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The Big Idea Of Colossians Is That Christ Is First In All Things

Paul wrote this letter to the Colossians to remind them that nothing compares to Christ, He is first in all things. Some evil teachers had come into the Colossian church and persuaded them that there were things more important than … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 1 Timothy Is To Teach Young Timothy How To Lead The Church

Paul wrote to his young associate Timothy to teach him how to lead the church. When Paul left the church of Ephesus, he left Timothy behind to lead the work.  This was a giant task because Timothy was still a … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 2 Timothy Is To Encourage Timothy To Be Strong Like A Soldier

Paul wrote this 2nd letter to the Timothy to encourage his young friend to stand strong like a soldier and to defend the church that Timothy leads. Paul was in prison and expected to be executed shortly when he wrote … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Titus Is To Select Good Leaders And To Encourage Good Deeds

Paul wrote to his friend Titus to encourage him to select good leaders for the church in Crete and to exhort them to good deeds. It is one thing to say that we believe something, it is quite another to … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Hebrews Is To Put Complete Faith In The Superior Person And Work Of Christ

The unknown author encourages Hebrew Christians to put their faith in Christ and His superior work and person. KTMTTMT – Keep the main thing the main thing.  It is so easy to get distracted as Christians.  This writer put it … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of Romans Is The Story Of The Church Built Upon God’s Grace Made Active By Faith

Paul wrote to the church in Rome to remind them that God’s grace saved them from their sins. Now they can experience this salvation through faith in God and not by works. When Paul wrote this letter from a town … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 2 Corinthians Is The Story Of Paul’s Joy In Partnering With Them In The Ministry

Paul wrote this second letter to the Corinthian church to express his joy over being able to minister with them. This letter was written about 6 months after 1 Corinthians.  Paul was preparing to come back and visit the Corinthians. … Continue reading

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The Big Idea Of 1 Corinthians Is The Story Of Encouragement To Return to Healthy Christian Lives

Paul wrote this letter to the church at Corinth to encourage them to return to the healthy Christians lives from which they had strayed. When Paul had first arrived at Corinth to preach the good news of Jesus, he found … Continue reading

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Top 100 Children’s Bible Memory Verses: We Each Have A Purpose – The Story Behind Ephesians 2:10

Ephesians 2:10 is a favorite children’s bible memory verse, but how many know the story behind the verse? “We are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” Paul … Continue reading

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