Kyle Butt: Friends; Choose Friends Carefully; Lay down Your Life for a Friend
"Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another" (Proverbs 27:17, ESV). But it is also the case that evil companions corrupt good morals (1 Corinthians 15:33). Whom we choose as friends often determine the direction of our lives. Are you taking that choice seriously?
Josiah demonstrated outstanding lessons of courage, influence, and commitment to the Lord. He lived for God in a generation when no one else did. He had terrible influences in his father Amon, and grandfather Manasseh, yet Josiah still chose to serve the Lord. Despite how you are raised, you have...
Misinformation and deception are tools of the devil’s trade. Once souls are mired in sin, he will use sundry lies to keep a sinner hopelessly discouraged. The Holy Spirit used the apostle Paul to dispel many such lies in 1 Timothy 1.
This Psalm addresses the exaggerated emotions that accompany sorrow and disappointment. Criticism, despair, and loss come to all, and this lesson addresses how we can vent our confusion and frustration to God while also maintaining our faithfulness.