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King Herod hears about Jesus and thinks he is John the Baptist raised from the dead.
Mark 6:14-29
Arc.
Matthew 5:13-16
Main point summary. Bracket.
Matthew 5:13-16
Phrase.
Mark 8:27-9:1
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Mark 8:10-30
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Mark 8:1-9
Mark 7 overview.
Mark 7:1-37
Phrase.
Mark 6:45-56
Phrase.
Mark 7:14-30
Phrase.
Mark 7:1-13
Phrase.
Mark 4:35-41
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Mark 1:21-28
Phrase.
Mark 1:9-20
Phrase.
Mark 1:1-8
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1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Diagram.
Philippians 1:3-11
I.
1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:16
Paul, the legitimate apostle by the very command of God and Jesus, addresses his genuine representat...
1 Timothy 1:1-2
Paul urges Timothy to remain in Ephesus in order to counteract false teaching while promoting true Christian love.
1 Timothy 1:3-7
God's law is good provided it is used lawfully.
1 Timothy 1:8-11
Paul thanks Jesus Christ for showing him mercy and appointing him for service even though he was the...
1 Timothy 1:12-17
Even though false teachers will arise forbidding marriage and the eating of certain foods, neverthel...
1 Timothy 4:1-5
Paul urges Timothy to fight in the right battle by holding fast to faith and good conscience, that h...
1 Timothy 1:18-20
This text highlights that deacons (or church workers) should be persons of dignity, who should serve...
1 Timothy 3:8-13
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.
1 Timothy 3:14-16
Because of the universally-applicable gospel message that there is a mediator who gave himself as a ...
1 Timothy 2:1-7
Paul gives further instruction on how the church ought to conduct itself, focusing on prayer for men and proper adorning for women.
1 Timothy 2:8-15
The imperatives of v.
1 Timothy 6:2-10
Paul gives four imperatives to Timothy (flee, pursue, fight, take hold) and then formally charges Ti...
1 Timothy 6:11-16
Timothy should command "the rich" to bank their hopes on uncertain "riches" but on the God who "richly" supplies all things.
1 Timothy 6:17-19
Scene 1: : Wise men arrive looking for the true King of the Jews (vv.
Matthew 2:1-12
Matthew records how Jesus' birth took place, in fulfillment of OT prophecy.
Matthew 1:18-25
Joseph's obedience to the angel's warning serves historically as the means by which the Messiah Son ...
Matthew 2:13-15
The words of Jeremiah offer an explanation of what seems like senseless violence by Herod.
Matthew 2:16-18
John the baptist comes forcefully on the scene in this text, calling Israel to repentance and prepar...
Matthew 3:1-12
God demonstrates his continued protection and leading to Jesus' family, bringing them to Nazareth to fulfill the Scriptures.
Matthew 2:19-23
Paul exhorts believers in view of what he has set forth in Rom 1-11 (summarized as "the mercies of G...
Romans 12:1-2
This paragraph serves to explain what is meant by "Be transformed" in v.
Romans 12:3-8
The logical main point of ch.
1 Thessalonians 3:1-13
I.
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
In vv.
1 Thessalonians 2:13-20
The phrase loipon oun  signals a conclusion from the previous chapters, and it introduces the f...
1 Thessalonians 4:1-12
The logical main point in vv.
1 Thessalonians 2:1-12
The main point of vv.
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
Throughout this section, Paul contrasts those who are in darkness (unbelievers) and those who are in the light (believers).
1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
 As Carson and Moo state, "t he letter closes in a typical way, with final brief exhortations, ...
1 Thessalonians 5:12-28
Verses 9-13 are one sentence in Greek with no main verb, though most Eng.
Romans 12:9-13
In 12:14-21, Paul continues his discussion of the marks of the true Christian, begun in v.
Romans 12:14-21
The text has two crucial indicative 2nd person plural statements in vv.
Matthew 5:13-16
The main point of Rom 13:1-7 is stated in v.
Romans 13:1-7
In vv.
Matthew 5:21-26
This second "antithesis" is closely related to the third, on divorce (vv.
Matthew 5:27-30
The main emphasis in this texts falls on Paul's imperatives and hortatory subjunctives: "Let us cast...
Romans 13:11-14
The two high points of this text are the hortatory subjunctives in vv.
Hebrews 4:1-13
Verses 31-32 follow closely on the "antithesis" on adultery in vv.
Matthew 5:31-37
In this fifth antithesis, Jesus' words offer an emphatic reinterpretation of the "eye for eye, tooth...
Matthew 5:38-42
The main point of this text (and of all of Matthew 5:21-48) is v.
Matthew 5:43-48
In Rom 14:13-23, Paul moves back and forth between indicative and imperative as he calls the church ...
Romans 14:13-23
In verses 1-4, Paul offers a concluding word to the strong in faith and in verses 5-6 Paul prays tha...
Romans 15:1-6
Matthew 6:1 offers a general principle that serves as the foundation for the specific applications in vv.
Matthew 6:1-6
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).
Romans 15:7-13
The main point logically of vv.
Romans 15:22-29
The main point is in v.
John 19:31-37
In vv.
Matthew 6:16-18
In Matt 6:19-24, Jesus offers three related teachings on wealth as it relates to discipleship.
Matthew 6:19-24
Jesus' point in Matthew 6:25-34 is that disciples have no reason to be anxious about the necessities...
Matthew 6:25-34
Genesis 3:20-24 represents the response of Adam (v.
Genesis 3:20-24
In v.
Romans 15:14-21
After Paul's climactic prayer to conclude ch.
Romans 16:1-2
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.
Romans 15:30-33
The key word in this section of Scripture is clearly ‘Greet’ (ἀσπάζ&om...
Romans 16:3-16
The three main sections of this passage are: Do not judge with hypocrisy (vv.
Matthew 7:1-11
In verses 17-20, Paul offers several closing exhortations to the church at Rome: - watch out for and...
Romans 16:17-20
This text is properly speaking two sections: final greetings (vv.
Romans 16:21-27
This is the first of several warning passages in the book of Hebrews: 2:1–4    &nbs...
Hebrews 2:1-4
This section continues the earlier theme of Christ's superiority to angels through v.
Hebrews 2:5-9
The main point of this sobering passage is the hortatory subjunctive in v.
Hebrews 6:1-8
The logical high points of this majestic text are signaled by the indicative verbs in v.
Hebrews 1:1-4
Vv.
Hebrews 2:10-13
Vv.
Hebrews 2:14-18
Verses 5-14 establish from Scripture why the Son's name and status is greater than that of the angels.
Hebrews 1:5-14
The main idea of vv.
Hebrews 3:1-6
Therefore in v.
Hebrews 3:7-19
The high points of the arc of these three verses are the two hortatory subjunctives: "let us grasp onto the confession" (v.
Hebrews 4:14-16
) This section is a pause in the author's Christological argument and begins a section of warning that extends through 6:12 (cf.
Hebrews 5:11-14
7:1-10 serve to explain the significance of Jesus being called a priest after the order of Melchizedek at the close of ch.
Hebrews 7:1-10
The tone in vv.
Hebrews 6:9-12
This entire section of vv.
Hebrews 5:1-10
The author grounds his confidence in the church's final salvation and his desire for the church to e...
Hebrews 6:13-20
Storyline : 1.
Acts 1:1-26
Story Line : 1.
Acts 2:14-47
Story Line 1.
Acts 2:1-13
Apostolic qualifications (vv.
Acts 1:21-26
In Paul's greeting (vv.
Titus 1:1-16
Titus chapter 2 begins and ends with commands to TItus: declare ( λάλει ) what accords with sound teaching (
Titus 2:1-15
This final chapter of Titus unfolds in several parts: In vv.
Titus 3:1-15
George Knight aptly summarizes the thrust of this passage: "Teach these things and undergo training ...
1 Timothy 4:6-10
There are ten imperatives in these six verses! Paul is stressing for Timothy the dual importance of ...
1 Timothy 4:11-16
The final passage in the book of Acts has two parts: Paul's meeting with the Roman Jews (vv.
Acts 28:23-31
Introduction to Paul's Defense (vv.
Acts 22:1-21
This breath-taking sentence opening Paul's letter to the Ephesians begins with a standard greeting f...
Ephesians 1:1-14
Eph 2:1-10 is a famous and incredibly clear explanation of the personal application of the grace of God to believers.
Ephesians 2:1-10
My outline of vv.
John 1:1-18
After his introductory greeting in vv.
1 Timothy 1:3-11
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Commission and Ascension (2)
Acts 1:1-11
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Published October 2nd, 2012
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Τὸν μὲν πρῶτον λόγον ἐποιησάμην περὶ πάντων, ὦ Θεόφιλε, ὧν ἤρξατο ὁ Ἰησοῦς ποιεῖν τε καὶ διδάσκειν
In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach,
ἄχρι ἧς ἡμέρας ...ἀνελήμφθη·
until the day when he was taken up,
ἐντειλάμενος τοῖς ἀποστόλοις διὰ πνεύματος ἁγίου οὓς ἐξελέξατο
after he had commanded through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen.
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οἷς καὶ παρέστησεν ἑαυτὸν ζῶντα...ἐν πολλοῖς τεκμηρίοις
To them, he presented himself alive...by many proofs
μετὰ τὸ παθεῖν αὐτὸν
after his suffering
, δι’ ἡμερῶν τεσσεράκοντα ὀπτανόμενος αὐτοῖς
appearing to them during forty days
καὶ λέγων τὰ περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ.
and speaking about the kingdom of God.
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καὶ συναλιζόμενος
And while eating with them,
παρήγγειλεν αὐτοῖς
he commanded them
ἀπὸ Ἱεροσολύμων μὴ χωρίζεσθαι,
not to depart from Jerusalem,
ἀλλὰ περιμένειν τὴν ἐπαγγελίαν τοῦ πατρὸς
but to wait for the promise of the Father,
ἣν ἠκούσατέ μου·
"which you heard from me;
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ὅτι Ἰωάννης μὲν ἐβάπτισεν ὕδατι,
for John baptized with water,
ὑμεῖς δὲ ἐν πνεύματι βαπτισθήσεσθε ἁγίῳ οὐ μετὰ πολλὰς ταύτας ἡμέρας.
but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now."
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οἱ μὲν οὖν συνελθόντες
So when they had come together,
ἠρώτων αὐτὸν λέγοντες·
they asked him,
κύριε, εἰ ἐν τῷ χρόνῳ τούτῳ ἀποκαθιστάνεις τὴν βασιλείαν τῷ Ἰσραήλ;
"Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?"
εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς,
He said to them,
οὐχ ὑμῶν ἐστιν γνῶναι χρόνους ἢ καιροὺς
"It is not for you to know times or seasons
οὓς ὁ πατὴρ ἔθετο ἐν τῇ ἰδίᾳ ἐξουσίᾳ,
that the Father has fixed by his own authority.
ἀλλὰ λήμψεσθε δύναμιν
But you will receive power
ἐπελθόντος τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος ἐφ’ ὑμᾶς,
when the Holy Spirit has come upon you,
καὶ ἔσεσθέ μου μάρτυρες
and [ as a result ] you will be my witnesses
ἔν τε Ἱερουσαλὴμ καὶ ἐν πάσῃ τῇ Ἰουδαίᾳ καὶ Σαμαρίᾳ καὶ ἕως ἐσχάτου τῆς γῆς.
in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."
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καὶ ταῦτα εἰπὼν
And when he had said these things,
βλεπόντων αὐτῶν
as they were looking on,
ἐπήρθη,
he was lifted up,
καὶ νεφέλη ὑπέλαβεν αὐτὸν ἀπὸ τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν αὐτῶν.
and a cloud took him out of their sight.
καὶ ὡς ἀτενίζοντες ἦσαν εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν πορευομένου αὐτοῦ,
And while they were gazing into heaven as he went,
καὶ ἰδοὺ ἄνδρες δύο παρειστήκεισαν αὐτοῖς ἐν ἐσθήσεσι λευκαῖς, οἳ καὶ εἶπαν·
behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said,
ἄνδρες Γαλιλαῖοι, τί ἑστήκατε βλέποντες εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν;
"Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven?
οὗτος ὁ Ἰησοῦς ὁ ἀναλημφθεὶς ἀφ’ ὑμῶν εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν οὕτως ἐλεύσεται
This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come
ὃν τρόπον ἐθεάσασθε αὐτὸν πορευόμενον εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν.
in the same way as you saw him go into heaven."
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11349203314438 1349203314438 Arc 2012-10-02 18:41:54 2012-10-02 18:50:37 editing Acts 1 1 1 11 Acts 1:1-11 44 NT tisch esv i917497 i917498 i917464 Τὸν μὲν πρῶτον λόγον ἐποιησάμην περὶ πάντων, ὦ Θεόφιλε, ὧν ἤρξατο ὁ Ἰησοῦς ποιεῖν τε καὶ διδάσκειν In the first book, O Theophilus, I have dealt with all that Jesus began to do and teach, i917499 i917465 ἄχρι ἧς ἡμέρας ...ἀνελήμφθη· until the day when he was taken up, i917466 ἐντειλάμενος τοῖς ἀποστόλοις διὰ πνεύματος ἁγίου οὓς ἐξελέξατο after he had commanded through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen. temporal 1 temporal 1 i917500 i917501 i917502 i917467 οἷς καὶ παρέστησεν ἑαυτὸν ζῶντα...ἐν πολλοῖς τεκμηρίοις To them, he presented himself alive...by many proofs i917468 μετὰ τὸ παθεῖν αὐτὸν after his suffering temporal 1 i917503 i917469 , δι’ ἡμερῶν τεσσεράκοντα ὀπτανόμενος αὐτοῖς appearing to them during forty days i917470 καὶ λέγων τὰ περὶ τῆς βασιλείας τοῦ θεοῦ. and speaking about the kingdom of God. progression actionmanner 1 i917504 i917505 i917506 i917471 καὶ συναλιζόμενος And while eating with them, i917472 παρήγγειλεν αὐτοῖς he commanded them temporal 1 1 i917507 i917508 i917473 ἀπὸ Ἱεροσολύμων μὴ χωρίζεσθαι, not to depart from Jerusalem, i917509 i917474 ἀλλὰ περιμένειν τὴν ἐπαγγελίαν τοῦ πατρὸς but to wait for the promise of the Father, i917475 ἣν ἠκούσατέ μου· "which you heard from me; ideaexplanation 1 negativepositive 2 i917510 i917476 ὅτι Ἰωάννης μὲν ἐβάπτισεν ὕδατι, for John baptized with water, i917477 ὑμεῖς δὲ ἐν πνεύματι βαπτισθήσεσθε ἁγίῳ οὐ μετὰ πολλὰς ταύτας ἡμέρας. but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now." alternative ground 1 ideaexplanation 1 i917511 i917512 i917513 i917478 οἱ μὲν οὖν συνελθόντες So when they had come together, i917479 ἠρώτων αὐτὸν λέγοντες· they asked him, temporal 1 1 i917480 κύριε, εἰ ἐν τῷ χρόνῳ τούτῳ ἀποκαθιστάνεις τὴν βασιλείαν τῷ Ἰσραήλ; "Lord, will you at this time restore the kingdom to Israel?" ideaexplanation 1 i917514 i917481 εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς, He said to them, i917515 i917516 i917482 οὐχ ὑμῶν ἐστιν γνῶναι χρόνους ἢ καιροὺς "It is not for you to know times or seasons i917483 οὓς ὁ πατὴρ ἔθετο ἐν τῇ ἰδίᾳ ἐξουσίᾳ, that the Father has fixed by his own authority. ideaexplanation 1 i917517 i917518 i917484 ἀλλὰ λήμψεσθε δύναμιν But you will receive power i917485 ἐπελθόντος τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος ἐφ’ ὑμᾶς, when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, temporal 1 i917519 i917486 καὶ ἔσεσθέ μου μάρτυρες and [ as a result ] you will be my witnesses i917487 ἔν τε Ἱερουσαλὴμ καὶ ἐν πάσῃ τῇ Ἰουδαίᾳ καὶ Σαμαρίᾳ καὶ ἕως ἐσχάτου τῆς γῆς. in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth." locative 1 actionresult 2 negativepositive 2 ideaexplanation 1 questionanswer 2 situationresponse 2 i917520 i917521 i917488 καὶ ταῦτα εἰπὼν And when he had said these things, i917522 i917489 βλεπόντων αὐτῶν as they were looking on, i917523 i917490 ἐπήρθη, he was lifted up, i917491 καὶ νεφέλη ὑπέλαβεν αὐτὸν ἀπὸ τῶν ὀφθαλμῶν αὐτῶν. and a cloud took him out of their sight. progression temporal 1 1 temporal 1 1 i917524 i917492 καὶ ὡς ἀτενίζοντες ἦσαν εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν πορευομένου αὐτοῦ, And while they were gazing into heaven as he went, i917525 i917493 καὶ ἰδοὺ ἄνδρες δύο παρειστήκεισαν αὐτοῖς ἐν ἐσθήσεσι λευκαῖς, οἳ καὶ εἶπαν· behold, two men stood by them in white robes, and said, i917526 i917494 ἄνδρες Γαλιλαῖοι, τί ἑστήκατε βλέποντες εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν; "Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking into heaven? i917527 i917495 οὗτος ὁ Ἰησοῦς ὁ ἀναλημφθεὶς ἀφ’ ὑμῶν εἰς τὸν οὐρανὸν οὕτως ἐλεύσεται This Jesus, who was taken up from you into heaven, will come i917496 ὃν τρόπον ἐθεάσασθε αὐτὸν πορευόμενον εἰς τὸν οὐρανόν. in the same way as you saw him go into heaven." actionmanner 1 ground 1 ideaexplanation 1 temporal 1 1 situationresponse 2 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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