Author: Ron Graham
“Ananias” to “Artaxerxes”
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➤ Ananias The Lie that Brought Death —Ananias and Sapphira told a lie. The account in Acts 5, is one of the most unsettling stories in the Bible.
➤ Anchors Anchors in the Storm —five lessons about understanding and coping with tribulations. These lessons are part of the series “Through Much Tribulation”. The five Anchor lessons were prepared for the Over 50's Retreat in May 2013.
➤ Ancient The Ancient Order SERIES —List of lessons analysing the gospel of the first century. We summarise six elements under three headings each, with three points under each heading. We give key scripture references on each point. This makes a useful resource for systematic study. Each page consists of a compact chart, plus a list of relevant lessons that develop the topics.
➤ Animal sacrifice The Order of Melchizedek —Melchizedek was not only a king; he was also a priest of the Most High God. Melchizedek symbolized Christ and his new priesthood and law.
➤ Answer Jesus The Answer —Jesus has the answer to our most fundamental religious questions.
➤ Answer Ready to Answer —about always being ready to give an answer for Jesus Christ (1Peter 3:15).
➤ Answer How God Answers Prayer. —God’s part in prayer is unseen and unfelt by us. Nevertheless, God does respond wonderfully. This lesson examines how God responds to the prayers of his people in three marvelous ways: intercession, providence, and good pleasure.
➤ Antichrist The Antichrist (2Thessalonians 2:1-12) —These verses describe the Antichrist. We note several characteristics.
➤ Antichrist The Dragon’s Friends —About a splendid and heavenly woman of great glory in chapter 12, and an atrocious and disgusting harlot who rides on the Dragon in chapter 17.
➤ Antichrist What First John Says About Truth —John does not want people to be led astray by lies spread by antichrist. John has born witness to the truth and his witness is true because it comes from Jesus Christ.
➤ Antioch Two Antiochs —Supplementary notes about the two Antiochs, one in Syria and the other in Pisidia, both mentioned in the book of Acts. Includes map.
➤ Antioch Pisidia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Pisidian Antioch. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Antioch Pisidia Acts 13:43-52. —Paul and Barnabas are persecuted in Antioch Pisidia, and driven out of the city.
➤ Antioch Syria Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Syrian Antioch. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Antipatris Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Antipatris. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Apii Forum Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Apii Forum. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Apocalypse Revelation the Book SERIES —List of lessons providing a comprehensive outline and overview of the Book of Revelation and how to understand it. Several core lessons deal with subjects such as times and seasons, tribulation, the dragon, heaven, etc. There's also detailed verse-by-verse exposition. The work is divided into four sections .
Note —APOCALYPSE: αποκαλυψις (apokalupsis 602) is Greek for revelation and is transliterated “apocalypse”. The word is used, by association, for the second coming of Christ at the end of the world when he will be “revealed from heaven” (2Thessalonians 1:7).
➤ Apollonia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Apollonia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Apollos Acts 18:18-28. —Verse by verse. These verses records the completion of Paul’s second missionary journey. There is also a brief account of Apollos’s gospel work.
➤ Apostasy Lessons about falling away THREAD —A selection of Bible lessons about apostasy from simplybible.com’s study pages.
Note —APOSTASY: a definite falling away from the true faith, a turning to the teaching and practice of error, trampling God’s Son underfoot (Hebrews 10:26-31). Not a stumbling, from which one repents and recovers with the help of Christ (Hebrews 4:14-16).
➤ Apostles Diversity of Gifts and Ministries —The New Testament church enjoyed a diversity of gifts and ministries for stewardship of God’s manifold grace.
➤ Apostles Adventures of Paul —The dawning of New Israel, like the dawning of a new day, was to sweep around the globe. So the Lord appointed other apostles and preachers. Paul was notable, not only for the work he did, but also for the manner in which he was called.
➤ Apostles The Apostles’ Creed —A discussion of the Apostles’ Creed (quoted in full) and creeds in general, and why churches of Christ have no creeds.
➤ Appeals Paul’s Appeals to the Galatians —The dawning of New Israel, like the dawning of a new day, was to sweep around the globe. So the Lord appointed other apostles and preachers. Paul was notable, not only for the work he did, but also for the manner in which he was called.
➤ Appearances Abstinence and Appearances —Whilst Christianity is not an abstinence religion, abstinence from things strongly associated with evil may be necessary.
➤ Appearings Three Appearings of Jesus —The present, past, and future appearings of Christ and their purpose.
➤ Application Applying Oneself —Applying our minds to God’s word, applying the word to our lives, applying our lives to God’s glory.
➤ Arabia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Arabia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Arithmetic Simply Christians —All denominations have something which divides. A truly undenominational church has nothing but what God has given.
➤ Ark How Big Was Noah's Ark? —Another discussion about the great flood.
➤ Ark of covenant Adventures of Samuel —A man of justice and righteousness, who worked hard to bring people back to God, dedicated to God, first by his mother, then by himself. How better to spend a life? (1Samuel 1-7).
➤ Ark of the covenant New Carts —When David rescued the ark of the covenant, he transported it in a new cart instead of the hands of the priests. Uzzah lost his life but David learned a lesson. So can the churches.
➤ Armageddon The Battle of Armageddon —Who hasn't heard of “The Battle of Armageddon”? Those who believe in a future reign of Christ on earth for 1000 years, see this battle as the final great war on earth leading up to Judgment Day. But in the visions of Revelation there was no battle. It was planned. The armies gathered. But the battle did not happen.
➤ Armageddon Seven Nasty Years —Refuting the premillennial doctrine about Israel, Antichrist, and Armageddon.
➤ Arrival Arrival at Sinai —The Israelites’ arrival at Mount Sinai, some of the events there, and God’s appearance on the mountain (Exodus 19-35). Plus a table of the Stages of the Wilderness Wanderings.
➤ Arrows The Arrows of God —The arrows of God are faith, hope, and love, these three. Each arrow needs a target, energy, and penetration.
➤ Artaxerxes Adventures of Ezra and Nehemiah —Well into the Medo-Persian rule, Artaxerxes was king of Persia. Ezra and Nehemiah led the rebuilding, religious restoration, and resettling of the remnant in Jerusalem.
➤ Artificial Intelligence Scared by Artificial Intelligence —As we approach the year 2020, there are three topics that scientists are talking about which have caused widespread concern, and even fear. These topics are: Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence, and a Godless Universe. In this lesson we look at Artificial Intelligence Biblical perspective.