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Dr. Brian Tabb is Academic Dean of Bethlehem College & Seminary.
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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
Phrase.
Mark 8:10-30
Phrase.
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
Phrase.
Mark 1:21-28
Phrase.
Mark 1:9-20
Phrase.
Mark 1:1-8
Phrase.
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Diagram.
Philippians 1:3-11
I.
1 Thessalonians 1:1-2:16
Arc.
Acts 1:1-11
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
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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Jesus' miraculous birth
Matthew 1:18-25
Matthew records how Jesus' birth took place, in fulfillment of OT prophecy.
Published June 1st, 2012
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Matthew records how Jesus' birth took place, in fulfillment of OT prophecy. The stress in the passage is on Jesus' miraculous birth, announced by the angel and fulfilled just so. In Jesus, we encounter Immanuel, God with us.
10000000001562 1562 Notes 2008-09-18 12:05:59 2009-12-13 10:24:55 Matthew records how Jesus' birth took place, in fulfillment of OT prophecy. The stress in the passage is on Jesus' miraculous birth, announced by the angel and fulfilled just so. In Jesus, we encounter Immanuel, God with us. notes
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Matthew 1:18-25
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τοῦ δὲ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἡ γένεσις οὕτως ἦν
Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way.
μνηστευθείσης τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ Μαρίας τῷ Ἰωσήφ
When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph,
πρὶν ἢ συνελθεῖν αὐτοὺς
before they came together
ideaexplanation
εὑρέθη ἐν γαστρὶ ἔχουσα ἐκ πνεύματος ἁγίου
she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit.
temporal
Ἰωσὴφ δὲ ὁ ἀνὴρ αὐτῆς δίκαιος ὢν
And her husband Joseph, being a just man
καὶ μὴ θέλων αὐτὴν
and unwilling to put her to shame,
progression
δειγματίσαι ἐβουλήθη λάθρᾳ ἀπολῦσαι αὐτήν
resolved to divorce her quietly.
situationresponse
ταῦτα δὲ αὐτοῦ ἐνθυμηθέντος
But as he considered these things,
ἰδοὺ ἄγγελος κυρίου κατ' ὄναρ ἐφάνη αὐτῷ λέγων
behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying,
Ἰωσὴφ υἱὸς Δαυίδ μὴ φοβηθῇς παραλαβεῖν Μαρίαν τὴν γυναῖκά σου
"Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife,
τὸ γὰρ ἐν αὐτῇ γεννηθὲν ἐκ πνεύματός ἐστιν ἁγίου
for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
ground
τέξεται δὲ υἱὸν
She will bear a son,
καὶ καλέσεις τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Ἰησοῦν αὐτὸς
and you shall call his name Jesus,
γὰρ σώσει τὸν λαὸν αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν αὐτῶν
for he will save his people from their sins."
concessive
τοῦτο δὲ ὅλον γέγονεν
All this took place
ἵνα πληρωθῇ τὸ ῥηθὲν ὑπὸ κυρίου διὰ τοῦ προφήτου λέγοντος
to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet:
ἰδοὺ ἡ παρθένος ἐν γαστρὶ ἕξει
"Behold, the virgin shall conceive
καὶ τέξεται υἱόν
and bear a son,
καὶ καλέσουσιν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Ἐμμανουήλ
and they shall call his name Immanuel"
ὅ ἐστιν μεθερμηνευόμεν μεθ' ἡμῶν ὁ θεός
(which means, God with us).
actionpurpose
ἐγερθεὶς δὲ ὁ Ἰωσὴφ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὕπνου
When Joseph woke from sleep,
ἐποίησεν
he did
ὡς προσέταξεν αὐτῷ ὁ ἄγγελος κυρίου
as the angel of the Lord commanded him:
comparison
καὶ παρέλαβεν τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ
he took his wife,
καὶ οὐκ ἐγίνωσκεν αὐτὴν
but knew her not
ἕως οὗ ἔτεκεν υἱόν
until she had given birth to a son.
καὶ ἐκάλεσεν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Ἰησοῦν
And he called his name Jesus.
discourse
10000000001562 1562 Arc 2008-09-18 12:05:59 2009-12-13 10:24:55 editing Matthew 1 18 1 25 Matthew 1:18-25 40 NT tisch esv i24678 i24651 τοῦ δὲ Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἡ γένεσις οὕτως ἦν Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. i24679 i24680 i24681 i24682 i24683 i24684 i24652 μνηστευθείσης τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ Μαρίας τῷ Ἰωσήφ When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, i24653 πρὶν ἢ συνελθεῖν αὐτοὺς before they came together ideaexplanation 1 i24654 εὑρέθη ἐν γαστρὶ ἔχουσα ἐκ πνεύματος ἁγίου she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. temporal 1 1 i24685 i24686 i24655 Ἰωσὴφ δὲ ὁ ἀνὴρ αὐτῆς δίκαιος ὢν And her husband Joseph, being a just man i24656 καὶ μὴ θέλων αὐτὴν and unwilling to put her to shame, progression i24657 δειγματίσαι ἐβουλήθη λάθρᾳ ἀπολῦσαι αὐτήν resolved to divorce her quietly. situationresponse 2 i24687 i24658 ταῦτα δὲ αὐτοῦ ἐνθυμηθέντος But as he considered these things, i24688 i24659 ἰδοὺ ἄγγελος κυρίου κατ' ὄναρ ἐφάνη αὐτῷ λέγων behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream, saying, i24689 i24690 i24660 Ἰωσὴφ υἱὸς Δαυίδ μὴ φοβηθῇς παραλαβεῖν Μαρίαν τὴν γυναῖκά σου "Joseph, son of David, do not fear to take Mary as your wife, i24661 τὸ γὰρ ἐν αὐτῇ γεννηθὲν ἐκ πνεύματός ἐστιν ἁγίου for that which is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit. ground 1 i24691 i24662 τέξεται δὲ υἱὸν She will bear a son, i24692 i24663 καὶ καλέσεις τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Ἰησοῦν αὐτὸς and you shall call his name Jesus, i24664 γὰρ σώσει τὸν λαὸν αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ τῶν ἁμαρτιῶν αὐτῶν for he will save his people from their sins." ground 1 situationresponse 2 progression ideaexplanation 1 temporal 1 1 concessive 2 i24693 i24665 τοῦτο δὲ ὅλον γέγονεν All this took place i24694 i24666 ἵνα πληρωθῇ τὸ ῥηθὲν ὑπὸ κυρίου διὰ τοῦ προφήτου λέγοντος to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: i24695 i24667 ἰδοὺ ἡ παρθένος ἐν γαστρὶ ἕξει "Behold, the virgin shall conceive i24696 i24668 καὶ τέξεται υἱόν and bear a son, i24697 i24669 καὶ καλέσουσιν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Ἐμμανουήλ and they shall call his name Immanuel" i24670 ὅ ἐστιν μεθερμηνευόμεν μεθ' ἡμῶν ὁ θεός (which means, God with us). ideaexplanation 1 progression progression ideaexplanation 1 actionpurpose 2 ideaexplanation 1 i24698 i24699 i24700 i24671 ἐγερθεὶς δὲ ὁ Ἰωσὴφ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὕπνου When Joseph woke from sleep, i24672 ἐποίησεν he did temporal 1 1 i24673 ὡς προσέταξεν αὐτῷ ὁ ἄγγελος κυρίου as the angel of the Lord commanded him: comparison 1 i24701 i24674 καὶ παρέλαβεν τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ he took his wife, i24702 i24675 καὶ οὐκ ἐγίνωσκεν αὐτὴν but knew her not i24676 ἕως οὗ ἔτεκεν υἱόν until she had given birth to a son. temporal 1 i24677 καὶ ἐκάλεσεν τὸ ὄνομα αὐτοῦ Ἰησοῦν And he called his name Jesus. progression ideaexplanation 1 situationresponse 2 ideaexplanation 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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