Category Archives: Bible Study

Theological Assumptions in 1 John

One’s interpretation of John’s aim in his first epistle has definite ramifications for one’s view of both the gospel and the possibility of assurance of one’s salvation. For many, also, viewing the book of 1 John as laying out tests … Continue reading

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Best Bible Commentaries

Whenever I begin teaching through a book of the Bible, finding some good commentaries is an important part of the prep work. There are a few commentary series that I always check. Some of the newer ones, like Story of … Continue reading

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The Flow of Ephesians

I recently finished preaching through the book of Ephesians. I’ll share some more of my observations from this incredible book in the future; for now, I thought I would just share a short synopsis of the overall flow and message … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Preparations for the Last Supper

Idea for the week: Jesus may have made arrangements ahead of time for His Last Supper with the disciples in the upper room. When Jesus instructs Peter and John to go prepare the upper room for the Last Supper, the … Continue reading

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1 John’s Purpose Statement

Many have assumed that the purpose statement of First John is to be found near the end of John’s epistle. The pertinent verse reads, “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God … Continue reading

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Were the Greek Gods Real?

Wes Callihan, of Roman Roads Media and Hill Abbey, has a short video on YouTube called “Were the Greek Gods Real?” His answer: Yes! Well, at least they’re based on some grains of truth. Watch the video below for his … Continue reading

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