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The Book of Romans–Introduction to a Study on God being Justified

We begin with the knowledge and understanding that we will rely on the Lord for guidance in this study. It’s been my hope for a while to have some in-depth Bible studies in the Archive, but I have encountered several problems.

Firstly, when it comes to an actual book study, I really haven’t been able to write out my thoughts in that sort of ?article? format. Normally, I would just pin up one of the outlines I’ve worked out, but that has been looking horrid. All in all, it offers no real learning besides a skeletal overview at the very best. No, an actual study had to be worked on and would inevitably have to be in an essay format.

Secondly, I’ve found it much easier to do an article on some ?hot? topic. You take something you feel a passion for and go with it?it basically writes itself. When you decide ?Let’s study the book of Leviticus? some people may not be too excited.

Which leads to my third problem on subject matter. Obviously, we’ll be doing one of 66 books, but which one? I spoke to some of my geek friends about it and they suggested everything from Ecclesiastes to Revelation and someone mentioned Song of Solomon and I’ll let you figure that one out. I’ve been studying Galatians fairly in-depth and started considering that perhaps that would be the book to share. As I wrote out my notes I realized that Galatians (although written earlier) has a lot of information that is expanded upon in the book of Romans.

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The Gospel of Christ: The Promise

Randy Amos

Chronicle number one of God?s gospel dealt with the great problem man has before God: he is guilty of sin and condemned. Chronicle number two dealt with God?s Savior: not a philosophy or a religious program but a unique Person, the son of God and the son of man, Jesus the Lord. Chronicle number three looked at the performance necessary to satisfy God for our sins against Him. It was not our performance of today but Christ?s performance of yesterday. And the performance was not the manger, mount of beatitudes nor miracles but the cross: redemption by blood.

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Outline of Titus

Character Profile: Titus

  • Paul instrumental in his salvation (Titus 1:5)
  • Mentioned by Paul as seemingly known by the Galatians (Gal 2:1-3)
  • Went with Paul to Jerusalem (Gal 2:1-3) likely on the matter of circumcision in Acts 15 perhaps as
  • Titus, an uncircumcized Greek who wasn?t compelled by his adversaries to get circumcized. (Gal 2:3);
  • Attesting to his strong character Paul even states that Titus walked in the same spirit and step as himself (2 Cor 12:18)
  • He was to meet Paul at Troas (2 Cor 2:12)
  • Made a beginning of a work in Corinth (perhaps in relation to the gift offering) and he was subsequently urged to complete in the Corinthians this gracious work (2 Cor 8:6)
  • Was sent to Corinth by Paul (2 Cor 8:16-22, 2 Cor 12:17; 2 Cor 12:18)
  • Was received with trembling and love by the Corinthians (2 Cor 7:15)
  • His love of the Corinthians increased from this experience (2 Cor 7:15)
  • Met up with Him in Macedonia and proved to be a great comfort (2 Cor 7:5-6)
  • Comforted the workers, himself and Paul (2 Cor 7:7) by seeing the earnest desire of the Corinthians towards Paul
  • Found his spirit refreshed by the Corinthians (2 Cor 7:14)
  • Paul calls him his partner and fellow worker among the Corinthians (2 Cor 8:23)
  • Left to do a work in Crete (Titus 1:5)
  • Was to rejoin Paul in Nicopolis (Titus 3:12)
  • Perhaps went to Rome, but eventually seems to have left Paul and went to Dalmatia?the reason is not explained (2 Tim 4:10)

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Who Killed The Bible Reading?

Keith R. Keyser

Believers that seek to meet according to the New Testament pattern for
assembly gathering have been blessed with a long succession of gifted teachers over the
past one hundred and eighty years. Men like John Nelson Darby, William Kelly, Henry
Soltau, Edward Dennett, John Gifford Bellett, Frederick W. Grant, and Charles Henry
Mackintosh helped their own generation, as well as subsequent generations through their
spiritually sound writings. Many of their works originated in public “conversational
Bible readings” that were held throughout the English-speaking world.

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The Bible Translated Into English

John Foxe

“In every thing give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus
concerning you” (1 Thess.5:18).

The next time you read your English Bible, remember the following three
incidents and then give thanks that you have a Bible to read in English.