We believe that followers of Christ should have a firm grasp on some basic principles of Scripture.  

Below, you find some core questions, and just a few verses that help explain each one.  Take the time to do a study and see what you discover.  Then move on to committing to memory the references and what the general message of each is.  

Then, you'll be on your way to feeling more comfortable explaining and living out your beliefs!  

 

  1. Who is God and what is He like?
    1. Gen 1:1
    2. Exodus 3:14-15
    3. Isaiah 6:3
    4. John 4:24
    5. 1 John 4:7-8
  2. Who is Jesus?  
    1. John 1:1-5
    2. John 8:58 (10:33)
    3. John 14:6
    4. Colossians 1:15-22
  3. Who is the Holy Spirit?
    1. John 3:5-8
    2. John 6:63
    3. John 15:26
    4. Acts 1-2
    5. Ephesians 1:13-14
  4. What is the Trinity?
    1. Matthew 3:16
    2. 1 Peter 1:2
  5. Who is Satan and who are his demons?
    1. Isaiah 14:12-14
    2. Ezekiel 28:13-17
    3. Revelation 12:3-4, 9
    4. Luke 10:18
    5. Ephesians 6:10-12
  6. If there’s a real heaven and hell, what are they like?
    1. Temporary Heaven
      1. Revelation 4 Isaiah 6
    2. Eternal Heaven/New Jerusalem
      1. Revelation 21:1-4
    3. Hell
      1. Revelation 20:10-15
    4. Right After Death (Christian)
      1. Luke 23:43
      2. 2 Corinthians 5:8
      3. Philippians 1:23-24
    5. Right After Death (Non Christian)
      1. Luke 16:19-31
  7. What is sin and how does it impact my life?
    1. Romans 3:23
    2. Romans 7:18-24
    3. James 4:17 
  1. Why do bad/evil things happen?
    1. Isaiah 45:7
    2. John 9:1-3
    3. Jeremiah 17:9-10
    4. James 1:14-15
  2. What are spiritual gifts?
    1. 1 Corinthians 12:4-7
    2. Romans 12:4-6
  3. What is prayer and how do I do it?
    1. Matt 6:5-8
    2. Ephesians 6:18
  4. Is the Bible really God’s Word, and can it all really be true?
    1. 2 Timothy 3:16-17
    2. 2 Peter 1:19-21
  5. What is the Roman’s Road?
    1. Romans 3:23
    2. Romans 6:23
    3. Romans 5:8
    4. Romans 10:9-10
    5. Romans 10:13
  6. Can I really be forgiven for all my sins, even the really bad ones?
    1. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4
    2. 1 John 1:8-10
    3. 1 John 2:2
    4. Isaiah 1:18
  7. If Jesus is the only way to heaven, are all other religions wrong?
    1. John 14:6
    2. Acts 4:12
  8. Great Commandment and Great Commission?
    1. Matthew 22:37-40
    2. Matthew 28:18-20
    3. "Love God More than anything.  Love others more than yourself. Go tell people about Jesus and teach them how to obey Him."
  9. Will God ever leave me or abandon me?
    1. Romans 8:38-39
    2. Matt 28:20
    3. Hebrews 13:5