Money

Love Your Neighbor - Romans 13:8 – 13:10 (commentary)

It seems that the discussion of the believer’s obligations to civil authorities and paying taxes may have triggered Paul’s thinking concerning believer’s debts to others. The phrase “owe no man anything” (13:8) is debated in Christian circles as to whether it means we s …

Christ Our Pattern - II Corinthians 8:7 – 8:15 (commentary)

I have known pastors, missionaries and Bible school students who argue that since they devote their whole life to serving the Lord, they are not obligated to give financially to the Lord’s work. This passage says just the opposite is true (vv. 7-8). If you are wonder& …

The Fall And Captivity of Judah - II Kings 25:1 – 25:21 (commentary)

Babylon conquered Assyria and became the new world power. In the ninth year of Zedekiah’s reign, Nebuchadnezzar marched against Jerusalem and surrounded it (vv. 1-3). After 18 months of siege the Babylonians broke through the wall and completely destroyed the city. Zedekiah and …