Author: Ron Graham

Alphabetical Index

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arrow Race 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 Rachel Adventures of JacobThis lesson looks beyond the sojourns and adventures of Abraham, to those of Isaac and Jacob, especially the latter (Genesis 22-36). “Three Marriages” outline included.


arrow Rags Filthy Rags (Isaiah)The statement, “All our righteousness is like filthy rags” (Isaiah 64:4-9) has caused a deep struggle in many hearts. Does it mean our righteousness has no value in God’s eyes?


arrow Ram Prophecies of DanielIn visions, Daniel foresaw the entire period from the Babylonian captivity until the Messiah came and established his kingdom throughout the world. God knew the future, and he would ensure that his plan unfolded over the centuries just as he willed.


arrow Ransom Redemption (Wonderful Words)The rescue of sinners requires a ransom they cannot pay. Jesus paid the price with his blood, without any bargain with Satan.


arrow Rapture Events at the Last DayOne last day for this world. We don't know when, but we do know of seven main events of that day.


arrow Rapture The RaptureThe Rapture at the Last Day is a precious promise to the Christian. However the popular teaching about it is wrong.


arrow Ratrace Daily Life - Eternal LifeDaily life makes it hard for us to relate to eternal life. Life on earth can crowd our love for truth, faith in Christ, and hope of heaven.


arrow Reading Reading the Bible PubliclyThe person given this duty should take it very seriously and prepare for it well.


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


arrow Reaping Sowing and ReapingA lesson on the theme of seedtime and harvest. What's happening to us now, is the harvest of thoughts and actions previously sown as seed.


arrow Reaping Good Works RequiredPaul makes good works a part of faith. Although Christians are free from the law, they must keep the commandments of Christ. Paul shows this to be essential to salvation(Galatians 5:13 to 6:10)


arrow Reason Book in Your Hands, Head on Your ShouldersA study of reason and revelation, the relationship between our thoughts and divine thoughts, human judgment and scriptural authority.


arrow Reassuring The Reassuring (Outreach)We turn our attention to the second step in the outreach process: the invitation that we should hold out to someone with whom we have found an opening.


arrow Rebekah Was Isaac a Pedophile?Was Rebekah a Child of Three Years When Isaac Married Her? Was Isaac a pedophile? This is one of many claims used to discredit the Bible and Christianity.


arrow Rebellion The Wayward Son Who RememberedWe begin a series of Bible studies called “Remember”. The idea behind this series comes from something that Peter said... “I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things... to stir up your pure minds to remembrance” (2Peter 1:12-14).


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



arrow Receiving Christ The Y in GLORY ~ Jesus Your SaviourThe PURPOSE of Jesus to be YOUR SAVIOUR who can give you fellowship with God.


arrow Reconciliation Reconciliation (Wonderful Words)Our alienation from God was all our own fault. Reconciliation is not entirely in our own power. We need Jesus Christ.


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


arrow Reconciliation Limited AtonementThe question uppermost in our mind, when we consider the doctrine of “Limited Atonement” is this: Did Jesus die for some and not for others?


arrow Record Setting the Record Straight Paul answers misrepresentation and opposition by certain Jewish brethren who promote obedience to the law of Moses, and distinctions between Jew and Gentile. (Galatians 1:10 to 2:21)


arrow Record Unlimited ForgivenessA Bible study about whether God would ever refuse to forgive one who repents and comes to him through Christ.


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


arrow Redeemer See Redemption below.


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



arrow Redemption of body Your Body a SacrificeAbout how faith in one’s heart should develop into a faith lived out in one’s flesh. This is something that the apostle Paul was very concerned about.


arrow Redemption Redemption (Wonderful Words)The rescue of sinners requires a ransom they cannot pay. Jesus paid the price with his blood, without any bargain with Satan.


arrow Redemption What Jesus Accomplished on the CrossExplains justification, sanctification, and redemption.


arrow Refuse If God RefusedDiscusses why God cannot refuse anyone who repents and seeks forgiveness.


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


NoteREGENERATION: Regeneration means new birth, rebirth, being born again. This must be preceded by a death of sorts. Especially, when being born again in Christ, one must enter into Christ’s death and be buried with him (Romans 6).



arrow Rejoicing Are You Positive?Paul’s letter to the Philippians is positive in its theme, “I can!” We look beyond positive thinking to the postive actions encouraged in the letter.


arrow Relating Relating to Each Other (1Thessalonians 5:12-15)Paul provides teaching on the way in which members of the local congregation should relate to each other.


arrow Relationship with God The Gospel is the PowerThree kinds of power in the gospel... the power to enlighten, to save, and to establish.


arrow Relativism Relativism and Absolute TruthA short but informative discussion of relative and absolute truth from a Biblical perspective.


arrow Religion Will Any Religion Do?Is mud chocolate? How many religions should we regard as good and true? Lesson includes discussion of burning of books in Ephesus.


arrow Religion Umbrella ReligionUmbrellas have obvious shortcomings. There are similar shortcomings in many people’s religion.


arrow Religious Why Be Religious? series Series includes three lessons on the theme “Jesus Died For You”, and three lessons on the theme “You Are Going To Die”.


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