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What is a Mini-Series?
A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.

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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.

Matthew (2013)

Matthew (2013)

September 2013 - March 2017

Note: Classes in this series are arranged with the most recent class appearing first.

True stories of the lives of famous people quickly move to the top of the best sellers' charts. Listen to this series about the engrossing story of the life of Christ as told by a once-hated tax collector, Matthew. See how his emphasis is on Christ as the promised Messianic King. Find out about the not-to-be-missed practical ways this Gospel can impact your life.

Video DVDs of these lessons can be ordered here and here.

To view all video Bible studies in the Matthew series, click here.

To listen to this series as a podcast, copy and paste the following URL into your podcast software.
www.deanbibleministries.org/podcasts/2013matthew.xml
 
Sun, Sep 18, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:34-40
Duration: 57 mins 51 secs
What does it mean to love other human beings? Listen to this lesson to learn that if we do not love God we cannot love other people. Learn how we can measure whether or not we love God. Find out how social justice sounds good but without righteousness it is contrary to the Word of God. Hear ten powerful descriptions of God’s love and how they are the ultimate solution to all our love problems.
Sun, Sep 11, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:37
Duration: 35 mins 55 secs
If we loved God in the manner commanded, how would we live our lives? Listen to this lesson to learn that the only way we can love God is to learn about the attributes of God in His Word. See why God is always referred to as the masculine “He” in Scripture. Find out that we must understand Divine love before we can understand human love. See how God demonstrated His love when Christ died on the cross for our sins.
Sun, Sep 04, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:34-40
Duration: 48 mins 39 secs
How are we to love God? Listen to this lesson to learn four ways that tell us how much we are to love God and none of them require emotion. See the full meaning of the command to love God alone. Understand the difference between the yoke of the commandments and the yoke of the kingdom. See that the Pharisees were hoping to trap Jesus when they asked Him what was the great commandment and how He countered by asking them a question.
Sun, Aug 28, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:23-33
Duration: 56 mins 42 secs
What happens at the time of death? Is it the end of a person or does everyone go to some kind of happy place? Is there punishment for some after death? Listen to this lesson to learn that the Bible doesn’t reveal all the details but gives definite information about human destiny that everyone needs to know. Learn the three components that make up a human being. Understand what being made in the image of God means. Listen to the story of Lazarus and the rich man and realize the importance of trusting Christ during our life time.

During this Bible class Dr. Dean mentioned a book dealing with the relationship between Naziism and the current green movement by R. Mark Musser entitled Nazi Oaks.

Sun, Aug 21, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:23-33
Duration: 54 mins 19 secs
Why did Jesus call the religious leaders of Israel evil and wicked? Listen to this lesson to hear how Jesus confronted them about their false teachings. See that He understood their anger and hostility under their mask of human good. Find out how the Sadducees tried to trap Jesus about the doctrine of resurrection when they didn’t even believe in it themselves. Learn what He meant when He said there is no marriage in heaven and God is the God of the living, not the dead.
Sun, Aug 14, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:15-22
Duration: 51 mins 41 secs

What should Christians’ attitudes be toward their government? Listen to this lesson to learn that nowhere in the Scripture is rebellion against government advocated. See that God instituted human government and delegated authority through divine institutions. Find out when God decreed the death penalty for murder. Learn that every time we submit to authority we can do it as unto the Lord and it counts for eternal reward.

A scan of the article about the Communist Rules for Revolution that Dr. Dean mentioned during this Bible class is available on the notes link below.

Sun, Jul 31, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:15-22
Duration: 55 mins 47 secs
What does the Bible teach about politics and civics? Listen to this lesson to learn what Jesus said about paying taxes. See how Jesus answers the devious questions of the religious leaders in a way that leaves them speechless. Find out who the Herodians are and how they seldom agreed with the Pharisees except when they had a common enemy. Accept that Christians are to respect the authority of the government where they live.
Sun, Jul 24, 2016
Passage: Matthew 22:1-14
Duration: 55 mins 45 secs
You’ve been invited to the most impressive wedding in the world. Do you have the right clothes to wear? Listen to this lesson to learn that Jesus was talking about the coming Jewish Kingdom. Hear who all the people in the parable represent. See that the invitation to the wedding was first sent to Israel but many didn’t want to go. Find out that those who did attend were both good and bad people. Now is the time for us to ask ourselves if we have accepted Christ as our Savior and have the right clothes of God’s righteousness for all eternity.
Sun, Jul 17, 2016
Passage: Matthew 21:33-43
Duration: 57 mins 15 secs
Do we have to do something that impresses God to get His blessings? Listen to this lesson to see that trying to do impressive deeds for God is legalism, while grace is understanding that God does all the work and man only has to accept Christ as Savior. Hear a parable told by Jesus about a landowner and his vineyard and find out the significance of each concerning Israel and the Kingdom of God. See that Jesus is directing this parable to the religious leaders rather than all Israel and has nothing to do with Replacement Theology.
Sun, Jul 10, 2016
Passage: Matthew 21:32
Duration: 55 mins 4 secs
Is it necessary to feel sorry for your sins in order to be saved? Listen to this lesson to see how remorse and regret can lead to repentance or a change of mind, but that they are not necessary for salvation. Find out that the only condition in Scripture for salvation is faith alone in Christ alone. After salvation, the end goal of our life is spiritual growth, not feeling sorry about inning and then continuing to sin.