How People Approach Judgment

Text: Hebrews 9:27 We all have an appointment before the judgment seat of Christ. Yet even though all are headed toward judgment, not everyone is approaching it in the same way. The Bible talks about different ways in which people approach judgment. It is important to consider these so we can be sure we are approaching it in […]

Steps to Achieving Righteousness

Text: James 1:19-22 The book of James is filled with practical instructions for our lives as Christians. In our text, James discussed – in practical terms – how to be righteous. Our goal is to “achieve the righteousness of God.” How do we do that? James outlined four steps we can take to achieve righteousness. Be Quick […]

The Message of Amos: Justice and Righteousness

Text: Amos 5:21-24 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 Amos. Historical Context […]

The Soul Who Sins Will Die

Text: Ezekiel 18:4 Many people do not want to take responsibility for their actions. They blame others for what they do wrong. The Lord addressed this mentality among His people in this chapter. We need to learn these lessons. Each Person Is Accountable for His Own Sins (v. 1-4) The Lord began by addressing a proverb […]

Seeking Peace

Text: 1 Peter 3:8-12, 4:7-11 In this lesson, we’re going to consider what it means to be righteous. The first passage we will consider the importance of seeking peace. We will see how this is the duty of all those who desire to be righteous. Strive to Be at Peace with Others (3:8-12) Peter quoted from […]

Learning About The Way

Text: Acts 24:22 When Paul stood before rulers on trial, some knew nothing of the background of his teaching or the church. However, Felix had “a more exact knowledge about the Way” (Acts 24:22). In order for “the way” to benefit us, we must know of it. The Way That Is Narrow Jesus contrasted two different […]

Trust, Delight, Commit

Text: Psalm 37:1-6 The theme of Psalm 37 is about trusting in the Lord despite the threats and prosperity of evildoers. This is discussed in various ways throughout the entire psalm. However, the first six verses provide a basic outline for us. We will use the first six verses as our outline and tie the […]