What Does It Mean to Quench the Spirit?

When you quench a fire, you put out the fire. When you quench your thirst, your thirst goes away. The word “spirit” here could refer to the Holy Spirit, or one’s own personal spirit. Either way, spirit is the source of all things spiritual. So the basic meaning of the command is not to put out the source of all things spiritual.

God’s Word Manages Our Relationships

When God’s word has place in our life, it will manage our relationships to the best. We should trust in God’s word to manage our relationships.

How We Got the Bible – Transmission and Translation

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. The student should be able to briefly discuss the concepts of canonization, transmission and translation. The aim of this lesson is to help all understand that the Bible has been accurately preserved throughout the ages for our benefit and that we have what they had.

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.

Christian Graces – Knowledge

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/christian-graces-knowledge.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTITLE: Christian Graces – Knowledge SUBJECT: Christian Graces PROPOSITION: Knowledge of Christ is essential to life and spiritual fruitfulness because 1) Ignorance Destroys Spiritual Life, 2) Information Establishes a Spiritual Foundation for Life, 3) Ideas Inform Spiritual Behavior for Life in Christ. OBJECTIVE: The hearer should […]

Studies in Psalm 119 – The Behavior of the Blessed

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/psalm-119-1-8-the-behavior-of-the-blessed.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: October 29th, 2006 SUBJECT: Passage Study TITLE: Studies in Psalm 119 – Behavior of the Blessed PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will study Psalm 119:1-8. We will note: 1) Blessed Conduct, 2) Binding Commands, 3) Bona Fide Commitment. OBJECTIVE: That each would become more […]