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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
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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
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
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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Paul's constant thanksgiving
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
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Published June 1st, 2012
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I. Greeting (v. 1) II. Thanksgiving (vv. 2-10) v. 2 Main Point: Paul thanks God for the church through constant prayer v. 3 Grounds for Paul's thanksgiving (v. 2): the church's faith, hope, love presently at work (cf. 3:6–10) vv. 4–10 Further Grounds for Paul's thanksgiving: his confidence in their election by God v. 5 Ground for Paul's confidence (v. 4): his powerful gospel ministry in Thessalonica vv. 6–10 Further grounds for his confidence (v. 4): The church responded to the gospel in exemplary fashion
10000000003761 3761 Notes 2008-12-28 07:14:26 2012-10-08 03:06:35 I. Greeting (v. 1) II. Thanksgiving (vv. 2-10) v. 2 Main Point: Paul thanks God for the church through constant prayer v. 3 Grounds for Paul's thanksgiving (v. 2): the church's faith, hope, love presently at work (cf. 3:6–10) vv. 4–10 Further Grounds for Paul's thanksgiving: his confidence in their election by God v. 5 Ground for Paul's confidence (v. 4): his powerful gospel ministry in Thessalonica vv. 6–10 Further grounds for his confidence (v. 4): The church responded to the gospel in exemplary fashion notes
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Παῦλος καὶ Σιλουανὸς καὶ Τιμόθεος τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ Θεσσαλονικέων ἐν θεῷ πατρὶ καὶ κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστῷ χάρις ὑμῖν καὶ εἰρήνη
Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace.
εὐχαριστοῦμεν τῷ θεῷ πάντοτε περὶ πάντων ὑμῶν
We give thanks to God always for all of you,
μνείαν ποιούμενοι ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν ἡμῶν ἀδιαλείπτως
[by] constantly mentioning you in our prayers,
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μνημονεύοντες ὑμῶν τοῦ ἔργου τῆς πίστεως καὶ τοῦ κόπου τῆς ἀγάπης καὶ τῆς ὑπομονῆς τῆς ἐλπίδος τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ πατρὸς ἡμῶν
[for we] remember before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ,
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εἰδότες ἀδελφοὶ ἠγαπημένοι ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ τὴν ἐκλογὴν ὑμῶν
for we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you,
ὅτι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον ἡμῶν οὐκ ἐγενήθη εἰς ὑμᾶς ἐν λόγῳ μόνον
because our gospel came to you not only in word,
ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐν δυνάμει καὶ ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ καὶ ἐν πληροφορίᾳ πολλῇ
but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction,
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καθὼς οἴδατε οἷοι ἐγενήθημεν ἐν ὑμῖν δι' ὑμᾶς
just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake.
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καὶ ὑμεῖς μιμηταὶ ἡμῶν ἐγενήθητε καὶ τοῦ κυρίου
And [as a result ] you became imitators of us and of the Lord,
δεξάμενοι τὸν λόγον ἐν θλίψει πολλῇ μετὰ χαρᾶς πνεύματος ἁγίου
by receiving the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,
ὥστε γενέσθαι ὑμᾶς τύπον πᾶσιν τοῖς πιστεύουσιν ἐν τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ καὶ ἐν τῇ Ἀχαΐᾳ
so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia.
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ἀφ' ὑμῶν γὰρ ἐξήχηται ὁ λόγος τοῦ κυρίου οὐ μόνον ἐν τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ καὶ ἐν τῇ Ἀχαΐᾳ
For not only has the word of the Lord sounded forth from you in Macedonia and Achaia,
ἀλλ ' ἐν παντὶ τόπῳ ἡ πίστις ὑμῶν ἡ πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἐξελήλυθεν
but your faith in God has gone forth everywhere,
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ὥστε μὴ χρείαν ἔχειν ἡμᾶς λαλεῖν τι
so that we need not say anything.
αὐτοὶ γὰρ περὶ ἡμῶν ἀπαγγέλλουσιν ὁποίαν εἴσοδον ἔσχομεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς
For they themselves report concerning us the kind of reception we had among you,
καὶ πῶς ἐπεστρέψατε πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων
and [specifically ] how you turned to God from idols
δουλεύειν θεῷ ζῶντι καὶ ἀληθινῷ
[in order] to serve the living and true God,
καὶ ἀναμένειν τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῶν οὐρανῶν
and to wait for his Son from heaven,
ὃν ἤγειρεν ἐκ τῶν νεκρῶν
whom he raised from the dead,
Ἰησοῦν τὸν ῥυόμενον ἡμᾶς ἐκ τῆς ὀργῆς τῆς ἐρχομένης
[namely] Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.
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10000000003761 3761 Arc 2008-12-28 07:14:26 2014-03-11 19:59:19 editing 1 Thessalonians 1 1 1 10 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 52 NT tisch esv i26097 i26077 Παῦλος καὶ Σιλουανὸς καὶ Τιμόθεος τῇ ἐκκλησίᾳ Θεσσαλονικέων ἐν θεῷ πατρὶ καὶ κυρίῳ Ἰησοῦ Χριστῷ χάρις ὑμῖν καὶ εἰρήνη Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. i26098 i26099 i26100 i26078 εὐχαριστοῦμεν τῷ θεῷ πάντοτε περὶ πάντων ὑμῶν We give thanks to God always for all of you, i26079 μνείαν ποιούμενοι ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν ἡμῶν ἀδιαλείπτως [by] constantly mentioning you in our prayers, actionmanner 1 i26080 μνημονεύοντες ὑμῶν τοῦ ἔργου τῆς πίστεως καὶ τοῦ κόπου τῆς ἀγάπης καὶ τῆς ὑπομονῆς τῆς ἐλπίδος τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ θεοῦ καὶ πατρὸς ἡμῶν [for we] remember before our God and Father your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, ground 1 i26101 i26081 εἰδότες ἀδελφοὶ ἠγαπημένοι ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ τὴν ἐκλογὴν ὑμῶν for we know, brothers loved by God, that he has chosen you, i26102 i26103 i26104 i26082 ὅτι τὸ εὐαγγέλιον ἡμῶν οὐκ ἐγενήθη εἰς ὑμᾶς ἐν λόγῳ μόνον because our gospel came to you not only in word, i26083 ἀλλὰ καὶ ἐν δυνάμει καὶ ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ καὶ ἐν πληροφορίᾳ πολλῇ but also in power and in the Holy Spirit and with full conviction, negativepositive 2 i26084 καθὼς οἴδατε οἷοι ἐγενήθημεν ἐν ὑμῖν δι' ὑμᾶς just as you know what kind of men we proved to be among you for your sake. comparison 1 i26105 i26106 i26107 i26085 καὶ ὑμεῖς μιμηταὶ ἡμῶν ἐγενήθητε καὶ τοῦ κυρίου And [as a result ] you became imitators of us and of the Lord, i26086 δεξάμενοι τὸν λόγον ἐν θλίψει πολλῇ μετὰ χαρᾶς πνεύματος ἁγίου by receiving the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit, actionmanner 1 i26087 ὥστε γενέσθαι ὑμᾶς τύπον πᾶσιν τοῖς πιστεύουσιν ἐν τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ καὶ ἐν τῇ Ἀχαΐᾳ so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia and in Achaia. actionresult 2 i26108 i26109 i26110 i26088 ἀφ' ὑμῶν γὰρ ἐξήχηται ὁ λόγος τοῦ κυρίου οὐ μόνον ἐν τῇ Μακεδονίᾳ καὶ ἐν τῇ Ἀχαΐᾳ For not only has the word of the Lord sounded forth from you in Macedonia and Achaia, i26089 ἀλλ ' ἐν παντὶ τόπῳ ἡ πίστις ὑμῶν ἡ πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἐξελήλυθεν but your faith in God has gone forth everywhere, progression i26090 ὥστε μὴ χρείαν ἔχειν ἡμᾶς λαλεῖν τι so that we need not say anything. actionresult 2 i26111 i26091 αὐτοὶ γὰρ περὶ ἡμῶν ἀπαγγέλλουσιν ὁποίαν εἴσοδον ἔσχομεν πρὸς ὑμᾶς For they themselves report concerning us the kind of reception we had among you, i26112 i26092 καὶ πῶς ἐπεστρέψατε πρὸς τὸν θεὸν ἀπὸ τῶν εἰδώλων and [specifically ] how you turned to God from idols i26113 i26093 δουλεύειν θεῷ ζῶντι καὶ ἀληθινῷ [in order] to serve the living and true God, i26114 i26094 καὶ ἀναμένειν τὸν υἱὸν αὐτοῦ ἐκ τῶν οὐρανῶν and to wait for his Son from heaven, i26115 i26095 ὃν ἤγειρεν ἐκ τῶν νεκρῶν whom he raised from the dead, i26096 Ἰησοῦν τὸν ῥυόμενον ἡμᾶς ἐκ τῆς ὀργῆς τῆς ἐρχομένης [namely] Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come. ideaexplanation 1 ideaexplanation 1 progression actionpurpose 2 ideaexplanation 1 ground 1 ideaexplanation 1 actionresult 2 ground 1 ground 1 ground 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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