Ezekiel 33:32 – Indeed, to them you are nothing more than one who sings love songs with a beautiful voice and plays an instrument well, for they hear your words but do not put them into practice. In this study, we will examine the hearts of the people in Ezekiel’s time, and reflect if we have a tendency to do the same these days.
But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief official for permission not to defile himself this way. In this study, we examine how Daniel made a choice when he had no choice and showed exercised his faithfulness to the Lord.
Gehazi, the servant of Elisha the man of God, said to himself, “My master was too easy on Naaman, this Aramean, by not accepting from him what he brought. As surely as the Lord lives, I will run after him and get something from him.” In this study we will examine this man and how his greed caused him to sin against God, paying severely for taking these matters lightly.
Ezekiel 36:26 – I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you your heart of stone and give you a heart of flesh. In this study we will be taking a look at a verse for the new year – the promise of removal of old heart and the gift of a new heart.
Habakkuk 1:13 – Your eyes are too pure to look on evil; you cannot tolerate wrongdoing. Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves? In this study, we will examine the extent of the treachery that Habakkuk and the people of his time were subjected to, and what kind of attitude we should have when dealing with similar questions.
Ezekiel 18:20 – The one who sins is the one who will die. The child will not share the guilt of the parent, nor will the parent share the guilt of the child. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be charged against them. In this study, we will explore the concept of generational curse and look at what the Bible says about it.
2 Kings 2:3 – The company of the prophets at Bethel came out to Elisha and asked, “Do you know that the LORD is going to take your master from you today?” “Yes, I know,” Elisha replied, “so be quiet.” In this study, we will look at Elisha’s coming out as a prophet and what the knowledge of God taking Elijah away would do for him in the future.
Lamentations 3:23 – They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. In this study we will examine the consistency of God’s mercies due to his faithfulness.
1 Kings 19:4 – while he himself went a day’s journey into the wilderness. He came to a broom bush, sat down under it and prayed that he might die. “I have had enough, Lord,” he said. “Take my life; I am no better than my ancestors.” Elijah the prophet once prayed for God to let him die. In this study, we will look specifically into why God did not take his life away.
Ezekiel 5:13 – Thus shall my anger spend itself, and I will vent my fury upon them and satisfy myself. And they shall know that I am the Lord—that I have spoken in my jealousy—when I spend my fury upon them. In this study, we will take a closer look at this phrase of God and what it takes for us to accept the knowledge that God is indeed the Lord.
Jeremiah 6:16 – This is what the Lord says: “Stand at the crossroads and look; ask for the ancient paths, ask where the good way is, and walk in it, and you will find rest for your souls. But you said, ‘We will not walk in it.’ In this study we will examine the contradiction in this great promise – how we often reject what we know is good in pursuit of the bad.