circumcision

Acts 16:1-5 – What does the Bible say about mentorship?

Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was Jewish and a believer but whose father was Greek. The believers at Lystra and Iconium spoke well of him. Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived […]

Daily Devotional Acts 16:1-5 – What does the Bible say about mentorship? – Free online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 586

Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was Jewish and a believer but whose father was Greek. The believers at Lystra and Iconium spoke well of him. Paul wanted to take him along on the journey, so he circumcised him because of the Jews who lived […]

Acts 7:51-53 – What is circumcision of the heart and ears?

“You stiff-necked people! Your hearts and ears are still uncircumcised. You are just like your ancestors: You always resist the Holy Spirit! Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute? They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him—you who have received […]

Daily Devotional Acts 7:51-53 – What is circumcision of the heart and ears? – Free Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 510

“You stiff-necked people! Your hearts and ears are still uncircumcised. You are just like your ancestors: You always resist the Holy Spirit! Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute? They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him—you who have received […]

Acts 7:8 – Should I circumcise my son?

“Then he gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision. And Abraham became the father of Isaac and circumcised him eight days after his birth. Later Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs.” (Acts 7:8) When my husband and I had our baby boy, the trend had started not […]

Daily Devotional Acts 7:8 – Should I circumcise my son? – Free Online Bible Study – Commentary in easy English – Day 498

“Then he gave Abraham the covenant of circumcision. And Abraham became the father of Isaac and circumcised him eight days after his birth. Later Isaac became the father of Jacob, and Jacob became the father of the twelve patriarchs.” (Acts 7:8) When my husband and I had our baby boy, the trend had started not […]

Day 20 – Romans 4:9-12 – September 29, 2018

Is this blessedness only for the circumcised, or also for the uncircumcised?  We have been saying that Abraham’s faith was credited to him as righteousness.  Under what circumstances was it credited?  Was it after he was circumcised? No, it was before!  And he received circumcision as a sign and seal of the righteousness that he […]

Day 11 – Romans 3:1-4 – Is God’s word true? Is God faithful to His children?

Then what’s the advantage of being a Jew?  Is there any value in the ceremony of circumcision?  Yes, there are great benefits!  First of all, the Jews were entrusted with the very words of God.  True, some of them were unfaithful; but just because they were unfaithful, does that mean God will be unfaithful?  Of […]

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