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 1 – 20160109

Colossians 1:9  "...ye might be filled with the knowledge of His will..." Colossians 1:12  "Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light:" Colossians 1:16  "...all things were created by Him, and for Him:" Colossians 1:26-27  "...the mystery which hath been hid...but now …

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Bible Study Notes on Galatians 6 – 20151217

Galatians 6:2  "Bear ye one another's burdens..." Galatians 6:5  "For every man shall bear his own burden." Depending on the translation you use, this could be confusing.  This is why a deeper study into the scripture is needed, and why some translations are easier to understand.  The words translated in the King James Version for …

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Bible Study Notes on Galatians 3 – 20151206

Galatians 3:6-8  "...Abraham believed God...they which are of faith, the same are the children of Abraham...In thee shall all nations be blessed." Abraham was told he would bless the world and be the father of many nations.  He believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness.  Those who believe as he did are …

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Bible Study of Galatians 2 – 20151203

Paul comes full circle in chapter 2 from the argument he began in chapter 1.  Galatians 1:6-10 asks the question regarding the Galatians' turn from the true gospel to a perversion of it.  It seemed odd that Paul would mention the problem and then go off on a defense of his apostleship, but he was …

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