Doctrines of Scripture
Where Can I Read About What The Bible Teaches

"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine"  . . . . 2 Timothy 3:16


Evidently the following are not all the features, etc., of these truths.  They are only a few of the features and references.  It is not meant to be a complete tabulation.

What The Bible Teaches About






















1)   God is Holy:
    “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, which was, and is, and is to come.”  (Rev. 4:8)

2)   God is exclusive:
            a)   “Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.”  (Isa. 45:22

3)  God is love:
            a)   For God so loved the world, that he gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not
                perish, but have everlasting life.”  (Jn. 3:16)

4)   God is merciful:
            a)    “For as the heaven is high above the earth, so great is His mercy toward them that fear Him.”  (Psa. 103:11)

5)  God is supreme:
            a)   “Against all the gods of Egypt I will execute judgment.”  (Ex. 12:12)

6)   God is Spirit:
            a)    “God
is a spirit: and they that worship Him must worship Him in spirit and in truth.”  (Jn. 4:24)

7)   God is Eternal:
            a)    “And Abraham planted a grove in Beersheba, and called there on the name of the LORD, the everlasting
                  God.”  (Gen. 21:33; Isa. 40:28)

8)   God is Light:
            a)   “God is Light, and in Him is no darkness at all.”  (1 Jn. 1:5)

9)   God is immutable:
            a)    “I am the LORD, I change not.”  (Mal. 3:6; Jam. 1:17)

10)  God is omnipresent:
            a)   “Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence? If I ascend up to heaven, thou
                  art there: if I make my bed in hell, behold, thou art there. If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the
                  uttermost part of the sea; Even there shall they hand lead me, and they right hand shall hold me.”
                  (Psa. 139:7-10)

11)  God is the Living God:
            a)    “But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king.”  (Jer. 10:10; Acts 14:15)

12)  God is Creator:
            a)    “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”  (Gen. 1:1)

13)     God is omnipotent:
            a)    “I know that Thou canst do every thing.”  (Job. 42:2; Matt. 19:26)

14)      God is omniscient:
    “Great is our Lord, and of great power: His understanding is infinite.”  (Psa. 147:5; 1 Jn. 3:20)

15)      God is righteous:
            a)   “O LORD God of Israel, Thou art righteous.”  (Ezra 9:15; Psa. 145:17)

16)      God is faithful:
            a)    “Know therefore that the LORD thy God, He is God, the faithful God.”  (Deut. 7:9; Isa. 49:7)


The Holy Spirit

1)      He is God:
             a)    “Thou hast not lied unto men, but unto God.”  (Acts 5:3-4)

2)      He is a real person:
             a)    “Holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.”  (2 Pet. 1:21)

3)      He has moral character:
             a)    “When he the Spirit of truth, is come.”  (Jn. 16:13)
 “Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.”  (Eph. 4:30)

4)      Titles of the Holy Spirit:
             a)   The Spirit of God  (Gen. 1:2; Ex. 31:3; Num. 24:2; 1 Sam. 10:10)
             b)   The Spirit of the Lord GOD  (Isa. 61:1)
             c)   The Spirit of the LORD  (Jud. 3:10; 1 Sam. 10:6; 1 Kgs. 18:12)   
             d)   Thy Spirit  (Psa. 143:10)
             e)   The Spirit of God  (1 Jn. 4:2)
             f)   The Spirit of truth  (1 Jn. 4:6)
             g)   The Unction from the Holy One  (1 Jn. 2:20)
             h)   The Holy Spirit  (Jn. 7:39)
              i)   The Spirit of your Father  (Matt. 10:20)

The Person Of Christ

1)      He is Deity:
             a)      “Whom as concerning the flesh Christ came, who is over all, God blessed forever.”  (Rom. 9:5; Col. 1:15)

2)      His humanity:
             a)      “For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.”  (Rom. 1:3; 1 Tim.
|                   2:5, 7; Heb. 2:14)

His Life

1)      He is Holy:
             a)      “I know thee who thou art; the Holy One of God.” (Lk. 4:34; Acts 4:27, 30)

2)      He is the only Man God calls my Son:
             a)      “Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten Thee.”  (Psa. 2:7; Matt. 2:15)

3)      He is the only One designated as “My Servant”.  (Isa. 42:1; 53:11; Matt. 12:18)

The Death Of Christ

1)      It was a vicarious work:
             a)      “Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust.”  (1 Pet. 3:18; Rom. 4:25; 1 Cor. 15:3)

2)      It was a reconciling work:
             a)      Jesus Christ died: “For if, when we were enemies, we were reconciled to God by the death of His Son”
                   (Rom. 5:10; 2 Cor. 5:18; Col. 1:21)

3)      It was a voluntary work:
a)      Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again. No man taketh it
                   from me, but I lay it down of myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This
                   commandment have I received of my Father.”  (Jn. 10:17-18; Phil. 2:8; Heb. 7:27)

4)      It was an evidence of His love for the Father:
             a)      “That the world might know that I love the Father . . . Arise, let us go hence.”  (Jn. 14:31)

5)      It was an evidence of His love for His own:
             a)      “Having loved His own which were in the world, He loved them unto the end.”  (Jn. 13:1; Gal. 2:20)

The Resurrection Of Christ

1)      It was evidenced:
             a)      He was seen.  (Matt. 28:17; Mk. 16:14; Lk. 24:34, 36; Jn. 20:19, 26; 1 Cor. 15:5-6)

2)      He had a body:
             a)      “A spirit hath not flesh and bones, as ye see me have.”  (Lk. 24:39; Phil. 3:21)

His Birth

1)      He was named before His birth:
             a)      “Thou shalt call His name Jesus: for He shall save His people from their sins.”  (Matt. 1:21)

2)      His mother was a virgin:
             a)      “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call His name Immanuel.”  (Isa. 7:14; Matt. 1:23)

3)      He alone is the Christ, the Saviour of the world:
             a)      “This is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.”  (Jn. 4:42; 1 Jn. 4:14)

His Coming Kingdom - The Millennium

It will be characterized by:
          a)      Establishment:
                       i)        “The mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established in the top of the mountains.”  (Isa. 2:2)

          b)      Prosperity:
                       i)        “In His days shall the righteous flourish.”  (Psa. 72:7)
                      ii)      “The plowman shall overtaker the reaper, and the treader of grapes him that soweth seed; and the
                            mountains shall drop sweet wine.”  (Amos 9:13)

          c)      Peace:
                       i)        “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb . . . They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain.”
                             (Isa. 11:6-9)

          d)      Power:
                       i)        “All kings shall fall down before Him.”  (Psa. 72:11; Isa. 49:22-23)

          e)      Unshakability:
                       i)        “We receiving a kingdom which cannot be moved.”  (Heb. 12:28)

His Coming Again

1)      He will come to the air:
          a)      “We which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the
                air.”  (1 Thess. 4:17)

2)      He will come to the earth:
          a)      “His feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives.”  (Zech. 14:4; Joel 3:12)


1)      Adam was the first man and Eve was His wife:
          a)      “Adam was first formed, then Eve.”  (1 Tim. 2:13)

2)      Man was created by God, in His image and likeness:
          a)      “God created man in His own image, in the image of God created He him.”  (Gen. 1:27; 9:6; 1 Cor. 11:7;
|                2 Cor. 4:4)

3)      Both were created for the will and delight of God:
          a)      “Thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created.”  (Rev. 4:11)

4)      Disobeyed God and brought condemnation on all his family:
          a)      “As by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men.”  (Rom. 5:12,
                16, 17, 18)


1)      It is a literal place / the Lake of fire:
          a)      “These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.”  (Rev. 19:20; 20:10, 14, 15)

2)      It is a place of torment:
          a)      “Lest they also come into this place of torment.”  (Lk. 16:28; Rev. 14:11)

3)      It is a place of righteous judgment:
          a)      Man will be judged according to their works.  (2 Cor. 11:15; Rev. 20:12, 13)


1)      Everyone sins:
          a)      “There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.
                They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no,
                not one.”  (Rom. 3:10-12)

2)      Every human is corrupt:
          a)       “Their throat is an open sepulcher; with their tongues they have used deceit; the poison of asps is under their
                 lips: Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness: Their feet are swift to shed blood . . . the way of peace they
                 have not known: There is no fear of God before their eyes.”  (Rom. 3:13-18)

Eternal Life

1)      It is more than living forever:
          a)      “This is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom Thou hast sent.”
                (Jn. 17:3)


1)      It is not by works:
          a)      “Not by works of righteousness which we have done.”  (Titus 3:5; Eph. 2:9; Gal. 2:16)

2)      It is a gift:
          a)      “The gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”  (Rom. 6:23; 5:15-17; 2 Cor. 9:15)

The Scriptures

1)      They are inspired:
          a)      Every word in the original Scriptures is divinely inspired or God-breathed (1 Cor. 2:13; 2 Tim. 3:15, 16;
                1 Pet. 1:10, 11; 2 Pet. 3:15, 16).  Inspiration applies to what is written, whoever may have been the speaker,
                writer, or actor.

2)      They are equal in authority:
          a)      The writings of Moses and the words of the Lord of Glory are of equal authority (Jn. 5:46, 47), and the
                testimony of Moses and Malachi of equal value to that of resurrection itself (Lk. 16:31). 


May God grant us good understanding as He, by His Holy Spirit, deigns to guide us into all truth.
John 16:13

Rowan Jennings, Abbotsford, British Columbia