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Author: Evan Bartholomew

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!…

29
Sep

True Friends

Opening Question: What is one quality that makes someone a great friend? James 2:14-24 – James is talking about how true faith shows itself in our deeds. – If someone doesn’t have any deeds to go along with their faith, it’s not real faith. Question: Why do you think Abraham…

29
Aug

Buying In

Opening Question: What is the last thing you bought? What is one of the worst things you’ve bought? Matthew 13:44 – A man finds a treasure (the Kingdom) hidden in a field. – He sells everything he has to buy the field. Question: What are some things that are hard…

29
Aug

Know Your Future

Opening Question: What is your dream job or occupation? What about your worst possible job? Jeremiah 29:11-13 – God has a plan for everyone, and it’s a good plan. – It’s a plan to prosper us and not to harm us. Question: What are some things that people do to…

26
Jul

Above All

Opening Question: If you were alone on a deserted island, what one thing would you want to have with you? Proverbs 4:23 Question: What does the Bible say is the most important thing here? Why? Question: What are some things that a person should guard their heart against? James 5:12…