Bible guide

Highlights in the Bible story:

Stories of creation: Genesis 1 and 2

Fall of man: Genesis 3

The flood and tower of Babel: Genesis 6:5-8:22, 11:1-9

God calls and makes a covenant with Abraham: Genesis 12:1-7, Genesis 15

God calls and manifests himself to Moses: Exodus 3:1-15, Exodus 34:5-7

Passover and the exodus from Egypt: Exodus 12

Ten Commandments: Exodus 20, Deuteronomy 5:1-22

The temple in Jerusalem: 2 Chronicles 6:1-21

Israel called as servant of the nations: Isaiah 49:1-7, Zechariah 8:18-23

The new time of salvation comes: Isaiah 53 and 55, Zechariah 9:9-10

The birth of Christ: Luke 2, Matthew 1:18-25

The Sermon on the Mount: Matthew 5-7, Luke 6:20-49

The great commandment: Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Matthew 7:12, Matthew 22:36-40

Important parables: Matthew 13, Mark 4, Luke 10:25-37, Luke 15-16

Important miracles: Mark 6:35-56, Luke 8:22-25, John 11:1-44

Institution of the Holy Communion: Matthew 26:26-30, Mark 14:12-26, 1 Corinthians 11:23-25

Passion and death of Christ: Matthew 26-27, Mark 14-15, Luke 22:39-23:56, John 18-19

Resurrection: Matthew 28:1-10, Mark 16:1-8, Luke 24, John 20, 1 Corinthians 15, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Mission of the church: Matthew 28:16-20, John 20:19-23, Acts 1:8

Ascension of Christ: Luke 24:50-53, Acts 1:9-11

The outpouring and work of the Holy Spirit: Acts 2, John 14:17, John 16:5-15

Jesus will return: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11, 2 Peter 3:10-13, Revelation1:7-8, Revelation 21 and 22

What we believe:

Faith in the Triune God: John 16:5-15, John 17:21,
2 Corinthians 13:13

God creates and provides everything: Genesis 1 and 2, Psalms 8, Psalms 24:1-2, Psalms 104, Isaiah 40:12-31

Man is sinful and deserves death: Romans 1:18-2:11, Romans 3:9-20

God redeems us as an act of grace: Romans 3:21-27, Ephesians 2:1-10, Romans 5:1-11

Christ our only Redeemer: John 3:16-18, John 14:6, Acts 4:12

Our sins are forgiven: Psalms 103:8-13, Colossians 2:13-14, 1 John 1:9, 1 John 2:1-2

Reconciled with God: 2 Corinthians 5:11-21, Colossians 1:15-23

Redemption through faith: Romans 1:17, Romans 3:19-28, Romans 5:1, Romans 10:5-15

Gratefully we live for Christ: Romans 6, Ephesians 2:10

Persist in faith: Hebrews 10:32-39, Hebrews 11, Hebrews 12:1-3

Authority of the Word of God: 2 Timothy 3:16-17

Hope for the future: Hebrews 11, 1 Peter 1:3-9, 2 Peter 3:13

More than conquerors: John 16:33, Romans 8:31-39

Resurrection, eternal life: 1 Corinthians 15, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-17, 1 John 5:11-12

How we live:

The new life in Christ: Romans 12, Colossians 3:5-17, Ephesians 4:17-6:9, Hebrews 13:1-6

Live through the Spirit: Romans 8:1-17, 2 Timothy 1:7

We should love one another: John 13:34-35, Romans 13:8-10, 1 Corinthians 13, 1 John 3:18, 1 John 4:7-21

Conversion: Ezekiel 36:27-28, Zechariah 14:2-9, Mark 1:15, Acts 2:38, Revelations 3:19-20

Compassion for and service to one another: Luke 10:25-37, Galatians 6:1-10, 1 Peter 4:7-11

We are called to be witnesses: Colossians 4:5-6, 1 Peter 2:9-10, 1 Peter 3:15-16

Light of the world: Matthew 5:14-16, Philippians 2:12-18

To live holy: Romans 14:7-9, 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, 1 Peter 1:13-16

Ministry of redemption: Matthew 5:21-26, 2 Corinthians 5:11-21

Forgive one another: Matthew 18:21-35, Colossians 3:13

Prayer: Matthew 6:5-15, Matthew 7:7-11, Colossians 4:2-4, 1 Timothy 2:1-7, James 5:16-20

Joy: Philippians 4:4, 1 Thessalonians 5:16

Peace: John 14:27, Philippians 4:6-9

Humility: Luke 9:46-48, Mark 9:33-37, Philippians 2:3-11, 1 Peter 5:5-7

Fruit of the Spirit: Galatians 5:19-26

Marriage and family: Ephesians 5:21-33, Colossians 3:18-21, Hebrews 13:4

Praise to God: Psalms 150, Ephesians 1:3-14, Colossians 3:16-17

Good deeds: 1 John 3:18, James 2:14-26

Unity of the church: John 17:11, 21, Ephesians 2:13-14, Ephesians 4:1-6

Comfort in times of:

Remorse: Psalms 32, Psalms 51, Psalms 130:1-4, Luke 18:9-14

Death of a loved one: John 11:24-26, John 14:1-3

Loneliness: Psalms 139, John 14:18-19

Danger: Psalms 16, Psalms 18:2-3, Psalms 91, Psalms 121

Brokenness: 2 Corinthians 4:7-15

Hopelessness: Romans 5:1-6, Romans 15:13, Hebrews 10:23

Anxiety: Psalms 13, Psalms 131, Luke 12:22-34, Philippians 4:11-13

Suffering and hardship: Psalms 23, Psalms 34:2-11, Isaiah 61:1-3, 2 Corinthians 4:16-5:10, 1 Peter 4:12-19

Weariness: Psalms 127:1-2, Isaiah 40:27-31, Matthew 11:28-30

Natural disasters: 2 Chronicles 4:12-14, Psalm 46, Habakkuk 3:17-19

Injustice: Psalms 36:6-13, Psalms 37:1-8, Psalms 146:6-10

Ill health: Isaiah 38, Luke 8:40-56, 2 Corinthians 12:7-10, James 5:13-16

Doubt: Psalms 42, Mark 9:22-24

Loss: Job 1:21, Romans 8:28

Temptation: 1 Corinthians 10:12-13, 2 Thessalonians 3:3

Fear: Numbers 6:24-26, Isaiah 41:10, 13-14, Isaiah 43:1-4, Isaiah 52:12

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