2 Corinthians 4:8 – We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair. In this study, we will focus on the internal, emotional issues that the apostles faced and examine how modern Christians like us today can still find comfort.
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.
1 Timothy 4:15 – Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. In this study, we will examine this instruction of Paul’s and note how it is important that we strive to excel in the kingdom of God.
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.
Galatians 5:4 – You who are trying to be justified by the law have been alienated from Christ; you have fallen away from grace. In this study, we will examine the differences between these two justification methods and attempt to restore to law what it deserves – just not the justification part.
1 Timothy 1:15 – Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. In this study, we will examine this seemingly self-depreciating declaration from Paul and find out why it is so important for us to have humility in grace, but not mock modesty.
1 Corinthians 15:55 – “Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” In this study, we will examine the Christian concept of Death, and how we have been taught to see this ancient concept.
Galatians 6:9 – Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. In today’s study, we will examine what has often been overlooked in the idea of sowing and reaping – the indefinite timeframe, which can lead to weariness.
Philippians 1:23 – I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far; In this study, we will focus on the first of Paul’s heart – on death – and ponder about Paul’s declaration that death is a situation that is better by far.
Romans 2:4 – Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, forbearance and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repentance? In this study we will examine the true nature of God’s kindness and mercy – not for us to continue sinning, but for us to repent.
1 Corinthians 1:29 – so that no one may boast before him. In this study, we will look at why Paul claims that no one may boast before the Lord and through our investigation, learn more about the difference between human wisdom and godly wisdom.