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The following is the original Organiser which was included with the Christadelphian Media Disc 3. Portions of it are based on Bible Basics.

John 17:3 And this is life eternal,
that they might know thee the only true God,
and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.
Rom 10:17 . . .faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

 
TOPIC
The nature and character of God, and why He created man.
The origin and nature of Jesus, and why he died on the cross and was raised from the dead.
The promises, the Kingdom of God and Christ's second coming
Sin and the death state
Baptism into Jesus
The commandments of Christ and Life in Christ
Forgiveness, grace and the goodness and severity of God

The nature and character of God, and why He created man.
Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible
to please him:
for he that cometh to God must believe that he is,
and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.
Questions :
Can you see God?
Can you speak to him and how?
What is God's glory and what is His power?
What is the Holy Spirit?
Does God have different names and what do they mean?
Who are the angels and can they sin?
What most convinces you that there is a God?
Some helpful references :
Genesis 1, Exodus 3, 23, 33, 34,
Psalm 34, 102, James 1
Isaiah 40, 55, 1 Timothy 6, Hebrews 1
Topics

The origin and nature of Jesus, and why he died on the cross and was raised from the dead.
1 Timothy 2:5 For there is one God,
and one mediator between God and men,
the man Christ Jesus
Questions :
How was Jesus part of God's plan and how was this accomplished?
Did Jesus have the same nature as us, and what is Jesus' nature now?
What is Jesus role now that he is risen? What will happen when Christ returns?
Some helpful references :
Acts 2, Romans 8, 1 Corinthians 15
2 Corinthians 5 , Galatians 4, Colosians 1, Hebrews 2, 12
Topics

The promises, the Kingdom of God and Christ's second coming
Revelations 21:4 And God shall wipe away all tears
from their eyes;
and there shall be no more death,
neither sorrow, nor crying,
neither shall there be any more pain:
for the former things are passed away.
Questions :
What is a promise?
What were the promises made to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and David?
Where will the Kingdom be? When will Jesus come back?
Who will be in the Kingdom?
Some helpful references :
Genesis 3, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 22, 26, 28,
2 Samuel 7, Revelations 5

Isaiah 2, 35, Zechariah 14, Matthew 24, 25,
1 Thessalonians 5, Hebrews 8, 9, 11
Topics

Sin and the death state
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death;
but the gift of God
is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Questions :
What is sin?
How did sin enter the world?
What happens when you die?
How can we have eternal life?
What is the resurrection of the dead?
Some helpful references :
Genesis 3, Ecclesiastes 3, 9, John 11, Romans 7, James 1
Galatians 5, Colossians 2, Hebrews 4, 9
Topics

Baptism into Jesus
Mark 16:16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved;
but he that believeth not shall be damned.
Questions :
What does baptism mean?
What are we baptised into?
What happens to us after baptism?
Will baptism alone save us?
Some helpful references :
Matthew 3, John 3, Acts 8, Romans 6, Colossians 2, 1 Peter 1
Galatians 3, Ephesians 4, 2 Timothy 2
Topics

The commandments of Christ and Life in Christ
Galatians 6:8 For he that soweth to his flesh
shall of the flesh reap corruption;
but he that soweth to the Spirit
shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
Questions :
What changes should we make in our life?
What does holiness mean?
What should we remember to do each week?
What are the two commandments?
Some helpful references :
Matthew 5, 19, Mark 12, 1 Corinthians 11, 13,
Ephesians 5, Galatians 2 , 5
Colossians 3, Hebrews 13, Romans 12, 13
Topics

Forgiveness, grace and the goodness and severity of God
Acts 3:19 Repent ye therefore, and be converted,
that your sins may be blotted out
...
Questions :
What is required before we can be forgiven ?
What is grace?
Who will be saved?
What is severity?
How was forgiveness made possible?
Some helpful references :
Luke 13, Romans 4, 5, 11, Galatians 2,
Titus 3, Hebrews 12, James 1, 4
Topics

Mark Smith
Christadelphian Media Centre South Africa
July 2001
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