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1582293988
Trade Paperback
272 pages
Sep 2004
Howard Publishing

Find It in the Bible: Lists, Lists, and More Lists

by Bob Phillips

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Excerpt:

LIST #1

5 Major Ways God Reveals Himself

 

Our eternal God uses 5 major methods to reveal Himself to mankind.

    1.      God Reveals Himself in Nature

    • God exists and has great glory.—Psalm 19:1–6
    • God is all powerful and will exercise judgment.—Romans 1:18–21

    2.      God Reveals Himself in Providential Care

    • God is kind to all people.—Matthew 5:45
    • God provides food for everyone.—Acts 14:15–17
    • God puts leaders in place and also removes them.—Daniel 2:21

    3.      God Reveals Himself through Man’s Conscience

    • By right living the conscience does not reproach.—Job 27:6
    • God instructs all men with the law He placed in their hearts.—Romans 2:14–15

    4.      God Reveals Himself through Christ

    • Christ lets us know what the Father is like.—John 1:18
    • When you see Christ, you see the Father.—John 14:9
    • Christ lets us see His compassion.—Romans 9:15
    • God gives eternal life to all who will believe.—John 6:63; 14:10

5.      God Reveals Himself through Scripture

    • God uses Scripture to give correction and guidance. —2 Timothy 3:16–17
    • God uses men to write the Scriptures guided by the Holy Spirit.—2 Peter 1:21

 

LIST #2

26 Attributes of God

A study of God’s characteristics will enrich our understanding of God.

 

  1. God is all-knowing.—Hebrews 4:12–13
  2. God is all-powerful.—Revelation 19:6
  3. God is eternal.—Psalm 90:1–2
  4. God is ever-present.—Psalm 139:7–12
  5. God is faithful.—Psalm 46:1–2
  6. God is father.—John 20:17
  7. God is good.—Psalm 52:1
  8. God is full of grace.—Ephesians 2:8–9
  9. God is holy.—Leviticus 19:2
  10. God is immense.—1 Kings 8:27
  11. God is infinite.—Psalm 102:25–26
  12. God is jealous.—Exodus 20:5
  13. God is just.—Isaiah 45:21
  14. God is full of kindness.—Psalm 36:7
  15. God is long-suffering.—2 Peter 3:9
  16. God is loving.—John 3:14–18
  17. God is merciful.—2 Chronicles 30:9
  18. God is patient.—Psalm 145:8
  19. God is self-existent.—Exodus 3:14
  20. God is sovereign.—Psalms 100:3; 103:19
  21. God is spirit.—John 4:24
  22. God is truth.—John 14:6
  23. God is unchangeable.—Malachi 3:6; James 1:17
  24. God is unity.—Deuteronomy 6:4
  25. God is wisdom.—Romans 16:27
  26. God is wrathful.—Romans 1:18

 

LIST #3

18 Names of the Holy Spirit

The various names of the Holy Spirit provide helpful insight into this member of the deity.

 

  1. Eternal Spirit—Hebrews 9:14
  2. Holy One—1 John 2:20
  3. Holy Spirit—Matthew 1:20
  4. One Spirit—Ephesians 4:4
  5. Seven Spirits—Revelation 1:4; 3:1
  6. The Lord the Spirit—2 Corinthians 3:18
  7. Spirit of Counsel—Isaiah 11:2
  8. Spirit of Fear of the Lord—Isaiah 11:2
  9. Spirit of Glory—1 Peter 4:14
  10. Spirit of Grace—Hebrews 10:29
  11. Spirit of Grace and Supplication—Zechariah 12:10
  12. Spirit of Holiness—Romans 1:4
  13. Spirit of Knowledge—Isaiah 11:2
  14. Spirit of Life—Romans 8:2
  15. Spirit of Might—Isaiah 11:2
  16. Spirit of Truth—John 14:17
  17. Spirit of Understanding—Isaiah 11:2
  18. Spirit of Wisdom—Isaiah 11:2

 

LIST #4

31 Things God Hates

Use this list as a standard for your own life and also as a means of praying for individuals you know who participate in these actions.

 

  1. God hates homosexual acts.—Leviticus 18:22
  2. God hates sexual acts between humans and animals. —Leviticus 18:23
  3. God hates blemished sacrifices.—Deuteronomy 17:1
  4. God hates divination.—Deuteronomy 18:10
  5. God hates astrology.—Deuteronomy 18:10
  6. God hates enchanters.—Deuteronomy 18:10
  7. God hates witches.—Deuteronomy 18:10
  8. God hates charmers.—Deuteronomy 18:11
  9. God hates wizards.—Deuteronomy 18:11
  10. God hates necromancers.—Deuteronomy 18:11
  11. God hates the workers of iniquity.—Psalm 5:5
  12. God hates the wicked.—Psalm 11:5
  13. God hates those who love violence.—Psalm 11:5
  14. God hates a proud look.—Proverbs 6:16–17
  15. God hates a lying tongue.—Proverbs 6:17
  16. God hates hands that shed innocent blood.—Proverbs 6:17
  17. God hates a heart that devises wicked imaginations.—Proverbs 6:18
  18. God hates feet that are swift in running to mischief.—Proverbs 6:18
  19. God hates a false witness who speaks lies.—Proverbs 6:19
  20. God hates anyone who sows discord among brethren.—Proverbs 6:19
  21. God hates lying lips.—Proverbs 12:22
  22. God hates the thoughts of the wicked.—Proverbs 15:26
  23. God hates the ways of the wicked.—Proverbs 15:9
  24. God hates the proud in heart.—Proverbs 16:5
  25. God hates those who justify the wicked.—Proverbs 17:15
  26. God hates those who condemn the just.—Proverbs 17:15
  27. God hates meaningless sacrifices.—Isaiah 1:13
  28. God hates idolatry.—Jeremiah 44:2–4
  29. God hates evil plans against neighbors.—Zechariah 8:17
  30. God hates false oaths.—Zechariah 8:17
  31. God hates divorce.—Malachi 2:14–16

 

LIST #5

7 Keys to Theology

Theology is the study of God and His relationship to the world. These passages provide a basic overview of biblical doctrines.

 

  1. The  Scriptures
  • God’s Written Revelation to Man
    • John 7:17; 16:12–15
    • 1 Corinthians 2:7–14
    • 1 Thessalonians 2:13
    • 1 Timothy 3:15–17
    • Hebrews 4:12
    • 2 Peter 1:20–21

2.      God

  • One True God
    • Deuteronomy 6:4
    • Isaiah 45:5–7
    • 1 Corinthians 8:4
  • God the Father
    • Psalm 145:8–9
    • Romans 11:36
    • 1 Corinthians 8:6
    • Ephesians 1:4–6; 3:9; 4:6
  • God the Son
    • John 1:3; 10:30; 14:9
    • Philippians 2:5–8
    • Colossians 1:15–17; 2:9
    • Hebrews 1:2
  • God the Holy Spirit
    • Psalm 139:7–10
    • John 14:16–17; 15:26
    • 1 Corinthians 2:10–13
    • Ephesians 4:30
    • 1 Corinthians 12:11
    • Hebrews 9:14; 10:15–17

3.      Man

  • Man Created in God’s Image
    • Genesis 2:7; 15–25
    • Isaiah 43:7
    • Colossians 1:16
    • James 3:9
    • Revelation 4:11

4.      Salvation

  • Deliverance from Sin
    • John 1:12
    • Ephesians 1:4–7; 2:8–10
    • 1 Peter 1:18–19
  • Election [Chosen by God]
    • Romans 8:28–30
    • Ephesians 1:4–11
    • 2 Thessalonians 2:13
    • 2 Timothy 2:10
    • 1 Peter 1:1–2
  • Regeneration [Being Born Again]
    • John 3:3–8; 5:24
    • 1 Corinthians 6:19–20
    • Ephesians 5:17–21
    • Colossians 3:12–17
    • Titus 3:5
    • 2 Peter 1:4–11
  • Justification [Being Made Right]
    • Romans 2:4; 3:20; 8:30, 33
    • 2 Corinthians 7:10
    • Colossians 2:14
    • 1 Peter 2:24
  • Sanctification [Purity and Holy Living]
    • Acts 20:32
    • 1 Corinthians 1:2, 30; 6:11
    • 2 Thessalonians 2:13
    • Hebrews 2:11; 10:10, 14
    • 1 Peter 1:2
  • Security [Assurance of Salvation]
    • John 5:24; 6:37–40; 10:27–30
    • Romans 5:9–10; 8:31–39
    • Ephesians 4:30
    • Hebrews 13:5
  • Separation [Set Apart for God]
    • Romans 12:1–2
    • 1 Corinthians 5:9–13; 6:14–7:1
    • 2 Timothy 3:1–5
    • 1 John 2:15–17
  • Propitiation [God Is Satisfied]
    • Romans 3:25
    • Romans 5:11
    • Hebrews 2:17
    • 1 John 2:2; 4:10
  • Redemption [Purchased from Sin]
    • John 1:29
    • 1 Timothy 4:10
    • Titus 2:11
    • 2 Peter 3:9
  • Repentance [Walking a New Direction]
    • Jeremiah 31:18–19
    • Mark 1:15
    • John 1:12; 5:24
    • Acts 5:31; 11:18
    • 2 Timothy 2:25
    • 2 Peter 1:1

5.      The Church

  • The Body of Christ
    • 1 Corinthians 12:12–13
    • 2 Corinthians 11:2
    • Ephesians 1:22; 5:23–32
    • Colossians 1:18
    • Revelation 19:7–8

6.      Angels

  • Holy Angels
    • Luke 2:9–14
    • Hebrews 1:6–7, 14; 2:6–7
    • Revelation 5:11–14
  • Fallen Angels
    • Isaiah 14:12–17
    • Ezekiel 28:11–19
    • Matthew 25:41
    • Revelation 12:1–14

7.      Last Things

  • Death
    • Luke 23:43
    • 2 Corinthians 5:8
    • Philippians 1:23
    • James 2:26
    • Revelation 6:9–11
  • Rapture of Church
    • John 14:1–3
    • 1 Corinthians 15:51–53
    • 1 Thessalonians 4:15–5:11
    • Titus 2:13
  • Tribulation Period
    • 2 Thessalonians 2:7–12
    • Revelation 16
  • Second Coming / Millennial Reign
    • Matthew 25:31
    • Luke 1:32–33
    • Acts 1:10–11; 2:29–30
    • Revelation 19:11–16; 20:1–7
  • Judgment of Lost
    • Matthew 25:41
    • John 5:22, 28–29
    • Revelation 20:7–15
  • Eternity
    • 2 Thessalonians 1:9
    • 2 Peter 3:10
    • Revelation 20:7–15; 21:2