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Reconciled

Ephesians 2:11-22 The word reconciled is simply defined as to “restore harmony” or to “account for.” Today’s lesson deals with two groups of people, very different in culture and background, joining together or being reconciled, because of Christ. This wonderful word portrays what the function of the church should be: a place of harmony and [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Explore the Bible|0 Comments

Godly Contentment

1 Timothy 6:6-11, 17-19 Who is more content: the person who has half the world but craves the other half, or the person with few possessions but satisfied with what he has? Obviously, the one who has enough. God knows the struggles that believers have with the desire for possessions and dissatisfaction with our circumstances [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Categories: Bible Studies for Life|0 Comments

No prayer – No Problem Big Problem

No doubt, many of our older readers can remember their long-ago school days beginning with the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer, usually reciting the Lord’s Prayer. Back then, there was even an occasional devotional thought the teacher might give or other special emphasis related to praying about what was taking place in the world or [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Directions|0 Comments

The Key to Contentment

Philippians 4:10-20 Right thinking leads to right attitudes. After pointing out the right things to think about in Philippians 4:8-9, the Holy Spirit, through the Apostle Paul, shows us the right attitudes in verses 10-20. An attitude of contentment is what powerfully distinguishes the Christian from the world. I personally believe that it was Stephen’s [...]

By |September 11th, 2019|Categories: Bible Studies for Life|0 Comments

‘Whaddyamean?’

Let me begin this article by giving you the definition of “whaddyamean?” It’s a Southernism for, “What do you mean?” It’s not unusual for people of any age or stage in life to throw out the question this multiple-words-reduced-to-one-word represents as a response to something that’s being said or planned. Whaddyamean? The word came into [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: Directions|0 Comments

A Daily Pursuit

Philippians 4:4-9 Let me say it again: “Rejoice!” The Spirit of God reverberates great encouragement through the Apostle Paul to rejoice in the Lord always. Joy is an overall theme of the book of Philippians. Pursuit of joy should not be confused with pursuit of worldly happiness in pleasure and pleasant circumstances. The joy of [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Categories: Bible Studies for Life|0 Comments