Is Life Sacred?

Focus Text: Psalm 139:12-16 Deuteronomy 27:24, 25; Exodus 21:22-25

Central Truth: Only our Creator has the right to determine our life span.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to state why abortion is wrong.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Value of the Unborn (Psalm 139:12-16)
  2. Murder of the Innocent (Deuteronomy 27:24, 25)
  3. Penalty for Murder (Exodus 21:22-25)

How Do Christians Handle Their Money?

Focus Text: Exodus 20:17 Proverbs 28:20-22; 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17 Matthew 6:19-21; 1 Corinthians 6:12

Central Truth: Beware of the world’s perspective of get-rich-quick. It’s a sure road to destruction — and it’s forbidden by God.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list at least three reasons people shouldn’t gamble.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Exploitation of Others (Exodus 20:17)
  2. Unwise Risk-Taking (Proverbs 28:20-22)
  3. Motivated by Greed (1 Timothy 6:6-10)
  4. Misplaced Trust (1 Timothy 6:17; Matthew 6:19-21)
  5. Leads to Addiction (1 Corinthians 6:12)

How Can I Know God’s Will?

Focus Text: Psalm 37:3-7; Proverbs 3:1-8

Central Truth God’s direction for life is accessible to the searching heart.

Objective By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list several ways they can determine God’s will.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Trust in the Lord (Psalm 37:3-7)
  2. Obey God's Law (Proverbs 3:1-4)
  3. Commit Your Ways (Proverbs 3:5-8)

Can I Be Certain About My Salvation?

Focus Text: John 3:3-16; 1 John 5:11-13

Central Truth: The Holy Spirit convicts of sin and leads man to repentance and a spiritual new birth.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify some traits of one who knows God.

Lesson Outline: 

  1. Born of the Spirit (John 3:3-8)
  2. The Gift of God's Son (John 3:9-16)
  3. The Assurance of Eternal Life (1 John 5:11-13)

What is the Purpose of Life?

Lesson 3 - March 18, 2018

Focus Text: Ecclesiastes 3:1, 9-22; 12:13-14

Central Truth: Our purpose in life is to glorify God.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify way we can glorify God with our lives.

Lesson Outline:

  1. The Order of Life (Ecclesiastes 3:1-8)
  2. The Gifts of Life (Ecclesiastes 3:9-13)
  3. The Judgment of Life (Ecclesiastes 3:14-22)
  4. The Duty of Life (Ecclesiastes 12:13-14)

Does God Answer Prayer

Lesson 2 - March 11, 2018

Focus Text: Luke 11:1-13; 1 John 5:14-15

Central Truth: We can pray confidently knowing that God will answer us.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list ways God answers prayer.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Pattern for Prayer (Luke 11:1-4)
  2. Persistence in Prayer (Luke 11:5-13)
  3. Confidence in Prayer (1 John 5:14-15)

Praying for Revival

Lesson 13 - February 25, 2018

Focus Text: Isaiah 63:15-64:12

Central Truth: The prayer of all Christians is that God would make His presence known so that all nations would recognize His greatness.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students will have learned from Isaiah how to petition God for the revival of His people.

Lesson Outline:

  1. The Identity of God's People (Isaiah 63:11-19)
  2. The Cry of God's People (Isaiah 64:1-4)
  3. The Confession of God's People (Isaiah 64:5-12)

Engaged in Mission

Lesson 12 - February 18, 2018

Focus Text: Isaiah 61:1-11

Central Truth: Because the Holy Spirit dwells in them, the mission of all Christians is to bring restoration to the broken of earth.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students will understand that to be true followers of Jesus, Christians must be driven by a spirit of mission to bring restoration to the broken of earth.

Lesson Outline:

  1. The Spirit of the Christian's Mission (Isaiah 61:1-3)
  2. The Goal of the Christian's Mission (Isaiah 61:4-9)
  3. The Joy of the Christian's Mission (Isaiah 61:10-11)

Finding Meaning in Suffering

Lesson 11 - February 11, 2018

Focus Text: Isaiah 52:13-53:12

Central Truth: While no suffering is pleasant, God often chooses to make suffering the birthplace of blessing.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students will understand that just as God used suffering in the life of Jesus to bring salvation to the world, He can cause our suffering to also bear precious fruit.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Rejected by Others (Isaiah 52:13-53:3)
  2. Punished for Others (Isaiah 53:4-9)
  3. Exalted by God (Isaiah 53:10-12)

Encouragement for the Downcast

Lesson 10 - February 4, 2018


Focus Text: Isaiah 51:1-16

Central Truth: God’s people will always find encouragement when they truly seek and listen to the Lord of hosts.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students will have found encouragement because they have clarified their focus (vs. 1-8); expressed their need (vs. 9, 10); and listened to the Lord of hosts speak (vs. 11-16).

Lesson Outline:


  1. Clarifying Our Focus (Isaiah 51:1-8)
  2. Expressing Our Need (Isaiah 51:9-10)
  3. Listening to Our God (Isaiah 51:11-16)