GALATIANS




Chapter 1

The apostle's salutation (1:1-5)
Paul is distressed that they have so quickly turned from him and his gospel (1:6-7)
And denounces those who preach any other gospel (1:8-10)
Which he has learned, not from men, but from God (1:11-13)
Paul confesses what he was before his calling (1:14-16)
And what he did thereafter (1:17-24)


Chapter 2

He shows the purpose of his next visit to Jerusalem (2:1-2)
And why Titus was not circumcised (2:3-10)
How Paul resisted Peter, and told him the reason (2:11-13)
Why he and other Jews who believe in Christ are justified by faith, and not by works (2:14-19)
And that those who are thus justified do not live in sin (2:20-21)


Chapter 3

Paul asks what has caused the Galatians to leave the faith and rely on the law (3:1-5)
Those who believe are justified (3:6-8)
And blessed with Abraham (3:9)
He offers several proofs of this truth (3:10-29)


Chapter 4

We were under the law as the minor heir is under his guardian (4:1-4)
Until Christ freed us (4:5-6)
Therefore, we are no longer servants to it (4:7-13)
He remembers the Galatians' good will (4:14-21)
And shows that we are children of Abraham (4:22-27)
By the free woman (4:28-31)


Chapter 5

He encourages them to stand fast in their freedom (5:1-2)
Living by faith (5:3-12)
But rather love, which sums up the law (5:13-18)
He totals up the works of the flesh (5:19-21)
And the fruits of the Spirit (5:22-24)
And exhorts them to walk in the Spirit (5:25-26)


Chapter 6

He prescribes leniency for a brother who has erred (6:1)
And urges bearing one another's burdens (6:2-5)
The church must support its teachers (6:6-8)
And be tireless in doing good (6:9-11)
Paul shows the purpose of those who preached circumcision (6:12-13)
And glories in nothing except the cross of Christ (6:14-18)


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EPHESIANS



Chapter 1

Paul salutes the Ephesians (1:1-2)
And gives thanks for spiritual blessings (1:3)
He deals with the Christians' election (1:4-5)
And adoption by grace (1:6-12)
The Holy Spirit is the guarantee of Christians' inheritance (1:13-15)
He prays that the Ephesians may come (1:16-17)
Into full knowledge of their inheritance (1:18-19)
And possession of it through Christ (1:20-23)


Chapter 2

By comparing what we were by nature (2:1-4)
With what we are by grace (2:5-9)
He declares that we are created for good works (2:10-12)
And, being brought near by Christ, should live (2:13-15)
Reconciled to God by the cross (2:16-18)
As fellow-citizens with the saints and the family of God (2:19-22)


Chapter 3

By revelation, Paul learned (3:1-4)
The hidden mystery (3:5)
That the Gentiles should be saved (3:6-7)
And grace was given him (3:8)
That he should preach it (3:9-12)
He does not want them to lose heart over his troubles (3:13)
And prays (3:14-18)
That they may understand the great love Christ has for them (3:19-21)


Chapter 4

He pleads for unity of the Spirit (4:1-6)
And declares that God gives varied gifts to men (4:7-12)
That His church may be built up (4:13-15)
And become mature in Christ (4:16-17)
He calls them away from the licentious living of the Gentiles (4:18-22)
They are to take on a new nature (4:23-24)
To be truthful and constructive in their speech (4:25-29)
Grieve not the Holy Spirit (4:30-32)


Chapter 5

After specific pleas, to love (5:1-2)
To flee fornication (5:3)
And all other uncleanness (5:4-6)
Not to associate with the wicked (5:7-14)
To walk discreetly (5:15-17)
And to be filled with the Spirit (5:18-21)
Paul comes to other particular duties: that wives should obey their husbands (5:22-27)
And husbands should love their wives (5:28-31)
Even as Christ loves His church (5:32-33)


Chapter 6

The duty of children to their parents (6:1-4)
Of servants to their masters (6:5-11)
Our life is a warfare, not only against flesh and blood, but also spiritual enemies (6:12)
The complete armor of a Christian (6:13-17)
And how it should be used (6:18-20)
Tychicus is commended (6:21-24)


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PHILIPPIANS



Chapter 1

The Christians at Philippi are greeted by Paul and Timothy (1:1-2)
Paul's thankfulness to God and his love for the Philippians (1:3-8)
He prays for their spiritual growth (1:9-11)
What has happened to Paul resulted only in advancing the gospel (1:12-18)
He is confident in hope (1:19-27)
He counsels his readers to have courage (1:28-30)


Chapter 2

Paul's exhortation of humility (2:1-4)
Christ's humility (2:5-11)
A Christian's obligations (2:12-15)
Paul's sacrifice a cause for joy (2:16-18)
He promises to send them Timothy, and hopes to come himself (2:19-24)
Meanwhile, Epaphroditus will return to them at once (2:25-30)


Chapter 3

Paul warns his readers to beware of confidence in the flesh (3:1-3)
And confesses that in his former life he was foremost in Pharisaic zeal (3:4-6)
But he has put aside his youthful advantages in order to gain Christ and the righteousness of faith (3:7-11)
He strives to overcome his own imperfections (3:12-14)
And exhorts the Philippians to think and act as mature persons (3:15-17)
And to discard the ways of worldly Christians (3:18-21)


Chapter 4

Peace with the brethren (4:1-3)
Peace with the Lord (4:4-9)
Paul tells how much he appreciated the Philippians' liberality to him in prison (4:10-18)
He closes his letter with prayer and salutations (4:19-23)


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COLOSSIANS



Chapter 1

Paul thanks God for the faith of the Colossians (1:1-6)
Confirms the teachings of Epaphras (1:7-8)
Prays again for their growth in grace (1:9-13)
Describes the true Christ (1:14-20)
Encourages them to receive Jesus Christ (1:21-24)
And commends his own ministry (1:25-29)


Chapter 2

He exhorts them to stand firm in the Christian faith (2:1-7)
To beware of philosophy and human traditions (2:8-17)
And the worship of angels (2:18-19)
And legal ceremonies, which Christ ended (2:20-23)


Chapter 3

He shows why we should seek Christ (3:1-4)
He exhorts them to subdue their own desires (3:5-8)
To put off the old man, and to put on Christ (3:9-11)
encouraging them to humility, love, and other duties (3:12-17)
Holiness in the Family life (3:18-21)
Holiness in work life (3:22-25)


Chapter 4

He exhorts them to be fervent in prayer (4:1-4)
To walk wisely toward those who have not yet come to the true knowledge of Christ (4:5-9)
He salutes them, and asks their prayers (4:10-18)


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1 THESSALONIANS



Chapter 1

Paul remembers the Thessalonians at all times in thanksgiving and prayer (1:1-4)
The sincerity of their faith and the power of the gospel among them are widely known (1:5-10)


Chapter 2

He recounts to the Thessalonians the manner in which the gospel was preached to them (2:1-16)
Paul gives a reason for being away from them so long and tells why he has been so anxious to see them (2:17-20)


Chapter 3

His love for the Thessalonians was demonstrated when he sent Timothy to them (3:1-10)
He prays for their spiritual growth (3:11-13)


Chapter 4

He exhorts them to please God in their lives, and especially to value purity (4:1-8)
To love one another (4:9-10)
And quietly to mind their own affairs, thereby commanding the respect of outsiders (4:11-12)
They are not to grieve hopelessly for the dead (4:13-15)
The manner of Christ's second coming, and its effect on His followers (4:16-18)


Chapter 5

Paul warns the Thessalonians of the suddenness of Christ's return (5:1)
And gives them some practical precepts (5:16)
He prays for their sanctification (5:23)
Asks prayers for himself, and sends greetings (5:25)


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2 THESSALONIANS



Chapter 1

Paul assures the Thessalonians of his good opinion of their faith, love, and steadfastness (1:1-4)
He comforts them in their persecution, telling them of God's righteous judgment on their enemies (1:5-10)
He prays that they may be found worthy of Christ's name (1:11-12)


Chapter 2

The apostle begs them to continue steadfast in the truth (2:1-2)
And shows that there will be rebellion as the man of lawlessness appears (2:3-8)
The pretended miracles of this will deceive only those who love error (2:9-14)
He repeats his earlier counsel to stand fast and prays for their encouragement (2:15-17)


Chapter 3

He asks their prayers for himself (3:1-2)
And declares his confidence in them (3:3-5)
Charging them especially to avoid idleness and bad company (3:6-15)
Paul concludes his letter with prayers and a blessing (3:16-18)


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1 TIMOTHY



Chapter 1

Timothy is reminded of the charge Paul gave him as the apostle left for Macedonia (1:1-4)
Of the right use and purpose of the law (1:5-10)
Paul's call to be an apostle (1:11-19)
Hymenaeus and Alexander (1:20)


Chapter 2

It is proper to pray and give thanks for all men (2:1-8)
Women are urged to modesty in dress and behavior (2:9-15)


Chapter 3

Qualifications of bishops, deacons, and their wives (3:1-13)
The purpose of Paul's writing to Timothy about these things (3:14-16)


Chapter 4

Paul foretells a departure from the faith in later times (4:1-5)
He gives Timothy sound advice on how to be a good minister (4:6-12)
Public reading of Scripture, and other duties (4:13-16)


Chapter 5

Rules to be observed in reproof (5:1-3)
Concerning widows (5:4-16)
Concerning elders (5:17-22)
Advice for Timothy's health (5:23)
Men's sins and good deeds (5:24-25)


Chapter 6

The duty of servants (6:1-2)
Avoid the company of unreliable teachers (6:3-5)
Godliness is great gain (6:6-9)
And love of money the root of all evils (6:10)
Which things Timothy must shun, and which he must do (6:11-16)
How he should admonish the rich (6:17-19)
Timothy is commanded to guard the true teachings entrusted to him (6:20-21)


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2 TIMOTHY



Chapter 1

Paul's love and Thanksgiving for Timothy's Faith and his family (1:1-5)
He asks Timothy to stir up the gift of God in him (1:6-7)
To be steadfast and patient in persecution (1:8-12)
And to hold fast to the truth of Paul's teachings (1:13-14)
Phygellus and Hermogenes are mentioned and Onesiphorus is highly commended (1:15-18)


Chapter 2

Discipling teacher (2:1-2)
Single-minded soldier (2:3-5)
Enduring husbandman (2:6-13)
Diligent workman (2:14-19)
Sanctified vessel (2:20-23)
Gentle servant (2:24-26)


Chapter 3

Paul warns Timothy of coming times of stress and apostasy (3:1-9)
He offers himself as an example worthy of imitation (3:10-13)
And recommends the Scriptures for guidance (3:14-17)


Chapter 4

The duties of a minister (4:1-5)
Paul urges Timothy to come quickly (4:6-8)
Paul's situation in prison (4:9-18)
Paul's last written blessing (4:19-22)


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TITUS



Chapter 1

Why Titus was left in Crete (1:1-5)
The qualifications of those chosen as ministers (1:6-9)
Evil teachers are to be silenced (1:10-11)
A description of them (1:12-16)


Chapter 2

Directions are given to Titus for his teachings and life (2:1-12)
We look for that blessed hope of Christ appearing in glory (2:13-15)


Chapter 3

Farther directions as to the things Titus should and should not teach (3:1-11)
Paul names the time and place where Titus is to meet him, and concludes the letter (3:12-15)


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PHILEMON



Paul rejoices to hear of the faith and love of Philemon (1:1-7)
Whom he asks to forgive his servant Onesimus, and to receive him again in Christian love (1:8-12)
Onesimus could have helped by staying with Paul (1:13-17)
Who will assume responsibility for his debts (1:18-19)
The apostle's confidence in Philemon (1:21-25)


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HEBREWS




Chapter 1

God has spoken to us through Christ, His Son (1:1-3)
Who is superior to the angels, as shown by seven passages of Scripture (1:4-14)


Chapter 2

We must guard against inattention and neglect of God's message through His Son (2:1-4)
God's new order and His gifts to man (2:5-13)
Christ shared man's mortal nature, that by His dying men might be freed from death (2:14-18)


Chapter 3

The church is shown how Christ is above Moses (3:1-6)
And warned against unbelief (3:7-11)
By the example of those who fell in the wilderness (3:12-19)


Chapter 4

God's promise of a sabbath rest remains today (4:1-11)
The power of God's Word (4:12-13)
Jesus, our High priest (4:14)
Understands and sympathizes with our weaknesses, for He has been tempted as we have (4:15-16)


Chapter 5

God appointed His Son to be High Priest and Saviour, as shown in the Scriptures (5:1-10)
The truth of this should be understood by mature Christians (5:11-14)


Chapter 6

These Christians are warned against backsliding (6:1-8)
We are encouraged to imitate those who have inherited the promises of God (6:9-12)
And assured that God is unchangeable in His promise (6:13-20)


Chapter 7

The character of Melchisedec (7:1-3)
His priesthood compared with that of Levi (7:4-10)
A new law and a new priesthood (7:11-14)
After the order of Melchisedec (7:15-22)
The eternal priesthood of Christ (7:23-28)


Chapter 8

Christ's ministry from the heavenly tabernacle (8:1-5)
The new covenant foretold by Jeremiah (8:6-12)
Replaces the old (8:13)


Chapter 9

The earthly priesthood (9:1-10)
Christ's priesthood and sacrifice (9:11-14)
Fulfill the promise of the new covenant (9:15-28)


Chapter 10

The weakness of sacrifices under the law (10:1-9)
The sacrifice of Christ's body, offered once, was to cleanse us of our sins forever (10:10-18)
We must hold fast to faith (10:19-25)
And not reject Christ's perfect sacrifice (10:26-39)


Chapter 11

What faith is (11:1-5)
Without faith we cannot please God (11:6)
The worthy fruits of faith are seen in works of the early fathers (11:7-40)


Chapter 12

We must persevere in our purpose (12:1-2)
Submitting to parental discipline (12:3-11)
The penalty of disobedience (12:12-24)
A warning not to reject God's Word (12:25-27)
Assurance that we cannot be shaken (12:28-29)


Chapter 13

The spirit of Christian love (13:1-3)
The sanctity of marriage (13:4)
Concerning love of money (13:5-6)
Imitate your teachers (13:7-8)
False doctrines (13:9-11)
Confess Christ (13:12-14)
Thanksgiving and sharing (13:15-16)
Christian leadership (13:17-19)
A pastoral prayer and personal greetings (13:20-25)




CHRONOLOGY   OF   EVENTS
IN   THE   BIBLE   BY   BOOK

GENESIS EXODUS LEVITICUS NUMBERS
DEUTERONOMY JOSHUA JUDGES RUTH
1 SAMUEL 2 SAMUEL 1 KINGS 2 KINGS
1 CHRONICLES 2 CHRONICLES EZRA NEHEMIAH
ESTHER JOB PSALMS PROVERBS
ECCLESIASTES SONG OF SOLOMON ISAIAH JEREMIAH
LAMENTATIONS EZEKIEL DANIEL HOSEA
JOEL AMOS OBADIAH JONAH
MICAH NAHUM HABAKKUK ZEPHANIAH
HAGGAI ZECHARIAH MALACHI MATTHEW
MARK LUKE JOHN ACTS
ROMANS 1 CORINTHIANS 2 CORINTHIANS GALATIANS
EPHESIANS PHILIPPIANS COLOSSIANS 1 THESSALONIANS
2 THESSALONIANS 1 TIMOTHY 2 TIMOTHY TITUS
PHILEMON HEBREWS JAMES 1 PETER
2 PETER 1 JOHN 2 JOHN 3 JOHN
JUDE REVELATION


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