Personal Spiritual Growth
Celebrating the Giving in Thanksgiving
Wed. Nov 30th 2011
This lesson looks at the relationship between the national holiday of "Thanksgiving" and the ongoing gratitude that all Christians have which nourishes their faith.
We'd be selfish and rude if we didn't give thanks or at least feel appreciative for the abundance we have here in America. There is much to be thankful for, most of it too obvious to ignore.
Thanksgiving is Important
We have this unwritten rule in the church that when there is bad weather or a major holiday that falls on Sunday night or Wednesday night, we have a devo. Of course, a devotional is a good thing and edifying for the church but sometimes there is the impression that it is less than "real church" when the preacher preaches a sermon, have classes.
Solomon sketches out the character of a woman who uses her sexual charm to seduce a foolish man.
The secret to correcting bad behavior and becoming better people is to replace the elements of bad behavior with good and positive things in our lives. In this lesson we look at 3 changes that are necessary to become a better person.
The lesson review the 4 ingredients necessary to create a life (aroma) that is pleasing to God.
This first lesson will review the history of the city of Thessalonica as well as the circumstances surrounding the writing of these two epistles (letters).
This lesson examines God's original purposes for sexual union in marriage and the spiritual element necessary to achieve full satisfaction in this complex area of married life.
This opening session examines the core activity of public worship - communication with God, and how this essential component can be enhanced by learning the language of communication with God.
In the opening section of his letter Paul, the Apostle, describes the attributes that reveal a genuine conversion to Christ.
(I Thessalonians 1:1-10)
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