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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
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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Qualifications for deacons
1 Timothy 3:8-13
This text highlights that deacons (or church workers) should be persons of dignity, who should serve...
Published June 1st, 2012
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2008-06-12 06:35:45
2012-03-01 08:22:16
This text highlights that deacons (or church workers) should be persons of dignity, who should serve only after being tested and found blameless (v. 10). v. 13 grounds the whole passage and supplies the motivation for serving faithfully as a deacon.
10000000001298 1298 Notes 2008-06-12 06:35:45 2012-03-01 08:22:16 This text highlights that deacons (or church workers) should be persons of dignity, who should serve only after being tested and found blameless (v. 10). v. 13 grounds the whole passage and supplies the motivation for serving faithfully as a deacon. notes
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διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς
Deacons likewise must be dignified,
μὴ διλόγους μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς
not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain,
ἔχοντας τὸ μυστήριον τῆς πίστεως ἐν καθαρᾷ συνειδήσει
but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience.
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καὶ οὗτοι δὲ δοκιμαζέσθωσαν πρῶτον
These men must also first be tested;
εἶτα διακονείτωσαν
then let them serve as deacons
ἀνέγκλητοι ὄντες
if they are beyond reproach.
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γυναῖκας ὡσαύτως σεμνάς
Women must likewise be dignified,
μὴ διαβόλους
not slanderous,
νηφαλίους πιστὰς ἐν πᾶσιν
self-controlled, faithful in everything.
negativepositive
διάκονοι ἔστωσαν μιᾶς γυναικὸς ἄνδρες
Let deacons be husbands of one wife,
τέκνων καλῶς προϊστάμενοι καὶ τῶν ἰδίων οἴκων
managing well children and their own households.
οἱ γὰρ καλῶς διακονήσαντες
For those who serve as deacons well
βαθμὸν ἑαυτοῖς καλὸν περιποιοῦνται καὶ πολλὴν παρρησίαν ἐν πίστει τῇ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ
are obtaining for themselves a good stainding and much boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
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10000000001298 1298 Arc 2008-06-12 06:35:45 2014-01-11 01:25:42 editing 1 Timothy 3 8 3 13 1 Timothy 3:8-13 54 NT tisch esv i24391 i24392 i24393 i24394 i24378 διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς Deacons likewise must be dignified, i24395 i24379 μὴ διλόγους μὴ οἴνῳ πολλῷ προσέχοντας μὴ αἰσχροκερδεῖς not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain, i24380 ἔχοντας τὸ μυστήριον τῆς πίστεως ἐν καθαρᾷ συνειδήσει but holding to the mystery of the faith with a clear conscience. ideaexplanation 1 i24396 i24381 καὶ οὗτοι δὲ δοκιμαζέσθωσαν πρῶτον These men must also first be tested; i24397 i24382 εἶτα διακονείτωσαν then let them serve as deacons i24383 ἀνέγκλητοι ὄντες if they are beyond reproach. conditional 2 1 progression progression i24398 i24384 γυναῖκας ὡσαύτως σεμνάς Women must likewise be dignified, i24399 i24385 μὴ διαβόλους not slanderous, i24386 νηφαλίους πιστὰς ἐν πᾶσιν self-controlled, faithful in everything. negativepositive 2 ideaexplanation 1 i24400 i24387 διάκονοι ἔστωσαν μιᾶς γυναικὸς ἄνδρες Let deacons be husbands of one wife, i24388 τέκνων καλῶς προϊστάμενοι καὶ τῶν ἰδίων οἴκων managing well children and their own households. progression i24401 i24389 οἱ γὰρ καλῶς διακονήσαντες For those who serve as deacons well i24390 βαθμὸν ἑαυτοῖς καλὸν περιποιοῦνται καὶ πολλὴν παρρησίαν ἐν πίστει τῇ ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ are obtaining for themselves a good stainding and much boldness in the faith which is in Christ Jesus. conditional 2 ground 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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