Author Archives: PastorDave

The Testimony of a Repeat Offender

MICAH | Lesson 3 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read Micah 7.18-20 I / INTRODUCTION: RECIDIVISM 1 / RECIDIVISM: the tendency of a convicted criminal to re-offend / or more fully, it refers to a person’s relapse into criminal behavior, often after … Continue reading

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Great God of Wonders (Who is a pardoning God like Thee?)

~Samuel Davies | From Micah 7.18 “Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of His inheritance? He does not retain His anger forever, because He delights in steadfast love. He will again … Continue reading

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The Old Testament: pre-enactment of Christ

Here’s a good rule to remember any time you are reading anywhere in the Bible … and especially the Old Testament. In the Old Testament, every time you read about and see: …every one of these is a pointer, picture, … Continue reading

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‘Beulah’ songs (and Fiji rugby)

I grew up in rural West Virginia churches [that’s a good ways from Fiji, by the way … which is where this is going] singing lots of songs about ‘Beulah.’ I also knew that ‘Beulah’ means ‘married’ and comes from … Continue reading

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The Mountain of the House of the LORD

MICAH | Lesson 2 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read Micah 4.1-8 I / INTRODUCTION / MAKING THE CONNECTION 1 / In our first lesson from Micah in this current short survey series, we studied Micah, chapter 3.1-12, in which Yahweh … Continue reading

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The curse of failed leadership

MICAH | Lesson 1 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read Micah 3.1-12 My apologies for the brevity of the notes for this lesson. This week has been extraordinarily preoccupied with issues and projects which have given me no extended breaks of … Continue reading

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I will love them freely (Redemption, Reconciliation, Restoration)

HOSEA | Lesson 4 | Lesson Notes / Talking Points Read Hosea, chapters 11.12-14.9 INTRODUCTION I / MICROCOSM OF THE MACROCOSM II / HOW THE MESSAGE OF HOSEA IS A MICROCOSM OF THE MACROCOSM OF THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST … Continue reading

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“How can I give you up, O Ephraim?”

HOSEA | Lesson 3 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read Hosea, chapters 8.1 – 11.11 INTRODUCTION I / ch 8.1-14 / YAHWEH CONTINUES TO SOUND THE ALARM FOR THEIR COMING DESTRUCTION & ENUMERATE THEIR TRANSGRESSIONS – ESPECIALLY THEIR IDOLATRIES II / … Continue reading

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When I would heal Israel…

Hosea | Lesson 2 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read Hosea, chapters 4-7 INTRODUCTION ch 4.1-19 / Yahweh convenes His court of sovereign Justice and begins to present His case against faithless, adulterous Israel ch 5.1-7 / VERDICT: Following His indictments … Continue reading

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faithless wife … FAITHFUL HUSBAND

HOSEA | Lesson 1 | Lesson Notes/Talking Points Read Hosea, chapters 1-3 INTRODUCTION I / ch 1.1 / MEET HOSEA II / ch 1.2 – 2.1 / YAHWEH COMMISSIONS HOSEA TO MARRY A WIFE WHO WOULD PROVE TO BE UNFAITHFUL … Continue reading

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