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.
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.
Romans 10:9 – If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Colossians 1:24 – Now I rejoice in what I am suffering for you, and I fill up in my flesh what is still lacking in regard to Christ’s afflictions, for the sake of his body, which is the church.
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.