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

Foundation of Salvation | 1 Peter 1:8-9 Meditation

October 27, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

As the ol’ Gospel song goes, “This joy I have the world didn’t give it to me… The world didn’t give it and the world can’t take it away.” The foundation of Christian joy is salvation through Christ. Because of our past, present, and future (i.e., final) salvation, our present circumstances do not ultimately deter joy — indescribable joy.

Cross Training: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Bible Study [Slideshow]

August 8, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

What are we training for? Are we training ourselves to be worldly, or are we training ourselves to be godly? Are we training ourselves to resemble the culture, or are we training ourselves to resemble the Christ? Do we have a healthy spiritual diet and exercise routine? In short, are we Cross Training?

“Grace” & “Faith” | Gifts Have Strings Attached

June 22, 2018 @DannyScottonJr 0

What is “grace”? What is “faith”? In the first-century, these were common terms in the intricate patronage system that structured society. Patrons would do “favors” (graces) for needy clients (“friends”). These clients were to respond in good “faith” (e.g., gratitude, public praise, loyalty…