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Welcome to our section of basic study materials! Here you will find to-the-point articles that will enhance your understanding of God's word. This section offers foundational studies on a wide variety of Biblical and related topics such as Baptism, Bible study tools and tips, Bible translations, Death and Life after Death, Diet, Holidays, Marriage and Divorce, Life and Ministry of Jesus, Money, Music, Noah's ark, Repentance, Ten Commandments and Man's destiny.

Abraham

Why did Abraham bargain to save Sodom?
Why did Abraham try to get the evil cities saved?

Angels

Who is the Angel of the LORD?
Was he the pre-incarnate Jesus as a human?

Do angels battle each other?
Where, in the Bible, do angels battle each other?

Bible Tools and Tips

Effective studies with marking!
Simple techniques for speeding up your study!

How to start studying the Bible
What are the best study tools to own?

 

Bible

How did we get the Bible?
Who decided what would become Scripture?

How do the translations compare?
What are the differences between Bibles?

Why was New Testament written in Greek?
Why wasn't Hebrew used to write the gospels?

Bible Errors: What are they?
What errors have crept into Scripture?

How was the Old Testament preserved?
Have errors crept into the Old Testament text?

Studies at Home
How to conduct a group study in the home!

What do the confusing words mean?
What do the King James' out-of-date words mean?

Children

How does God save the children?
Do children who die immediately go to heaven?

Teach your child to pray
Teach your children how to let their light SHINE!

Teach your child about the Holy Spirit
Teach children about the power of God's Spirit!

Teach your child about God's plan
Teach children about our Father's plan for all man!

Christian Living

Who can preach the Gospel?
Should ALL Christians preach the gospel?

The forgotten spiritual gift
Do single people have a HIGHER CALLING from God?

Should we engage in spiritual warfare?
How can we avoid being a casualty during this end time?

What does the Bible say about the poor?
Should the needy WORK for the help they receive?

What are the signs of a sick church?
How can you tell if you are stuck in a SICK religion?

What is spiritual Depression?
How can you tell if you are SPIRITUALLY depressed?

Becoming successful overcomers
What 5 things should we remember in the middle of trials?

How can we achieve spiritual maturity?
Why are there immature Christians attending church?

Covenants

What is the NEW covenant?
What makes the New Covenant better than the Old?

Death and Life after Death

Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus
Is this parable proof that a place of torment exists?

Is there life after death?
Do we have a spiritual part that lives beyond the grave?

Who else was resurrected with Jesus?
Who in Jerusalem was resurrected when Jesus was?

Do we have an immortal soul?
Is there a eternal spiritual element in man?

Is there a second chance?
Are we born lost? Will all humans be saved?

What is the first resurrection?
How many resurrections does the Bible teach?

Diet, Alcohol and Wine

The Bible Diet
Can we eat anything we want?

What are clean and unclean foods?
Which foods were created for our health?

Did Jesus drink real wine?
Did Jesus drink wine or just good grape juice?

What is fasting?
WHY fast? What does it accomplish?

Evolution versus Creation

Are Neanderthals the missing link?
What are the TRUE FACTS about Neanderthal man?

Science and the Bible
What scientific principles are in God's word?

How old is the Earth?
Was the universe created in six literal days?

General Studies and References

Lookup definition of
common Christian terms!

What is the mark of Cain?
Why did Cain kill Abel? Why did God MARK Cain?

The Plagues of Egypt
Why did certain plagues hit Egypt?

What is the kiss of death?
Who gave the first kiss? What is the kiss of LIFE?

God

Are we disappointed?
Can God DISAPPOINT us?

Should you worship at home?
Are home fellowships against what the Bible teaches?

Does God have a sense of humor?
Where does humor show up in scripture?

What is GRACE?
Why is man favored?  What is the purpose of grace?  

Who is the God of the Old Testament?
Was Jesus the GOD of the Old Testament?

Is the Godhead a Trinity?
Is the Godhead really composed of THREE Beings?

History

Israel's greatest disasters
On what single day has Israel's worse disasters occurred?

Changed beliefs since the early church
What did the first Christians believe?

Holidays / Birthdays

A Date with the Devil on Halloween
How is the 'fun' of Halloween really a worship of Satan?

What is the true origin of Valentine's Day?
What did Valentine's symbols come from?

What does the Bible say about birthdays?
Do the Bible condemn celebrating a birthday?

What is the true origin of Easter?
How did the Christian Passover get replaced by Easter?

Who were the MAGI?
Did the Magi keep the first Christmas?

How does the Eternal celebrate Christmas?
Does our Father have fond Christmas memories?

What does the Bible say about Halloween?
Is Halloween in the Bible? Is it really harmless fun?

Did the Flood lead to Halloween?
Is Halloween a MEMORIAL to those killed in the Flood?

What is read reason for Christmas Season?
Why cannot Christ be SHOVED back into Christmas?

What is the true origin of Christmas?
Where did we get the symbols of Christmas?

Jesus' Life and Ministry

Why was Jesus born in Bethlehem?
Why was he born in the city when his parents lived in Nazareth?

Was Melchizedek Jesus?
Could Melchizedek, who met Abraham, be JESUS?

Which prophecies did Jesus fulfill?
How many Old Testament prophecies did Christ fulfill?

 

Last Days of Jesus

Why did Jesus wash the disciples' feet?
What profound meaning is found by Jesus washing feet?

Did the thief on the cross go to Heaven?
Did Jesus promise a convicted thief PARADISE?

The Last Days of Jesus Timeline
Who wanted Jesus dead? Why were religious leaders ANGRY at him?

The Arrest of Jesus
What made the arrest of Jesus ILLEGAL?

The Trials of Jesus
What occurred is Jesus' TWO trials?

Dead for three days and three nights?
Was Jesus in the grave for seventy-two hours?

Let this cup pass from me
What was the cup Jesus drank from so that we may be forgiven?

Man's Destiny

What is the Great Commission?
How did the early church carry out this great task?

Why was man created?
Why were we born? What is your DESTINY?

What special relationship does God want?
Can we be a friend of the Eternal like Abraham was?

Marriage and Divorce

Do you need a marriage license?
Does God require a marriage license?

What does the Bible say about polygamy?
Were kings the only ones allowed multiple wives?

Is interracial marriage allowed?
Were Israelites not to have relationships with foreigners?

Is Romance enough in a relationship?
Do intense emotions improve our chances at relating to others?

How can you build strong relationships?
What are the keys to building enjoyable friendships?

Are couples who live together married?
Does sex make couples married in God's eyes?

Money

What does the Bible say about gold?
How does gold help fulfill Biblical prophecy?

How rich was King Solomon?
What is Solomon's gold worth? Is he the richest man ever?

Biblical Guide to Prosperity
Why is it better to be prosperous rather than in need?

Music - FREE sheet music

Amazing Grace
Read about the song's history!

Noah's Ark / The Great Flood

See Pictures of the Ark!

Did giants exist after the flood?
Which giant king did the children of Israel defeat in battle?

Was the Ark big enough?
Was the Ark big enough to fit all the animals?

Why did man live longer before the Flood?
Are the long lives found in Genesis a myth?

Numbers and the Bible

How were numbers used to make the universe?
How were numbers used to create nature, sound and music?

How were numbers used to make the Bible?
How did numbers design the Bible?

The hidden numbers of Revelation
What do Revelation's hidden numbers MEAN?

Prayer

Guidelines for Prayer
What is the purpose of prayer? When should it be done?

What are different answers to prayer?
Is God's silence always his final answer?

Prophecy

Visit our section on Bible Prophecy!

Who are the Nicolaitans?
What did they teach? Why does God hate them?

Proverbs and Psalms Studies

Who wrote the Psalms?
What Psalms did David write? How is the book structured?

Who wrote the Book of Proverbs?
Why was Proverbs written? What are its main themes?

Race

Origin of the Races
Does Scripture state what is the origin of the races?

Religions

How does Jesus and Muhammad compare?
Why does Islam think Jesus was a poor role model?

Where did we get the title of Pope?
Did his title come from religious or secular sources?

Repentance and Baptism

What is Repentance?
What does God require before he gives his Holy Spirit?

What does the Bible say about baptism?
How does someone know if they are ready to commit?

What is a baptism by fire?
Should new believers seek this baptism?

Ten Commandments / Sin

Who can sin?
Can plants or animals commit sin? Are young children sinless?

What is SIN?
Why is God so concerned about SIN?

Are the Ten Commandments relevant?
Are the commandments no longer meaningful to society?

What did Paul teach about the law?
Are God's laws no longer valid in the New Testament?

Women and the church

Women in the Bible
What role have women played in the Bible?

What role should women play at church?
Are women permitted to pray in public or teach men?

What can we learn from Esther?
What inspiration can be gleaned from the book of Esther?

Miscellaneous Articles

Laying on of Hands
Why did the early church perform this ceremony?

Did Jephthah sacrifice his virgin daughter?
Did he sacrifice his only child to God?

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