Author Archives: Shawn Thomas

About Shawn Thomas

My blog, shawnethomas.com, provides brief devotions from own personal daily Bible reading, as well as some of my sermons, book reviews, and family life experiences.

Sunday School lesson overview: Jonah 4

(A brief overview for Sunday School teachers and Bible study leaders, of a potential lesson plan for teaching Jonah Chapter 4:1-11. Many Southern Baptists will be teaching this lesson on Sunday October 9, 2022) SAMPLE INTRODUCTION:  “What’s something in your … Continue reading

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“Your Spiritual Armor” (Ephesians 6:10-20 sermon)

One of the things I have appreciated about living here in Angleton is the cooperation between the local police and the pastors of the town. We have regular lunches with the police and first responders and talk about various issues … Continue reading

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Lifeway “Explore the Bible” Jonah 1:15-2:10 “No Escape”

(A brief overview for Sunday School teachers and Bible study leaders of Lifeway’s “Explore the Bible” lesson of Jonah 1:15-2:10 for Sunday, October 2, 2022, with the title, “No Escape.” A video version of this overview is available on YouTube … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Overview of Lifeway “Explore the Bible” lesson: Amos 9:5-15, “Hope in God”

A brief overview, for Sunday School teachers and Bible study leaders, of Lifeway’s “Explore the Bible” lesson of Amos 9:5-15, for Sunday, September 25, 2022 with the title: “Hope in God.” A video version of this overview is available at: … Continue reading

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“Where’s Your Glory?” (Jeremiah 9:23-24 sermon)

It’s football season, and many college football fans virtually live and die on the success of their football teams. Fans wear their team’s colors on game day, and get excited when they win, and bask in the glory of that … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Overview of Lifeway Explore the Bible: Amos 5:4-15

A brief overview for Sunday school teachers and Bible study leaders, of Lifeway’s “Explore the Bible” lesson of Amos 5:4-15 for Sun. Sept 18, 2022, “Seek God.” A video version of the overview is available on YouTube at: INTRO: You … Continue reading

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Teachers’ Overview of Lifeway Explore the Bible: Amos 4:1-13, “Turn to God

(A brief overview for Sunday school teachers and Bible study leaders, of Lifeway’s “Explore the Bible” lesson of Amos 4:1-13, for Sunday, September 11, 2022, with the title, “Turn To God.” A video version of this overview is available on … Continue reading

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“What God Wants From Us” (Micah 6:8 sermon)

Both the public schools, and our Angleton Christian School have resumed classes now. And I’m sure as classes began, most teachers shared with their students their expectations, right from the beginning: here’s how we need you to act, in your … Continue reading

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Teachers Overview of Explore the Bible Amos 2:4-16, “Listen To God”

(A brief overview for Sunday school teachers and Bible Study leaders of the Lifeway Explore the Bible lesson of Amos 2:4-16, for Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022, “Listen to God.” The video version of this overview is available on YouTube at: … Continue reading

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“The Spirit In Us” (Romans 8:9-17sermon)

In Acts Chapter 19, the Apostle Paul is on his way to Ephesus, and he comes across some disciples. He asked them: “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They said to him: “No, we have not even … Continue reading

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