The Message of Zephaniah: The Day of the Lord’s Wrath

Text: Zephaniah 1:14-18 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Zephaniah. Historical Context […]

The Message of Hosea: Spiritual Harlotry

Text: Hosea 1:2 In this series, we are going to do an overview of the Minor Prophets. The goal is to (1) understand the overall theme of each book and (2) see what lessons there are for us. In this lesson, we are going to see what we can learn from the book of Hosea. Historical Context […]

Old Testament Religious Festivals

Text: Leviticus 23 This lesson takes a brief look at several feasts & observances from the Law of Moses and some of the lessons they provide for us today. Weekly Sabbath (v. 3) Creation — Sabbath patterned after Creation week (Exodus 20:11); reminds us that He is all-powerful (Romans 1:20) & the only true & […]

“Negative” Characteristics of God

Not negative as in bad or evil — God is perfect Negative in the sense of man’s perception — what people don’t like about God Jealousy — Exodus 20:3-5 Intolerance (towards sin) — Matthew 25:41,46 Wrath — Romans 2:5

The Sacrifice of Christ

Text: John 3:13-17; Numbers 21:3-9 The Coming Sacrifice – John 12:27; Acts 2:22-23 The Need for a Sacrifice – Romans 3:23; 6:23 The Nature of the Sacrifice – Universal (2 Corinthians 5:14-15); atonement, delayed the wrath of God (Romans 2:4-6)

The Danger in the “Small” Sins

Gossip – Romans 1:29; gossip demonstrates pride, lack of love Disobedience to Parents – Romans 1:30; shows a disrespect for authority in general Outbursts of Anger – Galatians 5:20; lack of self-control Cowardice – Revelation 21:8; lack of faith Lying – Revelation 21:8; shows one does not love the truth like they ought to