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The Righteousness of God

The “Righteousness of God” is an expression that occurs in three senses in scripture; the Kingdom sense, the Gospel sense, and the Promise sense. In all cases, righteousness means “equity of character” and has the thought of consistency. The Righteousness of God is God’s total and absolute consistency in His actions with who He is in His […]
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James 1

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Reality of Faith Proved in Trials and Temptations James 1   James 1. In the first chapter of James we have the reality of the believer’s faith “proved” (v.3) in trials and temptations. First of all, note that James uses the word translated “temptations” in two different ways in this chapter. In […]

Romans 3:21-31

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Deliverance From the Guilt of  Our Sins Romans 3:21 – 5:11   Execution? or Gracious Intervention? vv.9-20 are much like a courtroom scene (see Rom. 3:9-20). We have heard the evidence, the charge, the indictment read aloud, the opportunity for defense, the “guilty” verdict, and declaration that there is no possibility of appeal. The only thing […]

2 Corinthians 5

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Christian Motivation: Ambassadors for Christ 2 Corinthians 5   2 Corinthians 5. Chapters 3, 4 and 5 of Second Corinthians really form one continuous subject. In ch.3 we have the “what”: the Spirit of God is transforming us into the image of Christ. In ch.4 we have the “how”: God has shined the light […]

John 16

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Divine Provisions for the Time of Jesus’ Absence John 16   John 16. Having just spoken of the characteristics of the world, and the believer’s portion in it (John 15:18-27), the Lord gives the disciples five things that would help them, and encourage their hearts during His absence. First, we have knowledge of […]

Psalm 7

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 7 The Faithful Cry to the Lord for Justice   Psalm 7. The inscription indicates that this is a psalm of David. It was written in the style of “Shiggaion”, meaning “loud crying”. This psalm describes the agonizing cry of the remnant under extreme persecution. This historical setting is given in the […]

Psalm 92

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Psalm 92 The State of Righteousness That Will Exist In the Millennium   Psalm 92. We are not told the name of the author of Psalm 92, but perhaps it was David, because of the reference to the instruments including the “harp” (v.3), of which David was so fond. The inscription for this […]