Friday: Inside Story – Now Is the Time
avatar

happy marriage

Debrah, a Seventh-day Adventist, missed her church fellowship after she married and unbeliever and moved with her husband to an area where there was no church. After some years, a group of Adventist laymen calling themselves the Now Is The Time team decided to hold meetings in this area. The first night of the meetings, … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – Lessons From Jeremiah
avatar

Humility Award

Many years ago a Seventh-day Adventist minister named W. D. Frazee preached a sermon called Winners and Losers. In it he went through the lives of various Bible characters, looking at their work and ministry, and then he asked the question regarding each one: Was he a winner or a loser? For example, he looked … [Click to read more …]

Can the Bible Be an Idol?
avatar

This is my very first Bible. I received it before I could even read. It has pictures, and I remember one Sabbath while the preacher was preaching, I was studying a particular picture of Jesus on the cross, and I gave my heart to Jesus.  I was taught that my Bible was holy and not to … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: The Remnant
avatar

Isolated Church

In the closing years of Judah’s apostasy the exhortations of the prophets were seemingly of but little avail; and as the armies of the Chaldeans came for the third and last time to besiege Jerusalem, hope fled from every heart. Jeremiah predicted utter ruin; and it was because of his insistence on surrender that he … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Lessons from Jeremiah
avatar

You can view an in-depth discussion of “Lessons from Jeremiah” in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School … [Click to read more …]

Lessons From Jeremiah – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker

Lessons From Jeremiah December 19 – 25, 2015 Key Thought : Jeremiah’s theme is God’s character and human misconceptions and misrepresentations of it. God wants our hearts. 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 6:20. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.b. What were the … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Twilight of the Idols
avatar

Dead Batteries

What was one of the great sins that the people committed that Jeremiah had to deal with constantly? (Jer. 10:1-15). What’s interesting in these texts is not just the way in which the prophet shows how vain and useless and silly these idols are, but how he contrasts them to the living God. These things … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Rituals and Sin
avatar

Man With Green Plant Growing From Head

There is a document that records God’s endless, dispiriting struggle with organized religion, known as the Bible.-Terry Eagleton, Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate, (Yale University Press, 2010), Kindle Edition, p.8. Not quite true, and that’s because the religion of the Bible, the religion that God has given humanity, has always been an … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: Jeremiah’s Lord
avatar

Beach

Seventh-day Adventists understand that at the center of the great controversy exists a crucial issue: What is the character of God? What is God really like? Is He the arbitrary tyrant that Satan makes Him out to be, or is He a loving and caring Father who wants only the best for us? These questions … [Click to read more …]