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Thru the Bible takes the listener through the entire Bible in just five years, threading back and forth between the Old and New Testaments. You can begin the study at any time. When we have concluded Revelation, we will start over again in Genesis, so if you are with us for five years you will not miss any part of the Bible.Other Thru the Bible Programs:Thru the Bible - Questions AnswersThru the Bible - Sunday SermonThru the Bible InternationalA Travs de la Biblia

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1 John 4:4-9

July 06, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

As Christians we dont have to battle on our ownwe go in Gods strength. Discover what this means as we learn more about false teachers and how the indwelling of Gods Spirit and the knowledge of Gods Word keep us from being deceived.

1 John 4:1-3

July 03, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

False teachers will deny the deity of Christ, which leads to denying His work on the cross, the basis of our salvation. Dr. McGee examines antichrist and how there are antichrists working in the world todaysome who seek to imitate Jesus Christ, and others who are against Him.

1 John 3:17—4:1

July 02, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

The Bible is full of warnings that our words are important. Dr. McGee takes this a step further by telling us as critical as they are, our words alone are not enoughour actions have to agree. Hear more about how putting our love for God into action gives us assurance in prayer.

1 John 3:10-17

July 01, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Are you putting your love into action in your home? Neighborhood? Workplace or church? How about for believers around the world? These are the important questions Dr. McGee asks as we continue our study of the two natures of the believer and are reminded that just as God gave His son to die for us, real love expresses itself in action.

1 John 3:8-12

June 30, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

How can you tell whether someone is a genuine believer in Jesus Christ? While its not always possible, Gods Word does give us two marks of identification which can help us be discerning. Find out what they are and learn two common character traits of someone who follows Jesus.

1 John 3:1-9

June 29, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Is it possible to live in sin and still be happy? Thats the important question we explore as we take a look at the two natures a believer is given: the old sinful nature and the new born again one we are given when we recognize Jesus Christ as Lord.

1 John 2:29—3:6

June 26, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Whats it like to be a son or daughter of God? What does God require of His children? Discover the answers as Dr. McGee tells us more about the life of a believer and how Jesus will someday make us more like Him.

1 John 2

June 25, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Hear about the amazing love of God for each of us, the blood of Jesus who continually cleanses us from sin, and the forgiveness of God that clears the way for us to enjoy an eternity in Gods presence. Travel through one of Dr. McGees favorite sections of the Bible and learn how we can live in light of Jesus imminent return.

1 John 2:23-29

June 24, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Make it your passion and your priority to know Jesus. That should be on the top of our list of what to do todayand every daywhether weve just begun this journey of walking with the Lord, or as Dr. McGee said, weve known the Lord for decades. In this study, the Apostle John tells us how we can know Jesus intimately through His Word, and how the Holy Spirit plays an important part in our journey.

1 John 2:19-22

June 23, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

How do I know if I am saved? Its one of the most common questions Christians ask their pastors. In this study, Dr. McGee takes us to Gods Word for the definitive answer and tells us about those who profess to be believers but are living a lie.

1 John 2:16-19

June 22, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

What is the secret to living the Christian life? Dr. McGee gives a very honest and straightforward answer to that question as he tells us how we can protect ourselves against the antichrists in the world today and the political ruler that will one day pretend to be Christ.

1 John 2:12-16

June 19, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

First John has one of the most succinct and clear summaries of what it means to be a Christian. If you know Jesus Christ as your Savior or if youve not yet met Him, this study will make it very clear to you what this life of following Jesus is all about.

1 John 2:8-16

June 18, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

God is love. Thats the theme were studying as we continue our study in 1 John. Learn more about important topics like: how to avoid the wicked one, the importance of loving our brother, and the sword of the Spiritthe weapon God has given to all of us.

1 John 2:3-8

June 17, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Is there a difference between the Word of God and the commandments of God? Find out the answer to this question and more as the Apostle John tells us more about the importance of knowledge of and obedience to Gods Word.

1 John 2:1-3

June 16, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Do you long for joy and assurance? In this study, Dr. McGee tells us that real joy is only found in a relationship with Jesus and through fellowship with God. Hear more about Jesus propitiation, advocacy, and intercession for each of us before the Father.

1 John 1:7-10

June 15, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

How can we have fellowship with God? Its an important question. Dr. McGee shares two methods believers often try to get close to God, but dont work; then he tells us more about the importance of confessing our sins so we can be restored to the Father.

1 John 1:5-7

June 12, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

In his first epistle, the Apostle John tells us God is holy and dwells in light, and that man is not holy and dwells in darknesswith a very steep and deep canyon between us and God. So how has God made a way for us to have a relationship with Him? Find out how we can step into the light of Gods Word and regain fellowship with Him.

1 John 1:1-4

June 11, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

What does it mean to have a relationship with God? We hear that phrase a lotdo you ever wonder how it works? Is having a relationship with God like having a relationship with other people? In this study, Dr. McGee answers these questions and tells us more about the benefits of having relationships with other believers as well.

1 John Intro—1:1

June 10, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Near the end of his life, the Apostle John, pastor of the church in Ephesus, wrote believers a family letter to teach them how to stand firm against heresy, to walk in the light, and grow closer to God. See how these principles still apply to us today.

Jonah 4

June 09, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Jonahs mission is completed, but hes angry. How will God handle it? Will Jonah finally see things Gods way? In this final study, we see God deal graciously with Jonah and save Nineveh, just as He promised He would.

Jonah 3:9, 10

June 08, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Partially digested. Thats how Dr. McGee describes Jonahs appearance when he arrived in Nineveh. Is it enough to get the attention of these wicked people? Will they listen to God? Will God spare them? These are the important questions we explore as we watch God move Nineveh.

Jonah 3:2-10

June 05, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Nineveh was one of the greatest cities in the ancient world. In fact, the Bible says it was an exceeding great city. But as Dr. McGee tells us, Nineveh was not only great in size, but great in wickedness, too! So, how will the Ninevites react when Jonah shows up with a message from God? Thats what well discover as Jonah enters the city and begins to proclaim Gods message.

Jonah 3:1, 2

June 04, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

God gives second, third, and even fourth chances to those He loves. Thats the great message we learn as Jonah arrives on dry land. Our study then continues as Dr. McGee explains more about Nineveh, its great size, and its great propensity for sin.

Jonah 2:7—3:2

June 03, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Salvation is of the Lord! Thats the good news we hear as Dr. J. Vernon McGee continues to make connections between the Old and New Testaments and tells more about Jonahs newfound obedience to the Lord.

Jonah 2:1-6

June 02, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Is it possible to live three days and three nights inside a fish? And if so, wasnt it possible for the God who raised Jesus from the dead to do the same thing for Jonah? These are the questions Dr. McGee explores as we study Jonahs prayer and submission to Gods will as he was being swallowed.

Jonah 1:11—2:2

June 01, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Did Jonah really get swallowed by a big fish? In this study, Dr. McGee answers that important question and shows how God used the storm in the life of Jonah and the pagan sailors onboard the ship traveling to Tarshish.

Jonah 1:4-10

May 29, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

How far will God go to reach runaway Jonah? And what will the consequences of his disobedience be? In this study, well find out as God sends a storm to turn him around.

Jonah 1:1-3

May 28, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Jonah went west when God told him to go east. What happens next? Follow along as we learn that God is with useven in the most difficult of circumstances.

Jonah Intro (cont.)

May 27, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Dr. J. Vernon McGee says that in only four short chapters, the book of Jonah deals with six significant subjects: Jesus resurrection and salvation (not by works); Gods purposes, faithfulness, goodness, and grace. He is the God of the Gentiles!

Jonah Intro

May 26, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Is it really true? Dr. J. Vernon McGee answers this important question, as we explore the historical authenticity and spiritual value of this highly criticized Old Testament book.

Obadiah 15—21

May 25, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Should Christians be involved in politics? This is just one of the important topics our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, talks about as he wraps up the story of Edoms judgement with good news for us all.

Obadiah 10—14

May 22, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Edom certainly was prideful! But even though Edom ceased to exist long ago, its message for us today is certainly clear. In this study, Dr. J. Vernon McGee warns us about the pride that can creep into our society, our churches, our homes, and of course within ourselves.

Obadiah 4—9

May 21, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

What are the dangers of pride and godless living? Edom is a terrific example. Find out how God reacts when men try to overthrow God and become deity themselves.

Obadiah 1—4

May 20, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

When Esau despised his birthright, he declared he didnt care about God at all. Some 1200 years later, when his descendants had become a great people, they followed in his stepsdeclaring their ability to live without God, thinking they were perfectly secure without Him. Find out how God deals with this type of arrogance in the very unusual prophecy of Obadiah.

Obadiah Intro

May 19, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

A small book that packs a big punch. Thats how Dr. J. Vernon McGee describes Obadiah, the shortest book in the Old Testament. In this first study, well learn more about the prophet and the important message he had for Edom.

2 Peter 3:8-18

May 18, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

You cant keep God from loving you, but you can put up an umbrella of indifference and sin and rebellion. Then you wont experience it, but He still loves you. Thats what our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, has to say about the great news that there is nothing that can separate you from the love of God. Hear more in this conclusion to our study of Second Peter.

2 Peter 3:5-10

May 15, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Our time left on earth is limited is the important message our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, has for us in this study of the world that was, the world that is, and ultimately the world that will be after Gods judgement.

2 Peter 3:1-7, 13

May 14, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Ominous. Thats the word that sums up this study. Dr. J. Vernon McGee gives us a front row seat to what he calls a very frightful apostasy that is coming in the world today, an apostasy in which men and women will turn away from the Word of God and become like animals.

2 Peter 2:21, 22

May 13, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Can people really change? Thats the tough question Dr. J. Vernon McGee asks in this lesson. The apostle explains it is better for someone to not have known the way of righteousness than, having known it, to then turn from the gospel.

2 Peter 2:9-20

May 12, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Theres never been a shortage of people who want to make a buck off of spiritual things. Discover where that dangerous path leads as we return to the Old Testament story of Balaam in the book of Numbers. Like every other religious racketeer, Balaam loved money and he would do anything to get it. Join us for more insight from the Word of God on how to navigate life and avoid the pitfalls of corruption.

2 Peter 2:5-9

May 11, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

How does a godly man live in an ungodly world? Travel back to the Old Testament as Peter looks at the lives of two godly men who lived in extremely wicked times. The first is Noah who listened to God during extraordinary circumstancesand the second is Lot, whose testimony reflects a great struggle in living a godly life.

2 Peter 2:3-6

May 08, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Plastic teachers with plastic words. Thats what Dr. J. Vernon McGee warns us about in our continuing study of 2 Peter as were advised to avoid deception and are reminded that in the flesh, you and I have no good within us.

2 Peter 2:1-3

May 07, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you. In this fascinating lesson, Dr. McGee helps us understand how we can quickly identify a false teacher and recognize their deceptive strategies.

2 Peter 1:19—2:1

May 06, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

The Word of God is not only divine, it is humanlike the Lord Jesus who was both God and man. It deals with human life, yet it is God speaking to men and women in a language they can understand. Thats some of the great truth we hear from our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee. Get more of Peters advice to Jewish Christians in his day, and see how his words also apply to us today.

2 Peter 1:13-19

May 05, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

If you knew you were going to die tomorrow, what would you say to those you love? Would you have any advice or final thoughts that youd want to share? Dr. McGee calls 2 Peter 1 the swan song of Simon Peter because it was written shortly before his execution and gives us great insight into living the Christian life.

2 Peter 1:7-14

May 04, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Living the Christian life isnt easy. If you need some help and hope, Dr. J. Vernon McGee gives us encouragement and direction for living the Christian life straight from Gods Word.

2 Peter 1:4-6

May 01, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

There is something beyond salvation is the important message our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, shares in this study. Learn that there is much more to the Christian life than merely being saved.

2 Peter 1:1-4

April 30, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

The Apostle Peter shares secrets of life and Christian living, including how to have peace with God, how to know God, how to escape the pollution of the world, and how to have everything we need for life and godliness.

2 Peter Intro—1:1

April 29, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Is the Apostle Peter the true author of 2 Peter? Why is 2 Peter so different from 1 Peter? What are the similarities between 2 Peter and 2 Timothy? Our teacher, Dr. J. Vernon McGee, answers these questions and more in this introduction to the New Testament book of 2 Peter.

Amos 9:2-15

April 28, 2020 12:00 - 26 minutes

Is it really the end of Israels Northern Kingdom? Or does God have more in store for them? Dr. McGee tells us more about Gods unending love for Israel and His plan for them as a united kingdom in the future.