October 20, 2019
We reach the part of Abraham’s faith that seems unfathomable to us — the sacrifice of Isaac. How did Abraham get to this kind of faith, where he was willing to trust God with everything in his life? How can we build this kind of faith?
October 13, 2019
We are called to be faithful. We are called to be righteous. But, we are also called to be God’s friend. What do you do with your friends that you never do with God? How about sharing a laugh? Is it OK to laugh with God? (Hint: Who do you think invented humor to begin […]
October 6, 2019
Sometimes, just when it seems we are improving and getting better, something from our past grabs us and holds us back. The good news is that we are not alone. It happens to some of the greats in the Bible. And, by studying them, we can learn our best way forward.
September 29, 2019
Sometimes we make a decision that affects us for the rest of our life — not because it is so monumental that it can’t be undone — but because it sets us down a path that we never seem to realize we can leave. The momentum is what destroys us. But, how do we get […]
September 22, 2019
Why do you want great Faith as a Christian? Do you think God cares what we do with our Faith? Maybe we can’t have faith like Abraham until we have some other characteristics of this “Father of Faith”
September 15, 2019
The Christian religion runs on Faith. We need faith to believe. We need faith to pray. We Need faith for everything. So… where do we get this faith? Every televangelist seems to have an answer for that. But what if they are all wrong? What about if real faith looks nothing like what we were […]
September 7, 2019
How can we live a life of faith when we keep making huge mistakes? Do we ever reach a point where our screw-up is so big, God can’t even use us anymore? If Abraham can make a huge mistake like he does in this week’s lesson, what hope is there for us? Is there any […]
September 1, 2019
Abraham comes off one of the greatest military victories in the Bible. He has done — alone — what five kings failed to accomplish. And when he gets back home, God comes to him with an odd message: “Don’t be afraid, Abraham.” What did God know that we missed? Why does fear often follow our […]
August 25, 2019
Suddenly, the story in Genesis shifts to a battle between 9 kings — none of them named Abraham. But this story shows how far Abraham has come in his friendship with God. Because what he does next is something that Hollywood couldn’t have dreamed up…
August 18, 2019
Abraham is back in the Promised land. And he has learned a lot from his time in Egypt. We see what a man of faith does when he finds his way back to God’s Promise. And it is a lesson for us all.