What Do You Think?

Text: Matthew 22:41-42 One method of teaching involves asking questions. Jesus did this on different occasions. Several times in the book of Matthew, Jesus asked, “What do you think…?” In this lesson, we’re going to look at these examples and see what we can learn from them. Why Would Jesus Ask This? It is not […]

Diligently Seeking God

Text: Hebrews 11:6 The Hebrew writer said that God will reward those who “diligently seek Him” (KJV). Jesus promised that if we “seek” we “will find” (Matthew 7:7). Is this a guarantee? Yes! If we seek God, we will find Him. But how? This lesson will discuss how God made it so He can be […]

Walking on Water

Text: Mark 14:22-33 “It Is a Ghost!” Faith is necessary (2 Corinthians 5:7) — but faith is not baseless (Hebrews 11:1) They had reason to conclude that they saw Jesus — already had seen Him perform miracles (Matthew 14:13-21) — but this was not their conclusion They concluded they were seeing a ghost — Why? […]

Preaching in Ephesus

Text: Acts 18:19-19:41 Interest in the Gospel (Acts 18:20; 19:10) Recognition of the Need for a Savior – John’s disciples, waiting for the Savior (Acts 19:1) Honest Hearers – Willing to change when presented with the truth (Acts 18:24-28; 19:1-7) Committed Disciples – Continued with Paul despite the opposition (Acts 19:9) Reasoned Preaching – Paul […]

Faith & Reason

Text: Isaiah 1:18-20 God has given us a reasonable basis for our faith There Is a God – Psalm 19:1-6; Romans 1:20 God Is Greater than Man – Psalm 103:19; 8:3-4 The Bible Is the Word of God – 2 Timothy 3:16 God Provides Salvation – Ephesians 2:8; Acts 4:12 We Must Meet the Conditions […]