Topical Studies

  • Discipleship Takes Time

    Philip Nation
    Discipleship Takes Time Discipleship is more than merely consuming information and modifying your behavior. It is relating day-by-day to Jesus and His church.
  • Beyond Sunday: Not Shaken

    Beyond Sunday: Not Shaken Faith gives us living joy, and bestows dying rest.” This lets our hearts be glad no matter the circumstances.
  • When Did Jesus See Satan "Fall Like Lightning"?

    Michael S. Heiser
    When Did Jesus See Satan In one of the more enigmatic verses in the Gospel of Luke, Jesus tells His disciples, "I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven" (Luke 10:18). When did He mean?
  • 12 Things to Thank God for in the Midst of Affliction

    Mark Altrogge
    12 Things to Thank God for in the Midst of Affliction Giving thanks helps us focus on God, steers us away from complaining, strengthens our faith, and brings glory to Jesus.
  • The God of All Comfort: A Study of 2 Corinthians

    R. Kent Hughes
    The God of All Comfort: A Study of 2 Corinthians By any estimation 2 Corinthians 1:3-7 frames the Bible’s greatest text on comfort. What can we learn from Paul's words?
  • Four Ways God Leads His People

    John Piper
    Four Ways God Leads His People I see at least four methods that God uses to lead us in his will. I put them in four "D’s" to help me remember them.
  • Beyond Sunday: Higher Reconciliation

    Beyond Sunday: Higher Reconciliation "As the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.” (Isaiah 55:9)
  • The Doctrine of the Trinity

    Benjamin B. Warfield
    The Doctrine of the Trinity The term "Trinity" is not a Biblical term, but it lies in Scripture in solution. When it is crystallized from its solvent, it does not cease to be Scriptural, but only comes into clearer view.
  • God Saves Us from the Penalty and Power of Sin

    Colin S. Smith
    God Saves Us from the Penalty and Power of Sin I want to introduce you to three characters to help you understand how God saves us from the penalty and the power of sin. Which one do you identify with most?
  • Study with Purpose: Seeing the “Big Story” of the Bible

    Jen Wilkin
    Study with Purpose: Seeing the “Big Story” of the Bible We must have in mind the purpose that the Bible itself intends us to have when we open its cover. No lesser purpose will do.
  • What is This World Coming To? Exactly What Jesus Said It Would Come To.

    Stephen Altrogge
    What is This World Coming To? Exactly What Jesus Said It Would Come To. Every so often I hear someone say in despair, “What is this world coming to?” This kind of comment usually comes in response to a doomsday report of some kind. But we shouldn’t be shocked or dismayed. The world is coming to exactly what Jesus said it would come to, and this actually gives us a lot of hope.
  • Beyond Sunday: Holding On

    Beyond Sunday: Holding On Although the world often threatens to break Christians down, Christ is never worn out from guarding and protecting us.
  • John: A Gospel for the World

    Justin Buzzard
    John: A Gospel for the World John is organized around carefully crafted narrative strands that highlight both the signs and teachings of Jesus. This gives John’s Gospel a sense of depth as the reader is presented with a rich, multi-layered, and cosmic display of the identity, works, words, and mission of Jesus.
  • The Most Underrated Spiritual Discipline

    Stephen Altrogge
    The Most Underrated Spiritual Discipline The freeness with which I can pray causes me to take prayer for granted. Think for a moment of all that takes place when I pray.
  • 8 Weeks in Malachi

    John D. Barry
    8 Weeks in Malachi Our tempers often cause us to forget how gracious the Lord is. We only see half the picture. In this eight-week study, the words of Malachi will reveal the other half.
  • The Message and the Messenger: In Sync with the Heartbeat of God

    Walk Thru the Bible
    The Message and the Messenger: In Sync with the Heartbeat of God Can we get on board with the big picture of God's purposes? Will we align our hearts with the missionary heart of God?
  • Beyond Sunday: Not a Burden

    Beyond Sunday: Not a Burden Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden... Hebrews 13:17 Pastors and other church leaders walk around with a target painted on their backs.
  • The Rise of the Antichrist

    Ron Rhodes
    The Rise of the Antichrist Revelation pictures the antichrist as a beast 32 times. The image points to the brutal, bloody, uncontrolled, and wild character of this diabolical dictator.
  • The Holy Spirit, the Word of God, and You

    Randy Alcorn
    The Holy Spirit, the Word of God, and You The Holy Spirit’s presence in the life of the reader is essential to his total understanding, appreciation, and implementation of Scripture.
  • God’s Word is Necessary

    Kevin DeYoung
    God’s Word is Necessary There is no other book like the Bible. It reveals a different kind of wisdom, comes from a different source, and tells of a different love.