You Have Need of Endurance

Text: Hebrews 10:36 Endurance is a characteristic we must have as Christians. But WHY is it so important? In this lesson, we will consider a few passages that explain why we need endurance. NOTE: There are a few different English words (endurance, patience, perseverance), but they are all the same Greek word. To Continue Doing […]

Add Moral Excellence

Text: 2 Peter 1:5-11 Faith must be the foundation of all that we do. Yet there are various qualities we are to add to our faith. In this lesson, the trait we will focus on is moral excellence. Define Moral Excellence KJV uses the term virtue Greek word areté – moral goodness, seen by others, “what gives man […]

You Have Need of Endurance

Text: Hebrews 10:36 Endurance is a characteristic that we must have as Christians. But why is it so important? In this lesson, we will consider a few passages that explain why we need to have endurance. Note: We will notice a few different English words used in these verses (endurance, patience, perseverance), but they are […]

A Man of Integrity

Text: Job 31 A Covenant was Made (Job 31:1) This requires understanding – knowing the difference between right & wrong We must make a decision – once we know what is right, we must choose to do it A covenant involves a long-term commitment – this is not a trend or a fad; our character […]

Charges Brought Against Paul

Text: Acts 24:1 Paul’s example shows us how to deal with false charges and persecution The Charges Causes division (Acts 24:5) — those who depart from the truth are the ones who cause the division, not the faithful (Jude 19) Opposes the government (Acts 24:5) — Christians are to submit to the government (Romans 13:1), […]

Character of a Christian

A Christian is one who loves the truth – 2 Thessalonians 2:10 A Christian is one who seeks first the kingdom – Matthew 6:33 A Christian is one who puts God above family – Matthew 10:34-37 A Christian is one who puts pleasing God above pleasing men – Galatians 1:10 A Christian is one who […]