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May 6, 2018 The Holy Spirit by F.M. Riley, a study of the Third Person in the Trinity

In the year of 1977 I was visited in the apartment where I was living by the manifestation of the Holy Spirit in the form of a white dove who landed on the mat inside my opened front door a few feet away from where I was sitting in a sofa reading the Bible and praying. This event transformed me deeply and launched me in a path of Bible study and a very unusual form of communication with God that persist to the present time.

Yes the Holy Spirit is active in the world today in the guidance of believers in the knowledge of the Word and the desires of Jesus for the enhancement and growth of true believers.

It is through His ministry that we come to know God and live a live that is pleasant to Jesus.

Thanks pastor Riley for your study into this all important subject.

Nando

http://www.fivedoves.com/letters/may2018/fmriley56-4.htm

 

F.M. Riley (6 May 2018)
The Holy Spirit


The Ministry and Outpouring of
The Holy Spirit
By Pastor F. M. Riley
May 2, 2018
“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions:
And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out My Spirit.”                         Joel 2:28-29
Introduction
In my last study, The Month of May, 2018, I mentioned this text Scripture in Joel 2, and also the similar passage in Acts 2.  After sending out that study, the Lord laid on my heart to write in more detail about the ministry of the Holy Spirit in fulfilling both of these Scripture passages.
The subject of the Holy Spirit is a massive study in God’s Word.  To deal with the subject in every detail, would require the writing of a book.  I have no inclination to write a book on the subject. Therefore this brief study is written only to emphasize a truth about these passages in Joel 2 and Acts 2, which has been overlooked or ignored by even most of God’s people.  My prayer is that this study will be both enlightening, and a blessing, to our readers.
The Reality of the Holy Spirit
The first mention of the Holy Spirit in God’s Word is found in Genesis 1:2, where we read, “…..And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.”
I have actually had some “Christian” preachers tell me, that the Holy Spirit did not come into the world until the Day of Pentecost as recorded in Acts 2, and that this Scripture in Genesis 1:2 does not say, “Holy Spirit,” but only “the spirit of God.”  Ignorance gone to seed!   Then, was this “Spirit of God” in Genesis 1:2, an “unholy” spirit?   Well…??  2 Timothy 2:15 is still in the Bible, and some “professing Christians” need to start paying attention to it!
The Hebrew word translated as “moved” in 1:2, literally means, “brooded.” This is similar to the Lord’s statement found in Matthew 23:37, where the Lord spoke of a hen gathering her chicks under her wings.  A hen gathers her chicks in order to protect them,  preserve them, and bring forth new life.  Likewise the Holy Spirit “brooded” over the waters in Genesis 1:2.  At that time the waters were covering the waste and desolation [tohu waw bohu] into which the original earth had been brought.  This waste and ruin on the earth was caused by the rebellion of the “anointed cherub,” the one we know today as Satan, Ezekiel 28:11-19.
The earth as originally created was not created in the state or condition described in Genesis 1:2.  We know this to be so, because the inspired Word clearly says so.  Read it for yourself in Isaiah 45:18.  When the Lord God created the earth, He created it a beautiful place,  ready to be inhabited by mankind whom He was going to create to dwell in it, Ecclesiastes 3:11; Isaiah 45:18.  But the “anointed cherub” hated God, and destroyed the original earth, leaving it as described in Genesis 1:2.
The “Holy Spirit” of God was not the least bit happy with earth’s ruined condition, and is seen in Genesis 1:2 “brooding” over the ruined earth, in order to restore it to an orderly condition and bring forth new life.  Praise the Lord for the reality and ministry of  God’s Holy Spirit.
The Ministry of the Holy Spirit
There are dozens of Scriptures thoughout the Old Testament which speak of “the Spirit of God.”  Now unless some reader wants to believe these Scriptures are referring to an “unholy” spirit, then obviously they are referring to the Holy Spirit of God.
When we turn to the New Testament we find that both John and Jesus were filled with the “Holy Spirit” from their mother’s womb.  This would have been impossible unless the Holy Spirit was already in the world.
Further, the first public sermon of the Lord Jesus recorded in God’s Word, is found in John 3, several years before the events recorded in Acts 2.  In His first public sermon, the Lord told Nicodemus, “Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God,” John 3:5.  Read the remainder of the chapter.  Now if the Holy Spirit didn’t come into the world,  until He was poured out upon the Lord’s church in Acts 2, as some today claim,  just how could anyone be “born of the Spirit” before He came into the world?  Well…??
The So-called Coming Great Revival…??
Yet some today are teaching that the Lord Jesus will not return to resurrect and rapture His people to glory, until there is another great revival in the Lord’s churches.  This claim is generally based upon the prophecy of the Holy Spirit being poured out as recorded in Joel 2:28-29, which I used as a text for this study.
Folks, this claim of another great revival coming before the Lord’s return, is a false claim and false teaching.  Those making such a claim today are “wrongly dividing” the Word of God, and just setting forth  another way of saying, “My Lord delayeth His coming,” Matthew 24:48-51; Luke 12:45-46.
There will not be another great revival, among the churches and in the ranks of Christianity, before our Lord comes.  The Lord is coming to rescue His Bride and people out of “this present evil world, Galations 1:4.   The claim that such a revival has to occur before the Lord can come again, is absolutely false teaching.  The Christian movement today is in a state of apostasy, with only a “remnant” of true believers  still faithfully  loving and serving the Lord. I cannot help but believe that it is this “remnant” of true believers who will make up the Bride of Christ at the rapture.  Now do our readers want to be a part of this faithful, loving,  “remnant,” or are you content to just attend some church and hope that you will make it  to Heaven?
Now let’s turn our attention to the inspired prophecy of…….
Joel 2:28-29
What about this prophecy?  If it does not apply to some great revival before the Lord can return, then where and when does it apply, in the fulfillment of Bible prophecy?  Let’s see…..
Any reader who will seriously study the context in which this passage occurs, and even the statement made in this passage, should  easily see that the Lord God was speaking to and about the Holy Spirit being poured out again upon the nation and people of Israel.  Even a casual reading of the second chapter of Joel will reveal that the statements in the chapter are primarily speaking to and about the nation and people of Israel.  The very first verse in the chapter speaks about sounding a trumpet in “Zion,” which is God’s “holy mountain,” in the land of Israel.  The entire chapter gives both warnings and blessings which will come upon Israel and the Jewish people during “the day of the Lord” [the Tribulation period].   This is the context in which the prophecy in Joel 2:28-29 occurs.
God’s Witness Upon the Earth
Then what this passage in Joel 2:28-29 is prophesying, is that there will be an outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon the nation and people of Israel.  This will happen at the time the authority to be God’s “witness” among mankind on the earth is transferred back from the Lord’s church to the nation of Israel and the Israelite people.  And when will that be?
Ever since the Lord God made His covenant with Moses and the children of Israel on the Day of Pentecost at Mount Sinai, as recorded in Exodus 20, the Lord God has never been without a “witness” in the earth.  In fact, Acts 14:17 makes it clear that the Lord will not leave Himself without a “witness” in the earth.
In Acts 2:1-3 the Lord God, on the Day of Pentecost  transferred the authority to be His “witness” on the earth among mankind, from apostate Israel to His espoused bride [Church].
The Timing of the Outpouring
Just as soon as this present Dispensation of Grace ends, with the resurrection and rapture of the Lord’s Church, and all true New Covenant believers, then the Lord God will transfer the authority to serve as His representitive to mankind on this earth back to the nation and people of Israel.  And yes!  There is Scriptural proof in God’s Word for my making this statement.
Examining the Statements
But what happened on that Day of Pentecost so long ago was really only  a partial fulfillment of the prophecy given in Joel 2.  Those readers who carefully study Peter’s message on that day, should notice that Peter. in explaining to that vast gathering of the Jewish people, explicitly stated,
“For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day.
But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;
And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of My Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your dauthers shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams:
And on My servants and on My handmaidens I will pour out in those days of My Spirit: and they shall prophesy,” Acts 2:17.
Isn’t it obvious to our readers that Peter could have said that the outpouring was similar to, or somewhat like, the prophecy in Joel.  But Peter did not say that!  What Peter explicitly said, was, “But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;” and then Peter transliterated the prophecy recorded in Joel 2:28-29.  So it should be evident to those readers who take the Bible at face value for what it actually and literally says, that the prophecy in Joel 2:28-29 began to be fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2.  But the complete fulfillment of Joel’s prophecy has not  yet occurred!
I used the word, “transliterated,” because Peter did not quote Joel’s prophecy word for word, as it was given.  What Peter said was, “And it shall come to pass in the last days…..”  But what Joel actually said was, “And it shall come to pass afterward.   Now be honest!  Isn’t that exactly what is writteen in the inspired Word?
These two different wordings do not say the same thing, or mean the same thing.  In fact the two different wordings are emphasizing two different dispensations of time for the complete fulfillment of Joel’s prophecy.
So many believers today have totally missed or overlooked this truth.  The prophecy of Joel 2:28-29 was given to Israel, and began to be fulfilled on the Day of Pentecost in Acts 2 with the salvation of 3,000 souls.  But what is still awaiting, when the rest of Joel’s prophecy is fulfilled?   Wow!
Defining the Two Different Terms
The two different terms used in God’s Word in reference to Joel’s prophecy, are “afterward” in Joel 2:28, and “the last days” in Acts 2:17.
In Joel 2:28, the prophet Joel was inspired of God to say, “And it shall come to pass afterward…..”  After what, or after when?  The obvious answer is after the Dispensation of Grace has been concluded by the resurrection and rapture of the Lord’s church and all true New Covenant believers.  Proof?  Gladly!
Just look at Peter’s statement in Acts 2:17, “And it shall come to pass in the last days…..”  Dear readers, we believers are living in “the last days” right now!  Just look up the expression in the New Testament, and it places the Lord’s church and people in “the last days” over and over again.  For example see 2 Timothy 3:1-7, Hebrews 1:1-2, James 5:1-8, and 2 Peter 3:3-4, A careful study of this expression will reveal that “the last days” could be used as  a  synonym for the Dispensation of Grace.
So the “afterward” in Joel 2:28-29 literally means that the entire nation and people of Israel will experience the outpouring of the Holy Spirit after this present dispensation is over.  This means after the resurrection and rapture of all New Testament believers has occurred.  And why shouldn’t that be the proper time in God’s Great Plan of the Ages?  And yes!  This clearly allows for a Pre-tribulation Rapture.  Glory!
A Witness to Israel
Israel as a nation and people, throughout this entire dispensation has rejected the New Testament as being a part of the inspired Word of God, and the Lord Jesus Christ as being their long awaited Messiah, King, and Savior.
But when the resurrection and rapture occurs, some believers will be be raptured right before the eyes [Matthew 24:40-42; Luke 17:34-36] of some of the Jewish people, and the rapture will be one of the greatest “witnesses” ever seen by and given to the nation and people of Israel.
And when the rapture occurs, God’s “two witnesses” [Revelation 11:3-6] will show up in the streets of Jerusalem, preaching the Lord Jesus Christ as God’s “way” of salvation, and the Messiah and Savior of Israel, and calling upon Israel to repent of their unbelief.  You talk about a “witness” to a people!  Wow!  And glory to God!
And shortly after the rapture has occurred the power and presence of the Holy Spirit will be poured out upon the nation and people of Israel, to complete the outpouring which began on the Day of Pentecost 2,000 years ago on the Lord’s church in Acts 2.   Glory to God!  Praise the Lord!
The Amazing Results…..
It must have been a great day of rejoicing for all the true believers   when the Holy Spirit was poured out, and then Peter preached his great sermon on the Day of Pentecost and 3,000 souls were saved as recorded in Acts 2.  I would love to have been there!
But now just think about it!  When the Holy Spirit is finally poured out upon the nation and people of Israel as recorded in Joel 2,  shortly after [afterward] the rapture has occurred, and God’s “two witnesses” [Revelation 11:3] preach the Lord Jesus Christ to the Jewish people gathered there in Jerusalem, 144,000 Israelites will be gloriously saved out of all twelve tribes of Israel, Revelation 7:1-8.   Glory hallelujah!
If any reader cannot get excited over this fulfillment of the prophetic Word, then perhaps they need to read 2 Peter 1:10-11 again, and act upon it.  But this is still not the end of the story…….
Those 144,000 saved and sealed Jews will then go forth into all the world preaching “the gospel of the Kingdom” to every person left behind on the earth after the rapture, Matthew 24:14.  The result of their preaching was seen by John in Revelation 7:9-17.
I am sure some preachers will balk at this truth, claiming that their ministry has already reached into the whole world by means of radio or television.  Is that so?  There are a few things wrong with such a claim in the light of Matthew 24:14…..
[1]   We who preach God’s Word today do not preach “the gospel of the Kingdom.”  We should be encouraging true believers by reminding them that the Kingdom of Christ is coming, but in order to reach lost souls for Christ,  we today preach, or should be preaching, “the gospel of the grace of God in Christ Jesus,” Acts 20:20-21.
[2]   A careful study of Matthew 24:14 in the Greek text, makes it clear that the “gospel of the Kingdom” will be preached in every place in “the habitable earth,” where there is even one soul to hear it.  Now this totally exposes the claim of  these preachers who boast that their ministry has “gone all over the world” by means of radio and TV.  Thousands of people today in various parts of the world, in spite of radio and television, have never even heard of the Lord Jesus Christ and have no idea who He is.  But every single person left behind on the earth when the rapture occurs is going to hear about Him, for the 144,000 will see to it.
Yes indeed!  There is a great soul saving revival coming on the earth.  But it will be after the resurrection and rapture, after this present Dispensation of Grace is over, and we true believers living today will  already be with our Lord in Heaven.   Glory to God!
The Signs of the Times
The Lord Jesus Christ, in Matthew 16:1-3, sternly rebuked the Pharisees and Sadducees for not being able to “discern the signs of the times.”  Are the leaders of New Testament Christianity doing any better  today?
The Lord Jesus, in the Gospels, and then throughout the New Testament, gave to His people “signs” to watch for, which would indicate that the time of His return was drawing near, Mark 13:33-37.  If the readers have been obedient in “watching,” we have seen one “sign” after another fulfilled since the end of the Second World War, and “signs” are still appearing today.
Because of these “signs,” there is no question in my mind that 2018 will be the year of our Lord’s return.  Also…..
The observant reader will notice that throughout this study I underlined The Day of Pentecost.  Now as I write, we are in the month of May, and the Day of Pentecost is just a few days away.  If any reader has not received my study entitled The Month of May, 2018, just write or drop me an email, and I will send it to you.
I do not dogmatically claim that the Lord Jesus is going to return on Pentecost.  I am well aware of what is stated in Matthew 24:36.  The Lord may come on some other day, but the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit tells me that He is coming SOON.  If the Lord does come on Pentecost, or even before, will He find you saved and ready, or will you be one of those left behind at the rapture?
Dear readers, YOU HAVE MY MESSAGE.  Now what you do with it is between you and the Lord.
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May 6, 2018 Pentecost (Shavuot) the Resurrection and the Rapture all in May?

My first post in some time and I think this article by F.M. Riley says it all. Thanks pastor for your dedication and instruction.

Nando

http://www.fivedoves.com/letters/may2018/fmriley56-3.htm

 

F.M. Riley (6 May 2018)
“Month of May, 2018”


Hello!  Welcome to the
Month of May, 2018
By Pastor F. M. Riley
May 1, 2018
“So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors,”  Matthew 24:33.
Introduction
Today is the first day of the month of May, 2018 on our Gregorian calendar.  On the Jewish calendar this day is Iyar 16, 5778.  On our calendar, May is the 5th month of the year.  On the Jewish calendar, Iyar is the 2nd month of the year.  The numerical order of these months make this month of May a very important month.
Numerical Significance
I mention this to emphasize the numbers involved.  “5” is the number in the Bible which signifies, “Grace; the grace of God.” Grace literally  means, “Favor; the unmerited favor or blessing of God freely poured out upon undeserving mankind.”
“2” is the number in the Bible which signifies, “To separate or divide; to call or bring out.”
Now here in one month in this present year, both of these Biblical truths are prefigured; the unmerited “grace” of the Lord God [5] in the resurrection and catching away [rapture…2] of all of His true believing saints.  How do these two different calendar months, coming together in one calendar month prefigure this?  I’m so glad you asked!
Examining These Two Months
On our Gentile Gregorian calendar, May 3rd is observed as the National Day of Prayer.  I certainly hope every reader of this study remembers this, and especially all who “profess” to be Christian believers.
Then May 13th, the second Sunday in May, has been designated as Mothers Day.  On this day every living American is expected to honor their mother which brought them into the world.  However, there is much more to this day than an American holiday…..
May 13th on the Jewish calendar is Yom Yerushalayim; Jerusalem Day, the day the Jewish people have set aside for thanking and praising the God of Israel for restoring to them their lovely capitol city of Jerusalem, following their centuries of exile throughout the world.  Then…..
The next two days, May 14th-15th, are the days the modern nation of Israel came into existence 70 years ago in 1948.  This is a very important observance for Israel as a nation, and also is highly important from the viewpoint of Bible prophecy.
“7” in the Bible is the number which signifies, “To complete or fulfill; completion or fulfillment; to finish.”
“70, ten times 7, is the number in the Bible which signifies, “The restoration of Israel.”  Every serious student of Bible prophecy knows that there are numerous prophecies in God’s Word, not only promising that Israel would be restored as a nation, but also promising that Israel would be restored to a right relationship with God.
Yes, the nation and people of Israel have been out of spiritual fellowship with their God for the past 2,000 years, due to having rejected and crucified their Messiah and Savior whom God sent to them. At that time in history He was “the only begotten Son of God, John 3:16; the Lord Jesus Christ.  But the spiritual leaders of Israel back then didn’t believe it, and persuaded the Jewish people to crucify Him.   But this breech of fellowship between Israel and God is now going to be removed, and Israel’s spiritual fellowship with God restored, and it could easily happen this very month of May.
Pentecost
Both the Gregorian calendar and the Jewish calendar reveal that the Jewish holy day of Pentecost will occur this month on May 20th, just seven days after modern Israel’s 70th birthday.  Glory to God!
That date on the Jewish calendar is the sixth day of Sivan, the third month on Israel’s calendar.
I have already pointed out the numerical significance of “5” in God’s Word.  But what is the numerical significance of “20” in the Bible?  This number in the Bible signifies, “Redemption; to redeem or be redeemed.”  Glory!  This is what Israel has been needing for many centuries.  Now what does this have to do with Pentecost?  Just keep reading…….
Pentecost is one of the three most important “holy days” during the Jewish year, Exodus 23:14-17.  The religious Jews today call this day  Shavuot, rather than Pentecost.  But in God’s inspired Word, it is referred to as Pentecost.  This literally means “fifty,” being exactly 50 days from Passover; their first holy day in the year.
Authority From God
The serious Bible student should know that it was on the Day of Pentecost when God appeared to Moses at Mount Sinai, and gave to him an “everlasting covenant,” Genesis 17:1-8; Exodus 19:1-6, choosing the nation and people of Israel to serve as His “witnesses” before all the nations and peoples on the earth.  This “everlasting covenant” the Lord made with the nation and people of Israel, written with the finger of God, was the Law of the Ten Commandments, and it was given to Moses to give to Israel on the Day of Pentecost.
However, with the passing of time the nation and people of Israel turned away from and forgot the Lord God, and went into deep apostasy.   The entire Old Testament gives us the record of their descent into apostasy.
At the first coming of Christ, Israel was still in a sad state of apostasy.   Had they been truly living for the Lord, and seriously studying the Old Testament Scriptures received from the Lord by their prophets, they surely would have recognized and received the Lord Jesus at His first coming.  The prophet Isaiah described so perfectly how Christ was to come into the world, Isaiah 7:10-16.   But instead of studying and believing God’s Word, and receiving Christ as their Messiah, King, and Savior, they rejected Him, spit upon Him, and crucified Him.
Therefore, at the end of the ministry of Christ at His first coming, the authority to serve as God’s “witness” in the world was taken from Israel and transferred to the Lord’s church.  And when did this happen?
“And when the day of Pentecost was fully come, they [the Lord’s church] were all with one accord in one place.
And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting.
And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them.
And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost [Spirit], and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance,” Acts 2:1-4.
On this occasion, the power and spiritual authority to serve as God’s “witness”  on the earth was transferred from Israel to the Lord’s church.  And the Lord’s churches have been seeking to fulfill the Great Commission given to it for the past 2,000 years, Acts 1:8.
Ecclesiastes 1:9
Sadly, I have to say that most of the churches today, “professing” to serve and witness for the Lord, have descended into the same state of apostasy into which ancient Israel descended.   I have been in the Lord’s ministry for now 64 years, and never previously have I seen such Biblical illiteracy as I see today.  It is hard to find a church today, or even a pastor, who is truly digging deeply into the Word, and preaching the whole counsel of God, even as God’s Word expressly commands God’s people to do, Acts 20:26-28.  May the Lord God have mercy on us all.
It is Time to Restore Israel
Therefore it is time for Israel to be restored to right relationship with God.  That this will happen can be found in numerous Scriptures in both the Old and New Testaments.  But as I write I think particularly of the prophecy in Joel 2:28-30 as quoted by Peter in Acts 2:17-19.
This prophecy was partially fulfilled on the Lord’s church, which I remind our readers was composed of only believing Jews at that time.  I have heard preachers who ought to know better, boldly claim that the Lord cannot come until the church experiences another great revival through another outpouring of the Holy Spirit, and they use these two passages as Scripture as their “proof texts” for such a claim.  The last time I checked 2 Timothy 2:15 was still in the Bible.
The complete fulfillment of this prophecy in both Joel 2 and Acts 2 has to do with the restoration of Israel as God’s “witness” to mankind on the earth.  And this outpouring of the Spirit again, will not happen until the Lord’s churches and people are removed from the earth by the resurrection and rapture.  PERIOD!
Another Seven Days
If our readers will notice, there is seven days between the fulfillment of Israel’s 70 years as a modern nation on May 14th and the Day of Pentecost on May 20th.   On one of these seven days, it is highly possible that the resurrection and rapture of the Lord’s Church and all New Covenant believers will occur.
Yes, I am quite familiar with the favored “date” of Rosh HaShanah for the rapture, held by many Christian believers today.  I once held that position myself.  But I had to change my mind, and my teaching, after a careful study of The Song of Solomon 2:8-13.  These Scriptures make it glaringly clear that the rapture will take place in the Spring of the year, not in the Fall.  Study it for yourself.  Oh, but how could that be?  What about the sounding of the trumpets at the time of rapture?
I have again and again pointed out that the trumpets were sounded on every Jewish holy day throughout the year, and not just on Rosh HaShanah.  Every reader needs to study Numbers 10 before labeling me as mistaken or a liar!
It is the inspired Word of God which plainly states and teaches that the resurrection and rapture will occur in the Spring of the year.  Now do our readers choose to believe the Word, or are some going to reject the Word in favor of their own opinion or theology?  Well…??
Back to the Month of May
Jerusalem Day occurs on May 13th.  Israel’s 70th birthday as a nation occurs on May 14th.  The Day of Pentecost occurs on May 20th.  The Day of Pentecost was when the Lord God first gave authority to mankind to be His “witness” on the earth.  The Day of Pentecost was when the Lord transferred that authority from Israel to His Gentile bride; His church.
Does it not then appear reasonable for the Lord God to transfer that authority back to Israel on the Day of Pentecost, after first resurrecting and rapturing His church, and all New Covenant believers to glory? All I am asking of any reader is that you give this some serious thought, and maybe even feel led to pray about it?
Conclusion
I truly do want to meet every reader in glory when the rapture occurs.  Please don’t disappoint me!  If any reader is unsaved, please read and believe God’s Word and in humble prayer act upon the following Scriptures…..
John 3:16-18, 3:36, 5:24, 14:6, Acts 4:12, 10:43, 16:30-31, Romans 10:8-13, 1 Corinthians 1:18, Ephesians 2:8-10, Hebrews 9:22, 9:28, and 12:1.
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Permission is granted to any true believer or Bible believing Christian ministry to reproduce this study to share with others, or to quote from it in context as written.
Those readers who would like to contact me personally should use one of the following methods:
Postal:   Pastor F. M. Riley, 14275 County Road 8120, Rolla, MO 65401
Email:    francismriley34@gmail.com
Phone:   573-202-6493
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