Tag: New Testament

  • A cure for the love of money!

    A cure for the love of money!

    Grasping God’s Word – Assignment 13-3 I Timothy 6:10a For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. (NIV) Grasping the Text in their town If we take the verse in context the original readers would have seen this verse as a follow on to the earlier verses about being content with food […]

  • Different View Points

    Different View Points

    The role of the Holy Spirit Grasping God’s Word Assignment 12-1 John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16 (NIV) A learned intellectual interprets John 3:16 A man with 2 Ph.Ds specialising in […]

  • Word Study – “Sick”

    Word Study – “Sick”

    Grasping God’s Word – Assignment 9-5 13 Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. 14 Is anyone among you ill? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in […]

  • Word Study – Trials

    Word Study – Trials

    Grasping God’s Word – Assignment 9-4 2              Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, 3              knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4              And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. (James 1:2-4 (NAS), compare Romans 5:3-5) The Greek […]