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When our children ask about God’s rules, we must teach them how to respond to God’s rescue.
Deuteronomy 6-8
Blessing, Curse, and Restoration
Deuteronomy 30:1-7
TBD
Matthew 19:1-11
TBD
Matthew 27:45-66
Coronation --> Commission --> Consummation
Matthew 28:16-20
TBD
Matthew 26:36-46
TBD
Matthew 26:17-30
The Sign of the Son of Man
Matthew 24:29-35
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Matthew 24:15-28
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Matthew 24:1-14
Jesus outfoxes the fox’s litter (i.e. the Pharisees and Herodians).
Matthew 22:15-22
The Parable of the Wicked Husbandmen
Matthew 21:33-46
Jesus enacts prophetic judgment in the temple and on a tree.
Matthew 21:12-22
The kingdom of heaven draws near with (+) preaching and power but also (–) prophecy and persecution.
Matthew 10:5-20
A Tale of Two Ironies
Matthew 8:28-34
TBD
Matthew 7:1-12
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."
Matthew 6:22-34
Jesus calls us to love (rather than hate) our enemies because he wants us to become like our Father (rather than tax collectors and pagans).
Matthew 5:43-48
TBD
Matthew 5:1-16
Spirit-Led & Satan-Proof
Matthew 4:1-11
Jesus fulfilled the prophets in his birth.
Matthew 1:18-2:23
Jesus purifies us from shame for his glory.
John 2:1-11
Jesus satisfies every hunger.
Mark 6:31-44
The "ghost" of John the Baptist that haunts Herod is actually Jesus himself.
Mark 6:14-29
The disciples go out with God-given words and works of power.
Mark 6:7-13
Jesus faces rejection in his hometown of Nazareth that foreshadows his rejection by the nation in Jerusalem.
Mark 6:1-6
Jesus defeats death by death while caring for the “least of these.”
Mark 5:21-43
Jesus is the only way to eternal life with the Father.
John 14:1–11
Jesus invades the kingdom of Satan in mercy and judgment, revealing all hearts.
Mark 5:1-20
The word of the kingdom has invaded the world like a seed, and those who hear it must heed it before the sowing turns to reaping.
Mark 4:21–34
Rootless joy perishes in affliction. So put down deep roots in the Word.
Mark 4:16-17
Wisdom or Waves, Faithful or Floundering.
James 1:5-8
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3 John 5–8
3 John 5-8
When we send and support missionaries in a manner worthy of God, we become coworkers with God.
#Missions
Published October 30th, 2017; Updated October 30th, 2017
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Ἀγαπητέ, πιστὸν ποιεῖς
Beloved, you are acting faithfully
ὃ ἐὰν ἐργάσῃ εἰς τοὺς ἀδελφοὺς
[in] whatever you do for the brothers,
καὶ τοῦτο ξένους,
even these strangers,
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οἳ ἐμαρτύρησάν σου τῇ ἀγάπῃ ἐνώπιον ἐκκλησίας,
who testify to your love before the church.
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οὓς καλῶς ποιήσεις
You will do well
προπέμψας ἀξίως τοῦ θεοῦ•
[to] send them forward [in a manner] worthy of God.
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ὑπὲρ γὰρ τοῦ ὀνόματος ἐξῆλθον
For they went out on behalf of the name,
μηδὲν λαμβάνοντες ἀπὸ τῶν ἐθνικῶν.
receiving nothing from the Gentiles.
ἡμεῖς οὖν ὀφείλομεν ὑπολαμβάνειν τοὺς τοιούτους,
Therefore, we ought to support such [people],
ἵνα συνεργοὶ γινώμεθα τῇ ἀληθείᾳ.
so that we may become fellow workers with the truth.
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