Sunday, July 27

Last but not least, Brent Steel will present Hannah as a godly woman worth following.

For this child I prayed; and the Lord has granted me the petition that I made to him.  Therefore I have lent him to the Lord; as long as he lives, he is given to the Lord.  (I Sam 1:27-28)

Sunday, July 20

Nate Hill will teach us from the godly example of Elijah, the great Israelite prophet.

And as they still went on and talked, behold, chariots of fire and horses of fire separated the two of them. And Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven. (II Kings 2:11, ESV)

Sunday, July 13

And Mary said, "Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word." And the angel departed from her. (Luke 1:38, NASB)

We enjoyed hearing Jay Tyler tell us what an unwed pregnant teenager can teach us about God.  Mary was a girl of exceptional faith!

Sunday, July 6

In July, we will find godly men and women to follow, from both the Old and New Testaments.  Daryl Brooks started us with Peter.

And Simon Peter answered and said, "Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God."  (Matthew 16:16, KJV)

In 1 Peter 4:1-11, Peter calls Christians to choose to live for God, leaving sin behind.

Sunday, June 28

O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. (Psalm 107:1, NRSV)

Our final study on prayer was thanksgiving prayer; thank you to Dale Morgan for sharing his thoughts with us.

In I Peter, Peter emphasized again that the guiding star of our Christian life is the example of Jesus Christ, especially in his patience when wronged.

Sunday, June 22

They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. (Acts 2:42, NRSV)

Thank you to Nathaniel Hill for teaching us about prayers of supplication.

The morning adult class covered 1 Peter 3:1-9 with Anthony Williams.

Sunday, June 15

Sons are a heritage from the LORD, children a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are sons born in one's youth. Blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them. They will not be put to shame when they contend with their enemies in the gate.  (Psalm 127:3-5, NIV)

We paused our study of prayer and took a day to celebrate Christian fathers; thank you to Jay Tyler for encouraging us to follow the example of Joseph of Nazareth.

In 1 Peter, the adult class covered chapter 2:13-25