HopeSS: The Law of God and the Law of Christ


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 …]

Friday: Further Study: The Law of God and the Law of Christ


Further Study: Read Ellen G. White, Church Discipline p. 260-264; Consider One Another, pp. 260-266, in Testimonies for the Church, vol. 7. Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ. Here, again, our duty is plainly set before us. How can the professed followers of Christ so lightly regard these inspired … [Click to read more …]

Thursday: Law and Judgment

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(John 5:30) Although God’s law is a law of mercy, God will eventually use it as the standard of judgment. God has continued to provide opportunities for sinners to repent and pledge loyalty to Him, but the hour is coming when the cry will go out, Let the evildoer still do evil, and the filthy … [Click to read more …]

08: The Law of God and the Law of Christ – Hit the Mark


This has gone down in history as one of the greatest spiritual and moral failures of all time. It was a seemingly unforgivable offense. With fear overtaking his faith and trust, Peter denied knowing the Man he had spent his last years following as a faithful, trusted disciple. Peter had seen it all, from entire … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Fulfilling the Law of Christ

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(Gal. 6:2) Whether revealed in written documents or in nature, the law of God discloses His will to every person capable of understanding (Rom. 1:20, Rom 2:12-16). Consequently, no one can claim to be ignorant of the basic requirements of God. All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (Rom. 3:23, NKJV) … [Click to read more …]

08: The Law of God and The Law of Christ – Lesson Plan


Key Thought : The new commandment of love that Jesus taught was in full accordance with the intent and purpose of the law of God given in the Ten Commandments. [Lesson plan for The Law of God and the Law of Christ May 19, 2014] 1. Have a volunteer read Matthew 19:16-22. a. Ask class … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: All Things to All Men

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Take a close look at the references to law in 1 Corinthians 9:19-23. What is Paul saying here? Why such a strong emphasis on law? God’s desire is that all people accept His gift of eternal life and become citizens of His everlasting kingdom. In 1 Corinthians 9, Paul reveals his method of attracting people … [Click to read more …]

Monday: the “Rules” of Love

Jesus Is the Center of the Law

(John 15:10) Scripture provides a number of examples of Jesus’ fidelity to the law of God. For instance, although His words in Luke 2:49 imply that at a young age He understood His identity, when His earthly mother expressed the hurt she felt that resulted from His straying from the family, He humbly accompanied His parents … [Click to read more …]