Feel Right About Doing Right

My brother in Christ, Mike Bonner, who preaches in Abilene, Texas, had this to say: “There’s a difference between continent [restrained] behavior and virtuous behavior! One is doing what’s best opposed to proper attitude and the other is doing what’s proper aligned with the correct attitude. Which one are you? (2 Peter 1:3-11).” This is […]

The Church, The Falling Away, and the Restoration

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/the-church-the-falling-away-and-the-restoration.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 22 January 2016 SUBJECT: Church History TITLE: The Church, The Falling Away, and the Restoration PROPOSITION: In this lesson, we will introduce the concept of the church in history and look at the major trends. OBJECTIVE: That each hearer receives a framework of understanding […]

How Heaven is Like the Grand Canyon

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/how-heaven-is-like-the-grand-canyon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: December 18th, 2005 SUBJECT: Heaven TITLE: How Heaven is Like the Grand Canyon PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will study some Bible truths about heaven as illustrated by truths regarding the Grand Canyon. OBJECTIVE: That each would understand what it takes to get to […]

Putting our Faith in Jesus

Date written: 14 January 2016 SUBJECT: Jesus/Evangelism TITLE: Putting our Faith in Jesus PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will look at why we need to put our faith in Jesus and how we do that in our everyday life. OBJECTIVE: Each hearer should be persuaded to put their faith in Jesus because of who Jesus is […]

The Blessings of Obedience

Date written: 16 January 2016 SUBJECT: Obedience TITLE: The Blessings of Obedience PROPOSITION: This lesson discusses reasons for obedience to God and His Son Jesus. Obedience is good in and of itself. Obedience is not burdensome. Obedience is goal oriented. Obedience brings spiritual life. OBJECTIVE: That everyone would learn why obedience is important. INTRODUCTION: 1. […]

Obedience

“Though He was a Son, yet He learned obedience by the things which He suffered. And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him” (Hebrews 5:8-9). Obedience is not a popular concept today.  The preferred method of getting cooperation today is reasoning with people.  Sometimes, however, reasoning simply […]

The Leader’s Example

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/the-leaders-example.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 8 January 2016 SUBJECT: Leadership TITLE: The Leader’s Example PROPOSITION: Leader’s in the church must set good examples. They do this by 1) Understanding the Truth, 2) Demonstrating that Truth in their own Lives, 3) Speaking Clearly of the Truth to Others. OBJECTIVE: Each […]

Blessed Are the Meek

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/blessed-are-the-meek.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: February 26th, 2005 SUBJECT: Attitudes TITLE: Beatitudes – The Meek PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will look at Matthew 5:5, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” We will answer the questions, 1) Who are the meek? 2) How shall they […]

Literal vs. Figurative

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/literal-figurative-question.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSI would like to know the difference in literal language and figurative language used in the Bible. Let’s begin by looking at the dictionary definition of literal and figurative.  The word literal means “in accordance with, involving, or being the primary or strict meaning of the […]