Author: Ron Graham
“See” to “Simply”
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➤ See Face to Face (seeing Jesus) —Time’s inexorable march sweeps us day by day, year by year, into the future. But somewhere in that future you will surely meet Jesus face to face.
➤ Seed Sowing and Reaping —A lesson on the theme of seedtime and harvest. What's happening to us now, is the harvest of thoughts and actions previously sown as seed.
➤ Seed The Seed You Sow —Growth begins with the sowing of seed. That is true in the garden. It is also true in the spiritual kingdom of Heaven.
Note —SEED: The Bible sometimes uses the word “seed” in a special sense. It means offspring or descendant. Jesus Christ was the promised seed of Abraham (Galatians 3:16).
➤ Seed promise Promises to Abraham —The faith and hope of Abraham stood on two immutable things: the promise of Christ and the oath that confirmed it.
➤ Seed promise The Seed of Abraham —Begins the Magnificent Promises series, with a look at the promises that God made long ago to the patriarch Abraham.
➤ Seed Study Starters SERIES —A small collection of lessons to give you concepts that will start you off on an absorbing and profitable line of study on your own.
➤ Seek Seek First the Kingdom —Jesus says not to worry about our lives and such things as food and clothing. Rather, seek first God’s kingdom and lay up treasure in heaven (Matthew 6:24-34).
➤ Seeking Seeking the Lost Christ —There were crowds on the road from Jerusalem after Passover. Mary and Joseph were among the travellers, but they couldn't find their boy Jesus.
➤ Seen Though You Have Not Seen Him —Were time machines possible, we could go see Jesus. Through faith in Jesus, we will see him in the future with great joy.
➤ Seen Seen By Men —Matthew chapter six begins with a warning: beware of doing good deeds before men to be seen by them.
➤ Self image Self esteem THREAD —List of Bible lessons on the topic “self image”, from simplybible.com’s study pages.
➤ Selucia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Selucia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Sennacherib Adventures of Isaiah and Hezekiah —A few years after Samaria fell and the kingdom of Israel was led into exile, the Assyrians turned their attention to Judah where Hezekiah was reigning and Isaiah the prophet was preaching. Sennacherib the ruthless commander of the Assyrian army, made a seige.
➤ Seraph Cherubim and Seraphim Explained —These notes explain the Cherubim (Cherubs) and Seraphim (Seraphs) that we encounter in the Bible. We ignore speculations and assertions that have no Biblical support.
➤ Seriousness The Seriousness of Sin —The Bible is not legalistic, but it does take sin seriously. We look at the basic facts on which the doctrine of sin is built.
➤ Sermon Sermon on the Mount SERIES —An interesting series based on Jesus’s sermon on the mount. It contains notes, activities, and a separate page of quizzes and puzzles after each lesson.
➤ Sermon, day of Pentecost 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).
➤ Sermon building Success in the Pulpit —A hyperlinked table of contents for the training series Success in the Pulpit. Learn how to prepare and present Bible lessons effectively.
➤ Servant Three Things God’s Servant Does —If you serve the Lord, I hope this Bible lesson will help your ministry to be true and fruitful.
➤ Servant WORDS Deacon Defined —Several technical or special words in the Bible are studied and explained in our glossary. This lesson provides a word family, definitions, Greek/Hebrew references, a scripture chain, comments, and links, related to “deacon”.
➤ Seven Seven Goals in Grace (2Thessalonians 1) —An inspirational lesson in 2nd Thessalonians chapter 1, joining the first five verses with the last two.
➤ Seven Seven Great Changes —One word that characterises the Last Days, is CHANGE. Seven great foundation changes took place centuries ago when Christ died.
➤ Seven Seven Lovely Things —In Paul’s letter to Galatians there are seven short passages that are well known and loved by every believer in Christ.
➤ Seven Seven Wonders of the Holy Spirit —Seven powers to which all human beings may gain access in the new age.
➤ Seven Seven Powers —Another Bible lesson on powers to which all human beings may gain access in the new age of Jesus Christ.
➤ Seven 7 Ems of Spiritual Understanding SERIES —A study series based in Paul’s letter to the Colossians. It examines seven basic elements of the enlightening gospel and its ministry. Each topic starts with the letter M.
➤ Seven years Seven Nasty Years? (Tribulation) —Refuting the premillennial doctrine about Israel, Antichrist, and Armageddon.
➤ Seventy Daniel's Seventy Weeks —discusses the seventy weeks and the decrees to rebuild Jerusalem.
➤ Severity The Severity of God —The goodness and mercy of God go together with the severity and wrath of God. Living in the fear of God helps to assure our salvation.
➤ Severity Salvation (Wonderful Words) —Christians commonly talk about “salvation”, their “Saviour”, and the need to be “saved” yet some are vague about what doctrine lies behind these terms.
➤ Sex What God Says About Marriage —Marriage is a “holy estate” instituted by God who created man and woman as equals to complement each other. Love is the first principle of marriage, where the husband sacrifices himself for his wife, and the wife submits herself to her husband. In holy matrimony, the two become one flesh with God’s blessing. Marriage is for life, and nothing but death should separate the married man and woman. God hates divorce. This lesson looks at those points about marriage.
➤ Sex What God Says About Sex —When I was young, “free love”, as it was called, was the popular thing. A sexual relationship was validated by being mutually loving and agreeable. On that basis you could have sex with whoever you wished. This was called “liberation” and was supposed to free a repressed society of many emotional problems. What does God say about this?
➤ Shadows Back to Shadows? —We look at the evidence in Paul’s letter to the Colossians that the kingdom of God now exists and there will not be a future kingdom on earth for 1000 years. Includes “Substance or Shadows?”
➤ Share Things We All Share —A list of 20 reasons why it is silly for Christians to squabble with one another.
➤ Sharing To Know the Love of Christ —The love of Christ is not too deep to know. Our deepest need is to know it. His cross, counsel, and coming again, show it.
➤ Sharing Sharing in Christ’s Sufferings —In this lesson, we think about Paul’s profound prayer in Philippians 3:10. In this verse, Paul states the very purpose of his life as a Christian.
➤ Sharing Spiritual Wellbeing —The various elements of spiritual wellbeing and joy in Jesus are shown in an outline summary of Paul’s letter to the Philippians.
➤ Sheol WORDS Hades and Sheol Defined —Several technical or special words in the Bible are studied and explained in our glossary. This lesson provides a word family, definitions, Greek/Hebrew references, a scripture chain, comments, and links, related to “Sheol/Hades”.
➤ Sheep “Feed My Sheep” —This lesson is about Peter’s love for Jesus, and the service that Peter would do for Jesus because of that love. First, we listen in while Jesus and Peter talk to each other (John 21:15-17). Then we consider Peter’s love for Jesus, the hurt that Peter felt, and the task Jesus gave him: 'Feed my sheep.'
➤ Sheep Sheep Without Shepherds —First of three lessons about leadership roles. This lesson is about the need for shepherds and the primary role of parents as shepherds.
➤ Sheep and goats Dividing the World in Two —about the parables of the Two Gates and Two Roads, and the Sheep and the Goats.
➤ Sheepfold The Sheepfold Parables (John 10) —about parables that liken the kingdom of God to a sheepfold with Christ as the Shepherd.
➤ Shepherd The Shepherd through Life —It's a magnificent promise that we shall have a Shepherd through life and through death.
➤ Shepherds Diversity of Gifts and Ministries —The New Testament church enjoyed a diversity of gifts and ministries for stewardship of God’s manifold grace.
❖ Shepherds —see also “Sheep” above.
➤ Shipwreck Acts 27:1-44. —These verses describe Paul’s journey from Jerusalem toward Rome, the storm at sea and shipwreck on Malta.
➤ Sickness, spiritual Is There No Balm in Gilead? —There is a balm in Gilead. Why do people not come to the heavenly physician for spiritual healing? Three possible reasons.
➤ Sidon Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Sidon. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Sight Spiritual Insight —The true second sight is the spiritual insight, and the light of the inner eye is the Bible.
➤ Signs Signs of the Times —People of Jesus’s day knew that a red sky at night meant the weather would delight; but a red sky in the morning was a stormy weather warning. They could read the signs of the sky. But Jesus chided the religious leaders of his day that they couldn't read the signs of the times (Matthew 16:1-4).
➤ Signs Signs Following TRACT —about the miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit, who received them and why.
➤ Signs False Expectations —God promises to answer our prayers and make all things work together for good. But don't misunderstand this, or you'll be disappointed.
➤ Silence of God Protected and Preserved —During the times of Israel, there were many black moments when the righteous seemed to be in a hopeless and desolate state, yet by God’s providence they were rescued and made victorious.
➤ Silver empire (Persia) The Fall of Babylon —Jeremiah had predicted seventy years of captivity in Babylon. Both Jeremiah and Isaiah foretold the destruction of Babylon to end the captivity. After Nebuchadnezzar’s reign in Babylon, five kings reigned in succession over about 23 years. The last was Belshazzar son of Nebuchadnezzar.
➤ Simon Simon the Sorcerer —He was one of the great sorcery masters of all time, but he was no match for Jesus.
➤ Simon Peter Adventures of Peter —Among the apostles and evangelists of Jesus was Peter, a fisherman from Galilee, one of that special group of twelve whom Jesus chose and trained during his own personal ministry of the gospel.
➤ Simplify The Great Simplifier —The Last Days are characterised by seven great foundation changes. The cross of Christ is the great simplifier regarding end time doctrine.
➤ Simply Simply Christians —All denominations have something which divides. A truly undenominational church has nothing but what God has given.
➤ Simply Simply Bible, Simply Christians —A second mission statement for simplybible.com that summarises some of the principles behind the saying, "Simply Bible, Simply Christians".