New Testament

Teachings on select people, themes, books, and Scripture passages in the New Testament.

The Book of Revelation Part 5

The Book of Revelation: Breaking the Seals

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series The Book of Revelation

Text: Revelation 6–7

Whereas chapter five of Revelation gives us a picture of the heavenly throne room of God and of the vesting of authority to the Son to be the executor of judgment, chapter six reveals that judgment taking place as the Lamb breaks the seven seals. This point of Revelation marks the beginning of what has been called the tribulation period,

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Philippians 2

Philippians 2: The Humility of Christ

This entry is part 185 of 188 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

In this famous section of Scripture, Paul describes the “emptying” of the Son of God who became a man—known as the doctrine of kenosis. While it is interesting to investigate the theological concepts regarding the nature of Christ’s “emptying,” to be fixated on that phrase from this passage is to miss Paul’s overall point: Be like Christ.

Being Like Christ

At the end of Philippians 1,

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Ephesians 6

Ephesians 6: The Armor of God

This entry is part 181 of 188 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

Note: Ken Boa spends the first part of this lesson finishing up his teaching on Ephesians 5. The section on the armor of God begins at 34:39.

Paul concludes his letter to the Ephesians by exhorting his readers to “be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might” (Ephesians 6:10). As believers our struggle is not against “flesh and blood” (i.e.,

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Ephesians 5

Ephesians 5: Being Imitators of God

This entry is part 179 of 188 in the series 365 Key Chapters of the Bible

In Ephesians 4 Paul exhorted his readers to walk in a manner worthy of their calling. We are to become in our practice who we already are in our position. In Ephesians 5, He further expounds on what it means to have a worthy walk—to walk in love, in light, and in wisdom.

Walk in Love

As children of God, we are to imitate Him (Ephesians 5:1).

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