This I Believe (The Creed)

Beginning the SY 2021-2022 with a declaration of what is most important for us -- our faith. “If you are not thinking correctly, you are not living correctly. What you believe will determine how you behave." (Howard G. Hendricks) These words speak of a universal truth. What we become is a product of what we … Continue reading This I Believe (The Creed)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 3 PART 2 – Peace (Matthew 5:9)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 3 PART 2 – Peace (Matthew 5:9) LESSON: PEACE - Blessed are the peacemakers Memory Verse: "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.”– Matthew 5:9 Lesson Presentation: (Note: Always allow students to give their answers to the questions before you clarify the teaching.) Have you … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 3 PART 2 – Peace (Matthew 5:9)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 3 PART 1 – Peace (Isaiah 9:6)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 3 PART 1 – Peace (Isaiah 9:6) LESSON: PEACE Jesus is the Prince of Peace Memory Verse: ”For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 3 PART 1 – Peace (Isaiah 9:6)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 2 PART 4 – Joy (Psalm 33:3)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 2 PART 4 - Joy (Psalm 33:3) LESSON: JOY - How do we express our joy? Memory Verse: ”Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.” – Psalm 33:3 Lesson Presentation: There is a difference between happiness and joy. Happiness is something we experience for a … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 2 PART 4 – Joy (Psalm 33:3)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 1 PART 3 – Joy (Nehemiah 8:10b)

Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 1 PART 3 - Joy (Nehemiah 8:10b) LESSON: JOY Memory Verse: “Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”– Nehemiah 8:10b  Bible Background: Nehemiah 8:5-12 Nehemiah lived at a time when Israel was slowly returning from exile, and he was a cupbearer for King Artaxerxes. He … Continue reading Fruits of the Spirit: LESSON 1 PART 3 – Joy (Nehemiah 8:10b)