Acts 20:35 – In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’ In this study we will examine this saying in its context, looking specifically at the difference between the secular world’s adoption of it and the Biblical connotation of it.
Matthew 17:20 – He replied, “Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you. ” In this study, we will examine how small that legendary mustard seed really can be.
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.
Matthew 15:26 – He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.” In this study, we will pay special attention to the conversation between Jesus and the Canaanite woman, especially the words uttered by the woman, and in our analysis we will attempt to draw out points from her which we can and should learn.
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.
John 7:46 – “No one ever spoke the way this man does,” the guards replied. In this study, we will examine the context of this verse to find out why they were inclined to say – no one ever spoke the way this man does – and what does it mean to someone who has never heard God’s truth before.
Mark 9:24 – Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” In this study, we will analyse the faith or the lack of faith of the boy’s father and how faith is related to miracles.
1 Timothy 2:6 – who gave himself as a ransom for all people. This has now been witnessed to at the proper time. In this study we will examine the term ‘ransom’ and how the gospel of Christ has been testified.
Philippians 2:4 – not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others. In this study, we will examine the christian humility and how it is important to distinguish ourselves humbly.
Leviticus 19:18 – “Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.” In this study we will examine this old law bit by bit, part by part, and savour the fact that it still exists despite all the years that have come and gone.
Luke 9:62 – Jesus replied, “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God.” In this study we will look at the wider context of God’s kingdom and how necessary it is that we learn to let go and put God first.