Contributed on Feb 3, 2012
1. What does it mean to obey? 2. What if your parents tell you to do something that is contrary to scripture? 3. What is the ancient Roman law & how did it apply to parenting? 4. What does it mean “that you may enjoy long life on the earth?” 5. So whi
OBEYING YOUR MOM & DAD SERIES: EPHESIANS 6 INTRO: Did you ever realize that some people’s parenting skills are way different from many others. And some skills, well they leave a lot to the imagination. Here are some examples… Example #1: Taking your kid to work sounds like a good ...read more
Contributed on Feb 14, 2012
This is one of the only lessons I have heard of or read about that deals specifically with the meaning of exasperation.
DO NOT EXASPERATE YOUR CHILD SERIES LESSON #2: EPHESIANS 6 OPEN: Have You Ever Been Frustrated? Consider this story told by Bernard L. Brown, Jr., president of the Kennestone Regional Health Care System in the state of Georgia. Brown once worked in a hospital where a patient ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2012
Uses a Jedi theme to teach the important issues of slave to master relationship, the importance of working hard at our jobs, and the Bema Seat judgment before Christ.
THE JEDI MASTER Series: Ephesians 6 INTRO: BIBLE VERSE: Ephesians 6:5-9 5 Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear, and with sincerity of heart, just as you would obey Christ. 6 Obey them not only to win their favor when their eye is on you, but as slaves of Christ, doing the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 10, 2012
5 GREAT TRUTHS: 1. There is an invisible world just as real as the visible world. 2. We are involved in the invisible war. 3. Our enemy is strong and his goal is to destroy us. 4. We are to respect our foe—but not fear him. 5. We need to analyze our
DARK OF THE MOON Series: Ephesians 6 INTRO #1: Transformers: Dark of the Moon I plan to open up by asking the youth what was their favorite Transformer movie moment (I am sure some of our coolest kids will have great answers here). Obviously, what I am going for here is a detailed talk about ...read more
Contributed on Mar 26, 2012
A basic study on the helmet of salvation and how it relates to the full armor of God. Includes an article by John MacArthur on the evidence of salvation and an article listing the attributes of the lives of a changed person for Christ.
HELMET OF SALVATION Ephesians 6 Intro: Maginot Line (I will draw this up on the board as an opener) At the beginning of world war II, France believed that they were safe against Germany behind the Maginot line. The Maginot line was a defensive line built in the 1930’s. It stretched for ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2012
Lesson is about the Belt of Truth, mentioned in the Armor of God chapter in Ephesians 6. It makes some comparisons to Batman in the introduction, and has some good source material asking the question if it is ever okay to lie.
BATMAN’S BELT SERIES: EPHESIANS 6 (ARMOR OF GOD: BELT OF TRUTH) INTRO: Batman is one of the most loved superheroes of all time in the United States. And one of the interesting things that people find out about him while studying his past and present predicament, is that Batman is one of the ...read more
Contributed on Apr 28, 2012
Message examines the footwear of the Roman soldiers and relates it to our practical life battle of sustaining our walk with the Lord by putting on the whole armor of God.
NOTE TO YOUTH WORKERS: We have a host of youth babysitting for the 101, 201, 301, 401 classes tomorrow so our numbers may be a bit lower heading into Dream Weekend. At first I thought we would do a group sporting event like football or kickball or something until 500, then praise songs, then ...read more