The Message of Micah: What the Lord Requires

Text: Micah 6:6-8 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 Micah. Historical Context […]

The Message of Obadiah: Apathy Toward a Brother

Text: Obadiah 1:10-11 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 Obadiah. Historical Context […]

The Message of Joel: The Day of the Lord

Text: Joel 1:14-15 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 Joel. Historical Context […]

A New Covenant

Text: Jeremiah 31:31-34 The Lord, through Jeremiah, spoke of something coming that was new – a new covenant. This was a prophecy that pointed toward something that was coming in the future. The Hebrew writer quoted this to explain that this came through Christ (Hebrews 8:8-12). Let us consider what this passage has to say about the new covenant. […]

A New Name

Text: Isaiah 62:2 This passage in Isaiah 62 contains a prophecy of salvation and redemption from the Lord. In it, there is mention of a “new name” (v. 2). Let us consider what the Bible says about this new name. Given by God “Called by a new name which the mouth of the Lord will designate” – […]

The Message of the Gospel

Text: Romans 1:1-6 Romans 1:16 is often thought of as the theme of the book of Romans – the gospel is God’s power to save. However, the first few verses of the letter introduce this central topic. We want to be prepared to talk to others about the gospel – especially those who are unfamiliar with […]

Oversimplifying Bible Passages

Text: 2 Peter 3:16 In teaching the Bible, we should strive to do so in a manner that is simple so that others can understand. However, some “distort” or “twist” the Scriptures by making them say something they do not. One of the ways this happens is by oversimplifying certain Bible passages. They assert something that […]