Category: 107: Epistles


Jude 1:1  Jude, the servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James [the younger brother of Jesus], to them that are sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ, and called: Jude is directly addressing the “Called Out” of the New Covenant!  This Jude is the brother of James and both are the […]

2 Peter 3

2 Peter 3 Peter states that the very purpose of his epistles is to stir up the brethren to remember the scriptures.  Through history and in this latter day we too are to be stirred up to remember the scriptures written by the prophets and the apostles, and not to only just remember the scriptures but […]

2 Peter 2

2 Peter 2 Peter warns us as Paul, Jesus and Jude also warn us that in this end time the called out spiritual Ekklesia will be full of false teachers who lie, teaching the brethren to follow themselves as idols of men and denying the authority of Christ and the Word of God, by rejecting any zeal […]

2 Peter 1

2 Peter 1 Peter addresses this Epistle to all these who are zealous to learn and live by every Word of God. 2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith [in God and the works of faith, which are to believe and obey God and  […]

1 Peter 4 – 5

1 Peter 4 Let us cease from all sin and live by every Word of God as Jesus Christ did 1 Peter 4:1 Forasmuch then as Christ hath suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind [we are to be filled with the same Christ-like determination to live by every Word of God]: for […]

1 Peter 3

1 Peter 3 Instructions for Wives 1 Peter 3:1 Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation [conduct and example] of the wives; 3:2 While they behold your chaste conversation [godly example in loyalty and […]

1 Peter 2

1 Peter 2 1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and envies, all evil speakings, Let us put away all things that divide us from God and his Word, and separate us from the teachings of Christ; and eagerly hunger and thirst for the spiritual nourishment of the whole Word of God as a babe cries out […]

1 Peter 1

1 Peter 1 Peter 1:1 Peter, an apostle [apostle means servant] of Jesus Christ, to the strangers scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, God the Father had determined to call out people to qualify as a part of the collective bride for the Son, from before the foundations of the earth.   It was […]

3 John

Third John Love and the Law of God This letter is addressed personally to Gaius a friend of John.  Gaius is living by the truth, which is the whole Word of God, and this Epistle is by extension for all the faithful who live by every Word of God.  John fist blesses all those faithful called out […]

2 John

Second John John identifies himself here as an elder which simply means a person who is older in the faith, someone long experienced in the faith, who is able to help others because of his experience and the wisdom that he has learned and been taught by God. The Ekklesia [the called out brethren]  collectively are being presented as […]

1 John 4 – 5

1 John  4 1 John 4:1  Beloved, believe not every spirit, but test the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets have gone out into the world. 4:2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ is come [to dwell in us through God’s Spirit and […]

1 John 3

1 John 3 When we sincerely repent and stop sinning, the application of the  sacrifice of Christ reconciles us to God the Father; and being espoused to Christ the Son, we can receive the gift of the Holy Spirit and are then adopted as sons of the Father.  Romans 8:14  For as many as are led by the Spirit […]

1 John 2

1 John 2 1 John 2:1  My little children, these things write I unto you, that you sin not [Since sin is the breaking of the Word of God, John is telling us to keep the whole Word of God].  And if any man does sin [inadvertently, or without knowing], we have an advocate with […]

1 John 1

First John Introduction:  Love and the Law of God If we search through the doctrines of the various religions and seek to boil them all down to a single specific that identifies  a true “Christian” and Godly person; from a false “Christian.” The basic core difference is that almost all false religions define love as positive actions […]

James 5

James 5 Those who seek and focus on physical wealth and pleasures, instead of on the spiritual riches of the Word of God, will be perverted away from the Word of God and will compromise with God’s Word to gain worldly riches; as worldly riches becomes their idol. Physical riches have no lasting value since […]

James 3 – 4

We are to grow and learn and perfect ourselves by discarding error for the truth as we learn. James 3:1 My brethren, be not many masters [teachers, leaders], knowing that we [leaders and teachers] shall receive the greater condemnation [a more intense scrutiny]. This is referring to wanting to be masters or teachers of this […]

James 1 – 2

James 1:1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. This message to all of the twelve tribes and not just the Jews. It is also a message to all of Spiritual Israel. 1:2 My brethren, count it joy when you fall into […]

Hebrews 13

Hebrews 13:1 Let brotherly love continue. Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby, some have entertained angels unawares. Be full of Godly love. God is love. And if you are a godly person, full of his Spirit, you will be filled with his love which means you will be passionately keeping the whole Word […]

Hebrews 12

Hebrews 12 Let us be encouraged by the steadfast works of faith of so many others, and be diligent to reject sin and to follow their example of patient works of zeal for the whole Word of God; following the example of Jesus Christ and overcoming by his indwelling Spirit. Hebrews 12:1 Wherefore seeing we […]

Hebrews 11

Hebrews 11 Introduction: The Epistle to the Hebrews at Jerusalem was to explain the transition from the Mosaic Covenant to the New Covenant and the necessity of a transition of the priesthood from the priesthood of Aaron to the New Covenant Priesthood of Jesus Christ. Then in Hebrews 10 Paul turns to the subject of […]

Hebrews 10

The Mosaic sacrificial law which allowed the physical high priest access to the Most Holy Place only once a year and only with physical sacrifices; could not make the people perfect before God. Hebrews 10:1 For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can […]

Hebrews 9

The physical tabernacle and temple were built according to the pattern Christ showed Moses, which was a type of the heavenly Temple. The structural design as well as the furnishings were each typical of the heavenly Temple of God the Father and highly symbolic. Hebrews 9:1 Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of […]

Hebrews 8

Hebrews 8:1 Now of the things which we have spoken this is the sum: We have such an high priest, who is set on the right hand of the throne of the Majesty in the heavens; 8:2 A minister of the sanctuary, and of the true tabernacle, which the Lord pitched, and not man. The […]

Hebrews 7

Hebrews 7 Genesis 14:18 And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and he was the priest of the most high God [God the Father]. Melchizedek blesses Abram by God the Father; showing that Melchizedek was not the Father in heaven and was the High Priest and intercessor between man and the Father […]

Hebrews 6

Hebrews 6 Hebrews 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles [growing up from the basics] of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on [let us grow towards perfection in godliness] unto perfection; We are to go forward in spiritual growth from the foundation of sincere repentance, baptism, the laying on of hands and the application of […]

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