May 21, 2023: Christian Living in the Neighborhood
BIBLICAL BASIS: Understanding Our Relationship to Our Neighbor
FOCUS TEXT: Romans 12:14-21; Galatians 5:13-15; Hebrews 13:1-3
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Proverbs 25:8-20; Matthew 25:34-46; Titus 3:2-7; James 1:26, 27
DEVOTIONAL READING: Matthew 5:13-16
KEY VERSE: If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men (Romans 12:18).
CENTRAL TRUTH: Our love for God finds its release in a needy world.
OBJECTIVE: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify several ways they can show love for needy persons.
I. The Peaceableness of a Christian Spirit (Romans 12:14-21)
II. The Power of Christian Love (Galatians 5:13-15)
III. The Practical Christian Witness (Hebrews 13:1-3)