Our Bodies as Instruments of Righteousness

Text: Romans 6:12-14 Our bodies can be used one of two ways – either for God or for sin. How can we use the members of our bodies as instruments of righteousness? Let’s consider what the Bible says about how we can use the different parts of our bodies. Our Minds (Thinking) Must be set on God’s […]

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 […]

Steps to Achieving Righteousness

Text: James 1:19-22 The book of James is filled with practical instructions for our lives as Christians. In our text, James discussed – in practical terms – how to be righteous. Our goal is to “achieve the righteousness of God.” How do we do that? James outlined four steps we can take to achieve righteousness. Be Quick […]

Our Attitude Toward God’s Word

Text: Nehemiah 8:1-3 The book of Nehemiah records the effort to rebuild the wall around Jerusalem. After it was completed, the people gathered together to hear the law read to them. This is an important passage to consider. It shows how to listen to, to speak, and to respond to God’s word. Attitude of the […]

Good Things to Do When You’re Young

Text: Ecclesiastes 11:9-12:1 “Childhood and the prime of life are fleeting…” The truth of this becomes more apparent with age. How can one make the most of his youth? Depending on who you ask, you may get different answers (pursue education, build friendships, etc.). What does the Bible say? Enjoy Life (Ecclesiastes 11:9-10) The wise man […]

Lessons from Lazarus

Text: Luke 16:19-31 In the account of the rich man and Lazarus, we often focus on the rich man and/or the afterlife. But what can we learn from Lazarus? There are certain lessons taught by implication – not explicitly stated, but are still there. He was a man of great character in the face of […]

A Father’s Advice to His Son

Text: Proverbs 4:20-27 Much of the book of Proverbs contains wisdom that a father wished to pass down to his son. However, this counsel is not only applicable to a son; this is for all of us. In this lesson, we are going to take a look at Solomon’s advice to his son in our text. […]