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APR. 30: HOW DO WE REMEMBER?

April 24, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 26:17-30 The subject of the lesson asks the disciples then, as well as those of us living now, “How Do We Remember?” The extended version of that question, of course, is “how do we remember” this man Christ who […]

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APR. 30: LIFE IN THE CHURCH

April 24, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: 1 Peter 4:7-11 A favorite Gary Larson cartoon of mine is one with two deer talking in the forest. One has a marking on the fur of his chest that closely resembles a target. His friend remarks, “Bummer of a birthmark, Hal.” Christians […]

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APR. 23: WHAT ABOUT THE FUTURE?

April 19, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 24:36-51 Ah, the future! That’s the great known and unknown. I had a conversation with a man recently who had celebrated his 94th birthday the day before. His eyes twinkled as he told me about what he had planned […]

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APR. 23: LIFE IN CHRIST

April 19, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Luke 9:18-26 When I was 16 I learned to fly. During a solo cross-country flight one afternoon the radios in my little plane malfunctioned and I had to learn — quickly — how to reenter controlled airspace using light signals from the control […]

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APR. 16: WHERE IS JESUS?

April 10, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 28:1-15 Well, this is certainly an interesting subject. We have discussed several things about Jesus in our study this quarter, but I’ll have to admit that I had no idea we would be looking at the present residence of […]

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APR. 16: HE IS RISEN

April 10, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Luke 24:1-8, 36-40 It starts like the thin plot of a low budget thriller. Luke relates the resurrection story in characteristically uncomplicated, simple verb statements: they came, they found, they went in, they were perplexed, and they were terrified. “They” were the loyal, […]

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APR. 9: OFFERED TO ALL

April 4, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 22:1-14 In lesson six from Matthew 22 Jesus tells a parable about a king who is preparing a wedding feast for his son. The preparation goes well until we get to the invitations. The father of the groom is […]

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APR. 9: VICTORY SHARED

April 4, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Luke 24:44-49 The summer after my kindergarten year my grandmother taught me to crochet. I practiced and practiced and finally made a little pillow that I proudly took to show and tell in the fall when I entered first grade (I didn’t know […]

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APR. 2: IF I REJECT JESUS?

March 27, 2017

By Charles D. Earl Former Director of Missions, Holston Valley Baptist Assoc., Rogersville Focal Passage: Matthew 21:33-45 Today’s lesson from Matthew 21:33-45 has the very important subject, “If I Reject Jesus?” The parable in modern language proceeds to tell the story about a man (God) who owned a vineyard, of which he was very proud. […]

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APR. 2: VICTORY OVER FEAR

March 27, 2017

By Mark D. Proctor Pastor, Highland Park Baptist Church, Columbia Focal Passage: Romans 8:31-39 When my children were small I took them to the animal shelter to pick out a puppy. They chose a small terrier named “Bambi.” Bambi needed shots and a bath so we promised to return later to take her home. By […]

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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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