Holidays – God’s Ordained Feasts

Mature Class Study, teacher Alyce Crain. God ordained 7 feasts or holidays for the Jews. He called them holy convocations. They gathered to focus on God. The feasts reflected God’s love to the people and them returning his love. Today families enjoy being together...

Like A Good Soldier

Mature Class Study, teacher Rick Coleman. There’s a saying that, the mind is the devil’s workshop. Well, the mind really is the door to our heart and soul. II Timothy 2:1-3 Thou therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. And the things that...

Completeness In The Body

Mature Class Study, teacher Josh Olmsted. Peter was a fisherman with little education. Paul was very educated in Jewish law and part of the Sanhedrin council. Christ came and taught the disciples, then he was crucified and the disciples went out. There were two...

How Our Minds Work

Mature Class Study, teacher Leslie Crain. A Swedish photographer took pictures of babies developing in mothers’ wombs. He showed the fingers and feet start out as little clubs. The brain stem, heart, and spinal cord developed. The heart pumped blood and the brain...

Not Transgressing With Our Mouth

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert. God is to have a tried and tested people, whether we like it or not. God has chosen us to be in the furnace of affliction. Isaiah 48:10-11  Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace...

Seeing The Glass Half Full

Mature Class Study, teacher Rick Coleman. Where’s our focus – on what God has done or on the battles and trials? If we don’t fill our minds with what God has done, it’s easy to look back to our old life. More people would be here if they stayed thankful. God gives...

Giving Meaning To Our Suffering

Mature Class Study, teacher Alyce Crain. Sometimes we experience times where there’s no silver lining in the clouds, like thinking about the 911 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center when 2,763 people were killed and there was $30.5 billion in damages. There...

What’s New And Out Of The Ordinary?

Mature Class Study, teacher Josh Olmsted. When we’re first saved, everything is new. Family doesn’t change but you look at things differently. We’re a new creature and even the trees look different. After a while things may become ordinary again. Peter went back to...

Why Jesus Washed Feet

Mature Class Study, teacher Leslie Crain. Washing feet was a common practice of the Jews. It was done because their feet were dirty. Every day they washed their feet and hands, even when water was scarce. Jesus told about a man who didn’t want to get out of bed to...

What Is Our Level Of Trust?

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert. God wants us to trust him with all our heart and to not lean on our understanding. Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he...