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Bible Studies for the Church and for Christian Ministries - BIBLE STUDY ON TOUGH ISSUES 






In this series we plan to address several controversial subjects. As the men of Berea did, we want to receive the word with all readiness of mind and to search the scriptures daily, whether these things are so. (Acts 17:11)


For us, this is not a matter of personal opinion nor one of one-upmanship; it is a matter of personal righteousness and of right-standing before God.


Ultimately, we must be willing to let God's Word speak to us, and we must be willing to conform ourselves to that Word.


We know that we have liberty in Christ Jesus.

Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. (2 Cor 3:17)

But take heed lest by any means this liberty of yours become a stumblingblock to them that are weak. (1 Cor 8:9)

So, (at the least) we must be careful in exercising our liberty.

Further, the bible teaches us that liberty in Christ Jesus makes us free FROM sin. It does not make us free TO sin.

What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein? (Rom 6:1,2)

Moreover, we are commanded to:

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. (John 2:15)

So, our hearts shouldn't even desire those things in the world from which we have been saved.


Jesus came to seek and to save that which was lost. We who were dead in trespasses and sins he hath quickened.

Why then would we willingly go back into trespasses and sins?


Why would we wander away and become lost again?

(For those who believe in eternal security - please read the articles on OSAS, but in the meantime - why would we even 'behave' as if we were lost again?)

The question then would be…...are the things we will discuss matters of sin, or are they legitimately matters of personal conscience?


Let's find out.

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. (I Thess 5:21)

List of Articles


Issues Common to Most Fellowships:

"Church" Membership


"Brother" Bill and "Pastor"


Lisa's Thoughts on the Depravation of Literature


Social Drinking - Use of Alcohol




Questions About Christmas


Is Christmas Scriptural?


Every Green Trees to Worship False gods?


Explaining to Friends - What is 'wrong' with Christmas


Comparison Between the Lord Jesus Christ and Santa Claus






Television and Movies:

Watching Television


Mel Gibson - Our "Christian" Hero?


Mel Gibson - Our "Christian" Hero - The Passion of the Christ - Summary

Creation vs Evolution:

Creation, Evolution and the Gap Theory


Evolution - Fact or Fiction by James L. Melton - (Excellent !)


Robert Howie - Geologist - A Book Review by Mike Wright





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The "Berean Research Institute" is a scripture-based, family-oriented area of cyber-space wherein men, women and children can research beliefs and doctrines that impact their assembly, ministry and/or personal lives.

We encourage all to fear God and to keep his commandments by searching the scriptures daily and by being doers of the word.

Many people today claim to be Christians, disciples of Jesus, but fail to continue in his word as commanded in John 8:31, and therefore are deceiving even themselves.  (James1:22)  The result of such deception will be exclusion from the Kingdom of God (Matt 7:21-23 and Matt 25:8-12).

Not everyone ... shall enter the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. (Matt 7:21)

If you consider yourself to be a Pentecostal, Baptist, Catholic, JW, Adventist - even a life-long one - and are convinced that you are on your way to heaven, we encourage you to consider some of the biblical doctrines that we examine in these articles and videos - and be SURE that you are on your way to heaven.

That is our ultimate goal for you - that every one of you obtains eternal life!!