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Author: Evan Bartholomew

03
Jun

Restoration

Introduction:  Revelation 2:4-5 – To forsake means to desert or abandon. (Matthew 27:46) – Remember the height from which you’ve fallen. – When did you get baptized? What was it that made you decide to become a disciple? Reasons For Losing Your First Love: I Timothy 1:5-6 Discouragement or…

02
Jun

Light And Darkness

“This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live out the truth.” — I John 1:5-6…

01
Jun

There’s No Way Out

There was a guy who went to stay at a hotel. He checked in, went up to his room, and proceeded to get settled. After some time had gone buy, the front desk received a call from the man: “What are you guys trying to pull here?” he said frantically….

31
May

Get Up And Walk

Opening Question: What is one thing you wish you were able to do? John 5:1-9a – Jesus sees a man who was an invalid lying by the pool. – An invalid is a person who is too weak to care for themselves. Question: What are some things that would cause someone to…

31
May

Reliance On God

READ: I CORINTHIANS 10:13 & II CORINTHIANS 1:8-9 As Paul wrote to the church in Corinth, it’s quite encouraging to think that God “will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear.” Even though we may sometimes feel crushed by life’s challenges, there’s always a way out. Nothing…

31
May

Sincerity Or Truth?

READ: II SAMUEL 6:1-11 & I CHRONICLES 15:11-13 Uzzah was unfortunately an innocent bystander of a much bigger lesson in the life of David. David was attempting to bring the Ark of the Covenant back into Jerusalem because it symbolically represented the presence of God. As the Ark was being…

31
May

Shake It Off

There was an old farmer who had worked on a farm his whole life. His prized farm animal was his donkey that was equally as old as he was. Together on the farm, they built quite a bond, as the farmer would take care of the donkey and the donkey…

31
May

Blessing Or Curse?

Once there was an old man who lived in a tiny village. Although poor, he was envied by all, for he owned a beautiful white horse. Even the king coveted his treasure. A horse like this had never been seen before – such was its splendor, its majesty, its strength….

31
May

True Vision

One day there was a man who was fighting in the army, and was injured pretty severely. He was sad and depressed that he could possibly be effected by his injury for the rest of his life, and was having a hard time having any hope at all. He was…

31
May

Immovable Rock

A long time ago, there was a man who was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light. Much to his surprise, God had appeared to him. God told the man that He had work for him to do, and showed him a large rock…

07
Nov

Strict Training

Opening Question: What is your favorite sport? I Corinthians 9:24-27 – Paul is comparing Christianity to a sport – running a race. – There are a lot of similarities between sports and Christianity. Question: Why do you think people play sports? What makes them appealing? Question: What are some qualities…

07
Nov

Bible Ball

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom…” — Colossians 3:16 Explanation: The Bible is very important for us to read and know. We should read it everyday and try to follow it. We should know it so well that we have it inside of us!…