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Woman to Woman: Marriage Matters | 2. Communication

This program is taught by and intended for women. When difficulties arise in our relationships, and particularly our marriages, we need to make sure that we are right in our relationship to God and strong in Him. When we choose our words and actions from a place of love, admiration, and respect, we can be a blessing to our spouse. In this second lesson in the “Woman to Woman” series, Cherie Vestal uses a round-table type discussion to talk about…

Four Episodes in Daniel’s Life

A review of the outline of the book and overview of the major events in Daniel’s life while exiled in Babylon. 03-daniel-revelation-notes We are reviewing the book of Daniel in preparation for our study of the book of Revelation. Here is an outline of the book: 1. The court of Nebuchadnezzar – 1:1-21 The Jewish boys, Daniel and three friends are in captivity and training in the Babylonian palace. They are placed in high positions. 2. Nebuchadnezzar’s dream – 2:1-49…

Be The Best You Can Be: The Golden Principle – Part 4 of 4

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” (Traditional) “Treat others the same way you want them to treat you.” (AMP) “Here is a simple, rule-of-thumb guide for behavior: Ask yourself what you want people to do for you, then grab the initiative and do it for them. Add up God’s Law and Prophets and this is what you get.” (MSG) Matthew 7:12 – THE “GOLDEN” RULE IS OFTEN STATED BUT RARELY DUPLICATED. 1. For centuries, this…

Hebrews: The Glorious Jesus – Greater than the Jewish Religion, Part 2

This lesson demonstrates how Jesus’ ministry was superior to that of the Jewish High Priest in its service to the people by producing superior results. In his letter to Jewish Christians, the Hebrew writer is trying to encourage these brethren to remain faithful to Christ and not return to their former religion. He does this by demonstrating how Jesus is superior to every element of that faith. In the last section we looked at he explained that Jesus was not…

4 Reasons to Give to the Church Every Sunday

While there are certainly “churches” and preachers who are taking advantage of the generosity of their members and giving Christianity a bad name, we should not allow that to stop us from talking about how and why Christians should give money to the church regularly. The New Testament says a lot about money and one of the things it says is how you feel about money is an indication of your spiritual maturity and your love for God Matthew 6:24;…

5 Things to Do If Really Want to Grow as a Christian

I want to be brutally honest about myself. I constantly say I want to be a better disciple, a better husband, a better father, a better preacher, etc. but I don’t always do the things necessary to experience the growth I claim I want to see in my life. An athlete can say, “I want to run faster,” but unless he does something to improve his speed, it’s just talk. Here are some things you and I need to do…