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Jeffrey Earl

The Establishment of the Church

Acts 3-5 “Repent therefore, and turn again, that your sins may be blotted out, that times of refreshing may come from the presence [face] of the Lord” (Acts 3:19 RSV). by Jeff Earl In one of the most beautiful and compelling accounts in Acts, the apostles, Peter and John went to the Temple in the ninth hour (3 PM), the hour of prayer. Every day, a man who was lame from birth was carried to the gate of the Temple, where he []

The Aaronic Priesthood

“And the LORD said to Moses, ‘Bring the tribe of Levi near, and set them before Aaron the priest, that they may minister to him’” (Numbers 3:5,6, all scriptures from the Revised Standard Version). Gleaned from an article by Jeffrey Earl There are a number of high priests named in the Old Testament, such as Mel­chizedek, Aaron, Zadok, and Joshua. This article focuses on the priesthood of Aaron, the first high priest under the Mosaic system. The Aaronic priesthood served the nation []

The Man Who Could Not Walk

Healing Man’s Inability to Walk Righteously “Jesus said to him, ‘Rise, take up your pallet, and walk.’ And at once the man was healed, and he took up his pallet and walked. Now that day was the Sabbath” (John 5:8,9. All texts are from the Revised Standard Version). by Jeff Earl Listen to audio Healing of the Lame Man Miracle Life in the first century was fraught with many perils, including disease, famine, and childbirth. There were many untreatable illnesses such as []