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.
The love of Christ controls me 1) To treat people with dignity and respect, 2) To be a living sacrifice by humbling myself, and 3) To overcome the ambition of selfish desires. The hearer will learn how the love of Christ controls the life of the Christian to act in a respectful, humble, and selfless way.
If I were a rich man, I would recognize, 1) my relationship with God regarding wealth, 2) the reasons God has given for wealth, 3) the problems associated with wealth. The hearer should be able to understand their responsibilities and attitudes toward wealth. I want everyone to have a proper, healthy, and reverent attitude toward the teaching within God’s word regarding wealth.
Fear comes from 1) Lack of Knowledge, 2) Lack of Love, and 3) Lack of Faith. That we may be able to overcome our fears and live in love, peace, and fellowship with one another.
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.
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.
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 […]
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/the-fifth-commandment-honor-thy-father-and-mother.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 22 September 2007 SUBJECT: Ten Commandments TITLE: The Fifth Commandment – Honor Thy Father and Mother PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will study the fifth commandment, honor thy father and mother. We will notice what it means to 1) Render Honor 2) who the […]