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Some Adventists feel apologetic about the “investigative judgment,” and others have come to deny it altogether. But an investigation of professed believers is clearly taught in the parable of the wedding feast (Matthew 22:1-3). A study of the Hebrew sanctuary services tells us that the Day of Atonement was a time of judgment in which … [Click to read more …]

Commentary by Lesson Author Martin Pröbstle
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Seminar Schloss Bogenhofen has made Professor Martin Pröbstle’s commentary on this quarter’s lessons available through Vimeo.com. If you have a good internet connections, I’m sure you’ll be blessed by these helpful 15-minute commentaries presented in a warm, personable manner. Below is the commentary for Week 6: “The Day of Atonement.” The videos for Lessons 3-5 … [Click to read more …]

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 …]