Bible Topic Guide List

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.” 2 Tim. 3:16-17

To equip the body of Christ we included a topic guide concerning major topics in the Bible. We pray this blesses you!

THE APOSTASY

-Matt. 5:17-18 Not one iota of the law will pass away until all is accomplished

-Matt. 24:10 Many will fall away and betray and hate one another

-Matt. 24:35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away

-Luke 8:13-15 Parable of Sower, seeds that fall on rock have no root and when tested fall away

-Eph. 3:21 To Him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus for all generations forever

-2 Thes. 2:1-3 Second coming is near when the falling away happens

-1 Tim. 4:1 In later times some will depart from the faith

-2 Tim. 4:3-4 Turn away from the truth with itching ears to teachers that suit their passions

APPEARING RIGHTEOUS

-Psa. 51:16-17 Acceptable sacrifice is a broken heart and contrite spirit

-Isa. 64:6 Righteous acts are like filthy rags

-Matt. 5:20 Righteousness must exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees

-Matt. 7:22-23 Lord, Lord, look at our mighty works in your name- I never knew you

-Matt. 9:12-13 Those who are sick need a physician; sinners, not righteous are called

-Matt. 23:25-28 Pharisees are like dishes that appear clean, whitewashed tombs

-Mark 10:18 No one is good except God alone

-Luke 18:10-14 Parable of Pharisee and tax collector

-Luke 18:19 No one is good but God alone

-Rom. 3:10-18 No one is righteous, not even one

-Rom. 7:15-25 Nothing good dwells in our flesh, we are wretched sinners

-Rom. 10:1-4 Zeal not according to knowledge, establishing their own righteousness

-2 Cor. 3:4-6 We have confidence of sufficiency, not in ourselves, but God

BAPTISM FOR THE DEAD

-Deut. 18:10-12 Witchcraft, necromancy, and divination is abominable in God’s sight

-Matt. 8:22 Let the dead bury the dead

-Matt. 17:10-13 Fulfillment of Malachi 4:5-6

-Matt. 23:27 White-washed sepulchers but inside full of dead men’s bones

-Luke 16:19-31 Parable of Rich Man and Lazarus- dead won’t be sent back to warn about hereafter

-Luke 20:38 God is not the God of the dead but of the living

-1 Cor. 15:29-30 THEY who are baptized for the dead… and why do WE stand…

-1 Tim. 1:4 Don’t heed endless genealogies

-Tit. 3:9 Avoid genealogies

-Heb. 6:1-3 Repentance from dead works

 

BODY OF CHRIST

-Matt. 16:18 Christ will build His church, gates of hell will not prevail against it

-Matt. 18:19-20 Where two or three are gathered in Jesus’ name He will be there also

-Mark 3:24-25 A house divided against itself will not be able to stand

-Rom. 12:4-8 One body, many members with different functions

-1 Cor. 1:10 No divisions, united in same mind and judgment

-1 Cor. 12:11-31 Gifts of Spirit are given as He wills, no part is more important than the others

-Eph. 1:22-23 The church is Christ’s body

-Eph. 4:1-7 One body, one spirit, one hope, one Lord, one faith, one baptism

-Eph. 5:25-27 Christ loved the church, cleanses her by the washing of water with the word

-Col. 1:24 The church is the Body of Christ

 

CHILDREN OF GOD

-Matt. 5:9 Peacemakers to be called the sons of God

-John 1:12 Those who believe given the right to become children of God

-Rom. 8:14 Those who are led by the Spirit of God are sons of God

-Rom. 8:15-17 We receive Spirit of adoption that witnesses we are children of God

-Gal. 3:26 We are sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus

-Gal. 4:5-6 We receive adoption as sons because of Jesus

-Eph. 1:5-6 Predestined to adoption as sons of God through Jesus

-1 Jn. 3:1 What love the Father bestowed on us, that we are called children of God

-1 Jn. 3:2-3 NOW we are children of God

-1 Jn. 3:10 Children of God practice righteousness and love their brother

 

CONTENTION

-Matt. 10:34-39 Jesus did not come to bring peace but a sword, dividing families

-2 Cor. 10:3-5 We fight with divine weapons to demolish strongholds and arguments

-Eph. 4:15 Speaking the truth in love

-Eph. 5:11 Have nothing to do with works of darkness, but expose them

-Eph. 6:10-13 Our fight is not against flesh and blood, but the powers of darkness

-Phil. 1:27-28 Strive side by side for the faith of the gospel

-2 Tim. 2:15 Rightly handling the word of truth

-2 Tim. 2:24-26 Not quarrelsome, correcting opponents with gentleness

-2 Tim. 3:16-17 Scripture for reproof, correction, training

-2 Tim. 4:2 Ready in and out of season to reprove, rebuke, exhort with patience and teaching

-Tit. 1:9 Instruct others with sound doctrine and rebuke those who oppose it

-Heb. 4:12-14 Word of God is living, active, sharper than a two-edged sword

-1 Pet. 3:15-16 Always be prepared to make a defense for the hope in you

-Jude 1:3 Contend for the faith given to all the saints

-Jude 1:22-23 Save others by snatching them out of the fire

 

THE CROSS

-Matt. 10:38 Whoever doesn’t take up cross and follow Jesus isn’t worthy

-Matt. 16:24 Deny yourself and take up your cross and follow Jesus

-Mark 8:34 Deny yourself and take up your cross and follow Jesus

-Luke 9:23 Deny yourself and take up your cross daily and follow Jesus

-Luke 14:27 He who doesn’t bear his own cross and come after Jesus can’t be His disciple

-1 Cor. 1:17-18 Cross foolishness to those who are perishing; power of God to those being saved

-1 Cor. 1:21-25 Through the foolishness of the cross God saved us, we preach Christ crucified

-Gal. 2:20 I am crucified with Christ

-Gal. 6:14 May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord

-Eph. 2:14-16 Jesus reconciled all believers to God through the cross

-Phil. 2:8 Jesus was obedient by going to the cross

-Phil. 3:18 Walk as enemies of the cross

-Col. 1:20 Jesus made peace through the blood of His cross

-Col. 2:14 Jesus cancelled the debt that opposed us and nailed it to the cross

-Heb. 10:10-14 Christ’s sacrifice on the cross once for all sanctifies us

-Heb. 12:2 For the joy that was set before Him Jesus endured the cross

 

ETERNAL PROGRESSION

-Gen. 3:4-5 Satan tempted Eve with the false prospect of being like God

-Isa. 43:10 Before me no God was formed, neither shall there be any after

-Isa. 44:6 I am the first and I am the last, and beside me there is no God

-Isa. 44:8 Is there a God beside me? There is no God; I know not any

-Isa. 45:5 I am the Lord, and there is no other, besides me there is no God

-Phil. 2:6-7 Jesus didn’t count equality with God a thing to be grasped

 

FAITH/BELIEF

-Gen. 15:6 He believed God, counted to him as righteousness

-Mark 5:36 Do not fear, only believe

-Mark 9:32 All things are possible for one who believes

-Mark 11:22-24 Faith can move mountains, ask with faith and you will receive

-Mark 16:16 Whoever does not believe is condemned

-John 3:16 God so loved the world…whoever believes has eternal life

-John 3:18 Whoever believes in Him is not condemned

-John 3:36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life

-John 5:24 Whoever hears God’s word and believes God has eternal life

-John 6:29 Work of God is to believe in Jesus Christ

-John 6:35 Whoever comes to and believes in the Lord will never hunger or thirst

-John 6:40 Will of God that whoever looks on Jesus and believes in Him will have eternal life

-John 6:47 Whoever believes has eternal life

-John 6:51 If anyone eats of this bread he will live forever

-John 7:38 Whoever believes in Jesus: “Out of him will flow rivers of living waters”

-John 11:25-26 I am the resurrection and the life, whoever believes in me will never die

-John 14:6 I am the way, the truth and the life, no one comes to Father but through me

-John 17:3 Eternal life is to know God and Jesus Christ

-Acts 10:43 Everyone who believes receives forgiveness of their sins through Jesus’ name

-Acts 13:38-39 Believe and be freed from everything from which the law couldn’t set you free

-Acts 16:30-31 What must I do to be saved? Believe in Jesus and you will be saved

-Rom. 1:16 Gospel is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes

-Rom. 1:17 The righteous shall live by faith

-Rom. 3:21-22 Righteousness of God through faith apart from the law

-Rom. 3:23-25 Saved by grace as a gift, received by faith

-Rom. 3:26 God is the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus

-Rom. 3:27-31 One is justified by faith apart from works of the law

-Rom. 4:5 One who does not work but trusts God: His faith is counted as righteousness

-Rom. 10:4 Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes

-Rom. 10:9 Confess with the mouth and believe in the heart and you will be saved

-Rom. 10:10 With the heart one believes and is justified, with the mouth one confesses and is saved

-Rom. 10:11-13 Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved

-Gal. 2:16 Not justified by works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ

-Gal. 3:2-5 Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith?

-Gal. 3: 6 Abraham believed God and it was counted to him as righteousness

-Gal. 3:8 Scripture foresaw that God would justify the Gentiles by faith

-Gal. 3:11 No one is justified by the law, the righteous shall live by faith

-Gal. 3:23-24 Law was our guardian until Christ came so we might be justified by faith

-Gal. 3:25-26 No longer under a guardian, sons of God through faith

-Gal. 5:6 Only faith working through love in Christ Jesus counts for anything

-Eph. 1:13 When we believe we are sealed with the Holy Spirit, a guarantee of our inheritance

-Eph. 2:8 By grace you have been saved through faith, not of yourselves

-Eph. 3:17 Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith

-Eph. 4:5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism

-1 Tim. 1:16 Those who believe in Him for eternal life

-Heb. 10:38 My righteous one shall live by faith

-Heb. 11:1 Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, evidence of things not seen

-Jam. 2:14 Can faith save that does not produce works?

-Jam. 2:17-18 I will show you my faith by my works

-Jam. 2:26 Faith without works is dead

-1 Jn. 3:23 Commandment is to believe in Jesus and love one another

-1 Jn. 5:1 Everyone who believes Jesus is the Christ has been born of God

-1 Jn. 5:13 Those who believe may know they have eternal life

 

THE FALL

-Gen. 3 Story of the fall of mankind

-Psa. 51:5 I was brought forth in iniquity and conceived in sin

-Rom. 3:23 All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God

-Rom. 5:12-13 Sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin

-1 Cor. 15:22 In Adam all men die, in Christ all are made alive

-Jam. 1:13-15 God cannot tempt anyone but we are tempted by our own desires

 

FALSE APOSTLES

-1 Cor. 4:9-13 Qualifications for apostles, exhibited last of all

-2 Cor. 6:4-10 Life of an apostle involves much hardship

-2 Cor. 11:12-14 False apostles, disguising themselves as apostles of Christ

-Rev. 2:2 Tested those who call themselves apostles and are not

 

FALSE CHRISTS

-Matt. 24:23 Don’t believe if anyone says they have seen Christ personally

-Matt. 24:24 False Christs and prophets will arise and deceive the elect

-Matt. 24:25-26 Don’t believe if they say Christ is in the secret chambers in the desert

-Matt. 24:27 Jesus’ coming will be as visible as lightning, all will know.

-Mark 13:21-22 Don’t believe if anyone says they have seen Christ; false Christs

-2 Cor. 11:4 People will preach another Jesus

 

FALSE GOSPELS

-2 Cor. 11:4 If anyone brings another Jesus or spirit or gospel you put up with it too easily

-2 Cor. 11:14 Satan appears as an angel of light

-Gal. 1:6-9 Even if an angel from heaven preaches another gospel…

-Eph. 5:11-12 Expose the works of darkness, have no part in them

-2 Thes. 2:9-12 People refuse to love the truth so God blinds them with a strong delusion

-2 Pet. 1:16-17 Apostles didn’t follow cleverly devised myths

 

FALSE PROPHETS

-Deut. 13:1-5 If a prophet leads you after other Gods put him to death

-Deut. 18:20-22 If a prophet prophesies, and it doesn’t come to pass, he is false

-Matt. 7:15-20 Wolves in sheep’s clothing, know false prophets by their fruits

-Matt. 24:1 False prophets will arise and lead many astray

-Matt. 24:24 False prophets perform signs and wonders to deceive the elect

-Luke 6:26 All men speak well of false prophets

-Luke 21:8-9 Don’t be deceived by those claiming to be Christ, or that the time is near

-Acts 13:6-12 False prophet Bar-Jesus/Elymas

-Col. 2:16-23 Avoid those who go on in detail about visions, who promote self-made religion

-2 Pet. 2:1-3 False prophets and teachers bringing in destructive heresies and stories

-1 Jn. 4:1 Test the spirits, many false prophets have gone into the world

-Jude 1:4 People crept in unnoticed who pervert the gospel of grace

 

FAMILY

-Matt. 10:34-36 A man’s enemies will be the members of his own household

-Matt. 10:37 Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me

-Matt. 12:46-50 Who is my family? Those who do the will of God

-Matt. 19:29-30 Anyone who loses father or mother will receive a hundredfold

-Mark 3:31-35 Who is my family? Those who do the will of God

-Mark 10:28-30 Anyone who leaves house, family, lands, etc. will receive a hundredfold

-Luke 9:61-62 No one who looks back is fit for serving the kingdom of God

-Luke 12:51-53 Families will be divided because of Christ

-Luke 14:26 Cannot be Jesus’ disciple unless you hate father, mother, brother and sister

 

GOD’S WORD

-Psa. 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path

-Isa. 55:10-11 God’s word does not return empty, but accomplishes its purpose

-Matt. 24:35 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away

-Mark 13:31 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away

-Luke 21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away

-John 8:31-32 Whoever abides in my word is my disciple and knows the truth and is set free

-Acts 17:11 Study the scriptures to test any message

-Rom. 10:17 Faith comes from hearing the message, message comes from the word

-2 Tim. 3:14-17 All scripture God-breathed and good for teaching, rebuking, etc.

-Heb. 4:12-14 Word of God is living, active, sharper than a two-edged sword

-2 Pet. 1:19 Something more sure, the prophetic word, a lamp in a dark place

-2 Pet. 3:15-16 Paul’s writings are hard to understand for some, but are still scripture

 

GOOD FRUITS

-Matt. 5:16 Let your light shine so others may see your good works and glorify God

-Matt. 6:1-6 Do not practice righteousness to be seen by men and glorified

-Matt. 7:15-20 Know a prophet by their fruits. A bad tree cannot bring good fruit

-Matt. 21:43 Kingdom of heaven given to those who produce its fruits

-Matt. 28:19-20 The great commission

-Luke 3:8 Bear fruits in keeping with repentance

-Rom. 7:4 Set free to bear fruit for God

-Rom. 12:1 Offer your bodies as living sacrifices

-Gal. 2:20 I am crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me

-Gal. 5:16-25 Works of the flesh compared to the fruits of the Spirit

-Eph. 2:10 God prepared good works for us to do after being saved (see vs. 8-9)

-Phil. 2:13 God works to will and work in you for His good pleasure

-Col. 1:10 Bearing fruit in every good work

-1 Tim. 6:18 Be rich in good deeds and generous

-Tit. 2:14 Zealous for good works

-Tit. 3:8, 14 Devote ourselves to good works

-Heb. 10:24 Stir up one another to love and good works

-Jam. 2:14 Faith that doesn’t bring good works can’t save anyone

-Jam. 3:17 Wisdom from above is full of mercy and good fruits

 

THE GOSPEL

-John 3:16 Because of God’s love all who believe in Jesus will be saved

-Rom. 1:16-17 Gospel is the power of salvation for all who believe, righteousness through faith

-Rom. 6:23 Wages of sin is death, free gift of God is eternal life

-Rom. 10:9-10 Confess with mouth and believe in heart that Jesus is Lord and has been raised

-1 Cor. 2:1-5 I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ crucified

-1 Cor. 15:1-11 The Gospel: Jesus died for our sins, was buried, rose again

-2 Cor. 5:21 Jesus who knew no sin was made sin for us

-2 Cor. 8:9 He who was rich became poor for us

-Gal. 1:6-7 The grace of Christ is the gospel

-Col. 1:15-23 Jesus made peace through His blood

-1 Tim. 1:15-16 Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of which I am the worst.

-2 Tim. 1:8-11 Gospel is that we were saved not because of our works

-2 Tim. 2:8 Gospel: Jesus Christ raised from the dead, descended from David

 

GRACE

-John 1:17 Law came through Moses, grace and truth came through Jesus

-Acts 15:11 We believe we will be saved through the grace of Jesus Christ

-Acts 20:24 Paul called by Jesus to testify to the gospel of the grace of God

-Rom. 3:23-25 All fallen short of God’s glory, justified by His grace as a gift

-Rom. 4:4-5 One who works his faith is not counted as righteousness but as his due

-Rom. 5:2 We have obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand

-Rom. 5:15-21 Free gift of grace and salvation through Jesus Christ

-Rom. 6:14 Sin has no dominion since we are not under the law but under grace

-Rom. 6:23 Wages of sin is death, gift of God is eternal life

-Rom. 11:6 If by grace then no longer by works, or grace would not be grace

-2 Cor. 12:9-10 Christ’s grace is sufficient and His power is made perfect when we are weak

-Gal. 2:21 Don’t nullify God’s grace, righteousness doesn’t come through the law

-Gal. 5:4 Those who want to be justified by the law are fallen from grace

-Eph. 1:7 We have redemption through Jesus’ blood, through the riches of grace

-Eph. 2:1-9 We are saved by grace and not by works, it is a free gift of God

-Eph. 4:7 Grace was given to us according to the measure of Christ’s gift

-2 Tim. 1:8-10 God saved us not by our own works but by grace

-Tit. 3:4-7 God saved us not by works of righteousness, but by His own mercy and grace

-Heb. 4:16 Let us with confidence draw near the throne of grace

 

HIGH PRIEST

-Eph. 4:11-13 Apostles, prophets, evangelists, etc. No high priests

-Heb. 3:1 Fix thoughts on Jesus, our apostle and high priest

-Heb. 4:14-16 We have a high priest who understands all our weakness

-Heb. 5:1-6 High priest acted on behalf of God for the people, Jesus our high priest forever

-Heb. 5:10 Jesus designated by God to be high priest

-Heb. 6:19-20 Jesus is our forerunner into the holy place as a high priest forever

-Heb. 7:23-24 Many priests replacing each other at death but Jesus lives forever

-Heb. 7:25-28 Jesus always lives to intercede for us, one sacrifice for all eternity

-Heb. 10:11-14 By a single offering He has perfected believers for all time

-Heb. 10:19-22 We enter the holy place with confidence through the blood of Jesus

 

MAN SEEING GOD

-Ex. 33:20 You cannot see my face, for man cannot see me and live

-John 1:18 No one has ever seen God (the Father)

-John 6:46 No one except Jesus has seen God

-Rom. 1:20 The invisible things of Him

-Col. 1:15 The invisible God

-1 Tim. 1:17 The King eternal, immortal, invisible

-1 Tim. 6:15-16 God alone has immortality, dwells in unapproachable light, and no one has seen Him

-1 Jn. 4:12 No one has ever seen God, but God dwells in us when we have love

 

MARRIAGE

-Matt. 19:4-9 Become one flesh and shouldn’t divorce except for in cases of adultery

-Matt. 19:8-12 Jesus says it’s okay to renounce marriage for the kingdom of God’s sake

-Matt. 22:23-30 In the resurrection we are neither married nor given in marriage

-Mark 12:18-25 When they rise from the dead they are neither married nor given in marriage

-Luke 20:34-35 Those worthy to attain the resurrection are not married or given in marriage

-Rom. 7:1-3 We are bound by marriage only as long as we are alive

-1 Cor. 7:1-5 Each husband should have his own wife, and each wife her own husband

-1 Cor. 7:6-9 Better to be single if you can resist the passions of the flesh

-1 Cor. 7:12-16 Rules for marriage where one spouse is not a believer

-1 Cor. 7:25-40 Those who are married are distracted from full devotion to God, better to stay single

-Eph. 5:22-33 Rules for marriage: Wives: submit. Husbands: love your wife as yourself

 

NATURE OF GOD

-Num. 23:19 God is not man

-Job 42:2 God can do all things, no purpose of His is thwarted

-Psa. 102:26-27 God is the same, and His years have no end

-Psa. 139:1-6 God has a foreknowledge of everything

-Isa. 43:10 Before me there was no God formed

-Isa. 44:6-8 I am the first and the last, apart from me there is no God

-Isa. 45:21-22 There is no God apart from me

-Jer. 23:24 God fills heaven and earth

-Mal. 3:6 I, the Lord, do not change

-Matt. 19:26 All things are possible with God

-Luke 24:39 A spirit doesn’t have flesh and bones as Jesus has

-John 1:3 Jesus is our Creator, therefore He is not our brother

-John 4:24 God is spirit

-Rom. 1:22-23 Immortal God traded for worship of creation, including images of man

-1 Cor. 8:6 There is one God and one Lord Jesus Christ

-Phil. 2:6-7 Christ didn’t count equality with God something to be grasped

-Col. 1:15 Jesus is the image of the invisible God

-Col. 1:16 Jesus created all things

-Heb. 1:2-3 Jesus is the creator and the exact imprint of God’s nature

-Heb. 1:10-12 The Lord created all things, He endures forever

-Heb. 13:8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday today and forever

-Jam. 1:17 The father of heavenly lights does not change

 

OLD LAW/NEW LAW

-Isa. 43:18-19 Forget the former ways and see that I am doing a new thing

-Matt. 5:17 I have come not to abolish the Law and the Prophets but to fulfill them

-Matt. 9:16-17 New wine is not put into old wineskins

-Matt. 11:13 All the Prophets and the Law prophesied till John

-Matt. 22:37-40 Love God, love your neighbor-these two sum up the Law and Prophets

-Luke 16:16 Law and Prophets until John, then the good news of the kingdom

-John 1:17 Law came through Moses, grace and truth through Jesus

-John 7:23 Circumcision a must to keep the law

-John 19:30 It is finished

-Acts 13:39 By Jesus everyone who believes is freed from law of Moses

-Acts 15:5-20 Apostles decide the law does not apply to Gentiles, all are saved by faith

-Acts 18:13 Jews accuse Paul of persuading people to worship contrary to the law

-Acts 21:17-21 Paul taught Jews to forsake Moses and Jewish customs

-Rom. 3:19 What the law says it says to those who are under the law

-Rom. 3:21-22 Law and Prophets bear witness of the righteousness of God apart from the law

-Rom. 3:27 We no longer boast in ourselves, because we are under the law of faith

-Rom. 3:28 Justified by faith apart from works of the law

-Rom. 4:1-16 The promise to Abraham came not through the law, but faith

-Rom. 6:14 We are not under the law but under grace

-Rom. 7:4 We have died to the law through the body of Christ

-Rom. 7:6 We serve in the new way of the Spirit and not in the old way of the written code

-Rom. 7:7-12 The law gives power to sin, which leads to death

-Rom. 8:3-4 God has done what the law could not do, by sending Jesus as a sacrifice for sin

-Rom. 10:4 Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes

-Rom. 13:8-10 Love fulfills the law

-1 Cor. 9:20 Paul, though born a Jew, was no longer under the law

-Gal. 2:16 We are not justified by works of the law, but by faith

-Gal. 2:21 If righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose

-Gal. 3:2 Does the Spirit come by works of the law or by hearing with faith?

-Gal. 3:5 Are miracles done by works of the law or by hearing with faith?

-Gal. 3:10 If you rely on works of the law you are under a curse

-Gal. 3:11 No one is justified before God by the law

-Gal. 3:13 Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us

-Gal. 3:17-29 Reason for the law being given. We are linked to Abraham’s blessing by faith

-Gal. 5:3 If we keep one part of the old law we are bound to keep the rest

-Gal. 5:4 We are severed from Christ if we try to be justified by the law

-Gal. 5:14 Law is fulfilled in one word: Love your neighbor as yourself

-Gal. 5:18 If you are led by the Spirit you are not under the law

-Gal. 6:2 Fulfill the law of Christ by bearing one another’s burdens

-Eph. 2:15 Jesus abolished the law of commandments expressed in ordinances to make peace

-Phil. 3:9 Not having righteousness of my own through the law, but through faith in Christ

-1 Tim. 1:9 Law was not given for the just, but the unjust

-Heb. 7:12 When the priesthood changed, there was a change in the law

-Heb. 7:28 The law appointed men in weakness, but the later word appoints Jesus

-Heb. 8:6 We are under a better covenant than the old law, with Christ mediating

-Heb. 8:7 There is need for a second covenant, because the first had faults

-Heb. 8:10 Law is written on our hearts

-Heb. 8:13 The first covenant (old law) has become obsolete and is ready to disappear

-Heb. 9:1-10 Description of old law, way into the holy place not yet opened

-Heb. 9:11-15 Christ fulfills the requirements of the old law, redeems us, purifies our conscience

-Heb. 9:16-17 The death of the one who made the will must be established before it’s in effect

-Heb. 9:22-28 Old law required purification by blood, Jesus sacrificed once for all to put away sin

-Heb. 10:1-4 Old law could never make perfect those who draw near

-Heb. 10:5-18 Christ offers sacrifice once for all, perfecting believers for all time

-Heb. 10:19-22 We enter the holy place with confidence through the blood of Jesus

-Jam. 2:10 If you fail at one point of the law, you are condemned by all of it

 

ORDINANCES

-Eph. 2:14-16 New covenant abolishes law of commandments and ordinances

-Col. 2:13-14 Jesus blotted out handwriting of ordinances (KJV), nailing it to the cross

-Jam. 5:12 Do not make any oaths, let your yes be yes, and no be no

 

PAID MINISTRY

-Luke 10:7 The seventy-two provided for by believers, laborer deserves his wages

-Luke 21:1-4 The widow’s mite

-1 Cor. 9:1-14 Those who preach the gospel should receive their living from the Gospel

-1 Cor. 9:18 Paul’s right in the gospel was to be supported financially for ministering

-2 Cor. 11:7-9 Paul accepted support from other churches

-Gal. 6:6 If taught the word then share all good things with the one who teaches

-Phil. 4:16-18 Philippians sent Paul gifts when he was in need

-2Thes. 3:6-9 Paul had the right to be supported by the body of Christ.

-1 Tim. 5:17-18 The laborer is worthy of his reward

-1 Pet. 5:2 Shepherd the flock willingly, and not for the purpose of getting shameful gain

 

PRE-EXISTENCE

-Jer. 1:5 Before you were in the belly I knew you (See Psa. 139:1-6)

-John 8:58 Before Abraham was, I AM

-1 Cor. 15:44-49 For man, the natural comes first, spiritual after

-Col. 1:17 Jesus is before all things

 

PRIESTHOOD (see also “HIGH PRIEST”)

-Matt. 27:50-51 The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom

-Eph. 4:11-13 Apostles, prophets, evangelists, etc. No earthly high priests in New Testament Church

-Heb. 3:1 Fix thoughts on Jesus, our apostle and high priest

-Heb. 4:14-16 We have a high priest who understands all our weakness

-Heb. 7:11-12 Salvation not attainable through the Levitical priesthood.

-Heb. 7:23-28 Jesus our high priest forever because He has eternal life

-Heb. 10:19-22 We enter the holy place through the body of Jesus

-1 Pet. 2:4-9 Living stones built as a spiritual house, all believers are a royal priesthood

 

PROPHECIES

-Deut. 13:1-5 If a prophet leads you after other Gods he will be put to death (Eternal Progression)

-Deut. 18:20-22 If a prophet prophesies, and it doesn’t come to pass, he is false (Independence

Temple, etc.)

-Jer 17:5-6 The one who trusts in man and turns away from the Lord will live in a salt land in the desert.

-Matt. 24:23-24 Beware false prophets who say they have seen Jesus (First Vision)

-Matt. 24:25-27 Secret chambers/inner rooms in desert/wilderness (SLC Temple)

-2 Cor. 11:3-6 Someone proclaims another Jesus (brother of Satan) or a different gospel (works before grace)

-2 Cor. 11:12-15 False apostles pretend to be righteous, Satan disguises himself as angel of light (Moroni)

-Gal. 1:6-8 Even if an angel from heaven (Moroni) brings another gospel, do not believe it

-Col. 2:16-23 Dietary laws (Word of Wisdom), details about visions (First Vision, Moroni, etc.)

-1 Tim. 4:1 In later times, some will devote themselves to deceitful spirits

-1 Tim. 6:3-4 Teaches different doctrine that doesn’t agree with the teachings of the Lord

-2 Pet. 1:16-17 Apostles did not follow cleverly devised myths

-2 Pet. 2:1 False prophets and teachers bringing in destructive heresies

-2 Pet. 3:15-16 The ignorant and unstable twist the scriptures to their own destruction

-Rev. 2:2 Test those who call themselves apostles and are not

-Rev. 3:9 Those who are of the synagogue of Satan, those who claim to be Jews but are not

 

PROPHETS

-Jer. 47:2 Old Testament prophets say “Thus says the Lord”

-Jer. 48:1 Old Testament prophets say “Thus says the Lord”

-Matt. 5:17 Came not to abolish but fulfill Law and Prophets

-Matt. 11:13 The Prophets and the Law prophesied until John

-Matt. 22:40 On the greatest commandments hang all the Law and Prophets

-Luke 16:16 Law and Prophets prophesied until John: now the Gospel is preached

-Acts 2:17-18 God will pour out His spirit on all people, sons and daughters prophesy

-Acts 11:27-28 Traveling group of New Testament prophets, prophesy by the Spirit

-Acts 21:9-11 Four prophesying daughters, Agabus (a NT prophet) who says “Thus says the Holy

Spirit”

-Rom. 3:21 Law and Prophets bear witness to the righteousness of God apart from the Law

-1 Cor. 12:28-29 God appointed first apostles, second prophets…

-1 Cor. 14:29-33 Rules for NT prophecy: Let 2 or 3 prophets speak, then test what is said

-Eph. 2:20 Built on foundation of apostles and prophets, Christ the chief cornerstone

-Eph. 4:11-14 Gave apostles and prophets for the building up of the body, unity of faith in Jesus

-Heb. 1:1-3 God in past spoke by the prophets, now speaks through His Son

-2 Pet. 1:19-21 Prophecy of scripture comes through Holy Spirit, not from private interpretation

 

SABBATH

-Matt. 11:28-30 Jesus gives us rest when we come to Him

-Rom. 4:4-5 Rest from your work and have faith in God, faith is counted as righteousness

-Rom. 14:5-6 One considers a day special, another all days alike, both should be convinced

-Col. 2:16-17 Let no one pass judgment on you in regard to the Sabbath, it is a shadow of the reality in Christ

-Heb. 4:10 Entering God’s rest causes you to rest from your works as God did from His

 

SACRAMENT

-Matt. 16:6-12 Beware the leaven of the Pharisees, their false teachings

-Matt. 26:26-29 Last supper, Jesus used “fruit of the vine”

-Mark 8:15 Beware the leaven of the Pharisees and Herod

-Mark 14:22-25 Last supper, Jesus used “fruit of the vine”

-Luke 7:34 Jesus came eating and drinking, and the Pharisees called him a drunkard

-Luke 12:1 Beware the leaven of the Pharisees, their hypocrisy

-Luke 22:1-13 Last supper held during feast of unleavened bread, the Passover

-Luke 22:14-20 Last supper, Jesus used unleavened bread for sacrament

-John 2:6-11 Jesus turned water to wine, wedding host thought the best wine was saved for last

-1 Cor. 5:6-8 Leaven of malice and evil, unleavened bread of sincerity and truth

-1 Cor. 10:16-17 Participation in the blood and body of Christ

-1 Cor. 11:23-34 Description of the Lord’s supper, proclaim Lord’s death until He comes

-Eph. 5:18 Do not get drunk with wine

-1 Tim. 5:23 Do not just drink water but also drink a little wine for your stomach

 

SALVATION/ETERNAL LIFE

-Mark 16:16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved

-John 3:16 Whoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life

-John 3:36 Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life

-John 4:14 Water Jesus gives will become a spring of water welling up to eternal life

-John 5:24 Whoever hears God’s word and believes God has eternal life

-John 6:40 Will of God that whoever looks on Jesus and believes in Him will have eternal life

-John 6:47 Whoever believes has eternal life

-John 6:51 If anyone eats of this bread he will live forever

-John 6:54 Whoever drinks the blood and eats the flesh of Jesus has eternal life

-John 10:27-28 We know Jesus’ voice and no one can snatch us out of His hand

-John 17:3 Eternal life is to know the only true God and Jesus whom He has sent

-Acts 16:30-31 Believe in the Lord and you will be saved

-Rom. 1:16 The gospel is the power of God for salvation to all those who believe

-Rom. 3:23-24 All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, justified by grace as a gift

-Rom. 3:26-27 Justified by faith apart from the law

-Rom. 5:8-9 God shows His love for us in that while we were sinners Christ died for us

-Rom. 10:9-10 Confess with your mouth and believe in your heart and you will be saved

-Gal. 3:22 Everything is imprisoned under sin so that those who believe will be saved

-Eph. 2:1-5 We were dead in our sins but God rich in mercy made us alive with Christ

-Eph. 2:8-9 By grace you have been saved through faith

-Tit. 3:4-7 He saved us not because of our righteousness, but His mercy

 

SECRECY

-Matt. 10:26-27 What I whisper in your ear proclaim on the housetops, nothing kept secret

-Mark 4:21-22 Everything secret is going to come to light

-Luke 11:33 No one lights a lamp and then covers it

-John 3:19-21 Wicked hate the light, don’t want to be exposed, righteous welcome it

-John 18:20 Jesus spoke openly to the world, said nothing in secret

-Eph. 5:11-12 Expose secret works of darkness

 

TEMPLES

-1 Kings 8:27 God fills heaven and earth, a temple cannot contain Him

-2 Chron. 2:6 Who is able to build God a house?

-2 Chron. 6:18 God fills heaven and earth, does not dwell in a house on earth with man

-Isa. 66:1 God fills heaven and earth, what house will you build for Him?

-Matt. 12:6 Something (Jesus) greater than temple is here

-Matt. 18:20 Where two or three gather together, there I am

-Matt. 27:51 Temple veil torn from top to bottom at Jesus’ death

-Mark 16:38 Temple veil torn from top to bottom at Jesus’ death

-Luke 21:5-6 Every stone of the temple will be thrown down

-Luke 23:45 Temple veil torn from top to bottom at Jesus’ death

-John 4:20-24 True worshippers don’t worship in a temple, but worship in spirit and truth

-John 18:20 Jesus said nothing in secret

-Acts 7:48-50 Stephen says Most High does not dwell in houses made by hands

-Acts 17:24 Paul says the Lord does not live in temples made by hands

-1 Cor. 3:16-17 We are God’s temple and His spirit is within us

-1 Cor. 6:19 Body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you

-2 Cor. 6:16 We are the temple of the living God

-Eph. 2:19-21 Body of Christ grows into a holy temple in the Lord

-Heb. 9:11-12 Jesus enters into a greater and more perfect tent, not made with hands

-1 Pet. 2:5 Believers are living stones being built up as a spiritual house

-Rev. 21:22 No temple in the New Jerusalem, temple is the Lord God

 

TESTING SPIRITS

-Prov. 14:12 There is a way that seems right to a man, but leads to death

-Psa. 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path

-Jer. 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things

-Matt. 4:1-11 Jesus tests the devil’s temptations with the scriptures

-Matt. 15:19 Out of the heart comes evil thoughts, false witness, deceit

-Mark 7:21-22 Out of the heart comes evil thoughts, false witness, deceit

-Acts 17:11 Examining the scriptures daily to see if what Paul said was true

-Rom. 10:17 Faith comes from hearing the message, message comes from the word

-1 Thes. 5:19-22 Test everything, hold fast what is good

-1 Tim. 4:1 Deceitful spirits will cause some to fall away

-2 Tim. 3:14-17 Continue in what you have learned from the scriptures

-1 Jn. 4:1-6 Test the spirits, many false prophets have gone into the world

 

THREE DEGREES OF GLORY

-Gen. 7:23 First heaven, where birds fly

-1 Kings 18:45 First heaven, where clouds form

-Matt. 24:29 Second heaven, where sun moon and stars reside

-Matt. 25:31-46 In the Judgment, people will be separated as sheep from goats, one division

-1 Cor. 15:35-42 There are bodies celestial (heavenly) and terrestrial (earthly). Earthly bodies become

heavenly in the resurrection

-2 Cor. 12:2-4 Third heaven, the paradise of God

 

TITHING

-Luke 6:38 Give and it will be given unto you

-Luke 18:12 Tithes didn’t justify the young ruler

-Luke 21:1-4 The widow’s mite, gave all that she had

-Acts 4:32-37 All things in common and sold all they had and brought the money to apostles

-1 Cor. 16:1-2 Collection for the saints

-2 Cor. 8:2-4 They gave as much as they were able

-2 Cor. 8:12-14 Give according to what you have

-2 Cor. 9:6-8 God loves a cheerful giver. Give what you have decided in your heart to give

 

WORD OF WISDOM

-Matt. 15:10-18 Not what goes into the mouth that defiles a man

-Luke 7:34 Jesus came eating and drinking, and the Pharisees called Him a drunkard

-John 2:6-11 Jesus turned water to wine, wedding host thought the best wine was saved for last

-Rom. 14:17 Kingdom of God is not a matter of eating or drinking

-Eph. 5:18 Do not get drunk with wine

-Col. 2:16-17 Let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink

-Col. 2:20-24 Dietary regulations have an appearance of wisdom, but don’t really help

-1 Tim. 3:8 Deacons should not drink much wine.

-1 Tim. 4:2-4 Everything created by God is good if it is received with thanksgiving

-1 Tim. 5:23 Use a little wine for your stomach

 

WORKS

-Matt. 7:21-23 Lord, Lord, did we not do many works? I never knew you

-John 6:28-29 What are the works of God? Believe in Jesus

-John 14:15 If you love me, you will keep my commandments

-John 14:21 Whoever has my commandments and keeps them loves me

-John 14:23-24 If anyone loves me he will keep my word

-John 15:5 If we remain in Christ we will produce fruit, apart from Him we can do nothing

-Rom. 2:28-29 A Jew is one inwardly not merely outwardly

-Rom. 3:27-28 Justified by faith not works of law

-Rom. 4:4-5 To the one who works his wages are his due, not a gift

-Rom. 6:15-18 Should we sin because we’re under grace? No! We are slaves of righteousness

-Rom. 7:4 Set free to bear fruit for God

-Rom. 9:16 Salvation depends not on human will or exertion but on God’s mercy

-Rom. 11:6 If we’re saved by grace then it’s not of works or grace would cease to be grace

-Rom. 12:1 Offer your bodies as living sacrifices

-Rom. 14:18 Who serves Christ is acceptable to God

-Gal. 2:16 By works of the law no one will be justified

-Gal. 2:20 Christ lives in me, life is now lived through faith

-Gal. 5:13 Called to be free, do not use it to live for sin

-Eph. 2:10 Created in Christ Jesus to do good works which God prepared

-Heb. 10:26-27 If we keep on sinning, no sacrifice for sins is left

-Jam. 2:17-26 Faith without works is dead

-1 Jn. 2:3-6 We have to come to know Him when we obey His commands

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