Free Bible Class Books by Gene Taylor

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The Gospel Preacher. There is a great deal of misunderstanding about the gospel preacher and his work. This ten lesson study has been developed to help clarify those misunderstandings. It has three objectives. 1) To define and describe scriptural preaching and the one who does it. 2) To illustrate the importance of gospel preaching. 3) To give practical advice on all aspects of life for the man who would preach and for others who want to understand the work of preaching. (File size 237k)

Studying the Psalms. A study guide for the book of Psalms. After an extensive introduction, this class book contains six lessons on different types of psalms including Psalms of Praise, Psalms of Guidance, Messianic Psalms, Instructional Psalms, Psalms of Nature and Psalms of Repentance. Each lesson contains several psalms with questions for each one. (File size 244k)

The Transformed Life. Over the years I have often gone to the twelfth chapter of the book of Romans to remind myself how I ought to be living as a Christian. It has been most helpful in guiding me on the path that I believe my Savior would want me to walk. These lessons have been prepared in this form so that as many people who read and study them may come to understand and appreciate the wonderful information the apostle Paul has given in Romans 12 as to how to live before God and others as a follower of Jesus Christ. (File size 244k)

Basic Concepts is a ten lesson workbook on subjects that are basic to understanding the religion of Christ. Topics included are: "The Godhead;" "Sin;" "Righteousness;" "Redemption;" "Atonement;" "Conversion;" "Justification and Sanctification;" "Faith;" "Grace;" and "Love." (File size 288k)

A Study Of Premillenialism is an eight lesson series of studies on this false doctrine. These lessons may be presented from the pulpit, studied in a Bible class setting, or used in private studies. The lessons are: "An Introduction;" "Has the Kingdom Prophesied by OT Writers Been Established?;" "The Kingship of Jesus;" "Fulfillment of the Land Promise and the Restoration of the Jews to That Land;" "The Conversion of Israel;" "The Rapture;" "Armageddon;" and "An Analysis of Revelation 20:1-6." (File size 344k)

A Study of the Epistles of John. An understanding of the epistles of John is vital if one is going to have the proper attitudes toward and understanding of God, others, and himself. This study encompasses all three of these books. It includes introductions for each book, a chapter survey for First John and review questions over all the texts. (File size 216k)

A Chronological Study of the Life of Jesus. The Fourfold Gospel by J.W. McGarvey and Philip Y. Pendleton is regarded as a classic work. For many years brethren have used it in Bible classes to study the gospels in chronological order. There has never been a study guide to accompany it -- that is, until now. This workbook was developed to meet that need. This book does not have to be used in connection with The Fourfold Gospel. It can be an independent study using only it and the Bible. (File size 817k)

The Gospel Of John: Evidences For Belief. The Book of John is different from the other gospels in a number of ways. It not only provides wonderful insights into the life and ministry of Jesus with the stated purpose of generating belief in Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God (John 20:30-31) but also relates the reasons behind many of the activities of Jesus and His disciples. In studying John’s Gospel, one can see the culmination of God’s eternal purpose in His only begotten Son. (File size 244k)

Communicating the Word of God Publicly. This book has 13 lessons on sermon preparation and presentation; making a short talk; extending the invitation; and teaching in a class room setting." (File size 236k)

Being an Effective Bible Class Teacher. This is a three lesson seminar designed to improve those who teach Bible classes in the local congregation. Topics include "A Good Teacher," "Becoming a Better Teacher," and "Teaching in a Classroom Setting." (File size 150k)

Between the Testaments. This is 12 lesson study of the 400 year period of Biblical silence between the testaments and the world empires which impacted it and the events in Scripture. (File size 447k)

The Book of Acts: A History of the Early Church. This is an 18 lesson study on this New Testament book. A very detailed outline and an introductory survey are included. (File size 450k)

Calvinism Analyzed and Answered. This is a six lesson study which considers the doctrines of Calvinism then compares and contrasts them with Scripture to see whether or not they stand or fall in light of God's word. It can be used in a class study or presented from the pulpit. (File size 430k)

The Godly Man. While it is important for men to develop their skills to effectively participate in a public way in the worship services, it is equally important, if not more so, for them to learn what God would have them to be and do as husbands and fathers. If more men would live by the principles set forth in God's word in this area, as well as in all others, their homes would be a great blessing to them, their wives and children. We present this study with that hope in mind. As we direct you to the teachings of the word of God on being a good Christian, a good husband and a good father, we hope you will not only learn what those teachings are but will make a diligent effort to apply those instructions in your life so that you will be the kind of man God wants you to be. (File size 312k)

Living One's Faith: A Study of the Books of James and Jude. This is a 9 lesson study which includes outlines and introductions to both of these New Testament epistles. (File size 301 k)

Prepared for Every Good Work. A thirteen lesson study guide for a men's training class. Areas of study include responsibilities in worship, sermon preparation and presentation, and teaching a Bible class. (File size 532k)

The Prison Epistles of the Apostle Paul. This is a 13 lesson study of the Pauline epistles of Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians and Philemon which were all written during Paul's first imprisonment in Rome. It includes an introductory survey and a complete outline in addition to questions over the text for each book. (File size 288k)

Prophecy and the Prophets. This a 26 lesson study which examines the prophetic office, those who filled it, and its role among God's people. It includes introductory surveys on all the books of both the major and minor prophets along with lessons on the non-writing prophets and prophecy in the New Testament. (File size 744k)

A Study of Authority in Religion. If a person is going to live a life which glorifies God and that will grant him salvation at the day of judgment, it is essential for him to understand the authority of Christ, its nature and how it is expressed. Yet, authority in religion is one of the most neglected and misunderstood studies, even among those who claim to be children of God. This is a 13 lesson study which has been prepared to help each one who studies it to understand how the Bible teaches and how authority is expressed and determined. (File size 403k)

A Study of the Book of Daniel. This class book and study guide contains (1) Descriptive summaries of the Babylonian, Medo-Persian, and Grecian empires; (2) A general introduction to the book; (3) An outline of the book; (4) Summaries of every chapter; and (5) Questions for review and discussion for every chapter. (File size 433k)

A Study of Church History. This is a 13 lesson study that can be used in the classroom or presented as lectures which traces the development of the church and the digressions from it. (File size 502k)

A Study of Denominations. In an effort to help others see how people need to be a part of the one body, that one church being built by Jesus Christ (Matthew 16:18), this 13 lesson study was prepared. It examines several of the major denominations and religious groups in light of the Scriptures to see whether or not they fit within the guidelines given in God's holy word which define and delineate the Lord's church. (File size 548k)

A Study of Hermeneutics. It is vitally important that every person study the Bible properly in order to understand the truths it reveals. This can only be accomplished by using correct study methods in reference to Scripture. This thirteen lesson study was written with that in mind. It is hoped that each student will develop or reinforce proper study methods and habits in their investigation of God's word. (File size 394k)

A Study of the Parables of Jesus. This is a 13 lesson study which includes an introductory lesson on understanding parables and their purposes. The text of the parable from the King James Version is included in each lesson. (File size 463k)

A Study of Personal Evangelism. This is a 10 lesson study on essential attitudes, worthy examples and some useful techniques for one to develop into a successful soul winner. (File size 570k)

A Study of Romans. This is a 10 lesson study on the book of Romans which includes an introductory survey. (File size 289k)

The Superiority of Christ and His Covenant: A Study of Hebrews. This study includes an introduction to the book, a complete outline of the book, and questions over the text. (File size 299k)

Worshiping the Lord in the Beauty of Holiness. God has always desired and demanded the worship of His people. Today, He expects no less from those who are in the church of His Son. He has clearly stated those expectations and demands in Scripture. In this 13 lesson study, you will explore the inspired Scriptures to see how to properly worship God and what you must do in order to be a true worshiper before Him. David, the psalmist, in Psalm 29:2, said, "Give unto the Lord the glory due to His name; Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness." (File size 564k)

You Are a Christian. New Christians need to be grounded in the faith. They need to develop a foundation upon which they can live faithful lives in the face of temptation, adversity, hypocrisy and other perils along the way to heaven. This study guide has been prepared to help those who are new in the faith to understand some basic concepts necessary to living successfully as a Christian. It may be used in both private study or class room study. (File size 296k)