Three Crosses

Text: Luke 23:33, 39-43 When Jesus was crucified, he was between two thieves. To the uninformed observer, there may not have been much of a discernible difference between the three men/crosses. Yet these men were different from each other; therefore, the crosses differed in their significance. We are going to look at these three crosses – what they […]

The Temptation of Christ

Text: Matthew 4:1-11 After His baptism, Jesus was led into the wilderness to be tempted. Satan tried to get Him to sin, but Jesus never once gave in to any temptation. He set an example for us, showing how to handle temptations. The Nature of This Temptation There are two types of temptations – testing […]

The Road to Emmaus

Text: Luke 24:13-35 In this lesson, we’re going to visit two men who were traveling the road to Emmaus. As we travel down the road to Emmaus, we will learn about recognizing Jesus. Talk about the Things of Christ These two disciples were discussing what happened to Jesus as they traveled (v. 13-14) – when Jesus met them and […]

Why Would Anyone Be a Christian?

Text: 1 Corinthians 15:19 In the previous lesson, we talked about the demands of discipleship. Many are unwilling to do what is required to be a disciple. Furthermore, they do not understand why ANYONE would do this. So in this lesson, we are going to answer this question: Why would anyone be a Christian? Christians Have Hope This world […]

The Demands of Discipleship

Text: Luke 9:57-62 We have been called to be disciples of Jesus – but this is not an easy life. Discipleship is demanding. Certain things are required of us and not everyone will be willing to be a disciple. In our text, Jesus encountered three prospective disciples. In His responses to them, He showed just how […]

Remembering Jesus’ Words

Text: Luke 24:8 When the women came to Jesus’ tomb, they found it to be empty. Two angels explained why He was not there and told them that Jesus already spoke of this. At this point, “they remembered His words” and then told others. This passage reminds us of the importance of remembering Jesus’ words. In […]

The Prayers of Jesus (Part 2): Content

Text: Luke 11:1 In our text, Jesus’ disciples asked Him to “teach [them] to pray.” In the context, Jesus went on to give them a model prayer – “the Lord’s Prayer.” However, there is another way that Jesus teaches about prayer – through His example. In this lesson, we will see what we can learn about […]