Studies in the Word

Conversations and Conduct

My youth Sunday School class is studying Paul’s letter to the Philippians, and we have a theme verse for the book that we return to each week. Philippians 1:27 says, “Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may…
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November 22, 2022 0

Be Not Afraid

VERSE:  Proverbs 3:25-26 – “Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh.  For the LORD shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.” What amazing peace we gain from this verse.  Even though life may hit us with surprises, Jesus is never surprised…
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October 9, 2022 0

Walking in the Spirit

VERSE:  Galatians 5:25 –  “If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.” The Bible tells us that how we live our lives matters.  Throughout scripture, we are commanded to walk in the ways of God and to be a shining example of God’s grace and mercy.  Galatians 5 gives us…
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October 5, 2022 0

Fulfilling Your Purpose

VERSE:  Philippians 2:13 –  “For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure.” God has a plan for you (Jeremiah 29:11) and He doesn’t stop having a purpose for you as you age, change jobs, or enter different phases in your life.  From the day you…
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September 25, 2022 0

Be Ready to Answer

VERSE:  I Peter 3:15 – “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts:  and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:” This verse reminds us that we are to declare God as holy in our hearts. …
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September 21, 2022 0

Christ’s Righteousness in Me

VERSE:  Philippians 3:8-9 – “Yea doubtless, and I count all things but loss for the excellency of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord:  for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and do count them but dung, that I may win Christ, And be found in Him, not having mine own righteousness,…
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September 11, 2022 0

Don’t Give the devil Room in Your Life

VERSE:  Ephesians 4:27 –  “Neither give place to the devil.” The devil will take a mile if you give him an inch.  We must be careful that we do not make any room for the devil in our lives.  We must check our thoughts, our actions, and our beliefs to make sure they are in…
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September 7, 2022 0

God is On Your Side

VERSE:  Psalm 118:6, “The LORD is on my side; I will not fear:  what can man do unto me?” What a promise!  God is on your side, and He has never lost a battle!  The devil will send things in your path to try to cause you to fear, but you are victorious! Don’t let…
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August 28, 2022 0

Forgiveness

VERSE:  I John 1:9 – “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” I am grateful to know that God forgives us of our sins when we ask Him into our heart.  But I am also grateful to know that daily,…
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August 24, 2022 0

A Pattern of Good Works

VERSE:  Titus 2:7 –  “In all things shewing thyself a pattern of good works:  in doctrine shewing uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,” There is a standard for us to live revealed to us in this verse.  In all things, that means in every situation, regardless of the circumstance, whether in good times or in bad times, we…
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August 21, 2022 0