Weekly Devotion Guide Answer Sheet - Christian Conduct: Love/Charity Questions from the scriptures: 1. In 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 several things are mentioned that are worthless without charity, list them below: Speaking with the tongues of men and angels, Having the gift of prophecy, understanding all mysteries and knowledge, having mountain moving faith, bestowing all my goods to feed the poor, and giving my body to be burned at the stake.
Family School Devotion Guide - Christian Conduct: Love - The text for this week’s devotion will be 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 - In order to help prepare everyone for devotions it might be a good idea to start with a song, testimonies, or prayer. This week’s missionary family is the James family. The James’ are missionaries in Tanzania and have been on the field for several months now. They have asked us to join them in praying for Mrs. James’ mother who has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Family School Lesson - Christian Conduct: Righteous Living - The Bible is full of the word “righteous”. But in order to understand what the word means, we need to examine it in many uses and context. 1. In the Old Testament the word “righteous” refers largely to the outward and observable behavior of a person or nation. Righteous: Lawful, obedient, good. 1 Samuel 24:17 And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.
Dear Friends, It has been a busy few months and it will continue to be busy. Thank you so much for your prayers. I have been encouraged by those of you who tell us that they are praying as well as ask us how better to pray for us. In August I was able to go to the summer olympics in Brazil. I took a team of eight. There were several other groups in Rio along with us. We distributed over a hundred thousand John and Romans on the streets of Brazil. As fast as we were getting them [...]
There are many topics in the Bible that are touchy and very uncomfortable to discuss and even harder to hear someone teach or preach on. The topic this week is one of those difficult topics. Many things that are so clearly addressed in the Bible and that are identified as sin by God, have become so accepted and ingrained into modern thinking and philosophy. Things that were once a black or white issue have been smudged into a shade of grey. Thankfully the Word of God has not changed. As adults, I hope we all take advantage of the opportunity this week to teach our families the truth about morality; both inside the marriage relationship, and outside of it. As parents, you will have more of an impact with your children regarding this topic (as well as every other) than I, as the pastor, ever could.