Walking at Liberty

Text: Psalm 119:41-48 Sixth stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson focuses on the idea of liberty. How can it be said that we have liberty when we are bound to follow God’s law? Many are confused by this today. But the psalmist connected law and liberty. What It Means to Walk at Liberty (v. 45) […]

The Law of Liberty

Text: James 1:25; 2:12 To many people, law and liberty are conflicting ideas. But James tied them together. Liberty, as it is used in the New Testament, is not a lack of law. Rather, liberty is found as we follow the law of Christ. Let us consider the two times James used the term and […]

Do Not Let Your Good Be Spoken of as Evil

Text: Romans 14:16 It is possible for things to be good in themselves, but actually end up being used for evil, or in a way that would lead to evil. How can this happen? That is what we will consider in this lesson. By Harming Our Brother Some matters may not be unclean in themselves […]

“Remember Me For This”

Text: Nehemiah 13:14 Four times, Nehemiah asked that God remember him for something. What were they? And what lessons can we learn from them? He Did Not Take the Governor’s Food Allowance (Nehemiah 5:14-19) Nehemiah served as governor of the land, but he was different that former governors – they burdened the people with excessive […]

Raising Children to be Christians

Text: 3 John 4 Parents strive to “bring [children] up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). The ultimate goal is to lead them to the Lord. Parents may hope that their children enjoy good health and prosperity in this life. But in the end, what matters most is that their “soul prospers” […]

Trading Liberty for Security

Text: 2 Corinthians 3:17 Benjamin Franklin said, “They who give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Though this quote is used to refer to matters relating to civil government, there is a spiritual truth contained in it as well. How this principle applies to our spiritual lives […]

Bible Teaching Related to Christmas

Text: Galatians 4:9-11 December 25th is the annual observance of Christmas. For many, it is a day to mark the birth of Christ. For many others, it is a day to enjoy time with family, exchange gifts, etc. For others, it is just a day with no more significance than any other day. In this […]