Bible Study Notes on Philemon – 20160122

Philemon 19  "...albeit I do not say to thee how thou owest unto me even thine own self besides." Very strange letter.  Paul says he trusts Philemon to do the right thing, the Christ-like thing, but he reminds him of all the other things that Paul could use as leverage.  Makes you wonder what was …

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Bible Study Notes on Colossians 3 & 4 – 20160119

Colossians 3:2  "Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth." Colossians 3:11  "...there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all, and in all." Colossians 3:13  "...even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye." Colossians 4:3  "...praying also for us, that …

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Bible Study Notes on Colossians 2 – 20160114

Colossians 2:8  "...lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit...tradition of men...rudiments of the world...not after Christ." Colossians 2:9-10  "...in Him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily...ye are complete in Him...head of all principality and power:" Colossians 2:11-12  "...circumcision of Christ:...Buried with Him in baptism...risen with Him through the faith..." Reason …

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Bible Study Notes on Philippians 4 – 20160108

Philippians 4:6  "Be careful for nothing; but...by prayer...supplication...thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God." Philippians 4:10  "...wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity." Philippians 4:13  " I can do all things through Christ..." Not do, but all.  Not that I can accomplish all things, but that I can endure all things.  Christ …

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Bible Study Notes on Philippians 1, 2, & 3 – 20160106

Philippians 1:6  "...he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:" Philippians 1:27  "...let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ:..." Philippians 2:3-4  "...let each esteem other better than themselves.  Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on …

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Bible Study Notes on Ephesians 3, 4, 5, & 6 – 20160101

Ephesians 3:1-7   Paul begins a sentence and gives the subject, "I, Paul," but doesn't complete it before the period in verse 7.  Checked with commentary which says it picks back up in verse 14. Ephesians 3:6  "That the Gentiles should be fellowheirs..." Main point of Paul's rabbit running. Ephesians 3:20-21   Sounds like a …

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Bible Study Notes on Ephesians 1 & 2 – 20151221

Ephesians 1:17-19  "That...God...may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him:  the eyes of your understanding being enlightened; that ye may know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints, and what is the exceeding greatness of …

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