Month: January 2016

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2 Peter 2:1–3 — Beware False Teachers, Judgment Is Coming

2:1 But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing upon themselves swift destruction. 2 And many will follow their sensuality, and because of them the way of truth will be blasphemed. 3 And in...

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The Image of God: Past and/or Present?

In this lesson, we consider whether man retains the image of God after the Fall, and if so, how the image of God has been affected. We look specifically at Genesis 9:6; James 3:9, 1 Corinthians 11:7, Ephesians 4:24, and Colossians 3:10. Download the handout

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Mark 16:1–8 — He Is Risen

16:1 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. 3 And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll away...

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Order of Worship, January 31, 2016

Morning Hymns 266 Come, Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain / St. Kevin (listen) 281 I Know That My Redeemer Lives – Glory Hallelujah! / Shout On (listen) 271 Sing, Choirs of New Jerusalem / Lyngham (listen) 286 Worship Christ, the Risen King! / Regent Square (listen) Evening Hymns 38 Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise / Joanna (listen) 48 O Lord Most High, with All My...

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2 Peter 1:16–21 — The Prophetic Word

16 For we did not follow cleverly devised myths when we made known to you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but we were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 17 For when he received honor and glory from God the Father, and the voice was borne to him by the Majestic Glory, “This is my...

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The Image of God: Different Views

Theologians have conceptualized the image of God in several different ways. In this lesson, we consider the traditional Reformed, Roman Catholic, Lutheran, and Pelagian views on the image of God. Download the handout

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Mark 15:42–47 — Jesus Is Buried

42 And when evening had come, since it was the day of Preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath, 43 Joseph of Arimathea, a respected member of the council, who was also himself looking for the kingdom of God, took courage and went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. 44 Pilate was surprised to...

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Order of Worship, January 24, 2016

Morning Hymns 78 O Bless the Lord, My Soul / St. Michael (listen) 626 O Lord, by Grace Delivered / Noel (listen) 276 Up from the Grave He Arose / Christ Arose (listen) 327 One Day He’s Coming / Chapman (listen)   Evening Hymns 138 The Heavens Declare Your Glory, Lord / Uxbridge (listen) 141 God, in the Gospel of His...

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2 Peter 1:12–15 — During Your Stay

12 Therefore I intend always to remind you of these qualities, though you know them and are established in the truth that you have. 13 I think it right, as long as I am in this body, to stir you up by way of reminder, 14 since I know that the putting off of my...

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Creation Accounts, Part 2

We continue our series on the doctrine of man by looking closely at the two accounts of the creation of man Genesis 1:26–27 and 2:7, 21–23. This is part two of this particular lesson. Download the handout