DEFINITION A hindrance is something that prevents us from being obedient to God’s commands.  SCRIPTURE READING Matthew 6:24, “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.” MAIN POINTS NO …

Psalm 122 A song of ascents. Of David. 1 I rejoiced with those who said to me,    “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”2 Our feet are standing    in your gates, Jerusalem. 3 Jerusalem is built like a city    that is closely compacted together.4 That is where the tribes go up—    the tribes of the Lord—to praise the name of the Lord    according to the …

BOOK IV Psalms 90–106 Psalm 90 A prayer of Moses the man of God. 1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place    throughout all generations.2 Before the mountains were born    or you brought forth the whole world,    from everlasting to everlasting you are God. VV. 1-2, God is eternal 3 You turn people back to dust,    saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.”4 A thousand …

DEFINITION Stewardship is the wise management of everything God has entrusted us with.  SCRIPTURE READING Proverbs 13:22, “A good person leaves an inheritance for their children’s children, but a sinner’s wealth is stored up for the righteous.” MAIN POINTS A GOOD PERSON: The Bible, especially the book of Proverbs, commands people to do good by forsaking evil. …

Psalm 14 For the director of music. Of David. 1 The fool says in his heart,    “There is no God.”They are corrupt, their deeds are vile;    there is no one who does good. 2 The Lord looks down from heaven    on all mankindto see if there are any who understand,    any who seek God.3 All have turned away, all have become corrupt;    there is no one who …

DEFINITION Stewardship is the wise management of everything God has entrusted us with. SCRIPTURE READING Acts 2:44-45, “44 All the believers were together and had everything in common. 45 They sold property and possessions to give to anyone who had need.” MAIN POINTS ALL BELIEVERS WERE TOGETHER: The books of Acts describes the ideal church in which …

DEFINITION Stewardship is the wise management of everything God has entrusted us with. SCRIPTURE READING Romans 13:8, “Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.” MAIN POINTS NO DEBT REMAIN OUTSTANDING: Though there are times when Christians may get loans for cars, houses, …

The Book of Psalms provides us with many examples of how to live in the sight of God in every circumstance, including sin and failure. Psalm 51 takes us to one of the darkest chapters in the life of King David, a man “after God’s own heart” (1 Samuel 13:14; Acts 13:22). Though he loved …

Definition Stewardship is the wise management of everything God has entrusted us with. Scripture Reading Luke 16:8, “The master commended the dishonest manager because he had acted shrewdly. For the people of this world are more shrewd in dealing with their own kind than are the people of the light.” Main Points HE ACTED SHREWDLY: The definition …

Psalm 23 A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.2     He makes me lie down in green pastures,he leads me beside quiet waters,3     he refreshes my soul.He guides me along the right paths    for his name’s sake.4 Even though I walk    through the darkest valley,I will fear no evil,    for you are with me;your rod and your …