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New Testament Sunday School Lesson 46 (JF): Revelation 5-6, 19-22

Posted by Jim F. on November 24, 2011

The word “end” has at least two meanings in English: the point that marks the boundary or limit, such as the last point in a series, and the purpose or goal. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Testament Sunday School Lesson 45 (JF): Revelation

Posted by Jim F. on November 24, 2011

As with other Sunday School lesson notes, these are intended primarily to help people study for the lesson Read the rest of this entry »

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New Testament Sunday School Lesson 44 (JF): 1-3 John

Posted by Jim F. on November 6, 2011

1-3 John seem to be letters written to different churches in the region of Ephesus mostly in response to a group of apostates whom we call Gnostics. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Testament Sunday School Lesson 43 (JF): 1-2 Peter, Jude

Posted by Jim F. on November 5, 2011

Before you read the letters from Peter, take a few minutes to recall who he was Read the rest of this entry »

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NT Sunday School Lesson 42 (JF): James

Posted by Jim F. on November 5, 2011

We do not know who the author of this epistle was (there are several persons named James in the New Testament), but tradition says that it was James, the brother of Christ and the presiding elder in Jerusalem after Christ’s death. Read the rest of this entry »

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NT Sunday School Lesson 41 (JF): 1 and 2 Timothy; Titus

Posted by Jim F. on October 23, 2011

1 Timothy 3

3:15-16: How is the Church “the pillar and ground of truth”? What metaphor is Paul using? How does that metaphor help us understand what the Church does? Read the rest of this entry »

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NT Sunday School Lesson 40 (JF): Philippians, Colossians, Philemon

Posted by Jim F. on October 23, 2011

There is even more to cover than usual in this lesson. The result is 12 pages of study material.  Read the rest of this entry »

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New Testament Sunday School Lesson 39 (JF): Ephesians

Posted by Jim F. on October 8, 2011

For a variety of reasons most New Testament scholars do not believe that this book was ever an actual letter written to a specific Christian congregation in Ephesus. Read the rest of this entry »

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New Testament Sunday School Lesson 38 (JF): Acts 21-28

Posted by Jim F. on September 25, 2011

I will focus these study notes on Acts 21:1-Acts 23:11. Read the rest of this entry »

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NT Sunday School Lesson 37 (JF): Hebrews

Posted by Jim F. on September 3, 2011

The book of Hebrews is what scholars call a “homiletic midrash” on Psalms 110, meaning that it a sermon responding to Psalm 110. It might be useful to read that psalm before reading Hebrews and to keep it in mind as you read Hebrews. Read the rest of this entry »

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