T he pastor climbed the steps of the platform to the pulpit and started his sermon. He was warm, friendly, and eager to preach. He started with a description of a contemporary event and then applied it to the church urging them to follow Jesus and love others. After about 10 minutes, he read the Bible passage that was printed in the bulletin. It helped to prove his introduction. Then he proceeded for the rest of his sermon to use a series of contemporary personal illustrations, stories, humorous jokes and Power Point slides that supported his message. His sermon lasted about twenty-five minutes.
Adult Bible Studies | Christian Living in the Mature Years / Summer
Nine inductive Bible studies reveal how God can effectively and powerfully use Christians who have grown wiser with the passing years. Getting the Most Out of Growing Older and Wiser This section introduces the topic, explains the structure followed in each study and offers tips for those approaching the study on their own as well as those participating in a group. Wise Up! When you hurt, you want relief. But God says what you need is wisdom.
Multi-lesson Bible courses for personal, group or church Bible studies. Many contain a complete quarter of material with lesson notes for the students. This series is designed for those hoping to marry or re-marry.
Topical Bible Study Lessons adult or teen. What is required? How does He empower?