Author: Ron Graham
“Fig” to “Flood”
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➤ Fig Parable of the Barren Fig Tree —about the parables of the Vine and the Branches, the Barren Figtree, the Sower and the Seed.
➤ Figurative Literal Interpretation of Bible Prophecy —There's an idea that Bible prophecy should consistently be taken literally. This lesson examines whether the premillennial interpretation of the Bible is literal as claimed.
➤ Figurative Literal and Figurative - What’s It About? —There's a lot of confusion about what's figurative and what's literal in the Bible, and about what these terms mean. How do we decide which prophecies are literal, which are figurative, and which are both?
➤ Figurative Spiritualizing Prophecy (Rainbow Principle) —A lesson answering common criticisms about spiritualizing prophecy. Explains what it means to spiritualize prophecy. God’s rainbow promise is a paradigm or pattern. We use it to illustrate.
➤ Filthy 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?
➤ Finished I Have Finished My Course —In 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.
➤ Fire from heaven What Did They Do Wrong? —Nadab and Abihu made a fatal mistake. They were worshipping God, and God struck them dead. What did they do wrong?
➤ Fire From the Flood to the Fire —A lesson from Second Peter Chapter 3 providing three important principles that keep people faithful in times when most people stray away from God.
➤ First First He Built An Altar —What happened when Noah and his family came out of the ark? We can learn a lot from Noah.
➤ First Putting First Things First —Jesus was concerned about the way people focus on material possessions as being of first importance (Matthew 6:25-34). He tells us three very simple, very elementary things.
➤ First day (Acts 20:7) Dynamic Equivalence in Translation —An advanced lesson about dynamic equivalence in translation, using Acts 20:7 as an example
➤ First sin Journeys in This World —Journeys of the soul through portals encountered during our lives in this present world.
➤ First John First Letter of John SERIES —A study of the first letter of John, looking at what John says about Christ, faith, truth, love, and sin.
➤ First Peter First Letter of Peter SERIES —A comprehensive study of the first letter of Peter, showing how God treats us right and makes us right.
➤ First Thessalonians 1st Thessalonians SERIES —A verse by verse study of Paul’s first letter to the Thessalonians. The letter is divided into five topical sections.
➤ First Timothy Paul’s first letter to Timothy SERIES —A verse by verse study of Paul’s first letter to Timothy. The letter is divided into ten topical sections.
➤ Firsts The Three Firsts of Jesus —A simple but very profound and essential lesson from Colossians 1:18 about the three firsts of Jesus.
➤ Five Five Points of Calvinism SERIES —A series addressing and refuting Calvinism, following the useful TULIP acrostic that many Calvinists employ to set out the five main principles.
➤ Five Five Priceless Things SERIES —A study in Ephesians chapter two. These lessons cover five themes: creation, covenant, cross, church, and citizenship.
➤ Five Five Wills (Chart) —Provides a study of the various wills that interact and influence life and circumstance.
➤ Flesh Your Body a Sacrifice —about how faith in one’s heart should develop into a faith lived out in one’s flesh: something the apostle Paul was very concerned about.
➤ Flesh Sin, its Source and Solution —The source of sin is not God’s law, or our flesh, or Adam. What then is the source of sin?
➤ Flesh Good Works Required — Paul 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)
➤ Flesh Grace and Human Flesh —How does the use of the human body relate to God’s grace? Our bodies generally don't have a very good name in Christian theology. In fact, some belief systems view deeds of the human body as providing no access into the grace of God. The Bible does not take that view when it relates the grace of God to acts of human flesh.
➤ Flesh not evil Is the Flesh Evil? —Discusses the idea that the flesh is evil and whether the Bible teaches this. Some people believe the human spirit and human flesh are naturally opposed.
➤ Flesh not evil 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.
➤ Fleshly nature of Christ We Beheld His Glory —We discuss the human nature and the divine nature of Jesus Christ. We defend the traditional and orthodox view.
➤ Flock Withstanding the Wolves (Matthew 7) —Casting pearls before swine and false prophets in sheep’s clothing.
➤ Flood Noah and the Flood (2Peter 2:5, 2Peter 3:3-7) —In his second epistle, Peter uses the destruction of the old world by water as a precedent for the future destruction by fire of the world we live in.
➤ Flood The Great Flood —Did the great flood cover Planet Earth entirely, or the vicinity of Messopotamia only?