Supercultural Principles - Primary and Secondary Super-cultural Teachings

Jan. 30, 2024 version

Four or more pre-Nicene Christians taught each of these and none denied them. (While everything here is true, I included some cultural teachings too. Your task is to find those.)


Sc1. Study or obey God’s Word as an authority
Sc2. Old Testament has God’s words; study it
Sc3. New Testament has God’s words; study it
Sc4. Scripture is called the word of God
Sc5. Divine Scripture
Sc6. Scripture is holy / sacred
Sc7. We are to believe Scripture
Sc8. We can understand Scripture
Sc9. Meditate on God’s word/commands
Sc10. Search the Scriptures
Sc11. Scripture or its writers were inspired
Sc12. Canon [of Scripture/truth/the church]
Sc13. Dual meaning of some prophecies
Sc14. Unbelievers don’t understand OT/scripture
Sc15. Veil on many when read Moses/OT
Sc16. Some parts of the Bible are allegorical
Sc17. Lion both good and bad in scripture
Sc18. Don’t twist/corrupt meaning of scripture
Sc19. Acknowledge Bible textual variants
Sc20. Some corrupted [copies of] scripture


Ont1. The Law was excellent or good
Ont2. The Law is/was spiritual
Ont3. Law a shadow of gospel/things to come
Ont4. Jesus superseded some Old Test. laws
Ont5. Scripture/law/prophets was fulfilled
Ont6. The prophets were until John
Ont7. The O.T. said the Messiah had to suffer/die
Ont8. Old Testament has types of Christ
Ont9. Melchizedek was a type of Christ
Ont10. Joshua was a type of Christ
Ont11. Old and/or New Covenant


OTc1. The Law and the prophets
OTc2. Genesis is scripture
OTc3. Exodus is scripture or God says
OTc4. Leviticus is scripture or God says
OTc5. Numbers is scripture or God says
OTc6. Deuteronomy is scripture or God says
OTc7. Joshua is scripture or the Lord says
OTc8. 1 or 2 Samuel is scripture or God says
OTc9. Reference to 1 or 2 Kings as Kings
OTc10. Reference to 1 or 2 Chronicles as Chronicles
OTc11. Job is scripture or the Lord says
OTc12. Psalms are scripture or God/Spirit spoke
OTc13. Proverbs are scripture or Lord says
OTc14. Isaiah is scripture or the Lord/Spirit says
OTc15. Jeremiah is scripture or the Lord says
OTc16. Ezekiel is scripture or the Lord says
OTc17. Daniel is scripture or God showed
OTc18. Hosea is scripture or God/the Word says
OTc19. Joel is scripture or God says
OTc20. Amos is scripture or God says
OTc21. Micah is scripture
OTc22. Habakkuk is scripture or God says
OTc23. Zechariah is scripture or God says
OTc24. Malachi is scripture or God/Spirit says
OTc25. The Twelve [Minor Prophets]
OTc26. Use of the term "Old Testament"
OTc27. The Old Testament is scripture
OTc28. The Ten Commandments / Decalogue


NTc1. Matthew is scripture
NTc2. Mark is scripture or God says
NTc3. Luke is scripture or God says
NTc4. John is scripture
NTc5. Acts is scripture
NTc6. Paul's letters are authoritative
NTc7. Romans is scripture
NTc8. 1 Corinthians is scripture
NTc9. 2 Corinthians is scripture
NTc10. Galatians is scripture
NTc11. Ephesians is scripture
NTc12. Philippians is scripture
NTc13. Colossians is scripture
NTc14. 1 Thessalonians is scripture
NTc15. 1 Timothy is scripture
NTc16. 2 Timothy is scripture
NTc17. Titus is scripture
NTc18. Revelation is scripture or Lord says
NTc19. Using the term "New Testament"
NTc20. The "New Testament" is Scripture


OTa1. OT has writing in Hebrew
OTa2. Moses wrote the Law [Pentateuch]
OTa3. Moses wrote Genesis
OTa4. Moses wrote Exodus
OTa5. Moses wrote Leviticus
OTa6. Moses wrote Numbers
OTa7. Moses wrote Deuteronomy
OTa8. David a writer of Psalms
OTa9. Solomon a writer of Proverbs
OTa10. Solomon wrote Ecclesiastes
OTa11. Isaiah wrote or said Isaiah
OTa12. Jeremiah wrote or said Jeremiah
OTa13. Ezekiel is by Ezekiel
OTa14. Daniel spoke or wrote Daniel
OTa15. Hosea wrote or spoke Hosea
OTa16. Joel wrote Joel
OTa17. Amos wrote Amos
OTa18. Micah wrote or said Micah
OTa19. Habakkuk wrote Habakkuk
OTa20. Zephaniah is by Zephaniah/Sophonias
OTa21. Zechariah wrote Zechariah
OTa22. Malachi wrote Malachi


NTa1. At least 1 NT word originally in Greek
NTa2. Matthew wrote the Gospel of Matthew
NTa3. Mark wrote the Gospel of Mark
NTa4. Luke wrote the Gospel of Luke
NTa5. John wrote the Gospel of John
NTa6. Luke wrote Acts
NTa7. Paul wrote Romans
NTa8. Paul wrote 1 Corinthians
NTa9. Paul wrote 2 Corinthians
NTa10. Paul wrote Galatians
NTa11. Paul wrote Ephesians
NTa12. Paul wrote Philippians
NTa13. Paul wrote Colossians
NTa14. Paul wrote 1 Thessalonians
NTa15. Paul wrote 2 Thessalonians
NTa16. Paul wrote 1 Timothy
NTa17. Paul wrote a 2nd letter to Timothy
NTa18. Paul wrote Titus
NTa19. Peter wrote 1 Peter
NTa20. John wrote 1 John
NTa21. Jude wrote Jude
NTa22. The evangelists [gospel writers]


Mp1. The Old Test. prophesied about Jesus
Mp2. Genesis 49:10 prophesies of Christ
Mp3. Deuteronomy 18:15 prophesies of Christ
Mp4. Psalm 2 prophesies of Christ
Mp5. Psalm 22 prophesies of Christ
Mp6. Psalm 45 prophesies of Christ
Mp7. Psalm 110:1-2 can only refer to Christ
Mp8. Isaiah 7:14 prophesies of Christ
Mp9. Isaiah 9:9 prophesies of Christ
Mp10. Isaiah 11 prophesies of Christ
Mp11. Isaiah 53 prophesies of Christ
Mp12. Isaiah 62:1-2 prophesies of Christ
Mp13. Isaiah 65:1-2 prophesies of Christ

Mp14. Jeremiah 11:19 prophesies of Christ

Mp15. Daniels' 70 weeks messianic prophecy
Mp16. Joel 2:28 prophesies of Christ
Mp17. Micah prophesies of Christ
Mp18. Zechariah 9:9 prophesies of Christ
Mp19. Zechariah 12:10-12 prophesies of Christ
Mp20. Mal 3:1-2 prophesies of Christ
Mp21. Psalm 16:8-11 prophesies of Christ
Mp22. Isaiah 11 prophesies of Christ


G1. There is only One True God
G2. Living God
G3. God / Jesus before birth was incorporeal
G4. God is holy, good, or pure
G5. God does not speak lies / is Truth
G6. God is a Father
G7. The Trinity: one God in three 'Persons'
G8. God is the Father of all [things]
G9. The Father/God is perfect
G10. Sun / beam / ray analogy of the Trinity
G11. Majesty or glory of God
G12. God is a jealous God
G13. Genesis 1:26 refers to Father and Son
G14. God is Light
G15. God of Jesus/Christ
G16. God's Holy Name
G17. The Godhead
G18. God is a consuming fire
G19. God is blessed
G20. God is Spirit
G21. Fragrance of Heaven/God/Christ/Holy Spirit
G22. God is not in everthing; pantheism is wrong


Ge1. God is everywhere
Ge1. God is everywhere
Ge2. God is almighty (omnipotent)
Ge3. God is sovereign / God's sovereignty
Ge4. Most High God
Ge5. God is above all
Ge6. God or His power is incomparable
Ge7. God does not change / is unchangeable
Ge8. God is uncreated
Ge9. God is eternal
Ge10. God had no beginning / was unoriginated
Ge11. God is incorruptible
Ge12. God is the Ancient of Days
Ge13. God / Jesus is immortal
Ge14. God is inscrutable/unsearchable
Ge15. God knows all / even the secret things
Ge16. God is all-seeing
Ge17. God is invisible
Ge18. God is Lord of heaven and earth
Ge19. Calling God "I Am"


Gi1. God is worthy
Gi2. God needs nothing from us
Gi3. God is just / not unjust
Gi4. God will judge/reward people's secrets
Gi5. God punishes
Gi6. God is not mocked
Gi7. God sends evildoers delusion(s)
Gi8. God can be offended
Gi9. God is merciful
Gi10. God wants repentance not sinner's death
Gi11. God / Christ is heals /is healer
Gi12. God is our protector
Gi13. God is our refuge
Gi14. God is our deliverer
Gi15. God/Christ rejoices over us
Gi16. Calling God Abba Father
Gi17. God of Abraham
Gi18. God of Isaac
Gi19. The God of Jacob
Gi20. God of Israel
Gi21. God is patient or long-suffering
Gi22. God is compassionate
Gi23. God loves us or is kind
Gi24. God avenges
Gi25. Christians & Jews worship same God
Gi26. Abraham's [three] visitors
Gi27. The Lord / God is faithful / trustworthy
Gi28. the Creator is Our / the True God
Gi29. God is the Lawgiver
Gi30. God has numbered the hairs on your head
Gi31. The Holy One of Israel
Gi32. God of the living
Gi33. God resists the proud
Gi34. God is generous
Gi35. All nations blessed through Abraham
Gi36. In God we live adn move adn have our being


T1. Jesus is the Son of God
T2. Jesus is the Only Begotten Son of God
T3. The Deity of Jesus our Lord
T4. Jesus is the Word of God
T5. The Son existed from ages past
T6. All things were created through Christ / the Son of God
T7. Jesus obedient or subject to the Father
T8. Worship, praise, or glorify Jesus
T9. Inseparable/Father in Son or Son in Father
T10. Christ at right hand of God/the Father
T11. No one knows the Father except the Son & those revealed
T12. Father and Son are distinct
T13. The Word was distinct from the Father at Creation
T14. Son in the bosom of the Father
T15. An Equality of the Father and Son
T16. God the Son
T17. Specifically "Jesus" is the Only-Begotten / Son / Word / Son of man
T18. Specifically "Jesus Christ" is the Only-Begotten / Son
T19. Specifically "Christ" is the Only-Begotten / Son / Son of man
T20. Specifically the Son is God
T21. The head of Christ is God
T22. Christ had the Spirit of wisdom and understanding
T23. Jesus and the Father are One
T24. Jesus [Ad]ministered His Father's will
T25. Jesus anointed with the oil of gladness/joy
T26. Jesus call the Son befor coming to earth


Jb1. Virgin birth of Christ
Jb2. Incarnation of the Word/Jesus
Jb3. Christ emptied Himself
Jb4. Jesus took the form of a servant
Jb5. Word was made/became flesh
Jb6. Jesus humbled Himself
Jb7. Jesus Christ was a real, sinless man
Jb8. Jesus of the tribe of Judah
Jb9. Jesus was born in Bethlehem
Jb10. Jesus brought up by Joseph
Jb11. Jesus' earthly father was a carpenter
Jb12. Jesus [and His family] went to Egypt
Jb13. Jesus from Galilee
Jb14. Jesus on earth was plain-looking
Jb15. Christ/Logos/Son was obedient
Jb16. Jesus was baptized
Jb17. Jesus fasted for 40 days
Jb18. Jesus hungered


Jm1. Jesus went to Capernaum
Jm2. Jesus found/called Nathanael
Jm3. Jesus ministered in Galilee
Jm4. Jesus calling the Twelve
Jm5. Jesus went through Samaria/Samaritan woman
Jm6. Jesus said to destroy this temple in 3 days...
Jm7. Jesus' answer to John
Jm8. The Transfiguration
Jm9. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey
Jm10. Jesus drove out the money-changers
Jm11. Jesus was questioned
Jm12. Last Supper
Jm13. Jesus prayed that this cup would pass
Jm14. Jesus arrested
Jm15. Jesus washed His disciples' feet
Jm16. Judas betrayed Jesus with a kiss


Jp1. Some despised Christ
Jp2. Jesus was mocked
Jp3. Jesus was crucified or died on the cross
Jp4. Cross's shape or outstretched arms
Jp5. Jesus was hung on a tree [the cross]
Jp6. The wood of the cross
Jp7. Sign of the cross
Jp8. Calling the crucifixion the Passion
Jp9. Christ's crown of thorns
Jp10. Jesus was beaten/scourged/whipped
Jp11. They cast lots for Jesus' clothes
Jp12. Jesus given vinegar and gall to drink
Jp13. Thief/robber on the cross in Paradise
Jp14. Jesus asked why God had forsaken Him
Jp15. Darkness or earthquake at Jesus' death
Jp16. Veil of the Temple torn when Jesus died
Jp17. Jesus' bones were not broken
Jp18. Jesus rose from the dead
Jp19. Jesus rose on/in three days
Jp20. Jesus ascended to heaven


t1. Jesus is the/our Lord
t2. King of Kings and/or Lord of Lords
t3. Jesus is the Alpha and Omega
t4. Jesus is the Door or Gate
t5. Christ is the Image of God
t6. Jesus is the/our Rock/Stone/Cornerstone
t7. Jesus is the Light or Light of Light
t8. Jesus is our Shepherd
t9. Jesus Christ is the Lamb of God
t10. Jesus is a Lion / as a lion's whelp
t11. Son/Jesus was/was begotten before the morning star
t12. Jesus/cross the wisdom & power of God
t13. Christ is the Holy One of God
t14. Jesus / the Son is the Logos
t15. [Christ] the King/Lord of glory


i1. Jesus is the first-born (not just of Mary)
i2. Christ is the Second/Last Adam
i3. Jesus called Emmanuel (God with us)
i4. Jesus is our High Priest
i5. Jesus is our Physician/Doctor
i6. Jesus is the Way
i7. Jesus is the Truth
i8. Jesus is our/the Life
i9. Jesus is the Bread or Bread of Life
i10. Jesus is the Vine
i11. Jesus is the Messiah
i12. Jesus a star rising out of Jacob
i13. Christ is of the root of Jesse
i14. Jesus is the descendent/seed of David
i15. Jesus of Nazareth
i16. Jesus is the first fruits
i17. Jesus is a son of Abraham
i18. The sign of Jonah refers to Jesus
i19. Christ is the/our Bridegroom


p1. Jesus sent by the Father
p2. Jesus saved us/is our Savior
p3. Jesus was tempted
p4. Jesus came to suffer [for us]
p5. Christ is the end/fulfillment of the law
p6. Jesus/Son of man is Lord of the Sabbath
p7. Jesus is our Redeemer / redeemed us
p8. Christ finished His work
p9. Jesus forgives us / remits sins
p10. Jesus: the/One Mediator (between God & man)
p11. Jesus bore our sins/infirmities
p12. Jesus bore the curse for us
p13. Christ suffered shame/disgrace
p14. Jesus was a ransom
p15. Christ reconciled us
p16. Christ overcame/triumphed
p17. Grace and truth by Jesus Christ
p18. Jesus revealed the Father to us
p19. Jesus the Paschal Lamb
p20. Jesus baptized with the Holy Spirit & fire
p21. Jesus provided purification
p22. Jesus gives us living water
p23. Jesus came to save the lost
p24. Jesus/Christ rescued us
p25. Do the will of the One who sent Him
p26. In 1 Jn 2:1 Jesus is our sins' propitiation
p27. The Son / Jesus gives life
p28. Jesus called sinners to repentance
p29. Jesus came to save His people from their sins


H1. Mention of the Holy Spirit
H2. The Holy Spirit is God
H3. The Divine Spirit
H4. Person of the Holy Spirit
H5. Holy Spirit addressed as "He"
H6. Glorify/worship the Holy Spirit
H7. The Holy Spirit is everywhere
H8. The Holy Spirit is distinct
H9. Holy Spirit called Spirit of truth
H10. Sevenfold spirit or seven spirits
H11. The Holy Spirit known in the OT
H12. The Holy Spirit/Comforter was promised
H13. Father sent the Holy Spirit
H14. Jesus sent the Holy Spirit
H15. Paraclete or Holy Spirit already present
H16. Spirit was poured out on believers
H17. Holy Spirit dwells/lives in us
H18. Live in the Spirit
H19. We can grieve the Holy Spirit
H20. Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit


Hw1. The Power of the Holy Spirit
Hw2. God's Spirit moved over the abyss/waters
Hw3. The Holy Spirit spoke Scripture
Hw4. Sword of the Spirit is the word of God
Hw5. Christ born of Mary by the Holy Spirit
Hw6. Holy Spirit appeared as a dove
Hw7. Holy Spirit came down at Pentecost
Hw8. Holy Spirit gives gifts
Hw9. The Holy Spirit is a gift
Hw10. Fruit of the Spirit
Hw11. Baptized/washed with the Holy Spirit
Hw12. The Holy Spirit seals believers
Hw13. Filled with the Holy Spirit
Hw14. The Holy Spirit directs
Hw15. Holy Spirit taught us
Hw16. The Holy Spirit gives knowledge
Hw17. Spirit gives us guidance/understanding
Hw18. The Comforter/Holy Spirit comforts us
Hw19. Disciples received the Holy Spirit
Hw20. The Holy Spirit witnesses d
Hw21. Under trial the Spirit gives us words to say


Wgn1. God made all things in heaven and earth
Wgn2. Heaven and earth were created good
Wgn3. God created things from nothing
Wgn4. Six days of Creation
Wgn5. God blessed the Seventh Day
Wgn6. God imparted the breath of life
Wgn7. Garden of Eden
Wgn8. Four rivers leaving the Garden of Eden
Wgn9. Tree of knowledge
Wgn10. Eve from Adam's rib
Wgn11. Enoch was translated without dying
Wgn12. Noah's ark
Wgn13. Judgment of Noah's flood / deluge
Wgn14. God confused/altered the languages
Wgn15. Scattering after the Tower of Babel
Wgn16. Abraham's seed like the stars of heaven
Wgn17. Judgment against Sodom or Gomorrah
Wgn18. Lot's wife a pillar of salt
Wgn19. Jacob's ladder
Wgn20. Jacob wrestled with God/an angel
Wgn21. The seventh day is holy / sanctified


Wot1. God's appearances in the Old Testament
Wot2. The earth is God's footstool
Wot3. God sends the rain on everyone
Wot4. The burning bush of Moses
Wot5. Plagues of Egypt
Wot6. The firstborn of Egypt perished
Wot7. Cloud and/or pillar of fire
Wot8. Crossing the Red Sea
Wot9. Water from the rock
Wot10. [Moses] battling the Amalekites
Wot11. Manna
Wot12. Ark [of the Covenant]
Wot13. Bronze/brazen serpent in the wilderness
Wot14. Hezekiah and the Assyrian army
Wot15. Elisha did miracle(s)
Wot16. Christ with the 3 youths in Daniel
Wot17. Daniel in the lion's den
Wot18. Joshua [Jesus son of Nun] crossed the Jordan
Wot19. Joshua's long day [sun stood still]
Wot20. Moses’ face shown [with glory]

Wnt1. Zechariah was made mute [temporarily]
Wnt2. The star [of Bethlehem]
Wnt3. Jesus performed miracles
Wnt4. Jesus at Cana or turning water to wine
Wnt5. Jesus calmed the storm
Wnt6. Jesus fed the 5,000
Wnt7. Jesus walked on water/waves/deep
Wnt8. Jesus healed a leper
Wnt9. Jesus healed the paralytic
Wnt10. Healing the flow of blood
Wnt11. Raising the widow's son
Wnt12. Raising Lazarus from the dead
Wnt13. The apostle(s) worked miracles
Wnt14. Ananias or Sapphira killed


Pe1. People are made in the image of God
Pe2. Our bodies die but our souls are immortal
Pe3. People were made from dust
Pe4. Our bodies will return to dust
Pe5. People are like clay
Pe6. Soul shares body's pain and feelings
Pe7. People have the will to choose
Pe8. We should tremble at God's Word
Pe9. Do not trust in man
Pe10. The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
Pe11. Don't gain the whole world to lose soul
Pe12. Positive mention of non-Biblical Jews
Pe13. Even the elect can be deceived
Pe14. We are God's workmanship
Pe15. People were given dominion over the earth


Si1. Man fell when Adam and Eve ate the fruit
Si2. Adam & Eve covered themselves for shame
Si3. We have or inherited a sinful nature
Si4. All have sinned
Si5. Those who sin are sin's servants/slaves
Si6. People have guilt
Si7. Reason/understanding was darkened
Si8. People are corrupted/corruptible
Si9. People are hardened
Si10. Idolators/sinners are shameful
Si11. The sinful provoke God
Si12. We were dead in sin
Si13. The conscience of some is seared
Si14. Hardness of people's hearts
Si15. Works of the flesh / sinful nature
Si16. Ezekiel 18 referring to an individual
Si17. World's wisdom is foolishness to God
Si18. Cross/resurrection is foolish to the world
Si19. People deceive others
Si20. Some people deceive themselves
Si21. People themselves have broken cisterns
Si22. People are enslaved by sin / lust / the devil
Si23. Kept from the wise and given to babes
Si24. Don't be double-minded / double-hearted
Si25. [Many] Jews rejected Jesus as the Messiah


S1. O.T. pointed to salvation in Christ in New
S2. Salvation is a gift of God's grace
S3. Jesus' death paid for our sins
S4. Saved by Jesus' blood or dying for us
S5. Even Jews who reject Jesus will perish
S6. Believers are God's elect
S7. The reprobate (non-elect) will be lost
S8. Some elect died before knowing Savior
S9. Some follow Christ for a time, yet perish
S10. Not saved if living in sin
S11. Adoption as sons of God
S12. We need to have faith
S13. Live by faith
S14. We are like God's chickens
S15. Shipwrecked faith/salvation
S16. Confidence or assurance of salvation
S17. Hope in God or Christ
S18. Our faith is precious
S19. God's great, glorious, precious promises
S20. Mystery of the Lord/faith
S21. Be born again
S22. The precious blood of Christ
S23. Heirs of salvation / Christ / the Lord
S24. God has called us
S25. Predestined or Predestination
S26. God can raise from stones children of Abraham
S27. Jesus bestowed remission of sins
S28. Many are called but few are chosen
S29. Narrow is the gate to life


E1. The Antichrist will come -after 125 A.D.
E2. Heresies & persecution before Antichrist or Christ's return
E3. Before this will be many lesser antichrists
E4. Jesus will return in glory -after 125 A.D.
E5. Rapture of believers
E6. Resurrection of believers / all
E7. Christ will judge all / quick and dead
E8. Believers will judge the world or angels
E9. Believers are sons of God
E10. Believers will reign with Christ
E11. Jesus returns in [literal] clouds
E12. The Tree of Life
E13. Fulfillment of the Cosmos has come to us
E14. The End times tribulation
E15. Every knee will bow to Jesus
E16. Moon will turn to blood
E17. Abomination that causes desolation
E18. God's future temple on earth/in Jerusalem
E19. Christ's coming like the days of Noah
E20. Meeting the Lord in the clouds
E21. The endtime [sound of the] trumpet


R1. Seven churches in Revelation
R2. Two witnesses come before Christ returns
R3. The Book of Book of Life / the Living
R4. The Beast or his mark
R5. The Millennium or the 1,000 years
R6. Devil and followers cast in Lake of Fire
R7. Heavenly (24) elders in Revelation
R8. Woman Babylon in Revelation
R9. Two-edged sword out of Christ's mouth
R10. Souls under the altar [in Revelation]
R11 John was exiled to Patmos
R12. Jesus rides the white horse in Rev 19:11-16
R13. The Second Death in Rev 2:11; 20:6,14
R14. Only Christ worthy to open the scroll


U1. The Kingdom of God
U2. Inheriting the Kingdom of God
U3. Description of God's throne
U4. Reincarnation (transmigration) is wrong
U5. Believers who die are with God forever
U6. Believers have rewards in Heaven
U7. All who die rejecting Jesus go to Hell
U8. Unquenchable/eternal fire
U9. The worm of the lost does not die
U10. Church/believers are Christ's bride
U11. Paul went up to the third heaven
U12. Some lost have more severe judgment
U13. Believers have crowns
U14. Those who die are with Christ
U15. We will put on incorruption
U16. The earth shall pass away
U17. Abraham's bosom
U18. Flesh & blood not inherit God's kingdom
U19. The wedding banquet
U20. New Heaven and New earth
U21. New/heavenly Jerusalem
U22. Outer Darkness
U23. Gates of Hell/Death/Hades
U24. Entering the Kingdom of God
U25. Many mansions in heaven


An1. Angels are servants of God
An2. Holy angel(s)
An3. The heavenly host
An4. The archangel Michael
An5. The angel Gabriel
An6. Four Living Creatures / Seraphim
An7. Cherubim
An8. Guardian angels
An9. Angelic / Heavenly powers
An10. Angels worship/praise God/Jesus
An11. Angels rejoice
An12. Angelic hymns / choir(s)
An13. Angels visit shepherds at Christ's birth
An14. Angels announce/preach the gospel
An15. An angel spoke with Cornelius
An16. Gabriel appeared to Mary
An17. Kids' angels see the face of the Father
An18. Destroying angel(s)
An19. Angels not given in marriage


Ud1. Satan / the Devil / Lucifer
Ud2. Satan/demons fell from heaven
Ud3. Satan deceives
Ud4. Serpent beguiled Eve
Ud5. Satan is a serpent
Ud6. The Serpent was cursed at the fall
Ud7. Enmity between serpent and Eve's seed
Ud8. Satan is a dragon
Ud9. The prince of this world/air is evil/Satan
Ud10. Satan, a murderer from the beginning
Ud11. Satan looks like an angel of light
Ud12. Wiles/Craftiness of the devil
Ud13. Demons
Ud14. Power/principalities of darkness
Ud15. Demons are worshipped by pagans
Ud16. Demons deceive / delude people
Ud17. Devil/demons tempt people
Ud18. Demons vex/cause harm to people
Ud19. Demons tremble at/fear Christ
Ud20. Demons subject to Christ
Ud21. Satan can have lying wonders
Ud22. Some are delivered over to Satan
Ud23. Beelzebub/Baalzebub
Ud24. Satan sought to sift Peter as wheat
Ud25. Satan entered into Judas
Ud26. The Devil/Satan is a personal being
Ud27. There are doctrines of demons/devils
Ud28. [Demons are] unclean spirits
Ud29. The devil had envy / jealousy
Ud30. Satan is called Lucifer
Ud31. Some cast into eternal fire for the devil and his angels


Pat1. Adam and/or Eve
Pat2. Cain murdered his brother/Abel
Pat3. Seth [son of Adam and Eve]
Pat4. Enoch
Pat5, Noah got drunk
Pat6, Ham [son of Noah]
Pat7. Shem [son of Noah]
Pat8. Japheth [son of Noah]
Pat9. Canaan [son of Ham]
Pat10. Job and is sufferings/patience
Pat11. Abraham, friend of God
Pat12. Sarai / Sarah
Pat13. Lot or his wife
Pat14. Hagar
Pat15. Ishmael
Pat16. Isaac
Pat17. Abraham offered Isaac as a sacrifice
Pat18. Rebecca [wife of Isaac]
Pat19. Laban [Jacob's father-in-law]
Pat20. Jacob
Pat21. Rachel [wife of Jacob]
Pat22. Leah [wife of Jacob]
Pat23. Esau
Pat24. Joseph or his brothers
Pat25. Benjamin
Pat26. Dan (patriarch or tribe)
Pat27. Ephraim (patriarch or tribe)
Pat28. Judah (patriarch or tribe)
Pat29. Levi (patriarch or tribe)
Pat30. Manasseh (patriarch or tribe)
Pat31. Naphtali (patriarch or tribe)
Pat32. Zebulun/Zebulon
Pat33. The patriarchs
Pat34. The twelve tribes [of Israel]
Pat35. Lamech
Pat36. Caleb [son of Jephunneh]
Pat37. Gad (patriarch or tribe)


ES1. Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt
ES2. Miriam
ES3. Aaron, brother of Moses
ES4. Pharaoh during the Exodus
ES5. Korah
ES6. Balaam or his donkey
ES7. Joshua conquered Canaan
ES8. Rahab of Jericho
ES9. Jephthah [the judge]
ES10. Gideon
ES11. Samson
ES12. Eli [mentor of Samuel]
ES13. Samuel
ES14. Saul [son of Kish]
ES15. David was godly (except adultery)
ES16. [King] Saul persecuted David
ES17. Nathan [the prophet]
ES18. Tamar / Thamar
ES19. Uriah [the Hittite]
ES20. King Solomon was wise
ES21. Hannah [mother of Samuel]
ES22. Jesse [father of David]
ES23. Dathan and Abiram
ES24. Hiram [King of Tyre]
ES25. Deborah [godly judge]


DK1. Jeroboam
DK2. Ahab
DK3. Elijah was a godly prophet
DK4. Hezekiah [the godly king]
DK5. Elisha
DK6. Naaman [the Syrian leper]
DK7. Jonah in the fish or warned Ninevites
DK8. Sennacherib
DK9. Josiah the godly king
DK10. Jeconiah/Jechoniah
DK11. Nebuchadnezzar [King of Babylon]
DK12. Zedekiah
DK13. Ezekiel
DK14. Daniel
DK15. The 3 youths in Daniel
DK16. Cyrus [King of Persia]
DK17. Darius [King of Persia]
DK18. Artaxerxes [King of Persia]
DK19. Ezra the scribe/prophet
DK20. Zerubbabel
DK21. Joshua the high priest (in Zechariah)
DK22. Antiochus [Epiphanes] of Syria
DK23. Rehoboam
DK24. The prophets are holy


Go1. Mary mother of Jesus was blessed
Go2. Elizabeth [mother of John the Baptist]
Go3 Zechariah, husband of Elizabeth
Go4. John the Baptist lept in Elizabeth's womb
Go5. Shepherds at Jesus' birth
Go6. The Magi came to Christ
Go7. Simeon [at Jesus' decidation]
Go8. Anna [at Jesus' decidation]
Go9. Herod's slaughter in Bethlehem
Go10. John the Baptist was a godly forerunner
Go11. Andrew the disciple/apostle
Go12. Peter the disciple/apostle
Go13. Philip the disciple/apostle
Go14. Thomas the diciple/apostle
Go15. James son of Zebedee the disciple/apostle
Go16. [Samaritan] woman at the well
Go17. Mary Magdalene
Go18. Jesus' seventy disciples
Go19. Martha
Go20. Zacchaeus
Go21. Judas betrayed Jesus
Go22. The High Priest Caiaphas tried Jesus
Go23. Herod tried Jesus
Go24. Pontius Pilate sentenced Jesus
Go25. Barabbas
Go26. John the Baptist was beheaded
Go27. Annas the former high priest
Go28. Peter was in Rome
Go29. John the Baptist ate locusts and wild honey
Go30. Judas hanged himself
Go31. The rich young ruler


N1. Matthias
N2. James the Lord's brother was godly
N3. The Ethiopian eunuch
N4. Stephen the martyr
N6. Saul of Tarsus persecuted the church
N5. Cornelius the centurion who was saved
N7. Paul was a godly apostle
N8. Barnabas, companion of Paul
N9. Silas, companion of Paul
N10. Apollos
N11. Paul was in prison/bonds
N12. Paul was persecuted besides prison
N13. Timothy the individual, not just the book
N14. James [the discple] was beheaded/slain


X1. God/Christ lives inside of Christians
X2. Our bodies are God's temple/temples
X3. Christians escape corruption
X4. Believers are set free
X5. God renews us
X6. We are children of light
X7. God strengthens us
X8. We are friends of Christ
X9. Pure in heart will see God
X10. None shall separate us from God's love
X11. The Lord disciplines or corrects us
X13. Please the Lord
X14. Glory in the Lord
X15. Seek wisdom from God or His word
X16. Be peaceful, kind, or good
X17. Be strong / strengthened
X18. God's people mourn
X19. Fear/reverence of the Lord/God
X20. We adore/glory in the cross
X21. God's holy people
X22. Speaking of shame
X23. Put unrighteousness/adversary to shame
X24. Do not be ashamed of the cross/Christ
X25. Flesh and spirit war against each other
X26. Seek the Lord
X27. Blessed are the poor in spirit
X28. There is sin unto death


Pr1. Prayer to God is important
Pr2. Pray to the Father
Pr3. Pray to Jesus
Pr4. Pray at all times or in any place
Pr5. Pray daily
Pr6. Praise God
Pr7. Thankfulness/gratitude to God
Pr8. Confess to God
Pr9. Forgive us as we forgive others
Pr10. Not into temptation
Pr11. Deliver us from evil
Pr12. The Lord's Prayer
Pr13. Lift up hands to God
Pr14. Bless or pray for your persecutors
Pr15. Pray for rulers and those in authority
Pr16. Incense of the prayers of the saints
Pr17. Pray that God's kingdom come
Pr18. Pray in secret
Pr19. Pray for God's mercy for us
Pr20. Fasting to God is good
Pr21. Pray in secret
Pr22. Pray together


n1. We need to repent and come to God
n2. Love God
n3. Obey God
n4. Follow Jesus, or His example
n5. Bear/Take up the cross, and follow Christ
n6. Struggle to live a victorious life
n7. Put on the armor of God/righteousness
n8. Faithful Christians still get sick
n9. Suffer persecution or martyrdom
n10. No sorcery, witchcraft, or magic
n11. Exorcism or casting out devils
n12. Live a worthy life
n13. Mortify earthly nature/deeds of the body
n14. Be clothed with/in Christ
n15. You cannot serve two masters
n16. Martyrs are blessed
n17. Losing your life and finding it
n18. Believers are servants of God
n19. We must persevere
n20. We are the light of the world
n21. We wrestle against the devil or sin
n23. Keep away from works of darkness
n24. Christians do not fear death more than God
n25. Believers are transformed [now]
n26. The Kingdom of God is within you
n27. Walk in newness of life
n28. Some are worthy of martyrdom
n29. Trust God


I1. Do not worship other gods
I2. Stars have no influence on people
I3. Have patience
I4. Don't let the sun go down on your anger
I5. Do not make/invent any idols
I7. Do not get drunk
I8. Eating meat is fine
I9. Do not be a glutton or slave of your belly
I10. Vanity, or avoid vain things
I11. Virtue of prudence
I12. Do not provoke God
I13. Work hard, don't be lazy
I14. Be godly
I15. Be gentle or meek
I16. Eating meats forbidden to Jews OK
I17. Depart from evil
I18. Worship God in spirit and truth
I19. Keep the commandments of Christ/God
I20. It's bad to be a hypocrite
I21. Do not worship any images or idols
I22. Rule of faith / truth
I23. Submit to God
I24. Have self-control


L1. Love all / your neighbor as yourself
L2. Forgive others/enemies
L3. Do not get revenge
L5. Do to others as you would them do to you
L6. Do not murder
L7. Abortion is evil/murder
L8. Care for the sick
L9. Practice hospitality
L10. Love covers a multitude of sins
L11. Show mercy to others
L13. Should be peacemakers or seek peace
L14. Cruelty is bad
L15. Visit those in prison
L16. Do not hold a grudge
L17. Love your enemies
L18. Turn the other cheek
L19. Must not poison others


Sp1. Have pure speech
Sp2. No filthy talk
Sp3. If we deny Christ He will deny us
Sp4. Forsake lies
Sp5. Don't swar false oaths / falsely
Sp6. Do not swear oaths
Sp7. Don't use flattery (on others)
Sp8. Slandering people is bad
Sp9. Do not be a gossip or chatterer
Sp10. Confess your sins to others
Sp11. Don't boast about yourself
Sp12. Don't be a reviler
Sp13. Bless those who revile/curse you
Sp14. Do not murmur


Mo1. Do not love money
Mo2. No stealing or financial dishonesty
Mo3. Help the poor
Mo4. Help widows
Mo5. Heavenly treasure; don't fear earthly loss
Mo6. Do not envy or be jealous
Mo7. Do not covet
Mo8. Be humble or not proud
Mo9. Be content with what you have
Mo10. We rejoice when afflicted
Mo11. We rejoice - besides being afflicted
Mo12. No selfish ambition
Mo13. No bribes
Mo14. No usury / lending to needy with interest
Mo15. Don't be wise in your own eyes/conceit
Mo16. Cannot serve both God and Mammon
Mo17. Love of money root of all evils
Mo18. Strive for godliness, not gain
Mo19. Lazarus and the rich man
Mo20. Offering money/possessions to God
Mo21. God's house not to be a den of robbers
Mo22. Blessed are the poor
Mo23. Give in secret
Mo24. No rivalry
Mo25. No strife / striving in the flesh
Mo26. Don't worry about tomorrow / lilies of the field
Mo27. Help orphans / fatherless
Mo28. Feed the hungry
Mo29.Freely you have received, so freely give
Mo30. Lose your life for My sake to find it
Mo31. The peace of God
Mo32. have peace
Mo33. Clothe the naked
Mo34. Don't rob others
Mo35. Don't cheat/defraud others


Ca1. Christians met together on Sunday
Ca2. Sing hymns to God, the Father, or Jesus
Ca3. Practice water baptism
Ca4. Observe the Lord's Supper
Ca5. No more animal or blood sacrifices
Ca6. No need to celebrate the Sabbath (except can fast)
Ca7. Learn from prior church writers/councils
Ca8. Cheer up/encourage other believers
Ca9. Correct other believers
Ca10. Calling ourselves Christians
Ca11. Mention of Easter/Pascha[l]
Ca12. Calling the Lord's Supper the Eucharist
Ca13. Shun alleged believers persisting in sin
Ca14. The Church is the body of Christ
Ca15. Footwashing
Ca16. Baptize in the name of the Father, Son, Holy Spirit
Ca17. We are the flock of Christ
Ca18. Musical choir
Ca19. Church(es) of God
Ca20. Church(es) of Christ
Ca21. Holy church(es)
Ca22. God's house not a den of robbers


C1. Obey authority of godly church leaders
C2. The Church/Christians should have unity
C3. Excommunicate or separate from heretics
C4. Bishop(s)
C5. Church leaders should accept each other
C6. Reject unchristian church leader authority
C7. Remove leaders fallen in gross sin/heresy
C8. Concept of one universal church
C9. Churches should greet other churches
C10. Tradition of the apostles or the church
C11. Ordination [of bishops]
C12. Priesthood of all believers
C13. Christ the head of the church
C14. Church leaders are shepherds
C15. The episcopate [office of bishop]
C16. Elders/presbyters
C17. Deacons
C18. Sub-deacons
C19. Catechumens
C20. Must be worthy of being a bishop/priest
C21. Priests [in the church]


fm1. Honor marriage, no extra-marital relations
fm2. No divorce, except for unfaithfulness
fm3. We should be pure
fm4. Do not watch violent or lewd shows
fm5. No homosexuality
fm6. We should honor our parents
fm7. Cherish and nurture our family
fm8. Having kids is fine within marriage
fm9. Celibacy is better than marriage
fm10. Remarriage OK after death of spouse
fm11. No incestual relations
fm12. Do not love family more than Jesus
fm13. Do not kill/expose infants
fm14. Two become one flesh
fm15. No gladiators
fm16. We should be modest
fm17. Train your kids in the Lord
fm18. Eve was Adam's bone and flesh
fm19. Do not lust (sexually)
fm20. Don't betray others in family


Gv1. Honor the king or government
Gv2. Obey government [when not against God]
Gv3. Do not aid in persecuting Christians
Gv4. Pay taxes
Gv7. Officials ought to be just
Gv8. Disobey or change unjust laws
Gv9. Providence, or God governing the world
Gv10. Christ is king, or kingdom of Christ
Gv11. The Kingdom of heaven
Gv12. Christians should not be in lawsuits
Gv13. Citizens of Heaven


k1. Preach the gospel to others
k2. Bold proclamation of truth
k3. Quoting God's word to unbelievers
k4. Sharing personal testimonies
k5. Creative allegories or metaphors
k6. Quoting poetry to share truth
k7. Promises of heaven or God's love
k8. Threats of Hell or God's wrath
k9. Mortal life is fleeting/short
k10. Martyrs blood is a testimony
k11. Use of Catena of 3 or more verses
k13. The cross / Christ a stumbling block to Jews
k14. Christ or us speaking in parables
k15. Parable of the sheep and the goats
k16. Parable of the prodigal son
k17. Parable of the wheat and tares
k18. Faith/kingdom of Heaven as a mustard seed
k19. Parable of the persistent/importune widow
k20. Parable of the fig tree
k21. Parable of the good Samaritan
k22. Parable of the lost sheep
k23. Parable of the lost coin
k24. We want non-believers to get saved


Ap1. Answering questions of others
Ap2. Answering alleged contradictions
Ap3. Answering false moral accusations
Ap4. Using questions
Ap5. Nature witnesses to God
Ap6. Appeal to science
Ap7. First Cause (cosmological argument)
Ap8. Only One is supreme
Ap9. Appeal to historians
Ap10. Using chronology in apologetics
Ap11. Moses is older than Homer


Po1. Be on guard against error
Po2. Debate and argument in witnessing
Po3. Showing misconceptions/contradictions
Po4. Morality vs. evil in other religions
Po5. Do not judge/condemn others
Po6. Do not throw pearls before swine
Po7. Don't give what is holy to the dogs
Po8. Beware of wolves/false prophets
Po9. Calling other beliefs delusion(s)
Po10. Humor or wit in witnessing
Po11. Harsh rebuke in witnessing
Po12. Calling people names
Po13. Ridicule or sarcasm
Po14. Calling other beliefs fables
Po15. Calling other beliefs superstitions
Po16. Calling false teaching / heresy poison


Gn1. The Creator is good
Gn2. Do not call matter evil
Gn3. Avoid Docetic belief - not suffer in flesh
Gn4-5. Against Cerinthus, Nicolaitans
Gn6-8. Heresies of Simon Magus, Carpocrates & Menander
Gn9-20. Against Marcion & Gnostics groups


Pg1. Speaking against human sacrifice
Pg2. Dispute against Magi/Zoroastrians
Pg3. Against Mithras / a sun-god
Pg4. Dispute Druid or other European myths
Pg5. Dispute against Indian Bra[c]hmans
Pg6. Dispute Chaldean/Babylonian religion
Pg7. Dispute Egyptian religion
Pg8. Against religion of the Scythians
Pg9. Against Syrian religion
Pg10. Against Arabian religion
Pg11. Against the [Phrygian] Great Mother
Pg12. Dispute against Greco-Roman paganism
Pg13. Pointing out adulteries of Greek gods
Pg14. Incest of Zeus/Jupiter
Pg15. Apologetic use of Jupiter's tomb
Pg16-17. Evils of Thyestean banquet & Oedipus
Pg18. Cannibalism of Kronos/Saturn
Pg19. Bloodthirsty Mars, pest/bane of mortals
Pg20. Against Bacchus


Or1. Religion can be bad
Or2. No mixing Christ and other religions
Or3. Dispute against Judaism
Or4-6. Errors of the Pharisees and Sadducees
Or7. Dispute against Sabellian Oneness
Or8. Dispute with Ebionites / Hebion [from Cerinthus]
Or9. No Spiritism or the Occult


Ph1. Dispute philosophy that denies one God
Ph2. Apologetic use of Plato's Timaeus
Ph3-5. Against Pythagoras, Aristotle, Stoics
Ph6-7. Dispute against Epicureans & Cynics
Ph8. Against Pyrrho the philosopher
Ph9. Socrates even said he had a demon
Ph10. We are not ruled by fate
Ph11. Chrysippus [the Stoic] was wrong on some points


m1. God is timeless or before/ beyond time
m2. Jesus appeared on earth prior to His birth
m4. The church can be called the city of God
m5. People have free will / choice
m9. God knows all things in the future
m11. Religion is/can be good
m12. Drinking wine is OK
m13. No food sacrified to idols
m14. Christ died for all people

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