To Understand the King James 1611 Bible
This is a series of sermons for folks who think the King James Bible
is confusing, contradictory and archaic.
The KJB is not only the easiest bible to read, it is the easiest to
The KJB is God's Holy Scriptures and is the ONLY Holy Scripture!
Here is how it can be so simply understood:
March 15, 2009
the Risen Christ to Paul and On To Us Today
we have confidence in the Lord touching you,
ye both do and will do the things which we command you.
they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you,
how ye turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God;
things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in
the God of peace shall be with you.
16. Rejoice Alway
17. Let your moderation be
known unto all men
4:4 - Rejoice in the Lord alway:
and again I say, Rejoice.
"Rejoice" - To experience
joy and gladness in a high degree; to be exhilarated with lively and
pleasurable sensations; to exult.
To make joyful; to gladden; to animate with lively pleasurable
sensations; to exhilarate.
Why not rejoice in the Lord "always?"
"Alway" - is now seldom used.
The application of this compound to time proceeds from the primary sense
of way, which is a going or passing; hence, continuation.
Not just rejoicing
every time something happens, etc. but on a continual basis - a manner
5:16 - Rejoice evermore.
Look at what He did FOR and TO us!
Grace at all times!
Operation made without hands!
His righteousness imputed to us!
...all things 'are' become new!
For that which is perfect -the KJB!
etc. etc. and so much more etc.!!!
13:6 - Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth
in the truth;
- By whom also we have access by faith
into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
7:7 - And not by his coming only, but by
the consolation wherewith he was comforted in you, when he told us your
earnest desire, your mourning, your fervent mind toward me; so that I rejoiced
7:9 - Now I rejoice, not that ye were made
sorry, but that ye sorrowed to repentance: for ye were made sorry after
a godly manner, that ye might receive damage by us in nothing.
2:16 - Holding forth the word of life;
that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither
laboured in vain.
3:3 - For we are the circumcision, which
worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence
in the flesh.
4:5 - Let your moderation be known unto
all men. The Lord is at hand.
state of being moderate, or of keeping a due mean between extremes or excess
of.... 2. Restraint of violent passions or indulgence of appetite.
"your considerateness;" "gentle attitude;" "forbearance/;" "gentleness;"
"yieldingness;" "friendly manner;" "mildness."
You have nothing
to be ashamed about - so let it be known... you don't do... etc. and you
will suffer for your moderation!
1:8 - Be not thou therefore ashamed of
the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker
of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;
3:12 - Yea, and all that will live godly
in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.
A good illustration
of moderation is being 'sober minded.'
Not mad or insane; not wild, visionary or heated with passion ; having
the regular exercise of cool dispassionate reason. Regular; calm; not under
the influence of passion; Serious; solemn; grave.
Paul speaks words
- But he said, I am not mad, most noble
Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
Paul did changed
his voice - and he had his reason!
- I desire to be present with you now,
and to change my voice; for I stand in doubt of you.
Watch and be sober!
5:6 - Therefore let us not sleep, as do
others; but let us watch and be sober.
us to be sober!
- Teaching us that, denying ungodliness
and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly, in this
Bishop / Pastors,
I Timothy 3:2
- A bishop then must be blameless, the
husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to
hospitality, apt to teach;
Titus 1:8 -
But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, just, holy, temperate;
I Timothy 3:11
- Even so must their wives be grave, not
slanderers, sober, faithful in all things.
Titus 2:2 -
That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, sound in faith, in
charity, in patience.
Aged women / young
Titus 2:4 -
That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands,
to love their children,
Titus 2:6 -
Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded.
Be careful for nothing!
Not 'a' prayer,
4:6,7 - Be careful for nothing; but in
every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests
be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
I Timothy 2:1,2
- I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions,
and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that
are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness
The Lord himself
3:16 - Now the Lord of peace himself give
you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.
5:13 - And to esteem them very highly in
love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
Peace of God...
3:15 - And let the peace of God rule in
your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
Paul, we have our assurance as he is the master-builder!
4:9 - Those things, which ye have both
learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace
shall be with you.
We are joint-heirs!
- For he is our peace, who hath made both
one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
A walk based on
- And as many as walk according
to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.
A rough marriage!
7:15 - But if the unbelieving depart, let
him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but
God hath called us to peace.
But don't be so
quick to go this route, either!
Assurance in you
are believing the truth - rightly divided and KJB, of course!
- Now the God of hope fill you with all
joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power
of the Holy Ghost.
2:13 - But we are bound to give thanks
alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from
the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit
and belief of the truth:
with all men ... if...
- If it be possible, as much as lieth in
you, live peaceably with all men.
When you can't
- and you have tried everything in the first part of Paul's list, then
look at Paul's 'get away' list!
Depart; Despise; Destroy; Prayer; Tears; Grace; Truth; Mercy; Longsuffering;
Patience; Reprove; Rebuke; Get away (Avoid; withdraw
from such; not strive; neither give heed; purge; reject; be not partakers;
mark; note them; have no company; not to company with; put away from among
yourselves; cast off; have no fellowship); Deliver them unto
- Removal of sin from guilt and punishment; an act of free grace by which
God pardons the sinner and accepts him as righteous, on account of the
atonement of Christ.
- Therefore being justified by faith, we
have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
- Being justified freely by his grace through
the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:
- Therefore we conclude that a man is justified
by faith without the deeds of the law.
- Seeing it is one God, which shall justify
the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.
- Much more then, being now justified by
his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
- Knowing that a man is not justified by
the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed
in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and
not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh
Titus 3:7 -
That being justified by his grace, we should be made heirs according to
the hope of eternal life.
- For to be carnally minded is death; but
to be spiritually minded is life and peace.
3:2,3 - Set your affection on things above,
not on things on the earth. For ye are dead, and your life is hid with
Christ in God.
- For they that are such serve not our
Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches
deceive the hearts of the simple.
3:18,19 - (For many walk, of whom
I have told you often, and now tell you even weeping, that they are the
enemies of the cross of Christ: Whose end is destruction, whose God is
their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.)
always, more to come - the KJB is a magnificent Book - it all just goes
on and on!
- Mike Paulson
entire King James Bible is written FOR us, but it is not all written TO
learn from the "For" and we try to apply the 'TO!"