An inductive-exegetical, or, question and answer, Bible commentary for the student of Scriptures looking for an increased understanding of the books of the Bible. The question and answer material is arranged according to the chapter and verse numbering in the Bible book being studied. Sometimes the study materials are preceded by an introduction to a special theme or themes relative to or appearing in that book.
Soul, Death, & Grace
Considerations of an Original Formulation
“…leaving out denominational variations, there are in fact only two developed systems of thought about the nature of man and the significance of his death…” Excerpt from the Backstory.
American Seventh Day Adventist Latter Rain
The original purpose of this study was to determine the function of the latter-rain terminology within Seventh-day Adventist theology; and this portion of the study was very rewarding. The latter rain being found to be a symbol for the special bestowal of grace—which is as real as the air we breathe—by the Holy Spirit which brings the work of grace in the soul to completion.
However, as I attempted to set this work of the Holy Spirit and the circumstances under which it was realized in a contemporary context, the thesis took an unexpected turn and became…
1 Timothy & Titus
Extensions of the Kingdom
“Have you lived without faith?” — Excerpt from Lesson 1
“Philippians chapter 2 …presents us with the formula for the nature of Christ; fully God, fully man.” — Excerpt from Lesson 4.
Study of Joel, Micah, and Zephaniah
Spreading the Faith
“Here are revealed the great final scenes in the history of our world.” — Excerpt from Lesson 1