What If Jesus Was Not Raised from the Dead?

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:14 The “Christian” world uses the Easter holiday to remember the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. It is certainly good to remember the resurrection, yet the observance of “Easter” as a religious holy day is nowhere authorized in the Bible. But while people’s minds are turned to the resurrection, we can take advantage of […]

What Jesus’ Death Was Designed to Do

Text: John 12:32-34 In our text, Jesus explained that He was going to die, but the crowds did not understand why. They misunderstood the Old Testament prophecies and believed the Christ would not die. Many today do not understand why Jesus died. What was the purpose of His death? We are going to notice eight things that […]

A Personal Relationship with Jesus

Text: Revelation 3:20 Many people in the religious world talk about having a “personal relationship with Jesus.” On the surface this may sound good/appealing, but what does it mean? We need to be concerned with what the Bible says. Are we to have a “personal relationship with Jesus”? If so, what is this relationship to […]

Jesus Is The Way

Text: John 14:6 A group that began in Jerusalem in the first century was referred to as “the Way” (Acts 9:2). They were followers of Jesus, who declared Himself to be “the way” (John 14:6). In this lesson, we will look at the originator, author, and leader of “the way” – Jesus Christ. Who Is Jesus? […]

What Do You Think?

Text: Matthew 22:41-42 One method of teaching involves asking questions. Jesus did this on different occasions. Several times in the book of Matthew, Jesus asked, “What do you think…?” In this lesson, we’re going to look at these examples and see what we can learn from them. Why Would Jesus Ask This? It is not […]

The Day of Jesus’ Resurrection

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 This is the fourth in a series of lessons examining some great days in history – not in secular history, but days of spiritual importance. In this fourth lesson, we’re going to be discussing the day of Jesus’ resurrection. Without the resurrection, our faith in Christ would be worthless; but because of the resurrection, we have […]

The Day of Jesus’ Crucifixion

Text: Mark 15:15-39 This is the third in a series of lessons examining some great days in history – not in secular history, but days of spiritual importance. In this third lesson, we’re going to be discussing the day of Jesus’ crucifixion in which He died on the cross for our sins. The Background Jesus lived a perfect life while […]