Why Did The Bible Stop Being Written At Revelation?


Why did the Book of Revelation need to be the last book of the Bible? Was there a reason it was placed last?Whose Revelation is it? The Book of Revelation is not the Apostle John’s book but “The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw” (Rev 1:1-2). John was only the one … [Read more...]

What Does The Bible Say About Sex Outside Of Marriage?


Does the Bible say much about having sex outside of marriage? Yes, in both the Old Testament and the New Testament.In the Beginning God obviously created married couples to be monogamous with one another for their entire lifetimes. If there were biblical grounds for them to separate like with ongoing, unrepentant adultery, then the marriage covenant has been broken and the two can separate, however, they were created in God’s image (Gen 1:27) to be in fellowship together with God for e … [Read more...]

Is Masturbation A Sin?


Does the Bible tell us that masturbation is a sin? If not, how can we determine from Scripture if it is or not?Sinning in the Heart Jesus once said “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart” (Matt 5:27-28). What Jesus was saying is that we can sin in our hearts without actually doing the physical act. Just like we can hate someone and God sees … [Read more...]

Psalm 139 Commentary and Bible Study


Here is a Bible study and commentary on Psalm 139 so that we can better understand what David was telling us in this most amazing psalm.Psalm 139:1-2 “O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar.” God does search the heart and knows us which is similar to what the Word of God does as we read in Hebrews 4:12-13 “For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of s … [Read more...]

Psalm 51 Commentary and Bible Study


Psalm 51 may be the greatest chapter in the Bible about repentance. If you want to know what true repentance is, check out this commentary and Bible study on Psalm 51.Psalm 51:1-2 “Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin!” This psalm was written shortly after Nathan the Prophet told David, “You are the man” who committed adultery and murdered Bathshe … [Read more...]

Psalm 37 Commentary and Bible Study


This ranks among my favorite of all psalms and you’ll hopefully see why after you read the commentary on Psalm 37.Psalm 37:1-3 “Fret not yourself because of evildoers; be not envious of wrongdoers! For they will soon fade like the grass and wither like the green herb. Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness” This psalm, like many of the other psalms, helps us deal with the trials and tribulations of today by relying on, trusting in, and leaning against the … [Read more...]