Do Not Envy the Wicked

Text: Psalm 73:1-2 God has abundantly blessed us in this life. More than this, He has also promised something far better after. Yet we are still tempted to envy those around us as the wicked often seem to prosper in this life. This is nothing new. In Psalm 73, Asaph wrote about the same thing. God was […]

Sowing and Reaping

Text: Galatians 6:7 The Bible teaches that we will reap what we sow. Our actions, attitudes, thoughts, decisions, etc. have consequences. We need to recognize this and seriously consider what we ought to be doing. So let us consider various passages that talk about SOWING and REAPING – the good and the bad. Our Choice as to How We […]

Three Crosses

Text: Luke 23:33, 39-43 When Jesus was crucified, he was between two thieves. To the uninformed observer, there may not have been much of a discernible difference between the three men/crosses. Yet these men were different from each other; therefore, the crosses differed in their significance. We are going to look at these three crosses – what they […]

The Message of Hosea: Spiritual Harlotry

Text: Hosea 1:2 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 Hosea. Historical Context […]

When the Son of Man Comes

Text: Matthew 25:31-46 Different people look forward to different events in their future. But one event that is the same for all of us is the return of Christ at the end of the world. What will happen then? How can we prepare for this day? Let us consider our text. His Arrival (v. 31-32) He […]

The Day of Eternity

Text: 2 Peter 3:18 This is the seventh in a series of lessons examining some great days in history – not in secular history, but days of spiritual importance. In this seventh lesson, we’re going to be discussing the day of eternity and what happens after life on earth is over. The Background The world will be […]

The Kindness and Severity of God

Text: Romans 11:17-24 People often imagine God as they want to imagine Him. Many religious people focus on His love to the point that they see Him as incapable of punishing evil. Many non-religious people see Him as a monster who is quick to destroy people. Neither one is an accurate representation of God. Paul described […]