In this special Reformation episode of Conservative Pastor Response Pastors Neal Radichel and Mark Tiefel discuss the important Reformation topic of the Priesthood of all Believers. There is a difference between the priesthood of the Old Testament in the nation of Israel and the priesthood of the New Testament. This is because of the work of Christ in His perfect life and sacrificial death. They discuss the terms “priest” and “pastor” as they are used in churches today as well as the difference between the role of the pastor and the individual believer. Every individual Christian can and should serve as God’s witness to the world. They also point out how important this Biblical truth was in the foundation and development of the early Reformation. We pray that this discussion is beneficial for you and in your understanding of God’s purpose for His church.
In this Bible Study episode, Pastors Nathanael Mayhew and Mark Tiefel take us into the very first book of the Bible, the Old Testament book of Genesis. This book is foundational for the rest of the Old and New Testaments and gives an answer for many of the big questions of life. How did life begin? Why is there sin in the world? Why are there so many languages? and many more. They talk about the reliability of this important book and the main purpose, which is to show that God worked through and in History to fulfill His plan of salvation for the human race in the person of Jesus Christ. We pray that this study is insightful and rewarding for you, and we encourage you to pick up your Bible and study it again for yourself.The Holy Spirit will bless your study!
In this Bible Study episode, Pastors Mark Tiefel and Nathanael Mayhew take us into the Gospel of John. John’s Gospel is different than the other three Gospels. He emphasizes that Jesus is true God and records miracles and words of Jesus that reinforce that truth. John points out that Jesus was God, but that He came in the flesh to give His life as the sacrifice needed to redeem sinners. Jesus is “The Word,” “the Lamb,” and “the Messiah” and more. He is also the Great “I AM” of the Old Testament, Jehovah Himself. Jesus says He is the I AM, Yahweh. John points to these I AM statements of Jesus throughout His Gospel to show that Jesus was Yahweh. The Jews recognized what Jesus was saying and wanted to kill Him because He had blasphemed by calling Himself God. John also makes a connection between Jesus and Life. Jesus is Life (John 14:6), and the Life that Jesus brings to the world through His death and resurrection is received by us through faith.
In this Bible Study episode, Pastors Neal Radichel and Nathanael Mayhew
take us into the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes. For many people this is a very confusing book, but in this study they discuss the how to dig into this valuable book and how to properly understand it. They talk about Hebrew poetry and how it is used in this book. The main purpose of this book is to show that any life that is lived apart from God is worthless, no matter what that person might achieve. It is only through our relationship with God and the salvation He has won for us in Christ that we find purpose in this life, as well as in the life to come.