Bible study is just walking with God one wonder-filled,

Conveniently organized by subject into 50 chapters.

 

Master Bible doctrine and see Christianity’s big picture with this

plainly-worded Bible study that has been helping Christians since 1999.

 

Gain a Biblical perspective that clarifies world history and current events.

 

Have the kind of understanding that enables you to confidently discuss

all Bible doctrines.

 

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the truth and walking together with the Lord.

 

Avoid the apostasy within the church during these dark last days.

 

Help Christians repent, grow, and develop into Biblical warriors.

 

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** Title and Copyright

          OK to use this book.

 

** Introduction

          This overview is also a resounding call to arms for Bible-believing warriors.

 

HISTORICAL SECTION

 

H1  Lucifer’s Rebellion

          This beginning was the foundation for everything: the war; morality (from the forbidden tree of

knowledge); & the shared principle behind fornication, gluttony, drunkenness, & democracy.

 

H2  God’s Special People

          This (with D7 & D8) explains why saints are different.

 

H3  The Whoredom of Peor

          How to corrupt God’s people.

 

H4  A House Divided Against Itself

          God’s people erred and were therefore split into Judah and Israel.

 

H5  The Age of Alexander (600 B.C. - 400 A.D.)

          He conquered the world and spread the leaven of Greek philosophy/Reason.

 

H6  The Age of Augustine (400 - 1300 A.D.)

          He became important by subtly using Greek philosophy to interpret Christian doctrines.

 

H7  The Dark Ages

          Barbarians almost extinguished Enlightened scholarship...the Crusades brought it back.

 

H8  The Age of Aquinas (1300 - Second Coming)

          How Reason became “Christian”...as well as the foundation of Western civilization.

 

H9  Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation

          How Reason spread from Catholicism to Protestantism and Western society.

 

H10  The British Enlightenment

          How Puritans used Reason to “modernize” gov’t (democracy) and doctrine (theology).

 

H11  The American Colonies

          How the Enlightenment’s “Freedom” became a traditional part of modern Christianity.

 

H12  The Power of Preaching

          How the Enlightenment spread from preachers to pewsters in the American colonies.

 

H13  One-Man Revolution

          How the few convinced the many in the American colonies that England was evil.

 

H14  The Government of the Founding Fathers

          The men, the District of Columbia, the Tripoli Treaty, Natural Law, the Civil War, both world wars.

 

DOCTRINAL SECTION

 

D1  The Star of Bethlehem

          It was an angel, not a star...and the wise men were never at the manger.

 

D2  Noah’s Flood

          The Deep, the firmament, dark matter, and the universe.

 

D3  Where Is Heaven?

          Up, north, and the frozen surface of the Deep.

 

D4  The Gap

          Eden, Lucifer’s war, the 7-day creation, and why the KOH split from the KOG.

 

D5  A Literal Interpretation: Making Much of the Word of God

          Christ taught a literal interpretation. Examples and applications.

 

D6  Authority

          The issue. The Lord’s prayer, Abraham, Nazi war criminals, private property, etc.

 

D7  The Quick and the Dead

          How to apply the crucial difference between body, soul, and spirit. Verily I say unto thee, except a

man be born again, he cannot enter the spiritual kingdom of God. (See also D21, D8, D10, D27.)

 

D8  Dogs and Angels

          Why both Testaments call pagans “dogs” and God’s people “Christians.” (See also D7, D10, D27.)

 

D9  How to Grow by Feeding the Spirit

          We must work to eat, and eat to grow.

 

D10  The Wicked Shall be Turned into Hell

          Scripture is used to show those in hell are God’s people with spirit life who’ve gone bad, such as

Lucifer and Judas – but the Bible never says the unregenerate go to hell. (See also D7, D8, D27.)

 

D11  Sex

          Masturbation, incest, polygamy, Great Commission and Old Commission.

 

D12  Marriage

          The legalities of espousal & consummation, & how to apply them. Why the NT says don’t marry.

 

D13  Divorce

          Can’t divorce except for fornication. The difference between fornication and adultery.

 

D14  Expediency

          NT says all things are lawful, but when does that apply?

 

D15  Fornication

          The various facets of this very important topic are explained.

 

D16  Slavery

          Yes, it’s in the Bible; but to whom does it apply – and when?

 

D17  Two Bodies, Two Mysteries

          Clean and unclean, the Great Whore, the glorified body and the new earth.

 

D18  The Body of Christ

          We are His body, and He has work to do through us.

 

D19  Law and Grace

          Testaments, laws, and things we learn from them – such as the real eternal security.

 

D20  Faith, Works, and Salvation

          Difference between “works” & “works of the law”; and “feed my sheep” – not dogs.

 

D21  Kingdom of God and Kingdom of Heaven

          KOG is the spiritual realm; KOH is the physical universe. (See also D7.)

 

D22  The King James Bible Version Issue

          Explains why the Bible controversy (is the Bible God’s inerrant word...or “just a translation”)

always focuses on the KJV and never on other versions.

 

D23  Dominion and Politics on Earth

          Christ refused political involvement because He understood a doctrine many don’t know exists.

 

D24  The Lost Ten Tribes and Christian Activism

          The ten tribes, genealogy, and modern rebellion.

 

D25  Damnable Heresy

          Resisting authority is damnable (Rom 13:1,2); clamoring/complaining is a sin (Eph 4:31; Num 11:1).

 

D26  In the Image of God Made He Them

          Adam was in God’s image...until Eve was taken from “them”.

 

D27  The Immortality of the Soul Controversy

          The Bible says all humans and animals have souls, and we humans get immortality only when we are

spiritually born again. That Biblical truth is why your church ignores this topic: It can’t explain how

pagans get immortality but animals don’t...when neither has spirit life. (See also D7, D8, D10, D21.)

 

D28  In Sickness and In Health

          God is very specific about His health plan in both Testaments.

 

D29  Witnessing and Contending for the Faith

          JWs and Mormons are used to show how the Bible exposes false doctrine.

 

D30  Tongues

          There is a difference between “tongues” and “unknown tongues”...and gibberish is neither.

 

D31  Money and Christian Finances

          Tithing, usury, debt, and modern applications.

 

D32  The Sabbath

          It’s not Saturday and it’s not Sunday...but it’s getting closer.

 

D33  Three Days and Three Nights

          Christ was crucified on Wednesday.

 

D34  Lust A and Lust B

          Explains when lust is and is not a sin...and uses modern, specific examples.

 

D35  Cussing, Swearing, Taking God’s Name in Vain

          Scripturally and historically explains how modern Christianity got doctrinally derailed.

 

D36  Letters on Christian Living

          From spousal arguments to the Mark of the Beast...and much more.

 

**   Index

          Where to find topics whose locations are not indicated by chapter titles.

  

Psalm 45:3 Gird thy sword upon thy thigh,

O most mighty, with thy glory and thy majesty.

 

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