Week 24 Study Questions

Use one or both of these questions to introduce the lesson: 1. What are some of your favorite cleaning products? How do you use them? Why do you prefer your brand over competing brands? 2. Consider these common phrases: airing your dirty laundry, having clean hands in a situation, speaking with a foul mouth, getting […]


Week 24 Character | The Gentle Christian

We hear the term gentle most often used in the word gentlemen. My father-in-law’s definition of a gentleman is “a man who knows how to play the accordion, but doesn’t.” That may not be the best definition, but it makes me smile every time I repeat it. Few people, I’d wager, think much about being […]


Week 24 Daily Reading

MONDAY Reading for Today: Luke 3:1-20 Ephesians 4:25-32 Psalm 119:65-72 1 Kings 13–14 Psalm 119:65-72 What good things has the Lord done in your life? Has he freed you from slavery to sin? Has he helped you through a struggle? Has he grown your character and made you into a better person? Has he given […]


Week 23 Study | Parables of God’s Just Kingdom

Parables are true-to-life comparisons that break forth into fictional analogies that seem upside down to us and often deceive us into truth by opening up the government of God. This is a homemade definition of parables, with the exception of the phrase “deceiving into truth,” which can be attributed to Soren Kierkegaard. By fictional analogies […]