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A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.

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Galatians 5:16-23 teaches that at any moment we are either walking by the Holy Spirit or according to the sin nature. Walking by the Spirit, enjoying fellowship with God, walking in the light are virtually synonymous. During these times, the Holy Spirit is working in us to illuminate our minds to the truth of Scripture and to challenge us to apply what we learn. But when we sin, we begin to live based on the sin nature. Our works do not count for eternity. The only way to recover is to confess (admit, acknowledge) our sin to God the Father and we are instantly forgiven, cleansed, and recover our spiritual walk (1 John 1:9). Please make sure you are walking by the Spirit before you begin your Bible study, so it will be spiritually profitable.

Messages with tag - Love

Sun, Nov 11, 2012
Passage: Colossians 3:18-21 & Ephesians 5:25-33
Series: Colossians (2011)
Duration: 46 mins 10 secs
The issue in these passages is for husbands to love their wives. The analogy is to love as Christ loves the Church. You must understand the gospel in order to understand this kind of love. The purpose for Christ’s love for His Church is to sanctify, purify and present her to Himself without residue of sin, eternally set apart to God. A Christian marriage is a training aid to show the world the relationship between Christ and His Church. Learn how elements of doctrine are revealed through marriage and its unique oneness lived out through different roles with distinct identities.
Sun, Oct 28, 2012
Passage: 1 Corinthians 13:18 & Titus 2:3-5
Series: Colossians (2011)
Duration: 55 mins 21 secs
Some of these passages have been misapplied inside and outside the church to justify sinful behavior. When authority is motivated by love there is no abuse or suppression. Authority without love is tyranny. The relationship of husbands and wives in obedience to these principles is related to their personal response to Jesus Christ, and lived out as a testimony to men and angels. Learn about the roles God has for men and women during the different seasons of life. See the “virtuous” woman in Proverbs and how, in her industriousness and obedience, she puts to shame the feminist concept of the modern woman, preserving her femininity and eliciting trust and praise from her family.

This lesson also includes Proverbs 31:10-31.
Sun, Sep 16, 2012
Passage: Colossians 3:18-21
Series: Colossians (2011)
Duration: 53 mins 57 secs
Critics discredit this verse as something out of the culture of Paul’s time that has no impact in our culture today. But scripture’s clear idea of gender roles had been revealed since Genesis 1. The world tries to define equality through roles while God defines equality in our very essence. The argument has been extended to the absurd in discussions about the gender of God. We are in the image of God. God is not in the image of man. There are references to God in masculine, feminine and neuter forms. Apart from Jesus in His incarnation, God doesn’t introduce himself as a man or woman, but as the leader, Almighty God. Learn about role distinction, authority and equality within the Godhead and how that has application in the structure of marriage relationships.
Sun, May 13, 2012
Passage: Colossians 3:12-14
Series: Colossians (2011)
Duration: 48 mins 28 secs
Sun, May 06, 2012
Passage: Colossians 3:12-14
Series: Colossians (2011)
Duration: 48 mins 59 secs
Thu, Apr 12, 2012
Passage: Romans 5:6-11
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 39 secs
Thu, Apr 05, 2012
Passage: Romans 5:3-5 & 2 Peter 1:3-8
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 4 mins 34 secs
Thu, Mar 22, 2012
Passage: Romans 5:3-5 & 2 Peter 1:3-9
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 32 secs
Thu, Mar 01, 2012
Passage: Romans 5:3-5 & James 2:3-5
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 1 hr 0 mins 12 secs
This lesson also includes 2 Peter 1:3-11
Thu, Oct 20, 2011
Passage: Romans 4:1-4
Series: Romans (2010)
Duration: 59 mins 10 secs
As we continue in our study of Romans, we are reminded by Paul that Justification applies to both Jews and Gentiles. We learn under what framework Gods Righteousness and Justice operate. We learn the compatibility of Righteousness and love, and the concept of Biblical love.

This lesson teaches us the differences between real and judicial imputation, and answers the question, what is forensic Justification?