09: The Disappointed Pastor – Thought Starters


Carol knew the nausea would go away, but it was too much to endure sitting in the pews. At home she slept a while and then turned on the computer and within a couple of hours she was listening to Pastor Randy Roberts preaching at the Loma Linda University church.1 What was that he was … [Click to read more …]

03: The Sabbath and Worship- Teaching Plan

Key Thought: Sabbath worship immortalizes God’s act of Creation, delivers us from sin, and gives us restoration to holiness. [See Lesson 3: The Sabbath and Worship] 1. Have a volunteer read Exodus 20:11. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. B. Why did God … [Click to read more …]

13: Clothed in Christ – Teaching Plan

Key Thought: To be clothed in Christ means that God not only sees us as justified and righteous now, but also as we live Christ’s life, we are daily remade into God’s likeness. 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:26-29. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of … [Click to read more …]

Never Give Up


“because she thought, If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.” Mark 5:28, NIV Twelve years before, two events had taken place that would come together later on a single day in Jesus’ ministry.  At that time, Jesus himself was a young man still working in Joseph’s carpenter shop in Nazareth. He had … [Click to read more …]

The Wedding Garment

“Then the angel said to me, Write: ‘Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!’ And he added, These are the true words of God.” Revelation 19:9, NIV Who doesn’t love a wedding? Not long ago, the entire world watched enthralled as Prince William and Kate Middleton were joined in … [Click to read more …]