When Jesus was hanging on the cross, one dying thief demonstrated how someone can be on the brink of death and still call Christ Lord. No matter where you are in life, there’s always time to recognize Jesus’ lordship in your own life. Read the below notes from the MacArthur…

Revelation Blessing

For many Christians, the book of Revelation might be a terrifying book. Objectively, all this talk of serpents, battles, and judgement might be enough to send a chill down anyone’s spine. Paradoxically, this letter was actually written to be a blessing to its hearers. The following article was adapted from…

2 Chronicles 7:14

Maybe you’ve heard 2 Chronicles 7:14 before. The concept of “repenting” can feel vague, but the Bible has this verse to take out some of the guesswork. Of course, we can’t just take a verse out of context, but the principles outlined are transferrable after some care. To aid our…

Isaiah 6 marks the beginning of the first-person Isaianic memoir, often marked by the prophet’s most notable words, “Here I am! Send me.” This chapter, full of intense imagery, only becomes more beautiful after understanding the full context and subtext. Isaiah 6:8-10 employs a common literary device called a palistrophe.…

Psalm 41

Do you feel broken? Sick? Chewed-up and spit-out by life’s issues? In today’s world, it’s easy to feel numb from the constant barrage of bad news and division within our own communities. When the world feels the hopeless, the Bible proves to be our only source of lasting hope. Read…

Joshua Theological Overview

How familiar are you with the book of Joshua? Whether you studied it briefly or are crafting a commentary of your own, this narrative continually teaches you something new. For some perspective, here is an excerpt from the introduction to Joshua from the ESV Expository Commentary (9 Vols.). We adapted…

In a world where there is so much to divide us, how do we remain united as Christians? Paul provides direction on being of one mind in his letter to the Philippians. And, the ESV Expository Commentary Set has great insight on this passage. Here are Paul’s remarks, followed by…

Eight Questions

This article contains answers from Brian Simmons, lead Translator of The Passion Translation 1. Why so many differing viewpoints on the book of Revelation? Most people will be surprised to learn that there are numerous interpretations on the book of Revelation. But the book is known as apocalyptic literature, which…