Wilbur Pickering on John 15:1-6

Wilbur Pickering has some great commentary on John 15:1-6:1 “I am the vine, the true one, and my Father is the vinedresser.2 Any branch in me which does not produce fruit He lifts up, and every one producing fruit    He prunes, so that it may produce more fruit.3 You are already clean because of Read More …

Anti-Semitism by Christians is WRONG!

Recently, Senator Ted Cruz was booed off stage at a gathering of Middle Eastern Christians when he made statements in support of Israel. Below is the link to the article: Senator Gets Booed for Making Pro-Israel Comments at Gathering of ChristiansThis is unbelievable to me, Christians booing a fellow believer in Christ for supporting Israel! Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 3:4-6 ( Beware of False Teaching)

Philippians 3:4-6 “3 For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God, and glory in Christ Jesus, and place no trust in the flesh. 4 Although I also could have confidence in the flesh. If anyone thinks he has reason to trust in the flesh, I have more:” In verse three, Paul Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 3:2-3 (True Circumcision)

Philippians 3:2-3“2 Be watchful of the dogs, be watchful of the evil workers, be watchful of the mutilation.”“Be watchful of”  (Gr. blepo – 991)Beware of; be on your guard; look out for; watch out for; keep a watchful eye ever upon.Within the context of this passage, verses 1-9, it’s clear who Paul is talking about. Read More …

Worldly Churches

If you read my commentaries, you know that I often speak out against the worldliness of so many churches today. Here is a prime example of what I’m talking about – in the extreme:http://christiannews.net/2014/08/27/alabama-megachurch-builds-26-million-entertainment-center-with-bowling-alley-night-club/

Commentary on Philippians, 3:1 (Feed God’s Sheep)

Philippians 3:1“1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me is not wearisome, but for you it is safe.”“rejoice in the Lord”Rejoicing is a common theme of Paul’s in this book. He mentions “rejoicing” or “joy” in eleven verses. Apparently the Philippian Christians were going through some Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 2:23-30 (Self-Sacrifice)

Philippians 2:23-30“23 So then, I hope to send him promptly, as soon as I see how it’s going to work out for me.”In regard to Timothy, Paul would send him to the Philippian church as soon as he found out how things were going to turn out for him, as he was writing from a Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 2:19-22 (Proven Character)

Philippians 2:19-22 “19 But I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive word regarding you.” “I hope in the Lord Jesus” Paul means that his whole life revolves around Christ and His will. He fully entrusted his circumstances to the Lord and Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 2:15-18 (A Pure Offering)

“15 that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and perverted generation, among whom you are seen as lights in the world; 16 holding forth the word of life, that I may glory in the day of Christ, that I did not run in vain Read More …

Commentary on Philippians, 2:14-15 (Genuine Christianity)

“13 For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for His good pleasure. 14 Do all things without murmurings and disputes,”“murmurings”  (Gr. goggusmos – 1112)Grumbling, complaining.Expression of one’s discontent, more privately than public.Wuest:“Refers not to a loud outspoken dissatisfaction, but to that undertone murmuring which one sometimes hears in Read More …