Notes on the Second Book of Corinthians – Part 3 – Chapters 9-13

I continue this study with Chapters 9-13, which discusses, amongst other things, charity, Paul's ministry and false apostles. Notes on Chapters 9-13 "Whoever sows sparingly, will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God … Continue reading Notes on the Second Book of Corinthians – Part 3 – Chapters 9-13

Notes on the Second Book of Corinthians – Part 2 – Chapters 5-8

I continue this study with Chapters 5-8, as Paul and Timothy continue to encourage and edify the church at Corinth. I have put in some prayers as I have felt so moved to do by the Scripture. Notes on Chapters 5-8 We should follow Paul and Timothy's example and be of good courage (2 Corinthians … Continue reading Notes on the Second Book of Corinthians – Part 2 – Chapters 5-8

Notes on the Second Book of Corinthians – Part 1 – Chapters 1-4

I now turn in my study to the Second Book of Corinthians, where Paul (along with Timothy) has composed a second letter to the Church in Corinth, following up on his first letter. Notes on Chapters 1-4 The Lord comforts us in our afflictions, which we can then use to comfort others in their afflictions … Continue reading Notes on the Second Book of Corinthians – Part 1 – Chapters 1-4

Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 4 – Chapters 13-16

I wrap up my study of the First Book of Corinthians with this final entry, which covers, amongst other things, love, spiritual gifts and the resurrection. Notes on Chapters 13-16 If we do not have love we are nothing (1 Corinthians 13:2). No charitable acts, spiritual gifts or amount of faith can make up for … Continue reading Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 4 – Chapters 13-16

Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 3 – Chapters 9-12

We continue our look at the First Book of Corinthians with Chapters 9-12. Notes on Chapters 9-12 Like Paul, we should make ourselves servants to all, that is we should relate to others as they are (without compromising ourselves) instead of being rigid; to the Jews Paul became a Jew and put himself "under the … Continue reading Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 3 – Chapters 9-12

Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 2 – Chapters 5-8

I continue this study of the Book of First Corinthians with Chapters 5-8, which contain much discussion on internal church relations as well as marriage. Notes on Chapters 5-8 If there is an unrepentant sinner in the church, he should be removed (1 Corinthians 5:1-2). They are to be delivered to Satan for the destruction … Continue reading Notes on the First Book of Corinthians – Part 2 – Chapters 5-8

Notes on the Book of Romans – Part 4 – Chapters 13-16

I wrap up my study of the Book of Romans with this final entry, much of which consists of further advice from Paul on how a Christian should live and act. Notes on Chapters 13-16 Be subject to those in authority for the sake of God's wrath and your conscience (Romans 13:1,5). I do believe … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Romans – Part 4 – Chapters 13-16