Contention And Pride

Mature Class Study, teacher Edith Tolbert. Proverbs show many contrasts or differences between the wise and foolish, the wicked and the righteous, and the lazy and diligent. Solomon also tells us this contrast between pride and good advice. Proverbs 13:10 Only by...

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...

How We Become Salt

Jesus didn’t say we should be, we can be, or we will be the salt of the earth. He said we are the salt of the earth. There are no salt substitutes. If we’re not what God wants us to be, the world will be without salt and light. Matthew 5:13 Ye are the salt of the...

Like A Tree Planted By The Rivers

We won’t be like a tree planted by the rivers of water unless we delight in and meditate in the law of the Lord. Psalm 1:1-3 Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful....

Patience Like Christ

God wants us to have and show the same patience as Christ. II Thessalonians 3:5 (Amplified Bible, Classic Ed.) May the Lord direct your hearts into [realizing and showing] the love of God and into the steadfastness and patience of Christ and in waiting for His return....