John the Baptist and “Present Truth”

Special Days If you have a significant other, you will understand what I am about to say. Remember the special days in your relationships. Many arguments have come and gone because one person forgot the special day. You might not remember the particular day, or you might not make it unique enough. Not making a […]

In the Twinkling of an Eye

in the twinkling of an eye   In the Twinkling of an Eye – Wednesday’s Lesson Read 1 Corinthians 15:49–55. What great hope is presented here? As you read the text, guess which words come from the same Greek root we’ve seen all week, “to clothe” or “to be clothed.” While we are here on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nearer Than We Believed

Thursday’s Lesson – Nearer Than We Believed Read Romans 13:11–14. What event is Paul talking about here, and how should we be acting in anticipation of that event? In this passage the event that he is referring to is the second coming of Christ. Paul is using the imagery of sleep to show the condition […]