Misunderstanding Jesus

Text: John 7:12 When Jesus came to earth, many did not understand who He was or why He was here. Many do not understand Jesus today. Several misunderstandings are found in John 7. Most of them were partially right, but missed the whole truth about Jesus. In this lesson, we will consider how people misunderstood Jesus […]

A Right Way and a Wrong Way to Learn

Text: Proverbs 1:5 Most people understand the importance of learning, though not everyone goes about learning in the same way. There is a right and wrong way to learn. In this lesson, we will consider what the Scriptures teach about learning – particularly learning that is of a religious nature and pertains to spiritual things. […]

Why Did the People Reject Jesus?

Text: John 7 His Background – John 7:27 His Education – John 7:15 Their Traditions – John 7:19; 5:16-18 Their Misunderstanding – John 7:33-35

Redefining Christianity

Some are trying to change the religion of Christ so it fits with their desires and the trends of society. What is being rejected? Personal discipline Any appearance of tradition Absolute standard of truth What is being accepted? Spiritual diversity Interpersonal connections over spiritual education Different forms of art & instruction in religious events Different […]

Who is Qualified to Preach the Gospel?

Text: James 3:1 A gospel preacher must: Be a man – 1 Timothy 2:11-12; 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 Know the word – 2 Timothy 4:2; 2:15 Be loyal to Christ – Galatians 1:10 Be ready to preach – 1 Peter 3:15; Romans 1:15 Be humble – 2 Corinthians 11:2-3 Not hinder the gospel – 1 Corinthians […]