Category: Bible Study

  • Bible Study: Romans 1

    Resources Romans overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Notes What is it? Romans contains letters from Paul to the churches of Rome. The church of Rome had existed for a long time and was made up of Jews and Gentiles.  Emporor Claudius had banished the Jews from the church…

  • Bible Study: Acts 28

    Key points of Acts 28: Paul’s Ministry on Malta: After being shipwrecked on Malta, Paul and his companions are shown hospitality by the locals. Paul is bitten by a viper but suffers no harm, leading the islanders to think he is divine. Paul’s Journey to Rome: Paul travels from Malta to Rome, making stops along…

  • Bible Study: Acts 27

    Julius – centurian whp accompnied Paul to Italy via ship. Luke was also with them (author). Paul hears from God and realizes that the voyage would end in disaster. Paul warns the crew that they would lose the cargo and the ship. The crew refuses to listen to him and want to go on. A…

  • Bible Study: Acts 25

    Here are some key points of Acts 25: 1. Change in Governance: The chapter opens with a change in Roman leadership: Porcius Festus replaces Felix as governor of Judea. 2. Renewed Accusations: The Jewish leaders, unsatisfied with Paul’s imprisonment under Felix, attempt to restart the legal process. They request Festus transfer Paul to Jerusalem, likely…

  • Bible Study: Acts 23

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Overview Paul is before the council giving testimony.  The high priest tells his people to smack Paul in the mouth for what he was saying. Paul calls him a hypocrite but later apologizes since…

  • Bible Study: Acts 22

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Overview At the end of Acts 21, Paul was back in Jerusalem. The Jews seized Paul and dragged him out of the temple complex, planning to beat him to death. A Roman commander arrested…

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 20

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Overview Jews were plotting to kill Paul. Many people hated Paul because of what had happened before the Jewish Council. Paul sent for the disciples in Ephesus and said goodbye before heading north to…

  • Bible Study: Acts 17

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Overview Paul and Silas traveled through two cities: Amphipolis and Apollonia. Paul was dependent on the Holy Spirit’s prompting to minister and didn’t sense the Spirit moving in Amphipolis and Apollonia so they didn’t…

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 16

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Overview In Acts 16 God uses Lydia so that her whole family can come to faith. Everything thst happens in Acts 16 is because of God’s timing: Paul being prevented from entering Asia because…

  • Bible Study: Acts Chapter 15

    Notes for my weekly Bible Study group. Resources Acts overview (video): Part 1, Part 2 Reading Guide Teaching Notes (PDF) Video Summary In Acts 15, the authority of sharing the gospel comes into question when Gentiles were converted to follow Jesus. A group of men from Judea (known as Judaizers) were teaching that  circumcision was…

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