Making Right Choices

Lesson 8 - October 22, 2017

Focus Text: Genesis 13:5-15; 14:14-16

Central Truth: We should ask God for wisdom for life’s decisions.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list some guidelines for making right choices.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Abram's Generosity (Genesis 13:1-9)
  2. Lot's Covetousness (Genesis 13:10-13)
  3. God's Covenant (Genesis 13:14-18)
  4. Lot's Deliverance (Genesis 14:1-16)

Fulfilling God’s Purpose

Lesson 7 - October 15, 2017

Focus Text: Genesis 11:31-12:9

Central Truth: God’s divine purpose is fulfilled by man’s obedience to God’s will.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify blessings that result from obedience to God.

Lesson Outline:

  1. God's Call (Genesis 11:31-12:1)
  2. God's Covenant (Genesis 12:2-3)
  3. Abram's Obedience (Genesis 12:4-9)

The Failure of Self-Will

Lesson 6 - October 8, 2017

Focus Text: Genesis 11:1-9

Central Truth: True success comes only when we live within God's will.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify reasons why they should yield to God’s will.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Powerful Resources (Genesis 11:1-2)
  2. Presumptuous Resolutions (Genesis 11:3-4)
  3. Providential Restraint (Genesis 11:5-9)

The Destiny of the Church

Lesson 13 - August 27, 2017

Focus Text: Ephesians 2:8-22

Central Truth: God is forming believers into a Church with a glorious destiny.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to explain how their church can be a victorious one.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Saved Through Faith (Ephesians 2:8-10)
  2. Reconciled Through Christ (Ephesians 2:ll-l7)
  3. Foundation of Victory (Ephesians 2:18-22)

Discipline and the Church

Lesson 12 - August 20, 2017

Focus Text: Matthew 18:15-20; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-16

Central Truth: The ultimate purpose of church discipline is to win the erring.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to explain ways the church should practice discipline of its members.

Lesson Outline:

  1. The Manner of Discipline (Matthew 18:15-20)
  2. The Practice of Discipline (2 Thessalonians 3:6-13)
  3. The Goal of Discipline (2 Thessalonians 3:14-16)

The Influence of the Church

Lesson 11 - August 13, 2017

Focus Text: Romans 12:10-13; 1 Peter 3:12-18

Central Truth: The church positively influences its community through its Christlike
example.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list ways they can influence people around them.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Cultivate Brotherly Love (Romans 12:10-13)
  2. Influence the World for Good (1 Peter 3:12-15)
  3. Maintain a Good Conscience (1 Peter 3:16-18)

Evangelism and the Church

Lesson 10 - August 6, 2017

Focus Text: Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:6-8; 8:4-8

Central Truth: Every Christian should be involved in the Church’s disciple-making mission.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to give a clear definition of evangelism and how it may be done.

Lesson Outline:

  1. The Process of Disciple-Making (Matthew 28:18-20)
  2. The Power of Disciple-Making (Acts 1:6-8)
  3. The Proof of Disciple-Making (1 Thessalonians 1:5-7)

Leadership in the Church

Lesson 9 - July 30, 2017

Focus Text: 1 Timothy 3:1-16

Central Truth: God calls specific people to guide His Church.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify some requirements of godly leaders.

**Lesson Outline: **

  1. The Requirements of a Pastor (1 Timothy 3:1-7)
  2. The Requirements of a Deacon (1 Timothy 3:8-13)
  3. The Behavior of Believers (1 Timothy 3:14-16)

Spiritual Gifts and the Church

By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify their spiritual gifts.

Lesson 8 - July 23, 2017

Focus Text: Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11

Central Truth: God gives us spiritual gifts that we may serve the Church.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to identify their spiritual gifts.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Gifts Given To Be Used (Romans 12:3-8)
  2. Gifts Given for the Common Good (1 Corinthians 12:4-7)
  3. Gifts Given as the Spirit Desires (1 Corinthians 4:8-11)

Worship and the Church

By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list practical ways they can express their worship of God.

Lesson 7 - July 16, 2017

Focus Text: 2 Kings 23:1-3; 1 Chronicles 16:23-29; 29:6-10

Central Truth: The worship of God is essential to the Christian's life.

Objective: By the end of this lesson my students should be able to list practical ways they can express their worship of God.

Lesson Outline:

  1. Worship by Reading (2 Kings 23:1-3)

  2. Worship in Prayer and Praise (1 Chronicles 16:23-29)

  3. Worship Through Giving (1 Chronicles 29:6-10)