Tagged with apostle

2 Corinthians 4:8

2 Corinthians 4:8

2 Corinthians 4:8 – We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair. In this study, we will focus on the internal, emotional issues that the apostles faced and examine how modern Christians like us today can still find comfort. Continue reading

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3 John 1:9

3 John 1:9

3 John 1:9 – I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will not welcome us. In this study we will focus on the very obscure Diotrephes from the very obscure book, and identify the common traits in a church leader that John has condemned as evil – that which we should not imitate. Continue reading

Galatians 1:1

Galatians 1:1

Paul, an apostle – sent not from men nor by man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead – in this study we will simply focus on Paul the apostle and what a man he was. Continue reading

1 Timothy 1:15

1 Timothy 1:15

1 Timothy 1:15 – Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. In this study, we will examine this seemingly self-depreciating declaration from Paul and find out why it is so important for us to have humility in grace, but not mock modesty. Continue reading

John 12:43

John 12:43

John 12:43 – for they loved human praise more than praise from God. In this study we will compare the two types of praises using various examples from the Pharisees, to the apostles, to Job. 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

2 Corinthians 5:15

2 Corinthians 5:15

2 Corinthians 5:15 – And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again. In this study, we will look at the death and the resurrection of Jesus and the reasons behind them. Continue reading

2 Peter 3:9

2 Peter 3:9

2 Peter 3:9 – The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. In this study, we will examine Peter’s explanation for the length of time that has elapsed between the prophesy being made, and the prophesy being fulfilled. Continue reading

Acts 4:12

Acts 4:12

Acts 4:12 – Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved. In this study we will examine what is this salvation and how unique it is to our faith. Continue reading

Acts 5:2

Acts 5:2

Acts 5:2 – With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet. In this verse, we will attempt to examine the stakes involved in the ambitious lie of Ananias and Sapphira. Continue reading

2 Peter 1:12

2 Peter 1:12

2 Peter 1:12 – So I will always remind you of these things, even though you know them and are firmly established in the truth you now have. In this study we will examine the importance of reminder in God’s words. Continue reading