Preparing For Eternity Bible Readings
for the Home Circle
- 1914 edition


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Bible Readings for the Home Circle - 1914 edition

 

Bible Readings for the Home Circle - 1914 edition, will answer nearly 4,000 Bible questions in a simple question and answer format. This book has helped millions of people in their study of the Word of God for over a hundred and twenty years. The 201 Bible Topics in 18 major sections, have been prepared in a simple question and answer format - with the answer from the Bible. You will quickly see how this book can transform your personal and family Bible study into a fascinating experience!
Written by a large number of Bible Students
First Edition Published in 1888

Table of Contents

The Bibles Origin, History & Place in the World.13
The Value of Bible Study........................20

Section 1 - The Bible; How to Study and Understand It
1. The Scriptures...............................25
2. The Study of the Scriptures..................28
3. Power in the Word............................33
4. The Life-Giving Word.........................37
5. Christ in All the Bible......................40

Section 2 - Sin; Its Origin, Results, and Remedy
6. Creation and the Creator.....................47
7. The Origin of Evil...........................50
8. The Fall and Redemption of Man...............53
9. Creation and Redemption......................57
10. The Character and Attributes of God.........61
11. The Love of God.............................63
12. The Deity of Christ.........................67
13. Prophecies Relating to Christ...............70
14. Christ the Way of Life......................75
15. Salvation Only Through Christ...............79

Section 3 - The Way to Christ
16. Faith.......................................83
17. Hope........................................86
18. Repentance..................................89
19. Confession and Forgiveness..................92
20. Conversion, or the New Birth................96
21. Baptism....................................100
22. Reconciled to God..........................104
23. Acceptance With God........................106
24. Justification by Faith.....................110
25. Righteousness and Life.....................115
26. Consecration...............................118
27. Bible Election.............................121
28. Bible Sanctification.......................124
29. Importance of Sound Doctrine...............127
30. Present Truth..............................131
31. The Obedience of Faith.....................136

Section 4 - Life, Parables, and Miracles of Christ
32. Birth, Childhood, and Early Life of Christ.143
33. Christ's Ministry..........................148
34. Christ the Great Teacher...................151
35. Parables of Christ.........................154
36. Miracles of Christ.........................157
37. Sufferings of Christ.......................163
38. The Resurrection of Christ.................169
39. A Sinless Life.............................173
40. Our Pattern................................175
41. Our Helper and Friend......................177

Section 5 - The Holy Spirit
42. The Holy Spirit and His Work...............181
43. Fruit of the Spirit........................184
44. Gifts of the Spirit........................187
45. The Gift of Prophecy.......................189
46. The Outpouring of the Spirit...............195

Section 6 - The Sure Word of Prophecy
47. Prophecy, Why Given........................201
48. Nebuchadnezzar's Dream.....................204
49. The Gospel of the Kingdom..................209
50. Four Great Monarchies......................213
51. The Kingdom and Work of Antichrist.........218
52. The Vicar of Christ........................224
53. A Great Prophetic Period...................230
54. The Atonement in Type and Antitype.........238
55. The Judgment...............................245
56. The Judgment-Hour Message..................251
57. The Fall of Modern Babylon.................254
58. The Closing Gospel Message.................259
59. Satan's Warfare Against the Church.........264
60. A Great Persecuting Power..................268
61. Making an Image to the Beast...............271
62. The Seven Churches.........................280
63. The Seven Seals............................284
64. The Seven Trumpets.........................289
65. The Eastern Question.......................296
66. The Seven Last Plagues.....................301
67. The Mystery of God Finished................306

Section 7 - Coming Events and Signs of the Times
68. Our Lord's Great Prophecy..................311
69. Signs of the Times.........................319
70. Increase of Knowledge......................326
71. Conflict Between Capital and Labor.........329
72. Christ's Second Coming.....................332
73. Manner of Christ's Coming..................337
74. Object of Christ's Coming..................340
75. The Resurrection of the Just...............343
76. The World's Conversion.....................347
77. The Gathering of Israel....................352
78. The Millennium.............................355
79. Length of the Day of the Lord..............360
80. Elijah The Prophet.........................362

Section 8 - The Law Of God
81. The Law of God.............................369
82. Perpetuity of the Law......................374
83. Why the Law was Given at Sinai.............379
84. Penalty for Transgression..................383
85. The Law of God in the Patriarchal Age......386
86. The Law of God in the New Testament........389
87. The Moral and Ceremonial Laws..............393
88. The Two Covenants..........................397
89. What was Abolished by Christ...............405
90. The Law and the Gospel.....................409

Section 9 - The Sabbath
91. Institution of the Sabbath.................415
92. God's Memorial.............................418
93. Reasons for Sabbath-Keeping................421
94. Manner of Observing the Sabbath............425
95. Christ and the Sabbath.....................430
96. The Sabbath in the New Testament...........435
97. The Change of the Sabbath..................439
98. The Seal of God and The Mark of Apostasy...446
99. The Lord's Day.............................451
100. Walking as He Walked......................454
101. The Sabbath In History....................457
102. Sabbath Reform............................463

Section 10 - Christian Liberty
103. The Author of Liberty.....................471
104. The Powers that Be........................475
105. Individual Accountability.................482
106. Union of Church and State.................484
107. Sabbath Legislation.......................488
108. Who Persecute and Why.....................491

Section 11 - Life Only In Christ
109. Origin, History, And Destiny Of Satan.....499
110. What is Man?..............................505
111. Life Only in Christ.......................509
112. The Intermediate State....................511
113. The Two Resurrections.....................514
114. Fate of the Transgressor..................519
115. The Ministration of Good Angels...........523
116. The Dark Ministries of Bad Angels.........530
117. Spiritualism..............................533

Section 12 - Christian Growth And Experience
118. Growth In Grace...........................541
119. The Christian Armor.......................543
120. Walking in the Light......................547
121. Saving Faith..............................551
122. Trials and Their Object...................554
123. Overcoming................................557
124. The Ministry of Sorrow....................560
125. Comfort in Affliction.....................562
126. Trusting in Jesus.........................567
127. Patience..................................569
128. Contentment...............................571
129. Cheerfulness..............................573
130. Christian Courtesy........................576
131. Confessing Faults, Forgiving One Another..577
132. The Duty of Encouragement.................580
133. Unity of Believers........................582
134. Meekness and Humility.....................585
135. Sobriety..................................589
136. Wisdom....................................591
137. Diligence.................................594
138. Perfection of Character...................597
139. Sowing and Reaping........................599

Section 13 - Prayer And Public Worship
140. Importance of Prayer......................603
141. Meditation and Prayer.....................607
142. Watching Unto Prayer......................609
143. Answers to Prayer.........................611
144. Public Worship............................614
145. Reverence for the House of God............617
146. Christian Communion.......................621
147. Praise and Thanksgiving...................623
148. The Value of Song.........................625

Section 14 - Christian Service
149. The Gift of Giving........................629
150. Preaching the Gospel......................631
151. The Shepherd and His Work.................635
152. Missionary Work...........................638
153. The Poor, and Our Duty Toward Them........641
154. Christian Help Work.......................644
155. Visiting the Sick.........................647
156. Healing the Sick..........................648
157. Prison Work...............................652
158. Order and Organization....................654
159. Support of the Ministry...................657
160. Free-Will Offerings.......................661
161. Hospitality...............................663
162. Who is the Greatest?......................664

Section 15 - Admonitions and Warnings
163. Pride.....................................669
164. Selfishness...............................671
165. Covetousness..............................672
166. Debts.....................................678
167. Respect of Persons........................681
168. Backsliding...............................684
169. Unbelief..................................687
170. Judging...................................690
171. Gossiping and Backbiting..................693
172. Envy, Jealousy, and Hatred................697
173. Hypocrisy.................................698
174. Danger in Rejecting Light.................700
175. The Just Recompense.......................701

Section 16 - The Home
176. The Marriage Institution..................705
177. A Happy Home, and How to Make It..........709
178. Religion in the Home......................712
179. Honor Due to Parents......................715
180. Child Training............................719
181. The Mother................................723
182. 100 Bible Stories, and Where to Find Them.725
183. Promises for the Children.................729
184. Evils of City Life........................731
185. Purity....................................734

Section 17 - Health And Temperance
186. Good Health...............................739
187. Christian Temperance......................741
188. Evils of Intemperance.....................745
189. The World's Curse.........................748
190. Scripture Admonitions.....................752
191. True Temperance Reform....................755

Section 18 - The Kingdom Restored
192. The Kingdom of Glory......................759
193. The Saints' Inheritance...................760
194. Promises to the Overcomer.................763
195. The Subjects of the Kingdom...............765
196. Eternal Life..............................770
197. The Home of the Saved.....................772
198. The New Jerusalem.........................778
199. The Conflict Ended........................782
200. Pleasures Forevermore.....................785
201. The Game of Life in Progress..............787

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