Category Archives: Commentary

James 5

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved in Dealing with Sin and Its Consequences James 5   James 5. It.     Faith Proved by How We Handle Injustices (5:1-13) The Sins of the Rich Apostate Jews (vv.1-6) CHAPTER 5 1 Go to now, ye rich, weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon […]

James 4

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved in Overcoming Evil James 4   James 4. It.     The Sources of Sin and the Remedy (4:1-10) The Christian’s three enemies   CHAPTER 4 1 Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, — from your pleasures, which war in your members? […]

James 3

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved in Our Speech James 3   James 3. It.     Nature’s Use of the Tongue (3:1-12) CHAPTER 3 1 Be not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive greater judgment. 2 For we all often offend. If any one offend not in word, “he” is […]

James 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved by Care for the Poor James 2   James 2. In ch.1 we saw that trials bring those of high degree down and those of low degree up to the same place, to have fellowship with Christ. At the end of ch.1 we saw that receiving the Word […]

James 1

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved in Trials and Temptations James 1   James 1. In the first chapter of James we have the reality of the believer’s faith “proved” (v.3) in trials and temptations. First of all, note that James uses the word translated “temptations” in two different ways in this chapter. In […]

Titus 3

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk    Behavior Before the World & Conclusion Titus 3   Titus 3. In this final chapter of the epistle to Titus, Paul lays down the behavior that should characterize the believer as a testimony here in this world. We have our conduct in our private relationships (ch.2), but we also have our conduct in […]

Titus 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk    Behavior in Our Individual Stations in Life Titus 2   Titus 2. This chapter is characterized by what we have in v.1; “the things that become sound teaching”. The first half of the chapter presents the practical instructions for believers in their individual stations in life, such that the conduct of the saints would “adorn […]

Titus 1

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk    The Need for Order and Good Behavior Titus 1   Titus 1. In this first chapter we have first the introduction or salutation, followed by a description of Titus’ mission in Crete, which was to set things in order, and ordain elders. Titus is given a list of qualifications that an overseer must […]

Exodus 34

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Second Giving of the Law Exodus 34   CHAPTER 34 1 And Jehovah said to Moses, Hew for thyself two tables of stone like the first; and I will write upon the tables the words that were upon the first tables, which thou hast broken. 2 And be ready for the morning, and go up in […]

Exodus 40

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Tabernacle Set Up Exodus 40     Erection of the Tabernacle (40:1-33) CHAPTER 40 1 And Jehovah spoke to Moses, saying, 2 On the day of the first month, on the first of the month, shalt thou set up the tabernacle of the tent of meeting. 3 And thou shalt put in it the ark of the […]

Exodus 36 – 39

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Progress of the Work Exodus 36 – 39     The Work Begins (36:1-7) CHAPTER 36 1 Then wrought Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every man that was wise-hearted, in whom Jehovah had put wisdom and understanding to know how to work all manner of work of the service of the sanctuary — according […]

Exodus 33

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Threatened Separation and Moses’ Prayer Exodus 33     CHAPTER 33 1 And Jehovah said to Moses, Depart, go up hence, thou and the people that thou hast brought up out of the land of Egypt, into the land that I swore unto Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, saying, Unto thy seed will […]

Exodus 30 – 31

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Remaining Provisions for the Tabernacle Exodus 30 – 31     Altar of Incense: the intercession of Christ (30:1-10) CHAPTER 30 1 And thou shalt make an altar for the burning of incense: of acacia-wood shalt thou make it; 2 a cubit the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof — square shall it be; […]

Exodus 29

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Consecration of the Priests Exodus 29     Washed with water: sanctification (vv.1-4) CHAPTER 29 1 And this is the thing which thou shalt do to them to hallow them, that they may serve me as priests: take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish, 2 and unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mingled with […]

Exodus 28

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Garments of the Priests Exodus 28     The Priests (28:1-3) CHAPTER 28 1 And thou shalt take thee Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may serve me as priest — Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, Eleazar and Ithamar, Aaron’s sons. 2 And thou shalt make […]

Exodus 27

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Altar of Burnt Offering and The Courtyard Exodus 27     Altar of Burnt offering (27:1-8) CHAPTER 27 1 And thou shalt make the altar of acacia-wood, five cubits the length, and five cubits the breadth; the altar shall be square; and the height thereof three cubits. v.1 The dimensions of Solomon’s scaffold were […]

Exodus 26

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Construction of the Tabernacle Exodus 26     Linen Curtains (26:1-6) CHAPTER 26 1 And thou shalt make the tabernacle with ten curtains of twined byssus, and blue, and purple, and scarlet: with cherubim of artistic work shalt thou make them. 2 The length of one curtain shall be twenty-eight cubits, and the breadth of one curtain […]

Exodus 21 – 23

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk    The Details of the Law Exodus 21 – 23   Exodus 21 – 23. Here we have the “judgments” that accompany the ten commandments. If ch.20 gives the basics of the law, then ch.21-23 gives the details. These judgments cover a wide variety of relationships and circumstances that Israelites would find themselves in, […]

Exodus 20

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Basics of the Law Exodus 20   Exodus 20. In this chapter God begins to give to Moses the terms of the Old Covenant, starting with the decalogue, or ‘ten commandments’. In the three chapters that follow he gives the judgments that accompany the ten commandments. In chapter 24, after hearing all […]

Exodus 24

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Ratification of the Covenant Exodus 24     Ratification of the Covenant (Exodus 24:1-8) CHAPTER 24 ¶ 1 And he said to Moses, Go up to Jehovah, thou and Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel; and worship afar off. 2 And let Moses alone come near Jehovah; but […]