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



Believing in Jesus is like the faith of Abraham

        Rom 10,2-4; 41h

        Col 2,9-15; 136g

        1The 1-3; 101h

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

Israel was born at his first step; Phi 3,3-11; 177i

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

Adam and Eve

Adam aspired to the position of God

        Rom 1,21-25; 195i

        1Cor 3,18-20; 166f

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 will not be with us in heaven; 2Cor 11-3; 151g

Death rushed in to fill the void of God's absence; 2Cor 7,4-7; 98h

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

God is still making man

        Eph 2-6,7; 224l

        Phi 2,5-11; 37d

God kicked man from the garden; Eph 2,1-3; 166j

Man is free

        Mat 8,23-27; 147c

        Lk 15,11-32; 4i

        Rom 6-15,16; 161l

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

God judged the devil through Adam and Eve; 1The 5-9; 31a

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

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

        Living against your conscience

                Mat 4,1-11;108f

                Act 23-5; 27d

                Rom 7,7-13; 53c

        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

        Mystery of lawlessness -- See: Mystery

Satan -- See also: Satan

        Adam assimilated into Satan's curse; 2The 2-13; 191k

        God cursed the creation with Satan's sin

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

        He lied to Adam and Eve; Act 28,3-6; 157j

Addictions; Jn 8-32 

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 is a substitutionary process; Jn 4-13,14; 162h

Free and forgiven; Act 13-39; 118l

Freedom from addiction (bondage); Jn 8,31-36; 119c

Resisting their temptations; Mat 3,1-3; 8m

Adopted; Eph 1,3-9; 33n


Age of Grace

Israel missed the era documented in their Scriptures; Lk 1,67-75; 29e

Alcohol; 1Cor 11-21; 159i



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

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

Train and railroad tracks

        Jn 5-24; 205aa

        Jn 10,27-30; 205aa

        Act 24,1-9; 202a

        Gal 3,21-26; 205k

Surveyor; Rom 5,8-11; 72b

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



The Pope; Mat 24-11; 161e

Saul was reminiscent of him; Act 26,9-11; 243f


Rom 4,11-17; 210ia

Rom 11,17-32; 186f


American Christianity; Gal 2-9; 131k

Caring more about the world than our faith

        Rom 8,14-17; 35f

        Rom 14-7,8; 192b

        2Cor 3-13; 118h

Church has become tasteless; Rom 16-5; 150a

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

Miss the second coming of Christ

        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

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

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



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

The religion of unbelief; Lk 9,24-26; 167i

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

Collectively the Church has authority of Christ, who has authority of the Father; Jn 5-19; 87c

Belief -- See also: faith

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

Confidence in God; Mat 6-14; 156da

Difference between "belief" and "faith"

        Jn 11-40; 5n

        Rom 14-22,23; 122g

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

Interpreting the Bible; Act 18,14-16; 239k

Misinterpreting the Bible

        Lk 15-1,2; 223a

        Jn 16-2,3; 223f

Prophecy; 1Cor 15-4; 39a

Source of our knowledge of God

        1Cor 15,1-4; 106d


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


Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit -- See also: Adam and Eve/Knowledge of evil; Reprobate

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

Pharisees denied that Jesus was the Christ; Mk 3,20-30; 195c

Blindness, spiritual

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


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


Act 13,42-48; 143d

Act 26,26-28; 232e

Bondage -- See: sin


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


Brother versus neighbor

Act 3-22,23; 29i

Phi 4-22; 131l

1The 4,3-8; 203g

Building the temple; 1Cor 3,9-11; 225l



Christian's 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

Canonized writings; 1Tim 4-1; 106d


Catholicism -- See also: History

Church is no longer sanctified

        Act 22,24-30; 192f

        Gal 6-12,13; 200i

        Fusing Church and state; Act 26-31,32; 152c

Constantine; 1The 1,2-8; 149h

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

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

Result of compromise; Act 20-30; 22l

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

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


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


Living Creatures; 2Cor 5-3; 212h

Christ -- See: Jesus Christ



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

Building the Church

        1Cor 3-6,7; 140g

        1The 5-24; 91i

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

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

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

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

Obstacles to church growth; 1The 5-24; 130m

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

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

Close minded; Gal 1,15-24; 210k



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

Complete; 1The 5-23; 231h


Conviction -- See: Guilt



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


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

Represents the height of man's rebellion; Act 3,11-15; 149a


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

Jehovah Witnesses; Col 1-15; 248f


        Rom 1-2; 151e

        1Cor 3,8-17; 139g

        Gal 1-8,9; 106f

New Age; Mk 11,20-24; 147h

        Having faith in your faith

                Mk 11-23; 122b; Mk 11,20-24; 147h

        New-age people love this world and reject the Spirit of Christ; Rom 5-5; 35f

Culture: Memes; 1Tim 1-12,13; 176a


Darkness -- See: Satan


David, King; Jn 10,11-14; 180cb



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

        Jn 10-28; 57f

        Act 2,23-36; 149a

        Rom 14-9; 66a


Satanic delusion; 1Cor 1-10; 158d

Demon Possession

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

Denominations -- See: Religion



        Col 2-5; 6i

        1The 5-14; 126l


Discipline (Heb 12,7-11)

Paul disciplined the Corinthians; 2Cor 13-2; 69i

Division; Phi 2,1-4; 78h



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

Doomsday preppers -- See: Last Days


Early Christians

Second century Church; Act 5,17-20; 152d

Endtime Prophecy -- See: Last days


Eternal security? -- See also: Blasphemy

Doctrine of easy-believism; 1Cor 3-15; 153d

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

Eternity -- See: Time


Evangelicals and Baptists; 1The 5-20; 222l



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

Evolution -- See: Atheism


Excuse, no

Takes one to know one; Act 26-24; 202h

Faith -- See also: Believe; Salvation

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

God replaces our faith with His faith

        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

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 -- See also: Paul versus James

        Act 2-14; 198e

        Act 17-30; 177i

        Eph 5,3-6; 86f

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

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

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

Fasting; Col 3,5-8; 134h


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


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


Father -- See: God


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


Flesh -- See: Body



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

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

Truth will make 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


Genealogy -- See: Abraham


Genetic influences -- See: Mat 23,29-36



Gentiles managed the gospel through Jewish rejection; Act 15-7; 85g


Global economic collapse -- See: Last Days



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

        Elymas; Act 13,6-12; 191d


God (the Father)

Father sent the Son; 1Cor 13-3; 252j

God is eternal -- See: Time

God is human; Col 2-10; 44e

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

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

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

Is an artist; Phi 2-13; 229d


Faith versus works

        Jn 5-29; 127j

        Gal 1-6; 203i

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

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


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

Grace versus mercy; Act 5-32; 35f

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

Great Endtime Revival

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

Jews expected to return to the faith; 1Cor 10-6; 8p

Jews will manage the gospel (144,000)

        Mat 21-43,44; 21e; 222b

        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

        Rom 15-26,27; 235d

        2Cor 11-22; 148d

        Eph 2,11-22; 211a

        Phi 2,1-4; 77n

        1Tim 1-3,4; 50a

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

                God's Adjudicators

                        Mat 24,9-13; 5f

                        Lk 1,67-79; 46e

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

        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

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

Spiritual ascension

        Eph 1,18-23; 237h

        Col 3,1-4; 109d

Two periods: first century and the last days

        Mk 11-23; 215e

        Lk 12,42-44; 246e; 54-57; 214i

        Lk 19,28-40; 194c

        Jn 9-4,5; 112g

        Jn 16,25-27; 140d

        Act 2,16-21; 50b

        Col 1-4; 129f

Greatest is least and the least greatest; Eph 5-23; 137a



Difference between guilt and conviction; Act 26-18; 237k

Hardened heart -- See: bitterness


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

Heart of man; Gal 5-5,6; 230i


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

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

What happens to people when they die?

        Mk 9-4; 151e

        Lk 23,40-43; 237l


Bible was written so we could avoid hell; Rom 15,4-5; 141i

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

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

Hell is God's environment of choice; 2Cor 13-11; 126a

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

Located at the center of the new earth; Act 2-34,35; 245j

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

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

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


Karma; Jn 9-34; 174g


De-emphasized money; Lk 12,24-34; 29l


History of America in relation to faith; Act 2-37,38; 88j

History of Israel

        Jn 6,24-26; 19i

        Act 3,19-26; 210j

        Act 11,15-18; 77m

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

History of mankind; Phi 3-20,21; 229a

History of religion

        Jn 7,19-27; 241j; 19,20; 186a

        History of the Church

                Act 2,1-13; 80a

                Act 23-11; 247h; 31-35; 247h

                1Tim 2-6; 215c

Reformation did about as much harm as good; Mk 6-12; 193b

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


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

Holy Spirit

Authority; Mat 10-1; 71c

He is our ticket to heaven, not our doctrines; Gal 3-3; 238aa

Obeying the Holy Spirit

        Eph 1-19,20; 113k

        Phi 2-17; 189b

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



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


        Rom 13,8-10; 90h

        Col 2-18; 5c

        Col 3,5-9; 90f

        1The 1-9,10; 193d


Inheritance / believer owns everything; Eph 1,18-23; 39ib


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


Interpreting the Bible; Col 1-1; 248b


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



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 into crucifying His Son

        Act 28-28; 211b

        Rom 11,1-36; 50dc

History of Israel -- See: History

Israel rejected the gospel

        Act 20,24-27; 117h

        1The 2,14-16; 24i

        Israel judged for rejecting the gospel, not for crucifying the Lord; 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

Spiritual Jews

        Mat 18,15-17; 172b

        1Cor 9,16-27; 6c

Who is my brother? Lk 10,30-37; 242j

Jacob and Esau

        Rom 9,1-3; 173h

        1Tim 4-1,2; 155e


Jehovah Witnesses -- See: Cults


James -- See: Paul


Jesus Christ -- See also: Trinity

He became like us that we might become like Him

        Lk 2-16; 253cc

        1Cor 6-16,17; 61b

        2Cor 8-9; 12l

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

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

His humility; Jn 1,26-30; 71d

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

Jesus' soul 

        His soul is the Church

                Jn 14-20; 224e

                1Cor 12,12-27; 135n

        His spirit is the Spirit of God; Jn 14-10; 254i

Jesus as a boy; Jn 19-28; 141f

Rejecting Christ; Jn 4-39; 150g; 4-42; 210d

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

Jews -- See: Israel


Job -- See: Suffering and Evil


John the Baptist doubted; 2Cor 11-28,29; 247d


Judas Iscariot

Comparing Judas to Peter; Lk 22-31,32; 193c


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

Fire of judgment; Act 4-1,2; 39c

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

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

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


God has better things to do than baby-sit mankind; Act 17,22-31; 54e

Kingdome of God -- See also: Millennium

Expecting the Kingdom of God to appear immediately

        Mat 17,15-18; 198j

        Lk 18,31-34; 177i

        Jn 2-22,23; 20h

        Jn 18-36; 46a

        Act 4,1-14; 183j

        Act 10-14; 182i

His Kingdom is opposite the world

        Phi 1,27-30; 243f

        1Tim 2,1-3; 165g

Holy Spirit (anointing) is the essence of His Kingdom

        Act 4,8-12; 110l

        1Cor 4-19,20; 85e

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

Least greatest and the greatest least

       Mk 9-31,32; 177h

        Mk 9,33-37; 56l

Knowledge -- See also: Bible

Knowledge of evil -- See: Adam and Eve

Know the word; Act 20-32; 115e

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

Revelation knowledge; Act 20-32; 138a

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


Last days -- See Also: Millennium

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

Camp of the saints; Lk 22-45,46; 103j

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; Jn 9-4,5; 184e

Interpreting endtime prophecy

        Jn 7,40-43; 83l

        1Cor 4-1; 108i

Jewish temple is never rebuilt

        Mk 13,14-23; 50a

        Lk 21-5,6; 190f

Love of money; Mat 6-24; 21m

Mark of the beast

        Mark will be associated with the blood of the saints

                Mk 13,9-13; 242k

                Jn 13,23-27; 163h

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


        Rapture is delayed

                Jn 11,3-6; 214b

                Jn 12,12-16; 133a

        Preparing for His return; Lk 12,35-46; 237d

Sequence of endtime events

        Act 2,33-36; 67d

        1Cor 15-26; 34h
        In reverse order; Act 1,9-11; 136l

Ten Virgins; Lk 22-45,46; 196j

Trumpet Judgments; Lk 17,31-37; 245e

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

Seal and Trumpet judgments; Mat 13,39-42; 15j

Laughter doctrine of the 1990s

        1The 5-6,7; 84a

        1Tim 4,1-3; 160d



Comparing the Law to the fruits of the Spirit; Rom 13,8-10; 74e

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

Law of sin

        Jesus broke the law of sin by dying without sin

               Lk 22,63-71; 241ib

               Act 2-24; 254g

Literal manifestations; Rom 12-21; 127o


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


Living Creatures -- see: Cherubim


Lost knowledge of the Scriptures

Through willful ignorance; Jn 20-9; 175f

Lucifer -- See: Satan


Mark of the Beast -- see: Last days


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


Marriage between Christ and the Church; 2The 2-3; 207a


Mary versus Zacharias; Rom 9,19-21; 75e


Mathematics, the



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

Memes -- See: Culture


Millennium -- See also: Kingdom of God

Missing the first coming of Christ

        Mat 16-23; 94p

        Jn 9,24-34; 53j

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

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

Purpose is to prove the devil wrong; 2The 3,1-3; 16a

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

        Mk 15-43; 84b

        Act 3,20-26; 245i     

Ministry -- See: Five-fold ministry



all things are possible with God; Mk 6,35-56; 146k


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

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

Money -- See: Wealth


Mormons -- See: Cults


Moses -- See: Patriarchs


Mystery of godliness; Rom 12-1,2; 42i


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


Neighbor -- See: Brother


New Age -- See: Cults


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

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

        Mat 22-30; 3e

        Mat 25,14-23; 102c

        Mat 26,65-68; 184k

        Mat 28-5; 23m

        Mk 10,28-31; 224c

        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

        Jn 1-10; 212b

        Jn 3-34; 35c

        Jn 4,20-24; 252f

        Jn 14,16-24; 225a

        Rom 5-13,14; 52c

        Rom 8-18; 226f

        Rom 11,33-36; 214a

        1Cor 3,21-23; 238e

        Gal 4,1-7; 117gb

        Gal 4,21-31; 33c

        Gal 6-15; 238e

        Eph 1,15-23; 80i

        Eph 2-6,7; 67e

        Eph 5,22-33; 224e

Pantheism is a reality of the new creation

        Mat 27-46; 26d

        Rom 6,4-10; 224a

New Jerusalem

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

Spiritual giving way to the Physical; Jn 14,1-3; 38g

Obedience; the law versus the Spirit; Lk 6,1-11; 173i


Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder

OCD patients are like bondservants; Rom 1-1; 12j

Old Covenant

Old Covenant temple; Mat 26,36-46; 82a

Old Testament Prophets -- See: Patriarchs


Pantheism; Rom 8,20-23; 162g



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

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

Passover -- See: History


Pastors, relationship with the congregation; 1The 2-7,8; 128f



Able; Lk 11,47-51; 242a


        Act 3,20-23; 67d

        Rom 12-16; 77n

Paul the apostle

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

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

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

        Gal 2,11-14; 190j

        Gal 3-3; 118m

        Gal 5-3,4; 182g

        Eph 2-8,9; 41f

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

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



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

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



Having a pharisaical mindset; Act 26,4-11; 175m

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


Politics; Rom 14-5; 94n


Practical; God is not virtual; Phi 2-13; 91a



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

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


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

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

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



Degrading society; Rom 1,18-25; 16k

Projection; 2Cor 10-2; 17m


Prophecy -- See: Bible


Prophets; Eph 4,11-16; 110ja


Prosperity teachers

Act 19,13-20; 187j

1Cor 4,7-13; 23e

2Cor 9,3-7; 4e


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

Psychopath -- See also: Reprobate

Without conscience

        Lk 9,23-27; 197j

        Phi 3-18,19; 186g


Questioning God -- See: Mary versus Zacharias



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

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

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

Reformation -- see: History


Religion -- See also: History

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

Religion is an element of the world; Col 2,8-10; 249g

Religious establishment; Act 27,14-25; 164f

Repentance; 1Cor 5-8; 100l


Reprobate -- See also: Blasphemy; Eternal security?, Psychopath

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

Man and demons think alike

        Mk 12-12,13; 180e

        1Tim 1-13; 186c

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

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


A new body using existing parts

        Mk 16,5-8; 248f

        Gal 6-18; 132a

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

Judgment appended to their resurrected bodies; Act 17-30,31; 48b

Raised a spiritual body; Jn 10,27-30; 244d

Resurrection is the basis of our forgiveness; 1Cor 15,12-19; 171c

Rewards appended to our resurrected bodies; Lk 6-35; 127a

        Rewarded at the resurrection of the righteous; Eph 6-7,8; 218d

Spiritual body; 1The 5-10,11; 117g

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


Revival -- See: Great Endtime Revival


Rewards; Col 3-25; 218e


Righteousness; Gal 3-21; 108d


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


Rule -- See: New heavens and new earth


Salvation -- See also: Faith

Believing in God by revelation of the Spirit; 2Cor 3-16; 156h

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

Faith versus believing

        Act 2,37-40; 193d

        Gal 3,1-7; 201h


Gal 6-12,13; 201f

Church is no longer set apart -- See also: Catholicism

        2Cor 4,15-18; 229a

Satan -- See also: Adam

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

        1Tim 5-21; 15g

Lucifer tried to steal God's throne

        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

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

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

Proving the devil wrong; Act 15-20; 196b

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

Satan is the accuser of the brethren; Col 2-14,15; 9a

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

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

Scripture -- See: Bible


Second coming of Christ -- See: Last days



Flipside of a sinner; Lk 11-34,35; 20ca


Bondage to sin; 1Cor 11,27-30; 51c

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

Omission of righteousness

        Mat 24,45-51; 206k

        Rom 6-16; 25l

Sin is increased by the law and by Christ; 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


Son of man

Power and humility go together; Mat 20,25-28; 12n

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

        Jn 17-13; 125e

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

        Jn 20-29; 104i

        2Cor 12-7; 109a

        Eph 4,1-3; 105k

        1Tim 4,7-11; 116a

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

Spiritual abuse

2Cor 11-4; 177e

2Cor 13-10; 4e

Spiritual body -- See: Resurrection


Spiritual fellowship

        Eph 6-21; 102c

        1The 5-10,11; 76k


Spiritual realm

Mysteries of the spiritual realm; Lk 7,12-17; 108i

Spiritual warfare

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

Legal protection

        Lk 18,1-8; 46k

        Jn 16-11; 119j

God at war with the devil with man in the middle

        Act 2-23,24; 220c

        Act 14-5,6; 89f

        Rom 8,1-3; 39k

        Col 1-16,17; 212b

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

Spiritual Jews -- See: Israel


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


Suffering and Evil (Trust)

God allows suffering and evil to test us

        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

        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

        God tests us in this life because the next life will be just as real; Rom 4,18-22; 102m

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

God's perspective on suffering is in light of eternity

        1Cor 12-26,27; 136b

        2Cor 4-17,18; 226f

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

Suffering fuels the anointing

        Gal 2-20; 210b

        Phi 3,7-14; 187f

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

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

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

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

        2The 2-3,4; 190f

Temple of Worship

        Golden Altar of Incense represented prayer; Phi 4-18,19; 190a

        Required meticulous obedience; Jn 9-11; 113i

        Placement of the furniture

                 Jn 10-9; 119e

                Jn 15,1-11; 139k

Temptation / Test -- See also: Suffering

Sexual temptation; Eph 6-13,14; 86g

Thorn, Paul's; Act 14-3; 144h



Eternity past; Jn 5,24-29; 254f

2000-year periods; Jn 17-24; 219e

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 have a choice to walk on this road; Act 26-31,32; 216j

Transubstantiation -- See: Catholicism



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

Father is an abrupt mystery; Mat 11,20-24; 48i

Jesus Christ -- See also: Jesus Christ

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

        His soul is the Spirit of God

                Lk 1-35; 254f

                Eph 1-10; 44e

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


Trust -- See: Suffering and evil



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

Nature of Truth; Jn 18-38; 17h

Relativism; Act 23-1; 232l

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

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

Unity through faithfulness; Act 4,29-31; 122b


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



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

Love of money; Lk 16-10; 222k


Church is wandering in the wilderness; Rom 8-15; 24a

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

Witchcraft; Gal 5,1-13; 176d


Word of God -- See: Bible


Working the grace of God

God has called us to work with him; Col 4-13; 155i

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

Grace that saved us is the grace we use to do His will

        Rom 3-27; 77k

        Eph 4-32; 128f

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

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



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

Earth versus the world; 2Cor 4-3,4; 79b

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

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

Zeal; 1Cor 4,9-16; 11n