Category  |  Understanding

"let Your Conduct Be Without Covetousness"

A thing is not true because it's in the Bible; it's in the Bible because it's true. Would you agree with that?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why they struggle to believe what seem to be clear statements in the Bible.

A thing is not true because it's in the Bible; it's in the Bible because it's true. Would you agree with that?

Faith And Understanding--two Sides Of The Same Coin

Einstein established the famous equation, E = MC2. Do you know what those letter stand for?

PURPOSE: To help listeners get an appreciation of what it means to live by faith.

Einstein established the famous equation, E = MC2. Do you know what those letter stand for?

Living By Faith--principle Or Application?

What is the difference between a principle and a rule?

Is "drive on the right side of the road" a principle or a rule?

What principle lies behind it?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appropriate in their lives the principle that the righteous live by faith.

What is the difference between a principle and a rule?

Understanding Different Translations Of Hebrews 11:1

When you study the Bible, does it help you to look at different translations? Why? Can it be confusing?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why translations differ from one another.

When you study the Bible, does it help you to look at different translations? Why? Can it be confusing?

Examples Of Faith--encouraging Or Discouraging?

When you study the Bible, does it help you to look at different translations? Why? Can it be confusing?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why translations differ from one another.

When you study the Bible, does it help you to look at different translations? Why? Can it be confusing?

Different Words That Explain Faith

When you study the Bible, does it help you to look at different translations? Why? Can it be confusing?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why translations differ from one another.

When you study the Bible, does it help you to look at different translations? Why? Can it be confusing?

Is The Bible Relevant To Our Culture?

Someone has said that reading the Bible resembles reading someone else's mail. If you were going to read letters written by John Adams who lived in the new United States at the end of the 18th century, you'd want to know something about him and you'd also want to know something about the people to whom he was writing. What was his situation?

Background On Hebrews Chapter 11

Someone has said that reading the Bible resembles reading someone else's mail. If you were going to read letters written by John Adams who lived in the new United States at the end of the 18th century, you'd want to

PURPOSE: To help listeners realize that it has never been easy to believe.

Someone has said that reading the Bible resembles reading someone else's mail. If you were going to read letters written by John Adams who lived in the new United States at the end of the 18th century, you'd want to know something about him and you'd also want to know something about the people to whom he was writing. What was his situation?

Literary Techniques Used In Hebrews

When we say that the Bible is "literature," what do we mean? Is a recipe book literature? Do you think that the authors of the Bible were literary geniuses?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why faith matters to God.

When we say that the Bible is "literature," what do we mean? Is a recipe book literature? Do you think that the authors of the Bible were literary geniuses?

Heros Of Hebrews 11

When we say that the Bible is "literature," what do we mean? Is a recipe book literature? Do you think that the authors of the Bible were literary geniuses?

PURPOSE: To help listeners understand why faith matters to God.

When we say that the Bible is "literature," what do we mean? Is a recipe book literature? Do you think that the authors of the Bible were literary geniuses?

Faith And Science Together In Hebrews 11

How does Hebrews 11 develop? What is the author doing?

Does it seem strange that the first example the writer gives is about creation and not about people?

PURPOSE: To help listeners see that the first four words of Genesis are among the most important in the entire Bible.

How does Hebrews 11 develop? What is the author doing?

"where Did We Come From?"

Have you met people that you can't quite figure out? What do you do?

• You ask them some questions.

• What kind of questions?

PURPOSE: To help listeners appreciate what it means to believe that God created both them and the universe.

Have you met people that you can't quite figure out? What do you do?

Which Comes First: Belief Or Knowledge?

Imagine that a mature man or woman was suddenly placed into the world and that individual had time to consider the heavens or learn about the world beneath their feet. What could that person know about God?

PURPOSE: To help listeners consider what the creation reveals about God.

Imagine that a mature man or woman was suddenly placed into the world and that individual had time to consider the heavens or learn about the world beneath their feet. What could that person know about God?

Getting The Most Out Of Studying The Bible

Do you think it's easy for us to read the Bible in a way different from the way God intended us to read it?

An Interesting Dialogue On The Basis Of Your Faith

Do you think of yourself as a saint? When people think of a saint, what comes to their minds? We will discuss how to better understand of the basis of your faith.