Spiritual Gifts in the Assembly

The Spirit empowers God’s people for ministry to one another. In 1 Corinthians 12, The chapter on which this lesson is based, Paul says the church is a living organism, the body of Christ. In this chapter, in verses 8-10, is the well-known list of the nine gifts of the Spirit,...
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Life in Gods Grace

God gives Christians grace to live a godly life. Just as it is natural to grow physically, so it should be natural to grow spiritually. It is God’s desire that we continue to grow in Christ from the moment we are saved. Growing up in Christ is a process that begins when we are...
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From Outcast to Evangelist

(Photina) No one is beyond the reach of God’s love and grace. Jesus went to where the sinners were. He met them on their turf; whether at a water well in Samaria, a beach, a pier, the marketplace, on the road, on a hillside, or even at the local tax office. That is where you...
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Devoted to Jesus Christ (Mary Magdalene)

Devotion to Jesus Christ is necessary for transformation and spiritual growth. GOLDEN TEXT: Mark 16:9  Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. …….I have always...
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We Must be The Church

It is more than just going to a church and being affiliated with the body, our life must show we are the body of Christ. GOLDEN TEXT: 1 Corinthians 12:27 Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular……..To me the strongest point of this scripture is...
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Jesus Heals the Sick

Jesus provides healing for both soul and body. This lesson examines three accounts from the gospels in which Jesus performed miraculous healing‘s. The first story is about a paralytic man brought to Jesus by four friends, and Jesus healed him. The second story is a bout a man...
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Jesus Heals Blind People

Jesus can cure physical and spiritual blindness. All of the miracles of Jesus had spiritual significance, and this is especially evident in his healing of the blind. Implicit in every instance in which Jesus healed someone of physical blindness, is the message that he also heals...
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Jesus Casts out Demons

Jesus came into the world to destroy the works of the devil. Perhaps no miracle of Jesus was as mysterious as the casting of demons out of people. This confirmed the reality of evil spirits taking up residence in people, but still we know little about the invisible spirit realm...
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Jesus Raises the Dead

Jesus has all power, even over death. The topic of death prompts a wide range of emotions and responses from the Christian, such as grief, compassion, and hope. In this lesson, each of these comes into view as we examine two miracles of Jesus in which he raised the dead. These...
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Jesus’ Ministry to Gentiles

We are to love and minister to all people as Jesus did. My subtitle: don’t be prejudice. A common practice of humans is to compare one person or group with another, and then to pass judgment on the value (worth) of each. This happened in the time of Jesus. Generally, the Jews...
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