“I Am A Nobody”

Text: 2 Corinthians 12:11-12 In writing to Corinth, Paul defended his apostleship while trying not to sound arrogant. He was defending the message without elevating self. We are not to overestimate our significance. However, we are also not to underestimate our importance. In this lesson, we will consider some things we can learn from Paul’s statement. Reject […]

Singing Religious Songs

Text: Colossians 3:16-17 Generally, people enjoy music, including the singing that we do in worship. It is also natural for singing to stir up emotions. There is nothing wrong with singing stirring up emotions, as long as it does not turn into emotionalism. But because singing is enjoyable and emotional, we must be especially careful to follow […]

Parents As Role Models

Text: Proverbs 20:7 We often think of instruction and discipline when it comes to raising children. This lesson lays the foundation for that. Parents must also teach by example. If parents fail to do this, children will come to see them as hypocrites, thus making any instruction and discipline seem to be irrelevant. We must […]

Why Have a Gospel Meeting?

Text: Colossians 3:17 As a congregation prepares for a Gospel Meeting, it is important to understand why one is being held. In this lesson, we will consider some right and wrong reasons for having a Gospel Meeting. We will also consider whether or not we have the authority to conduct a Gospel Meeting. First Question: […]

The Head Covering

Text: 1 Corinthians 11:1-16 The issue over the head covering has been controversial at times among brethren. It is a topic that many are curious about. So in this lesson, we will look at what Paul says in 1 Corinthians 11 about the head covering. Hold to the Traditions It is easy for people to […]

The Church Gathered Together

Togetherness is a characteristic seen in the Lord’s church throughout the book of Acts. In this lesson, we will consider these examples of the church gathering together and see what we can learn from them. Together on the Day of Pentecost (Acts 2:1) The day of Pentecost would be the day the church of Christ […]

Not Getting Anything Out of the Assembly

Text: Psalm 122:1 David expressed the attitude that we must have when it comes to assembling to worship the Lord – gladness. Unfortunately, many do not look forward to this – but they’ll blame others for their attitude. They will complain, become sporadic in their attendance, or quit assembling altogether. Often the excuse is this: […]