The Destructive Consequences of Pride

In this lesson we will study 1 Corinthians 4 and learn that pride causes us to: 1) Be judges over God’s stewards, 2) Go beyond what is written, 3) Serve self instead of God, and 4) Not imitate the spiritual. The listener should learn that pride is a deadly enemy of God’s people and responsible for much division in the church. This lesson is designed to help us learn more about 1 Corinthians 4.

Seven Churches of Asia – Laodicea

In this lesson we will briefly look at the Asian church of Laodicea. We will note: 1) Some facts regarding the city, 2) Some facts regarding the church at Laodicea, 3) Jesus’ message to the church at Laodicea. Each should be able to discuss Revelation 3:14-22 in its historical and spiritual context. To increase awareness of the church at Laodicea and the lessons we can learn from her mistakes.

Jesus’ Way is the Best

Not too long ago, I saw on Facebook an article about an almost pristine Caddo canoe that was discovered in Louisiana. Archeologists were examining it, but it looked to be authentic. Such discoveries thrill us because they give us some insight into the history of our area and how native people’s lived hundreds of years […]

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 […]

Enrobed in Thankfulness

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/enrobed-in-thankfulness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS TITLE: Enrobed in Thankfulness SUBJECT: Thanksgiving PROPOSITION: The Christian can be enrobed in thankfulness by 1) engaging in prayer 2) elevating his mind 3) exemplifying kindness. OBJECTIVE: That each would examine and consider the time they devote to being thankful. AIM: To aid each mind […]

Seek the Things Which Are Above

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/seek-the-things-which-are-above.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: December 31st, 2005 SUBJECT: Attitudes TITLE: “Seek the Things Which Are Above” PROPOSITION: In order to set our affections on the things which are above we must 1) Value the things which are above, 2) Visualize the things which are above, and 3) Venerate […]

Seven Exercises to Mental Wellness

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/seven-exercises-for-mental-wellness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 18 October 2015 SUBJECT: Spirituality TITLE: Seven Exercises to Mental Wellness PROPOSITION: To study and discuss Philippians 4:4-9 to see how they lead to mental wellness. OBJECTIVE: To provide a spiritual plan of action for wellbeing based on God’s word. INTRODUCTION: 1. Read: Philippians […]

Why Pursue Joy Instead of Happiness?

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/why-pursue-joy-instead-of-happiness.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 13 October 2015 SUBJECT: Christian Joy TITLE: Why Pursue Joy Instead of Happiness? PROPOSITION: In this lesson we will look at reasons to pursue joy instead of happiness. OBJECTIVE: To understand that there is a difference between joy and happiness and that joy is […]

The Decision of Attendance

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/the-decision-of-attendance.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 11 August 2004/2 May 2015 SUBJECT: Attendance TITLE: The Decision of Attendance PROPOSITION: To discuss the decision of attendance; that it ought to be a subservient decision, a sustained decision, and a spiritual decision. OBJECTIVE: To encourage the brethren toward regular, faithful attendance. INTRODUCTION: […]

Freedom in Christ

http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/freedom-in-christ.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: 26 March 2015 SUBJECT: Christian Liberty TITLE: Freedom in Christ PROPOSITION: In this lesson, we will study what it means to be free in Christ: 1) We are free in Christ, 2) Freedom is not to be used to fulfill carnal desires; 3) Freedom […]