➤ Pain Our Cups of Joy and Sorrow —Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say, Rejoice! Often quoted, much misunderstood.
➤ Pamphylia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Pamphylia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Paphos Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Paphos. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Parable WORDS Parable 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 “parable”.
➤ Parables Parables series SERIES —A lengthy, comprehensive, and meaty series that could keep a weekly Bible class going for six months or more. The lessons show the nature of parables and their main themes, and cover just about every parable that Jesus told.
➤ Parables The Ministry of Jesus —In his earthly ministry, Jesus preached the gospel of the kingdom in the regions of the Jordan, Galilee, Judea, Samaria, and Perea. Includes a four-gospel summary of his ministry.
➤ Paraclete WORDS Paraclete — 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 “Paraclete”.
Note —paradigm or pattern: (pronounced “para-dime”) means a true pattern, a model. For instance Abraham is the paradigm or pattern of faith, Christ of righteousness. Again, the church of the first century in its ideal form is the paradigm or pattern for the church today.
➤ Parallelism, poetic Book of Psalms —We continue our overview of the Psalms and include useful reference material.
➤ Parenthesis The Prophecy Clock —Were prophecies about the restoration of Israel fulfilled by Messiah at his first coming, or has their fulfillment been postponed until his second coming?
➤ Parthia Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Parthia. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Particular atonement 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?
➤ Passion of Christ If I Be Lifted Up —Jesus 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.
➤ Passover Notes on the Passover —This page provides concise notes on the Passover memorial observed by the children of Israel. The notes include definition, explanation, origin, and history.
➤ Past 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.
➤ Patara Acts Facts —What the book of Acts tells us happened in Patara. Includes a map of the region.
➤ Patience Patience SERIES —This series links the quality of patience with seven of the great themes of the Bible: grace, faith, hope, love, suffering, serving, and self-improvement.
➤ Path Paths of Grace —A Journeys of the Soul lesson. We trace the ideal path that the soul should take. God has provided this path out of his kindness, goodness, and love. One special human being walked this perfect path setting us an example.
➤ Path The Path to Peace —Get rid of anxiety and think constructively.
➤ Paths 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.
Note —PATRIARCH: the father of a great family, or ancestor of a people such as a dynasty, nation, or race. A mother in the same sense is called a matriarch. An example of a patriarch in the Bible is Abraham.
➤ Paul and Peter 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).
➤ Paul and Peter Did Paul and Peter’s Gospel Differ? —Some people say that Paul’s gospel to the Gentiles was different from Peter’s gospel to the Jews. It is said that there were two gospels, one preached to the Jews and another preached to the Gentiles. This idea, however, is mistaken. We will look at some facts showing that Paul and Peter preached one gospel to both Jew and Gentile.
➤ Paul’s doctrine Threads in Romans —An appendix to the studies in Romans. Contrasted threads of thought in Paul’s writing.
➤ Paul’s doctrine Is Paul’s Doctrine True? —Three witness called to testify regarding the veracity of Paul’s doctrine.
➤ Paul Paul That Amazing Man SERIES —Here's a collection of lessons appreciating the work, journeys, and doctrine of Paul the apostle.
➤ Paul the apostle Adventures of Paul —The dawning of New Israel, like the dawning of a new day, was to sweep around the globe. So the Lord appointed other apostles and preachers. Paul was notable, not only for the work he did, but also for the manner in which he was called.
➤ Paul Paul’s Journeys —Summary of the journeys and periods of the apostle Paul. Traditionally, Paul is said to have made three missionary journeys, plus a fourth journey to Rome.
➤ Paul Paul’s Work (1Thessalonians 2:1 to 3:11) —Paul reviews his work among the Thessalonians. In Paul’s comments we can find at least twelve important aspects of his ministry.
➤ Paul Does Paul Contradict James? —Examines whether Paul conflicts with James over how we are justified.
➤ Paul Paul’s letter to the Galatians SERIES —The background and outline of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. These lessons include verse by verse studies.
➤ Payback Repaying Evil —The Christian has three things to remember, and live by, with regard to enemies. We find these in Romans 12:17-21.