Author: Ron Graham

Alphabetical Index

“See” to “Simply”
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arrow See Face to Face (seeing Jesus)Time’s inexorable march sweeps us day by day, year by year, into the future. But somewhere in that future you will surely meet Jesus face to face.

arrow Seed 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 Seed The Seed You SowGrowth begins with the sowing of seed. That is true in the garden. It is also true in the spiritual kingdom of Heaven.

NoteSEED: The Bible sometimes uses the word “seed” in a special sense. It means offspring or descendant. Jesus Christ was the promised seed of Abraham (Galatians 3:16).

arrow Seed promise Promises to AbrahamThe faith and hope of Abraham stood on two immutable things: the promise of Christ and the oath that confirmed it.

arrow Seed promise The Seed of AbrahamBegins the Magnificent Promises series, with a look at the promises that God made long ago to the patriarch Abraham.

arrow Seed Study Starters SERIES A small collection of lessons to give you concepts that will start you off on an absorbing and profitable line of study on your own.

arrow Seek Seek First the KingdomJesus says not to worry about our lives and such things as food and clothing. Rather, seek first God’s kingdom and lay up treasure in heaven (Matthew 6:24-34).

arrow Seeking Seeking the Lost ChristThere were crowds on the road from Jerusalem after Passover. Mary and Joseph were among the travellers, but they couldn't find their boy Jesus.

arrow Seen Though You Have Not Seen HimWere time machines possible, we could go see Jesus. Through faith in Jesus, we will see him in the future with great joy.

arrow Seen Seen By MenMatthew chapter six begins with a warning: beware of doing good deeds before men to be seen by them.

arrow Self image Self esteem THREAD List of Bible lessons on the topic “self image”, from’s study pages.

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

arrow Sennacherib Adventures of Isaiah and HezekiahA few years after Samaria fell and the kingdom of Israel was led into exile, the Assyrians turned their attention to Judah where Hezekiah was reigning and Isaiah the prophet was preaching. Sennacherib the ruthless commander of the Assyrian army, made a seige.

arrow Seriousness The Seriousness of SinThe Bible is not legalistic, but it does take sin seriously. We look at the basic facts on which the doctrine of sin is built.

arrow Sermon Sermon on the Mount SERIES An interesting series based on Jesus’s sermon on the mount. It contains notes, activities, and a separate page of quizzes and puzzles after each lesson.

arrow Sermon, day of Pentecost The Day of PentecostThe promises of old come to pass in the resurrection and ascension of Christ and his outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the day of Pentecost signifying that he is now Lord and Christ on David’s throne in heaven (Acts 2:31-36).

arrow Sermon building Success in the PulpitA hyperlinked table of contents for the training series Success in the Pulpit. Learn how to prepare and present Bible lessons effectively.

arrow Servant Three Things God’s Servant DoesIf you serve the Lord, I hope this Bible lesson will help your ministry to be true and fruitful.

arrow Servant WORDS Deacon 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 “deacon”.

arrow Service List of service pages on this site

arrow Seven Seven Goals in Grace (2Thessalonians 1)An inspirational lesson in 2nd Thessalonians chapter 1, joining the first five verses with the last two.

arrow Seven Seven Great ChangesOne word that characterises the Last Days, is CHANGE. Seven great foundation changes took place centuries ago when Christ died.

arrow Seven Seven Lovely ThingsIn Paul’s letter to Galatians there are seven short passages that are well known and loved by every believer in Christ.

arrow Seven Seven Wonders of the Holy SpiritSeven powers to which all human beings may gain access in the new age.

arrow Seven Seven PowersAnother Bible lesson on powers to which all human beings may gain access in the new age of Jesus Christ.

arrow Seven 7 Ems of Spiritual Understanding SERIES A study series based in Paul’s letter to the Colossians. It examines seven basic elements of the enlightening gospel and its ministry. Each topic starts with the letter M.

arrow Seven years Seven Nasty Years? (Tribulation)Refuting the premillennial doctrine about Israel, Antichrist, and Armageddon.

arrow Seventy Daniel's Seventy Weeksdiscusses the seventy weeks and the decrees to rebuild Jerusalem.

arrow Severity The Severity of GodThe goodness and mercy of God go together with the severity and wrath of God. Living in the fear of God helps to assure our salvation.

arrow Severity Salvation (Wonderful Words)Christians commonly talk about “salvation”, their “Saviour”, and the need to be “saved” yet some are vague about what doctrine lies behind these terms.

arrow Sex What God Says About MarriageMarriage is a “holy estate” instituted by God who created man and woman as equals to complement each other. Love is the first principle of marriage, where the husband sacrifices himself for his wife, and the wife submits herself to her husband. In holy matrimony, the two become one flesh with God’s blessing. Marriage is for life, and nothing but death should separate the married man and woman. God hates divorce. This lesson looks at those points about marriage.

arrow Sex What God Says About SexWhen I was young, “free love”, as it was called, was the popular thing. A sexual relationship was validated by being mutually loving and agreeable. On that basis you could have sex with whoever you wished. This was called “liberation” and was supposed to free a repressed society of many emotional problems. What does God say about this?

arrow Shadows Back to Shadows?We look at the evidence in Paul’s letter to the Colossians that the kingdom of God now exists and there will not be a future kingdom on earth for 1000 years. Includes “Substance or Shadows?”

arrow Share Things We All ShareA list of 20 reasons why it is silly for Christians to squabble with one another.

arrow Sharing To Know the Love of ChristThe love of Christ is not too deep to know. Our deepest need is to know it. His cross, counsel, and coming again, show it.

arrow Sharing Sharing in Christ’s SufferingsIn this lesson, we think about Paul’s profound prayer in Philippians 3:10. In this verse, Paul states the very purpose of his life as a Christian.

arrow Sharing Spiritual WellbeingThe various elements of spiritual wellbeing and joy in Jesus are shown in an outline summary of Paul’s letter to the Philippians.

arrow Sheol WORDS Hades and Sheol 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 “Sheol/Hades”.

arrow Sheep “Feed My Sheep”This lesson is about Peter’s love for Jesus, and the service that Peter would do for Jesus because of that love. First, we listen in while Jesus and Peter talk to each other (John 21:15-17). Then we consider Peter’s love for Jesus, the hurt that Peter felt, and the task Jesus gave him: 'Feed my sheep.'

arrow Sheep Sheep Without ShepherdsFirst of three lessons about leadership roles. This lesson is about the need for shepherds and the primary role of parents as shepherds.

arrow Sheep and goats Dividing the World in Twoabout the parables of the Two Gates and Two Roads, and the Sheep and the Goats.

arrow Sheepfold The Sheepfold Parables (John 10)about parables that liken the kingdom of God to a sheepfold with Christ as the Shepherd.

arrow Shepherd The Shepherd through LifeIt's a magnificent promise that we shall have a Shepherd through life and through death.

arrow Shepherds Diversity of Gifts and MinistriesThe New Testament church enjoyed a diversity of gifts and ministries for stewardship of God’s manifold grace.

arrow Shepherdssee also “Sheep” above.

arrow Shipwreck Acts 27:1-44.These verses describe Paul’s journey from Jerusalem toward Rome, the storm at sea and shipwreck on Malta.

arrow Sickness, spiritual 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.

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

arrow Sight Spiritual InsightThe true second sight is the spiritual insight, and the light of the inner eye is the Bible.

arrow Signs Signs of the TimesPeople of Jesus’s day knew that a red sky at night meant the weather would delight; but a red sky in the morning was a stormy weather warning. They could read the signs of the sky. But Jesus chided the religious leaders of his day that they couldn't read the signs of the times (Matthew 16:1-4).

arrow Signs Signs Following TRACTabout the miraculous gifts of the Holy Spirit, who received them and why.

arrow Signs False ExpectationsGod promises to answer our prayers and make all things work together for good. But don't misunderstand this, or you'll be disappointed.

arrow Silence of God Protected and PreservedDuring the times of Israel, there were many black moments when the righteous seemed to be in a hopeless and desolate state, yet by God’s providence they were rescued and made victorious.

arrow Silver empire (Persia) The Fall of BabylonJeremiah had predicted seventy years of captivity in Babylon. Both Jeremiah and Isaiah foretold the destruction of Babylon to end the captivity. After Nebuchadnezzar’s reign in Babylon, five kings reigned in succession over about 23 years. The last was Belshazzar son of Nebuchadnezzar.

arrow Simon Simon the SorcererHe was one of the great sorcery masters of all time, but he was no match for Jesus.

arrow Simon Peter Adventures of PeterAmong the apostles and evangelists of Jesus was Peter, a fisherman from Galilee, one of that special group of twelve whom Jesus chose and trained during his own personal ministry of the gospel.

arrow Simplify The Great SimplifierThe Last Days are characterised by seven great foundation changes. The cross of Christ is the great simplifier regarding end time doctrine.

arrow Simply Simply ChristiansAll denominations have something which divides. A truly undenominational church has nothing but what God has given.

arrow Simply Simply Bible, Simply ChristiansA second mission statement for that summarises some of the principles behind the saying, "Simply Bible, Simply Christians".