Sunday School Lessons

Passing the Consequences to Someone Else?

While it might sometimes seem like things are unfair in the short run, justice is served in the end

Devotions

Maybe There is a Somebody

Maybe a parody of Charles Osgood's famous poem can offer us a lesson for a life of purpose

Devotions

What are You Committed To?, Part 2

Resisting bad rules (to effect positive change) is one thing, but resisting good things has far worse consequences

Sunday School Lessons

Welcoming and Celebrating

Even if we have found restoration into the family of God, do we want the same thing for all others who need to find that same joy?

Sunday School Lessons

Sneaking a Peek at the Last Chapter

Sometimes, it's OK to skip ahead to preview the conclusion, if only to understand the rest of the plot better

Sunday School Lessons

The Branch Can’t Take Credit for the Gardener’s Good Work

It's great to achieve positive results within the family of God, but we must not take too much credit for being part of that family in the first place

Sunday School Lessons

If You Stumble, At Least Others Will Know Not to Fall Over the Same Obstacle!

In God's plan, even those who had a complicated journey to find Jesus can have a positive impact on others.

Sunday School Lessons

“You’re Dead to Me”

While we should do our best to preserve healthy relationships, perhaps we should break off one in particular that is only harming us

Sunday School Lessons

Call on the Name of Jesus to be Saved

Paul, in the book of Romans, breaks down salvation to some of its simplest principles

Sunday School Lessons

It Doesn’t Stop at an Event

What if there is even more to following Jesus than just "getting saved" (although that's a big part)?

Sunday School Lessons

We Can’t Certify Ourselves

Have we tried to tell God that we will notify Him when we're good enough for Him to accept us?

Sunday School Lessons

Zealous for What?

Just as we may not like to be grouped with others who we don't agree with, we also need to inspect our own hearts to ensure that we're not just being carried along by a righteous crowd without also participating in God's plan

Sunday School Lessons

Celebrating Freedom, but Not Just For Me

Once we have been pronounced free from the penalty of our sins, may we not condemn others who have also been set free by the same process.

Sunday School Lessons

Time to Walk Out of the Courthouse

Once a verdict has been decided in our favor, it's time to go out and live a life that honors that decision, rather than staying in the courtroom and listening to our accuser press a case that he has already lost

Sunday School Lessons

Helpless and Powerless

God doesn't save people who are "pretty good", but the good news is that He offers to save each of us!

Sunday School Lessons

Sin Was Always Sin, but Faith Was Always Faith

While Jesus brought clarity and detail about God's plan to save fallen human beings, at least one key element of that plan was present long before Jesus was born as a baby

Sunday School Lessons

Door #3

It is true that our two default options in life aren't very good, but there is another, infinitely-better path that we could miss if we stopped there

Sunday School Lessons

Why Do We Have to Hear This Again?

While we might repeat things just to hear ourselves talk, when God says something more than once, we should definitely pay attention