Series 10

TEN NEW TESTAMENT CHARACTERS – by Francis Dixon

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Study 1 MARY: MOTHER OF OUR LORD JESUS

(Scripture Portions: Luke 1:26-55; John 2:1-11) This first study in the series is of special significance, for several reasons. It concerns the Virgin Mary. She was the one whom God chose to be the mother…

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Study 2 SIMEON: WAITING FOR THE LORD

  (Scripture Portion: Luke 2:25-35) Simeon lived in Jerusalem. He was in all probability an old man, though we are not told this, and no indication is given of his position in life, nor as…

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Study 3 PETER: HIS TRAGIC DOWNFALL

(Scripture Portion: Luke 22: 31-62) It seems too bad that of all the wonderful things we are told about the apostle Peter we should choose for our study the one incident which shows him up…

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Study 4 JUDAS ISCARIOT: HIS TERRIBLE BETRAYAL

  (Scripture Portion: Acts 1: 15-26) The story of Judas is one of the sad stories in the Bible. We think of Cain, who slew his brother (Genesis 4:1-10); of David, who committed the two-fold…

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Study 5 STEPHEN: FIRST CHRISTIAN MARTYR

(Scripture Portions: Acts 6: 5-15; 7: 1-60) All that is recorded in the New Testament about Stephen is contained in Acts 6:5-15; 7:1-60; 8:2; 11:19 and 22:20. He was certainly one of God’s “spiritual giants”,…

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Study 6 PHILIP: DEACON AND EVANGELIST

(Scripture Portions: Acts 6: 1-7; 8: 1-40; 21:8) The title of this study suggests a very healthy combination. Philip was a deacon (Acts 6:1-7) and he was an evangelist (Acts 8:1-40) –- indeed, he is…

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Study 7 DORCAS: FULL OF GOOD WORKS

(Scripture Portion: Acts 9: 36-42) The story of Dorcas, which forms the subject of this study, has been an inspiration to thousands. It is packed full of valuable lessons, all of which are important and…

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Study 8 APOLLOS: MIGHTY IN THE WORD

(Scripture Portion: Acts 18: 24 to 19:7) All that we know about Apollos is recorded in Acts 18:24-28; 19:1; 1 Corinthians 1:11-12; 3:4-6; 16:12 and Titus 3:13. Apollos was a Jew (Acts 18:24). Alexandria was…

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Study 9 MNASON: A MATURE DISCIPLE

(Scripture Portion: Acts 21: 15-16) Mnason was evidently a native of Cyprus, and he lived near Jerusalem. He was a Hellenistic Jew, which means that he was a Jew by descent but he was born…

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Study 10 PHOEBE: SHINING FOR JESUS

(Scripture Portion: Romans 16: 1-2) This lady is mentioned in Romans chapter 16, which is a fascinating chapter containing some names which are very difficult to pronounce! Her name means, “The shining one”, and she…

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