Discipleship and Prayer – Lesson Summary

Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, A Reformatory Movement, p. 126, in Testimonies for the Church, vol. 9; By Personal Efforts and Living Faith, pp. 244, 245, in Medical Ministry. He who does nothing but pray will soon cease to pray, or his prayers will become a formal routine. When men take themselves out of […]

Time For Prayer

Have you ever felt like you just need to get away and spend some time alone? You spend so much time working or helping others that you just desire some peace and quite. I know I do at times. That “alone time” often serves to refresh and replenish my strength. How do you spend your […]

Time Tested Compassion

“Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, ‘God I thank You that I am not like other men—extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this tax collector. I fast twice a week; I give tithes of all […]

Praying Together

Carefully analyze Matthew 18:19-20. Summarize Jesus’ statement regarding united prayer? This text promises that when two are in agreement when they pray the Father in heaven will answer their prayers. The text promises that when two come together in Jesus’ name He will be there in the midst of them. Unity of purpose in prayer […]

Positive Christian Attitudes

Read 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. What three things does Paul consider the will of God for every believer? Why is each one so important? See also Galatians 5:22, Phil 4:4. Rejoicing, prayer, and giving thanks are the things which Paul mentions in this passage. I believe that these three things help us to maintain what the […]

Giving Him Glory

Read Acts 11:1–18. How did the leaders and members of the Jerusalem church respond to Peter’s report of the work among the Gentiles? How could the principles revealed there prove important for us today? In the beginning the Apostles overlooked the fact that God was working among the Gentiles. The Apostles were more concerned that […]

My God and Me

Read Acts 4:13-14. What do these verses reveal about the relationship that Peter and John had with Jesus and what this connection enabled them to accomplish? Think through what was meant when it says that “they realized that they had been with Jesus.” What does that mean? What should a person who has just “been […]

Bethel, the House of God

Read the story of Jacob’s flight (Gen. 28:10–22). Note the messages of encouragement and assurance God gave him through a dream. What was Jacob’s response? Jacob was thankful to God for the promise that He gave him. Jacob did two things. The first thing that Jacob did was establish a foundation for the house of […]

The First Days

  Adam and Eve’s connection with their Maker and their Master developed and grew through these daily cherished contacts in a world that didn’t know sin and the decay and devastation that sin always brings. How might we have a similar relationship with our Creator, but now in a world long corrupted by sin? See […]

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. […]

Hope Against Depression

Tuesday’s Lesson – Relief From Depression Read Psalm 39:2–7. What happened when David remained silent?  And what was the result of his speaking up? David is describing the feelings that he had when he kept silent about the sins  he committed. When David did this the bible tells us that he was  miserable.  The only […]

God’s Therapy

God’s Therapy – Tuesday’s Lesson Read 1 Kings 19:5–9. What were the simple remedies provided for Elijah during this stressful time in his life? During Elijah’s stressful time the simple remedies God provided for him were food and sleep. What can we take from this for ourselves? How are our physical actions impacting, either for […]