The Gospel of Adoption

Text: Galatians 4:1-20 This is the fourth of six lessons examining the gospel from the book of Galatians. This lesson will focus on the gospel as a message of adoption. We can become the children of God. Once we do, we must live in a certain way. The Announcement Christ came at the fullness of time (Galatians 4:4) – this was […]

Never Again

Text: Genesis 8:21 There are times when things happen in our lives that we vow will never happen again. Yet what often happens is that these things do happen again, despite our claim that they would not. This is one way in which God is superior to us. If He vows something will never happen again, it will […]

“We Are Unworthy Slaves”

Text: Luke 17:7-10 Most of the denominational world is under the heavy influence of Calvinism (unconditional election, irresistible grace, etc.). So they object to our teaching that obedience is necessary. They argue that we believe we can “earn” our salvation. But this is not the case. The passage under consideration in our lesson is important […]

Act As Free Men

Text: 1 Peter 2:16 This country was built upon the foundation of freedom. Declaration of Independence states: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” This was not […]

Exodus: Deliverance from Bondage

[All passages cited are from the book of Exodus unless otherwise indicated.] Bondage Oppressive slavery in Egypt – 1:8-22; 5:6-19 Unable to save themselves – 2:23-25; 14:10-12 God had a plan to deliver them – 3:6-10 Deliverance God demonstrated His power over Pharaoh – 9:16 Passover Lamb – 11:4-7; 12:3-7,12-13,29 Crossing the Red Sea – […]