From Saul to Paul

Text: Acts 13:8-12 On his first preaching tour, Saul became known as Paul. Though this did not happen at his conversion, we generally think of Saul as the persecutor and Paul as the Christian. In this lesson, we will be using the names to symbolize the difference between this man as a non-Christian and a Christian. As we […]

Engaging in Good Deeds

Text: Titus 3:14 Several times in the book of Titus, Paul mentioned “good deeds” and what Titus was to teach regarding them. In this lesson, we will look at what Paul told Titus he was to teach about engaging in good deeds. This is something that is just as necessary today as it was then. Learn to […]

The Grace of God Has Appeared

Text: Titus 2:11-14 Paul reminded Titus of the grace of God – what it does for us and also what it requires of us. Many like to think of what we receive through God’s grace, but not what we must do. We need to accept all that the Bible teaches about it. The Grace of God Has […]

A Blessed Life

Text: Matthew 5:3-12 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 blessed life. These verses are often referred to as the “beatitudes” because they describe those who are blessed. This means more than just being happy – they were […]

Godly Sorrow

Text: 2 Corinthians 7:5-11 There are many reasons to sorrow in this life. This lesson will focus on sorrowing over sin – could be our sins or those of others. Generally, sorrow is destructive, unless we have the right kind of sorrow (godly sorrow). What is godly sorrow? That is what we will examine in this […]

Your Testimonies Are Righteous Forever

Text: Psalm 119:137-144 Eighteenth stanza of Psalm 119 – The focus of this lesson is on righteousness. God’s word is righteous because He is righteous. We can also be righteous if we follow His word. God is Righteous (v. 137, 142) God is the definition of righteous (v. 137) – righteous in all His ways […]

Mediocre Christianity

Text: Revelation 3:15-19 The church in Laodicea was condemned for being “lukewarm.” They thought they were “in need of nothing,” but they needed to “be zealous and repent.” At times, we may be like the Laodiceans – not what we should be, but not completely unfaithful; not zealously serving God, but not willfully rejecting Him; […]