Therein ☆ V15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the *word of truth* 2 TIM 2:14-16….According to dispensations and peoples in context EPH 1:16-18.
□Audience: Paul wrote this to the nation Israel
☆Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved 2 For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. 3 For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God 10:1-3.
SOUGHT THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD BY THE WORKS OF THE LAW ROM 9:30-32.
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you. 20 But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me. 21 But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people ROM 10:19-21.
□Audience: Paul wrote this to all nations:
25 Now to him that is of power to stablish you according to my gospel [1 COR 15:1-4], and the preaching of Jesus Christ [2 COR 4:5-7], according to the revelation of the mystery [EPH 3:4-6], which was kept secret since the world began [1 COR 2:6-8], 26 But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith [application of the *spirit of the mind* in the *hearing of faith* 1 COR 15:1-4 #WorkOfFaith 1 THES 1:4-6 2 THES 1:11] ■ROM 16:24-27:
☆ V13 In whom ye also *□trusted, after that ye *□heard the *word of truth*, the gospel of your salvation [ROM 1:15-17; 1 COR 15:1-4: in whom also after that ye □*believed [applied faith GAL 3:13-15; EPH 2:8-10], ye were sealed with that holy Spirit of promise [GAL 3:1-3; 4-6] ■EPH 1:12-14,
#RomansThruPhilemon 2 COR 3:1-6
#ThroughRightDivision 2 TIM 2:14-16