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Michael's extensive experience teaching teachers and leaders how to revitalize their Sabbath School classes is still evident in his Teacher Outlines. For more of his background, see our About page)

05: How To Be Saved – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : God wants everyone to be saved, and the process of coming to Him is simple and available to all.

[Lesson Plan for How to Be Saved July 28, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Luke 5:27-32.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Why didn’t the Scribes and Pharisees associate with the publicans and sinners?
c. Personal Application: Are there certain people or groups of people that you choose [...]

04: Salvation – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : As we review the gift of God’s grace through Christ, let us renew our faith in Jesus as our personal Savior.

[Lesson plan for Salvation July 21, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Luke 18:9-14.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does this story teach us about our attitude toward God and toward His grace?
c. Personal Application: If God gave you what you deserved, what would [...]

03: The Holy Spirit – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The Holy Spirit is the highest of all gifts. It is the Spirit that gives us the fullness of divine power to resist and overcome sin..

[lesson plan for The Holy Spirit July 14, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read John 16:13,14.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. How does the Holy Spirit show us things to come?
c. Personal Application: How do we discern what truth is [...]

02: The Son – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The Lord Jesus Christ, the divine Son of God, existed from eternity, a distinct person, yet one with the Father.

[Lesson plan for The Son July 7, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 24:30, 25:31.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Why does Jesus call Himself the Son of man in these words? What is He emphasizing here?
c. Personal Application: Why is it important to know [...]

01: Our Loving Heavenly Father – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : God has expressed His love for us at the cross of Calvary. The Father loves us, He is compassionate and merciful.

[Lesson Plan for Our Loving Heavenly Father June 30, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 7:9-11.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. How is a human father similar to our Father in heaven? How does this imply they are different?
c. Personal Application: When you address [...]

13: Christ’s Kingdom and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : In the new kingdom the wages of breaking God’s law will no longer exist.. We are called to be obedient citizens in God’s kingdom.

[Lesson Plan for Christ's Kingdom and the Law June 23, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Ephesians 2:11-16.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Is Paul saying here that those who weren’t part of the commonwealth of Israel had no hope and without [...]

12: Christ;s Church and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : In every generation, God has a called out people to reflect His will by living lives of faithfulness, trust, love, and obedience.

[Lesson Plan for Christ's Church and the Law June 16, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 6:5-9.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. How was Noah determined to be perfect in his generation? Was it by his works and lifestyle, or because he had [...]

11: The Apostles and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought: The apostles made no mention of the law being changed. They mention that grace that comes through Christ compels us to obey the law.

[Lesson Plan for The Apostles and the Law June 9,2014]

1. Have a volunteer read 1 Peter 2:9-15.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Why does Peter tell Christians to submit ourselves to every law of man?
c. Personal Application: How does obeying man’s law and [...]

10: The Law and the Covenants – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Both the Old and New Covenants are a restatement of the covenant of grace in which salvation is given to sinners through faith in Christ’s atoning sacrifice.

[Lesson plan for Christ, the Law and the Covenants June 2, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 9:12-17.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. How does the rainbow show that God’s covenant with mankind was an eternal, or unchangeable [...]

09: Christ, The Law, and the Gospel – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : God’s law, together with His grace, provides the focus of the gospel: God’s love for humanity and His desire to save us into His eternal kingdom..

[Lesson Plan for Christ, the Law and the Gospel May 26, 2014]

1. Have a volunteer read Romans 7:7-12.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What did Paul mean when he said he was alive once without the law, but [...]