Christian Beliefs Study Guide: 20 Life Transforming Truths

Christian Beliefs Study Guide: 20 Life Transforming Truths

by Wayne Grudem
     
 

Understand what you believe! In this ground breaking DVD series, Dr. Wayne Grudem teaches the 20 main doctrines of the faith with biblical depth, spiritual passion and a freshness that makes this series unique in the Christian world.

This Study Guide, written by Clear Cut Media, accompanies the DVD series.

The aim of the course is to provide a good understanding

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Overview

Understand what you believe! In this ground breaking DVD series, Dr. Wayne Grudem teaches the 20 main doctrines of the faith with biblical depth, spiritual passion and a freshness that makes this series unique in the Christian world.

This Study Guide, written by Clear Cut Media, accompanies the DVD series.

The aim of the course is to provide a good understanding of all the main doctrines of the Bible in an accessible and enjoyable format, securing and grounding Christians in the faith. Each session lasts approximately 40 minutes, with optional discussion breaks, and finishes with a questions and answers section. It is suitable for both group or individual use.

Contents:

1. What is the Bible? - The authority, necessity, clarity, and sufficiency of scripture.

2. What is God like? - The attributes of God. God's holiness, love, justice, omniscience, and much more.

3. What is the Trinity? - Exploring the beauty, complexity and roles within the Godhead.

4. What is creation? - The origin and purpose of creation, and the implications for us today.

5. What is prayer? - Understanding our relationship with the Lord and how it works out in prayer.

6. What are angels and demons? - How the activities of both angels and demons affect us today.

7. What is man? - Understanding the implications of being made in God's image.

8. What is sin? - The origin and effects of sin.

9. Who is Christ? - The humanity and deity of Christ and its implications for salvation and worship.

10. What is atonement? - The cause, necessity, nature and results of Christ's atonement.

11. What is the resurrection? - Understanding the effects of the resurrection for us today.

12. What is election (or predestination)? - What election does and does not mean, and its implications for faith and worship.

13. What does it mean to become a Christian? - The process of calling, regeneration and conversion.

14. What are justification and adoption? - The central role of justification by faith and its result in adoption.

15. What are sanctification and perseverance? - Christian growth and God's preservation of the saints.

16. What is death? - The death and resurrection of Christians and non-Christians.

17. What is the church? - The power, purposes, purity, unity and consistency of the church.

18. What will happen when Christ returns? - The timing, signs, tribulation, and millennial views of Christ's return and reign.

19. What is the final judgement? - The purpose and events of the final judgement and the scriptural teaching about hell.

20. What is heaven? - The renewed heavens and earth, what we will do, and how it will glorify God.

Each session is designed to be accessible from different levels. New Christians will be grounded in their faith, established believers will grow in their knowledge of God and understand the Bible much better, potential leaders will be trained, established leaders will be equipped for ministry. The study guide includes a 'Going Deeper' section suitable for those wanting to pursue a fuller understanding of these truths.

Dr. Grudem, in his unique and warm style, provides essential teaching for all Christians. Having completed this course, Christians will not only be enabled to better love God and live for Him, but also gain a secure understanding of the faith, learning how to handle secondary issues with humility, and primary issues with clarity. This course is unique, a world first, in the combination of its scope, content and format.

A Leader's Guide is also available.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780955704239
Publisher:
Clear Water Press
Publication date:
02/01/2011
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Wayne Grudem is Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. As well as being an international conference speaker, Grudem is the author of several books including the widely-used Systematic Theology. He served as General Editor for the ESV Study Bible, and is a past president of the Evangelical Theological Society. He has degrees from Harvard, Westminster Seminary, and the University of Cambridge.

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