We suggest taking one course at a time, and the first course to be "Look to Jesus."
There is no mailing of lessons. The focus is on personal application to the heart; therefore, no 'diplomas' are offered. Courses consist of reading chapters followed by study questions; see instructions. See the Course Catalog (PDF) for detailed course descriptions. File sizes vary from 100 to 400 KB in rich text format (.rtf, can be opened by standard word processors); see Frequently Asked Questions for help in downloading. All materials are copyrighted: please include the MZBI information in all reproduction and do not republish under a different name.
. Salvation Practical Walk General Study Doctrine s - available in Spanish
Salvation from Sin
Look to Jesus s (LTJ)
4 lessons LTJ 1-4 answer key
Biblical truth regarding coming to personal relationship with Christ (W. Reid, 1880).
All of Grace s (AOG)
10 lessons AOG 1-5 AOG 6-10 answer key
God's salvation for the ungodly, His unmerited grace (C.H. Spurgeon, 1886).
Man's Ruin - God's Redemption s (MRG)
10 lessons MRG 1-5 MRG 6-10 answer key
For seeking Christ: seeing man's need and God's answer in Romans 1:16-32.
Biblical Repentance s (BRN)
5 lessons BRN 1-5 answer key
What the Bible says about God's call to forsake sin and walk in repentance.
True versus False Gospel s (TFG)
12 lessons TFG 1-6 TFG 7-12 answer key
Biblical Gospel vs. "carnal Christianity" (belief with no commitment to Christ).
Saving Faith: Its Meaning and Object (SMO)
10 lessons SMO 1-5 SMO 6-10 answer key
Man's free will and God's sovereignty in the faith that saves from sin.
A Call to Prayer (CTP)
13 lessons CTP 1-7 CTP 8-13 answer key
Exhortation for a deeper commitment to pray (J.C. Ryle, 1875).
Hidden Life of Prayer s (HTP)
8 lessons HLP 1-4 HLP 5-8 answer key
How to communicate with God effectively in prayer (D. MacIntyre, 1913).
At the Altar of Sexual Idolatry s (ASI)
Only for those who are currently struggling with sexual sin: freedom in Christ!
Available only in print to prisons in the USA and Canada. Others may contact Pure Life Ministries; PO Box 410; Dry Ridge, KY 41035
Thoughts for Young Men s (TYM)
5 lessons TYM 1-5 answer key
Key principles (for all ages) for walking with God (J.C. Ryle, 1880).
In the Footprints of the Lamb s (IFL)
5 lessons IFL 1-5 answer key
Penetrating study of love-relationship with Christ (G. Steinberger, 1915).
Profiting from the Word (PFW)
10 lessons PFW 1-5 PFW 6-10 answer key
Practical application of God's Word to daily life in 10 aspects (A.W. Pink, 1932).
Holiness, Part 1 (HO1)
11 lessons HO1 1-5 HO1 6-10 answer key
What it is and its practical development in all true saints (J.C. Ryle, 1879).
Holiness, Part 2 (HO2)
10 lessons HO2 1-5 HO2 6-10 answer key
The main errors in our day, and the need to abide in Christ (J.C. Ryle, 1879).
Walk of Repentance (WR)
24 lessons WR1 1-6 WR2 7-12 WR3 13-18 WR4 19-24 answer key
24 week day-by-day discipleship course; requires 1 hour/day commitment!
For download only overseas. For USA and Canada, please contact
Pure Life Ministries; PO Box 410; Dry Ridge, KY 41035
Spiritual Foundations of Ministry (SFM)
5 lessons SFM 1-5
For pastors and church leaders: reawakening spiritual zeal (H. Bonar, 1866).
Life of Jesus Christ s (LC1 and LC2)
13 lessons LC1 1-6 LC2 7-13 answer key
LC1 and 2 use a fill-in-the-blank question format. The life of Christ in chronological sequence: Who He is and why He has come. Part One covers His birth, baptism, and ministry in Galilee. Part Two covers the last year of His life, the crucifixion, and the resurrection.
Life of Jesus Christ (LC3)
13 lessons LC3 1-6 LC3 7-13 answer key
LC3 uses the normal MZBI "write out your answer in your own words" format.
The life of Christ in chronological sequence: Who He is and why He has come.
Joy in the Gospel of John (JG)
13 lessons JG 1-13 answer key
Uses a fill-in-the-blank format. Basic study of special stories from the ministry of Jesus in the Gospel of John.
The Story of the Puritans (SOP)
4 lessons SOP 1-4 answer key
How brave men endured persecution to give us a legacy of truth in their writings.
Fundamentals of the Faith s (FOF)
Essential discipleship lessons about faith and practice in the Christian life.
Available only in print to prisons and overseas. Others can contact
Grace Community Church; 13248 Roscoe Blvd.; Sun Valley, CA 91352
New Testament Survey (NT1)
13 lessons NT1 1-6 NT1 7-13 answer key
God reveals His Son, Jesus Christ, in the 1st century through the 27 N.T. books.
The Church in History, Part 1 (GS2)
19 lessons GS2 1-8 GS2 9-19 answer key
The miraculous spread of the church, its sufferings, creeds, the rise of papal power, its confusing heresies (AD33-1517).
The Church in History, Part 2 (GS3)
20 lessons GS3 1-13 GS3 13-20 answer key
The Reformation, the rise of denominations, cults, the spread of missions, and the church's challenges (1517-1900s).
Methods for Bible Study, Part 1 (MB1)
8 lessons MB1 1-8 answer key
The basis for "hermeneutics" (Bible interpretation): principles and description.
Methods for Bible Study, Part 2 (MB2)
10 lessons MB2 1-10 answer key
Observation, interpretation, outlines, cross references, and word studies.
Biblical Eldership (BEL)
6 lessons BEL 1-6 answer key
The Biblical basis for church leadership which is pastoral, shared, multiple, equal, serving.
Pilgrim's Progress s (PL1)
10 lessons PL1 1-5 PL1 6-10 answer key
Uses a fill-in-the-blank format. Christian's progress in faith, through this world to the next (J. Bunyan, 1678).
Attributes of God s (ATR)
12 lessons ATR 1-6 ATR 7-12 answer key
18 characteristics of God are described from Scripture (A.W. Pink, 1930).
Doctrines of Grace in the Gospel of John s (DGJ)
7 lessons DGJ 1-7 answer key
Biblical basis for the five points of the Reformation's historic faith.
1689 London Confession of Faith s (LBC)
13 lessons LBC 1-13 answer key
One of the most important statements of evangelical faith in Christian history.
The Holy Spirit, Part 1 (HS1)
13 lessons HS1 1-6 HS1 7-13 answer key
The Person and work of the Spirit in salvation (A.W. Pink, 1935).
The Holy Spirit, Part 2 (HS2)
13 lessons HS2 1-6 HS2 7-13 answer key
The work of the Spirit in sanctification (A.W. Pink, 1935).