Archive for the ‘04 – Study of the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology)’ Category

The Apostles Try to Obey Prophecy by Replacing Judas #2 – Good Idea? (Acts 1:12-26)

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Was Peter’s idea to replace Judas a good idea? In this lesson, we present 12 reasons why Peter was likely on the wrong side of Bible interpretation even though he would have done so with good intentions. Good intentions do not replace good Bible interpretation.

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Jesus Gives His Final Words to His Apostles: BE WITNESSES (Acts 1:8)

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

In contrast to what Jesus told His apostles they were NOT to focus on (times or seasons), He does tell them what they ARE to be focusing on. Once they receive the Promise of the Father, the Holy Spirit, they will be enabled or empowered to be witnesses of Jesus. This witnessing is to take place in Jerusalem, in Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth. Jesus’ direction gives five indications concerning our witnessing. We have the Power to witness, the places to witness, and the prescription for witnessing.

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Jesus Gives His Final Words to His Apostles: STAY & WAIT (Acts 1:4-5)

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

Luke starts where he left off in his gospel by focusing on Jesus’ last day and last words. Luke records two commands that Jesus gives – stay in Jerusalem, and wait for the Promise of the Father (the Holy Spirit). We take time to consider whom Jesus was addressing, and why it matters a great deal.

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Jesus Reviews the Primary Purpose of His Coming (Luke 18:31-34)

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Jesus Reviews the Primary Purpose of His Coming (Luke 18:31-34)

What appears to be a more matter-of-fact statement by Jesus is actually profound in several ways. We first briefly identify the elements of this passage. We then look at four key lessons that we can take away from Jesus’ prediction of His death and resurrection, and the apostles’ inability to comprehend it.

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Rightly Thinking, Actively Serving (Romans 12:3-8)

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

God wants us to give our bodies to Him, and to allow Him to transform our minds. He then gifts us to serve one another. We look at the 7 gifts listed in Romans 12.

Selfess Serving – Q & A – Temporary Gifts?

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

During our review of Selfless Serving, the question was asked, “Why would all the gifts not be for today, since they are taught in the Bible?” Great question! We spend the entire class time discussing reasons why we believe many spiritual gifts were temporary.