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Short Topical Studies and Commentaries on the Bible
A short introduction to Bible study.
An overview of the Bible including a short description of each book.
How to use the godsview.net search function to research a Bible topic.
- Five things God wants everybody to know
To those who already know, congratulations!
- The Stream of Life
There is a reality which transcends life on this Earth.
- Authority of the Bible
The Bible is the Word of God, therefore authoritative and reliable.
- Are God and science compatible?
Science is to be commended for learning so much about our world.
- Various concepts of God
Many views of God do not match the Bible.
- Attributes of God
What is God like?
- Jesus Christ; preincarnate
God the Son before he visited Earth as Son of God.
- Jesus Christ; his birth and youth
Jesus was a normal human youngster with a normal childhood.
- Jesus Christ; Messiah
Highlights of Messiah's activity on earth.
- Jesus Christ; His teaching
Jesus made an astounding statement to his disciples.
- Jesus Christ; His teaching, continued
Jesus taught on many subjects
- Jesus Christ; His sacrifice
Jesus is the true high priest, foreshadowed by the Old Testament Levitical laws.
- The Holy Spirit
The Bible describes the person and work of the Holy Spirit.
- Israel: Past, Present and Future
Many nations are calling for Israel's destruction. Does the Bible address this situation?
- Jewish Feasts
A summary of the seven feasts initially ordained by God.
Death as described in the Bible.
The life story of Satan.
A list of Herods in the Bible.
- Your Relationship With God
I am a pretty good person. What makes you think I need to be saved?
VERSE BY VERSE COMMENTARY
- John 1:1-13
Jesus is introduced as the LOGOS.
- John 1:14-18
The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.
- John 1:19-34
John the Baptist testifies of Jesus.
- John 1:35-51
We have found him.... Come and see.
- John 2:1-11
The marriage at Cana.
- John 2:12-25
Jesus cleanses the temple and predicts his resurrection.
- John 3:1-17
Jesus tells Nicodemus, "Ye must be born again."
- John 3:18-36
He that believeth on him is not condemned.
- John 4:1-15
Jesus announces living water to the woman at the well.
- John 4:16-42
The woman at the well invites her community to, "Come, See...".
- John 4:43-54
Jesus heals the nobleman's son.
- John 5:1-18
Jesus, on the Sabbath, heals the man at the pool of Bethesda.
- John 5:19-29
Jesus explains the relationship between the Son and the Father.
- John 5:30-47
The long-awaited Messiah is about to be overlooked.
- John 6:1-14
Jesus feeds the multitude.
- John 6:15-29
Because he fed them, the multitude wanted to make Jesus king.
- John 6:26-38
I am the bread of life.
- John 6:38-59
Spiritual application of the bread of life sermon.
- John 6:60-71
Many refuse to believe and cease following Jesus.
- John 7:1-13
The Jewish leadership in Jerusalem wish they could kill Jesus.
- John 7:14-32
Jesus explains why he healed a man on the Sabbath.
- John 7:33-53
The Pharisees and scribes show contempt for any who admire Jesus.
- John 8:1-11
The woman taken in adultry.
- John 8:12-30
I am the light of the world.
- John 8:31-36
If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.
- John 8:37-59
Jesus debate with the Pharisees regarding Abraham.
- John 9:1-41
Jesus heals the man born blind.
- John 10:1-21
I am the good shepherd.
- John 10:22-42
I and my Father are one.
- John 11:1-27
I am the resurrection and the life.
- John 11:28-57
The resurrection of Lazarus.
- John 12:1-19
Mary annoints Jesus.
- John 12:20-30
The Father speaks to Jesus from Heaven.
- John 12:31-34
Now is the judgement of this world.
- John 12:35-50
Although many chief rulers believed, they did not confess Jesus.
- John 13:1-17
Jesus washes the disciples feet.
- John 13:18-38
Judas leaves the supper to meet the chief priests.
- John 14:1-10
Let not your hearts be troubled.
- John 14:11-31
Jesus continues to prepare and strengthen his disciples.
- John 15:1-14
I am the vine, ye are the branches.
- John 15:15-27
Love one another. Ye also shall bear witness [of me.]
- John 16:1-13
Jesus begins to explain the work of the Holy Spirit.
- John 16:12-33
Be of good cheer. I have overcome the world.
- John 17:1-11
Jesus high priestly prayer.
- John 17:11-26
Jesus high priestly prayer continued.
- John 18:1-14
Jesus is betrayed and arrested in Gethsemane.
- John 18:15-40
The trial begins. First before the high priest, then before Pilate.
- John 19:1-42
Jesus is crucified.
- John 20:1-18
After his resurrection Christ appears first to Mary Magdalene.
- John 20:19-31
Christ provides to Thomas what he thinks he requires to believe.
- John 21:1-25
A net full of fishes illustrates the future responsibilities of the Apostles.
- Acts 1:1-11
Introduction to the Acts of the Apostles.
- Acts 1:12-26
Matthias chosen to be Judas' replacement.
- Acts 2:1-21
The promised comforter, The Holy Spirit, arrives at Pentecost..
- Acts 2:22-47
Peter's first sermon.
- Acts 3:1-26
Peter heals the lame man at the temple.
- Acts 4:1-12
Peter preaches Jesus Christ to the Sanhedrin.
- Acts 4:13-31
Peter rejects the command to stop preaching about Jesus Christ.
- Acts 4:32-5:11
Ananias and Sapphira lie to God.
- Acts 5:12-16
- Acts 5:17-42
Empty prison cells..
- Acts 6:1-15
Stephen begins to serve and witness.
- Acts 7:1-60
Stephen becomes the first Christian martyr.
- Acts 8:1-25
The Church begins to expand geographically.
- Acts 8:26-40
Philip leads the Ethiopian to Christ.
- Acts 9:1-22
Saul meets Jesus and is converted.
- Acts 9:23-43
Saul begins teaching that Jesus is the Christ.
- Acts 10:1-48
The Gospel is made available to the Gentiles.
- Acts 11:1-30
The Gospel radiates further from Jerusalem.
- Acts 12:1-25
Peter is escorted out of prison by the angel of the Lord.
- Map of Paul's First Missionary Journey
Thanks to Craig Koester of Lutheran Seminary.
- Acts 13:1-12
Paul's first missionary journey begins by sailing to Cyprus.
- Acts 13:13-41
Paul's sermon to the Jews at Antioch of Pisidia.
- Philippians 1:1-10
Paul expresses his affection for the Philippian Christians.
- Philippians 1:11-30
"For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain."
- Philippians 2:1-11
The humility and exaltation of Jesus.
- Philippians 2:12-24
Living in a crooked and perverse world.
- Philippians 3:1-9
Reality check! What has true value?
- Philippians 3:10-21
Paul anticipates his resurrection.
- Philippians 4:1-9
Think on these things.
- Philippians 4:10-23
Paul thanks the Philippians for their generosity.
- 1 PETER
- 1 Peter 1:1-25
Certainty amid persecution.
- 1 Peter 2:1-10
Christ; Stumbling block or stepping stone?
- 1 Peter 2:11-25
Most difficult word in all the world, "SUBMIT"
- 1 Peter 3:1-7
The happy husband and wife.
- 1 Peter 3:8-22
Unity is necessary in the home and in the church.
- 1 Peter 4:1-6
Every person shall be judged according to his works.
- 1 Peter 4:7-19
The fiery trials which lie ahead.
- 1 Peter 5:1-14
Instructions for the shepherds of God's flock.
- 1 TIMOTHY
- 1 Timothy 1:1-10
Paul greets Timothy.
- 1 Timothy 1:11-20
Christ came into the world to save sinners.
- 1 Timothy 2:1-8
Pray for those in authority.
- 1 Timothy 2:9-15
- 1 Timothy 3:1-7
Qualifications of bishops.
- 1 Timothy 3:8-16
Qualifications of deacons.
- 1 Timothy 4:1-8
Warning of future apostacy.
- 1 Timothy 4:9-16
Behavior of a young minister.
- 1 Timothy 5:1-16
Care of widows.
- 1 Timothy 5:17-25
Care of elders (Pastors).
- 1 Timothy 6:1-10
Pitfalls of the love of riches.
- 1 Timothy 6:11-21
PASTOR DICK'S CORNER
- Topical studies by Rev. Richard Denig, contributing editor and brother of Robert Denig.
- The Crucifixion and Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ
- A Detailed View of the Crucifixion of Jesus
- Peace on Earth - a Christmastime Devotional
- Tips for Newlyweds
- Exercises for Your Tongue
- A Song, Families In The Bible
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