You Have Need of Endurance

Text: Hebrews 10:36 Endurance is a characteristic we must have as Christians. But WHY is it so important? In this lesson, we will consider a few passages that explain why we need endurance. NOTE: There are a few different English words (endurance, patience, perseverance), but they are all the same Greek word. To Continue Doing […]

Man Does Not Live by Bread Alone

Text: Deuteronomy 8:1-10 The book of Deuteronomy contains many reminders for the people, given to them before they entered Canaan – reminders of the law, of their wilderness wanderings, of God’s care for them, and so on. In our text, they were reminded of God’s care for them, including Him sending manna for them to eat. […]

God Cannot Lie

Text: Hebrews 6:18 In our text, the Hebrew writer made the point that “it is impossible for God to lie.” Paul made the same point in his letter to Titus: “…God, who cannot lie…” (Titus 1:2). The Hebrew writer used this point to explain our source of encouragement and reason for hope. Why is it “impossible […]

Good Things to Do When You’re Older

Text: Titus 2:2-3 The previous lesson focused on good things to do when you’re young. What if we are not young anymore? What responsibilities do we have when we are older? This is not just about what we are to do when we are “old” or at the end of our lives. This is a wide range […]

A Year of Jubilee

Text: Leviticus 25:8-12 In the Law of Moses, there were instructions about a time to “restart” (begin again) – the year of jubilee. This occurred every 50 years. As we are about to begin a new year, there are several lessons for us from this year of jubilee. Laws Regarding the Year of Jubilee Everyone was […]

No Laughing Matter

Text: James 4:9 In our text, James contrasted two different attitudes people have toward God – one was careless joy, the other was sober humility. The phrase “no laughing matter” is used in response to someone who takes a light-hearted approach to a serious matter. This lesson will consider five examples of this in the Bible […]

Christ Our Mediator

Text: 1 Timothy 2:5 One of the ways that Jesus is described in the NT is as a mediator. It is important that we understand what this means. This lesson will look at Jesus’ qualifications, His work as mediator, and how we benefit from this. What Is a Mediator? Means “a go-between” (Vine’s) – used two […]