Planning the Future

Text: James 4:13-17 This lesson is the eighth in a series on the book of James. In this passage, James discussed what we need to remember as we make plans for our lives. Planning Is a Part of Life (v. 13-15) James began this section by talking about making plans (v. 13) – planning is a […]

Paul’s Desire to Go to Rome

Text: Romans 1:8-13 When Paul wrote to the saints in Rome, he had not been there. He had been unable up to that point. Yet in our text, he expressed a desire to go to Rome. Why did he desire to go? What did he hope to accomplish there? Why had he not gone yet? There are […]

Planning for the Future

Text: Proverbs 16:9 If we are going to be pleasing to God, there are two critical factors – God’s instructions and our decisions. We must know what God desires us to do, then we must decide to do it. At the turn of every new year, many make resolutions and goals for the upcoming year. This […]

The Wedding Feast

Text: Matthew 22:1-14 Preparations Were Made (v. 4) The Invitation Was Sent (v. 3-4) Some Will Reject the Invitation (v. 3,5-6) Some Will Respond Improperly to the Invitation (v. 11-13)

Genealogy of Christ

Text: Matthew 1:1-17 Christ is the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham – Genesis 12:1-3 Christ was heir to the throne of David – Psalm 132:11; Acts 2:30 Christ’s throne is not on this earth – Matthew 1:12; Jeremiah 22:30 God’s plan will not be thwarted by wicked men – Jeconiah (2 Kings 24:8-9), Manassah […]