In this lesson we will look at the first internal problem for the church and how it was handled. We will then draw some practical lessons from the text. Each hearer should learn that God is always watching what we do and knows our motives, thoughts, and actions. We cannot get away with sinning against God.
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/for-this-im-thankful.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTITLE: For This, I’m Thankful SUBJECT: Gratitude PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will note a few things for which to be thankful. OBJECTIVE: That each hearer would consider how they need to be thankful in their lives. AIM: To reinforce the necessity of thankfulness. INTRODUCTION: 1. […]
To know Jesus is to know grace because Jesus was 1) Full of Grace and Truth, 2) The Giver of Grace Upon Grace, and 3) The Revealer of Who God Really Is. In this lesson, the listener should understand that grace comes from and through Jesus Christ because he is the incarnation of grace itself. I hope that with this sermon I can help us be a more gracious people.
A Christian who displays brotherly kindness is going to be 1) Gracious and Giving, 2) Challenging and Truthful, and 3) Affectionate and Loving. The hearer should understand what it means to love someone as a brother or sister in Christ by displaying the characteristics of brotherly kindness. The aim of this lesson is to familiarize the hearer with scriptures that discuss these qualities.
There are some religious groups that practice foot washing. They take the example that Jesus gave in John 13:3-15 literally, and occasionally, they have a foot washing event. That wasn’t what Jesus was talking about doing, but there’s nothing wrong with it as long as it doesn’t turn into a mindless religious ritual that forgets […]
Not too long ago, I saw on Facebook an article about an almost pristine Caddo canoe that was discovered in Louisiana. Archeologists were examining it, but it looked to be authentic. Such discoveries thrill us because they give us some insight into the history of our area and how native people’s lived hundreds of years […]
We need to be serious about prayer. There are prayers in the Bible that are available for our study and contemplation.
While there are some things that we want to do that we haven’t been doing, we need to continue to do some good things that we have been doing too!
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 […]
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/how-to-be-evangelistic.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: September 12, 2002 SUBJECT: Evangelism TITLE: How to Be Evangelistic PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will study four ways in which every single person can be evangelistic. OBJECTIVE: Each hearer should be able to take these four points and go out and use them […]