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Paul Buckley
Lead Pastor of a SGC church in Haverhill, MA, grateful husband of Peggy & father of Daniel, Caleb, J
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Jesus' suffering & temptation as a human make him perfectly able to identify with us and rescue us from sin and death. Trust Him always!
Hebrews 2:10-18
We have every reason to bless the Lord. Let us live in light of this!
Ephesians 1:1-14
The resurrection of the body is as obvious as seeds, animals & stars and most of all in the first and second Adams.
1 Corinthians 15:35-49
Arc.
1 John 2:28-3:3
All Things for Life from Christ.
2 Peter 1:3-4
He has caused us to be born again!  From this flows an inheritance and the praise of God.
1 Peter 1:3-5
It seems Peter is describing the experience of believers - faith, love and hope producing joy inexpressible and filled with glory.
1 Peter 1:8-9
It seems that Peter is drawing his readers attention to their priviledged place as recipients of the fulfillment of all things in Christ.
1 Peter 1:10-12
It looks like Peter is making the connection between the hope of our salvation and the necessary hol...
1 Peter 1:13-16
The imperishable seed of the gospel has created a new birth that results in sincere and earnest love one another.
1 Peter 1:22-25
Jesus as the rejected but chosen stone determines whether others are rejected or chosen via their ch...
1 Peter 2:4-8
Tasting that the Lord is good leads to longing for more and rejecting the life apart from the goodness of God.
1 Peter 2:1-3
Peter continues to urge his readers to conduct themselves in ways that bring God glory and are consistent with their life in Christ.
1 Peter 2:13-17
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1 Peter 2:18-25
A call and picture of a holy wife - marked by holy conduct & true beauty grounded in trust in God an...
1 Peter 3:1-6
Peter continues to draw from Psalm 34 - here calling folks to application in light of its truth - th...
1 Peter 3:8-12
Likewise husbands have a duty to their wives - to understand and to honor - that they might maintain...
1 Peter 3:7
Peter is calling folks to live not in fear of people but in reverence for God.
1 Peter 3:13-17
Peter again points to Jesus who suffered persecution and was delivered.
1 Peter 3:18-22
Peter is calling us to be resolved as ones who have experienced the clarifying mindset suffering brings.
1 Peter 4:1-6
Peter is instructing us in how to live in light of the final day - which is near and where the glory...
1 Peter 4:7-11
A wonderful passage on the call of an elder/pastor/overseer.
1 Peter 5:1-4
Paul finally gets to his point of living in light of the glorious gospel of grace - a life grounded ...
Ephesians 4:1-16
Paul contrasts the wisdom of God versus the wisdom of man.
1 Corinthians 1:18-25
Paul again addresses the reality of suffering while living in hope.
Romans 8:18-39
Paul's pray are so fantastic!  Here he prays in light of the wonderful gift and call of the gos...
Ephesians 3:14-19
James calls us to live under the Law of Liberty - ultimately that law taught, fulfilled and embodied...
James 2:8-13
Jesus speaks of the counter-cultural characteristics of kingdom disciples and their implications: sa...
Matthew 5:13-16
Given the severe results of anger following from the severe results of murder we must do all we can ...
Matthew 5:21-26
Jesus makes clear he has come to bring fulfillment of the law and not lawlessness.
Matthew 5:17-20
A wonderful real-life story presenting the everyday challenges of God's people - whether to be distr...
Luke 10:38-42
Two parallel stories to communicate the unique preciousness of the Kingdom of God - far greater than...
Matthew 13:44-46
A passage contrasting the true King vs.
Matthew 2:1-12
Jesus continues his glorious explanation of the law and his call to kingdom living.
Matthew 5:27-30
Jesus continues his teaching clarifiying God's view of marriage and adultery.
Matthew 5:31-32
Again - more on kingdom living.
Matthew 6:1-4
Jesus does a masterful job of contrasting two types of wrong prayer with their right, God-centered kingdom alternatives.
Matthew 6:5-15
Jesus gives multiple reasons for handling our money with an eye to the kingdom: 1) Non permanence of earthly investments vs.
Matthew 6:19-24
We must exercise humility and wisdom in dealing with the faults of others.
Matthew 7:1-6
Jesus calls his followers to beware of false prophets - those that contradict his Kingly call and instruction.
Matthew 7:15-20
Another warning for disciples.
Matthew 7:21-23
Jesus continues to pile up exhortations and illustrations of the two ways - two gates, two trees, tw...
Matthew 7:24-27
Vs.
Acts 1:1-26
Once again we see the early church confronted with a seeming debilitating situation but God prospers...
Acts 6:1-7
A wonderful and brilliant teaching from God via John with Nicodemus representing the best mankind ca...
John 3:1-21
Paul is provoked by the idolary of Athens and calls them to turn towards a God-centered view of things from a man-centerered view.
Acts 17:16-34
A wonderful conclusion to the entire section on meat offered to idols.
1 Corinthians 10:23-11:1
Paul continues to Corinth - the epitome of gentile culture - and reaps a great harvest among the gen...
Acts 18:1-17
Paul is clearly contrasting tongues with prophecy.
1 Corinthians 14:1-6
As Paul continues his discussion of the necessity and results of the resurrection he presents the ne...
1 Corinthians 15:50-58
A wonderful poetic call to worship built on the remembrance of the contrast of what could have happened & what actually happened.
Psalms 124:1-8
A song of confidence/lament where the Psalmist calls us to remember the promises, face the predicame...
Psalms 125:1-5
The Psalmist remembers and celebrates past grace as he asks for future grace and assumes it's ultima...
Psalms 126:1-6
This Psalm from Solomon is a wonderfu reminder of the call to live in the blessings of God avoiding ...
Psalms 127:1-5
A wisdom Psalm describing the blessed life - a life of 1.
Psalms 128:1-6
Paul calls Timothy to work against being despised by setting an example for all in speech, conduct, ...
1 Timothy 4:12
Paul expresses and models the ground and fruit of a truly gospel-centered friendship/partnership.
Philippians 1:1-8
A wonderful prologue that lays out key introductory truths about Jesus: 1) He is the preexistent, pr...
John 1:1-18
Paul continues to communicate about his imprisonment and lays before the Philippians his own example...
Philippians 1:19-26
Paul contrasts the enemies of the cross with the life of the true believer, using his own life as a key illustration.
Philippians 3:2-11
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Fasting for His Reward
Matthew 6:16-18
Once again, Jesus is calling us to perform our acts of spiritual devotion with our eyes on God who s...
Published June 1st, 2012
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Once again, Jesus is calling us to perform our acts of spiritual devotion with our eyes on God who sees in secret, that we might receive his true reward.
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Matthew 6:16-18
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Ὅταν δὲ νηστεύητε,
"And when you fast,
μὴ γίνεσθε ὡς οἱ ὑποκριταὶ
do not look /like the hypocrites/,
σκυθρωποί,
/gloomy/
actionmanner
temporal
ἀφανίζουσιν γὰρ τὰ πρόσωπα αὐτῶν
for they disfigure their faces
ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις νηστεύοντες·
that their fasting may be seen by others.
ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν,
Truly, I say to you,
ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν.
they have received their reward.
ideaexplanation
σὺ δὲ νηστεύων
But when you fast,
ἄλειψαί σου τὴν κεφαλὴν
anoint your head
καὶ τὸ πρόσωπόν σου νίψαι,
and wash your face,
progression
ὅπως μὴ φανῇς τοῖς ἀνθρώποις νηστεύων
that your fasting may not be seen by others
ἀλλὰ τῷ πατρί σου
but by your Father
τῷ ἐν τῷ κρυφαίῳ·
who is in secret.
ground
negativepositive
καὶ ὁ πατήρ σου
And your Father
ὁ βλέπων ἐν τῷ κρυφαίῳ
who sees in secret
ἀποδώσει σοι.
will reward you.
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10000000026506 26506 Arc 2010-02-16 14:01:02 2010-02-16 14:36:12 editing Matthew 6 16 6 18 Matthew 6:16-18 40 NT tisch esv i135552 i135553 i135554 i135536 Ὅταν δὲ νηστεύητε, "And when you fast, i135555 i135537 μὴ γίνεσθε ὡς οἱ ὑποκριταὶ do not look /like the hypocrites/, i135538 σκυθρωποί, /gloomy/ actionmanner 1 temporal 1 1 i135556 i135539 ἀφανίζουσιν γὰρ τὰ πρόσωπα αὐτῶν for they disfigure their faces i135540 ὅπως φανῶσιν τοῖς ἀνθρώποις νηστεύοντες· that their fasting may be seen by others. i135557 i135541 ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, Truly, I say to you, i135542 ἀπέχουσιν τὸν μισθὸν αὐτῶν. they have received their reward. ideaexplanation 1 i135558 i135543 σὺ δὲ νηστεύων But when you fast, i135559 i135544 ἄλειψαί σου τὴν κεφαλὴν anoint your head i135545 καὶ τὸ πρόσωπόν σου νίψαι, and wash your face, progression i135560 i135546 ὅπως μὴ φανῇς τοῖς ἀνθρώποις νηστεύων that your fasting may not be seen by others i135561 i135547 ἀλλὰ τῷ πατρί σου but by your Father i135548 τῷ ἐν τῷ κρυφαίῳ· who is in secret. ground 1 negativepositive 2 i135562 i135549 καὶ ὁ πατήρ σου And your Father i135550 ὁ βλέπων ἐν τῷ κρυφαίῳ who sees in secret i135551 ἀποδώσει σοι. will reward you. actionresult 2 1 1 1 1 tisch 25 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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