The King’s Invitation






  Read Matthew 22:1–8. How does this part of the parable fit in with what we saw in the preceding chapter? What same theme appears? This parable illustrates the condition that Israel was in at that time. God had done everything that He could do to insure their success but they refused His help. The […]




Change of Clothes






Change of Clothes – Monday’s Lesson Read prayerfully and carefully all of Zechariah 3; look at the steps in the process. This is how God’s people, though sinners, are saved. What can you learn about the plan of salvation through the vision here? When we read this story the first thing we notice is that […]




Angel of the Lord






The Angel of the Lord – Tuesday’s Lesson Who is “the Angel of the Lord?” See Exod. 3:2–14, Zech. 3:1, 2. We see in Exod. 3:2-14 that the Angel of the Lord appears to Moses in a burning bush. When Moses saw this bush it caught his attention. I found this interesting that the Angel […]




The accuser and the Accused






The Accuser and the Accused – Monday’s Lesson   “Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right side to accuse him” (Zech. 3:1, NIV). What grand and important truths, especially in the context of the great controversy (and in the immediate context […]




May 21st doomsday?? What to do after May 21??






  Because there is so much talk about the May 21st doomsday  I am featuring a special article and video from amazing facts. Please prayerfully consider the following. —–>Video <——– Let no one deceive you by any means; for that day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin […]




Whiter Than Snow






In Psalm51:2, David asks God to wash him thoroughly. What does this washing involve? How do the images of “purge me with hyssop” and “whiter than snow” (vs. 7) help us understand the nature of this cleansing? When David asks for cleansing he asks for cleansing from his iniquity as well as cleansing form his […]




The Naked Truth






  One small stone and down falls a giant. One small glance and down falls a king. David did many things to “cover” his sin of adultery and avoid exposure. What were they? 2 Samuel 11. Why do our attempts to cover sin to avoid detection or punishment lead only to committing greater sins and […]




Further Study






Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, “The Return to Canaan,” “Joseph in Egypt,” and “Joseph and His Brothers,” pp. 209–240, in Patriarchs and Prophets; pp. 428–432, in The SDA Bible Commentary, vol. 1. “Joseph, unsuspicious of what was to befall him, approached his brethren with gladness of heart to greet them after his long, wearisome journey. His brothers […]




Staring in the Mirror






  Read Isaiah 64. What message is being proclaimed there? What garment imagery is used to describe human righteousness, and what does it mean? What hope is presented in the chapter, as well? Isaiah in this passage is describing the condition of humanity. In this passage our righteous acts are depicted as filthy rags. All […]




Service






Read Matthew 25:34–46. What is Jesus saying to us here? What does this mean in the light of Ephesians 2:8, 9? The simple fact is that faith and works go together. Sometimes it appears more  complicated than it really is but it’s not hard to understand. I found a passage  that really helped me out […]




Worship and Church Community






Read 1 Corinthians 12:12–31 and Ephesians 4:15, 16. What do these verses tell us about our role and place in a larger church community? Every Christian has a part to play in the church community, no one is unimportant. God has gifted each of us specifically so that we can work together for the building […]




The Praying Lord






http://www.ssnet.org/qrtrly/eng/11a/less13.html#sun Read Mark 1:21–35 and Luke 4:31–42. What lessons can you learn about His habits of prayer? What should this say to us about our need to pray? When we look at the ministry of Jesus in this passage we can see that it was very intense. Jesus was able to accomplish many amazing things. […]




Psalm 104






Read Psalm 104 prayerfully. What does it tell us about the role of God in creation and in the natural world? The bible lets us know that God played and active role in the creation of the natural world. When we read this we see the majesty and awesomeness of God in creation. What type […]




Sin and Nature






Monday’s Lesson – Sin and Nature Read over Genesis 3, the Fall. What immediate changes came to both humans and nature as a result of sin? Life on planet earth changed after the fall.  Adam and Eve originally enjoyed blissful communication with God but after the fall they ran away from their loving creator. Originally man ran […]




Personal Image






Personal Image – Thursday’s Lesson Read 1 Peter 3:3, 4. How different is what’s said there from what society teaches us? Society teaches us that we must be all about externals. We are judged by what we wear the cars that we drive and even by our skin color. The bible teaches us that the […]




Sex Addiction






Monday’s Lesson – Sex Addiction What does the Bible say about sex as a source of enjoyment and strengthening marriage relationships? Prov. 5:18, 19; 1 Cor. 7:2–5. Sex is one of the many enjoyable gifts that God has granted to men and women. God designed it not only for procreation but also to be a […]




Further Study






FRIDAY February 25 Further Study: “If God cares for a sparrow . . . how will he care for the purchase of the blood of Christ? One soul is worth more than all the world. For one soul Jesus would have passed through the agony of Calvary that that one might be saved in his […]




A New Self






Read Ephesians 4:23, 24. What does Paul mean by “putting on” the new self? What is the nature of this new self? To put on the new self means you are are accepting the life that Christ offers us. The bible tells us that if any man is in Christ Jesus then he is a […]




What Others See






Tuesday’s Lesson – What others see What are the things that your society and culture place so much value on? How important do you think those things are to God? This culture is obsessed with material possessions. Each person’s success is determined by the things that they have. Our culture believes that the bigger your […]