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.
When we have a right attitude toward God, we will 1) Fear God, 2) Worship God, 3) Love God. The hearer should have a fundamental idea of what it means to be godly: have a right attitude toward God.
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.
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.
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/christian-graces-patience.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: 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 4) brings […]
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http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/why-live-faithfully.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTITLE: Why Live Faithfully and Be Faithful? SUBJECT: Christian Living PROPOSITION: We should live faithfully because 1) Faithfulness means Living with Christ, 2) Faithfulness means Reigning with Christ, 3) Unfaithfulness means Christ denying us, 4) Christ is always faithful. OBJECTIVE: This lesson seeks to give reasons […]