The following are different Bible studies that were done on different topics. A lot of these took place at the Tuesday night study here in San Antonio, TX.

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How to Study the Prophets

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How to Study the Prophets

In this Ask Pastor Tim, Tim is dealing with how to study the prophets.

The Importance of Encouraging One Another

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The Importance of Encouraging One Another

An often overlooked ministry in the church is the ministry of encouragement. We need to be encouraged by other Christians, and other Christians also need to be encouraged by us.

Children: The Judgement Day (Part 4)

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Children: The Judgement Day (Part 4)

Jesus Christ owns everything in creation. One day He's going to come back and history will be over and we will all give account to Him and be judged.

Children: Who is Jesus Christ? (Part 3)

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Children: Who is Jesus Christ? (Part 3)

Who is Jesus Christ? He's the Savior of the world and the only way our sins can be forgiven. He's a Savior who won't turn away any who come to Him. He's also a terrifying Judge...

Children: Who is Man? (Part 2)

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Children: Who is Man? (Part 2)

Who is man? Man is completely different than anything else God created. But man has a tremendous problem: he's dying. What can be the hope for dying man?

Children: Who is God? (Part 1)

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Children: Who is God? (Part 1)

One of the most important questions we can ever ask is: Who is God? What is God like? Can we make a picture of Him?

Personal Discipleship: Spiritually Intentional Relationships

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Personal Discipleship: Spiritually Intentional Relationships

Are you convinced of the value of personal discipleship? That is, connecting with fellow Christians; brother to brother, sister to sister, on a personal, one on one level.

The Necessity of Daily Praying and Reading the Bible

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The Necessity of Daily Praying and Reading the Bible

As the believer daily renews their mind in the Scriptures, and in prayer they cast themselves upon the Lord - they will walk in purity. When you find a...

Questions Preachers Should Ask of Every Sermon (Part 6)

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Questions Preachers Should Ask of Every Sermon (Part 6)

When it comes to preparing and delivering a sermon, there are countless questions that must be asked: Am I preaching my own opinion or what the text is saying?

Encouragement for Pastors’ Wives

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Encouragement for Pastors’ Wives

Pastors' wives have unique challenges and blessings. Ruby shares about four things that have been helpful to her over the years: humility, helper, heaven, and holiness.

Trials and Blessings in the Ministry

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Trials and Blessings in the Ministry

There is no other path in the ministry except one that has trials and suffering along its way. At the same time, pastors also experience many blessings.

Homiletics: Eisegesis Is Not a Light Matter (Part 5)

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Homiletics: Eisegesis Is Not a Light Matter (Part 5)

When the preacher's sermon preparation leads him to commit eisegesis and he reads his own idea and meaning into the text, it is not a light matter.

Homiletics: Asking Questions of the Text (Part 4)

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Homiletics: Asking Questions of the Text (Part 4)

When studying the Bible for sermon preparation you must ask questions of the text. Then when preaching bring some of those same questions up to the listener.

Homiletics: Rightly Handling Scripture (Part 3c)

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Homiletics: Rightly Handling Scripture (Part 3c)

When it comes to rightly handling the Scriptures we want to seek for perfection. The preacher's goal is to articulate the truth of God exactly as it is and to not make clumsy statements.

Homiletics: The Preacher’s Prayer Life (Part 3b)

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Homiletics: The Preacher’s Prayer Life (Part 3b)

Those who are not disciplined and do not give priority to prayer in their life should not be preaching. Their prayerlessness is a statement that they have not yet grasped...

Homiletics: The Preacher’s Holiness (Part 3a)

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Homiletics: The Preacher’s Holiness (Part 3a)

When it comes to a study on sermon preparation we must not neglect the topic of the preacher's holiness. If there is unholiness in the preacher's life...

Homiletics: Called to Preach (Part 2)

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Homiletics: Called to Preach (Part 2)

The Lord designs some to specifically have a special calling to preach that is above and beyond the norm. It is God alone who knows how to create a preacher.

Homiletics: Not Many Preachers (Part 1)

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Homiletics: Not Many Preachers (Part 1)

When studying homiletics, the art of sermon preparation and delivery, we must start with James 3:1 and consider how the Bible says...

Why Do You Call Me “Lord, Lord,” and Not Do What I Tell You?

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Why Do You Call Me “Lord, Lord,” and Not Do What I Tell You?

Jesus taught that the real proof of being genuinely saved is not by saying, "Lord, Lord," but by our walk. Do your actions reflect what your lips proclaim to believe?

Was It For Me That You Fasted?

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Was It For Me That You Fasted?

When you fasted and mourned in the fifth month and in the seventh, for these seventy years, was it for me that you fasted?

A Theology of Fasting

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A Theology of Fasting

As we consider what fasting is, we can see that as the Christian fasts with the right reason they are worshiping God.

Fulfill the Law of Christ

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Fulfill the Law of Christ

Authors of the New Testament tell us to imitate the example of Christ and so fulfill the law of Christ (Gal. 6:2).

Being Perfected by the Spirit

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Being Perfected by the Spirit

As you seek to be perfected by the Spirit, you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

The Christian is Not Under the Law

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The Christian is Not Under the Law

The Christian is not under the law, but is being changed into Christ's image as they live a life looking to Him.

The Law Imprisoned Men Until Christ Came

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The Law Imprisoned Men Until Christ Came

Men are imprisoned under the law but due to the weakness of the flesh they do not want to be there.

We Live With Our Eyes On Christ

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We Live With Our Eyes On Christ

The Galatians were wanting to be perfected and grow and advance in the Christian life...

Paul Preached Christ Crucified, Not Works

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Paul Preached Christ Crucified, Not Works

The Apostle Paul was being accused of preaching a different gospel to the Jews and to the Gentiles.

Paul’s Gospel is Not According to Man

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Paul’s Gospel is Not According to Man

In Galatians Paul is adamantly arguing that his Gospel came by the authority of Jesus Christ...

The Gospel in Collision with Other Powers

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The Gospel in Collision with Other Powers

The task of taking the Gospel to the lost is to be taken not only occasionally, but intentionally.

The Doctrine of Regeneration

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The Doctrine of Regeneration

The doctrine of regeneration is one of the foundational doctrines of our faith and lack of clarity on it can lead to deadly error.

For the Children: Who is Jesus Christ?

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For the Children: Who is Jesus Christ?

This Bible Study was taught for the children at Vacation Bible School that was done at our church.

What Really Ministers to Loneliness?

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What Really Ministers to Loneliness?

Someone's bodily presence does not necessarily make loneliness go away. Rather it is...

Christian Stewardship When Buying a Car

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Christian Stewardship When Buying a Car

Tim gives some counsel to young people about how to best use the money God has given them when buying a car.

Teaching Your Children to Be Considerate

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Teaching Your Children to Be Considerate

Walking in, and teaching our children, to be considerate of others. Philippians 2:3-5

Understanding the Book of Revelation

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Understanding the Book of Revelation

In this brief Bible Study Tim discusses how looking for repetition in the Scripture is a method to use in order to understand apocalyptic language.

The Third Temptation of Jesus

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The Third Temptation of Jesus

Getting your own way and just following the desire of your flesh is not true freedom, it simply leads to bondage and serving the devil.

The Real Purpose of Life

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The Real Purpose of Life

I ask a lot of people "What is the meaning of life?" and most people don't know, they don't know why they are alive and where they are going.

Marriage and Singleness (Bible Study Discussion)

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Marriage and Singleness (Bible Study Discussion)

A bible study discussion regarding God's plan for marriage and singleness that began with a question about the meaning of Matthew 19:11.

How to Fight Against Lust and Sexual Sin

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How to Fight Against Lust and Sexual Sin

Looking for Biblical advice on how to fight against lust, sexual sin and pornography? This Bible Study gives a thorough look at what the Scriptures teach.

What God Says About Work – Part 2

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What God Says About Work – Part 2

As a door turns on its hinges, so does a sluggard on his bed. - Proverbs 26:14