Archive for November, 2013

Timeline of Truth – God Sends Frogs, Lice, & Flies (Exodus 8:1-32)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

God proceeds to show Pharaoh and all of Egypt that the false gods of the land are nothing, and that HE is the TRUE God.

A Psalm of Thanksgiving (Psalm 100)

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Ethan Long leads us in a study through the 7 commands in Psalm 100 – a “how to” in worshiping God.

Paul’s Final Words to the Ephesian Elders (Acts 20:32-35)

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

In this lesson, we summarize verses 17-31, and then take a look at five final principles Paul shares with the Ephesian elders. What last, most important things would you share to church leaders?

Timeline of Truth – Moses Confronts Pharaoh (Exodus 5:1-23)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Moses makes his first visit to Pharaoh. It goes as God promises, but not as Moses expects. And Pharaoh makes it very bad for the people of Israel. They complain to Moses, and Moses complains to God.

Paul’s Charge to the Ephesian Elders (Acts 20:28-31)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Paul commands the elders of Ephesus regarding their responsibilities to themselves and to God’s flock. He also warns them of two imminent threats to the church.

Timeline of Truth – Moses Returns to Egypt (Exodus 4:18-31)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Moses heads to Egypt with his family. God deals with Moses to shore up an unresolved issue with his wife. God requires obedience in the details, and for Moses, works to make sure that is the case.

Seven Life Lessons from Paul’s Ministry (Acts 20:17-27)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Paul is heading to Jerusalem. On his way, he stops by Miletus, a city about a day’s journey from Ephesus. Under a strict schedule, but wanting to charge the elders of Ephesus, he calls for them and they meet him in Miletus. Paul bares his soul, first using his own life to challenge and encourage this church leaders. In this study, we look at Paul’s own example, and seven lessons we can learn from that example.

Timeline of Truth – God Calls Moses to Lead – Part 2 (Exodus 4:1-17)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

God continues to answer Moses’ objections. God has chosen Moses to lead the children of Israel out of bondage in Egypt. Moses continues to throw out reasons why he think God is making a mistake. God doesn’t take “no” for an answer.

The Compensation of a Pastor (1 Timothy 5:17-18)

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

What does sthe Bible teach about caring for pastors financially? Are all pastors to be paid? What criteria are to be considered? The Bible addresses these very questions i 1 Timothy 5:17-18.