➤ Values Our Right Set of Values (1Peter) —Value the precious promises (1Peter 1:4); value our precious faith (1Peter 1:7); value the precious blood (1Peter 1:19).
➤ Values that Moses believed in Adventures of Moses —Moses is the link between the time of bondage in Egypt and the time of wandering in the wilderness. He is the one whom God raises up to lead the people to freedom and toward the promised land (Exodus 1-14).
➤ Vanuatu Tru Toktok Long Baebol —My small Bible study series written in Bislama, the national language of Vanuatu.
➤ Variables Constants and Variables —A Bible study about matters of faith as distinct from matters of judgment. It's a distinction necessary to correctly decide whether an action or idea has divine authority or is only human opinion.
➤ Veil Head Covering in Worship — This lesson examines subjection within a relationship of equals, and looks at the question of a man not wearing a head covering during worship, and a woman wearing one (1Corinthians 11:1-16).
➤ Veil torn The Last Sin Offering —One of the signs which accompanied Christ’s sacrificial death, took place in the inner sanctum of the house of animal sacrifice: “Behold the veil of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom” (Matthew 27:51)
➤ Vessel The Weaker Vessel —This phrase (in 1Peter 3:7) has been misunderstood, and some women have felt insulted by it. We need to clear that up and find out what manner of weakness Peter is referring to.
Note —VICAR: The term vicar means acting representative or substitute. In a similar sense, an act is said to be vicarious. Regarding the title, Vicar of Christ, the Holy Spirit is the vicar of Christ on earth, (John 14:15-23). No one else should be called the Vicar of Christ.
➤ Victory What First John Says About Faith —John emphasises two important characteristics of Christians who have true faith.
➤ Victory Victory and Defeat — Just as an army at war wants victory, not defeat, so do Christians. They are the army of Christ. Joined by angels, they fight for victory over the devil and his army. Every victorious soldier in this spiritual war wins a crown which is eternal life.
➤ Video Video Catalogue —A list of lessons that were originally in the Australian Video Ministry of the 1980s.
➤ Video AVM Excerpts —Index to video clips on YouTube from the Australian Video Ministry circa 1980.
➤ Video Slide Shows (video) —Index to video slide shows on YouTube.
➤ Vine Bearing Fruit (Vine and Branches) —about the parables of the Vine and the Branches, the Barren Figtree, the Sower and the Seed.
➤ Virgin birth A Virgin Shall Conceive —We compare Isaiah 7:14 with Matthew 1:23 and consider the words of Isaiah as quoted by Matthew, “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call his name Immanuel”.
➤ Virgin birth God’s Son is Born —Over the centuries the prophets spoke of the coming Christ, and the fulfillment of prophecy unfolded. When “the fullness of time” came (Galatians 4:4), the promised Saviour entered into the world. He is the Son of God who took upon himself our human nature and became one of us.
➤ Virgin birth The Birth of Jesus —Some professing Christians reject the Bible story, at least as a factual account. They do not believe in anything supernatural.
➤ Virgins ten Empty House, Empty Lamps (Parables) —About failing to properly hear and obey God’s word, and to get ready for the judgment. Remarks on the parable of the wise and foolish virgins at the wedding.
➤ Virtue Grace and Virtue —Read this lesson to discover three kinds of grace, and the relationship between grace and virtue. This lesson does not support the “grace only” doctrine.
➤ Virtues Jesus and the Virtues —A study in second Peter about eight virtues which Peter says make us useful and fruitful in the kingdom of God.
➤ Visible church The Visible Church —The notion of an invisible church has no scriptural basis.
➤ Vision (Revelation 20:11-15) 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.
➤ Voice The Sheepfold Parables (John 10) —about parables that liken the kingdom of God to a sheepfold with Christ as the Shepherd.
➤ Voice in wilderness Adventures of John the Baptist —The bridge between the old and new is John the Baptist. He is usually called the last of the Old Testament prophets. But he was also the first prophet among the Jews in 400 years!