Complete in Him, Col 2:10-17

Our Sunday school lesson today is from Col 2:10-17.  In Col 2:10, Paul wrote, “ye are complete in him.”  The implications of this truth are covered in the rest of the passage that we’re studying.  Complete here has the meaning of perfect, having no deficiency.  Because we are in Christ,...

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The Lord’s Supper and Baptism, Matt 26:26-29

The Lord’s Supper In Matt 26:26-29, Jesus was keeping the passover with his disciples.  As they were eating, Jesus said of the bread, “this is my body,” and of the cup containing the fruit of the vine, “this is my blood of the new testament.”  This was passover, wherein Jesus...

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The Facts on Baptism Acts 2:38

The Facts on Baptism Acts 2: 38 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are many denominations that teach that water baptism is essential for salvation. As a result, they baptize babies (Catholics, Methodists, Episcopalians, etc.) or they make water baptism a condition for salvation when you are older (Church of Christ, Jehovah’s...

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Children of the Resurrection Luke 20: 28-36

Children of the Resurrection Luke 20: 28-36 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO They are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection, Lk 20:36.  You are not a child of God until you are a child of the resurrection. Because of the curse, everything here dies.  Men die [Rom 5:12],...

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Our Schoolmaster Gal. 3:21-27

Our Schoolmaster Gal. 3:21-27 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The law is our schoolmaster to bring us to Christ.  There are people who believe that by keeping the commandments they can please God and wind up in heaven.  But the problem is that no one can be justified by the law because...

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Delivered From the Law, Rom 7:1-13

Delivered from the Law Rom. 7:6 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Rom 7:6 Paul says, Now we are delivered from the law.  For a law abiding Jew, being delivered from the law would be unthinkable.  As we saw in our study of Galatians, Jews were trying to put Gentile Christians back...

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Dead to Sin, Rom 6:1-11

Dead to Sin Rom. 6:1-11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Some men are inclined to preach licentiousness because “where sin abounded, grace did much more abound,” [Rom 5:20].  In Rom 6:1-11, Paul answers the challenge, “Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound?”  No, because we are dead to sin.  In...

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The Need for Salvation by Faith

The Need for Salvation by Faith CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO Often, religious people confuse water baptism with salvation by faith.  In this lesson, we examine some verses on salvation to clear up the difference between salvation by faith and baptism.  We are teaching this lesson because we had a couple of...

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Baptized with the Holy Ghost Matt. 3:11

Baptized with the Holy Ghost Matt. 3:11 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO This lesson on baptized with the Holy Ghost is a doctrinal study on what this baptism is and what it does.  In this study we will contrast this baptism with the baptism of 1 Cor 12:13.  Some believe that being...

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