Giving Thanks For Everything

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert. God’s plan is for him to be exalted so people to see and recognize him for what he is. Philippians 2:5-11 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be...

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...