The Ethiopian Eunuch

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"And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing." Acts 8:39

Christ is
and he went - Chief of my movement
on his way - Counsellor of my motivation
rejoicing - Composer of my music

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Outline of Nehemiah 7

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Neh 7:1-3 Fortification - Guarding of the City
- Appointment of the Wardens, Worshippers, Workers
- Administration of the Worthy
- Access of the Walls
- Alert of the Watchmen

Neh 7:4-73 Families - Genealogy of the Citizens
- The Reckoning/Registry of the Devoted (Neh 7:4-60)
   The Leaders 
   The Lineage
   The Localities 
   The Lot

- The Rejection of the Dubious (Neh 7:61-65)
   The People  (Neh 7:61-62)
   The Priests  (Neh 7:63)
   The Polluted (Neh 7:64)
   The Prohibition (Neh 7:65)

- The Roundup of the Dwellers (Neh 7:66-73)
   Persons (Neh 7:66-67)
   Possessions (Neh 7:68-69)
   Presents (Neh 7:70-72)
   Places (Neh 7:73)

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The Servant's Songs Part 7

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Isa 42 Servant's Heart
Isa 49 Servant's Hope
Isa 50 Servant's Healing
Isa 53 Servant's Hand

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Bible Reading

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"So they read in the Book in the Law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand the reading." Neh 8:8

Exercise - they read
Education - in the Book in the Law of God
Exegesis - distinctly,
Explanation - and gave the sense,
Engagement - and caused them
Edification - to understand the reading.

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The Servant's Songs Part 6

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Isa 42 Christ accomplished all for God
Isa 49 Christ leaves all with God
Isa 50 Christ obeys all from God
Isa 53 Christ sacrifices all for God 

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Four Dangerous Man

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Col 2:4 Dangerous because of his Words
Col 2:8 Dangerous because of his Wisdom
Col 2:16 Dangerous because of his Works
Col 2:18 Dangerous because of his Worship

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Outline of Nehemiah 6

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Neh 6:1-14 Contention of the Foes
- Enemy's Persistence to Distract (Neh 6:1-4)
   Tidings (Neh 6:1)
   Trap (Neh 6:2)
   Turndown (Neh 6:3)
   Tenacity (Neh 6:4)
- Enemy's Perversion to Discredit (Neh 6:5-9)
   Fabrication of the Epistle (Neh 6:5)
   Falsehood of the Enemies (Neh 6:6-7)
   Fact of the Episode (Neh 6:8)
   Fear and Fortitude of Engagement (Neh 6:9)
- Enemy's Prophecy to Deceive (Neh 6:10-14)
   Intimidation (Neh 6:10)
   Insignificance  (Neh 6:11)
   Impersonation (Neh 6:12)
   Intention (Neh 6:13)
   Imprecation (Neh 6:14)

Neh 6:15-19 Completion of the Fortification
- The Heathen/Enemy's Perception (Neh 6:15-16)
   Date and Duration (Neh 6:15)
   Disappointment and Discernment (Neh 6:16)
- The Highborn/Elite's Persuasion (Neh 6:17-19)
   Communication (Neh 6:17)
   Confederation (Neh 6:18)
   Commendation (Neh 6:19a)
   Complaints (Neh 6:19b)

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Chiasmus in Colossians

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"​Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother,  to the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ." Col 1:1-2

A Παῦλος ἀπόστολος Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ διὰ θελήματος θεοῦ
B  καὶ Τιμόθεος ὁ ἀδελφὸς
X   τοῖς ἐν Κολασσαῖς
B  ἁγίοις καὶ πιστοῖς ἀδελφοῖς ἐν Χριστῷ
A χάρις ὑμῖν καὶ εἰρήνη ἀπὸ θεοῦ πατρὸς ἡμῶν καὶ Κυρίου Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ

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Outline of Nehemiah 5

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Neh 5:1-5 Exploitation of the Brethren - Fairness
- Lament (Neh 5:1)
- Labour (Neh 5:2)
- Livelihood (Neh 5:3)
- Levy, Loan (Neh 5:4)
- Liberty, Land (Neh 5:5)

Neh 5:6-13 Emancipation of the Burdened - Freedom
- Reaction (Neh 5:6)
- Reflection (Neh 5:7)
- Reprimand (Neh 5:8)
- Rationale (Neh 5:9)
- Reasoning (Neh 5:10)
- Recommendation (Neh 5:11)
- Restoration (Neh 5:12)
- Ratification  (Neh 5:13)

Neh 5:14-19 Example of Benevolence - Fraternity
- Sacrificing his Welfare, Wages  (Neh 5:14-15)
- Servicing the Wall  (Neh 5:16)
- Sharing his Wealth (Neh 5:17)
- Supporting the Weak (Neh 5:18)
- Sanction of the Worthy (Neh 5:19)


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The Servant's Songs Part 5

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Isa 42 Christ's Fitness
Isa 49 Christ's Faith
Isa 50 Christ's Fidelity
Isa 53 Christ's Fruitfulness

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Outline of Nehemiah 4

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Neh 4:1-6 Derision (Harassment)
- Anger (Neh 4:1)
- Antagonism (Neh 4:2-3)
- Appeal (Neh 4:4-5)
- Advancement (Neh 4:6)

Neh 4:7-11 Distress (Hindrance)
- Rancour (Neh 4:7)
- Resistance (Neh 4:8)
- Reliance (Neh 4:9) cp Ex 17
- Rubbish (Neh 4:10)
- Raid (Neh 4:11)

Neh 4:12-15 Danger (Harm)
- Report (Neh 4:12)
- Reinforcement (Neh 4:13)
- Reliance (Neh 4:14)
- Return (Neh 4:15)

Neh 4:16-23 Difficulty (Hardship)
- Weapons - Ready for Conflict (Neh 4:16-18)
- Warning - Reinforcement for Conquest (Neh 4:19-20)
- Watch - Round the Clock (Neh 4:21-23)


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The Servant's Songs Part 4

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Isa 42 Christ, the Meal Offering
Isa 49 Christ, the Peace Offering
Isa 50 Christ, the Burnt Offering
Isa 53 Christ, the Sin Offering

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