Bible Study Mistakes to Avoid

Text: 2 Timothy 2:15 Studying the Bible is an important part of being a Christian. Yet we sometimes make mistakes when it comes to Bible study. When we do, our study does not benefit us as it should. In this lesson, we will notice some common mistakes that are made in studying the Bible so […]

A Christian’s Ambition

Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 Ambition is what drives one to continue progressing, advancing, and improving. Generally, it is necessary if one is to enjoy any degree of success or prosperity. Christians are to be ambitious – but the focus of our ambitions will differ from the world. Lead a Quiet Life Thayer’s definition of a “quiet […]

Those Who Walk in God’s Law are Blessed

Text: Psalm 119:1-8 First stanza of Psalm 119 – Addresses the blessing that God’s word is to us. This lesson considers why we should recognize God’s word as a blessing and what we should do as a result. Blessings Come Because God is with Us (v. 1, 8) This passage begins with an acknowledgment of being […]

Some Things Christians Cannot Do

Text: Matthew 5:14 There are many things that Christians should not do. But the Bible also teaches that there are some things that Christians cannot do. As we consider these, keep in mind that Jesus said these are things we cannot do, so do not think that you might be the exception to the rule (cf. Romans […]

The Sin of Gluttony

Text: Proverbs 23:1-3 The Bible condemns the sin of gluttony. But what exactly is a glutton? It is not necessarily one who is overweight. It is also not necessarily one who enjoys food. Jesus was wrongly accused of being a glutton (Luke 7:34) which shows that gluttony is about more than outward appearances. So if […]

Raising Children in a Wicked World

Text: Genesis 6:5-10 Is it possible to raise godly children in a wicked world? Yes! It has been done before and it can be done again. However, that does not mean it will be easy. Parents must be diligent and trust in God’s plan, no matter how wicked the world becomes. Wickedness in the World […]

New Year’s Resolutions: Start, Stop, Improve

When people make New Year’s resolutions, they often start with these words – start exercising, stop smoking, improve spending habits, etc. It is good to improve all areas of our lives. But it is particularly important to improve our spiritual lives. In that regard, let us consider some resolutions for the new year. Start… Start Your Life in […]