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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
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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The True King of the Jews
Matthew 2:1-12
Scene 1: : Wise men arrive looking for the true King of the Jews (vv.
Published June 1st, 2012
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Scene 1: : Wise men arrive looking for the true King of the Jews (vv. 1-2) Scene 2: The false king is troubled and looks for answers from his advisors (vv. 3-6) Scene 3: The false king holds a private conference with the wise men and claims that he wants to worship the child too (vv. 7-8) Scene 4: The wise men worship the true King and do not return to Herod (vv. 9-12)
10000000001617 1617 Notes 2008-09-25 15:05:05 2009-12-13 10:25:34 Scene 1: : Wise men arrive looking for the true King of the Jews (vv. 1-2) Scene 2: The false king is troubled and looks for answers from his advisors (vv. 3-6) Scene 3: The false king holds a private conference with the wise men and claims that he wants to worship the child too (vv. 7-8) Scene 4: The wise men worship the true King and do not return to Herod (vv. 9-12) notes
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τοῦ δὲ Ἰησοῦ γεννηθέντος ἐν Βηθλέεμ τῆς Ἰουδαίας ἐν ἡμέραις Ἡρῴδου τοῦ βασιλέως
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king,
ἰδοὺ μάγοι ἀπὸ ἀνατολῶν παρεγένοντο εἰς Ἱεροσόλυμα
behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem,
λέγοντες ποῦ ἐστιν ὁ τεχθεὶς βασιλεὺς τῶν Ἰουδαίων
saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews?
εἴδομεν γὰρ αὐτοῦ τὸν ἀστέρα ἐν τῇ ἀνατολῇ
For we saw his star when it rose
καὶ ἤλθομεν προσκυνῆσαι αὐτῷ
and [so] have come to worship him."
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ἀκούσας δὲ ὁ βασιλεὺς Ἡρῴδης
When Herod the king heard this,
ἐταράχθη καὶ πᾶσα Ἱεροσόλυμα μετ' αὐτοῦ
he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him;
καὶ συναγαγὼν πάντας τοὺς ἀρχιερεῖς καὶ γραμματεῖς τοῦ λαοῦ
and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people,
ἐπυνθάνετο παρ' αὐτῶν ποῦ ὁ Χριστὸς γεννᾶται
he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born.
situationresponse
οἱ δὲ εἶπαν αὐτῷ ἐν Βηθλέεμ τῆς Ἰουδαίας οὕτως
They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea,
γὰρ γέγραπται διὰ τοῦ προφήτου
for so it is written by the prophet:
καὶ σύ Βηθλέεμ γῆ Ἰούδα οὐδαμῶς ἐλαχίστη εἶ ἐν τοῖς ἡγεμόσιν Ἰούδα ἐκ σοῦ
"'And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah;
γὰρ ἐξελεύσεται ἡγούμενος ὅστις ποιμανεῖ τὸν λαόν μου τὸν Ἰσραήλ
for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'"
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τότε Ἡρῴδης λάθρᾳ καλέσας τοὺς μάγους
Then Herod summoning the wise men secretly
ἠκρίβωσεν παρ' αὐτῶν τὸν χρόνον τοῦ φαινομένου ἀστέρος
ascertained from them what time the star had appeared.
καὶ πέμψας αὐτοὺς εἰς Βηθλέεμ εἶπεν πορευθέντες
And he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, "Go
ἐξετάσατε ἀκριβῶς περὶ τοῦ παιδίου
search diligently for the child,
ἐπὰν δὲ εὕρητε
and when you have found him,
ἀπαγγείλατέ μοι
bring me word,
ὅπως κἀγὼ ἐλθὼν προσκυνήσω αὐτῷ
that I too may come and worship him."
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οἱ δὲ ἀκούσαντες τοῦ βασιλέως
After listening to the king,
ἐπορεύθησαν
they went on their way.
καὶ ἰδοὺ ὁ ἀστὴρ ὃν εἶδον ἐν τῇ ἀνατολῇ προῆγεν αὐτοὺς
And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them
ἕως ἐλθὼν ἐστάθη ἐπάνω
until it came to rest over the place
οὗ ἦν τὸ παιδίον
where the child was.
locative
ἰδόντες δὲ τὸν ἀστέρα
When they saw the star,
ἐχάρησαν χαρὰν μεγάλην σφόδρα
they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
καὶ ἐλθόντες εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν
And going into the house
εἶδον τὸ παιδίον μετὰ Μαρίας τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ
they saw the child with Mary his mother,
καὶ πεσόντες προσεκύνησαν αὐτῷ
and they fell down and worshiped him.
καὶ ἀνοίξαντες τοὺς θησαυροὺς αὐτῶν
Then, opening their treasures,
προσήνεγκαν αὐτῷ δῶρα χρυσὸν καὶ λίβανον καὶ σμύρναν
they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.
καὶ χρηματισθέντες κατ' ὄναρ μὴ ἀνακάμψαι πρὸς Ἡρῴδην
And being warned in a dream not to return to Herod,
δι' ἄλλης ὁδοῦ ἀνεχώρησαν εἰς τὴν χώραν αὐτῶν
they departed to their own country by another way.
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10000000001617 1617 Arc 2008-09-25 15:05:05 2009-12-13 10:25:34 editing Matthew 2 1 2 12 Matthew 2:1-12 40 NT tisch esv i24619 i24620 i24621 i24622 i24585 τοῦ δὲ Ἰησοῦ γεννηθέντος ἐν Βηθλέεμ τῆς Ἰουδαίας ἐν ἡμέραις Ἡρῴδου τοῦ βασιλέως Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, i24623 i24586 ἰδοὺ μάγοι ἀπὸ ἀνατολῶν παρεγένοντο εἰς Ἱεροσόλυμα behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, i24624 i24587 λέγοντες ποῦ ἐστιν ὁ τεχθεὶς βασιλεὺς τῶν Ἰουδαίων saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? i24588 εἴδομεν γὰρ αὐτοῦ τὸν ἀστέρα ἐν τῇ ἀνατολῇ For we saw his star when it rose i24589 καὶ ἤλθομεν προσκυνῆσαι αὐτῷ and [so] have come to worship him." bilateral 1 actionmanner 1 temporal 1 1 i24625 i24626 i24627 i24590 ἀκούσας δὲ ὁ βασιλεὺς Ἡρῴδης When Herod the king heard this, i24591 ἐταράχθη καὶ πᾶσα Ἱεροσόλυμα μετ' αὐτοῦ he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him; i24628 i24592 καὶ συναγαγὼν πάντας τοὺς ἀρχιερεῖς καὶ γραμματεῖς τοῦ λαοῦ and assembling all the chief priests and scribes of the people, i24593 ἐπυνθάνετο παρ' αὐτῶν ποῦ ὁ Χριστὸς γεννᾶται he inquired of them where the Christ was to be born. temporal 1 1 situationresponse 2 i24629 i24594 οἱ δὲ εἶπαν αὐτῷ ἐν Βηθλέεμ τῆς Ἰουδαίας οὕτως They told him, "In Bethlehem of Judea, i24630 i24595 γὰρ γέγραπται διὰ τοῦ προφήτου for so it is written by the prophet: i24631 i24596 καὶ σύ Βηθλέεμ γῆ Ἰούδα οὐδαμῶς ἐλαχίστη εἶ ἐν τοῖς ἡγεμόσιν Ἰούδα ἐκ σοῦ "'And you, O Bethlehem, in the land of Judah, are by no means least among the rulers of Judah; i24597 γὰρ ἐξελεύσεται ἡγούμενος ὅστις ποιμανεῖ τὸν λαόν μου τὸν Ἰσραήλ for from you shall come a ruler who will shepherd my people Israel.'" ground 1 ideaexplanation 1 ground 1 questionanswer 2 situationresponse 2 i24632 i24633 i24598 τότε Ἡρῴδης λάθρᾳ καλέσας τοὺς μάγους Then Herod summoning the wise men secretly i24599 ἠκρίβωσεν παρ' αὐτῶν τὸν χρόνον τοῦ φαινομένου ἀστέρος ascertained from them what time the star had appeared. temporal 1 1 i24634 i24600 καὶ πέμψας αὐτοὺς εἰς Βηθλέεμ εἶπεν πορευθέντες And he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, "Go i24635 i24601 ἐξετάσατε ἀκριβῶς περὶ τοῦ παιδίου search diligently for the child, i24636 i24602 ἐπὰν δὲ εὕρητε and when you have found him, i24637 i24603 ἀπαγγείλατέ μοι bring me word, i24604 ὅπως κἀγὼ ἐλθὼν προσκυνήσω αὐτῷ that I too may come and worship him." actionpurpose 2 temporal 1 1 progression progression situationresponse 2 i24638 i24639 i24640 i24641 i24605 οἱ δὲ ἀκούσαντες τοῦ βασιλέως After listening to the king, i24606 ἐπορεύθησαν they went on their way. temporal 1 1 i24642 i24643 i24607 καὶ ἰδοὺ ὁ ἀστὴρ ὃν εἶδον ἐν τῇ ἀνατολῇ προῆγεν αὐτοὺς And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them i24644 i24608 ἕως ἐλθὼν ἐστάθη ἐπάνω until it came to rest over the place i24609 οὗ ἦν τὸ παιδίον where the child was. locative 1 temporal 1 i24645 i24610 ἰδόντες δὲ τὸν ἀστέρα When they saw the star, i24611 ἐχάρησαν χαρὰν μεγάλην σφόδρα they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. progression situationresponse 2 progression i24646 i24647 i24612 καὶ ἐλθόντες εἰς τὴν οἰκίαν And going into the house i24613 εἶδον τὸ παιδίον μετὰ Μαρίας τῆς μητρὸς αὐτοῦ they saw the child with Mary his mother, temporal 1 1 i24648 i24614 καὶ πεσόντες προσεκύνησαν αὐτῷ and they fell down and worshiped him. i24649 i24615 καὶ ἀνοίξαντες τοὺς θησαυροὺς αὐτῶν Then, opening their treasures, i24616 προσήνεγκαν αὐτῷ δῶρα χρυσὸν καὶ λίβανον καὶ σμύρναν they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. temporal 1 1 progression situationresponse 2 i24650 i24617 καὶ χρηματισθέντες κατ' ὄναρ μὴ ἀνακάμψαι πρὸς Ἡρῴδην And being warned in a dream not to return to Herod, i24618 δι' ἄλλης ὁδοῦ ἀνεχώρησαν εἰς τὴν χώραν αὐτῶν they departed to their own country by another way. progression progression 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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