08: Jesus, Provider and Sustainer – Thought Starters
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“And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:19 (NIV) [Thought questions for Jesus, Provider and Sustainer February 20, 2013] 1. Constantly sustaining. Which is the greater miracle—creating the earth and the cosmos and all its substance or keeping it going? What about the … [Click to read more …]

08: Jesus, Provider and Sustainer – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : God has a purpose and design that He continues to sustain and provide for. [Teaching plan for Jesus, Provider and Sustainer February 18, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Philippians 4:19. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. B. What is … [Click to read more …]

07: Through a Glass, Darkly – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for Through a Glass, Darkly Feburary 13, 2013] 1. Nature belongs to God. Have you ever turned your TV on to a nature program only to be sickened by the scenes of a lion conquering a deer and ripping it to death? Or of insects calmly devoring their mating partner after their own … [Click to read more …]

07: Through a Glass Darkly – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : God revealed Himself through special revelation and also through nature. But evil exists in nature because God has allowed it due to man’s fall. [Teaching plan for Through a Glass, Darkly February 11, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 3:17-19. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

06: Creation and the Fall – Thoughts Starters
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[Thought questions for Creation and the Fall February 6, 2013] 1. Enmity from God. Why did God put enmity between the woman and the snake in the Garden of Eden? (Gen 3:15). How is that sense of hostility carried out even to this day? Why does the Bible refer to the devil as a snake or serpent throughout Scripture? … [Click to read more …]

06: Creation and the Fall – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Understanding the issues underlying all temptations better equips us for successful spiritual life. There issues are highlighted in the fall of Adam and Eve. [Teaching plan for Creation and the Fall February 4, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 3:1. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what … [Click to read more …]

05: Creation and Morality – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for Creation and Morality January 30, 2013] 1. Depending on the Creator. What was God’s intention when He created mankind? Did He have a grand plan or did He just want to create a pleasant and invigorating environment for His new friends through eternity? Why do you think God laid down a firm rule about not eating … [Click to read more …]

05: Creation and Morality – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : Creation morality encourages belief in fixed standards of right and wrong and calls us to serve and protect that which we have power over. [Teaching plan for Creation and Morality January 28, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 2:16,17. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

04: Creation, a Biblical Theme – Thought Starters
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[Thought Questions for Creationm, A Biblical Theme January 23, 2013] 1. Genesis 2. Do you consider the first chapter of Genesis to be the only official account of creation? What about Genesis 2? Did Jesus consider both accounts to be valid? How do we know? In what ways would the story of the birth of … [Click to read more …]

04: Creation : A Biblical Theme – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The Bible roots faith in the actual historical acts of God in earth’s history. To be in harmony with Scripture, we must accept the statements of Genesis 1-4.. [Teaching Plan for Creation, A Biblical Theme January 28, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 19:4-6. A. Ask class members to share a … [Click to read more …]