Posts with the tag “bible-study”

Christ our Creator
September 20th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the theologian, “Jesus is God!”The Greek word “Lord” in the New Testament (“kurios”) has the basic meaning of “Master” – but is also used t...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
A Faulty System of Works
September 20th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the religious person, “We are saved by grace, and not by works.”Sometimes our actions have the exact opposite result than we desired or exp...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
We Begin with Rest
September 20th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the Christian, “Find your weekly refreshment in ME!”In a seventh–day Sabbath, the emphasis is on six days of work first, and then the Sabba...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
Sabbath Surrender
September 18th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the Pharisee, “You are not large and in charge – I am!”The term “Lord” in the New Testament is used for both, “Master” and “Lord God.” The ...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
Christ our Identity
September 18th, 2017
Jesus’ words, “The Son of Man is Lord of the Sabbath” say to the Jew, “Let Me be your identity!”God’s covenant with Moses was the sign of the Sabbath. It was given to remind Israel of their Creator. U...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
Why Peter, James, and John?
June 8th, 2016
There is a truth–gem hiding away in the Mount of Transfiguration account about Peter, James, and John. The clue to this gem is found in the two ancient prophets that God sends to honor Jesus: Moses an...  Read More
by Jeff Atchison
"In This Your Day" Sermon Addendum
March 28th, 2015
What follows is a brief (sort of) review of Daniel 9 as it relates to Luke 19 and the Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday. This is a follow-up to Pastor Lance’s message given on Sun...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Four Ways to Interpret the Book of Revelation
November 30th, 2014
In the Message/Study/Sermon given at Calvary Chapel Oxnard on Sunday November 20, 2014, I mentioned the, “four main camps about how to understand it” and that I would put up a blog post briefly summar...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Ezekiel 38 Update
March 6th, 2013
Many of the people of Calvary Chapel Oxnard keep a close eye on developments in the Middle East, especially Iran and that nation’s nuclear ambitions. We see it as prime trigger for the unfolding on wh...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
The Hope of Israel
November 15th, 2012
Last night while teaching through Jeremiah, a phrase in chapter 17 leapt off the page and exploded like a grenade in my mind. Verse 13 begins, “O LORD, the hope of Israel . . .”Yahweh is The Hope of I...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
To Clarify (from Sunday Feb 5)
February 9th, 2012
On Sunday, February 5th during the sermon on Isaiah 55:6, I mentioned something the US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said the previous week. On Friday, February 3rd, several news sources ran articles...  Read More
by Lance Ralston
Marriage Q & A
October 6th, 2011
MARRIAGE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS (Hopefully)The following are the questions we had submitted during the 2011 Mid-Week Marriage Series at Calvary Chapel Oxnard. We were only had enough time to answer  a fe...  Read More
by Lance Ralston