Brian Tabb
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Dr. Brian Tabb is Academic Dean of Bethlehem College & Seminary.
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106 published pages
Mark 6:14-29
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King Herod hears about Jesus and thinks he is John the Baptist raised from the dead.
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Matthew 5:13-16
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Arc.
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Matthew 5:13-16
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Main point summary. Bracket.
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Mark 8:27-9:1
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Phrase.
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Mark 8:10-30
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Phrase.
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Mark 8:1-9
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Phrase.
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Mark 7:1-37
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Mark 7 overview.
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Mark 6:45-56
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Phrase.
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Mark 7:14-30
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Phrase.
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Mark 7:1-13
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Phrase.
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Mark 4:35-41
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Phrase.
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Mark 2:13-15
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Phrase.
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Mark 1:21-28
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Phrase.
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Mark 1:1-8
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Phrase.
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1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
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Phrase.
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Philippians 1:3-11
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Diagram.
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1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:16
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I.
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Acts 1:1-11
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Arc.
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1 Timothy 1:1-2
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Paul, the legitimate apostle by the very command of God and Jesus, addresses his genuine representat...
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1 Timothy 1:3-7
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Paul urges Timothy to remain in Ephesus in order to counteract false teaching while promoting true Christian love.
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1 Timothy 1:8-11
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God's law is good provided it is used lawfully.
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1 Timothy 1:12-17
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Paul thanks Jesus Christ for showing him mercy and appointing him for service even though he was the...
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1 Timothy 4:1-5
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Even though false teachers will arise forbidding marriage and the eating of certain foods, neverthel...
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1 Timothy 1:18-20
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Paul urges Timothy to fight in the right battle by holding fast to faith and good conscience, that h...
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1 Timothy 3:8-13
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This text highlights that deacons (or church workers) should be persons of dignity, who should serve...
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1 Timothy 3:14-16
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Verses 14-15 stress Paul's occasion for writing- if delayed, he wants Tim to know how the leader of a church should conduct himself.
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1 Timothy 2:1-7
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Because of the universally-applicable gospel message that there is a mediator who gave himself as a ...
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1 Timothy 2:8-15
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Paul gives further instruction on how the church ought to conduct itself, focusing on prayer for men and proper adorning for women.
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1 Timothy 6:2-10
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The imperatives of v.
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1 Timothy 6:11-16
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Paul gives four imperatives to Timothy (flee, pursue, fight, take hold) and then formally charges Ti...
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1 Timothy 6:17-19
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Timothy should command "the rich" to bank their hopes on uncertain "riches" but on the God who "richly" supplies all things.
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Matthew 2:1-12
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Scene 1: : Wise men arrive looking for the true King of the Jews (vv.
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Matthew 1:18-25
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Matthew records how Jesus' birth took place, in fulfillment of OT prophecy.
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Matthew 2:13-15
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Joseph's obedience to the angel's warning serves historically as the means by which the Messiah Son ...
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Matthew 2:16-18
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The words of Jeremiah offer an explanation of what seems like senseless violence by Herod.
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Matthew 3:1-12
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John the baptist comes forcefully on the scene in this text, calling Israel to repentance and prepar...
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Matthew 2:19-23
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God demonstrates his continued protection and leading to Jesus' family, bringing them to Nazareth to fulfill the Scriptures.
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Romans 12:1-2
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Paul exhorts believers in view of what he has set forth in Rom 1-11 (summarized as "the mercies of G...
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Romans 12:3-8
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This paragraph serves to explain what is meant by "Be transformed" in v.
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1 Thessalonians 3:1-13
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The logical main point of ch.
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1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
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I.
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1 Thessalonians 2:13-20
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In vv.
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1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
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The phrase loipon oun  signals a conclusion from the previous chapters, and it introduces the f...
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1 Thessalonians 2:1-12
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The logical main point in vv.
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1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
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The main point of vv.
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1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
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Throughout this section, Paul contrasts those who are in darkness (unbelievers) and those who are in the light (believers).
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1 Thessalonians 5:12-28
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 As Carson and Moo state, "t he letter closes in a typical way, with final brief exhortations, ...
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Romans 12:9-13
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Verses 9-13 are one sentence in Greek with no main verb, though most Eng.
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Romans 12:14-21
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In 12:14-21, Paul continues his discussion of the marks of the true Christian, begun in v.
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Matthew 5:13-16
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The text has two crucial indicative 2nd person plural statements in vv.
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Romans 13:1-7
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The main point of Rom 13:1-7 is stated in v.
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Matthew 5:21-26
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In vv.
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Matthew 5:27-30
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This second "antithesis" is closely related to the third, on divorce (vv.
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Romans 13:11-14
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The main emphasis in this texts falls on Paul's imperatives and hortatory subjunctives: "Let us cast...
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Hebrews 4:1-13
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The two high points of this text are the hortatory subjunctives in vv.
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Matthew 5:31-37
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Verses 31-32 follow closely on the "antithesis" on adultery in vv.
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Matthew 5:38-42
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In this fifth antithesis, Jesus' words offer an emphatic reinterpretation of the "eye for eye, tooth...
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Matthew 5:43-48
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The main point of this text (and of all of Matthew 5:21-48) is v.
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Romans 14:13-23
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In Rom 14:13-23, Paul moves back and forth between indicative and imperative as he calls the church ...
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Romans 15:1-6
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In verses 1-4, Paul offers a concluding word to the strong in faith and in verses 5-6 Paul prays tha...
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Matthew 6:1-6
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Matthew 6:1 offers a general principle that serves as the foundation for the specific applications in vv.
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Romans 15:7-13
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In this passage of Romans, Paul is drawing a large argument to a close in which he has been appealing for unity in the Church (14:1-15:13).
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Romans 15:22-29
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The main point logically of vv.
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John 19:31-37
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The main point is in v.
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Matthew 6:16-18
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In vv.
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Matthew 6:19-24
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In Matt 6:19-24, Jesus offers three related teachings on wealth as it relates to discipleship.
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Matthew 6:25-34
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Jesus' point in Matthew 6:25-34 is that disciples have no reason to be anxious about the necessities...
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Genesis 3:20-24
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Genesis 3:20-24 represents the response of Adam (v.
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Romans 15:14-21
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In v.
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Romans 16:1-2
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After Paul's climactic prayer to conclude ch.
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Romans 15:30-33
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Paul says "I appeal to you, brothers" 3x in Romans (12:1; 15:30; 16:17), each time at a transition point in the letter.
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Romans 16:3-16
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The key word in this section of Scripture is clearly ‘Greet’ (ἀσπάζ&om...
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Matthew 7:1-11
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The three main sections of this passage are: Do not judge with hypocrisy (vv.
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Romans 16:17-20
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In verses 17-20, Paul offers several closing exhortations to the church at Rome: - watch out for and...
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Romans 16:21-27
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This text is properly speaking two sections: final greetings (vv.
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Hebrews 2:1-4
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This is the first of several warning passages in the book of Hebrews: 2:1–4    &nbs...
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Hebrews 2:5-9
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This section continues the earlier theme of Christ's superiority to angels through v.
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Hebrews 6:1-8
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The main point of this sobering passage is the hortatory subjunctive in v.
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Hebrews 1:1-4
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The logical high points of this majestic text are signaled by the indicative verbs in v.
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Hebrews 2:10-13
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Vv.
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Hebrews 2:14-18
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Vv.
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Hebrews 1:5-14
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Verses 5-14 establish from Scripture why the Son's name and status is greater than that of the angels.
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Hebrews 3:1-6
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The main idea of vv.
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Hebrews 3:7-19
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Therefore in v.
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Hebrews 4:14-16
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The high points of the arc of these three verses are the two hortatory subjunctives: "let us grasp onto the confession" (v.
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Hebrews 5:11-14
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) This section is a pause in the author's Christological argument and begins a section of warning that extends through 6:12 (cf.
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Hebrews 7:1-10
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7:1-10 serve to explain the significance of Jesus being called a priest after the order of Melchizedek at the close of ch.
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Hebrews 6:9-12
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The tone in vv.
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Hebrews 5:1-10
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This entire section of vv.
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Hebrews 6:13-20
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The author grounds his confidence in the church's final salvation and his desire for the church to e...
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Acts 1:1-26
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Storyline : 1.
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Acts 2:14-47
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Story Line : 1.
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Acts 2:1-13
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Story Line 1.
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Acts 1:21-26
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Apostolic qualifications (vv.
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Titus 1:1-16
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In Paul's greeting (vv.
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Titus 2:1-15
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Titus chapter 2 begins and ends with commands to TItus: declare ( λάλει ) what accords with sound teaching (
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Titus 3:1-15
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This final chapter of Titus unfolds in several parts: In vv.
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1 Timothy 4:6-10
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George Knight aptly summarizes the thrust of this passage: "Teach these things and undergo training ...
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1 Timothy 4:11-16
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There are ten imperatives in these six verses! Paul is stressing for Timothy the dual importance of ...
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Acts 28:23-31
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The final passage in the book of Acts has two parts: Paul's meeting with the Roman Jews (vv.
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Acts 22:1-21
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Introduction to Paul's Defense (vv.
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Ephesians 1:1-14
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This breath-taking sentence opening Paul's letter to the Ephesians begins with a standard greeting f...
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Ephesians 2:1-10
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Eph 2:1-10 is a famous and incredibly clear explanation of the personal application of the grace of God to believers.
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John 1:1-18
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My outline of vv.
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1 Timothy 1:3-11
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After his introductory greeting in vv.
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