09: Final Events – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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It was an unusual meeting taking place entirely in the minds of those attending. “Jesus is coming again in seven days.” One of the faithful who had seen Jesus after the resurrection was sure He would return right away. A week would be about right. “He’s coming on October 22, 1844.” A young Adventist believer spoke with conviction. “The Bible says … [Click to read more …]

08: The Dead in Christ – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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The death of infants and children seems terrible because the precious ones are gone without having lived a life for Jesus. And, of course, the death of parents and hard-working adults who are giving family members a livelihood and taking care of others are heroes we don’t want to lose. But as we age, the death of … [Click to read more …]

08: The Dead in Christ – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Paul corrects a number of misconceptions about the state of the dead and the second coming of Christ to the Thessalonians that can help us today. [Teaching plan for “The Dead in Christ” August 20, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read I Thessalonians 4:13,14. A. Ask class members to share a short … [Click to read more …]

07: Living Holy Lives – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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Introduction: Do you know anyone who seems to have lived a holy life? What was that person like? When you saw that person, did you wish more than anything that you could be holy like him or her? To be honest, how many of us live perfect, holy lives every wakeful minute? What are the consequences of living … [Click to read more …]

07: Living Holy Lives – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : In a world plagued by sexual lust and perversion, God desires that His followers lead holy lives that are sexually pure and edify others. [Teaching plan for “Living Holy Lives” August 13, 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read I Thessalonians 4:1-3. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what … [Click to read more …]

06: Friends Forever – Thought Starters
Joyce Griffith

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The following thoughts and questions are provided to help Sabbath school teachers and others in a small group discussion of the lesson for the week. [Thought Questions for Friends Forever August 8, 2012] 1. The bond of friendship. Is there any doubt about the affection Paul felt towards the believers in Thessalonica? What does Paul anticipate more than … [Click to read more …]

06: Friends Forever – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : God’s plan to redeem the world is accompanied by an invitation to become a part of His community of believers. [Teaching Plan for “Friends Forever”  August 6. 2012] 1. Have a volunteer read I Thessalonians 2:13-16. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this … [Click to read more …]