September 2013 - April 2017
Note: Classes in this series are arranged with the most recent class appearing first.
True stories of the lives of famous people quickly move to the top of the best sellers' charts. Listen to this series about the engrossing story of the life of Christ as told by a once-hated tax collector, Matthew. See how his emphasis is on Christ as the promised Messianic King. Find out about the not-to-be-missed practical ways this Gospel can impact your life.
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Sun, Oct 16, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46 & Psalm 110:2
Duration: 53 mins 55 secs
When Christ the Messiah rules on earth, what will His rule be like? Listen to this lesson to learn that Christ’s rule will not be like any other rulers the world has ever known because it will be perfect righteousness. See the relationship between this Ruler and the house of David. Find out the purpose God created man for and how this Messianic rule will fulfill this purpose. See how those who have trusted in Christ as their Savior do not need to be alarmed over what is happening in our country, but can take comfort that no matter how bad it gets, we can have joy in our coming destiny.
Sun, Oct 09, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46 & Psalm 110:1
Duration: 49 mins 17 secs
Are you sweating the small stuff these days? Worrying about job security or what’s happening to our country? Listen to this lesson to learn that God has a plan for the human race that was foretold many years ago. His plan included sending a Savior, the Messiah, Jesus Christ, who was prophesied about in the Old Testament. Hear one such prophecy in Psalm 110. See that verse 4 is the centerpiece of the Psalm and that that in verse 1 there is a different Hebrew word used for the first “Lord” and the second. Rest in the knowledge that God is sovereign and everything is under His control.
Sun, Oct 02, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:41-46
Duration: 49 mins 2 secs
Whose Son is the Messiah? Listen to this lesson to learn about this question that Jesus asked the Pharisees. Find out the meaning of the word Christ and its relationship to the Messiah. See the proof of Jesus’ divinity expressed in Psalm 110, the most-quoted Psalm in the Old Testament. Find out the importance of reading not only the New Testament but the Old Testament in your daily Bible reading.
Sun, Sep 25, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:39-40
Duration: 47 mins 59 secs
Is it true that many people suffer from low self-esteem that makes it difficult for them to love others like the Bible commands? Listen to this lesson to learn that Scripture teaches that because of our sin nature, we always love ourselves. Find out that it takes humility to consider the needs of others above our own. Learn about the perversions of self love by humanistic psychologists and hear the story of the Good Samaritan for a picture of biblical love of others. Take time to evaluate your ability to love others as Christ loved us on the Cross.
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:34-40
Duration: 57 mins 51 secs
What does it mean to love other human beings? Listen to this lesson to learn that if we do not love God we cannot love other people. Learn how we can measure whether or not we love God. Find out how social justice sounds good but without righteousness it is contrary to the Word of God. Hear ten powerful descriptions of God’s love and how they are the ultimate solution to all our love problems.
Sun, Sep 11, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:37
Duration: 35 mins 55 secs
If we loved God in the manner commanded, how would we live our lives? Listen to this lesson to learn that the only way we can love God is to learn about the attributes of God in His Word. See why God is always referred to as the masculine “He” in Scripture. Find out that we must understand Divine love before we can understand human love. See how God demonstrated His love when Christ died on the cross for our sins.
Sun, Sep 04, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:34-40
Duration: 48 mins 39 secs
How are we to love God? Listen to this lesson to learn four ways that tell us how much we are to love God and none of them require emotion. See the full meaning of the command to love God alone. Understand the difference between the yoke of the commandments and the yoke of the kingdom. See that the Pharisees were hoping to trap Jesus when they asked Him what was the great commandment and how He countered by asking them a question.
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:23-33
Duration: 56 mins 42 secs
What happens at the time of death? Is it the end of a person or does everyone go to some kind of happy place? Is there punishment for some after death? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Bible doesn’t reveal all the details but gives definite information about human destiny that everyone needs to know. Learn the three components that make up a human being. Understand what being made in the image of God means. Listen to the story of Lazarus and the rich man and realize the importance of trusting Christ during our life time.
During this Bible class Dr. Dean mentioned a book dealing with the relationship between Naziism and the current green movement by R. Mark Musser entitled Nazi Oaks.
Sun, Aug 21, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:23-33
Duration: 54 mins 19 secs
Why did Jesus call the religious leaders of Israel evil and wicked? Listen to this lesson to hear how Jesus confronted them about their false teachings. See that He understood their anger and hostility under their mask of human good. Find out how the Sadducees tried to trap Jesus about the doctrine of resurrection when they didn’t even believe in it themselves. Learn what He meant when He said there is no marriage in heaven and God is the God of the living, not the dead.
Sun, Aug 14, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:15-22
Duration: 51 mins 41 secs
What should Christians’ attitudes be toward their government? Listen to this lesson to learn that nowhere in the Scripture is rebellion against government advocated. See that God instituted human government and delegated authority through divine institutions. Find out when God decreed the death penalty for murder. Learn that every time we submit to authority we can do it as unto the Lord and it counts for eternal reward.
A scan of the article about the Communist Rules for Revolution that Dr. Dean mentioned during this Bible class is available on the notes link below.