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; […]

The Future of the Church

Text: 2 Timothy 2:2 This phrase is usually used to refer to children growing up in the church. But even if these children do grow up to be Christians, they will only make up part of the future of the church. This lesson will consider the future of the church and what we can do in […]

The Goal of Our Instruction

Text: 1 Timothy 1:5 Why do we preach and teach the gospel? It is about more than just fulfilling a command or following the New Testament pattern. We are to preach and teach with a purpose. Paul told Timothy about “the goal of our instruction.” Love Agape – active love; putting the interests of others […]

Priscilla and Aquila

Text: 1 Corinthians 16:19 The New Testament describes Priscilla and Aquila as a godly couple who worked together in the cause of the Lord. But with all of the married couples in the early church, why did the Holy Spirit see fit to preserve their example for us? Whether we are married or not, there […]

Ten Years

Text: Ecclesiastes 11:10 Every hour, day, and year that passes is forever lost. It is impossible to “add a single hour” to our lives (Matthew 6:27). Recent milestones have caused me to reflect on ten years passing – a lot can change in a decade. This lesson will focus on five different ten year periods […]

Do Not Let Your Good Be Spoken of as Evil

Text: Romans 14:16 It is possible for things to be good in themselves, but actually end up being used for evil, or in a way that would lead to evil. How can this happen? That is what we will consider in this lesson. By Harming Our Brother Some matters may not be unclean in themselves […]

The Childhood of Jesus

Text: Luke 2:40 Many wonder what the childhood of Jesus was like. The Bible says little about it, though other writings claim to contain accounts of His childhood. His childhood was important because it was a necessary part of God’s scheme of redemption (Hebrews 2:14-15; 10:5). But it is also significant that the Bible says […]