Worship in Spirit and Truth

Text: John 4:24 Worshiping God is one of the great privileges we have as His people. He does not need our worship (Acts 17:24-25), but He desires our worship (John 4:23). However, just because He seeks worshipers does not mean He will accept just any worship we offer. In Jesus’ statement to the Samaritan woman, […]

Do This First

Text: Proverbs 24:27 In every area of life, there are certain things that must be done first before something else can be done. This does not mean that the secondary action is less important, but the sequence is important. Matthew records a few times in which Jesus taught that something must be done first before something else […]

Decently and In Order

Text: 1 Corinthians 14:40 Our assemblies must be conducted “decently and in order” (KJV). What does this mean? How can we be sure our assemblies are what they need to be? This lesson will examine 1 Corinthians 14 to see how we can conduct our assemblies in the right way. The Goal is Edification (v. […]

Making the Most of Your Time

Text: Ephesians 5:15-16 All of us are busy with obligations and responsibilities of this life. We only have so much time in which to do everything. Paul gave the Ephesians instructions about how to make the most of their time by focusing on what is truly important. Understand the Will of God (Ephesians 5:17) Paul said, […]

An Objective Look at Apostasy

Text: Isaiah 1:18 The Lord offered His people an invitation to consider their apostasy objectively. How did they fall away? How did their apostasy affect them? How could they return? These people had fallen away from God and did not realize it. We need to objectively examine ourselves to make sure we do not fall […]

Why Being Non-Denominational Is Not Good Enough

Text: Revelation 3:1 In the past, more emphasis was placed upon denominational affiliation. But for many today, this is less important. This mindset has given rise to the number of “non-denominational” churches. For years, faithful brethren have rightly condemned denominationalism. So is the trend of non-denominationalism a good thing? Maybe not. Why not? Simply being non-denominational is […]

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 […]