Category Archives: Commentary

1 Timothy 6

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Order Concerning Working and Wealth 1 Timothy 6   1 Timothy 6.     Servants, and Right Teaching about Servants (6:1-5) CHAPTER 6 1 Let as many bondmen as are under yoke count their own masters worthy of all honour, that the name of God and the teaching be not blasphemed. 2 And […]

1 Timothy 5

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Order Concerning Relationships in the Assembly 1 Timothy 5   1 Timothy 5.     Older and Younger Men and Women (5:1-2) CHAPTER 5 1 Rebuke not an elder sharply, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brethren, 2 elder women as mothers, younger women as sisters, with all purity.   […]

1 Timothy 4

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Order Concerning Gift 1 Timothy 4   1 Timothy 4.     Understanding the Times (4:1-5) CHAPTER 4 1 But the Spirit speaks expressly, that in latter times some shall apostatise from the faith, giving their mind to deceiving spirits and teachings of demons 2 speaking lies in hypocrisy, cauterised as to their […]

1 Timothy 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Order Concerning Priesthood 1 Timothy 2   1 Timothy 2. In this chapter, Paul begins to unfold the order of the house of God, and this lays the basis for what Timothy was to charge the Ephesians. He begins with the subject of priesthood, which is the highest of the three spheres of Christian […]

1 Timothy 1

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Introduction: The Charge Committed to Timothy 1 Timothy 1   1 Timothy 1. In this first chapter, Paul gives Timothy his apostolic charge. He warns the young man of those who would oppose him, and the character of the false teachers that were making inroads in Ephesus. The error took two forms: (1) […]

Genesis 44

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Joseph’s Silver Cup Genesis 44   Genesis 44. This chapter we have the final step in a sequence of events designed to test Joseph’s brethren concerning their repentance. Using the silver cup, Joseph threatens the liberty of Benjamin, which was the brother’s greatest fear. But in response, Judah demonstrates his desire to spare […]

Genesis 43

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Benjamin Comes to Egypt Genesis 43   Genesis 43. This chapter we have the time when Benjamin comes to Egypt. We find the Lord working with Jacob, to bring him to the point where he is willing to let Benjamin go. Finally, Joseph meets Benjamin, and through Joseph’s hospitality, circumstances are recreated that […]

Malachi 4

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Day of the Lord Malachi 4   CHAPTER 4 1 For behold, the day cometh, burning as a furnace; and all the proud and all that work wickedness shall be stubble; and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith Jehovah of hosts, so that it shall leave them neither root […]

Malachi 3

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Coming of the Lord and the Call to Return Malachi 3     The Coming of the Lord to Purify the Priesthood (3:1-6) CHAPTER 3 1 Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord whom ye seek will suddenly come to his temple, and […]

Malachi 1 – 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Corruption of the Priesthood Malachi 1 – 2     Jehovah’s Love for Israel & Their Denial of it (1:1-5) CHAPTER 1 1 The burden of the word of Jehovah to Israel by Malachi. 2 I have loved you, saith Jehovah; but ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau […]

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 […]