Find It in the Bible: Lists, Lists, and More Lists

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How many people know the thirty-one things God hates, the twenty things missing in heaven, or the twenty-two prophecies fulfilled by Jesus? Merely to mention such lists piques interest, because almost everyone finds list irresistible. Bob Phillip's new book plays to that natural curiosity, giving readers the longest and the shortest, the most and the least, and the greatest and the smallest from the pages of the Bible. The lists range widely ...

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Overview

How many people know the thirty-one things God hates, the twenty things missing in heaven, or the twenty-two prophecies fulfilled by Jesus? Merely to mention such lists piques interest, because almost everyone finds list irresistible. Bob Phillip's new book plays to that natural curiosity, giving readers the longest and the shortest, the most and the least, and the greatest and the smallest from the pages of the Bible. The lists range widely from theology and characters to wisdom and humor, including such subjects as:

  • 33 contrasts between Christ and the antichrist
  • 140 major Bible characters
  • 59 titles of Christ
  • 125 counseling helps from the Bible
  • 5 major ways God reveals Himself

Scripture references accompany all lists, making the book not merely fascinating entertainment, but a valuable reference tool for Bible students, pastors, and teachers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781582293981
  • Publisher: Howard Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Bob Phillips is a marriage, family, and child counselor who has written more than seventy books, including The Delicate Art of Dancing with Porcupines and Anger is a Choice. He has presented leadership seminars worldwide in nineteen countries and has appeared on a number of TV and radio programs across the United States. Bob and his wife of thirty-eight years live in south-central California and have two daughters and three grandsons.

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From Find It in the Bible: Lists, Lists, and Lists

List #41

30 "Be" Commands in the Bible

Many New Testament commandments were spoken in simple "Be" statements. These directives are to be taken seriously.

1. Be glad. — Matthew 5:12

2. Be reconciled to your brother. — Matthew 5:24

3. Be witnesses. — Acts 1:8

4. Be baptized. — Acts 2:38

5. Be devoted to one another. — Romans 12:10

6. Be joyful, hopeful, patient, faithful. — Romans 12:12

7. Be willing to associate. — Romans 12:16

8. Be careful to do right. — Romans 12:17

9. Be reconciled to God. — 2 Corinthians 5:20

10. Be separate. — 2 Corinthians 6:17

11. Be of one mind. — 2 Corinthians 13:11

12. Be humble and gentle. — Ephesians 4:2

13. Be kind and compassionate. — Ephesians 4:32

14. Be imitators of God. — Ephesians 5:1

15. Be careful how you live. — Ephesians 5:15

16. Be filled with the Spirit. — Ephesians 5:18

17. Be strong in the Lord. — Ephesians 6:10

18. Be alert. — Ephesians 6:18

19. Be thankful. — Colossians 3:15

20. Be wise to unbelievers. — Colossians 4:5

21. Be patient. — 1 Thessalonians 5:14

22. Be joyful always. — 1 Thessalonians 5:16

23. Be content. — Hebrews 13:5

24. Be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to be angry. — James 1:19

25. Be holy. — 1 Peter 1:16

26. Be sympathetic, compassionate, humble. — 1 Peter 3:8 (RSV)

27. Be prepared to give an answer. — 1 Peter 3:15

28. Be clear minded and self-controlled. — 1 Peter 4:7

29. Be eager to make your calling and election sure. — 2 Peter 1:10

30. Be merciful. — Jude 1:22 (RSV)

© 2004 by Bob Phillips

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

"The Bible"

1. 5 Major Ways God Reveals Himself

2. 26 Attributes of God

3. 18 Names of the Holy Spirit

4. 31 Things God Hates

5. 7 Keys to Theology

6. 59 Names of Christ

7. 39 Parables of Jesus

8. 37 Miracles Performed by Jesus

9. 25 Old Testament Prophecies Fulfilled by Jesus

10. The 6 Trials of Jesus

11. 7 Last Sayings of Jesus on the Cross

12. 7 Great "I Ams" of Jesus

13. 18 More "I Ams" of Jesus

14. 20 Instructions for Awaiting Christ's Return

15. Christ in Every Book of the Bible

16. 22 Names for Scripture

17. Who Wrote the Old Testament and When

18. Who Wrote the New Testament and When

19. 66 Individual Book Themes

20. 135 Bible Characters and the Meaning of Their Names

21. 43 Kings of Israel and Judah

22. 37 Symbols and Types Found in the Bible

23. The Ministries of Elijah and Elisha

24. 10 Rewards and Crowns

25. 20 Things Missing in Heaven

26. 8 Things Found in Heaven

27. 18 Descriptions of the Kingdom of Heaven

28. 18 Names of Satan

29. 19 Ways the Bible Describes Hell

30. 14 Important Mountains in the Bible

31. 15 Types of Faith

32. 40 Things That Happen at Conversion

33. 15 Keys to Wisdom

34. 28 Things the Bible Says about Sex

35. 10 Long and Short Things in the Bible

36. 18 of the Oldest People in the Bible

37. 17 Lost, Hidden, and Mysterious Books

38. 25 Animals in God's Special Zoo

39. 10 Giants like Goliath

40. 21 Angels in the Bible

41. 30 "Be" Commands in the Bible

42. 25 Promises from the Psalms

43. Memorizing Old Testament Books Made Simple

44. 240 One-Time Words in the Bible

45. 96 Godly Character Traits

46. 112 Wonderful Bible Memory Verses

47. 78 Interesting Subjects

48. 125 Counseling Helps from the Bible

49. 365 Days to Read through the Bible

50. 189 Heavenly Quotations

51. 101 Q & A of Heavenly Humor

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