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)

13: Exhortations From the Sanctuary – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Our faith in God is shown by our care for others. We need each other, and by encouraging others, we strengthen our own relationships with God.

[Teaching plan for Exhortation From the Sanctuary December 30, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 4:14-16.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does it mean for us to have full access to God? Why does it say we can [...]

12: The Cosmic Conflict Over God’s Character – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : By His actions, God vindicates Himself in front of the entire universe. God’s moral justice and power of love wins.

[Teaching Plan for The Cosmic Conflict Over God's Character December 16, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Ezekiel 28:12-19.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What clues here show that this is not referring to an earthly king but to Satan himself?
Personal Application: Do people who [...]

11: Our Prophetic Message – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The three angel’s messages prepare people to face the last day deceptions and be ready for the second coming of Christ. Life and death are bound up in our attitude toward these messages..

[Teaching plan for Our Prophetic Message December 9, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Revelation 14:6,7..

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does it mean to “fear God”?
(Note: Read Psalm 111:10, Proverbs [...]

10: The Eschatological Day of Atonement – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : To be a part of God’s last movement requires an urgent sense of mission to fulfill His call to reach the world with the gospel.

[Teaching plan for The Eschatological Day of Atonement December 2, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Daniel 8:9-13, 23-25.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Do you ever ask the question, how long? Can things get much worse? Are things much better now [...]

09: The Pre-Advent Judgment – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : When God judges His people, He justifies, delivers, and vindicates; but on the other hand, He condemns, punishes, and destroys evil.

[Teaching plan for The Pre-Advent Judgment November 25, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Daniel 7:8-13

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. When does the judgment being set occur according to these passages?
c. Personal Application : What books are opened during the judgment? How would [...]

08: Christ, Our Priest – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Our safety is not only in accepting Christ’s sacrifice for us in the past, but also in His daily intercession for us in the present. Our future is secure if it lies in God’s hands.

[Teaching Plan for Christ, Our Priest November 18, 1013]

1. Have a volunteer read Romans 8:31-34

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does it mean that Christ makes intercession [...]

07: Christ Our Sacrifice – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Jesus became an atoning sacrifice for you, took your condemnation upon Himself, and gave you eternal life..

[Teaching plan for Christ, Our Sacrifice November 11,2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Isaiah 53:2-6.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. Why did Jesus have to take on humanity in order to die for our sins?
c. Personal Application : What does it mean that Jesus had no form nor [...]

06: The Day of Atonement – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The Day of Atonement services point forward to Christ’s work of investigative judgment in the heavenly sanctuary.

[Lesson plan for The Day of Atonement November 4, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Leviticus 16:15,16,30.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What does the word “atonement” mean? Why does the Scripture say the atonement is necessary?
c. Personal Application : Is being judged a positive or negative thing [...]

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]

1. 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 [...]

04: Lessons From the Sanctuary – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The sanctuary is one of God’s devices to teach us the meaning of the gospel.

[Teaching plan for Lessons From the Sanctuary October 21, 2013]

1. Have a volunteer read Exodus 40:9,10.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. What was the significance of anointing the sanctuary with oil?
c. Personal Application : Think about your habits, tastes, and activities. How much of who you are, and what [...]