God’s Word and Our Afflictions

God’s word provides for us in the time of our afflictions. It teaches us that 1) God is good; 2) Afflictions Refine the Righteous, 3) The wicked will not comfort us. Each hearer should understand that in times of distress we need to go to God and his word for comfort, peace, and help.

Mount Saint Helens All Over Again – A Sermon On Anger

The Bible teaches about anger: 1) Righteous vs. Unrighteous Anger, 2) The Victims of Anger, 3) Anger Generates Hatred, 4) We can do something about it! Each listener should be resolved to know what anger is, does, and how to take action to deal with it.

Evangelism is Love

In this lesson we will see that to engage in evangelism is 1) Loving God, 2) Loving Your Neighbor, and 3) Loving Yourself as God Loves You. Each person should understand that to love our friends and family as God wants us to love them, we must engage in personal evangelism.

The Grace of God in King David’s Graciousness

In this lesson, we will examine David’s practice of grace to Saul’s house. David understood that: 1) Grace was a Desire, 2) Grace was Proactive, 3) Grace Restores, 4) Grace Gives. Each person should learn what it means to be gracious to others and resolve to practice more grace in our lives.

The Importance of Hope

Hope is important because it gives us something 1) To Talk About, 2) To Work Toward, 3) To Hang Onto. Each should understand the importance of hope in the life of the Christian.

Jesus is God: A Study of Hebrews Chapter One

In Hebrews 1 we learn that Jesus is God due to His 1) Authority as God, 2) Identity as God, 3) Relationship to the Creation as God, 4) Superiority over the angels as God. We want to understand that because Jesus is God, he can be the perfect high priestly mediator between God and man. The aim of this lesson is to understand who Jesus really is in relationship to all things.

Seven Churches of Asia – Thyatira

In this lesson we will look at the Asian church of Thyatira. We will note that Jesus knows: 1) The state of the church, 2) Those who are unfaithful, 3) Those who are faithful. Each should be able to discuss the situation in the church at Thyatira. The aim of this lesson is that each would be more familiar with the lessons from this church.

How We Got the Bible – Canonization

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/canonization-part-3-how-we-got-the-bible.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSTITLE: How We Got the Bible – Canonization SUBJECT: Bible PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will examine how we got the Bible. We will briefly look at the canonization, the transmission, and the translation of the text. OBJECTIVE: The student should be able to […]

Christian Graces – Patience

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/christian-graces-patience.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSTITLE: Christian Graces – Patience SUBJECT: Patience PROPOSITION: We ought all to have the Christian virtue of patience because patience 1) keeps us faithful to the Lord, 2) keeps us watching and waiting for the Lord, 3) keeps up working in the Lord, and […]

Envy – The Green-Eyed Monster

In this lesson we will study the topic of envy through the story of Israel’s desiring a king and Saul’s envy of David. Each person should understand how envy progresses: It begins with comparisons, distorts reality, and destroys its victims. I hope to impress upon each listener the truly diabolical nature of envy.