Where Was Jesus During The Three Days Between His Death And Resurrection?

Jesus was unaccounted for during the 3 days between His death and resurrection, or was He?His Life The gospel is not simply about believing in Jesus and that’s it. It is considerably more than that. The fact that Jesus lived a sinless life was critical to His becoming the propitiation or satisfaction of the wrath of God against sinners as God required a perfect sacrifice, and in Jesus, God received it, and so it was “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we mig … [Read more...]

Ephesians 6: The Armor of God Bible Study And Commentary

The Apostle Paul warns a visible church in Ephesus about an invisible enemy of spiritual forces.Ephesians 6:12 The Apostle Paul told the church at Ephesus that “we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Eph 6:12), and I believe it would be easier to face spiritual attacks against an enemy we can see, but since fallen angels and … [Read more...]

The Great Commission: A Bible Study And Commentary

Here is a look at the Great Commission as given in Matthew 28:18-20 and see why we’re also given this imperative command.Matthew 28:16-17 Before Jesus gave the disciples the Great Commission, He told them to go “to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw him they worshiped him, but some doubted” (Matt 28:16-17). The first step in being a disciple of Christ is to obey what He tells us and He told the disciples to go to the mountain, so when they got there, they worsh … [Read more...]

The Primitive Church: A Bible Study And Commentary

Does the church today resemble the church in the 1st century? Acts 2:42a In the first century church, they were focused on one thing above others, and that was “they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching” (Acts 2:42a), so what was the apostle’s doctrine. I would think it would be the things Jesus commanded them to teach others (Matt 28:19-20), so the apostles’ doctrine comes from Jesus and really isn’t their own. If the church was to grow, in the knowledge of the Lord and in size, they w … [Read more...]

The 23rd Psalm: A Bible Study And Commentary

What can we learn today from the 23rd Psalm which was written thousands of years ago?Psalm 23:1 I want to go through one of the most popular and well known chapters in the entire Bible. It’s the 23rd Psalm, written by Kind David and reflects the experiences of a man who had gone through many valleys and had constant shadows of death enveloping him, yet he knew in the end that he would dwell in the house of the Lord forever. David writes that the Lord is his Shepherd, so for those who have n … [Read more...]

Six Parables Of Jesus: A Bible Study With Commentary

Here is a look at six of Jesus’ parables with commentary. Luke 10:25-37 In the Parable of the Good Samaritan, Jesus tells of a priest who when he saw a man lying on the way who had been beaten and robbed, went out of his way to avoid the man. Maybe he didn’t want to get involved, or maybe he was afraid he’d be next. Then came a Levite, sure he would help, wouldn’t he? Nope. He goes the same route the priest did, so neither one wanted to help and even went out of their way to stay out of it. It … [Read more...]