Bible Study Archive

Obed Edom: Another Simple Word Study in the Old Testament

In my past two posts, I have demonstrated how we can do word studies in the New Testament. I used the word “hypsoo” and the words “logos” and “rhema” as the case studies. We can do the

Logos and Rhema – Another example of word study in the Bible

In a previous post, I posted a word study on “lifted up” or “hypsoo.” I do realise that doing word studies can clarify some of the terminologies we use in church. Another example would be the use

“Lifted up” – An example of word study in the Bible

Some time back, I had a conversation with a friend. She told me that when Christians sing “God I lift you up,” they are actually singing “crucify Jesus” without realising it. Therefore, she held a suspicion towards

The Eighth Sign in the Gospel of John

For those who have done some studies in the gospel of John, the seven signs will be familiar to them. They will have studied each sign in the gospel of John and contemplated on their significances. However,

Biblical Hospitality – A Reflection of A Much Needed Concept in Ministry

Recently I attended a course on biblical hospitality in my bible college. When we talked about the concept in class, we mentioned that this is a very much needed concept in our Christian communities today. By itself,

The theological reality of married life

Recently, I was talking to a someone who was having issue with his own married life. This is something that most married couples can identified with. The couple married but ended up struggling with their differences in

The Dichotomy of Faith and Reason – or is there one in the first place?

One of the first book I read as a young believer is Case for Christ by Lee Strobel. As I read that book and other books, I was amazed at the people who came to know Christ

The Love of God – Conditional or Unconditional

As we enter into Christmas, it is an appropriate time to think about the love of God. Does God love unconditionally? Would that question even shock people who would argue for His unconditional love? Why I ask

Three Wise Men – was it really true?

Since this is the Christmas season, let’s ask ourselves this: How many wise men were there when they visited Jesus and how old was Jesus back then? Was there three wise men? Most illustrations we have from

A reflection about conscience and innocence

My bible reading recently reminded me of 1 Corinthians 4:4. The reason why this verse stuck out to me is because there was this guy who will always sprout this verse when people rebuke him. It is