JEAN'S BIBLE STUDY COM

  

Look up a topic in the Glossary     View the chapters of the concordance     Look up a verse in the cross-reference Index

 

    KJV      NAS      Parallel Gospels      Page Numbers      How to use this Website

 

GLOSSARY ON COMMENTARY

This page features commentaries that digress from the subjects and verses they were supposed to address. These picks are some of the better commentaries of this website. 

 

 B   C   D   E   F 
 G   H    I    J   K 
 L   M   N   O   P 
 R   S   T   U   V 
 W   Y 

 

Abortion; 1Tim 1,3-16; 70k

 

Abraham

Believing in Jesus is like the faith of Abraham

        Rom 10,2-4; 41h

        Col 2,9-15; 136g

        1The 1-3; 101h

He sacrificed his son; Jn 17-10; 34g

Israel was born at his first step; Phi 3,3-11; 177i

We have inherited God's promise to him; Rom 8-16,17; 36k

Adam and Eve

Adam aspired to the position of God

        Rom 1,21-25; 195i

        1Cor 3,18-20; 166f

Adam chose Eve over God; Mat 24,37-39; 168d

Adam was first and then Eve

        Eph 5-22,23; 73h

        1Tim 5-16; 44j

Adam will not be with us in heaven; 2Cor 11-3; 151g

Death rushed in to fill the void of God's absence; 2Cor 7,4-7; 98h

Eve sinned before she conceived her first child; 2The 2,3-12; 185g

God is still making man

        Eph 2-6,7; 224l

        Phi 2,5-11; 37d

God kicked man from the garden; Eph 2,1-3; 166j

Man is free

        Mat 8,23-27; 147c

        Lk 15,11-32; 4i

        Rom 6-15,16; 161l

God experienced Adam's sin; 1Cor 15,20-28; 119i

God judged the devil through Adam and Eve; 1The 5-9; 31a

God will create a new race of man -- See: New heavens and a new earth

Jesus is the second Adam

        Lk 4,1-13; 183j

Knowledge of evil -- See also: Reprobate

        Lk 23,18-25; 168c

        Act 3,17-19; 175j

        Adam knew what he was doing more than Eve; 1Tim 2,11-15; 181a

        Living against your conscience

                Mat 4,1-11;108f

                Act 23-5; 27d

                Rom 7,7-13; 53c

        God intended Adam to eat the forbidden fruit

                Jn 5-43,44; 57e

                Act 13,44-48; 200b

                Act 17,22-31; 94m

                Rom 5,6-10; 246k

        Mystery of lawlessness -- See: Mystery

Satan -- See also: Satan

        Adam assimilated into Satan's curse; 2The 2-13; 191k

        God cursed the creation with Satan's sin

        He uses the law of sin and death against man; Jn 16-33; 41d

        He lied to Adam and Eve; Act 28,3-6; 157j

Addictions; Jn 8-32 

Drug addiction

        Deceitfulness of sin; Rom 7-11; 181j

        Do not waste your resources on people's addictions; Act 20,33-35; 100d

        Hate the addiction before kicking the habit; Jn 12,23-26; 129e

        Overcoming drug addiction is a substitutionary process; Jn 4-13,14; 162h

Free and forgiven; Act 13-39; 118l

Freedom from addiction (bondage); Jn 8,31-36; 119c

Resisting their temptations; Mat 3,1-3; 8m

Adopted; Eph 1,3-9; 33n

 

Age of Grace

Israel missed the era documented in their Scriptures; Lk 1,67-75; 29e

Alcohol; 1Cor 11-21; 159i

 

Analogies

Blind spot in our vision; 2Cor 4,3-6; 169a

Beliefs versus faith; Gal 5-7,8; 91f

Train and railroad tracks

        Jn 5-24; 205aa

        Jn 10,27-30; 205aa

        Act 24,1-9; 202a

        Gal 3,21-26; 205k

Surveyor; Rom 5,8-11; 72b

Anointing like a dove perched on our shoulder; Col 3-15; 136h

 

Antichrist

The Pope; Mat 24-11; 161e

Saul was reminiscent of him; Act 26,9-11; 243f

Anti-Semitism

Rom 4,11-17; 210ia

Rom 11,17-32; 186f

Apostasy

American Christianity; Gal 2-9; 131k

Caring more about the world than our faith

        Rom 8,14-17; 35f

        Rom 14-7,8; 192b

        2Cor 3-13; 118h

Church has become tasteless; Rom 16-5; 150a

Close-mindedness; Act 21,27-32; 163f

Miss the second coming of Christ

        2Cor 3,14-16; 70h

        Eph 5-27; 105b

Our light is extinguished; Act 9,32-35; 4f

The Church is disobedient

        Act 17,16-32; 175m

        Col 4-16; 80j

Walk while we have the light; Jn 12-35,36; 33a

Armageddon, war of; 2The 1,5-10; 49k

 

Atheism

Believing a lie to spite the truth; Act 19,23-36; 183h

The religion of unbelief; Lk 9,24-26; 167i

Authority -- See also: New heavens and a new earth

Collectively the Church has authority of Christ, who has authority of the Father; Jn 5-19; 87c

Belief -- See also: faith

Believe in God to be like Him; 2Cor 10-7; 97c

Confidence in God; Mat 6-14; 156da

Difference between "belief" and "faith"

        Jn 11-40; 5n

        Rom 14-22,23; 122g

Bible -- See also: Knowledge

Confidence in the Scriptures; 2Cor 1-13; 106j

Inkblots on a page without the Holy Spirit

        Rom 4-17; 150h

        1Cor 13-12; 112j

Interpreting the Bible; Act 18,14-16; 239k

Misinterpreting the Bible

        Lk 15-1,2; 223a

        Jn 16-2,3; 223f

Prophecy; 1Cor 15-4; 39a

Source of our knowledge of God

        1Cor 15,1-4; 106d

       

Bitterness; 1Cor 10,5-11; 154g

 

Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit -- See also: Adam and Eve/Knowledge of evil; Reprobate

Blasphemy leading to a reprobate mind

        2Cor 12-20,21; 203k

        Eph 5-5; 122d

        1Tim 1-18,19; 199e

        1Tim 4-1,2; 164a

Pharisees denied that Jesus was the Christ; Mk 3,20-30; 195c

Blindness, spiritual

Satan blinds us to truth we don't want to believe; Mk 16-14; 74l

Body

Body of Christ; Gal 1,13-24; 238e

Body, soul and spirit; 2The 3-14,15; 20k

Relationship between body and soul; 1Cor 10-8; 134k

Boldness

Act 13,42-48; 143d

Act 26,26-28; 232e

Bondage -- See: sin

 

Born-again, Critical period; 2Cor 11-32,33; 147i

 

Brother versus neighbor

Act 3-22,23; 29i

Phi 4-22; 131l

1The 4,3-8; 203g

Building the temple; 1Cor 3,9-11; 225l

 

Burden

Christian's burden; Act 27-21; 20m

Calling, knowing His will

Mk 6-37; 4f

Jn 10-17,18; 71i

1Cor 15-58; 90l

1The 2-4; 212g

Canonized writings; 1Tim 4-1; 106d

 

Catholicism -- See also: History

Church is no longer sanctified

        Act 22,24-30; 192f

        Gal 6-12,13; 200i

        Fusing Church and state; Act 26-31,32; 152c

Constantine; 1The 1,2-8; 149h

Disobedience of the Church; 1Tim 2,1-3; 10e

Paul going to Rome encouraged the formation of the Catholic Church; Act 27,20-25; 227g

        He never stood before Caesar; Act 28,17-21; 18c

Result of compromise; Act 20-30; 22l

Silencing the word of God; Act 25-18,19; 163f

Transubstantiation; 1Cor 11,23-34; 184k

Character

Remedy for inconsistency and a lack of wisdom; Lk 20,21-26; 89d

Cherubim

Living Creatures; 2Cor 5-3; 212h

Christ -- See: Jesus Christ

 

Church

Biblical format of church services; Jn 10-1,2; 229f

Building the Church

        1Cor 3-6,7; 140g

        1The 5-24; 91i

Change agent of the world; 1The 1-7,8; 44k

Church is like the government; Eph 2,19-22; 137m

Church is most responsible for Jesus' death; Jn 6,47-58; 254e

Condition of the Church today

        Act 2,41-47; 147f

        Act 17,1-13; 143d

        Rom 15-1; 170a

        Church resembles Israel at the time of Christ; Rom 10-21; 49a

Obstacles to church growth; 1The 5-24; 130m

Sign of a healthy church; Rom 1,13-16; 123a

Strife and division; 1Cor 10,5-11; 64d

Synergy in the Church; 1Cor 11,16-22; 178h

We reflect His deity; Col 2-9,10; 61b

Close minded; Gal 1,15-24; 210k

 

Compassion

Fruit of Christianity; Mat 15,32-39; 147c

Complete; 1The 5-23; 231h

 

Conviction -- See: Guilt

 

Creation 

Creation is at war with itself; Rom 8,19-23; 24e

Creation is evidence of God

        2Cor 5,18-20; 5e

        Phi 3-20,21; 226d

        Col 2,1-4; 80e

Cross

Jesus was separated from the Father; Rom 3-24,25; 37g

Represents the height of man's rebellion; Act 3,11-15; 149a

Cults

Formation of a cult; 1Tim 5-21; 51i

Jehovah Witnesses; Col 1-15; 248f

Mormons

        Rom 1-2; 151e

        1Cor 3,8-17; 139g

        Gal 1-8,9; 106f

New Age; Mk 11,20-24; 147h

        Having faith in your faith

                Mk 11-23; 122b; Mk 11,20-24; 147h

        New-age people love this world and reject the Spirit of Christ; Rom 5-5; 35f

Culture: Memes; 1Tim 1-12,13; 176a

 

Darkness -- See: Satan

 

David, King; Jn 10,11-14; 180cb

 

Death

Death is separation; Rom 6,21-23; 218f

Death nullifies this life without Christ; 1Cor 15,30-32; 75b

What happens to people when they die

        Jn 10-28; 57f

        Act 2,23-36; 149a

        Rom 14-9; 66a

Deception

Satanic delusion; 1Cor 1-10; 158d

Demon Possession

Playing with a Ouija Board; Lk 8,26-28; 146d

Denominations -- See: Religion

 

Discernment

        Col 2-5; 6i

        1The 5-14; 126l

 

Discipline (Heb 12,7-11)

Paul disciplined the Corinthians; 2Cor 13-2; 69i

Division; Phi 2,1-4; 78h

 

Doctrine

Know what you believe; Act 17,10-13; 95f

Doomsday preppers -- See: Last Days

 

Early Christians

Second century Church; Act 5,17-20; 152d

Endtime Prophecy -- See: Last days

 

Eternal security? -- See also: Blasphemy

Doctrine of easy-believism; 1Cor 3-15; 153d

We can break the seal; 2Cor 1-22; 71k

Eternity -- See: Time

 

Evangelicals and Baptists; 1The 5-20; 222l

 

Evangelism

Sowers and reapers; Jn 4,36-38; 131k

Evolution -- See: Atheism

 

Excuse, no

Takes one to know one; Act 26-24; 202h

Faith -- See also: Believe; Salvation

Don't walk beyond your faith; Rom 12,1-3; 43l

God replaces our faith with His faith

        Mk 8,22-26; 226k

        Lk 17,11-19; 145a

        Act 24-24,25; 85m

        1Cor 13-10; 43i

        2Cor 12-8,9; 43k

        Phi 3,9-11; 98g

        Col 2,12-15; 205i

Faith and love -- See also: Spirit and the word

        Rom 11-32; 127a

        1Cor 8-1,2; 96g

        Eph 5-9,10; 43b

        Eph 6-23,24; 138h

        Faith and love of the truth; 1Cor 13-7; 99g

Faith in the truth; 1Tim 2-7; 78b

Faith versus works -- See also: Paul versus James

        Act 2-14; 198e

        Act 17-30; 177i

        Eph 5,3-6; 86f

        Salvation is through grace, apart from the works of the law; 2Cor 3-5,6; 116h

        We inadvertently fulfill the law through grace; Eph 5-6,7; 230g

Proven faith; Rom 6-20,21; 153g

Fasting; Col 3,5-8; 134h

 

Five-fold ministry; Eph 4,11-16; 137m

 

False Doctrine

Gospel has become a mishmash of teachings; Mk 6-7; 46k

Familiarity, sin of

Rejecting Christ; Lk 7-23; 2l

Fasting; Rom 12,1-3; 190a

 

Father -- See: God

 

Firemen of 911; Rom 5,6-21; 227f

 

Flesh -- See: Body

 

Freedom

Freedom of Christ; Eph 5,3-7; 92l

Slave to our freedom; 1Cor 13,1-8; 230k

Truth will make you free; Jn 8-32; 6f

Value freedom or lose your soul; 2Cor 6,11-13; 196d

Fruits of the Spirit are not actions; Gal 5,16-18; 137e

 

Genealogy -- See: Abraham

 

Genetic influences -- See: Mat 23,29-36

 

Gentiles 

Gentiles managed the gospel through Jewish rejection; Act 15-7; 85g

 

Global economic collapse -- See: Last Days

 

Gnosticism 

        Simon (Megus) the magician; Act 8,9-13; 159k

        Elymas; Act 13,6-12; 191d

 

God (the Father)

Father sent the Son; 1Cor 13-3; 252j

God is eternal -- See: Time

God is human; Col 2-10; 44e

He is defined by His authority; 2Cor 12,7-10; 66h

He is sovereign; Mat 24,37-39; 195g

        God's will over man; Rom 9,18-23; 202k

His substance is faith

        Mat 9,27-30; 115g

        Lk 8,40-48; 72c

        Jn 3-16,17; 253ja

        Rom 3,24-28; 119l

        Rom 4,5-8; 231d

        1Cor 1,18-29; 16k

        1Tim 3-8,9; 230h

His vision of the world; Jn 14-30,31; 87c

His ultimate goal; Lk 24,27-29; 215j

Is an artist; Phi 2-13; 229d

Gospel

Faith versus works

        Jn 5-29; 127j

        Gal 1-6; 203i

Offense of the gospel; 2Cor 11-32,33; 201g

Salvation through the death of Christ; Act 28-22; 154e

Grace 

God's grace works in us; 1Cor 1,4-8; 122d

Grace versus mercy; Act 5-32; 35f

Salvation is by grace alone; Act 15,1-12; 172h

Great Endtime Revival

Jew first; Mat 15,22-28; 210hb

Jews expected to return to the faith; 1Cor 10-6; 8p

Jews will manage the gospel (144,000)

        Mat 21-43,44; 21e; 222b

        Mat 28,18-20; 84cb

        Mk 12,9-11; 49d

         Lk 11,49-51; 194c

        Jn 12,20-22; 72h

        Act 20,17-35; 101f

        Rom 15-26,27; 235d

        2Cor 11-22; 148d

        Eph 2,11-22; 211a

        Phi 2,1-4; 77n

        1Tim 1-3,4; 50a

        Two Witnesses;  Act 2-46,47; 129n

                God's Adjudicators

                        Mat 24,9-13; 5f

                        Lk 1,67-79; 46e

John the Baptist had the ministry of Elijah

        Mat 17,10-13; 193d

        Lk 7,24-28; 193d

Harvest at the end of the age

        Mat 9,35-38; 129d

        Jn 4,28-39; 148l

        Act 6,1-10; 130c

        Act 14,1-7; 149d

        Rom 10,16-21; 223j

        1Cor 16,1-12; 130f

        Eph 2,19-22; 229d

        Phi 1-19,20; 234c

        Phi 3-20,21; 61a

        1The 4,13-18; 84c

        2The 2,10-12; 21l

Mark of God on their foreheads; 2Cor 3,2-11; 109d

Spiritual ascension

        Eph 1,18-23; 237h

        Col 3,1-4; 109d

Two periods: first century and the last days

        Mk 11-23; 215e

        Lk 12,42-44; 246e; 54-57; 214i

        Lk 19,28-40; 194c

        Jn 9-4,5; 112g

        Jn 16,25-27; 140d

        Act 2,16-21; 50b

        Col 1-4; 129f

Greatest is least and the least greatest; Eph 5-23; 137a

 

Guilt

Difference between guilt and conviction; Act 26-18; 237k

Hardened heart -- See: bitterness

 

Hearing ear

Do what you know is the will of God; Jn 15-7; 150i

Develop the hearing ear through the word of God and prayer; Phi 2-13; 117h

Heart of man; Gal 5-5,6; 230i

 

Heaven -- See also: New heavens and a new earth

Heaven is another dimension; Mat 18-10; 15c

In heaven and on earth at the same time; Jn 5-19; 117ga

We cannot enter Heaven without an offering; 2Cor 1-14; 235d

We can't go to heaven to avoid hell; 1Tim 4-10; 31a

What happens to people when they die?

        Mk 9-4; 151e

        Lk 23,40-43; 237l

Hell

Bible was written so we could avoid hell; Rom 15,4-5; 141i

Cross of Christ legitimizes hell; Lk 23,35-37; 19i

Hell in incomprehensible to us; Rom 11,33-36; 217b

Hell is God's environment of choice; 2Cor 13-11; 126a

Lake of fire; Mat 10-14,15; 47l

Located at the center of the new earth; Act 2-34,35; 245j

        Under the earth; Mat 22,11-14; 48m

Made for the rich; Col 1-5; 226d

Made for the rebellious; Col 1-19,20; 46j

Man's sin is more evil than the devil's; Mat 18-34,35; 65i

More sin, worse hell; 1Cor 15,50-58; 119i

Hinduism

Karma; Jn 9-34; 174g

Hippies

De-emphasized money; Lk 12,24-34; 29l

History

History of America in relation to faith; Act 2-37,38; 88j

History of Israel

        Jn 6,24-26; 19i

        Act 3,19-26; 210j

        Act 11,15-18; 77m

        History of Israel concerning Passover; Jn 18-28; 176d

History of mankind; Phi 3-20,21; 229a

History of religion

        Jn 7,19-27; 241j; 19,20; 186a

        History of the Church

                Act 2,1-13; 80a

                Act 23-11; 247h; 31-35; 247h

                1Tim 2-6; 215c

Reformation did about as much harm as good; Mk 6-12; 193b

Who were the disciples?  Act 12,1-4; 242b

Hollywood

Be careful what you listen to; Mk 4-24; 79g

Holy Spirit

Authority; Mat 10-1; 71c

He is our ticket to heaven, not our doctrines; Gal 3-3; 238aa

Obeying the Holy Spirit

        Eph 1-19,20; 113k

        Phi 2-17; 189b

Home Bible studies; Act 20,18-21; 143d

 

Humility

Jesus overcame evil with good; Jn 19-9,10; 175l

Idolatry

        Rom 13,8-10; 90h

        Col 2-18; 5c

        Col 3,5-9; 90f

        1The 1-9,10; 193d

 

Inheritance / believer owns everything; Eph 1,18-23; 39ib

 

Intercourse, spiritual; 1Cor 12,22-24; 208ja

 

Interpreting the Bible; Col 1-1; 248b

 

Isaac and Ishmael; Gal 4,21-31; 20g

 

Israel

Ancient Jewish government; Lk 10,25-37; 23c

Catholic Church despises the Jews; Col 4-11; 190h

Exemplary of mankind

        Mk 8,1-9; 229k

        Rom 10-21; 202a

Expected to return to their faith -- See: Great endtime revival

God tricked the Jews into crucifying His Son

        Act 28-28; 211b

        Rom 11,1-36; 50dc

History of Israel -- See: History

Israel rejected the gospel

        Act 20,24-27; 117h

        1The 2,14-16; 24i

        Israel judged for rejecting the gospel, not for crucifying the Lord; Act 13-46; 179j

Israel wrestles with God

        Gal 1-15,16; 91k

        1Tim 4,1-3; 201j

Jew first; Rom 10-19,20; 211b

Spiritual Jews

        Mat 18,15-17; 172b

        1Cor 9,16-27; 6c

Who is my brother? Lk 10,30-37; 242j

Jacob and Esau

        Rom 9,1-3; 173h

        1Tim 4-1,2; 155e

 

Jehovah Witnesses -- See: Cults

 

James -- See: Paul

 

Jesus Christ -- See also: Trinity

He became like us that we might become like Him

        Lk 2-16; 253cc

        1Cor 6-16,17; 61b

        2Cor 8-9; 12l

He knows only those who belong to Him; Jn 10,27-30; 228d

He is perfect; Lk 24-4,5; 113c

His humility; Jn 1,26-30; 71d

His righteousness; Lk 19,5-10; 35j

Jesus' soul 

        His soul is the Church

                Jn 14-20; 224e

                1Cor 12,12-27; 135n

        His spirit is the Spirit of God; Jn 14-10; 254i

Jesus as a boy; Jn 19-28; 141f

Rejecting Christ; Jn 4-39; 150g; 4-42; 210d

We have the mind of Christ; Rom 8,26-34; 117e

Jews -- See: Israel

 

Job -- See: Suffering and Evil

 

John the Baptist doubted; 2Cor 11-28,29; 247d

 

Judas Iscariot

Comparing Judas to Peter; Lk 22-31,32; 193c

Judgment

Believer's Judgment; 1Cor 2,10-13; 33l

Fire of judgment; Act 4-1,2; 39c

God has sown judgment into the earth; Rom 2,9-11; 166g

God's judgment takes precedence over His love; Act 26,4-11; 185b

Judgment has increased through the law/through Christ; Rom 7,7-11; 22a

Righteous judgment; 1Cor 5-1,2; 104a

Karma

God has better things to do than baby-sit mankind; Act 17,22-31; 54e

Kingdome of God -- See also: Millennium

Expecting the Kingdom of God to appear immediately

        Mat 17,15-18; 198j

        Lk 18,31-34; 177i

        Jn 2-22,23; 20h

        Jn 18-36; 46a

        Act 4,1-14; 183j

        Act 10-14; 182i

His Kingdom is opposite the world

        Phi 1,27-30; 243f

        1Tim 2,1-3; 165g

Holy Spirit (anointing) is the essence of His Kingdom

        Act 4,8-12; 110l

        1Cor 4-19,20; 85e

Kingdom written in the prophets; Eph 1-21; 142a

Least greatest and the greatest least

       Mk 9-31,32; 177h

        Mk 9,33-37; 56l

Knowledge -- See also: Bible

Knowledge of evil -- See: Adam and Eve

Know the word; Act 20-32; 115e

Lost knowledge of the Scriptures; Rom 15-15,16; 191l

Revelation knowledge; Act 20-32; 138a

Significance of knowledge; 1Cor 5,6-8; 230a

 

Last days -- See Also: Millennium

Anointing of the Last days; 2Cor 6,16-18; 213g

Camp of the saints; Lk 22-45,46; 103j

Conditions of the Last days; Act 16,36-40; 148d

Counterfeit Christians; Mat 13,24-30; 159c

Doomsday preppers; 1The 3-12,13; 42a

Global economic collapse; Jn 9-4,5; 184e

Interpreting endtime prophecy

        Jn 7,40-43; 83l

        1Cor 4-1; 108i

Jewish temple is never rebuilt

        Mk 13,14-23; 50a

        Lk 21-5,6; 190f

Love of money; Mat 6-24; 21m

Mark of the beast

        Mark will be associated with the blood of the saints

                Mk 13,9-13; 242k

                Jn 13,23-27; 163h

Miss the second coming of Christ; Act 9-22,23; 175f

Rapture

        Rapture is delayed

                Jn 11,3-6; 214b

                Jn 12,12-16; 133a

        Preparing for His return; Lk 12,35-46; 237d

Sequence of endtime events

        Act 2,33-36; 67d

        1Cor 15-26; 34h
        In reverse order; Act 1,9-11; 136l

Ten Virgins; Lk 22-45,46; 196j

Trumpet Judgments; Lk 17,31-37; 245e

Christ subdues His enemies through the Church; 1Cor 15-25; 48n

        Satan is extricated as prince of the power of the air

                Lk 8-23; 245l

               Jn 2,13-17; 175b

Seal and Trumpet judgments; Mat 13,39-42; 15j

Laughter doctrine of the 1990s

        1The 5-6,7; 84a

        1Tim 4,1-3; 160d

 

Law

Comparing the Law to the fruits of the Spirit; Rom 13,8-10; 74e

Law is our tutor to lead us to Christ; Act 16-13; 150a

Law of sin

        Jesus broke the law of sin by dying without sin

               Lk 22,63-71; 241ib

               Act 2-24; 254g

Literal manifestations; Rom 12-21; 127o

 

Life after death; 2Cor 5,6-9; 224h

 

Living Creatures -- see: Cherubim

 

Lost knowledge of the Scriptures

Through willful ignorance; Jn 20-9; 175f

Lucifer -- See: Satan

 

Mark of the Beast -- see: Last days

 

Mark's abandonment of Paul and Barnabas; 2Cor 12-17,18; 102c

 

Marriage between Christ and the Church; 2The 2-3; 207a

 

Mary versus Zacharias; Rom 9,19-21; 75e

 

Mathematics, the

 

Melchizedek

Jesus existed before the creation; Jn 1,1-3; 212b

Memes -- See: Culture

 

Millennium -- See also: Kingdom of God

Missing the first coming of Christ

        Mat 16-23; 94p

        Jn 9,24-34; 53j

Church gives birth to the Millennium; Jn 16,19-22; 125e

Post-millennium theology, trying to force God's hand; 1The 5-15; 46aa

Purpose is to prove the devil wrong; 2The 3,1-3; 16a

Spiritual then the natural; Jn 11,46-48; 39ja

Those born in the Millennium will not have our authority

        Mat 26-29; 50j

        Mk 14-25; 224e

Waiting for the Millennium

        Mk 15-43; 84b

        Act 3,20-26; 245i     

Ministry -- See: Five-fold ministry

 

Miracles

all things are possible with God; Mk 6,35-56; 146k

Missionaries

Missionaries hold the position of a prophet; Jn 4-43,44; 152g

Instruction to missionaries; 2Cor 2-12,13; 105g

Money -- See: Wealth

 

Mormons -- See: Cults

 

Moses -- See: Patriarchs

 

Mystery of godliness; Rom 12-1,2; 42i

 

Mystery of lawlessness

Satan fulfills the principles of his own nature; Jn 13-18; 65i

Man has entered Satan's mystery; Act 21,27-40; 162g

Name of Jesus

Power of God is in the person of Christ, not in His name; Act 14,8-10; 145d

Narrow way -- See: trail of Good works

 

Neighbor -- See: Brother

 

New Age -- See: Cults

 

New heavens and a new earth -- See also: Heaven

God will create a new race of man and put us in charge of them

        Mat 22-30; 3e

        Mat 25,14-23; 102c

        Mat 26,65-68; 184k

        Mat 28-5; 23m

        Mk 10,28-31; 224c

        Mk 12,18-27; 224g

        Lk 9-28,29; 244c

        Lk 12,42-44; 13m

        Lk 19,12-27; 192d

        Lk 20,27-36; 209a

        Jn 1-10; 212b

        Jn 3-34; 35c

        Jn 4,20-24; 252f

        Jn 14,16-24; 225a

        Rom 5-13,14; 52c

        Rom 8-18; 226f

        Rom 11,33-36; 214a

        1Cor 3,21-23; 238e

        Gal 4,1-7; 117gb

        Gal 4,21-31; 33c

        Gal 6-15; 238e

        Eph 1,15-23; 80i

        Eph 2-6,7; 67e

        Eph 5,22-33; 224e

Pantheism is a reality of the new creation

        Mat 27-46; 26d

        Rom 6,4-10; 224a

New Jerusalem

Citizens of heavenly Israel; Jn 8,33-40; 33c

Spiritual giving way to the Physical; Jn 14,1-3; 38g

Obedience; the law versus the Spirit; Lk 6,1-11; 173i

 

Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder

OCD patients are like bondservants; Rom 1-1; 12j

Old Covenant

Old Covenant temple; Mat 26,36-46; 82a

Old Testament Prophets -- See: Patriarchs

 

Pantheism; Rom 8,20-23; 162g

 

Paradox

God is smaller than us; Lk 10-21; 23a

Mystery of lawlessness; Lk 13,31-33; 2c

Passover -- See: History

 

Pastors, relationship with the congregation; 1The 2-7,8; 128f

 

Patriarchs

Able; Lk 11,47-51; 242a

Moses

        Act 3,20-23; 67d

        Rom 12-16; 77n

Paul the apostle

Paul replaced Judas Iscariot; Gal 2-6; 95j

Paul and Barnabas separated because of Mark; Col 4-10; 130k

Paul's suffering

        Gal 4-10,11; 24b

        1The 3,1-5; 209h

Paul the zealot

        1Cor 15,5-8; 144b

        He may have had OCD; 2Cor 10-1,2; 11l

Paul versus James

        Gal 2,11-14; 190j

        Gal 3-3; 118m

        Gal 5-3,4; 182g

        Eph 2-8,9; 41f

Paul's conversion; 1Tim 2-7; 43c

Pay it forward; Act 10,1-8; 32j

 

Persecution

It causes the Church to flourish

        Act 28-22; 242h

        Rom 8,35-39; 238g

The world hates God by default

        Rom 8,4-8; 197a

        1The 2,14-16; 21k

Personal relationship with Christ; Eph 1,8-11; 91b

 

Pharisees

Having a pharisaical mindset; Act 26,4-11; 175m

Pilate; what is Truth? Act 23-1; 232l

 

Politics; Rom 14-5; 94n

 

Practical; God is not virtual; Phi 2-13; 91a

 

Prayer

God answers prayer based on our sphere of obedience; Jn 11-32,33; 252d

Praying in the Spirit; Eph 6-18,19; 81m

Predestination

Called and chosen; Lk 5-27,28; 234ab

Foreknowledge versus predestination

        Jn 7-30; 214d

        Jn 17-6; 220a

        Rom 11-25,26; 214g

God chooses us as we choose ourselves; Jn 17-9; 219e

        Salvation is an amalgamation of God's will and man's will; Jn 7-17; 230b

Predestination excludes the works of men; Rom 11-6; 205i

Prophecy must be fulfilled; Mat 26-24; 141f

Priesthood; 2Cor 2,14-16; 66i

 

Process 

Degrading society; Rom 1,18-25; 16k

Projection; 2Cor 10-2; 17m

 

Prophecy -- See: Bible

 

Prophets; Eph 4,11-16; 110ja

 

Prosperity teachers

Act 19,13-20; 187j

1Cor 4,7-13; 23e

2Cor 9,3-7; 4e

Psychology

Tries to explain spiritual things on a secular level; Lk 8,33-37; 167i

Psychopath -- See also: Reprobate

Without conscience

        Lk 9,23-27; 197j

        Phi 3-18,19; 186g

Narcissism

Questioning God -- See: Mary versus Zacharias

 

Rebellion

Disobeying Jesus' word; Mk 3,7-10; 143l

Running from God; Lk 9,24-26; 195c

Everyone speaking in tongues at once; 1Cor 14,1-40; 176i

Reformation -- see: History

 

Religion -- See also: History

Denominations: the evolution of religion; Act 23,6-10; 175g

Religion is an element of the world; Col 2,8-10; 249g

Religious establishment; Act 27,14-25; 164f

Repentance; 1Cor 5-8; 100l

 

Reprobate -- See also: Blasphemy; Eternal security?, Psychopath

Defined as quitting on God; Rom 8-35; 26e

Formation of the reprobate mind

        Rom 1,18-32; 166b

        Rom 3-19,20; 52d

        Rom 11,11-14; 20m

        Rom 11,19-21; 21a

        1Tim 5-14,15; 163l

Man and demons think alike

        Mk 12-12,13; 180e

        1Tim 1-13; 186c

Reprobate versus the psychopath; Jn 12,4-8; 195e

Surrendering to sin; Eph 5,5-8; 167j

Resurrection

A new body using existing parts

        Mk 16,5-8; 248f

        Gal 6-18; 132a

Ability to interface with both realms; 2Cor 12,2-4; 224a

Judgment appended to their resurrected bodies; Act 17-30,31; 48b

Raised a spiritual body; Jn 10,27-30; 244d

Resurrection is the basis of our forgiveness; 1Cor 15,12-19; 171c

Rewards appended to our resurrected bodies; Lk 6-35; 127a

        Rewarded at the resurrection of the righteous; Eph 6-7,8; 218d

Spiritual body; 1The 5-10,11; 117g

Revelation of God's word -- See: Spirit and the word

 

Revival -- See: Great Endtime Revival

 

Rewards; Col 3-25; 218e

 

Righteousness; Gal 3-21; 108d

 

Rome; The reason God sent Paul to Rome; Rom 1-8,9; 149f

 

Rule -- See: New heavens and new earth

 

Salvation -- See also: Faith

Believing in God by revelation of the Spirit; 2Cor 3-16; 156h

Choose this day whom you will serve; 1Cor 15,30-34; 193l

Faith versus believing

        Act 2,37-40; 193d

        Gal 3,1-7; 201h

Sanctification

Gal 6-12,13; 201f

Church is no longer set apart -- See also: Catholicism

        2Cor 4,15-18; 229a

Satan -- See also: Adam

Defined as the absence of God; Jn 3,19-21; 112i

Devil steals the word from our hearts; Lk 24,4-7; 15f

God cursed the creation through Satan

        Jn 1,10-13; 119k

        1Tim 5-21; 15g

Lucifer tried to steal God's throne

        Mk 16-19,20; 67d

        Lk 10-21,22; 66g

        1Cor 3,21-23; 33l

        Eph 1,3-11; 212a

        Col 3,1-4; 67e

Prince of the power of the air;  Lk 8-12; 164f

Prince of darkness; Lk 22,1-6; 19c

Proving the devil wrong; Act 15-20; 196b

Satan is in bondage to sin; Jn 13,23-27; 65i

Satan is the accuser of the brethren; Col 2-14,15; 9a

Satan tried to kill Jesus; Lk 23,33-38; 244j

World speaks his language; Jn 3-31; 156l

Scripture -- See: Bible

 

Second coming of Christ -- See: Last days

 

Self-righteousness

Flipside of a sinner; Lk 11-34,35; 20ca

Sin

Bondage to sin; 1Cor 11,27-30; 51c

Man is utterly sinful; Rom 10-1; 247h

Omission of righteousness

        Mat 24,45-51; 206k

        Rom 6-16; 25l

Sin is increased by the law and by Christ; Rom 7-2,3; 134i

Sin is insidious; Act 18-9,10; 77c

Sin is like a bubble in a rug; Act 22,24-30; 97h

Stress releasers; 1Cor 10-12; 77j

Single, remain; 1Tim 3-12; 3c

 

Slaves of righteousness; Phi 4-9; 93i

 

Snowball effect

        Rom 6-9,10; 38e

        1The 4-1; 222k

 

Social/Society -- See: World

 

Solomon; 1Cor 3-18; 57i

 

Son of man

Power and humility go together; Mat 20,25-28; 12n

Sovereignty -- See: God

 

Spirit and the Word -- See also: Faith & love

Both must be present

        Jn 7-45,46; 30f

        Jn 17,11-19; 191f

        Jn 17-13; 125e

God reveals Himself to the degree that we obey Him; Jn 7,47-49; 176f

Jesus is the embodiment of God's word

        Jn 3,18-21; 107m

       Jn 12-46; 112g

Jesus is the embodiment of God's Spirit; Jn 5-39; 255c

Spirit gives boldness to speak the word of God; 2Cor 3-12; 85f

Spirit reveals God's word

        Jn 20-29; 104i

        2Cor 12-7; 109a

        Eph 4,1-3; 105k

        1Tim 4,7-11; 116a

Word of God and miracles; Mat 17-18; 216a

Spiritual abuse

2Cor 11-4; 177e

2Cor 13-10; 4e

Spiritual body -- See: Resurrection

 

Spiritual fellowship

        Eph 6-21; 102c

        1The 5-10,11; 76k

 

Spiritual realm

Mysteries of the spiritual realm; Lk 7,12-17; 108i

Spiritual warfare

Contrast of two natures

        Rom 7,14-25; 227g

        Rom 8,3-10; 16c

        1Cor 6-9,10; 16e

        1Cor 16-14; 75b

        Eph 4,22-24; 86h

        Col 3-9,10; 228i

Legal protection

        Lk 18,1-8; 46k

        Jn 16-11; 119j

God at war with the devil with man in the middle

        Act 2-23,24; 220c

        Act 14-5,6; 89f

        Rom 8,1-3; 39k

        Col 1-16,17; 212b

Pseudo-spiritual warfare; 1Tim 2-8; 134f

Spiritual Jews -- See: Israel

 

Substitutionary process; Eph 4-26,27; 215b

 

Suffering and Evil (Trust)

God allows suffering and evil to test us

        Jn 6,16-21; 212a

        Jn 16-33; 39j

        Act 12,5-12; 88d

        Act 28-26,27; 168j

        Phi 3,7-11; 103m

        2The 1,5-10; 29a

        God tests us like He tested Job

                Mat 6-13; 227g 

                Mk 15,10-32; 25g

                Lk 22-31,32; 65i

                Gal 3,10-14; 41b

                2The 1,3-7; 71d

        God tests us in this life because the next life will be just as real; Rom 4,18-22; 102m

        Maturity is tested in relation to others; Mat 5-23,24; 137l

God's perspective on suffering is in light of eternity

        1Cor 12-26,27; 136b

        2Cor 4-17,18; 226f

God put us in this situation; Rom 3-21,22; 51j

Suffering fuels the anointing

        Gal 2-20; 210b

        Phi 3,7-14; 187f

Suffering and evil is the result of man's will; Col 2,8-10; 66f

Temptation of Christ; 1Cor 10,1-6; 105la

Unbeliever's view of suffering and evil; 2Cor 4-3,4; 166j

Temple in Jerusalem

Temple will be rebuilt in the last days

        Mat 24,15-24; 50a

        Mk 13,14-23; 50a

        Act 15,8-11; 35d

        2The 2-3,4; 190f

Temple of Worship

        Golden Altar of Incense represented prayer; Phi 4-18,19; 190a

        Required meticulous obedience; Jn 9-11; 113i

        Placement of the furniture

                 Jn 10-9; 119e

                Jn 15,1-11; 139k

Temptation / Test -- See also: Suffering

Sexual temptation; Eph 6-13,14; 86g

Thorn, Paul's; Act 14-3; 144h

 

Time

Eternity past; Jn 5,24-29; 254f

2000-year periods; Jn 17-24; 219e

Trail of good works

Believer's Judgment is based on this trail; 1The 4,3-8; 48j

Life is lived along this trail; Act 20,3-16; 251a

Omitting righteousness is the cause of sin; Col 3-13; 124e

Related to our salvation

        Mk 7,6-13; 79l

        Lk 5-15,16; 80l

        Act 15-1,2; 7a

Walking by the Spirit

        Resurrection anointing; 1Cor 15,12-58; 245h

        Galatians chapter three

        Walking with God; Lk 22,47-53; 126d

Works that God has prepared for us (the narrow way)

        2The 1-11,12; 91g

        1Tim 4-6; 110j

        Our wedding clothes; Mat 22,11-14; 113c

        Walk on this trail or perish

                Lk 8-13; 207a

                Jn 12-24,25; 55k

We have a choice to walk on this road; Act 26-31,32; 216j

Transubstantiation -- See: Catholicism

 

Trinity

Composition of the Father; Jn 14-23; 252a

Father is an abrupt mystery; Mat 11,20-24; 48i

Jesus Christ -- See also: Jesus Christ

        He never had a beginning; Jn 1-27; 253e

        His soul is the Spirit of God

                Lk 1-35; 254f

                Eph 1-10; 44e

Truman Show, the; 1Cor 10-13; 140a

 

Trust -- See: Suffering and evil

 

Truth

Closer we get to the truth the truer it becomes; Lk 7,40-43; 69f

Nature of Truth; Jn 18-38; 17h

Relativism; Act 23-1; 232l

True knowledge; Col 3-9,10; 109d

Truth versus reality; Eph 6,10-12; 184b

Unity through faithfulness; Act 4,29-31; 122b

 

Universe -- See: Creation

 

Value system; Act 4,33-35; 23g

 

Vexation of spirit; 2Cor 1,4-10; 165l

 

Virgin birth

God imposed His will on the natural realm; Jn 1-14; 245n

Walk by the Spirit -- See: Trail of Good works

 

Wealth

Being ultra-rich is inherently evil; Lk 16-19; 170d

Love of money; Lk 16-10; 222k

Wilderness

Church is wandering in the wilderness; Rom 8-15; 24a

Will of God

Do His general will to discover His specific will; Jn 6-40; 85m

The good, acceptable and perfect; 1Cor 16-12; 76i

Witchcraft; Gal 5,1-13; 176d

 

Word of God -- See: Bible

 

Working the grace of God

God has called us to work with him; Col 4-13; 155i

God works through our mortal flesh; Act 1-8; 149h

Grace that saved us is the grace we use to do His will

        Rom 3-27; 77k

        Eph 4-32; 128f

We must walk in His grace; Act 24,24-27; 55m

Works complete our faith; 1Cor 3-8; 226i

 

World

Contrast between the world and the Church; Gal 6-14; 64i

Earth versus the world; 2Cor 4-3,4; 79b

How the world is like the Kingdom of God; Lk 8-18; 222j

Social/Political issues; Act 21,30-36; 158i

Zeal; 1Cor 4,9-16; 11n