Were All Angels Male?

The Bible does not reveal that angels are either male or female in an anatomical sense. Jesus suggests that angels are without such gender in Matthew 22:30 when he says: “For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven.” If angels do not marry one another, then that seems to imply that they are without gender.

First Corinthians Seven and Eight – To the Married

It is good for a man not to touch a woman. 2 Nevertheless, because of sexual immorality, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. 3 Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.

Jacob and the Angel: Wrestling God

We wrestle with God too. What does it mean to wrestle with God, and how do we win?: 1) We wrestle with God when we seek to impose our will on others and God. 2) We wrestle with God and He with us through life’s troubles. 3) We can win our wrestling match with God by humbling ourselves and trusting in Him. Wresting with God is a good thing if we learn to humble ourselves and trust in God.

Introduction to First Corinthians – God’s Wisdom or Man’s Wisdom?

The book of First Corinthians contrasts the wisdom of men with the wisdom of God on the following topics: 1) Unity vs. Division, 2) Morality vs. Immorality, 3) God’s Glory vs. Idolatry, 4) Orderliness vs. Disorderliness, 5) Resurrection vs. No Resurrection. Each listener should understand that God’s wisdom is greater than man’s wisdom and desire to follow God’s wisdom.

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.

The Secret that Isn’t a Secret

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/the-secret-that-isnt-a-secret.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTITLE: The Secret that Isn’t a Secret SUBJECT: Relationships PROPOSITION: This lesson is about learning to love one another as God loves us. OBJECTIVE: Each person should realize that he is responsible to love his neighbor as himself. AIM: For each to understand: true love abandons […]

Lessons from the Life of Solomon

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/lessons-from-the-life-of-solomon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTITLE: Lessons from the Life of Solomon SUBJECT: Biography PROPOSITION: We learn from the life of Solomon, 1) In all your getting, get wisdom, 2) Earthly things cannot satisfy, 3) Marriage is important, but God always comes first. OBJECTIVE: Each should understand more about the life […]

Learn More about Marriage!

This coming Friday (October 2nd, 2015) our gospel meeting/marriage seminar begins!  Brother Mike Price will be here Thursday evening in preparation for this event.  He and I will spend Friday visiting and getting to know some of our people in the community.  Friday evening, he will speak to us on the topic of Love: The […]