By His Grace and for His Glory!
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
2 Timothy 2:15
This link is devoted to studies in the Scriptures. The articles here will attempt to take a passage, theme or word from the Scriptures and present it in such a way that it brings greater understanding and edification.
We may include references to the original languages and structure, but will try to make them understandable to those without understanding of the Hebrew or Greek. The numbers in parentheses correspond to the Strong's number system used in many modern reference helps.
If you have any questions about anything you read in these studies, please e-mail them to Timothy King
. Also, if you have any comments about any article, contact me and those that could edify will be posted.
Sam Frost on Matthew 13:24-30, 37-43 Sam Frost examines the "Parable of the Weeds Among the Wheat" in light of Jesus' teaching on His coming and the end of the age
Sam Frost on Matthew 16:27-28 Sam Frost looks at the details of this passage in order to bring understanding to the "timing" of Christ's coming. Sam is outstanding in his attention to details.
On Glory and Unity by Timothy King These are some thoughts on the connection between glory and unity, themes found in Jesus' priestly prayer of John 17.
Pierced to the Heart by Timothy King Here are some reflections on Peter's Pentecost sermon and why it affected his hearers the way it did. What caused them to be "pierced to the heart?"
Paul, Barnabas and the Unity of Believers by Timothy King The "split" between Paul and Barnabas in Acts 15:36-41 has always been portrayed as hostile. But does the conflict have to be seen as one of strife?
"When We Were In the Flesh" by Jon Zens Should Romans 7:7 ff. shape the Christian's self image? Is Paul here describing the Christian's struggle or is he speaking of the pre-Christian, under-law experience?
No Spiritual Couch Potatoes! (Romans 12:11a) by Timothy King Paul exhorts his readers to not be lazy when it comes to diligence. But in what are we to be diligent?
Red-Hot in the Holy Spirit! (Romans 12:11b) by Timothy King What is Paul talking about when he exhorts us to be "fervent in the Spirit?"
Sam Frost on 2 Peter 3:1-13 What Sam does for Matthew 16:27-28, he now does for 2 Peter 3:1-13. Who are the scoffers and what about the delay of His coming and the destruction of heaven and earth?
Light from First John by "The Geeks of Greek" Our Thursday night meetings have mined some rich nuggets as we've gone through 1 John in the Greek text. Here's some of the fruits of our labors.
"Every Eye Will See Him"
) by Greg Rasaka Is the coming of Jesus to happen only if it comes on a global scale, or is there a more localized meaning to these words?
Dialogue on "Is America Babylon?" by Jon Zens
Jon has an e-mail dialogue with David Dyer on the queston of whether America is the "Babylon" in the book of Revelation.
The Day of the Lord by Dan Delagrave Otherwise called "Let the Chips Fall Where They May." Greg looks at the concept of "The Day of the Lord" and compares scripture with scripture.
The Doctrine of Satan by Greg Rasaka Greg takes us back to the Scriptures to examine its teachings on Satan and the devil. His findings may rock your canoe!
Heaven and Earth by Greg Rasaka Are we to always understand the Bible's use of "heaven and earth" as literal, or do the Scriptures sometimes use this phrase in reference to something else?
The New Jerusalem by Valori Farrell What is the "New Jerusalem" as described in the book of Revelation? Is it something we are still waiting for, or is it a present reality to be enjoyed by all true believers?
Heresy by Roger Lange It is not uncommon for some in Christian circles, when they disagree with another believer, to point the finger at the offending doctrines and cry "heresy!" But according to Scriptures, what does "heresy" really mean?