After the Flood

Text: Genesis 8:18-19 The account of Noah and the ark is one of the most well-known events in the Bible. Children learn of the story growing up (Noah, his family, and the animals being saved from the flood in the ark). There are also lessons for us to learn as adults (punishment for sin, obedience to […]

What Does the Bible Say about Christmas?

Text: Matthew 1:20-25 Christmas is one of two main “Christian” religious holidays (the other is Easter). It is so common that people take it for granted and never give a second thought about it. But what does the Bible actually say about Christmas? Is it part of our service to God or something else? The Bible Says […]

The Importance of Thankfulness

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 The Bible clearly instructs us to give thanks to God for all things. Our society places particular emphasis upon thankfulness during this time of year. This is good; but as Christians, we are to be thankful at all times. Why is this important? It is about more than just God instructing us to […]

The Road to Damascus

Text: Acts 9:1-9 In this lesson, we’re going to find one who was traveling the road to Damascus. As we travel down the road to Damascus, we will learn about converting the enemy. Many Enemies of Christ Are Religious Zealots Saul was on his way to Damascus in order to arrest Christians (v. 1-2) – he was extending […]

The Church’s Money

Text: 1 Corinthians 16:2 Historically, this has been a controversial topic. But was all of this controversy based on a flawed assumption. What if there are no special rules concerning the collection? Let us consider five questions. How Does the Church Raise Money? Through the collection on the first day of the week (1 Corinthians 16:2) […]

Remembering Jesus’ Words

Text: Luke 24:8 When the women came to Jesus’ tomb, they found it to be empty. Two angels explained why He was not there and told them that Jesus already spoke of this. At this point, “they remembered His words” and then told others. This passage reminds us of the importance of remembering Jesus’ words. In […]

Is the Church a Cult?

Text: Acts 24:14 When Paul stood before Felix, he was accused of being “a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes” (Acts 24:5). He acknowledged that he served God “according to the Way which they call a sect” (Acts 24:14). Calling the church a “sect” was meant to disparage/discredit Paul and His message. The term “cult” is […]