Ask the Author: Christ’s Church and the Law
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Are Christians still expected to keep the law? Can those who refuse to observe God’s law be saved? Find out what the Sabbath School author has to say on this week’s edition of “Ask the Author.” You can view the same video on YouTube if you prefer. Like(12) … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: From Moses to Jesus
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Though ancient law codes found in Egypt and Mesopotamia also provide evidence for a widespread knowledge of the principles and precepts found in God’s law, none of them is complete. In fact, many of these codes also contain laws that promote idolatry and other practices that God later condemned. So, God chose a people to … [Click to read more …]

12: Christ;s Church and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : In every generation, God has a called out people to reflect His will by living lives of faithfulness, trust, love, and obedience. [Lesson Plan for Christ’s Church and the Law June 16, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Genesis 6:5-9. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: From Abraham to Moses
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After the Flood, it was the responsibility of Noah and his sons to share God’s will with their descendants. Noah’s family knew that global destruction had come to the world as a result of humanity’s refusal to obey God’s law and, having experienced God’s grace, they could do something to help develop a more faithful … [Click to read more …]

Monday: From Noah to Abraham
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(Gen. 6:5-9) The world into which Noah was born was worse than any society that has ever existed, which means that it must have been pretty bad. With people living for almost a thousand years, it is not difficult to see how evil could become ingrained in society to the point that God became sorry … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: From Adam to Noah
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In one sense, we can speak of a church of Christ only since the New Testament era, when believers first testified to the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus. However, we can see Christ’s church in a broader context. The Greek term for church is ekklesia. Borrowed from the secular world, it refers to those … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Christ’s Church and the Law
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Read for This Week’s Study: Gen. 2:16-3:7, Genesis 6, Genesis 12, Deut. 7:6-12, Gal. 3:6-16, Rev. 12:17, Rev. 14:6-12. Memory Text: Here is the patience of the saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus (Revelation 14:12, NKJV). In a relay-race, a team usually consists of four runners. … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: Mohammad’s New School
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Mohammad looked at the old school building and wondered what his parents had done to him. Mohammad and his parents live in Zamboanga, a city in the southern Philippines. A friend had told Mohammad’s parents about the Adventist school, and they went to inspect it. They found an old building in serious need of repair. … [Click to read more …]