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Archive for August 2012

1 Timothy 6

August 31, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Slaves (:1-2).  “All who are under the yoke as slaves are to regard their own masters as worthy of all honor so that the name of God and our doctrine will not be spoken against.” – Godliness, contentment, and riches (:3-21).  “But godliness actually is a means of […]

1 Timothy 5

August 30, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The conduct of and the care for widows (:1-16).  “but if any widow has children or grandchildren, they must first learn to practice piety in regard to their own family and to make some return to their parents; for this is acceptable in the sight of God… Therefore, […]

1 Timothy 4

August 29, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Falling away (:1-5).  “But the Spirit explicitly says that in later times some will fall away from the faith,…” – A servant’s discipline (:6-16).  “On the other hand, discipline yourself for the purpose of godliness; for bodily discipline is only of little profit, but godliness is profitable for […]

1 Timothy 3

August 28, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Overseers (:1-7).  “It is a trustworthy statement: if any man aspires to the office of overseer, it is a fine work he desires to do.” – Deacons (:8-13).  “Deacons likewise must be men of dignity, not double-tongued, or addicted to much wine or fond of sordid gain, but […]

1 Timothy 2

August 27, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Prayer (:1-8).  “First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men,” – Women (:9-15).  “Likewise, I want women to adorn themselves with proper clothing, modestly and discreetly, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly […]

Ezekiel

August 25, 2012

The prophet Ezekiel (“God is strong”) started delivering his message from God a few years before Jerusalem’s downfall, which occurred around 587 BC.  Even though the Israelites did not listen, “…they will know that a prophet has been among them” (2:5).  After warning Judah (4-24) and other nations (25-32), he then delivered a message of […]

1 Timothy 1

August 24, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The unfaithful (:1-10).  “realizing the fact that law is not made for a righteous person, but for those who are lawless and rebellious, for the ungodly and sinners, for the unholy and profane, for those who kill their fathers or mothers, for murderers” – The mercy Paul received […]

2 Thessalonians 3

August 23, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Petition for prayer (:1-5).  “Finally, brethren, pray for us that the word of the Lord will spread rapidly and be glorified, just as it did also with you;” – Dealing with the unruly (:6-15).  “Now we command you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that […]

2 Thessalonians 2

August 22, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The lawless one  (:1-12).  “Then that lawless one will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the appearance of His coming;” – The faithful brethren (:13-17).  “But we should always give thanks to God for you, […]

2 Thessalonians 1

August 21, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? –  God’s judgment.  “This is a plain indication of God’s righteous judgment so that you will be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which indeed you are suffering. For after all it is only just for God to repay with affliction those who afflict you, and to […]