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 […]

Kings Against the Lord

Text: Psalm 2 Psalm 2 contains prophecies of four things about Jesus – His crucifixion, His kingdom, the spread of His gospel, and His final judgment. This lesson will examine this psalm and how it points us to Christ. Prophecy of the Crucifixion (Psalm 2:1-3) “His Anointed” (v. 2) – refers to Christ (Luke 4:16-21; […]

Never Again

Text: Genesis 8:21 There are times when things happen in our lives that we vow will never happen again. Yet what often happens is that these things do happen again, despite our claim that they would not. This is one way in which God is superior to us. If He vows something will never happen again, it will […]

A Focused Life

Text: Matthew 6:19-34 In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave instructions for the life of a disciple. In our text, He described the life of a disciple as a focused life. The Lord does not expect His people to drift aimlessly through life. We are to live with focus and determination. However, we must also be careful […]

The Right Hand of Fellowship

Text: Galatians 2:9 Leaders in the church in Jerusalem extended “the right hand of fellowship” to Paul and Barnabas. What does this mean? Obviously, it means they extended fellowship to them. But what significance does the “right hand” have in this? We will consider that in this lesson. What is Fellowship? Many have different ideas […]

The Greatness of Christ

Text: Colossians 1:13-23 In Paul’s letter to the Colossians, the apostle emphasized the greatness and preeminence of Christ. His reason for pointing this out was not just so they would recognize certain facts about Christ. Knowing these things about Christ was to motivate them to respond in a certain way. The same is true for us […]

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 […]