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Major Bible themes was designed as a tool for spiritual growth, offering a valuable introduction into Christian doctrine. It sees the Bible as the inspired Word of God, focusing on its subject and purpose as a vehicle of divine revelation. The character and attributes of God are examined, with several chapters dedicated to each member of the Trinity. Other chapters look at topics like the dispensations, the covenants, Satan, sin, the church, the end times, and more.
For a basic introduction to Reformed (and dispensational) Christianity, there is no better book. All major doctrines, issues, and personalities are discussed in a simple, straightforward manner. Chapters are fairly short, and are designed to be used in conjunction with the study questions. Reading through Major Bible Themes in one year will greatly increase your knowledge of the Bible and the God revealed there.
Number of Pages: 384
Publication Date: 1974
|Dimensions: 5 3/4 X 8 3/4 (inches)|
Basic Theology: A Popular Systematic Guide to Understanding Biblical TruthCharles C. RyrieMoody Publishers / 1999 / Hardcover$22.49 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 21 Reviews
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In an age characterized by skepticism and ignorance of the Holy Scriptures, this timely volume clearly sets forth the biblical truths and teachings that long have been cherished by Christians. Virtually a classic for this century, Major Bible Themes includes chapters on doctrines that merit particular attention in the contemporary religious scene, such as the Holy Spirit, the nature of the Church, and the second coming of Christ. Designed for group and individual study, for pastors, laymen, and students, Major Bible Themes is an indispensable tool, providing the biblical basis for fifty-two doctrines, complete with topical and Scripture indexes. Questions for discussion and review follow each chapter. Whether your purpose is to explore Bible doctrines as a new Christian, to erase confusion stemming from conflicting views in the contemporary church, or to establish a stronger basis for witnessing to your beliefs, Major Bible Themes is essential for study and reference.
As the founder and first president of the Dallas Theological Seminary, the late Dr. Chafer served as Professor of Systematic Theology since its beginning in 1924, and was editor of Bibliotheca Sacra from 1940 to the time of his death in 1952.
Andy AndersonLynden, WashingtonAge: 55-65Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Major Bible Themes - Great Revision!November 23, 2016Andy AndersonLynden, WashingtonAge: 55-65Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I love this book by Lewis Sperry Chafer, revised by John Walvoord. The original book featured 49 chapters, and this current book has been revised and features 52 chapters. A great theology book for personal or group study. 52 chapters are great for a weekly study for one year. I have given this book to Christians, providing them the basics of theology. For further study I would recommend Basic Theology by Charles Ryrie, and if you have additional funds purchase Systematic Theology (4 volumes) by Lewis Sperry Chafer. These three I have in my library, and I enjoy each one of them. I highly recommend that you start with this volume, read it, study it, and teach it to others. You will be blessed.
Bruce5 Stars Out Of 5Good resourceFebruary 4, 2015BruceQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Solid. Useful for studying individually with young men. Chapters are succinct but full.
ppwitte5 Stars Out Of 5DoctrineDecember 12, 2014ppwitteQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Understandable , yet thorough .
JandeHouston MissouriAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5good reference bookNovember 1, 2014JandeHouston MissouriAge: 45-54Gender: femalei am enjoying the book very much the information is very exciting i am very happy to add it ti my library
Rev. Mamie5 Stars Out Of 5Great resource for all readers of the Bible.September 3, 2013Rev. MamieQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4I first read this book in 1999 as recommended resource by my pastor. Here I am in 2013, I still continue to refer to this book. It is just as timely now as it was in 1999. I have been in ministry for 15 years.