Courtesy In Online Sabbath School Discussions
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Copy NE Church

Not long after starting to write for Sabbath School Net just over four years ago, I was asked to help moderate comments on the blog posts. This has been an eye-opening experience for me. With comments from all parts of the world, I have encountered ideas from Scripture that I never would have thought of myself or heard by just … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: The Seen and Unseen War
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Image © Lars Justinen Goodsalt.com

Read for This Week’s Study: Matt. 11:11-12; Rev. 5:5; Matt. 12:25-29; Isa. 27:1; Matt. 11:1-12; Heb. 2:14. Memory Text:“From the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force.” (Matthew 11:12, NKJV). Each day we make important choices about lifestyle, relationships, careers, priorities, entertainment, … [Click to read more …]

Friday: Further Thought – “Get Up and Walk!” Faith and Healing
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Image © Jeff Preston from GoodSalt.com

The Germans have a saying, “Einmal ist keinmal.” It means, literally, “One time is no time.” It’s an idiomatic expression for the idea that if something happens only once, then it doesn’t count. It doesn’t matter. If it happens only once, it might as well never have happened at all. Whether you agree or not, … [Click to read more …]

“Get Up and Walk!” Faith and Healing – Hit the Mark
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Man Comes Through Roof

This week, instead of my normal article based on a theme of the lesson, I thought I would give you a look into the teacher side of preparation. As some of you know I have a ministry that provides training to Sabbath school leaders and adult class teachers throughout our denomination. This coming Sabbath I … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Letting the Dead Bury the Dead
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The Calling of Matthew

Read Matthew 8:18-22. What is Jesus saying to these men here about what it means to follow Him? First, in Matthew 8:18-22, we see two men approach Jesus with the desire to be His disciples. Both are sincere; and yet, both seem to be held back by something. Jesus, who knows all our thoughts, goes … [Click to read more …]

“Get Up and Walk!” Faith and Healing – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

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1.       What do YOU think is the greater miracle–Forgiving our sins or healing us from a life-threatening disease? From God’s perspective, which does He dread the most—sin or death? Have you ever known a Christian who was so loaded with love for God that you felt that God should never allow that person to succumb … [Click to read more …]

“Get Up and Walk!” Faith and Healing – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought: Jesus’ power and authority were used to serve humanity. Who ever came to Him was embraced by His love and included in His grace. “Get Up and Walk!” Faith and Healing April 16-22, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 8:1-4. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Faith and Healing
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Hope Sabbath School

You can view an in-depth discussion of “Faith and Healing” 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 … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: “Get Up and Walk”
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Jesus Heals

In Monday’s study, we noted that Jesus said that He hadn’t found anyone in Israel with such great faith. But, during these same hours in Israel, there was a man who had reached a place where his desire for healing of the heart was even greater than for healing of his body. Read Matthew 9:1-8. … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Demons and Pigs
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Read Matthew 8:25-34. What do both these accounts teach us about the power of God? How can we draw comfort from what we see here about His power, especially as we struggle with things so much greater than ourselves? In Jewish thought it was the prerogative of God alone to rule over nature and demons. … [Click to read more …]