Evaluating the Four P’s of a Relationship

The Bible commands us to trust in the Lord and not lean on our own understanding. To lean on our own understanding is to have a human observation without a biblical interpretation. A human observation without a biblical interpretation is played out through perceptions, preferences, passions, and pain. In this Bible study we give a…

The Process of Change

In this Bible study we evaluate the areas where change needs to take place. We also look at key insights that we need to know in order to develop in that change. We look at homework assignments that can be given to help in the process change. We even evaluate certain personalities we encounter in…

What is the Mind and What Does it Do?

I developed a sermon series “Called Developing a Godly Mind.”  In my preparation, I researched several passages on the mind. I took a portion of this information and developed a Bible study that provided some basic insight into the dynamics of the mind. It was a introduction to help people think through the basic operation…

God's Answer to Three Key Excuses

Jay Adams wrote many years ago that people tend to give three excuses for irresponsible dealings with problems. They say “No one understands what I’m going through” or “This is too much for me to handle” or “There is no way out.”  He took  1 Corinthians 10:13 and refuted each of these excuses. This Bible…

Biblical View of Love

This Bible study was written to help believers gain a biblical view of love.  The four types of love are developed such as eros, stergo, phileo, and agape. Agape is defined and described.  First Corinthians Thirteen is the main text that is used to define and describe the key essentials of agape love. Agape love…

Forgivness

Dr. Stuart Scott, a Professor at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary helped to develop my understanding of Forgiveness. It is through his teachings that I learned that forgiveness and love are not the same. Forgiveness is conditioned upon a person asking while love is given unconditionally. This Bible study presents that approach and evaluates basic…

What I Can and Cannot Control

In the broadest sense, I have no control over people and circumstances. I can only control my desires, thoughts, words, and will. We must learn how to accept what we cannot control and function in what we can. We must learn how to evaluate our motives and take responsibility for our choices. We must learn…

Why Do We Fear Man?

The fear of man is a major theme that has caused detriment to people. In this Bible study I seek to look at the definition of the fear of man, the reasons why we fear man, and the key components of what we fear of man. I also seek to provide solutions to this problem.…