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What's New

This week (April 13), we complete our study on the Beatitudes with the blessing on those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake (Matt 5:10-12). Charts on the study and Notes on Matt 5:1-13 are also available.

In the will of the Lord, next week we interrupt our studies on Matthew for a meditation on our Lord's resurrection, and return to Matt 5:13 the following week.

In the will of the Lord, Van will be in Paris, France for business this coming May 3-9, with the possibility of extending the visit a bit on either end. We would love to meet some of the saints who have been listening to the Bible studies from Europe. If you’d like to arrange a visit, please click on the “About” tab above and contact us at the email link on that page.

Van's book on divorce and remarriage, Except for Fornicationis now in print, and available through  both Amazon and Barnes and Noble. The Topical Studies page now includes a link to a separate page on the subject of Divorce and Remarriage, which will support materials associated with this book, and Van will discuss questions on the blog.


What's Here

This page brings together a variety of Bible study notes, position papers, and links of interest to Christian believers who are led of the Spirit to live individually and corporately according to the patterns and teaching of the New Testament. Here's a high-level description of what you'll find.

Book Studies
Here you'll find audio (mp3) files of expositions of a number of books of the Bible. In some cases, written notes (in pdf format) for the studies are available as well.
Topical Studies
Here are studies on the New Testament Church, divorce and remarriage, last things, the doctrine of salvation, Israel's holy days, and traditional Christian holidays.
Bible Study Methods
The materials under this tab will help you learn to study the Bible better.
Here are links to a number of useful resources by other people that deserve to be more widely known.
This journal contains observations about various Bible passages and topics, a brief summary of each week's message, and examples of how to use Bible study software.
About Us
Here's where you can learn about the small church of which we're a part, and how to contact us.