The ABCs Of Christian Living: V for Vigilant

            To be “vigilant” is to be watchful, alert, and cautious. It is to recognize that there are things that demand your utmost attention and to treat those things with a high degree of seriousness. As a Christian, you must be vigilant concerning some things. Consider them with me. Vigilant About Jesus’ Coming In Matthew 24:36, Jesus says (concerning His ...

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The Great Conspiracy: How Satan Is Using “Christianity” To Accomplish His Purposes

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Summary             What if I told you that Jesus Christ said there was something that you must “beware”? Would you be interested? Would I have your attention? The word “beware” is a word of warning – telling you that there is something you must be aware of and exercise extreme caution regarding. You must exercise this kind of caution and ...

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Why Should You Give Your Life To Christ?

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Summary Why should you give your life to Christ? You have many important decisions to make during your lifetime (i.e. who you will marry, where you will live, etc.). However, you will never make a more important decision than the decision whether or not to give your life to Christ! All other decisions will be impacted by this decision! In ...

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The Church Of Christ (Lesson 7: The Work Of The Local Church)

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Summary             God has authorized the local church to exist – and He has done so for some specific reasons. Among these reasons, we can plainly observe that God has authorized some specific work to be accomplished by the local church. That is, a locally organized group of Christians (a local church) can work in conjunction with one another as ...

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The ABCs Of Christian Living: U for United

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            As the Christian lives in this world, he/she possesses a true quality of peace with God (Romans 5:1). This peace with God is rooted in the fact that he/she is united with Jesus Christ. And, the peace that the Christian experiences with God should lead to an active pursuit of peace with others. Hebrews 12:14 says, “Pursue peace with ...

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Can We Understand The Bible Alike?

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Summary             Today, in the area of religion, it is very common to hear folks claim that we cannot all understand the Bible alike. Therefore, we are told that all of the religious division that is in this world (even within “Christianity”) exists because it is not possible for us all to understand the Bible in the same way and ...

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Does The Bible Teach “Infant Baptism”?

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Summary Does the Bible teach “infant baptism”? There are many religious organizations that practice “infant baptism.” But, is this common practice according to the teachings of God’s word? Let’s evaluate this question based on the teachings of the Bible. Study this lesson by using the downloadable material, video, audio, and lesson text below! Click here if you have any questions ...

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The Church Of Christ (Lesson 6: The Organizational Structure Of The Local Church)

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Summary             In lesson 5 we saw some differences in how the Bible uses the word “church” in a universal sense and in a local sense. Among the differences we observed was regarding its organizational structure. In contrast with the universal church (and its lack of an earthly organizational structure), God has given each local church a specific organizational structure. ...

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The ABCs Of Christian Living: T for Trustworthy

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            There are many opportunities during the Christian’s life to prove himself/herself to be trustworthy or untrustworthy. God, who knows the heart of man, looks at these various tests throughout your life (whether they come in the form of trials, temptations, or persecutions) and will reward or punish you accordingly. Does God have confidence that you will conduct your life ...

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

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Summary             It is an undeniable fact:  Bad things happen to us. It can be seen all around us. There is death, pain, sorrow, and loss in this world every day. Sometimes, the things that happen seem unexplainable. We are often left questioning, “Why…?” “Why did my son/daughter have to die?” “Why did I have ...

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