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Messages with tag - Prophecy

Sun, Jan 10, 2016
Passage: Deuteronomy 29:29 & Ephesians 3
Series: 2016 Tommy Ice
Duration: 54 mins 6 secs
Tommy Ice, Guest Speaker - Mystery Doctrine - Part 1. Deuteronomy 29:29-30:10; Ephesians 3. January 10, 2016; www.deanbibleministries.org
Tue, Dec 29, 2015
Passage: 1 Samuel 8-15
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 25 secs
Can we trust our inner desires to bring us happiness? Listen to this lesson to see that our wants are not always what’s best for us. Gain an overview of the life of Saul, the king that God permitted for Israel even though he was not what they needed. See a broader use of the term prophecy. Find out three validating events concerning Saul’s choice as king. Learn about an event that reveals Saul’s character flaws when he disobeys Samuel. Remember from the reign of Saul that God is pleased with those who learn His Word and obey it.
Tue, Feb 24, 2015
Passage: Judges & 1 Samuel
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 7 secs
What does the ancient country of Israel in the time of Samuel have to do with us today? Listen to this lesson to see that just as Israel neglected to obey God’s commandments and began to act just like their pagan neighbors, so we slip into thinking that we have no need of God, also. Find out the purpose of the book of Samuel and why it is categorized with the prophecies. Understand the negative cycle the Israelites went through that culminated in divine discipline to bring them back to God. Learn about nine Biblical purposes of human government. As a believer, live your life in accordance with God’s Word so people around you will want to know what you have and you can witness to them.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014
Series: God's Plan for the Ages - Dispensations (2014)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 22 secs
Perhaps today! Are you eagerly looking forward to Christ's return in the air at the Rapture? Listen to this lesson to learn about the doctrine of imminency and how it should affect each of us. Understand thirteen distinct differences between the Rapture and the Second Coming of Christ. Marvel at the remarkable prophecy of Daniel's seventieth week and the amazingly precise timetable it lays out for the Jews. Be challenged to live every day as if the Rapture would happen at any moment.
Tue, Apr 15, 2014
Passage: Joel 2:31 & Matthew 24
Series: Dr. Dean One-Lesson Specials
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 4 secs
Was the blood moon on April 15, 2014 an ominous foreboding of the end times? Could a series of blood moons be connected to Jesus' return? Listen to this lesson to learn about astounding apocalyptic predictions in the Bible that will be fulfilled in the future. Understand the difference between the Rapture and the "Great and Terrible Day of the Lord". Find out the history of blood moons and what, if anything, they signified in the past. Determine to understand the truth of Biblical prophecy and begin to anticipate the next exciting event in God's timeline for believers.

Here is a link to the article by Dr. Danny Faulkner (with Answers in Genesis) that Dr. Dean mentioned during this class.

Tue, Mar 11, 2014
Series: 2014 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 55 mins 41 secs
Arno C. Gaebelein was a leading fundamental, dispensational Bible teacher in the early half of the twentieth century. He served as one of the associate editors of the Scofield Reference Bible and left us thousands of pages of material in his writings. The theological content of these many writings emphasized three things: inspiration of the Bible, the centrality of Christ at a personal level, and eschatological issues. It is fairly easy to determine a precise statement of the central interpretive motif or integrating idea in Gaebelein’s thought. Bible inspiration can be ruled out simply because it does not integrate the content of Gaebelein’s theology although it does provide a hermeneutical basis. The centrality of Christ is clearly stated. However, the sheer weight of discussion of eschatology, with its various focuses, speaks as forcefully as many direct statements. Nonetheless, it is possible to merge the theological statements about the centrality of Christ with eschatology to produce one statement clarifying the integrating theme of Gaebelein’s theology. This can be done through the concept of prophetic hope which finds its fulfillment in the Second Coming of Christ. Thus, the central interpretive motif of Gaebelein’s theological formulations can be stated as prophetic hope centered in the personal Second Coming of Jesus Christ. That this theme truly integrates Gaebelein’s theological system will be seen by an examination of the individual and multiple expressions of prophetic hope which he outlined. However, it may be possible to see in these expressions, taken as a whole, the idea of a multi-faceted program of creation and redemption centered in Christ and leading to the glory of God. That is, unity from diversity can be seen in the light of this doxological purpose to biblical history as the greatness of our sovereign God is displayed.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014
Passage: Romans 12:6-9
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 57 mins 25 secs
Should churches today try to be like the early Church in the 1st century? Listen to this lesson to learn that the early Church lacked information before the canon of Scripture was completed.and had to rely on the temporary spiritual gift of prophecy. Get an accurate explanation of prophecy in both the Old Testament and New Testament. See what tests were necessary to verify that someone was a prophet and how to tell false prophets. Take to heart the importance of interpreting our personal experiences, no matter how dramatic, in the light of the Word of God. Learn to never interpret the Scripture on the basis of these experiences.

Note: Following this Bible class, Dr. Dean sent out this supplemental information:
Should we interpret our experiences by the Word of God? Or interpret the Word of God by our experiences? In our experience-based world, this question apparently confuses even many Christians. A case in point are so-called near death experiences, like those described in various books where people allege that in a state of anesthesia or near death they were transported to heaven and relate their experiences. One of the most popular of these books is "Heaven is For Real." For a helpful, biblical analysis of these types of claims I recommend an article from The Berean Call.

Thu, Feb 13, 2014
Passage: Romans 12:3-4 & 1 Corinthians 13:8-13
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 19 secs
Are you trying to puzzle out what your spiritual gift is? Listen to this lesson to learn that it's not necessary to identify your gift in order to grow spiritually. See how as we mature in the spiritual life we will begin to function in our spiritual gift or even gifts. Revisit the difference between permanent and temporary spiritual gifts and the importance of the completion of the Canon of Scripture. Allow this lesson to encourage you to utilize your spiritual gift to build up the body of Christ in your local church and not for what you can get out of it for yourself.
Thu, Feb 06, 2014
Passage: Romans 12:3-4
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 32 secs

Would you like to know more about "speaking in tongues"? Listen to this lesson to learn what it means, the history of the "tongues" movement, and whether this is a legitimate spiritual gift today. Find out the difference between permanent and temporary spiritual gifts. Discover if prophecy in the Old Testament is the same as the temporary gift of prophecy in the New Testament. See how Paul indicates love is permanent but prophecy, knowledge, and tongues are temporary. Understand that the deaths of all the apostles and the completion of the canon of Scripture abolished the temporary gifts.

Note that the video is incorrectly labeled as Romans Lesson #132 on the opening screen.

Sun, Jan 26, 2014
Passage: Matthew 24:14-28
Series: 2014 Tommy Ice
Duration: 47 mins 40 secs
Guest speaker: Dr. Tommy Ice Part 3 of a 3-part series on the Olivet Discourse