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This search function will enable the viewer to see cartoons that relate to particular doctrines in the Bible. At the moment there aren't enough cartoons to allow us to promote this function fully, but come back soon & see what progress we have made! For the moment, here is a list of the Doctrines of Christianity (source: the NIV Disciple's Study Bible)

Outlines of the doctrines

The 6 Major Doctrines are:
1.0 THE TRINITARIAN GOD
2.0 THE WORLD
3.0 KNOWLEDGE OF GOD
4.0 GOD’S SAVING PURPOSE
5.0 GOD’S PEOPLE
6.0 THE CHURCH AND THE WORLD

Each of these Major Doctrines has sub-divisions,which themselves often have further sub-divisons. To keep track of this I have used a numbering system so that each unique doctrinal point has a unique number/letter combination.
Words in italics within a unique doctrine point tell you how that point will appear in the notes below a Bible Cartoon: e.g. THE TRINITARIAN GOD, 1.1 God, 1.11 GOD IS UNIQUE IN NATURE, 1.11A. He is constant in Nature would be written “GOD, Nature - [any notes about this subject]”.

1.0 THE TRINITARIAN GOD

1.1 GOD

1.11 GOD IS UNIQUE IN NATURE
1.11A. He is constant in Nature
1.11B. He is the One true God
1.11C. He is Holy
1.11D. He is Transcendent
1.11E. He is Immanent
1.11F. He is Eternal
1.11G. He is Spirit
1.11H. He is One in three, Trinity
1.11I. He reveals Himself in Glory

1.12 GOD IS INTIMATE
1.12A. He is Living
1.12B. He is Personal
1.12C. He is Jealous

1.13 GOD RELATES TO US & TO HIS WORLD
1.13A. He is Creator
1.13B. He is Judge
1.13C. He is Father

1.14 GOD HAS DISTINCTIVE QUALITIES
1.14A. He is Love
1.14B. He relates in Mercy
1.14C. He saves in Grace
1.14D. He is Righteous
1.14E. His Goodness is unequalled
1.14F. His Faithfulness can be trusted
1.14G. His Justice is impartial and fair
1.14H. He reacts to sin in Wrath
1.14I. He has perfect Wisdom
1.14J. He has all Power
1.14K. His Presence is always, everywhere available

1.15 GOD WORKS IN HIS WORLD
1.15A. He redeems as Saviour
1.15B. He fulfills His purposes in Sovereignty

1.2 JESUS CHRIST

1.21 JESUS IS THE MESSIAH OF ISRAEL
1.21A Scripture Foretold his coming
1.21B John the Baptist prepared the way
1.21C He Fulfilled Old Testament teachings and hopes
1.21D He was the expected Messiah, the Christ
1.21E He was the expected Prophet, like Moses

1.22 JESUS WAS GOD IN HUMAN FLESH
1.22A His Virgin birth was through the Spirit
1.22B He was holy and thus Sinless
1.22C He performed God’s Miracles
1.22D He displayed divine Authority
1.22E He is the Son of God
1.22F He is the Son of Man
1.22G He is the Wisdom of God
1.22H He is the eternal Word of God
1.22I He is Lord
1.22J The Resurrection showed His divine nature
1.22K He endured physical and emotional Suffering
1.22L He is the Old Testament I AM
1.22M He is God

1.23 JESUS WAS A HUMAN BEING LED BY GOD’S SPIRIT
1.23A He experienced human Birth
1.23B He endured Temptation as all humans do
1.23C He experienced Death as all humans do

1.24 JESUS FULFILLED GOD’S PURPOSES
1.24A In His Teaching
1.24B As God’s Servant
1.24C As God’s Shepherd
1.24D In His Glory
1.24E As the Truth of God
1.24F As the Light of God
1.24G By completing His Missionv 1.24H As the Bread of Life
1.24I In His Love
1.24J As the Cornerstone

1.25 JESUS PROVIDES SALVATION
1.25A As Redeemer
1.25B As Saviour
1.25C As Lamb of God
1.25D As the Life
1.25E As our Priest
1.25F In His Atonement for us
1.25G As our Hope

1.26 JESUS CONTINUES TO MINISTER FOR US
1.26A In heaven after the Ascension
1.26B Through Intercession for us

1.27 JESUS IS THE ETERNAL KING
1.27A He was Preexistent
1.27B He is the Son of David
1.27C He introduced the Kingdom of God
1.27D We await His Final Coming
1.27E He is the Judge in final Judgment
1.27F Misunderstanding made the messianic Secret necessary
1.27G He is the expected King

1.3HOLY SPIRIT

1.31 THE HOLY SPIRIT IS REVEALED
1.31A Promised by God
1.31B Revealed at Pentecost
1.31C Described by specific Vocabulary

1.32 THE HOLY SPIRIT WORKS FOR GOD’S PURPOSES
1.32A In Creation
1.32B In Redemption
1.32C In Messianic Hope
1.32D In Jesus
1.32E In The Twelve
1.32F In Revelation

1.33 THE HOLY SPIRIT EMPOWERS GOD’S PEOPLE
1.33A Undergirds the Church
1.33B Unites a Fellowship
1.33C Energizes for Missionv 1.33D Guides in Mission
1.33E Calls and equips Leaders
1.33F Teaches His people

1.34 THE HOLY SPIRIT LEADS INDIVIDUALS
1.34A Fills Christians
1.34B Convicts sinners
1.34C Regenerates believers
1.34D Permanently Indwells the saved
1.34E Protects the endangered
1.34F Gives Security
1.34G Gives Gifts to every believer
1.34H Transforms the faithful
1.34I May be Resisted
1.34J Guides the believer
1.34K Must be Obeyed
1.34L Intercedes in prayer for the believer

1.35 THE SPIRIT IS GOD
1.35A Presence of God
1.35B Personal
1.35C Acts in divine Freedom
1.35D Third in Trinity

2.0 THE WORLD

2.1 CREATION

2.11 THE DIVINE AGENT OF CREATION
2.11A Personal Creator
2.11B Jesus Christ
2.11C The Trinity

2.12 WHY GOD CREATES
2.12A For Praise
2.12B For Covenant Relationship
2.12C For Redemption

2.13 HOW GOD CREATES
2.13A In Sovereignty as Lord
2.13B In Freedom
2.13C In Love
2.13D With Purposeful intent
2.13E With Power
2.13F For Order
2.13G In Progressive manner
2.13H In Continuous work

2.14 WHAT GOD CREATES
2.14A Earth
2.14B Persons
2.14C Nature
2.14D Miracles
2.14E Moral limitations leading to Judgement
2.14F Justice through Freedom
2.14G New Creation

2.15 OUTCOMES OF GOD’S CREATION
2.15A It is Good
2.15B Freedom allows Sin
2.15C Evil exists
2.15D Confidence in humans
2.15E Hope

2.2 MIRACLE

2.21 DEFINITION OF MIRACLE
2.21A God’s Working
2.21B Exception to ordinary experience
2.21C Biblical Vocabulary of MIracles
2.21D Worked through various Methods

2.22 PURPOSE OF MIRACLES
2.22A God’s work of Continual Creation
2.22B Redemption of God’s People
2.22C Revelation of God
2.22D Elicit Praise
2.22E Execute God’s Judgement
2.22F Show God’s Power

2.23 CONTEXT OF MIRACLES
2.23A World of Nature
2.23B Response of Faith

2.24 AGENTS OF MIRACLES
2.24A Humans as Instruments
2.24B Jesus Christ
2.24C The Evil One

2.3 EVIL & SUFFERING

2.31 THE ORIGIN OF EVIL AND SUFFERING
2.31A The Divine Origin
2.31B Satan as originator
2.31C Human Origin
2.31D Natural Origin

2.32 TYPES OF EVIL AND SUFFERING
2.32A Deserved
2.32B Testing
2.32C Redemptive

2.33 GOD’S RELATION TO EVIL AND SUFFERING
2.33A Punishment
2.33B Providence
2.33C God’s Compassion
2.33D God’s Present Help
2.33E God’s Future Help

2.34 CHRISTIAN RESPONSE TO EVIL AND SUFFERING
2.34A Repentance
2.34B Rejoicing
2.34C Endurance
2.34D Compassion
2.34E Humility
2.34F Comfort
2.34G Worship
2.34H Prayer
2.34I Vindication

2.4 HUMANITY

2.41 GOD’S CREATION OF HUMANITY
2.41A The Image of God
2.41B For Responsibility
2.41C With Moral Consciousness
2.41D With Potentiality
2.41E With Worth

2.42 NATURE OF GOD’S HUMAN CREATION
2.42A Human Nature
2.42B Physical Nature
2.42C Spiritual Nature
2.42D Intellectual Nature
2.42E Psychological Nature

2.43 EXPERIENCES OF HUMAN LIFE
2.43A Life
2.43B Birth
2.43C Childhood and Youth
2.43D Marriage
2.43E Celibacy
2.43F Parenthood
2.43G Work
2.43H Age

2.44 TERMINATION OF HUMAN LIFE
2.44A Death
2.44B Nature of Death
2.44C Death and Sin
2.44D Attitudes to Death
2.44E Burial

2.45 INTERACTIONS OF HUMAN LIFE
2.45A Relationships
2.45B Relationship to God
2.45C Community Relationships
2.45D Family Relationships
2.45E Relationship to Nature
2.45F Commitment in Relationships

2.5 SIN

2.51 DEFINITION OF SIN
2.51A Transgression of Law
2.51B Covenant Breach
2.51C Violation of God’s Character
2.51D Unbelief
2.51E Missing the Mark
2.51F Against God
2.51G Self-Centredness
2.51H Unfaithfulness

2.52 ORIGIN OF SIN
2.52A Universal Nature
2.52B Result of Individual Choice
2.52C Satan

2.53 CHARACTERISTICS OF SIN
2.53A Disobeying God
2.53B Lawlessness
2.53C Unrighteousness
2.53D Lack of Faith
2.53E Evil Desire
2.53F Rebellion
2.53G Hypocrisy
2.53H Violence
2.53I Pride
2.53J Responsibility
2.53K Serious in Nature
2.53L Tempting

2.54 CONSEQUENCES OF SIN
2.54A Slavery to Sin
2.54B Personal Depravity
2.54C Spiritual Blindness
2.54D Moral Insensitivity
2.54E Guilt
2.54F Death
2.54G Alienation from God
2.54H Estrangement from Others
2.54I Shame

2.55 GOD’S INTERVENTION
2.55A Judgement
2.55B Punishment
2.55C Discipline
2.55D Forgiveness

3.0 KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

3.1 HOLY SCRIPTURE

3.11 WHAT SCRIPTURE IS
3.11A God’s Word
3.11B God’s Initiative
3.11C Inspired by God
3.11D Communicates God’s Purpose

3.12 HOW GOD COMMUNICATES HIS MESSAGE
3.12A Visions
3.12B Oracle
3.12C Gospel
3.12D Through the Spirit
3.12E Through Eyewitnesses

3.13 HOW SCRIPTURE CAME TO US
3.13A Writing
3.13B Collection
3.13C Canonization

3.14 SCRIPTURE IS AUTHORITATIVE

3.15 WHY WE HAVE SCRIPTURE
3.15A Redemption
3.15B Hope
3.15C Commitment
3.15D Inspiration
3.15E Obedience
3.15F Right Relationship with God and others
3.15G Unity
3.15H Powerful

3.2 REVELATION

3.21 GOD TAKES THE INITIATIVE
3.21A In Specific Events
3.21B Through Divine Presence
3.21C In Jesus Christ
3.21D By the Holy Spirit
3.21E Through His Word
3.21F Through Persons
3.21G Through His Messengers
3.21H Through His Angels
3.21I Through Dreams
3.21J Through Inspiration
3.21K Through Visions
3.21L Through Oracles
3.21M Through Signs
3.21N Through History
3.21O In Worship
3.21P In Nature

3.22 GOD TELLS US WHO HE IS
3.22A As Author of Creation
3.22B As Author of Life
3.22C As Author of Hope
3.22D As Author of Grace
3.22E As Author of Love
3.22F In the essence of God’s Nature
3.22G In His Actions

3.23 GOD REVEALS HIS INTENTIONS AND PURPOSES
3.23A Fellowship with His people
3.23B Faithfulness among His people
3.23C Commitment from His people

3.3 HISTORY

3.31 TIME AND ETERNITY
3.31A God acts in human Time
3.31B Time if Linear; not cyclical
3.31C God knows and directs the Future
3.31D History’s time is not Eternal

3.32 GOD AND POLITICAL HISTORY
3.32A God’s People stand in history’s center
3.32B God concentrated on National history
3.32C God is active in international Politics
3.32D God’s Deliverance is part of history
3.32E God’s Kingdom is first revealed in history
3.32F God’s concern is Universal history

3.33 HISTORY AND MEANING
3.33A Faith gains understanding of meaning
3.33B God’s Promise gives history meaning
3.33C Histroy’s Moral foundation gives meaning
3.33D History involves divine Judgement
3.33E History points to Hope
3.33F Geography does not limit God

3.34 HISTORY AND HUMANITY
3.34A God works in Individual history
3.34B God gives and limits Freedom
3.34C God works through God’s Leaders

3.35 HISTORY AND WORSHIP
3.35A History leads to Praise
3.35B Worship celebrates God’s acts of histrory
3.35C Confession of belief recites history
3.35D Narrative teaches history

3.36 HISTORY AND GOD
3.36A God is active in history
3.36B God’s Will is revealed in history
3.36C God’s Intentions, not human ones, guide history
3.36D God’s Presence is known in history
3.36E God controls the history of Nature
3.36F God’s Salvation occurs in history
3.36G Knowledge of God comes through history

4.0 GOD’S SAVING PURPOSE

4.1 ELECTION

4.11 DEFINITION
4.11A Based on God’s Initiative
4.11B Based on God’s Purpose
4.11C Based on God’s Promise
4.11D Done In Christ

4.12 ELECTION AND GOD
4.12A Providence
4.12B Presence
4.12C Sovereignty
4.12D Freedom
4.12E Love
4.12F Faithfulness
4.12G Foreknowledge
4.12H Mercy

4.13 ELECTED COMMUNITIES
4.13A Israel
4.13B Other Nations
4.13C The Church
4.13D God’s Servants
4.13E Remnant

4.14 ELECTION EXPRESSED IN COMMUNITIES
4.14A As Blessing
4.14B In Worship
4.14C In Leadership
4.14D As Responsibility
4.14E In Mission
4.14F In Testing
4.14G As Protection

4.15 ELECTION AND INDIVIDUALS
4.15A Predestination
4.15B Free Will
4.15C Righteousness
4.15D Faith
4.15E Prayer
4.15F Perseverance
4.15G Personal

4.16 ELECTION AND JUDGEMENT
4.16A Eternal Security
4.16B Condemnation
4.16C Divine Justice
4.16D Forgiveness

4.2 SALVATION

4.21 DEFINITION OF SALVATION

4.22 DIVINE PROVISION OF SALVATION
4.22A The Divine Preparation
4.22B The Divine Initiative
4.22C The Divine Grace behind Salvation

4.23 THE WORK OF CHRIST IN SALVATION
4.23A Atonement
4.23B Redemption
4.23C Justification
4.23D Vindication
4.23E Sanctification
4.23F Reconciliation
4.23G Glorification

4.24 BIBLICAL IMAGES OF SALVATION
4.24A As Adoption
4.24B As Being in Christ
4.24C As Cleansing
4.24D As Deliverance
4.24E As New Birth
4.24F As Refuge
4.24G As Rest

4.25 HUMAN RESPONSE TO SALVATION
4.25A Human Freedom
4.25B Acceptance
4.25C Belief
4.25D Confession
4.25E Fear of God
4.25F Knowledge of God
4.25G Love of God
4.25H Obedience
4.25I Repentance
4.25J Remembrance

4.26 BENEFITS OF SALVATION
4.26A Blessing
4.26B Eternal Life
4.26C Forgiveness
4.26D Healing
4.26E Joy
4.26F Renewal

4.3 DISCIPLESHIP

4.31 NATURE OF DISCIPLESHIP

4.32 PREPARATION FOR DISCIPLESHIP
4.32A Christian Conversion
4.32B Enabling power
4.32C Training
4.32D Priesthood of believers
4.32E Ministry of the Laity
4.32F Women of ministry

4.33 GUIDELINES FOR DISCIPLESHIP
4.33A God’s leadership
4.33B Covenant agreement
4.33C Kingdsom of God
4.33D Lordship of Christ
4.33E Guidance of the Holy Spirit
4.33F Assisted by Spiritual Leaders

4.34 PURPOSE FOR DISCIPLESHIP
4.34A God’s Purposes
4.34B Neighbour Love
4.34C Influence
4.34D Active Involvement
4.34E Service Rewarded

4.35 FOCUS OF DISCIPLESHIP
4.35A Needs of Persons
4.35B The Poor
4.35C The Hungry
4.35D The Homeless
4.35E The Oppressed
4.35F The Sick
4.35G The Handicapped
4.35H The Fallen

4.4 CHRISTIAN ETHICS

4.41 PERSONAL CHARACTER IN SOCIETY
4.41A Integrity of Character through relationship with God
4.41B Covetousness lies at the heart of idolatry
4.41C Truth and trustworthiness yields Honesty
4.41D Language reflects character
4.41E God requires Obedience
4.41F Righteousness involves right relationship with God
4.41G Prayer shapes character

4.42 SOCIAL VALUES
4.42A Christians have a Covenant with God
4.42B God’s Justice involves personal and social accountability
4.42C God expresses His will through Moral Imperatives
4.42D God expresses His will through Moral Limits
4.42E God expresses stewardship of Property Rights
4.42F Chaos exists without Social order
4.42G Love of neighbour should dictate Social Relationships
4.42H Corporate Worship yields positive social values

4.43 SOCIAL PROBLEMS
4.43A Murder denies sacredness of human life
4.43B Theft contradicts right to property
4.43C Alcohol abuse affects character and relationships

4.44 AREAS OF APPLICATION
4.44A Christians have Citizenship in the world
4.44B Both Church and State have claims on Christians
4.44C Ecology issues concern Christians
4.44D Christians care about the people’s Health
4.44E Prejudice in Race Relations challenge the church
4.44F God created The State
4.44G War calls for the application of Peace

4.5 STEWARDSHIP


4.51 GOD’S PLAN OF STEWARDSHIP
4.51A Management assigned to humans
4.51B Recognition of God’s Ownership
4.51C Christian values of Stewardship
4.51C1. Lifestyle
4.51C2. Work
4.51C3. Attitudes
4.51C4. Purpose of Possessions
4.51C5. Sacrificial Giving
4.51D Christian use of possessions
4.51D1. Care of Family
4.51D2. Care of Needy
4.51D3. Service to God
4.51D4. Support of the Ministry
4.51D5. Payment of Taxes

4.52 A GIVING GOD EXPECTS A GIVING PEOPLE
4.52A Biblical practices of giving
4.52A1 Tithe
4.52A2 Sacrifice Giving
4.52A3 Vows
4.52A4 Giving for the House of God
4.52A5 Storehouse Giving
4.52A6 Giving in Worship
4.52B Rewards for faithful stewardship

4.6 LAST THINGS


4.61 THE SHAPE OF THE FUTURE
4.61A The Day of the Lord
4.61B The Coming Kingdom
4.61C The Last Days
4.61D The Age to Come
4.61E Church Age

4.62 DEATH AND RESURRECTION
4.62A Believers’ Death
4.62B Unbelievers Death
4.62C Intermediate State
4.62D Believers’ Resurrection
4.62E Unbelievers’ Resurrection
4.62F The Resurrection Body

4.63 THE RETURN OF CHRIST
4.63A Return Promises
4.63B Return Signs
4.63C Return Attitudes
4.63D Return Purposes
4.63E Events surrounding
4.63E1 Rapture of Church
4.63E2 Great Tribulation
4.63E3 Millennium

4.64 THE ETERNAL STATE
4.64A Judgement
4.64B Heaven
4.64C Hell

4.65 THE SIGNIFICANCE
4.65A History’s Goal
4.65B Creation’s Redemption
4.65C Salvation’s Completion
4.65D Church’s Consumation
4.65E Evil’s End
4.65F Humanity Restored
4.65G Satan’s Defeat
4.65H God’s Kingdom Established

4.66 IMPLICATIONS FOR TODAY’S LIVING
4.66A Inspires Hope
4.66B Purity
4.66C Encourages Faithfulness
4.66D Demands Preparedness

5.0 GOD’S PEOPLE

5.1 THE CHURCH

5.11 OLD TESTAMENT CONCEPTS
5.11A. Covenant People
5.11B. Remnant
5.11C. God’s Community

5.12 NEW TESTAMENT CONCEPTS
5.11A. Body of Christ
5.11B. Images
5.11B1. The Bride of Christ
5.11B2. The True Israel

5.13 PURPOSE OF THE CHURCH
5.13A. Bring about God’s Kingdom
5.13B. Intention of Christ

5.14 FUNCTIONING OF THE CHURCH
5.14A. Discipline
5.14B. Fellowship
5.14C. Practice
5.14D. Covenant keeping
5.14E. Servanthood
5.14F. Saints

5.15 FORM OF THE CHURCH
5.15A. Redeemed of All Ages
5.15B. People of God
5.15C. Local Body

5.2 ORDINANCES

5.21 BAPTISM
5.21A. Background of Baptim
5.21B. Meaning
5.21B1. Baptism as Cleansing
5.21B2. Baptism as Unity
5.21B3. Baptism as Death
5.21B4. Baptism as New Life
5.21C. Form of Baptism
5.21D. Baptismal Candidtae
5.21E. Administrator
5.21E1. Baptism by John
5.21E2. Baptism by Jesus
5.21E3. Baptism by Holy Spirit
5.21F. Authority for Baptism
5.21F1. Baptism Commanded
5.21F2. Baptism in Jesus’ Name
5.21F3. Baptism as Confession

5.22 LORD’S SUPPER
5.22A. Background of Lord’s Supper
5.22B. Institution of Lord’s Supper
5.22C. Meaning
5.22C1. Lord’s Supper as New Covenant
5.22C2. Lord’s Supper as Humility
5.22C3. Lord’s Supper as Death and Resurrection
5.22C4. Presence in the Lord’s Supper
5.22D. Observance of Lord’s Supper

5.3 WORSHIP

5.31 THE ESSENCE OF WORSHIP
5.31A. Praise
5.31B. Service

5.32 THE IMPORTANCE OF WORSHIP

5.33 WARNINGS ABOUT FALSE WORSHIP

5.34 THE COMPONENTS OF WORSHIP
5.34A. Attitudes
5.34A1. Reverance, awe and adoration
5.34A2. Humility, weeping and fasting
5.34A3. Faith, submission and Obedience
5.34A4. Thanksgiving
5.34A5. Rejoicing
5.34B. Practice
5.34B1. Sacrifice
5.34B2. Sacred Buildings
5.34B3. Priesthood
5.34B4. Calendar
5.34B5. Prayer
5.34B6. Proclamation of God’s Word
5.34B7. Music
5.34B8. Sense of Community
5.34C. Participation
5.34C1. Corporate
5.34C2. Individual

5.4 PROCLAMATION

5.41 CONTENT OF PROCLAMATION
5.41A. Definition of Gospel
5.41B. Simplicity and Clarity of the Gospel
5.41C. Central Theme of the Gospel
5.41D. Divine Source of the Gospel

5.42 NATURE OF PROCLAMATION
5.42A. Authoritative declaration
5.42B. Declared by God’s Chosen Proclaimer
5.42C. Qualities of the Proclaimer
5.42C1. Called by God
5.42C2. Compulsion
5.42C3. Anointing
5.42C4. Fearless

5.43 RESULTS OF PROCLAMATION
5.43A. Brings Unbelievers to God
5.43B. Leads to Faith
5.43C. Rejection is possible
5.43D. Benefits Believers
5.43D1. Instruction
5.43D2. Reproof
5.43D3. Exhortation and encouragement
5.43D4. Growth and perseverance

5.5 PRAYER

5.51 THE FOUNDATION OF PRAYER
5.51A. Universality of Prayer
5.51B. Prayer and the nature of God
5.51B1. Holiness of God
5.51B2. Mercy of God
5.51B3. Love of God
5.51B4. Sovereignty of God
5.51B5. Faithfulness of God
5.51B6. Honour of God
5.51B7. Righteousness of God
5.51C. Importance of Prayer
5.51C1. Command of God
5.51C2. Biblical Characters
5.51C3. Jesus’ Example

5.52 PURPOSE OF PRAYER
5.52A. Fellowship with God
5.52B. Ascertain and do Will of God
5.52C. Experience God’s Presence
5.52D. Spiritual Growth
5.52E. To receive God’s Answer
5.52F. To receive Instruction
5.52G. To receive Salvation
5.52H. To advance God’s Kingdom Growth
5.52I. To Inquire of God
5.52J. To Intercede in Politics

5.53 HELPS IN PRAYER
5.53A. Holy Spirit Helps in prayer
5.53B. Holy Spirit Guides in prayer
5.53C. Prayer In Christ our Advocate

5.54 TYPES OF PRAYER
5.54A. Confession
5.54B. Praise
5.54C. Thanksgiving
5.54D. Petition
5.54E. Intercession
5.54F. Commitment
5.54G. For Forgiveness
5.54H. Confidence

5.55 MODES OF PRAYING
5.55A. Worship
5.55B. Blessing
5.55C. Curse
5.55D. Oath
5.55E. Vow
5.55F. Lament
5.55G. Music

5.56 BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES IN PRAYING
5.56A. Hindrances in praying
5.56B. Prayers In Jesus’ Name
5.56C. Proper Attitudes in Praying
5.56C1. Faith
5.56C2. Humility
5.56C3. Sincerity and Earnestness
5.56C4. Repentance
5.56C5. Responsiveness
5.56D. Procedures in Praying
5.56D1. Regular and continuous Persistence
5.56D2. Ordered prayer

5.57 PERSONAL & COMMUNITY PRAYER
5.57A. Personal prayer
5.57B. Family prayer
5.57C. Corporate prayer
5.57D. Church prayers

5.6 CHURCH LEADERS

5.61 AUTHORITY OF CHURCH LEADERS

5.62 ORDINATION

5.63 EARLIEST LEADERS
5.63A. The Twelve
5.63B. Apostle as Eye Witness
5.63C. Disciple
5.63D. Prophet

5.64 CHURCH OFFICERS
5.64A. Pastor and Overseer
5.64B. Elder
5.64C. Deacon
5.64D. Teacher
5.64E. Evangelist
5.64F. Widow
5.64G. Minister
5.64H. Priest

5.65 LEADERS OF OPPOSITION
5.65A. False Apostle
5.65B. False Prophet

5.7 EDUCATION

5.71 WHY EDUCATION?
5.71A. Commanded
5.71B. Essential to wholeness
5.71C. Qualified Teachers

5.72 TEACHERS IN THE BIBLE
5.72A. God as teacher
5.72B. Moses as teacher
5.72C. Law as teacher
5.72D. Priests as teacher
5.72E. Prophets as teacher
5.72F. Parents as teacher
5.72G. Jesus as teacher
5.72H. Disciples as teacher
5.72I. Evangelists as teacher
5.72J. Missionaries as teacher
5.72K. The Spirit as teacher
5.72L. Scribes and Pharisees as teacher
5.72M. Pastors as teacher
5.72N. Christians as teacher
5.72O. False Teachers as teacher

5.73 AIMS OF EDUCATION
5.73A. Wisdom
5.73B. Guidance for living
5.73C. Happiness
5.73D. Correction
5.73E. Social Order
5.73F. Spiritual Renewal
5.73G. Moral Purity
5.73H. To communicate Tradition
5.73I. Effective Witnessing
5.73J. Self-preservation

5.74 EDUCATIONAL METHODS
5.74A. Discipline
5.74B. Example
5.74C. Instruction
5.74D. Object Lessons
5.74E. Parables
5.74F. Questions
5.74G. Scripture Study
5.74H. Symbolism
5.74I. Repetition
5.74J. Participation
5.74K. Obedience

5.8 FAMILY

5.81 GOD’S PREPARATION FOR FAMILY
5.81A. Creation of Personhood
5.81B. Creation of Sexual Nature
5.81C. Creation of Social Persons
5.81D. Creation of Environment for living
5.81E. Goodness of Creation

5.82 GOD’S PURPOSES FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY
5.82A. Companionship: mutual submission
5.82B. Sexual fulfilment: One Flesh
5.82C. Childbearing
5.82D. Education and discipline
5.82E. Economic Support
5.82F. Symbolic Nature for faith
5.82G. Temporal not eternal
5.82H. Single

5.83 HUMAN FAILURE TO FULFIL GOD’S PLAN
5.83A. Disobedience to God
5.83B. Female Subordination
5.83C. Intermarriage
5.83D. Parental Failure
5.83E. Family favouritism, deceit, Conflict
5.83F. Rejecting Parents
5.83G. Destructive Sexual Sin
5.83H. Violence in family relationships
5.83I. Polygamy and concubines: Multiple Wives
5.83J. Divorce
5.83K. God’s Judgement on families for sin

5.84 HUMAN FULFILMENT OF GOD’S PLAN
5.84A. Accepting Covenant relationship
5.84B. Covenant Marriage
5.84C. New Selfhood in Christ
5.84D. Healthy Sexual Fulfilment
5.84E. Fulfilling family Role Relationships
5.84F. Social Concern for others
5.84G. Mutual Respect
5.84H. Continuing Growth

5.85 QUALITIES OF MATURITY
5.85A. Perspective on Prioritise
5.85B. Mutual Need Fulfillment
5.85C. Accepted Grace

5.86 ESSENTIAL FACTORS IN STRONG FAMILIES
5.86A. Bible Study
5.86B. Family Worship
5.86C. Commitment to effective Communication
5.86D. Practising principles of Conflict Resolution
5.86E. Developing Friendships
5.86F. Authentic Love
5.86G. Forgiveness
5.86H. Shared Joy

6.0 THE CHURCH AND THE WORLD

6.1 EVANGELISM

6.11 THE MEANING OF EVANGELISM
6.11A. As seen in the Gospel
6.11B. God’s Provision of Salvation
6.11C. Universality for all people

6.12 THE MOTIVES OF EVANGELISM
6.12A. God’s Call to Evangelize
6.12B. Give Glory to God
6.12C. Love for people
6.12D. Obedience to Christ
6.12E. Eternal Rewards Promised

6.13 THE REASONS FOR EVANGELISM
6.13A. Lostness of Humanity
6.13B. Christ, Humanities only Hope
6.13C. God’s Salvation of people
6.13D. God Involves his people

6.14 THE THEOLOGY OF EVANGELISM
6.14A. Based on the Work of CHrist
6.14B. God’s Judgement on Sin
6.14C. The Call to Salvation through Repentance and Faith
6.14D. Results of Salvation
6.14E. Includes Follow-up

6.15 EXAMPLES OF EVANGELISM
6.15A. Mass Evangelism
6.15B. Personal Evangelism
6.15C. Social Action in Evangelism
6.15D. Teaching Evangelism

6.16 HOW EVANGELISM IS PRACTISED
6.16A. In the Church
6.16B. Through Worship experiences
6.16C. In the Marketplace
6.16D. In the Home
/ 6.16E. Through Confrontation
6.16F. Through Personal Testimony
6.16G. Through Persecution

6.17 SUPPORT FOR EVANGELISM
6.17A. Power of God
6.17B. Power of the Holy Spirit
6.17C. Power of Holy Life
6.17D. Power of Prayer

6.2 MISSIONS

6.21 GOD IS THE SOURCE OF MISSIONS

6.22 HUMANITY IS THE SCOPE OF MISSIONS

6.23 REDEMPTION IS THE PURPOSE OF MISSIONS
6.23A. A biblical Command
6.23B. Consistency with God’s Call
6.23C. On the risen Lord’s Authority
6.23D. Based on the gospel Message
6.23E. Given Power by the Holy Spirit
6.23F. Nature found in reconciliation, ministry, fellowship

6.24 MESSENGERS ARE THE INSTRUMENTS OF MISSIONS
6.24A. Sending Messengers is God’s Work
6.24B. Early missionaries and churches are Examples
6.24C. Human Means are needed in missions

6.25 MISSIONS YIELD HISTORICAL & ETERNAL RESULTS