Problem Texts

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A series of video studies of frequently
misunderstood passages of scripture

After a break for a few gospel messages we now continue the sseries of Problem Texts

“The Kingdom and The Church”

The Kingdom of Heaven
and the Church which is His body,
the difference explained


“The Witch of Endor”

1 sam. 28. 5-19
Did the witch really raise Samuel from the dead?.

What is a ‘familiar spirit’?


“The Last Enemy”

Death is aenemy, not a friend to take you to Glory,

Death will be destroyed when ‘hhis mortal shall bpur on immortality,


We take a short break for a few gospel messages


The Way of Salvation,
The Work of Salvation,
The Walls of Salvationl
The wells of Salvation


“Consider Him

The Author of Faith
The Captain of our Salvation


“The Death of the Cross”

Phil. 2. 5-11

The greatest event in history,
Atonement for sin,
Every tongue shall comfess that Jesus Christ is Lord.



“The Righteousness of God”

Rom. 1.17, 3.19-28, Rom. 5.1 Rom 8.1, 31-39

Righteousness revealed,
All have sinned,
The just shall live by faith,


John 5.24-40,

“Who Jesus is”

Search the Scriptures – they testify of me,
All that are in the graves
Resurrection, Judgement.


Problem Texts resumed

Luke 22.19-23, 1Cor. 10. 1-5, 11.23-30

“The Lord’s Supper”

Communion – The Breaking of Bread
The first day of the week
What’s it about? – Is it for today?


Leviticus 16.15, 20-22,  Luke 7.41

“The Scapegoat”

The Day of Atonement
The sacrifice of the Lord Jesus on Calvary
The Debt of Sin


Mark 16. 15 – 21

“Signs Following”

These signs shall follow them that believe,
Heal the sick, Cast out devils, drink deadly poison,
survive snake bites etc.
Can you do any of these things?


Eph. 1. 1-4,  1Pet. 1. 1-2


Chosen in Him before the foundation of the world. 

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God. 



Phil. 1.20, 2Cor. 4.14 – 5.6

“Absent from the body and to be present with the Lord”

“To depart and to be with Christ which is far better.”

“Clothed uupon with our house which is from heaven” 





Rev. 20. 1-10, Isa. 11. 4 – 10,

“The Thousand Year Reign of Christ

The first resurrection

Satan bound 1000 years 

Peace on earth 1000 years 

The great white throne judgement,


Job 14.12

“So man lieth down: and riseth nottilll the heavens be no more,”


Genesis 2.7

” . . and man became a living soul”
Hebrew word ‘nephesh’ , a living being
also used of animals,
Dust thou art and to dust thou shalt return,

Rev.6. 12-17

“The Second Comong – part 4
2 Thes. 2.1, 1 Thes 1.3,
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,
Is the Lord’s return imminent?,
1 Cor 7, Rom. 16.20, 1 Thes. 4, ‘The time is short’

Zech. 14, John 14 Luke 21

“The Second Comong – part 3
2 Thes. 2.1, 1 Thes 1.3,
“You who are troubled rest with us . . ,
Will the church go through the tribulation?.”

Zech. 14, John 14 Luke 21

“The Second Comong – part 2
Psalm 110.1, Acts 3.19, Matt. 24. 24-38,
“Sit thou at my right hand until . . .”

Zech. 14, John 14 Luke 21

“The Second Comong – part 1, an overview”
Two main schools of thought
One coming or two?
Luke 16.23  part2
“And in hell he lift up his eyes being in torment”
Abraham’s bosom
Jewish Rabbinical writings
Emphasis on Abraham not God
Jesus is not teaching truth here but refuting error.
Luke 16.23  part1
“And in hell he lift up his eyes being in torment”
Rev.20 The Judgement of the Lost,
The Lake of Fire,
Self-righteous Pharisees – vain traditions,
Hell – not mentioned by any of the apostles
Psalm 17.15
“I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness”
1John 3.2 when he shall appear we shall be like him;
Ecc. 9.5 The dead know not anything,
John 5:28,29 all that are in the graves shall hear his voice and shall come forth
Luke 23 42
“Today shalt thou be with me in paradise”
What was the dying thief’s request?
What did Jesus promise him?
When will the promise be fulfilled?