Posted in August 2015

Haggai 1:4

Haggai 1:4

Haggai 1:4 – “Is it a time for you yourselves to be living in your paneled houses, while this house remains a ruin?” In this study, we will examine the context of the state of the houses then, and attempt to metaphorically apply it to our lives today. Continue reading

James 2:14

James 2:14

James 2:14 – What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? In this study, we will examine the definition of faith as taught by James and think about justification. Continue reading

Matthew 18:6

Matthew 18:6

Matthew 18:6 – “If anyone causes one of these little ones–those who believe in me–to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea. In this study, we will examine who the little ones are, and what it means to stumble them. Continue reading

1 Kings 2:2

1 Kings 2:2

1 Kings 2:2 – “I am about to go the way of all the earth,” he said. “So be strong, act like a man. In this study, we will examine the words that David said to Solomon as he was about to die, and understand why it means so much more than it seems at first glance. Continue reading

Ecclesiastes 1:8

Ecclesiastes 1:8

Ecclesiastes 1:8 – All things are wearisome, more than one can say. The eye never has enough of seeing, nor the ear its fill of hearing. In this study, we will examine the wearisome nature of all things, and in the process of agreeing with Solomon, discover how to live through hope in God. Continue reading

Ruth 1:16

Ruth 1:16

Ruth 1:16 – But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Continue reading

2 John 1:2

2 John 1:2

2 John 1:2 – because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us forever. In this study, we will examine what it means to love our brothers and sisters in Christ and why it is commendable. Continue reading

2 Thessalonians 2:16

2 Thessalonians 2:16

2 Thessalonians 2:16 – May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope. In this study, we will examine the nature how is it that we ask Christians can remain steadfast even in the face of strong persecution. Continue reading

Malachi 3:6

Malachi 3:6

Malachi 3:6 – I the LORD do not change. So you, the descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. In this study we will focus on the unchanging nature of the Lord using a dialectic style much like Malachi. Continue reading