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THE EXEMPLARY CHURCH WITH AN EVANGELISTIC OPEN DOOR

Leaders Development (September 22, 2020) THE EXEMPLARY CHURCH WITH AN EVANGELISTIC OPEN DOOR Revelation 3:7-13 The church in Philadelphia was a good one. It was a saved, sanctified, Spirit-filled, soul-winning, supplicating and Second Coming church. They were waiting for the coming of the Lord. Christ’s message to the church shows that they were exemplary. Every global, continental, national or local church should be an exemplary church with an evangelistic open door. As the Lord opens these doors, we must resolve…
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THE PRIORITY OF SCRIPTURAL UNITY IN HIS CHURCH

Monday Bible Study (September 21, 2020) THE PRIORITY OF SCRIPTURAL UNITY IN HIS CHURCH 1 Corinthians 1:10-25   Apostle Paul’s writing to the church at Corinth is instructive to all the churches throughout the world. He emphasised the priority of scriptural, perpetual and profitable unity in Christ’s Church. This must be at the forefront of all our decision and aspiration as members in His church.   Point 1: THE PRICE OF COMMITMENT TO UNITY IN CHRIST 1 Corinthians 1:10 Unity…
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NEW TESTAMENT GOSPEL BENEFITS FOR PAST AND PRESENT BELIEVERS

Leadership Development (15th September, 2020) NEW TESTAMENT GOSPEL BENEFITS FOR PAST AND PRESENT BELIEVERS Psalm 32:1,2; Romans 4:5-8,22-25 The verses of Scripture under consideration teach important lessons about justification by faith and receiving salvation from the Lord. Imputing of God’s righteousness to believers is not peculiar to the New Testament. The Old Testament believers also received the benefits of reconciliation, righteousness, regeneration and spiritual resurrection from the Lord. Yet, it was not just for the worthies of old alone, “But…
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CHRIST’S PURPOSEFUL CALL INTO HIS KINGDOM

Monday Bible Study (September 14, 2020) CHRIST’S PURPOSEFUL CALL INTO HIS KINGDOM 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Our call to salvation is a call to the kingdom of God. As Paul the apostle, the writer of the epistle to the Corinthians, was called to the kingdom of God, the believers in Corinth were also “called to be saints”. A sinner comes into the kingdom of God the moment he or she repents and turns to the Lord. Christ said, “Except a man…
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GRACE, GOODNESS AND GUIDANCE FOR GODLY SERVANTS

Leadership Development (September 08, 2020) GRACE, GOODNESS AND GUIDANCE FOR GODLY SERVANTS Psalms 25-30 The Lord is good to all. His lovingkindness is for everyone – sinners, saints and servants of God. His message in these Psalms is to make ministers stronger and more visionary in the work He has given them. Three things stand out very clearly from these psalms. One, grace – the gift of God; two, the goodness and the riches of His lovingkindness; and three, the…
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SUPERNATURAL SIGNS FOLLOWING BELIEVERS TILL THE END

Monday Bible Study(07 September, 2020) SUPERNATURAL SIGNS FOLLOWING BELIEVERS TILL THE END Mark 16:17-20   Supernatural signs follow believers. These signs are not only for the early apostles, but also for all those “that believe” in Christ’s name now and until the end of the world. Therefore, as believers, we ought to find out the supernatural signs that should follow us until our Lord comes again for the saints.   Point one: THE SPECTACULAR SOURCE OF FAITH FOR STEADFAST BELIEVERS…

FULL AND FINAL SALVATION THROUGH THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Sunday Worship Service (September 06, 2020) FULL AND FINAL SALVATION THROUGH THE GOOD SHEPHERD Psalm 22-24   Our salvation is full and final through the good Shepherd. The Psalms under consideration follow chronologically and are significant to our salvation and the ministry of our Saviour, Shepherd and glorious King in our lives. Our gracious Saviour, His sacrifice, suffering and substitutionary work on the cross at Calvary are revealed in Psalm 22. He rose from the dead and became the Shepherd…
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GREAT SALVATION THROUGH THE GLORIOUS SHEPHERD

Leadership Development (September 01, 2020) GREAT SALVATION THROUGH THE GLORIOUS SHEPHERD Psalms 22; 23; 24; John 10:11,17; Hebrews 13:20,21; 1 Peter 5:4   All the words of God are important and inspired by the Lord. So are these three Psalms. Psalm twenty-two talks about Christ on the cross, when He provided for our salvation to reconcile us unto God. It portrays Him as the good Shepherd who gave “his life for the sheep”. Psalm twenty-three pictures Christ as the great…
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CHRIST’S COMPELLING COMMISSION FOR ALL CHRISTIANS

Monday Bible Study(August 31st, 2020) CHRIST’S COMPELLING COMMISSION FOR ALL CHRISTIANS Mark 16:15,16 This study reminds us of Christ’s compelling commission for all Christians: “Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned”. Although many believers are familiar with the great commission, they do not obey it (Luke 6:46). We must reflect on how well we have obeyed this…

TRUSTING THE LIVING GOD WITH THE WHOLE HEART

Sunday Worship Service (30th August, 2020) TRUSTING THE LIVING GOD WITH THE WHOLE HEART Psalms 16:1; 17:7; 18:2, 30; 19:7; 20:7; 21:7   The word “trust” in our texts is very important, interesting and instructive to believers. The central thought in the passages is trusting in the Lord completely and unreservedly. Therefore, in whatever situation or predicament we may find ourselves, in this time and at all times, we should trust the Lord with all our heart, soul and might…
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KNOWING GOD AND TRUSTING HIM ALONE

Leadership Development (August 25, 2020) KNOWING GOD AND TRUSTING HIM ALONE Psalms 16:1,2; 17:6-8; 18:2,30; 19:7-9; 20:6,7; 21:6,7 The central theme in these Psalms is trusting the Lord. The Psalms give us real spiritual insights into relationship with God, with one another, fulfilling the calling that God has given us and who ministers ought to be. The word “trust” is mentioned repeatedly in these psalms and reveals an indispensable criterion for a minister’s significance in life and ministry. What the…
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THE POST-RESURRECTION APPEARANCES OF THE RISEN CHRIST

Monday Bible Study (24th August, 2020) THE POST-RESURRECTION APPEARANCES OF THE RISEN CHRIST Mark 16:9-14   The resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ is central, pivotal, foundational as well as fundamental to the gospel of our salvation. The word “appeared” mentioned in verses 9,12,14 and other Scripture references (Matthew 27:52,53; Luke 24:32-34; Acts 1:2,3; 9:17; 10:40,41; John 21:1,14; 1 Corinthians 15:4-8) shows that Christ actually appeared to His own disciples in His risen, glorified form. Although they did not believe…

FORSAKE THE FOOLISH AND FOLLOW AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS

Sunday Worship Service (August 23rd, 2020) FORSAKE THE FOOLISH AND FOLLOW AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS              Psalms 14; 53; Proverbs 9:6; 1 Timothy 6:11; Psalm 15   The Lord wants those who desire a happy, healthy and satisfactory life on earth to forsake the foolish who “hath said in his heart, There is no God” and “follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness”. It is essential that we forsake the foolish and follow after righteousness if we hope to experience the…
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THE CHALLENGING MINISTRY OF TRANSFORMING FOOLS FOR HEAVEN

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT MEETING (AUGUST 18, 2020) THE CHALLENGING MINISTRY OF TRANSFORMING FOOLS FOR HEAVEN Psalms 14,15 & 53 Ministers and preachers have the challenging ministry of transforming people (fools) for heaven. “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, THERE IS NONE THAT DOETH GOOD”. This is another way of saying ‘all have sinned and come short of the glory of God’. If all are fools and show foolishness…
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THE UNIQUE BLESSINGS OF CHRIST’S INDISPUTABLE RESURRECTION

Monday Bible Study (17th August, 2020) THE UNIQUE BLESSINGS OF CHRIST’S INDISPUTABLE RESURRECTION Mark 16:1-8   Christ’s resurrection is indisputable and has unique blessings and benefits for believers. His resurrection is central to the message and presentation of the gospel for repentance, faith, salvation, redemption and justification. The New Testament is replete with emphasis on the resurrection of Christ. It was important that the disciples were very sure about the resurrection. It is also important for everyone to hear and…

GOD’S GIFT OF A GOOD, GODLY FAMILY

Sunday Worship Service (15nd August 2020) GOD’S GIFT OF A GOOD, GODLY FAMILY Genesis 2:18,21-24; Proverbs 19:14; Matthew 19:4-6; Ephesians 5:28-33 The truth about the family is a foundational teaching in God’s word. In the beginning, God created only Adam. “And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him”. He made the woman, a companion that would be suitable for the man. He instituted marriage…
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CHRIST’S DEATH AND BURIAL ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES

Monday Bible Study (August 10, 2020) CHRIST’S DEATH AND BURIAL ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES Mark 15:42-47 This study focuses on Christ’s death and burial according to the Scriptures.   THE VICARIOUS DEATH OF CHRIST JESUS Mark 15:42-45 The vicarious death of Christ refers to His substitutionary death for the whole world. There are three things to note here: (i). The substitutionary death of Christ Mark 15:42-45; 1 Corinthians 15:3,4; Isaiah 53:6,8; Romans 5:8-11; 1 Peter 3:18 “Christ died for our…

THE HEAVENLY PATTERN OF GODLINESS FOR RAPTURABLE SAINTS

Sunday Worship Service (August 09, 2020) THE HEAVENLY PATTERN OF GODLINESS FOR RAPTURABLE SAINTS Titus 2:7-10; Hebrews 8:5,6; Acts 3:22; 1 Corinthians 9:25; 11:2; Ephesians 4:15; Colossians 3:20,22,23; 1 Timothy 3:11; 1 Peter 4:11 God has given us a heavenly pattern of godliness to follow in order to remain rapturable. As new creatures in Christ who have been transformed by the Spirit of God, the blood of the Lamb, His word and the personality of Christ, we are to show…
Leadership Development

THE DIVINELY REVEALED PATTERN FOR GODLY MINISTERS

Tuesday Leadership and Development Meeting (4th August 2020) THE DIVINELY REVEALED PATTERN FOR GODLY MINISTERS Bible Text; Titus 2:7-10; Hebrews 8:5,6 Paul the apostle appointed Titus to oversee and strengthen the gospel work in the province of Crete. Now, he instructs him to show himself “In all things… a pattern of good works: in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity”. This admonition is particularly for ministers who oversee the people of God. They must show themselves as examples in all things…
Monday Bible Study

SO GREAT SALVATION THROUGH HIS GREAT SUFFERING

SO GREAT SALVATION THROUGH HIS GREAT SUFFERING Mark 15:33-41 Christ had a great suffering to be our Substitute, Saviour, sin-Bearer and final Sacrifice for everyone. John the Baptist had said, by the Spirit of God, “Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world”. To achieve that, Christ became the sacrificial, suffering, slain and smitten Lamb. Through His great suffering, we earned His great salvation.   Point One: THE MYSTERY OF HIS SAYINGS ON THE CROSS…

ABUNDANT GRACE FROM GOD FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS

Sunday Worship Service (2nd August 2020) ABUNDANT GRACE FROM GOD FOR PERSECUTED CHRISTIANS Bible Text; 1 Peter 4:12-19; Acts 11:26 Christians have abundant grace from God that is sufficient to make them go through persecution. Therefore, we should “rejoice, inasmuch as [we] are partakers of Christ’s sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, [we] may be glad also with exceeding joy”. A Christian is one who has turned away from sin to the Saviour, believes in the Lord Jesus…
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GOD’S SUSTAINING POWER FOR PERSECUTED SAINTS

Leadership Development 28th July 2020 GOD’S SUSTAINING POWER FOR PERSECUTED SAINTS 1 Peter 4:12-19; Proverbs 19:2: Acts 9:16; John 16:4; 1 Thessalonians 3:3,4; 2 Timothy 3:12; 1 Peter 4:12-19 Trials and persecutions are common to saints of God. “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you…” When trials, persecutions, difficulties and challenges come because of our calling and ministry, we should not see it as a “strange thing”. We should not think we are…
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THE SUBSTITUTIONARY SUFFERING OF THE CRUCIFIED CHRIST

Monday Bible Study 28th JULY 2020 THE SUBSTITUTIONARY SUFFERING OF THE CRUCIFIED CHRIST Mark 15:15-32 Point 1. THE SHAMEFUL SCORN BEFORE HIS CRUCIFIXION Mark 15:15-20 Point 2. HIS SUBSTITUTIONARY SUFFERING ON THE CROSS Mark 15:21-28 Point 3. THE SAVING SACRIFICE OF CHRIST Mark 15:29-32

AWAKENING DEAD MEMBERS IN A DYING CHURCH

Sunday Worship Service AWAKENING DEAD MEMBERS IN A DYING CHURCH Revelation 3:1-6 The Lord found it necessary to speak to the whole Church from His heart. He had already spoken to the churches in Ephesus, Pergamos, Thyatira and Smyrna. Now, He brings His message to us through the church in Sardis. “These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art…
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Study 37 – THE PROMISED EXPERIENCE OF THE FINAL SOLUTION

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi DLBC Gbagada HQ 16th December 2019
 Study 37 – THE PROMISED EXPERIENCE OF THE FINAL SOLUTION Text –  Mark 1:8; 2:10-11; 3:14-15; 4:39; 5:25-29; 6:30-31; 7:37; 8:22-25; 9:23
 We are going to look at all the chapters in Mark’s Gospel that we have studied, and in preparation for the Final Solution at the forthcoming December Retreat. “I indeed have baptized you with water: but he shall baptize you with the…
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Study 36 – CHRIST’S IRREFUTABLE REVELATION ON MAN’S FUTURE

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Isolo 9th December 2019
 Study 36 – CHRIST’S IRREFUTABLE REVELATION ON MAN’S FUTURE Text – Mark 9:42-49; Matthew 24:35; 17:5; Acts 3:22-23 
 The words of our Lord Jesus Christ are weighty, have eternal, unending effect, abide and remain, though heaven and earth may pass away. They are final faithful and full Gospel and Revelation that the Heavenly Father has for us and has given us. No other…
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Study 35 – CHRIST’S PERPETUAL INSTRUCTION FOR HEAVEN-WARD PILGRIMS (2)

Point 2. THE CONSTANT INCREASE OF SELF-FORGETTING FAITHFULNESS Mark 9:33-37; Matthew 18:1-4; Luke 22:24-27; Philippians 2:3-5,25,30; Acts 20:24 This is a kind of faithfulness that makes you forget yourself, your joy, happiness, ambition, and you are not in any rivalry with Christ. This is what God requires from us, and those are the people that will increase, make progress, be promoted, and go higher and deeper with the Lord. Your faithfulness comes to an acceptable level in the sight of…
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Study 35 – CHRIST’S PERPETUAL INSTRUCTION FOR HEAVEN-WARD PILGRIMS (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Isolo 2nd December 2019
 Study 35 – CHRIST’S PERPETUAL INSTRUCTION FOR HEAVEN-WARD PILGRIMS Text – Mark 9:30-41 
 “But they held their peace: for by the way they had disputed among themselves, who should be the greatest.” (Mark 9:34). The Lord Jesus Christ had been speaking to his disciples about His betrayal, death, burial and that after the third day He would rise again.  They did not think…
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Study 34 – THE POSSIBILITIES OF UNWAVERING FAITH IN CHRIST (2)

Point 2. THE POWERLESSNESS OF THE FAITHLESS AMONG SAINTS Mark 9:14-22,28; James 1:6-7; Hebrews 3:12,19; 4:1-2,6; Ephesians 6:16 When a believer, a child of God prays, what makes your prayer to be answered is your faith in Christ. Your fasting becomes effective as a result of your faith in God. There are many who pray and do a lot of shouting, acrobatics, and a lot of sacrificial things that put pain on them; but it is your faith in God…
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Study 34 – THE POSSIBILITIES OF UNWAVERING FAITH IN CHRIST (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Ikeja 25th November 2019
 Study 34 – THE POSSIBILITIES OF UNWAVERING FAITH IN CHRIST Text – Mark 9:9-29 
 Last week we studied the Lord’s Transfiguration as Moses and Elijah appeared to have fellowship with Christ. This vision and revelation took Peter by surprise that he wanted to remain in the mount of Transfiguration with the Lord permanently, until the voice from the Father came to them to…

THE FAITH OF THE REDEEMED IN THE REDEEMER

Gleans from Sunday End of Month with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada, Lagos HQ 24th November 2019 Topic – THE FAITH OF THE REDEEMED IN THE REDEEMER Text – Job 19:25; Galatians 3:13-14; 2 Corinthians 2:13-18 “For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth” (Job 19:25). Job said, ‘for I know’. There are people that go through life and know nothing about the Redeemer, Saviour and their Deliverer. But…
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Study 33 – THE TRANSFIGURATION: THE PREVIEW OF CHRIST’S COMING GLORY (2)

Point 2. THE VISION OF HIS TRANSFIGURATION WITH GLORY Mark 9:2-6; Hebrews 12:2-3; Luke 1:1; 2 Peter 3:17-18; Revelations 1:10-18 The vision, majesty and greatness that they saw in His Transfiguration. “And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them. And his raiment became shining, exceeding white as snow; so as no fuller on earth can white them” (Mark…
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Study 33 – THE TRANSFIGURATION: THE PREVIEW OF CHRIST’S COMING GLORY (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Gbagada 18th November 2019
 Study 33 – THE TRANSFIGURATION: THE PREVIEW OF CHRIST’S COMING GLORY Text – Mark 9:1-8; 2 Peter 1:16-19
 This is an account of the transfiguration of the Lord Jesus Christ as He went to the Mount with His disciples, Peter, James and John, and those disciples saw the glory of the coming Kingdom; they saw the glory of God coming upon Him, His resplendent…
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Study 32 – THE GREAT VALUE OF OUR MOST PRECIOUS POSSESSION (2)

Point 2. THE INCOMPARABLE WORTH OF YOUR ETERNAL SOUL Mark 8:36-37 You have a soul that is why you are alive, you have a soul to be saved and that is why Jesus came. You have a soul which is the most important treasure in your life. That soul, which is the breath that came from God will never die, but will go and answer before God for everything you have done, immediately you depart the earth. There are many…
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Study 32 – THE GREAT VALUE OF OUR MOST PRECIOUS POSSESSION (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Festac 11th November 2019
 Study 32 – THE GREAT VALUE OF OUR MOST PRECIOUS POSSESSION Text – Mark 8:34-38
 “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” (Mark 8:36). In this central verse the Lord is talking to both saints and sinners about our most precious possession, which is our soul. He wants us to turn this…

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Point 2. THE INDISPENSABILITY OF STEADFAST HOLINESS WITHOUT HYPOCRISY Hebrews 12:14; Luke 1:75; Romans 6:22; Ephesians 4:23-24; 5:25-27; Acts 24:16 There are lots of people that can do or act in a way that appears holy, but there is so much hypocrisy connected with their lifestyle. There can be hospitality with hypocrisy. Don’t allow your holiness to be outward righteousness with hypocrisy, for such will amount to nothing. Liberality with hypocrisy will not get anyone to heaven. Lot of innocence…

POSSESSING TRUE HOLINESS AND LOVE BEYOND HUMAN HOSPITALITY (1)

Gleans from Sunday End of Month with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada, Lagos HQ 27th October 2019 Topic – POSSESSING TRUE HOLINESS AND LOVE BEYOND HUMAN HOSPITALITY Text – Luke 10:25-37; 2 Timothy 2:7; Deuteronomy 30:6; Matthew 22:37
 It is very important for us to understand what took place here and what the Lord intended for us to learn in this passage, Luke 10 from verse 25. Individuals and whole denominations have veered off the truth because they do not…
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Study 31 – THE NECESSITY OF THE SECOND TOUCH (2)

Point 3. A CLEAR REMINDER – NEED FOR THE SECOND TRANSFORMATION Mark 8:31-33; Luke 9:44-45; 18:31-34; 24:25-27,44-46; John 16:12,13; Philippians 2:3-5; Hebrews 10:14-16; 1 Thessalonians 3:10; 1:3; 2 Corinthians 1:15 What happened to Peter was a clear reminder to him and to us that we need the second touch. “But when he had turned about and looked on his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me, Satan: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but…
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Study 31 – THE NECESSITY OF THE SECOND TOUCH (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Alimosho 7th October 2019
 Study 31 – THE NECESSITY OF THE SECOND TOUCH Text – Mark 8:22-33
 What we read here from verses 22-26 is unique because it was only Mark that recorded this miracle. You have the opening of the eyes of the blind in all the Gospels, but this particular incident that the Lord had to touch the blind man the second time is unique and…
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Study 30 – CHRIST’S COMPASSION AND CONCERN FOR THE FAINTING AND FORGETFUL (2)

Point 2. THE CONDEMNATION OF FAITHLESS SIGN-SEEKERS Mark 8:10-13; Acts 2:22; Matthew 11:2-6; John 3:1-2,19; 7:31; 9:22,30-34; 11:47-52; 12:10-11; 15:22,24; 20:30,31 “And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him” (Mark 8:11). They had been expecting the Messiah, and they were looking for a sign that He is the expected Messiah. He multiplied bread and fishes and four thousand were fed; He opened the eyes of the blind, healed…
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Study 30 – CHRIST’S COMPASSION AND CONCERN FOR THE FAINTING AND FORGETFUL (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Ajegunle 30th September 2019
 Study 30 – CHRIST’S COMPASSION AND CONCERN FOR THE FAINTING AND FORGETFUL Text – Mark 8:1-21; Job 23:12
 The Lord Jesus Christ came to this world for a purpose: to call sinners out of their sins and those in the shadow of darkness to light to receive forgiveness, salvation, freedom and be prepared for Heaven. To accomplish this He preached the word of God…
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Study 29 – THE UNCHANGEABLE CHRIST STILL DOING ALL THINGS WELL (2)

(iii) The Publicity after their Astonishment – Mark 7:36; Luke 8:39-40; Mark 13:10. His power amazed them and they were astonished. “And he charged them that they should tell no man: but the more he charged them, so much the more a great deal they published it” (Mark 7:36). They were so astonished that they could not hold back, nor stop talking about it. When something good happens to you, you are so excited to tell everybody around you with…
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Study 29 – THE UNCHANGEABLE CHRIST STILL DOING ALL THINGS WELL (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Old Agege 23rd September 2019 Study 29 – THE UNCHANGEABLE CHRIST STILL DOING ALL THINGS WELL Text – Mark 7:24-37 “The woman was a Greek, a Syrophenician by nation; and she besought him that he would cast forth the devil out of her daughter” (Mark 7:26). She brought the problem of her heart, home and daughter unto Christ. See the final result, “And when she was come to her…
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Study 28 – CLEANSING MAN’S HEART FROM ALL DEFILEMENT (2)

Point 2.  CLARIFYING TRANSGRESSIONS THAT DEFILE TRESPASSING SOULS Mark 7:20-23; Psalms 106:35,39-40; Isaiah 59:3; Ezekiel 28:12-18; Romans 1:28-32; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Galatians 5:19-21; Jude 1:8,13-16; Revelations 21:8,27; 22:14-17 Here the Lord clarified the transgressions that defile the trespassing soul. “And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.  For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness: All…
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Study 28 – CLEANSING MAN’S HEART FROM ALL DEFILEMENT (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 16th September 2019 Study 28 – CLEANSING MAN’S HEART FROM ALL DEFILEMENT Text – Mark 7:14-23; 1 Timothy 4:1-5 Today’s study is a continuation of what we studied last week on the tradition of the elders, and the Pharisees’ complaint about the disciples of Christ that were not following their traditions of washing of the hands ceremonially. But Jesus Christ came to save and cleanse the hearts,…
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Study 27 – EXALTING GOD’S ETERNAL WORD ABOVE MAN’S EMPTY TRADITION (3)

Point 3. THE TRANSFORMATION OF WASHED HEARTS IN DISCERNING HEARERS Mark 7:5,10-13; John 6:63,67-69; 15:3; Psalms 51:6-10,12; Isaiah 1:16-18; Jeremiah 4:14; Ezekiel 36:25-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; Titus 3:5; Ephesians 5:25-27; Revelations 1:5,6; 3:18-22; 7:9-14 There were people that came to Christ to hear His word, and they saw the difference that He taught with authority and that He was the Teacher come from God, and His teaching brought a change of life. It takes the grace of God to be…
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Study 27 – EXALTING GOD’S ETERNAL WORD ABOVE MAN’S EMPTY TRADITION (2)

Point 2.  THE TRANSGRESSION OF WILFUL HYPOCRITES WITH DECEPTIVE HEARTS Mark 7:6; Matthew 6:2,6,16; 23:25-28; Isaiah 29:13; 1 Samuel 16:7; Deuteronomy 30:6; Proverbs 23:26; Jeremiah 24:7; 44:16; 2 Timothy 3:1-5 The Lord Jesus called the Pharisees many times wilful hypocrites for they closed their eyes not wanting to see the truth as revealed by and in Christ. They deceived and imposed hypocrisy on themselves and other people. “He answered and said unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied of you hypocrites,…
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Study 27 – EXALTING GOD’S ETERNAL WORD ABOVE MAN’S EMPTY TRADITION (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 9th September 2019 Study 27 – EXALTING GOD’S ETERNAL WORD ABOVE MAN’S EMPTY TRADITION Text – Mark 7:1-13 Tonight, we come to an important subject that we need to understand because Jesus Christ confronted the religion of the Jews. They were zealous, passionate and very active in their religion, but the pity of it is that they were not saved and not willing to listen to the…
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Study 26 – CHRIST’S PREVAILING POWER AND OUR UNWAVERING FAITH (2)

Point 2. OUR CAUSELESS PANIC WITH UNNECESSARY TORMENTS Mark 6:49-50; 1 John 4:18; Psalms 53:5; 2 Kings 6:14-18; Deuteronomy 2:8,9,19; Numbers 22:2-6; Deuteronomy 23:3-5; Isaiah 37:6,36,38; 51:7,12-13; 2 Timothy 1:7; Hebrews 2:14-15; 13:5 Many times, we manifest unnecessary panic, fear, fright, anxiety, torment and get into trouble because of our supposition. Our interpretation gets us into trouble. “But when they saw him walking upon the sea, they supposed it had been a spirit, and cried out” (Mark 6:49). There are…
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Study 26 – CHRIST’S PREVAILING POWER AND OUR UNWAVERING FAITH (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 2nd September 2019 Study 26 – CHRIST’S PREVAILING POWER AND OUR UNWAVERING FAITH Text – Mark 6:45-56; Matthew 28:18; Mark 12:24; Luke 4:14,32; John 17:2; Acts 10:38; 1 Corinthians 1:24; James 1:5 As we read the whole passage, we will see some peculiar and specific things that Christ did. He proved Himself to be Unique in Power, Performance and Operations. Christ did and said what no other…
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Study 25 – CHRIST’S COMPASSIONATE MINISTRY TO THE MULTITUDES (2)

Point 3. THE MIRACULOUS FEEDING OF THE FIVE THOUSAND Mark 6:35-44 Three lessons here: (i) The Concerned Ministers of Christ – Mark 6:35-36; Matthew 14:15. The disciples had concern, but they did not take laws into their hands by sending the multitudes away by themselves. Rather, they came to Christ, the Master, their Leader. “And when the day was now far spent, his disciples came unto him, and said, This is a desert place, and now the time is far…
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Study 25 – CHRIST’S COMPASSIONATE MINISTRY TO THE MULTITUDES (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 26th August 2019 Study 25 – CHRIST’S COMPASSIONATE MINISTRY TO THE MULTITUDES Text – Mark 6:30-44 “And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things” (Mark 6:34). He saw the crowd, much people, had compassion on them and began to teach them many…

EVERY ESTHER NEEDS A MORDECAI (2)

Point 3. THE GLIDING OBLIGATION OF MEANINGFUL MEMBERSHIP Esther 2:21-23; 1 Corinthians 1:11; 5:1; 11:18,19; 1 Samuel 2:22-24,27-30; Romans 1:32; Ephesians 5:11; 1 Timothy 5:22; Esther 2:22; 6:1-13 You are a member of the church of God, and there is an obligation that God has outlined that you are to address yourself to; don’t let that obligation slip away from you. “In those days, while Mordecai sat in the king’s gate, two of the king’s chamberlains, Bigthan and Teresh, of…

EVERY ESTHER NEEDS A MORDECAI (1)

Gleans from Sunday End of Month with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada, Lagos HQ 25th August 2019 EVERY ESTHER NEEDS A MORDECAI Esther 2:7,11,20 There are people who have questions on Esther coming to get married to king Ahasuerus, but this is not the session to unravel and show why that marriage happened. Sufficient to say that, “The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children…
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STUDY 24 – AN IMPROPER MARRIAGE THAT TERMINATED AN IMPORTANT MINISTRY (2)

Point 3. THE HEAVENLY REVEALED PLACE BY OUR ETERNAL MAKER Mark 6:29; Matthew 14:12; Ecclesiastes 12:7,14; 3:21; Job 34:14-15; Acts 7:59; 8:2; Hebrews 9:27; Daniel 12:2; Revelations 20:11 Eventually, John died, but where did he go? Herod, Herodias and her daughter all died, but where did they go? “And his disciples came, and took up the body, and buried it, and went and told Jesus” (Matthew 14:12). Understand that they dug the earth and put the body of John the…
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Study 24 – AN IMPROPER MARRIAGE THAT TERMINATED AN IMPORTANT MINISTRY (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 19th August 2019 Study 24 – AN IMPROPER MARRIAGE THAT TERMINATED AN IMPORTANT MINISTRY Text – Mark 6:14-29; Psalms 19:11; Romans 15:4; Psalms 39:1; Proverbs 9:7-10; 2 Timothy 3:5-7; Philippians 4:7; Matthew 7:6 As we look at the Word once again, we need to understand that reading, studying, learning from the Word will produce positive results when we learn with a purpose; we are not just coming…
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STUDY 23 – CHRIST’S DEMONSTRATION AND DELEGATION OF HIS MIGHTY MINISTRY (2)

Point 3. THE ADAMANT REJECTERS OF THE MESSIAH’S MESSAGE Mark 6:11 “And whosoever shall not receive you, nor hear you when ye depart thence, shake off the dust under your feet for a testimony against them. Verily I say unto you, It shall be more tolerable for Sodom and Gomorrha in the day of judgment, than for that city.” (Mark 6:11). This is for those who were adamant and reject the message coming through those disciples from the Lord. They…
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Study 23 – CHRIST’S DEMONSTRATION AND DELEGATION OF HIS MIGHTY MINISTRY (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 12th August 2019 Study 23 – CHRIST’S DEMONSTRATION AND DELEGATION OF HIS MIGHTY MINISTRY Text – Mark 6:1-13; Job 34:31-32; Psalms 25:9; Isaiah 48:17 “And he went out from thence, and came into his own country; and his disciples follow him. And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue: and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man…
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Study 22 – CHRIST’S UNFAILING POWER TO RAISE THE DEAD (2)

Point 3. CONSCIOUS PERPETUAL PRESERVATION AFTER PRONOUNCED DEATH Hebrews 9:27; Luke 16:22 “And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:” (Hebrews 9:27). There are two sides, saints and sinners, hell and heaven. “And it came to pass, that the beggar died, and was carried by the angels into Abraham’s bosom: the rich man also died, and was buried” (Luke 16:22).  Two parts: (i) The Immediate Consciousness of Saints after Death – Luke 23:42-43;…
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Study 22 – CHRIST’S UNFAILING POWER TO RAISE THE DEAD (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 5th August 2019 Study 22 – CHRIST’S UNFAILING POWER TO RAISE THE DEAD Text – Mark 5:21-24,35-43 “And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, fell at his feet, And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may…
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STUDY 21 – DIVINE TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE TOUCH OF FAITH (2)

Point 3. THE DESIRABLE DIVINE TOUCH FOR A TRANSFORMING RENEWAL Mark 5:34; James 2:17,20,26; Hebrews 4:2; Acts 3:16; Ephesians 2:8; Acts 15:9; Genesis 32:25; 1 Kings 19:5-8; Isaiah 6:5-8; Jeremiah 1:5-10; Daniel 9:21-22; 10:8-12,15-19; Luke 7:12-15 This is the part that is applicable for you today; a desirable and divine touch is happening in your life, and it is going to be a transforming renewal as well. “And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go…
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Study 21 – DIVINE TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE TOUCH OF FAITH (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 29th July 2019 Study 21 – DIVINE TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE TOUCH OF FAITH Text – Mark 5:25-34 This is a very familiar story but not so much familiar applications. It is one we have heard mostly during Revival services but tonight we want to approach it from the perspective of a Bible Study, so that the performance of every word and promise will register in every heart…

PARADOX OF BECOMING STRONGER THROUGH SUFFERING (2)

Point 3. PURSUING A GLORIOUS CROWN WITH SINGLE-MINDED STEADFASTNESS 1 Peter 4:14-19; 2 Peter 3:17; 1 Corinthians 9:24-27; 2 Timothy 2:11-13; 3:12-14; Hebrews 3:6,14; 1 Peter 5:8,9; Job 27:6; 2 Timothy 1:13,14; Revelations 2:25-29; 3:11 Though there might be suffering, be committed, faithful and steadfast, and focus your mind on your goal, to win the crown on the Final Day. “If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God…

PARADOX OF BECOMING STRONGER THROUGH SUFFERING (1)

Gleans from Sunday End of Month with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada, Lagos HQ 28th July 2019 Topic –  PARADOX OF BECOMING STRONGER THROUGH SUFFERING Text – 1 Peter 3:14; 1:6-8; 2:19-21; 3:17-18; 4:15-16; 5:1,10; Exodus 1:12 “But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled” (1 Peter 3:14). Peter the Apostle from personal experience and the teaching of the Lord Jesus Christ, as Lord and Saviour,…
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Study 20 – CHRIST’S POWER AND AUTHORITY OVER ALL DEMONS (2)

Point 3. AN AMBASSADOR FOR CHRIST THROUGHOUT DECAPOLIS Mark 5:18-20 The man who was delivered and set free wanted to follow Jesus, but the Lord sent him to go tell all his friends the great things the Lord had graciously done for him. So he became an ambassador for Christ in Decapolis. “And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel” (Mark 5:20). In our city and…
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Study 20 – CHRIST’S POWER AND AUTHORITY OVER ALL DEMONS (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 22nd July 2019 Study 20 – CHRIST’S POWER AND AUTHORITY OVER ALL DEMONS Text – Mark 5:1-20; 4:35; Matthew 4:35; Numbers 23:19-20; Psalms 119:89; 89:34; Isaiah 40:8; Matthew 18:18; Mark 11:14,20-24 “And they came over unto the other side of the sea…”(Mark 5:1). Let me bring you back to the earlier chapter, “And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us…
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Study 19 – GREAT CALM THROUGH THE MASTER’S INTERVENTION (2)

Point 3. THE PREVAILING POWER OF OUR IRRESISTIBLE CHRIST Mark 4:39-41; Matthew 28:18; Mark 13:24-26; Luke 9:43-44; 4:36; John 17:2; Acts 10:38; Hebrews 1:3; Romans 4:19-21; Ephesians 3:20 Christ, His power and prophetic predictions are Irresistible, and He has that prevailing power. Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today and forever and you will find Him sufficient in your life even today, this year and beyond in Jesus Name. “And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, What manner…
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Study 19 – GREAT CALM THROUGH THE MASTER’S INTERVENTION (1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 15th July 2019 Study 19 – GREAT CALM THROUGH THE MASTER’S INTERVENTION Text – Mark 4:35-41 “And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto the other side.” ….. “And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm” (Mark 4:35,39). There will…
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Study 18 – ASCERTAINING OUR CITIZENSHIP IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD (Part 2)

Point 2. THE PAIN OF EXCLUSION FROM THE KINDOM OF GOD Matthew 7:21-23; Luke 13:23-25 If it so happens that somebody who has gone to seminary and has studied the Bible in both the original languages – Hebrew & Greek, and in all the other languages yet misses the Kingdom, the pain of exclusion will be unbearable. It is same for anyone who attends the Bible Study regularly, or is a teacher of the word and misses the Kingdom of…
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Study 18 – ASCERTAINING OUR CITIZENSHIP IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD (Part 1)

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 8th July 2019 Study 18 – ASCERTAINING OUR CITIZENSHIP IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD Text – Mark 4:26-34; Acts 1:1-3; Mark 4:11; 1:14 “And he said, So is the Kingdom of God, as if a man should cast seed into the ground; And he said, Whereunto shall we liken the Kingdom of God? or with what comparison shall we compare it?” (Mark 4:26,30). From those two verses…
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Study 17 – THE SIGNIFICANT GROWTH OF GOD’S KINGDOM ON EARTH

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 1st July 2019 Study 17 – THE SIGNIFICANT GROWTH OF GOD’S KINGDOM ON EARTH Text – Mark 4:21-34 “And he said unto them, Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed? and not to be set on a candlestick?” (Mark 4:21). “And with many such parables spake he the word unto them, as they were able to hear it” (Mark 4:33).…

BUILDING OUR HOME ON THE BEDROCK OF INNER BEAUTY

Gleans from Sunday End of Month with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada, Lagos HQ 30th June 2019 Topic –  BUILDING OUR HOME ON THE BEDROCK OF INNER BEAUTY Text – 1 Peter 3:1-7 “But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price” (1 Peter 3:4). As we look at verses 1-7, we see…
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Study 16 – CHRIST’S EXPOSITION OF THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 23rd June 2019 Study 16 – CHRIST’S EXPOSITION OF THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER Text – Mark 4:10-20,34; 7:17; Matthew 13:36; Mark 4:13; 7:18; Luke 24:45; Acts 8:30-31; Luke 24:27; Acts 28:23 The Lord Jesus Christ had taught in parables. In particular, the parable of the sower of the seed, and now He is going to give us the interpretation, application and exposition of the Parable of…
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Study 15 – CHRIST’S PREDICTED REVELATION THROUGH PARABLES

Gleans from Monday Bible Study with Pastor (Dr) W.F Kumuyi. DLBC Gbagada HQ 17th June 2019 Study 15 – CHRIST’S PREDICTED REVELATION THROUGH PARABLES Text – Mark 4:1-9; John 3:2; Matthew 5:2; Mark 6:34; Luke 13:22-24; John 7:45-46; Matthew 24:35; 28:20; Mark 1:27; 12:38-40; Luke 4:32; John 7:16-17; 1 Timothy 1:3; 4:15-16; 2 John 1:9-11  “And he began again to teach by the sea side” (Mark 4:1). Jesus Christ taught the word of God at every opportunity anywhere. He is…