Bible Study – New Testament and Epistle Commentaries

Commentaries on New Testament Scripture and the Epistles.

Matthew 8:5-13 (Luke 7:1-10). The healing of a paralyzed servant.

John 1:35-52 (Mark 11:11-23; Matthew 21:18,19; Matthew 21:20-22): The Symbolism of the Fig Tree.

James 3:1-10. False Teachings about Christianity:

Ephesians 2:4-10: How can one get to heaven – how is one saved?

Matthew 10:16-32: Persecution and Martyrdom:

John 9:1-38: About the Man Born Blind:

John 7:37-52, 8:12: The Feast of Pentecost within the Orthodox Christian perspective:

Matthew 5:14-19: Readings for the Feast Days of the Holy Fathers:

Matthew 9:1-8; James 5:10-20: On Illness and Suffering

Matthew 14:14-22; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 6:1-14: The Miracle of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes.

Matthew 14:22-34; Mark 6:45-52; John 6:15-21: The Miracle of Jesus Christ Walking on Water:

Matthew 17:14-23; Mark 9:14-29; Luke 9:37-42: Healing of the Boy with Seizures.

John 3:13-17: How a person can be born again.

John 19:6-11, 13-20, 25-28, 30: Exaltation of the Holy Cross:

Mark 8:34-38; Matthew 16:21-18; Luke 9:18-21: Jesus tells His disciples to deny themselves and take up their cross.

Luke 5:1-11; Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20: The calling of the Apostles:

Luke 5:12-16, Matthew 10:1-4, Mark 3:13-19: Behave towards men as you would like them to behave towards you.

Luke 7:11-16: The raising of the widow’s son from the dead.

Luke 8:26-39: The demon-possessed man.

Matthew 9:9-13: The Apostle Matthew’s Calling:

Luke 12:16-21: The parable of the rich man and the abundant crop.

Luke 13:10-17: Jesus Healing the woman with the curvature of the spine.

Mark 10:32-45, Matthew 21:17-19, Luke 9:22-27: How the Sacrament of Baptism is related to the Lord’s Passion and Pascha (Easter) in the Orthodox Church.

Luke 19:1-10: The Sunday of Zachaeus:

Mark 1:1-1:8: The relationship between John the Baptist and Jesus Christ:

Matthew 4:12-17: The beginning of Jesus Christ’s Ministry:

Luke 17:12-19: The cleansing of the 10 lepers:

Luke 8:5-8:15; Matthew 13:1-23; Mark 4:1-20: The parable of the “sower and the seed”: