Epistles to the Thessalonians

The epistles to the Thessalonians is generally believed to the the earliest of the epistles that were written by Paul the apostle. The epistles focus on faith, love and hope, which are three essential characteristics of the Christian faith. Why faith? Our faith is in One Person, the Lord Jesus Christ, and His accomplished workContinue reading “Epistles to the Thessalonians”

The Message in 2 John

Two of the shortest books in the Bible are the second and third epistles (or letters) of John, known as 2 John and 3 John. If the Bible has such short books, is there a message from God to us in these very short books, that could both be read in one sitting? There definitelyContinue reading “The Message in 2 John”

Outline of 1 Corinthians

The first epistle of Corinthians was written after Paul had visited Corinth in Acts 18. Many people there converted from their idolatry and became Christians, and a local church was formed, an expression of the one body of Christ. This epistle is full of teaching and setting things in order in the local church whereContinue reading “Outline of 1 Corinthians”

Thoughts on Enoch

There is not a lot mentioned in the Bible about Enoch, but what is mentioned in just a few parts of the Word of God is striking. Enoch did not have such a large biography like Abraham or Joseph, but what is mentioned about him is sufficient to say that he walked with God, pleasedContinue reading “Thoughts on Enoch”

Poem about the four Gospels

There is a poem that I would like to share, and we sing this with the children sometimes in our local place of gathering. Perhaps a challenge for you to think of the verses or sections in each gospel that corresponds with the lines of the poem. This is following on from the previous postContinue reading “Poem about the four Gospels”

The Four Gospels in the Bible

Have you ever wondered about why we have four gospels, and why these are in the particular order as we have it, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John? In this article, a modest attempt will be given to show how and why the four gospels are placed in the order in our Bible, the Word ofContinue reading “The Four Gospels in the Bible”

Epistle of James and the Sons of Jacob

Taken from a ministry by Greg Quail in April 2004, at Sydney, Australia, and developed with five addresses on this subject in Bhutan 2020, by Greg Quail. Full document is attached below. The names James and Jacob have the same pronunciation in the Hebrew. The epistle is divided into 12 sections, as the very firstContinue reading “Epistle of James and the Sons of Jacob”