Summary of the Bible Knowledge Commentary on Romans p. 476-479

                  Chapter nine of Romans is in view in these pages of the Bible Knowledge Commentary. The commentary outlines chapters 9-11 as God’s righteousness revealed in sovereign choice. The sovereignty of God is a difficult doctrine to grasp. However, it is a true Biblical doctrine which cannot be denied or ignored.                 In Romans chapter…

Summary of the Bible Knowledge Commentary Notes on Romans p. 450-460

             In this section of the Bible Knowledge Commentary’s Notes on Romans, we find comments on Romans 3:21-5:21, dealing with the subject of God’s righteousness revealed in justification. This is one of the most beautiful yet profound passages in all the Word of God. It begins with an explanation of God’s provided righteousness. Paul shares…

Summary of Dr. Constable’s Notes on Romans p. 51-71

            In these pages of Dr. Constable’s Notes on Romans, we find exposition on Romans chapters four and five. In chapter four, we are given the proof of justification by faith from the law. This chapter shows how that God has always justified people by faith alone. It is necessary to remind ourselves of what…

Summary of Dr. Thomas L. Constable’s Notes on Romans p. 1-50

          Dr. Constable begins his comments on the book of Romans by giving a detailed introduction that includes a section concerning the writer, recipients, purposes, genre, characteristics, value, outline, and message. There are several central teachings that are noted in the book of Romans. Those teachings are divided into two major categories: the tragic helplessness…

Summary of How Biblical Languages Work – Chapter Eight

                As we conclude our summary of How Biblical Languages Work, we find the authors dealing with practical ways to study and learn the Biblical languages. In this chapter we see topics such as: separating the children from the adults, are you motivated, how your personality type affects learning, seeing, hearing, and doing, and also…

Summary of How Biblical Languages Work – Chapter Seven

             In chapter of seven of How Biblical Languages Work, we see the need to consider dialects and change. It must be understood that a language is more than just words and grammatical structures. When studying the scriptures and Biblical languages, we must also consider the fact that the way something is said and the…

Summary of How Biblical Languages Work – Chapter Six

         Often times we will hear people say in an argument that, ‘it’s just semantics.’ In other words, we think that arguing over the meaning of words is really no big deal. However, in Biblical studies it is a very big deal. It is vital that we understand the meaning of the Biblical languages and…

Summary of How Biblical Languages Work – Chapter Five

         Chapter five of How Biblical Languages Work very appropriately begins with this verse found in Luke 1:3, “It seemed fitting for me…to write out for you in consecutive order.” In considering Biblical languages there must not only be consideration for the phrases and clause but also for a much broader picture of understanding discourse.…

Summary of How Biblical Languages Work – Chapter Four

        In studying Biblical languages it is important that we understand that words occur in groups and not just in isolation. In the book, How Biblical Languages Work, authors Peter Silzer and Thomas Finley show how words are put into groups. Two terms are indentified here: grammar and syntax. Grammar is the overall patterns of…

Summary of the Canon of Scriptures p. 253-297

       Pages 253-297 of the Canon of Scriptures by F.F. Bruce, begins the fourth and final section of the book. This final section is a basic conclusion of the material covered throughout the book. It begins with a chapter on the criteria of canonicity. The author covers such criteria such as: the tests in the…