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									Temple
   “No foreigner is to enter
  within the balustrade and
   embankment around the
sanctuary. Whoever is caught
                    “No foreigner is to enter
                   within the balustrade and
                    embankment around the
                 sanctuary. Whoever is caught
                 will have himself to blame for
                   his death which follows.”




will have himself to blame for
  his death which follows.”
      Acts 21:27-31 (NASB)
“When the seven days were almost 
over, the Jews from Asia, upon seeing 
him in the temple, began to stir up all 
the crowd and laid hands on 
him, crying out, "Men of Israel, come 
to our aid! This is the man who 
preaches to all men everywhere 
against our people and the Law and 
this place; and besides he has even 
brought Greeks into the temple and 
has defiled this holy place." For they 
had previously seen Trophimus the
       Acts 21:27-31 (cont.)
Ephesian in the city with him, and they 
supposed that Paul had brought him 
into the temple.  Then all the city was 
provoked, and the people rushed 
together, and taking hold of Paul they 
dragged him out of the temple, and 
immediately the doors were shut. 
 While they were seeking to kill him, a 
report came up to the commander of 
the Roman cohort that all Jerusalem 
was in confusion. 
  “Gentiles” = eqnos

       Ethnos

Nations, gentiles, from 
 which we get ethnic
“Circumcision” = 
   peritomhs
   Pertomes

   “To Cut” +
    “Around”
 = To circumcise
    “Uncircumcised” = 
      akrobustia
       Akrobustia
   “The end, extreme” +
          “to cover”
  A term of contempt that 
literally means “foreskins”
    Philippians 3:4-5 (NASB)
“although I myself might have 
confidence even in the flesh. If anyone 
else has a mind to put confidence in 
the flesh, I far more: circumcised the 
eighth day, of the nation of Israel, of 
the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew of 
Hebrews; as to the Law, a Pharisee; 
        They were…
•Separate   from Christ (Messiah)
•Shut off   from the
            commonwealth of
            Israel
• Strangers to the covenant of
            promise
• Sans       hope
• Sans      God (aqeos , atheos)
        Ruth 1:16b (NASB)


“Your people shall be my people, and 
your God, my God.” 
 Christ-followers must 
   always remember 
 what it was like before 
they became believers.
            ..
 In one word describe
what is was like before
  you were a believer:
      Hebrews 9:22 (NASB)


“And according to the Law, one may 
almost say, all things are cleansed 
with blood, and without shedding of 
blood there is no forgiveness.”
   “Peace” = eirene

        Eirene
Peace, not just lack of 
hostility, but harmony, 
mutual acceptance and 
        friendship
       Matthew 5:17 (NASB)


“Do not think that I came to abolish the 
Law or the Prophets; I did not come to 
abolish but to fulfill.”
“Abolish” = katarghsas

     Katargesas

  “down” + “inactive”
= reduce activity, make 
      inoperative
     “Reconcile” = 
    apokatallasse
     Apokatallasso
“From, intensify prefix” +
 “to change, exchange”
= To change, harmonize 
       completely
  “The word “reconciliation” was widely
    used in the Greek-speaking world to
  describe the restoration of a relationship
    after some kind of a rupture through
 hostility or displeasure. God has not only
   brought about the possibility of a close
                           “The word “reconciliation” was widely
                             used in the Greek-speaking world to
                           describe the restoration of a relationship
                             after some kind of a rupture through
                          hostility or displeasure. God has not only
                            brought about the possibility of a close
                         relationship with Himself, but between two
                              groups formerly at enmity with one
                         another. The does not take place in society
                                at large, but within the church.”
                                                      Clinton Arnold




relationship with Himself, but between two
     groups formerly at enmity with one
another. The does not take place in society
       at large, but within the church.”
                                                                        Clinton Arnold
         Acts 1:1 (NASB)


“The first account I composed, 
Theophilus, about all that Jesus began 
to do and teach,” 
   Christ-Followers Are:
• Kingdom Citizens  - Rights
   Philippians 3:20-21 (NASB)

“For our citizenship is in heaven, from 
which also we eagerly wait for a 
Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ; who will 
transform the body of our humble 
state into conformity with the body of 
His glory, by the exertion of the power 
that He has even to subject all things 
to Himself.”
   Christ-Followers Are:
• Kingdom Citizens  - Rights

• Family Members - Relationships

• Temple Stones
   Christ-Followers Are:
• Kingdom Citizens  - Rights

• Family Members - Relationships

• Temple Stones    - Responsibilities
        I Peter 2:4-5 (NASB)

“And coming to Him as to a living 
stone which has been rejected by 
men, but is choice and precious in the 
sight of God, you also, as living 
stones, are being built up as a spiritual 
house for a holy  priesthood, to offer 
up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to 
God through Jesus Christ.”
            “temple”
 = 1. ἱερόν hiĕrŏn a sacred place,
       the entire precincts

               or

= 2.  ναός naŏs  a shrine, temple, 
with an emphasis on the central
   sanctuary (Holy of Holies)
Ephesians 2:14, 15, 17 (NASB)
‘For He Himself is our peace, who made 
both groups into one and broke down the 
barrier of the dividing wall’ 

…’so that in Himself He might make the two 
into one new man, thus establishing peace’

…’And He came and preached peace to you 
who were far away, and peace to those who 
were near’
      Romans 14:19 (NASB)

“So then we pursue the things which 
make for peace and the building up of 
one another.”
Christ-followers must 
practice harmonious
peace with each other 
because Jesus has 
removed all the hostile 
barriers.
 Prejudice =
Pre + Judging


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