05: Christ and the Sabbath – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Christ came to magnify the Sabbath as the symbol of Creation and of Redemption. [Lesson plan for Christ and the Sabbath April 28, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Exodus 20:8-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. Why does … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath – The Reminder of the Evidence
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Andrew Legall recommended this video, writing that “it changed my view of the Sabbath radically.” This conversation was recorded 30 years ago by the late Graham Maxwell, professor of New Testament studies at Loma Linda University, and Louis Venden of the PUC church. It is from a series of Friday evening programs called, “Conversations About God.” If … [Click to read more …]

HopeSS: Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount
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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 …]

04: Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount – Thought Starters
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[Thought questions for Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount April 23, 2014] 1. Destroy or fulfill? If you make a promise and keep it, does the promise still exist? Or has it vanished? Since the law points to our errors and mistakes, what is there to love about it? Do you love … [Click to read more …]

04: Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount – Hit the Mark
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It was another Red Sea moment. To retreat would be catastrophic. To advance would be humanly impossible. And Jesus was instructing them to do the impossible. This week as we focus on Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount we find Him burrowing beyond the letter of the law into the motives … [Click to read more …]

04: Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Jesus tells us that He did not come to do away with the law, but to magnify it and show the need of the Holy Spirit in order to keep it. [Lesson plan for Christ and the Law in the Sermon on the Mount April 21, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read … [Click to read more …]