Guided Bible Studies

Shechem in Mount Ephraim:

Shechem is the name of a district and city in the hill country of Ephraim. It is in northern central Palestine. The LORD told Abram to get out of the country of his relatives and into a land the LORD would show him. The LORD would make of Abram a great nation, and would bless him and make his name great and he shall be a blessing. Abram left Haran. He took his wife, Sarai, and Lot the son of his b ...[Read More]

Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad:

These are the City of Refuges shall be appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasse ...[Read More]

Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah:

These are the City of Refuges shall be appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasse ...[Read More]

Kedesh in Galilee in Mount Naphtali:

These are the City of Refuges shall be appointed Kedesh in Galilee in mount Naphtali, and Shechem in mount Ephraim, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, in the mountain of Judah. And on the other side Jordan by Jericho eastward, they assigned Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben, and Ramoth in Gilead out of the tribe of Gad, and Golan in Bashan out of the tribe of Manasse ...[Read More]

Golan in Bashan:

The LORD God appointed Golan in Bashan as a City of Refuge for the slayers it was in Bashan and out of the tribe of Manasseh. “The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying, Speak to the children of Israel, saying, Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses:  That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall b ...[Read More]

Bezer in the wilderness upon the plain out of the tribe of Reuben:

“The LORD also spake unto Joshua, telling him to speak to the children of Israel, saying, “Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: That the slayer that killeth any person unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood. And when he that doth flee unto one of those cities shall stand at the enterin ...[Read More]

History of Ash Wednesday:

     Practicing Christians, from the earliest ages set aside some time for self-denial as a preparation of the feast of Easter. The Christian Lent, probably like other observances is of Jewish origin corresponding with their preparation to the yearly the act of making amends or reparation for guilt or wrongdoing; atonement. Their humiliation began 40 days before the act of making amends for wrongd ...[Read More]

I love the wonderful Christmas season:

I love the celebration of the birth of our Savior. It is like a new beginning, a new hope. I love the anticipation that floats through the air like a fluttering of snowflakes. I love the children’s exhilaration as they practice for their part in the Christmas Eve service. I love hearing their sweet voices practicing “Away in the Manger” and “O Little Town of Bethlehem”. I love the aroma of cookies ...[Read More]

The church of the Laodiceans:

Reveals who Jesus is: 14 “And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;” (Revelation 3:14). Laodicean, is an inhabitant of Laodicea. (Strong. 2001. # 2994). Laodicea was located about forty-three miles to the southeast of Philadelphia, eleven miles west of Colosse and six miles south of Hi ...[Read More]

The church in Philadelphia:

Reveals who Jesus is:  “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;” (Revelation 3: 7). The church in Philadelphia is a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, situated near the eastern base of Mount Tmolus, founded and named by the Pergamene ki ...[Read More]