Author: Ron Graham

Alphabetical Index

alpha “Conceive” to “Covenant”
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arrow Conceive Abortion --What Does the Bible Say?We look at four questions or issues that underly a Christian's attitute to abortion, including abortion immediately after conception.


arrow Conception Journeys in This WorldJourneys of the soul through portals encountered during our lives in this present world.


arrow Conditional salvation Sure of SalvationCan we be sure of salvation? The Bible gives the clearest promise, fairest conditions, and strongest confirmation possible.


arrow Conditional salvation Unconditional ElectionHas God unconditionally chosen or elected some people for eternal life, whilst passing others by?


arrow Conditional salvation The Unbreakable SealEvery one who is a Christian has the Holy Spirit as the seal of God, and this is distinct from the miraculous gifts which were given only to some.


arrow Conditional salvation If We Sin WilfullyWe examine seven portions of scripture that show we Christians, although certainly secure, nurtured, and protected, will not remain so unless we respond to God’s grace and diligently fulfill his conditions according to his purpose for us.


arrow Conditional promises God’s Magnificent PromisesGod’s promises are very great and precious. Let's believe and appreciate them, act upon them, assure our hearts with them.


arrow Confessing faith The Good ConfessionThe fourth step to salvation is verbal acknowledgment of faith in Christ.


arrow Confessing faith Confessing JesusJesus Christ doesn't have any secret admirers, because people who pretend not to believe in him are one with those who deny him.


arrow Confessing faith Jesus Forgave Me All My SinsWhy let your stubborn will stop you turning to your Heavenly Father for forgiveness of your sins? Invite him into your heart and do as he says.


arrow Confessing faith What First John Says About FaithJohn emphasises two important characteristics of Christians who have true faith.


arrow Confessing sin If We Confess Our Sinsabout the confession of sin and full forgiveness. The promise of forgiveness comes with a commandment. The commandment comes with a problem. The problem comes with a solution. Lesson includes notes on the perfection of Christ.


arrow Confessing sin What 1st John Says About Sin (1)“Everyone who practises righteousness is born of him... No one who is born of God practises sin... The one who practises sin is of the devil” (1John 2:29; 3:6-10).


arrow Confession definitions “Confession” Defined Several technical or special words in the Bible are studied and explained in our glossary. This lesson provides a word family, definitions, Greek and Hebrew references, a scripture chain, comments, and links, related to “Confession”.


arrow Confession 1Timothy 3:14-16 The Common ConfessionPaul wants to remind Timothy of points of doctrine about which there should be no argument or controversy.


arrow Confidence Spiritual WellbeingThe various elements of spiritual wellbeing and joy in Jesus are shown in an outline summary of Paul’s letter to the Philippians.


arrow Confidence Toward Our GoalTen principles for achieving any worthwhile goal, especially a Christian goal.


arrow Conqueror The Conquerer of DeathOne of the amazing things about the second coming will be the raising of all who have ever died.


arrow Conquerers More Than ConquerersWe can have a conquering faith in Jesus though we are tested by many tribulations. True faith stands the test and wins victory.


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


arrow Consolation To Know the Love of ChristThe love of Christ is not too deep to know. Our deepest need is to know it. His cross, counsel, and coming again, show it.


arrow Conscience The Influence of ConscienceThe conscience is that faculty of human nature which knows to refuse evil and choose good.


arrow Conscience Are God's Laws Known by Instinct?Are humans born with basic laws written on their hearts which the conscience knows instinctively?


arrow Conscience Abstinence and ConscienceIf Jesus declared all foods clean, why was abstinence required from certain foods?


arrow Constants Constants and VariablesA Bible study about matters of faith as distinct from matters of judgment. It's a distinction necessary to correctly decide whether an action or idea has divine authority or is only human opinion.


arrow Consummation The CrossoverGreat foundation changes were wrought by the cross of Christ. In this lesson we study about the cross of abrogation, consummation, and propitiation.


arrow Consummation DoomsdayWhat the Bible says about the days before Christ’s second advent, compared to the Doomsday view.


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arrow Contagion T ~Total DepravityExamines human nature, and the mechanism by which sin and death spread to all. Is it by heredity or by contagion?


arrow Contents Website ContentsMain topic index of simplybible.com’s Bible lessons and related studies.


arrow Context What is This Thing Called Context?about “taking scripture in context.” What does this mean? Is an appeal to “context” too often a smoke screen for explaining away the scriptures?


arrow Continue The Beginning, the End, and BetweenIn Colossians, Paul tells us how our Christian lives on earth began, and how they will end. But his main concern is the middle. Between the beginning and the end, we must continue in Christ. This lesson is about continuing.


arrow Contradict Does Paul Contradict James?This lesson examines whether Paul conflicts with James over how we are justified.


arrow Conversion Journeys in This WorldJourneys of the soul through portals encountered during our lives in this present world.


arrow Conversion The Path Through ConversionWe examine the first steps on that path that leads to eternal life. Each step involves something that we should have done, and would have done, had we walked the perfect path.


NoteCONVERSION: Conversion is the change or turning of one thing (or person) into another. In the bible, this turning is toward a new and better purpose. Being converted is related to repentance (Acts 3:19).


arrow Convictions Having Authority From God This lesson examines whether scholarship has any value as authority from God. When scholars and theologians hold something to be God’s truth, is it therefore necessarily truth?


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


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


arrow Corinth Acts 18:1-17.These verses describe Paul’s work in the city of Corinth, tentmaking and preaching, and the fiasco when the Jews brought Paul to trial before Gallio.


arrow Cornelius The Good Man CorneliusOne of the most interesting cases of conversion recorded in the Bible.


arrow Cornelius Justification (Wonderful Words)About our insufficiency of righteousness, sacrifice, suffering, and commitment. Our need of Christ to be made righteous: take Cornelius for example.


arrow Correction Correcting Sin in OthersWe outline the proper procedure for correcting sin in others with neither laxity nor cultish fanaticism.


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


arrow Cosmos This Age and the Age to ComeThe New Testament sometimes compares or links “this age” with “the age to come”. It's important to discover what is meant by these terms.


arrow Cost Have You Counted the Cost?The most important things cannot be evaluated on a calculator. But you can count the cost in your heart.


arrow Cottage Cottage MeetingsA lesson about church meetings and Bible studies in private homes. There is a huge potential for evangelism, edification, and endurance in this simple activity.


arrow Counsel of God To Know the Love of ChristThe love of Christ is not too deep to know. Our deepest need is to know it. His cross, counsel, and coming again, show it.


arrow Counsel of God Predestination (Wonderful Words)about two issues in predestination: first God’s sovereign will and counsel; second man’s freedom of choice.


arrow Counsel of God Sweet Will of GodGod has willed that all obey his decrees, that all repent of sin, that Christ die for all.


arrow Counted Have You Counted the Cost?The most important things cannot be evaluated on a calculator. But you can count the cost in your heart.


arrow Counting Unlimited ForgivenessA Bible study about how many times God will forgive, and whether God would ever refuse to forgive one who repents and comes to him through Christ.


arrow Courage Be Strong and CourageousA lesson from Joshua 1:5-7 and the three threads that we find there.


arrow Course I Have Finished My CourseIn Paul’s lifetime athletic games such as the Olympics, were popular. Paul himself seems to have taken an interest in them. He likened his life to a race.


arrow Covenant Lessons on Covenant thread List of Bible lessons about covenants, selected from simplybible.com’s study pages.


NoteCOVENANT: A covenant in the Bible is a legal will or testament, decreed to man by God directly, or through a mediator. A covenant may include precepts, provisos, punishments, and promises.


arrow Covenant definitions “Covenant” Defined Several technical or special words in the Bible are studied and explained in our glossary. This lesson provides a word family, definitions, Greek and Hebrew references, a scripture chain, comments, and links, related to “covenant”.


arrow Covenant How was the New Covenant Instituted?The new covenant was instituted by God unilaterally. God did not negotiate it with human beings; he mediated it to them. Its outcome for each person (grace or wrath) is dependent on whether the person keeps it or disobeys it.


arrow Covenant Why was the New Covenant Needed?There had to be a better covenant for several reasons. We list the main ones.


arrow Covenant Why is the New Covenant Better?The new covenant was Based on Better Promises. It was Ratified by Better Blood. It Came through a Better Mediator.


arrow Covenant Who was the New Covenant For?To whom did Jesus mediate the new covenant? This lesson shows it was the whole world.


arrow Covenant Do Christians Need the Old TestamentAre the Old Testament scriptures needed and to be heeded by Christians, or are the New Testament Scriptures sufficient?



arrow Covenants Seven Great ChangesOne word that characterises the Last Days, is CHANGE. Seven great foundation changes took place centuries ago when Christ died.


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