02: Christ and the Law of Moses – Lesson Plan
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Key Thought : Jesus respected the law and underlined the lessons about God’s grace and power revealed in the law.gless02-2014b

[Lesson plan for Christ and the Law of Moses April 7,2014]

1. Have a volunteer read John 5:1.

a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text is.
b. How did Jesus relate to and demonstrate His obedience to the law?
c. Personal Application: How do the feasts help explain to us what Jesus has done to save His people then and now? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study: One of your relatives states: “Why don’t we keep the yearly feasts anymore? Isn’t it better to observe them than to keep the pagan holidays of Easter and Christmas?” How would you respond to your relative?

2. Have a volunteer read Luke 2:41-45.

a. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the most important point is in this passage.
b. What does Jesus being in the temple show about the focus of Jewish life and the importance of their faith?
c. Personal Application: How does your activities throughout the week show the importance of your faith and focus of your Christian walk? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study: One of your neighbors states, “Why was Jesus subject to His parents as He grew older? Don’t most teenagers want to leave home and get away from parental influence and guidance? What does this tell us?” How would you respond to your neighbor?

3. Have a volunteer read Matthew 17:24-27.

a. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
b. Why did Jesus tell His disciples they should pay tribute “lest we should offend them.”?
c. Personal Application: What are some of the positive aspects of our culture that we should celebrate? What are some of the negative aspects that should be shunned? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study: One of your friends states, “I give a few dollars every week to church. I don’t think the church or God needs my tithe and offerings. That’s a little too steep for me. God is happy that I give, and the church should be happy with whatever I give them.” How would you respond to your friend?

4. Have a volunteer read Matthew 5:17-20.

a. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is.
b. Which of your behavioral patterns may be giving your family or friends a negative impression of God’s law?
c. Personal Application: How should I treat those who are living lifestyles contrary to God’s law? Should we treat them differently if they are part of the church family? Share your thoughts.
d. Case Study: Think of one person who needs to hear a message from this week’s lesson. Tell the class what you plan to do this week to share with them.

(Note : “Truth that is not lived, that is not imparted, loses its life-giving power, its healing virtue. Its blessings can be retained only as it is shared.” MH p. 149.

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02: Christ and the Law of Moses – Lesson Plan — 3 Comments

  1. These lessons are timely. Those who want to discover & know the truth should spend time reading and comparing with scriptures and will find what they have not come across or known.

    Lameck

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    • Scripture interprets scripture, and a lot of people don't take time to search the Scriptures to find, and know truth.

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  2. It's the law that tells me that, if I envy somebody's progress it a sin. Do not be decieved by pastors,prophets,arcbishops,lectureres,tutors,techers,scribes appostles,bishops,reverens,doctors,professor.etc

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