Epistles

{IN THE EPISTLES}

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  1. Resurrection Power - (In Philippians, Paul expresses his goal of going on to perfection, a process that will culminate in the resurrection when Jesus arrives) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Incommunicable Name - (The Incommunicable Name of God, its meaning and significance, according to Joseph Bryant Rotherham) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Identified by Resurrection - (Paul introduces his ministry to the Assembly in Rome and begins his exposition of the Gospel by identifying Christ’s qualifications as Messiah) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Power and Wisdom - (The power and wisdom of God are found in the proclamation of a Christ who was crucified on a Roman cross) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Spirituality - (The spiritually-minded man understands that the gospel of Christ Crucified is God’s true power and wisdom - 1 Corinthians 2:14) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Imperative of the Cross - (Christ crucified is the pattern disciples of Jesus are summoned to follow and emulate, and the test of the genuine apostolic faith) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The New Age Dawns - (The era of the Levitical priesthood terminated with the arrival of the word in God’s Son, Jesus Christ, our High Priest forevermore) - {PDF Copy}
  8. High Priest Forever - (The inability of the Levitical system to cleanse sins necessitated the new priesthood inaugurated by the death and resurrection of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  9. God is Speaking - (God has spoken His definitive word in His Son. All previous words given by the prophets were preparatory, promissory, and partial) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Our Sympathetic High Priest - (Jesus qualified as our high priest by participating fully in human sufferings, mortality, and especially, death) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Once For All - (The promise a New Covenant finds its fulfillment in the once-for-all sacrifice of Jesus and the superior priesthood he now holds) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Beginning and Firstborn - (To the Colossians, Paul emphasizes the exalted position of Jesus that he attained following his death and resurrection – Colossians 1:18-19) - {PDF Copy}
  13. Appointed High Priest - (Jesus is the Son God appointed as our merciful and faithful High Priest because of his Death and Resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Purification of Sins - (Having achieved the purification of sins, Jesus sat down at the right hand of God where he now intercedes for his people as their High Priest) - {PDF Copy}
  15. One Sacrifice - One New Priest - (With his one-time sacrifice, the Levitical priesthood ceased, and God appointed Jesus as the new High Priest after the order of Melchizedek) - {PDF Copy}
  16. His Everlasting Covenant - (Jesus inaugurated the superior New Covenant through his Death and Resurrection, rendering the old covenant obsolete – Hebrews 8:6-13) - {PDF Copy}
  17. He Humbled Himself - (Disciples are summoned to adopt the same mind that Jesus had when he poured out his life unto death for others – Philippians 2:5-11) - {PDF Copy}
  18. The End of Death - (The arrival of Jesus at the end of the age will mean the end of the Last Enemy, namely, Death - 1 Corinthians 15:24-28) - {PDF Copy}
  19. Salvation, Gentiles and Jews - (The equality of Jews and Gentiles before God is pivotal to Romans. Members of either group stand or fall before Him on the same basis) - {PDF Copy}
  20. The First Fruits of the Spirit - (The Gift of the Spirit is the foretaste and guarantee of the bodily resurrection and of the coming New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  21. Resurrection Life - (Paul describes his gospel in Romans from humanity's plight due to sin to the resurrection of the dead through Jesus of Nazareth) - {PDF Copy}
  22. The End - (The arrival of Jesus “on the clouds” will be an event of great victory and finality that will result in the resurrection and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  23. The Ends of the Ages - (The Apostle Paul linked the commencement of the Last Days to the death and resurrection of Jesus, the hinge on which History has turned) - {PDF Copy}
  24. Defeating Death - (Paul reminds Timothy of Christ’s resurrection and victory over death since false teachers are denying the resurrection of believers) - {PDF Copy}
  25. One New Man - (By his death, Jesus formed one covenant community - One New Man - based on faith in him, not ethnicity or nationality – Ephesians 2:11-22) - {PDF Copy}

A special song celebrating the Resurrection by Orthodox Christian Chants.


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