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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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;…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…