TEACHING: The Curse of the Fall

TEACHING: The Curse of the Fall

Watch on Youtube VIDEO TEACHING SUMMARY: This is the first in a series of six lectures focused on Biblical wisdom for our dangerous hour. The Bible is a unique book. Unlike its competitors, the Bible portrays man as inherently wicked and diseased by sin. It describes...
LESSON: The Final Great Awakening

LESSON: The Final Great Awakening

Despite the spirit of hopelessness that is spreading like cancer through the world, there is a silver lining to our current global crisis. As humanity awakens from its long slumber to a myriad of broken promises by its government and religious leaders, they are also...
LESSON: Man Cannot Rule Man

LESSON: Man Cannot Rule Man

If history is a guide to anything, it is a guide to the rise and inevitable decline of failed human governments throughout the ages. And although human government is a necessary evil in man’s current sinful state, it was not God’s “original intent”...
What is Truth?

What is Truth?

The word “truth” pretty much sums up the focus for JRMI. All we want is the truth, in all of its beauty, and even in its often not-so-pretty details. As we continue in our quest for truth, we should probably ask the all important question: What is “truth?” The man who...
Daniel Chapter 2 Commentary

Daniel Chapter 2 Commentary

by Jerry Robinson Daniel Chapter 2 Commentary: Nebuchadnezzar’s Dream In the second chapter of the book of Daniel, we are transported to the second year of the reign of King Nebuchadnezzar. The chapter centers around Nebuchadnezzar’s troubling, yet prophetic,...
Nine Unusual Endtime Bible Patterns

Nine Unusual Endtime Bible Patterns

There are many unique patterns that are found throughout the Bible. Below, you will find nine interesting patterns where God reveals the end from the beginning. “Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done,...
The Joseph-Jesus Pattern

The Joseph-Jesus Pattern

The Bible is filled with many fascinating patterns, some of which are extremely interesting. One such pattern is found between the man Joseph of the Old Testament and the man Jesus Christ in the New Testament. The Joseph-Jesus Pattern – Slideshow Presentation...
Permit No Man To Define Your Purpose

Permit No Man To Define Your Purpose

“Permit no man to define your purpose.” That is the phrase that kept rolling around in my heart and mind one recent evening. I quickly wrote it down and meditated upon it. As Christians, we have each been purchased by the blood of Christ. (1 Cor. 6:20) Our...
The Pathway of Humility

The Pathway of Humility

“Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time...
God is in Control

God is in Control

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will not pass away.” (Philippians 4:4 NASB) After the attack on America in September 2001, fear gripped our great nation and served as a predominant motivator in our culture. And while this collective fear has subsided...
A Call to Action

A Call to Action

“And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.” (Matt. 24:14 NKJV) In 1875, William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, said: The danger of the 20th Century will be: Politics without...
The City of Babylon

The City of Babylon

The city of Babylon ruled over one of the most important and powerful empires of ancient Mesopotamia. It was an important trading center during antiquity partly due to its prime location on the Euphrates River. King Nebuchadnezzar led numerous pro-trade civil planning...
Three Questions

Three Questions

Walking in the “flesh” is the default mode of every generation, including ours. It is what “I” prefer and it is what “you” prefer. Its what we’ve always preferred. In every generation, the path of a Christ follower has been...
Daniel 1 Commentary

Daniel 1 Commentary

by Jerry Robinson Now, we enter the Book of Daniel for a verse-by-verse study of this amazing text. Check back often for more commentaries! Daniel 1 Commentary: An Introduction to Daniel Chapter 1 In this first chapter of the book of Daniel, one of the most intense...
10 Facts About the Ancient God Marduk

10 Facts About the Ancient God Marduk

Marduk was the chief god of southern Mesopotamia during the Babylonian Empire. Here are 10 facts about this important ancient Mesopotamian god. 1. He was the patron deity of the city of Babylon. 2. While his name is Marduk, it was probably pronounced as Marutuk. This...
King Jehoiakim – King of Judah

King Jehoiakim – King of Judah

Profile: King of Judah (609 B.C. – 598 B.C.) Lineage: House of David. Father: King Josiah. Mother: Zebidah, the daughter of Pedaiah of Rumah. Meaning of Name: “he whom Jehovah has set up” Highlights of his Reign: Several important events in Biblical...
The Comet ISON – Hanukkah 2013 Connection

The Comet ISON – Hanukkah 2013 Connection

Just a few weeks ago, I interviewed a pastor named Mark Biltz. Through his own research, he discovered an interesting series of lunar eclipses in 2014 and 2015 that will fall on important Jewish feast days, according to the Hebrew lunar-based calendar. If you missed...
Random Notes on the Table of Nations

Random Notes on the Table of Nations

This evening I am teaching in my home church from Genesis 10. This chapter contains the genealogy of Noah’s three sons, Shem, Ham, and Japheth. In the aftermath of the ancient Flood, the future of humanity would now spring from one of these three men. Below is a...
Who Was Nimrod?

Who Was Nimrod?

Nimrod was an ancient ruler of the Mesopotamian area known as Shinar. His empire flourished in the centuries following the Flood, described in Genesis 6. According to the Hebrew Bible, Nimrod was the son of Cush and the grandson of famed shipbuilder, Noah. Nimrod in...