Bible Studies

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Soldiering: A Biblical Perspective

This six-part Bible study by LTC Bob Cary, USA (Ret), and LTC Hal Winton, USA (Ret.), focuses on applying godly principles of leadership, prayer, excellence, and commitment. There is ample room for answering questions and making notes.

The six lessons are titled:

  1. God’s Good Soldiers—Soldiers in the Bible
  2. Joshua’s Godly Leadership and Consistency
  3. Nehemiah’s Godly Prayer, Delegation and Action
  4. Godly Wisdom and Authority—Soldiers in the New Testament
  5. Godly Excellence—Professional Excellence and the Christian Officer
  6. Godly Responses—How to Handle Success and Failure

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Leading Effective Small Groups

Online articles on Leadership, Tips, Growth, and Disruptions.

100 Days Study

REVISED: 100 short studies work well in deployed situations.

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Abraham

Materials taken from Dr. Thomas L. Constable, Notes on Genesis, (published by Sonic Light, www.soniclight.com), and David Guzik (http://www.enduringword.com/library_commentaries.htm) and adapted for use in military settings including local Bible studies.

Genesis 12 Abram's Slow Start
Genesis 13 Abram and Lot
Genesis 14 Abram Goes to War
Genesis 15 Questions and Covenants
Genesis 16 Sarai and Hagar
Genesis 17 Second Covenant
Genesis 18 Abraham Entertains Guests
Genesis 19 Sodom and Gomorrah
Genesis 20 Abraham Re-learns an Old Lesson
Genesis 21 Father Abraham
Genesis 22 God Tests Abraham
Genesis 23 Abraham's Women
Genesis 24 The Servant and the Maiden

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Biblical Marriage by Dr. George Kuykendall

Male/female relationships
The impact of the fall
The impact of sin
The role of the wife
The husband's spiritual role
The husband's duties
The role of submission
The husband's role
Biblical marriage

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Biblical Truths 

Adversity Suffering & Trials
Baptism and the Lords Supper
Humility and Chastening
Indwelling and Works of the Holy Spirit
Lordship and Discipleship
Moral Purity and Godliness
Salvation and Assurance
Spiritual Gifts
The Bible and Scripture Memory
Victory Over Temptation &Forgiveness

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Christian Leadership

Leading a Bible Study
Preparing a Bible Study
Excellence and Committment
Professional Perspectives - Attitude
Professional Perspectives - Integration
Professional Perspectives - Intro
Professional Perspectives - Position
Professional Perspectives - Priorities
Role
Vision
Submission to God and Authorities

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Colossians

Living The Godly Life In All Circumstances

Colossians

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Concept of Calling and the Military Professional

Study 1
Study 2
Study 3
Study 4
Study 5
Study 6

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Devotion & Worship

First Great Truth About Jesus
Second Great Truth About Jesus
Third Great Truth About Jesus
Fourth Great Truth About Jesus
Personal Devotional Life
Praise Thanksgiving and Worship
Prayer in the Life of a Christian
The Character of God

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James

Materials taken from Dr. Thomas L. Constable, Notes on James, (published by Sonic Light, www.soniclight.com), and David Guzik (http://www.enduringword.com/library_commentaries.htm) and adapted for use in military settings including local Bible studies.

James 1:1-8 Trials, Joy, and Wisdom
James 1:9-18 Trials and Temptations
James 1:19-27 Applying the Word
James 2:1-13 Favoritism versus Love
James 2:14-26 Faith and Works
James 3:1-12 Maturity in the Christian Life
James 3:13-18 Wisdom
James 4:1-10 Submit to God
James 4:11-17 Slander and Boasting
James 5:1-12 Riches and Suffering
James 5:13-20 Prayer

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John

Materials taken from Dr. Thomas L. Constable, Notes on John, (published by Sonic Light, www.soniclight.com), and David Guzik (http://www.enduringword.com/library_commentaries.htm) and adapted for use in military settings including local Bible studies.

John 1:1-18
John 1:19-51
John 2:1-25
John 3:01-21
John 3:22-36
John 4
John 5:01-23
John 5:24-47
John 6
John 7:01-24
John 7:25-52
John 8:01-30
John 8:31-59
John 9
John 10:1-21
John 10:22-42
John 11
John 12:1-26
John 12:27-50
John 13:1-17
John 13:18-38
John 14:1-14
John 14:15-31
John 15:1-27
John 16:1-33
John 17:1-26
John 18:1-40
John 19:1-42
John 20:1-31
John 21:1-25

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Jude

Defending the Faith (added September 2016)

Jude

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Mark

Materials taken from Dr. Thomas L. Constable, Notes on Mark (published by Sonic Light, www.soniclight.com), and adapted for use in military settings, including local Bible studies.

Mark 1:1-20
Mark 1:21-45
Mark 2
Mark 3
Mark 4
Mark 5
Mark 6
Mark 7
Mark 8
Mark 9
Mark 10
Mark 11
Mark 12
Mark 13
Mark 14:1-31
Mark 14:32-72
Mark 15
Mark 16

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Philippians

Materials taken from Dr. Thomas L. Constable, Notes on Philippians, (published by Sonic Light, www.soniclight.com), and David Guzik (http://www.enduringword.com/library_commentaries.htm) and adapted for use in military settings including local Bible studies.

Philippians 1:1-11
Philippians 1:12-26
Philippians 1:27-2:4
Philippians 2:5-11
Philippians 2:12-18
Philippians 2:19-30
Philippians 3:1-11
Philippians 3:12-4:1
Philippians 4:2-9
Philippians 4:10-23

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Practical Christianity

Christian Relationships
Christian Words and Actions
Christianity and Military Service
Fellowship and Accountability
Money and Gambling
Obedience and Self Denial
Personal Lifestyle and Leisure Activities
The Christian Goals
Witnessing and Evangelism

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Ruth

The Book of Ruth is essentially a character study of three people—Naomi, Ruth and Boaz—and how they interacted with each other, the people around them, and with God.

Ruth Chapter 1
Ruth Chapter 2
Ruth Chapter 3
Ruth Chapter 4

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Thriving, Not Just Surviving

OCF is pleased to present an excellent new Bible study—specifically for women whose husbands are deployed—based on the book Thriving, Not Just Surviving: Deployment Perspectives for Today’s Military Families.

Thriving, Not Just Surviving

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