Today in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers takes us on a tour of the life of King Solomon. Specifically, we will examine the great task that God assigned to Solomon: the building of the temple.
In our last lesson, we discussed the importance of finishing our journeys well. We looked at the example of King David, and today we observe that David did not just finish well, he laid a good foundation for those who came after him.
King David was without a doubt one of the most godly men in the whole of the bible. His life's journey, although not devoid of missteps, was a great example of a close walk with God. But a great life isn't just about how you live it, it's also about how you end it. In today's Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers examines the final days of King David's life.
We all face and overcome obstacles of varying sizes every day. But once in a while we come up against major, soul-shaking crises, and our responses to them shape the entirety of our lives. In today's Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers describes a time when David faced such a crisis, and his reaction to it.
When we study the Old Testament, one of the first things we may notice is that great biblical figures such as King David face the same spiritual trials and temptations that we do today. This is made particularly clear in our lesson today in Understanding God's Word.
We know that it is important to set goals for our everyday life. Perhaps your goal is to get a promotion, or to get fit, to write a novel, the important thing is that we find fulfillment by acheiving the goals we set for ourselves. This is also true in our spiritual lives, as Dr. John Akers will discuss in today's Understanding God's Word.
One of the defining characteristics that made David such an incredible servant of God was his steadfastness through times of struggle. In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers shows us how we can follow David's example.
Today on Understanding God's Word, Dr, John Akers talks about one of the most famous stories in the bible: that of David and Goliath. It's a story we have heard so many times that we tend to take it for granted, but taken in a wider context we can see it's true significance.
In today's Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers takes us through the compelling story of the rise of the greatest king of Israel, King David.
King Saul was the first king of Israel, and a good, strong king at that. but when God raised up David to become his successor, Saul couldn't handle it and he turned away from God. Today, Dr. John Akers shows us what lessons we can take from the story of Saul's downfall.
We are instructed to proclaim the truth of the Gospels, but before we do, we have to make sure that we understand that truth ourselves. In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers lays out the biblical evidence of the truth of the Gospel.
What is God's plan for our lives? This is a classic question for any Christian. We do our best to follow the path that God has laid out for us, but sometimes it sure would be nice to know where that path is going! In today's lesson in Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers addresses that question.
In today's episode of Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers introduces us to the book of 2nd Peter, and to one of the major themes of the book: that of false teachers.
The Scripture makes it clear that we as Christians are supposed to be different from the rest of the world. But in what way? In today's lesson in Understanding Gods Word, Dr. John Akers elucidates.
In today's Understanding God's Word, Dr. John Akers continues our study of the general epistles. These letters from early christian letters laid the groundwork for our understanding of what a follwer of Christ should be.