The World

The World. When scripture uses the word “world” it usually means one of three things: The World-place (“the planet”). In the most basic sense, the term refers to the literal planet earth. An example of this is Romans 1:20; “For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse.” The World-people (“the people”). In another sense, […]
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Genesis 12

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Calling and Promise Genesis 12 – 50   This section, from chapter 12 to 50, takes up the dispensational principles of Calling and Promise. This is done by way of four characters: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph, as follows:   O U T L I N E – Calling and Promise Genesis 12 – 50 – Abraham: The Call of Faith Genesis 12:1 – 25:10 – Isaac: Earthly Pleasures vs. the Eyes of Faith Genesis 25:11 – 26:35 […]

Genesis 13

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Separation of Abram & Lot Genesis 13   What Lot Represents. Lot is a picture of a believer who, walked from the very beginning in another’s faith, and not his own. For a time he maintained an outward path of separation, but did not have the personal conviction to continue in it. The separation broke down, and Lot settled in the world. If it weren’t for the New Testament (2 Peter 2), we wouldn’t know if Lot […]

Egypt and the Passover

Egypt and the Passover

The Passover speaks of the way a believer takes refuge in the work of Christ, to be shielded from God’s judgment against sin.

Genesis 4

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Cain & Abel: Two Approaches to God Genesis 4   Genesis 4. In this chapter we have the history of two brothers: Cain and Abel. These two brothers set before us a great moral contrast between two approaches to God, and two ways of life. The first is a life of faith, approaching to God on the ground of death for sin. The second is a life of unbelief, approaching to God on the ground of man’s own […]

John 7

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Feast of Tabernacles: Jesus as the Perfect Servant vs. Worldly Glory John 7   John 6 vs. John 7. In John 6 we had the Son of Man as the life of the world in two aspects; His incarnation and His atoning death. Now in John 7 we get His going back to the Father (ascension), and His promised sending of the Holy Ghost.     Setting: The Natural Heart of Unbelief and Worldly Wisdom (7:1-13) The State of the […]

Galatians 5 – 6

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Practical: Exhortations Based on Liberty Galatians 5 – 6   Galatians 5 – 6. The two main sections of ch.5 can be correlated to the two exhortations at the end of the allegory in the previous chapter. First, how to deal with the bondwoman (vv.1-12); i.e. liberty as a result of understanding our position in Christ. Then, how to deal with the bondwoman’s son (vv.13-26); i.e. liberty as a result of walking in the flesh. In ch.6 we […]