Christian Graces – Love

To add agape love to our lives we must 1) Know and Believe Jesus, 2) Understand the Proper Place of Self, 3) See Others as God Sees Them. The listener should be able to understand how all the Christian Graces work together to promote agape love through Christ Jesus. This lesson is designed to show how the Christian Graces culminate in love and relate to Jesus and His life.

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.

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.

Christian Graces – Godliness

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.

Christian Graces – Self-Control

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/christian-graces-self-control.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSTITLE: Self-Control SUBJECT: Christian Graces PROPOSITION: In order to have self-control in our lives we must realize 1) What is out of control – our desires, 2) Who is in control – God, 3) How we have self-control – Jesus and the spirit, and 4) Why […]

The Folly of Trying to Control Others

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/the-folly-of-trying-to-control-others-part-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Date written: 28 January 2016 SUBJECT: Relationships TITLE: The Folly of Trying to Control Others PROPOSITION: This lesson seeks to point out the ungodliness and sinful consequences of seeking to control other people. OBJECTIVE: Each listener should understand the spiritual dangers involved in seeking to […]