Posted in October 2012

James 4:15

James 4:15

James 4:15 – Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.” In this study, we will look into James’ reminder to keep God’s will in our mind as we make plans for the future, as God is the only One who decides if we will live to see tomorrow. Continue reading

Luke 9:23

Luke 9:23

Luke 9:23 – If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. In this study, we will examine what it means to deny ourselves and take up the cross, especially applying it to our cultural context today. Continue reading

Romans 1:16

Romans 1:16

Romans 1:16 – I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Are you ashamed of the gospel, of your faith, of the Lord? If you are, and even if you aren’t, this study examines this shame and how it can be deemed void in the face of our Lord. Continue reading

1 Cor 13:13

1 Cor 13:13

1 Corinthians 13:13 – And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. In this study we will examine faith, hope and love individual and their significance, with focus on how they are linked to one another and why love is deemed to be the greatest. Continue reading

Matthew 6:27

Matthew 6:27

Matthew 6:27 – Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life? Why do we worry? Can we change things by worrying? Can we feel better from worrying? No, probably not. Jesus tells us not to worry, because we have the Lord. Continue reading

Ecclesiastes 1:2

Ecclesiastes 1:2

Ecclesiastes 1:2 – Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity. (KJV). In this study we will examine one of Solomon’s best known quote and the relevance it has to us today. Continue reading

Job 1:5

Job 1:5

Job 1:5 tells us more about Job before his tragedy and why he was considered to be upright and blameless. We will study about his regular prayers of intercession for his children, and why that was important. Continue reading

1 John 4:19

1 John 4:19

1 John 4:19 – We love because He first loved us. And the complicated topic of love gets summed up and simplified with this statement. 1 John 4:19 gives us a simple reason to love, not only God, but other beings of His creation, even ourselves. Continue reading

1 Timothy 6:7

1 Timothy 6:7

1 Timothy 6:7 – For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. Are you contented with who you are right now? Are you contented with what you have right now? In this study, we’ll examine the concept of contentment from the perspective of a Christian. Continue reading

Proverbs 27:17

Proverbs 27:17

Proverbs 27:17 – as iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. In this study we will look into the analogy of iron sharpening and how it can be applied to us both positively and negatively. Continue reading