Things That Are More Valuable Than Gold

Text: Job 31:24-25, 28 There is a temptation to put our trust in wealth, especially when we face greater uncertainty than normal. For centuries, gold has been valued; and the Scriptures do not deny the value of it. However, we are not to put our trust in it. As Job said in our text, that would […]

Through Many Tribulations (Part 1: Loss)

Text: Acts 14:22 Paul and Barnabas encouraged the brethren to remain faithful to the Lord “through many tribulations” so they could reach the final reward of heaven. The kinds of tribulations that we may face could be unique to Christians or common to all people. Any of these tribulations could potentially derail our faith and […]

Stagnant in Spirit

Text: Zephaniah 1:12-13 This prophecy of judgment was against those who were “stagnant in spirit,” or “settled in complacency” (NKJV). In this lesson, we will consider how these people were “stagnant in spirit” so that we might not be the same. Why Complacency is a Threat to God’s People Keeps us focused on the here […]

Pride Goes Before Destruction

Text: Proverbs 16:18 Notice the example of Uzziah in 2 Chronicles 26 Why pride is a problem – v. 16 What made Uzziah proud Wealth – v. 4,8 Accomplishments – v. 6-10 Power – v. 11-15 With all these things came fame – v. 8,15 There is a proper way to handle these things – […]