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Explore the Bible Lesson for December 15: God Requires

Will Matthews, student pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Clinton
December 09 2019

Focal Passage: Numbers 20:1-13 I’ll never forget my first trip to Carowinds. One of the new attractions opening that weekend was called The Xtreme Skycoaster – a towering steel lift that combined bungee jumping, hang gliding and skydiving... read more

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Bible Studies for Life Lesson For December 15: Does Absolute Truth Exist?

Casey Short, pastor, Pinetops Baptist Church, Williamston
December 09 2019

Focal Passage: John 1:14-18; 8:30-32; 18:36-38a You know the story well. A Christian man and woman own a small bakery. They run their business according to their Christian principles, principles based on the Bible, which classifies homosexual behavior as sin... read more

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Explore the Bible Lesson for December 1: God Leads

Will Matthews, student pastor, Immanuel Baptist Church, Clinton
November 15 2019

Focal Passage: Numbers 9:15-23 One scene from the 1994 movie “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective” has stuck in my mind for over 20 years. Every time I see the opportunity to recreate the scene, I jump at it! In this particular scene, Ace Ventura (played by Jim Carrey) is trying to prove that Roger Pedacter, an employee of the Miami Dolphins, has been murdered for having inside information on the kidnapping of the Dolphins’ mascot, Snowflake... read more

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Bible Studies for Life Lesson for December 1: Do We Need to Defend Our Faith?

Casey Short, pastor, Pinetops Baptist Church, Williamston
November 15 2019

Focal Passage: Jude 1-4, 20-25 When I was a child, a man once came to our house to hang out with my dad who, at the time, was not a believer. I was also lost, but as a regular van kid at my church, I had been taught much about the Bible... read more

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Explore the Bible Lesson for November 24: Walking to Battle

Dayton Hartman, lead pastor, Redeemer Church, Rocky Mount
November 15 2019

Focal Passage: Ephesians 6:10-20 The Christian life is warfare. We make war on our sin. We make war on the desires of our flesh. We are at war. Which is why Paul commands us to put on the whole armor of God (Ephesians 6:11)... read more