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Exodus 21 – 23

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk    The Details of the Law Exodus 21 – 23   Exodus 21 – 23. Here we have the “judgments” that accompany the ten commandments. If ch.20 gives the basics of the law, then ch.21-23 gives the details. These judgments cover a wide variety of relationships and circumstances that Israelites would find themselves in, […]

Exodus 20

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Basics of the Law Exodus 20   Exodus 20. In this chapter God begins to give to Moses the terms of the Old Covenant, starting with the decalogue, or ‘ten commandments’. In the three chapters that follow he gives the judgments that accompany the ten commandments. In chapter 24, after hearing all […]

Colossians 2:20 – 3:17

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Death and Resurrection with Christ Colossians 2:20 – 3:17   Our death and resurrection with Christ. Paul had already introduced the truth of our death and resurrection with Christ earlier in vv.11-12. Now he expands on that truth to show its practical implications in delivering us from the elements of the world; from […]

Romans 1:19-32

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Man’s Guiltiness Established Romans 1:18 – 3:20   The subject of the first eight chapters of Romans is God’s righteousness in justifying believers. However, before Paul speaks of the cross (the means by which God can save guilty man and still remain just) he must first establish the fact that there is no […]

Genesis 10

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Genesis of the Nations Genesis 10   Nations. Have you ever wondered how the world got the way it is? Why are there many groups of people who have their own characteristics, languages, and cultures? Anthropologists for centuries have pondered the archaeological evidence to understand the placement of peoples and languages over […]

Genesis 31

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Separation and Uneasy Reconciliation between Jacob and Laban Genesis 31   Genesis 31. This chapter closes out Jacob’s time in Padan-Aram. Six years earlier, he had wanted to leave, but was convinced by Laban’s offer of wages to stay. All through the difficulties with his family, and even when Laban was taking advantage of […]

1 Corinthians 8

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Liberty & Responsibility with Regard to the Consciences of Others 1 Corinthians 8   1 Corinthians 8. The second out of at least four subjects the Corinthians had written to Paul about is that of things sacrificed to idols. The question was whether or not it was right for a Christian to eat food […]

Psalm 106

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 106 Israel Acknowledging Their Failures, but Also Jehovah’s Mercy   Psalm 106. In the previous Psalm we had Israel reviewing God’s ways with them in grace, but now we have Israel acknowledging their failures, but also acknowledging Jehovah’s mercy. This is important because Jehovah’s mercy or loving-kindness is more fully displayed, not […]

Psalm 115

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 115 Jehovah in Contrast with Idols   Psalm 115. In this Psalm we have the confession of restored Israel concerning their renewed faith in Jehovah. They contrast their confidence in Jehovah with those who trust in idols. Prophetically, this Psalm suits the restored nation in general, but especially the returning ten tribes […]