Philip as Missionary – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 29- Sep 4, 2015 Key Thought : God equips His followers for all types of service and ministry. We need to be willing and open to His leading. 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 6:1-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

Philip as Missionary – Hit the Mark
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Philip and the Ethiopian

“Then Philip went down to the city of Samaria, and preached Christ unto them.” Acts 8:5 This week’s lesson on Philip as Missionary takes us back to the good ole days. Those were the days when the preaching of Christ and Christ alone was sufficient. Those were the days when it was all about the … [Click to read more …]

10: Philip as Missionary – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

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[Discussion starters for Lesson 10, Aug 29 – Sep 4, 2015] Philip who? In this lesson we meet Philip the evangelist and Philip the disciple. Is that right? Or is it one Philip with two titles? What was the outstanding contribution that Philip made to the fledgling Christian church? How important was Philip’s messages at … [Click to read more …]

Peter and the Gentiles – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 22-28, 2015 Key Thought : Peter made many mistakes, but his teachable attitude and openness to God’s leading in his life is a lesson for us today. 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 2:14-18. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

Peter and the Gentiles – Hit the Mark
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Sunset from Joppa.

If I had not read it with my own eyes, I might not have believed it. It’s not that I’m unfamiliar with the miraculous working of God throughout the Bible. Countless times I’ve read about how God has done the impossible. He made the waters of a sea stand up in a salute to let … [Click to read more …]

Cross-Cultural Missions – Teaching Plan
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Lesson for August 15-21 Key Thought : Salvation was never meant just for the Jews; it is good news to all people. We are invited to join Him in His mission to all peoples. 1. Have a volunteer read John 4:7-10 a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point … [Click to read more …]

Cross-Cultural Missions – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith

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1. Gentile culture clashes. Does that fact that Jesus spent most of his early earthly ministry with the Gentiles of Nazareth make any difference in His life on earth? Did He choose Nazareth because it would make an excellent headquarters for the gospel ministry? How much of an impact did Jesus have on the Gentiles … [Click to read more …]

Jesus: The Master of Missions – Hit the Mark
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Announcement From the Temple Steps

His disciples and the crowd gathered around Him must have been shocked. Never in their lives had they heard anyone speak to their revered religious leaders as Jesus was doing. For their generation there was no higher religious authority than the scribes, Pharisees and lawyers. From cradle to grave they were taught to revere them … [Click to read more …]