I want to address a point here that many Christians don’t seem to understand. The point is, you need a pastor in good times and especially in tough times. Look at Matthew 9:36 “But when He saw the multitudes, He was moved with compassion for them, because they were weary and scattered, like sheep having no shepherd.” Notice, Jesus was moved with compassion… You don’t have compassion on someone who has everything they need and life is great. Compassion is stirred up when something is amiss, or there is lack of something that is needed. Jesus noticed something was missing…


Hebrews 10:24–25 says, “And let us consider one another in order to stir up love and good works, 25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as [is] the manner of some, but exhorting [one another,] and so much the more as you see the Day approaching.”

This passage is used extensively to address the issue of why we need to attend church, “not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together…”. This of course is an important point that is made here, but I want talk about why we must not forsake the assembling together. Let’s keep in mind that at…

As a pastor I often have people say, “please pray for me.” I don’t want to diminish in any way the power and importance of prayer. In fact we’re going to talk in another lesson about praying for one another. Prayer is one of the scriptural mandates for the church. But often the better request would be “teach me.”

Look at these verses of scripture:

2 Peter 1:3 as His divine power has given to us all things that [pertain] to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue,

2 Peter 2:20 For…

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