Life Group Student Guides

1 Peter 1

Holding on to Hope
One of the most excruciating ministry moments a pastor faces involves presiding over a funeral of a
suicide victim. The family grieves...

1 Peter 2

Secrets of the Christian Life
The great English Baptist, Charles Haddon Spurgeon once said, “The way of righteousness is a difficult pass between two mountains of error...

1 Peter 3

Exalting Christ in All We Do
The great hymn writer, Charles Wesley (1707–1788), composed over 6500 inspiring songs, many of which are still used in the church today...

1 Peter 4

What Happens When.. is Saved
When a person is saved, Biblical faith saturates one’s emotions, intellect, will, and heart. In short, every aspect of a person’s lie is transformed...

1 Peter 5

What is a Successful Church?
If you visit most Christian bookstores today, you will find a large selection of books on the church. Many of the books deal with church growth...

2 Peter 1

Faithful Christians in a Faithless Age
Reading the newspaper or watching the nightly news, local as well as global, can be depressing. Crime appears to increase while standards...

2 Peter 2

How to Deal with False Teaching...
J. Oswald Sanders often spoke about Christian character and the devil’s attempt to destroy a believer’s witness through it. One particular strategy...

2 Peter 3

What Our Future Holds
Getting “knowledge” about the future is big business. Americans spend millions to consult a fortune-teller, a spiritist, or a medium with a deck...

1 John 1

Is the Gospel Real?
Have you ever heard news so good that it was just unbelievable? One easily pictures Ed McMahon showing up at your door announcing...

1 John 2

Basic Beliefs in Being...
Despite the faithful efforts of churches, evangelists, and missionaries, studies consistently show that the average America remains confused...

1 John 3

What a Fellowship!
A famous preacher once indicated that God’s presence, as expressed by the interaction between Him and us, must always be the overwhelmingly...

1 John 4

What Christianity is all About
We learned in chapter two that John’s main interest in this letter was to assure young believers how to stay strong in the faith. Already “antichrists” were...

1 John 5

Living Like a Child of God
How do we know we are living like a child of God? Do we have clear instructions? Are there any sure birthmarks which show...

2 John

Love & Truth in Perspective
Sodium is an active natural element found only in a combined form. In other words, sodium inevitably links itself to another element...

3 John

Christians Come in Many Kinds
The great Southern Baptist statesman, Hershel Hobbs, once indicated in a sermon that a strange phrase has crept into our vocabulary in recent years...

Jude

Being Faithful...
The Blessed Hope of all believers is the Second Coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. While no one knows the exact time, signs exist in Scripture...

Matthew

The Wise Men's Worship
Christmas is a special time when we learn lessons from some of the most colorful characters in the Bible. We are reminded of the true meaning...

Luke

What the Shepherds Saw
Eyewitness testimony remains a fundamental element of our judicial system. Indeed, the criminal
justice system relies...

Revelation 1

The Savior Unveiled
John opens the book by tipping his hand about what Revelation is all about. From the very start, John
refers to Revelation as prophecy...

Revelation 2

Letters to the 7 Churches
Ephesus was one of the great cities of the ancient world. Luke writes extensively of the church at Ephesus (Acts18-20)...

Revelation 3

Letters to the 7 Churches Pt. 2
Sardis was the capital of Lydia, and the commercial center of that part of Asia Minor. Sardis was also the first Greek city to mint coins for currency...

Revelation 4

Come Up Here!
The first three chapters of Revelation dealt with two particular themes. First, John introduced his book
as chiefly a prophecy...

Revelation 5

Praise the Lamb!
A.W. Tozer once indicated in a sermon, “The Christian faith engages the profoundest problems the human mind can entertain...

Revelation 6

The World in Chaos
While godly people disagree on the details of interpreting John’s numbers and symbols, most agree that the last days are marked...

Revelation 7

The Seventh Seal...
Walter Price once indicated the world has yet in store its greatest spiritual revival. Vast multitudes beyond comprehension will be saved...

Revelation 8

When the Trumpet Sounds
In the Bible seven is a symbolic number representing completeness. The number “7” therefore may suggest
total chaos...

Revelation 9

What we need to know...the Devil
Shakespeare wrote in The Merchant of Venice, “The devil can cite Scripture for his own purpose.” John unveils both the devil’s person and the devil’s plan...

Revelation 10

The Bitter-Sweet Book
Six trumpets have sounded. Before the seventh horn blows, another interlude takes place. It is the longest in the book. In Revelation, interludes serve...

Revelation 11

When Things can't get any Worse
Chapter 11 constitutes an interlude between the sixth and seventh trumpets. When the trumpet
finally sounds (v. 15), judgment falls...

Revelation 12

God's People: Israel
Throughout the Bible, Israel is referred to as God’s chosen people. Being God’s chosen does not mean being better than others. Instead, it means only...

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