Forever Your Word Is Settled In Heaven

Text: Psalm 119:89-96 Twelfth stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson is about stability. God’s word is settled/fixed in heaven. This allows us to have stability in our lives if we follow the word of God. God’s Word is Forever Settled (v. 89) The laws of man are always changing – God’s law does not change […]

The Sufferings of This Present Time

Text: Romans 8:18-25 The world is full of sin, suffering, violence, and loss. There are many passages in the Bible that discuss how to deal with the hardships of life. In this lesson, we will focus on one passage from Paul’s letter to the Romans. Suffering Will Always Be Present (v. 18) Paul talked about […]

Remember the Fallen

Text: Revelation 6:9 Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have died while serving in the armed forces. It is good to appreciate the sacrifices that helped make it possible for us to live “a tranquil and quiet life” (1 Timothy 2:2). The New Testament tells of some who died, not for a […]

God’s Marriage Law

Text: Mark 10:2-12 There is much confusion and controversy today about marriage. Many believe they can marry whoever they want, define marriage however they want, and end it whenever they want. God instituted marriage; therefore, His laws define and regulate marriage. This lesson considers what the Bible says about God’s marriage law. Origin of Marriage Marriage […]

Little Faith

Text: Matthew 8:10, 26 This is a follow-up lesson to the one about great faith. In this lesson, we will examine what it means to have little faith. All of us need to examine ourselves and see how we can improve. Little Faith Worries About the Things of This Life (Matthew 6:30-32) Jesus cited God’s providential care […]

Euphemisms for Death

Text: Ecclesiastes 7:1-2 The Bible uses several expressions (euphemisms) for death. A euphemism is a milder word/phrase used in place of a stronger one. The euphemisms for death used in the Bible teach us some lessons. We would do well to take them to heart. Going the Way of All the Earth (1 Kings 2:1-2) […]

Some Things That Money Cannot Buy

Text: Hebrews 13:5 We live in a materialistic society. The problem is not money or the things it will buy, but our attitude toward these things. While money will buy a lot of things, there are some things that money cannot buy. It is important that we recognize the limits of money and, therefore, place our trust […]