Category Archives: Commentary

Revelation 14

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   A Sevenfold Vision of God’s Intervention Revelation 14   Revelation 14. In ch. 12 we saw Satan’s purpose was to destroy faith from the earth (Luke 18:8). In ch. 13 we saw the two human instruments that Satan will raise up to accomplish that purpose; i.e. the beast and antichrist. But in ch. 14 […]

Revelation 13

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Two Beasts: A Political Beast and a Religious Beast Revelation 13   Revelation 13. The subject of ch.13 is the two chief instruments Satan will use to carry out his purpose to expunge the faithful from the earth and cause the apostasy of the Christianized world. We have already had the dragon […]

Revelation 11

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Two Witnesses and the Seventh Trumpet Revelation 11     Parenthesis Part II: The Two Witnesses (11:1-14) The Remnant Distinguished from the Mass (vv.1-2) CHAPTER 11 ¶ And there was given to me a reed like a staff, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that […]

Revelation 10

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Mighty Angel: Christ Claims His Inheritance Revelation 10   This Parenthesis (Rev. 10:1 – 11:14) comes between the sixth and seventh trumpets. There is a parenthesis between the sixth and seventh seals, trumpets, and bowls. These parentheses are given to provide important details and themes before we get the final judgment in the series. This […]

Revelation 9

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Fifth and Sixth Trumpets Revelation 9     5th Trumpet: Antichrist Emerges, Deludes Apostate Israel (9:1-12) The fifth Trumpet symbolizes how the man of sin will delude the earth-dwellers in Israel (Rev.9:4). He does the same to the Gentiles in the fifth bowl (Rev. 16:10, 2 Thess. 2:11-12). This delusion is presented as a […]

Genesis 35

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Jacob comes to Bethel, then Mamre Genesis 35   Genesis 35. In this chapter Jacob readies himself to meet God, and finally comes back to Bethel. In Bethel, God meets Jacob and reveals Himself as “El Shaddai”, and then gives Jacob great promises. Jacob then proceeds to Hebron, which is a type of […]

Genesis 33

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Uneasy Reconciliation between Jacob and Esau Genesis 33   Genesis 33. In this chapter Jacob meets Esau, and they part ways again. Jacob learns that God has preserved his life, not through the cleverness of Jacob (his gift), but by turning Esau’s heart. Rather than go to Bethel, Jacob stops short in Succoth, […]

Colossians 3:18 – 4:6

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Practical Exhortations Colossians 3:18 – 4:6   Practical Exhortations. The new man is to be displayed in all of our relationships. In many ways it is easier to fail in these practical things than in false doctrine. If we are consistently seeking things above, allowing the “peace of Christ” to reign in our […]

Job 36 – 37

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Elihu Demonstrates that God is Great Job 36 – 37     Elihu Proclaims God’s Goodness (36:1-23) CHAPTER 36 1 And Elihu proceeded and said, 2 Suffer me a little, and I will shew thee that I have yet words for +God. 3 I will fetch my knowledge from afar, and will ascribe […]

Job 38 – 39

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   God Speaks to Job Job 38 – 41   O U T L I N E – God Speaks to Job Job 38 – 41 – God’s First Discourse to Job Job 38 – 39 – God’s Second Discourse to Job Job 40 – 41 – Epilogue: Job is Restored and Blessed Job […]

Job 40 – 41

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   God’s Second Discourse to Job Job 40 – 41     God’s Challenge and Job’s Response (40:1-5) CHAPTER 40 1 And Jehovah answered Job and said, 2 Shall he that will contend with the Almighty instruct him? he that reproveth +God, let him answer it. 3 And Job answered Jehovah and said, 4 […]

Job 42

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Epilogue: Job is Restored and Blessed Job 42     Job’s Response and Contrition (42:1-6) CHAPTER 42 1 And Job answered Jehovah and said, 2 I know that thou canst do everything, and that thou canst be hindered in no thought of thine. 3 Who is he that obscureth counsel without knowledge? therefore […]

Job 32:1 – 33:7

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Young Elihu Speaks Job 32 – 37   O U T L I N E – Young Elihu Speaks Job 32 – 37 – Elihu Expresses His Desire to Speak Job 32:1 – 33:7 – Elihu Demonstrates that God is Gracious Job 33:8-33 – Elihu Demonstrates that God is Just Job 34 – […]

Job 33:8-33

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Elihu Demonstrates that God is Gracious Job 33:8-33     Job, You are Wrong in Charging God as Your Enemy (33:8-13) 8 Surely thou hast spoken in my hearing, and I have heard the voice of thy words: — 9 I am clean without transgression; I am pure, and there is no iniquity […]

Job 34 – 35

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Elihu Demonstrates that God is Just Job 34 – 35     Elihu Proclaims God’s Justice (34) CHAPTER 34 1 Moreover Elihu answered and said, 2 Hear my words, ye wise men; and give ear unto me, ye that have knowledge. 3 For the ear trieth words, as the palate tasteth food. 4 […]

Job 16 – 17

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Job Responds to Eliphaz Job 16 – 17     He Reproaches His Friends (16:1-5) CHAPTER 16 1 And Job answered and said, 2 I have heard many such things: grievous comforters are ye all. 3 Shall words of wind have an end? or what provoketh thee that thou answerest? 4 I also […]

Job 18

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Bildad Speaks Job 18     He is Incensed at Job (18:1-4) CHAPTER 18 1 And Bildad the Shuhite answered and said, 2 How long will ye hunt for words? Be intelligent, and then we will speak. 3 Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed stupid in your sight? 4 Thou that […]

Job 19

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Job Responds to Bildad Job 19     He Responds to His Critics (19:1-6) CHAPTER 19 1 And Job answered and said, 2 How long will ye vex my soul, and crush me with words? 3 These ten times have ye reproached me; ye are not ashamed to stupefy me. 4 And be […]

Job 20

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Zophar Speaks Job 20     He Describes the Short-Lived Triumph of the Wicked (20:1-11) CHAPTER 20 1 And Zophar the Naamathite answered and said, 2 Therefore do my thoughts give me an answer, and for this is my haste within me. 3 I hear a reproof putting me to shame; and my […]

Job 21

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Job Responds to Zophar Job 21     The Wicked Don’t Always Suffer, But Often Prosper in This Life (21:1-16) CHAPTER 21 1 And Job answered and said, 2 Hear attentively my speech, and let this replace your consolations. 3 Suffer me and I will speak; and after I have spoken, mock on! […]