Studying Romans Chapter 13

Jon discusses chapter 13 of Romans, studying the directives to submit to governmental authorities, love one another, and to live as faithful Christians.

June 2021 Bible Questions & Answers

Why did Jesus tell Mary Magdalene not to touch him and later permits Thomas to touch him? The “touch” in the KJV’s “touch me not” (John 20:17) comes from the Greek term haptomai, which carries with it the idea of not only touching someone, but in certain contexts “clinging” to them.  Thus, the ESV and…

Be Still and Know That I am God

Be still, and know that I am God.  I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10 God calls his people to be an active people.  We are commanded to “be doers of the word, and not hearers only” (James 1:22).  James goes on to write, “Whoever knows…

Is Anyone Suffering or Sick? A Study of James

In this class we will conclude our study of James by looking at James 5:13-20. This passage covers a lot, and some of it deals with topics which many Christians have a lot of questions about (“What does ‘anointing with oil in the name of the Lord’ mean?”). We’ll close out James by talking about…

The Teachings of Grace

Our heavenly Father has given us the greatest gift: to be called his children. It is by grace that he does this. His grace not only saves us, but also teaches us. In this lesson, we examine what grace teaches us and how it contributes towards our salvation.

In Whom Do You Put Your Trust?

I love to go to bookstores and watch what people look at in the religious or inspirational sections.  Many times religiously-minded folks will pick out a religious book written by a man or a woman, sit down next to me, and begin to read it and discuss it with their friends.  Usually they don’t mind…