What Hasn’t Changed Since the Election

Text: Psalm 62:1-2 Our country has just gone through an unpredictable and divisive Presidential election. Our society has changed a lot over the last few decades and more changes are coming, whatever they might be. Yet there are certain things that haven’t changed since this election and they will not change. Our Citizenship Is in Heaven […]

Cursing Kings in Your Bedroom

Text: Ecclesiastes 10:20 Solomon gave instructions about what we say about those in power (or in positions of influence). We live in a time of unpopular leaders, social media, and technology that allows for the monitoring of private conversations and communications. Therefore, this verse is an important one to remember. There are three points we will consider from this […]

Why Israel Fell

Text: 2 Kings 17:7-18 A little more than 200 years after the kingdom was divided, the northern tribes were taken into captivity. In our text, we have an explanation as to why this happened. Just as they fell, we can fall away from God today – and for the same reasons. So let us consider the […]

How to Fix Our Broken Nation

Text: Proverbs 14:34 After the recent mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA, the New York Daily News headline – “God Isn’t Fixing This” – mocked God, prayer, and Christians as a whole. Many believe that God does not fix the problems in the world because He does not exist, does not care, or is incapable of […]

What Judas Brought to the Garden

Text: John 18:1-3 Judas is one of the most well-known villains in the Bible. Most people recognize him as the one who betrayed Jesus. Judas betrayed Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. What Judas brought to the Garden says a lot about him. It is also interesting to see the contrast between this and what […]

The Arrogant Have Dug Pits For Me

Text: Psalm 119:81-88 Eleventh stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson is about persecution that comes from following God’s word. This is important for us to remember since we will all face persecution (2 Timothy 3:12). These verses not only speak of the reality of persecution, but the hope we have despite of it. Sometimes […]

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 […]