New Testament (General Letters)

Hebrews
Book Recommendations: Hebrews
Bible Class/Small Group Studies on Hebrews:

Exposition/Commentary:
Holding Warnings and Encouragement in Tension with Each Other
By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 4:15 – Was it Possible for Jesus to Sin? By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 6:4-6 –Hebrews 6.4-6: The Impossibility of Repentance By Bobby Valentine
Hebrews 8:1-6 – How it Happened: Some Historical Perspective By Edward Fudge
Hebrews 10:1-14 – Animal Sacrifices: Why and Why Not By Edward Fudge
Hebrews 10:11-22 – God Has Made Himself Available By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 11 –Jewish Traditions & Hebrews 11: A Lesson in Authorial Givens By Bobby Valentine
Hebrews 11:7 – Noah, Where’s Your Ark? By Mike Jeffress
Hebrews 11:8-10 – Proud to be an American, Prouder to be a Christian By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 11:8-19 – Abraham and the Resurrection of Issac By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 11:17-19 – The Resurrection of Abraham, Sarah and Isaac By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 12:22-24 – Witnesses in the Presence of God By Matt Dabbs
Hebrews 13:9 – Wrestling With Jesus By Josh Graves

James
Book Recommendations: James
Bible Class/Small Group Studies on James:

Exposition/Commentary:
Biographical Sketch of James, Brother of Jesus By Matt Dabbs
James 1 – Which Kind of Person will you Be? By Matt Dabbs
James 3:13 – Who is Wise and Understanding Among You (James 3:13)? By John Mark Hicks

1 Peter
Book Recommendations: 1 Peter

Bible Class/Small Group Studies on 1 Peter:

Exposition/Commentary:
On Reading First Peter By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 1:1-2 – Exiled But Chosen (1 Peter 1:1-2) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 1:3-5 – Born Again, Preserved and Rescued (1 Peter 1:3-5) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 1:6-9 – Joy in the Midst of Suffering (1 Peter 1:6-9) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 1:10-12 – Prophets, Angels and the Rest of the Story (1 Peter 1:10-12) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 1:13-21 – Identity: Children of God (1 Peter 1:13-21) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 1:15-16 – The Call to Radical Holiness By Rubel Shelly
1 Peter 1:22-2:3 – Identity Empowered by the Gospel (1 Peter 1:22-2:3) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 2:4-10 – Identified With Israel (1 Peter 2:4-10) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 2:11-12 – Living as Aliens and Foreigners Among the Nations (1 Peter 2:11-12) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 2:13-17 – Living as Exiles in an Empire (1 Peter 2:13-17) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 2:18-20 – Living as Slaves in the Empire (1 Peter 2:18-20) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 2:21-25 – Jesus as the Model for Submission (1 Peter 2:21-25) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 3:1-7 – Living in Exile with an Unbelieving Spouse (1 Peter 3:1-7) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 3:8-12 — A Community Under Threat But Bound Together in the Fear of the Lord (1 Peter 3:8-12) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 3:13-17 – When Suffering Comes (1 Peter 3:13-17) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 3:17-22 – Saved Through Water By Keith Brenton
1 Peter 3:18-20 – What Did Jesus do during his Three Days in the Grave? By Matt Dabbs
1 Peter 3:18-22 – Suffering and the Meaning of the Christ Event (1 Peter 3:18-22) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 4:1-6 – They Think It Strange But Follow Christ (1 Peter 4:1-6) By John Mark Hicks
1 Peter 4:7-11 – Communal Life in a Hostile World By John Mark Hicks (1 Peter 4:7-11) By John Mark Hicks

2 Peter
Book Recommendations: 2 Peter

1-3 John

1 John
Book Recommendations: 1 John
1 John 1:1-3 – 1 John: Introduction, 1:1 – 3 By Jay Guin
1 John 1:4-7 – Notes on 1 John: 1:4-7 By Jay Guin
1 John 1:8-10 – Notes on 1 John: 1:8 – 10 By Jay Guin
1 John: Further Thoughts on Chapter 1 By Jay Guin
1 John 2:1-2 – Notes on 1 John 2:1-2 By Jay Guin
1 John 2:3-8 – Notes on 1 John 2:3-8 By Jay Guin
1 John 2:9-11 – Notes on 1 John 2:9-11 By Jay Guin
1 John 2:12-17 – 1 John 2:12-17 (Maturing in Christ; the world) By Jay Guin
1 John 2:18-19 – 1 John 2:18-19 (the Last Hour, the Anti-Christ) By Jay Guin
1 John 2:20-21 – 1 John 2:20-21 (the Anointing) By Jay Guin
1 John 2:22-29 – 1 John 2:22-29 (“What you heard from the beginning.”) By Jay Guin
1 John 3:1-4 – 1 John 3:1-4 (the love of the Father; growing in purity) By Jay Guin
1 John 3:5-7 – 1 John 3:5-7 (Knowing Jesus; Righteousness) By Jay Guin
1 John 3:8-10 – 1 John 3:8-10 (Begotten Again) By Jay Guin
1 John 3:11-15 – 1 John 3:11-15 (Being like Cain; Being hated by the world) By Jay Guin
1 John 3:15 – Mental Mass Murder By Dan Bouchelle
1 John 3:16-18 – What Does It Mean to Lay Down Your Life? By Matt Dabbs
1 John 3:16-23 – 1 John 3:16-23 (laying down our lives; the Spirit; prayer) By Jay Guin
1 John 4:1-6 – 1 John 4:1-6 (Testing spirits; overlapping circles; listening to the apostles) By Jay Guin

2 John
Book Recommendations: 2 John
Discerning Love By John Mark Hicks

3 John
Book Recommendations: 3 John
When Love is Abused By John Mark Hicks

Jude
Book Recommendations: Jude
Out Loud Musings On Jude By Bobby Valentine