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...]

What Will Be In Your Eulogy?

If you were able to attend your own funeral, what would the eulogy say about you? What was most precious to you in your life?The Last Words What will be the one thing that people will say about you or me after you’re gone? Will it be, “Wow, he had a nice car collection,” or “She was really a good businesswoman?” What would be on your gravestone? What would your eulogy read like? What was most precious to you in this life? Whatever it was, was it really that important after the grave? Putting … [Read more...]

Why Was Jesus Baptized Since He Was Sinless?

Why would Jesus, the Son of God, need to be baptized since He was without sin?Baptism Baptism has been debated as being necessary for salvation for a very long time and some even believe you can’t be saved without being baptized, but what does baptism really mean? There is no special property to water because it’s only by the precious blood of the Lamb of God that we’re really saved and our sins are cleansed from us, but a person that’s been saved should be baptized because it is commanded o … [Read more...]