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.”

Chapter 4 – The Historical Maturing of the Church

Mar 2002 - Nov 2002

**Please note that there is a navigation bar at the bottom of the page that enables you to go to the next page for additional lessons in this chapter.

Thu, Sep 19, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 21 mins 4 secs
The reason for and review of the Biblical Framework. The Bible cannot be taught in isolation from everything else. Biblical doctrines should be associated with great biblical events. One reason for anti-Semitism is a hatred for the fact that God runs history His way. The Bible proclaims that God speaks publicly. Questions and answers.
Thu, Sep 26, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 32 mins 57 secs
Review of the ascension and session of Jesus Christ. Christ’s resurrection body is the first piece of the ultimate eternal universe that will replace the current one. No man can totally suppress his knowledge of God. Aspects of Christ’s ascension and session. Praying in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. Questions and answers.
Thu, Oct 03, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 17 mins 46 secs
Scripture has publicly observable, historical events that no other religion has. Christ’s crucifixion reflects the national refusal to accept Jesus Christ as the Messiah. The three years Jesus Christ was on earth ministering are packed with Old Testament background. The suffering Servant and the glorious King pictures of the Messiah are reconciled by the inter-advent age. Pentecost was the manifestation on earth of Christ’s session in Heaven. Questions and answers.
Thu, Oct 10, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 25 mins 43 secs
The inter-advent age illustrates judgment/salvation. Five things to associate with judgment/salvation. Christ denied that the church existed in His day. The term “church” does not refer to every believer in every age. The “body of Christ.” Questions and answers.
Thu, Nov 07, 2002
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 24 mins 31 secs
The stages of church history. The Book of Acts should not be considered normative for the Church Age. The issue of oral traditions. What distinguishes Israel from the church? Questions and answers.