Gossip – introduction and bible study guide

Gossip – introduction and bible study guide

Aug 09

Introduction: Gossip and those that practice the habit of gossip are like the traveling salesman selling “snake oil” to the unsuspecting consumer. The sales pitch is appealing, the smell aromatic and the bottle glimmers but the contents are deceptively deadly to the one who acquired it. The gossiper goes from town to town, from church to church and from individual to individual...

Friends – introduction and bible study guide

Friends – introduction and bible study guide

Jul 08

Introduction: There are many descriptions for friends – from a worldly and a biblical point of view. In the Hebrew language, the words, “friend,” “companion,” and “neighbor” are translated from six different words.What exactly is a friend? How does one know if that person is really a friend? Can we know if we are a true friend to someone else?Having...

Fools – introduction and bible study guide

Fools – introduction and bible study guide

Jun 07

Introduction: The problem of wisdom and the problem of fools – these two serve as the foundation for understanding the Book of Proverbs. To understand fully the riches of wisdom is found in the study of a fool – for a fool’s folly is exposed in his lack of wisdom! According to God, a fool is one who lays up earthly treasures for himself – desiring all the good things of...

Fear – introduction and bible study guide

Fear – introduction and bible study guide

May 06

Introduction: There are many reasons each of us fear – the loss of finances, a sickly child, an unstable marriage, a wrong view of God, aging, the unknown, skewed perspective and even death.Often, the word for fear is replaced by the more clinical word, “anxiety.” Fear is often described as, “a lack of faith.” No matter how it is framed, it is still fear. There are...

Discipline – introduction and bible study guide

Discipline – introduction and bible study guide

Apr 05

Introduction: The subject of Discipline can be a very controversial topic. A persons perspective on discipline is molded in large part by ownership.God has much to say about discipline; not limiting his instruction to the younger child alone, but to the older one too. He also addresses the methods earthly fathers use versus His. Lastly, God introduces His reasons for His discipline versus the...

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