Why Does the Earth Still Stand?

Text: 2 Peter 3:10-14 Peter told those to whom he wrote that the end of the world was coming like a thief (v. 10). He wanted them to be prepared (v. 11, 14) because it could come at any time. Approximately 2,000 years later the earth is still here. Why? Let us notice three reasons given […]

How People Approach Judgment

Text: Hebrews 9:27 We all have an appointment before the judgment seat of Christ. Yet even though all are headed toward judgment, not everyone is approaching it in the same way. The Bible talks about different ways in which people approach judgment. It is important to consider these so we can be sure we are approaching it in […]

When the Son of Man Comes

Text: Matthew 25:31-46 Different people look forward to different events in their future. But one event that is the same for all of us is the return of Christ at the end of the world. What will happen then? How can we prepare for this day? Let us consider our text. His Arrival (v. 31-32) He […]

The Day of Judgment

Text: Acts 17:30-31 This is the sixth in a series of lessons examining some great days in history – not in secular history, but days of spiritual importance. In this sixth lesson, we’re going to be discussing the day of judgment. The Background The gospel would go to all the world (Mark 16:15; Acts 1:8; 10:34-35; 11:17-18; […]

Lord, Come Quickly

Text: Revelation 22:20 After receiving the revelation contained in the book of Revelation, John gave a final statement from Jesus: “I am coming quickly.” John then expressed his desire for Jesus to do this (come quickly). Why would John desire Jesus to come quickly? Why should we desire Jesus to come quickly? And what does it […]

God’s Declaration to All Men

Text: Acts 17:30-31 When Paul addressed the ones gathered on Mars Hill, he taught them of the “unknown God” and told them of what God was declaring to them. This is also what God is declaring to all of us. In this lesson, we will examine God’s declaration to all men. Repent Repentance – to […]

The Wise and Foolish Virgins

Text: Matthew 25:1-13 Jesus often used parables to teach spiritual lessons using illustrations the people were familiar with. Many of these parables were about the kingdom – the parable of the wise and foolish virgins is one of them. This parable contains a warning for those of us in the church not to be like the […]