This World Is Not My Home

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:1 Paul described our lives on earth as TEMPORARY; yet we have an ETERNAL home in heaven. It is important that we understand this. This world is NOT our home; our real home is in heaven. In this lesson, we will contrast these two homes and consider how this reality should cause […]

Turning Blessings into Curses

Text: Proverbs 25:16 In the Bible, honey is often used to symbolize God’s great blessings for man (cf. Exodus 3:8). Yet in our text, the wise man pointed out that this same blessing can be turned into something with negative effects. It is possible to take the good things God blesses us with and turn them into […]

Holy Hands

Text: 1 Timothy 2:8 In the previous lesson, we studied about a modest heart – particularly as it pertains to women. This lesson is a counterpart to that one. There are lessons for men that relate to what we discussed. The expression about “lifting up holy hands” is not about a particular prayer posture; instead, it signifies one […]

A Modest Heart

Text: 1 Timothy 2:9-15 When we talk about modesty, we often think about clothing, especially women’s clothing. However, modesty is about more than clothing – it begins with the heart. In this lesson, we will see how a modest heart is to manifest itself in a woman (a subsequent lesson will discuss applications for men). How […]

Marriage, Jesus, and the Church

Text: Ephesians 5:22-33 This passage is often used to discuss the roles of husbands and wives. This is certainly taught in this passage. However, these roles are used to illustrate the main point – the relationship between Christ and the church. This lesson will consider what this passage says about the roles of husbands and wives. […]

This World Is Not My Home

Text: 2 Corinthians 5:1 Paul described the fact that our lives on earth are temporary, yet we have an eternal home in heaven. It is important that we understand this – this world is not our home; our real home is in heaven. In this lesson, we are going to contrast these two homes and consider […]

The Other Qualifications for Elders

Text: 1 Timothy 3:4-5 Most of the qualifications for elders have to do with their character. However, there are other qualifications regarding his family, ability, and personal history. We will consider these other qualifications in this lesson. His Family He Must Be the Husband of One Wife (1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:6) Verb tense is […]