The Prophecies of Agabus

Text: Acts 11:27-28 There are just two verses in the Bible containing prophecies of Agabus – one is a summary, another is a quote. Is there anything can we possibly learn from him? Absolutely! This lesson will examine Agabus and see what lessons we can learn from this man and his prophecies. The Work of […]

Introducing Jesus

Text: John 1:1 The gospel of John was written to teach people about Jesus. The first chapter introduces Jesus to us. It is a good place to go to learn, be reminded, or teach others about Jesus. Jesus is the Word (v. 1) Suggests an announcement – revelation of what otherwise would not have been known (Hebrews […]

The Importance of Faith

Text: Hebrews 11:1,6 Faith includes assurance, conviction, and a trust in God (Hebrews 11:1,6). Faith is the determination to obey the Lord (Romans 1:5; 16:26). Faith is not bestowed upon us miraculously, but comes from the word (Romans 10:17). But why does this matter? What is the point of believing, trusting, and obeying God? There […]

Point Out These Things to the Brethren

Text: 1 Timothy 4:6 A preacher’s job is not to find some new thing to present to his audience every time he preaches. He is simply to “preach the word” (2 Timothy 4:2) – informing, challenging, and reminding them; but there will be nothing new (Galatians 1:8-9). The verse of our text reminds us of the […]

Faith on Man’s Terms

Text: Hebrews 11:6 The Scriptures are clear in describing faith as essential. Yet too many have a conditional faith. Though our faith should be based upon the word of God (Romans 10:17), this is not enough for some. They will not believe unless they see, receive, or otherwise experience something beyond His revealed will. This […]

A Basket of Summer Fruit

Text: Amos 8:1-2 Amos prophesied of judgment that was coming against Israel. The warnings about judgment and the reasons why it was coming are important for us to remember today. Significance of Divine Revelation “The Lord God showed me…” (Amos 8:1) – Amos made it clear that this message was revealed to him by God […]

Angels

Text: Hebrews 1:7, 14 Man has different theories about angels (guardian angels, angels living among us today, the dead become angels, etc.). The Bible says they are “ministering spirits” that do the will of God. But what exactly are angels? And what is the role that God gave to them? This will not be an […]