Jesus: The Great Physician

Text: Luke 5:27-32 Jesus is sometimes referred to as the Great Physician because He came to heal those who were sick. In our text, He referred to spiritual sickness – sin. But Jesus also healed many physical ailments. These helped symbolize the spiritual healing He came to provide. In this lesson, we will look at some of […]

Renewed in the Spirit of Your Mind

Text: Ephesians 4:17-24 Christians are to be different from the world – not just in our actions, but also in the way we think. Paul outlines the contrast in this passage. This is a Divine Calling “So this I say, and affirm together with the Lord” (v. 17) – not one man’s opinion; the inspired […]

Lessons from the Conversion of Apollos

Text: Acts 18:24-28 There are several accounts of conversion in the book of Acts. This lesson will focus on the conversion of Apollos. [For more of an explanation why this is an example of conversion, and not correcting an erring brother, refer to the article: Lessons from the Conversion of Apollos.] There are some important lessons for […]

The Limitations of Man

Text: Ezekiel 28:6-10 Man has been made in the image of God (Genesis 1:26-27), but man does not share all the attributes of God. The King of Tyre was condemned because he thought of himself as equal with God. We must understand that as human beings, there are certain limitations that are placed upon us. […]

Five Ways to Test Your Faith

Text: 2 Corinthians 13:5 Christians need to “test” themselves to be sure they are “in the faith.” How can we determine if we are being as faithful as we ought to be? This lesson will examine five questions to ask ourselves about our faith. Are You Obedient to the Faith? For many in the religious […]

Sound the Alarm

Text: Hosea 5:8 Much of the preaching that is done today avoids the whole counsel of God (Acts 20:27). Instead, it emphasizes what is positive, feel-good, and motivational. It is this way because that is what people want (2 Timothy 4:3). There is a general dislike, even among some of our brethren, of preaching that […]

As Obedient Children

Text: 1 Peter 1:14-16 Christians are the children of God. Just as an earthly father would, our heavenly Father expects certain behavior out of His children. What is God’s will that He expects of us? Our text mentions a few things. God Expects Us to be Obedient “As obedient children” (v. 14) – many try […]