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)

Hannah: A Consecrated Mother

Focus Text: 1 Samuel 1:9-17, 24-28

Central Truth: The surrendered life will realize God's blessing.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list some ways to demonstrate that all they have is consecrated to God.

Lesson Outline:

I. A Prayer of Desperation (1 Sam. 1:9-13)

II. A Devout Spirit (1 Sam. 1:14-17)

III. A Vow Kept (1 Sam. 1:24-28)

Ruth: A Woman of Commitment

Focus Text: Ruth 1:8-18; 4:13-17

Central Truth: God honors those who honor Him.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify areas in their lives in which they can be more committed to God.

Lesson Outline:

I. An Important Choice (Ruth 1:8-14)
II. A Heroic Commitment (Ruth 1:15-18)
III. An Abundant Reward (Ruth 4:13-17)

Gideon: A Man of Valor

Focus Text: Judges 6:11-16; 7:16-23

Central Truth: God gives us victory as we follow His leading.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to choose one area of life in which they will take a stand for the Lord.

Lesson Outline:

I. A Deliverer Called (Judges 6:11-16)

II. Preparation for Battle (Judges 7:16-18)

III. Courage Brings Victory (Judges 7:19-23)

Sarah: Faith for the Impossible

Focus Text: Genesis 18:10-14; 21:1-8; Hebrews 11:11, 12

Central Truth: We can believe God for the miraculous.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list areas in their lives in which they need more faith.

Lesson Outline:

I. A Promise Given (Gen. 18:10-14)
II. A Promise Fulfilled (Gen. 21:1-8)
III. A Promise Believed (Heb. 11:11, 12)