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Note: Previously I have posted “” and I plan on working on a new devotional series from time to time on our blog that focuses on verses from the four Gospel where we will make observations from the Greek but also draw out applications for our lives.  This post will kick it off so stay tune!

This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading yesterday, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of Matthew 1:24.  Here is my translation:

“ἐγερθεὶς δὲ ὁ Ἰωσὴφ ἀπὸ τοῦ ὕπνου ἐποίησεν ὡς προσέταξεν αὐτῷ ὁ ἄγγελος κυρίου
But Joseph arising from the sleep he did as  the angel of the Lord commanded

καὶ παρέλαβεν τὴν γυναῖκα αὐτοῦ, ”
and took his wife

Here are some observations:

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Yesterday I took my mom out to a buffet for Mother’s day.  I normally don’t go to a buffet.  In fact it has been years I have been to this particular buffet: Hometown buffet.

But it got me thinking about the place for feasts in life.

I know if you look at the picture for today’s post it is of American “Thanksgiving” with the pilgrims and native Americans.

But when we think of American thanksgiving most people think of feasting.

So when was the last time you feasted on God’s Word?  That is, you found so much delight in Scripture you spend some time really consuming it and enjoying the Word of God and the truth contained within its pages?  You’re reading the Word of God, being in the Spirit, with a heart of worship and an attitude of awe, wonder and gratitude?

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Here’s a compilation of thirty one of our blog’s quick devotional with each post on a verse from Paul’s epistles in the Bible.  I think they are ideal for daily reading as a project for a month.

I want each to interpret the verse well but also to apply it practically well too.

Here’s the listing:

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of 1 Timothy 4:1.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 4 [TP Τὸ δὲ πνεῦμα TP] ῥητῶς λέγει ὅτι [TM ἐν ὑστέροις καιροῖς TM]
But the Spirit says expressly that in the last season

ἀποστήσονταί τινες τῆς πίστεως
Some will leave the faith

ELABORATION προσέχοντες πνεύμασιν πλάνοις καὶ διδασκαλίαις δαιμονίων”
giving attention to spirits of lies and teachings of demons

Here are some observations:

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of 1 Timothy 3:1.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 3 ‹ πιστὸς ὁ λόγος › [CD Εἴ [TP τις TP] ἐπισκοπῆς ὀρέγεται CD]
This is a faithful word: If anyone desire to be an overseer

καλοῦ ἔργου ἐπιθυμεῖ”
he desire a good work

Here are some observations:

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of 1 Timothy 1:14.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 14 ὑπερεπλεόνασεν δὲ ἡ χάρις τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν μετὰ πίστεως καὶ
And the grace of our Lord overflowed with faith and

ἀγάπης τῆς ἐν Χριστῷ Ἰησοῦ”
love which is of Jesus in Christ

Here are some observations:

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This is from my daily Greek exercise of sight reading many months ago, courtesy of Vincent S Artale Jr.

Our text is from the Greek translation of 1 Thessalonians 5:16.  Here is my translation:

“SENTENCE 3 [TP Τὸ λοιπὸν TP] προσεύχεσθε ‹ ἀδελφοί › περὶ ἡμῶν
Finally brethren pray for us

SUB-POINT ἵνα [TP ὁ λόγος τοῦ κυρίου TP] τρέχῃ καὶ δοξάζηται καθὼς ‹+ καὶ πρὸς
in order that the word of the Lord will spread and be glorified just as also for

ὑμᾶς +›”
you

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