The Law and the Gospel – Lesson 10

“Now by this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments. He who says, ‘I know Him,’ and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him” 1 John 2:3-4, NKJV One of my favorite character studies of the Bible is the young man we commonly […]

The Church: Rites and Rituals – Lesson 9

Can you imagine his nervousness as he paced back and forth as he waited for the quiet of night? My guess is that all day he had been consumed with his mission. He probably just went through the motions of his daily tasks while his mind was far away thinking about his planned encounter later […]

“Arming” for Victory – Lesson 7

Snatched from the headlines! “Beautiful woman with high-level military connections at the center of scandalous sexual accusations”. Oh, the shame of it all. Who would have ever thought that a chance encounter would lead to such a series of shocking allegations? Going by the few details given it appears that her attraction to him may […]

Victory Over Evil Forces – Lesson 6

They were surrounded and didn’t even know it. Unbeknownst to them, while they slept that night, enemies bent on their destruction had come to take them out. A huge army had methodically formed a ring around their prey, affording no way out. These hardened soldiers were poised to fight and ready to spill blood. It […]

Growing in Christ – Lesson 5

Shouting at the top of their lungs they cried out “HELP, HELP!!!!” The sounds of the furious storm drowned out their pleas. Howling winds had churned up the sea to a fever pitch. Humongous waves were crashing over their ship seeking to take them to a watery grave at any moment. This was the big […]

Salvation: The Only Solution – Lesson 4

I would not have believed it if I had not seen it with my own eyes. A child, severally handicapped, is raised by parents who had the wisdom/ forethought/ courage/ faith/ belief/ conviction that their child would not only live a normal life, but would excel beyond “realistic” expectations. Banishing all thoughts of inferiority or […]

Man: God’s Handiwork – Lesson 3

“And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth. So God created man in […]

Revelation, and the God Revealed in It – Lesson 2

Almost without fail, every couple of months we get new outer space pictures hinting to galaxies further out and more expansive than what we commonly believed to exist. For the believer in God, His power increases with each new revelation. Our deepest attempts to search outside of our teeny tiny speck of a planet leads […]

The Great Controversy: The Foundation – Lesson 1

Welcome to another quarter of Sabbath School lessons. This final quarter of the year is entitled “Growing in Christ”. If the title is an indication of the results of these next 13 weeks of study, this will be time well spent. Growing in Christ entails movement, progress and newness, all of which is why we […]