - Luke 17:11-19

The last journey to Jerusalem (Luke 17:11-19:27)

The Later Judaean Ministry (Luke 9:51-19:27)


Sunday - June 9, 2013 - Giving Thanks to the Lord - Isaiah 12

A thanksgiving hymn (Isaiah 12:1-6)

Oracles For Judah & Jerusalem (Isaiah 1:1-12:6)
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Oracles ... divine inspiration, revelation


Scripture reference used/taken from: KJV Topical Reference Edition; The International Teacher's Handy Bible Encyclopedia/Concordance KJV Precious Promise Bible; Zondervan Bible Commentary & Reader's Digest Oxford Completer WordFinder