For 2019, Lent begins on March 6. What is Lent? Is it an official Christian holiday? Was it instituted in the Bible? What — if anything — is required of believers during Lent?
Archives for February 2019
John sets the world and the gospel in opposition to each other. You can’t serve them both. You have to choose and his first exhortation is don’t choose the world.
Tired of the same old icebreakers? Are you using the same 3 interesting facts about yourself at every group and gathering? Here are 45 sample icebreakers to kick start your thinking.
How should we handle theological disagreements among believers? What issues are so critically important that we should draw a line? And, on what issues should we agree to disagree? John gives us a place to draw the line.
A conference I attended gave each participant this simple and heartwarming “Conference Survival kit” which contained the following items and Scripture.
John begins his summary of the true gospel by saying God is the source of and all life, salvation and holiness. Therefore those who are trust Him will have lives marked by a concern for goodness and a pursuit of righteousness.
Study questions, maps, charts, key words, history, background, outlines, and links to help you study both Paul’s epistles to Timothy. Bible Study: 1 Timothy (coming) Listen to the MP3s 1 Timothy Study Guide 1 Timothy NASB Study Text 1 Timothy ESV Study Text Bible Study: 2 Timothy (coming) Listen to the MP3s 2 Timothy Study […]
Of all the competing voices out there, how do you know which one is right? Which one is worth listening to? And which ones carry more weight than the others? Who you listen to and why is a major theme of the letter of 1 John. John wrote this letter teach his readers to recognize the difference between the true gospel and false gospels and between true teachers and false teachers.
John wrote his first letter to clarify the differences between the genuine gospel as revealed by Jesus to the apostles and the heretical versions of the gospel spreading in the early church. He gives 2 guiding principles for recognizing genuine believers and false teachers.