Doing Bible Things In Bible Ways
Text: Philippians 3:15-21
Marked by the right attitudes (Phil. 3:15-16, cf. Phil. 3:7-12).
"Mature" (Phil. 3:15) and "Perfected" (Phil. 3:12) are from the same word.
Paul is connecting Christian maturity to the "mind" he just described (Phil. 3:7-14).
"This mind" of maturity is one that …
Of the things we count precious in this life, how often do we think of our own soul? Or, for that matter, the souls of others? Jesus said that there is nothing more precious, i.e. of greater value, than our own soul.
“Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. …
John's Voice for God Exemplifies...
The Kind Of Voice That Bring Others To Faith In Christ (John 1:7, 22-23, 25, 28).
1 John 5:9-11, "testimony"
Unlike the Synoptic Gospels and most other NT writings, John’s Gospel never uses the noun “faith,” always the verb “believe.” This small stylistic …
Lesson Text: Ephesians 5:15-21
A. The Christian life is frequently referred to as a “walk” in the Bible.
B. When we read about God’s people walking in a certain way or in certain approved activities, we know that it is talking about a lifestyle, or making the right lifestyle choices.
C. In …
The word “precious” is typically used in reference to things that are highly cherished or dear to us. We consider things of great value or rarity as being “precious.” For example, gold and silver are considered “precious” metals because they are relatively rare. Rare stones; like diamonds, rubies, etc.; are called “precious gems” and carry a much …
This is John’s Purpose (John 20:30, 31).
7 signs (John 2:1-11; 4:46-54; 5:1-18; 6:1-15, 16-21; 9:1-41; 11:1-57).
7 “I Am” statements (John 6:35, 41, 48, 51; 8:12; 9:5; 10:7, 9; 10:11, 14; 11:25; 14:6; 15:1, 5).
7 “Dialogues” emphasize personal faith! …
We enjoyed a very encouraging series of lessons in this lectureship program. Below you will find a listing of the lessons presented with links to each lesson. We pray that they will be as encouraging to you as they were to us that attended the lectureship. Please contact us if you have any questions on anything you hear in these lessons. Be sure to …