Are You a Christian? (ST20)

Lesson 20 : Are You A Christian?   Going to church does not make you a Christian; nor does saying a prayer, going down an aisle, passing a church organized exams or teaching, telling yourself that you are, or trying to be a decent person. You can only be a Christian if Jesus Christ is […]

Cares of This World (ST19)

Lesson 19 :   Cares of This World   What, Me Worry? Worry is a word that sounds so negative that we are sure that only other people are doing it. But what is worry, really, stripped of its pejorative connotations? To worry is to furtively plan for possible future contingencies, most of which are not […]

The Power of GRACE (ST18-D)

Lesson 18 D – The Power of Grace   John 1:16 (NAS)   For of His fullness we have all received, and grace upon grace. The Grace Gifts 1 Cor 14:1 (NIV) Follow the way of love and eagerly desire spiritual gifts… Many Christians know that “gift” in Greek is charisma, as in charismatic. Grace […]

The Parable of the Conceptual Inheritor (ST18-C)

Lesson 18 C – The Parable of the Conceptual Inheritor   2 Cor 6:1-2 (NIV)   As God’s fellow-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. For he says, “In the time of my favour I heard you, and in the day of salvation I helped you.” I tell you, now is […]

Grace, Faith and Good Works (ST18-B)

Lesson 18 B  –  Grace, Faith, & Good Works   Col 2:6 (KJV) As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him. Grace has been defined as getting what you don’t deserve, or more formally unmerited favor. Previously we looked at the unmerited part. But what is this favor? What […]