The Shape of Love: The Cross | John 15:9-14 Lesson [Slideshow]

February 14, 2019 @DannyScottonJr 0

What is love? What does love look like? True, crucial love looks like the Cross (Latin: crux). It consists of a vertical component (obedience to God in Christ) as well as horizontal component (self-sacrificially striving for another’s ultimate good). We should love Jesus and love like Jesus because He first loved us…

Unexpected Assurance: Rahab and the Spies | Joshua 2 Lesson [Slideshow]

November 24, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

Theme of Joshua: Israel inherits the Promised Land. Rahab provides unexpected assurance of God’s promise. Rahab renounces that of her own people and puts her faith (active trust) in the LORD – affirming Israelite prophecy, history, and theology. This account demonstrates how non-Israelites were always a part of God’s redemptive plan. She is commended not necessarily for lying, but for demonstrating her faith through actions — as we all should

Yoked: Unequally vs. Easily [PowerPoint Slides]

November 17, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

Given the literary and cultural/historical context of 2 Corinthians 6:14, Paul is most likely telling the Corinthian church not to become partners with those who were engaging in idol feasts in pagan temples — for they are the temple of the Living God.