Posts tagged with ‘bible study’

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Understanding the Book of Revelation: Memorization and Application

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The book of Revelation is a difficult book. It is also the last book of the entire Word of God and completes the message of God, through His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ. As I mentioned in an earlier post, many of the symbols and imagery used in Revelation have their foundation in earlier books […]

Understanding Revelation: Observation

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In the first post about “Understanding the Book of Revelation”, we considered the context of this last book of the Bible and asked some questions to aid our understanding. We determined that John, the writer of the Gospel of John and the beloved disciple of Jesus, wrote Revelation about A.D. 95-96. It was a time […]

Understanding the Book of Revelation: Context and Questions

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The book of Revelation is often viewed as the most difficult book of the Bible to understand. It is a challenging book, but a very important book as it was written to provide insight to believers about the things that would come to pass from the end of the first century A.D. up to and […]

How is the Bible inspired?

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Inspiration means different things to different people. I may for example feel that it’s a process of being stimulated to do something or feel something and would say “I was inspired by … to create …” something in daily life. This week we are going to look at inspiration from a biblical point of view […]

Making use of Bible Commentaries

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A Bible commentary is a written systematic series of explanations and interpretations of Scripture. They are written by some of the most knowledgeable theologians and other experts. A Bible commentary follows the Bible verse order exactly and adds comments on the interpretation of the text and historical details, etc. as it proceeds. Commentaries are very […]

Finding things and understanding words in the Bible: Concordances and Lexicons

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Concordances A concordance is simply an alphabetic list of all the different words that occur in a book and where they are found. For many years, Bible students have used Bible concordances. These large books are invaluable for serious study. With an exhaustive concordance to the Bible version you read, it is possible to locate […]