Generation Word - Bible Teaching Ministry   Generation Word - Bible Teaching Ministry

Bible Teaching Ministry

Online Study
Bible Teacher

Verse by VerseTeaching  
First Samuel  
Second Samuel  
First Kings  
Second Kings  
Second Chronicles  
First Corinthians  
Second Corinthians  
First Thessalonians  
Second Thessalonians  
First Timothy  
Second Timothy  
First Peter  
Second Peter  
First John  
Second John  
Third John  
Topical Teaching:  
Framework Bible School  
Bible School 2004  
Bible School 2012-2014  
30 Questions  
Mystery of the Church  
Defending the Faith  
The Nephilim  
Wake Up, Church!  
Basics for Living  
Basic Doctrine  
End Times (Eschatology) Basics  
Eternal Rewards  
Politacal Platform of Lord  
Rebuking Reform Doctrine  

Bible Teaching, Bible Study, Teaching, Verses, Sermons, online, mp3, classesA Bible Teaching Ministry of Galyn Wiemers

Daily Devotions, Evening and Morning Devotional


Sunrise on Temple Mount in Jerusalem; Back to Previous Devotion

November 19 - Morning

"It was he who gave some to be apostles, some to
be prophets, some to be evangelists, and some to
be pastors and teachers,
 to prepare God’s people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be
built up
 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness
of Christ.
Then we will no longer be infants, tossed
back and forth by the waves, and blown here and
there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning
and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming.
 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all
things grow up into him who is the Head,that is,
 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and
builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.

- Ephesians 4:11-16

Sunset on the Sea of Galilee; Click to go to next devotion  
Infants Tossed Back and Forth by the Waves of Ignoarance and Winds of Opinion    

"Infants tossed back and forth by the waves." - Ephesians 4:14

This warning speaks to the condition of the church when the work of evangelists, pastors and teachers is not successful. The ultimate goal of believers in the church is described by these three characteristics:

1) Unified in doctrine and knowledge (knowing the Truth)
2) Becoming mature (mature condition)
3) Attaining the whole measure of the fullness of Christ (production of fruit)

But, in order to reach this goal, the church will have to continue to ward off a three-pronged attack designed to keep believers ignorant of the doctrine and knowledge of God's Word.

The first attack is described as "the waves" that toss immature Christians back and forth. The waves are the instability caused by ignorance in believers who do not know the Word of God, and so they cannot adequately analyze or judge the teaching they hear. Without the anchor of Truth to secure their souls, the church is tossed about on the waves.

"blown here and there by every wind of teaching" - Ephesians 4:14

This refers to the second part of the three-pronged attack on the church's unified faith and knowledge. As the Christian struggles toward a destination of maturity, there are ever-changing winds of opinion and doctrinal teaching that move the waves in different directions, impeding the Christian's progress toward the truth.

"Cunning and craftiness of men in their deceitful scheming" - Ephesians 4:14

This danger refers to the third of the three attacks that have besieged the church throughout history. Not only are Christians metaphorically riding on rolling waves, trying to progress toward the goal of maturity, with a variety of winds of teaching causing chaos, but men (and Satan) are intentionally
scheming to twist and warp the teaching of the church to reflect their own position and lead Christians to it – which is not unity in doctrine, nor is it maturity.

(Taken from Galyn's book "The Word: Apparatus for Salvation, Renewal and Maturity," p 39;
download here; request a free copy by emailing a shipping address to: )

  Christian Quote from Church History

"The soul (mind) of a man in
a church that does not teach the Wiord of God will be left
to feed on a worthless form
of spiritual nutrition."
- Galyn Wiemers



Something to Ponder??

Jesus grew up in the house of a carpenter and was called a carpenter himself. The Greek word for "carpenter" is tekton which refers to a person who built things, but not necessarily only with wood. Tekton could refer to a stonemason also. The city of Sepphoris was being rebuilt only 4 miles north of Nazareth during Jesus childhood and youth. It is likely Jesus did construction work, including stone work, in Sepphoris with his father and as a independent contractor.
(See images here and here
and more details here.)

Hebrew and Greek Word Study   Facts and Information



Choshek (Hb) - Darkness (Eng) - the Hebrew word choshek is translated "darkness" It is a
word that means the opposite of light. It also means "night" as opposed to "day." It
can also be used to mean "obscurity" or refer to a difficult saying.

  In 2008 an ostracon was found at Khirbet Qeiyafa (biblical Shaarayim of 1 Sm.17:52), 
a ancient city in the hill country of Judah. The inscription on the clay ostracon dates from the 
days of the Judges 
(1000 BC) and agrees with
the social climate and 
political events described
at the end of the book of Judges and in the early chapters of 1 Samuel.
It speaks of:
- oppressive judges,
- weeping widows
- oppressed children 
- the establishment of a kingship by the chief men.
(see more here)
Confession to Action   Facts and Information
I will stabalize my life by hearing the Word of God instead of opinions of men and
points of application.
  "Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the Lord's purpose that prevails."
Proverbs 19:21
Read the Bible in a Year; Bible Reading Program
Read one chapter each day to read through the narrative portion (or, the story line) of the whole Bible Genesis-Acts in one year. Read the General Text of the Bible Read the Complete Text of the Bible in a Year
Matthew 23 Acts 22 Acts 9
Prayer for Today
Personal Prayer Church Prayer Item National Prayer Concerns World Prayer Concerns
For desire to be productive Favor with man Education Thailand
Photo of Jerusalem; Pictures of Israel Bible Map and Diagram
Robinson's Arch, Jerusalem



Nehemiah's Wall in Jerusalem 445 BC

The burial bench and burial chambers inside the tomb in the Kidron Valley belonging to a family of priests named Bene Hezir (or, sons of Hezir). 1 Chronicles 34:1, 15 mention a priest named Hezir from the line of Aaron serving in the days of David.
An inscription written in Hebrew found on theis tomb says:
"This is the tomb and monument of Alexander, Hanniah,
Yo'ezer, Judah, Simon, Johanan, the sons of Joseph son of Oved. Joseph and Eliezer sons of Hanniah - priests of the Hezir family."

(click on image for larger size)
Remains of Solomon's original western retaining wall
for his 950 BC Temple Mount platform that measured
500 x 500 cubits. (click on image for larger size)
Details and Explanation of Sets & Reps Devotional System Here Make a donation to support Generation Word Bible Teaching Ministry
Reps & Sets is a daily Bible devotional for Christians from Generation Word Bible Teaching used each morning and evening.

  © 2005 Generation Word  
Generation Word - Bible Teaching Ministry   Generation Word - Bible Teaching Ministry