Author: Ron Graham

Alphabetical Index

“Choice” to “Compliments”
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arrow Choice God Has a Purpose - Do We Have a Choice?God has always tried to demonstrate to humanity that his purpose never changes. He has also left every person the choice whether to follow his purpose or reject it. That is no contradiction. Bible examples show this.

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

arrow Chosen Called and Chosen (2Thessalonians 2:12-3:5)Paul mentions seven very special blessings which make those who have come to God very special people.

arrow Church The Church Jesus BoughtWhat is the most precious material and physical thing that has ever been in this world?

arrow Christ Psalms About ChristSome Psalms are classified as “Messianic” because their burden is the suffering and victory of the Messiah, who in Greek is called Christ. These Psalms are quoted in the New Testament when teaching the gospel of Christ.

arrow Christ WORDS Christ 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 “Christ”.

NoteCHRIST: The two titles, Messiah and Christ, are synonymous and interchangeable. “Messiah” is the Hebrew for which “Christ” is the Greek equivalent. The basic meaning of these titles is The Anointed One. See Strong: Hebrew 4899 (cf 4886), Greek 5547 (cf 5548).

arrow Christ A Revelation of Jesus ChristIn the book of Revelation Jesus, the Alpha and Omega, shows himself to be God just like his Father.

arrow Christ Christ in the Flesh (1John)To begin our study of the first letter of John, we look at how John deals with the idea that Christ came in the flesh, in other words the human nature of Christ.

arrow Christ Messianic PropheciesThe Old Testament is valuable to Christians because its Messianic prophecies underpin the New Testament writings.

arrow Christ Christ-Cross-CovenantAbout three connected C's on which our faith is based.

arrow Christendom 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 Christian Who is a Christian?What makes a person truly a Christian? Find out from the scriptures.

arrow Christian Age 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 Church How To Find Christ's ChurchThere is a simple common-sense way to find the true church. They call it the process of elimination.

arrow Church The Work of the ChurchThree activities make up the work of the church, and it does these both corporately and distributively.

arrow Church Search for the True Church SERIES List of lessons. Denominationalism is in conflict with Christ's true church, the church that he said he would build. Therefore all congregations professing Christ should rediscover that church and restore themselves to it forsaking all else.

arrow Church WORDS Church 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 “Church”.

arrow Church I Will Build My ChurchEach and every word in the statement “I will build my church” marks something of very great importance.

arrow Church Christ, Head of His ChurchLesson from Colossians. Popular teaching about the second coming of Christ makes a distinction between Christ’s church and Christ’s kingdom. The kingdom, they say, is a future kingdom on earth which will last for 1000 years. Not so.

arrow Church Remember You are a Member“Remember” happens to contain the word “member” and our membership in the church of Christ is something we should never forget or let lapse.

arrow Church The Membership of His ChurchHow great a privilege it is to be a member of the church whose Head is Christ. This lesson marries that fact with comments by Paul in Colossians 3:8-17.

arrow Church What is the Church Made of?The genuine church will be made of the right stuff. But what exactly is the church composed of?

arrow Church CHART The Church Over 2000 YearsThis old chart has been in my notebook for many years. I thought I'd neaten it up and share it with you.

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

arrow Circles What First John Says About Faith (diagram)John emphasises two important characteristics of Christians who have true faith.

NoteCIRCUMCISE: To cut around and remove the foreskin of the penis. This was a covenant God made with Abraham and his descendants (Genesis 17:9-14) so is practised the Jews.

arrow Circumcision The Chain of Great EventsA chain of events is experienced by everyone who obeys God’s plan of salvation. Paul presents this chain in three different ways.

arrow Circumstance Sin or Not Sin?Examines the question of whether a thing can be sinful in one case, yet right in another case.

arrow Citizenship The Priceless CitizenshipIt has always been God’s purpose that every human being should have citizenship in heaven.

arrow City of God The Day of GodThis is one of the great themes of the visions which John saw and recorded in the book of Revelation.

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

arrow Clergy Ministry Without ClergyAccording to the scriptures, there are special ministers in churches of Christ. However there is no clergy.

arrow Clock The Prophecy ClockWere prophecies about the restoration of Israel fulfilled by Messiah at his first coming, or has their fulfillment been postponed until his second coming? Did God stop bthe clock of prophecy?

arrow Closing The Closing (Outreach)The fifth step in the soul winning process happens when a person makes a decision to change his or her beliefs and ways. You bring the person into line with God’s word which has shown the person’s error.

arrow Cloud If I Be Lifted UpJesus said, “If I be lifted up from the earth, I will draw all men to myself”. His crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension, are the three ways he did this.

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

arrow Colosse The Heresy at ColosseWhat the book of Acts tells us happened in Colosse. Includes a map of the region.

arrow Colossians Christ is All Series SERIES List of lessons approaching Colossians from the principle of fullness or “allness” which Paul applies to most of his statements in the letter. Paul is trying to rescue from the false teachers this great principle: “Christ is all and in all” (Colossians 3:11). This principle is sometimes called the all-sufficiency of Christ.

arrow Colossians Studies in Colossians THREAD A selection of Bible lessons on Colossians from’s study pages.

arrow Colossians 1. Colossians chapter 1 —rendered in simple easy-to-follow sentences. Divided into two readings entitled “Fruitful and Strong” and “The Power of Christ”.

arrow Commandment The Greatest CommandmentA lesson of some depth. It's about love, law, and faith, and it may surprise you.

arrow Commandments How God Helps Us Keep Them An encouraging aspect of the providence of God.

arrow Commitment Justification (Wonderful Words)About our insufficiency of righteousness, sacrifice, suffering, and commitment. We need Christ to be made righteous, as the example Cornelius shows.

arrow Common 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 Commotion NotionsExamines different notions of discipleship and different expressions and styles of religious faith and worship.

arrow Communication Positive Christian CommunicationAbout what our communication should achieve and how to improve it.

arrow Communication Communication Between God and ManA chart lesson on the two paths of communication between us and God.

arrow Communion [see Lord’s Supper]

arrow Compare Comparing Scripture with ScriptureWe look at three instructive examples of a failure to compare scripture with scripture. These examples are recorded by John. They occurred during the ministry of Jesus.

arrow Compare Lest Anyone Should BoastA look at the principle that salvation is by grace, “not of works lest anyone should boast.”

arrow Compassion The Heart of the Christian (Colossians)Lesson from Colossians about what the heart of the Christian is like.

arrow Complete His Faith Was CompleteThe story of the ten lepers in Luke 17:12-19, will help us to examine our faith.

arrow Compliments Compliments Paul Pays His FriendsPaul’s great regard for his friends in the church at Philippi, and his companions in ministry whom they loved.