|NASHVILLE (BP) -- This weekly Bible study appears in Baptist Press in a partnership with LifeWay Christian Resources of the Southern Baptist Convention. Through its Leadership and Adult Publishing team, LifeWay publishes Sunday School curriculum and additional resources for all age groups.
This week's Bible study is adapted from the Explore the Bible curriculum.
Bible Passage: Amos 1:1—4:13 (1:1-2; 2:6-8; 3:6-8,13-15)
What do people trust for security? What things on the list produce a false security and which things produce true security? Explain.
Food for Thought:
In the middle of the subdivision sits an old house waiting to be torn down. The house was state-of-the- art in its day, including the spiral staircase and the chute that deposited dirty clothes into the basement. That was a long time ago. It has been surrounded by new homes with all the newest amenities (like air-conditioning).
Time has caught up to that old home. The place that was once a source of security for the owner has become a liability. Continued...