GOD’S ADMONITION ON REPENTANCE

GOD’S ADMONITION ON REPENTANCE

God asked Israelites (his people) to repent from their sins to qualify for his blessings. God emphasized that holiness is important to him, and it will automatically attract his blessing. (People who repent from their sins and serve God in holiness will enjoy his benefits). God said, “Wash yourselves, make yourselves clean; Put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes. Cease to do evil, Learn to do good; Seek justice, Rebuke the oppressor; Defend the fatherless, Plead for the...Read more
Care for the Servant of God

Care for the Servant of God

A servant of God ought to be honored. Gospel minsters are God’s servants, and they hold special place in his mind, and everyone ought to consider them special also. Paul explained the necessity of honoring and catering for the needs of God’s servants and said, “Don’t you know that those who serve in the temple get their food from the temple, and that those who serve at the altar share in what is offered on the altar? In the same way, the Lord has commanded that those who preach the...Read more
Christian Ought to be Good Examples

Christian Ought to be Good Examples

Apostle Paul encouraged Christians to stay away from activities that can send mixed messages and mislead other people. They must present themselves as good examples for other people to follow. Paul used food as an example and said, “…Therefore, if food makes my brother stumble, I will never again eat meat, lest I make my brother stumble” (1 Corinthians. 8:13). Lesson on Christians Presenting Themselves as Good Examples Christians must be good examples for other people to emulate....Read more
LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS AS YOURSELF

LOVE YOUR NEIGHBORS AS YOURSELF

Are Christians allowed to segregate? Our Lord Jesus commands us to Love our neighbors as ourselves. Christian are expected to love all people equally and avoid segregation. Believers must understand that it is sinful to give preferential treatment to anyone. We must not specially favor anyone (or a group of people) at the expense of others. God requires that his worshipers desist from segregation and treat all people equally. The scripture stated, “If you really fulfill the royal law...Read more
Purity Is Important To God

Purity Is Important To God

Paul encouraged Corinthian Christians to maintain purity, and abstain from activities that can trap them into sexual immorality. The apostle also encouraged people who are ripe for marriage to do so, in order to avoid sexual sins. Any adult who chooses to remain single must maintain body purity and abstain from sexuality. Paul admonished, “I suppose therefore that this is good because of the present distress—that it is good for a man to remain as he is: Are you bound...Read more
GOD WILL RESTORE A BACKSLIDDEN CHRISTIAN

GOD WILL RESTORE A BACKSLIDDEN CHRISTIAN

A Christian who has backslided from faith can be restored by God. This lesson can be illustrated with God’s behavior to the people of Judah (in the bible). People of Judah were God’s children, but they sold themselves to sinful lifestyle. They became corrupted to the extent that God turned his back against them. However, despite the sinful behavior of people of Judah, God promised to restore them into his true love. The Creator would buy them back from their sinful entrapment. Jehovah promised...Read more
Christians to Walk in Dignity before God Always

Christians to Walk in Dignity before God Always

Christians are required to have dignity and walk uprightly in a manner that glorifies God always. Believers must ensure that our activities honor God at all times! The scripture emphasized, “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God” (1 Corinthians 10:31 NIV).  Christians Must Understand that Dignity Matters to God Believers must understand the importance of dignity, and how it matters to God. We must not misunderstand the concept of liberty that...Read more
IMPLICATION OF KEEPING BAD ASSOCIATION

IMPLICATION OF KEEPING BAD ASSOCIATION

King Rehoboam succeeded his father Solomon as a king of Israel, but he quickly followed wrong counsels and lost credibility with his citizens. Therefore, he lost more than 70% of his kingdom to someone who had no royal blood. The scripture reported, “…And Jeroboam and all Israel came and spoke to Rehoboam, saying, ‘Your father made our yoke heavy; now therefore, lighten the burdensome service of your father and his heavy yoke which he put on us, and we will serve you.’” (2 Chronicles...Read more
REWARD FOR CONFIDENCE IN GOD

REWARD FOR CONFIDENCE IN GOD

People who reserve their confidence in God will not be put to shame. They will triumph over difficult situations to possess their possessions. The scripture stated, “But in Mount Zion shall be deliverance, and it shall be holiness; and the house of Jacob shall possess their possessions” (Obadiah 1:17 JUB).   Lesson on Confidence in God Deliverance, safety, and prosperity are bound to follow people that faithfully serve God. Some challenges may rise again them, but they shall...Read more
GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

GOOD RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

Anyone who dreams of having good relationship with God to enjoy his benefits must first repent from his or her sins. As far as God is concerned, repentance of sins is non-negotiable, and everyone must exercise it. Everyone must obey God’s rule. The scripture intensified this as written, “For godly sorrow produces repentance leading to salvation, not to be regretted; but the sorrow of the world produces death” (2 Corinthians 7:10).    Lesson on Keeping Relationship with...Read more