Rightly Divide the Word of Truth

May 19 2020 37 mins

Weekly Bible Studies with Andrew S. Baker (ASB) -- Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. (2 Timothy 2:15 KJV) -- Send questions/comments to: [email protected]



The Sanctification of King Nebuchadnezzar
May 26 2020 • 18 min
A look at a Biblical example of growing in spiritual maturity as we acknowledge who God really is.


2020-Q2-09 Lesson Review: Creation -- Genesis as Foundation, Part 2
May 23 2020 • 54 min
Part two of our look at the doctrinal foundation laid down in the book of Genesis.


The God of My Fathers - Religious Experience
May 19 2020 • 24 min
Is it okay if the God we worship and believe in is our father's God, and not our own?



2020-Q2-08 Lesson Review: Creation -- Genesis as Foundation, Part 1
May 16 2020 • 51 min
Let's look at how the foundation laid down in the book of Genesis is vital to a proper understanding of the entire Bible and the Gospel


Derailed from your Destiny
May 12 2020 • 28 min
What is our destiny, and are we able to derail it?


2020-Q2-07 Lesson Review: Language, Text, and Context
May 09 2020 • 56 min
Go deeper into what Biblical context means, and how the ancient languages of Hebrew and Greek operate...


Faith and the Christian Experience
May 05 2020 • 15 min
How important is faith? How do we get it? How does it grow?


2020-Q2-06 Lesson Review: Why Is Interpretation Needed?
May 02 2020 • 51 min
Learn what Biblical interpretation is all about, and what it really entails...


What is the purpose of Prophecy, anyway?
Apr 28 2020 • 17 min
What does the Bible teach us about how prophecy is to be used?


2020-Q2-05 Lesson Review: By Scripture Alone — Sola Scriptura
Apr 25 2020 • 44 min
Learn about the primacy of the Bible in the life of a Christian...


Lessons from the Life of King Hezekiah
Apr 21 2020 • 31 min
What can we learn from the life experience of one of Judah's greatest kings?


2020-Q2-04 Lesson Review: The Bible — The Authoritative Source of Our Theology
Apr 18 2020 • 62 min
An overview of how the Bible is the authority for our theological views and doctrines, and how it impacts our culture, tradition and reason...


Lessons from the Book of Jonah
Apr 14 2020 • 23 min
What are some of the key lessons God has for us in the experience of Jonah?



2020-Q2-03 Lesson Review: Jesus and the Apostles' View of the Bible
Apr 11 2020 • 54 min
A look at how Jesus and His Apostles viewed the Holy Scriptures, and how we should today


Persistent and Consistent - Prayer Life
Apr 07 2020 • 32 min
Spiritual growth is only possible when prayer is consistent and persistent …


2020-Q2-02 Lesson Review: The Origin and Nature of the Bible
Apr 04 2020 • 47 min
An overview of how we obtained the scriptures, its authority, and how God designed it to operate in the salvation of man


Zeal for God, According to Knowledge - Conduct in Times of Crisis
Mar 31 2020 • 36 min
We need to be able to discern between restrictions of a religious nature, and restrictions that are of some other nature -- moving from principle and not impulse


2020-Q2-01 Lesson Review: The Uniqueness of the Bible
Mar 28 2020 • 54 min
An overview of this series of lessons about How we study and understand the Scriptures


Key Principle #24: Choosing a Bible Translation for Study Purposes
Mar 24 2020 • 18 min
Learn about the difference between various translations of the Bible, and how they impact your studies


2020-Q1-13 Lesson Review: From Dust to Stars
Mar 21 2020 • 42 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Vision of Daniel Chapter 12, Summary of the Book of Daniel


Key Principle #23: There’s an Appropriate Way to Respond to Challenges
Mar 17 2020 • 19 min
Learn how to properly handle responding to people who see Biblical passages differently from you


2020-Q1-12 Lesson Review: From North and South to the Beautiful Land
Mar 14 2020 • 58 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Vision of Daniel Chapter 11, Gabriel's Explanation of the latest vision


Key Principle #22: The Blessings and Cursings of God are Alike Conditional
Mar 10 2020 • 16 min
Learn about how God dispenses blessings and punishment, and how it applies to us



2020-Q1-11 Lesson Review: From Battle to Victory
Mar 07 2020 • 42 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Vision of Daniel Chapter 10, Daniel's Preparation


Key Principle #21: Prophetic Time Has a Special Time Signature
Mar 03 2020 • 12 min
How does one know how to calculate definite time that is provided in apocalyptic prophecy?


2020-Q1-10 Lesson Review: From Confession to Consolation
Feb 29 2020 • 59 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Prophecy of Daniel Chapter 9, Daniel's Prayer and Explanation of the Vision of Daniel 8


Key Principle #20: Why isn’t everything repeated in the New Testament?
Feb 25 2020 • 17 min
Does the New Testament simply eclipse the Old Testament? Or does it build upon it?


2020-Q1-09 Lesson Review: From Contamination to Purification
Feb 22 2020 • 73 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Prophecy of Daniel Chapter 8, including significant discussion about "The Daily"


Key Principle #19: The Future Is Manifest in the Past
Feb 18 2020 • 16 min
Are there important lessons from how God has worked in the past, that help us understand the future?


2020-Q1-08 Lesson Review: From the Stormy Sea to the Clouds of Heaven
Feb 15 2020 • 59 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Prophecy of Daniel Chapter 7, parallel with Daniel Chapter 2


Key Principle #18: Biblical Transitions are Consistently Implemented
Feb 11 2020 • 27 min
Do things ever change or go away in the Bible? If so, how is it done?


2020-Q1-07 Lesson Review: From the Lions’ Den to the Angel’s Den
Feb 08 2020 • 53 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From the Lions’ Den to the Angel’s Den -- Daniel Chapter 6


Key Principle #17: Precepts and Instructions are Built Upon, Not Replaced
Feb 04 2020 • 20 min
Are Bible instructions based on a replacement philosophy? Or on an addition philosophy?



2020-Q1-06 Lesson Review: From Arrogance to Destruction
Feb 01 2020 • 44 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From Arrogance to Destruction -- Daniel Chapter 5


Key Principle #16: Instruction By Way of Principles and Commandments
Jan 28 2020 • 9 min
How much of a role do examples and life history play in the teaching of Bible principles?


2020-Q1-05 Lesson Review: From Pride to Humility
Jan 25 2020 • 41 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From Pride to Humility -- Daniel Chapter 4


Key Principle #15: Understanding Context is Helpful
Jan 21 2020 • 21 min
Is context relevant to discussions of the accounts and truths found in the Bible?


2020-Q1-04 Lesson Review: From Furnace to Palace
Jan 18 2020 • 54 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From Furnace to Palace -- Daniel Chapter 3


Key Principle #14: The Bible Balances Many Tensions
Jan 14 2020 • 11 min
Is it Grace or Law? Is it Faith or Works? Is it Love or Justice? The answer is more nuanced...


2020-Q1-03 Lesson Review: From Mystery to Revelation
Jan 11 2020 • 45 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From Mystery to Revelation -- Daniel Chapter 2


Key Principle #13: The Messages of the Bible are Broadly Applicable
Jan 07 2020 • 13 min
Is the Bible relevant to those who live in the 21st century? Weren't they written for others, long ago?


2020-Q1-02 Lesson Review: From Jerusalem to Babylon
Jan 04 2020 • 46 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From Jerusalem to Babylon -- Daniel Chapter 1


Key Principle #12: Repetition is Related to Importance
Dec 31 2019 • 14 min
Let's look at the relationship between how often something is mentioned, and how critical the information is.



2020-Q1-01 Lesson Review: From Reading to Understanding
Dec 28 2019 • 45 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - From Reading to Understanding: An Introduction to Daniel and Apocalyptic Prophecy


Key Principle #11: In the Mouth of Two or Three Witnesses
Dec 24 2019 • 15 min
What does it take to establish a foundational Biblical conclusion or form a doctrine?


2019-Q4-13 Lesson Review: Leaders in Israel
Dec 21 2019 • 56 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Leaders of Israel


Key Principle #10: Israel is Not Just About Jacob’s Physical Descendants
Dec 17 2019 • 19 min
When the Bible Speaks of Israel, Are We Limited to the Geography of the Middle East?


2019-Q4-12 Lesson Review: Dealing With Bad Decisions
Dec 14 2019 • 61 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Dealing With Bad Decisions


Key Principle #09: Symbols are Used Consistently in the Bible
Dec 10 2019 • 18 min
What are the rules that govern how Biblical symbols should be defined?


2019-Q4-11 Lesson Review: Backslidden People
Dec 07 2019 • 50 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Backslidden People


Key Principle #08: The Bible is both Literal and Spiritual
Dec 03 2019 • 20 min
How should we understand the Bible from the perspective of literal events vs symbolic or allegorical?


2019-Q4-10 Lesson Review: Worshiping the LORD
Nov 30 2019 • 45 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Worshiping the LORD


Key Principle #07: The Bible of the New Testament Believers is Still Valid Today
Nov 26 2019 • 16 min
What is the relevance of the Old Testament vs the New Testament to believers today?



2019-Q4-09 Lesson Review: Trials, Tribulations, and Lists
Nov 23 2019 • 41 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Trials, Tribulations, and Lists


Key Principle #06: The Bible is its Own Interpreter
Nov 19 2019 • 16 min
What are the correct sources for understanding Biblical definitions and symbols?


2019-Q4-08 Lesson Review: God and the Covenant
Nov 16 2019 • 47 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - God and the Covenant


Key Principle #05: Study Topics from the Beginning
Nov 12 2019 • 16 min
Where should we begin our study of different themes and topics in Scripture?


2019-Q4-07 Lesson Review: Our Forgiving God
Nov 09 2019 • 46 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Our Forgiving God


Key Principle #04: The Bible is a Complete Collection
Nov 05 2019 • 20 min
How should we view the trustworthiness and the relationship of the various Bible writings?


2019-Q4-06 Lesson Review: The Reading of the Law
Nov 02 2019 • 41 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Reading of the Law


Key Principle #03: Spiritual Things are Spiritually Discerned
Oct 29 2019 • 17 min
How can we understand the Bible and the lessons it contains?


2019-Q4-05 Lesson Review: Violating the Spirit of the Law
Oct 26 2019 • 46 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Violating the Spirit of the Law


Key Principle #02: The Scriptures are Inspired by God
Oct 22 2019 • 16 min
Who was responsible for writing the Bible, and can we trust those writings?



2019-Q4-04 Lesson Review: Facing Opposition
Oct 19 2019 • 46 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Facing Opposition


Key Principle #01: The Purpose of the Holy Scriptures
Oct 15 2019 • 13 min
Why have we been given the Scriptures?


2019-Q4-03 Lesson Review: God's Call
Oct 12 2019 • 56 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - God's Call


God's Precious Word #9 of 9
Oct 08 2019 • 35 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Firm Foundation


2019-Q4-02 Lesson Review: Nehemiah
Oct 05 2019 • 46 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Nehemiah


God's Precious Word #8 of 9
Oct 01 2019 • 37 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Jesus in Symbols and Types


2019-Q4-01 Lesson Review: Making Sense of History: Zerubbabel and Ezra
Sep 28 2019 • 57 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Making Sense of History: Zerubbabel and Ezra


God's Precious Word #7 of 9
Sep 24 2019 • 28 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Precept and Example


2019-Q3-13 Lesson Review: A Community of Servants
Sep 21 2019 • 53 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - A Community of Servants


God's Precious Word #6 of 9
Sep 17 2019 • 25 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Precious Promises



2019-Q3-12 Lesson Review: To Love Mercy
Sep 14 2019 • 54 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - To Love Mercy


God's Precious Word #5 of 9
Sep 10 2019 • 23 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Patience and Comfort of the Scriptures


2019-Q3-11 Lesson Review: Living the Advent Hope
Sep 07 2019 • 43 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Living the Advent Hope


God's Precious Word #4 of 9
Sep 03 2019 • 29 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - In the Mouth of Two or Three Witnesses


2019-Q3-10 Lesson Review: Living the Gospel
Sep 01 2019 • 51 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Living the Gospel


God's Precious Word #3 of 9
Aug 27 2019 • 25 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Study to Show Yourself Approved Unto God


2019-Q3-09 Lesson Review: Ministry in the New Testament Church
Aug 24 2019 • 51 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Ministry in the New Testament Church


God's Precious Word #2 of 9
Aug 20 2019 • 30 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - Every Word of God is Pure


2019-Q3-08 Lesson Review: The Least of These
Aug 18 2019 • 47 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Least of These


God's Precious Word #1 of 9
Aug 13 2019 • 21 min
A presentation on God and the Bible - The Holy Scriptures



2019-Q3-07 Lesson Review: Jesus and Those in Need
Aug 11 2019 • 42 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Jesus and Those in Need


2019-Q3-06 Lesson Review: Worship the Creator
Aug 03 2019 • 55 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Worship the Creator


2019-Q3-05 Lesson Review: The Cry of the Prophets
Jul 27 2019 • 56 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - The Cry of the Prophets


2019-Q3-04 Lesson Review: Mercy and Justice in Psalms and Proverbs
Jul 21 2019 • 50 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Mercy and Justice in Psalms and Proverbs


2019-Q3-03 Lesson Review: Sabbath: A Day of Freedom
Jul 13 2019 • 55 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Sabbath: A Day of Freedom


2019-Q3-02 Lesson Review: Blueprint for a Better World
Jul 06 2019 • 47 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - Blueprint for a Better World


2019-Q3-01 Lesson Review: God Created...
Jun 29 2019 • 45 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson - God Created...


2019-Q2-13 Lesson Review: Turning Hearts in the End Time
Jun 22 2019 • 45 min
A review of the Weekly Sabbath School lesson


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