2 An Inheritance Incorruptible – Discussion starters
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To the Exiles. What were Peter’s credentials for writing the two books in the New Testament that bear his name? Does Peter identify “exiles” as his primary audience as your lesson guide does? Scholars still debate whether Peter was writing to a Jewish or to a Gentile audience. What do you think? As a modern-day … [Click to read more …]

An Incorruptible Inheritance – Teaching Plan
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Hands

Key Thought: Peter sends letters to those scattered throughout the world that they are not forsaken nor forgotten, but called to live holy lives in the community of faith. Lesson 2, April 8, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read I Peter 1:3-7. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important … [Click to read more …]

The Person of Peter – Teaching Plan
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Peter sinking in water

Key Thought: Peter was transformed when he realized his true condition as a sinner in the presence of God. He learned that he needed to trust in Christ alone to gain victory. Lesson 1, April 1, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 5:4-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the … [Click to read more …]

1. The Person of Peter – Discussion Starters
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The Person of Peter. Would Peter be a well-liked member of your congregation? What kind of a character was he? How can his mistakes help you and me in our life’s struggles? Was Peter a born leader? Are you ready to walk with Peter for the next several weeks as we consider the path he left … [Click to read more …]

13th Sabbath Offering for the West-Central Africa Division
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At the beginning of a new quarter, it’s time to plan for our 13th Sabbath offering which will go to the West-Central Africa Division. In this post you will find some patterns for making 13th-Sabbath offering boxes for your family or for your whole church. “The Adventist Church is built on mission. Our commission comes from … [Click to read more …]

Lesson Notes for Feed My Sheep – First & Second Peter
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Sabbath School Lesson Notes is a simple but nicely formatted Word file (.docx format) with the entire quarters weekly and daily lesson titles, memory verses and space to fill out notes for your personal study of the lesson. At the end of the week it can be printed out and taken to class to either … [Click to read more …]

The Work of the Holy Spirit – Lesson Plan
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Hammer of "Love"

Key Thought: The Spirit testifies of Jesus’ righteousness, goodness, grace, and power. He draws us to Him who has the gift of eternal life. Lesson 12, March 25, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read John 16:8-11. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. … [Click to read more …]

The Work of the Holy Spirit – Discussion Starters
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Concluding our Study on the Holy Spirit. Have you gained spiritual blessings from this quarter’s presentations on the Holy Spirit? Share some of these blessings with your class. What is the specific work of the Holy Spirit that we have not covered so far in this first quarter study? What special meaning does the word, parakletos, have … [Click to read more …]

Grieving and Resisting the Spirit – Lesson Plan
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Grieving and Resisting the Holy Spirit

Key Thought: Understanding the ministry of the Holy Spirit leads us not to want to do anything that would grieve, resist, or quench the Spirit in our lives. 1. Have a volunteer read Ephesians 4:30. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is. b. What … [Click to read more …]