Deceived by Appearance

Deceived by Appearance Joshua 9:1-27 In this lesson from the book of Joshua we will look at what happened when the children of Israel were deceived by the Gibeonite and tricked into making peace with them. The spiritual application for us from this passage will be that we cannot judge...

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The Value of a Gift

The Value of a Gift Proverbs 17:8 Since today is the first Sunday of the New Year (January 2 2022), it is a good time to consider the subject of gifts. Over the last several weeks there have been many gifts given and many gifts received. You may have received...

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The Visit of the Wise Men

The Visit of the Wise Men  (Matthew 2:1-15) This lesson will focus on the wise men’s visit to see Jesus. We will look at both their purpose for coming and how they knew when to come. We will make a spiritual application concerning worship that can benefit us as we...

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The Shepherds, The First Visitors

The Shepherds, The First Visitors (Luke 2:1-20) In this lesson we are looking at the shepherds who were the first visitors to see the new born baby Jesus. In this passage the phrase “in a manger” is found three times. God is careful to point this phrase out for us,...

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Joseph and Mary, Picked by God

Joseph and Mary, Picked by God (Matthew 1:1-16 ; Luke 3:23-38) One of the overlooked facts in the passages that we use for Christmas is how God worked behind the scenes to bring about certain prophesies concerning the birth of Jesus Christ. In this lesson we will look at some...

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Rewards That We Can Earn (Part 2)

Rewards That We Can Earn (Part 2) In this lesson we are continuing our study of rewards that are earned for faithfully serving the Lord Jesus Christ. As shown salvation is not based on works but as a result of being saved we should work faithfully for the Lord Jesus...

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Rewards That We Can Earn (Part 1)

Rewards That We Can Earn (Part 1) In this lesson we will look at some of the rewards that can be earned by a saved person for faithfully serving the Lord Jesus Christ. Many think that salvation itself is an earned reward or that a person must work to keep...

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Things That Endure Forever

Things That Endure Forever 1 Peter 1:23-25 The word of God is said to live forever and to endure forever in this passage. But it in comparison we see that man and his glory fades like the grass. This gives us two important thoughts for our lesson. First we must...

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The Most Dangerous Thing We Own

The Most Dangerous Thing We Own James 3:1-18 The main subject from this passage in James is the tongue. As we will see in this passage the tongue is an extremely dangerous member. It is important for us to view the tongue as dangerous in order to avoid problems that...

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Doers and not hearers only

Doers and Not Hearers Only James 1:22-25 This is a very familiar passage to many. It has been taught and preached to us numerous times. In this lesson we will focus on the illustration of the Bible as a mirror to show how we can not only hear what the...

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