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 …]

Friday: Further Study: The Apostles and the Law
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Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, The Law in the Christian Age, Signs of the Times, August 5, 1886. Why should the apostles teach repentance toward God? Because the sinner is in trouble with the Father. He has transgressed the law; he must see his sin, and repent. What is his next work? To look to … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: The Apostles and the Law
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You can view a discussion of the current lesson in the Hope Sabbath School class led by Pastor Derek Morris. (Adobe Flash Player version.) A Youtube version of this week’s lesson at Hope Sabbath School is below. You can download the video, the MP3 audio, and the lesson outline from the HopeTV Sabbath School Site. … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Jude and the Law
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Jude 1-25, one of the shortest books in the New Testament, is believed to have been written by another brother of Jesus. While the author refers to himself as a slave of Jesus Christ, he does admit to being the brother of James. Because Matthew gives James and Jude as names for two of Jesus’ … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: James and the Law
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Do they not blaspheme that noble name by which you are called? If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well; but if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors (James 2:7-9, NKJV). There is only … [Click to read more …]

Ask the Author: The Apostles and the Law
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Did Christ’s apostle teach that we no longer have to keep the law? 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(9) … [Click to read more …]

11: The Apostles and the Law – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought: The apostles made no mention of the law being changed. They mention that grace that comes through Christ compels us to obey the law. [Lesson Plan for The Apostles and the Law June 9,2014] 1. Have a volunteer read 1 Peter 2:9-15. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]