Posted in July 2013

Matthew 11:29

Matthew 11:29

Matthew 11:29 – Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. In this study, we will split this verse up into three parts and look into each part bit by bit, referencing heavily to the other two verses in the context. Continue reading

Job 1:3

Job 1:3

Job 1:3 – and he owned seven thousand sheep, three thousand camels, five hundred yoke of oxen and five hundred donkeys, and had a large number of servants. He was the greatest man among all the people of the East. In this study, we will look at how his possessions – and that he was the greatest man among all the East – meant anything in his subsequent reaction to his suffering. Continue reading

James 3:18

James 3:18

James 3:18 – Peacemakers who sow in peace reap a harvest of righteousness. In this study, we will examine what exactly did James mean by the term ‘peacemakers’ and how these people can reap in a harvest of righteousness. Continue reading

2 John 1:9

2 John 1:9

2 John 1:9 – Anyone who runs ahead and does not continue in the teaching of Christ does not have God; whoever continues in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. In this study, we will take an interest in one of the characteristics of false teachers, paying special attention to the concept of running as used in the Bible. Continue reading

Joel 2:13

Joel 2:13

Joel 2:13 – Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. In this study we will focus on the idea of rending our hearts, which is a plea from Joel in the middle of Joel 2, and attempt to understand what Joel was asking for when he asked the people to rend their hearts. Continue reading

John 7:46

John 7:46

John 7:46 – “No one ever spoke the way this man does,” the guards replied. In this study, we will examine the context of this verse to find out why they were inclined to say – no one ever spoke the way this man does – and what does it mean to someone who has never heard God’s truth before. Continue reading

Galatians 3:3

Galatians 3:3

Galatians 3:3 – Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now trying to attain your goal by human effort? In this study we will dive into Paul’s chastisement of the Galatians and treat it as our wake-up call. Continue reading

Numbers 23:19

Numbers 23:19

Numbers 23:19 – God is not human,that he should lie, not a human being, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill? Continue reading

Jeremiah 31:33

Jeremiah 31:33

Jeremiah 31:33 – “This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. In this study we will ponder upon the significance of the new covenant and what it means for us today. Continue reading

Mark 9:24

Mark 9:24

Mark 9:24 – Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” In this study, we will analyse the faith or the lack of faith of the boy’s father and how faith is related to miracles. Continue reading