The Two Debtors

Text: Luke 7:40-43 Jesus often used parables in His teaching – using an everyday illustration to describe a spiritual truth. In this parable, Jesus described two men who were forgiven of their debt. They owed different amounts, but both were forgiven. As we study this, we are going to attempt to identify the MAIN point. Once […]

The Lord Is My Shepherd

Text: Psalm 23 This psalm describes the Lord as our shepherd. This illustrates what He does and what He promises us. As we study this, we will see that we NEED a shepherd – not just any shepherd, but the Lord. The blessings He provides are far better than anything we could find elsewhere. We Are As Sheep If “the […]

God’s Plan for Worship

Text: John 4:20-24 In this chapter, Jesus spoke with a Samaritan woman by a well. One topic they discussed was worship. Jesus explained to her some basic principles about worship. This provides instruction for us as well. In this lesson, we’re going to look at what Jesus said and what He taught about God’s plan for worship. There are […]

The Ten Virgins

Text: Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus often used parables in His teaching – using an everyday illustration to describe a spiritual truth. In this parable, Jesus described ten virgins waiting for the bridegroom so they could enter a wedding feast. As we study this, we are going to attempt to identify the MAIN point. Once we do that, […]

Collective Responsibilities

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:27 In our text, Paul explained that Christians were individually part of a collective body. They each had a role to play and responsibilities as individuals. They were also to contribute to the function of the body as a whole. In this lesson and the previous one, we’re going to discuss these different responsibilities. In this […]

Individual Responsibilities

Text: 1 Corinthians 12:27 In our text, Paul explained that Christians were individually part of a collective body. They each had a role to play and responsibilities as individuals. They were also to contribute to the function of the body as a whole. In the next two lessons, we’re going to discuss these different responsibilities. In this lesson, […]

Healing the Sick

Text: James 5:13-20 This lesson is the tenth and final in a series on the book of James. In this passage, James talked about healing the sick – both physical and spiritual sickness. The Importance of Prayer (v. 13-18) Most of this passage addresses the topic of prayer – many reasons to pray; however, in this passage, the […]