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My translation and notes on Hebrews 13:1-6

The last chapter of Hebrews has many rules for living a Christian life. Here are verses 1-6 My translation and notes on Hebrews 13:1-6 1 Let brotherly love continue. [This love already existed; the writer reminded all readers to continue. The Greek word for ‘brotherly love’ is φιλαδελφία philadelphía (G5360). It means to love with family loyalty. Love is a choice. The actions of love are found in 1 Corinthians 13:4-8a. It is characterized by…

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Brief Note on Galatians 6:1-5

Brief notes on my translation of​​​​​​​ Galatians 6:1-5 Help Each Other’s Burdens 1 Brothers, if someone has been blindsided by a certain wrongdoing, then youp who are spiritual restore this one with an attitude of meekness. Consider yourselfs, lest yous also be tempted. [This chapter continues with the rules of Christianity. These rules are what God wants for us in living the Christian faith. The word “restore” is the Greek word καταρτίζω katartízō (G2675) which…

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1 Year Through the Bible Series—Romans Part F

B7 Teaching about Christian lifestyle 12:1-16:27 C1 Chapter 12 D1 Romans 12 begins with an appeal for us to give our life in thoughts, desires, words, and deeds under Jesus’s rules and lifestyle for us. Most of this chapter and the following give us these rules. E1 Romans 12:1 PickNT Now then, brothers, I exhort you, in view of God’s compassions, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy, satisfying to God—your intelligent duty.…

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Examples of failure and God’s disapproval are what we are NOT to do

I have often stated that the rules in the New Testament have been given by Jesus directly or through the early church Apostles and prophets. Relearn God’s will for many situations by B1 What we must do B2 What we must NOT do B3 Principles on what we we must do B4 Principles on what we must NOT do B5 Examples of success and God’s blessing are what we are to do B6 Examples of…

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Ephesians Studies Ephesians 4:24-32

Ephesians 4:24-32 A1 Scriptures and that you put on the new man which was created according to God, in true righteousness and holiness. Therefore, putting away lying, “LET EACH ONE OF YOU SPEAK TRUTH WITH HIS NEIGHBOR,” for we are members of one another. “BE ANGRY, AND DO NOT SIN”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil. Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather…

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New Testament Laws Regarding the Poor

These are more or less the same as the Old Testament. Since Israel, the nation, is different from Christians, a group of people who are followers of Jesus Christ, the principles are the same even if the law, rule, is worded differently. The principle, the foundation, of helping others is LOVE. B1 Verses C1 2 Corinthians 8:9 GNB  You know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ; rich as he was, he made himself poor…

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Written in Stone

Theme: Rules to live by Objectives: Know: God gave the Israelites ten commands that promoted a good relationship with God and their fellow man. Think: Be conscious of the fact that the principles drawn from the Ten Commandments can guide every interaction with God and man. Do: live out the principles of the Ten Commandments out of love for God and those around us. Scripture: Exodus 20:1-21 Notes and questions: B1 The purpose of the…

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1 Thessalonians 5:12-22

A1 Scriptures B1 “And we request of you, brothers, to recognize those who labor among you, and are over you in the Lord and instruct you, and to regard them beyond all measure in love, because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves. Now we exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, encourage the discouraged, be supportive of the weak, be patient toward all. See that no one pays back evil for evil to anyone,…

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A Few Thoughts about Psalm 126

Psalm 126: B1 There is a present view (the time of this Psalm’s writing). It describes the Jew’s happiness and seeking blessings from God because of their return to Israel from Babylon. B2 There is also a future view. This is best explained by Dr. Arnold Fruchtenbaum in an answer to a question he received. God as King B1 If God is King of all kings, Lord of all lords, omnipotent, and omnibenevolent, why is…

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A Few Thoughts about Rules for Christians

A Few Thoughts about Rules for Christians Rules For Christians—Some things to Learn I have often stated that the rules in the New Testament have been given by Jesus directly or through the early church Apostles and prophets. We learn God’s will for many situations by B1 What we must do B2 What we must NOT do B3 Principles on what we we must do B4 Principles on what we must NOT do B5 Examples…

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