TODAY'S BIBLE

Bible Commentary (365)

Written by various members of Today's Bible

Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy Joshua Judges Ruth 1Samuel 2Samuel 1Kings
2Kings1Chronicles 2Chronicles Ezra Nehemiah Esther Job Psalms Proverbs Eccles Song
Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations Ezekiel Daniel Hosea Joel Amos Obadiah Jonah Micah
Nahum Habakkuk Zephaniah Haggai Zechariah Malachi Matthew Mark Luke John Acts
Romans 1Corinthians 2Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians 1Thess 2Thess 1Timothy 2Timothy
Titus Philemon Hebrews James 1Peter 2Peter 1 John 2 John 3 John Jude Revelation


Genesis
< Revelation | Genesis | Exodus >

GENESIS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Genesis 1-3 * In The Beginning, GOD, N Sween
Genesis 1* The Account of God's Creation, David Guzik
Genesis 4-7 * Rebellion and Obedience, N Sween
Genesis 8-11 * God Remembered Noah, N Sween
Genesis 12-15* Leave...And Go, N Sween
Genesis 16-18 * What It's Like To Be Chosen, N Sween
Genesis 19-21 * Rated "X", N Sween
Genesis 22-23 * Faith and Sacrifice, Theophilus
Genesis 24-25* Birthright, N Sween
Genesis 26-27 * Isaac's Life Story, N Sween
Genesis 28-30 * Jacob's Family, N Sween
Genesis 31-32* He Struggles With God, N Sween (also Reunited)
Genesis 33-35 * Hard Times In Canaan, N Sween
Genesis 36-38 * Increasing In Number, N Sween
Genesis 39-41 * Favor and Intervention, N Sween
Genesis 42-43 * Testing, Testing, 1-2-3, N Sween
Genesis 44-46* "That's Funny - You Don't LOOK Jewish", Alan Gilman
Genesis 47-49 * Shepherd At The Right Hand, Bob Mendelsohn
Genesis 50 * Joseph Wept, N Sween


Exodus
< Genesis | Exodus | Leviticus >

EXODUS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Exodus 1 * Israel Multiplies in Egypt, D Guzik
Exodus 2 * Moses' Birth and Early Career, D Guzik
Exodus 1-3* Slavery in Egypt, D Bass
Exodus 4-6 * Answering the LORD's Call, N Sween
Exodus 7-8 * Hard Hearts and Plagues, B Mendelsohn
Exodus 9-11 * Who Is The LORD?, N Sween
Exodus 12-13 * Passover, Chabad.org
Exodus 14-16 * Obedience School, N Sween
Exodus 17-19 * Organizing and Setting Boundaries, N Sween
Exodus 20-22 * Commandments, D McCune
Exodus 23-25* Book of the Covenant, N Sween
Exodus 26-27 * Blueprints for Moveable Worship, N Sween
Exodus 28-29* The Priests, N Sween
Exodus 30-31 * Concluding His Testimony, N Sween
Exodus 32-34 * That We May Know The LORD, N Sween
Exodus 35-36 * Weekly Rest and Tabernacle Work, N Sween
Exodus 37-38* Tabernacle Details, N Sween
Exodus 39-40 * Holiness To The LORD, N Sween


Leviticus
< Exodus | Leviticus | Numbers >

LEVITICUS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Leviticus 1-4* Worship Offerings, N Sween
Leviticus 5-7* Instructions for Priests, Sween
Leviticus 8-10* The Consuming Fire, Sween
Leviticus 11-13:28* Diet, Babies, and Skin Disease, Sween
Leviticus 13:29-14:57* Health Issues, Sween
Leviticus 15-17* Disease Control and Atonement, Sween
Leviticus 18-20* Customs Check, Sween
Leviticus 21-23:22* Higher Standard, J. Hoekstra
Leviticus 23:23-25:46* Obey and Celebrate, Sween
Leviticus 25:47-27:34* Redemption, Sween


Numbers
< Leviticus | Numbers | Deuteronomy >

NUMBERS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Numbers 1-2* Counting Able Bodied Men, N Sween
Numbers 3:1-4:33* The Sons of Levi, Sween
Numbers 4:34-6:27* Final Count, Clean up, Jealosy, Nazarite Vow, Blessing, Sween
Numbers 7* Dedication, by Sween
Numbers 8-10* Blessed, Organized, Ready to Move, Sween
Numbers 11:1-13:29* When is Complaining, Rebelling?, Sween
Numbers 13:30-14:24* Godly Minority Report, Bass
Numbers 14:25-16:27* Evaluating Leadership, Sween
Numbers 16:28-18:32* God's Ways, Not Your Ways, Sween
Numbers 19-21* Red Heifer and Moving On, Sween
Numbers 22-24* Balaam, Sween
Numbers 25-26* Phinehas, Sween
Numbers 27-30* Out of the Wilderness, Sween
Numbers 31-32* War and Ranching, Sween
Numbers 33-35* The Value of a Human Life, D. Weisberg
Numbers 36* Inheritance Issues #1, Sween


Deuteronomy
< Numbers | Deuteronomy | Joshua >

DEUTERONOMY Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Deuteronomy 1-2* History of the Middle East, by N Sween
Deuteronomy 3-4* Getting Our Affairs In Order, by Sween
Deuteronomy 5-7* Committed to the LORD, by Sween
Deuteronomy 8-10* Growing Up With God the Father, by Sween
Deuteronomy 11-15* The Lord's Plan for Israel, by Sween
Deuteronomy 16-18* Provisions for Israel, by Sween
Deuteronomy 19-21* More Legal Points, by Sween
Deuteronomy 22-24* Various Laws, by Sween
Deuteronomy 25-27* Living By Law and Covenant, by Sween
Deuteronomy 28* Alternate Reality - What If..., by Sween
Deuteronomy 29-31* Covenant Life, by Sween
Deuteronomy 32-34* Moses, the Man of God, by Sween


Joshua
< Deuteronomy | Joshua | Judges >

JOSHUA Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Joshua 1-4* Crossing the Jordan River, by N Sween
Joshua 5-7* Victory and Defeat, by Sween
Joshua 8-10* The Invasion Begins, by Sween
Joshua 11-14* Fighting for the Land, for the LORD, by Sween
Joshua 15-17* Dividing up the Land, by Sween
Joshua 18-20* Carving Up Canaan, by Sween
Joshua 21-22* The Levites, The Priests, by Sween
Joshua 23-24* And In Conclusion..., by Sween


Judges
< Joshua | Judges | Ruth >

JUDGES Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Judges 1-3 The Time of the Judges, by K. Spiro
Judges 4-6 Studies in Leadership: Deborah and Gideon
Judges 7-10 Measuring Success
Judges 11-13 Of Victory and Defeat
Judges 14-17 Samson
Judges 18-20:13 "I'll Do It My Way"
Judges 20:14-21:25 Dealing With Sin By War


Ruth
< Judges | Ruth | 1 Samuel >

RUTH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Ruth 1-4 Ruth and the Redeemer


1 Samuel
< Ruth | 1 Samuel | 2 Samuel >

1 SAMUEL Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Samuel 4-7Guesswork and Misunderstandings
1 Samuel 8-11Different Perspectives: Samuel and Saul
1 Samuel 12-14What Must We Do To Be Saved?
1 Samuel 15-17:37Who Is This David of Bethlehem?
1 Samuel 17:38-20:17King Saul
1 Samuel 20:18-23:29David on the Run
1 Samuel 24-26Chasing David
1 Samuel 27-31The Philistines: Success or Failure?


2 Samuel
< 1 Samuel | 2 Samuel | 1 Kings >

2 SAMUEL Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Samuel 1-2 Fighting For The Promise
2 Samuel 3-5Power Plays
2 Samuel 6-9Getting Stronger and Stronger
2 Samuel 10-12Lust Fulfilled Despises the LORD
2 Samuel 13-14"One Sin Drags Another"
2 Samuel 15-17David's Punishment
2 Samuel 18-19Counting the Cost of Sin
2 Samuel 20-22Deceit, Rebellion, More War, and a Song
2 Samuel 23-24King David's Later Life


1 Kings
< 2 Samuel | 1 Kings | 2 Kings >

1 KINGS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Kings 1* Asking for the Promise, N Sween
1 Kings 2-3* Solomon's Early Days as King, N Sween
1 Kings 4-6* King Solomon's Successes, N Sween
1 Kings 7-8:21* Building Houses, N Sween
1 Kings 8:22-9:28* Gaining and Losing God's Blessing, N Sween
1 Kings 10-11* The Danger of a Sidetracked Heart, N Sween
1 Kings 12-14:20* Rehoboam and Jeroboam, N Sween
1 Kings 14:21-17:24* 9 Kings and 2 Prophets, N Sween
1 Kings 18-20* Sin, Judgement, and Elijah, N Sween
1 Kings 21-22* Ahab, Jezebel, and Jehoshaphat, N Sween


2 Kings
< 1 Kings | 2 Kings | 1 Chronicles >

2 KINGS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Kings 1-3* War on Two Fronts, by N Sween
2 Kings 4-5* Who Will Believe Our Report?, by Sween
2 Kings 6* Those who are with us are more, by L Huang
2 Kings 6-8* Living by Revelation, by Sween
2 Kings 9-10* Beheaded, Murdered, Slain for the LORD, by Sween
2 Kings 11-14* Rulers of Judah and Israel, by Sween
2 Kings 15-17* Israel Removed from Lord's Presence, by Sween
2 Kings 18-19* The Beginning of the Reign of Hezekiah, by M Bowler
2 Kings 20-23:6* When A Ruler Weeps and Prays, by Sween
2 Kings 23:7-25:30* The Fall of Judah, by Sween


1 Chronicles
< 2 Kings | 1 Chronicles | 2 Chronicles >

1 CHRONICLES Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Chronicles 1-3* The Genealogies, by D Sween
1 Chronicles 4-6:59* The Genealogies, Continued, D Sween
1 Chronicles 6:60-9:23* Why Learn History?, N Sween
1 Chronicles 9:24-12:40* Like the Army of God, D Sween
1 Chronicles 13-16* The Ark of the Covenant, N Sween
1 Chronicles 17-21:16* When Humility Turns Arrogant, D Sween
1 Chronicles 21:17-24:31* Seeking the LORD After Sinning, N Sween
1 Chronicles 25-27* Organizational Lists, D Sween
1 Chronicles 28-29* Living in a Theocracy, N Sween


2 Chronicles
< 1 Chronicles | 2 Chronicles | Ezra >

2 CHRONICLES Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Chronicles 1-4 * Solomon Builds the Temple, by N Sween(compare with 1 Kings 4-6)
2 Chronicles 5-7 * The Shekinah Glory and The Cherubim, D Sween(1 Kings 7-8)
2 Chronicles 8-11* Solomon, Rehoboam, and Jeroboam, N Sween (1 Kings 12-14)
2 Chronicles 12-16 * King Asa Made A Treaty, N Sween(1 Kings 14-17)
2 Chronicles 17-20:23 * Ahab Outsmarts the Lord's Prophet - Not, D Sween(1 Kings 21-22)
2 Chronicles 20:24-23:21 * War and Peace, Murder and Deceipt, N Sween(2 Kings 11-14)
2 Chronicles 24-26* The Value of a Godly Leader, D Sween (2 Kings 11-14)
2 Chronicles 27-29 * Battles, Blessings, and Punishment, N Sween(2 Kings 15-17
2 Chronicles 30-32 * Hezekiah On Revival and Testing, D Sween(2 Kings 18-19)
2 Chronicles 33-34 * Revival Is Not Inherited, N Sween(2 Kings 20-23)
2 Chronicles 35-36 * The End Of Judah, N Sween (2 Kings 23-25)


Ezra
< 2 Chronicles | Ezra | Nehemiah >

EZRA Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Ezra 1-4* Rebuilding Begins in Jerusalem, by D Sween
Ezra 5-7 * Babylon-Persia Recognizes The God of Heaven, D Sween
Ezra 8-10 * Repenting, Returning, Confessing, Correcting, D Sween


Nehemiah
< Ezra | Nehemiah | Esther >

NEHEMIAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Nehemiah 1-3 * Nehemiah, Cupbearer to the King, N Sween
Nehemiah 4-6 * Patience With A Purpose and A Plan, N Sween
Nehemiah 7-8 * The Joy of the LORD is My Strength, N Sween
Nehemiah 9-10 * Worshiping the LORD's Mercy and Justice - With Facts, N Sween
Nehemiah 11-13* The Revival and Post-Revival Cleanup, N Sween


Esther
< Nehemiah | Esther | Job >

ESTHER Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Esther 1-4 * Jews Serving the King of Persia, N Sween
Esther 5-10 * A New Celebration: Purim, D Sween


Job
< Esther | Job | Psalms >

JOB Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Job 1-4* Have You Considered Job?, by N Sween
Job 5-8 * If I Have Sinned, What Have I Done To You, Lord?, D Sween
Job 9-12 * How Can I Do Anything But Plead With God?, N Sween
Job 13-16 * If A Man Dies, Will He Live Again?, D Sween
Job 17-21 * Who Else Will Put Up Security For Me?, N Sween
Job 22-26 * Why Doesn't the Almighty Set Times for Judgment?, N Sween
Job 27-30 * But Where Can Wisdom Be Found?, N Sween
Job 31-34 * What Will I Answer When Called To Account?, N Sween
Job 35-38 * Do You Know How God Controls The Clouds?, N Sween
Job 39-42 * Does The Eagle Soar At Your Command?, N Sween


Psalms
< Job | Psalms | Proverbs >

PSALMS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Psalms 1-8 * What does the word "blessed" mean?
Psalms 9-16 * Why do I respond to God with praise?
Psalms 17-20 * How can I change the way I talk and act?
Psalms 21-25 * How did David respond to God after a victory?
Psalms 26-31 * What can I ask the Lord to do for me? What pleases Him?
Psalms 32-35 * What can I ask the Lord to do about my sins?
Psalms 36-39 * What makes someone wicked?
Psalms 40-44 * Why wait patiently for the LORD to make changes..?
Psalms 45-50 * What will the Messiah be like?
Psalms 51-56 * Why does David rely upon God's mercy...?
Psalms 57-63 * Does God's purpose for me come easily?
Psalms 64-68 * Have I complained to God re: noisy conspiracy of wicked terrorists?
Psalms 69-72 * How are insults to God insults to us?
Psalms 73-77 * What's wrong with wanting to be like arrogant people?
Psalms 78-80 * What are parables?
Psalms 81-87 * How joyfully and loud do I celebrate the Lord God?
Psalms 88-91 * Am I ever depressed?
Psalms 92-100 * What causes some people to sing praises to God?
Psalms 101-104 * How does singing scripture help me apply the Lord's discipline?
Psalms 105-106 * What's my personal relationship with the Lord?
Psalms 107-111 * From what have I been redeemed?
Psalms 112-119:24 * Besides opening up wisdom, what does fearing the Lord mean?
Psalms 119:25-119:128 * What benefits does the Lord offer me when I'm low..?
Psalms 119:129-127:5 * How can I "unfold" the Lord's words?
Psalms 128-137 * What blessings come from fearing and respecting the Lord?
Psalms 138-143 * What 2 things do I praise the Lord's name for, no matter what?
Psalms 144-150 * Who trains me for war and battles?


Proverbs
< Psalms | Proverbs | Ecclesiastes >

PROVERBS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Proverbs 1-2 * Applying the Lord's Way To My Life, by N Sween
Proverbs 3-6 * Creator's Instructions - Human Choices, by N Sween
Proverbs 7-10 * Learning Skills For Servants In Training, by N Sween
Proverbs 11-14 * How Then Shall We Live?, by N Sween
Proverbs 15-18* Wisdom From The Lord, by N Sween
Proverbs 19-22 * More Wise Sayings, by N Sween
Proverbs 23-27 * Building Strength of Character, by N Sween
Proverbs 28-31 * Wicked, Righteous, Rich, Poor, Men, and Women, by N Sween


Ecclesiastes
< Proverbs | Ecclesiastes | Song of Solomon >

ECCLESIASTES Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Ecclesiastes 1-5 * Searching for Happiness, D. Stamps
Ecclesiastes 6-10 * Will Work and Wealth Equal Happiness? N. Sween
Ecclesiastes 11-12 * Fear God - Keep His Commandments, N. Sween


Song of Solomon
< Ecclesiastes | Song of Solomon | Isaiah >

SONG OF SOLOMON Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Song of Solomon 1-8* Pure Love, D. Stamps
Song of Solomon 1-8* Keys to the Song of Solomon, L. Dolphin


Isaiah
< Song of Solomon | Isaiah | Jeremiah >

ISAIAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Isaiah 1-5 * Repentance - By Choice or Force?, N Sween
Isaiah 6-9 * Weaving Good News and Bad News, N Sween
Isaiah 10-13 * When the Lord Intervenes, N Sween
Isaiah 14-18 * Israel, Babylon, Assyria, Moab, Damascus, Cush, N Sween
Isaiah 19-23* Egypt, Edom, Arabia, Babylon, Jerusalem, Tyre, N Sween
Isaiah 24-28:13 * What To Learn BEFORE Your World Falls Apart, N Sween
Isaiah 28:14-30:33 * Do You Recognize Salvation When You See It?, N Sween
Isaiah 31-35 * Can You See What's Coming?, N Sween
Isaiah 36-38 * History Between Sennacherib and Hezekiah, N Sween
Isaiah 39-42:12 * The Lord's Plans For Intervention, N Sween
Isaiah 42:13-45:14 * How Unique, The God of Israel, D Sween
Isaiah 45:15-49:18 * The Lord Announces Something New, N Sween
Isaiah 49:19-53:12 * Restoration After Babylon and Through Messiah, N Sween
Isaiah 54-58 * The Lord Reveals More, D Sween
Isaiah 59-63:10* Looking into Confession and Redemption, D Sween
Isaiah 63:11-66:24 * Ruins, Rebellion, Repentance, Redemption, N Sween


Jeremiah
< Isaiah | Jeremiah | Lamentations >

JEREMIAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Jeremiah 1-3 * Is There Any Cure For Faithless Backsliders?, N Sween
Jeremiah 4-6 * A Destroyer of Nations Has Set Out, D Sween
Jeremiah 7-9 * God's People: Charged and Sentenced, N Sween
Jeremiah 10-13 * How Idol Worship Ruined the Covenant, D Sween
Jeremiah 14-17* What Wrong Have We Done?, D Sween
Jeremiah 18-21 * Watching for National Repentance, D Sween
Jeremiah 22-24 * Recognizing False Prophets, N Sween
Jeremiah 25-27 * How To Survive Exile, D Sween
Jeremiah 28-30 * Prospering In Exile, N Sween
Jeremiah 31-32 * Property Rights, N Sween
Jeremiah 33-35 * The Value of Obedience, N Sween
Jeremiah 36-38 * I Hear You, But I'm Not Listening, D Sween
Jeremiah 39-42 * Jerusalem Falls - Egypt Calls, D Sween
Jeremiah 43-46 * False Worship Continues, N Sween
Jeremiah 47-49* The Lord Warns Israel's Neighbors, N Sween
Jeremiah 50-51:26 * The Future and Babylon, D Sween
Jeremiah 51:27-52:34 * Final Thoughts: Babylon, Jerusalem, Jehoiachin, N Sween


Lamentations
< Jeremiah | Lamentations | Ezekiel >

LAMENTATIONS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Lamentations 1-5 * When the Loss is Too Much, Too Hard, Too Impossible, N Sween


Ezekiel
< Lamentations | Ezekiel | Daniel >

EZEKIEL Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary| Prophets Timeline

Ezekiel 1-4 * Ezekiel, A Prophet In Exile, N Sween
Ezekiel 5-8 * When The Lord Rejects Rejection, N Sween
Ezekiel 9-12 * Derailed In Jerusalem, N Sween
Ezekiel 13-16:23 * False Prophets and Forgotten Love, N Sween
Ezekiel 16:24-18:13* "Like Mother, Like Daughter", N Sween
Ezekiel 18:14-20:49 * Changing the Covenant Agreement, N Sween
Ezekiel 21-22 * No One In The Gap, N Sween
Ezekiel 23-24 * When Wasting Away Reveals The Lord, N Sween
Ezekiel 25-27 * The Lord Hears National Responses To Israel, N Sween
Ezekiel 28-31 * The Lord Deals With Pride, N Sween
Ezekiel 32-33 * Warnings for Terrorists and National Security Watchmen, N Sween
Ezekiel 34-36 * On Hating Israel and Profaning the Name, N Sween
Ezekiel 37-39 * Focus on Israel: Disaster and Recovery, N Sween
Ezekiel 40-42 * See the Temple Ezekiel Was Shown, N Sween
Ezekiel 43-46* The Final Temple, N Sween
Ezekiel 47-48 * Israel's Future, N Sween


Daniel
< Ezekiel | Daniel | Hosea >

DANIEL Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Daniel 1* In Chains and Exile, N Sween
Daniel 2-3* The God Who Reveals Mysteries, N Sween
Daniel 4-5* Nebuchadnezzar, N Sween
Daniel 6-7* Thanking God - for Exile? N Sween
Daniel 8-9* Foreknowledge, N Sween
Daniel 10-12* Insight and Understanding, N Sween


Hosea
< Daniel | Hosea | Joel >

HOSEA Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Hosea 1-5* Hear and See O IsraelIsrael - 30 yrs before exileJeroboamII - to exile of Israel
Hosea 6-9* Where Is Your Pride?8th century BC"
Hosea 10-14* Punished For Sin, Then What?


Joel
< Hosea | Joel | Amos >

JOEL Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Joel 1-3* Disasters Get AttentionJudah - 9th century BC?Joash early years?


Amos
< Joel | Amos | Obadiah >

AMOS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Amos 1-4* Problems With JusticeIn Judah, 8th centuryUzziah
Amos 5-9* Judgement: GuiltyTo IsraelJeroboamII


Obadiah
< Amos | Obadiah | Jonah >

OBADIAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Obadiah 1 * Treatment of Non-BelieversFor Edom 9th cent, 8th cent


Jonah
< Obadiah | Jonah | Micah >

JONAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Jonah 1-4* Treatment of Non-BelieversFor Nineveh9th cent, 8th cent


Micah
< Jonah | Micah | Nahum >

MICAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Micah 1-4* God's Promises: Unconditional?In Judah, 8th centuryJotham, Ahaz, Hezekiah
Micah 5-7* The Lord's Requirements
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Nahum
< Micah | Nahum | Habakkuk >

NAHUM Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Nahum 1-3* The Lord's FAQ for GentilesIn Judah, to NinevehJosiah


Habakkuk
< Nahum | Habakkuk | Zephaniah >

HABAKKUK Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Habakkuk 1-3 * The Lord's Punishment & AngerJudah, around 600 BCJosiah


Zephaniah
< Habakkuk | Zephaniah | Haggai >

ZEPHANIAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Zephaniah 1* The Lord's Punishment & AngerJudah, around 630 BC
Zephaniah 2-3 * Warning! Warning!


Haggai
< Zephaniah | Haggai | Zechariah >

HAGGAI Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Haggai 1-2* Warning! Warning! After exile, ca 520 BC


Zechariah
< Haggai | Zechariah | Malachi >

ZECHARIAH Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Zechariah 1-4* Special Offer: New BeginningAfter exile, 520-470 BC -rebuilding the Temple
Zechariah 5-9* Connections

Zechariah 10-14* What Will Happen To Israel?


Malachi
< Zechariah | Malachi | Matthew >

MALACHI Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary | Prophets Timeline

Malachi 1-4* Warning: Respect the LordAfter exile, 430-420 BC


Matthew
< Malachi | Matthew | Mark >

MATTHEW Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Matthew 1-4 * Jesus' Background and Preparation, D Sween
Matthew 1-28* * The Life of Christ in the Gospels
Matthew 5-7 * Sermon on the Mount, D Sween
Matthew 8-10:23 * Watch Jesus Teach, Explain, and Heal, N Sween
Matthew 8-21* * The Miracles of Christ in the Gospels
Matthew 10:24-12:50 * Kingdom Membership, D Sween
Matthew 13-15:20 * Parable and Life Teachings, D Sween
Matthew 13-25* * The Parables of Christ in the Gospels
Matthew 15:21-18:14 * Teaching Through Conflict, D Sween
Matthew 18:15-21:17 * Prayer, Reverse Order Truth, Prophecy, N Sween
Matthew 21:18-23:26 * The Pharisees' and Sadducees' Best Shots, N Sween
Matthew 23:27-25:46 * Getting Ready to Meet Messiah, D Sween
Matthew 26:01-27:26 * Signs of Jesus' Impending Death, N Sween
Matthew 26-27* * The Death and Resurrection of Christ in the Gospels
Matthew 27:27-28:20 * Death, Resurrection, Servant Assignments, N Sween


Mark
< Matthew | Mark | Luke >

MARK Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Mark 1-3 * Healing, Forgiveness, and Answering Questions, D Sween
Mark 1-8* * The Miracles of Christ in the Gospels
Mark 1-16* * The Life of Christ in the Gospels
Mark 4:1-6:11 * Spreading His Message: Healing, Parables, and Hometown Disbelief, D Sween
Mark 4-13* * The Parables of Christ in the Gospels
Mark 6:12-8:16 * From Healing to Getting the Message, N Sween
Mark 8:17-10:31 * Eye Witnesses And Further Training, D Sween
Mark 10:32-12:44 * Sending the Son - Messiah!, D Sween
Mark 10-16* * The Death and Resurrection of Christ in the Gospels
Mark 13-14 * Watching and Waiting to the End, N Sween
Mark 15-16 * The Plan Unfolds: Forsaken and Resurrected, D Sween


Luke
< Mark | Luke | John >

LUKE Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Luke 1-24* * The Life of Christ in the Gospels
Luke 1:1-2:24 * Reactions to Angel Messages, D&N Sween
Luke 2:25-3:38 * Preparation of a Promise, D Sween
Luke 4:1-6:18 * Spiritual Power Throughout Attacks, D&N Sween
Luke 5-22* * The Miracles of Christ in the Gospels
Luke 6:19-7:50 * Practical Applications for a Godly Life, D&N Sween
Luke 7-19* * The Parables of Christ in the Gospels
Luke 7-23* * The Death and Resurrection of Christ in the Gospels
Luke 8:1-9:27 * He did WHAT? He said WHAT?, D Sween
Luke 9:28-11:13 * Lessons By Demonstration or Parable, D Sween
Luke 11:14-12:59 * Jesus Continues Teaching His Disciples, D Sween
Luke 13-15 * More Demonstrations With Parables To Explain, Sween
Luke 16-18 * Speaking With Parables and Proverbs, D Sween
Luke 19-20 * Reaching out to the Lost, D&N Sween
Luke 21-22 * Betrayed and Disowned, D Sween
Luke 23-24 * Jesus Died and Rose Again, D Sween


John
< Luke | John | Acts >

JOHN Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

John 1-21* * The Life of Christ in the Gospels
John 1-3 * In The Beginning Was The Word, D and N Sween
John 2-21* * The Miracles of Christ in the Gospels
John 4-5* When Words of Praise Don't Count, D Sween
John 6-7:32 * Invited To Eat His Words, N Sween
John 7:33-9:41 * Words To Set You Free, N Sween
John 10-11 * Words That Raise the Dead, D Sween
John 10-19* * The Death and Resurrection of Christ in the Gospels
John 12-14:21 * Words to Keep, Speak, and Obey, D Sween
John 14:22-17:26 * Taking His Word For It, N Sween
John 18-19 * Final Words, N Sween
John 20-21 * Jesus Keeps His Word, N Sween


Acts
< John | Acts | Romans >

ACTS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Acts 1-3* Believers In Transition, by "Theophilus"
Acts 4-6* A New Approach To God, by N Sween
Acts 7-9:31* One Died - One Was Born Again, by N Sween
Acts 9:32-11:18* How The Faith Spread, by N Sween
Acts 11:19-13:52* Early Believers Spread The Word, by N Sween
Acts 14-16:15* Hardships At The Entrance, by N Sween
Acts 16:16-18:23* Show the Jews, Then the Gentiles, by N Sween
Acts 18:24-20:38* Receiving the Holy Spirit, by N Sween
Acts 21-23:11* New Covenant Controversy, by N Sween
Acts 24:12-25:27* Through The Lower Courts, by N Sween
Acts 26-27* Is Resurrection Believable? by R L Deffinbaugh
Acts 28* In Chains and Exile, by D C Stamps


Romans
< Acts | Romans | 1 Corinthians >

ROMANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Romans 1-2* Who Is A Jew? Who is Approved By God?, by N Sween
Romans 3-5* Justified By Faith, by N Sween
Romans 6-8* What A Change!, by N Sween
Romans 9-11* What About Israel?, by N Sween
Romans 12-14* God's Mercy, My Response, by N Sween
Romans 15-16* Exercising and Getting Stronger, by N Sween
Romans 15-16* Out of Many, One, by David Jones


1 Corinthians
< Romans | 1 Corinthians | 2 Corinthians >

1 CORINTHIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Corinthians 1-4* Who Are You?, by N Sween
1 Corinthians 5-8* Behave Yourself! by G E Ertel
1 Corinthians 9-11* Exercising Faith, by N Sween
1 Corinthians 12-14* Spiritual Gifts, Love, Worship, by N Gomez
1 Corinthians 15-16* Resurrection, by N Sween


2 Corinthians
< 1 Corinthians | 2 Corinthians | Galatians >

2 CORINTHIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Corinthians 1:1-6:2* Father of Compassion and Comfort, by D McHone
2 Corinthians 6:3-10:18* The Work of an Apostle, by N Sween
2 Corinthians 11-13* Dealing with Doubt, by N Sween


Galatians
< 2 Corinthians | Galatians | Ephesians >

GALATIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Galatians 1-3:25* Free Gift, by T Samoff
Galatians 3:26-6:18* Not By Law But By Grace, by T Samoff


Ephesians
< Galatians | Ephesians | Philippians >

EPHESIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Ephesians 1-3* Inheritance Issues, by N Sween
Ephesians 4-6* Prosperity From Prison, N Sween


Philippians
< Ephesians | Philippians | Colossians >

PHILIPPIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Philippians 1-4 Cultural Warfare, by N Sween


Colossians
< Philippians | Colossians | 1 Thessalonians >

COLOSSIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Colossians 1-4 Rejoicing in the Face of Death, by N Sween


1 Thessalonians
< Colossians | 1 Thessalonians | 2 Thessalonians >

1 THESSALONIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Thessalonians 1-5 From Paul, With Encouragement, by N Sween


2 Thessalonians
< 1 Thessalonians | 2 Thessalonians | 1 Timothy >

2 THESSALONIANS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Thessalonians 1-3 Why God's People Suffer


1 Timothy
< 2 Thessalonians | 1 Timothy | 2 Timothy >

1 TIMOTHY Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Timothy 1-5* The Care and Feeding of the Church, J Stanley
1 Timothy 6* Pursuing and Preaching the Promise, by N Sween


2 Timothy
< 1 Timothy | 2 Timothy | Titus >

2 TIMOTHY Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Timothy 1-4* Telling the Truth about Godly Living, N Sween


Titus
< 2 Timothy | Titus | Philemon >

TITUS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Titus 1-3 * Letters To Titus and Philemon, D Sween


Philemon
< Titus | Philemon | Hebrews >

PHILEMON Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Philemon 1 * Letters To Titus and Philemon, D Sween


Hebrews
< Philemon | Hebrews | James >

HEBREWS Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Hebrews 1-5* Basic Christianity and Beyond, by N Sween
Hebrews 6-9* Why A New Covenant Plan? by D Sween
Hebrews 10-11* Accepting God's Plan: By Faith, by N Sween
Hebrews 12-13* Accepting God's Plan: Self-Discipline, by D Sween


James
< Hebrews | James | 1 Peter >

JAMES Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

James 1-5* What If...? by N Sween


1 Peter
< James | 1 Peter | 2 Peter >

1 PETER Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 Peter 1-4 * In Training To Follow Christ's Example, N Sween


2 Peter
< 1 Peter | 2 Peter | 1 John >

2 PETER Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 Peter 1-3 * Faith, False Teachers, and the Day of the LORD, D Sween


1 John
< 2 Peter | 1 John | 2 John >

1 JOHN Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

1 John 1-5 * The Apostle John Explains and Answers Questions, N Sween


2 John
< 1 John | 2 John | 3 John >

2 JOHN Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

2 John * Recognizing False Teachers, D Sween


3 John
< 2 John | 3 John | Jude >

3 JOHN Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

3 John * Recognizing False Teachers, D Sween


Jude
< 3 John | Jude | Revelation >

JUDE Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Jude * Recognizing False Teachers, D Sween


Revelation
< Jude | Revelation | | Genesis >

REVELATION Introduction | Outline NIV | Commentary | Bible Dictionary

Revelation 1-2 * Revealed: Instructions To His Churches, N Sween
Revelation 3-5 * Churches and Heaven Prepare For Battle, D Sween
Revelation 6-8 * The End of God's Longsuffering Patience, N Sween
Revelation 9-11 * Angels, The Sealed, The Unsealed, and 2 Witnesses, D Sween
Revelation 12-14 * Satan's Hatred Unleashes Tribulation, D Sween
Revelation 15-17 * Seven Judgements and Political Prostitution, N Sween
Revelation 18-20 * The Fall of Babylon and Satan Chained, D Sween
Revelation 21-22 * New Heaven, New Earth, New Jerusalem, by N Sween




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