Westside Bible Studies

Westside Bible Studies

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The Bible brought to life! A work of the Venice church of Christ, Los Angeles, California.


Hebrews 2:5-10 | The New and Living Way
May 27 • 22 min
Jesus had accomplished a powerful salvation, well beyond anything anyone had expected. What was unthinkable before was now to be seen as becoming and fitting. For those who believed in Jesus the world could never look the same again; all must be viewed by…
Hebrews 2:1-4 | The New and Living Way
May 20 • 23 min
The Hebrews author brings home a forceful, powerful exhortation: since Jesus is the Son of God, greater than the angels, and God Himself, and if the consequences of a Law delivered by lesser beings remained firm, how much more then will Christians escape…
Hebrews 1:4-14 | The New and Living Way
May 13 • 23 min
The Hebrews author provides a litany of Scriptural quotations to show the superiority of the Son over the angels. Yet what else is he accomplishing through what he quotes and how? The New and Living Way | Episode 3 | Hebrews 1:4-14 Having become by so…
Hebrews 1:1-4 | The New and Living Way
May 6 • 22 min
The Hebrews sermon-letter begins with a strong exordium, a powerful and beautifully composed “thesis statement” for the whole message. God is speaking in Jesus; in Jesus we find the character, glory, and power of God, and thus God Himself. The New and…
Introduction | The New and Living Way
May 2 • 23 min
A Jewish Christian in the first century provided a word of exhortation to his fellow Christians to hold firm to their faith in Jesus according to His new and living Way; we call the record of his sermon-letter the Letter to the Hebrews. As we begin…
Ezekiel 10:15-11:25 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 19 • 20 min
The abominations and the judgment were one thing. Now Ezekiel saw something truly astonishing and horrifying: the glory of YHWH departed from Jerusalem. He would be a Sanctuary for His people in exile, but all hope for Jerusalem was gone. And You Shall…
Ezekiel 9:1-10:14 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 17 • 19 min
Ezekiel had been shown the abominations of Jerusalem. Now he would see God’s judgment upon it. He would despair of hope for any remnant of Israel. And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH | Episode 9 | Ezekiel 9:1-10:14
Ezekiel 8:1-18 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 15 • 20 min
Ezekiel is transported in a vision to see Jerusalem. He would see great abominations. All who heard would understand why YHWH had no other remedy than judgment in His wrath. And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH | Episode 8 | Ezekiel 8:1-18 And it came to…
Ezekiel 6:1-7:27 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 13 • 21 min
In the midst of the sign-acts Ezekiel would indict the Israelites for their transgressions. Their idolatry would come at a heavy cost. They had trusted in these gods; they would learn far too late how they would not deliver in the hour of distress. And…
Ezekiel 5:1-17 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 11 • 21 min
Ezekiel was called upon to endure a most harrowing shave. But it would be nothing like the terror and devastation which he prophesied would come upon his people in Jerusalem. And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH | Episode 6 | Ezekiel 5:1-17 “And thou, son of…
Ezekiel 4:1-17 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 9 • 21 min
YHWH began speaking to Israel through Ezekiel through sign-acts. They would not like the fate of Jerusalem he would vividly enact. And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH | Episode 5 | Ezekiel 4:1-17 “Thou also, son of man, take thee a tile, and lay it before…
Ezekiel 3:16-27 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 7 • 18 min
Ezekiel was appointed as a watchman to warn Israel in exile regarding the coming of the Day of YHWH. The Word of YHWH would be the only words he could speak for years. Thus Ezekiel began to represent a sign-act before all Israel in exile regarding their…
Ezekiel 2:1-3:15 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 5 • 22 min
The glory of YHWH appeared to Ezekiel in Babylon. YHWH had not abandoned His people, but they would not like what He had to tell them. YHWH was calling Ezekiel to go and speak to them. It would not be easy. And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH | Episode 3 |…
Ezekiel 1:4-28 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 3 • 20 min
Ezekiel saw a vision of the likeness of the glory of YHWH at the Chebar canal in Babylon. Much is made of a lot of the detail of the vision; that it was seen, and in Babylon, is of the greatest importance. And You Shall Know That I am YHWH | Episode 2 |…
Ezekiel 1:1-3 | And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH
Jan 1 • 20 min
Some of Judah had gone into exile in 597 BCE; some remained in Jerusalem. In 593 YHWH called Ezekiel the priest in Babylon to speak to His people in exile. Join us as we begin our exploration into the book of Ezekiel. And You Shall Know That I Am YHWH |…