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.
Paul, an apostle – sent not from men nor by man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead – in this study we will simply focus on Paul the apostle and what a man he was.
Acts 4:20 – For we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard. In this study, we will examine Peter’s and John’s reaction upon being threatened and the steps that they took after that.
Matthew 16:26 – What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul? In this study, we will examine these questions in relation to our personal ambitions and career paths.
Matthew 7:6 – Do not give dogs what is sacred; do not throw your pearls to pigs. If you do, they may trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces. In this study, we will examine what Jesus meant by that and how it relates to his sermon on not judging others.
Romans 3:20 – Therefore no one will be declared righteous in God’s sight by the works of the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of our sin. In this study we will examine the difference between the law of works and the law of faith, and this all-important purpose of the existence of law – it is through law that we become conscious of our sin.
Luke 18:14 – “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.” In this study, we will compare these two men, their behaviour and their prayers in order to find out why is it that the tax collector was justified before God, and not the Pharisee.
Mark 15:34 – And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”). In this study, we will focus on the word forsaken and ponder upon the sufferings of Christ as he uttered that prayer.
John 18:38 – Pilate said to him, “What is truth?” After he had said this, he went back outside to the Jews and told them, “I find no guilt in him. In this study, we will examine the circumstances of Pilate and study his character and conclude that we are no more righteous than he was.
Luke 9:57 – As they were walking along the road, a man said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” In this study, we will examine how plain passion without understanding the cost of God’s mission is not appreciated.
John 4:11 – “Sir,” the woman said, “you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water?” In this study, we will examine what is this living water, and the source of the skepticism that existed within the woman.