It's time to derive your worldview from the Bible

Rather than reading the Bible through the eyes of modern secularism, this provocative six-part course teaches you to read the Bible through its own eyes—as a record of God’s dealing with the human race. When you read it at this level, you will discover reasons to worship God in areas of life you probably never before associated with “religion.”

Thu, Jan 03, 2002
by Charles Clough
Passage: Acts
Duration: 1 hr 22 mins 5 secs
How God the Holy Spirit developed the early church (continued). Stephan’s apologetic (continued). Anti-Semitism will always receive the cursing of God. Stephan undermines the moral and ethical claim of his accusers with a counterclaim. Questions and answers.
Thu, Jan 10, 2002
by Charles Clough
Passage: Acts
Duration: 1 hr 31 mins 19 secs
Jesus Christ predicted what would occur in the Book of Acts. The early church addresses what the function and purpose of the Mosaic Law now is and how it relates to Gentile believers. Questions and answers.
Thu, Jan 17, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 25 mins 41 secs
Because of human nature, the Mosaic Law was not successful in motivating obedience. The giving of the Mosaic Law. The Ten Commandments. Most of the Mosaic Law is not repeated in the New Testament. The purpose of the Mosaic Law. Drawing wisdom principles from the Mosaic Law. Questions and answers.
Thu, Jan 24, 2002
by Charles Clough
Passage: Genesis 9 & Acts 16
Duration: 1 hr 22 mins 18 secs
The prophesies of Genesis Chapter 9 are related to Paul and Luke’s evangelization of Europe (Acts 16). God the Holy Spirit’s leading of the early church to growth. The dilemma of the early church concerning what is the status of Jewish believers and their relationship to the Law. Paul’s return to Jerusalem. Questions and answers.
Thu, Jan 31, 2002
by Charles Clough
Passage: Acts
Duration: 1 hr 21 mins 53 secs
A story in Acts where divine sovereignty and human responsibility combine. Heresies are like parasites that feed on weaknesses in the church. God uses human means to reach His sovereign ends. There is a personal cause to all things in history. Ministries of God the Holy Spirit on behalf of every believer. Questions and answers.
Thu, Feb 07, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 24 mins 30 secs
The positional truth unique to the Church Age. Things common to every Christian that give meaning and purpose and reveal the content of God’s plan: imputed righteousness; we share in Christ’s resurrection. Questions and answers.
Thu, Feb 14, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 31 secs
Positional truth. The core issue of the Reformation. God the Father is the ultimate speaker; God the Son is the message spoken; and God the Holy Spirit is the implementation of the message. Resurrection. [Brief Q&A inserted into the lesson: What is eternal life? The Apostle John introduced the idea that eternal life is a present reality for the believer.] Jesus Christ’s priestly intercession.
Thu, Feb 21, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 20 mins
In saving man, God’s absolute holiness is protected through the substitutionary, finished work of Christ. Every other religion on earth compromises God’s holiness. The intercessionary chain, concerning the church, between the Members of the Godhead. God is the personal, ultimate, final cause of all things. The concept of causation means something different for the creature than the Creator. God’s foreknowledge. Questions and answers.
Thu, Feb 28, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 20 mins 4 secs
The works (acts) God the Father causes to come about on behalf of every Church Age believer. If there were not a personal sovereign God, there would be no personal human responsibility. Foreknowledge. Predestination. Calling. Justification. Glorification. Cleansing. God gives different amounts of revelation to different people, in different places, at different times in history. God’s sovereignty over evil and good is applied asymmetrically. Questions and answers.
Thu, Mar 07, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 25 mins 42 secs
Features of the founding period of the Church. Why it’s important to study Church history. Historically interrupted revelation requires a canon. Apocalyptic literature. The authority of oral tradition versus the authority of written tradition. Questions and answers.