Author: Ron Graham

Alphabetical Index

alpha “Ananias” to “Artaxerxes”
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arrow Ananias The Lie that Brought DeathAnanias and Sapphira told a lie. The account in Acts 5, is one of the most unsettling stories in the Bible.


arrow Anchors Anchors in the Stormfive lessons about understanding and coping with tribulations. These lessons are part of the series “Through Much Tribulation”. The five Anchor lessons were prepared for the Over 50's Retreat in May 2013.


arrow Ancient The Ancient Order series List of lessons analysing the gospel of the first century. We summarise six elements under three headings each, with three points under each heading. We give key scripture references on each point. This makes a useful resource for systematic study. Each page consists of a compact chart, plus a list of relevant lessons that develop the topics..


arrow Animal sacrifice The Order of MelchizedekMelchizedek was not only a king; he was also a priest of the Most High God. Melchizedek symbolized Christ and his new priesthood and law.


arrow Answer Jesus The AnswerJesus has the answer to our most fundamental religious questions.


arrow Answer Ready to Answerabout always being ready to give an answer for Jesus Christ (1Peter 3:15).


arrow Answer How God Answers Prayer.God’s part in prayer is unseen and unfelt by us. Nevertheless, God does respond wonderfully. This lesson examines how God responds to the prayers of his people in three marvelous ways: intercession, providence, and good pleasure.


arrow Antichrist The Antichrist (2Thessalonians 2:1-12)These verses describe the Antichrist. We note several characteristics.


arrow Antichrist The Dragon’s FriendsAbout a splendid and heavenly woman of great glory in chapter 12, and an atrocious and disgusting harlot who rides on the Dragon in chapter 17.


arrow Antichrist What First John Says About TruthJohn does not want people to be led astray by lies spread by antichrist. John has born witness to the truth and his witness is true because it comes from Jesus Christ.


arrow Antioch Two AntiochsSupplementary notes about the two Antiochs, one in Syria and the other in Pisidia, both mentioned in the book of Acts. Includes map.



arrow Antioch Pisidia Acts FactsWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Pisidian Antioch. Includes a map of the region.


arrow Antioch Pisidia Acts 13:43-52.Paul and Barnabas are persecuted in Antioch Pisidia, and driven out of the city.


arrow Antioch Syria Acts FactsWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Syrian Antioch. Includes a map of the region.


arrow Antipatris Acts FactsWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Antipatris. Includes a map of the region.


arrow Apii Forum Acts FactsWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Apii Forum. Includes a map of the region.


arrow Apocalypse Revelation the Book series List of lessons providing a comprehensive outline and overview of the Book of Revelation and how to understand it. Several core lessons deal with subjects such as times and seasons, tribulation, the dragon, heaven, etc. There's also detailed verse-by-verse exposition. The work is divided into four sections .


NoteAPOCALYPSE: (apokalupsis 602) is Greek for revelation and is transliterated “apocalypse”. The word is used, by association, for the second coming of Christ at the end of the world when he will be “revealed from heaven” (2Thessalonians 1:7).


arrow Apollonia Acts FactsWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Apollonia. Includes a map of the region.


arrow Apollos Acts 18:18-28.Verse by verse. These verses records the completion of Paul’s second missionary journey. There is also a brief account of Apollos’s gospel work.


arrow Apostasy Lessons about falling away thread A selection of Bible lessons about apostasy from simplybible.com’s study pages.


NoteAPOSTASY: a definite falling away from the true faith, a turning to the teaching and practice of error, trampling God’s Son underfoot (Hebrews 10:26-31). Not a stumbling, from which one repents and recovers with the help of Christ (Hebrews 4:14-16).


arrow Apostles Diversity of Gifts and MinistriesThe New Testament church enjoyed a diversity of gifts and ministries for stewardship of God’s manifold grace.


arrow Apostles Adventures of PaulThe dawning of New Israel, like the dawning of a new day, was to sweep around the globe. So the Lord appointed other apostles and preachers. Paul was notable, not only for the work he did, but also for the manner in which he was called.


arrow Apostles The Apostles’ CreedA discussion of the Apostles’ Creed (quoted in full) and creeds in general, and why churches of Christ have  no creeds.



arrow Appeals Paul’s Appeals to the GalatiansThe dawning of New Israel, like the dawning of a new day, was to sweep around the globe. So the Lord appointed other apostles and preachers. Paul was notable, not only for the work he did, but also for the manner in which he was called.


arrow Appearances Abstinence and AppearancesWhilst Christianity is not an abstinence religion, abstinence from things strongly associated with evil may be necessary.


arrow Appearings Three Appearings of JesusThe present, past, and future appearings of Christ and their purpose.


arrow Application Applying OneselfApplying our minds to God’s word, applying the word to our lives, applying our lives to God’s glory.


arrow Arabia Acts FactsWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Arabia. Includes a map of the region.


arrow Arithmetic Simply ChristiansAll denominations have something which divides. A truly undenominational church has nothing but what God has given.


arrow Ark How Big Was Noah's Ark?Another discussion about the great flood.


arrow Ark of covenant Adventures of SamuelA man of justice and righteousness, who worked hard to bring people back to God, dedicated to God, first by his mother, then by himself. How better to spend a life? (1Samuel 1-7).


arrow Ark of the covenant New CartsWhen David rescued the ark of the covenant, he transported it in a new cart instead of the hands of the priests. Uzzah lost his life but David learned a lesson. So can the churches.


arrow Armageddon The Battle of ArmageddonWho hasn't heard of “The Battle of Armageddon”? Those who believe in a future reign of Christ on earth for 1000 years, see this battle as the final great war on earth leading up to Judgment Day. But in the visions of Revelation there was no battle. It was planned. The armies gathered. But the battle did not happen.


arrow Armageddon Seven Nasty YearsRefuting the premillennial doctrine about Israel, Antichrist, and Armageddon.


arrow Arrival Arrival at SinaiThe Israelites’ arrival at Mount Sinai, some of the events there, and God’s appearance on the mountain (Exodus 19-35). Plus a table of the Stages of the Wilderness Wanderings.


arrow Arrows The Arrows of GodThe arrows of God are faith, hope, and love, these three. Each arrow needs a target, energy, and penetration.


arrow Artaxerxes Adventures of Ezra and NehemiahWell into the Medo-Persian rule, Artaxerxes was king of Persia. Ezra and Nehemiah led the rebuilding, religious restoration, and resettling of the remnant in Jerusalem.


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