Tag: Obedience


The Only Cure

Opening Question: What is the worst illness you’ve ever had? II Kings 5:1 – The Bible introduces us to this character: Naaman – He was the commander of the army of Aram. – At this time, they were at war against Israel. Question: How does the Bible describe Naaman? Question:…


Running Away

Opening Question: What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever run away from? Jonah 1:1-16 – God comes to Jonah: “Preach in Nineveh.” – Nineveh was the capital city of Assyria, which was Israel’s biggest enemy. – “He ran away from the Lord and fled to Tarshish.” Question: What are some things…


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…


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…


Listen Up

Opening Question: What do you think is the key to being a good listener? Question: Why is it hard to be a good listener? James 1:19-21 – James is telling everyone that they should take note of this. – People should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow…


Good Intentions

Opening Question:  What is something you would do if you had more time? II Samuel 6:1-8 – David is trying to bring the Ark of the Covenant back into Israel. – The Ark of the Covenant was a symbol of God’s presence with His people.  It was very important to…


God Says So

“In fact, this is love for God: to keep His commands.  And His commands are not burdensome…” — I John 5:3 Explanation:  Really loving God means that we obey His commands.  It’s not enough just to say we love God.  Telling someone that we love them is the easiest form of…