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What Does the Bible Really Teach? (Study Guides)

Download these study guides, and use them along with the book What Does the Bible Really Teach? Explore your beliefs, examine what the Bible teaches, and learn how to defend your faith.

 

CHAPTER 1

What Is the Truth About God? (Part 1)

How might you respond if someone said “God punishes bad people by making them suffer”?

CHAPTER 1

What Is the Truth About God? (Part 2)

Is it really possible to be a friend of God?

CHAPTER 2

The Bible—A Book From God (Part 1)

Humans wrote the Bible, so how can it be ‘a book from God’?

CHAPTER 2

The Bible—A Book From God (Part 2)

One of its features, perhaps more than any other, convinces people that the Bible must have come from God.

CHAPTER 3

What Is God’s Purpose for the Earth? (Part 1)

Did he intend for things to be the way they are now?

CHAPTER 3

What Is God’s Purpose for the Earth? (Part 2)

If he intends for the earth to be a paradise, why isn’t it that way now?

CHAPTER 3

What Is God’s Purpose for the Earth? (Part 3)

Does God plan for humans to solve the world’s problems?

CHAPTER 4

Who Is Jesus Christ? (Part 1)

How might you reply to someone who says that Jesus was a good man, but nothing more?

CHAPTER 4

Who Is Jesus Christ? (Part 2)

How might you respond to someone who says that Jesus is equal to God?

CHAPTER 4

Who Is Jesus Christ? (Part 3)

How was he a perfect blend of strength and gentleness?

CHAPTER 5

The Ransom—God’s Greatest Gift (Part 1)

Is it possible to earn salvation through works of faith?

CHAPTER 5

The Ransom—God’s Greatest Gift (Part 2)

How can the death of one man thousands of years ago affect your life today?

CHAPTER 6

Where Are the Dead? (Part 1)

Are they living in another realm? Are they burning in hellfire?

CHAPTER 6

Where Are the Dead? (Part 2)

Is death just a natural part of the cycle of life?

CHAPTER 7

Real Hope for Your Loved Ones Who Have Died (Part 1)

If you grieve, does that mean that you lack faith in the resurrection?

CHAPTER 7

Real Hope for Your Loved Ones Who Have Died (Part 2)

How might you reply to someone who says that the idea of a resurrection sounds too good to be true?

CHAPTER 8

What Is God’s Kingdom? (Part 1)

Why would God have humans rule as kings in heaven when he has countless faithful angels to choose from?

CHAPTER 8

What Is God’s Kingdom? (Part 2)

What has it already accomplished? What will it do in the future?

CHAPTER 9

Are We Living in “the Last Days”? (Part 1)

Some find it hard to believe that we are living in the last days. What reasons do you have for being sure that we are nearing the end of this system of things?

CHAPTER 9

Are We Living in “the Last Days”? (Part 2)

The Bible actually says some good things about the last days.

CHAPTER 10

Spirit Creatures—How They Affect Us (Part 1)

Are angels real? Are there bad angels? Use this study guide to get the answers.

CHAPTER 10

Spirit Creatures—How They Affect Us (Part 2)

Is there anything wrong with trying to contact the spirit world?

CHAPTER 11

Why Does God Allow Suffering? (Part 1)

If God is all-powerful, aren’t all the bad things that happen his fault?

CHAPTER 11

Why Does God Allow Suffering? (Part 2)

The Scriptures give a clear and satisfying answer to this difficult question.

CHAPTER 12

Living in a Way That Pleases God (Part 1)

Can you be God’s friend? Explore what you believe and why, and examine what the Bible teaches.

CHAPTER 12

Living in a Way That Pleases God (Part 2)

Can we please God even though Satan tries to cause us problems?

CHAPTER 12

Living in a Way That Pleases God (Part 3)

It takes effort to harmonize your life with Bible principles. Is the effort worthwhile?

CHAPTER 13

A Godly View of Life (Part 1)

Life is a gift from God. How can we show respect for our own life and that of others?

CHAPTER 13

A Godly View of Life (Part 2)

This study guide will not only help you to explore your beliefs regarding blood transfusions and the use of blood, but also help you to explain your beliefs to others.