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It Is Better To Obey

In this lesson, we considered Matthew 12 and the need to accept and obey the words of Jesus Christ. 

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Was It Humility or Fear?

I used to see the story of King Saul as a story of a humble man becoming arrogant and too big for his own good.  However, as I have studied the story through the years, I am beginning to wonder if Saul was neither humble nor arrogant, but timid and fearful. 

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It’s About Time!

This article was originally published in the Ellettsville church of Christ’s bulletin, May 31, 2015. Read the original publication

Solomon wrote, “To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven”. (Ecclesiastes 3:10).  We can become busy spending our time on many things.  What can we learn about time?  

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Getting Around It

King Saul was a king who tried, on several occasions, to “get around” the will of the Lord. Consider two key instances within the life of King Saul. The first example is found in 1 Samuel 13. King Saul was prepared to go into battle against the Philistines at Gilgal.  King Saul was waiting on Samuel to arrive so that he, Samuel, could offer the burnt offering and peace offerings to the Lord. 

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Saved by Kingly Wisdom

In this lesson we considered David’s words of instruction to his son Solomon. 

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When Change Is Bad

This article was originally published in the Ellettsville church of Christ’s bulletin, January 25, 2015. Read the original publication

Change can be good and is even necessary.  However, when Paul wrote to the Galatians, he spoke about some bad changes.  When is change bad?  What does the Bible say? 

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