Add Love

Text: 2 Peter 1:5-11 Faith must be the foundation of all that we do. Yet there are various qualities we are to add to our faith. In this lesson, the trait we will focus on is love. Define Love Greek word agape – active love; striving to do what is best for others; similar to previous […]

Add Knowledge

Text: 2 Peter 1:5-11 Faith must be the foundation of all that we do. Yet there are various qualities we are to add to our faith. In this lesson, the trait we will focus on is knowledge. Define Knowledge Greek word gnosis – seeking to know, enquiry, investigation (Vine’s); something that is acquired Side note – […]

The Importance of Numbers

Text: Acts 26:28-29 This is a follow-up to the previous lesson on things that are more important than numbers. There are certainly things we must not sacrifice for the sake of larger numbers; however, we should not overreact and think that smaller numbers are inherently good. We need to remember that numbers represent people – made in the image […]

An Appalling and Horrible Thing

Text: Jeremiah 5:30-31 There are many appalling and horrible things in our world today. What would qualify as appalling and horrible may depend on who you ask. But what if God was deciding what qualified as appalling and horrible? We are not left to wonder. He told us in our text. The Condition of the […]

The Work of the Holy Spirit

Text: John 16:13 Among religious people, there are various ideas about the nature and work of the Holy Spirit. The prevalence of certain ideas may make it seem like a difficult topic; however, the Bible explains it for us. In this lesson, we are going to consider what the Bible says about the work of the Holy […]

Remember Those Who Led You

Text: Hebrews 13:7 Memorial Day in the United States is for remembering those who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. This is good to remember as these sacrifices have greatly contributed to our ability to lead a “tranquil and quiet life” (1 Timothy 2:2). However, there are others we should remember as well. In this […]

The Enduring Word

Text: 1 Peter 1:22-2:3 In this lesson, we are going to consider the word of God and how it is connected to Peter’s theme of the grace of God. Obedience to the Truth (1:22) In discussing the “true grace of God” (1 Peter 5:12), Peter mentioned obedience; but not as the world does – he did […]