Author: Ron Graham
“Sorcery” to “Spread”
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➤ Sorcerer Simon the Sorcerer —He was one of the great sorcery masters of all time, but he was no match for Jesus.
➤ Sorrow Our Cups of Joy and Sorrow —“Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say, Rejoice!” Often quoted, much misunderstood.
➤ Sorrow David’s Sin and Sorrow —More of David’s adventures, after he became king. However there is a great deal of sadness in this story, mainly as a result of the sin David committed with Basheba.
➤ Sorrow Solomon’s Sin and Sorrow —Factors behind Solomon’s sin and fall from glory: his excess, his disobedience, his neglect, and his several faults.
➤ Sorrow Turning Sorrow to Joy —The sorrow portrayed in Isaiah 53 is sorrow that turns into joy. There are three ways that this is true.
➤ Sorry Saying Sorry —13th February 2008 was an historic day when the Australian Parliament said sorry to the nation’s aboriginal people.
➤ Soul States, Journeys, Portals... SERIES —There are several core studies in this series, dealing with the states, journeys, and portals of the soul. These refer to my soul diagram which gives visual structure to the concepts. There is a collection of supplementary lessons as well, plus indexes to the core lessons.
➤ Soul, value of Have You Counted the Cost? —The most important things cannot be evaluated on a calculator. But you can count the cost in your heart.
➤ Soul sleep Where Are the Dead? —Answers questions about the state of those who have suffered physical death.
➤ Source The Source of Sin —The source of sin is not God’s law, or our flesh, or Adam. What then is the source of sin?
➤ Sovereign will Predestination (Wonderful Words) —Two issues in predestination: first God’s sovereign will and counsel; second man’s freedom of choice.
➤ Sovereign will Irresistable Grace —Can anyone resist the grace of God? This Bible study answers that question as it relates to human nature and God’s will.
➤ Sow The Seed You Sow —Growth begins with the sowing of seed. That is true in the garden. It is also true in the spiritual kingdom of Heaven.
➤ Sowing Sowing and Reaping —A 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.
➤ Sowing 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)
➤ Speaking Speaking in Tongues —Distinguishing xenoglossia from glossolalia. Biblical “speaking in tongues” is not what some folk believe it to be.
➤ Speaking, speech Speaking with Care —James talks to us about our troublesome tongues.
➤ Spirit True and False About the Soul (1) —A false idea about the human soul: that the spirit is breath.
Note —SPIRIT AND SOUL: “spirit and soul” (1Thessalonians 5:23) doesn't mean two different parts, any more than “heart, soul, and mind” suggests three (Mark 12:30). The terms heart, soul, mind, and spirit, are all words for the “inward person” (2Corinthians 4:16).
➤ Spirit Body and Spirit —There is an idea held by some, and rooted in ancient gnosticism, that our fleshly bodies do not receive the same salvation as do our spirits.
➤ Spirit Spirit and Matter —The Bible makes a sharp distinction between spirit and matter. Matter is bound to time, and spirit is bound to eternity. Spirit and matter are mysteriously connected, but one does not originate from the other. Both spirit and matter originate from God.
➤ Spirit The Spirit and the Word —Compares scripture with scripture regarding the Spirit and the word. The Holy Spirit works through God’s word.
➤ Spirit of prophecy A Revelation of Jesus Christ —In the book of Revelation Jesus, the Alpha and Omega, shows himself to be God just like his Father.
➤ Spiritual health Spiritual Wellbeing —The various elements of spiritual wellbeing and joy in Jesus are shown in an outline summary of Paul’s letter to the Philippians.
➤ Spiritual illness 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.
➤ Spiritual mind The Spiritual Mind —The spiritually minded have superior desires, attitudes, values, priorities, and motivations than do the fleshly minded.
➤ Spiritual sight Spiritual Insight —The true second sight is the spiritual insight, and the light of the inner eye is the Bible.
➤ Spiritual states States of the Soul —Outlines the seven possible states of the soul. This chart provides you with a simple introduction, which you can then follow up using the links to more more detailed lessons.
➤ Spiritual torpor Jesus Made Me Understand My Life —We are taught by the example of Jesus to think of ourselves as servants of others and to put their interests above our own. We are not at the center: others are. This may surprise you, because it is the lost secret of a happy life.
➤ Spiritual understanding Seven Ems of... —A study of what the letter to Colossae contributes towards the basic understanding of Christ, so essential to true spiritual enlightenment.
➤ Spirituality Insight Cluster —This index guides you to the lessons on simplybible.com clustered around the topic, “Light and Insight”. From this index you can very quickly drill down to the side of that topic which interests you.
➤ Spirituality Abstinence and Spirituality —God’s law might permit something, but that does not necessarily make it a good thing to do.
➤ Spiritualize Spiritualizing Prophecy —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.
➤ Spread Acts Facts: Spread of Christianity —The book of Acts is the second book written for Theophilus by Luke, and takes up the story where Luke’s gospel account finished (Luke 1:1-3, Acts 1:1-2). The book of Acts tells of the spread of Christianity and the adventures of the first Christians. Luke’s main purpose is to record cases of conversion to provide a model or pattern of how people became Christians wherever the gospel went. The book falls into six sections each of which ends with a progress report.