Tag: evil

The Accounting

There were times in the Old Testament that God warned a people that He would send complete and utter destruction upon them because they were against God’s people and because of their wickedness (remember Nineveh in the book of Nahum). The city of Nineveh saw complete physical destruction. In remembering […]

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Be not Deceived

Jehoshaphat was a good king. Once he became king, he eliminated idol worship. He then strengthened the cities of Judah – physically and spiritually. By placing mighty soldiers in the different cities, he strengthened them physically. When he sent princes, priests, and Levites into every city teaching the Word of […]

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Light versus Darkness

Everyone understands the difference between light and dark. They are opposites. In one, you can see clearly, in the other you cannot. In the darkness, much can be hidden and unseen. Sometimes we think of the scary things – seen or unseen – in the darkness. See what King Solomon […]

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Jesus, the Light of the World

Does the world seem like it is a very dark place anymore? There is so much unrest and wickedness in the world today, it feels as if there is little hope for a peaceful future. Much of the evil persists in the darkest of the day, under the cover of […]

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The Eyes of the Lord

God sees all and knows all. He knows the thoughts of the heart. He hears the words spoken in secret. There is nothing hidden from God. This should be great words of encouragement to choose to do good. To choose to do right. To turn from evil. If we would […]

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Watch

In some of Jesus’ final teachings to His disciples, He gave them a specific warning that we must heed today.“37. But as the days of Noe (Noah) were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. 38. For as in the days that were before the flood […]

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Keep Your Heart

The following definitions might help you understand this verse a little better: keep:  guard; protect; preserve heart:  the center; the totality of man’s inner nature; the place where wisdom and understanding reside There is so much going on in the world today – good and evil. With all the many […]

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Lesson 8 (Lesson 47): Proverbs 10-24: Wisdom is Necessary

Key Verse “The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise.”  Proverbs 12:15 Read the Key Verse with your class.  Ask your students if they have ever known someone who did something wrong (or just plain stupid) on purpose? (i.e.: […]

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Lesson 3 (Lesson 29): Judges 1-12: Decline of the Judges

Key Verse: “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good.”  Proverbs 15:3 Read the Key Verse with your class.  Ask your students if they can see everything all of the time.  Help them understand that we are limited in what we can see.  […]

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