Discovery – BIBLE STUDY TOPICS

Session Topics

Next Discovery session is on 6 March:

  • 2024-03-06 – Session 23: The Gospel – Part 2: What is the consequence of Jesus' sacrificial death for those who believe in Him? (preliminary title/theme)

  • Previous session:
    • 2024-02-21 – Session 22: The Gospel – Part 1: Why did Jesus have to die?

  • Topics and presented materials at previous sessions – see further down the page.


Topics for upcoming sessions – preliminary order

  • Session 23: The Gospel – Part 2: What is the consequence of Jesus' sacrificial death for those who believe in Him? (preliminary title/theme)
  • Session 24: The Gospel – Part 3: Salvation – who are saved and how, faith and repentance, salvation by grace, regeneration, justification, sanctification, and glorification
  • The Holy Spirit, the Helper – The baptism, the indwelling, and the filling of the Spirit
  • The gifts of the Spirit
  • The fruit of the Spirit
  • Water baptism 
  • Prayer: How should we pray? To whom should we pray (the Father/Son/Spirit)? What does praying in Jesus' name mean? Does God always hear/answer our prayers? Biblical faith
  • How to worship God
  • How does God speak to us?
  • Sickness and healing – does God always want to heal?
  • Discipleship
  • The meaning of the communion
  • ...
The list of subjects will be replenished/expanded

Topics at previous Discovery Sessions

Click on "Session xx" to view and download the presented materials:

  • 2022-09-21 – Session 1: The Old Testament – Included books and contents, Jewish history, OT timeline, source manuscripts, OT canon
  • 2022-10-05 – Session 2: The New Testament – Books, NT timeline and NT canon, important source manuscripts, Bible history until the 20th century
  • 2022-10-19 – Session 3: Cont. – Bible history, early Swedish Bibles, classification of Bible translations, modern English Bibles
  • 2022-11-02 – Session 4: Cont. – Modern English and Swedish Bibles, and good and bad paraphrases
  • 2022-11-16 – Session 5: Biblical view, exegesis vs eisegesis, Bible Study Tools
  • 2022-11-30 – Session 6: God's character/attributes how (what) is God?  Part 1: God's incommunicable attributes
  • 2022-12-14 – Session 7: God's character/attributeshow (what) is God?  Part 2: God's communicable attributes
  • 2023-02-08 – Session 8: The Trinitywho is God? Part 1: God is one being and, at the same time, three distinct persons
  • 2023-02-22 – Session 9: The Trinitywho is God?  Part 2: Who is the Father, who is the Son, and who is the Holy Spirit?
  • 2023-03-08 – Session 10: The Trinitywho is God?  Part 3: The ontological versus the economic Trinity. The roles/works of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Various unbiblical teachings about the Trinity – about who God is.
  • 2023-03-22 – Session 11: Angels, Satan and demons. Part 1: Angels – who are they?
  • 2023-04-05 – Session 12: Angels, Satan and demons. Part 2: Satan, the devil – who and what is it/he?
  • 2023-05-03 – Session 13: Angels, Satan and demons. Part 3: Demons – who are they?
  • 2023-05-31 – Session 14: Bible verses that are often misunderstood, taken out of context
  • 2023-09-20 – Session 15: The Nature of Man, Part 1: Created in the image of God
  • 2023-10-04 – Session 16: The Nature of Man, Part 2: Created as male and female – about gender perspectives and about basic distinct roles
  • 2023-10-18 – Session 17: The Nature of Man, Part 3: Same-sex relationships and marriage
  • 2023-11-01 – Session 18: The Nature of Man, Part 4: Created as spirit, soul and body
  • 2023-11-15 – Session 19: The Nature of Man, Part 5: What is the difference between our soul and our spirit? (Dichotomy vs Trichotomy)
  • 2023-11-29 – Session 20: What is sin? – Part 1 of 2 (on sin, transgression and iniquity)
  • 2024-02-07 – Session 21: What is sin? – Part 2 of 2 (the origin of sin and our sinful nature, God's wrath and judgement for sin)
  • 2024-02-21 – Session 22: The Gospel – Part 1: Why did Jesus have to die?