“Come and See”

Text: John 1:45-46 After Jesus called Philip, Philip told Nathanael. When Nathanael was first skeptical, Philip offered a simple invitation: “Come and see.” Nathanael came and saw, which led him to believe in Jesus. We are going to consider this “come and see” invitation – what we can learn from it and how it applies […]

“If God Is For Us”

Text: Romans 8:31-39 Paul’s words at the end of Romans 8 were meant to be a source of encouragement for the saints in Rome. They ought to be encouraging for us as well. “God is for us.” Knowing this, we can make it through any challenge that may come against us. “If God is for us…“ […]

Diligent to Preserve the Unity of the Spirit

Text: Ephesians 4:1-6 Unity among God’s people is important to the Lord. He prayed for it before His death (John 17:20-21). It ought to be important to us as well. How can we have unity? To answer this, we can look to what Paul wrote about the unity of the Spirit. Unity of the Spirit Not […]

Who Is My Neighbor?

Text: Luke 10:25-29 One of the fundamental commandments – in the Law of Moses and in the Law of Christ – is to love your neighbor. When a lawyer discussed this with Jesus, he asked, “Who is my neighbor?” This is a legitimate question. We need to know who is our neighbor and how we are […]

Who Is My Brother?

Text: 1 Peter 2:17 Peter said we are to “love the brotherhood.” This is a special group of people. But who are they? It is important that we know who our brethren are. We need to appreciate the blessings of this brotherhood and fulfill our responsibilities to our brethren. “Brother” Used Different Ways in the […]

When Every Man Does What Is Right in His Own Eyes

Text: Judges 17:1-6 The book of Judges covers the period between the conquest of the land of Canaan under Joshua to the time of the kings. It was a time of wickedness, oppression, and anarchy (Judges 2:11-15; 21:25). Toward the end of the book, we are introduced to a man named Micah. This account is an […]

The Day of Jesus’ Birth

Text: Luke 2:1-7 This is the second in a series of lessons examining some great days in history – not in secular history, but days of spiritual importance. In this second lesson, we’re going to be discussing the day of Jesus’ birth. Though it may seem like a big jump from the first day (creation), we are not […]