The Mind of Christ

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Phil 2:6 Mind of Superiority
Phil 2:7a Mind of Selflessness
Phil 2:7b Mind of Service
Phil 2:7c Mind of Sympathy
Phil 2:8a Mind of Submission
Phil 2:8b Mind of Suffering
Phil 2:8c Mind of Sacrifice

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What Christ is to the Laodiceans

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"And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the Faithful and True Witness, the Beginning of the Creation of God." Rev 3:14

Authority - the Amen
Absolute - the Faithful and True Witness
Author - the Beginning of the Creation of God

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Blessings of Jacob

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He blessed Pharaoh (Gen 47:7)
He blessed Princes (Gen 48:20)
He blessed Patriarchs (Gen 49:28)

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What is Thy Name?

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"And He said unto him, What is thy name? And he said, Jacob. And He said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed" Gen 32:27-28

Trial - What is thy name?
Truth - Jacob
Transformation - Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel:
Triumph - for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed

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Five Discourses in Matthew's Gospel

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Five Main Discourses, each ends with "And it came to pass"
- Ethnical (Matt 5:1-7:28)
- Evangelical (Matt 10:5-11:1)
- Enigmatical  or Dispensational (Matt 13:1-53)
- Ecclesiastical (Matt 18:1-19:1)
- Eschatological (Matt 24:1-26:1)

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Eight Signs of John's Gospel

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1. Satisfaction - Turning Water to Wine (John 2:1-10)
2. Soundness - Healing the Nobleman's Son (John 4:46-54)
3. Strength - Restoring the Impotent Man (John 5:1-9)
4. Sustenance - Feeding the Five Thousand (John 6:5-14)
5. Serenity - Walking on the Sea (John 6:15-21)
6. Sight - Curing the Blind Man (John 9:1-7)
7. Soul - Raising Lazarus from the Dead (John 11:1-45)
8. Service - Miraculous Catch of Fishes (John 21:1-6)

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Groanings

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Christ (John 11:33,38)
Comforter (Rom 8:26)
Creation (Rom 8:22)
Christians (Rom 8:23, 2Cor 5:2,4)

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Counsel to the Laodiceans Part 2

"I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see" Rev 3:18

The Riches of Spiritual Values  - gold
The Rightness of Spiritual Virtues - white raiment
The Reward of Spiritual Vision - eyesalve

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Allegations against Paul Part 3

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"For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes: Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law." Acts 24:5-6

His Character - a pestilent fellow
His Conduct - a mover of sedition
His Conviction - a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes
His Consecration - to profane the temple

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Red Heifer

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"This is the ordinance of the law which the Lord hath commanded, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, that they bring thee a red heifer without spot, wherein is no blemish, and upon which never came yoke" Num 19:2

Unmixed Constitution - without spot
Unblemished Character - wherein is no blemish
Unbroken Condition - upon which never came yoke

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Outline of Psalm 139 Part 4

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Ps 139:1-6 God knows me Perfectly
Ps 139:7-12 God knows me Presently
Ps 139:13-18 God knows me Physically
Ps 139:19-24 God knows me Prayerfully

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Brief Outline of Acts 25

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Acts 25:1-12 Retrial of Paul
- Advancement of Festus (Acts 25:1)
- Atrocity of the Jews (Acts 25:2-5)
- Accusation of Paul (Acts 25:6-9)
- Appeal to Caesar (Acts 25:10-12)

Acts 25:13-22 Report to Agrippa
- Coming of Agrippa (Acts 25:13)
- Cause of Paul (Acts 25:14-15)
- Customs of the Romans (Acts 25:16-17)
- Charge of the Jews (Acts 25:18-19)
- Counterclaim of Paul (Acts 25:20-21)
- Choice of Agrippa (Acts 25:22)

Acts 25:23-27 Review of Festus
- Dignitaries of Paul's Audience (Acts 25:23)
- Demand of Paul's Annihilation (Acts 25:24)
- Deferment of Paul's Acquittal (Acts 25:25)
- Deliberation of Paul's Appeal (Acts 25:26-27)

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Judgment Seats

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Injustice - Pilate's (Matt 27:19, John 19:13)
Insolence - Herod’s (Acts 12:21) 
Indifference - Gallio's (Acts 18:12,16,17)
Inequity - Festus' (Acts 25:6,17)
Imperialism - Caesar's (Acts 25:10)
Impeccability - Christ's (Rom 14:10, 2Cor 5:10)

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Counsel to the Laodiceans

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"I counsel thee to buy of Me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see" Rev 3:18

Possession - gold
Professionwhite raiment
Perceptioneyesalve

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Allegations against Paul Part 2

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"For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes: Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law." Acts 24:5-6

Personal - a pestilent fellow
Political - a mover of sedition
Spiritual - a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes
National - to profane the temple

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Aliens, Strangers and Foreigners

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"That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world ... Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God" Eph 2:12,19

Aliens - no residence
Strangers - no relations
Foreigners - no rights

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Mark of the Beast

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"And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.  And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.  Here is wisdom.  Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six" Rev 13:15-18

Rev 13:15 Ecumenical
Rev 13:16 Extensive
Rev 13:17 Economic
Rev 13:18a Explained
Rev 13:18b Enumerated
Rev 14:11 Eternal

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Doxologies in Timothy's Epistles Part 2

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Doxologies of the King
1Tim 1:17 King’s Self
1Tim 6:15-16 King’s Son
2Tim 4:18 King’s Servant

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Outline of Psalm 139 Part 3

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Ps 139:1-6 God’s Perception
Ps 139:7-12 God’s Presence
Ps 139:13-16 God’s Power
Ps 139:17-18 God's Preciousness
Ps 139:19-22 God's Punishment
Ps 139:23-24 God's Plan

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Chiastic Outline of Genesis 17

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A Abram's age (Gen 17:1a)
B  The Lord appeared to Abram (Gen 17:1b)
C   God's First Speech (Gen 17:1-2)
C   Covenant and Multiplication
D    Abram fell on his face (Gen 17:3)
E     God's Second Speech (Gen 17:4-8)
E     Abram's name changed, kings (Gen 17:5)
F      God's Third Speech (Gen 17:9-14)
F       Covenant Kept (Gen 17:9)
G        Every Child (Gen 17:10)
X          Circumcision - Token of Covenant (Gen 17:11-12)
G'       Borned or Bought (Gen 17:13)
F'       Covenant Broken (Gen 17:14)
E'     God's Fourth Speech (Gen 17:15-16)
E'     Sarai's name changed, kings (Gen 17:15)
D'    Abraham falls on his face (Gen 17:17-18)
C'   God's Fifth Speech (Gen 17:19-21)
C'   Covenant and Multiplication
B'  God went up from Abraham (Gen 17:22)
A' Abraham's age, Ishmael's age (Gen 17:24-25)

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Allegations against Paul

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"For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes: Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law." Acts 24:5-6

Scandalous - a pestilent fellow
Seditious - a mover of sedition
Sectarian - a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes
Sacrilegious - to profane the temple

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Brief Outline of Acts 24

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Acts 24:1-9 False Accusation
- Complainants against Paul (Acts 24:1)
- Cajolery of Tertullus (Acts 24:2-4)
- Charges against Paul (Acts 24:5-6)
- Criticism of Lysias (Acts 24:7-8)
- Collusion of the Jews (Acts 24:9)

Acts 24:10-21 Faithful Answer
- Deference of Paul (Acts 24:10)
- Defense of Paul (Acts 24:11-13)
- Declaration of Paul (Acts 24:14-17)
- Divergence of the Jews (Acts 24:18-21)

Acts 24:22-27 Foolish Attitude
- Postponement in Guise (Acts 24:22)
- Provision of Grace (Acts 24:23)
- Proclamation of the Gospel (Acts 24:24)
- Procrastination unto Grief (Acts 24:25)
- Perversion of Greed (Acts 24:26)
- Partiality of Gain (Acts 24:27)

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Rivers in Psalms

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Ps 1:3 River of Godliness
Ps 36:8 River of Grace
Ps 65:9,80:11 River of Growth
Ps 46:4 River of Gladness
Ps 72:8,89:25 River of Government
Ps 74:15 River of Greatness
Ps 78:16,105:41 River of Goodness
Ps 78:44 River of Gloom
Ps 107:33 River into Gangrene
Ps 119:136 River of Grief
Ps 137:1 River of Groaning

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Doxologies in Timothy's Epistles

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Doxologies of the King
1Tim 1:17 Royal Pardon
1Tim 6:15-16 Royal Prospect
2Tim 4:18 Royal Protection

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Outline of Psalm 139 Part 2

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Ps 139:1-6 The Lord, my Confidant
Ps 139:7-12 The Lord, my Companion 
Ps 139:13-16 The Lord, my Creator
Ps 139:17-18 The Lord, my Contemplation
Ps 139:19-24 The Lord, my Champion

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That Ye Love One Another

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"A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another" John 13:24-35

Mandate - A new commandment I give unto you
Model - as I have loved you
Message - shall all men know that ye are my disciples

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