The Contrast in the Wilderness






Unfair advantage. At one time in your life, you have heard the story of the tortoise and the hare. The story has a moral “Slow and steady wins the race”. The tortoise is, of course, no match for the rabbit but the turtle ends up winning the race. The hare decided to take a nap […]




Lesson Summary – Heaven on Earth






Further Study: Ellen G. White, “The School of the Hereafter,” pp. 301–309, in Education; “The Controversy Ended,” pp. 673–678, in The Great Controversy. “A fear of making the future inheritance seem too material has led many to spiritualize away the very truths which lead us to look upon it as our home. Christ assured His disciples that He went to […]




A new creation






Long distance relationships. Read Revelation 7:15–17. Where are the redeemed, and how does this passage portray them? Long distance relationship take work. It is necessary to develop communication, and perseverance when in a long distance relationship. When my wife and I started to court, I was on the west coast, and she was on the […]




God’s Residence






Read 1 Kings 8:49 and Psalm 102:19. What do they teach us about the place where God dwells? How are we to understand what this means? Can we understand it? If you could live in any place in the world, where would you live? If you could have any type of house you wanted what […]




Tithe: A Mere Pittance






What have we been given in Christ? 1 Cor. 15:51-52; Rev. 21:4; Gal. 3:13; Eph. 1:6-7; Rev. 22:1-5. What should these things mean to us? How should these promises impact every aspect of our existence? Christ has done so much for us and and He has promised to do even more. We find in 1 […]




Our Heavenly Dwelling






Our Heavenly Dwelling Our Heavenly Dwelling -Thursday’s Lesson Read 2 Corinthians 5:1–4. What is Paul telling us here? What hope is again presented? How does clothing imagery fit in? The body is presented as a tent in this imagery. When we think of tents we understand that they are only  temporary dwellings. In the same […]




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 […]




The Peace of Christ in Our Hearts






Read Colossians 3:1–17. What are the specific actions that we are called upon to do in order to live the kind of life in Christ we are promised? Set you hearts on things above(1) Set you mind on things above(2) Put to death what belongs to the earthly nature(5) We must also rid ourselves of […]