What Is Impossible

Text: Hebrews 6:18 Man is always thinking about possibilities – what could be, what might happen, etc. We dream about what might be possible and plan based upon what is impossible. The Bible also discusses possibilities and impossibilities. In this lesson, we are going to see what the Bible says is impossible. Impossible for God […]

Lessons from Paul’s Letter to Philemon

Text: Philemon 1 Philemon was a wealthier Christian who lived in Colossae or the surrounding area. Onesimus was Philemon’s slave who had run away, met Paul, and obeyed the gospel. Paul was sending him back to Philemon along with this letter. This lesson discusses what we can learn from Paul’s letter to Philemon. Develop a Reputation for Good […]

You Are a Peculiar People

Text: 1 Peter 2:9-10 Peter wrote his letter to Christians, reminding them that they were to be different from the world. In our text, he described how we are to be different from the world. A Chosen Race People talk a lot about race – we must understand that all are equal before God (Galatians 3:28; […]

Law of Sin Offerings

Text: Leviticus 4 Unintentional Sin is Still Sin A burnt offering had to be made for these sins (v. 3, 13-14, 22-24, 27-29) Ignorance of guilt would not excuse sin (Hosea 4:6) We must recognize the fact that all sins are wrong, regardless of motive or level of knowledge (1 John 3:4) Awareness had to […]

What Does the Lord Require?

Text: Micah 6:6-8 More Than Sacrifices (Amos 5:21-24; 1 Samuel 15:22) Do Justice (Matthew 7:12; James 2:1,9) Love Kindness (1 Thessalonians 5:14; 1 Corinthians 13:7; Galatians 6:10) Walk Humbly with Your God (Psalm 8:3-4; James 1:21)

“Behold, the Lamb of God”

Text: John 1:29 Clues John gave about Christ: Jesus Was Perfect – The lamb for the sacrifice had to be perfect (Exodus 12:5) Jesus Would Have to Die – He was a sacrifice (Matthew 16:21; Isaiah 53:7) They Were in Bondage to Sin – The sacrifice began the deliverance from bondage (Exodus 12; John 8:32-34) Sacrifices Were Ending – […]

Descriptors of God’s People

Church – Matthew 16:18; ekklesia, called out Kingdom – Matthew 16:19; under the rule of Christ Body – Ephesians 1:22-23; follows direction of the head, works together Field – 1 Corinthians 3:9; bear fruit Building – 1 Corinthians 3:9; houses something (1 Corinthians 3:16) Race – 1 Peter 2:9; common ancestry/heritage Priesthood – 1 Peter […]