Being Still

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert. When the Assyrian army came against Hezekiah, the singers and Isaiah wrote Psalm 46. Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. God is still bigger than any mountain that we can or cannot see....

Changes And Grief

This verse says we’re troubled on every side. We’re living in a day when people are troubled on every side. We’re perplexed. Sometimes we don’t know what to do but we’re not in despair. Sometimes we’re cast down but we’re not...

God Loves A Cheerful Giver

God loves a cheerful giver. We won’t reap what God wants us to if we don’t sow from a heart of love, gratitude, and thanksgiving – not because we feel we have to give something. II Corinthians 9:6-7 But this I say, He which soweth sparingly shall reap also sparingly;...

Abounding With The Fullness of God

Mature Class Study notes, teacher Edith Tolbert Paul had been arrested in Caesarea, requested permission stand before Caesar, survived shipwreck on the way to Rome for trial, and survived being bitten by a poisonous snake. On board ship in a storm at sea, Paul fasted...

Becoming Distracted

Mature Class Study notes, teacher Danny Sanders The instructions in Colossians 3 are to those who are risen (Colossians 3:1) and tells us to seek the things that are above. In today’s environment it’s very easy to be distracted. Colossians 3:2 Set your affection on...

Faith And Cynicism

Abraham wasn’t looking at his physical condition, medical facts, feelings, or limitations. He focused on God’s promises. Romans 4:20-21 He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God; And being fully persuaded...

Our Identity As A Chosen People

When the scripture says you’re a chosen generation, do we really know what our identity is? It’s special to be chosen by God to to be part of his kingdom. God has chosen us through salvation by believing the truth. I Peter2:9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal...