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Titus 1 1 Commentary “Acknowledging”

Titus 1 1 Commentary Acknowledging

Titus 1 1 Commentary “Acknowledging”
Explaining the Book of Titus

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Titus 1 1 Commentary: So, we’ve heard Paul tell us that he’s a servant of God and apostle of Jesus. He serves God as one sent with the message of the Gospel. And he does this according to the faith of God’s elect – so that those who are chosen by God would hear and […]

Titus 1 1 Commentary

Titus 1 1 Commentary

Titus 1 1 Commentary
Explaining the Book of Titus

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Titus 1 1 Commentary: I’d like us to meditate on the first 18 words of the New Testament letter to Titus. So, let’s turn our focus to Titus, chapter 1. Titus is a letter written with a great emphasis on healthy Christian living. It turns out that a number of people in Crete were in […]

Philemon Pronunciation

When you think of the word Philemon pronunciation is maybe the first thing that comes to mind. But the pronunciation of Philemon is pretty simple. Who Was Philemon? Philemon is the name of a man who received a letter from the Apostle Paul in the New Testament. What Language? Now, Paul wrote in Greek to this man. […]

How Paul Prayed for Philemon

After revealing the author and recipients of this letter and then giving his typical greeting, Paul in Philemon 1:4 begins his main message to Philemon. And interestingly enough – he begins by revealing how he prays for this man. I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers, Paul Thanks God for Philemon […]

Grace to You and Peace in Philemon

After revealing the authors of Philemon as well as the recipients, Paul goes on to utter his oft-repeated greeting in Philemon 1:3. Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. This is a familiar greeting from the apostle Paul. In fact, in each of the thirteen New Testament letters […]

To Whom is Philemon Written?

So, we’ve established that Paul and Timothy are the authors of the New Testament letter of Philemon. But now, to whom are they writing? Philemon 1:1 continues and tells us the recipient of this letter and what Paul and Timothy consider him to be to them. Recipient: Philemon unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer, So, […]

Philemon Author

In Philemon 1 we see the co-authors of this letter and how they’d like to be thought of by the recipient of their epistle. Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, Philemon Author: Paul So, we have Paul who sees himself as a prisoner of Jesus Christ. Paul was in prison at […]

How Hebrews 10 Uses Psalm 40

So, let’s go on over to Hebrews 10. We’ll read and comment on verses 1-10. KJV Hebrews 10:1 ¶ For the law having a shadow of good things to come, and not the very image of the things, can never with those sacrifices which they offered year by year continually make the comers thereunto perfect. OK, […]

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