Author: Ron Graham
“Creator” to “Cyrus”
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➤ Creator The G in GLORY —Jesus is God —The POWER of Jesus as the GOD who created all things and for whom all things exist.
➤ Creator Christ, Creator of All Things —Paul makes three related statements about Christ and the universe First, All things were created by him. Second, he is before all things. Third, In him all things hold together. They are the points of our lesson (Colossians 1:16-17).
➤ Credentials The Credentials of Jesus —The first of three studies of various testimonies about Jesus Christ recorded in the scriptures.
➤ Credit Two Mistakes About Works —A lesson on the relationship between grace, faith, and works.
➤ Creed The Apostles’ Creed —A discussion of the Apostles’ Creed (quoted in full) and creeds in general, and why churches of Christ have no creeds.
➤ Creed No Creed But Christ —A Bible discussion about creeds and confessions of faith.
➤ Crete Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Crete. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Cross The Cross of Christ THREAD —List of Bible lessons on the topic “The Cross”, from simplybible.com’s study pages.
➤ Cross To Know the Love of Christ —The love of Christ is not too deep to know. Our deepest need is to know it. His cross, counsel, and coming again, show it.
➤ Cross The Blind Eye of Love —Evaluating the idea that true love sees only the good in people. Is this one of the most dangerous ideas in the world?
➤ Cross Dividing Past and Future —In rightly dividing the word of truth, we must know what is past and what is future in the Bible. The cross of Christ is the main divider of time in the Bible.
➤ Cross Christ-Cross-Covenant —About three connected C's on which our faith is based.
➤ Cross Limited Atonement —The question uppermost in our mind, when we consider the doctrine of “Limited Atonement” is this: Did Jesus die for some and not for others?
➤ Cross Sweet Will of God —God has willed that all obey his decrees, that all repent of sin, that Christ die for all.
➤ Cross Grace and the Leper —The story of Naaman the leper, in 2Kings chapter 5, has some important lessons for us about God’s grace: Grace cannot be dictated; grace cannot be repaid; grace must be obeyed. If we contradict any of those principles we don't understand true grace.
➤ Cross The Dying Thief —The story of the dying thief on the cross does not teach us how to become a Christian.
➤ Crossroads At the Crossroads —There are times in everyone’s lives when they are likely to meet Jesus at the crossroads: times when some great change or challenge occurs.
➤ Crucified Was Paul Crucified for You?—Paul heard that the Christians in Corinth were no longer united in Christ. They had split into factions supposedly following rival apostles as equals of Jesus. Paul says, “Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Were you baptized in the name of Paul?” (1Corinthians 1:13).
➤ Cultural terms The Chain of Great Events —A chain of events is experienced by everyone who obeys God’s plan of salvation. Paul presents this chain in three different ways.
➤ Cure for sin Is There No Balm in Gilead? —There is a balm in Gilead. Why do people not come to the heavenly physician for spiritual healing? Three possible reasons.
➤ Curse or blessing Challenge to the Churches —Paul presents three powerful contrasts or choices between the gospel and the law, to show how superior the gospel is, and how foolish it would be to go back to the old law (Galatians 3:6 to 4:9).
➤ Custom Having Authority From God —This lesson examines whether custom and tradition has any value as authority from God. When tradition holds something to be God’s truth, is it?
➤ Cyprus Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Cyprus. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Cyrene Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Cyrene. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Cyrus king of Persia The Fall of Babylon —Jeremiah had predicted seventy years of captivity in Babylon. Both Jeremiah and Isaiah foretold the destruction of Babylon to end the captivity.