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69 posts with the bible

2 Thessalonians

2 Thessalonians Apostle Paul wrote to encourage those who were facing persecution and to correct a misunderstanding about the timing of Jesus Christ’s return. The teaching about the Lord’s return promoted idleness in this young church. The imminent coming...

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1 Timothy

1 Timothy Timothy became Paul’s protégé and pastor of the church at Ephesus. As a young minister, Timothy faced all sorts of pressures, conflicts, and challenges from the church and his surrounding culture. Apostle Paul wrote this personal letter to teach...

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2 Timothy

2 Timothy As Apostle Paul reached the end of his life it was time to pass the torch to the next generation, preparing leaders to take his place so that the world would continue to hear the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. There has never been another...

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Titus

Titus This epistle was written by Apostle Paul advising Titus in his responsibility of supervising the churches on the island of Crete. Titus was a Greek believer. Taught and matured by Paul, he stood before the leaders of the church in Jerusalem as a...

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Philemon

Philemon This letter was written by Apostle Paul, to Philemon requesting him to forgive his runaway slave (Onesimus) and to accept him as brother in the faith. Romans, Greeks and Jewish cultures contained barriers, as their societies assigned people to...

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Hebrews

Hebrews The author of Hebrews are Apostle Paul, Luke, Barnabas, Apollos, Silas, Philip, Priscilla and others. Hebrews is a masterful document written to demonstrate the exclusiveness and superiority of the new covenant. The overwhelming message of Hebrews,...

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James

James This epistle was written by James (a leader of the church in Jerusalem and not James the Apostle) to expose unethical practices and to teach correct Christian behaviour. James wrote to believers who had been scattered throughout the Mediterranean...

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1 Peter

1 Peter The Apostle Peter wrote to Christians who were experiencing persecution for their faith. He wrote to comfort them with the hope of eternal life, and to challenge them to continue living holy lives. Those who suffer for being believers in Jesus...

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2 Peter

2 Peter This world is filled with false prophets and teachers. Believers must however determine to grow in their knowledge of God and to reject anything which is not consistent with the Bible. Peter the Apostle wrote this book to warn believers against...

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1 John

1 John The Author is John the Apostle. This book was written to dispel doubts and to build assurance by presenting a clear picture of Jesus Christ. Entering into human history through the incarnation, the Son of God became the very embodiment of God in...

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