Overview of Ecclesiastes

Text: Ecclesiastes 1:2 The book of Ecclesiastes is about Solomon’s pursuit for purpose and meaning in life. This is what everyone seeks. We want life to have meaning. We want to pursue a higher purpose. Where do we turn for meaning and purpose? Many pursue money, possessions, relationships, entertainment, careers, etc. to fill this void. Solomon did the same, but […]

Remember Your Creator

Text: Ecclesiastes 12:1 As the wise man began to close the book of Ecclesiastes, he made an appeal to the young: Remember your Creator. This is important for all, but particular emphasis is placed upon the young. Why is it important to remember God as our Creator? And how do we remember Him as such? […]

My Heart Stands in Awe of Your Words

Text: Psalm 119:161-168 Twenty-first stanza of Psalm 119 – In this lesson, we will focus on the idea of reverence. If we fear God, we should hold His word in the highest regard. This will cause us to respond to His word in a certain way. We Should Stand in Awe of God’s Words (Psalm 119:161) […]

Godly Sorrow

Text: 2 Corinthians 7:5-11 There are many reasons to sorrow in this life. This lesson will focus on sorrowing over sin – could be our sins or those of others. Generally, sorrow is destructive, unless we have the right kind of sorrow (godly sorrow). What is godly sorrow? That is what we will examine in this […]

I Hate Those Who Are Double-Minded

Text: Psalm 119:113-120 Fifteenth stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson will focus on the theme of consistency. The word is not used in these verses, but the concept is. If God’s word was not consistent, we could not trust it or follow it. But because it is consistent, it provides us with protection, sustenance, […]

The Obedience That Is Required By God

Text: Philippians 2:12-13 The Scriptures are clear – the Lord expects His people to obey Him (Luke 6:46; John 14:15; Hebrews 5:9). Our text is another passage that emphasizes the need for obedience. This lesson will take a closer look at this passage and see how Paul describes the obedience that is required by God. […]

Your Hands Made Me and Fashioned Me

Text: Psalm 119:73-80 Tenth stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson focuses on God as our Creator, the giver of life. This should cause us to serve the Lord and do so in a certain way. Let us notice the connection between God being our Maker and our Master. God is Our Creator (v. 73) […]