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Topical Bible Studies

Find Bible studies and Bible study resources on specific and important topics in the Christian life.
  1. What Does the Bible Say?
  2. Holy Spirit Topical Study (8)
  3. End Times Topical Study (9)
  4. Tabernacle Bible Study (16)
  5. Noah Topical Bible Study (7)

What is the Gap Theory?
The gap theory is an "Old Earth" creationism view, also known as the ruin-reconstruction theory or gap creationism. The concept suggests that a time gap of millions to billions of years occurred between the first and second verses of the Bible.

Types of Love in the Bible
Explore four types of love in the Bible. Discover what love really means, and how you can follow Jesus Christ's command to "love one another."

The Full Armor Of God - Ephesians 6:10-18
Learn the importance of wearing the Full Armor of God and how it protects against Satan's attacks in this illustrated, step by step study from Ephesians 6:10-18.

How to Know When God is Calling You
Is God calling you? This question can be the source of great anxiety in the Christian life. We put it right up there with knowing God's will or learning our true purpose in life. In this study, Jack Zavada of Inspiration-for-Singles.com takes on the many doubts and questions we typically face as we attempt to discover God's calling.

The Biblical Pattern for Church Discipline
Church discipline is the biblical process of confronting and correcting sin in the body of Christ. Scripture gives particular emphasis to Christians engaged in matters of sexual immorality, those creating discord or strife between members of the body of Christ, those spreading false teachings, and believers in outspoken rebellion to the...

Dealing With Difficult People God’s Way
Dealing with difficult people not only tests our faith in God, but it also puts our witness on display. One biblical figure who responded well to difficult people was David, who triumphed over many offensive characters to become king of Israel. Join Jack Zavada of Inspiration-for-Singles.com as he looks at some of the godly ways David dealt...

Should Christians Sue in Court?
The Bible speaks specifically to the question of Christians filing lawsuits against one another in 1 Corinthians 6. Paul plainly teaches that believers should not turn to secular courts to resolve their differences. However, the Bible does not say a Christian can never file a lawsuit in court.

What is Sin?
What is sin? For such a small word, a lot is packed into the meaning of sin. Besides defining sin, this article attempts to answer several frequently asked questions about sin.

Is Getting Angry a Sin?
Is getting angry a sin? In this study, Jack Zavada of Inspiration-for-Singles.com searches the Bible for clues about anger. He suggests that getting angry is a temptation, but what we do after that can lead to sin. The Bible has a lot to say about the subject of anger. Even better, it teaches us how to deal with our angry feelings.

Is Gambling a Sin?
I've been asked many times by Christians, "Is gambling a sin?" Some are surprised to learn that the Bible does not explicitly say, "Thou shalt not gamble." However, as Jack Zavada of Inspiration-for-Singles.com elaborates in this article titled, "Is Gambling a Sin?," the Bible does contain wisdom for dealing with every situation, including gambling.

4 Reasons Not to Worry
We spend an awful lot of time worrying. And the time we've wasted on worry can never be reclaimed. If you've decided to spend your time more wisely, here are four biblical reasons not to worry.

What are the Beatitudes?
The beatitudes come from the opening verses of the famous Sermon on the Mount delivered by Jesus and recorded in Matthew 5:3-12. Here Jesus states several blessings, each beginning with the phrase, "Blessed are ..." These proverb-like sayings are packed with meaning and worthy of thorough study.

What Did Lazarus See?
Most of us have spent some time wondering what heaven will be like. Wouldn't you have been eager to know just what Lazarus saw during those four days he ventured into the afterlife? Curiously, the Bible doesn't reveal what Lazarus saw in heaven. But it does make plain one very important truth about heaven.

Spider-Man 3 Bible Study Guide
Are you looking for a little "something different" for your Bible study group? Try getting tangled up in this Spider-Man 3 Bible Study Guide by Craig Detweiler of Fuller Theological Seminary!

What is the Rapture?
Continuing in our study of "end times" biblical events, "What is the Rapture?" takes a brief look at the mysterious doctrine that foretells the disappearance of Christian believers from the face of the earth.

What is the Tribulation?
Recent world events, especially in the Middle East have many Christians studying the Bible for an understanding of end times events. This look at "What is the Tribulation?" is just the beginning of our study of the Bible and what it says about the end of this age.

Overcoming Anxiety
Do you often deal with anxiety? Are you consumed with worry? You can learn to manage feelings of anxiety and worry by understanding what the Bible says about them. In this excerpt from his book, "Truth Seeker - Straight Talk From The Bible," Warren Mueller studies the keys in God's Word to overcoming your struggles with anxiety and worry.

Is it Okay for a Christian to Get a Tattoo?
Is it okay for a Christian to get a tattoo? What does the Bible say about tattoos? Is it a sin to get a tattoo? Besides looking into what the Bible says about tattoos, together we'll consider the concerns surrounding tattooing today and present a self quiz to help you decide if getting a tattoo is right or wrong.

The Passion of Christ
What is the passion of Christ? Join contributor, Warren Mueller, by delving into this rich topical Bible study of the passion of Christ.

Timeline of Jesus' Final Hours
A complete timeline of Jesus' final hours on the cross as recorded in Scripture, including the events just before and immediately following the Crucifixion.

Why Did Jesus Have to Die?
A member of the Christianity - General forum recently asked, "Why did Jesus have to be killed? As a Christian I should know the answer to this but I can’t think of any convincing explanation." This important question is often difficult for Christians to answer. We will take a careful look at the question and lay out the answers in Scripture.

Why Go to Church?
In "Why Go to Church?" Warren Mueller examines many of the excuses why people don't go to church, and answers each with biblical and practical reasons in favor of going to church.

Hebrews 11 - The Faith Hall of Fame
Hebrews 11 is known as the Bible's "Faith Hall of Fame." This chapter presents a long list of heroes from the Old Testament--remarkable men and women who exemplified faithfulness to God. Take a tour through the Hebrews 11 Hall of Faith ...

What is Baby Dedication?
Many Christian churches practice Baby Dedications, instead of infant Baptism. Explore the practice of Baby Dedication, what it means, the responsibilities involved in Baby Dedication, and Scriptures about Baby Dedication.

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