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)

From Slaves to Heirs – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: We have been adopted into God’s family as sons and daughters in Christ. As part of His family, we have access to the rights and priviledges and responsibilities that entails. Lesson 8, August 19 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:26-29. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

The Road to Faith – Teaching Plan
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Scripture

Key Thought: The law points us to Christ. Christ fulfilled the requirements of the law, so that by submitting to Him, we allow God to write the law in our hearts,. Lesson  7, August 12, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:22,23. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]

The Priority of the Promise – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: The law at Sinai did not do away with the promise made to Abraham, nor did it alter the provisions of the law. It was given so that people could recognize their sinfulness and need of God’s promise. Lesson 6, August 5, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:15-18. a. Ask class … [Click to read more …]

Old Testament Faith – Teaching Plan
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Old Testament Man Praying

Key Thought: Abraham’s faith in God’s promises counted him as righteous. The same gift of righteousness is available for us today who share Abraham’s faith. Lesson 5, July 29, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:6-8. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Justification By Faith Alone – Teaching Plan
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Faith Alone

Key Thought: God cannot declare anyone righteous based on their behavior, for no one is perfect. Only by accepting what God has done for us in Christ can we be justified.. Lesson 4, July 22, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 2:15,16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]

The Unity of the Gospel – Teaching Plan
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Diverse People Together

Key Thought: The early church was in danger of losing its understanding of the gospel by depending on Jewish traditions that led them away from faith in Christ’s work. Lesson 3, July 15, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Corinthians 1:10-13. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

Paul’s Authority and Gospel – Teaching Plan
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Apostle Paul

Key Thought: Paul opens his letter to the Galatians with reference to God’s gifts of grace and fought against teachings of error in Galatia.. Lesson 2, July 8, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Peter 3:15,16. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Apostle to the Gentiles – Lesson Plan
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Christ, Cross and Scripture

Key Thought: Soul was zealous against the church, but was transformed to develop a strong ministry to the Gentiles.. Lesson 1, July 1, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 6:11-14. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. How can we stand up … [Click to read more …]

Major Themes in Peter – Teaching Plan
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Christ, Cross and Scripture

Key Thought: Peter wrote about five areas of theology : 1. Christ’s sacrifice for our salvation 2. Godly conduct 3. The hope of Christ’s soon return 4. God’s plan for order in the church 5. The role of Scripture in our lives.. Lesson 13, June 24, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read 1 Peter 1:15-17. … [Click to read more …]

The Day of the Lord – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought: Peter contrasts the attitude of believers with that of scoffers who deny Creation, judgment, and new creation. He asks us to act appropriately. Lesson 12, June 17, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Peter 3:3,4. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]