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Outline of Romans

The following are my notes of Ed Gravely’s lecture at SEBTS.

Ch. 1-3 – Depravity of Man

Ch. 3-5 – Justification by Faith

Ch. 6-8 – Abiding Results of Salvation

Ch. 9-11 – God’s Sovereignty, Israel and Salvation

Ch. 12-15 – Christian Living in Light of Salvation

Ch. 15-16 – Conclusion

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Outline of 2 Corinthians

The following outline was provided by Ed Gravely in a lecture at SEBTS.

I. Greeting & Thanksgiving (Ch.1)

II. Paul’s Apostolic Ministry (Ch. 1-7)

A. Paul’s Plan (Ch. 1-2)

B. The character of his ministry (Ch. 3-7)

III. The Collection for the Saints (Ch. 8-9)

IV. Paul Defends his Apostleship (Ch. 10-13)

V. Conclusion (Ch. 13)

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Outline of 1 Corinthians

The following are my notes of Ed Gravely’s lecture at SEBTS.

What was the occasion for why Paul wrote this letter?

1. There were partisan groups, division in the church. – 1:11

2. There were personal attacks against Paul – 4:3 & 9:1-3)

3. There was infamous immorality – 5:1-5 & 6:12-20

4. There were lawsuits among believers – 6:1-8

5. There were abuses at the Lord’s table – 11:17-34

6. There were abuses of spiritual gifts – 12-14

7. There was false doctrine, especially about the resurrection – 15

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Outline of 1 & 2 Thessalonians

The following are my notes of Ed Gravely’s lecture at SEBTS.

Basic Outline of 1 Thessalonians:

Ch. 1-3 – Introduction and personal commendations

Ch. 4-5 – Practical Instructions in Light of the Day of The Lord

Chapter-by-Chapter Outline of 1 Thessalonians:

Ch. 1 – The Faith & Example of the Thessalonians

Ch. 2 – Paul’s Ministry & Longing to See Them

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Outline of Acts

Outline of Acts

Outline # 1

Acts 1 – 6 = Jerusalem
Acts 6 – 10 = Judea & Samaria
Acts 10 – 28 = The Uttermost Parts of the Earth

Outline # 2

Acts 1 – 11 = Peter
Acts 12 – 28 = Paul

Outline # 3

I. Foundations of the Church (1-2)
Ch. 1 – The Ascension of Christ
Ch. 2 – The Coming of the Holy Spirit (Peter’s 1st Sermon) 1st Mention of Tongues

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Introduction to the Book of Acts

The following are my notes of Ed Gravely’s lecture on the book of Acts at SEBTS.

The Importance of Acts

Without the book of Acts our knowledge of the early church would be severely limited. We would not know:

– How the church expanded to the Gentiles
– Who the Apostle Paul was
– How to date the 4 gospels
– About the pouring out of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost
– How the early church behaved and lived (Entire denominations have been started because of the way people have understood whether or not Acts is prescriptive or descriptive.)

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Genesis: A God-Centered Summary, Pt. 1

Here are 22 alliterated summary statements of what God does from Genesis 1-20:

1. God Creates Everything – Genesis 1-2 (Establishes the covenant of works and marriage)

2. God’s Covenant Is Broken – Genesis 3:1-7

3. God Curses Satan, The Woman, & The Man – Genesis 3:8-19

4. God Clothes and Casts Out Adam & Eve – Genesis 3:20-24 Continue reading

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