Romans 12: Bible Study, Commentary and Summary

Here is a Bible study, commentary, and summary of Romans chapter twelve.Romans 12:1-2 “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Put another way, our life is to be an ongoing, living sac … [Read more...]

Romans 11: Bible Study, Commentary and Summary

Here is a Romans 11Bible study with commentary and a summary. Romans 11:1-2 “I ask, then, has God rejected his people? By no means! For I myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham, a member of the tribe of Benjamin. God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he appeals to God against Israel?” The Apostle Paul wants to be clear about the fact that God’s not rejected His people Israel altogether. Otherwise, Paul would have been r … [Read more...]

Romans 10: Bible Study, Commentary and Summary

Here is a Bible study, with commentary and summary for Romans chapter ten.Romans 10:3-4 “For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness. For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.” The Apostle Paul had just been writing about the Jews who focused on keeping the law and establishing their own righteousness by keeping it, but the problem was, “they did not submit to God’s righteo … [Read more...]

Acts 7: Bible Study, Commentary and Summary

Here is a Bible study, commentary, and summary of Acts chapter seven. Acts 7:2-3 “Brothers and fathers, hear me. The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran, and said to him, ‘Go out from your land and from your kindred and go into the land that I will show you.” What Stephen was doing was going back to the very beginning, before Israel was even a nation, saying “God spoke to this effect—that his offspring would be sojourners in a land be … [Read more...]

Acts 6: Bible Study, Commentary and Summary

Here is a Bible study with commentary and a summary over Acts Chapter six. Acts 6:1 “Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution.” The disciples and the church had a problem. They were having growing pains and having trouble serving the widows themselves, so they said “pick out from among you seven men of good repute, full of the Spirit and of wisdom, w … [Read more...]

Acts 5: Bible Study, Commentary and Summary

Here is a Bible study, commentary, and summary of Acts chapter five. Acts 5:1-2 “But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and with his wife's knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and laid it at the apostles' feet.” Acts chapter five begins with Ananias and Sapphira bringing money for the church to use, which others had just been doing (Acts 4), but the difference is they kept back some for themselves. There’s not … [Read more...]