Lessons from the Ark

Text: Genesis 6:13-18 The account of Noah and the flood is one of the most well-known stories in the Bible. Yet this was not a fairy tale; it is something that really happened. Learning about the ark and the world before and after the flood is fascinating. But there are also important lessons we need to learn from […]

The Temptation of Christ

Text: Matthew 4:1-11 After His baptism, Jesus was led into the wilderness to be tempted. Satan tried to get Him to sin, but Jesus never once gave in to any temptation. He set an example for us, showing how to handle temptations. The Nature of This Temptation There are two types of temptations – testing […]

What We Cannot Know

Text: Deuteronomy 29:29 Mankind has come a long way in terms of knowledge. Yet no matter how much progress we make, there are certain things that we CANNOT know. We will talk about these in our lesson. What God Has Not Revealed The “secret things” belong to Him (Deuteronomy 29:29) – we can only know what […]

The Message of Nahum: A Jealous and Avenging God

Text: Nahum 1:2 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Nahum. Historical Context […]

Who Will Be Spared From Judgment?

Text: Ezekiel 14:12-20 Our text describes judgment against a country because of their sins against God. Yet three men would be saved by their righteousness – Noah, Daniel, and Job. We are living in a wicked society, but this passage gives us hope. We can be saved like these men were. Let us notice the chief […]

Willing to Forgive

Text: Luke 17:3-4 Jesus taught His disciples about the need to forgive those who sinned against them. It is not always easy to forgive, especially when others habitually/consistently sin against us. Yet we must be willing to forgive others as the Lord has forgiven us. What Is Necessary Before We Can Forgive Others They have to […]

Saul’s Poor Leadership

Text: 1 Samuel 15:34-35 Following Saul’s failure to carry out the mission against the Amalekites, God regretted making him king. Saul had been made king over God’s people, yet failed in this role. Why was he a failure? Why was God sorry that He made him king? Throughout his reign, Saul demonstrated poor leadership. We need […]