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FLEX Adult Bible Study Electives are designed to offer more flexibility in studying God's Word. This series is undated, allowing teachers to choose the best study for their congregation at the best time. Each 13-lesson study follows the "spiritual workout" theme, with FLEX - a spiritual workout that fits YOUR schedulelessons divided into Warm Up, Work Out, and Cool Down sections. Discussion questions follow each lesson.

Several of the FLEX titles have a customizable, 13-lesson PowerPoint™ outline available as a separate download for $4.99 per volume to enhance the presentation of the lessons. Some FLEX studies are based on books of the Bible; others are topical studies.

AVAILABLE TITLES

A Church That Shines

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A Church That Shines
How can today's church shine like the church of the first century? This study offers 13 practical lessons based on the first half of the book of Acts to help every Christian be a part of a vibrant, growing church.

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A Church That Spreads

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A Church That Spreads
This study is a follow-up to A Church That Shines. It concludes the study of Acts and challenges every Christian to be a part of the true mission of the Lord's church.

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Aim for Restoration

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Aim for Restoration
The early church was too busy being the church to concern itself with restoring the church. This study looks at what those first-century Christians thought and practiced with implications for us as 21st-century Christians.

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Certain Hope for Uncertain Times

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Certain Hope for Uncertain Times
A study of 1 Peter providing valuable guidance for Christians choosing to remain faithful while living in an increasingly pagan culture.

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Connecting With the Psalms

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Connecting With the Psalms
Explores several examples from the book of Psalms, some of them well-known and others less familiar so that readers will be able to "connect" with them by looking at some of the historical background and the style of writing.

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Conversations with God

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Conversations with God
Stories of prayer from Scripture, showing us that we, too, can ask questions, cry out, and demonstrate our love for God. Just be sure to listen for His answer.

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Decisions of Discipleship: A Study of Mark

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Decisions of Discipleship
Mark's Gospel offers us the most succinct account of the life of Jesus. This study skillfully explores the Gospel of Mark from the standpoint of discipleship.

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Fruit Full (Fruits of the Spirit)

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Fruit Full
The Fruit of the Spirit is a study of character of Jesus and how His character can come alive in the hearts, minds, and hands of His people.

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Go! (The 'Go' Statements of Jesus)

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Go! (The 'Go' Statements of Jesus)
Christianity was never intended to be a passive, spectator religion. Jesus repeatedly instructed His followers, and potential followers, to 'Go!'

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God Looks at the Heart

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God Looks at the Heart
God is always very concerned about the hearts of men and women. This study guides us through 1 Samuel and examines the hearts of many of its main characters.

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Heroes of Faith

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Heroes of Faith
An exploration of the heroes of faith in Hebrews 11, through which you discover that becoming faithful is a process of learning God's ways.

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Holy God, Holy People

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Holy God, Holy People
Don't settle for a shallow, outward manifestation of holiness. Explore the depths of God's holiness and grow to be more like Him.

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Lessons from Genesis

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Lessons from Genesis
The book of Genesis is key to understanding God's plan for mankind. Without the Genesis account, we would not fully understand the fall of man and the introduction of sin into our world. Genesis introduces us to God's call, God's family, and the beginnings of God's nation.

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Letters from Paul

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Letters from Paul
Examines three of Paul's letters helping us to understand the joy of the Philippian church, the deity of Christ in Colossae, and how to receive a brother in his letter to Philemon.

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Living a Life that Matters

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Living a Life that Matters
Insights from Scripture that guide us toward a life that will really matter. What attitudes do we need to develop? What actions do we need to take? What habits do we need to engrain? A partnership with God now will equip us for a life that matters—both now and for eternity.

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Living a Life That Matters (Part 2)

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Living a Life That Matters (Part 2)
The follow-up to Living a Life That Matters examines stories of lives that mattered. As you'll find in this study, you don't have to have a household name to make a difference; you just have to be willing.

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Living Like Jesus

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Living Like Jesus
This study digs into Scripture, showing readers different aspects of Jesus' life and ministry and how we can develop the same characteristics in our own lives to think, act, and live like Christ — to become more like Him.

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Marriage: A Blessed Promise

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Marriage: A Blessed Promise
Offers practical, biblical insights to help couples keep their marriages on track as well as sound advice to those who choose to keep their marriages alive, vibrant, and strong through the challenges of our 21st century lifestyle.

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Mind the Gap

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Mind the Gap
A study of 1 Thessalonians. The Christian life begins with a simple framework of faith that moves us to obedience to the gospel. As we mature in our faith, we must continue to study God's Word adding more insights to the sparse framework of our infant faith.

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Moses and the Old Law

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Moses and the Old Law
Even Jesus, His apostles, and the earliest Christians followed the Law of Moses. Since Jesus' death and resurrection, the Law of Moses is no longer binding. We can learn much, though, from the Law of Moses that will aid in our understanding of the New Testament.

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Of First Importance: The Death, Burial, and Resurrection

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Of First Importance
Every aspect of our relationship with God hangs on the validity of the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The New Testament is a constant call to choose death to self for the good of the kingdom. These choices lead us to experience the resurrection of our souls.

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Our Rock and Our Fortress (Studies in 2nd Samuel)

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Our Rock and Our Fortress
Examines the strengths and weakness of King David and offers practical advice for serving God today.

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Parables in Luke

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Parables in Luke
This study covers the parables of Jesus that are unique to Luke's gospel account. Each lesson takes you into the story and offers practical application for today's Christian.

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People of Purpose (Studies in Ephesians)

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People of Purpose
This study is based on Paul's letter to the Ephesian church and encourages Christians to unite in the common goal of following Christ.

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Romans (Part 1)

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Romans (Part 1)
The first eight chapters of Paul's letter to the Christians in Rome form the doctrinal basis for all who want to be righteous before God. This study helps us appreciate all that has been done to secure our salvation.

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Romans (Part 2)

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Romans (Part 2)
Paul turns his attention to the practical aspects of living out the doctrines secured by Jesus. He sets guidelines for Christian relationships within the church, with the ruling government, and those Christians with whom we may disagree on certain issues.

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Satan's Tactics:  The War for Our Hearts and Souls

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Satan's Tactics
The War for Our Hearts and Souls. The wise traveler in this world understands that a deadly predator is always stalking. He preys, not on flesh and blood, but on souls and eternal spirits.

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Second-Mile Servants (Studies in Matthew)

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Second-Mile Servants
Based on Jesus' teaching that Christians should be people who willingly go the second mile to serve others (Matthew 5:41), this study shows us how to practically live out the radical service that Jesus exemplified.

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Sharing the Faith (Romans)

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Sharing the Faith (Romans)
We want others to know and love God as much as we do. When we consider the gospel of Christ, we see the excellence of God, including His wisdom, power, righteousness, justice, mercy, love, patience, and grace. Sharing the faith with others means living out for others to see in our words and actions those same qualities.

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Spiritual Growth (The Journey to Christlikeness)

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Spiritual Growth
This study is intended to provide insights into how God helps us grow into who He wants us to become — like Christ. Becoming more and more Christlike is the essence of spiritual maturity and should be the overwhelming desire of all of us.

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Studies in James

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Studies in James
The Epistle of James is one of the most-loved books in the New Testament. We are drawn to its simplicity and practicality. James assumes that we understand how our salvation has been provided through the sacrifice of Jesus. He provides practical answers to, "What now?"

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The Bible:  Its Origin, Preservation, and Impact

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The Bible
In His wisdom, God provided us with a clear path of His expectations for us. He oversaw and guided the process of the formation of what we know today as the Bible.

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The Church of Christ in the 21st Century

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The Church of Christ in the 21st Century
Your life will be transformed when you are able to get beyond going to church and can start being the church of the 21st century.

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The Gospel of John (Part 1)

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The Gospel of John (Part 1)
John's Gospel account was probably the last to be written and differs greatly from the other three. His focus is on the reasons to believe that Jesus is who He claimed to be.

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The Gospel of John (Part 2)

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The Gospel of John (Part 2)
Reading the last part of John's Gospel, the unlearned might think they've reached the dreaded end on the day that Jesus is crucified. But the climax is yet to come. Jesus conquers death and the grave, and provides a way for His followers to do the same.

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The Story of God's People

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The Story of God's People
See the story of God's dealing with mankind from creation to final judgment in a broad, panoramic study. This overview is great for new converts, teens, and any adult wanting to put all the pieces of Bible history together in chronological order.

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Uniquely Luke

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Uniquely Luke
All of the Gospel accounts of Jesus tell roughly the same story of His life, ministry, death, and resurrection. However, Luke offers additional information not found in the other Gospels. This study looks at the unique material found only in the Gospel of Luke and gives readers a deeper understanding of Jesus and the life He lived.

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Walking with God (A Study of the Epistles of John)

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Walking with God
This study of the epistles of John shows how everything in the Christian life is rooted and motivated by our inclusion into the eternal loving fellowship of the Father and the Son by the Holy Spirit. John's letters encourage us to see our fellowship with God both as a relationship in which we walk and are walking toward.

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Watershed Moments (Pivotal Points in Church History)

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Watershed Moments
Hits the highlights of the falling away, Reformation, and Restoration of the Lord's church.

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What About Now? (2nd Peter & Jude)

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What About Now? (2nd Peter & Jude)
We're all looking forward to spending eternity with the Father. But we shouldn't forget what we should be doing while we're here. We can all learn how we should be living, learning, and serving now.

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