Many Other Things

Text: John 21:25 When John concluded his gospel, he indicated that there were “many other things” that Jesus did that were not recorded. There are a few lessons we can learn from this. The Bible Is Concise This is by design – not possible to include everything; ultimately, it would be counterproductive; much study is “wearying to […]

The Gospel of Christ

Text: Galatians 1:6-24 This is the first of six lessons examining the gospel from the book of Galatians. There is just one gospel. It is the gospel of Christ. The Announcement The gospel is from heaven (Galatians 1:11-17) – it did not originate with man (Galatians 1:11); Paul did not receive it from men (Galatians 1:12); a God-given message […]

Who Knows?

Text: Ecclesiastes 8:7 There is one thing in our future that is certain – death followed by judgment. Beyond that, we cannot say with certainty what will happen in our future. How do we approach life with this uncertainty? We must look to what God has revealed in the Scriptures. This lesson will examine several passages about people with uncertain […]

Faith, Hope, Love

Text: 1 Corinthians 13:13 This is a favorite Bible verse for many people. But many do not give much thought as to what a passage like this means in context. They just want it to mean whatever they want. In this lesson, we will take a closer look at this verse and see how we […]

Your Hands Made Me and Fashioned Me

Text: Psalm 119:73-80 Tenth stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson focuses on God as our Creator, the giver of life. This should cause us to serve the Lord and do so in a certain way. Let us notice the connection between God being our Maker and our Master. God is Our Creator (v. 73) […]

Is Divine Revelation Ongoing Today?

Text: Ephesians 3:1-3 Many people claim to receive messages directly from heaven. But does God reveal His will directly to people today like He did with Paul and others? It is important that we know the answer to that question. Define “Divine Revelation” Not natural revelation – what we can know about God from the created […]

The Law of Liberty

Text: James 1:25; 2:12 To many people, law and liberty are conflicting ideas. But James tied them together. Liberty, as it is used in the New Testament, is not a lack of law. Rather, liberty is found as we follow the law of Christ. Let us consider the two times James used the term and […]