This is a pretty diverse epistle in terms of content, containing discussion of Paul's imprisonment and varied advice on the conduct of a Christian. Notes on the Book of Philippians "I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ." … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Philippians
To paraphrase from Paul's epistle, to the Saints who are reading this blog post, "Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." (Ephesians 1:2 English Standard Version). This epistle covers a variety of topics including regeneration, church relations and social relations. I have broken this up into two parts … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Ephesians – Part 1 – Chapters 1-3
I here present notes from my study of the Book of Galatians, in which Paul writes to encourage the Galatians not to abandon the gospel that has been preached to them for heresies such as the keeping of the law. Notes on the Book of Galatians I think we, like the Galatians, can expect to … Continue reading Notes on the Book of Galatians
This post comes in the recent aftermath of Thanksgiving and so I thought it might be appropriate to discuss giving thanks, which I am currently trying to make a more habitual practice (that is finding more occasions during the day to give thanks and for a greater variety of blessings that I would usually take … Continue reading Give Thanks!
I am writing this post in part so as to convict myself because one of the things I do not do enough is testify of the good things that God has done for me, which are truly more numerous than the sands of the sea. I will testify as to some of them at the … Continue reading Testify!
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
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