Doctrinal Bible Studies

The ten Bible studies in this section unpack InterVarsity’s Doctrinal Basis, our guiding beacon of the basic truths about God as revealed in Scripture. Throughout history, Christian disciples have deepened their understanding of who God is and what he expects by studying the vision of God that forms a Christian’s core beliefs, direction and priorities.

These ten Doctrinal Bible Studies highlight the importance of being informed by Scripture — and being transformed in the process. Use each one individually or download the entire set.

A loving and glorious God in three persons is a bedrock component of InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

The Bible's divine inspiration and authority are trustworthy tenets of InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

Understanding God's intent in creation—and what went wrong—is foundational to InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

The belief that Jesus Christ is both fully human and fully divine is integral to InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

The significance of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ as the focal point of all human history is affirmed in InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

The presence and power of the Holy Spirit in a believer's life is a transformational belief of InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

A commitment to the Church as a vehicle of God's grace and truth to the world is a basic tenet of InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.

Take a closer look by downloading this Bible study on Ephesians 3:20 – 4:16.

The belief that Jesus will come again with justice and mercy is a foundational tenet of InterVarsity's Doctrinal Basis.