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Prayer

Related: Paul’s Prayers   Prayer is a major component of practical Christianity, and critical to a walk of communion with God. In scripture, prayer is the simple way a soul can address God. Prayer and reading the Bible are often coupled together in scripture, perhaps because they are the two sides of communion with God. […]
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1 Timothy 2

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Order Concerning Priesthood 1 Timothy 2   1 Timothy 2. In this chapter, Paul begins to unfold the order of the house of God, and this lays the basis for what Timothy was to charge the Ephesians. He begins with the subject of priesthood, which is the highest of the three spheres of Christian […]

1 Thessalonians 5:12-28

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Practical Exhortations: Preservation until the Coming of the Lord 1 Thessalonians 5:12-28   1 Thessalonians 5:12-28. The remainder of chapter 5 deals with the practical exhortations that will help the Christian be preserved until the coming of the Lord. He first mentions ten things the believer can do to be preserved: (1) recognize […]

Matthew 6:1-18

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Having a Right Focus in Connection with Spiritual Things Matthew 6:1-18   The Importance of Having a Right Spirit. Perhaps the overarching lesson in the sermon on the mount is that the Lord wants the subjects of the kingdom to be real. Many would focus on the outward appearance, but God insists that the heart […]

Matthew 7:7-29

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Characteristic Virtues Needed for Subjects of the Kingdom Matthew 7:7-29     Earnestness and Confidence in Prayer (7:7-11) ¶ 7 Ask, and it shall be given to you. Seek, and ye shall find. Knock, and it shall be opened to you. v.7 The disciple of Christ ought to be characterized by earnestness in the things […]

Philippians 4

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Christ Our Strength: Joy in Relying on Christ in the Path Philippians 4   Philippians 4. In the final chapter of Philippians we have the believer’s strength to rise above and endure through difficult circumstances.1 In chapter 1 we had Christ presented as our life. In chapter 4 we find that because Christ is […]