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Book of Ezekiel Summary

Main Idea Ezekiel, through a series of amazing visions, communicates God’s displeasure and coming judgment, but then also brings consolation and news of future restoration of the nation and temple.   Explanation of Main Idea Whether a glorious vision of heaven in chapter one, or the famous valley of dry bones …

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Book of Jeremiah Summary

Main Idea Over a long period of time, through Jeremiah, God warns his people of their sin through a series of exhortations and rebukes, but when they finally go into captivity, He encourages them with promises of restoration. Explanation of Main Idea Jeremiah’s ministry lasted over eighty years. It was …

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Book of Isaiah Summary

Main Idea Isaiah prophesies condemnation for the wicked (Isa. 1:4) and comfort for God’s people (Isa. 40:1), rebuking those who have rejected Him (Isa. 5) and announcing the coming of the Messiah (Isa. 7:14; 9:6-7) and promising future judgment and redemption (Isa. 63-66). Explanation of Main Idea God is not …

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2 Ways God Reveals Himself

God has graciously chosen to reveal Himself to fallen humanity. He has done this so that we might reach out and know Him (Acts 17:27). The two ways that God reveals Himself to mankind is in a general sense and in a special sense. General Revelation General revelation consists of …

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Angels and Demons

What should you believe about angels and demons? Here’s a quick summary of what the Bible teaches. Angels are spiritual, non-human, powerful beings (Heb 1:6-7, 2 Pet. 2:11) created by God to worship Him and to do His bidding, often as a special messenger or to help humans (Col. 1:16, …

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The Warning Passages in Hebrews

There are several warning passages in the Book of Hebrews, among them are: Hebrews 2:1-3; 3:7-11; 4:1, 11; 6:4-8; 10:26-31, 38; 12:15, 25. How do you understand these warnings? Do they threaten a loss of salvation? Lost of rewards? Are they directed towards believers? Are they directed to unbelievers? For …

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What Does it Mean to Be In Christ?

Both Ephesians and Colossians begin with Paul addressing the recipients as “faithful” and “saints” who are “in Christ” (Ephesians 1:1, Colossians 1:2). He goes on to tell the Ephesians that they are blessed in Christ (1:3), chosen in Christ (1:4), and redeemed in Christ (1:7). He lets them know that …