03: Unity in the Gospel – Teaching Plan
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The Unity of the Gospel October 15, 2011 Key Thought: The church was in danger of losing its understanding of the gospel because of dependence on Jewish traditions that opposed faith in Christ’s work. 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 2:3-5 A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea … [Click to read more …]

02: Paul’s Authority and Gospel – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Paul opens his letter to the Galatians with an authoritative and succinct reference to God’s gifts of grace and a denunciation of any contrary doctrine. [Teaching Helps for Lesson 2: Paul’s Authority and Gospel, Oct 8, 2011] 1. Have a volunteer read Galatians 1:1-5 A. Ask class members to share a short thought … [Click to read more …]

01: Apostle to the Gentiles – Teaching Plan
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October 1, 2011 Key Thought: God changed Saul’s opposition to the young church resulting in a strong ministry to the Gentiles.. 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 6:9-15. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. B. What was Stephen being accused of? Were these … [Click to read more …]

13: Worship in Revelation – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: The culmination of all that God has done for this world and the universe can be acknowledged only through worship. It is our greatest joy to sing praise to and worship our King, Creator, Judge, and Savior. 1. Have a volunteer read Revelation 1:13-18. A. Ask class members to share a short thought … [Click to read more …]

12: Worship in the Early Church – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: God’s Word regarding His law, our history with Him, His redeeming acts, and the future are the foundations of our worship. 1. Have a volunteer read Acts 1:8-11. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. B. Should a focus of our worship … [Click to read more …]

11: In Spirit and In Truth – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: By His example in life and word, Jesus reinforced the need for God’s supremacy in our thoughts and service, and the importance of worshipping in spirit and truth.. 1. Have a volunteer read Luke 4:5-8. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. … [Click to read more …]

08: Conformity, Compromise, and Crisis – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought: Compromise between our own inclinations and God’s direction can lead to false worship, but we are to call and be called to repentance, obedience, and worship of the one true God. 1. Have a volunteer read I Kings 11:1-4. A. Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea … [Click to read more …]

07: Worship In the Psalms – Teaching Plan
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Key Thought:  The Psalms give voice to the heart cries of seekers after God in a living dialogue of pleas, assurance, blessing, praise, and celebration.   1.     Have a volunteer read Psalm 73:12-17. A.  Ask class members to share a short thought on what the main idea of this text is. B.   … [Click to read more …]