Posted in July 2013

Psalm 103:10

Psalm 103:10

Psalm 103:10 – he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. In this study we will look at the grace and mercy God has for us despite our iniquities. Continue reading

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Micah 7:9

Micah 7:9

Micah 7:9 – Because I have sinned against him, I will bear the Lord’s wrath, until he pleads my case and upholds my cause. He will bring me out into the light; I will see his righteousness. In this study, we will examine what it means to bear the Lord’s wrath as sinners, and explore the promise that Micah speaks of. Continue reading

Romans 3:20

Romans 3:20

Romans 3:20 – Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. In this study we will examine the difference between the law of works and the law of faith, and this all-important purpose of the existence of law – it is through law that we become conscious of our sin. Continue reading

Matthew 15:26

Matthew 15:26

Matthew 15:26 – He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.” In this study, we will pay special attention to the conversation between Jesus and the Canaanite woman, especially the words uttered by the woman, and in our analysis we will attempt to draw out points from her which we can and should learn. Continue reading

Luke 18:14

Luke 18:14

Luke 18:14 – “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” In this study, we will compare these two men, their behaviour and their prayers in order to find out why is it that the tax collector was justified before God, and not the Pharisee. Continue reading

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Ecclesiastes 3:11 – He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. In this study we will once again reflect on the concept of eternity and how we as humans find it difficult to reconcile our concept of time to God’s concept of eternity. Continue reading

Philippians 4:4

Philippians 4:4

Philippians 4:4 – Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! In this study, let us pay special attention to how Paul was able to be jubilant even in his unusual circumstances. Continue reading

1 Timothy 5:22

1 Timothy 5:22

1 Timothy 5:22 – Do not be hasty in the laying on of hands, and do not share in the sins of others. Keep yourself pure. In this study, we will be looking at the phrase ‘laying on of hands’ and look at the responsibility that one will bear when making another person a leader. Continue reading

2 Kings 2:3

2 Kings 2:3

2 Kings 2:3 – The company of the prophets at Bethel came out to Elisha and asked, “Do you know that the LORD is going to take your master from you today?” “Yes, I know,” Elisha replied, “so be quiet.” In this study, we will look at Elisha’s coming out as a prophet and what the knowledge of God taking Elijah away would do for him in the future. Continue reading

Jonah 4:1

Jonah 4:1

Jonah 4:1 – But to Jonah this seemed very wrong, and he became angry. In this study, we will examine the character of Jonah in the aftermath of God’s forgiveness on the city of Nineveh and explore the reasons behind his anger. Continue reading