09: Paul’s Pastoral Appeal – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: After strong spiritual argument, Paul made an emotional appeal to the Galatians to remain in the gospel of grace. [Teaching plan for “Paul’s Pastoral Appeal” November 23, 2011] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 4:12. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. … [Click to read more …]

08: Be an Heir Rather Than a Servant – Thought Starters
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“I wish we would win the lottery,” Marcia announced at the dinner table. “That’s impossible,” her father said. “We don’t play the lottery.” 1 “Why not?” “Because it’s a foolish gamble. You have one in eighteen million chances of winning. And that’s in a lottery for a single state. Some lotteries are for several states, … [Click to read more …]

08: From Slaves to Heirs – Teaching Plan
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11-12

Key Thought: As we accept Jesus Christ into our lives, we are called children of God, not because of our merits, but because of His gifts to His children. [Teaching Plan for From Slaves to Heirs November 16, 2011] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:27-29. A. Ask class members to share a short thought … [Click to read more …]

07: The Road to Faith in Galatians 3 – Discussion Questions
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Keeping within the lines 1 Darcy and Danielle laid out the pictures on the table next to the box of crayons. Darcy’s picture was of a giraffe surrounded by trees with a monkey peering around the giraffe’s neck. Danielle’s was of a picnic table in a forest, loaded with pineapples, bananas, and other tropical fruit … [Click to read more …]

07: Road to Faith – Teaching Plan
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11-5

Key Thought: The law points us to Christ. Christ fulfilled the requirements of the law in submission to His Father’s will. By living His life, God writes the law in our hearts.. [Teaching Plan for The Road to Faith November 9, 2011] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:22,23. A. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]

08: The Priority of the Promises – Discussion Questions
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Darrel: This week the seven billionth life began breathing on this earth. What do you think about that?” Matt: Terrible, terrible news. Population growth is all messed up because most of the new lives are starting out in poverty with no education. You know where that leads. Darrel: Where? Matt: The smart end up ruling … [Click to read more …]

06: Priority of the Promise – Teaching Plan
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10-29

Key Thought: The law serves to reveal God’s character and show our deficiencies, leading us to our acceptance of Christ’s righteousness and our redemption by faith. [Teaching Plan for Priority of the Promise November 2, 2011] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:15-18 A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

Old Testament Faith – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Through the sacrificial system the Old Testament illustrated the terrible cost of sin and the offering of a perfect substitute in the place of the sinner at death. [Lesson 5: OLD TESTAMENT FAITH              October 29, 2011] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 3:1-5 A. Ask class members to share a short thought on … [Click to read more …]

04: Holding On in the Flood – Discussion Questions
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The river had been well past flood stage for days, and as darkness settled on the streets and rooftops of the city that night, the wind picked up and howled its fearful message that destruction had arrived. A board worked its way loose outside Sam’s apartment on second floor and crashed against the street light. … [Click to read more …]

04: Justification by Faith Alone – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Sinners can be justified in God’s sight only by accepting what God has done for them in Christ. Through faith we may die to self and let Christ live His life in us. Lesson for October 22, 2011 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 2:15-17 A. Ask class members to share a short … [Click to read more …]