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.
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.
In last week’s article, we learned that Christ’s sacrifice eliminates all guilt. If we are feeling guilty about our past forgiven sins, then we are doing so for irrational reasons. Let’s think about some of those irrational reasons. First, we may feel guilty due to self-blame. Some confuse blaming self with taking responsibility. Self-blame is […]
Let’s not be like the one-talent man who went and buried his talent in the ground.
http://newbostoncoc.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/man-of-sorrows.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSDate written: August 8th, 2004 SUBJECT: Jesus TITLE: Man of Sorrows PROPOSITION: Why was Jesus a man of sorrows? Jesus was a man of sorrows because 1) though He was the Son of God, yet He chose to live as a servant, 2) though He proved […]