Patterns of Predestination

September 19, 2021
Predestination is undeniably a term used in the Bible, but the common idea that we have no control over our fates is at odds with other scriptures that show that everything we do matters for our souls. So, what, then, is predestination?

Redeeming the Time

August 29, 2021
Are we taking advantages of opportunities to spend time with Christ? We look at a few passages where ordinary people had the chance to talk to Jesus face to face.

Parenting (class)

August 29, 2021
An overview of spiritual principles for raising children. Topics include (1) Both parents must be God-centered; (2) Family structure - fathers must lead and be responsible for their children's raising and teaching; (3) Build a hedge around your family; (4) Fathers must make rules for their families.
The last chapters of the book Judges are downright disturbing, especially chapters 19-21. They show the complete unraveling of the morality and faithfulness of Israel in the generations immediately following the grand success of Joshua (listen to last week's lesson). The chapters in this lesson are not as physically unsettling but nonetheless still show the systemic lack of consideration for God's laws in those times. 
One of Moses' very last speeches was to dictate to the nation that once they entered Canaan, they were to do a theatrical exercise of shouting commands from opposing mountainsides. And they did, in Joshua's day. But would their commitment last?