Seven Lessons from Seven Churches

Text: Revelation 2-3 The book of Revelation was addressed to the seven churches of Asia (Revelation 1:4). Each of these churches is addressed individually in chapters 2-3. There are many lessons to learn from the Lord’s message to each of these churches. We will consider just one lesson from each church here. Ephesus: They Had […]

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 […]

Dealing with Sin

1 Corinthians 13:6-7 Dealing with sin must always involve love for truth so that sin is not tolerated, it is dealt with in God’s way, and that we are careful to deal with facts, rather than assumptions and rumors. Private Sin a Brother Commits Against You (Matthew 18:15-17) No one else is involved until you […]

Accepting One Another

Text: Romans 14 What We Must Understand As We Begin: Controversy: Does Romans 14 allow ongoing fellowship with those in sin/error? We can understand this (Ephesians 3:4) Scripture does not contradict itself (John 10:35) What Does This Chapter Teach & What Does It Not Teach? Don’t judge others’ opinions by your opinions. NOT: Don’t judge. (v. […]

Do Not Be Short-Sighted

Text: 2 Peter 1:9 Add to Your Faith – 2 Peter 1:5-11 Set Your Mind on Things Above – Colossians 3:1-3 Clean Out the Old Leaven – 1 Corinthians 5:6-7 Do Not Give the Devil an Opportunity – Ephesians 4:26-27