Commentaries on the Bible

This section of the Christian Faith site is for commentaries on different passages of Scripture.

Its very important to study the Word of God so you can rightly understand it. This needs to be done with humility and dependence upon God. There is also much that can be gained from studying and considering what others have written or said about various passages of the Scripture.

How to prepare yourself to hear from God

Some people asked me what can they do in order to hear from God, as they struggle in this area. I would encourage you to start just like I did. Pray for it! I prayed a prayer I stumbled across in the Bible: “He awakens Me morning by morning, He awakens My ear to hear […]

Can we affect God’s plan to save people?

It all started with deep heart rendering questions in my heart. Why, when God truly wants to save souls and I sincerely want to play my part in that, there are not as many finances available as we would need to fully achieve that goal? I was serving God as a senior pastor in Romania […]

What does ‘The joy of the Lord’ is our strength mean?

It took me years to understand what ‘The joy of the Lord is my strength.” (Nehemiah 8:10) means. I always interpreted it to mean: The joy that God puts inside me, the fruit of the Spirit: the joy I have. But this is not what God says here. He says the joy OF the Lord, […]

False Grace Teaching vs True Grace and The Need for Holiness

“For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for […]

Matthew Henry: Some Comments on Isaiah

This is a different sort of blog. I have gathered some quotations from Matthew Henry’s commentary on the Bible that impressed me with their pithy yet profound insight into God’s Word, specifically, in the book of Isaiah, my favorite book of the Bible (for one reason, because it covers everything, from start to finish, of […]

Be Thankful for the Little Things, Have a Happy Thanksgiving

Words of Wisdom: Happy Thanksgiving Be Thankful for the Little Things Lord, lift us up so we can see how blessed we are! “Thankfulness creates gratitude which generates contentment and that causes peace.” Bless the Lord, O my soul; And all that is within me, bless His holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, […]

21 Facts Everyone should know about Halloween

21 Facts Everyone should know about Halloween Why Christians should not celebrate or observe Halloween. In the Bible God says “My people are destroyed for a lack of Knowledge” Hosea 4:6 Knowledge gives us the power to live a victorious life and for this reason people should educated themselves on the pagan origins of Halloween. […]

1 Peter: A Verse By Verse Bible Study

Enjoy learning about the first letter of Peter. Here is a free commentary given on this book.

Commentary on the Book of Colossians 1:9

In a previous article we looked at the background of the book of Colossians and unpacked some of the thoughts in verses 1 to 8 of the first chapter. Continuing on from verses 9 onwards we read:  For this reason we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, […]

Commentary on the Book of Colossians ch 1:1-8

In recent times I have really been enjoying reading and pondering on the Book of Colossians. There are some really marvelous truths in this book. The central theme of this book is the Centrality and Sufficiency of Jesus Christ. Introduction and Background to the Book of Colossians Paul is writing to a church in Turkey […]

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