Timothy 2:15 “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” In the final part of this study, we are going to see how rightly dividing is very helpful when studying obscure passages, like some in the book of James but especially … Continue reading Obscure and Confusing Passages: Part 16 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God
Galatians 2:7-9 “…..when they (Peter, James and John) saw that the gospel for the UNCIRCUMCISED (the Gentiles) had been committed to me, (Paul) as the gospel for the CIRCUMCISED (The Jews) was to Peter (for He who worked effectively in Peter for the apostleship to the circumcised also worked effectively in me toward the Gentiles), and when James, Cephas, … Continue reading Keeping The Bible In Context: Part 15 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
2 Timothy 3:16-17. “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.” - Why was the Bible given to us? According to the verse above, it was given for “Instruction in righteousness.” Righteousness under the New Covenant … Continue reading The Letters Of Paul: Part 14 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Romans 11:1-5 “1 I say then, has God cast away His people? Certainly not! For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God has not cast away His people whom He foreknew. Or do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he pleads with God … Continue reading Paul’s Ministry Among The Gentiles: Part 13 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Acts 28:16 “Now when we came to Rome, the centurion delivered the prisoners to the captain of the guard; but Paul was permitted to dwell by himself with the soldier who guarded him.” - Paul preaches to the leaders of the diaspora in Rome. In Chapter 27 of Acts, there was a terrible storm and … Continue reading Rome And The Leaders Of The Dispersion: Part 12 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Acts 13:13-15“Now when Paul and his party set sail from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia; and John, departing from them, returned to Jerusalem. 14 But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the Sabbath day and sat down. 15 And after the reading … Continue reading Peter and Paul: Part 11 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Acts 7:57-60“Then they cried out with a loud voice, stopped their ears, and ran at him (Stephen) with one accord; 58 and they cast him out of the city and stoned him. And the witnesses laid down their clothes at the feet of a young man named Saul. 59 And they stoned Stephen as he … Continue reading God Shifts Gears: Part 10 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Acts 1:6-7 “Lord, will You at this time RESTORE THE KINGDOM TO ISRAEL?” And He said to them, “It is not for you to know times or seasons which the Father has put in His own authority.” - Jesus’ love for His people didn’t stop with His death. After He rose from the dead, He continued … Continue reading The Church Age: Part 9 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Matthew 6:14 “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.” - Let’s talk for a bit about Who Jesus is. First and foremost of course, He is the Son of God. He … Continue reading The Gospel of the Kingdom: Part 8 of 16: Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Isaiah 53:5 “But He was for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes we are healed.” - Everything about who Jesus is and what would happen while He was here on earth was written down by the prophets of the Old Testament. … Continue reading Ancient Prophecies: Part 7 of 16: Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
“The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives And recovery of sight to the blind, To set at liberty those who are oppressed; To proclaim the acceptable year of … Continue reading The Kingdom Of Heaven: Part 6 of 16—Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Matthew 13:1-3 “On the same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the sea. And great multitudes were gathered together to Him, so that He got into a boat and sat; and the whole multitude stood on the shore. Then He spoke many things to them IN PARABLES saying…” - Up to … Continue reading A Fundamental Change In Jesus’ Ministry: Part 5 of 16 – Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
Matthew 15:21-24 “Then Jesus went out from there and departed to the region of Tyre and Sidon. And behold, a woman of Canaan came from that region and cried out to Him,saying, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.” But He answered her not a word. And His disciples … Continue reading Jesus’ Primary Mission: Part 4 of 16 – Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.
John 1:1-4 “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. 4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the … Continue reading The Gospels: Part 3 of 16 – Rightly Dividing The Word OF God.
2 Timothy 2:15 “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.” - As you read in part 1, the Bible is divided up into various Covenants. But it is also divided up by the various groups with whom He was … Continue reading Rightly Dividing The Word Of God: God’s Timeline: Part 2 of 16.
1 Corinthians 10:32“Give none offence, neither to the Jews, nor to the Gentiles, nor to the church of God.” - Welcome to “Rightly Dividing The Word Of God.” In this 16-Part study, we will be employing both a macro and a micro view of the Bible. Both types of study are important in their own rite to one’s overall … Continue reading Introduction to Rightly Dividing The Word Of God: Part 1 of 16.