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Updated March 21, 2017

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Matthew

Brief Introduction to Matthew. A short article about the Gospels, the Synoptic Gospels, Gospels as a Genre, Author, Date and Place of Writing, Theme,
Brief Outline of Matthew. As outline of the entire book of Matthew. Could serve as a study guide.
Matthew 24: The Little Apocalypse.  Chart
Matthew 24: The Great Tribulation. Summary of the chapter.

Biblical and Historical Material on Christmas

What About Christmas. A short article explaining about Christmas.
Christmas: The Truth About Christmas. A helpful study on a neglected subject. Includes some of the history of Christmas celbrations.
Index of articles on Bethlehem and the Birth of Jesus. At Ferrell's Travel Blog.

Bible Lands

National Geographic articles relating to the Bible Lands: 1903 - 2004. This index can be especially helpful now that National Geographic is available on CD.

O Tema da Bíblia
The Theme of the Bible in Portuguese

O Tema da Bíblia. Esse livro, escrito por Ferrell Jenkins, tem sido distribuido amplamente em inglês e outros idiomas. Contém 23 lições em formato de esboços sobre questões importantes como a existência de Deus, a criação e o desenvolvimento do plano de Deus para a nossa redenção.
The Theme of the Bible. This book, written by Ferrell Jenkins, has been widely distributed in English and other languages. It consists of 23 lessons in outline form on key questions such as the existence of God, creation and the unfolding of God´s plan for our redemption.

La Autoridad Biblica
Biblical Authority in Spanish

La Autoridad Bíblica. Lecciones Prácticas Para Guiar al Estudiante de la Biblia en la Determinación, Entendimiento y Aplicación de la Autoridad Bíblica.
Biblical Authority. This book, written by Ferrell Jenkins, has been widely distributed in English. It consists of practical lessons to guide the Bible student in determining, understanding and applying Biblical authority.

The Holy Spirit and the Christian.

The Holy Spirit and the Christian. This article sets forth the teaching of the New Testament regarding the Holy Spirit and the Christian. In PDF.

Il Discepolo - Un giornale nella lingua italiana.

Il Discepolo di Cristo - Numero 0.  The Disciple of Christ. This attractive journal in Italian is prepared by Arrigo Corazzo (Pisa) and Valero Marchi (Udine). If you know people who are comfortable with Italian, tell them about it.
Il Discepolo di Cristo -Numero 1. A new issue of The Disciple of Christ.

The River Euphrates

The River Euphrates.  This article shows the importance of the River Euphrates in Bible history. Photographs by the author are included.

Babylon

Babylon: City of Nebuchadnezzar.  This article is about the ancient city of Babylon with photographs.

Use of Photographs in Teaching

Using Photographs to Illustrate Lessons.  This article is a review of The Pictorial Library of Bible Lands by Todd Bolen. It should be helpful to anyone using PowerPoint, or other visual presentations, in teaching the Bible.

The Apocalypse

Did Domitian Persecute Christians? An Investigation.  Discussion between Arthur M. Ogden and Ferrell Jenkins. This has some bearing on the date of the book of Revelation. New format. 27 pages.

Archaeology

Top Ten Archaeological Discoveries of the Twentieth Century Relating to the Biblical World. Article by Dr. Keith N. Schoville, author of Biblical Archaeology in Focus. Photos included. HTML.

Biblical Insights From Archaeology. A general introductory article showing the value of archaeology to biblical study. HTML.

James the Brother of the Lord.  Has the ossuary of James the Lord's brother been identified? Report on the discovery, the panel at the SBL meeting, November, 2002. Photos included. HTML.

La Biblia y la Arqueología.  Article by Ferrell Jenkins. HTML.

Churches of Christ

Dialogue: Non-Institutional Churches. Ferrell Jenkins discusses the status of non-institutional churches. Some history of the division. Dialogue published in The Christian Chronicle. HTML.
Charts on Institutionalism and the Sponsoring Church. Charts used by Ferrell Jenkins in two debates on these issues. PDF searchable for most words.
Please Don't Call Us Anti. A personal assessment of non-institutional churches of Christ delivered at the annual Bible lectures at Pepperdine University, May 1, 1998.

Plant City Church of Christ Now 100. Hugh W. Davis has written a brief history of the Plant City, Florida, church. Material such as this can be an encouragement to others who are striving to maintain the purity of the New Testament church. Available in Word or PDF.

Creation and Evolution

Evolution, Science and the Bible. Article by Dr. Douglas HC Northcutt, biology professor at Florida College. From The FC Magazine. Oct., 1999.
Theistic Evolution and Genesis. Article by James D. Bales. 

Fellowship

False Teachers Among You. Outline by Frank Jamerson of lecture given at Florida College (02-09-00). Contains insightful quotations and comments. Published by request of author. 
False Teaching and Fellowship. Article by Frank Jamerson. It is sometimes surprising where truth may be found. Published by request of author.
Romans 14. Fanning Yater Tant. Article on Romans 14 from 1970. Weak In Faith vs. Weak in the Faith.
The 29th Question and Beyond.... By Bill Robinson. This article deals with the seriousness of creed-making among Christians. (08-18-00).

Foreign Language Materials

La Iglesia Primitiva. The Early Church by Ferrell Jenkins. Entire book available for download in PDF. Large. About 1.3 meg. Left click on the title to view the document on the web. Right click on the title to download the entire document to your computer. You may duplicate this material and use it freely in teaching the gospel. When time permits I may make it available as individual lessons for easier downloading. Thanks to Jaime Restrepo M. for the translation. I would like to know if you are using the material for classes.
La Autoridad Bíblica. Lecciones Prácticas Para Guiar al Estudiante de la Biblia en la Determinación, Entendimiento y Aplicación de la Autoridad Bíblica.
Biblical Authority. This book, written by Ferrell Jenkins, has been widely distributed in English. It consists of practical lessons to guide the Bible student in determining, understanding and applying Biblical authority.
O Tema da Bíblia. Esse livro, escrito por Ferrell Jenkins, tem sido distribuido amplamente em inglês e outros idiomas. Contém 23 lições em formato de esboços sobre questões importantes como a existência de Deus, a criação e o desenvolvimento do plano de Deus para a nossa redenção.
The Theme of the Bible. This book, written by Ferrell Jenkins, has been widely distributed in English and other languages. It consists of 23 lessons in outline form on key questions such as the existence of God, creation and the unfolding of God´s plan for our redemption.

La Biblia y la Arqueología.  Article by Ferrell Jenkins. HTML.

Iraq

Artillery and Artifacts.  This article and interview appeared in the St. Petersburg Times, April 10, 2003. Four of my photographs are used in the article. Key words: Iraq, museum, Ur, Euphrates.

Marriage and the Home

Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage. Response of Bob Owen to Donnie Rader's 2001 Florida College Lecture and statement by Ferrell Jenkins.

Millennial Studies

Will Israel Find Peace? The Land Promise to Abraham. 
Matthew 24: The Great Tribulation. Summary of the chapter.
Matthew 24: The Little Apocalypse.  Chart
New Heavens and New Earth. Homer Hailey. Outline in PDF. Rev. 21:1-2; 2 Peter 3; Isa. 65-66.

Museum Material

Biblically Related Artifacts in the British Museum. This document provides a list of artifacts in the British Museum that will help the Bible student when he visits the museum.
Biblically Related Artifacts in the Musee du Louvre. This document provides a list of artifacts in the Louvre that will help the Bible student when he visits the museum.
Biblically Related Artifacts in the Museums of Berlin. This document provides a list of artifacts in the museums in Berlin, especially the Pergamum Museum.


Old Testament Studies

The "Days" of Genesis 1. Transcript of class lecture presented at Florida College annual lectures, Feb. 8, 2000. Study carefully. Distribute freely.
The Days of Genesis 1. This is an OUTLINE that I have used for many years in teaching on this subject in local churches. It has some additional documentation not presented in the transcript above.
Days of Genesis 1 - PowerPoint Charts. These are miniature copies of the charts used.
The Antiquity of Man. The material in this outline will help in understanding the purpose of the genealogies of Gen. 5 and 11.
Isaiah Saw His Glory. Presentation by Ferrell Jenkins at Florida College annual lectures, Feb. 7, 2001. Copies of charts. 
That Newspaper Article About Joshua's Long Day. An article about an unfounded rumor that has been circulating for nearly 30 years.
The Serpent That Was There. Article by Marty Pickup explaining the biblical teaching about the Serpent in Genesis 3. HTML.

Patmos

The Island Called Patmos. Article by Ferrell Jenkins with several photographs. HTML.

Petra

Petra - Site of Ancient Edom. Article by Ferrell Jenkins with several photographs. HTML.

The Preacher and His Work

The Evangelist. The work of the preacher. For use with The Early Church, lesson 10.

Publications by Ferrell Jenkins

The Early Church. Contents and ordering information about our newest publication.

Theological Studies

Easter: Should Christians Observe Easter?
What About Christmas. A short article explaining about Christmas.
Christmas: The Truth About Christmas. A helpful study on a neglected subject.

Word Studies

Works of Flesh and Spirit. Two charts to assist you in your study, teaching and living.
Variance, Emulations, Wrath, Strife, Seditions, Heresies. This 1982 article about some of the works of the flesh sounds as if it were written recently to deal with the spirit of some who are discussing the "days" of Genesis 1.

Archives: Material Related to Days of Creation and Florida College

The "Days" of Genesis 1. Transcript of class lecture presented at Florida College annual lectures, Feb. 8, 2000. Study carefully. Distribute freely. Look under Old Testament Studies above for additional material related to this subject.
The Creation Controversy and Florida College. By Ferrell Jenkins. A response to the outragrous attacks made against FC and its teachers. This article includes propositions for a series of oral discussion on this issue. July 24, 2000.
Connie W. Adams, Shane Scott, Tim Haile, Miracles, Truth Magazine and the CD. By Ferrell Jenkins. The article points out the inconsistencies of those who draw lines not drawn by the New Testament. The editor of Truth Magazine refused to published this article even after he has published articles about me. Read and ask yourself, "Why?"
The Days of Creation - Some Things to Consider. By C. G. Colly Caldwell. Response to Connie W. Adams, Truth Magazine, July 6, 2000.
Response to Connie Adams. By Shane Scott.
A Response to the Open Letter. By Shane Scott.
James P. Needham Joins Those Who Don't Know. We are please to see brother Needham taking a stand on the age of the earth. He does not tell us how he solves the problems one encounters with such a position but we like what he said about it. Brother Needham later made a response to this material in which he confused the Gap theory, which he espoused in the article, with the Day-Age theory. In other publications it has been been shown that Bill Cavender and Connie W. Adams also advocated the Gap theory in an effort to harmonize the apparent conflict between the Bible and Science. In my lecture, The "Days" of Genesis 1, it was shown that older writers such as Foy E. Wallace, R. L. Whiteside, and C. R. Nichol, commonly espoused the Gap theory.
A Lesson on Evolution and Creation - 1962 Florida Christian College lectures. Comments on problems for the creationist by Earle H. West from the book, Ancient Faith and Modern Gods, compiled and edited by James R. Cope
Jere E. Frost on the Origin of Matter and the Age of the Earth. Jere has provided some good help on these vital issues and I commend what he has said.
How Old is the Earth? This is not in PDF but a link to a good article by Don Martin on this vital issue. He carefully steers between the views of naturalistic evoloution and the radicalism of unstudied views of biblical scholarship. I had thought about using this in my speech but realized that I did not have enough time to do so. The article is linked by permission of the author.
An Open Letter: The Creation Account & Florida College. This document may be found at Watchman Magazine. This link was requested by brother Stan Cox, editor. In turn, he has agreed to publish my material in the August issue of Watchman Magazine. This is not in PDF and will take you away from BibleWorld. Please return often.
Colly Caldwell's Article on Evolution. From The FC Magazine, Oct., 1999.
President Caldwell's Position on Teaching Divine Creation at Florida College.
Response by Hill Roberts to the Open Letter of King, et al. Final Version. This reply to the Open Letter is published by permission. 07/27/2000.
A Response to The Creation Account & Florida College. By Tom Couchman. Published by permission. Everyone needs to consider seriously the material Tom has presented.

Guest Articles

Condemned by Association. A good article by the late H. E. Phillips from Searching the Scriptures. The wisdom of this article is needed in times of controversy and disagreement.

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We plan to offer more materials in PDF as time permits. 03-21-17.