Jesus Destroyed Satan’s Power Over Death

Jesus Crushing the Serpent Under Foot

The first prophecy in the Bible regarding the coming of Jesus was given after sin was introduced into the world in the Garden of Eden. In His curse to the serpent, God said, “And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her seed; He shall bruise you on the head, and you shall bruise him on the heel” (Genesis 3:15).

God was describing an event in which the seed of woman – Jesus – would be injured (His “heel” would be bruised) and Satan would be defeated (his “head” would be bruised or crushed). Remember that Satan came in the form of a serpent. We can imagine what would happen if someone were to kill a snake – one’s foot might be injured in crushing the head of the snake, but the snake would be killed. This prophecy was looking forward to the death of Christ.
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All the Way Down Romans Road

Road and Rainbow

“Romans Road” is a way of teaching the scheme of redemption by going through verses in the book of Romans. It is an invention of the denominational world and is used by many today. In this article, we are going to examine this “Romans Road” – what it is, how it is useful, and how those […]

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Study of Proverbs (Index)

Notes on Proverbs

This 35-part study on the book of Proverbs was originally posted on another one of my websites, but has since been moved over to this site. Below is an index of all the posts in the series for easy reference.

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Aylett Raines: Removing a Diminutive Pimple

Aylett Raines: Removing a Diminutive Pimple

Aylett Raines (1798-1881) was one of the early figures of the Restoration Movement. Before learning the truth, he was a Universalist. This meant he believed that all men would be saved. However, as is evident from the quote below, he learned the truth and was able to expose the fallacy of the Universalist theory of […]

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What Hasn’t Changed Since the Election


The United States has just gone through an unpredictable and divisive Presidential campaign season. Our society has changed a lot over the last few decades and more changes are surely coming – whatever those changes might be. Yet there are certain things that have not changed since the election and will not change. In this article, […]

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Sermon on the Mount (Free PDF)

Sermon on the Mount

Enter your email address below to receive a free copy of Sermon on the Mount: Instructions for Life. This is an 84-page study in PDF format containing the entire series published here on Plain Bible Teaching in one file. After entering your email address, you will receive an email with instructions about how to download this file.

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Our Adequacy Is From God

Man Above the Clouds

There are times in life when every one of us, no matter who are are, feels inadequate. We might feel incapable of doing what we need (or think we need) to do. We might feel as though what we are doing is insignificant. We might feel as if we are unimportant to the world and […]

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