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,...
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...
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...
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...
Is December 25 the Actual Birth Date of Jesus?

Is December 25 the Actual Birth Date of Jesus?

Most Christians celebrate Christmas (Jesus birthday) on December 25th.  Is there evidence to conclude that it is actually the birth date of Jesus? Is the birth date of Jesus in December?   Early in the fourth century, Church leaders decided they needed a celebration...
Can You Name All the Names of Jesus?

Can You Name All the Names of Jesus?

Did you know that all the names of Jesus used in the Bible add up to over 100?  We, as Christians, believe that Jesus name exudes power.  Therefore, we should know all the names of Jesus. The Adobe Flash Player is required for video playback.Get the latest Flash...
Did Jesus Drink Wine?

Did Jesus Drink Wine?

Did Jesus drink wine while He was on Earth, or was the “fruit of the vine” just fresh grape juice? Did Jesus drink wine?  Yes, He did.  It is recorded in the Bible.  We all understand that Jesus was God, the Son, and He was perfect God and perfect man.  He...
Who Is Semiramis?

Who Is Semiramis?

Ancient history tells an very interesting story about a mother and child which eventually becomes a major motif throughout most world cultures. The mother’s name is Semiramis and her child’s name was Tammuz. In this article, we will focus on the identity...
The Battle of Carchemish

The Battle of Carchemish

Carchemish was a Canaanite city that was important in antiquity. The Battle of Carchemish is considered by historians to be one of the major battles in world history in which the Babylonian army humbled the Assyrian army. Egypt, under the leadership of Pharaoh Necho,...