Foundations Lesson One: The Bible

The Holy Bible was written by men divinely inspired (theopneustos/God-breathed) and is God’s revelation of Himself to man. It is a perfect treasure of divine instruction. Having God for its author, salvation for its end, and truth, without any mixture of error, for its content, all Scripture is totally true and trustworthy. It reveals the … [Read more…]

Master Outline 15: Witnessing

Outline Fifteen: Witnessing “How To Witness Effectively”   One day as Jesus walked by the sea of Galilee He saw two men, Simon, called Peter and Andrew, his brother. They were fisherman. “And He said to them, ‘Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men’” (Matt. 4:19).  Soul winners are made, not born. Therefore, to … [Read more…]

Master Outline 14: Salvation

Outline Fourteen: Salvation GOD’S PLAN OF SALVATION   There are seven facts revealed in God’s plan of salvation, and as you study them, keep in mind that this is God’s plan-not man’s-it is God’s. There is no other plan that can save your lost soul and make you a child of God (Acts 4:12).   All … [Read more…]

Master Outline Number 12: Repentance

Outline Twelve: Repentance REPENTANCE   “He who conceals his transgressions will not prosper. But, he who confesses and forsakes them will find compassion” (Prov. 28:13 OT).   God desires “truth in the innermost being” (Ps. 51:6 OT). And commands all men everywhere to repent (Acts 17:30). The sinner must repent before he can become the recipient of … [Read more…]

Master Outline 11: Life

Outline Eleven: Life THE ABUNDANT LIFE   “… I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly” (John 10:10)  The only way into eternal life is through faith in Jesus Christ as personal Savior (John 3:15) But do not stop here; to have eternal life is great-but there is more. Christ came that you might have life … [Read more…]

Master Outline 10: Faith

Outline Ten: Faith FAITH   “The just shall live by faith.” This declaration of he Christian’s principle of life is found four times in the Bible: Hab. 2:1-5 (OT); Rom. 1:17; Gal. 3:10, 11; and Heb. 10:38. In Habakkuk, we see the difference between the lives of the unjust and the just. The unjust are puffed up … [Read more…]

Master Outline 9: Prayer

Outline Nine: Prayer PRAYER Prayer is as old as man, as universal as religion is, and as instinctive as breathing (Gen. 4:26 OT). All men of all faiths practice it in some form. Prayer springs from the heart with a need – a need greater than man’s ability to encounter. Prayer is man’s acknowledgement of a being … [Read more…]

Master Outline Number 8: the Church

Outline Eight: The Church THE CHURCH   Jesus said, “I will build My church” (ecclesia) (Matt. 16:18). The word “ecclesia” in the New Testament is used to designate any assembly whether it be political (Acts 19:39), Christian (Eph. 1:22, 23), or national (Acts 7:38).  It means a called-out assembly or congregation.  God called Israel out of Egypt; they congregated … [Read more…]