Tag: Righteousness

Hardened Through Deceitfulness

Before Jesus went to the cross, he left some encouraging words for his followers. He promised that he would send the Comforter (also called the Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost) to them. Read the following to understand the job of the Comforter (Holy Spirit). “7. Nevertheless I tell you the […]

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Maintain Good Works

Paul won Titus to the Lord. Titus went with Paul on a missionary journey, and he left Titus in Crete to help organize the churches on that island. Paul wrote a letter to help Titus. Paul described the kind of behavior expected of Christians. He encouraged them to remember 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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The Wedding Garment

Jesus told many parables. It is important to know that a parable is a “heavenly story with an earthly meaning.” Because our earthly minds cannot understand heaven or the things of God, Jesus often told parables to the people, particularly to help his disciples understand what He was trying to […]

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Righteousness from God

We often hear how important it is to confess our sins, seeking forgiveness. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness” (1 John 1:9). However, have you ever thought about how this is even possible? It […]

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Whose Servant are You?

In today’s world, it isn’t very popular to obey God. The admonition to serve God with all of our hearts, and not to turn from His way, is very important for Christians. In order to follow God, it is important to obey His Word. Obedience is extremely important to Him […]

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Understanding the Old Testament

It is important to know that all of God’s Word is essential. “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness” (2 Timothy 3:15). Not only is it important to know what it says, but it is even […]

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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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Hunger and Thirst after Righteousness

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled” (Matthew 5:6) We live in a world where it isn’t very popular to hunger and thirst after righteousness. What does that even mean? Have you ever been hungry? Everyone understands the feeling of hunger, and […]

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Lesson 2 (Lesson 15): Genesis 12 – 24: Abraham and Isaac

Key Verse “And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.” James 2:23 Read today’s key verse with your class.  Help them understand with the following:  imputed means counted; to put to his […]

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