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MAR. 26: MORE THAN A PROPHET?

March 21, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 21:1-11 Our text for this fourth lesson in a series of 13 is the first 11 verses of Matthew 21, and the subject is “More than a Prophet?”  As we study the world’s religions we find that many of […]

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MAR. 26: VICTORIOUS FAITH

March 21, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Hebrews 11:1-6 Curious, isn’t it, that the book of the Bible that encourages believers to have faith based on evidence of things not seen is itself evidence of an author not known? The writer of Hebrews uses tactile terms to give believers hope […]

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MAR. 19: WHAT IS REQUIRED?

March 13, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 19:16-26 Our lesson title does not tell us what the “what” is talking about.  That is, what is required for what?  However, as we begin studying the text we soon discover that the “what” is discussing what is required […]

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MAR. 19: VICTORY OVER SIN

March 13, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Romans 6:4-14 Sin might be rendered powerless. Dead to sin. Sin will not rule over you. Treat yourself to a study of Romans 6 by picking out phrases such as these that let you off the hook. What if sin couldn’t touch you? […]

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MAR. 12: IS JESUS FULLY GOD?

March 7, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 17:1-13 Our text in Matthew 17 begins with the words that introduce to us one of the most wonderful and most inspirational events in the whole New Testament. This event in the life of Jesus happens after He has […]

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MAR. 12: VICTORIOUS HOPE

March 7, 2017

By Mark Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Matthew 8:5-13 Hope. Everyone craves it. The little leaguer says, “I hope we win the game” but has no way of knowing the outcome. Hope to this little hitter is little more than a dream.  But a believer’s hope is broader and wider still. […]

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MAR. 5: WHO IS JESUS?

February 27, 2017

By Charles Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 16:13-28 Since all of our lessons are taken from the Gospel of Matthew we need to look briefly at this man who wrote the book. The name Matthew means “gift from God.” Matthew, of course, was a Jew, and he […]

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MAR. 5: JESUS, OUR VICTOR

February 27, 2017

By Mark Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage:  Revelation 1:12-20 What does Jesus look like in your church?  Some might picture a benevolent lover of children, with a large lap and a tender heart.  Others might envision a healer, frequenting the hospitals, or a teacher, majestically ensconced in the pulpit.  The apostle […]

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FEB. 26: REDEEMED AND SECURE

February 21, 2017

By Mark Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Ruth 3:8-13; 4:13-17 I love the story of the traveler who pulled his car into a gas station in Kentucky and asked the attendant how far it was to Glasgow.  “28,465 miles,” was the reply.  “I didn’t mean Glasgow, Scotland.  I meant Glasgow, Kentucky!”  […]

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FEB. 26: GIVING WITH JOY

February 21, 2017

By Justin Randolph Pastor, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Sevierville Focal Passage: Philippians 4:10-20 More is the word that perhaps best characterizes our society — more wealth, more luxury, more significance, more gizmos, and more love.  Sometimes we do not even know what we need more of, we just know we want more. It seems we […]

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FEB. 19: FAITH THROUGH TRIALS

February 13, 2017

By Mark Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage:  Ruth 1:6-18 In seminary we learned to think in terms of “doctrines.”  When we studied a passage, we were asked, “what doctrine is being taught here?  Is the doctrine of God?  Perhaps of atonement?” It’s a helpful approach when studying Ruth 1. We often […]

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FEB. 19: PRACTICING JOY

February 13, 2017

By Justin Randolph Pastor, Zion Hill Baptist Church, Sevierville Focal Passage: Philippians 4:4-9 Do you worry excessively about things you cannot control? Is there a cure to worry? In the conclusion of his letter, the Apostle Paul turns to practical living. His desire is that they move toward holiness in their walk with the Lord. […]

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