Contributed on Feb 2, 2014
We are a people of lies, but God can never lie, In this lesson we will explore why God wants us to be truthful and see the benefits of living truthful lives.
Introduction Today we are going to start a new series of lessons on Christianity 101. You’ve heard me talk and tell you, many times, to live right. This series of lessons will explore the basics of living the way God wants you to live. It is so easy for all of us to forget these basics ...read more
Contributed on Mar 4, 2014
In our Christian walk we have many challenges. I see one of the most difficult tasks is learning how to deal with anger. Anger divides where Christ desires unity. We must daily work on dealing properly with our anger.
Passages from the Bible Gateway NIV Version The Christian Walk 101 - Anger Ephesians 4:17-32 Introduction Ephesians 4:17-32 - 17 So I tell you this, and insist on it in the Lord, that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking. 18 They are darkened in ...read more
Contributed on Mar 15, 2014
We here the phrase I can't afford to work. The implication is that if I work I will earn less than not working. Eph. 4:28 says that is stealing! The reason I believe many hold this wrong concept and steal is they do not understand God's design for work.
Passages from the NIV on Bible Gateway Introduction Have you ever wished that you had grown up in the first century; being a part of the church at the very beginning? Being in the crowd as the apostles are preaching on the day of Pentecost hearing them speak in our own language. After ...read more
Contributed on Mar 24, 2014
The tongue is a destructive force that can spew the stench of a rotten heart, but we are called to speak only what is constructive to others. We need to be thinking about our words and changing our attitudes about people while God transforms our lives.
Bible passages from the NIV, NASV and King James from the BibleGateway.com Introduction Dale Carnegie wrote in a book he published in 1936, “How to Win Friends & Influence People,” “But gradually, as the seasons passed, I realized that as sorely as these adults needed ...read more
Contributed on Apr 5, 2014
What does it mean to Grieve the Holy Spirit? How does finite man grieve infinite God? Eph. 4:30 seems strange at first glance, but we will see that this verse fits in perfectly with the rest of the passage.
All verses from the Bible Gateway NIV and NASV. The Christian Walk 101 – Grieving the Holy Spirit Opening The next lesson in this series on Christianity 101 may seem on the surface to be out of step with what has been discussed before. Here we have the apostle Paul telling us to ...read more