Self Study Bible Course

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If you have questions about God and the Bible, here is a help for you. In this Bible study course, you will find answers to questions such as:?How can I have victory over sin??What is God's plan for healing our bodies??How can I know I will go to heaven when I die??What is God's plan for prosperity??How can I receive answers to my prayers?Even if you have never read the Bible before, you will find this systematic study guide easy to use and helpful. Or, if you have been a believer for many years, you will find a ...
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Overview

If you have questions about God and the Bible, here is a help for you. In this Bible study course, you will find answers to questions such as:?How can I have victory over sin??What is God's plan for healing our bodies??How can I know I will go to heaven when I die??What is God's plan for prosperity??How can I receive answers to my prayers?Even if you have never read the Bible before, you will find this systematic study guide easy to use and helpful. Or, if you have been a believer for many years, you will find a new ease in conversing with God, fellowshipping with Christians, receiving guidance, and witnessing and winning souls. Through this study, you will experience important changes in your life and discover an intimacy with God that you may have never known before.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780883687505
  • Publisher: Whitaker House
  • Publication date: 6/1/2005
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 185,040
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Internationally recognized as a Bible scholar and spiritual patriarch, Derek Prince (1915And#150;2003) was educated as a scholar of classical languages at Eton College and Cambridge University in England, and later at Hebrew University in Israel. While serving with the British army in World War II, he began to study the Bible as a philosophical work and, as a result, experienced a life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ. Derek Prince taught and ministered on six continents for more than sixty years, imparting God's revealed truth, praying for the sick and afflicted, and sharing his prophetic insights into world events in the light of Scripture. He wrote over fifty books, which have been translated in over sixty languages and distributed worldwide. He pioneered teaching on such groundbreaking themes as generational curses, the biblical significance of Israel, and demonology. Derek Prince Ministries, with its international headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina, carries on the good work that God began in and through him by distributing his teachings and by training missionaries, church leaders, and congregations through its worldwide network of offices.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: Instructions to the StudentAbbreviated Names of Bible BooksPart 1: FoundationsStudy 1The Bible: The Word of GodStudy 2God's Plan of Salvation (Part 1)Study 3God's Plan of Salvation (Part 2)Study 4Water Baptism: How? When? Why?Study 5The Holy SpiritStudy 6Results of the Baptism in the Holy SpiritFirst Progress AssessmentFirst ReviewPart 2: Deeper LifeStudy 7Worship and PrayerStudy 8God's Plan for Healing Our Bodies (Part 1)Study 9God's Plan for Healing Our Bodies (Part 2)Study 10Witnessing and Winning SoulsStudy 11God's Plan for ProsperitySecond Progress AssessmentSecond ReviewPart 3: Israel: God's Chosen PeopleStudy 12God's Special PlanStudy 13Failure and RedemptionStudy 14Portrait of Jesus Christ (Part 1)Study 15Portrait of Jesus Christ (Part 2)Study 16A Prophet like MosesThird Progress AssessmentThird ReviewPart 4: The FutureStudy 17The Second Coming of ChristStudy 18Signs of Christ's ComingStudy 19Christ's Kingdom Established on EarthFinal Progress AssessmentFinal ReviewStudy 20Review and Personal ApplicationMarks for the CourseGlossaryAbout the Author
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First Chapter

STUDY NO. 1GOD'S PLAN OF SALVATION

Introduction:

Sin is an inward spiritual attitude of rebellion towards God, which is expressed in outward acts of disobedience. We are all sinners in this way, and by our sinful lives we rob God of the glory due to Him. Sin is followed by three main consequences: first, inward spiritual death, or alienation from God; second, the physical death of the body; third, final and eternal banishment from the presence of God to a place of darkness and torment. Christ came to save us from our sins. Himself without sin, He took our sins upon Him, died in our place, and rose again from the dead, that we might be forgiven and receive eternal life.

Memory work: Rom. 6:23

A. SIN AND ITS CONSEQUENCES 1. For what purpose were all things created? (Rev. 4: 11) 2. Write down 3 things which God is worthy to receive (Rev. 4:11) 3. In what way have all men sinned? (Rom. 3:23) 4. When men turned away from God, what were the first two sins that they committed? (Rom.1:21 ) 5. What were the results of this? (Rom. 1:21) (1) In man's mind? (2) In man's heart? 6. Write down two facts about the human heart (Jer. 17:9) 7. Who alone knows the truth about the human heart? (Jer. 17:10) 8. Write down 13 evil things which come out of the human heart (Mark 7:21, 22) 9. If we are able to do something good, and we do not do it, what does God call that? (Jam. 4:17) 10. If we say we have no sin, what are we doing to ourselves? (I John 1:8) 11. If we say that we have not sinned, what are we doing to God? (I John 1:10) 12. What consequence has sin brought upon all men? (Rom. 5:12; 6:23; Jam. 1:15) 13. What is the final end of all unrepentant sinners? (Matt. 25:41 Rev. 20:12-15) 14. Write down eight different kinds of people who will go to the lake of fire (Rev. 21:8)

B. THE PURPOSE OF CHRIST'S DEATH AND RESURRECTION 15. For what purpose did Christ come into the world? (1 Tim. 1:15) 16. Whom did Christ call, and whom did He receive? (Matt. 9:13 Luke 15:2) 17. Did Christ Himself commit any sins? (Heb. 4:15 1 Pet. 2:22) 18. What did Christ bear for us on the cross? (I Pet. 2:24) 19. For what purpose did Christ die on the cross? (I Pet. 3:18) 20. What 3 facts about Christ did Paul teach as the gospel? (I Cor. 15:3, 4) 21. Seeing that Christ is now alive evermore, what is He able to do for those who come to Him? (Heb. 7:25) 22. Write down 3 things now offered to all men in the name of Jesus (Luke 24:47; Acts 4:12)

Memory work: Rom. 6:23 Write out this verse from memory

CORRECT ANSWERS FOR STUDY NO. 1: GOD'S PLAN OF SALVATION

1. For God's pleasure 2. (1) Glory (2) Honor (3) Power 3. All have come short of the glory of God 4. (1) They did not glorify God (2) They were not thankful 5. (1) They became vain in their imaginations (2) Their foolish heart was darkened 6. (1) It is deceitful above all things (2) It is desperately wicked 7. The Lord (God) 8. (1) Evil thoughts (2) Adulteries (3) Fornications (4) Murders (5) Thefts (6) Covetousness (7) Wickedness (8) Deceit (9) Lasciviousness (10) An evil eye (11) Blasphemy (12) Pride (13) Foolishness 9. God calls that Sin 10. We are deceiving ourselves 11. We are making God a liar 12. Death 13. Everlasting fire - the lake of fire - the second death 14. (1) The fearful (2) The unbelieving (3) The abominable (4) Muderers (5) Whoremongers (6) Sorcerers (7) Idolaters (8) All liars 15, To save sinners 16. Christ called and received sinners 17. None 18. Our sins 19. To bring us to God 20. (1) Christ died for our sins (2) He was buried (3) He rose again the third day 21. To save them to the uttermost 22. (1) Repentance (2) Remission of sins (3) Salvation Consult Bible for Written Memory Work

NOTES ON CORRECT ANSWERS FOR STUDY NO. 1: GOD'S PLAN OF SALVATION

(The numbers in the left-hand margin correspond to the numbers of the correct answers on the previous page) 1-4. Basically, man's sin is his failure to fulfill his God-given function. Man was created to glorify God. "He is the image and glory of God" (I Cor. 11:7). Any behavior of man that fails to glorify God is sinful. 3. "Come short of the glory of God." The picture is taken from an arrow shot at a mark, but falling short of it. The "mark" of man's existence is "the glory of God." But all have fallen short of this mark. (Compare Phil. 3:14.) 6-8. All these Scriptures speak about "the heart" generally. They describe the inward condition of all fallen humanity, without any exceptions. 8. Not all these sins here mentioned are actually committed by all men. But the "seeds" of all these sins are found in every heart. Character and circumstances, combined, decide which of these "seeds" will actually bring forth the corresponding actions in any individual life. 9. Many people are guilty not so much for what they "commit" as for what they "omit". In Matt. 25:3, 25, 45, the foolish virgins, the unfaithful steward, and the "goat" nations are all condemned for what they did not do. 13. We must distinguish 2 different places: (1) "Hell" (Hebrew "sheol"; Greek "hades"); a place of confinement for departed souls, prior to resurrection and judgment (Luke 16:23). (2) "Gehenna" or "the lake of fire": a place of final, unending punishment for the wicked, after resurrection and judgment (Rev. 20:12-15). 14. Note the first 2 classes of the condemned: the "fearful" and the "unbelieving." How many "religious" people are included? 18. "Now once in the end of the world hath he (Christ) appeared to put away sin by the sacrifice of himself" (Heb. 9:26). By the sacrifices of the law of Moses sin was temporarily "covered" (See Heb. 10:1-4). By the death of Christ sin was finally "put away" (See Heb. 10:11-18). 19. Unforgiven sin is the great barrier between God and man (Is. 59:2). When sin was put away by Christ on the cross, the way was opened for man to come back to God. Any barriers that now remain are on man's side, not on God's. 20. "Faith" is built on "fact." The "gospel" is based on these 3 simple, historical facts. 21. "To the uttermost" includes every need of every sinner in time and eternity. Christ is sufficient for all.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2011

    Its the Bible

    Certain literary works should require no review and this is one of them. Others would include works by Shakespeare, Twain, Dumas, etc.

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    Posted June 4, 2010

    Almost as good as Rhema

    If you can't attend Rhema then take this book and study it. It will match exactly what the Bible states.

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    Highly recommended

    I love the study. Easy to comprehend and follow for a newbie.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 25, 2000

    study your bible/ adults

    Many people say I'm mature for my age. I have my life planned out (do missionary work own my own buisness) I have been looking for a book like this. I am confused the Bible to me is less confusing than this. I am not old enough to do many things, but I am different from most of my family,and probally different from most of you, but I enjoy it and I think you should take the time to read at least 1 chapter.(if you are not in colledge yet and you don't get it don't feel bad)

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