Bible Study Service in Malang, November 04, 2010 (Thursday Evening)
"When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels
with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory.
the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them
one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the
appears at the time of His second coming as follows:
King of all kings who reigns on the throne of His glory. We have to
become kings, namely ones who have victory over the sins, the world,
and the flesh so we can be lifted up together with Him on the throne
Shepherd. We have to become shepherded sheep.
nor as being lords over those entrusted to you, but being examples to
system is to give example.
husband has to become an example for his wife and children physically
and spiritually in the marriage. Likewise, a mother has to become an
example, and so do the children.
"I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives
His life for the sheep.
is the perfect example.
as the Good Shepherd gives the example of His sacrifice, namely He
sacrifices His life for the sheep.
does Jesus as the Good Shepherd have to sacrifice His life?
lift Gentiles up to become His sheep.
But He answered and said, "I was not sent except to the lost
sheep of the house of Israel."
15:25 Then she came and
worshiped Him, saying, "Lord, help me!"
15:26 But He
answered and said, "It is not good to take the children's
bread and throw it to the little dogs."
the sheep of God are Israelites, the chosen nation. The Gentiles
only become as dogs before Him.
Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles in the flesh--who are
called (1) Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in
the flesh by hands--
2:12 that at that time you were (2)
without Christ, (3) being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and
strangers from the covenants of promise, (4) having no hope and (5)
without God in the world.
facts found in the Gentiles are as follows:
called uncircumcision = without holiness.
without Christ = without the anointing of Holy Spirit, being carnal
aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the
covenants of promise = without eternal life.
without God = without God's love.
shorts, the Gentiles become as dogs or the description of wicked and
unclean life ready to perish.
Nevertheless, the dog licking
the vomit gets a chance to lick the crumbs of bread.
And she said, "Yes, Lord, yet even the little dogs eat the
crumbs which fall from their masters' table."
as Good Shepherd gives His life, referring to the mercy of God to
give the crumbs to the dogs.
are two meanings of the crumbs of bread as follows:
Then the soldiers came and broke the legs of the first and of the
other who was crucified with Him.
19:33 But when they came to
Jesus and saw that He was already dead, they did not break His
19:34 But one of the soldiers pierced His side with a
spear, and immediately blood and water came out.
has died on the cross with four main wounds as the
manifestation of God's love
to save the lost sheep of Israelites.
The soldier of Gentiles
pierced Jesus' side. There was the fifth wound out of which came
blood and water, as the manifestation of GOD'S
to redeem the Gentiles from the five characteristics of the
Gentiles which make them appear as the dogs.
We can see the
sign of salvation in the blood and water which came out of Jesus'
The blood (the Altar of Burnt Offering in Tabernacle)
refers to repentance or stopping sinning to return to the Lord.
water (the Brazen Laver in Tabernacle) refers to water baptism.
Word whose secret is revealed.
So I wept much, because no one was found worthy to open and read
the scroll, or to look at it.
5:5 But one of the elders said to
me, "Do not weep. Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the
Root of David, has prevailed to open the scroll and to loose its
5:6 And I looked, and behold, in the midst
of the throne and of the four living creatures, and in the midst of
the elders, stood a Lamb as though it had been slain, having seven
horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent out
into all the earth.
5:7 Then He came and took the scroll out of
the right hand of Him who sat on the throne.
5:9 And they sang
a new song, saying: "You are worthy to take the scroll, And to
open its seals; For You were slain, And have redeemed us to God by
Your blood Out of every tribe and tongue and people and
as the Good Shepherd gives His life = Jesus as the Lamb of God
which is slain to reveal God's Word.
The revelation of God's
Word through a verse explaining other verses is the true teaching
Word or the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ. It is the
Word of God sharper than any two-edged sword.
Then Paul and Barnabas grew bold and said, "It was necessary
that the word of God should be spoken to you first; but since you
reject it, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life,
behold, we turn to the Gentiles.
Word was actually only for the Israelites but a part of them
rejected it, so a chance for the Gentiles was opened.
it is only because of the mercy of God if the Gentiles can receive
the revelation of His Word.
There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion
of what was called the Italian Regiment,
10:9 The next day, as
they went on their journey and drew near the city, Peter went up on
the housetop to pray, about the sixth hour.
10:10 Then he
became very hungry and wanted to eat; but while they made ready, he
fell into a trance
10:11 and saw heaven opened and an object
like a great sheet bound at the four corners, descending to him and
let down to the earth.
10:12 In it were all kinds of
four-footed animals of the earth, wild beasts, creeping things,
and birds of the air.
10:13 And a voice came to him, "Rise,
Peter; kill and eat."
10:14 But Peter said, "Not so,
Lord! For I have never eaten anything common or unclean."
And a voice spoke to him again the second time, "What God has
cleansed you must not call common."
10:16 This was done
three times. And the object was taken up into heaven again.
teaching Word sharper than any two-edged sword is to slain the
common or unclean animals to become clean, as the dogs turn to
teaching Word sanctifies the body, soul, and spirit of the Gentiles
as the sanctification for the dog licking the vomit. The Gentiles
will have the results as follows:
saying without any lie.
saying which becomes blessing for other people.
saying of faith or prayer which is in line with the Word.
Gentiles who are as dogs or unclean animals can be lifted up to
become sheep or clean animal through the true teaching Word and
those who receive the mercy of God may be patient in Bible Study
Service so the Word of God and the Holy Communion can always
sanctify their lives in order to keep on being the sheep of
And she answered and said to Him, "Yes, Lord, yet even the
little dogs under the table eat from the children's crumbs."
Then He said to her, "For this saying go your way; the demon
has gone out of your daughter."
7:30 And when she had come
to her house, she found the demon gone out, and her daughter lying
on the bed.
results are as follows:
happens in marriage and children so there is quietness and peace.
helps us miraculously.
unite the sheep of the Gentiles and the Israelites to become one
flock with one Shepherd or one body with one Head.
"I am the good shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by
10:15 "As the Father knows Me, even so I know the
Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep.
other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must
bring, and they will hear My voice; and there will be one flock and
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought
near by the blood of Christ.
2:14 For He Himself is our peace,
who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of
2:15 having abolished in His flesh the enmity, that
is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create
in Himself one new man from the two, thus making peace,
that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the
cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.
Israelites and the Gentiles become one perfect body or the Bride who
is ready to welcome Jesus' second coming.
The Gentiles must be
active in the ministry of building Christ' body, do not be left
Jesus gives His life in order to unite Christ's
body. Likewise, we
have to sacrifice all things to minister in the building of Christ's
body. Only one thing we should not sacrifice, namely the true
Then Judas Iscariot, one of the twelve, went to the chief priests to
betray Him to them.
liked to join a fellowship with the chief priests who were different
with Jesus in doctrine. This means Judas sacrificed the true
teaching in order to get money or position, et cetera. Consequently,
Judas sold Jesus and perished forever.
endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
4:4 There is (1) one body and (2) one Spirit, just as you were
called in (3) one hope of your calling;
4:5 (4) one Lord, (5)
one faith, (6) one baptism;
4:6 one God and Father of all, who
is above all, and through all, and in you all.
things can be different in the righteous fellowship but the seven
One body means one Head or one true teaching
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the
Word was God.
1:12 But as many as received Him, to them He gave
the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His
1:13 who were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the
flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.
1:14 And the Word
became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory
as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.
receive the two tablets of stone, referring to the true love, from
the true teaching Word.
function of the two tablets of stone is as follows:
destroy golden calf, referring to the idol of the hardness of
fact found in the hardness of heart is self-truth.
And the LORD said to Moses, "I have seen this people, and
indeed it is a stiff-necked people!
32:4 And he received the
gold from their hand, and he fashioned it with an engraving tool,
and made a molded calf. Then they said, "This is your god, O
Israel, that brought you out of the land of Egypt!"
self-truth also happens in teaching matter. Aaron is a priest whose
teaching was wrong but he did not confess it, even he blamed the
The fact found in the hardness of heart is
also the disobedience.
give us wisdom so we are protected from antichrist.
Jesus answered him, "The first of all the commandments is:
'Hear, O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one.
'And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with
all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
This is the first commandment.
12:31 "And the second, like
it, is this: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' There
is no other commandment greater than these."
12:32 So the
scribe said to Him, "Well said, Teacher. You have spoken the
truth, for there is one God, and there is no other but He.
"And to love Him with all the heart, with all the
understanding, with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to
love one's neighbor as oneself, is more than all the whole burnt
offerings and sacrifices."
12:34 Now when Jesus saw that
he answered wisely, He said to him, "You are not far from the
kingdom of God." But after that no one dared question
Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number
of the beast, for it is the number of a man: His number is 666.
make us not lack anything.
<<A Psalm of David.>>
The LORD is my shepherd; I
shall not want.
mercy of God is able to preserve our life in the middle of
difficulties in the world, as replacing a desert with green
pasture. Besides, He protects us from all disasters even judgments
cannot touch us.
He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all,
how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?
Who shall bring a charge against God's elect? It is God who
8:34 Who is he who condemns? It is Christ who died,
and furthermore is also risen, who is even at the right hand of
God, who also makes intercession for us.
mercy of God is able to perfect us spiritually.
For by one offering He has perfected forever those who are being