Philippians 4:10-13. Verse 13 is one of the most popular verses from the Bible. More often than not, the verse is taken out of its context and its meaning is construed. In our study today, we will see that Paul is revealing the secret to contentment and experiencing God’s peace that surpasses all understanding.
Philippians 2:1-5. Paul had concern for the church in Philippi as it seems that seeds of division were being planted within the church. The unity of the church was being threatened. Paul let’s his readers know that it will take a constant humbling of the mind for the church to love one another in a proper manner.
2 Corinthians 5:11-17. What are the practical implications that come from being an ambassador for Christ? How do we know if we are qualified for His service? Today, the qualifications are listed and the story of Jonah is reviewed to learn the effects of a believer’s response to their call to follow.
2 Corinthians 3:1-6. Paul now turns his focus towards his sufficiency in being able to proclaim the gospel. Where did it come from and how was it authenticated? In our study this morning we are taught that Paul’s letters of recommendation were none other than the readers themselves. Their transformed lives were authenticated testimony of the power of the gospel message that God graced Paul to preach. How does your living letter read?
Luke 15. We take a break from the Psalms again today to focus on three of parables shared by Jesus in the Gospel according to Luke. Jesus was very aware of the audiences that his words were being spoken too- including sinners, pharisees, and the readers of His word today.
Psalm 18. King David had many stories to share. In today’s psalm David uses a chapter of his life to help his readers and listeners understand how God used David’s battles in his life to strengthen their relationship with one another. How has God been strengthening your relationship with Him?
We have now reached the point in John’s gospel in which he shares his account of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In our study we will focus on three focal points of the account and learn what these focal points tell us about Jesus and his followers.
In today’s lesson we take a break from from our series on John to reflect and be thankful for the abundant life that Christ has given to his church.
John 4:43-54 describes the second sign performed by Jesus in John’s gospel, in which he heals an officials son. As we walk through this description today we discuss the change of perception the official has towards Jesus.
Today we learn how to practically apply the motivations of prayer that were revealed to us last week. We also get to witness the baptism of a sister in Christ and hear her testimony.
In today’s message we revisit the topic of prayer to discover what it is that motivates us to pray. This will give us time to reflect on our prayer life and prepare ourselves for next weeks sermon on how to apply that motivation.
James 3:13-18 focuses on two different types of wisdom today, earthly and Godly. In this passage he describes some of the traits of each tree so we can discern what type of tree we are and what fruit we are expected to produce.
Today we witness the baptism of a brother and sister and hear their testimonies of faith. Then we walk through Psalm 51 to see how David repented of his sins that he was confronted with last week in 2 Samuel and how we can apply his model in our lives.
In today’s lesson we take a look at an event in David’s life from II Samuel and walk through the circumstances that led to his sin with Bathsheba and some of the consequences of that initial sin.