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Do you love me more…?

This week we resume Bible Study exploring a final question from Jesus. In John 21, Jesus confronts the apostles in Galilee. How, when or even why these men were found fishing following the Resurrection we can only speculate. However, what’s clear in this passage is that Jesus is not done with them. The Lord confronts […]

What Shall I Say?

This week’s lesson addresses the humanity of Christ, what draws us to Him, and how we face critical issues of life. While no one has faced greater challenges than Jesus Christ, this also means that nothing we face is beyond His sympathies. As you consider this lesson, examine your own motives and challenges and ask […]

Doth This Offend You?

Have you ever struggled to grasp the meaning and purpose of parts of the Bible? You are in good company. Questions and puzzlement is are nothing to disciples of Christ. Indeed, His ways are higher than ours. We should expect to be baffled from time to time. Understanding the Word of God takes an open […]

The Paralytic at Bethesda

This week we step away from the parables and address one of the miracles performed by Jesus Christ in Jerusalem. As was common for the Messiah, He visited the sick and ministered to them. In John 5 is the record of a visit to the Pool of Bethesda. While it is unknown when this pool […]

The Vineyard and the Husbandmen

It is amazing how many times Jesus Christ demonstrated divine foreknowledge of the Passion. Yet, no one else seemed to see it until afterward. This week’s lesson focuses on one parable that shows just how much Christ understood. Join us as we explore the Parable of the Vineyard and the Husbandmen.

The Two Sons – Matthew 21:23-46

The parable we consider this week is one of particular conviction when we realize that we have all been represented by the two sons more often than we like. Join us in studying this parable on Wednesday at 7pm. We all still have a lot to learn.

The Pharisee and the Publican – Luke 18:9-14

This week’s lesson covers the parable of the Pharisee and the Publican (a.k.a. the Pharisee and the Tax Collector). As you probably know, the Pharisees were the religious elite of first century Israel. While the exact origin of this sect is unclear, we know that they were chiefly co concerned with adherence to the Mosaic […]