What All Men Have in Common

Text: Proverbs 22:2 People are different. Sadly, some people unfairly judge or hate others based on their race, culture, class, etc. Christians are to judge righteously (John 7:24) and abound in love for all (1 Thessalonians 3:12). To do this, we need to remember what we all have in common rather than focus on our differences. God […]

You Have Need of Endurance

Text: Hebrews 10:36 Endurance is a characteristic that 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 to have endurance. Note: We will notice a few different English words used in these verses (endurance, patience, perseverance), but they are […]

Bible Lessons for Times of Civil Unrest

Text: Acts 21:30-36 During times of civil unrest, while specific details may vary in each situation, there are certain Biblical principles that we need to remember. Luke records a brief episode of civil unrest in Jerusalem (Acts 21:30-36) that was marked by violence, confusion, an increased military presence, and protests. Let us consider some Bible […]

Running the Race Set Before Us

Text: Hebrews 12:1-2 Follow the Example of the Faithful – Hebrews 12:1 Lay Aside Every Encumbrance – Hebrews 12:1 Lay Aside Sin – Hebrews 12:1 Run with Endurance – Hebrews 12:1 Fix your Eyes on Jesus – Hebrews 12:2 Run According to the Rules – 2 Timothy 2:5 Finish the Course – 2 Timothy 4:7