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Romans - key verse

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, “The righteous shall live by faith.” (Romans 1:16-17)

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Romans - author

Paul

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Romans - dates

56-57 AD

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Romans - structure

1:1-11:36 Doctrine – Justification by Faith
12:1-16:27 Duty – Transformed Lives
15:14-33 Paul, the Minister to the Gentiles
16:1-27 Closing commendations, warnings and greetings

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Romans - message

God justifies guilty, condemned sinners by grace alone, through faith alone in Christ alone

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1 Corinthians - key verse

“Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor men who practice homosexuality, nor thieves, nor the
greedy, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you. But you were washed, you were sanctified, you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and by the
Spirit of our God.” (1 Corinth 6:9-11)

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1 Corinthians - author

Paul

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1 Corinthians - dates

55-56 AD

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1 Corinthians - structure

1:1-9 Greeting and Thanksgiving
1:10-6:20 Problems Addressed by Paul
7:1-16:4 Problems raised by the Corinthians
16:5-24 Conclusion

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1 Corinthians - message

Godliness is the essential mark of lives saved from ungodliness.

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2 Corinthians - key verse

“…having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart”. (2 Cor 4:1)

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2 Corinthians - author

Paul

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2 Corinthians - dates

AD 55-56

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2 Corinthians - structure

1:1-11 Greeting and Thanksgiving
1:12-2:13 Paul’s Ministry
2:14-6:10 The Ministry
6:11-7:16 The Corinthians
8:1-9:15 The Collection
10:1-12:13 Paul’s Ministry
12:14-13:14 Preparation for a Visit

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2 Corinthians - message

New Covenant ministry is both costly and a mercy.

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Galatians - key verse

”We know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.” (Gal 2:16)

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Galatians - author

Paul

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Galatians - dates

AD 49

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Galatians - structure

1:1-2:21 Personal - The Preacher of Justification by Faith
3:1-3:29 Doctrinal - The Principles of Justification by Faith
4:1-6:18 Practical - The Privileges of Justification by Faith

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Galatians - message

The only true gospel is the gospel of grace.

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Ephesians - key verse

“And he put all things under his feet and gave him as head over all things to the church, which is his body, the fullness of him who fills all in all.” (Eph 1:22-23)

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Ephesians - author

Paul

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Ephesians - date

AD 60-62

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Ephesians - structure

1:1-3:21 The Church’s Calling
4:1-6:24 The Church’s Conduct

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Ephesians - message

Christ is head over everything for the sake of the church, his body, bride and temple

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Philippians - key verse

“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Phil 1:21)

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Philippians - author

Paul

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Philippians - date

AD 60-62

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Philippians - structure

1:1-26 Christ our Life
1:27-2:30 Christ our Example
3:1-4:1 Christ our Goal
4:2-9 Christ our Peace
4:10-23 Christ our Supply
4:21-23 Closing greetings

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Philippians - message

Christ is the goal of the Christian, the secret of unity and peace, and the supplier of all our needs

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Colossians - key verses

“See to it that no one takes you captive by philosophy and empty deceit, according to human tradition, according to the elemental spirits of the world, and not according to Christ. For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.” (Col 2:8-10)

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Colossians - author

Paul

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Colossians - dates

AD 60-62

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Colossians - structure

1:1-29 Doctrine: Christ’s Pre-eminence Declared
2:1-23 Danger: Christ’s Pre-eminence Defended
3:1-4:18 Duty: Christ’s Pre-eminence Displayed

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Colossians - message

All you need is Christ

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Philemon - key verse

“So if you consider me your partner, receive him as you would receive me.” (Philemon v17)

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Philemon - author

Paul

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Philemon - dates

AD 60-62

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Philemon - structure

vv1-7 Paul’s prayer for Philemon
vv8-22 Paul’s plea for Onesimus
vv23-25 Closing greetings

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Philemon - message

Christ turns slaves into sons.

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1 Thessalonians - key verse

“For they themselves report concerning us the kind of reception we had among you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for his Son from heaven, whom he raised from the dead, Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.” (1 Thess 1:9-10)

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1 Thessalonians - author

Paul

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1 Thessalonians - dates

AD 51

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1 Thessalonians - structure

1:1-10 Christian evangelism
2:1-3:13 Christian ministry
4:1-12 Christian behaviour
4:13-5:11 Christian hope
5:12-28 Christian community

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1 Thessalonians - message

Christ’s second coming is an incentive to personal, practical holiness

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2 Thessalonians - key verse

“Let no one deceive you in any way. For that day will not come, unless the rebellion comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction.” (1 Thess 2:3)

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2 Thessalonians - author

Paul

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2 Thessalonians - dates

AD 51-52

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2 Thessalonians - structure

1:1-12 The Revelation of Christ
2:1-17 The Rebellion of AntiChrist
3:1-18 The Responsibility of Christians

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2 Thessalonians - message

The second coming of Christ is still to happen, so stand firm and work hard

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1 Timothy - key verse

“…I am writing these things to you so that, if I delay, you may know how one ought to behave in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, a pillar and buttress of the truth.” (1 Tim 3:14-15)

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1 Timothy - author

Paul

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1 Timothy - dates

AD 62-64

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1 Timothy - structure

1:1-2 Greeting
1:3-20 The Mission of the Church
2:1-15 The Prayer Life of the Church
3:1-16 The Leadership of the Church
4:1-16 The Teachers in the Church
5:1-6:2 The Responsibilities of the Church
6:2-21 Instructions for the Church

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1 Timothy - message

God’s work must be done by God’s workers and in God’s way

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2 Timothy - key verse

“By the Holy Spirit who dwells within us, guard the good deposit entrusted to you.” (2 Timothy 1:14)

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2 Timothy - author

Paul

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2 Timothy - dates

64-65AD

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2 Timothy - structure

1:1-2 Greetings
1:3-4:18 Guard the Gospel
4:19-22 Closing Greetings

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2 Timothy - message

Guard the gospel!

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Titus - key verses

“Show yourself in all respects to be a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, dignity, and sound speech that cannot be condemned, so that an opponent may be put to shame, having nothing evil to say about us.” (Titus 2:7-8)

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Titus - author

Paul

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Titus - dates

AD 62-64

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Titus - struture

1:1-16 Qualifications for Church Leadership
2:1-3:15 Regulations for Christian behaviour

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Titus - message

The grace of God enables God’s people to live godly lives before a godless world

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James - key verse

“For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.” (James 2:26)

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James - author

James, the brother of Jesus

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James - dates

AD 44-50

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James - structure

1:1-27 Greeting and Opening
2:1-26 Testing through Generosity
3:1-4:12 Testing through the Tongue
4:13-5:6 Testing through Wealth
5:7-20 Conclusion

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James - message

“You will recognise them by their fruits.” (Jesus)

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1 Peter - key verse

“I have written briefly to you, exhorting and declaring that this is the true grace of God. Stand firm in it.” (1 Peter 5:12)

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1 Peter - author

Peter

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1 Peter - dates

AD 63-64

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1 Peter - structure

1:1-2 Living in Christ: Who we are
1:3-12 Living in Hope: What we have
1:13-3:12 Living in Holiness: How to live before the world
3:13-5:11 Living in Suffering: How to live in the face of suffering
5:12-14 Conclusion

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1 Peter - message

Suffering is the hallmark of genuine faith

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2 Peter - key verse

“Therefore, brothers, be all the more diligent to confirm your calling and election, for if you practice these qualities you will never fall.” (2 Peter 1:10)

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2 Peter - author

Peter

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2 Peter - dates

AD 65-67

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2 Peter - structure

1:1-2 Greetings
1:3-15 The Confirmation of our Calling
1:16-21 The Confirmation of the Scriptures
2:1-22 The Condemnation of the False Teachers
3:1-18 The Certainty of the Return of Lord

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2 Peter - message

There is a clear and present danger but a sure and certain future

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1 John - key verse

“I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God that you may know that you have eternal life.” (1 John 5:13)

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1 John - author

John

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1 John - dates

AD 90 - 98

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1 John - structure

1. The Doctrinal Test - Truth
2. The Moral Test - Obedience
3. The Social Test – Love
4. The Confidence of Faith

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1 John - message

Love one another

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2 John - key verse

“This is love, that we walk according to his commandments.” (2 John v6)

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2 John - author

John

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2 John - dates

AD 90-98

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2 John - structure

1-4 Greetings in Truth and Love
5-6 A Life of Truth and Love
7-11 A Threat to a Life of Truth and Love
12-13 Conclusion

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2 John - message

Love must be discerning

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3 John - key verse

“Beloved, do not imitate evil but imitate good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.” (3 John v11)

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3 John - author

John

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3 John - dates

AD 90-98

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3 John - structure

1 Greeting
2-8 Commendation of Gaius’ Hospitality
9-11 Denunciation of Diotrophes’ Pride
12 Recommendation of Demetrius’ Sincerity
13-14 Conclusion

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3 John - message

Show hospitality to one another

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Jude - key verse

“Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.” (Jude v3)

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Jude - author

Jude

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Jude - dates

AD 65-70

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Jude - structure

1-2 Personal Greetings
3 Call to Contend
4-16 Why contend
17-23 How to contend
24-25 Doxology

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Jude - message

Fight the good fight!

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Revelation - key verses

“Write therefore the things that you have seen, those that are and those that are to take place after this.” (Rev 1:19)

“Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.” (Rev 14:12)

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Revelation - author

John

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Revelation - dates

AD 95-96

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Revelation - structure

1-11 The Church - indwelt by Christ, persecuted by the world
12-22 The Conflict – between Christ and the dragon

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Revelation - message

“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ.”