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)

08: The Law of God and The Law of Christ – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : The new commandment of love that Jesus taught was in full accordance with the intent and purpose of the law of God given in the Ten Commandments. [Lesson plan for The Law of God and the Law of Christ May 19, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 19:16-22. a. Ask class … [Click to read more …]

07: The End of the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Being obedient to the law is not in conflict with grace. Loving obedience is the result of receiving God’s grace in our lives, not the means to salvation. [Lesson plan for Christ, the End of the Law May 12,2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:19-24. a. Ask class members to share … [Click to read more …]

06: Christ’s Death and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Through the death and resurrection of Jesus, we all can experience victory over death, which is the result of breaking God’s law.. [Lesson plan for Christ’s Death and the Law May 5, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Romans 7:1-6. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]

05: Christ and the Sabbath – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Christ came to magnify the Sabbath as the symbol of Creation and of Redemption. [Lesson plan for Christ and the Sabbath April 28, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Exodus 20:8-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. Why does … [Click to read more …]

04: Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Jesus tells us that He did not come to do away with the law, but to magnify it and show the need of the Holy Spirit in order to keep it. [Lesson plan for Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount April 21, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read … [Click to read more …]

03: Christ and Religious Tradition – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : While tradition has its place in the church, no human has the authority to create religious traditions and elevate them to the level of Divine law. [Lesson plan for Christ and Religious Tradition April 14, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 15:8,9. a. Ask class members to share a thought on … [Click to read more …]

02: Christ and the Law of Moses – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Jesus respected the law and underlined the lessons about God’s grace and power revealed in the law. [Lesson plan for Christ and the Law of Moses April 7,2014] 1. Have a volunteer read John 5:1. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

01: Laws in Christ’s Day – lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Various laws governed society in the time of Christ. An understanding of the historical and cultural context provides a framework for God’s moral law, the Ten Commandments. [Lesson plan for Laws In Christ’s Day March 31. 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 2:1-5. a. Ask class members to share a thought … [Click to read more …]

13: The Cost of Discipleship – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : In order to be a disciple, we must discipline ourselves. We can’t police each other intensively; we need to keep ourselves under Christ and His law. [Lesson plan for The Cost of Discipleship March 24, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 12:51-53. a. Ask class members to share a thought on … [Click to read more …]

12: The Harvest and the Harvesters – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Spiritual gifts are given for nurture and outreach. The question we have is what are my gifts and how can I use them? [Lesson plan for The Harvest and the Harvesters March 17, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read John 4:28-30. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the … [Click to read more …]