The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bible Study for Teens

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bible Study for Teens

by William R. Grimbol


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ISBN-13: 9780028642741
Publisher: Alpha Books
Publication date: 12/01/2001
Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.14(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Part 1Bible Basics 1011
1What Is the Bible?1
The Bible as Testimony2
The Bible as Story5
The Bible as Myth6
The Bible as Poetry7
The Bible and Humanity8
The Bible as Comedy8
The Bible as Tragedy8
The Bible as a Fairy Tale9
The Gospel Truth10
2Who Wrote the Bible?13
J, E, P, and D14
Judges and Kings17
The Four Gospel Writers (Editors)17
Part 2Hebrew Scripture: The People23
3The Covenants25
Creation Is a Covenant26
Noah and the Flood27
The Tower of Babel28
The Covenant with Abraham29
The Covenant with Isaac31
The Covenant with Jacob32
The Story of Joseph33
4The Exodus35
Let My People Go!38
Exit Stage Right40
The First Outward-Bound Program41
The Ten Commandments Are Not Multiple Choice42
A Lot of Bull45
Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy45
Exodus as Spiritual Paradigm47
5The Judges49
The Tribal Confederacy52
Battling Baal53
12 for 41054
Uncle Samuel55
Part 3Hebrew Scripture: The Nation59
6The Kings61
Saul the Sad62
Saul's Top and Bottom Ten63
David the Divine64
Solomon the Splendid66
7The Prophets of Israel71
Jeroboam I72
The House of Omri73
The Role of the Prophets74
A Trio of Prophetic Troublers75
Elijah the Tishhite76
Elisha the Wonder Full77
Amos: The Herdsman from Tekoa78
Hosea and Gomer80
8The Prophets of Judah83
The Reign of Uzziah84
Isaiah and the Blistered Lips85
Micah, the Rural Prophet88
Jeremiah and the Tattooed Heart89
Ezekiel the Priest91
9The Poets95
The Psalter96
The Wisdom Literature98
The Song of Solomon103
Part 4Christian Scripture: Jesus' Beginnings105
10In the Beginning--the Sequel107
Jesus' Life108
Prophesy Fulfilled108
O Come, O Come, Immanuel (Isaiah 7:10-17)109
The Messianic King (Isaiah 9:1-7)109
The Servant Songs (Isaiah 42:1-4, 49:1-6, 50:4-9, 52:13-53:12)110
The Good Shepherd (Ezekiel 34:1-31)110
An Answer for Job (Job 38:1-41:34)111
Something New Under the Sun (Ecclesiastes 1:1-18)111
The Traditional Christmas Story (Luke 2:1-20)112
Herod and the Astrologers (Matthew 2:1-12)115
The Wonder Years116
Rebel with a Cause118
11Jesus and the Disciples119
Who Were the Twelve?120
Why These Guys?121
Why Were They Such Lousy Friends?123
Where Were the Women?123
The Duties of a Disciple124
A Ministry of Mercy126
The Courage of the First Disciples127
Part 5Christian Scripture: Jesus' Ministry129
12Jesus the Preacher: The Sermon on the Mount131
The Beatitudes = the Being Attitudes (Matthew 5:1-11)132
Grace and the Law135
Handling Hard Emotions137
Vows and Commitments (Matthew 5:31-37)137
Faithful and Fruitful138
Money Matters (Matthew 6:19-24)139
Judgementalness (Matthew 7:1-6)140
Worry Warts (Matthew 6:25-34)141
13Jesus as Teacher: The Parables143
What Is a Parable?144
Just a Pinch Is Plenty145
It's Yeasting!145
The Pricey Pearl146
Does Anyone Have Any Grey Poupon?147
It's the Soil, Stupid!148
Lost and Found149
The Lost Sheep (Luke 15:1-7)150
The Lost Coin (Luke 15:8-10)150
The Lost Son (Luke 15:11-32)150
The Upside of Down151
The Loser Banquet (Luke 14:15-24)152
The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)152
The Parable of Wages (Matthew 20:1-16)154
Plenty of Parables155
14Jesus as Healer: The Miracles157
Can Miracles Really Happen?158
Miracles vs. Fear159
The Paralyzed Man (Mark 2:1-12)160
The Healing at the Pool (John 5:1-18)161
The Roman Officer's Servant (Luke 7:1-10)162
Miracles vs. Demons163
A Boy and His Demon (Matthew 17:14-21)163
My Name Is Legion (Mark 5:1-20)164
Miracles vs. Nature165
Jesus Calms a Storm (Matthew 8:23-27)166
Jesus Feeds Five Thousand (John 6:1-15)167
Jesus Walks on Water (John 6:16-21)167
A Review of Miracles in Christian Scripture168
Healings and Miracles--a Summary172
15Jesus as Prophet: Passion Week173
His Message174
The Triumphant Entry to Jerusalem (Luke 19:28-44)175
Jesus Clears the Temple (Mark 11:15-19)177
Jesus' Authority Is Challenged (Mark 11:27-33)178
Jesus Faces More Stiff Questioning by the Pharisees (Mark 12:13-34)179
Jesus Warns Against the Religious Establishment (Mark 12:38-40)179
The Olivet Discourse (Mark 13)179
The Last Supper (Mark 14:17-31)180
The Upper Room (John 13-17)181
The Garden of Gethsemane (Mark 14:32-42)181
Jesus Betrayed and Arrested (Mark 14:43-52)181
The Trial182
The Crucifixion (Mark 15:20-41)182
Part 6Christian Scripture: Jesus as the Christ185
16Opening Paul's Mail187
Paul--Born Again?188
Paul's Ministry189
Paul's Gospel190
The Grace of God190
The Law191
Fools for Christ191
Christ Who Lives in Me192
The Life in the Spirit192
Paul and the Church193
Paul's Top Ten196
17The Disciples Act Up and Out (Acts)197
The Book of Acts198
Pentecost (Acts 2:1-13)198
Peter--Part One (Acts 1-5)200
Stephen (Acts 6-7)200
Philip (Acts 6:1-7, 8:5-40, 21:8-10)202
Peter--Part Two (Acts 9-12)203
Paul (Acts 13:1-28:31)203
The Cast and Crew204
The Gospel of Acts205
18The First New Age Movement (The Book of Revelation)207
Will the Real John Please Stand Up?208
Apocalyptic Literature209
Rome = the Beast211
Rome = Babylon212
What Was Happening in the Church?214
The Seven Visions214
The New Age215
Summary of the Main Points of Revelation216

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This book is so cool! It lays everything out in simple, easy to read format. It really helps me understand the Bible. I seriously reccomend this!