Giving Thanks to God

Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:18 As the Thanksgiving holiday is approaching, many are focusing on their blessings. Of course, recognizing our blessings and showing gratitude for them should not be confined to a single day. However, this does serve as a good reminder of the attitude that we should have at all times. So in this lesson, […]

How to Have a Great Gospel Meeting

Text: 1 Thessalonians 1:6-10 One reason why the brethren in Thessalonica were commended was because they received the word with joy and, despite the hardships, they heard, obeyed, and taught the word to others. The same should be true for us. When a congregation has a Gospel Meeting, there is an opportunity to hear the […]

What We Should Not Pray

Text: Luke 11:1 Jesus’ disciples asked Him to teach them to pray. We usually think of this in terms of what we should pray for. Yet there are also some things we should not pray for. We will discuss these in this lesson. For Anything That Is Contrary to God’s Will When we pray, we are […]

Paul’s Prayer for the Philippians

Text: Philippians 1:9-11 In Paul’s letter to the Philippians, he described his prayer for them. He was continually thankful for them (Philippians 1:3) and looked forward to their fellowship in the gospel (Philippians 1:5). His appreciation of them and fellowship with them led to his prayer (Philippians 1:9-11). This prayer is applicable to us as well. […]

Daily Discipleship

Text: Luke 9:23 If we are going to be faithful disciples of Christ, it is important that we recognize what we are to do daily. Obviously, Gospel Meetings and the regular assemblies of the church are important (Hebrews 10:25), but there is more to being a disciple than just what we do in the assembly. This […]

Who Knows?

Text: Ecclesiastes 8:7 There is one thing in our future that is certain – death followed by judgment. Beyond that, we cannot say with certainty what will happen in our future. How do we approach life with this uncertainty? We must look to what God has revealed in the Scriptures. This lesson will examine several passages about people with uncertain […]

The Priesthood of Christ

Text: Hebrews 3:1 The Hebrew writer called Jesus our high priest. The priesthood changed when the covenant changed (Hebrews 7:11-14). Under the new covenant, all Christians are priests (1 Peter 2:5, 9) and Jesus is our high priest (Hebrews 3:1). This lesson will examine the priesthood of Christ and how it affects us today. The Purpose […]