Posts by Nolie Harris (Page 10)

What am I supposed to do at church?

The purpose of the church What are we supposed to do at church?  What a terrific question.  What do we see others do at church?  I’m not just referring to people sitting in seats while the pastor is teaching; I’m speaking about all the different activities people are involved in.  Fellowship?  Prayer Time?  Does your…

We Serve God With Our Family

“Serve only the Lord your God.” – Deuteronomy 13:4 Joshua’s Family Serves God Joshua 24:14-18 Joshua was born into slavery in Egypt.  His world changed in ways that he never could have imagined.  He witnessed the first passover, as well as, all the plagues, and let’s not forget the parting of the Red Sea.  He ate…

Why are there so many churches?

The Church is the Body of Christ If you Google churches in your city, you will find many different types of churches.  This can be confusing, especially when many claim to follow God.  In this week’s lesson we gained understanding that every true Christian is a member of the body of Christ.  Christians should work…

We Serve Others Because We Love God

“Serve only the Lord your God.”  -Deuteronomy 13:4 Joseph Serves in Potiphar’s House Genesis 39:1-6 Joseph grew up in a family of farmers.  They worked the fields, tended the flocks, and had to take care of all the needs of the family business.  This included the buying and selling of goods also.  Joseph’s father, Jacob,…

Why do you go to church?

Encountering God through community “Why can’t I just sleep in on Sunday?”  I know that I have heard myself say, or at least, I have thought this before.  Sometimes it is difficult to understand why we need to get up on a weekend morning for church, especially for older children. It’s important to understand that…

We use our special gifts to serve God

“Serve only the Lord your God.” -Deuteronomy 13:4 Bezalel the Master Craftsman Exodus 35:30-33; 36:1-6 Bezalel was chosen by God Himself to build the tabernacle.  Why?  Well, he was a master craftsman.  He was an expert in metalworking, engraving, mounting precious stones, and carving.  He also knew about fabric work and other textile specialties.  Read…