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Article 11 - Quick Bible References


Quick Bible References

Jon Gary Williams

Adultery
  Matthew 5:27,28,32; 19:9; Romans 7:3; 1 Corinthians 6:13,18;   Colossians 3:5; 1 Thessalonians 4:3

  

Angels
  
Spirit beings - Hebrews 1:14
  Immortal - Luke 20:36
  Sexless - Matthew 22:30
  Could take human form - Genesis   18:2
  Some sinned - 2 Peter 2:4; Jude   6f

  

Apostacy, Falling Away
  Hebrews 2:1-3; Hebrews 3:12; Galatians 5:4; 1 Corinthians 10:12;   2 Peter 1:10; 3:17; 1 Timothy 4:1; James 5:19,20

  

Attendance, Assembly
  Hebrews 10:25,26; Matthew 6:33; Psalms 122:1; James 4:17; Acts   20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:2

  

Backsliding  (see Apostacy)

  

Baptism
  
Who? Those who can:
  be taught
- Matthew 28:19
  believe - Mark 16:16
  repent - Acts 2:38
  How? Baptism means immersion - Romans   6:3-5; Colossians 2:12; Acts 8:36-38; John 3:23
  Why? To have forgiveness of sins  - Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38; 22:16; 1 Peter 3:21; John 3:5; Galatians   3:27
  (also see Salvation)

  

Baptism of the Holy Spirit
  
Promised and given to the apostles  - Acts 1:1-5,8; Acts 2:1-4
  Gave apostles special powers - 2   Corinthians 12:12; Acts 8:18

  

Bible (see Scriptures)

  

Blood
  
Animal blood - Exodus 12:7-13;   Hebrews 9:19-20
  Could not remove sin - Hebrews 10:4
  Christ's blood - Ephesians 1:17;   Colossians 1:14; Hebrews 9:12; 1 John 1:7; Revelation 1:5

  

Calling  - of Christians
  Romans 8:28; 2 Thessalonians 2:4

  

Children
  Ephesians 6:1-3; Colossians 3:20; Proverbs 13:24; 22:6

  

Christ
  
Is God - John 1:1
  Came in the flesh - John 1:14; Philippians   2:7
  Suffered - Hebrews 5:8
  Tempted - Hebrews 4:15
  Crucified - Luke 23:33
  Resurrected - Matthew 28:5,6; Acts   1:3; 2:32; 3:14,15
  Exalted - Acts 1:9-11; 5:31; Hebrews   8:1; Revelation 3:21
  Will come again - John 14:3; Acts   1:11; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; 2 Thessalonians 1:7
  Mediator - 1 Timothy 2:5
  Advocate - 1 John 2:1
  (also see Godhead)

  

Christian
  
Disciples - Acts 11:26
  Children - Galatians 3:26
  Sons - 1 John 3:1
  Saints - Romans 1:7
  Brethren - Colossians 1:12
  Priests - 1 Peter 2:5
  Believers - Acts 5:14
  Servants - Romans 1:1; (see 1 Peter   4:16)

  

Church
  
Christ promised - Matthew   16:18
  Purchased with Christ's blood -   Acts 20:28
  Established on Pentecost - Acts   2:1-4,41,47
  Only one - Ephesians 1:22,23; 2:16;   4:4; 1 Corinthians 12:12,20
  Christ is the head - Colossians   1:18,24
  Belongs to Christ - Romans 16:16

  

(Church) Other descriptions
  
House - 1 Timothy 3:15
  Body - Ephesians 1:22,23
  Kingdom - Matthew 16:18,19
  Bride - Ephesians 5:23-32

  

Confession
  
Of faith in Christ - Matthew10:32;   Acts 8:37; Romans 10:9,10 Of sins - James 5:16; 1 John l:9

  

Conversion
  
Cases of - Acts 2:37-42;   8:4-14; 26-39; 9:1-19 (22:616); 10:1-48; 16:13-15; 25-34
  (also see Salvation - God's Plan To Save)

  

Deacons
  
Servants of the church -   Acts 6:1-7
  Qualifications - 1 Timothy 3:8-10

  

Death
  
Origin - Romans 5:12
  Appointed to all - Romans 3:23
  Spiritual death, wages of sin -   Romans 6:23

  

Devil (see Satan)

  

Division
  
Religious - Romans 16:17
  1 Corinthians 1:10-13; 11:16; 12:25; 2 Timothy 2:23; Titus 3:10,11

  

Divorce (See Marriage)

  

Doctrine
  
Of Christ - Acts 5:28; Titus   2:1; Romans 6:17; 1 Timothy 4:6,16; 2 Timothy 4:3; 2 John 9
  Of men - Matthew15:19; Ephesians   4:14; 2 Timothy 4:3,4; Hebrews 13:9
  (also see Traditions)

  

Drunkenness
  Proverbs 20:1; Isaiah 5:11-12; 1 Corinthians 5:11; 6:9-10; Ephesians5:18

  

Elders
  
Overseers of the church -   Acts 20:17,28
  Qualifications - 1 Timothy 3:1-7;   Titus 1:5-9
  Same as bishops and pastors - 1   Timothy 3:1; Ephesians 4:11

  

Eternal life
  Matthew 25:46; John 3:15,16; 2 Cor. 5: l; I John 2:25; 5:11;   Romans 6:22,23; Titus 1:2

  

Faith
  Hebrews 11:1,6; John 20:30,31
  Is dead without works - James 2:24-26
  Comes by hearing God's word - Romans   10:17
  Only one - Ephesians 4:5
  Types of:
  Little - Matthew 14:31
  Weak - Romans 14:1
  Shipwrecked - 1 Timothy 1:19,20
  Dead - James 2:24-26
  Great - Matthew 8:10

  

Falling away (See Apostacy)

  

False teachers
  Matthew 24:24; 2 Corinthians 11:13,14; Gal. 1:7-9; 2 Pet. 2:1,2;   1 John 4:1; 2 John 9-11

  

Father (See Godhead)

  

First day of the week
  
Christ arose - Mark 16:1,2;   Lk. 24:1
  Holy Spirit sent and church established   on Pentecost - Acts 2:1-47 (Pentecost   always came on first day of week Leviticus 23:15)
  Church met on first day of week  - Acts 20:7; 1 Corinthians 16:2

  

Fornication (See Adultery)

  

Forgiveness
  
Of God - Acts 5:31; Ephesians   1:7; 1 John 1:9 (also see Salvation)
  Of man - Matthew 6:12,14,15; Ephesians   4:23; Colossians 3:13

  

Giving
  Matthew 6:1,3,8; Acts 20:35; 1 Corinthians 16:1,2; 2 Corinthians   9:6,7

  

God
  
Eternal - Psalms 90:2
  Creator - Genesis l:l
  All knowing - Psalms 147:4,5
  All present - Psalms 139:7-12
  All powerful - Jeremiah 32:17; Matthew   19:26
  Merciful - Psalms 116:5; Luke 6:36
  Holy - Isaiah 6:13
  Love - 1 John 4:8

  

Godhead
  Matthew 28:19; Acts 17:29; Romans 1:20; 2 Cor. 13:14; Colossians 2:9
Father - Ephesians 1:3
Son - John l:l, 14; Hebrews1:8
Holy Spirit - Acts 5:3,4
  (also see God, Christ, Holy Spirit)

  

Gospel
  
The death, burial and resurrection   of Christ - 1 Corinthians 15:1-4
  Power of God to save - Romans 1:16
  Must be obeyed - 2 Thessalonians   1:7,8; 1 Peter 4: 17
  Obeyed in baptism - Romans 6:3-7,17
  Called by - 2 Thessalonians 2:14

  

Grace
  Ephesians 2:8; Titus 2:11; 3:7; 1 Peter 3:18

  

Hades  (see "Note" under Hell)

  

Heaven
  
God's abode - Deut. 26:15;   Matthew 6:9
  Reserved for the saved - 1 Peter   1:4,5
  Christ has gone to make ready -   John 14:2,3
  Names of saved written there - Hebrews   10:23
  Christians to set affections on  - Colossians 3:1,2
  Symbolic description - Revelation   21:10-27

  

Hell
  
Place of fire - Matthew 23:23;   25:41; Revelation l9: 20
  Place of darkness - Matthew 25:30
  Separation from God - 2 Thessalonians   l:9
  Suffering - Matthew 13:42,50
  Eternal - Matthew 25:46
  Destruction - Matthew 10:28
  Damnation - Matthew 23:33
  (Note: In the following passages the word   "Hell" is not GEHENNA or hell-fire, but is HADES or   the abode of departed spirits: Matthew 16: 18; Luke 16:33;   Acts 2:27,31; Revelation 1:18; 20:13,14)

  

Holy Spirit
  
Is God - Acts 5:3,4
  A personage- John 14:16,17
  Guided apostles into truth - John   14:26; 16:13
  Revealed God's word - 2 Peter 1:20,21
  Aids our prayers - Romans 8:26,27
  Works through the word of God -   Ephesians 6:17
  (also see Godhead)

  

Instrumental   music
  
Commanded in the Old Testament  - 1 Chronicles 29:25
  No command or example of its use in the   New Testament
  God is not to be worshipped with men's hands
- Acts 17:25
  (also see Singing)

  

Judgement
  
Of all men - Matthew 25:31,32;   Jude 14,15
  Judged by God through Christ - Acts   17:31
  All man's works will appear - Ecc1esiastes   12:13
  Follows man's death - Hebrews 5:9
  When Christ returns - 2 Thessalonians   1:7-9
  (also see Hell)

  

Kingdom
  
Same as the church - Matthew   16:18,19
  Is not future (existed in first century)  - Mark 9:1; Colossians 1:13; Revelation l:9 (also see Church)

  

Language (see Tongue)

  

Law of Moses
  
Fulfilled by Christ - Matthew   5:17
  Nailed to cross - Colossians 2:14;   Ephesians 2:13
  Christians not to be under - Galatians   5:1
  For Christians to keep is to fall from   grace - Galatians 5:4

  

Life (see Eternal Life)

  

Lord's supper
  
Instituted - Matthew 26:26-30;   1 Corinthians 11:23-26
  Not to be corrupted - 1 Corinthians   11:27-30
  First day of each week - Acts 20:7   (Note: Was a regular assembly -   Hebrews 10:25)
  This assembly came on the first day of   week - 1 Corinthians 16:2
  The Lord's supper was in that assembly  - 1 Corinthians 11:17,18,20

  

Marriage
  
Instituted by God - Genesis   2:24
  Is good - Proverbs 18:22
  Likened to Christ and the church  - Ephesians 5:22-33
  Honorable - Hebrews 13:4
  Not to be dissolved by man - Matthew   19:5,6
  Dissolved by death - Romans 7:2,3
  To keep from practicing fornication  - 1 Corinthians 11:2
  Only one reason for marriage after divorce   (fornication) - Matthew 5:32; 19:9

  

Miracles
  
Supernatural events performed by   God - Genesis l:l; 2:21,22; 7:11,12; Exodus 14:21,22;   2 Kings 5:14
  Through men - Exodus 7:10; Joshua   10:12-14; Acts 3:6-8; 9:36-41; 16:16-18; 20:8-12
  Purpose of miracles in New Testament (to   confirm the word of God) - Mark 16:20; Hebrews 2:3,4
  Power to perform miracles given to apostles   by Christ - Matthew 3: 11
  Given to others by apostles - Acts   8:14-18
  Duration of miraculous age - as the "perfect"   thing (God's word - James 1:25) Came   into being - 1 Cor. 13:8-10 (Note:   The word "perfect" is neuter gender and cannot refer   to Christ)

  

Music (see Instrumental Music,   Singing)

  

Obedience
  Matthew 7:21; Acts 10:34,35; 2 Thessalonians l: 7-9; Hebrews   5:8,9

  

Persecution
  Matthew 5:10-12; Acts 5:17,18,40; 8:1; 14:19; 16:23,24; 2 Timothy   3:12; 1 Peter 4:16

  

Prayer
  
Through Christ - John 14:13;   Romans 1:8
  According to God's will - 1 John   5:14,15
  With a forgiving spirit - Matthew   6:15
  In faith -  James 1:5,6
  Unceasingly - 1 Thessalonians 5:17

  

Preaching
  Mark 16:15,16; Acts 5:42; Romans 10:14, 15; 1 Corinthians 1:23,24;   2 Corinthians 4:5; 2 Timothy 4:2

  

Punishment
  
Eternal - Matthew 25:41-46
  (also see Hell, Judgement)

  

Remission   of sins
  Matthew 26:28; Acts 2:38

  

Repentance
  Matthew 4:17; Luke 13:3; 24:47; Acts 2: 38; 8:32; 17:30; 2 Corinthians   7:10; 2 Peter 3:9

  

Resurrection
  
Of Christ - Matthew 28:1-6;   Acts 1:2,3; 2:24,32; 1 Corinthians 15:20-22
  Of all - John 5:28,29; Acts 24:15;   1 Corinthians 15:50-55; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17

  

Return of Christ (see Second   Coming of Christ)

  

Sabbath
  
Seventh day (Saturday) -   Exodus 20:10
  Made known at Mt. Sinai - Exodus   16:23-30; 20:8-11; Nehemiah 9: 13,14
  Not kept by Christians - Colossians   2:14-17; Romans 6:14; 7:1,2;
  (also see First Day of Week)

  

Salvation
  
By God's grace - Titus 2:11
  Through Christ's blood - Matthew   26:28; Hebrews 9:12
  Gospel - God's power - Romans 1:16
  God's plan to save:
  Hearing
- Romans 10:17
  Faith - John 3:16
  Repentance - Acts 17: 31
  Confession - Romans 10:10
  Baptism - Mark 16:16: Acts 2:38;   22:16; 1 Peter 3:21
  Not by faith only - James 2:24,26

  

Satan
  
Origin of sin - 1 John 3:8
  Father of lies - John 8:44
  Prince of world - John 14:30
  Roaring lion - 1 Peter 5:8
  Serpent - 2 Corinthians 11:3
  Angel of light - 2 Corinthians 11:14
  Christ came to destroy - 1 John   3:8
  Doomed to hell - Matthew 25:41;   2 Peter 2:4; Jude 6
  To be resisted - James 4:17

  

Scriptures
  
Inspired by God - 2 Timothy   3:16; 1 Peter 1:21
  Able to save - 2 Timothy 3:15
  Sword of Spirit - Ephesians 6:17
  Will Judge - John 12:48
  Must not be added to or taken from  - Deut. 4:2; Proverbs 30:6; Revelation 22:18,19 (See 2 John 9)
  Will never pass away - Matthew 24:35
  Must be rightly divided - 2 Timothy   2:15
  Contains all man needs - 2 Peter   1:3
  Is truth - John 17:17
  God's perfect law - James 1:25
  No other gospel accepted - Galatians   1:8,9
  Opened in the Judgment - Revelation   20:12

  

Second coming of Christ
  
Is promised - John 14:3
  We do not know the time - Matthew   25:13
  With clouds - Acts 1:9-11; Revelation   1:7
  Every eye will see - Revelation   1:7
  As a thief - 2 Thessalonians 5:2;   2 Peter 3:10
  Dead raised - 1 Thessalonians 4:15,16   (See John 5:28,29)
  World judged - Matthew 25:31-46
  Wicked punished - Matthew 13:41,42,49,50;   2 Thessalonians1:7-9
  Righteous rewarded - Matthew 25:34
  World destroyed - 2 Peter 3:10,12
  To be watched for - Matthew 13:   Philippians 3:20

  

Sin
  
Transgression of law - 1   John 3:4
  Wages of is death - Romans 6:23
  All have sinned - Romans 3:23
  Christ came to take away - 1 John   3:5
  Preceded by lust - James 1:15
  Not inherited - Ezekiel 18:20
  Came into world by one man - Romans   5:12
  Satan sinned from beginning - 1   John 3:8
  Deceitful - Hebrews 3:13

  

Singing
  
With understanding - 1 Corinthians   14:15
  To come from the heart- Ephesians   5:19; Colossians 3:16 (instruments of music   not found in New Testament)

  

Soul
  
Worth more than world - Matthew   16:26
  Man cannot destroy - Matthew 10:28
  Created in God's image - Genesis   1:27
  Hebrews 12:9 (Sometimes interchangeable   with SPIRIT - Ecclesiastes 12:7; James 2:26)

  

Sunday (see First Day of Week)

  

Titles
  
Religious - Matthew 23:8-12   (See Matthew 20:25- 28; 23:5-7; Luke 14:11)

  

Tongue
  Ecclesiastes 3:7; Proverbs 18:21; 21:23; Matthew 12:34, 36,37;   13:34,35; 15:18; Colossians 3:8; Ephesians 4: 25,29; 5:4; James   3:6-10

  

Tongues
  
(Miraculous) - A miracle of the   early church - 1 Corinthians 12:10
  An evidence of receiving the Holy Spirit  - Acts 2:4; 10:44-46; 19:6
  A sign for the non-Christian - 1   Corinthians 14:22
  Would cease with miraculous age  - 1 Corinthians 13:8-10

  

Traditions
  
Human - Matthew 15:2,3,6,8,9;   Mark 7:5-13; Galatians 1:14; Colossians 2:8,9
  (also see Doctrines of Men)

  

Truth
  John 1:17; 4:24; 8:31,32; 14:6; 16:13; 17:17; Romans 1:25; Ephesians   4:25; Philippians 4:8; 1 Timothy 3:15; 2 Timothy 2:18; 4:4; 1   John 1:18; 2 John 4; 3 John 4

  

Unity
  John 17:20,21; 1 Corinthians 12:12-14; Ephesians 4:3-6

  

Withdrawal  (of fellowship)
  Romans 16:17; 1 Corinthians 5:1-11 (2 Corinthians 2:6-8); Titus   3:10; 2 Thessalonians 3:6

  

Witchcraft - Scorcery
  Exodus 22:18; Leviticus 19:31; Deuteronomy 10:12; 2 Kings 2:16;   23:34; Acts 19:19; Galatians 5: 20; Revelation 22:15

  

Works
  
Good works - Matthew 5:16;   Acts 10:38; Philippians l: 11; 2 Timothy 3:17; James 2:20,22,24,26;   1 Peter 2:12; Revelation 14:13
  Evil works John 7:7; Romans 13:12; Ephesians 2: 10; 4:19; 5:11;   Heb .9:14; 1 John 3:8

  

Worldliness
  Romans 12:1,2; 1 Corinthians 15:33; Galatians 5: 19-21; Ephesians   5:3-5; 1 Thessalonians 5:22; Titus 2:11,12; James 1:27; 1 Peter   4:3,4; 1 John 2:15-17

  

Worship
  
To God - Matthew 4:10
  In spirit and truth - John 4:24
  Vain worship - Matthew 15:9
  Ignorant worship - Acts 17:23
  Orderly manner - 1 Corinthians 14:40
  (also see Attendance, Giving, Lord's supper, Prayer, Preaching,   Singing)

  


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