Category Archives: Bible Study

Expository posts about specific bible passages.

The Edge Pieces to the Puzzle – Romans 9-11 overview (with presentation visuals)

I took the audio from my talk at Thrive last year and synced it to the presentation I prepared with it. I think the visuals help. Check it out and let me know what you think. Hopefully, more video content … Continue reading

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Be Mindful of the Return of Christ – 2 Peter 3 at Thrive Gig Harbor

My humble first video message. I got to teach for the local young adults ministry last week to finish out their study of 2 Peter. If you’re in the area, consider giving to this awesome ministry: http://www.thriveharbor.com/

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The Kingdom – Part 2

A Postponed Kingdom This is part 2 of a series written by Michael White on the Kingdom of Heaven. See Part 1. Jesus, in response to His rejection withdraws from the “house” of Israel and teaches “the crowds” in Matthew … Continue reading

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The Kingdom – Part 1

This is the first part of a study of the Kingdom of Heaven by my friend Michael White. The paper in its entirety can be downloaded here. By: Michael White We are all familiar with the term, “kingdom of God,” … Continue reading

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Parables, Context, and the Prodigal Son

A quick examination of the famous parable, and why a couple of common interpretations just don’t fit the context. Parables, analogies, and metaphors are as common as they are useful. They can communicate a concept far deeper than a simple description. … Continue reading

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The Application for Every Verse

Sermons and Bible studies tend to have a standard format: start with the scripture, end with the practical application. It seems a bible teacher is obligated to get through all the doctrine stuff fast, and get to the “meat,” the … Continue reading

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Romans 9, 10, and 11 – Conclusion

This is the conclusion of our study of Paul’s answer to the question: How can we trust God’s promises to us, when Israel seems to be rejecting the gospel? Did God’s promise to them fail? In Part 5, we saw the ultimate reason … Continue reading

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Romans 9, 10, and 11 – Part 5

We are continuing our study of Paul’s answer to the question: How can we trust God’s promises to us, when Israel seems to be rejecting the gospel? Did God’s promise to them fail? In Part 4, we saw that while Israel as a … Continue reading

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Romans 9, 10, and 11 – Part 4

We are continuing our study of Paul’s answer to the question: How can we trust God’s promises to us, when Israel seems to be rejecting the gospel? Did God’s promise to them fail? In Part 3, we saw that not only can … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Post

Isaac said, “‘Look, the fire and the wood, but where is the lamb for a burnt offering?’ And Abraham said, “My son, God will provide for Himself the lamb for a burnt offering.” Genesis 22:7-8   Some Scattered Thoughts on … Continue reading

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