The Sanctity of Life

Text: Genesis 9:6 The Scriptures teach that we are to respect life. Sadly, many do not. They disregard the lives of others – even their own lives. In this lesson, we will consider what the Bible says about the sanctity of life. We Are to Value Life Our physical lives are temporary (Psalm 90:10; James […]

Psalm 23 and the Christian

Text: Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is one of the most well-known and well-loved passages in the Bible. Though it was written during the time of the Old Law, there are certainly lessons contained in it that apply to us as Christians. “The Lord is my shepherd” (v. 1) Each one of us, as individuals, must […]

Some Things Never Change

Text: Ecclesiastes 1:9-10 As we approach the end to another year, we tend to do a couple things. First, we look back at the changes that have taken place in our lives. Second, we look ahead to changes that may be coming in the future. And while our lives are filled with changes, it is […]

Your Life is a Vapor

Text: James 4:13-17 Recent events have reminded us of the uncertainty of life (the Boston Marathon bombing and the Texas fertilizer plant explosion). We get similar reminders all the time. James warns us that if we do not have the proper understanding and attitude about the uncertainty of life, then we jeopardize our souls. So […]

Contraceptives, Abortion, and Infanticide

Text: Genesis 9:6; Psalm 127:3-5 These have become hot topics of late. When addressing these issues, it is important that we do so from a Biblical perspective Contraceptives Contraception refers to various things that are used to prevent pregnancy – no Scriptural argument to say all contraceptives are wrong in all cases Fall under realm […]

Pressing On To Maturity

Text: Hebrews 6:1 Our Life in Christ New birth (John 3:3,5; 1 Peter 1:23) Babes in Christ (1 Peter 2:1-2) Full grown (Hebrews 5:13-14) We are not to remain stagnant (Hebrews 5:11-12) God Expects Us to Grow Individually (John 15:2; 2 Peter 3:18; 1:5-8) Collectively (Ephesians 4:15-16; Acts 9:31) What If We Fail to Grow? […]

Blessings of this Life

Text: Psalm 100 Physical Blessings Life & health – Acts 17:25,28 Material possessions – James 1:17 Spouse – Proverbs 31:10 Children – Psalm 127:3-5 Friends – Proverbs 17:17 Spiritual Blessings Children of God – Ephesians 1:5 Forgiveness of sins – Ephesians 1:7 Avenue of prayer – 1 Peter 3:12 Hope of heaven – 1 Thessalonians […]