Author: Ron Graham
“Choice” to “Compliments”
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➤ Choice God Has a Purpose - Do We Have a Choice? —God has always tried to demonstrate to humanity that his purpose never changes. He has also left every person the choice whether to follow his purpose or reject it. That is no contradiction. Bible examples show this.
➤ Chosen Predestination (Wonderful Words) —Two issues in predestination: first God’s sovereign will and counsel; second man’s freedom of choice.
➤ Chosen Called and Chosen (2Thessalonians 2:12-3:5) —Paul mentions seven very special blessings which make those who have come to God very special people.
➤ Church The Church Jesus Bought —What is the most precious material and physical thing that has ever been in this world?
➤ Christ Psalms About Christ —Some Psalms are classified as “Messianic” because their burden is the suffering and victory of the Messiah, who in Greek is called Christ. These Psalms are quoted in the New Testament when teaching the gospel of Christ.
➤ Christ WORDS Christ — 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 “Christ”.
Note —CHRIST: The two titles, Messiah and Christ, are synonymous and interchangeable. “Messiah” is the Hebrew for which “Christ” is the Greek equivalent. The basic meaning of these titles is The Anointed One. See Strong: Hebrew 4899 (cf 4886), Greek 5547 (cf 5548).
➤ Christ A Revelation of Jesus Christ —In the book of Revelation Jesus, the Alpha and Omega, shows himself to be God just like his Father.
➤ Christ Christ in the Flesh (1John) —To begin our study of the first letter of John, we look at how John deals with the idea that Christ came in the flesh, in other words the human nature of Christ.
➤ Christ Messianic Prophecies —The Old Testament is valuable to Christians because its Messianic prophecies underpin the New Testament writings.
➤ Christ Christ-Cross-Covenant —About three connected C's on which our faith is based.
➤ Christendom Will Any Religion Do? —Is mud chocolate? How many religions should we regard as good and true? Lesson includes discussion of burning of books in Ephesus.
➤ Christian Who is a Christian? —What makes a person truly a Christian? Find out from the scriptures.
➤ Christian Age This Age and the Age to Come —The New Testament sometimes compares or links “this age” with “the age to come”. It's important to discover what is meant by these terms.
➤ Church How To Find Christ's Church —There is a simple common-sense way to find the true church. They call it the process of elimination.
➤ Church The Work of the Church —Three activities make up the work of the church, and it does these both corporately and distributively.
➤ Church Search for the True Church SERIES —List of lessons. Denominationalism is in conflict with Christ's true church, the church that he said he would build. Therefore all congregations professing Christ should rediscover that church and restore themselves to it forsaking all else.
➤ Church WORDS Church — 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 “Church”.
➤ Church I Will Build My Church —Each and every word in the statement “I will build my church” marks something of very great importance.
➤ Church Christ, Head of His Church —Lesson from Colossians. Popular teaching about the second coming of Christ makes a distinction between Christ’s church and Christ’s kingdom. The kingdom, they say, is a future kingdom on earth which will last for 1000 years. Not so.
➤ Church Remember You are a Member —“Remember” happens to contain the word “member” and our membership in the church of Christ is something we should never forget or let lapse.
➤ Church The Membership of His Church —How great a privilege it is to be a member of the church whose Head is Christ. This lesson marries that fact with comments by Paul in Colossians 3:8-17.
➤ Church What is the Church Made of? —The genuine church will be made of the right stuff. But what exactly is the church composed of?
➤ Church CHART The Church Over 2000 Years —This old chart has been in my notebook for many years. I thought I'd neaten it up and share it with you.
➤ Cilicia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Cilicia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Circles What First John Says About Faith (diagram) —John emphasises two important characteristics of Christians who have true faith.
Note —CIRCUMCISE: To cut around and remove the foreskin of the penis. This was a covenant God made with Abraham and his descendants (Genesis 17:9-14) so is practised the Jews.
➤ Circumcision The Chain of Great Events —A chain of events is experienced by everyone who obeys God’s plan of salvation. Paul presents this chain in three different ways.
➤ Circumstance Sin or Not Sin? —Examines the question of whether a thing can be sinful in one case, yet right in another case.
➤ Citizenship The Priceless Citizenship —It has always been God’s purpose that every human being should have citizenship in heaven.
➤ City of God The Day of God —This is one of the great themes of the visions which John saw and recorded in the book of Revelation.
➤ Clauda Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Clauda. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Clergy Ministry Without Clergy —According to the scriptures, there are special ministers in churches of Christ. However there is no clergy.
➤ Climate Change Scared by Climate Change —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 Climate Change from a Biblical perspective.
➤ Clock The Prophecy Clock —Were prophecies about the restoration of Israel fulfilled by Messiah at his first coming, or has their fulfillment been postponed until his second coming? Did God stop bthe clock of prophecy?
➤ Closing The Closing (Outreach) —The fifth step in the soul winning process happens when a person makes a decision to change his or her beliefs and ways. You bring the person into line with God’s word which has shown the person’s error.
➤ Cloud If I Be Lifted Up —Jesus said, “If I be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all men to myself”. His crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension, are the three ways he did this.
➤ Cnidus Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Cnidus. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Co‑incidence What Happens After We Pray? —Whether we pray, and how we pray, depends on what we believe will happen after we pray. We should believe, and expect, that God’s providence will act for our good, although in what sometimes seems to be a string of co‑incidences.
➤ Colosse The Heresy at Colosse —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Colosse. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Colossians Christ is All Series SERIES —List of lessons approaching Colossians from the principle of fullness or “allness” which Paul applies to most of his statements in the letter. Paul is trying to rescue from the false teachers this great principle: “Christ is all and in all” (Colossians 3:11). This principle is sometimes called the all-sufficiency of Christ.
➤ Colossians Studies in Colossians THREAD —A selection of Bible lessons on Colossians from simplybible.com’s study pages.
➤ Colossians 1. Colossians chapter 1 —rendered in simple easy-to-follow sentences. Divided into two readings entitled “Fruitful and Strong” and “The Power of Christ”.
➤ Commandment The Greatest Commandment —A lesson of some depth. It's about love, law, and faith, and it may surprise you.
➤ Commandments How God Helps Us Keep Them —An encouraging aspect of the providence of God.
➤ Commitment Justification (Wonderful Words) —About our insufficiency of righteousness, sacrifice, suffering, and commitment. We need Christ to be made righteous, as the example Cornelius shows.
➤ Common 1Timothy 3:14-16 The Common Confession —Paul wants to remind Timothy of points of doctrine about which there should be no argument or controversy.
➤ Commotion Notions —Examines different notions of discipleship and different expressions and styles of religious faith and worship.
➤ Communication Positive Christian Communication —About what our communication should achieve and how to improve it.
➤ Communication Communication Between God and Man —A chart lesson on the two paths of communication between us and God.
➤ Compare Comparing Scripture with Scripture —We look at three instructive examples of a failure to compare scripture with scripture. These examples are recorded by John. They occurred during the ministry of Jesus.
➤ Compare Lest Anyone Should Boast —A look at the principle that salvation is by grace, “not of works lest anyone should boast.”
➤ Compassion The Heart of the Christian (Colossians) —Lesson from Colossians about what the heart of the Christian is like.
➤ Complete His Faith Was Complete —The story of the ten lepers in Luke 17:12-19, will help us to examine our faith.
➤ Compliments Compliments Paul Pays His Friends —Paul’s great regard for his friends in the church at Philippi, and his companions in ministry whom they loved.