06: The Day of Atonement – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The Day of Atonement services point forward to Christ’s work of investigative judgment in the heavenly sanctuary. [Lesson plan for The Day of Atonement November 4, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Leviticus 16:15,16,30. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

05: Atonement: Purification Offering – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for Atonement: Purification Offering October 30, 2013] 1. What redeems us. We sing “redeemed by the blood of the Lamb.” Do the molecules and other ingredients that make up the blood of a lamb redeem us? What does? Why did God point the people to the ritual of slaying a lamb to represent … [Click to read more …]

05: Atonement : Purification Offering – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The sin offering prefigures the sacrifice and ministry of Christ.. [Teaching plan for Atonement: Purification Offering October 28, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Leviticus 4:27-31. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What is the significance of laying your … [Click to read more …]

04: Lessons From the Sanctuary – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for Lessons From the Sanctuary October 23, 2013] 1. “Let them construct a sanctuary for Me, that I may dwell among them.” Exodus 25:8 NASB. Just a dozen words, but think of the answers we would have found to the following questions if we’d been in the group: Who are we building this sanctuary … [Click to read more …]

04: Lessons From the Sanctuary – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The sanctuary is one of God’s devices to teach us the meaning of the gospel. [Teaching plan for Lessons From the Sanctuary October 21, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Exodus 40:9,10. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What … [Click to read more …]

03: Sacrifices – Thought Starters
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The Joy of Sacrifice [Thought questions for Sacrifices October 16, 2013] 1. We will return. Three days and many steps after God’s command to offer his son, Abraham stood where he could see the mountain. It was here Abraham puts a voice to his own faith as he speaks to the two young men who … [Click to read more …]

03: Sacrifices – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The sacrificial system was introduced to Adam and Eve, practiced by the patriarchs, and amplified in the law of Moses.. [Teaching plan for Sacrifices October 14, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Exodus 12:21-24. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. … [Click to read more …]

02: Heaven on earth – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for Heaven on Earth October 9, 2013] Prayer, like incense, ascending to God 1. Corporate prayer. Offering incense may have been a once-in -a-lifetime experience for Zechariah. He would spend a week ministering in the temple. It was in the temple that he would burn incense. The smoke would go upward as a … [Click to read more …]

02: Heaven on Earth – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought : The heavenly temple is the original, the model for the Israelite sanctuary. The relationship between the two is called typology. [Lesson plan for Heaven on Earth October 7, 2013] 1. Have a volunteer read Hebrews 9:23,24. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this … [Click to read more …]

01: The Heavenly Sanctuary – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for The Heavenly Sanctuary October 2, 2013] Part I Portrait of Love. Two German brothers in the 15th century planned to rise above the poverty that threatened to destroy their dream. With 18 children, parental help was highly unlikely. The plan sent Albert to work in the mines to support Albrecht, who would … [Click to read more …]