BIBLICAL CONCEPTS: A-Z
A collection by a pastor-teacher (Ephesians 4:11b)
Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof,
for correction, for training in righteousness; that the man of God may be
adequate, equipped for every good work (2 Tim. 3:16-17).
diligent to present yourself approved to God, as a workman who does
not need to be ashamed handling accurately (cutting straight) the word of
truth (2 Tim. 2:15; the parenthesis is from the Greek text).
grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. To Him
be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen (2 Peter 3:18).
May the learning and application of the Biblical Concepts to
spiritual maturity to you and glorification to God.
a pastor-teacher (Ephesians 4:11b)
A vocabulary is: "The sum of words used by, understood by, or at the command of a particular person, social group, profession, trade, or the like."
A concept is: "A general idea or understanding, especially one derived from specific instances or occurrences."
Foundations behind this Biblical Concepts Site:
1. There is one God, the God of the Bible, 1
2. The God of the Bible is one in essence (being) but three in persons and function the Father, Son and Spirit; 1 Pt. 1:2.
3. All men have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, Rom. 3:23.
4. Jesus Christ is the only begotten Son of God (Jn. 3:16), Who died on our behalf (Rom. 5:8) to satisfy God's glory (Rom. 3:23-25).
5. Belief in the Person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ results in eternal life (John 3:16).
6. Life after salvation:
a. Spirit empowered, Eph. 3:16-21.
b. Spiritual growth, 2 Peter 3:18 and Eph. 4:11-15.
c. Evangelism, Rom. 10:14-15.
d. Attend a Bible teaching church, Eph. 4:11-13 and Heb. 10:23-25.
Instructions for the Biblical Concepts to follow:
Read the statements, read the Bible references, contemplate the concepts; your positive volition and the Holy Spirit will put them in your soul. Biblical Concepts are food for your soul (1 Peter 2:2), fuel for fruitful living (Colossians 1:10), and future glory (2 Peter 3:18).
"For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome" (1 John 5:3).