Category: Church

In A Nutshell: “Concern for A Weaker Brother”1 Corinthians 8:1-13. 

Time: 55 A.D. 

Golden Text: “Therefore, if meat make my brother offend, I will eat no flesh while the world standeth, lest I make my brother to offend. (1 Corinthians 8:13).

There are many things clearly identified in scripture that are right or wrong. Other things are not so clearly identified and fall into the category of debatable things because the Bible does not clearly state that they are wrong to do. To grasp the truth presented in this week’s lesson, we first have to understand the situation that existed in Corinth and in throughout Greco-Roman world. Sacrifices were made to many different gods. Meats from those sacrificial animals were…

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Jesus’ Foretold Birth

LESSON: Luke 1:26-40

PLACE: Nazareth

TIME: 7 or 6 B.C.

GOLDEN TEXT: “Behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call His name JESUS” (Luke 1:31)

Six months after Gabriel appeared to Zechariah in the temple in Jerusalem, the same angel appeared to Mary in the town of Nazareth in Galilee. Mary was engaged to be married to a man named Joseph (Luke 1:26-28). She was startled and puzzled when the angel told her that, though still a virgin, she would give birth to a son, and this son would be the promised Messiah. He would be in a unique sense God’s Son and his kingdom would be eternal (Luke 1:29-34). Mary’s pregnancy would come about not through any sexual relations with Joseph, but through the direct creative power of the Spirit of God…

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