This is An Open-Bible Test of First Principles based upon material by Dave Bradford and Dave Brown and offers five easy to use, self-guided lessons, that give an overview of the New Testament's teachings about acceptable worship, and what one must do to be a Christian. This is a excellent starting place for those who are just beginning to investigate the Bible or who wish to teach it.

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Lesson One

On Pleasing God; God's Communication with Man; Different Beliefs; The Gospel; and the Judgment

Lesson Two

On the Old Testament Law; the Value of the New Testament; and God's Grace 

 Lesson Three

 On Love and Obedience; and God's Plan of Salvation  

 Lesson Four

 On Sin and Its Solution; Baptism; Divisions and Denominations; Correct Designations; the Lord's Supper; and Giving

Lesson Five

 On the Christian's Persistence; Worship and Doctrinal Soundness; and the Plan of Salvation

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 This is A Ten Lesson Bible Study based upon material by Jon Quinn and offers ten easy to use, self-guided lessons, that give an overview of the New Testament's teachings about acceptable worship, and what one must do to be a Christian. 

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Lesson One

Our God is Alive

Lesson Two

God Has Spoken 

 Lesson Three

 What is Man?  

 Lesson Four

 Focusing on Jesus

Lesson Five

 Eternity and Man

Lesson Six

What Must We DO?

Lesson Seven

Let Your Light Shine!

Lesson Eight

In Spirit and in Truth 

Lesson Nine

"I Will Build MY Church" 

Lesson Ten

Kept by God's Power 

 

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 This Bible correspondence course by John Hurt offers a personal touch. Eight lessons conducted by mail that give an overview of the Bible, acceptable worship, and what one must do to be a Christian. This is a excellent starting place for those who are just beginning to investigate the Bible. Each lesson will be mailed to you with return postage included. When returned the lesson will be checked and the next lesson sent to you.

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Lesson One

The Old Testament

 With this lesson you are beginning a study of the greatest book ever to be delivered into human hands. The Bible is the book of books and has done more to change the course of human events than any book ever printed. This course takes the student from Genesis (creation) all the way to Malachi (Post-exile). The student is also introduced to the basic timeline of Old Testament history.

 Lesson Two

The New Testament

 This study begins with the second and final great division of the Bible, the New Testament. This study gracefully picks up after the first course and introduces the reader to the Gospels and the Epistles.

Also in this study is an in-depth explanation of the inspired writers of the New Testament as well as a discussion about Old Testament prophecy fulfilled in the time of Christ.

 

 Lesson Three

Rightly Dividing The Word

 This lesson covers what it means to study the Bible. This lesson talks about the purposes of the Old and New Testaments. 

Included in this lesson is a discussion about what the Bible should mean to us today.

 Lesson Four

Faith And Works

 This lesson introduces the student to the concepts of both faith and works. It covers what a working faith is and also talks about some common misconceptions of faith. This lesson also includes an explanation of the relationship between faith and works.This lesson covers what it means to become a Christian. What the Biblical steps of salvation are and each corresponding Biblical example. This lesson also covers and in-depth Biblical discussion of Baptism and what it means to believers today.

Lesson Five

Becoming A Christian

This lesson covers what it means to become a Christian. What the Biblical steps of salvation are and each corresponding Biblical example. This lesson also covers and in-depth Biblical discussion of Baptism and what it means to believers today.

Lesson Six

Acceptable Worship

This lesson covers in great detail what is and isn't acceptable worship to God. This lesson cites numerous scriptural examples of what the Bible says about worship. This lesson also includes and in-depth discussion about the five acts of scriptural worship (prayer, preaching, giving, Lord's Supper, and singing). 

Lesson Seven

The New Testament Church

 This lesson describes the concepts of the New Testament Church. This lesson includes numerous Biblical example of how unity in the early Church was important. The lesson also covers the basic characteristics of the New Testament Church including how it was governed and its lack of human creeds.

 

Lesson Eight

You Can Be … Just A Christian

This lesson covers the roots of the Church and how certain beliefs and creeds have served to confuse people about what the Church is and what it should be. This lesson also covers the basic concepts of "denominationalism" and how it has served as a tool for men to insert their own personal beliefs in the place of what the Bible says about particular spiritual doctrines.