The Gospel of Promise

Text: Galatians 3:1-29 This is the third of six lessons examining the gospel from the book of Galatians. This lesson will focus on the gospel as a message of promise. This promise extended all the way back to Abraham. As we will see, this promise is conditional. The Announcement The promise made to Abraham (Galatians 3:8) – promise of the […]

God Remembered

Text: Hebrews 6:9-12 The Hebrew writer reminded his audience that God would not forget their work. However, during difficult times, it can sometimes feel as though God has forgotten us. In this lesson, we will examine some instances in which God remembered certain people – not that He had forgotten them or His promises, but that He took […]

Little Faith

Text: Matthew 8:10, 26 This is a follow-up lesson to the one about great faith. In this lesson, we will examine what it means to have little faith. All of us need to examine ourselves and see how we can improve. Little Faith Worries About the Things of This Life (Matthew 6:30-32) Jesus cited God’s providential care […]

Genealogy of Christ

Text: Matthew 1:1-17 Sections of the Bible containing genealogies are often skipped or quickly passed over – even one as significant as the genealogy of Christ. But these verses at the beginning of the New Testament are there for a reason. Let us notice some lessons from the genealogy of Christ. Jesus was the Fulfillment […]

Mordecai

Text: Esther 2:5-6 One of the principle characters of the book of Esther is Mordecai – a Jew, Esther’s uncle. Most importantly, he was a man of faith. His example provides several lessons for us – we will notice just a few in this lesson. Mordecai Raised Esther (Esther 2:7) Esther’s parents died, so Mordecai […]

Ten Years

Text: Ecclesiastes 11:10 Every hour, day, and year that passes is forever lost. It is impossible to “add a single hour” to our lives (Matthew 6:27). Recent milestones have caused me to reflect on ten years passing – a lot can change in a decade. This lesson will focus on five different ten year periods […]

Psalm 23 and the Christian

Text: Psalm 23 Psalm 23 is one of the most well-known and well-loved passages in the Bible. Though it was written during the time of the Old Law, there are certainly lessons contained in it that apply to us as Christians. “The Lord is my shepherd” (v. 1) Each one of us, as individuals, must […]