Lesson 2: Crisis in Eden – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith


Memory Verse: “‘And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed; He shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise His heel’” (Genesis 3:15, NKJV). To whom is God speaking? How far-reaching is the promise of this prophecy? Should we cling to God to avoid the crisis? Or can … [Click to read more …]

Why Was Sin Permitted?
Ellen G White

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“God is love.” His nature, His law, is love. It always has been, and it always will be. Every use of creative power is an expression of infinite love. The history of the great conflict between good and evil from the time it first began in heaven also reveals God’s unchanging love. The King of … [Click to read more …]

13th Sabbath Offering for South America


At the beginning of a new quarter, it’s time to plan for our 13th Sabbath offering which will go to the South American 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 1: Crisis in Heaven – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith


“Salvation Belongs to our God.” How did sin happen? In a perfect world with a perfect God full of love for every living being, how was sin in all its horrible aspects able to invade? Why did God’s two beings created in His image turn from His ways to choose the ways of the evil … [Click to read more …]

Rebellion and Redemption Digital Resources Available


Some of you may be interested to know that the Kindle version of the Redemption and Rebellion Sabbath School Quarterly has just been released. Text-to-speech enabled. You can study that on your phone, tablet or computer without an internet connection, but you may have to be connected to the internet to use the speech-enabled feature … [Click to read more …]

Crisis in Heaven – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : Even though we may not completely understand how sin originated in heaven, we can understand the great controversy and accept Jesus Christ as our personal Savior. Crisis in Heaven December 26 – January 1, 2016 1. Have a volunteer read Ezekiel 28:12-19. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what … [Click to read more …]

13: Lessons from Jeremiah – Discussion Starters
Joyce Griffith


A Branch of Righteousness. What beautiful promise does the Lord share with Jeremiah to give him a sense of stability and strength as he enters the final phases of his ministry? Is this the only prophecy in the Old Testament of the coming of a Savior to this earth? See the next-to-last paragraph on the … [Click to read more …]

Lessons From Jeremiah – Lesson Plan
Michael Fracker

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Lessons From Jeremiah December 19 – 25, 2015 Key Thought : Jeremiah’s theme is God’s character and human misconceptions and misrepresentations of it. God wants our hearts. 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 6:20. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.b. What were the … [Click to read more …]

Back to Egypt – Hit the Mark

Man standing at a fork in a road with a choice to make

Fear: a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined; the feeling or condition of being afraid. Anticipation of the possibility that something unpleasant will occur. Fear is something we all know intimately. It manifests itself in our lives in various ways and when it does, we … [Click to read more …]

Back to Egypt – Teaching Plan
Michael Fracker

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Key Thought : After the destruction of Jerusalem, Israel goes deeper and deeper into sin in line with human nature. Jeremiah stayed with the people as God stays with us. Back to Egypt Lesson December 12-18, 2015/ 1. Have a volunteer read Jeremiah 41:16-18. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most … [Click to read more …]