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, Apr 23, 1998
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 17 secs
The phases of sanctification and identifying them in scripture. Positional sanctification defines and controls experiential sanctification. The dimensions of sanctification. The point of prophecy is to help us to endure the present by knowing how it all will end. The aim of sanctification is for man to develop historical loyalty and obedience to God. Sanctification preceded the fall of Adam. The tools God uses in sanctification. New Testament analogs to the severity of God’s discipline in the Old Testament. Questions and answers.
Thu, Apr 30, 1998
by Charles Clough
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 53 secs
How God uses the enemies of sanctification. Both elect and fallen angels have a role in the believer’s spiritual growth. The period of the exile. Daniel’s example of how to live in a pagan world. Dreams in Scripture. Questions and answers.
Thu, May 07, 1998
by Charles Clough
Duration: 49 mins 28 secs
The glory of God departs from the house of Israel (Ezekiel chapters 10 & 11) at the Mount of Olives. From the Mount of Olives Christ ascended and to there He will return. Even in her exile, Israel was a blessing to the nations. Extended questions and answers.
Thu, May 14, 1998
by Charles Clough
Passage: Daniel 2-3
Duration: 1 hr 21 mins 41 secs
A wise believer in a pagan society. Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar’s dream, and the fiery furnace. An example of how quickly society can turn demonic. Paganism dissipates, distorts, and perverts truth. There cannot be harmony between paganism and the Word of God. A classic statement of godly civil disobedience and the spirit in which it is given. Two repercussions of the exile. The differences between prophetic and apocalyptic literature. Questions and answers.
Thu, May 21, 1998
by Charles Clough
Duration: 38 mins 47 secs

Due to technical difficulties part of this lesson was not recorded.

Since the common values and common ideas of a pagan unbelieving society have paganism as their source, functioning in a pagan society can, in a sense, be “serving other gods.” True biblical separation begins with the renewing of our minds. Three core counterfeits to true biblical separation: physical separation, capitulation, accommodation. Apocalyptic literature provides an energizing motive to stand against the relentless pressure to give in to pagan society. Questions and answers.

Thu, May 28, 1998
by Charles Clough
Duration: 43 mins 32 secs

The doctrine of separation. The format and purpose of apocalyptic literature. The emphasis in separation is not on what you are doing or where you are living, but how you think. The connection between separation and apocalyptic literature. Apocalyptic literature cuts pagan power down to size and says God has a final plan in history. [Lesson ends prematurely]

Note that the audio quality of this lesson is now much improved.

Thu, Jun 04, 1998
by Charles Clough
Passage: Daniel
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 5 secs

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Living in the exile. The Mosaic Law is one of the great normative pieces of legislation in the history of man. God never taxed His people’s capital, only their income and only at a flat rate. When God’s laws are put into practice, they work. The definition of biblical revelation. How critics attack the Book of Daniel and evidences that disprove their attacks. The apocalyptic vision gives us confidence to live, recognizing that the world is passing away.