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These are the audio only archives for Sabbath School Study Hour. You’ll get fresh and in-depth biblical insight from our popular Bible school program in time for your weekly quarterly lessons! (60 minutes). Get into the Bible and grow in your faith.

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Salvation by Faith Alone: The Book of Romans - 4th Quarter 2017

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
8 Who is the Man of Romans 7? "Left to ourselves, without Christ, we are helpless against sin. With Christ we have a new life in H...
7 Overcoming Sin "How have you experienced the reality of a new life in Christ? What tangible evidence can you point ...
6 Adam and Jesus "Paul contrasts Adam and Jesus, showing how Christ came to undo what Adam did, and showing that by f...
5 The Faith of Abraham "As justified sinners, we have been made the recipients of grace and undeserved favor from God, agai...
4 Justification by Faith "With the good news of salvation being so good, what holds people back from accepting it? In your ow...
3 The Human Condition "How often do you, even if only in your own mind, condemn others for things that you, yourself, are ...
2 The Controversy "What are some of your favorite Bible promises? How often do you claim them? What choices are you ma...
1 The Apostle Paul in Rome "What kinds of issues are agitating your church at present? What role are you playing in these debat...
 

The Gospel in Galatians (2017) - 3rd Quarter 2017

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
14 Boasting in the Cross "How differently do you live now than you did before giving yourself to the Lord, who died for you?"...
13 The Gospel and the Church "The church should be a place where the Spirit leads us to put others before ourselves. Understandi...
12 Living by the Spirit "We possess two natures, the flesh and the Spirit, and they are in conflict. Although our sinful na...
11 Freedom in Christ "What does Paul mean when he speaks about “freedom,” which he does so often? What does this freedom ...
10 The Two Covenants "In what ways has your lack of faith in God’s promises caused you some pain? How can you learn from ...
9 Paul's Pastoral Appeal "How much compromise has crept into your life, and what have been the ways you have justified it? Ho...
8 From Slaves to Heirs "What is it about human beings that makes them so afraid of the idea of grace, of salvation by faith...
7 The Road to Faith "The law was given to point sinners to their need of Christ. As a custodian, it provides instruction...
6 The Priority of the Promise "What does it mean to you to know that you can trust God’s promises? Or perhaps the question should ...
5 Old Testament Faith "From start to finish in the Christian life, the basis of our salvation is faith in Christ alone. T...
4 Justification by Faith Alone "We are not justified on the basis of our faith but on the basis of Christ’s faithfulness for us, wh...
3 The Unity of the Gospel "What issues are more important than unity itself? How do we learn to distinguish between what must ...
2 Paul's Authority and Gospel "Why does Paul say it is impossible to be a follower of Christ while trying to please people?"...
1 Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles "While we need zeal and fervor for what we believe, how do we learn to temper our zeal with the real...
 

Feed My Sheep - 2nd Quarter 2017

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Major Themes in 1 and 2 Peter This final week’s lesson will look in more detail at five of the themes Peter wrote about: the suffe...
12 The Day of the Lord "Why must the Word of God, and not culture or our own judgment or reason, be the ultimate authority ...
11 False Teachers "Why must we be sure to learn for ourselves the crucial truths we believe?"...
10 Prophecy and Scripture "How many people have drifted off into fanaticism and error because they refused to heed the counsel...
9 Be Who You Are "How 'like Christ' are you? In what areas can you do better?"...
8 Jesus in the Writings of Peter "When you think about the life and death of Jesus and then realize that He was God, what does this t...
7 Servant Leadership "Humility, rather than pride, should characterize the Christian’s relationship, not only with God bu...
6 Suffering for Christ "How can we always be ready to face opposition for our faith, in whatever form that opposition comes...
5 Living for God "Are there some areas in which we need to be in complete unity of thought in order to function as a ...
4 Social Relationships "Why is it important for Christians to be as good citizens as possible, even in less-than-ideal poli...
3 A Royal Priesthood "A holy nation? A royal priesthood? Applied to ourselves, what should terms like this mean in regard...
2 An Inheritance Incorruptible "How can we learn to be more loving? What choices must we make in order to be able to manifest the k...
1 The Person of Peter "Whatever his faults, and they were many, Peter was a spiritual man who was ready to follow the Lord...
 

The Holy Spirit and Spirituality - 1st Quarter 2017

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
12 The Work of the Holy Spirit "It is a great tragedy that Christians, however well-intentioned, often approach sinners with an acc...
11 Grieving and Resisting the Spirit "This week we will study biblical aspects that deal with the grieving, quenching, and resisting the ...
10 The Holy Spirit, the Word, and Prayer "God is deeply interested in us. He longs to be part of all aspects of our life: our worries, our fe...
9 The Holy Spirit and the Church "It is the Holy Spirit who creates a spiritual community and fellowship that has the Written Word of...
8 The Holy Spirit and the Gifts of the Spirit "This week we will study the Holy Spirit as the Sovereign Giver of God’s remarkable gifts and look a...
7 The Holy Spirit and the Fruit of the Spirit Perhaps nothing discredits our Christian testimony and ministry more frequently than unkindness. It ...
6 The Holy Spirit and Living a Holy Life "To keep the law is not legalism; it is faithfulness. The law does not save us. It never can. The la...
5 The Baptism and Filling of the Holy Spirit "As Christians, we must be filled with the Holy Spirit. Without Him, our witness will be powerless a...
4 The Personality of the Holy Spirit "This week we will learn more about the personality of the Holy Spirit as He is described in Scriptu...
3 The Divinity of the Holy Spirit "The Bible does not present a systematic description of the divinity of the Holy Spirit. Instead we ...
2 The Holy Spirit: Working Behind the Scenes "The Holy Spirit was not only present at the Creation of this world, He is also active in the proces...
1 The Spirit and the Word "How has your pride been a stumbling stone that has hindered you from implementing the truth of Scri...
 

The Book of Job - 4th Quarter 2016

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
14 Some Lessons From Job How can we learn more compassion for those who are suffering, even suffering from their own wrong co...
13 The Character of Job "No wonder the Lord said what He did about the life and character of Job. This is a man who clearly...
12 Job's Redeemer "Job saw God as Creator; after the cross, we see Him as Creator and Redeemer, or particularly, the C...
10 The Wrath of Elihu "We don't live by faith when everything is fully and rationally explained. We live by faith when, l...
9 Intimations of Hope "This week, as we continue to explore the question of suffering in the book of Job, we will find tha...
8 Innocent Blood "We need to learn to trust God even when answers are not readily apparent and when we can see nothin...
7 Retributive Punishment "As humans we should always strive for the right balance between law and grace in our theology and i...
6 The Curse Causeless? "Job stands as a symbol for all humanity, for we all have been caught up in the great controversy, a...
5 Curse the Day "As Christians, we certainly have wonderful promises for the future. At the same time, amid present ...
4 God and Human Suffering 'Though the Bible teaches the reality of an all-knowing, all-powerful, all-loving God, it also teach...
3 Does Job Fear God for Naught? "Adam and Eve, sinless beings amid a true paradise, transgressed and fell into sin because of Satan'...
2 The Great Controversy "The great controversy theme forms a template that can help us better understand 'the total message'...
1 The End "This week, as we begin the book of Job, we will start at its end, because it brings up questions ab...
 

The Role of the Church in the Community - 3rd Quarter 2016

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 How Shall We Wait? "How are we waiting for Jesus to return? That is, what are we doing in our lives that reveals the re...
12 Urban Ministry in the End Time "If our actions do not demonstrate the compassion, grace, and hope of which we speak, then what we s...
11 Jesus Bade Them, "Follow Me" "How do you act toward new faces in your church? Do you make an intentional effort to talk to them? ...
10 Jesus Won Their Confidence "If some visitors started attending your church regularly, what would they see, and what kind of wit...
9 Jesus Ministered to Their Needs "Most of us have no problem expressing our opinions. How can we learn to be better listeners?"...
8 Jesus Showed Sympathy "How can your church be made into a safe, healing place for the brokenhearted?"...
7 Jesus Desired Their Good "Jesus loved people more than anything else, and a church that is truly His will do the same."...
6 Jesus Mingled with People "Have you ever avoided witnessing to a person who would likely not fit well in your church? What wou...
5 Jesus on Community Outreach "What role should you be playing in the whole process of winning souls, as opposed to the role, if a...
4 Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 2 "Light, water - both of these are images used to talk about what God can do through us to help other...
3 Justice and Mercy in the Old Testament: Part 1 "One can't imagine a worse witness than those who are too busy 'worshiping' God that they don't have...
2 Restoring Dominion "We have been called by God to be a light and a source of healing and hope in our communities." ...
1 The "Restoration of All Things" "Who are people in need of your help right now, help that you are especially equipped to give?"...
 

The Book of Matthew - 2nd Quarter 2016

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Crucified and Risen "This week, the final chapters of Matthew, we study the inexhaustible truths regarding our Lord's de...
12 Jesus' Last Days "How should Jesus' willingness to do what He did for us impact every aspect of our lives, especially...
11 Last Day Events "At a time of so much turmoil and uncertainty in our world about the future, how can we learn to dra...
10 Jesus in Jerusalem "How can we make sure that we are not letting our desire to gain our maintain anything here, even so...
9 Idols of the Soul (and Other Lessons from Jesus) "The gospel needs to penetrate the heart, to go right to the idols of the soul, and whatever we are ...
8 Peter and the Rock "Peter and the disciples were gradually learning what true faith is. True faith isn't supposed to b...
7 Lord of Jews and Gentiles "In what ways might your expectations of what you expect from God be too narrow?"...
6 Resting in Christ 'This week, as we continue our study of Matthew, we will look at a few of the Sabbath controversies ...
5 The Seen and the Unseen War "What things, even in secular life, remain mysteries to us? Do we stop believing, for instance, in t...
4 "Get up and Walk!" Faith and Healing "Whatever our physical struggles, even in the worst-case scenario they will always and only be tempo...
3 The Sermon on the Mount "How different would your life be, right now, were you to love your enemies?" (Chantal and Gerald Kl...
2 The Ministry Begins "Why is humility so crucial a trait for Christians? How can we learn to be and stay humble? What r...
1 Son of David "If God receives us despite our faults and shortcomings, how can we learn to do the same with others...
 

Rebellion and Redemption - 1st Quarter 2016

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Redemption "How does the reality of the great controversy help us better understand why suffering and death exi...
12 The Church Militant "What happens to us, either individually or as a church, that could make our love for God grow cold?...
11 Peter on the Great Controversy "Instead of us being concerned about being accepted by others and conforming to their opinions and t...
10 Paul and the Rebellion "How can we bring healing and unity when people just don't agree on what we might believe are crucia...
9 The Great Controversy and the Early Church "The greatest barrier Jesus faced with His followers was their preconceived opinions. The disciples...
8 Comrades in Arms "How many times are modern disciples more eager to race off and work for Jesus rather than spend tim...
7 Jesus' Teachings and the Great Controversy "In this week's lesson, we will look at some of Jesus' teachings on very down-to-earth and practical...
6 Victory in the Wilderness "Faithful people had deep misconceptions about the nature of the Lord's first coming. How might fai...
5 The Controversy Continues "How can we learn, even amid the most discouraging and seemingly impossible situations, to trust in ...
4 Conflict and Crisis: The Judges "We are either for the Lord, doing something of meaning and purpose for Him, or we are, in the end, ...
3 Global Rebellion and the Patriarchs "What can be done for the people in your congregation who feel that they are alone in the world and ...
2 Crisis in Eden "Adam and Eve started justifying their sin. What are ways that we seek to do the same? How often do ...
1 Crisis in Heaven "If a perfect being, created by a perfect God, in a perfect environment, could mess himself up becau...
 

Jeremiah - 4th Quarter 2015

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Lessons From Jeremiah "At the center of the great controversy exists a crucial issue: What is the character of God? What i...
12 Back to Egypt "How often do we allow emotions or passions to cloud our judgment or even override a clear 'thus sai...
11 The Covenant "The salvation God provides is a gift, unmerited and undeserved, and the human response to that gift...
10 The Destruction of Jerusalem "Even while people in Jerusalem were still fighting the Babylonians, still hoping that the words of ...
9 Jeremiah's Yoke "God's prophets preached not only through words but also through object lessons. At times the prophe...
8 Josiah's Reforms Josiah was one of the few kings who, using free will, chose to do what "was right in the sight of th...
7 The Crisis Continues "No matter what we have done, we can repent of our sin and be forgiven. This is the great provision ...
6 Symbolic Acts "We can rest assured that, despite the reality of human free will and free choices, and the often ca...
5 More Woes for the Prophet "God loves humanity and wants it saved, but He does not force our choice. If we want to do wrong, ev...
4 Rebuke and Retribution "This week we'll start to look at the trials of Jeremiah, whose ministry seemed to consist of nothin...
3 The Last Five Kings of Judah "It had never been God's intention to give Israel a king; by the end of this week's lesson, we will ...
2 The Crisis Within and Without "If we could pick one word to describe the human condition since the Fall, it would be "crisis", the...
1 The Prophetic Calling of Jeremiah "Jeremiah wasn't called to find solutions to the problems of the nation, or to become a great person...
 

Biblical Missionaries - 3rd Quarter 2015

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Must the Whole World Hear? "First, on the day of judgment, how is God going to deal with the billions who have not known Him? S...
12 Paul: Mission and Message "Think about your own faith. On what is it based? What good reasons do you have for it? How might yo...
11 Paul: Background and Call "More is known about Paul than any other first-century Christian. He is especially remembered for hi...
10 Philip as Missionary "What should our attitude be toward those who are facing religious persecution, even if we don't agr...
9 Peter and the Gentiles "How do we show respect for people whose faith we believe is wrong, without giving the impression th...
8 Cross-Cultural Missions “While pioneering Christian work can be accomplished by foreign missionaries who have cultural sensi...
7 Jesus: The Master of Missions "In Jesus Christ, the meaning of history comes into focus, the total mission activity of God becomes...
6 Esther and Mordecai "Though not your 'typical" missionary story, the narrative of Esther and Mordecai does present some ...
5 Exiles as Missionaries "Think how easy it would have been for Daniel to have compromised, especially given his circumstance...
4 The Jonah Saga "The Bible's authors present the valiant along with the petty in the lives of people to illustrate t...
3 The Unlikely Missionary "Personal life disruptions, tragedies, and transitions can make people more open to spiritual truth ...
2 Abraham: The First Missionary "Though hardly perfect, Abraham was a man of God, and time and again in the Bible, even in the New T...
1 The Missionary Nature of God "Only by knowing where we came from are we off to a good start in knowing who we are, why we exist, ...
 

The Book of Luke - 2nd Quarter 2015

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Crucified and Risen For all else that it entails, the Cross is also the great divider of history....
12 Jesus in Jerusalem "The last week of Jesus' earthly life unfolded in Jerusalem. What tumultuous events marked that week...
11 The Kingdom of God "The same Jesus who defeated sin and Satan on Calvary is soon to return to begin the process that wi...
10 Following Jesus in Everyday Life "Jesus introduced a new dynamic to human relations: fulfillment comes not from power but from servic...
9 Jesus, the Master Teacher "The mission and ministry of Jesus, His forgiving heart and embracing grace, did not exclude anyone ...
8 The Mission of Jesus "If we were to write a mission statement for Jesus, we could not do any better than to repeat His ow...
7 Jesus, the Holy Spirit, and Prayer "Fully divine, equal with the Father and the Spirit, Jesus in His humanity left us an example in reg...
6 Women in the Ministry of Jesus "Luke's Gospel is sometimes called "the Gospel of Women" because, more than any other one, it makes ...
5 Christ as the Lord of the Sabbath Satan has worked hard to destroy the Sabbath, turning it into a heavy burden, striping it of so much...
4 The Call to Discipleship "Being a disciple energizes the spirit, challenges the mind, and demands our utmost in our relations...
3 Who Is Jesus Christ? "Who is Jesus Christ? This question is not a philosophical or a sociological gimmick. It gets to th...
2 Baptism and the Temptations "Repentance is not just a theoretical notion. It is a way of life. The word comes from the Greek '...
1 The Coming of Jesus "Luke places the story of Jesus in history - real people, real times - in order to dismiss any idea ...
 

Proverbs - 1st Quarter 2015

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Women and Wine "How can we make sure that we don't neglect the practical aspects of faith as we seek to fulfill its...
12 The Humility of the Wise "Think about just how dependent you are on God. How can keeping that stark fact ever in your mind h...
11 Living by Faith "So many voices call to us from so many directions. How do people know what is right and what is wr...
10 Behind the Mask "Everything that Christians do should be as transparent as the sunlight. Truth is of God; deception...
9 Words of Truth "It is not enough for the student to listen or even to understand intellectually, what is being taug...
8 Words of Wisdom "A person's character is measured less by wisdom or even religious commitments than by readiness to ...
7 Dealing With Fights "Think about a time you messed up badly and you were forgiven, ministered to, and comforted. What d...
6 What You Get Is Not What You See "Why is it important to understand the reality of human free will and free choice, even if God is ul...
5 The Blessings of the Righteous The book of Proverbs tells us that wisdom is righteousness, and "righteousness" means to walk accord...
4 Divine Wisdom "Wisdom is truth - the Truth as it exists in God, the source and foundation of all truth."...
3 A Matter of Life and Death "How can we be serious about the gravity of sin without falling into the trap of fanaticism?"...
2 From Ears to Feet "Training in wisdom consists in hearing proper instruction and in following and obeying what we have...
1 The Call of Wisdom "From Eden onward, the root of human tragedy lies in wrong choices. ... The book of Proverbs is all ...
 

The Book of James - 4th Quarter 2014

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Everlasting Gospel "How can we, as people who believe in the importance of keeping the law, protect ourselves from the ...
12 Prayer, Healing, and Restoration "More important than the healing of the body is the healing of the soul. Our purpose is not, after ...
11 Getting Ready for the Harvest "In Greco-Roman times (as in some places still today), a flurry of activity preceded the coming of a...
10 Weep and Howl! "How do we work, as Christians, to help alleviate the problem of extreme poverty? What things shoul...
9 One Lawgiver and Judge "God alone, who gave the law, is the Judge. He alone has the power to save or to destroy. So what ...
8 The Humility of Heavenly Wisdom "Only a person humble, meek, and aware of his or her utter need and dependency is open to grace, to ...
7 Taming the Tongue "If you recorded all your spoken words in a single day and then played them back to yourself, what w...
6 Faith that Works "Faith and works are inseparable. Like two sides of a coin, one cannot exist without the other. Al...
5 Love and the Law "Though it's not easy, and often goes against our nature, true love involves a substantial amount of...
4 Being and Doing "Salvation begins by seeing who we really are, not who we imagine ourselves to be."...
3 Enduring Temptation "Temptations are real, sin is real, and the battle against self is very real. But God is real, too,...
2 The Perfecting of Our Faith "We need to believe in a loving Father, rely on His wisdom, and act on the basis of His Word. We ca...
1 James, the Lord's Brother "Why is humility so important in the Christian life? That is, in light of the Cross and what happene...
 

The Teachings of Jesus - 3rd Quarter 2014

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Second Coming of Jesus "When Jesus comes, the destiny of each human being will already have been decided... The fact that ...
12 Death and Resurrection "The Bible teaches that God will judge the lives of every human being, deciding the eternal destiny ...
11 The Sabbath "The same God who created humanity with the need to rest also provided the means to rest: a weekly d...
10 The Law of God "One would be hard pressed to find in the life and teachings of Jesus anything implying that the Ten...
9 Our Mission "Our task is to invite people to follow Jesus, which means to believe in Him, to obey His teachings,...
8 The Church "We need to remember that love without truth is blind, and truth without love is fruitless. Mind an...
7 Living Like Christ "The supreme proof of genuine Christianity is loving our enemies."...
6 Growing in Christ "The new life in Christ is not a patched-up life with a few external reformations. It is not a modi...
5 How to be Saved "This week we will look at Jesus' teachings regarding the simple practical steps needed for salvatio...
4 Salvation "The Bible is clear. We have only two choices regarding our sins: either we pay for our sins in the...
3 The Holy Spirit "Of the Three Persons of the God head, the Holy Spirit is the least understood. It is ironic that t...
2 The Son Sooner or later, everyone has to answer the question of 'Who is Jesus?'. "...the answer must be gen...
1 Our Loving Heavenly Father "This week we will explore what Jesus taught about our Father and about His infinite love for us. W...
 

Christ and His Law - 2nd Quarter 2014

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Christ's Kingdom and the Law "This week we'll look at the question of God's eternal kingdom and the role of the law in relation t...
12 Christ's Church and the Law "Why can't we really be keeping the commandments if we don't show love?"...
11 The Apostles and the Law "With so much evidence for the continued validity of God's law, why do so many Christians argue agai...
10 Christ, the Law and the Covenants "God's eternal decision to save humanity has been revealed to us through the ages by the covenants."...
9 Christ, the Law and the Gospel "Grace not only frees us from the condemnation of the law, but it enables us to keep the law in the ...
8 The Law of God and the Law of Christ "Jesus and His Father are united in purpose as they urge the people of God's creation to love as the...
7 Christ, the End of the Law This lesson explores the law and grace....
6 Christ's Death and the Law This lesson looks at the death of Jesus and what it means in relation to the law....
5 Christ and the Sabbath "The issue of an alternative day of worship was not introduced into Christianity unitl more than a c...
4 Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount This lesson covers the third section of the Sermon on the Mount to see what it teaches about the law...
3 Christ and Religious Tradition "This week's lesson investigates the religious traditions upon which the scribes and Pharisees based...
2 Christ and the Law of Moses "The Biblical feast days were done away with long ago when they met their fulfillment in Christ. Ho...
1 Laws in Christ's Day "This week's lesson investigates the various laws that functioned in the community during the time o...
 

Discipleship - 1st Quarter 2014

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Cost of Discipleship "The rewards of discipleship may likewise be measured through comparison with the costs. ... Everyon...
12 The Harvest and the Harvesters "God could have commissioned angels, unassisted by human beings, to broadcast the gospel. Instead, ...
11 Discipling Spiritual Leaders "In the end, a combination of knowledge and experience that produces unselfish love will be the most...
10 Discipling the Nations "God's final work is incomplete until the eternal gospel expressed in the message of the three angel...
9 Discipling the Powerful "Jesus always sought to be redemptive. ... He was seeking the salvation of all people, even of thos...
8 With the Rich and Famous "Christ neither resented nor revered the social elite. The Savior recognized that financial prosper...
7 Jesus and the Social Outcasts "Jesus wasted no effort damaging the outcasts' already diminished sense of self-worth. Instead, He ...
6 Discipling the Ordinary "Christ's death was the great equalizer: it showed that we all are sinners in need of God's grace. ....
5 Discipling the Sick "During His ministry, Jesus devoted more time to healing the sick than to preaching. His miracles t...
4 Discipling Children "We can preach and sermonize all we want; in the end, as with adults, the best way to disciple child...
3 Discipleship and Prayer "What powerful changes might occur if constant, fervent prayer was central to our methodology in see...
2 Discipling Through Metaphor "Jesus framed eternal truths in ways that went beyond mere intellect alone. Jesus spoke through con...
1 Disciples and Scripture "How can we make sure that our study and reading of the Bible help us to come to a better knowledge ...
 

The Sanctuary - 4th Quarter 2013

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Exhortations From the Sanctuary "Throughout the book of Hebrews, passages about Christian faith alternate with passages about Christ...
12 The Cosmic Conflict Over God's Character "This week we will study some milestones in the great conflict between Christ and Satan that reveal ...
11 Our Prophetic Message "We know that 'God is llove,' and nothing reveals this love more than the Cross. We know, too, that...
10 The Eschatological Day of Atonement "This week we will study Daniel 8. We will discover the real issue of the conflict between the horn...
9 The Pre-Advent Judgment "The pre-Advent judgment results in fulfilling the hopes of both God and the believers. God's desir...
8 Christ, Our Priest "This week we will study the work of Jesus during His daily ministry and see some of the practical r...
7 Christ, Our Sacrifice "How do the concepts of death, sacrifice, and blood help to show us just how serious sin and its con...
6 The Day of Atonement "This week we will study what happened on the Day of Atonement in the earthly sanctuary, specificall...
5 Atonement: Purification Offering "This week we will study several concepts linked to the 'purification offering' (also called 'sin of...
4 Lessons From the Sanctuary "The sanctuary is one of God's major devices to teach us the meaning of the gospel. ... This week's...
3 Sacrifices "Central to the entire gospel is the concept of sacrifice. In the biblical languages, the words for...
2 Heaven On Earth "Though the sanctuary in heaven is the original, the one where God Himself is ministsering 'for us,'...
1 The Heavenly Sanctuary "Scripture is clear: the heavenly sanctuary is a real place, and from it we can learn truths about t...
 

Revival and Reformation - 3rd Quarter 2013

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Promised Revival: God's Mission Completed "The proclamation of the gospel to the entire world may seem impossible, but God's power will overco...
12 Reformation: Healing Broken Relationships "What is forgiveness? Does forgiveness justify the behavior of someone who has horribly wronged us?...
11 Reformation: Thinking New Thoughts Our earthly bodies won't go to Heaven, only our minds in our new, heavenly bodies. What we expose o...
10 Reformation: The Willingness to Grow and Change "Reformation is the choice to respond to the Holy Spirit's leading for change and growth. It is the...
9 Reformation: The Outgrowth of Revival "Revival is an ongoing process. ... True spiritual renewal leads to a change in our thought patterns...
8 Discernment: The Safeguard of Revival "In the context of revival, we need to ask, Is it possible that the devil can create a false religio...
6 Confession and Repentance: The Conditions of Revival "Throughout Scripture, both repentance and confession have prepared the way for spiritual revival. ...
5 Obedience: The Fruit of Revival "The results of revival are not necessarily positive feelings. They are a changed life. Our feelin...
4 Witness and Service: The Fruit of Revival "The purpose of revival is to fill our hearts with such a love for Jesus that we long to share this ...
3 The Word: The Foundation of Revival "In this week's lesson we will study the role of the Bible in revival and how God's Word can make a ...
2 Prayer: The Heartbeat of Revival Why is prayer so vital? The answer lies in understanding God's respect for our freedom of choice. G...
1 Revival: Our Great Need "Laodicea is the last church in Revelation's sequence of seven churches. ... the Laodicean message i...
 

Major Lessons from Minor Prophets - 2nd Quarter 2013

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Lest We Forget! (Malachi) "Malachi teaches us the extent of God's commitment to His people but also points to their sacred res...
12 Heaven's Best Gift "Zechariah has some wonderful Messianic prophecies that point to Jesus and affirm our faith in Him."...
11 Visions of Hope (Zechariah) "Though Israel had been punished for its sins, it was time for its people to live again in relations...
10 First Things First! (Haggai) "Haggai's message is simple: What are our priorities, and why is it so important to get them right?"...
9 The Day of the Lord (Zephaniah) "Judgment is coming, but grace and mercy are still available for those who earnestly seek for it."...
8 Trusting God's Goodness (Habakkuk) "We may not understand always why tragedy happens, but we can trust God, no matter what."...
7 God's Special People (Micah) "Even amid the worst apostasy, the Lord was willing to forgive and heal his people."...
6 Eager to Forgive (Jonah) "The book of Jonah reveals, among other things, that God is more willing to forgive others than we o...
5 Seek the Lord and Live! "Amos reminds us that only in seeking the Lord is there life."...
4 Lord of All Nations (Amos) "Acts of inhumanity are sins against God and will be judged accordingly."...
3 A Holy and Just God (Joel) "God can use crises to make His people sensitive to both their dependence on Him and their need for ...
2 Love and Judgment: God's Dilemma (Hosea) "Hosea reveals more of God's love for His wayward people."...
1 Spiritual Adultery (Hosea) "Even amid spiritual adultery and divine judgment, God's love for His people never wavers."...
 

Origins - 1st Quarter 2013

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Creation, Again "The same Lord who through the supernatural power of His Word created the world once will create it ...
12 Creation and the Gospel "The original Creation gives us confidence that God's creative power is able to change our lives and...
11 Sabbath: A Gift From Eden "God is calling people to worhip Him as the Creator, and nowhere in the Bible do we find anything th...
10 Stewardship and the Environment "...The concept of stewardship, in the context of the way in which we take care of the planet, is ti...
9 Marriage: A Gift from Eden "In both the Old and the New Testament, the marriage relation is employed to represent the tender an...
8 Jesus, Provider and Sustainer "... Jesus continues to sustain the existence of the universe by His power. The universe is not ind...
7 Through a Glass, Darkly "...this week's lesson will examine what the Bible has to say regarding the question of what it is t...
6 Creation and the Fall "Satan is a defeated foe, he is here on the earth, and he is determined to wreak as much havoc and d...
5 Creation and Morality "People love to talk about 'human rights. ... How are we to determine what they are? Why should we...
4 Creation, a Biblical Theme "This week we will look at various references that point back to the Genesis account and show how ot...
3 The Creation Completed "This week's lesson reviews the Bible's brief description of the last three Creation days and the Sa...
2 Creation: Forming the World "The creation is not an entity independent of God, but it is instead God's chosen arena in which He ...
1 Jesus, Creator of Heaven and Earth "Only something greater than what it creates could have created it. Thus, only a Being greater than...
 

Growing In Christ - 4th Quarter 2012

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 When All Things Become New "What is the millennium, when does it happen, and to what does it lead?"...
12 Last Things: Jesus and the Saved "The Bible's teaching on Christ's ministry in the heavenly sanctuary, His second coming, and the res...
11 The Christian Life "Anyone can call himself or herself a Christian. What, though, does that mean in practical terms?"...
10 The Law and the Gospel "God's entire moral law is what reveals our sin and, thus, our need for a Savior. The law and the g...
9 The Church: Rites and Rituals "God has instituted ordinances that, properly understood, help to reinforce our faith."...
8 The Church: In Service to Humanity "'We should remember that the church, enfeebled and defective though it be, is the only object on ea...
7 Arming for Victory "Every believer must be personally and individually armed as we each find ourselves immersed in the ...
6 Victory Over Evil Forces "In Christ, we have victory over all forces that would oppress us."...
5 Growing In Christ "Christ's victory on the cross defines the scope of the victory into which the Christian may grow."...
4 Salvation: The Only Solution "The sin problem is very big; how thankful we should be that the solution was big enough to solve it...
3 Mankind: God's Handiwork "God created humanity in His own image, sin defiled that image. God's plan is to restore that image ...
2 Revelation, and the God Revealed In It "However important it is to understand the way in which Biblical inspiration works, it's more import...
1 The Great Controversy: The Foundation "The great-controversy motif is the overarching concept that gives cohesion to Seventh-day Adentist ...
 

1 and 2 Thessalonians - 3rd Quarter 2012

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Keeping the Church Faithful "Even with all the grand and glorious promises for the future, we have to deal with daily challenges...
12 The Antichrist "In correcting the Thessalonians' false theology of last-day events, Paul reveals truth about end-ti...
11 Promise to the Persecuted "The second coming of Jesus is the culimnation of all Christian hope."...
10 Church Life "Paul gives these Thessalonians, both leaders and lay members, very practical, as well as spiritual,...
9 Final Events "The reality of Christ's return calls us to continual readiness."...
8 The Dead in Christ "Paul gives the Thessalonians (and us) a powerful hope for the future, the promise of the second com...
7 Lesson 7 is not available. Please enjoy this sermon in its place. Please accept our appologies, lesson #7 is not available. In its place we present "How Perfect Shou...
6 Friends Forever "Paul continues to praise the Thessalonians for the good things he sees in them and to encourage the...
5 The Apostolic Example "By revealing what the true motive in ministry must be, Paul can help us all to examine our hearts a...
4 Joyous and Thankful "Paul has many good things to say to the Thessalonians, at least when he begins writing to them in t...
3 Thessalonica in Paul's Day "A short study of the context of ancient Thessalonica deomonstrates that Paul's approach to the citi...
2 Preserving Relationships "True evangelism leads to relationships that can stand the test of time."...
1 The Gospel Comes to Thessalonica "Our assurance of God's promises must be based on our confidence in His Holy Scriptures."...
 

Evangelism and Witnessing - 2nd Quarter 2012

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 A Perpetual Ministry "Evangelism and witnessing are the means by which the mustard seed (the church of God) becomes a hug...
12 Evaluating Witnessing and Evangelism "It is a mistake to become involved in God's great task of evangelism without effective evaluation."...
11 Let the Church Know "As a report of the early church's missionary endeavors, the book of Acts is filled with lessons for...
10 A Love Response "We should work to win souls to Christ the question we need to ask ourselves is, 'What motivates us ...
9 Releasing Into Ministry "It is not enough that people be trained for evangelism and witnessing work they must actively work ...
8 Equipping for Evangelism and Witnessing "Whatever the important proper training, we must first be grounded in our relationship with Jesus be...
7 Corporate Evangelism and Witnessing "The dissemination of the truth of God is not confined to ministers. The truth is to be scattered b...
6 Personal Evangelism and Witnessing "Those who have the joy of assurance of salvation will want to lead others to experience the same."...
5 Sequential Evangelism and Witnessing "In all evangelism and witnessing, it is important that we first present the simple truth of the gos...
4 Evangelism and Witnessing as a Lifestyle "Whether we acknowledge it or not, all believers preach a message by the example of their lives."...
3 Spiritual Gifts for Evangelism and Witnessing "Spiritual gifts are special attributes given to each member to be used for God's glory and for the ...
2 Every Member Ministry "Too often evangelism and witnessing are seen as the pastor's job alone this attitude is wrong."...
1 Defining Evangelism and Witnessing "If we are to be involved in fulfilling the great gospel commission, we must understand what we mean...
 

Glimpses of Our God - 1st Quarter 2012

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Promise of His Return "And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his wo...
12 Love Stories Love is an attribute of God, but it also is who He is. God is love. "we cannot overestimate God's l...
11 God as Artist "God's skills as an artist have been underrated. His created world is often appreciated, but the ex...
10 The Promise of Prayer Prayer is a very important component of our relationship and our walk with God. "There are a lot of ...
9 The Bible and History "Our God works in and through history, and in and through history He has given us powerful evidence ...
8 Creation Care "No question, this world is coming to an end it will not last forever. And yes, Jesus is coming soon...
7 Lord of the Sabbath "The seventh-day Sabbbath, in every way, points to Jesus, our Creator and our Redeemer." Sabbath Sch...
6 God the Lawgiver "God's law is an inseparable part of the Old and New Testaments. It is also an expression of His Lov...
5 The Holiness of God "It might be much nicer to focus only on God's love instead of His holiness, but that would e to dis...
4 The God of Grace and Judgment The Bible is full of stories that show God's grace and love for fallen sinners, but it also shows th...
3 God as Redeemer God is not only our Creator, He is our Redeemer. "From the earliest pages of Genesis, the Bible poi...
 

The Gospel in Galatians - 4th Quarter 2011

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
14 Boasting in the Cross Nowhere do our 'glorious' human wisdom, our riches, and our might appear more clearly in all their f...
13 The Gospel and the Church The actions we sow result in a harvest, either for good or evil. This happens both in our individual...
12 Living by the Spirit Though everyone struggles with moral conflict, the converted Christian faces an internal war between...
11 Freedom in Christ Paul explores the boundless limits of the freedom we have in Jesus Christ freedom to serve God and e...
10 The Two Covenants A careful look at Paul's argument about the covenant promise of Isaac and its fulfillment in Christ ...
9 Paul's Pastoral Appeal Paul makes a personal appeal to the Galatians based on their previous relationship and his pastoral ...
8 From Slaves to Heirs Jesus Christ offers us freedom in the gospel, so Paul says turning back to a system of obedience to ...
7 The Road to Faith A discussion about the law of God and its relationship to grace, the gospel and the New Testament be...
6 The Priority of the Promise The law was "added" at Sinai to demonstrate the exceeding sinfulness of Israel and all mankind, but ...
5 Old Testament Faith Paul clearly outlines the consistency of the gospel message and uses Abraham's example to illustrate...
4 Justification by Faith Alone Exploring the concept of justification by faith helps us understand who God is and why the issue was...
3 The Unity of the Gospel Paul's conflict with Peter over reverting to ceremonial Jewish customs shows how important the apost...
2 Paul's Authority and Gospel A look at the origin, content and authority of the gospel message preached by Paul, which was challe...
1 Paul: Apostle to the Gentiles Paul's conversion experience and the impact it had on his ministry, and the church, throughout his l...
 

Worship - 3rd Quarter 2011

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Worship in the Book of Revelation From start to finish, the prophecies and controversies in Revelation focus on true and false worship...
12 Worship in the Early Church The early Christian church, having learned spiritual truth from Jesus, placed an emphasis on proper ...
11 In Spirit and in Truth Part of Christ's mission was to demonstrate that the religious rituals were only a means to an end, ...
10 Worship: From Exile to Restoration Adulterated worship led to the exile in Babylon, so Jewish leaders emphasized a return to true worsh...
9 Trust Not in Deceptive Words: The Prophets and Worship The Israelites were prone to turn pure worship into meaningless ritual, and the prophets helped stee...
8 Conformity, Compromise, and Crisis in Worship The Old Testament contains several stories that demonstrate the calamities that come when we adulter...
7 Worship in the Psalms The Psalms reveal the raw human emotional side of worship, as well as powerful lessons about God Him...
6 Worship and Song and Praise David's artistic life reveals to us how music and praise fit into worship....
5 Happy Are You , O Israel! Though a God of mercy, God is also very particular about the kinds of worship that will lead to life...
4 Rejoicing Before the Lord: The Sanctuary and Worship The sanctuary outlines many major principles to guide our worship of the Lord....
3 The Sabbath and Worship The Sabbath commandment can be linked to several aspects of God including His role as Creator, Redee...
2 Worship and the Exodus: Understanding Who God Is Exodus reveals that even when confronted with the presence of God, it is difficult to always know wh...
1 Worship in Genesis: Two Classes of Worshipers Genesis records the earliest worship styles and demonstrates how easy it is to worship ourselves ins...
 

Garments of Grace: Clothing Imagery In The Bible - 2nd Quarter 2011

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Clothed In Christ Hiding our weakness under Jesus, overcoming sin and being restored to the kingdom of heaven are majo...
12 More Clothing Imagery Various imagery of Jesus' clothing throughout the gospels reveals much to us about his character, mi...
11 The Wedding Garment Christ's parable of the wedding banquet in Matthew 22 demonstrates that God will one day judge whose...
10 The Prodigal's New Clothes The story of the prodigal son describes God's willingness to give us freedom of choice and to forgiv...
9 A Brand Plucked From the Fire The visions from the first three chapters of Zechariah demonstrate justification by Christ's merits ...
8 Garments of Splendor The prophet Isaiah describes Israel's glory, downfall, redemption and salvation through clothing ima...
7 In the Shadow of His Wings King David's experience with Bathsheba lays bare the truth about temptation, sin, and God's forgiven...
6 Elijah's and Elisha's Mantle Elijah was one of the most powerful prophets in Israeli history, but for all his strong faith and go...
5 The Priestly Garments of Grace The earthly priesthood was to be entirely devoted to God's service. It prefigured the work of the tr...
4 The Coat of Different Colors Excited by envy, the other sons of Jacob stripped Joseph of his colorful coat and sold him into slav...
3 A Garment of Innocence Adam and Eve lost their original garments of light and purity, but God Himself supplied new garments...
2 From Exalted to Cast Down Lucifer fell from his high and exalted position among Heaven's angels to become Satan, the accuser....
1 In the Loom of Heaven Only the righteousness of the resurrected Christ can cover our sins and weaknesses. Obedience to God...
 

Jesus Wept: The Bible and Human Emotions - 1st Quarter 2011

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Partnership with Jesus A strong connection to God through prayer, worship and church fellowship can overcome many of the em...
12 Nature as a Source of Health Though long marred by sin, the environment still contains many beautiful things from God. When used ...
11 Freedom From Addictions The Bible says everyone is a slave, either to sin or to righteousness. Many substances and behaviors...
10 Jealousy Jealousy was Lucifer's original sin, and it continues to plague humanity today. The Bible contains m...
9 Self-esteem In a world that seems intent on breaking down self-esteem, God offers a perspective of human value t...
8 Resilience While we wait for the promise of paradise restored, pain and suffering are assured in our world of s...
7 Hope Against Depression Depression is a serious medical condition and should be treated as such. The Lord offers advice abou...
6 Good Thinking Since our thoughts are the root of our behaviors, it is important to follow God's advice about the i...
5 Guilt Though guilt is a common negative emotion, it can be used by God to lead sinners to repentance if ch...
4 Relationships Relationships can make us joyful or miserable. The Bible offers guidelines to improve your relations...
3 Stress Mental and physical stress can negatively affect your health and attitude toward life. The Bible off...
2 Divine Provision for Anxiety One of the most destructive legacies of sin is the fear of an unknown future, or anxiety. The Bible ...
1 Emotions God wants us to enjoy the effects of positive emotions, but because of sin we must face negative emo...
 

Background Characters in the Old Testament - 4th Quarter 2010

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Baruch: Building a Legacy in a Crumbling World Jeremiah's scribe, Baruch, left an important legacy as the world he knew crumbled around him....
12 Gehazi: Missing the Mark As Elisha's servant, Gehazi had little excuse to fail as badly as he did....
11 The Widow of Zarephath: The Leap of Faith An unnamed widow during Elijah's time demonstrates the "great controversy" in miniature form....
10 The Man of God: Obedience Is Not Optional A nameless prophet's death underscores how importantly God views our obedience to His commands....
9 Rizpah: The Influence of Faithfulness Though only specifically mentioned twice in the Bible, Rizpah demonstrates that faithfulness is not ...
8 Joab: David's Weak Strong-Man Joab shows weakness by supporting David's sin rather than standing up for righteousness....
7 Abiathar: The Priest Abiathar the priest had faithfully served David during his lifetime, but his unwillingness to adhere...
6 Uriah: Faith of a Foreigner Uriah teaches us about living faithfully as a foreigner in a society and about loyalty in the face o...
5 Abigail: No Victim of Circumstances Abigail, wife of the foolish Nabal, demonstrates the importance of listening, not speaking rashly, a...
4 Jonathan: Born for Greatness Jonathan, son of King Saul, demonstrates the importance of friendship and the relationship between a...
3 Hannah: Learning to Be Someone Hannah gives us an example of relying on God to find self-worth in times of trouble....
2 Caleb: Living With The Wait Caleb stands out as an example of godly living amid a population intent on rebellion and apostasy....
1 Story and History A look at some Old Testament stories help us understand the purpose of setting and plot in Bible sto...
 

Redemption in Romans - 3rd Quarter 2010

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 All the Rest is Commentary The final three chapters of Romans cover a variety of issues not directly related to salvation....
12 Love and Law Paul offers practical advice about living life as a living sacrifice to God....
11 The Election of Grace Romans 10 and 11 are discussed. Paul expands on the concept of the Gentiles belonging to Israel....
10 Redemption for Jew and Gentile A discussion of Romans 9 reveals the universality of the gospel message to the Jews and Gentiles ali...
9 Freedom in Christ After struggling with sin in chapter 7, Paul now discusses the freedom believers have in Christ and ...
8 The Man of Romans 7 A discussion of Romans 7 explores the law's relationship to sin and grace....
7 Victory Over Sin Paul teaches about sanctification while addressing the role of obedience with the grace of God....
6 Expounding the Faith Paul refers to Jesus as "the second Adam" to show the universality of His redeeming grace....
5 Justification and the Law Paul uses the example of Abraham to demonstrate that salvation comes only by the grace of God for bo...
4 Justified by Faith The heart of Paul's message to the Romans was one of justification by faith....
3 All Have Sinned Paul makes the point that Jews and Gentiles alike are guilty of sin and require Christ's righteousne...
2 Jew and Gentile The introduction of Gentiles into the Christian church caused dissension among some Jews who wanted ...
1 Paul and Rome The social, temporal and geographical context for the book of Romans is discussed to set a framework...
 

Health & Healing - 2nd Quarter 2010

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Social Support: The Tie That Binds People were created to be social beings, and an adequate social network of love and support can prev...
12 Nutrition in the Bible Though our lives are more than just the food we eat, this food nourishes and sustains our bodies in ...
11 Optimism: Happiness and Healing Many of life's problems can be better handled by keeping a positive attitude and remaining optimisti...
10 Integrity: Wholeness and Holiness Maintaining personal integrity is important, not only for our relationship with God but also to avoi...
9 Temperance The Bible strongly endorses temperance, which mean the total avoidance of harmful things and the use...
8 The Atmosphere of Praise Humans can only survive a few minutes without air. Because oxygen travels to every organ in our bodi...
7 Rest and Restoration Rest is such an important part of human health that God designed the daily and weekly cycles to incl...
6 Faith and Healing The condition of the mind has unquestionable effects on the body's health, so a proper understanding...
5 The Environment The environment, as God created it, is full of healthful benefits, even after millennia of pollution...
4 The Water of Life Water is essential to all living organisms on Earth, but it is beneficial also to maintaining and re...
3 Celebrating Spiritual and Physical Fitness Our bodies need exercise to remain healthy, but so does our faith....
2 The Power of Choice God gives us freedom of choice, but with that freedom comes the consequences of the choices we make....
1 Praise God From Whom All Blessings Flow! Divine healing, physical and mental, begins with an attitude of praise and thankfulness to God for t...
 

The Fruit of the Spirit - 1st Quarter 2010

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Fruit of the Spirit: The Essence of Christian Character All the fruits of the Spirit come as a result of following Christ's command to "seek first the kingd...
12 The Fruit of the Spirit is Truth God reveals to us the objective truth of life and existence, but we must also have a subjective expe...
11 The Fruit of the Spirit is Righteousness Righteousness has two inseparable components: that which Christ has done for us at the cross, and th...
10 The Fruit of the Spirit is Self-Control Self-control is both a free gift from the Spirit of God as well as a daily exercise we are called to...
9 Sabbath School Special: Meekness in the Crucible Meekness if often overlooked and undervalued in today's society, but Jesus promises heaven to the me...
8 The Fruit of the Spirit is Faithfulness Faithfulness is the action of working according to a person's faith. As with all the fruits of the S...
7 The Fruit of the Spirit is Goodness Because the word "good" is used so flippantly by so many, the only way to measure what is truly "goo...
6 Sabbath School Special: Being a Sweet Christian Pastor Doug draws some parallels between honeybees and Christians in the church....
5 The Fruit of the Spirit is Patience The Bible says that patience is an attribute of God, and comes by the grace of God as He works to pe...
4 The Fruit of the Spirit is Peace Christ won an everlasting peace for His followers, but the Bible says this peace must be striven for...
3 The Fruit of the Spirit is Joy Happiness is caused by favorable outward circumstances in life, but true joy comes from knowing and ...
2 The Fruit of the Spirit is Love The word "love" is used rather loosely in our modern day, but divine love is altogether different. G...
1 By Their Fruit Jesus promises that all His true followers will receive the Holy Spirit and bear fruit in their live...
 

People on the Move: The Book of Numbers - 4th Quarter 2009

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Cities of Refuge Final preparations are made to enter the Promised Land, including land divisions for the Levites and...
12 The Second Generation: Admonitions Israel's second generation receives warnings as they prepare to enter into the Promised Land....
11 Immorality on the Border At rest near the border of the Promised Land, the Israelites go astray after foreign women and fall ...
10 The Madness of the Prophet Balaam, a prophet of God, attempts to curse Israel for money. He is recorded in the New Testament as...
9 The Sin of Moses and Aaron Nearly 40 years after their sojourn began, the second generation of Israelites rebel again, driving ...
8 Priests and Levites God further defines the roles of the priests and Levites, and institutes a tithing plan to support t...
7 Power Struggle Burning with resentment over their situation, the Israelites quickly turn to rebellion again, this t...
6 Planning Ahead Despite their rebellion in previous chapters, God still guides them through the wilderness and creat...
5 From Complaints to Apostasy The Israelites quickly descend into open rebellion against God, resulting in their 40-year journey i...
4 Trumpets, Blood, Cloud, and Fire A year after the Exodus, the Israelites begin to move as a highly organized company of people under ...
3 Worship and Dedication God ordained the sanctuary to teach the Israelites about Himself, the coming Messiah and proper wors...
2 Preparing a People God instituted several laws to guide them into good health and stable society....
1 A New Order After their liberation from Egypt, God organized His people into an army and a priesthood as they go...
 

Loved and Loving: John's Epistles - 3rd Quarter 2009

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Power Struggle 3 John addresses a power struggle in an early Christian church congregation....
12 John's Letter to the Chosen Lady 2 John parallels 1 John in many ways, and many themes are repeated and reinforced....
11 Important Themes in First John A review of the major important themes found in 1 John....
10 Confidence Having confidence in God is crucial to establishing a love-relationship with him....
9 Believing in the Son of God John explores what it means to believe in the Christ of the Bible....
8 Loving Brothers and Sisters John explores what it means to love our brother in practical terms....
7 Living as Children of God John discusses what it means to be 'sons of God.'...
6 Walking in the Light: Rejecting Antichrists John warns that the antichrist will come in the future, but that there are many antichrists already ...
5 Walking in the Light: Renouncing Worldliness John further defines 'walking in the light' as renouncing the world and its ways....
4 Walking in the Light: Keeping His Commandments John defines what it is to know and love Jesus: keeping His commandments....
3 Walking in the Light: Turning Away From Sin 1 John opens with a description of God's holiness and a call to 'walk in the light.'...
2 Experiencing the Word of Life There are similarities between the openings of 1 John and John's gospel, and the role of fellowship ...
1 Jesus and the Johannine Letters A general look at the contents of 1, 2 and 3 John reveal common authorship and Jesus Christ as the c...
 

The Christian Life - 2nd Quarter 2009

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Mission The mission to preach the gospel to the whole world is at the heart of Christianity....
12 Community God created humanity to be social, and church provides a valuable social environment for His people ...
11 Stewardship When we realize that all good things come from God, we learn the importance of caring for the things...
10 Discipleship A disciple is a lifelong learner of the teachings of someone else. Christians are called to a life o...
9 Heaven Modern Christianity has much confusion about heaven, but the Bible offers a beautiful picture of wha...
8 Rest Sabbath is not only a sign between God and His people, but it also provides rest and physical relief...
7 Grace Once we understand the destructive power of sin, the miracle of the grace God provided at the cross ...
6 Sin Sin affects everyone on Earth, but Jesus provided a mean to escape for everyone....
5 Revelation God is intimately interested in humanity and speaks to all who are willing to listen....
4 Life Life comes from God, and the Bible reveals that God wants us to have full, healthy, abundant life....
3 Hope It is sometimes hard to find hope in our sinful world, but the Christian has hope now and forever in...
2 Faith Faith affects the entire person and guides how we relate to God and to each other....
1 Love Love is the most basic building block of the Christian life. We should model our love after the embo...
 

The Prophetic Gift - 1st Quarter 2009

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Confidence in the Prophetic Gift Through the record of the lives of the prophets and careful study of the Scriptures, we can gain con...
12 The Blessings of the Prophetic Gift Throughout time, the gift of prophecy has been a blessing to the church in a number of ways....
11 Interpreting the Prophetic Writings Since prophetic writings are communications from God, they can be difficult to understand sometimes....
10 The Message of the Prophets The prophets have shared a message with common themes throughout history, which have shaped our unde...
9 The Integrity of the Prophetic Gift The integrity, and limitations, of the prophetic gift are discussed here....
8 The Authority of the Prophets The auhority of the prophets is explored here from several angles....
7 The Work of the Prophets The ministry of the prophets is explored in depth....
6 Testing the Prophets God warns that there will always be false prophets and tells us how to test them....
5 The Inspiration of the Prophets The Bible gives details about the nature of God's communication with His prophets....
4 The Gift of Prophecy and God's Remnant Church Revelation chapter 12 depicts a church at the end of time that keeps God's commandments and has the ...
3 Spiritual Gifts and Prophecy The Bible promises that spiritual gifts will be manifest in the church until Christ's return, but we...
2 The Prophetic Gift The books of Moses reveal much about the nature of the gift of prophecy. This gift was still active ...
1 Heaven's Means of Communication This is an overview of the various ways that God has revealed Himself throughout time....
 

Atonement and the Cross of Christ - 4th Quarter 2008

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Atonement and Universal Harmony God will bring the great controversy to a close by eradicating sin forever and recreating the earth ...
12 United to Christ The Bible describes the Christian's state of union with Christ as being "in Christ."...
11 Benefits of Christ's Atoning Sacrifice Christ's priestly work in the Heavenly sanctuary magnifies and solidifies what He did on Calvary's c...
10 Atonement at the Cross By exploring Jesus' experience leading to and at the cross, we can better understand what He did for...
9 Metaphors of Salvation The Bible describes what Jesus did on the cross in a number of ways to demonstrate the mystery of th...
8 Born of a Woman - Atonement and the Incarnation A look at Christ's nature both as God and man simultaneously give us insight into the atonement....
7 Atonement in Symbols: Part 2 The role of the sanctuary priests and the annual Day of Atonement reveal more about God's atonement ...
6 Atonement in Symbols: Part 1 The atonement, as well as other aspects of how we relate to God, were demonstrated through symbols a...
5 Atonement Announced God first proclaimed the atonement through the coming Messiah in Genesis 3. He repeated this promise...
4 Atonement and the Divine Initiative The atonement is God's plan to rescue fallen humanity and restore us to our rightful place in the un...
3 The Fall Into Sin Our world is full of sin and death because of a single act of rebellion that occurred a long time ag...
2 Cosmic Crisis: The Disruption of God's Established Order We need an atonement because of the existence of sin. This study explores the origin of sin....
1 God's Nature: The Basis of Atonement A study of the atonement must begin with a study on the nature of God Himself....
 

Agents of Hope: God's Great Missionaries - 3rd Quarter 2008

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Here Am I! Send Me: The Prophet Isaiah The mission God gave to Isaiah prophesies and mirrors the gospel commission to the whole world in th...
12 Gifted for Service: Philip The disciple Philip displayed powerful gifts of the Spirit as he executed his ministry in foreign la...
11 Mission In a Pagan Land: Daniel and Company Daniel and his friends had to uphold God's standards in their lives while living in a hostile, pagan...
10 Women of Mission The New Testament reveals that women played an important role in the advancement of the early Christ...
9 A Pillar of Mission: The Apostle Peter After Pentecost, Peter became a central figure in the early church, even though he still had importa...
8 From Folly to Faith: The Apostle Peter Peter's transformation of character is one of the most striking examples of the power of God's work ...
7 The Apostle John John was "the apostle Christ loved." He has a special message forus through his eyewitness of the li...
6 The Compassionate Savior A look at the compassionate character of Jesus gives us an example to follow in our own lives....
5 Matthew 10: Jesus and His Disciples Christ trained His disciples to carry on His work, which included physical and spiritual healing....
4 The Son of God Among Us Christ came to show that God doesn't favor riches or human position, but rather humility of heart....
3 John the Baptist: Preparing the Way for Jesus The mission of John the Baptist was to prepare the people to receive Christ. God's end-time people h...
2 All Things to All Men: Paul Preaches to the World Paul tailored his missionary approach to be the most effective for whatever group of people he was t...
1 For Such a Time As This: The Apostle Paul Paul's background, education, conversion and love of God made him the best person to take the gospel...
 

The Wonder of Jesus - 2nd Quarter 2008

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 His Return as King and Friend The "blessed hope" for Christians is the return of Christ in glory, to become our king and friend, a...
12 The Efficacy of His Priestly Ministry The Bible reveals that Jesus has been ministering in the heavenly sanctuary on behalf of sinners sin...
11 The Power of His Resurrection Christ's resurrection demonstrates that sin is defeated, gave power and authority to the early churc...
10 The Meaning of His Death The Bible is clear that Christ was born to die. His death solved the problem of sin and ensures the ...
9 The Tenderness of His Love Christ's love was so all-encompassing that He taught us to love even our enemies....
8 The Intensity of His Walk Jesus lived His life as an example for all who would follow in His footsteps....
7 The Puzzle of His Conduct The ways in which Jesus behaved puzzled the people during His time, who were expecting a different t...
6 The Challenge of His Sayings Many of Christ's teachings challenged the established social order of His day and give Christians to...
5 The Wonder of His Works Jesus performed many great miracles that stunned His audience and continue to amaze us today....
4 The Wisdom of His Teachings Jesus' teachings were so revolutionary that they changed the course of humanity and continue to inst...
3 The Reality of His Humanity That God would become human and take our sinful nature has caused controversy with individuals and w...
2 The Mystery of His Deity One of the great mysteries of Jesus is His deity, or His preexistence as God before becoming a man....
1 Who Was Jesus? Though the name Jesus is known throughout most of the world today, the fundamental question "Who was...
 

Discipleship - 1st Quarter 2008

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Patterns of Discipleship A recap of the main points of the quarter's lessons on discipleship, focusing on patterns that we ca...
12 Mission and Commission Jesus calls His disciples to train others to be disciples as well....
11 More Lessons in Discipleship A review of additional lessons about discipleship that Jesus offers us....
10 Discipleship Under Pressure Disciples of Christ often face trials, both from within themselves as well as from the world around ...
9 Following the Master: Discipleship in Action Watching Jesus perform His ministry reveals an example for His disciples. Watching those He healed r...
8 Experiencing Discipleship The gospels describe different groups of people and their experiences with discipleship to demonstra...
7 Preparation for Discipleship Discipleship can be tough work. Jesus prepared His disciples with principles we can follow today as ...
6 Ethnicity and Discipleship Christ's attitude of acceptance toward people outside of Judaism demonstrates God's love for all peo...
5 Gender and Discipleship Though not as well known as many of the men, Jesus had several female disciples as well....
4 Lessons From Would-be-Disciples Many people in Christ's day wanted to follow Jesus, but refused to do so with their whole hearts and...
3 Called to Discipleship by Jesus Learning about the initial call of the twelve apostles teaches us how to respond to Christ's call to...
2 Discipleship Then and Now Discipleship predates the Christian era, and its principles apply to us today....
1 An Overview of Discipleship Jesus calls His followers to a life of discipleship. The Bible clarifies what this means....
 

The Refiner's Fire - 4th Quarter 2007

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Christ in the Crucible Jesus Christ is our example for many things, including how to react to trials and suffering....
12 Dying Like A Seed Molding God's children into reflections of His image first requires them to die a spiritual death to...
11 Waiting in the Crucible Patience can be among the hardest traits to exhibit during trials, but God sets an example for us ab...
10 Meekness in the Crucible Meekness and humility are not discussed much in our culture, but God promises that learning these sk...
9 A Life of Praise Praising God may not feel natural when life is hard, but the Bible promises that praise in these tim...
8 Seeing the Invisible Though it can be difficult to "see" the invisible God when things are falling apart around us, this ...
7 Indestructible Hope Watching God interact with His people as they go through the trials of life help us understand how w...
6 Struggling With All Energy Relating to God often requires perseverance and struggle, but God's grace can transform the human he...
5 Extreme Heat Experiencing extreme pain or difficulty can cause people to reject God or form untrue opinions of Hi...
4 Seeing the Goldsmith's Face God's plan is to conform His children into the likeness of Himself, but often the only way we can se...
3 The Birdcage God plays a role in our lives, even when we face trials, but understanding how God fits into the tri...
2 The Crucibles That Come Living in a world of sin comes with inevitable trials. The Bible helps to put these trials into prop...
1 The Shepherd's Crucible Psalm 23 helps us to understand the journey on which God leads us throughout our lives....
 

For Better or for Worse: Lessons From Old testament Couples - 3rd Quarter 2007

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Yahweh and Israel: Fulfillment Beyond Failure God uses marriage imagery to illustrate the relationship between He and His people....
12 Hosea and Gomer: Forgiving the Unfaithful Hosea reconciles with his adulteress wife, just as God forgives His wayward people when they stray....
11 Ahab and Jezebel: Abuse of Authority King Ahab's marriage to Jezebel is an excellent example of what not to emulate in our Christian live...
10 David and Bathsheba: Adultery and After David's crimes regarding Bathsheba are horrifying, but their union afterward was strengthened and bl...
9 The Jobs: Living With Losses We know little about Job's relationship with his wife except how each of them reacted to the sufferi...
8 Elkanah and Hannah: Fulfilling a Vow Hannah and Elkanah were ordinary people, but their dedication to God influenced their son, Samuel, t...
7 Boaz and Ruth: Firm Foundations Although the society around them was disorderly, Ruth's relationship with Boaz shows that the right ...
6 Samson and His Women: The Folly of Passion Samson was a slave to his passions and lusts, and kept repeating the same relationship errors again ...
5 Moses and Zipporah: Relating with Relations Moses was a powerful prophet, but he faced the same family challenges we face today....
4 Jacob and Rachel: Labor of Love Jacob was willing to work for fourteen years to earn Rachel's hand in marriage because of his unwave...
3 Isaac and Rebekah: Rearing Rivals Jacob and Esau had a rivalry that remained well beyond either man's life, but their parents were not...
2 Abraham and Sarah: Faith Tested and Tried Though Abraham is often cited as an example of faith, his relationship with Sarah was strained at ti...
1 Adam and Eve: The Intended Ideal Adam and Eve demonstrate both God's intended ideal for relationships as well as the consequences of ...
 

Thy Word Is a Lamp Unto My Feet: The Bible for Today - 2nd Quarter 2007

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Word of God Endures Despite the advancement of time, knowledge and technology, the Bible remains just as relevant today ...
12 Growing Through the Word The Bible underscores the need for spiritual growth once we accept Jesus Christ....
11 Daily Wisdom The Bible offers practical pieces of wisdom for a multitude of issues we face each day....
10 The Bible and Happiness Happiness is often fleeting in our world of sin, but the Bible offers advice to find happiness that ...
9 The Bible and Health The Bible offers much advice to keep our bodies, minds, and even relationships healthy....
8 Revelation of Hope The Bible reveals to us a loving God who offers us hope amidst life's trials....
7 The Word in Our Lives Millions of people throughout time can testify to the Bible's transforming power in their lives....
6 The Bible and Science Though science is often viewed as contrary to belief in the Bible, several scientific trains of thou...
5 When the Rocks Cry Out Archaeological discoveries over the last 200 years have lent great credibility to the Bible....
4 The Bible is Reliable There is plenty of evidence to help us build faith in the reliability of the Bible....
3 Bible Prophecy Fulfilled Understanding Bible prophecy helps us have confidence in the things God says are yet to come....
2 The Final Word Christians believe the Bible is the final authority on important matters because the Bible claims to...
1 The Voice From Heaven Since the fall of humanity, God has been communicating to us in various ways....
 

Ecclesiastes - 1st Quarter 2007

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Conclusion of the Matter Solomon concludes his thoughts about youth and age, then turns his attention to the horror and inevi...
12 The Way of the Wind Solomon turns again to the mystery of God. He tells us to enjoy our lives, but warns against finding...
11 Dead Flies and Snake Charmers Among other things, Solomon now makes the point that a single mistake can ruin an otherwise spotless...
10 Whatever Your Hand Finds to Do Solomon encourages us to do everything to the best of our abilities, because the grave holds nothing...
9 Seeing Through a Glass Darkly Solomon realizes that a healthy fear of God brings hope into an otherwise hopeless existence....
8 God Made Man Upright? What Happened? Solomon turns his attention to religion and explores how character compromises lead only to further ...
7 Striving After the Wind Solomon's despair grows as he ponders the futility of seeking riches and of life in general....
6 Rich Man, Poor Man Solomon realizes that human passions, whatever they are, can never be satisfied unless they are surr...
5 More Life Under the Sun Solomon wonders if life is really worth living, but recognizes the benefits of having a support comm...
4 Of Being and Time Solomon ponders God's role in the timing of events in human life, and of God's judgment of men's act...
3 All That My Eyes Desired Solomon pursues wisdom, but he finds meaninglessness in pleasure and despair about how he will be re...
2 Nothing New Under the Sun Solomon reigned over a time of peace and prosperity, but from this he learned that everything in lif...
1 The Rise and Fall of the House of Solomon To understand Ecclesiastes, we must first understand the context of Solomon's life....
 

Beginnings and Belongings - 4th Quarter 2006

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The End of the Beginning Joseph rises to prominence and reunites with his brothers and father. Thus, the nation of Israel was...
12 From Prison Cell to Palace Jacob has twelve sons. One, Joseph, is sold into slavery by his brothers, but endures servitude and ...
11 Jacob Becomes Israel Jacob labors for 14 years to marry Rachel, then returns to Canaan to face his estranged brother. Alo...
10 The Price of Duplicity Jacob lies to his father to steal his brother's birthright and faces enormous consequences. Despite ...
9 The Triumph of Faith Abraham is called to the ultimate test of faith: the sacrifice of his son Isaac....
8 Faith and Frailty Abram and Sarai become Abraham and Sarah as their personal and spiritual lives progress up to the de...
7 The Man Abram Abram lived a life of faith as an example for all of us....
6 The Earth After the Flood Not long after the flood, humanity had already fallen into sinful ways again....
5 Destruction and Renewal The flood in Noah's day demonstrates the capacity for unrepentant evil that exists in the hearts of ...
4 Paradise Lost Genesis 3 and 4 describe how the world fell into sin and the moral condition of the early Earth.,...
3 The Early Earth The Creation account in Genesis 2 gives us important information about families, life, and God....
2 In The Beginning... Genesis 1 and 2 give a clear and beautiful picture of how and why we came to exist....
1 Foundations The foundation of belief in God lies in understanding God Himself, through the pages of Scripture....
 

The Gospel, 1844, and Judgment - 3rd Quarter 2006

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
14 The Meaning of the Judgment Today The heavenly judgment is not just an interesting Bible study it affects the way we live our lives to...
13 The Gospel and Judgment The relationship between faith and works is never more clear than when presented in light of the hea...
12 The Pre-Advent Judgment We now look at the pre-Advent judgment as demonstrated in Daniel chapters 7 and 8....
11 The Sanctuary and the Little Horn We take a closer look at how the little horn attacks the Prince of the Host and the "daily" in Danie...
10 Rome and Antiochus The Bible gives ample evidence to help us correctly identify prophetic symbols in history, but other...
9 Day-Year Principle The key to unlocking the time prophecies in the Bible is to first understand the day-year principle ...
8 1844 Made Simple The 70-week prophecy of Daniel 9 is discussed in greater detail, and the link to chapter 8 is explor...
7 70 Weeks The 70-week prophecy in Daniel 9 gives the starting point for both the vision in chapter 8 as well a...
6 Daniel 9 Daniel 9 completes the vision that began in chapter 8....
5 Daniel 8 Daniel 8 continues the trend in chapters 2 and 7, this time focusing on the cleansing of the heavenl...
4 Daniel 7 Daniel 7 parallels and expands upon chapter 2, revealing both the papal phase of the Roman empire an...
3 Daniel 2 Daniel chapter 2 outlines human history from the mid-6th century BC until the return of Jesus Christ...
2 Judgment Must Begin Several New Testament authors write of God's judgment of our works prior to the return of Jesus Chri...
1 Principalities and Powers God is involved in a cosmic controversy over His character and the nature of His law. This battle af...
 

The Holy Spirit - 2nd Quarter 2006

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Holy Spirit in the Last Days God's church must consecrate itself before God to prepare for the latter rain of the Holy Spirit dur...
12 The Sin Against the Holy Spirit The "unpardonable sin" is the only sin that God cannot forgive....
11 The Restorer Mankind was created in the image of God, but sullied that image with sin. The Holy Spirit works to r...
10 Life Through the Holy Spirit Believers in a relationship with the Holy Spirit are promised a new life the experience of being "bo...
9 The Christian's Guide The Holy Spirit speaks to and guides those who have a relationship with Him....
8 The Fruit of the Holy Spirit Receiving the Holy Spirit produces certain characteristics, called fruits, in believers' lives....
7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit gives certain gifts to those who receive Him. We must understand those gifts so we a...
6 The Baptism of the Holy Spirit The Bible contains several stories about a believer's experience when he is baptized by the Holy Spi...
5 The Promise Fulfilled The promise of the Holy Spirit was fulfilled on the day of Pentecost....
4 The Promise of the Holy Spirit John the Baptist and Christ both promised the Holy Spirit to Christian believers after Christ's deat...
3 Jesus and the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit was present at Christ's conception and throughout His life and ministry....
2 The Holy Spirit Symbolized in Scripture The Bible uses several symbols for the Holy Spirit to help us understand Him and His ministry....
1 The Personality and Divinity of the Holy Spirit The Holy Spirit is fully divine and as much a part of the Godhead as the Father and the Son....
 

Families in the Family of God - 1st Quarter 2006

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
12 Turning Hearts in the End Time As Christ's return approaches, prophecy promises many hearts will be turned back to God....
11 What Have They Seen In Your House? A Christian's home life can be a powerful evangelistic tool....
10 Families of Faith Christian families face cultural barriers to living a Biblical family life everywhere in the world....
9 Homes of Peace and Healing Christian families are not exempt from problems, but the Bible gives advice to resolve the inevitabl...
8 Keys to Family Unity Christ's principles and example should heal the physical and the church families, but this only happ...
7 The Royal Love Song The Song of Solomon reminds us that healthy sexual intimacy in a marriage is part of God's intention...
6 Wise Words for Families The book of Proverbs contains much practical advice for Christ-centered family living....
5 Disciples Making Disciples As Jesus taught His disciples to make disciples of their own, parents are called to train their chil...
4 Living with Lambs Becoming a parent means taking on a special stewardship role, since God claims children as His own....
3 Restoration God's perfect plan for marriages and families was distorted by the curse of sin, but Christ offers a...
2 God's Word on Family Living The Bible describes God's ideal for families in a variety of ways....
1 A Family of Families The family has its origin in the Garden of Eden. Our spiritual family, the church, is composed of a ...
 

Ephesians - The Gospel of Relationships - 4th Quarter 2005

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Christian Armor Using military imagery, Paul describes how to withstand the assaults of the enemy....
12 The Christian Warfare Christians face a real adversary: the devil....
11 Christian Relationships Christianity is a communal religion, and the Bible outlines what Christian relationships should look...
10 The Christian Walk While exhorting the Ephesians to live a life by the Spirit, he gives several reasons to do so....
9 Living the New Life The new life Christ calls us to lead is not an improvement on the old life, but a transformation of ...
8 Unity Amid Diversity The midpoint of the epistle shifts in focus from unity to the Christian life....
7 God's Mystery: The Universal Fellowship Paul describes the mystery of how a diverse group of people can become one through the blood of Chri...
6 The Church Without Walls Outside of Christ, humanity builds walls to alienate its various groups, but Christ erases the walls...
5 The Church: God's Workmanship The universal consequence of sin is death to the human family, but God's solution is life through fa...
4 Praise and Prayer Paul was a man of praise and prayer, and he commends the Ephesian church for being the same way....
3 What God Has Done A look at the "mystery" of predestination....
2 Ephesians: Themes in Relationships A look at the author, recipients and theme of Ephesians....
1 The Church at Ephesus An overview of the church in Ephesus....
 

The Spiritual Life - Experiencing Jesus Christ as Lord - 3rd Quarter 2005

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 King of Kings and Lord of Lords! For those who accept Christ as Lord, His second coming will be a glorious event....
12 Lord of Our Service In heaven, the greatest ones will be the servants of others....
11 Lord of Our Worship God is actively seeking true worshipers....
10 Lord of Our Labor Christ as Lord means we use our talents to be productive in our daily lives, even as we look toward ...
9 Lord of Our Body Temples Christ is both our Creator and Redeemer, and as such claims Lordship over our bodies....
8 Lord of Our Resources Every good gift we receive comes from God. When we accept Christ as Lord, He calls us to be good ste...
7 Lord of Our Relationships Mankind was created to have relationships with God and each other. Christ shows us heaven's standard...
6 Lord of Our Prayers Christ as Lord means imitating Jesus' life of prayer. ...
5 Lord of Our Speech Christ as Lord means using our gift of speech to the glory of God....
4 Lord of Our Desires Christ as Lord means yielding our passions to Him so we may desire the things He desires for us....
3 Lord of Our Thoughts Christ as Lord means bringing every thought into captivity so He may sanctify our minds....
2 Lord of Our Priorities When we receive Christ as Lord of our lives, He imparts His priorities to us....
1 Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ The Bible calls us to receive Jesus as both Savior and Lord, and shows us how those things are diffe...
 

Jesus Through the Eyes of Mark - 2nd Quarter 2005

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Buried—But Risen! Christ is buried but rises again! He appears to many after His resurrection to announce God's triump...
12 Tried and Crucified Christ is tried, beaten and crucified, all in fulfillment of the Scriptures....
11 Betrayed and Arrested Judas betrays Jesus and His other apostles scatter after His arrest....
10 Predictions of the End Jesus foretells of the fall of Jerusalem and of His return to bring an end to sin....
9 Last Days in the Temple Christ's final Tuesday before His death is filled with conflict from every angle....
8 The Final Journey The last week of Christ's life begins....
7 Teaching The Disciples Christ's apostles can't drive out certain demons, and Jesus teaches on divorce and riches....
6 The Passion Predicted Christ's ministry continues with a prediction of His death and the transfiguration on the mountain....
5 Confrontation In Galilee Christ's popularity reaches a turning point with the feeding of the 5,000, and controversy follows H...
4 By Galilee The next phase of Christ's ministry brings Him to the Sea of Galilee and its surrounding areas....
3 Sabbath Healings and Hard Hearts Christ's ministry continues with lessons about the Sabbath, ministry, and remaining faithful amidst ...
2 Amazing Miracle Worker Mark's gospel launches directly into stories of Jesus actively engaged in ministry....
1 Introducing Jesus, The Son of God Each gospel emphasizes a different aspect of Christ's ministry. Here we look at Mark's....
 

His Wondrous Cross - The Story of Our Redemption - 1st Quarter 2005

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Cross and the Great Controversy The cross is important to the redemption of humanity, but its implications affect the entire univers...
12 The Cross and Sanctification Contrary to the idea of cheap grace, the cross enables us to live a sanctified life in harmony with ...
11 The Cross and Justification The cross offers us both justification and the right to be sanctified by Christ's righteousness....
10 The Heart of the Cross The cross demonstrates that one man's righteousness brought life to the entire fallen human race....
9 He Is Risen Christ gave many evidences before and after His death and resurrection that He was the promised Mess...
8 Darkness at Noon Watching Jesus hang and die on the cross reveals to us so much about the nature of God....
7 Passage to Calvary Jesus is arrested, falsely accused and sentenced to die without cause....
6 The Passion Week A look at Christ's last week of ministry before His death....
5 In the Shadow of Calvary John the Baptist prepared the people for Christ's ministry and Jesus warned of His own death, but th...
4 A Body You Have Prepared for Me To begin to understand what Jesus accomplished on the cross, we must understand who and what He was ...
3 Jesus and the Sanctuary The earthly sanctuary foreshadowed Jesus' sacrifice. This lesson looks at the meaning of some of the...
2 His Glorious Purpose Foreshadowed in Types Many faithful believers lived before Jesus' ministry, but the promise of the Messiah always existed ...
1 The Provocation and Provision The controversy between God and Satan spilled into this world, but God's plan of salvation is to res...
 

Daniel - 4th Quarter 2004

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Time of the End Or The End of Time The final chapter promises the resurrection and the conclusion to the great controversy, and offers ...
12 When Kings Go to War Daniel receives another vision that parallels the earlier ones but focuses more on specific historic...
11 God's Timetable The prophecy of Daniel 9 both completes the one from chapter 8 and gives a concrete timeline for the...
10 The Sanctuary Cleansed Just as the Old Testament sanctuary was cleansed each year, so too will Christ cleanse the heavenly ...
9 The Sanctuary Attacked Daniel receives another vision that enlarges further the misdeeds of the little horn, who attacks Ch...
8 The Pre-Advent Judgment God executes His judgment of humanity in full view of the universe, so fallen sinners may be vindica...
7 Daniel's History Lesson Daniel receives another vision about Earth's history, but this one details a religious power intent ...
6 An Ancient Death Decree Daniel's experience in the lions' den demonstrates that God honors those who honor Him....
5 Surprise Party God pronounces judgment on King Belshazzar, and Babylon falls to the Medo-Persians that same night....
4 Nebuchadnezzar's Judgment God must humble Nebuchadnezzar. After warning him in a dream, God causes the king to go mad for seve...
3 The Fiery Furnace Daniel's friends are thrown into the furnace after refusing to worship Nebuchadnezzar's image, but G...
2 Nebuchadnezzar's Image Daniel interpret's the king's dream, which is a prophecy from God about the rise and fall of kingdom...
1 To Eat or Not to Eat That Is the Question As captives in a hostile foreign land, Daniel and his friends must stand up for their faith in God s...
 

Religion in Relationships - 3rd Quarter 2004

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Embracing the World God wants His church to send His message to the whole world....
12 Supporting Our Leaders The Bible calls us to submit to authorities and support our leaders....
11 Brothers and Sisters in the Faith We are all siblings in Christ, but church families often face conflict from within....
10 Love Our Enemies? Christ calls His followers to love their enemies....
9 How to Relate to Non-Christians How should Christians relate to people of non-Christian faiths?...
8 Christ's Other Sheep The Bible helps us understand how to relate to Christians of other faiths....
7 Respect for Authorities The Bible helps guide those living "in the world but not of the world."...
6 Religion in the Workplace With God's guiding principles, we can glorify Him through our workplace relationships....
5 Friendship Biblical teachings about friendship....
4 Marriage Is Not Out-of-Date Biblical principles for marriage to build a healthy home....
3 Parenthood - Joys and Responsibilities Parenthood has blessings, but also challenges. The Bible has advice....
2 Honor Your Father and Your Mother A look at the fifth commandment....
 

Isaiah - Comfort My People - 2nd Quarter 2004

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 Rebirth of Planet Earth Isaiah closes his book with divine promises of a new earth that God will create when sin is finally ...
12 Desire of Nations Further promises of forgiveness and deliverance for God's people, but also a promise of a time when ...
11 Waging Love Isaiah calls his people to repent and accept free forgiveness from God, using imagery from the Day o...
10 Doing the Unthinkable With the greatest detail yet, Isaiah offers hope of the coming Messiah by describing His mission to ...
9 To Serve and to Save Using Cyrus as a foreshadow of Christ, Isaiah offers hope of the coming servant who saves....
8 Comfort My People Regarding Babylonian captivity, Isaiah promises that those days of trouble will come to an end....
7 Defeat of the Assyrians Threatened with extinction by Assyria, God promises that Judah will not fall by Assyria's hand....
6 Playing God Isaiah uses imagery of Satan's fall from grace to illustrate the condition of Babylon....
5 Noble Prince of Peace In the midst of apostasy and uncertainty, Isaiah offers another message of hope about the coming Mes...
4 The Hard Way As God's gentle rebukes go ignored, He must speak with increasing urgency and intensity to gain His ...
3 When Your World Is Falling Apart God offers Israel another chance through Isaiah's prophecy of a coming Messiah....
2 Crisis of Leadership The apostate kings of Israel led to a crisis of leadership in the nation, just as Assyria was gainin...
1 Crisis of Identity Over centuries of rebellion, the Hebrew people lost their true identity as God's covenant people. Is...
 

The Gospel Of John - 1st Quarter 2004

LESSON TITLE DESCRIPTION
13 The Power of the Resurrection Christ's appearances after His resurrection are meant to build and strengthen our faith....
12 Jesus Lays Down His Life for His Friends Jesus is betrayed, arrested, denied, falsely accused, condemned, crucified and buried....
10 True Greatness John chapters 13 and 17 record part of Christ's "upper room prayer" after the last supper....


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