Steve Cloer delivered our lesson.
The book of Ezra documents two groups of exiles returning from the seventy-year Babylonian exile. After considering the two groups and what seems to be their goals, we offer some practical considerations for Christians today.
Howard Norton delivered our lesson.
The sad state of affairs during the days of Noah is summed up in Gen. 6:5-7. Basically, the world's thinking was rotten. In this lesson, we take a close look at this text and then make some applications to our thinking today.
Neal Pollard delivered our lesson.
In our "One Book" series we take a look at the books of Chronicles in one lesson just as they appeared in the Hebrew scriptures. After a brief outline synopsis, this lesson focuses on 2 Chron. 7:14 and principles of reformation God gave Solomon.
In the days leading up to the flood, the world was in sinful disarray. One of the problems, according to Gen. 6:4, is the "giants" became the heroes. In every generation we must continue to learn from their mistakes and seek out righteous mentors while always placing Jesus a our number one.
While the story of the kings is the majority in these books, a secondary story-line is about the prophets Elijah and Elisha. In 2 Kings 5, Elisha gives a Syrian army hero a simple remedy for his leprosy. This lesson tracts the journey Naaman took to learn find his remedy.
In the days preceding the flood, marriage fell into a state of disrepair (Gen. 6:1-2). This lesson tracks the reasons for this and offers some solutions for our marriages today.
Why did Noah build the ark? The Bible says he did so to save his family. Hebrews 11:7 is really a synopsis of Noah's great faith. This lesson considers the simple but powerful aspects of his faith.