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Picture of the Antichrist
"And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate." Daniel 9:27
Directions For Profitably Hearing The Word Of God
"The grand secret of hearing to advantage is to hear in faith; to realize that what we hear is the truth of God... The word preached cannot profit, if it be not mixed with faith in those who hear it."
Prophets in the Bible
When studying any spiritual topic, it's always best to begin with God's Word. If the prophetic gifting of God interests you, the following is a nearly complete list of the prophets in the Bible. Studying their lives and their experiences with hearing from God can provide valuable insight into what to do as well as what not to do.
Methods of Bible Study by R. A. Torrey
Many a life that has been barren and unsatisfactory has become rich and useful through the introduction into it of regular, persevering, daily study of the Bible. The Bible is good only because of the truth that is in it, and to see this truth demands close attention.
New Testament Subject Types in the Old Testament
"You search the Scriptures, because you think that in them you have eternal life; and it is these that bear witness of Me." John 5:39
Bible Names for Jerusalem
Jerusalem in the Holy Bible is mentioned upwards of 800 times. In other types, Jerusalem and the Temple Mount are mentioned many more times. From this list you will see that Jerusalem is always at the very heart of God's attention. From the earliest chapters of the Bible until the very last chapter, the focus is always on Israel and Jerusalem.
Warfare of Saints by R. A. Torrey
"For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war after the flesh: (For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds;) Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalteth itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ;"
Allegories of Genesis
The spiritual mind is formed of three distinct degrees, the celestial, spiritual and natural. The natural mind is also constituted of three degrees, the rational, scientific and sensual. These two minds, with their degrees of life, constitute the difference between man and the mere animal for the mere animal possesses only the sensual degree...
Rules for Holy Living
These rules for holy living were given to us by Brother William Law. He wrote most of these rules for holy living just before he entered college, when he was about eighteen years of age. I have never seen their equal among the writings of man!
Some Bible Helps
Think On These Things!; The Greatest Commandment; What God Hates Most; The Love Chapter; Works of the Flesh; Five-Fold Ministry; and Winning Souls For Jesus. These and many more Bible helps on one page to study and memorize.
The Commandments of Christ
"Therefore when thou doest [thine] alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in thestreets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward." Matthew 6:2
The Quality of Three
Ever struggle trying to explain how God can be three in one? Maybe this will help!
Most Commonly Searched Passages
A list of some of the most commonly searched scripture passages in the Bible. Good source for a Bible study too!
Scriptures on Prayer
A list of some of the most used scriptures to support private and corporal prayer in the Body of Christ.
Priesthood of the Levites
The line was promised to pass down through Phinehas, eldest son of Eleazar, the son of Aaron (Num. 25:10-13). Eli was a legitimate priest and descendant of Ithamar, but not a high priest; the switch in the line took place during Saul's reign.
Our dreams have a language of there own. The scripture is filled with stories of God speaking to men in their sleep, but His speaking is many times veiled and requires much prayer and understanding of the Word of God to interpret what He is saying to us. Here is a list of words and their biblical interpretations that may be helpful.
Curses in the Bible
A record of the many curses found in scripture. Ministers who fail to give the glory to God (Malachi 2:2; Revelation 1:6). Those who do the work of the Lord deceitfully (Jeremiah 48:10). And many more.
The Sermons of Christ
A complete list of the sermons Jesus taught as recorded in the gospels
For Your Information
Quick Reference Study Info. Some facts, abbreviations and other info to help you in your study of God's wonderful life-giving Word.
"Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts , which war against the soul;" I Peter 2:11 Scripture helps to battle the fleshly lusts that war against your soul.
Manners And Customs of Bible Lands
Knowing Oriental manners and customs necessary to understand the Bible. Many passages of Scripture that are hard for the Westerner to understand, are readily explained by a knowledge of the customs and manners of Bible lands. On the other hand, to ignore this subject is to deprive one's self of a thorough mastery of the Bible, both Old and New Testaments.
Brief Outline of each Book of the Bible
"Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth." II Timothy 2:15
How Long is Eternity?
Imagine a globe of solid iron the size of the Earth. Every ten thousand years a sparrow comes along and, just once, brushes the surface with its wing. Once the globe of iron has been totally worn away by this action, only the first second of eternity has passed.
"The Lord Is... and We Are..."
The Lord is, "a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him" Hebrews 11:6 and we are, "partakers of His divine nature" II Peter 1:4. These and many more scriptures that set the rule of who we are in Christ, and who Christ is to us.
What Are The Chances?
The mathematical probably that Jesus Christ fulfilled even 55 of the more than 324 individual prophecies proves with absolute certainly that Jesus is the true Messiah sent of God.
The Twenty-two Questions Members of John Wesley's/George Whitefield Holy Club Asked Themselves Every Day In Their Private Devotions More Than 200 Years Ago.
"Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee." (Psalms 119:11) A list of 100 suggested scriptures to begin memorizing. Just click on the scripture for the full text and start memorizing. All Scriptures are from the KJV.
"Jesus therefore said to them, When you lift up the Son of Man, then you will know that I am, and that I do nothing from Myself, but as My Father has taught Me, I speak these things... Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I am." John 8:28, 58
Word studies and cross referencing can be informative as well as a rich blessing while reading God's word.
Here is one that I recently studied on "God is". Hope it will be a blessing to you.
Interesting Facts About The Bible
According to statistics from Wycliffe International, the Society of Gideons, and the International Bible Society, the number of new Bibles that are sold, given away, or otherwise distributed in USA is about 168,000 per day.
Jobs in Biblical Times
The following list is of the many various jobs mentioned in the Bible and a corresponding scripture for each occupation. An interesting Bible study.
Biblical Units of Weights and Measures
Weights and measures differed somewhat at various times and places in the ancient world. This table is based upon the best available information, but it is not intended to be mathematically precise; like the measurement equivalents, it merely gives approximate amounts and distances.
Names of God in the Bible
ELOHIM: God (a plural noun, more than two, used with singular verbs); Elohim occurs 2,570 times in the OT, 32 times in Gen. 1. God as Creator, Preserver, Transcendent, Mighty and Strong. Eccl., Dan. Jonah use Elohim almost exclusively. See Gen. 17:7, 6:18, 9:15, 50:24; I Kings 8:23; Jer. 31:33; Isa. 40:1.
Second Peter 3:3-8 tells us that people who scoff at the Bible are "willingly ignorant" of the Creation and the Flood. In order to understand science and the Bible, we must not be ignorant of those two great events in Earth's history.
Beware of Dogs
"Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers..." Philippians 3:2 Dogs in the east are mostly without masters; they wander at large in the streets and fields, and feed upon offals, and even upon corpses. They are held as unclean
Brief Descriptions of Prominent Characters of the Bible
A brief look at some of the most prominent characters of both the Old and New Testament. A great help for those who are unfamiliar with some of the main characters of the Bible.
The Distinguishing Marks of False Teachers by Thomas Brooks
"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves" (Matthew 7:15). These scoundrels lick and suck the blood of souls, "Beware of dogs, beware of evil workers..." Philippians 3:2
Christian Terms Defined
"Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual." 1 Corinthians 2:13
Parables of Jesus Christ
"I will open my mouth in parables, I will utter things hidden since the creation of the world." Matthew 13:35, Psalms 78:2
The Books of Psalms
Each section of the book of Psalms corresponds to the first five books of the Old Testament, The Pentateuch. There appears to be a format that leads us through the Psalms in the same way that Moses led his readers from Creation in Genesis to Israel's entrance into the Promised Land in Deuteronomy. Source Unknown
Seven Things Doth The Lord Hate
"A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, An heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief, A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren." Proverbs 6:16-19
Creeds in the Bible
"Great indeed, we confess, is the mystery of our religion: He was manifested in the flesh, vindicated in the Spirit, seen by angels, preached among the nations, believed on in the world, taken up in glory." 1 Timothy 3:16
Lists of Miracles and Wonders of Jesus and His Disciples
"The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him." John 3:2
Names and Titles Given our Lord
"For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6
Names and Titles of Jesus
"And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Bar-jona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven." Matthew 16 16-17
Old Testament Scripture, the very Word of God
A collection of passages from the four gospels in which our Lord directly or indirectly declares the Old Testament scripture to be the very Word of God.
Fruit of the Spirit
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law." Galatians 5:22-23
The Fire and the Altar
Scriptural references as to what the Fire and the Altar means to God. God's presence, His purification and power are represented in the fire. Communion, sacrifice, and commitment are represented in the altar.
God Revealed In The Bible
The LORD God of gods, the LORD God of gods..." Joshua 22:22 These are great scripture references to God in the Bible, however the scriptures used on this page are not taken from the King James version.
The Use of Tracts by R. A. Torrey
Comparatively few Christians realize the importance of tract work. I had been a Christian a good many years, and a minister of the Gospel several years, before it ever entered my head that tracts were of much value in Christian work.
Scripture Memory Cards
Psalm 37:31 says, " The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide." How valuable it is to have God's word hid in our hearts, our steps will always be sure.
More Scripture Memory Cards
Psalm 119:11 says, "Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee." Start hiding God's Word in your heart by memorizing scriptures.
O.T. Chronological Order
This Bible reading will take you through the entire Old Testament in an historical linier timeline order with the first events first to the last. The events have been arranged in order of when they were written.
N. T. Chronological Order
This Bible reading will take you through the entire New Testament in an historical linier timeline order with the first events first to the last. The events have been arranged in order of when they were written.
Editor's Scripture Keys
Over the years I have written down some of the key scriptures of the Bible that have ministered to me the greatest. I've been told that you can know a mans attitude towards God by the scriptures he underlines in his Bible. Below are some of the scriptures I have underlined in my own Bible.
Favorite Bible Readings
Here is a list of some of the all time favorite Bible readings in both the Old and New Testaments.
Books of the Bible & Number Meanings
A simple listing of all sixty-six books of the Bible plus a list of numbers and colors and their meanings.
Are you prepared to share your faith?
Do you know what you Believe?
The difference between Justification and Sanctification
Justification refers to my status; sanctification to my state.
Justification is about God's attitude to me changing; sanctification is about God changing me.
Justification is about how God looks on me; sanctification is about what he does in me.
Justification is about Christ dying for my sins on the cross; sanctification is about Christ at work in me by the Holy Spirit changing my life.
The Reformers were careful to distinguish the two-but not to separate them One cannot have the one without the other-as with the heat and light of the sun. The sun gives out heat and light. These two cannot be separated. When the sun shines there is both heat and light; yet they are distinct and not to be confused. We are not warmed by the sun's light nor illuminated by its heat.
The Christian Worker's Outfit
Clarence Larkin prepared this little booklet as a tool for the Christian in the service of our Lord. Many questions are answered on how to study God's word for better service, and how to witness and lead others to Christ.
Plants of the Bible
Thorns are usually woody plants, such as Acacia, Lycium, Ononis, Prosopis, Rubus, Sarcopoterium, while thistles are herbaceous, such as Centaurea, Notobasis, Silybum. The latter could have been the 'thorns' that suffocated the grain in Jesus' parable (Matt. 13:7).
The Biblical Fast
Fasting has been out of vogue for at least 150 years. In the twentieth century church, the idea seems alien to us. God's Word assumes that fasting will be a regular part of a Christian's life. If we were to make a study of fasting in the Bible most of us would find ourselves very challenged about this neglected area of Christian discipline.
Gustave Doré Gallery
Refered to as an "Artist of the People" by Vincent van Gogh, Gustave Doré was the greatest illustrator in history.
The Scripture Alphabet of Animals
"Every beast of the forest is mine, and the cattle upon a thousand hills. I know all the fowls of the mountains; and the wild beasts of the field are mine." Psalms 50:10,11
One of the interesting features of Hebrew and Greek is that in both written languages there are no numeric characters. Where we have numbers and letters, they have only letters. So, in each language, the letters are also used as numbers. In a small way we do the same thing in English.
Introduction to Romans
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Romans Chapter one, An Exposition, With Practical Observations of the Epistle of St. Paul to the Romans.
The Great Doctrines of the Bible
"Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
" John 5:39
The Nation of Israel
An index page of informative subjects on the nation of Israel.
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Ever want to know what a certain biblical name means? Find out in Hitchcock's Bible Dictionary.
Seven Holy Feasts of the Jews
A brief description of the Seven Holy Feast of the Jews.
The Spiritual Significance of Numbers
The spiritual significance of numbers is evident throughout the Word of God. It is said that, one out of every five Scriptures in the Bible contains a number. If this is so, then it is vitally important to understand God's meaning in His use of numbers throughout the scriptures.
"For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:" Romans 1:20. A look at God's creation of all things and His Soverignty over it.
The Twelve Apostles
A brief outline of each of the twelve apostles specifically chosen by Jesus to bring to pass the birth of the Church.
12 Areas to Be Tested
A Look at The Twelve Areas to Be Tested at the Judgment Seat of Christ.
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Religions of the World
A break down of the major religious groups in every country of the world. A good look at where christianity must bring the true light. We must reach every soul for Christ, this is the christian mandate! Go ye unto all the world... and preach Christ crucified!
Bible Lists and Charts
Over sixty lists and charts covering many different subjcts of the Bible. If you love lists and charts, check out this selection.
Interesting Facts About Blood
Twenty-seven interesting facts about your blood. Did you know that Red Blood Cells (RBCs) make up approximately 40% of Blood volume, carry oxygen to the cells of your body and return to the lungs to excrete carbon dioxide. Read more!