Category Archives: Past Studies

FINDING DELIGHT IN THE LORD

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When you hear the word “delight” or “delightful”, what images come to your mind?  Perhaps you see a tea party or a particularly happy event.  Maybe it is visualizing a stroll along the ocean front with a good friend or relaxing for a few minutes in a hot tub.  It could be that you loved an idea that an acquaintance gave to you and told him/her that you were delighted to hear it.  At this challenging time in our world, however, it seems that all of us are learning to find our satisfaction and pleasure in much simpler things at home than we normally did just one month ago.  Instead of a fine meal in a restaurant, we are finding that having enough groceries in our home is satisfying.  In place of going here and there whenever and wherever we wish, a short walk in a safe area can bring us a sense of joy or pleasure.

It is a very opportune time for all of us to examine where our sources of comfort and joy are found.  Do they exist in our creature comforts or in the One who gives us all things to enjoy?  Is your greatest pleasure found in your material and financial security or in a Savior who has promised to supply all of your needs.  When anxiety and disappointment start to creep into the edges of your mind, where do you find solace and contentment?

You are invited to join us as we explore the Bible and discover various ideas that we can incorporate in our lives to help us “find delight (satisfaction, pleasure, joy, contentment) in the Lord”.  After all, His promise to us is to satisfy our heart’s desires if we find Him to be the most admirable and worthy object of our focus and longings.  That is a promise worth investigating, don’t you agree?

FROM BETHLEHEM TO CALVARY

Meeting Jesus through His story in the Gospel of Luke To View or Print Study Guides Have you ever said to someone, “I would really like to get to know you”?  What would be some of the reasons that would make you feel that way about another person?  What are the ingredients that are intrinsic…Continue Reading

GOD’S PROMISES – THEN and NOW

11 Discovery Lessons Based on the Book of Isaiah To View or Print How often do you use the words “always” and “never”?  They are words that make a big impact when you hear them and often we use them for emphasis and clarity, but rarely can we be sure that they represent the truth. …Continue Reading

THERE’S HOPE FOR YOU!

Discovering New Testament HOPE To View or Print It has been said that “we can live 40 days without food, 8 days without water, 4 minutes without air, but only a few seconds without hope.”   What is it about hope that makes it so essential to our lives?  Surely it is not simply the capacity…Continue Reading

DID YOU HEAR WHAT JESUS SAID?

An opportunity to focus on what Jesus had to say as recorded in Matthew’s Gospel – To View or Print Study Guides Would you agree that words are “singularly the most powerful force available to humanity”? What a person says, along with how it is said, can heal or hurt, can build up or destroy,…Continue Reading

Who, ME? . . . Yes, YOU!

A 10 week study focused on listening for the voice of God To View or Print Study Guides Excuses, excuses, excuses!  Would you agree that most of us became very skilled in the “art of excuse-making” as teenagers?  Whether it was school work, cleaning up the bedroom or coming in past the curfew, it became…Continue Reading

PROMISES YOU CAN COUNT ON!

An Opportunity to Focus on God’s Promises To View or Print Study Guides Who would you say is totally trustworthy these days? Politicians, educators, marketing directors, pharmacologists, financial advisors, travel experts, and even some preachers, call out to us with their “promises” to make our lives better, happier, healthier, and more prosperous if only we…Continue Reading

A SNEAK PREVIEW –

“PROMISES YOU CAN COUNT ON!”  When God makes a promise, you can be absolutely positive that He will keep it! Need some wisdom, a bit more joy or a little bit of comfort or help?  You are invited to join with us this summer in our new 8 week study as we uncover and explore some…Continue Reading

ESSENTIALS FOR YOUR JOURNEY OF FAITH

An Opportunity to Study the Book of Romans To View or Print Study Guides It doesn’t really matter whether your adventure is a trip across the United States or around a country like Norway or even in Africa or the Far East, you will want to have a very complete guidebook.  You will need to…Continue Reading