From Milk to Meat: A Manual for Spiritual Growth

 1.What It Means To Be In Christ

1-1-1 What It Means To Be In Christ

1-1-2 Witnessing For Christ

1-1-3 The New Creation

1-2 Flesh And Spirit

1-2-1 The Hidden Man

1-2-2 The Spiritual Man

1-2-3 The Certainty Of Salvation

1.3 The New Covenant

1.4 Newness Of Life

1-4-1 Christianity And The Greek Language

1-5-1 Separation From The World

1-5-2 Will "All men" Be Saved?

1-5-3 “Condemned with the world...”

1-6 "Worlds in collision"

1-7 Habits Old and New

1-8 Wrestling Wild Beasts at Ephesus

1-9 Our Humiliation

Chapter 1 Questions

2. The Principles Of Devotion

2.1 Taking Up The Cross......

2.2 "The love of Christ constrains us"

2.3 "Redeeming the time"

2-4-1 Serving God For Nothing

2-4-2 Examples Of Selflessness

2-4-3 The Prosperity Gospel

2.5 Loving The Appearing Of Christ

2.6 Spiritual Ambition

2-7-1 Concessions To Human Weakness

2-7-2 Living On Different Levels

2-7-3 The Biblical Ideal Of Marriage

2-7-4 The Jephthah's Vow Principle

2-8-1 The Two Roads In Proverbs

2-8-2 The Logic Of Devotion

2-8-3 Unfulfilled Believer Syndrome

2-8-4 Self Examination

2.9 The Logic Of Endurance

2-10-1 The Upward Spiral

2-10-2 Spiritual Potential

2-11-1 Serving God Or Mammon

2-11-2 The Danger Of Materialism

2-11-3 The Snare Of Riches

2-11-4 Forsaking All We Have

2-12-1 The Problem Of True Humility

2-12-2 Sin Is Serious

2-12-3 Sins Of Ignorance

2-12-4 Sins Of Omission

2-12-5 Our Desperation

2-13-1 Zeal: A Caveat

2-13-2 Love Unfeigned

2-13-3 Acceptable Sacrifice

2-13-4 True Repentance

2-13-5 Real Prayer

2-13-6 Unfeigned Faith

2-13-7 Humility And Bible Reading

2-13-8 Genuine Motives

2.14 “When Israel was a child...”

2-15-1 A Way Of Life

2-15-2 The Positivism Of Jesus

2-15-3 God And Israel

2-15-4 The Hopefulness Of God

2-15-5 A Positive Spirit

2-16-1 “By your words": Controlling Our Words

2-16-2 Judged By Our Words

2-16-3 Bridling The Tongue

2-17 Starting Right

2-18 The 'Wow!' Factor

2-18-1 Wonder

2-19 Joining The Dots In Life

2-20 Life More Abundant

2-21 Love Is

2-22 Frailty and Sensitivity

2-23 The Life Eternal

2-24 Perspective

2-25 A Prayer to Pray

2-26 Man's Search for Meaning

Chapter 2 Questions

3. Ecclesial Life

3-1-1 A Kingdom Of Priests

3-1-2 Malachi's Message

3-1-3 Trumpet Sounding Priests

3-2-1 We're All Priests

3-2-2 The Meaning Of Priesthood

3-2-3 Priesthood Today

3-3-1 What Is Repentance?

3-3-2 Degrees Of Sin?

3-3-3 Forsaking And Confessing Sin

3-3-4 Forgiveness Without Repentance?

3-3-5 God Makes Concessions

3-3-6 Seeking God

3-3-7 Works Meet For Repentance

3-4 One In Christ Jesus

3-5 The Breaking Of Bread

3-6 Judge Not- ?

3-7 Youth For Truth: Biblical Examples For Young People

3-8-1 What Is Conversion?

3-8-2 Converting The Converted

3-9 Sin Is Serious

3-10 Private People: The Problem Of Introverted Christians

3-11 "Yea, all of you": Unity In Christ

3-12 Conflict and Reconcilliation

Chapter 3 Questions

4. Bible Study

4-1-1 The Meaning Of The Manna

4-1-2 Gathering The Manna

4.2 A House On A Rock

4-3-1 Spiritual Blindness

4-3-2 Spiritual Paradigm Shifts

4-3-3 Out Of Darkness

4-3-4 The Blind Servant

4-3-5 The Healed Blind Man

4-4 Are Christians Too Academic?

4.5 The Language Of God

4.6 Why Is The Bible Confusing?

4-7 How To Study The Bible

4-7a How To Interpret The Bible

4.7.1 Bible Study By Questions

4-7-1-2 Examples Of Bible Study

4.8 The 'Boring Bits':

4-8-1 Lessons From Leviticus

4-8-2 Lessons From The Chronicles Genealogies

4.9 Bible Students:

4-9-1 Peter As A Bible Student

4-9-2 Daniel As A Bible Student

4.10 Bible Studies:

4.10.1 Types: Joseph And Jesus

4.10.2 Things You Can Only Ponder: Did Israel Eat The Passover?

4.10.3 Things You Can Only Speculate: What Happened In Eden?

4.11 Bible Questions With No Answers

4.12 Reading the Bible Again for the First Time



Chapter 4 Questions

5. The Lord We've Scarcely Met

5-1-1 A Personal Relationship With Jesus

5-1-2 Relationships In The Kingdom of God

5-1-3 Mutuality Between God And Man

5-1-4 The Parable Of The Talents

5-2 The Jesus Who Understands Human Weakness

5.3 The Sensitivity Of Jesus

5.4 The Grace Of Jesus

5.5 The Demanding Lord

5.6 Lord Of The Cross

5-7 The Spirit Of Jesus

5.8 Parables Of Judgment

5.9 Parables Of The Kingdom

5.10 The Love Of Christ

Chapter 5 Questions

6. The God We Hardly Know

6.1 God And Time

6.2 The Limitation Of God

6.3 Bible Paradoxes

6-3-1 The Love Of God In Hosea

6.4 Fearing God

6.5 The Humility Of God

6.6 The Unity Of God

6-7 Revelation Chapter 21

6-8 The Restless God

Chapter 6 Questions

7. Some Christian Problems

7-1-1 Doubt About Salvation

7-1-2 Self-Righteous Christians

7-1-3 Believers Aren't Good People

7.2 "It's OK in my conscience"

7-3-1 Christian Hypocrisy

7-3-2 Sarah And Abraham

7-4 Christian Disillusion With Christianity

7-4-1 Gossip In The Church

7-4-2 Slander In The Church

7-4-3 Christian Anger In The Church

7-5 Is A Social Gospel Biblical?

7-6 Christadelphian Divisions

7-6-1 Who Is My Brother?

7-6-1
-1 Guilt By Association

7.6.2 Self Baptism

7-6-3 The Atonement And Fellowship

7-7 Are We The Only Ones Who Have Truth?

7-8 Creation or Evolution? There is a third way

7-8-1 Six Literal Days?

7-8-2 Previous Creations

7.9 Marriage Out Of The Faith

7.10 The Single Life

7-10-1 Christian Singles

7-10-2 The Singleness Phenomenon

7-10-3 Some Christian Myths About Marriage

7-10-4 Spiritual Dangers Of The Single Life

7-10-5 1 Corinthians 7: An Exposition

7-10-6 Eunuchs For The Kingdom

7-10-7 Hezekiah: Case Study

7-10-8 The Single Life: Conclusions

7.11 The Downward Spiral

7.12 Conscientious Objection

7-12-1 Words To A Christian Brother At A Russian Military Tribunal

7-12-2 Conscientious Objection To Military Service

7-12-2-1 Christadelphian Conscientious Objection

7-12-3-1 A Biblical Definition Of Conscience

7-12-3-2 The Grace Of God

7-12-3-3 A Good Conscience

7-12-4 Corruption And Bribery In The Mission Field

7-13-1 Newness Of Life

7-13-2 Passionate Christian Living

7-14 Click Click, Quick- The Internet And Spirituality

Chapter 7 Questions

Endpiece: Enduring To The End

a) Enduring To The End

b) The meaning of hupomone.

Spiritual Growth: A Personal Perspective