Theology

Study God and the nature of religion more deeply with these Bible studies. You can use them for personal Bible study or save time and money for your group by downloading now and making copies for every member.



A Better Look at God's Face
A Better Look at God's Face

Christianity Today Bible Study
The Holy Ghost helps us connect the dots and outline of the face of God eternal, smiling.


A God of Wrath
A God of Wrath

Christian Living Bible Study
Is there room in our theology for divine wrath?


A Look at the Prophets
A Look at the Prophets

Christian Living Bible Study
We can learn a great deal from these ancient men of God.


A New Take on A New Earth
A New Take on A New Earth

Current Issues Bible Study
Does Eckhart Tolle’s bestselling book A New Earth offer a fresh perspective on Christ’s teachings?


A Single’s Guide to God
A Single’s Guide to God

Single Living Bible Study
Do you feel forgotten by God in your singleness?


Angels Among Us
Angels Among Us

Christian Living Bible Study
What is the truth about angels?


Are the Gnostic Gospels Reliable?
Are the Gnostic Gospels Reliable?

Current Issues Bible Study
Many Christians are uncritically embracing Gnosticism.


Are We Guaranteed Health and Wealth?
Are We Guaranteed Health and Wealth?

Christian Living Bible Study
Refuting the theology of health and wealth.


Being Transparent About Our Trials
Being Transparent About Our Trials

Current Issues Bible Study
How would it affect our spiritual life and our evangelical impact if Christians were authentic about their trials?


Believe God Loves You
Believe God Loves You

Current Issues Bible Study
To resolve our anger, we need to trust God because of our confidence in his love.


Bible Translation Under Fire
Bible Translation Under Fire

Current Issues Bible Study
Testing the merits of the new gender-sensitive TNIV.


Bioethics
Bioethics

Christianity Today Bible Study
Discusses important and hotly debated stem cell, genetic testing, and cloning questions in this 4-session study.


Bless and Honor God
Bless and Honor God

Current Issues Bible Study
As we develop an honest relationship with God, our trust blesses him.


Called To Holiness
Called To Holiness

Current Issues Bible Study
What is holiness, and why do we need it?


Can I Trust My Bible?
Can I Trust My Bible?

Current Issues Bible Study
Discussing inerrancy and truth in Scripture.


Can Oprah Lead Us to Christ?
Can Oprah Lead Us to Christ?

Current Issues Bible Study
With a congregation of 22 million viewers, Oprah Winfrey has become one of America's most influential spiritual leaders.


Creative Faith
Creative Faith

Christianity Today Bible Study

The Cross
The Cross

Christian Living Bible Study
The centrality of the Cross is essential to Christianity.


Culture: Love It, Leave It, or Transform It
Culture: Love It, Leave It, or Transform It

Christianity Today Bible Study
Richard Niebuhr's Christ and Culture is 50 years old—and still has something wise to say to evangelicals.


The Dangers of Popular Meditation
The Dangers of Popular Meditation

Christianity Today Bible Study
Trendy meditation practices like yoga may be relaxing, but are they in line with biblical teaching?


David's Dance Across the Line
David's Dance Across the Line

Current Issues Bible Study
What some view as disrespect can be the holiest act of worship.


How to Spot a Heresy
How to Spot a Heresy

Christianity Today Bible Study
What is the allure of secret knowledge about God?


Death
Death

Current Issues Bible Study
Discuss the inevitable experience of death in this 6-session study.


Demon Possession: An Unholy Obsession?
Demon Possession: An Unholy Obsession?

Current Issues Bible Study
Many Christians say they are in need of deliverance, but some may be giving demons more than their due.


Do You Have a Stingy Gospel?
Do You Have a Stingy Gospel?

Christian Vision Project Bible Study
An open-handed God empowers us to speak the gospel message in both truth and love.


Doctrine Is Not a Dirty Word
Doctrine Is Not a Dirty Word

Christian Living Bible Study
Knowing we have reliable standards by which to measure our efforts stretches our understanding of the gospel.


Does Conversion Change Your Personality?
Does Conversion Change Your Personality?

Current Issues Bible Study
In the realm of mental balance and personal peace, Sigmund Freud had nothing on C. S. Lewis.


Does God Always Bless Believers?
Does God Always Bless Believers?

Christianity Toda Bible Study
The answer to that question may depend on how you define blessing.


Does God Know Your Next Move?
Does God Know Your Next Move?

Christianity Today Bible Study
God’s freedom, our freedom, and spiritual confidence in a changing world.


Muslims Dream Their Way to Christ
Muslims Dream Their Way to Christ

Christianity Today Bible Study
When we can’t reach someone with the gospel, God may send a dream to light the way.


Encounters with the Risen Lord
Encounters with the Risen Lord

Current Issues Bible Study
Jesus encounters individuals in unique ways that will allow them to recognize him as the risen Lord.


Expectant Prayer
Expectant Prayer

Current Issues Bible Study
What should we expect from prayer, and what are our responsibilities?


Eyes Wide Open to God
Eyes Wide Open to God

Current Issues Bible Study
To see God “high and lifted up,” just open your eyes.


8 Big Questions of Faith - New!
8 Big Questions of Faith - New!

Christianity Today Bible Study
The following 8-session study will help you and your group think about and answer common questions that believers have pondered over the years about the Christian faith.


The Fascination with Secular Spirituality
The Fascination with Secular Spirituality

Christian Living Bible Study
Comparing trendy spirituality with the Bible and church tradition.


Fear God
Fear God

Overcoming Fear Bible Study
Believe it or not, victory over our fears comes with fear of the Lord.


Finding God in Our Pain
Finding God in Our Pain

Christianity Today Bible Study
How do we make sense of our suffering?


Finding the True Mary Magdalene
Finding the True Mary Magdalene

Da Vinci Code Bible Study
Who is Mary Magdalene really? A sinner? Saint? Goddess?


God of Power, God of Love
God of Power, God of Love

eBook Format Available!
God demonstrates his power in strength and in weakness.


God's Purposes in Our Suffering
God's Purposes in Our Suffering

Christianity Today Bible Study
We learn and grow through suffering, but there’s also a bigger picture.


Going Solo
Going Solo

Single Living Bible Study
The secret to enjoying being single in a couples’ world.


The Gospel and Social Issues
The Gospel and Social Issues

Christian Living Bible Study
Is the gospel getting lost in our concern for social issues?


The Gospel Defined
The Gospel Defined

eBook Format Available!
It’s not about what we can do for Jesus, or what he can do for us, but what he has already done.


The Gospel in Genesis
The Gospel in Genesis

Study Through the Bible Study
Genesis reveals an intimate and faithful God, who is already offering redemption through his son Jesus. Learn more in this 6-session study.


Has God Played Fair?
Has God Played Fair?

Christianity Today Bible Study
Why did an omniscient God create humankind knowing that people, in every generation, would reject him?


What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality?
What Does the Bible Say About Homosexuality?

Christianity Today Bible Study
The following 3-session study will help you and your group think about important and controversial questions that surround homosexuality.


How Literature Leads Us to God
How Literature Leads Us to God

Current Issues Bible Study
When the road to faith is paved with great literature.


How Should We Address God?
How Should We Address God?

Current Issues Bible Study
What we call God reflects who we believe him to be.


How to Repent
How to Repent

Christianity Today Bible Study
We've come to think our faith is about comfort. It's not.


The Incarnation
The Incarnation

Christianity Today Bible Study
What it means that the Word was made flesh


Is 9 to 5 Your Identity?
Is 9 to 5 Your Identity?

Christian Living Bible Study
Too often, Christians define themselves by their jobs instead of by their lives in Christ.

Is Islam a Religion of Peace?
Is Islam a Religion of Peace?

Christianity Today Bible Study
Controversy reveals a struggle for the soul of Islam.


It's All About Joy!
It's All About Joy!

Current Issues Bible Study
How to find joy-and keep it.


Jay Kesler on God and Us
Jay Kesler on God and Us

Great Teachers of the Bible Study
Learn why Jay Kesler believes in the church, our place just below the angels, and God's unchanging greatness in this 3-session study.


Knowing God Through His Names
Knowing God Through His Names

Christianity Today Bible Study
What God invites us to call him says volumes about his relationship to us.


Knowing God's Will
Knowing God's Will

eBook Format Available!
Knowing God’s will is a process.


Knowing the Unknowable God
Knowing the Unknowable God

eBook Format Available!
Knowledge of God begins by accepting its limits.


Lessons from the Apocrypha
Lessons from the Apocrypha

Current Issues Bible Study
What these oft-overlooked books say about the brutal and seductive world into which Jesus was born.


Lessons from the Sheep
Lessons from the Sheep

Current Issues Bible Study
Feeling autonomous and proud? Then ponder the lives of sheep.


Letting Go of Guilt
Letting Go of Guilt

Christianity Today Bible Study
The early warning signs.


Life After Life
Life After Life

Christian Living Bible Study
The meaning of life is found beyond life.


Listening to God in Scripture
Listening to God in Scripture

Christian Living Bible Study
Avoid these common errors in studying God’s Word.


Living Your Faith
Living Your Faith

Christian Living Bible Study
Christian actions flow from Christian character.


The Mind Under Grace
The Mind Under Grace

Christianity Today Bible Study
Modern evangelicals tend to choose experience over theology. We need both.


Modern Parables Small-Group Six Pack
Modern Parables Small-Group Six Pack

6-session video Bible study from Modern Parables and FaithVisuals.com.

The Mystery of God’s Freedom and Grace
The Mystery of God’s Freedom and Grace

Current Issues Bible Study
Why did an omniscient God create humankind knowing that so many would reject him?


Our Disappointment with God
Our Disappointment with God

Christianity Today Bible Study
Why our expectation of spiritual intimacy with the Divine so often fails to match the reality.


Our Flops: God's Success
Our Flops: God's Success

Current Issues Bible Study
Zambia is missionary David Livingstone's greatest legacy. But this Christian nation isn't always heaven on earth.


Our Merciful Judge
Our Merciful Judge

Knowing God Study
God is trustworthy and can be counted on to treat people right. Explore more in this 6-session study.


Our Powerful Helper-Knowing God Course
Our Powerful Helper-Knowing God Course

Knowing God Study
God provides comfort when you need it most, and the power to persevere. Go deeper in this 6-session study.


Persecuted Christians in the Middle East
Persecuted Christians in the Middle East

Christianity Today Bible Study
What can we do about human rights abuses in Saudi Arabia?


Pass the Torch
Pass the Torch

Current Issues Bible Study
Help the next generation hunger after the things of God.


The Problem with the Prosperity Gospel
The Problem with the Prosperity Gospel

eBook Format Available!
Yes, God wants to bless us, but not always in the ways we expect.


Remember What God Has Done
Remember What God Has Done

Christian Living Bible Study
We must remember the past to move ahead to the future.


Resurrection Triumph
Resurrection Triumph

Christianity Today Bible Study
Living and dying—and living again.


Seeing God in Everyday Life
Seeing God in Everyday Life

Christian Living Bible Study
Genuine reality, like a live orchestra, cannot be reduced to mere bits of data.


The Severe Mercy of God
The Severe Mercy of God

Christian Living Bible Study
What happens to a person who truly receives the mercy of God?


The Shy Virtue
The Shy Virtue

Christianity Today Bible Study
Jesus is the reason to stop concentrating on ourselves.


The Son and the Crescent
The Son and the Crescent

Christianity Today Bible Study
Why it matters that Jesus is the Son of God.


Source of All Beauty
Source of All Beauty

Christianity Today Bible Study
Does beauty have a place in the life of the Christian?


Spirituality for Today
Spirituality for Today

Christianity Today Bible Study
Modern spirituality begins and ends with the self; Christian spirituality, with the Alpha and Omega.


Peace on Earth
Peace on Earth

Christianity Today Bible Study
This kind of peace may surpass even our understanding.


Theology 101
Theology 101

Study Through the Bible
Gain a biblical understanding of key Christian doctrines from today's leading sources in this 6-session study.


Time for God
Time for God

Christian Living Bible Study
Are we too busy?


Titus: Good Doctrine & Godly Living
Titus: Good Doctrine & Godly Living

Study Through the Bible Study
Those who persevere, as Titus did, will discover the power and satisfaction that God gives.


Tradition: Love It or Lose It?
Tradition: Love It or Lose It?

Current Issues Bible Study
Does tradition breed empty faith or healthy Christianity? This lesson examines Jesus' teaching about tradition.


Trembling Love
Trembling Love

Christian Living Bible Study
The Scriptures demand that we both love and fear God.


Trusting God When It Hurts
Trusting God When It Hurts

Christian Living Bible Study
Learning from Job.


The Undiminished Accuracy of Scripture
The Undiminished Accuracy of Scripture

Christianity Today Bible Study
Why you can still set your life by it


Unexplained Tragedy
Unexplained Tragedy

Christianity Today Bible Study
Why does God allow tragedies to happen?


We Really Do Need Another Bible Translation
We Really Do Need Another Bible Translation

Current Issues Bible Study
As good as many modern versions are, they often do not allow us to hear what the Holy Spirit actually said.


What Good Are Religions Without Christ?
What Good Are Religions Without Christ?

Christianity Today Bible Study
Testing the theology of a born-again paradox.


What Is Heaven Like?
What Is Heaven Like?

Christianity Today Bible Study
The answer to that question may depend on how you define blessing.


What Is the Significance of the Trinity?
What Is the Significance of the Trinity?

Current Issues Bible Study
We better understand God when we better understand the Trinity.


What Must I Do to Be Saved?
What Must I Do to Be Saved?

Christian Living Bible Study
Can Jesus be Savior if he is not Lord?


What on Earth Happens After Christ’s Second Coming?
What on Earth Happens After Christ’s Second Coming?

Christian Living Bible Study
Timeless truths behind the debates over Christ’s return.


What We’ll Look Like in Heaven
What We’ll Look Like in Heaven

Current Issues Bible Study
How can we look forward to reinhabiting these worthless husks that we leave behind in death?


What's So Funny about Faith?
What's So Funny about Faith?

Current Issues Bible Study
How Christian standup comedians help us toward a more holistic faith.


When God Doesn’t Heal
When God Doesn’t Heal

Current Issues Bible Study
A biblical view of chronic illness.


When God Says No
When God Says No

Christianity Today Bible Study
Making sense of unanswered prayer.


Where is God in This Mess?
Where is God in This Mess?

Christianity Today Bible Study
Trials and troubles can lift us to glory.


Who Are We to Judge?
Who Are We to Judge?

Christianity Today Bible Study
Did Jesus forbid us from judging others?


Who Is The Devil?
Who Is The Devil?

Christian Living Bible Study
Before engaging in spiritual warfare, know your enemy.


Why Doesn’t the Bible Condemn Slavery?
Why Doesn’t the Bible Condemn Slavery?

Current Issues Bible Study
What Scripture says—and doesn’t say-about slavery.


Why I Don't Imitate Christ
Why I Don't Imitate Christ

Christianity Today Bible Study
The Christian life is not a game of Simon says.


A Whole-Bible Gospel
A Whole-Bible Gospel

Christian Vision Project Bible Study
The Scripture of Jesus is our Scripture, too.


Will God Protect Us?
Will God Protect Us?

Christianity Today Bible Study
If God is faithful to protect his people, why is life still so hard?


Understanding Islam:<br> Engaging and Loving Our Neighbors
Understanding Islam:
Engaging and Loving Our Neighbors


Current Issues Bible Study
A 6-session study to help you understand the religion of Islam better and learn ways to engage Muslims in a dialogue about their faith as you point them to Christ.



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