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The Christian’s Goal

Paul, the Apostle, lived as a mighty example of a Christ-like life. He had once tried serving a religion, but when he met Jesus, he understood the uselessness of it (see Philippians 3:1-10).             Although Paul was not perfect, he understood that the goal of his life was to follow Jesus […]

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Work out Your Salvation with Fear and Trembling

Paul wrote the book of Philippians to a church he had established on his second missionary journey while accompanied by Silas, Timothy, and Luke (see Acts 16). Paul rejoiced after hearing about the church at Philippi and the growth they had experienced, encouraging them to continue growing in Christ. They […]

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Lesson 13: Remembering the Old Testament

Key Verse Then said I, Lo, I come: in the volume of the book it is written of me, —Psalm 40:7 Key Verse Thought: Read the Key Verse. We are to recognize that this verse is referring to Jesus who was to come. That is what the “volume of the […]

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Righteousness and Salvation

In this world, one only needs to look around to see just how prevalent sin has become. This sin is what separates man from the perfect and righteous God. “But your iniquities have separated between you and your God, and your sins have hid his face from you, that he […]

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Lesson 12: Jesus in the Old Testament: The Promised One and His Messenger

Key Verse John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me. —John 1:15 Key Verse Thought: Read the Key Verse. Understand that “John” in this verse, is John the Baptist […]

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A Heart Lifted up to Destruction

King Uzziah was a great and mighty king in Judah. He fortified the city of Jerusalem and became famous throughout the land. See how he is described in Second Chronicles. “4. And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father […]

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Lesson 11: Malachi: The Last Warning

Key Verse For thou art not a God that hath pleasure in wickedness: neither shall evil dwell with thee. —Psalm 5:4 Key Verse Thought: Read today’s key verse. We are to remember that God does not like sin, and sin cannot stand in God’s presence. For that reason, God continually […]

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The True Gospel Message

Apostle Paul, the great missionary had not given his life to please men (see Galatians 1:10-12). He was not teaching a “feel good” doctrine, or a comfortable non-confrontational Gospel. Paul had given his life to be the “servant of Christ.” In that, he could only faithfully teach the truth of […]

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Lesson 10: Nehemiah 7-13 Instructions for the People

Key Verse But by the grace of God I am what I am: and his grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain; but I laboured more abundantly than they all: yet not I, but the grace of God which was with me. —1 Corinthians 15:10 Key Verse […]

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No Common Ground

Paul loved the church at Corinth and poured his heart and life into them as he taught them how to live faithfully, pleasing Christ. We found that Paul taught each Christian to be an ambassador for Christ, representing Him to the world (see 2 Corinthians 5:20-21). Paul continued teaching the […]

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