May 26, 2024: What Will YOU Do With Jesus?

FOCUS TEXT: Mark 15:1-15

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Isaiah 55:1-7; Matthew 27:16-26; Luke 23:13-25

DEVOTIONAL READING: Joshua 24:14-18

KEY VERSE: What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? (Matthew 27:22).

CENTRAL TRUTH: We bear the responsibility for choosing who Christ will be to us.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should have each one decided personally to make Christ the Lord of his life.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Leaders Consult (Mark 15:1-5)
II. The People Choose (Mark 15:6-11)
III. The Savior Is Condemned (Mark 15:12-15)

2024-05-21T18:07:45+00:00May 21st, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

May 19, 2024: The Supreme Authority

FOCUS TEXT: Mark 11:12-26

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Malachi 1:1-14; Matthew 21:12-27; Mark 11:12- 33; Luke 19:45-48; 20:1-8; John 2:13-22

DEVOTIONAL READING: Mark 11:27-33

KEY VERSE: That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth (Philippians 2:10).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Christ has all authority over the world.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to name three ways God's power and authority affect them.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Cursed Tree (Mark 11:12-14, 19-26)
II. The Cleansed Temple (Mark 11:15-18)
III. The Challenged Authority (Mark 11:27-33)

2024-05-13T17:03:57+00:00May 13th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

May 12, 2024: Christ, Our Intercessor

FOCUS TEXT: John 17:9-24

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Genesis 18:16-33; Exodus 32:30-34; Job 1:5; 42:7-10; John 17:1-26; Romans 8:34; Hebrews 7:24, 25

DEVOTIONAL READING: 1 John 2:1-6

KEY VERSE: We have a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son of God (Hebrews 4:14).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Christ intercedes with the Father for us.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to state ways Christ's intercession gives them confidence for life.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. Prayer for Preservation (John 17:1-16)
II. Prayer for Sanctification (John 17:17-19)
III. Prayer for Unification (John 17:20-26)

2024-05-06T16:31:00+00:00May 6th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

May 5, 2024: New Life in Christ

FOCUS TEXT: John 15:1-17

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Judges 9:7-15; Isaiah 5:1-10; Ezekiel 15:1-8; John 15:1-27; Romans 11:13-24

DEVOTIONAL READING: Galatians 5:22-26

KEY VERSE: I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing (John 15:5).

CENTRAL TRUTH: We live spiritually through the life Christ gives us.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to name two evidences of the abundant life in Christ.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Branches' Relationship to the Vine (John 15:1-6)
II. The Branches' Rewards in the Vine (John 15:7-11)
III. The Branches' Responsibilities to the Vine (John 15:12-17)

2024-04-29T16:28:07+00:00April 29th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

April 28, 2024: Foundation for Christian Hope

FOCUS TEXT: John 14:1-19

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Psalm 34:1-18; John 14:1-31; I Thessalonians 4:13-18; Revelation 21:1-27

DEVOTIONAL READING: Psalm 146:1-10

KEY VERSE: Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Savior Jesus Christ (Titus 2:13).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Christ gives us good reason to live with hope.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to state the foundation of the hope of the Christian in at least three areas.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. Hope Instilled (John 14:1-4)
II. Hope's Foundation (John 14:5-14)
III. Hope in the Comforter (John 14:15-26)
IV. Legacy of Hope (John 14:27-29)

2024-04-22T16:29:31+00:00April 22nd, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

April 7, 2024: The Water of Life

FOCUS TEXT: John 4:7-14; 7:37-39; Revelation 7:15-17

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Leviticus 23:33-44; John 7:1-53

DEVOTIONAL READING: Isaiah 55:1-13

KEY VERSE: If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink (John 7:37).

CENTRAL TRUTH: The "living water" supplied by Christ abundantly satisfies the thirsty soul.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to state how one can obtain the living water.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Living Water (John 4:7-14)
II. The Invitation to Drink (John 7:37-39)
III. No More Thirst (Revelation 7:15-17)

2024-04-02T15:47:19+00:00April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

March 31, 2024: Infallible Proof of the Resurrection

FOCUS TEXT: John 20:19-31

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Job 19:25-27; Luke 24:36-43; I Corinthians 15:1-58

DEVOTIONAL READING: I Corinthians 15:12-20

KEY VERSE: These are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name (John 20:31).

CENTRAL TRUTH: The resurrection is the heart of the Christian faith.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to give at least three proofs of the resurrection of Christ.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. Assurance for Disciples (John 20:19-23)
II. Assurance for a Doubter (John 20:24-29)
III. Assurance for All Believers (John 20:30, 31)

2024-03-25T15:44:53+00:00March 25th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

March 24, 2024: The Price of Free Salvation

FOCUS TEXT: John 19:17-30

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Genesis 3:15; Exodus 12:43-46; Psalms 22:1-21; 69:21; Zechariah 12:10; John 19:17-42; Hebrews 10:1-14

DEVOTIONAL READING: Romans 3:19-26

KEY VERSE: Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus (Romans 3:24).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Jesus purchased salvation through His death on the cross.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to tell someone else how free salvation can be attained.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Savior's Suffering (John 19:17-22)
II. The Savior's Compassion (John 19:23-27)
III. The Savior's Death (John 19:28-30)
IV. The Savior's Burial (John 19:38-42)

2024-03-19T14:55:17+00:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

March 17, 2024: The Son of God on Trial

FOCUS TEXT: Matthew 26:57-68

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Psalm 69:6-20; Mark 14:53-65; John 18:12, 19- 24

DEVOTIONAL READING: Matthew 16:13-20

KEY VERSE: He came unto his own, and his own received him not (John 1:11).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Christ suffered patiently as our Substitute.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list ways they can suffer for Christ.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Slandered Savior (Matthew 26:55-61)
II. The Silent Savior (Matthew 26:62, 63)
III. The Smitten Savior (Matthew 26:64-68)

2024-03-11T16:56:02+00:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

March 10, 2024: Christ’s Death Explained

FOCUS TEXT: John 12:20-36

BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: John 12:20-50; 1 Corinthians 15:35-44

DEVOTIONAL READING: Isaiah 53:1-12

KEY VERSE: Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit (John 12:24).

CENTRAL TRUTH: Christ willingly gave His life for our sake.

OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to explain why Christ had to die in order that we might live.

LESSON OUTLINE:
I. The Principle Behind Christ's Death (John 12:20-26)
II. The Purpose of Christ's Death (John 12:27-32)
III. The Problem of Christ's Death (John 12:33-36)

2024-03-04T17:48:24+00:00March 4th, 2024|Categories: Lesson Highlights|0 Comments

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