Michael Fracker

About Michael Fracker

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)

The Wrath of Elihu – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: Elihu lacks humility and his words are no different than the others. Evil remains unexplained, and only faith can give us hope.. Lesson 10, December 3, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 32:1-5. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

Intimations of Hope – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: This lesson dwells in the hope of a resurrection. The reason for this hope can be found only in the resurrection of Jesus Christ.. Lesson 9, November 26, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 13:3-10. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

Innocent Blood – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: Innocent suffering is never innocent. It is a part of a sin-filled world. However, faith helps us look beyond the suffering toward Divine restoration. Sabbath School Lesson 8 for November 19, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 10:15-20. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point … [Click to read more …]

Retributive Punishment – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Finger of Blame

Key Thought: Even though Job’s friends saw his troubles as a result of a cause, Job was more concerned with asking the important question. Lesson 7 for November 12, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 11:7-10. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

The Curse Causeless – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

Job and friends in desert

Key Thought: Even though Job’s friends saw his troubles as a result of a cause, Job was more concerned with asking the important question. Lesson for November 5, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 2:11-13. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

God and Human Suffering – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: The character of God lies at the center of the great controversy and behind most questions of human suffering.. God and Human Suffering- October 22, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 12:7-10. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. How does … [Click to read more …]

The End – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: The gospel calls us to demonstrate God’s love for the world in practical ways. Lesson for October 1, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Job 42:10-17. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. Why did Job’s captivity turn “when” he prayed … [Click to read more …]

How Shall We Wait – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

People Waiting

Key Thought: The gospel calls us to demonstrate God’s love for the world in practical ways. Lesson 13 – September 24, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read James 2:14-17. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. In what ways are faith and works … [Click to read more …]