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The following are the fruit of Mr. Birdís Bible studies. Most of these ought to be printed out on the front and back of a piece of paper.
Joy - "800 Happy Texts" foldable to make a bookmark. Study inspired by show Pollyanna. Word study of merry, laugh, cheerful, happy, enjoy, glad, blessed, joy, delight, mirth, rejoice and their variants.
Thanksgiving - results from a word study on thanks.
Worry - a study on worry. 10 truths from Scripture regarding worry & anxiety. WorryBookmark1, WorryBookmark2 (5 on page instead of 4, same content, #2 has bird design) Biblical remedies for worry bookmarks
ABC Bookmark - a bookmark that can remind you of the components of a daily Bible study. A = Analysis, B = Best Verse, C = Commitment
10, 9, 8 - 10 proofs that Scripture is the Word of God, 9 reasons for difficult passages, 8 means to use when interpreting Scripture. (Compiled from 1674, Thomas Vincent's 1674 Shorter Catechism explained from Scripture and William Whitaker's (1547-1595) 1588 Disputations on Holy Scripture)
Study of Truth - notes from Biblical Theology by John Owen on seven things that ought to accompany the study of truth.
Ten Reasons to Belong to a Church - Why go to church? Enjoy God's presence with His people on His day and sit under teaching from His Word.
Wheel Illustration PowerPoint regarding growing in the Lord (means of grace)
Why Read the Bible? Why should it be translated? This updated version is compiled from William Whitaker's 1588 work regarding Sola Scriptura. (The originally un-proofread version is still available here )
Covenant Promises - Consider the hope from the promises of love in God's covenant relationship with us and our descendants.
Daughters' & Sons' Names - Hannah, Lydia, Miriam, Elizabeth, Joseph, Rebekah & John - study of the meaning of their name and the person for whom they were named
Joseph Niqqayon - This study and the one before indicate our prayers for our children.
Bird family genealogy (under construction - Ha, ha)
gambling violates at least five principles of Scripture
How and Why to Stay Sexually Pure - compiled when I taught Bible to freshman class of 2002. The list contains 28 ways to maintain purity and 29 reasons to be chaste. The list is for single persons.
Why and How to Stay Sexually Pure (for Married People) This list is a modification of the above.
Purity - Study of I Thessalonians 4 and the seventh commandment
Faith Itself Is a Gift from Christ Being born again proceeds faith.
Repentance is a Gift of God What is repentance? Why is it important? Repentance is granted by God.
- This handy chart provides Bible passages for the issues of man (origins, knowledge, meaning, morality, destiny, and beauty/design) that deal with God, creation, man, fall, and restoration.
- Fits ideally on one legal-sized sheet of paper, although Adobe will automatically shrink to fit it on a standard-size sheet of paper.
Mathematics Verse Cards Think and teach mathematics from a Christian Worldview (for a list of the verses see mathematics Verses List) These "Topical Mathematical Memory Verses" are a great way to begin class or even use as a personal devotional to remember why you study mathematics. I have been working on compiling this verses, thoughts, and quotes since at least 2002. Topics include: Mathematical Aspects of Godís Nature, Origin of Mathematics, Purpose of Mathematics & why a Christian should study it, eQuations, Rebellion, Subject verses for Calculus, Attitudes and Attributes of Actions while doing math.
Enjoy my new (2008) blog http://bird-godlydominion.blogspot.com/
last updated 11/20/2012
There are additional studies that are available by request (e.g. Children Are Part of the Church, Quest for Joy gospel tract by John Piper).