The Church Has Left The Building

The Church Has Left The Building

In Psalm 137, while seated by a river in Babylon, an unnamed Psalmist recounts what it was like to gather with other Israelites at the temple in Jerusalem. Weeping as he remembers Zion, he finds it difficult to sing the Lord’s song when asked by one of his captors. A...

Gathered Again

Gathered Again

Psalm 137 recounts one of the most momentous historical moments in the Old Testament and sets up the final scene of the drama of Hebrew history, when a remnant returns to rebuild both city and temple. As I meditated on Psalm 137, I can almost feel the Psalmist’s...

SEDER PRESENTATION TONIGHT – SEDER PODCAST AVAILABLE

SEDER PRESENTATION TONIGHT – SEDER PODCAST AVAILABLE

Neil will give a brief Passover Seder presentation following leading Trinity Community Church's evening prayer on Thursday, April 9th, at 7 PM.  To go to Trinity Community Church facebook page Click Here In addition, you can hear a more detailed seder presentation at...

Christ Our High Priest

Christ Our High Priest

For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins. He can deal gently with the ignorant and wayward, since he himself is beset with weakness. Because of this he is obligated to...

Enter His Rest

Enter His Rest

Therefore, while the promise of entering his rest still stands, let us fear lest any of you should seem to have failed to reach it. For good news came to us just as to them, but the message they heard did not benefit them, because they were not united by faith with...

Better Than Moses

Better Than Moses

As a Hebrew, a member of the Jewish race, who could be greater than Moses? He was the man who singlehandedly led over a million Jews out of Egypt; who Himself entered the presence of God for forty days on the Mount, after which, he received the two stone tablets...

Let The Word Of Christ Dwell In You Richly

Let The Word Of Christ Dwell In You Richly

The Apostle Paul made a powerful statement to the Colossian believers:“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishingone another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Col....

Made Like His Brothers

Made Like His Brothers

Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the apostle and high priest of our confession, who was faithful to him who appointed him, just as Moses also was faithful in all God's house. For Jesus has been counted worthy of more glory...

The First Warning

The First Warning

In this section, we come to the first of three major warnings we find in this letter. This first one comes in the form of a parenthesis; a slight deviation from the thought the writer pursued. We should remember that this letter is a strong exhortation that these...

Better Than The Prophets ~ Part II

Better Than The Prophets ~ Part II

Having looked ahead at the what the writer of Hebrews said about Messiah being superior to angels, let’s double back and examine what else the author says about Jesus being superior to the Prophets.We saw two blogs ago how God spoke through the Prophets at “many times...

Better Than The Angels

Better Than The Angels

Following the first three verses of Hebrews, which arguably contain the greatest description in all of Scripture of the glorious Messiah, the writer of Hebrews makes a statement that for many Bible readers may, at first, seem strange. The writer states Jesus of...

Better Than The Prophets Part I

Better Than The Prophets Part I

 “Better Than the Prophets” examines the first three verses of this glorious epistle. In this brief paragraph the writer of Hebrews sounds out the theme of the entire letter—that Jesus of Nazareth is better than everything which preceded Him!But he starts by...

Out of the Shadows

Out of the Shadows

In our continuing study of the letter to the Hebrews, we want to examine a key word that unlocks the door of understanding the central theme of the letter. It is the word shadow and appears in the verse that is before us: “For since the law has but a shadow of the...

Hebrews From A Hebrew’s Perspective

Hebrews From A Hebrew’s Perspective

Introduction to the Majestic LetterDr. R. C. Sproul was once asked If he was on a desert island and could only take one book of Scripture with him, which book would it be?Without hesitation he said it would be the book of Hebrews. I thoroughly agree (though the book...

Are You A Cynic?

Are You A Cynic?

It’s becoming popular today for people to be cynical about the Church. The Church is often made the scapegoat for all that is wrong with Christianity. Many have left the visible Church, not because they have abandoned the faith, but in order to preserve it.Some have...

Word and Power: True Balance in Church Life

Word and Power: True Balance in Church Life

Matthew 22 contains a story of Jesus’ confrontation of the Sadducees, the theologically liberal branch of Judaism in his day (Matthew 22:23-33). The Sadducees sheared the Old Testament of its supernatural nature, denying such things as accounts of resurrections and...

Neil Silverberg Teachings Now Available By Podcast

Neil Silverberg Teachings Now Available By Podcast

As Neil approaches his 50th Anniversary as a Bible Teacher, he continues to find new ways to spread God’s truth. The podcast Neil Silverberg-Bible Teacher is now live and listed in the iTunes directory.The first series made available by Podcast is The Romance of God’s...

Worldview and Abortion In The Modern Age

Worldview and Abortion In The Modern Age

In 2019, state legislatures throughout the US have worked diligently to pass new laws related to abortion.Four states (Louisiana, Tennessee, South Carolina and Arkansas) have worked to continue to place limitations on abortion while working towards making abortions...

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