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Explore the Bible Lesson for August 9: Accepting Discipline

Manny Prieto, lay pastor, Imago Dei Church, Raleigh
July 23 2020

Focal passage: Proverbs 29:1-3; 12-20 I suspect many of us have memories of sitting in a classroom with a classmate who was always eager to raise their hand and display their knowledge, only to open their mouth and publicly display just how much understanding they lacked... read more

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Bible Studies for Life Lesson for August 9: We Support One Another

Lindsey Harris, member, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Asheville
July 23 2020

Focal Passage: Ephesians 4:1-7; 11-16 There is nothing quite like family. I have one older sister, Kristen, and in some ways we couldn’t be more opposite. She’s the blonde to my brunette, the Type A to my Type B, and the medical mind to my humanities heart... read more

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Explore the Bible Lesson for August 2: Staying Sober

Manny Prieto, lay pastor, Imago Dei Church, Raleigh
July 22 2020

Focal passage: Proverbs 23:17-21,29-35 Becoming a parent has opened up a whole new world of experiences that I simply did not anticipate. Perhaps among the most unexpected is the sheer volume of hilarious things that kids do over the course of a day... read more

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Bible Studies for Life Lesson for August 2: We Pray for One Another

Lindsey Harris, member, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, Asheville
July 22 2020

Focal passage: Ephesians 3:14-21 My husband is a morning person. The alarm goes off, and he’s up to pour his coffee and read his Bible while the house is quiet and the sun still sleeps. I, on the other hand, am not a morning person... read more

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Explore the Bible Lesson for July 26: Pleasing God

Manny Prieto, lay pastor, Imago Dei Church, Raleigh
July 09 2020

Focal passage: Proverbs 15:33-16:11 In my short years as a pastor, I have quickly realized just how precious it is to have a teachable heart. Sure, it would be nice to always instinctively know the right thing to say or do in any situation, but being humble enough to listen and learn is far more precious... read more