What Are Christians to Do in a Global Pandemic?

Text: Matthew 10:16 At the present time, everyone is talking about the Coronavirus. It originated in China and has been spreading throughout the world. The World Health Organization has classified it as a pandemic. The President of the United States has declared a national emergency. A lot of people are scared, there’s a lot of uncertainty, and people […]

Be Anxious for Nothing

Text: Philippians 4:6-7 Everyone has to deal with things in life that cause anxiety, stress, and worry. Christians are no exception. How do we deal with such things? Paul explained in our text. This lesson will examine his instruction to the Philippians. Be Anxious KJV uses the word careful – means full of care, worried, troubled The world is […]

A Focused Life

Text: Matthew 6:19-34 In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gave instructions for the life of a disciple. In our text, He described the life of a disciple as a focused life. The Lord does not expect His people to drift aimlessly through life. We are to live with focus and determination. However, we must also be careful […]

Little Faith

Text: Matthew 8:10, 26 This is a follow-up lesson to the one about great faith. In this lesson, we will examine what it means to have little faith. All of us need to examine ourselves and see how we can improve. Little Faith Worries About the Things of This Life (Matthew 6:30-32) Jesus cited God’s providential care […]

Some Things Christians Cannot Do

Text: Matthew 5:14 There are many things that Christians should not do. But the Bible also teaches that there are some things that Christians cannot do. As we consider these, keep in mind that Jesus said these are things we cannot do, so do not think that you might be the exception to the rule (cf. Romans […]

Our Bodies as Instruments of Righteousness

Text: Romans 6:12-14 Our bodies can be used one of two ways – either for God or for sin. We are to present our bodies as living sacrifices to God (Romans 12:1). Our bodies are “for the Lord” (1 Corinthians 6:13) – a temple of the Spirit in which we are to glorify God (1 […]

Do Not Worry

Text: Matthew 6:24-34 It is often easy to allow ourselves to worry about various things in life. Some become so consumed by anxiety that they find it difficult to function. In this passage, Jesus gives eight reasons why we should not worry. Do Not Worry Because… We Are Serving the Wrong Master When We Worry […]