Baptizing Jesus

Text: Matthew 3:13-17 Matthew recorded the occasion when Jesus came to be baptized of John. There are some important lessons to be learned from this event. Let us consider some of these in this lesson. The Need to be Baptized of Christ (Matthew 3:14) John said, “I have need to be baptized of You” – […]

How to Fix Our Broken Nation

Text: Proverbs 14:34 After the recent mass shooting in San Bernardino, CA, the New York Daily News headline – “God Isn’t Fixing This” – mocked God, prayer, and Christians as a whole. Many believe that God does not fix the problems in the world because He does not exist, does not care, or is incapable of […]

Your Testimonies Are Righteous Forever

Text: Psalm 119:137-144 Eighteenth stanza of Psalm 119 – The focus of this lesson is on righteousness. God’s word is righteous because He is righteous. We can also be righteous if we follow His word. God is Righteous (v. 137, 142) God is the definition of righteous (v. 137) – righteous in all His ways […]

Ask in Faith

Text: James 1:5-8 Prayer is an important part of our lives as Christians. James said that when we pray, we must “ask in faith” (James 1:6). What does this mean? What does it NOT mean? We will take a closer look at this phrase in our lesson. Importance of Prayer Asking God – prayer is directed […]

Revived Through Righteousness

Text: Psalm 119:33-40 Fifth stanza of Psalm 119 – This lesson focuses on how God revives men. As should be expected in this psalm, the psalmist emphasizes the place of God’s word – and the righteousness that comes by following it – in this revival. Revival Comes by Following the Way of Righteousness (v. 37, 40) […]

“Have You Considered My Servant Job?”

Text: Job 1:8 The book of Job describes the sufferings of a righteous man. His friends tried to convince him that he was suffering because he had sinned, but Job maintained his innocence. This lesson examines what God said about Job. Hopefully, He could say the same about us. Servant of God God called Job, “My […]

Perfecting Holiness

Text: 2 Corinthians 7:1 Christians are called to be perfect (Matthew 5:48). This is what we continually strive for. One of the ways in which we are to be perfect is in regard to holiness (2 Corinthians 7:1). How do we perfect holiness? That is what we will consider in this lesson. What is Holiness? […]