Posts by Hoover Church of Christ

Posts by Hoover Church of Christ

Scene in cafe - couple conflict arguing during the lunch.

Why We Argue

Been in a fuss lately? Maybe it was with your spouse or kids. Could’ve been a co-worker or neighbor. Maybe even someone at church. It doesn’t really matter what it was about, or who the person was, but I can predict a couple of things: One, it was unpleasant, and two, somebody was being selfish. Those two facts are amazingly consistent. Something pretty bad was going on in the church James was writing to, and he gives us several hints.…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on November 20, 2019

Sermon Title: Faith Works Text: James 2:14-26 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body,…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on November 13, 2019

Sermon Title: Which one do you want? Text: Matthew 27:15-23 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Now at the feast, the governor was accustomed to release for the crowd any one prisoner whom they wanted. And they had then a notorious prisoner called Barabbas. So when they had gathered, Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you: Barabbas, or Jesus who is called Christ?” For he…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on November 6, 2019

Sermon Title: This is my body . . . my blood Text: Matthew 26:26-29 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary Now as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and after blessing it broke it and gave it to the disciples, and said, “Take, eat; this is my body.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he gave it to them, saying, “Drink of it, all of you,…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on October 30, 2019

Sermon Title: He Must Go Text: Matthew 16:21-28; 17:22-23; 20:17-19 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary From that time Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. And Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord! This…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on October 23, 2019

Sermon Title: The Son of David Text: Matthew 1 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. . . . So all the generations from Abraham to David were fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Christ fourteen generations (Matthew 1:1, 17, ESV).…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on October 16, 2019

Sermon Title: But he was a leper Text: 2 Kings 5 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary So Naaman came with his horses and chariots and stood at the door of Elisha’s house. And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, “Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and your flesh shall be restored, and you shall be clean.” But Naaman was angry and went away, saying, “Behold, I thought…

Resources for Discussion Class Hour on October 9, 2019

Sermon Title: Where are the other 9? Text: Luke 17:11-19 Resources: Click here to listen to or watch the sermon Download tonight’s printable study guide Brief summary On the way to Jerusalem he was passing along between Samaria and Galilee. And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers, who stood at a distance and lifted up their voices, saying, “Jesus, Master, have mercy on us.” When he saw them he said to them, “Go and show yourselves to…