As we have begun reading Leviticus in our daily reading, it seems fitting to spend some time in that often overlooked book of God’s Word. In this lesson, we try to hit some of the high points, and focus on the overall theme of the book, the holiness of God and His people.
We are at war! And our enemy is a powerful one. We must be prepared for the fight. One way we prepare is by understanding our enemy, which we will attempt to do in this lesson.
A survey of the book of Exodus, recognizing God’s role in the story, and working to have a better understanding of the God that we still serve in the church today.
Submission is a guiding principle in a Christian’s life. We are to submit to God. We are commanded to submit to government. Ane we must also submit to one another. Sometimes there is a specific order that God has ordained for relationships in our lives, such as in our families or in business. Paul deals with these things in our text tonight.
Whether in the time before Christ, under the Old Covenant, or in the Christian age, in the church, God has always had a plan for his people. Even through difficult situations, like the exile to Babylon, God had plans for his people. And he still has desires for his set apart people living in the world today.
James and John showed a great amount of ambition when they asked Jesus to give them positions of prominence in the kingdom. They and the rest of the Twelve had to be reminded of what really makes one great in the kingdom.
As Christians we must always make the most of the opportunity presented to us to preach the gospel. As we study God’s word today, we can learn about taking the opportunities we have from the Lord himself.