Through a Glass, Darkly – Lesson Summary

Further Study: “I have been warned [1890] that henceforth we shall have a constant contest. Science, so called, and religion will be placed in opposition to each other, because finite men do not comprehend the power and greatness of God. These words of Holy Writ were presented to me, ’Of your own selves shall men […]

Through the Eye of Faith

Psalm 8 is one of the best loved of the psalms. To David, as a believer in God, the Creation spoke of the Lord’s majesty and love. What specific lessons did David see in the creation, as recorded in Psalm 8? Also, considering what we know about the creation today—the moon and the stars and […]

The “Wisdom” of the World

Read 1 Corinthians 1:18-21, 3:18-21. How do we see the powerful truths of these words manifested in our time and context today, almost two thousand years after they were written? All heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell is terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or […]

The Ruler of This World

Read John 12:31, 14:30, 16:11, Ephesians 2:2, 6:12. What important truth about the reality and power of the evil one is found in these texts? In this passage the bible describes the Devil as the ruler of this world. The Devil is also described as the prince of the power of the air. These passages […]

A Fallen World

How was the world “cursed,” and what were the results of those curses? Gen. 3:17; 4:11, 12; Gen. 5:29. When we look at how Adam obtained his food originally from the earth we see that he was free to eat from any tree in the garden except one. After the fall the bible tells us […]

The Earth Is the Lord’s

What’s the basic message to us in these texts? More important, what does this message tell us about the way in which we should relate to the world, one another, and to God? Ps. 24:1, 2; Job 41:11; Ps. 50:10; Isa. 43:1, 2; 1 Cor. 6:19, 20. Psalms 24:1,2. The basic message here is that […]