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The Cornerstone of Our Faith Adult Bible Study Electives

Building on the tradition of Blueprints for Christian Living and Character Under Construction, The Cornerstone of Our Faith offers the very best Bible studies written by African-American ministers in Churches of Christ.

Features:

  • Undated — all available titles can be selected for study in any order, at any time
  • Variety of topics — topical, textual, Old Testament, New Testament
  • Four new studies will be added to this series in July of each year
  • Lessons are suitable for personal study, lecture, or discussion in any congregation

AVAILABLE TITLES

A Good Soldier of Jesus (Timothy & Titus)

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A Good Soldier of Jesus (Timothy & Titus)
Both Timothy and Titus had to overcome challenges in their efforts to share the gospel. This study will lead you through Paul's letters to help you overcome your barriers to sharing the gospel and make you the good soldier you can be.

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A Song Sung in Wonder of the Word (Psalm 119)

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A Song Sung in Wonder of the Word (Psalm 119)
This study takes readers through the beautiful 22-stanza song of Psalm 119 and reflects on what we can learn about life in all its pressures, adversity, and longing through the lens of Scripture.

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A Study of Proverbs

$4.25

A Study of Proverbs
Proverbs provides short, memorable sayings that lead us into a healthier relationship with God, our families, our neighbors, and our business associates. Heed these simple rules and prosper; break them and suffer needless heartache.

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Ancient Issues for Contemporary Times (Studies in 1 & 2 Corinthians)

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Ancient Issues for Contemporary Times (Studies in 1 & 2 Corinthians)
Paul wrote two letters to encourage the Corinthian Christians (and us as well) to repent of their sins and begin to live like true followers of Jesus.

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But God (Genesis)

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But God (Genesis)
"But God." These two words are a powerful testament to God's unconditional love and power to work in dark and bleak circumstances for His glory and honor. More importantly, these words also mean that God ultimately has the last word, not us.

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Doctrines on Trial

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Doctrines on Trial
Man is not the final judge of right and wrong; God's Word alone is our standard. All doctrines either stand or fall based on their examination against Scripture. Follow those that can stand the true test.

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Faith Lessons from the Life of Abraham

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Faith Lessons from the Life of Abraham
If you're looking for an example of a life faithfully devoted to following God, look no further than the life of Abraham. Abraham dropped everything to follow God, and if we will do the same, our lives will be richer for it.

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Faith Lessons from the Life of Jacob

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Faith Lessons from the Life of Jacob
From Jacob's strife with his twin brother to his search for a wife to his wrestling with God, this study teaches us how we can continue our own paths of faithfulness despite any obstacles we encounter.

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Following Jesus

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Following Jesus
This study shows us that we become leaders in many of the same ways that Jesus became a leader. Jesus followed His Father in total obedience; we too must learn to obediently follow Jesus.

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Footsteps of Jesus (Luke)

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Footsteps of Jesus (Luke)
Sometimes referred to as the Travel Narrative, Luke 9:51-18:14 details Jesus' journey from Galilee to Jerusalem. At the same time, it gives Christians instructions about how we must walk in the footsteps of Jesus to be victorious.

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From Priest to King:  A Study of 1 & 2 Samuel

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From Priest to King: A Study of 1 & 2 Samuel
The books of 1 and 2 Samuel take readers on a journey through the lives of Samuel, Saul, and David. From the time we enter this world, theirs is a journey every Christian also takes as we also overcome our transgressions when we turn to God.

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Knowing and Claiming God's Promises

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Knowing and Claiming God's Promises
We can keep our focus on God through His Word, and it's in His Word that we find the promises He's made to us. In this study, readers will learn that there can be no greater assurance in life than to know that God's promises rest with us.

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Life in the Holy Spirit

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Life in the Holy Spirit
We have long been taught that we receive the gift of the Holy Spirit at baptism, but just what do we actually get? Unfortunately, most believers cannot accurately define the work of the Holy Spirit in a Christian's life today.

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Life Without God is Meaningless: A Study of Ecclesiastes

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Life Without God is Meaningless: A Study of Ecclesiastes
A Study of Ecclesiastes. In today's American lifestyle, everyone seems to be in a hurry to climb the ladder, to gain wealth, to pursue education. But what do you really gain when you get all that this world has to offer?

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Looking at the Man in the Mirror: A Study of James

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Looking at the Man in the Mirror: A Study of James
God's Word is the true mirror that allows us to look deeply into our own hearts and see as God sees. James holds God's mirror and encourages us to fix what is out of place, to clean whatever is dirty, and to strive to look like Jesus in today's world.

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Lord, I Need an Attitude Adjustment (Studies in Malachi)

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Lord, I Need an Attitude Adjustment (Studies in Malachi)
Malachi was commissioned as God's prophet to call the people back into faithful service. His message still rings true in our day of half-hearted commitment to things that are holy.

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Nehemiah: Rebuilding God's People to Reflect God's Purpose

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Nehemiah: Rebuilding God's People to Reflect God's Purpose
When we are down, we can look with confidence to the God of revival. The same One who raised Jesus from the dead is also able to raise us up from our troubles.

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Philippians

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Philippians
Paul's letter to the Philippians helps us to understand the difference between happiness and joy. These four little chapters of this letter are packed with the secrets to the joyful life.

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Reclaiming Our Spiritual Heritage: A Study of Ephesians

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Reclaiming Our Spiritual Heritage: A Study of Ephesians
Through the sacrifice of Jesus, we are all called to a higher standard of living. This study guides us through the letter to the Ephesian church to help us appreciate our great spiritual heritage.

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Sharpening Your Spiritual Sword

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Sharpening Your Spiritual Sword
In Ephesians 6:17, Paul refers to the Word of God as "the sword of the Spirit". This study teaches readers how to properly and powerfully use this sword so that, like Christ, you can respond to any attempts at temptation from the devil.

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Songs Sung in the Key of Life (Selected Psalms)

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Songs Sung in the Key of Life (Selected Psalms)
The Psalms (Israel's hymnal) offer insight into the human condition, can help us express our wonder at God's goodness, or can support us in our times of failure or sadness.

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The All-Sufficient Savior (Studies in Colossians & Philemon)

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The All-Sufficient Savior (Studies in Colossians & Philemon)
The Colossian church was sidetracked by issues of legalism and a view of Jesus Christ that was much too small. In his letter to Philemon, Paul's wisdom serves as a model for conflict resolution in the church today.

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The Greatest of All Time

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The Greatest of All Time
Bragging rights. We love competitions that help us determine who has the real bragging rights. Who's the best player? Which team is the best? Who won the election? However, all of our human boasting pales when compared to the claims of God.

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The Kingdom of God and You

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The Kingdom of God and You
God calls His people to submit their personal agendas to His mission. We must learn obedience. We must choose to put kingdom goals ahead of our personal goals. The King calls; we must respond.

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The Man in the Background of the Mirror

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The Man in the Background of the Mirror
Our Christian walk is a continual process of learning to become more like Christ, and that process will not be complete until we see Christ face-to-face in the mirror of His Word.

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The One Anothers

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The One Anothers
We are called to demonstrate to the world who Jesus is and how God's family lives. We show the power of the rule of God within and among His people. We give a living video of life in God's household.

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The Ridiculous Runaway

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The Ridiculous Runaway
The book of Jonah powerfully displays God's control over nature and nations. Yet, God refuses to press His will upon a ridiculous rebel. He patiently and providentially works with a prophet who has his own agenda.

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What Does It Mean to Be Saved? (Romans)

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What Does It Mean to Be Saved? (Romans)
This study walks readers through Paul's letter to the saints at Rome, which provides a powerful explanation of salvation, a gift to us that has been freely granted to us through Christ Jesus.

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