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Monday, March 30, 2020

The TTUF STUDY on The REVELATION of JESUS CHRIST – Chapter ELEVEN



~ by James Fire

Introduction: GOD is never without a witness. Even through the most evil epochs and days of dire darkness, the LORD GOD is never without a witness to testify of His truth, to stand against the evil deceptions, lies and sin that pervades this world.
These witnesses, these godly saints, these bold martyrs who like our LORD Himself, testify of the evil of this world and for that, both He and we ourselves are hated (
JOHN 7:7). I think of Enoch and Noah, of Moses and Elijah, Jeremiah and Daniel, of Stephen (in ACTS 7) and the apostle John on the isle of Patmos.

The testimony of the truth is far more, however, than just the witness of the evil in this world; it is also the declaration of GOD’s holiness and justice, as well as the proclamation of the good news of Jesus Christ, either in its foretelling in the Old Testament Scriptures, or in the New Testament declarations of what the LAMB of GOD (JOHN 1:29) has accomplished and will accomplish as the LION of JUDAH (REV 5:5-6) as proclaimed in both Testaments.
And these declarations are not just words of truth, they are backed by the power of GOD in the miraculous as demonstrated by the LORD and His prophets and apostles (JOHN 5:36; EXOD. 4:30; 1 KINGS 18:37-39; ACTS 9:36-39; ACTS 20:9) – and these famously faithful two witnesses we’ll be reading about in this chapter.
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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

GENESIS – An Expositional Overview of the Beginning of God’s Revelation: Chapter THIRTY FIVE


Contributing commentaries by pastors Sonny Islas, Albert Lopez and James Fire



GENESIS 35 – by James Fire; to watch this teaching on Facebook video, go here.

Introduction: There is no disciple of Christ that goes from the beginning of spiritual rebirth and right into complete sanctification. In fact, there is no disciple who ever reaches complete sanctification during this lifetime; Paul the apostle himself said that even he did not attain perfection (PHIL 3:12). However, we’ll know absolute and complete sanctification when the LORD returns, and we are miraculously transformed at the rapture of the church (1 COR 15:51; 1 JOHN 3:2). 
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Sunday, March 22, 2020

GETTING 20/20 SPIRITUAL VISION: A SIGHT For SORE EYES – PART 1 of 2


~ By James Fire

PROVERBS 29:18 states,
18 Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

Recently, in the first week of March, 2020, I attended a Pastors/Leadership Conference in Tucson, AZ (you can watch these teachings online here), and the theme was about getting the vision of GOD with clarity – 20/20 vision as it were. It was a tremendous blessing not only to receive the edification and teaching of these various pastors, but also to fellowship with the saints and worship of the LORD together as His bride.
Moses was the subject used for this study, and various passages from EXODUS, NUMBERS and JOSHUA were the texts used in “VISON THROUGH THE LIFE OF MOSES”. After learning about the vision that GOD gave to the Lawgiver of Israel, and to other saints in the Bible I’ve many things to share myself which I will share in Part 2.
First an overview from the first two of these teachers (links to the others are provided at the end of Part 1:

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

GENESIS – An Expositional Overview of the Beginning of God’s Revelation: Chapter THIRTY FOUR


Contributing commentaries by pastors Sonny Islas, Albert Lopez and James Fire

Chuck Smith Bible Commentary - GENESIS 34

GENESIS 34 – by Albert Lopez
Introduction: In GENESIS 33 Jacob just left Uncle Laban’s house, then Jacob and Esau Meet; God had promised Jacob that he would return in peace to his father's house. As doubt did its job Jacob's mind probably started to think of all the bad that was going to happen to him and his family. As he gets closer to home he is experiencing dread because of Esau
We will shortly read in GENESIS 34 and think this is the same fear and awareness that Dinah should have had. Just like Jacob was aware that he could be destroyed by Esau. There should have been some warning to Dinah of the dangers in the land that could destroy or harm her. It all starts very innocently.
A decision was made by someone who was not thinking about the decision she was making!

GENESIS 34:1-2
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Now Dinah [meaning Judged, Vindicated, Acquitted] the daughter of Leah, whom she had borne to Jacob, went out to see the daughters of the land. 2 And when Shechem the son of Hamor the Hivite, prince of the country, saw her, he took her and lay with her, and violated her.

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GENESIS – An Expositional Overview of the Beginning of God’s Revelation: Chapter THIRTY THREE


Contributing commentaries by pastors Sonny Islas, Albert Lopez and James Fire

Chuck Smith Bible Commentary - Genesis 33

GENESIS 33 – by James Fire; for the Facebook video, go here

Introduction: Jacob has left his Uncle Laban’s house and any potential threat his Uncle might have posed, with the vision and promise of GOD Himself that he would be returned to his own land, that the LORD will bless and keep him in the land promised to him, to Isaac and to Abraham, and that his descendants will be as the sands of the Earth (GEN 28:13-16). And as he draws near to his father’s land, ever nearer to his elder brother who wanted his revenge, he is experiencing dread.

In his distress he met an angel, actually a Theophany – an Old Testament appearance of the LORD Jesus Christ. They wrestle all night long and when the LORD asks to be let go, Jacob refuses and insists to be blessed.

The LORD asks him his name and he tells Him: Jacob (“heel catcher, supplanter, deceiver”) and the LORD declares that this will no longer be his name, but Israel (“prince of GOD”) because he prevailed [in prayer]. When we wrestle with the LORD, it’s not to overcome a foe, but to receive from Someone something we could not receive by ourselves. Wrestling is a struggle, and for those whose hearts are not in it, it’s a struggle that will end in defeat. The LORD longs to ‘lose to us’ in the sense that though He bears long with us (LUKE 18:7), He intends to see us win this wrestling match and receive His holy will, His holy blessing, His holy answers.

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Saturday, March 14, 2020

PORTALS - A Special Presentation on TTUF by Lambert Dolphin

~ By Lambert Dolphin

PSALM 24
The earth is the Lord’s, and all its fullness, The world and those who dwell therein. For He has founded it upon the seas, And established it upon the waters. Who may ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who may stand in His holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, Who has not lifted up his soul to an idol, Nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive blessing from the Lord, And righteousness from the God of his salvation. This is Jacob, the generation of those who seek Him, Who seek Your face. Selah Lift up your heads, O you gates! And be lifted up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord strong and mighty, The Lord mighty in battle. Lift up your heads, O you gates! Lift up, you everlasting doors! And the King of glory shall come in. Who is this King of glory? The Lord of hosts, He is the King of glory. Selah.

The universe is full of portals, and gates into other dimensions. These gates lead into secret gardens and hidden chambers. The gardens are for the intimates of God, and not to be seen with telescopes or space radars! Access to these hidden splendors is only through Jesus.

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Thursday, March 12, 2020

GENESIS – An Expositional Overview of the Beginning of God’s Revelation: Chapter THIRTY TWO


Contributing commentaries by pastors Sonny Islas, Albert Lopez and James Fire

GENESIS 32 – by Sonny Islas. For the Facebook video teaching, go here.
Introduction: In Genesis 31 Jacob and Laban make a deal to not harm one another anymore. Laban kisses his daughters and grandchildren goodbye so that Jacob could continue his journey back home to Canaan. But there is yet another very serious problem ahead, Jacob’s brother Esau whom Jacob had tricked and deceived – by taking both Esau’s birthright and blessing might still be angry (bad blood). Jacob was afraid for his life because he remembered Esau’s death threats recorded in Genesis 27:41,42. 
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Sunday, March 1, 2020

The TTUF STUDY on The REVELATION of JESUS CHRIST – Chapter TEN



~ by James Fire

Introduction: Whenever the judgment of GOD fell upon Israel, it was only after a long duration of warning and pleading through the prophets, for the people to repent and turn from their wicked ways, and the LORD in His infinite mercy would relent of the judgment He was prepared to execute, spare His people and restore His blessings to them (DEUT. 28 and 29; 2 CHRON 7:14; ISAIAH 1:2-18). GOD sprints to show His mercy but drags His feet when He must bring judgment. When once judgment falls, it’s a hard and unbearable burden that people long to be relieved from, and most often it isn’t relieved because of their obstinance and unwillingness to repent and turn to the LORD. Yet judgment in this world knows a termination point, when the full wrath is spent and over with. In the world to come, judgment and wrath will endure eternally for those who find themselves condemned at the Great White Throne Judgment (REV 20:11-15).
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