Good Things to Do When You’re Older

Text: Titus 2:2-3 The previous lesson focused on good things to do when you’re young. What if we are not young anymore? What responsibilities do we have when we are older? This is not just about what we are to do when we are “old” or at the end of our lives. This is a wide range […]

Better Not to Know

Text: 2 Peter 2:20-21 Some people say that “ignorance is bliss.” The Bible does not teach this, but it does say there can be times when it is better not to know something in certain circumstances. It is not that “not knowing” is to be preferred in every case, but knowing changes things. Knowing certain things affects […]

A New Covenant

Text: Jeremiah 31:31-34 The Lord, through Jeremiah, spoke of something coming that was new – a new covenant. This was a prophecy that pointed toward something that was coming in the future. The Hebrew writer quoted this to explain that this came through Christ (Hebrews 8:8-12). Let us consider what this passage has to say about the new covenant. […]

What to Do When You’ve Sinned

Text: 2 Samuel 12:13 David was a man after God’s own heart (Acts 13:22); yet in our text, he admitted to a terrible sin. This can happen to God’s people – we commit sin even though we have been called to righteousness. We often talk about the need to overcome temptation, but what happens when we fail […]

A Year of Jubilee

Text: Leviticus 25:8-12 In the Law of Moses, there were instructions about a time to “restart” (begin again) – the year of jubilee. This occurred every 50 years. As we are about to begin a new year, there are several lessons for us from this year of jubilee. Laws Regarding the Year of Jubilee Everyone was […]

What Jesus’ Death Was Designed to Do

Text: John 12:32-34 In our text, Jesus explained that He was going to die, but the crowds did not understand why. They misunderstood the Old Testament prophecies and believed the Christ would not die. Many today do not understand why Jesus died. What was the purpose of His death? We are going to notice eight things that […]

Thankful for God’s Mercy

Text: 1 Timothy 1:12-16 There are many things for which we can be thankful. In this lesson, we are going to talk about being thankful for God’s mercy. To Be Thankful, There Must Be… A giver – the giver of all good things is God (James 1:17) A recipient – one who is to receive […]