Tag Archives: Bible study

1 John’s Purpose Statement [conclusion]

I’ve been arguing that the purpose of the book of 1 John is not to give tests by which believers may be assured of their genuine salvation, but rather that the readers may enjoy intimate fellowship with God just as … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bible Study, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Purpose of 1 John

My first paid post is up on Patreon: “There is a great deal of discussion about whether the apostle John wrote his first epistle in order to provide his readers with tests for salvation, or tests for genuine fellowship with … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Digest of the Gospel According to John

The following is a very brief digest/outline of the book of John. The goal is to provide a condensed summary of the book–a cursory introduction for the benefit of personal study. Jesus – The Son of God John writes to … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do You Have the Courage to Search the Scripture?

Scripture is the key to answering all of life’s questions. Yet sadly, we do not turn to Scripture enough. And certain topics are even harder to turn to Scripture for, such as gender issues, because the Scriptures tend to get … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Christianity Today, Manhood/Family, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Key Principles

Before I really get into the subject of gender roles, which is where I hope to go next time, I thought it may be worthwhile to mention a couple of key principles – concepts that aid in our study of … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study, Christianity Today, Theology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment