A Prayer for Deliverance

Focus Text: 2 Kings 19:14-22, 32-35

Central Truth: There is no problem too great for God.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list some difficulties in their lives from which God has power to deliver them.

Lesson Outline:

I.   A Prayer for Deliverance (2 Kings 19:14-19)

II.  An Answer from God (2 Kings 19:20-31)

III. A Deliverance Realized (2 Kings 19:32-35)

Power Through Prayer

Focus Text: 1 Kings 18:25-39

Central Truth: Faith in God’s power can accomplish great things.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify qualities a person must possess in order to have power through prayer.

Lesson Outline:

I.   The Test (1 Kings 18:25-29)

II.  The Challenge (1 Kings 18:30-35)

III. The Prayer (1 Kings 18:36, 37)

IV. The Answer (1 Kings 18:38, 39)

Divine Guidance Through Prayer

Focus Text: Genesis 24:10-28

Central Truth: God can direct our lives through prayer.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify ways in which we may know God’s will in our lives.

Lesson Outline:

I.   A Specific Prayer (Gen. 24:10-14)

II.  An Appointed Encounter (Gen. 24:15-21)

III. A Fulfilled Mission (Gen. 24:22-28)

How to Pray

Focus Text: Matthew 6:5-15

Central Truth: Prayer is the earnest expression of our intimate relationship with God.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify ways in which prayer can be made more effective in their lives.

Lesson Outline:

I.  Guidelines for Prayer (Matt. 6:5-8)

II. The Focus of Prayer (Matt. 6:9, 10)

III. Petitions in Prayer (Matt. 6:11-15)

Dorcas: A Woman of Good Works

Focus Text: Acts 9:36-42, Matthew 5:14-16

Central Truth: Good works are an evidence of a genuine saving faith.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify several good deeds they can do for someone this week.

Lesson Outline:

I. An Exemplary Life (Acts 9:36-39)

II. A Miracle Realized (Acts 9:40-42)

III. A Command Given (Matt. 5:14-16)

Paul: Saved to Serve

Focus Text: Acts 9:1-16

Central Truth: Christ calls us from self-centered righteousness to selfless service.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify some areas of service in which they need to be involved.

Lesson Outline:

I. Confronted by Christ (Acts 9:1-5)

II. Submission to Christ (Acts 9:6-9)

III. Sent by Christ (Acts 9:10-16)

 

Martha and Mary: Women of Devoted Service

Focus Text: Luke 10:38-42, John 11:21-29; 12:1-3

Central Truth: God uses the loving service of dedicated Christians to bless others.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify various ways of serving God, the church, and others today.

Lesson Outline:

I. Displayed Hospitality

II. Believed in Jesus

II. Honored the Lord

Jeremiah: A God-Called Man

Focus Text: Jeremiah 1:4-19

Central Truth: The faithful Christian can be confident of God's deliverance.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to explain our confidence in God's deliverance even when suffering for Him.

Lesson Outline: 

I. The Call (Jer. 1:4-10)

II. The Confirmation (Jer. 1:11, 12)

II. The Consequences (Jer. 1:13-16)

Job: A Patient Sufferer

Focus Text: Job 1:1-3, 8-22

Central Truth: Trust in God is the key element in enduring trials.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify rewards for being patient in suffering.

Lesson Outline:

I. A Godly Man (Job 1:1-3)

II. A Devilish Scheme (Job 1:8-19)

III. An Unshaken Integrity (Job 1:20-22)