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Previous Changes (12th Dec 2018)
New/updated study on the book of Philemon
5 new studies in the I AM series
New studies are all marked with
Study: Onesimus and You:
From Slavery to Sonship.
This study is from the book of Philemon (a wonderful and largely ignored book of the Bible) which has been rewritten from an earlier effort. Well worth a read! It is a study around human and divine reconciliation, grace and the position of the believer in Christ today - All hidden in this little book of Philemon!
|Jesus in the the Feasts of the Lord|
God choose 7 events from human history for the nation of Israel to
rehearse each and every year until it was finally fulfilled. The
feasts are amazing in their prophetic and personal application and are
incredibly Christ centered! They take in the key events of Jesus'
first coming as well as outlining the plan surrounding His second
coming. Well worth a read : )
The feasts of the Lord - An introduction and overview
The Spring Feasts - Jesus' first coming
The Sacrifice - Jesus in the feast of Passover
The Burial - Jesus in the feast of Unleavened Bread
The Resurrection - Jesus in the feast of Firstfruits
The Comforter - Holy Spirit in the feast of Pentecost
The Fall Feasts - Jesus' second coming
The Rapture - Jesus in the feast of Trumpets
The Return - Jesus in the Day of Atonement
The Kingdom - Jesus in the feast of Tabernacles
|Running the race in the last days|
The Christian life is likened to a race... a race that we want to
finish and finish well. This series of studies will look at this race
especially in light of the challenges and difficulties posed in these
The closeness of the finish line and the desire to end well
|Jesus the Great I AM - The I AM statements of Jesus Christ|
Who is Jesus? Is He Yahweh from the Old Testament? Is He essential for
the spiritual and physical life of all mankind? Jesus' I AM statement
explore these themes and more.
Old Testament introduction - Moses meets the I AM at the burning bush
New Testament introduction - The I AMs in John's Gospel - Is Jesus in your boat?
I AM the bread of life - How hungry are you?
I AM the light of the world - Who is the second light?
I AM the door of salvation - The call to experience true life
I AM the good Shepherd - The beautiful One!
I AM the Resurrection and the Life P1 - His life now (and why Jesus waits)
I AM the Resurrection and the Life P2 - The conqueror of death and our future hope
I AM the Way, the Truth and the Life P1 - Essential truth for the last days
I AM the Way, the Truth and the Life P2 - Way, truth and life for believers and unbelievers Powerpoint Add-on
I AM the True Vine - Life in the Vine and the Heavenly Gardeners care
I AM a Worm - The hidden prophetic I AM and the gospel in the scarlet worm
I AM the Alpha and Omega - The sum of all revelation
I AM the First and the Last - The importance of seeing the risen Lord as He is!
I AM the bright Morning Star - Hope for the coming new day!
|Hebrews 11: The Real Heroes Bible Study Series|
The world likes to have and worship its heroes but those making God's
hall of faith are of a different character entirely! This series
explores the faith of the great characters mentioned in Hebrews
chapter 11. Why were they pleasing to God? What can we learn from
Hebrews 11:1-3 -
Move over Ironman! An introduction to God's hall of faith
|The Messianic Psalms Bible Study Series|
All the main aspects of Jesus' life, death and resurrection were
foretold in the book of Psalms. And so was His second coming!
Psalm 2: The current rebellion and the coming King!
Psalm 22-24 for a Messianic Psalm trilogy showing Jesus as Saviour,
Shepherd and Sovereign. They show what Jesus did for us in the past,
who He is in the present and who He will be in His future coming.
|The Knowledge of the Holy - The nature and character of God|
God... what is He like? Can we know? How do we know? How is He
revealed to mankind? This simple but important series looks at the
revelation of the nature and character of our great God and Saviour!
An introduction - Knowing the Almighty
God's revelation and the revelation of God
Knowing the unknown God
Moses' encounter with the glory of God
Isaiah's vision of the high and exalted One
Exploring God's character through His compound names
Abraham finds Jehovah Jireh - Our Provider
Israel encounters Jehovah Rapha - Our Healer
Moses learns of Jehovah Nissi - Our Banner
Gideon experiences Jehovah Shalom - Our Peace
Believers gain Jehovah Tsidkenu - Our Righteousness
Ezekiel sees Jehovah Shammah - The Lord who is there!
David rests in Jehovah Roi - The Lord my Shepherd
|Ezekiel, Israel and the End Times Bible Study Series|
The prophet Ezekiel has a fascinating section on how the Lord will
make Himself known to all the nations in the last days - and it comes
through the nation of Israel. We'll explore these chapters and see the
relevance to the very day in which we live, as we look for the return
Ezekiel 34-39: Overview - The Lord makes Himself known
Ezekiel 34 P1 - The scattering of Israel and the coming false shepherd
Ezekiel 34 P2 - The regathering of Israel and the coming true shepherd
Ezekiel 35 - The everlasting hatred
Ezekiel 36 P1 - The case against the nations
Ezekiel 36 P2 - The reason for Israel's redemption
Ezekiel 37 - Dem bones dem bones dem, dry bones - Hear the word of the Lord!
Ezekiel 38 - Gog, Magog and the coming storm Part 1
Ezekiel 39 - Gog, Magog and the coming storm Part 2
No one was ever the same after meeting the Lord Jesus. This series of
shorter studies explores some of the different 'Jesus encounters' contained in
the Gospels and what we can learn from them today.
Simeon, Anna and the Salvation of God
The call of the disciples - What do you seek?
The call of Peter - Grace for a sinner like us
The healing of the leper - He takes your place so you can have His
Jesus and Legion - True Compassion
Jesus, the paralytic and friends - The sign of a new walk
Jesus, Jairus and a desperate woman
Jesus, Peter and walking on water through the storms of life
Jesus and the lawyer - Who is the good Samaritan?
The widows son and the future resurrection
Worldly greed and the rich fool
Jesus and Pilate - Everyone must make a choice!
A common thief and a Roman centurion - Salvation at the cross!
Hope restored on the road to Emmaus
Saul - A terrorist radically changed!
|The Book of Colossians Bible Study Series|
The Book of Colossians is one of the most Christ-centered books in the Bible. So how could we leave it out for so long? The person and work of the Lord Jesus are clearly presented in this
great book as well as the errors and deceptions to avoid!
Colossians Chapter 1:1-8 - The God of grace and the hope of heaven
Colossians Chapter 1:9-14 - Paul's prayer: Revelation, direction and reflection
Colossians Chapter 1:15-23 - The preeminence of Jesus and the wonders of God
Colossians Chapter 1:24-29 - Christ in you: The hope of glory
Colossians Chapter 2:1-4 - The Divine treasure hunt!
Colossians Chapter 2:5-9 - Firmly rooted or strangely deluded?
Colossians Chapter 2:8-15 - Worldly wisdom or complete in Christ?
Colossians Chapter 2:16-19 - All these ism's cause a schism!
Colossians Chapter 2:20-3:2 - Set your sights on the heights
Colossians Chapter 3:3-4 - Those concealed shall soon be revealed
Colossians Chapter 3:5-11 - A putting off: What not to wear
Colossians Chapter 3:12-15 - A putting on: Great clothing choices
Colossians Chapter 3:16-25 - Practical Christianity: Great clothing choices part 2
Colossians Chapter 4:1-6 - Prayer and the Walkie-Talkie of sharing your faith
|The Book of Nehemiah Bible Study - The Christian's life and spiritual warfare|
Nehemiah is an amazing book showing the true nature of the Christian's life and warfare against the devil, the world and the sinful nature. An allegorical study with Jesus at it's center.
Download the entire study
|The Book of Daniel Bible Study Series|
Daniel was an amazing man of God and this is one awesome book! It has fantastic stories and truths specific to our Christian life as well as detailed prophecies relevant for our current
age! This series has been recently rewritten and is now complete.
Daniel Chapter 1: Stranded in Babylon
Daniel Chapter 2: Faith under pressure and the God of the impossible
Daniel Chapter 2 p2: A vision of things to come
Daniel Chapter 3: When things get hot
Daniel Chapter 4: Nebuchadnezzar and the tree of doom!
Daniel Chapter 4 p2: Nebuchadnezzar - Lessons from a loon!
Daniel Chapter 5: Ichabod and the writing is on the wall
Daniel Chapter 5 p2: The Precarious Position of the Unbeliever
Daniel Chapter 6: Lunch with Lions
Daniel Chapter 7: The Times of the Gentiles - The Earthly Scene
Daniel Chapter 7 p2: The Times of the Gentiles - The Heavenly Scene
Daniel Chapter 8: Gods Declaration of the End... From the Beginning
Daniel Chapter 9: Daniel - Lessons from a Legend
Daniel Chapter 9 p2: Daniel's 70 Weeks P1
Daniel Chapter 9 p3: Daniel's 70 Weeks P2
Daniel Chapter 10: Lifting the Veil
Daniel Chapter 11: A Tale of Three Madmen
Daniel Chapter 12: How to Shine like the Stars
|The Book of Ruth Bible Study Series|
A study of the book of Ruth teaches some of the great truths concerning a believers walk and relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ.
|The Book of Judges Bible Study Series|
Breaking the cycle of sin would be a good name for this series. Judges is rich in its truth and application for believers today. It teaches many important lessons about living in our
inheritance, the enemy's influence, and the seriousness of worldly compromise.
Judges Introduction - The Cycle of Sin
|Jesus In The Old Testament (Jesus in the life Of... study series)|
The Bible is a book about Jesus. His life, death, and resurrection is pictured in countless different types throughout the Old Testament and this study series examines some of these through
the lives of prominent characters in the Old Testament.
Abraham - The Father of the Faith
The following is a pdf booklet on the life of Joseph written by
Johan Schep. It explores many of the types and practical lessons to
be learned through Joseph's life (used with permission),
|The Book of Exodus Bible Study Series - Egypt to the Law|
Exodus is a great Old Testament book and is very useful for discipleship and Christian living. It speaks of our bondage in the world, our deliverance and redemption in Christ, and our
constant need to press on into the centrality of Jesus in our life.
Exodus Chapter 1: Israel's Bondage & the Workings of the Invisible God
|Jesus in the Tabernacle Bible Study|
Following on from the Exodus study above, this Bible study series looks at the Tabernacle. Here was a design straight from the mouth of God and He gives us amazing glimpses into the coming
Messiah, salvation and His plan for the ages.
|Bible Studies in the Book of Romans (Author: F Gordon)|
The book of Romans is the Apostle Paul's greatest theological work.
All the great themes concerning the gospel, righteousness and the
grace of God are there! This study series in another semi-transcript
from the audio series on Romans
Romans 1:1-17 I am not ashamed of the gospel
Romans 1:18-20 No excuse! Creation demands a Creator!
Romans 1:21-32 The wrath of abandonment and the giving over
Romans 2:1-16 The judgement and reward of God
Romans 2:17-29 Outward observance or circumcision of the heart?
Romans 3:9-20 First the bad news - No one is righteous!
Romans 3:21-24 The purpose and place of the law
Romans 3:24-27 Three important words - Justification, redemption and propitiation
Romans 4:1 Abraham, Melchizedek and the paths of God
More to come...
|Bible Studies in the Wilderness Wanderings - From Egypt to Caanan (Author: F Gordon)|
The following studies are "semi" transcriptions from the Wilderness Wanderings audio sermons and follow Israel's journey out of Egypt and into the Promised Land... with a fair amount of
wandering in circles in between! The types, pictures and lessons for the Christian life are explored!
The way of escape (Exodus 14)
Bitter waters and tranquil trees (Exodus 15)
The daily provision of God (Exodus 16)
Don't forget to remember Amalek! (Exodus 17)
Stop looking at the giants! (Numbers 13)
Presumptuous sins and the faith of Caleb (Numbers 14)
Moses, Miriam and the living Christ (Numbers 20)
Faith, Idolatry and the bronze serpent (Numbers 21)
Balaam, obedience and a talking donkey (Numbers 22)
Balaam and the opening of our eyes for spiritual sight (Numbers 22 + various passages)
Missing the Promised Land - Faith, unbelief and the death of Moses (Numbers 27)
|Bible Studies in the book of Joshua - Walking in our inheritance (Author: F Gordon)|
The following studies are "semi" transcriptions from the Joshua audio
sermons and show the courage, faith and commitment required to take
the inheritance that God has given to us.
Joshua 1:1-9 Spiritual courage in walking in your inheritance
Joshua 1:9-18 The two and a half tribes: Divided loyalty and worldliness
Joshua 2 Rahab: From harlot to hero!
Joshua 3 & 4 The Ark, the Jordan and baptism into Christ
Joshua Chapter 5 The significance of Gilgal - then and now
Joshua Chapter 6 The walk of faith and the fall of Jericho
Joshua Chapter 7 Achan's sin and the defeat at Ai
Joshua Chapter 9 Discernment and the deception of the Gibeonites
Joshua Chapter 13 The inheritance of the tribe of Levi
Joshua Chapter 14-15 Caleb - Whole-hearted unto the end
|Bible Studies in the life of the Prophet Elijah (Author: F Gordon)|
The following studies are "semi" transcriptions from the Elijah audio sermons on one of the greatest Old Testament saints. There are valuable lessons for us today in the many highs and lows
experienced by the prophet Elijah.
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 16-17:1 - The context and background to life in his day
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 17:1-7 The cutting away at Cherith
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 17:8-16 The widow at Zarephath and the provision of God
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 17:17-18:16 Elijah, resurrection and the fear of Ahab
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 18:17-46 The showdown! Elijah vs the prophets of Baal!
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 19:1-3 The downward slide - from faith to fear to depression/a>
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 19:4-18 Blindness, self focus and the replacing of Elijah
Elijah Bible Study 1 Kings 21,22 Elijah, Ahab and the arrow shot at random
Elijah Bible Study 2 Kings 2:1-13 The rapture of Elijah
|Bible Studies in the life of the Prophet Elisha|
From a plowman to a prophet, the life of Elisha was remarkable in many ways. This series looks at his life, looking, like normal, for types of Jesus and the Christian life today.
1 Kings 19: The Call of Elisha - How far do you want to go?
2 Kings 2: The Journey of Elisha - How far do you want to go? (Part 2)
2 Kings 2: The Rapture of Elijah - Swing Low Sweet Chariot!
2 Kings 2 & 4: Elisha and a tale of two vessels
2 Kings 4; Elisha, the Shunammite woman and good old fashioned kindness!
2 Kings 4; The Shunammite woman and good old fashioned faith!
2 Kings 5: Elisha, Naaaman and the offence of the cross
2 Kings 6: Open my eyes
2 Kings 7: Faiths breaking point
2 Kings 8: When God weeps
|The Messiah in Isaiah Bible Study Series|
Often called the '5th gospel' the second half of the book of Isaiah presents amazing insight into Jesus Christ. This series will look at key passages concerning the Messiah, salvation and
God's ways between chapters 40 - 66.
Isaiah Chapter 40 - Behold! Here is your God
Isaiah Chapter 42 - Behold My Servant!
Isaiah Chapter 43 - God will make a way!
Isaiah Chapter 45 - The Potter, the Clay & the Sovereignty of God
Isaiah Chapter 49 - The Messiah's Mission
Isaiah Chapter 50 - The Calvary Road
Isaiah Chapter 52 - Wake Up You Sleep Head!
The following studies are on Isaiah 52:15 - Isaiah 53:12. It is the greatest prophetic passage concerning Jesus Christ in the entire Old Testament so we've spent more time on it.
Isaiah Chapter 52:15-52:3 - Start of the greatest Old Testament passage
Isaiah Chapter 53:4-6 - The Substitute
Isaiah Chapter 53:7-9 - The trial, death and burial of the Messiah
Isaiah Chapter 53:10 - The Messiah crushed by the Lord
Isaiah Chapter 53:11 - The satisfaction of the Saviour
Isaiah Chapter 53:12 - The shared inheritance of the Saviour
Additional messages from Isaiah. As the book of Isaiah progresses, more and more focus is placed on the last days before the return of Jesus. Good.
Isaiah Chapter 55:6-8 - Seek the Lord while He may be found
Isaiah Chapter 55:10-13 - God's word shall not return void (the cycle of God's word)l
Isaiah Chapter 56:10 - The Who What Why What of Watchmen! Part 1
Isaiah Chapter 56:11-12 - The Who What Why What of Watchmen! Part 2
Isaiah Chapter 57:15 - The high and lofty One who inhabits eternity
Isaiah Chapter 59:14-16 - The trampling of truth and the salvation of God
Isaiah Chapter 59:17-21 - The redeemer of the entire creation
Isaiah Chapter 60:1-6 - Rise and shine (in the last days)
Isaiah Chapter 61 - The Spirit of the Lord and reasons to rejoice
Isaiah Chapter 63:10 - Grieving and pleasing the Holy Spirit
Isaiah 65:17-25 - This is a series of messages on the coming Messianic Kingdom and is listed below
Isaiah Chapter 66:1-2 - The pursuit of spiritual lameness
|The Messianic Kingdom Bible Study Series|
The return of Jesus Christ will mean radical changes for planet Earth. This series looks at the coming Messianic Kingdom and what life will be like with the return of the King!
Messianic Kingdom Part 1: How will the Kingdom come?
|Highlights in the Book of Job Bible Study Series|
Argh, Job... What a man. What a story! This book tackles some of the age old questions concerning God's ways and purposes, our trials and suffering, and ultimately the believers redemption
and victory. This is not a verse by verse study but looks at the 'highlights' in this wonderfully deep book.
Job Chapter 1 - Job: From riches to rags
Job Chapter 2-3 - Oh unhappy day!
Job Chapter 4-7 - With friends like these... Job vs his friends, round 1, part 1
Job Chapter 8-14 - Is Job full of hot air?.. Job vs his friends, round 1, part 2
|The Book of Esther Bible Study Series|
An amazing story in its own right, the book of Esther contains fantastic types and illustrations of Gospel New Testament truth hidden beneath the very characters and plots that make up this
Esther Chapter 1 - The invitation of the King
Esther Chapter 2 - The preparation for the King
Esther Chapter 3 - Haman the Madman
Esther Chapter 4 - If I perish, I perish
Esther Chapter 5 - Prayer and the power of the third day
Esther Chapter 6 - The sleepless king and the providence of God
Esther Chapter 7 - The downfall of Haman the wicked!
Esther Chapter 8 - The two eternal laws
Esther Chapter 9 & 10 - A victory to win and a day to celebrate!
|Book of Habakkuk Bible Study Series|
The message of Habakkuk then and now! Here is a little book that packs a powerful punch and speaks to the condition of society, the coming judgment and return of Jesus Christ!
|Book of Joel Bible Study Series|
|Joel was the first prophet to speak about the 'Day of the Lord' and his revelation from God on this topic is profound and enlightening! This study series looks at both the prophetic and personal applications of this great book as it unfolds the days and times leading up to the return of Jesus Christ and His judgement and rule over all the nations.|
|Book of Jonah Bible Study Series|
The book of Jonah is the story of a prophet who walked the other way.
He was a prophet yet this book contains no prophecies! Or is there? A
closer examination sees prophetic types for both the Lord Jesus and
the entire nation of Israel as a whole.
1 - Running from the Lord
|Kings of Israel|
King Ahaz - The Darkness before the Dawn
King Hezekiah - True Revival!
King Hezekiah - Godliness under Pressure!
|Book of Book of 2nd Peter bible Study Series - A Book For Our Generation|
2nd Peter is a great book for the age in which we live. It emphasizes true faith, warns about false teachers and prophets and shows the importance of living with the Lord's return in
2nd Peter 1:1-4 : The Necessity of True Knowledge
2nd Peter 1:5-11 : The Reality and Outworking of Our Faith
2nd Peter 1:12-15 : Don't Forget to Remember!
2nd Peter 1:15-21 : A Glimpse of the Age to Come
2nd Peter 2:1-9 : A Trip to the Dark Side!
2nd Peter 2:10-22 : How to Smell a Rat
2nd Peter 3:1-9 : Expect the Unexpected!
2nd Peter 3:10 : The Day of the Lord
2nd Peter 3:13-14 : The New Heaven and the New Earth
2nd Peter 3:15-18 : A Final Warning and a Final Plea
|The Pleasing and Displeasing of God|
Any true child of God would desire to please their Heavenly Father. But what is He looking for? What does the Bible say on this important topic?
The pleasing and displeasing of God Part 1: The inward attitude
The pleasing and displeasing of God Part 2: The outward life
The pleasing and displeasing of God Part 3: Working out your salvation
|The Best Questions in the Bible|
God asks a lot of great questions in the Bible. This short series
looks at some of the best questions and examines why God asks them and
what we should learn from them.
The top 10 questions from God in the Old Testament
The top 10 questions from Jesus in the New Testament
The top 10 questions from others in the Bible
|The Riches of Grace in Christ Jesus|
Grace! Where we would be without God's amazing grace? It is one of the most important concepts for a Christian to grasp yet at the same time it can be one of the hardest to truly
Book of Philemon - Onesimus and You - From slavery to sonship Updated
Eternal Security Part 2: Some of those 'But what about...' passages
The Believers Position in Christ Jesus
The True Nature of Grace (insights from Newell's 'Romans verse by verse')
God's Order in Ephesians - Sitting and Walking
Simple thoughts on the love of God
|Jesus is Coming! - Bible Prophecy & End Times|
The Mystery of the Two Comings
The Timing of Jesus' Return
As it was in the days of Noah... so shall it be
As it was in the days of Lot... so shall it be
The Rapture and the Jewish wedding model
Israel and the Return of the Messiah
Psalm 2: The current rebellion and the coming King
Judgment Seat of Christ - Keeping an eternal perspective Part 1
Judgment Seat of Christ - Keeping an eternal perspective Part 2
The Blessed Hope - Why I am looking forward to the rapture!
Proof for the reality of God - The uniqueness of Israel and Bible prophecy
While not specifically about Bible prophecy, the following studies give a glimpse into the age in which we live and are worth reading
|Resurrection unto eternal life (Author: A. Gibson)|
This series contains pdf sermon/study notes (with pictures) from a 9
part series on the resurrection by A. Gibson. The notes are not
written in full but give an outline on this important and interesting
Part 1 - Job: Job's hope in the resurrection
Part 2 - Ezekiel: Victory in the valley
Part 3 - Daniel: Doing it by the book
Part 4 - The widow at Nain and Jesus' power
Part 5 - The resurrection of Jesus
Part 6 - The changing of our bodies in the twinkling of an eye
Part 7 - The Rapture: Meeting the Lord in the air
Part 8 - Resurrection in Revelation - On such the second death has no power
Part 9 - Life in the resurrection - The new heaven and new earth
|The Book of Genesis Bible Study Series - Creation to the Flood|
Genesis... Where is all begins. Creation, the fall of man, God's promise of a redeemer, the flood... This short series examines these stories looking for Jesus within the pages of this
Genesis Chapter 1: In the Beginning... was the Word
Genesis Chapter 2: Trees, Seeds and Wives
Genesis Chapter 3: Just one little bite! (The fall of man)
Genesis Chapter 4 & 5: So long ago the Garden
Genesis Chapter 6: As it was in the days of Noah
Genesis Chapter 7 & 8: The Mystery of the 17th
|Other Bible Studies|
The Messiah in Isaiah - The Suffering Servant
John Chapter 1 - What do you seek?
John Chapter 2 - Saving the best for last!
Lazarus, Jesus, and the silence of God
King David - This I know, that God is for me!
Heaven and Hell (Matt 8:10-13)
Grieving the Holy Spirit
Who is Jesus? (used with permission)
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