05: Atonement : Purification Offering – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The sin offering prefigures the sacrifice and ministry of Christ..

[Teaching plan for Atonement: Purification Offering October 28, 2013]

gless051. Have a volunteer read Leviticus 4:27-31.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What is the significance of laying your hands on the sacrifice and confessing your sins over it?
c. Personal Application : How would you feel if you had to go through that procedure today every time you sinned? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study : One of your relatives states: “Is there a difference in whether we sin in ignorance or sinning willfully or rebelliously?” How would you respond to your relative?

2. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 17:1

a. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
b. What does the blood on the horns of the altar reference to our understanding of Christ and of the sanctuary service?
c. Personal Application : What responsibilities follow our complete dependence on God for the forgiveness of our sins? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study : One of your friends states, “If we receive forgiveness of sins when we accept Christ, why does this record of sin remain in the heavenly sanctuary?” How would you respond to your friend?

3. Have a volunteer read Leviticus 6:25,26

a. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the most important point is in this passage.
b. What is the significance of the priest eating the sin offering in the court of the tabernacle?
c. Personal Application : Can blood be both a symbol of defilement and of cleansing both? Share.
d. Case Study : One of your neighbors states, “Why should the innocent die in place of the guilty? Doesn’t this seem like an unfair system?” How would you respond to your neighbor?

4. Have a volunteer read Micah 7:18-20.

a. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
b. When do sins get sent into the depths of the sea –or cleansed from the sanctuary according to the pattern and the Scriptures?
b. Personal Application : How do you understand the phrase that the Lord delights in mercy? Share your thoughts.
c. Case Study : Think of one person who needs to hear a message from this week’s lesson. Tell the class what you plan to do this week to share with them.

(Note : “Truth that is not lived, that is not imparted, loses its life-giving power, its healing virtue. Its blessings can be retained only as it is shared.” MH p. 149.

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