Have you ever wondered how Paul could say things like “Rejoice always, and again I say rejoice,” and actually do
RESOURCES FOR BUILDING THE NEXT CHRISTENDOM
For Paul, motivations matter, motivations are not unimportant, and having the right motivation is crucial for the one who is
Now because God is infinite and we are finite, there is no end to which our love can increase. So
Philippians is Paul’s happiest letter. It is full of prayers and joy and thanksgiving. There is a sweetness here that
There are many ways to outline the book of Revelation, here are a few that I have found helpful.
In Revelation 8 we get the opening of the Seventh Seal and the sounding of the first Four Trumpets.
The 144,000 is symbolic but also probably literal, and refers to a group of 1st century Jewish Christians who were
My view is that the four horsemen are demons that possess four successive Roman Emperors (Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero).
The judicial precepts established by men retain their binding force for ever, so long as the state of government remains
This question of ultimate authority is a major point of division between Protestants and Roman Catholics. Does the divine authority
What is a First Principle?
In theology, a first principle (principium) is a starting point/beginning/arche/source/ground/axiom that is the cause of
Dionysius the Areopagite (c. 5th-6th century AD) is the author most associated with the triplex via or “threefold way” of
The book of Daniel opens in the year 605 BC, this was the year that King Nebuchadnezzar besieged Jerusalem and
Malachi is the last of the twelve minor prophets. His name means “my messenger” (מלאכי) which anticipates a major theme
The book of Ezekiel opens in the fifth year of King Jehoachin’s captivity (summer of 593 BC), this was about
The book of Lamentations is a eulogy for Jerusalem, a funeral dirge for the lonely city.
Commentaries & More
Patristic Bible Commentary
The Works of St. Augustine (354-430 A.D.)
The Works of St. Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274 A.D.)
John Calvin’s Commentaries (1509-1564 A.D.)
John Owen’s Sermons (1616-1683 A.D.)
Matthew Henry’s Commentaries (1662-1714 A.D.)
John Gill’s Commentaries (1697-1771 A.D.)
Keil & Deltizsch OT Commentaries (1807-1890 A.D.)
Charles Spurgeon’s Sermons (1834-1892 A.D.)
Alastair Roberts’ Complete Bible Commentary (2022 A.D)