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God communicates in words proclaimed, received, accepted, and now at work among believers
1 Thessalonians 2:13
There is a river flowing right through the middle of God's eternal city. We may indeed be refreshed by its waters even now.
Psalms 46
Satan may be powerful, but God is sovereign!
1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13
Arc.
1 Peter 5:12-14
An exhortation from a fellow elder.
1 Peter 5:1-11
Arc.
1 Peter 4:12-19
...therefore live so as to magnify Christ.
1 Peter 4:7-11
A knotty passage indeed!
1 Peter 3:18-22
Arc.
1 Peter 3:13-17
Arc.
1 Peter 3:1-7
Arc.
1 Peter 2:18-25
Arc.
1 Peter 2:11-17
An Exhortation to Gospel-Rooted Love
1 Peter 1:22-2:3
Arc.
1 Peter 1:13-21
A Greeting Packed Full with Theological Truth
1 Peter 1:1-5
Christ fulfills Psalm 8 on our behalf
Hebrews 2:5-18
Jesus: the exact and perfect revelation of God
Hebrews 1:1-14
Arc.
Romans 7:13-25
The Hour has Come.
John 12:20-26
Light From the Father.
John 12:44-50
The Nature of Unbelief.
John 12:37-43
Sons of Light.
John 12:27-36
Sons of Light.
John 12:27-36
Arc.
Philippians 3:12-16
Arc.
Philippians 3:7-11
Arc.
Philippians 3:17-4:1
Arc.
2 Timothy 3:10-17
Arc.
Philippians 1:3-11
Destroying Strongholds
2 Corinthians 10:1-6
Central Idea: Paul declares that he is going to defend himself so that the accusation of inconsisten...
2 Corinthians 10:7-11
Central Idea: Paul declares he would not dare to join the fray of 'ministry comparisons.
2 Corinthians 10:12-18
Central Idea: Paul asks the Corinthians to bear with him as he enters into the foolishness of boasti...
2 Corinthians 11:1-6
Central Idea:   All praise to God for the treasure of blessings we have in Christ, namely: He c...
Ephesians 1:3-14
Central Idea: Paul will not give an inch in this matter of preaching free of charge.
2 Corinthians 11:7-15
Central Idea: Paul, finally ready to meet boasting with boasting, makes an ironical appeal: "You've ...
2 Corinthians 11:16-21
Central Idea: Paul will go on to speak of his visions, however to boast of such things is a worthless exercise in self-promotion.
2 Corinthians 12:1-10
Central Idea: None of this has been for Paul's sake (in self-defense) but for their sake; His fear i...
2 Corinthians 12:19-21
Central Idea: Paul sighs, "Ugh! It's done.
2 Corinthians 12:11-18
Central Idea: Paul addresses a supposed implication of 5:20, ".
Romans 6:1-14
Central Idea: Paul's prayers of thanksgiving for the Colossian believers are in response to Epaphras...
Colossians 1:3-8
Central Idea: Paul relates the substance of his prayers on behalf of the Colossian believers: that t...
Colossians 1:9-14
Central Idea: Paul's prayer for the Colossians overflows into a hymn of praise declaring the glories...
Colossians 1:15-20
Central Idea: Paul calls the Colossians to not allow the intruders to either pass judgment on them o...
Colossians 2:16-23
Central Idea: In contrast to those that would steer them away from Christ, Paul calls the Colossians...
Colossians 3:1-4
Central Idea: The direct inference from setting one's mind on heavenly things is the command, "put to death what is earthly in you.
Colossians 3:5-11
Central Idea: Here is the practical culmination of all that Paul has been driving toward: Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly.
Colossians 3:12-17
Central Idea: Paul details what it looks like to obey v.
Colossians 3:18-4:1
I'm curious to see how others arc v.
Mark 2:18-20
Central Idea: God has graciously and abundantly provided all that we need to live in godliness.
2 Peter 1:3-11
Central Idea: Because growth in Christian maturity is not automatic, Peter will confidently remind h...
2 Peter 1:12-15
Central Idea: Paul exhorts his readers to walk in sacrificial love which stands in sharp contrast to...
Ephesians 5:1-14
This a simplified alternate to my arc "Walk as Children of Light.
Ephesians 5:1-14
Apposition = two words or phrases side by side performing the same grammatical role in a sentence.
Titus 2:11-14
Summary:   In the fear of God, Paul persuades others because he is controlled by the love of Christ.
2 Corinthians 5:11-21
Summary: It is not to angels that God has subjected the world to come; It is subjected to The Man, (...
Hebrews 2:5-9
The emphasis that began in chapter 1 concerning what we have "in Christ" continues.
Ephesians 2:11-22
I found this to be a very difficult passage to arc but, as always, worth the effort of pressing on u...
Ephesians 3:1-13
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Boasting in Weaknesses
2 Corinthians 11:30-33
Central Idea: Having unraveled all his opponents' categories of boasting (v.
Published June 1st, 2012
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2009-02-24 17:04:31
Central Idea: Having unraveled all his opponents' categories of boasting (v.22-29), Paul explicitly states that if he must boast he will boast in that which shows his weaknesses. His first and prime example is his humiliating escape from Damascus. Explanations / Questions: Question: What purpose does the 'qualifier,' "God knows I'm not lying..." serve? Is this event so incredulous to Paul (or his readers) that it might be dismissed as untrue?
10000000005010 5010 Notes 2009-02-20 17:49:51 2009-02-24 17:04:31 Central Idea: Having unraveled all his opponents' categories of boasting (v.22-29), Paul explicitly states that if he must boast he will boast in that which shows his weaknesses. His first and prime example is his humiliating escape from Damascus. Explanations / Questions: Question: What purpose does the 'qualifier,' "God knows I'm not lying..." serve? Is this event so incredulous to Paul (or his readers) that it might be dismissed as untrue? notes
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2012-06-29 19:03:03
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2 Corinthians
2 Corinthians 11:30-33
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tisch
esv
εἰ καυχᾶσθαι δεῖ
If I must boast,
τὰ τῆς ἀσθενείας μου καυχήσομαι
I will boast of the things that show my weakness.
conditional
ὁ θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ τοῦ κυρίου Ἰησοῦ οἶδεν ὁ ὢν εὐλογητὸς εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας ὅτι οὐ ψεύδομαι
The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, he who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying.
series
ἐν Δαμασκῷ ὁ ἐθνάρχης Ἁρέτα τοῦ βασιλέως ἐφρούρει τὴν πόλιν Δαμασκηνῶν πιάσαι με
At Damascus, the governor under King Aretas was guarding the city of Damascus in order to seize me,
καὶ διὰ θυρίδος ἐν σαργάνῃ ἐχαλάσθην διὰ τοῦ τείχους
but I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall
καὶ ἐξέφυγον τὰς χεῖρας αὐτοῦ
and escaped his hands.
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10000000005010 5010 Arc 2009-02-20 17:49:51 2012-06-29 19:03:03 editing 2 Corinthians 11 30 11 33 2 Corinthians 11:30-33 47 NT tisch esv i77117 i77118 i77119 i77111 εἰ καυχᾶσθαι δεῖ If I must boast, i77112 τὰ τῆς ἀσθενείας μου καυχήσομαι I will boast of the things that show my weakness. conditional 2 i77113 ὁ θεὸς καὶ πατὴρ τοῦ κυρίου Ἰησοῦ οἶδεν ὁ ὢν εὐλογητὸς εἰς τοὺς αἰῶνας ὅτι οὐ ψεύδομαι The God and Father of the Lord Jesus, he who is blessed forever, knows that I am not lying. series i77120 i77114 ἐν Δαμασκῷ ὁ ἐθνάρχης Ἁρέτα τοῦ βασιλέως ἐφρούρει τὴν πόλιν Δαμασκηνῶν πιάσαι με At Damascus, the governor under King Aretas was guarding the city of Damascus in order to seize me, i77121 i77115 καὶ διὰ θυρίδος ἐν σαργάνῃ ἐχαλάσθην διὰ τοῦ τείχους but I was let down in a basket through a window in the wall i77116 καὶ ἐξέφυγον τὰς χεῖρας αὐτοῦ and escaped his hands. series progression ideaexplanation 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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