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Abortion; 1Tim 1,3-16; 70k

 

Abraham

        Abraham formed his life around the heavenly words he heard

                2Pet 1,16-19; 107c

                1Jn 2-24; 106f

        Believing in Jesus is like the faith of Abraham

                Rom 10,2-4; 41h

                Col 2,9-15; 136g

                1The 1-3; 101h

                Heb 4-11; 6e

        He never received what was promised; Rev 2-25; 232g

        He sacrificed his son; Jn 17-10; 34g

        He trusted God; Heb 11,6-40; 5i

        Israel was born at Abraham's first step; Phi 3,3-11; 177i

        We have inherited God's promise to him; Rom 8-16,17; 36k

 

Adam and Eve

        See also: Freedom, Suffering and evil, Commentary on the OT

        Adam wanted to be like God

                Mat 10-28; 47d

                Rom 1,21-25; 195i

                1Cor 3,18-20; 166f

                Rev 11-18; 24g

        Adam chose Eve over God; Mat 24,37-39; 168d

        Adam was first and then Eve

                Eph 5-22,23; 73h

                1Tim 5-16; 44j

        Adam was only given the earth; 1Pet 2-9,10; 213k

        Adam will not be with us in heaven

                2Cor 11-3; 151g

                Rev 1-5; 37h

        Curse: death rushed in to fill the void of God's absence

                        2Cor 7,4-7; 98h

                        Jm 3,13-16; 167d

        Eve sinned before she conceived her first child; 2The 2,3-12; 185g

        God experienced Adam's sin; 1Cor 15,20-28; 119i

        God intended Adam to eat the forbidden fruit

                Jn 5-43,44; 57e

                Act 13,44-48; 200b

                Act 17,22-31; 94m

                Rom 5,6-10; 246k

                Rev 20,1-3; 185g

                God is still making man

                        Eph 2-6,7; 224l

                        Phi 2,5-11; 37d

                        1Tim 6-9,10; 161b

                        Heb 3,1-6; 231h

        God uses Adam's curse to test man's loyalty

                1Jn 4-21; 4l

                Rev 20,1-3; 15i

        God judged the devil through Adam and Eve

                1The 5-9; 31a

                Rev 17,1-18; 50g

        God kicked man from the garden

                Eph 2,1-3; 166j

                Rev 9,13-15; 220d

        God will create a new race of man -- See: New heavens and a new earth

        Jesus is the second Adam;  Lk 4,1-13; 183j

        Knowledge of evil -- See also: Reprobate

                Lk 23,18-25; 168c

                Act 3,17-19; 175j

                Heb 6,4-8; 185d

                Rev 16-15; 92d

                Adam knew what he was doing more than Eve; 1Tim 2,11-15; 181a

                Adam lived against his conscience

                        Mat 4,1-11; 108f

                        Act 23-5; 27d

                        Rom 7,7-13; 53c

                        Heb 3,7-19; 185l

                        Heb 10-15,16; 155g

        Man is free

                Mat 8,23-27; 147c

                Rom 6-15,16; 161l

                Heb 1-3,4; 41g

                1Jn 3,7-10; 161i

        Man is perfected through the curse; Rev 5-4,5; 41d

        Mystery of lawlessness -- See: Mystery

        Satan -- See also: Satan

                Adam assimilated into Satan's curse

                        2The 2-13; 191k

                        Rev 21-1; 26c

                Satan lied to Adam and Eve

                        Act 28,3-6; 157j

                        Rev 12,7-11; 46h

                Satan uses the law of sin and death against man; Jn 16-33; 41d

 

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Addiction -- See also: Sin

        Bondage to sin

                1Cor 11,27-30; 51c

                Heb 3,6-19; 87b

        Drug addiction

                Deceitfulness of sin; Rom 7-11; 181j

                Do not waste your resources on people's addictions; Act 20,33-35; 100d

                Hate the addiction before kicking the habit; Jn 12,23-26; 129e

                Overcoming drug addiction by a substitutionary process; Jn 4-13,14; 162h

        Freedom from addiction (bondage)

                Jn 8,31-36; 119c

                Heb 11-29; 246c

                Free and forgiven; Act 13-39; 118l

                Standard of addiction is freedom; 1Jn 3,5-7; 42c

        Resisting its temptation

                Mat 3,1-3; 8m

                Heb 2-18; 188e

 

Adopted; Eph 1,3-9; 33n

 

Age of Grace (Israel overlooked the 2000-year era documented in their Scriptures); Lk 1,67-75; 29e

 

Agnostic -- See: Atheism

 

Alcohol; 1Cor 11-21; 159i

 

Analogies -- See also: Atheism

        Beliefs versus faith; Gal 5-7,8; 91f

        Blind spot in our vision; 2Cor 4,3-6; 169a

        Christian walk; Heb 2,1-4; 106l

        Climbing Mount Everest; Jm 1-10,11; 166i

        Comparing computers to faith; Heb 6-1,2; 137k

                Heb 4-14; 150ca

                Atheism (Chess game, computer program is like creation); 1Tim 6-20,21; 212d

        Cowbirds; Mat 13,24-30; 159c

        Heart is like a sharpshooter; Rev 2-4; 161d

        Looking at our reflection in the mirror; Jm 1,22-25; 55b

        Sparrows are like people; Mat 10,29-31; 160l

        Surveyor; Rom 5,8-11; 72b

        Swimming upstream; Lk 6-26; 240d

        Train and railroad tracks

                Jn 5-24; 205aa

                Jn 10,27-30; 205aa

                Act 24,1-9; 202a

                Gal 3,21-26; 205k

        Using a map in the woods

                Jm 1,22-25; 94o

                1Jn 1-9; 194j

                        Lost in the woods; Jn 14,7-11; 117j

 

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Anointing

        Anointing of temple worship; Rev 19-8; 113c

        Definition; 2Tim 2-1; 55a

        It will return in the last days; Rev 8,2-6; 61a

        Like a dove perched on our shoulder; Col 3-15; 136h

        Produces the fruits of the Spirit; Heb 1-9; 224g

        Pentecost; 1Pet 1-3,4; 13f

 

Antichrist

        Anti-Semitism

                Rom 4,11-17; 210ia

                Rom 11,17-32; 186f

                1Jn 2-22,23; 201a

        Deny that Jesus came in the flesh; 1Jn 4,1-6; 164h

        God will give the antichrist first-up at bat; 2Pet 1-16; 66l

        Pope; Mat 24-11; 161e

        Saul was an antichrist; Act 26,9-11; 243f

 

Anxiety (angst)

        Mat 22,11-14; 222h

        1Jn 4-18; 119d

 

Apostasy

        American Christianity; Gal 2-9; 131k

        Caring more about the world than the faith

                Rom 8,14-17; 35f

                Rom 14-7,8; 192b

                2Cor 3-13; 118h

                Heb 12-1,2; 30c

        Church does not fear God; Rev 14-7; 41a

        Church has become tasteless (salt)

                Rom 16-5; 150a

                Tit 2,1-15; 11o

        Close-mindedness; Act 21,27-32; 163f

        Miss the second coming of Christ

                Mat 22,3-6; 18i

                2Cor 3,14-16; 70h

                Eph 5-27; 105b

        Our light is extinguished; Act 9,32-35; 4f

        The Church is disobedient

                Act 17,16-32; 175m

                Col 4-16; 80j

                Rev 12-4; 204d

        Walk while you have the light; Jn 12-35,36; 33a

 

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Apostles' creed; 2Jn-7; 37c

 

Armageddon; 2The 1,5-10; 49k

 

Ascension of Christ; Heb 9,11-15; 29j

 

Atheism

        Agnostic; 2Pet 3,3-9; 243c

        Alternate explanation for life and the universe; 2Pet 1-3; 91j

        Believing a lie to spite the truth; Act 19,23-36; 183h

        Chess game, computer program analogy of creation; 1Tim 6-20,21; 212d

        Religion of unbelief

                Lk 9,24-26; 167i

                2Tim 4,6-8; 46e

                Heb 11,24-29; 154g

                Secular humanism -- See also: Truth/Relativism

                        Mat 7-26,27; 186d

                        Mat 12-30; 200l

                        1Jn 3-8; 166j

                        1Jn 5-19; 164c

                        Jd-4; 172d

 

Authority

        Church has authority of Christ; Jn 5-19; 87c

        Delegating authority; Rev 4,8-11; 244b

 

Babylonian Empire -- See: Last days

 

Baptism

        Tit 1-10,11; 75j

        Heb 10-21,22; 78f

        John the Baptist

                He doubted; 2Cor 11-28,29; 247d

                Prophet of transition; Heb 9-8; 118m

 

Beast -- See: Last days

 

Begotten -- See: God/Father sent the Son

 

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Belief -- See: faith

 

Bible -- See also: Knowledge

        Confidence in the Scriptures; 2Cor 1-13; 106j

        Inkblots on a page without the Holy Spirit

                Rom 4-17; 150h

                1Cor 13-12; 112j

                2Tim 3-7,8; 167g

        Interpreting the Bible

                Mat 16,6-12; 182f

                Act 18,14-16; 239k

        Misinterpreting the Bible

                Mat 26,57-63; 160da

                Lk 15-1,2; 223a

                Jn 16-2,3; 223f

        Source of our knowledge of God

                1Cor 15,1-4; 106d

                Heb 5,11-14; 4c

        Unwilling to endure the word of God; 2Tim 4-3,4; 57j

       

Bitterness -- See: Heart

 

Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit

        See also: Adam and Eve (Knowledge of evil); The reprobate mind; Pharisees

        Accusing God of evil; 1Jn 4-5,6; 219g

        Blasphemy leading to a reprobate mind

                2Cor 12-20,21; 203k

                Eph 5-5; 122d

                1Tim 1-18,19; 199e

                1Tim 4-1,2; 164a

                1Jn 1-10; 203d

                Rev 12-12; 157i

        Denying the truth they know is from God

                Mat 7,24-27; 114a

                Mat 26-31; 37b

                1Jn 5-16; 35k

        Less we listen, less we hear; Jm 4-17; 200c

        Pharisees denied that Jesus was the Christ

                Mat 12,9-14; 241k

                Mk 3,20-30; 195c

                Jn 9,26-34; 198b

                Act 26,4-11; 175m

 

Blindness, Satan blinds us to the truth that we don't want to believe; Mk 16-14; 74l

 

Blood of Jesus -- See: Judgment

 

Body

        Body of Christ; Gal 1,13-24; 238e

        Body, soul and spirit; 2The 3-14,15; 20k

        Relationship between body and soul; 1Cor 10-8; 134k

        Sacrifice our flesh to abide in the will of God; 1Jn 4-15; 78l

 

Boldness

        Act 13,42-48; 143d

        Act 26,26-28; 232e

 

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Bondage -- See: sin

 

Born-again

        Critical period; 2Cor 11-32,33; 147i

        Our spiritual identity; 1Pet 2-24; 141d

 

Bride of Christ; Heb 1,1-3; 255c

 

Brother versus neighbor

        Mat 25-40; 29i

        Lk 10,30-37; 242j

        Act 3-22,23; 29i

        Phi 4-22; 131l

        1The 4,3-8; 203g

        1Jn 3,10-18; 129i

 

Building the temple

        1Cor 3,9-11; 225l

        Rev 3,15-18; 94n

 

Burden

        Christian burden; Act 27-21; 20m

 

Calling, knowing His will

        Mk 6-37; 4f

        Jn 10-17,18; 71i

        1Cor 15-58; 90l

        1The 2-4; 212g

 

Camp of the saints -- See: Last days

 

Canonized writings; 1Tim 4-1; 106d

 

Capitalism -- See Greatest is least

 

Carnal Christian; Heb 3,7-19; 168j

 

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Catholicism -- See also: History

        Building the Church on Peter instead of Christ

                Mat 16,13-18; 109h

                1Pet 2,6-8; 141b

                1Pet 5,1-3; 76a

        Catholic Church is not sanctified

                Act 22,24-30; 192f

                Gal 6-12,13; 200i

                Catholicism is the false Church; Mat 22,1-6; 201j

                Catholic Church will host the antichrist; Rev 18-20,21; 39ja

        Fusing Church and state

                Act 26-31,32; 152b

                1Jn 4-2,3; 64h

        Constantine

                Jn 16,1-3; 175m

                Act 20-30; 22l

                Rom 1-8; 172e

                1The 1,2-8; 149h

        Disobedience of the Church; 1Tim 2,1-3; 10e

        History of Catholicism

                Jn 7,19-27; 241j

                Jm 3,3-6; 173c

                Rev 17,1-5; 21m

                Martyring the saints

                        Rev 18,1-8; 172j

                        Rev 18-4; 191j

        Interacting with demons; 2Pet 2,1-22; 145i

        Paul going to Rome encouraged the formation of the Catholic Church; Act 27,20-25; 227g

                He never stood before Caesar; Act 28,17-21; 18c

        Protestant services model after the Catholic Church -- See also: Church

                Mat 23-11,12; 77i

                2Tim 2-15; 108c

                1Pet 4-10,11; 234d

        Silencing the word of God; Act 25-18,19; 163f

        Transubstantiation; 1Cor 11,23-34; 184k

        Works-based salvation; Jm 2,14-20; 5n

 

Character: Remedy for inconsistency and a lack of wisdom; Lk 20,21-26; 89d

 

Charities, giving to; 1Jn 3-17,18; 156d

 

Cherubim

        Cherubim protect the saints

                Rev 4,1-11; 28b

                Rev 6,1-8; 39j

        Living Creatures; 2Cor 5-3; 212h

 

Chess -- See: Atheism

 

Christ -- See: Jesus Christ

 

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Church -- See also: History, Catholicism

        Biblical format of church services; Jn 10-1,2; 229f

                See also: Catholicism/Protestant services model after the Catholic Church

        Building the Church

                1Cor 3-6,7; 140g

                1The 5-24; 91i

                Tit 1,5-9; 240b

        Change agent of the world; 1The 1-7,8; 44k

        Church is like governments; Eph 2,19-22; 137m

        Church is most responsible for Jesus' death; Jn 6,47-58; 254e

        Church lost the anointing after the first century; 2Tim 2-1; 72h

        Condition of the Church today

                Act 2,41-47; 147f

                Act 17,1-13; 143d

                Rom 15-1; 170a

        Church resembles Israel at the time of Christ

                Rom 10-21; 49a

                Rev 17,10-18; 3j

        Delegates authority; 1Jn 4,13-16; 70j

        Obstacles in the way church growth

                1The 5-24; 130m

                1Pet 5,1-3; 169j

        Sign of a healthy church; Rom 1,13-16; 123a

        Strife and division; 1Cor 10,5-11; 64d

        Synergy in the Church; 1Cor 11,16-22; 178h

 

Close minded

        Mat 13,53-58; 70g

        Act 17,10-13; 95f

        Gal 1,15-24; 210k

 

Cognitive dissonance -- See Close minded

 

Communion; Heb 10-3; 238i

 

Compassion; Fruit of Christianity; Mat 15,32-39; 147c

 

Complete; 1The 5-23; 231h

 

Conscience; Mat 26,48-50; 16j

 

Contentment; Mat 6,25-33; 29l

 

Conviction -- See: Guilt

 

Corrie ten Boom; Jm 3-13; 127i

 

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Covenant

        Abraham/Moses versus Christ; Heb 8,7-13; 205ka

        New Covenant is better than the old; Heb 7,1-28; 80l

        Old Covenant priesthood

                Heb 10-22; 103g

                Rev 15,5-8; 40c

        

Creation

        Creation is at war with itself; Rom 8,19-23; 24e

        Creation is evidence of God

                2Cor 5,18-20; 5e

                Phi 3-20,21; 226d

                Col 2,1-4; 80e

                2Pet 3-9; 247a

        Physical and spiritual realms are opposites; Heb 4-14; 150ca

 

Cross -- See: Judgment

 

Cults

        All cults follow the same pattern; 3Jn-9,10; 6l

        Christianity is the one true cult; 2Tim 2-1; 36m

        Formation of a cult; 1Tim 5-21; 51i

        Jehovah Witnesses

                Col 1-15; 248f

                1Jn 2-13,14; 253b

                1Jn 5-20; 244d

                Rev 3-14; 248g

        Mormons

                Rom 1-2; 151e

                1Cor 3,8-17; 139g

                Gal 1-8,9; 106f

        New Age

                Having faith in your faith; Mk 11,20-24; 147h

                Believing God is energy; Heb 11,1-3; 212b

                They love the world and reject the Spirit of Christ; Rom 5-5; 35f

 

Curse -- See: Satan

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Darkness -- See: Satan

 

David, King

        Lk 20,41-44 253eb

        Jn 10,11-14; 180cb

        2Tim 1-6; 104d

 

Death

        Death is separation; Rom 6,21-23; 218f

        Death nullifies this life without Christ; 1Cor 15,30-32; 75b

        What happens to people when they die

                Mat 13,40-42; 241f

                Mk 9-4; 151e

                Lk 23,40-43; 237l

                Jn 10-28; 57f

                Act 2,23-36; 149a

                Rom 14-9; 66a

                1Jn 4,1-6; 160b

 

Deception (Satanic delusion)

                1Cor 1-10; 158d

                2Jn-7,8; 183k

 

Defense mechanisms; 1Jn 1-1,2; 37d

 

Demon Possession

        Going from bad to worse; 2Pet 2,13-22; 163a

        Playing with a Ouija Board; Lk 8,26-28; 146d

 

Denominations -- See: Religion

 

Discernment

        Mat 16,1-4; 70g

        Mat 27,3-10; 186h

        Col 2-5; 6i

        1The 5-14; 126l

 

Discipline (Heb 12,7-11);  Paul disciplined the Corinthians; 2Cor 13-2; 69i

 

Disobedient -- See: Apostasy

 

Division; Phi 2,1-4; 78h

 

Doctrine (Know what you believe); Act 17,10-13; 95f

 

Doomsday preppers -- See: Last Days

 

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Door of Christ

        Jn 10,9-11; 33j

        Rev 3,8-10; 50h

        Rev 8-5; 104d

 

Doubt; Mat 28-16,17; 237h

 

Drug addict -- See: Addiction

 

Dying to self; Jm 1-12; 226b

 

Early Christians -- See: History of the Church

 

Easy-believism -- See: Eternal security

 

Emulsifier between money and faith toward God; 1Tim 6-9,10; 19h

 

Endtime Prophecy -- See: Last days

 

Eternal security? -- See also: Blasphemy

        Doctrine of easy-believism

                1Cor 3-15; 153d

                Tit 2-11,12; 239k

                Heb 12-8; 157e

        God doesn't allow quitters in heaven; Heb 3-6; 121i

        Removing our lampstand; Rev 2-5; 105f

        We can break the seal; 2Cor 1-22; 71k

 

Eternity -- See: Time

 

Evangelicals and Baptists

        1The 5-20; 222l

        Heb 1-9; 224g

        Jd-3,4; 7a

        Rev 2-4,5; 193f

 

Evangelism

        Separating the counterfeit from the genuine; 1Jn 3-3; 191c

        Sowers and reapers; Jn 4,36-38; 131k

        Making disciples; 2Tim 2-4; 120l

 

Evolution -- See: Atheism

 

"Exorcist” (the movie); Mat 8,28-34; 146f

 

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Faith -- See also: God, Salvation

        Believe in God to be like Him; 2Cor 10-7; 97c

        Confidence in God; Mat 6-14; 156da

        Difference between faith and confidence; 2Tim 2-19; 97j

        Difference between "belief" and "faith"

                Believing in God by revelation of the Spirit

                        Mat 4-23,24; 145c

                        Jn 11-40; 5n

                        Act 2,37-40; 193d

                        Rom 14-22,23; 122g

                        2Cor 3-16; 156h

                        Gal 3,1-7; 201h

                        1Jn 4-18; 57c

                        Rev 3,15-17; 86f

                God replaces our belief with His faith

                        Mat 24-12,13; 98k

                        Mk 8,22-26; 226k

                        Lk 17,11-19; 145a

                        Act 24-24,25; 85m

                        1Cor 13-10; 43i

                        2Cor 12-8,9; 43k

                        Phi 3,9-11; 98g

                        Col 2,12-15; 205i

                        1Pet 4-12,13; 121c

                        2Pet 3-17; 181f

        Don't walk beyond your faith; Rom 12,1-3; 43l

        Faith and love -- See also: Spirit and the word

                Rom 11-32; 127a

                1Cor 8-1,2; 96g

                Eph 5-9,10; 43b

                Eph 6-23,24; 138h

                Faith and love of the truth; 1Cor 13-7; 99g

        Faith in the truth; 1Tim 2-7; 78b

        Faith versus works

                Jn 5-29; 127j

                Act 2-14; 198e

                Act 17-30; 177i

                Gal 1-6; 203i

                Gal 2,11-14; 190j

                Gal 3-3; 118m

                Gal 5-3,4; 182g

                Eph 2-8,9; 41f

                Eph 5,3-6; 86f

                Salvation is through grace, apart from the law; 2Cor 3-5,6; 116h

                We inadvertently fulfill the law through grace; Eph 5-6,7; 230g

        How faith works; Mat 14,34-36; 146k

        Proven faith; Rom 6-20,21; 153g

 

False Doctrine (Gospel has become a mishmash of teachings); Mk 6-7; 46k

 

Familiarity, sin of (Rejecting Christ); Lk 7-23; 2l

 

Fasting

        Rom 12,1-3; 190a

        Col 3,5-8; 134h

        1Pet 4-6,7; 187e

 

Father -- See: God

 

Firemen of 911; Rom 5,6-21; 227f

 

Five-fold ministry; Eph 4,11-16; 137m

 

Flesh -- See: Body

 

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Freedom -- See also: Adam, Addiction

        Freedom defines us as made in the image of God

        See also: God is human (we are made in His image)

                Lk 15,11-32; 4i

                Heb 5,7-9; 189e

                Rev 14,9-11; 64f

        Freedom from bondage; Heb 10,1-7; 43g

        Freedom of Christ; Eph 5,3-7; 92l

        Slave to freedom; 1Cor 13,1-8; 230k

        Truth will set you free; Jn 8-32; 6f

        Value freedom or lose your soul; 2Cor 6,11-13; 196d

 

Fruits of the Spirit are not actions; Gal 5,16-18; 137e

 

Garden of Eden -- See: Adam

 

Genealogy -- See: Abraham

 

Gentiles included in salvation; Act 15,8-11; 35d

 

Global economic collapse -- See: Last Days

 

Gnosticism

        1Tim 6-20,21; 161b

        Tit 1,10-16; 182e

        Denies that Jesus is God in human flesh

                1Jn 4-2,3; 150d

                2Jn 7-11; 198b

        Simon (Megus) the magician; Act 8,9-13; 159k

        Elymas; Act 13,6-12; 191d

 

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God (the Father) -- See also: Adam, Time, Faith

        Father sent the Son

                Mat 17-17; 69d

                1Cor 13-3; 252j

                Heb 5,1-10; 80l

                Heb 13-15; 252f

                Father honors the Son as the Son honors the Father; Mat 12,1-7; 141i

                Only begotten of the Father; Heb 5-5,6; 253f

        God is an artist; Phi 2-13; 229d

        God is eternal -- See: Time

        God is human

                Col 2-10; 44e

                Heb 2,11-14; 135n

                He made us in His image -- See also: Freedom

                        Jm 1-18; 248b

                        1Jn 2-13,14; 244b

                        Rev 1,10-20; 253cc

                        Rev 22-4; 104j

        God likes matter; Jn 14,1-3; 38g

        He is defined by His authority; 2Cor 12,7-10; 66h

        He is sovereign; Mat 24,37-39; 195g

                God's will over man; Rom 9,18-23; 202k

        His substance is faith

                Mat 9,27-30; 115g

                Lk 8,40-48; 72c

                Jn 3-16,17; 253ja

                Rom 3,24-28; 119l

                Rom 4,5-8; 231d

                1Cor 1,18-29; 16k

                1Tim 3-8,9; 230h

                Heb 1-3; 253d

                Heb 11,1-40; 99n

                Heb 13-15; 77b

                1Pet 1-6,7; 192e

                1Pet 1,3-7; 249ga

                1Jn 4-12; 55e

                Rev 3-21; 70ja

                Rev 4,8-11; 109a

                Rev 21-3; 104h

                Composition of the Father; Jn 14-23; 252a

        Father is an abrupt mystery

                Mat 11,20-24; 48i

                Rev 4-2; 215i

        His vision of the world; Jn 14-30,31; 87c

        His ultimate goal; Lk 24,27-29; 215j

        Same God in both the Old and New Testaments; Heb 12-21; 87m

 

Godliness; Tit 1-1; 41k

 

God working in you; Jd-1,2; 28h

 

Gospel

        Offense of the gospel; 2Cor 11-32,33; 201g

        Salvation through the death of Christ; Act 28-22; 154e

 

Grace 

        God saves us throughout our lives; Mat 12-20; 32e

        Grace versus mercy; Act 5-32; 35f

        Salvation is by grace through faith; Act 15,1-12; 172h

        God's grace works in us; 1Cor 1,4-8; 122d

 

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Great depression; Rev 6-3,4; 25f

 

Great Endtime Revival -- See also: last days

        Camp of the saints

                Mk 6,33-46 235g

                Lk 22-45,46; 103j

                Rev 8,3-5; 31i

                Mat 24-22; 219f

                Rev 12-6; 28k

        Catfight between the princess of the Lamb and Jezebel the adulteress

                Rev 2-20; 198h

                Rev 18,6-8; 49f

        Jew first; Mat 15,22-28; 210hb

        Jews expected to return to the faith

                Mat 9-16,17; 185a

                1Cor 10-6; 8p

        Jews will manage the gospel

                Mat 21-43,44; 21e

                Mat 28,18-20; 84cb

                Mk 12,9-11; 49d

                Lk 11,49-51; 194c

                Jn 12,20-22; 72h

                Act 20,17-35; 101f

                2Cor 11-22; 148d

                Eph 2,11-22; 211a

                Phi 2,1-4; 77n

                1Tim 1-3,4; 50a

                Heb 2-16; 58e

                1Jn 2-7,8; 250hh

                Two Witnesses;  Act 2-46,47; 129n

                        God's Adjudicators

                                Mat 24,9-13; 5f

                                Lk 1,67-79; 46e

                                Jm 5-17,18; 151e

        John the Baptist had the ministry of Elijah

                Mat 17,10-13; 193d

                Lk 7,24-28; 193d

        Harvest at the end of the age

                Mat 9,35-38; 129d

                Mat 13-30; 237c

                Jn 4,28-39; 148l

                Act 6,1-10; 130c

                Act 14,1-7; 149d

                Rom 10,16-21; 223j

                1Cor 16,1-12; 130f

                Eph 2,19-22; 229d

                Phi 1-19,20; 234c

                Phi 3-20,21; 61a

                1The 4,13-18; 84c

                2The 2,10-12; 21l

                1Pet 3-19,20; 151h

        Mark of God on their foreheads; 2Cor 3,2-11; 109d

        Miracles will accompany the endtime revival; Rev 11,1-6; 50h

        Spiritual ascension

                Eph 1,18-23; 237h

                Col 3,1-4; 109d

                Tit 2-13; 237a

                Jd-21; 126ka

        Two periods: first century and last century

                Mk 11-23; 215e

                Lk 12,42-44; 246e

                Lk 19,28-40; 194c

                Jn 9-4,5; 112g

                Jn 16,25-27; 140d

                Act 2,16-21; 50b

                Col 1-4; 129f

 

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Greatest is least and the least greatest

        Mat 20,24-28; 164d

        Mat 26-30; 254a

        Eph 5-23; 137a

        Rev 21-26,27; 72a

        Opposite of Capitalism; Rev 19,12-16; 40b

 

Guilt versus conviction; Act 26-18; 237k

 

Hearing ear

        Do what you know is the will of God; Jn 15-7; 150i

        Develop the hearing ear through the word of God and prayer; Phi 2-13; 117h

        God's plan of protection in the last days

                Jn 16-13; 111c

                Rev 3-10; 100a

 

Heart

        Bitterness; 1Cor 10,5-11; 154g

        Heart of man; Gal 5-5,6; 230i

 

Heaven -- See also: New heavens and a new earth

        Experience of heaven

                1Pet 5-1; 233k

                Rev 14-13; 137j

        Heaven is another dimension; Mat 18-10; 15c

        In heaven and on earth at the same time; Jn 5-19; 117ga

        We cannot enter Heaven without an offering; 2Cor 1-14; 235d

        We don't go to heaven to avoid hell; 1Tim 4-10; 31a

 

Hedonism; Jm 4-9; 77l

 

Hell

        Bible was written so we could avoid hell

                Rom 15-4,5; 141i

                Heb 2,1-4; 96c

        Endtime judgments simulate hell; Rev 8-10; 104c

        Eternal purifying process; Rev 16,1-21; 49h

        Hell in incomprehensible; Rom 11,33-36; 217b

        God experienced hell before He created anything; Heb 8,1-6; 246d

                Hell is God's environment of choice

                        2Cor 13-11; 126a

                        Heb 12,18-24; 221i

        Lake of fire; Mat 10-14,15; 47l

                Located at the center of the new earth

                        Act 2-34,35; 245j

                        1Pet 3,8-18; 124k

                        Under the earth; Mat 22,11-14; 48m

        Levels of judgment; Rev 20,10-15; 50m

                More sin, worse hell; 1Cor 15,50-58; 119i

        Made for the rich; Col 1-5; 226d

        Made for the rebellious; Col 1-19,20; 46j

        Man's sin is more evil than the devil's; Mat 18-34,35; 65i

        Presence of God is worse than hell to the wicked

              Heb 1-1,2; 50c

              1Pet 1-1,2; 220c

              2Jn-2; 238g

              Rev 4,2-11; 88i

              Rev 20,11-15; 48c

        Trust God's judgment regarding hell; Rev 19-3; 245g

        White Throne Judgment; 1Pet 3-9; 124i

 

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Heresy; 2Tim 2-7; 89h

 

Herod, king; Rev 12-4; 189h

 

Hinduism (Karma - God does not baby-sit mankind)

        Lk 13,1-5; 175k

        Jn 5-14; 26f

        Jn 9-34; 174g

        Act 17,22-31; 54ea

        Act 28,3-6; 18e
        Rom 2,9-11; 166g

 

Hippies de-emphasized money; Lk 12,24-34; 29l

 

History

        History of America in relation to faith

                Act 2-37,38; 88j

                Tit 2,1-10; 10b

        History of Israel -- See also: Patriarchs 

                Mat 9-16,17; 132k

                Lk 15,11-32; 50dd

                Jn 6,24-26; 19i

                Act 3,19-26; 210j

                Act 11,15-18; 77m

                Heb 3,15-19; 162d

                Heb 6,12-19; 151b

                Heb 11-11,12; 225j

                Heb 12,25-29; 141i

                Hardened their hearts after 400 years enslaved to Egypt; Rev 9-20,21; 134k

                History of Israel concerning Passover; Jn 18-28; 176d

                History of Israel concerning the land of Canaan; Heb 11,29-31; 217l

        History of mankind

                Phi 3-20,21; 229a

                Heb 11-5; 90j

        History of the Church

                See also: Catholicism/History of, Early Christians

                Act 2,1-13; 80a

                Act 23-11; 247h

                1Tim 2-6; 215c

                2Tim 3-8; 240j

                Heb 10-28,29; 173c

                Jm 4,1-4; 198h

                1Jn 2,15-17; 191j

                Rev 12,7-11; 42b

                First century Church

                        Act 4,13-16; 149j
                        Act 18,24-28; 80a
                        Rom 16,1-16; 88b
                        1Cor 10,18-21; 173g

                        1Pet 5,1-3; 138j

                Second century Church; Act 5,17-20; 152d
                Reformation did about as much harm as good

                        Mk 6-12; 193b

                        Jm 2,14-20; 55c

                Who were the disciples?  Act 12,1-4; 242b

 

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Hollywood; Be careful what you listen to; Mk 4-24; 79g

 

Holocaust -- See: Israel

 

Holy Spirit

        Authority; Mat 10-1; 71c

        We get to heaven by the indwelling Holy Spirit; Gal 3-3; 238aa

        Obeying the Holy Spirit

                Eph 1-19,20; 113k

                Phi 2-17; 189b

                Heb 3-5; 90l

                Heb 11-1; 110l

        Resisting the Holy Spirit; 1Jn 5-20; 112a

 

Home Bible studies; Act 20,18-21; 143d

 

Homosexuality

        2Pet 2-6; 104c

        Jd-3,4; 183k

 

Hospitality; Jm 4,1-4; 165f

 

Human -- See: God (the Father)/God is human

 

Humanism -- See: Atheism

 

Humility (Jesus overcame evil with good); Jn 19-9,10; 175l

 

Idolatry -- See also: Satan... wanted to be God

        Mat 19,16-21; 205ka

        Rom 13,8-10; 90h

        Col 2-18; 5c

        Col 3,5-9; 90f

        1The 1-9,10; 193d

 

Image, Made in the image of God -- See: Freedom, God

 

Infinity; Jm 4,13-17; 214d

 

Inheritance -- See also: New heavens and new earth

        Believer owns everything

                 Eph 1,18-23; 39ib

                Rev 2,26-29; 36h

        He will give us a planet to govern; 2Jn-12; 104j

        We will reign with Christ; Heb 9,15-22; 26i

 

Intercourse, spiritual; 1Cor 12,22-24; 208ja

 

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Interpreting the Bible

        Mat 25,34-40; 130f

        Col 1-1; 248b

 

Invest in the kingdom of God; Jm 4,1-10; 187aa

 

Ironies -- See: Paradox

 

Isaac and Ishmael; Gal 4,21-31; 20g

 

Israel

        Ancient Jewish government; Lk 10,25-37; 23c

        Catholic Church despises the Jews; Col 4-11; 190h

        Exemplary of mankind

                Mk 8,1-9; 229k

                Rom 10-21; 202a

        Expected to return to their faith -- See: Great endtime revival

        God tricked the Jews to crucify His Son

                Act 28-28; 211b

                Rom 11,1-36; 50dc

        History of Israel -- See: History

        Holocaust

                Mat 22-7; 69d

                Rom 15-26,27; 2g

                1Pet 2-7,8; 201h

                Rev 13-7; 189h

                Rev 16,1-7; 189f

                Rev 18,15-24; 21m

        Israel's big mistake; Heb 12,7-9; 106f

        Israel rejected the gospel

                Act 20,24-27; 117h

                1The 2,14-16; 24i

                Israel judged for rejecting the gospel, not for crucifying their Messiah; Act 13-46; 179j

        Israel wrestles with God

                Gal 1-15,16; 91k

                1Tim 4,1-3; 201j

        Jew first; Rom 10-19,20; 211b

        Question of faith was never raised in the Old Testament; Tit 1-10; 171d

        Gentiles are Spiritual Jews

                Mat 18,15-17; 172b

                1Cor 9,16-27; 6c

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Jacob and Esau -- See: Patriarchs

 

Jail Ministry; Heb 10-26; 201i

 

Jehovah Witnesses -- See: Cults

 

James -- See: Paul

 

Jerusalem (Those left behind who have not taken the mark will migrate to Jerusalem between the trumpets and the bowls)

        Rev 3-3; 49i

        Rev 11,1-6; 28c

        Rev 20-4; 144b

 

Jesus Christ

        God created all things through Him; Rev 19,11-13; 107e

        He became like us that we might become like Him

                Lk 2-16; 253cc

                1Cor 6-16,17; 61b

                2Cor 8-9; 12l

        He is infinite and eternal like the Father; Rev 22-13; 56i

                He never had a beginning; Jn 1-27; 253e

        He descended from the line of David; Heb 7-6; 151b

        He knows only those who belong to Him; Jn 10,27-30; 228d

        He is perfect; Lk 24-4,5; 113c

        He retains the sins of those who don't believe in Him; Rev 19-12; 253ec

        His humility; Jn 1,26-30; 71d

        His righteousness; Lk 19,5-10; 35j

        Jesus' innermost being 

                His soul is the Church

                        Jn 14-20; 224e

                        1Cor 12,12-27; 135n

                His spirit is the Spirit of God

                        Lk 1-35; 254f

                        Jn 14-10; 254i

                        Eph 1-10; 44e

                        Heb 1-5,6; 252a

        Jesus as a boy

                Mat 13,53-56; 89i

                Jn 19-28; 141f

                Jm 2,14-26; 99e

        Rejecting Christ; Jn 4-39; 150g

        We have the mind of Christ; Rom 8,26-34; 117e

        We reflect His deity; Col 2-9,10; 61b

 

Jews -- See: Great Endtime Revival, Israel

 

Jezebel -- See: Great Endtime Revival

 

Job -- See: Suffering and Evil

 

John the Baptist -- See: Baptism, Great Endtime Revival

 

Judas Iscariot (Comparing him to Peter)

        Lk 22-31,32; 193c

        Heb 3,12-14; 98e

 

Judgment

        Believer's Judgment; 1Cor 2,10-13; 33l

        Cross

                God Judges the wicked through the cross

                        Mat 12-41,42; 40a

                        Mat 13,37-42; 47b

                        Mat 20,25-28; 40d

                        Rev 5,1-14; 71i

                        Rev 16,1-21; 49h

                        Cross of Christ legitimizes hell; Lk 23,35-37; 19i

                Jesus was flayed with a cat-o-nine-tails

                        Mat 20-28; 209i

                        Mat 27-46; 37b

                Jesus was separated from the Father; Rom 3-24,25; 37g

                Represents the height of man's rebellion

                        Mat 27-24,25; 103e

                        Act 3,11-15; 149a

                Why Jesus had to die; Heb 9,15-22; 26c

        False judgment (it takes one to know one); Act 26-24; 202h

        God has sown judgment into the earth; Rom 2,9-11; 166g

        God's judgment is comparative

                Mat 12-41,42; 48i

                Heb 11-7; 49b

        God's judgment takes precedence over His love; Act 26,4-11; 185b

        Judgment has increased through the law/through Christ; Rom 7,7-11; 22a

        Judgment on the righteous and the wicked; Mat 12-36,37; 84k

        Judgment of fire; Act 4-1,2; 39c

        Righteous judgment; 1Cor 5-1,2; 104a

 

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Karma -- See: Hinduism

 

Kingdome of God -- See also: Millennium / New heavens and new earth

        His Kingdom is opposite the world

                Phi 1,27-30; 243f

                1Tim 2,1-3; 165g

                Tit 3-1; 238j

                Rev 11-17; 245g

        Holy Spirit (anointing) is the essence of His Kingdom

                Act 4,8-12; 110l

                1Cor 4-19,20; 85e

        Kingdom of God is written in the prophets; Eph 1-21; 142a

        Kingdom Principles: To him who has shall more be given; 2Tim 1-3; 82c

                Least greatest / greatest least;  Mk 9-31,32; 177h

        We will inherit a physical kingdom -- See: Suffering and evil

 

 

Knowledge -- See also: Bible

        Knowledge of evil -- See: Adam and Eve, Reprobate

        Know the word; Act 20-32; 115e

        Lost knowledge of the Scriptures; Rom 15-15,16; 191l

        Significance of knowledge; 1Cor 5,6-8; 230a

 

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Last days

        See Also: Great Endtime Revival, Millennium, Jerusalem

        Anointing of the Last days; 2Cor 6,16-18; 213g

        Armageddon; Rev 16,12-16; 50k

        Christ subdues His enemies through the Church; 1Cor 15-25; 48n

                Satan is extricated as prince of the power of the air

                        Lk 8-23; 245l

                       Jn 2,13-17; 175b

        Conditions of the Last days; Act 16,36-40; 148d

        Counterfeit Christians; Mat 13,24-30; 159c

        Doomsday preppers; 1The 3-12,13; 42a

        Global economic collapse

                Mat 24,37-39; 215g

                Jn 9-4,5; 184e

                Tit 2-15; 70k

        Interpreting endtime prophecy

                Jn 7,40-43; 83l

                1Cor 4-1; 108i

                2Tim 3,1-9; 3l

        Jewish temple -- See: Temple

        Love of money; Mat 6-24; 21m

        Mark of the beast associated with the blood of the saints

                Mk 13,9-13; 242k

                Jn 13,23-27; 163h

                Jm 5-5; 240d

                Rev 16,1-7; 189f

                Associated with Babylon; Rev 18-4; 105l

                Martyrdom of the Saints

                        Mat 8,23-27; 164f

                        Rev 18,1-8; 160a

        Meaning of the seven heads and ten horns of the dragon; Rev 17,3-5; 164c

        Miss the second coming of Christ; Act 9-22,23; 175f

        Rapture

                Rapture is delayed

                        Jn 11,3-6; 214b

                        Jn 12,12-16; 133a

                Last Trumpet

                        Mat 25-3,4; 82k

                        Rev 3-10; 49m

                        Rev 7,13-15; 4f

                        Rev 10,1-11; 50i

                Preparing for His return

                        Mat 25,1-13; 196j

                        Lk 12,35-46; 237d

        Seal and Trumpet judgments

                Mat 13,39-42; 15j

                Lk 17,31-37; 245e

        Sequence of endtime events

                Act 2,33-36; 67d

                1Cor 15-26; 34h

                1Pet 4,17-19 40l

                Rev 2-9,10; 50f

                Rev 8,7-13; 49c

                Rev 19,17-21; 163k

        Summary of the last days; Rev 6,9-11; 48b

        Ten Virgins

                Mat 26,36-46; 196j

                Lk 22-45,46; 196j

                1The 5,1-9; 8b

                Rev 3-2,3; 4j

                Rev 8-5; 104d

                Rev 14-12,13; 156e

        Two Witnesses; Rev 11,7-10; 199h

        Wilderness 

                Church wanders in the wilderness; Rom 8-15; 24a

                Church's last days' wilderness will mirror Jesus' wilderness

                        Mat 19-1,2; 143g

                        Rev 17-3; 162c

                Place of safety and protection

                        Mat 6,19-21; 7l

                        1Pet 4,17-19 103k

                        Rev 4,1-11; 224b

                        Rev 8-10; 60c

                Seek His calling; 1Pet 4,1-4; 8a

 

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Laughter doctrine of the 1990s

        1The 5-6,7; 84a

        1Tim 4,1-3; 160d

 

Law

        Comparing the Law to the fruits of the Spirit

                Mat 5-19; 45h

                Rom 13,8-10; 74e

        Law is our tutor to lead us to Christ; Act 16-13; 150a

        Jesus broke the law of sin and death

                Lk 22,63-71; 241ib

                Act 2-24; 254g

                Heb 2,14-18; 39i

                1Pet 3-22; 39ia

 

Least is greatest -- See: Greatest is least

 

Legalism; Mat 5-19; 45h

 

Literal manifestations; Rom 12-21; 127o

 

Life after death; 2Cor 5,6-9; 224h

 

Living Creatures -- see: Cherubim

 

Logically deducing the truth; 1Jn 4-20; 84j

 

Lost knowledge of the Scriptures

        Through willful ignorance; Jn 20-9; 175f

        Through Calvinism and Armenianism; 2Tim 2,1-7; 115c

 

Love

        1Pet 1-22; 87l

        1Pet 2-17; 88k

 

Lucifer -- See: Satan

 

Luther, Martin -- See: History/Church History

 

Mark of the Beast -- see: Last days

 

Mark's abandonment of Paul and Barnabas; 2Cor 12-17,18; 102c

 

Marriage Supper of the Lamb

        Mat 28,18-20; 191b

        2The 2-3; 207a

        Heb 10,19-26; 229j

        2Pet 3-8,9; 215e

 

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Martyrdom of the saints -- See: Last days

 

Melchizedek,  Jesus existed before the creation; Jn 1,1-3; 212b

 

Memes

        1Tim 1-12,13; 176a

         2Tim 4-3,4; 55n

 

Mentors; Heb 13-7; 12a

 

Millennium -- See also: Kingdom of God

        Expecting the Kingdom of God to appear immediately

                Mat 16-23; 94p

                Mat 17,15-18; 198j

                Lk 18,31-34; 177i

                Jn 2-22,23; 20h

                Jn 18-36; 46a

                Act 1-6,7; 215i

                Act 4,1-14; 183j

                Act 10-14; 182i

                1Pet 3-18; 207l

        Missed the first coming of Christ;  Jn 9,24-34; 53j

        Church gives birth to the Millennium; Jn 16,19-22; 125e

        Judgment during the Millennium; 1Pet 5-11; 213c

        Post-millennium theology, trying to force God's hand; 1The 5-15; 46aa

        Purpose: prove that sin is utterly sinful; 2The 3,1-3; 16a

        Remnant of the Bowls will repopulate the earth

                Mat 22,1-14; 224e
                Lk 22,14-18; 224e
                1Cor 15-26; 34h
                Rev 7-13,14; 218j

                Rev 16-15; 4j

        Spiritual then the natural; Jn 11,46-48; 39ja

        Those born in the Millennium will not have our authority

                Mat 26-29; 50j

                Mk 14-25; 224e

        Waiting for the Millennium

                Mat 4-22; 109g

                Mk 15-43; 84b

                Act 3,20-26; 245i

        We can bury a time Capsule and retrieve it in the Millennium; Rev 20,1-6; 245i

 

Ministry -- See: Five-fold ministry

 

Miracles;

 

Missionaries

        Instruction to missionaries; 2Cor 2-12,13; 105g

        Missionaries hold the position of a prophet; Jn 4-43,44; 152g

        Pray for the missionaries we send; Heb 13-18; 76j

 

Money -- See: Wealth

 

Mormons -- See: Cults

 

Moses -- See: Patriarchs

 

Mystery of godliness

        Rom 12-1,2; 42i

        Eph 3,7-9; 14a

 

Mystery of lawlessness

        Satan fulfills the principles of his own nature; Jn 13-18; 65i

        Man has entered Satan's mystery; Act 21,27-40; 162g

 

Name of Jesus; power of God is in the person of Christ, not in His name; Act 14,8-10; 145d

 

Narrow way -- See: trail of Good works

 

Nebuchadnezzar -- See: Babylonian empire

 

Neighbor -- See: Brother

 

New Age -- See: Cults, Spirit and the word

 

New covenant -- See: covenant

 

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New heavens and a new earth -- See also: Heaven, Inheritance

        Church is wife of the Lamb

                Mat 22-30; 3e

                Gal 4,21-31; 33c

                Eph 5,22-33; 224e

                Rev 22-2; 145c

         Construct of the new creation

                2Pet 3,10-13; 66b

                1Jn 2-12; 234b

                1Jn 4-16; 33m

        God does all things through His Son, who does all things through us

                Jn 1-10; 212b

                Jn 3-34; 35c

                Gal 6-15; 238e

                Eph 1,15-23; 80i

        God will create a new race of man and put us in charge of them

                 Mat 28-5; 23m

                Mk 10,28-31; 224c

                Gal 4,1-7; 117gb

                2Tim 2-10; 234f

                Jm 1-18; 212c

                Rev 21-25; 119l

        God's love is based on a vision; Mat 26,65-68; 184k

        New Jerusalem

                Citizens of heavenly Israel; Jn 8,33-40; 33c

                New Garden of Eden

                        Rev 3-12; 140g

                        Rev 21,22-27; 231i

                Prototype of what is to come; Heb 11,4-40; 85m

        Our inheritance is infinite and eternal

                Mk 12,18-27; 224g

                Lk 9-28,29; 244c

                Lk 12,42-44; 13m

                Lk 19,12-27; 192d

                Lk 20,27-36; 209a

                Rom 8-18; 226f

                Rom 11,33-36; 214a

                Heb 11-11,12; 128ia

                Rev 15-4; 140b

                Rev 20,4-6; 50l

        Pantheism is a reality of the new creation

                Mat 27-46; 26d

                Rom 6,4-10; 224a

                Rom 8,20-23; 162g

                Heb 12,27-29; 243g

        Spiritual giving way to the Physical

                Jn 14,1-3; 38g

                Rev 1-5; 245e

        We will be like gods to those we govern

                Eph 2-6,7; 67e

                Heb 1-14; 15b

        We will teach the new creation right from wrong

                Mat 25,14-23; 102c

                Jn 4,20-24; 252f

                Jn 14,16-24; 225a

                Rom 5-13,14; 52c

                1Cor 3,21-23; 238e

 

Nephilim; Jd,6-13; 181a

 

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Obedience; Spirit versus the law

        Mat 10-40; 153a

        Lk 6,1-11; 173i

        Heb 10-8,9; 139i

 

Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder, OCD patients serve their rituals; Rom 1-1; 12j

 

Old covenant -- See: covenant

 

Old Testament Prophets -- See: Patriarchs

 

Pantheism -- See: New heavens and new earth

 

Paradox

        Give to him who has; 1Jn 2-21; 155j

        God is smaller than us; Lk 10-21; 23a

        More Bibles, less knowledge; 2Pet 1,2-11; 80b

        Mystery of lawlessness; Lk 13,31-33; 2c

        Persecution cannot harm us; 1Pet 3-14; 242d

 

Parallax; Jd-3,4; 182e

 

Passover -- See: History

 

Pastor's relationship with the congregation; 1The 2-7,8; 128f

 

Patience; 1Pet 2,21-25; 99b

 

Patriarchs -- See also: History, of Israel

        Able; Lk 11,47-51; 242a

        Jacob and Esau

                Mat 13-44; 63c

                Rom 9,1-3; 173h

                1Tim 4-1,2; 155e

                Heb 12,15-17; 161n

        Moses

                Act 3,20-23; 67d

                Rom 12-16; 77n

 

Paul the apostle

        Paul and Barnabas separated because of Mark; Col 4-10; 130k

        Paul replaced Judas Iscariot; Gal 2-6; 95j

        Paul's suffering

                Gal 4-10,11; 24b

                1The 3,1-5; 209h

        Paul the zealot; 1Cor 15,5-8; 144b

                He may have had OCD; 2Cor 10-1,2; 11l

        Paul versus James -- See: Faith... versus works

        Paul's conversion; 1Tim 2-7; 43c

 

Pay it forward; Act 10,1-8; 32j

 

Penance; Heb 12-4; 242g

 

Perfection

        Jesus was perfect; Heb 2,14-18; 227g

        Unable to sin; 1Pet 4,12-16; 102l

 

Persecution

        It causes the Church to flourish

                Act 28-22; 242h

                Rom 8,35-39; 238g

        The world hates God by default

                Rom 8,4-8; 197a

                1The 2,14-16; 21k

 

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Personal relationship with Christ; Eph 1,8-11; 91b

 

Pilate; what is Truth? Act 23-1; 232l

 

Plutonomy

        Lk 16-19; 170d

        Rev 12,1-10; 61f

 

Politics; Rom 14-5; 94n

 

Poor

        Definition; Mat 6,1-4; 124b

        Being poor doesn't automatically make you a Christian; Jm 2,5-7; 222d

 

Practical -- See: Kingdom of God

 

Prayer

        God answers prayer based on obedience; Jn 11-32,33; 252d

        Praying in the Spirit; Eph 6-18,19; 81m

        Golden Altar of Incense represents prayer

                Mat 26,36-39; 140b

                Rev 8,2-6; 104f

        

Predestination

        Called and chosen; Lk 5-27,28; 234ab

        Foreknowledge versus predestination

                Jn 7-30; 214d

                Jn 17-6; 220a

                Rom 11-25,26; 214g

        God chooses us as we choose ourselves; Jn 17-9; 219e

                Salvation is an amalgamation of God's will and man's will; Jn 7-17; 230b

        Predestination excludes the works of men

                Rom 11-6; 205i

                Rev 3,20-22; 106g

        Prophecy must be fulfilled; Mat 26-24; 141f

 

Priesthood; 2Cor 2,14-16; 66i

 

Priorities (Meeting the needs of family members, Church, world); Tit 3-12,13; 100d

 

Process (Degrading society); Rom 1,18-25; 16k

 

Projecting self on others; 2Cor 10-2; 17m

 

Prophecy -- See: Bible

 

Prophets

        Eph 4,11-16; 110ja

        Heb 11-35; 233a

        Rev 18,17-24; 49f

 

Prosperity teachers

        Act 5,1-10; 25j

        Act 19,13-20; 187j

        1Cor 4,7-13; 23e

        2Cor 9,3-7; 4e

 

Psychology tries to explain spiritual things on a secular level; Lk 8,33-37; 167i

 

Psychopath -- See: Reprobate

 

Questioning God (Mary versus Zacharias); Rom 9,19-21; 75e

 

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Rapture -- See: Last days

 

Rebellion

        Disobeying Jesus' word; Mk 3,7-10; 143l

        Everyone speaking in tongues at once; 1Cor 14,1-40; 176i

        Running from God; Lk 9,24-26; 195c

        Teenage rebellion; 2Pet 2,10-18; 185e

 

Reformation -- See: History... of the Church

 

Relativism -- See: Truth

 

Religion -- See also: History

        Denominations: the evolution of religion; Act 23,6-10; 175g

        Religion is a contrivance of the world; Col 2,8-10; 249g

        Business of religion

                Act 27,14-25; 164f

                Tit 1,9-14; 180a

 

Repentance; 1Cor 5-8; 100l

        Process of repentance; 1Jn 3,19-21; 154j

 

Reprobate -- See also: Blasphemy; Eternal security?

        Defined as quitting on God; Rom 8-35; 26e

        Formation of the reprobate mind

                Rom 1,18-32; 166b

                Rom 3-19,20; 52d

                Rom 11,11-14; 20m

                Rom 11,19-21; 21a

                1Tim 5-14,15; 163l

                Tit 1-15,16; 155d

        God will prove the reprobate's theories correct (Psalm 18-25,26); 1Jn 4-8; 164h

        Incapable of repentance; Rev 20,1-3; 163b

        Man and demons think alike

                Mk 12-12,13; 180e

                1Tim 1-13; 186c

                Jd,4-13; 186j

        Psychopath

                Devoid of conscience

                        Mat 6-22,23; 186i

                        Lk 9,23-27; 197j

                        Phi 3-18,19; 186g

                Devoid of compassion; 2Pet 2-12; 186f

                Reprobate versus the psychopath; Jn 12,4-8; 195e

        Surrendering to sin; Eph 5,5-8; 167j

 

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Resurrection

        A new body using existing parts

                Mk 16,5-8; 248f

                Gal 6-18; 132a

        First fruits of the resurrection

                Rev 3-14; 238d

                Rev 14,1-5; 210h

        His eternal kingdom will begin at the First Resurrection; Rev 2,26-29; 34d

        Judgment appended to the resurrected body

                Act 17-30,31; 48b

                1Jn 2-17; 87e

        No more injury, pain or death; 1Pet 3-13,14; 243h

        Rewards appended to the resurrected body

                Lk 6-35; 127a

                Eph 6-7,8; 218d

                1Pet 5-1; 144b

        Resurrected body will reflect our view of Jesus; 1Jn 3-2; 224d

        Resurrection is the result of God's forgiveness; 1Cor 15,12-19; 171c

        Resurrection glorifies God; Mat 26,38-42; 209g

        Spiritual body

                Jn 10,27-30; 244d

                1The 5-10,11; 117g

                Ability to interface with both realms; 2Cor 12,2-4; 224a

                Body will take on the image of the underlying soul; 1Pet 1,21-25; 238c

 

Revelation of God's word -- See: Spirit and the word

 

Revival -- See: Great Endtime Revival

 

Rewards

        Mat 12-37; 45j

        Lk 15,11-32; 225f

        Col 3-25; 218e

        Heb 10-34; 25i

        2Jn-8; 79g

 

Righteousness

        Gal 3-21; 108d

        Righteous deception; Heb 12,15-17; 161n

        Omitting righteousness; Tit 1-12,13; 81i

 

Rome; The reason God sent Paul to Rome; Rom 1-8,9; 149f

 

Rule -- See: New heavens and new earth

 

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Salt -- See: Apostasy

 

Salvation -- See also: Faith

        Born in sin, needing salvation; Tit 3-3; 145f

        Choose this day whom you will serve; 1Cor 15,30-34; 193l

        Saved by the blood of Christ; Heb 8-1; 67c

 

Sanctification; Gal 6-12,13; 201f

        Church is no longer set apart from the world-- See also: Catholicism

                2Cor 4,15-18; 229a

               

Satan -- See also: Adam, Spiritual warfare

        Defined as the absence of God; Jn 3,19-21; 112i

        Devil steals the word from our hearts; Lk 24,4-7; 15f

        God cursed the creation through Satan

                Jn 1,10-13; 119k

                Rom 2,1-11; 26j

                Eph 4-6; 54ea

                1Tim 5-21; 15g

                Heb 1,4-7; 15k

                Rev 12-4; 26g

        God is committed to proving the devil wrong

                Act 15-20; 196b

                Heb 1,3-6; 30h

                1Pet 4-15,16; 194e

                2Pet 2-4; 46h

                Rev 8-1; 250g

        Prince of the power of the air;  Lk 8-12; 164f

                Prince of darkness; Lk 22,1-6; 19c

        Satan is in bondage to sin; Jn 13,23-27; 65i

        Satan is jealous of man

                Heb 2,5-9; 15k

                Rev 17-8; 60f

        Satan is self-destructive; Rev 17-14; 112b

        Satan is the absence of light; Mat 17-2; 245c

        Satan is the accuser of the brethren

                Col 2-14,15; 9a

                Rev 12,12-14; 62o

        Satan is released at the end of the Millennium; Rev 18-20,21; 29h

        Satan is the tempter; Heb 5-7,8; 46g

        Satan tried to hold man hostage; Rev 18-20,21; 28i

        Satan tried to kill Jesus; Lk 23,33-38; 244j

        Satan wanted to be God; he wanted His throne

                See also: Idolatry, Spiritual warfare

                Mk 16-19,20; 67d

                Lk 10-21,22; 66g

                1Cor 3,21-23; 33l

                Eph 1,3-11; 212a

                Col 3,1-4; 67e

                2Tim 4,16-18; 227g

                Rev 1-17,18; 39i

                Rev 2,26-29; 70ja

                Rev 3-21; 67e

                God made man in His image to make Satan jealous; Heb 2,9-18; 208g

        World speaks his language; Jn 3-31; 156l

 

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Scripture -- See: Bible

 

Second coming of Christ -- See: Last days

 

Secular humanism -- See: Atheism

 

Seek God; Jn 17-9; 219e

 

Self-righteousness, same as a sinner; Lk 11-34,35; 20ca

 

Sequence of endtime events -- See: Last days

 

Set apart -- See: Sanctified

 

Sin -- See also: Addiction, Law of sin and death

        Man is utterly sinful; Rom 10-1; 247h

        Omission of righteousness

                Mat 24,45-51; 206k

                Rom 6-16; 25l

                Heb 9-27; 38d

        Sin has accumulated since the resurrection of Christ

                Mat 23,29-36; 40m

                Rev 18-24; 242a

        Sin is increased by the law/by Christ

                Mat 27,22-35; 210c

                Rom 7-2,3; 134i

        Sin is insidious; Act 18-9,10; 77c

        Sin is like a bubble in a rug; Act 22,24-30; 97h

        Stress releasers; 1Cor 10-12; 77j

 

Single, remain; 1Tim 3-12; 3c

 

Slaves of righteousness; Phi 4-9; 93i

 

Snowball effect

        Rom 6-9,10; 38e

        1The 4-1; 222k

 

Social/Society -- See: World

 

Solomon

        1Cor 3-18; 57i

        Jm 3-17; 89b

 

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Son of man (humility and power go together)

        Mat 20,25-28; 12n

        Rev 14,14-20; 55i

 

Sovereignty -- See: God

 

Spirit and the Word -- See also: Faith & love

        Both must be present

                Jn 7-45,46; 30f

                Jn 17,11-19; 191f

        God reveals Himself to the degree that we obey Him; Jn 7,47-49; 176f

        Jesus is the embodiment of God's word

                Jn 3,18-21; 107m

                Jn 12-46; 112g

        Jesus is the embodiment of God's Spirit; Jn 5-39; 255c

        Spirit gives boldness to speak the word of God; 2Cor 3-12; 85f

        Spirit reveals God's word

                Mat 13-23; 194b

                Jn 20-29; 104i

                2Cor 12-7; 109a

                Eph 4,1-3; 105k

                1Tim 4,7-11; 116a

                1Pet 5,1-3; 76a

                1Jn 1-1,2; 112j

                Rev 4-1,2; 237i

                Spirit reveals His word to protect us from New-Age teachings; 2Pet 1,2-11; 109f

        Word of God and miracles; Mat 17-18; 216a

 

Spiritual ascension -- See: Great Endtime Revival

 

Spiritual abuse

        2Cor 11-4; 177e

        2Cor 13-10; 4e

        Wolves; Jm 3,13-18; 158f

 

Spiritual body -- See: Resurrection

 

Spiritual fellowship

        Eph 6-21; 102c

        1The 5-10,11; 76k

        Ph-20,21; 139a

 

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Spiritual realm, mysteries of; Lk 7,12-17; 108i

 

Spiritual Jews -- See: Israel

 

Spiritual warfare -- See also: Satan

        Contrast of two natures

                Rom 7,14-25; 227g

                Rom 8,3-10; 16c

                1Cor 6-9,10; 16e

                1Cor 16-14; 75b

                Eph 4,22-24; 86h

                Col 3-9,10; 228i

                Heb 12-1,2; 30c

        Legal protection

                Lk 18,1-8; 46k

                Jn 16-11; 119j

        God is at war with the devil and man is in the middle

                Act 2-23,24; 220c

                Act 14-5,6; 89f

                Rom 8,1-3; 39k

                Col 1-16,17; 212b

                Jm 3,6-12; 164c

                2Jn-7; 136e

                Rev 12,7-17; 50ha

        Pseudo-spiritual warfare; 1Tim 2-8; 134f

        Warring against deception

                Mat 24-4,5; 161e

                2Pet 2-18; 209d

                

Story of the faithful; 1Pet 5,5-7; 99b

 

Substitutionary process; Eph 4-26,27; 215b

 

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Suffering and Evil (Trust God)

        See also: Adam and Eve, Satan, Spiritual warfare

        God allows suffering and evil to test us

                Mat 18,6-10; 5f

                Jn 6,16-21; 212a

                Jn 16-33; 39j

                Act 12,5-12; 88d

                Act 28-26,27; 168j

                Phi 3,7-11; 103m

                2The 1,5-10; 29a

                Heb 3,15-19; 203b

                Jm 1-12; 91e

                1Pet 2,18-25; 5j

                1Pet 4,12-16; 103l

                God tests us like He tested Job

                        Mat 6-13; 227g 

                        Mk 15,10-32; 25g

                        Lk 22-31,32; 65i

                        Gal 3,10-14; 41b

                        2The 1,3-7; 71d

                        2Tim 4-20; 145ea

                        Heb 5,7-9; 95l

                        Jm 5-10,11; 12a

                        Rev 9-11; 26g

                        Rev 12,9-11; 9a

                God tests us in this life because the next life will be just as real

                        Rom 4,18-22; 102m

                        Phi 2-13; 91a

                        Heb 2-9,10; 103i

                        1Pet 1-6,7; 43a

                        1Jn 4-21; 140e

                        Rev 2-13; 67h

                Maturity is tested in relation to others; Mat 5-23,24; 137l

        God's perspective on suffering and evil is in light of eternity

                1Cor 12-26,27; 136b

                2Cor 4-17,18; 226f

                Ph-18,19; 4f

        God put us in this situation; Rom 3-21,22; 51j

        Predestination and suffering; 1Pet 1-1,2; 220c

        Suffering evil fuels the anointing

                Gal 2-20; 210b

                Phi 3,7-14; 187f

                Paul's Thorn in the flesh; Act 14-3; 144h

        Suffering and evil does not originate from God; 1Jn 1-5; 17d

        Suffering and evil is the result of man's disobedience; Col 2,8-10; 66f

        Suffering is not evil; Rev 10,8-11; 40g

        Temptation of Christ; 1Cor 10,1-6; 105la

        Unbeliever's view of suffering and evil; 2Cor 4-3,4; 166j

 

Suicide; Mat 5-13; 190da

 

Summarizing the Law; Jm 4-11,12; 53l

 

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Telemarketers; 1Pet 5-9; 100f

 

Temple in Jerusalem

        Temple will be rebuilt in the last days

                Mat 24,15-24; 50a

                Mk 13,14-23; 50a

                Act 15,8-11; 35d

        Temple will not be rebuilt in the last days

                Lk 21-5,6; 190f

                2The 2-3,4; 190f

                Heb 8,7-13; 205h

        Temple of judgment; Rev 16,1-12; 245g

        Temple of worship

                Golden Altar of Incense represented prayer

                        Phi 4-18,19; 190a

                        Rev 5-8; 82k

                Placement of the furniture

                        Jn 10-9; 119e

                        Jn 15,1-11; 139k

                Required meticulous obedience; Jn 9-11; 113i

 

Temptation (sexual temptation); Eph 6-13,14; 86g

See also: Addiction, Suffering

 

Test -- See: Adam and Eve, Suffering and evil

 

Time

        God is eternal

                2Cor 12-9,10; 9f

                Heb 3-3; 212a

        Eternity past

                Jn 5,24-29; 254f

                Heb 10,5-9; 136e

        2000-year periods

                Mat 25-5; 237c

                Jn 17-24; 219e

                Rev 1,1-3; 214h

 

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Trail of good works

        Believer's Judgment is based on this trail; 1The 4,3-8; 48j

        Life is lived along this trail; Act 20,3-16; 251a

        Omitting righteousness is the cause of sin; Col 3-13; 124e

        Related to our salvation

                Mk 7,6-13; 79l

                Lk 5-15,16; 80l

                Act 15-1,2; 7a

        Walking by the Spirit

                Resurrection anointing; 1Cor 15,12-58; 245h

                Galatians chapter three

                Walking with God; Lk 22,47-53; 126d

        Works that God has prepared for us (the narrow way)

                2The 1-11,12; 91g

                1Tim 4-6; 110j

                Our wedding clothes; Mat 22,11-14; 113c

                Walk on this trail or perish

                        Lk 8-13; 207a

                        Jn 12-24,25; 55k

        We must choose to walk on this road; Act 26-31,32; 216j

 

Transformation; Mat 6,5-15; 82d

 

Transubstantiation -- See: Catholicism

 

Trinity; Mat 17-5; 79j

See also: God

 

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Truman Show, the; 1Cor 10-13; 140a

 

Trust -- See also: Suffering and evil

        Trust the brethren; 2Tim 4-16; 130m

        Trust in God

                Mat 10-9,10; 249e

                2Jn-4; 33g

                Rev 19,1-6; 40l

 

Truth

        Believing the truth is not easy; Act 11,1-23; 210k

        Closer we get to the truth the truer it becomes; Lk 7,40-43; 69f

        Nature of Truth; Jn 18-38; 17h

        Relativism -- See also: Atheism/Secular Humanism

                Mat 10-39; 95a

                Act 23-1; 232l

        True knowledge; Col 3-9,10; 109d

        Truth versus reality; Eph 6,10-12; 184b

 

Two Witnesses -- See: Great Endtime Revival

 

Unity

        Mat 12-30; 50db

        Mat 14,28-31; 68g

        Mat 17-20; 213b

        Act 4,29-31; 122b

        Heb 11-29; 93l

        1Pet 4,17-19 11c

        False unity; Rev 17,15-18; 160c

 

Universe -- See: Creation

 

Value system; Act 4,33-35; 23g

 

Vexation of spirit; 2Cor 1,4-10; 165l

 

Virgin birth (God imposed His will on the natural realm); Jn 1-14; 245n

 

Walk by the Spirit -- See: Trail of Good works

 

Weaknesses strengthened; Rev 21-7; 206a

 

Wealth

        Being ultra-rich is inherently evil; Lk 16-19; 170d

        Love of money; Lk 16-10; 222k

 

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Wilderness -- See: Last days

 

Will of God

        Do His general will to discover His specific will; Jn 6-40; 85m

        The good, acceptable and perfect; 1Cor 16-12; 76i

 

Wisdom -- See: Solomon

 

Witchcraft; Gal 5,1-13; 176d

 

Wolves -- See: Spiritual abuse

 

Women; 1Pet 3-5,6; 151ba

 

Word of God -- See: Bible

 

Working the grace of God -- See also: Trail of good works

        Blameless; Jd-24,25; 137k

        God clothes us with good works; Rev 7,13-15; 113c

        God has called us to work with him

                Mat 24-24; 219h

                Col 4-13; 155i

                1Pet 2-24; 136e

        God works through our mortal flesh; Act 1-8; 149h

        God works with us through the Holy Spirit; Jm 4-4; 208jb

        Grace that saved us we use to do His will

                Rom 3-27; 77k

                Eph 4-32; 128f

        Synergy; Rev 5-11,12; 130b

        We must walk in His grace; Act 24,24-27; 55m

        Works that complete our faith; 1Cor 3-8; 226i

 

World

        Contrast between the world and the Church; Gal 6-14; 64i

        Earth versus the world

                2Cor 4-3,4; 79b

                1Jn 4-4,5; 199i

        How the world is like the Kingdom of God; Lk 8-18; 222j

        Social/Political issues; Act 21,30-36; 158i

        World hates Christians; 1Jn 3,10-15; 167j

 

Zeal

        1Cor 4,9-16; 11n

        2Tim 4-10; 165f

 

Zion; Heb 12,18-24; 224c

 

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