Just what IS sin anyway? Does God DEFINE it in the Bible? And did Jesus Christ DO AWAY with the Father’s spiritual law of love the Ten Commandments? Do we find the apostle Paul and the New Testament Church TEACHING OBEDIENCE to God’s law? … Continue readingLesson 17: What is Sin?
SOME of the teachings in the Bible are a little hard to understand.
James tells us to count it all joy when trials, ordeals, and reverses beset us (James 1:2)
TROUBLES a JOY? That’s pretty hard to accept, isn’t it? And, for the average person, a lot harder to put into practice. … Continue readingLesson 16: You Must Be Born Again
You are probably familiar this world’s idea of a horrifying, nightmarish place of never-ending torture for lost sinners.
But is that what the Bible teaches?
It’s time we QUIT ‘swallowing’ the IDEAS and THEORIES of confused humanity, and begin STUDYING the truth for ourselves in GOD’S Word! … Continue readingLesson 15: What is “Hell”?
Death is a stark reality for humanity. Some die by war, others by starvation, still others by old age. Everyone must face it.
What happens after death? Is there life beyond the grave? This lesson answers these and many other vital questions about man. … Continue readingLesson 14: Are Humans Immortal?
You were born into a world which has developed a certain type of civilization. The instant you were born you knew NOTHING! But your eyes opened, you looked about, and knowledge of what you saw began registering in your memory – began putting knowledge into your mind. Your ears heard sounds, and thus additional knowledge entered through the sense of hearing. Very elementary at first, but gradually, each bit of new knowledge, entering your mind through your sense of taste, smell, feel, sight and hearing, was ADDED to what had previously been stored there. … Continue readingLesson 13: What Is The Christian’s Inheritance?
IS THERE proof OUTSIDE the Bible that the events described in Scripture really happened – that its great characters actually lived?
Where is the PROOF that Joseph was in Egypt? – that Abraham and his ancestors really existed? – that David was actually king of Israel? – and, above all, that Christ and the apostles were known by their Jewish and Gentile contemporaries? … Continue readingLesson 12: Proof of Biblical History
YOUR Bible MEANS exactly what it says! Its statements of FACT are LITERAL. Whenever symbols are used, they are INTERPRETED for us in Scripture!
But the world does not believe it! Even the leaders of most churches do not really believe it. … Continue readingLesson 11: A Record in Stone
The atheist and the unbeliever constantly charge God with being “unfair.” But God is NOT unfair (Job 34:11; Ezekiel 18:25)! God has promised to warn this world before He sends Jesus Christ to crush this human-devised civilization and build A NEW AND BETTER ONE—”the world tomorrow”! … Continue readingLesson 8: Why Are Natural Disasters Increasing?
WHY SHOULD we want to study the Bible in the 21st century? What is the Bible? How shall we study it, in order to understand it? At the very beginning of this course we need to ask, and answer, these questions. … Continue readingLesson 1: Why Study the Bible?