Bible Studies

Codes & Descriptions

Class Codes
[A] = summary lessons
[B] = exegetical analysis
[C] = topical doctrinal studies
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.
Philippians (2022)

Philippians (2022)

April 2022 - June 2024
Thursday, June 13, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-12 & 1 Corinthians 9:24-27
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 53 mins 46 secs
Did you know that Christians are running a race and that they are to run to win? Listen to this message to learn that your goal should be to daily run that race in a way that is approved by God. Hear a detailed study of the crowns and rewards that are possible to win and live your life pursuing that for which you were saved.
Thursday, June 06, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-12
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 19 secs
What is important to you in your daily life? Listen to this message to understand that gaining knowledge about Christ and being strengthened by the Holy Spirit are the things that should matter. Hear the importance of reading your Bible continuously to gain this knowledge and learn about three conclusions the Apostle Paul reached in this area.
Thursday, May 02, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-11
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 49 mins 34 secs
Do you find yourself struggling to resist your sin nature too often? Listen to this message to learn that the Apostle Paul went through the same struggles and learned how to gain the power to win this battle. Find out what the power of His resurrection means and how this is referring to the power used by God the Holy Spirit to raise Christ from the dead. Be challenged to make learning about Christ Jesus your number one priority in life.
Thursday, April 25, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-11 & Romans 4:1-4
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 3 secs
Was Abraham declared righteous because he believed God was going to give him a land? Listen to this message to find out that was not the reason he was declared righteous. Believing in God’s plan for our salvation through Christ’s atoning work on the Cross is what saves us, just as it did Abraham. Find out that we cannot impress God with any good works we do, but it is faith alone, in Christ alone, that counts.
Thursday, April 18, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-11 & Romans 3:24-31
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 55 mins 34 secs
What happens when we trust in Christ? Listen to this message to see that anyone who trusts in Christ is justified. Find out what forbearance means and how it emphasizes God’s marvelous grace in applying Christ’s death as the payment for the penalty of sin when we trust in Christ. Hear five rhetorical questions that show that both Jew and Gentile are saved by faith alone in Christ alone and not by any works they have done.
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-11 & Romans 3:24-31
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 50 secs
Redemption. Propitiation. Why do we need to learn about these subjects? Listen to this message to hear these are fundamental truths that help us to understand and appreciate our salvation. Hear the meaning of the key words for each of these terms. Remember that redemption always refers to a price being paid to redeem or purchase something and propitiation expresses God’s satisfaction for Christ’s work on the Cross.
Thursday, April 04, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-11 & Romans 3:20-31
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 55 secs

Get prepared for an in-depth study of justification. Listen to this message to learn that justification basically means being declared righteous by God even though we were born sinners and still sin after believing in Christ as our Savior. Learn about the three types of biblical righteousness. Gain a clearer understanding of Romans 3:23–24. Rejoice and be grateful for such a great salvation.

The “heavy” Bible Dr. Dean discussed at the beginning of this class is available here.

Here is a link to Dr. Dean's Bible Study Methods series.

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:8-11
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 14 secs
Is there anything we can do to be righteous before God? Listen to this lesson to learn that we are inherently sinful and all our good deeds and moral acts are worthless. Find out that the answer is that we can only become righteous before God by trusting in Christ as our Savior. At that instant God does not make us better or more righteous but He declares us righteous.
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:7-9
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 7 mins 35 secs
What does arithmetic have to do with our salvation? Listen to this message to learn that we are declared righteous based on faith alone in Christ alone and not on anything we can add of our own works. See how the Apostle Paul’s many outstanding accomplishments and genetics were only losses when it came to his spiritual destiny.
Thursday, February 29, 2024
Passage: Philippians 3:4-6
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 34 secs
How did the many rituals and traditions of Judaism develop in the centuries prior to Jesus’ birth? Listen to this message to hear a detailed history of the period which included the Maccabean Revolt and the rise of the Herodian dynasties. See the key sects of the Scribes’, Pharisees’, and Sadducees’ origins and how this led to a belief that righteousness could be achieved by one’s own good deeds. Appreciate how Paul deftly debunks this belief.