Author: Ron Graham
“Bear” to “Blood”
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➤ Bear Baldy and the Bears —The story of Elisha and some youths who mocked him. Elisha is compared with Christ.
➤ Bearing Bearing Fruit —about the parables of the Vine and the Branches, the Barren Figtree, the Sower and the Seed.
➤ Beast The Number of the Beast —Who hasn't heard about 666 the number of the beast --and a lot of rubbish about it too?
➤ Beasts Prophecies of Daniel —In visions, Daniel foresaw the entire period from the Babylonian captivity until the Messiah came and established his kingdom throughout the world. God knew the future, and he would ensure that his plan unfolded over the centuries just as he willed.
➤ Beasts in Revelation The Three Beasts —About the Dragon, the Beast, the False prophet: the three Beasts in the visions of Revelation 12-13.
➤ Beatitudes The Beatitudes (1) —The poor in spirit and those who mourn; plus an outline of Matthew 5, a portion of the sermon on the mount.
➤ Beautiful What Makes a Woman Beautiful? —This lesson looks at the attributes and qualities that make a woman beautiful as God intended she should be.
➤ Beautiful Beauty and Ugliness —Beauty and ugliness are opposites which both appear prominently in the Bible. Especially in the cross of Christ we see disgusting ugliness contrasted to supreme beauty. Yes there is “wondrous beauty” in the cruel death of Christ.
➤ Becoming God's child The Y in GLORY ~Your Saviour —The PURPOSE of Jesus to be YOUR SAVIOUR who can give you fellowship with God.
➤ Beholding Spiritual Insight —The true second sight is the spiritual insight, and the light of the inner eye is the Bible.
➤ Beginning The Day of Pentecost —The promises of old come to pass in the resurrection and ascension of Christ and his outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost, signifying that he is now Lord and Christ on David’s throne in heaven (Acts 2:31-36).
➤ Beginning Beginning at Jerusalem —When, where, how, and why did Christianity begin, and who were the first Christians?
➤ Beginning Genesis One, the Beginning —We consider the first three verses of the Old Testament, about the beginning of the universe and the state of planet earth before God transformed it.
➤ Beginning Beginning and End —God has neither beginning nor end. His creation will end in a new beginning. Evil has a beginning and its end will be everlasting.
➤ Begotten Jesus the Only Begotten —Jesus as the “only begotten” Son of God who has first place in God’s family.
➤ Behaviour The Disciple’s Behaviour —Most people would agree that a Christian’s behaviour is important. So in this lesson, we partly analyse the conduct of Christ’s disciples. Their behaviour is important, because people observe it and judge Christ accordingly. Our conduct should be a living example, the message of Christ on exhibit.
➤ Being Inner Being —Today many people are seeing life as a spiritual Path and a Quest, a walk to higher ground transcending this temporal realm. We consider the needs of our inner being for that journey.
➤ Belief Jesus Forgave Me All My Sins —Why let your stubborn will stop you turning to your Heavenly Father for forgiveness of your sins? Invite him into your heart and do as he says.
➤ Belief WORDS Faith Defined — Several technical or special words in the Bible are studied and explained in our glossary. This lesson provides a word family, definitions, Greek and Hebrew references, a scripture chain, comments, and links, related to “belief”.
➤ Believing Believing in Jesus —To be right with God you must have faith in his Son Jesus Christ. Why Believe, and what follows belief?
➤ Believing Believing in Jesus (Disciples) —the most important thing any of us will ever do. If we reject or even neglect Jesus and his message, we have done the worst thing possible.
➤ Believing The Y in GLORY ~Jesus Your Saviour —The PURPOSE of Jesus to be YOUR SAVIOUR who can give you fellowship with God.
➤ Beloved The Well-beloved Gaius —The 3rd epistle of John says four wonderful things about Gaius: he was well beloved; his soul prospered; he walked in truth; he acted faithfully.
➤ Benediction Revelation a Book for You? —Introductory lesson in the book of Revelation, looking at the benediction (Revelation 1:3) and how the book blesses its readers.
Note —BENEDICTION: A benediction is a statement of blessing. A doxology is a statement of praise to God. A salutation is a statement of greeting.
➤ Benediction Galatians in outline —Galatians is a structured epistle consisting of four main sections separated by five appeals. This outline shows that structure.
➤ Benevolence The Church and Charity —The church is not a charity primarily. What is its role and responsibility toward the needy?
➤ Benjaminites Adventures of Samson —The judges of Israel seemed to have strange mixtures of weakness and strength. In some ways they were wise and strong, in others weak and foolish. Yet God still credited what faith they had, and even in their unworthiness used them as instruments of his will (Judges 10-21).
➤ Berea Acts 17:1-15. —about Paul’s experiences and work in Thessalonica and Berea, with Silas and Timothy, during his second missionary journey.
➤ Berea Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Berea. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Beyond Beyond Cluster —List of Bible lessons on the topic “beyond” selected from simplybible.com’s study pages.
➤ Bible How the Bible is Put Together —Lesson and chart showing the theme of the Bible and the arrangement of its various parts.
➤ Bible Why I Believe the Bible —This lesson explains my faith in the Bible based on the three tests of truth that I apply to the Bible.
➤ Bible The Importance of Scripture —The Bible is important. It matters that we believe it. This lesson will show three reasons why the scripitures are so basic to the Christian's faith. The Bible is the throbbing heart of our faith. Tear out that heart, and our belief system is dead.
➤ Bible What the Bible Truly Can Do —[A lesson translated from the Bislama]. You and I must follow everything that Jesus teaches in the New Testament of the Bible. It can unite us, make us right, and tell us the true gospel that has the power to save us.
➤ Bible prophecy Newspaper Bible —The premillennial view of end times relies on interpreting Bible prophecy as though it reads like, and foretells, what we read today in our newspapers and hear and see on the newscasts.
➤ Bible prophecy Literal Interpretation of Bible Prophecy —There's an idea that Bible prophecy should consistently be taken literally. This lesson examines whether the premillennial interpretation of the Bible is literal as claimed.
➤ Biblical authority Is It Scriptural? —Many Christians wish to ensure that all they do and believe has the Lord’s authority. Here's how to achieve that.
➤ Big toe It's Not Your Big Toe —A short article plus an old sermon outline about the most unruly member of our bodies.
➤ Binding of Satan The Dragon —About the Dragon, the Beast, the False prophet, the three Beasts in Revelation 12-13.
➤ Birth of Jesus God's Son is Born —Over the centuries the prophets spoke of the coming Christ, and the fulfillment of prophecy unfolded. When “the fullness of time” came (Galatians 4:4), the promised Saviour entered into the world. He is the Son of God who took upon himself our human nature and became one of us.
➤ Birth of Jesus The Birth of Jesus —Some professing Christians reject the Bible story as factual. They do not believe in anything supernatural.
➤ Birth of Jesus Who Was Born in Bethlehem? —Who was the baby named Jesus born to Mary in Bethlehem? We find three answers, two from Luke, and the third from the book of Hebrews.
➤ Birthright despised Election and Rejection —The principle of ELECTION or DIVINE CALLING is a major thread running unbroken through the whole story of the Bible. It is important for Christians to understand how this principle relates to human choice and responsibility.
➤ Bishops Elders in Australia —This page is not a Bible study itself, but provides a detailed index to several Bible studies in the series on elders and deacons.
➤ Bislama Tru Toktok Long Baebol —This link will take you to my Bible study series written in Bislama, the national language of Vanuatu.
➤ Bithynia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Bithynia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Bitterness Speaking with Care —James talks to us about our troublesome tongues.
➤ Blessed Blessed Assurance SERIES —List of reassuring lessons on the surety of our forgiveness and salvation, helping us to have hope and be confident in Christ.
➤ Blessings The Blessings of David —A lesson from Isaiah about the sure mercies and blessings of David and their meaning for Christians. This lesson: the house and throne of David.
➤ Blessing or Curse Challenge to the Churches — Paul presents three powerful contrasts or choices between the gospel and the law, to show how superior the gospel is, and how foolish it would be to go back to the old law (Galatians 3:6 to 4:9).
➤ Blessings in Christ God's Magnificent Promises —God’s promises are very great and precious. Let's believe and appreciate them, act upon them, assure our hearts with them.
➤ Blind The Blind Eye of Love —Evaluating the idea that true love sees only the good in people. Is this among the most dangerous ideas in the world?
➤ Blood The blood of Christ THREAD —A list of Bible lessons on the topic of “blood”, from simplybible.com’s study pages.