What Are We Compromising?
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Before we take this week’s lesson title (Conformity, Compromise and Crisis in Worship) as an excuse to proscribe forms of worship that we do not like, we need to consider worship in its wider context. There are three aspects of worship (Yes I am well aware that my classification is not the only one but … [Click to read more …]

06: Worship and Song and Praise – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought:  Song is an important medium whereby we express our contrition and need, recount God’s goodness, and offer Him glory and praise. 1.     Have a volunteer read I Chronicles 16:7-12. A.    Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. B.   Why is it important to … [Click to read more …]

06: Majesty and praise in worship – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

Make Your Own Music The psalmist David loved music. Maybe he played the drum or blew on a horn. Or maybe he sang in a sweet tenor voice. The Bible doesn’t tell us. But the Bible tells us clearly that David played a harp. David learned to express his deepest feelings in music. Have you … [Click to read more …]

05: Lesson Questions by JG
Joyce Griffith

The following questions may be helpful to you in presenting the lesson to a class, at home, or alone. They are provided with the hope that they stir you to think and pray and not just react. Each set of questions corresponds to a section of the SSNET Lesson Guide, for this week Lesson 5. … [Click to read more …]

Was that funny?
Joyce Griffith

“I liked that joke the pastor told in the sermon this morning,” Rolly said during lunch at home after the church service. “Didn’t you?” He shot a look at his dad and then his mom. “Joke?” repeated Dad. “I didn’t hear a joke.” “Honey, you were late getting to the sanctuary today,” Rolly’s mom said. … [Click to read more …]

Rosalie Zinke – Worship Lesson Author
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Rosalie H Zinke, the lesson author of Worship, the Adult Sabbath School Bible Study Guide for the third quarter of 2011, previously authored Sabbath School lessons for the fourth quarter 1983 entitled Songs of Experience and the first quarter 1991, called Crisis, Change and Challenge on the book of Samuel. (You will find the author … [Click to read more …]