Bible Studies

Philippians (2022)

Philippians (2022)

April 2022 - September 2022
Thu, Sep 08, 2022
Passage: 1 Corinthians 13:1-8 & Philippians 1:9
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 6 secs
Would you like to learn what biblical love is and how to have it in your life? Listen to this message to see that love is a mental attitude that you can’t produce on your own but it will develop when you walk by means of the Holy Spirit. Hear the characteristics of love in terms you can understand. See how any effort you make that is not based on love is worth nothing. Find out that the way to understand love is to realize the significance of Christ’s death on the Cross for us when we were rebels against God.
Thu, Sep 01, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:9 & John 13:34-35
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 5 mins 3 secs

What does it mean for our love to abound? Listen to this lesson to learn that when we first trust in Christ as our Savior we have very little understanding of what biblical love is and it is only through gaining knowledge of the Word of God and discernment that we come to understand it. Begin a study of seven passages of Scripture that discuss love beginning with what it means to be a disciple. Be challenged to apply three important lessons from the parable of the Good Samaritan.

During this message Dr. Dean referenced a document by Walt Kaiser, The Law As God’s Gracious Guidance for the Promotion of Holiness.

Thu, Aug 25, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:7-10
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 32 secs
Love makes the world go round. At least that’s what a lot of people believe. This lesson is the beginning of a study of the meaning of love and its importance in the Christian life. Find out that love is developed in association with knowledge and discernment and is produced as a result of walking by means of the Holy Spirit. See its central role in Christianity and that it is a mental attitude rather than an emotion. Be ready to continue next with an in-depth study of love.
Thu, Aug 11, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & Revelation 2:17-29
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 39 secs
Would you like to have rewards and a special relationship with the Lord throughout eternity? Listen to this lesson to learn that after salvation we have an opportunity to earn rewards that will be given us at the Judgment Seat of Christ. See the importance of keeping God’s commandments until the end of our life. If you become discouraged, realize that God, in His grace, always provides forgiveness through confession of sins so you can continue your growth to spiritual maturity.
Thu, Aug 04, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & Revelation 2-3
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 38 secs

If you’re a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, are you growing to spiritual maturity? Will you receive rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ? Listen to this message for the Church at Smyrna who are encouraged to stay faithful until the end so they will receive the crown of life. Find out what the second death is and see how believers who do not walk by means of the Holy Spirit suffer loss. Learn the meaning and importance of confession of sin by hearing about a time when Jesus washed Peter’s feet.

In this lesson Dr. Dean referenced a paper he presented on Identifying Angels in Revelation 2 & 3.

Dr. Dean also mentioned his papers on The Gospel Wars: Part 1 and Part 2.

Thu, Jul 28, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & Revelation 2:7
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 24 secs
When life is difficult and you’re weary, what motivates you to keep growing to spiritual maturity? Listen to this lesson to learn about fantastic rewards promised to overcomers, including the privilege of eating from the Tree of Life in eternity. Find out what special rewards are offered to the overcomers in the seven churches in Revelation, and learn two answers to two important questions that may have been puzzling you.
Thu, Jul 21, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & John 16:33
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 1 mins 47 secs

Are you a victorious believer or a defeated believer? Listen to this lesson to learn what determines which category you’re in. Find out that the victorious believer is one who has overcome the world and hear a definition of worldliness. See Satan’s role in attracting believers to the things of the world through our lusts. Understand how to resist these temptations by having your thinking transformed.

During this class Dr. Dean mentioned the book Battle for the American Mind by Pete Hegseth.

Thu, Jul 14, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & John 16:33
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 59 mins 49 secs
Have you come to know Christ as described in 1 John? Listen to this message to learn what it means to know Him and see that you can tell you know Him if you are keeping His commandments. Review what overcomers are and what Christ overcame. Find out the three enemies in the Christian life and see the role that love plays. Understand that John is discussing believers who are maturing spiritually after salvation.
Thu, Jul 07, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6 & 1 John 5:4
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins 6 secs
Did you know there are two kinds of believers at the Judgment Seat of Christ? Listen to this lesson to learn that there will be those who receive rewards and those who do not. See that this has nothing to do with salvation but with growing to spiritual maturity after we are saved. Find out that it involves getting to know Christ. Understand what “whatever is born of God” means in 1 John and let this motivate you to walk by means of the Holy Spirit.
Thu, Jun 30, 2022
Passage: Philippians 1:6
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 57 mins 48 secs
Do you know that believers get a report card noting what kind of life they have lived since they accepted Christ as their Savior? Listen to this lesson to learn what the Day of Jesus Christ means and when it occurs. Realize that after the Rapture all believers receive an evaluation of the time they spent walking by means of the Holy Spirit and the rewards they will receive. Hear a number of principles concerning what will happen at the Judgment Seat of Christ and understand it has nothing to do with our salvation.