HopeSS: False Teachers
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You can view an in-depth discussion of “False Teachers” 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 …]

Wednesday: Peter and Jude
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Studying Scripture

Many people have observed that Jude 4-19 largely repeats the message of 2 Peter 2:1-3:7. Whenever Scripture repeats a message, we should be aware that God wants to convey something important. In these similar passages, Peter and Jude take great lengths to notify us of an important truth: God is in control of the destinies … [Click to read more …]

False Teachers – Teaching Plan
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Hand Writing on Chalk Board

Key Thought: Peter warned that the followers of Jesus would have to deal with false prophets, false teachers, and destructive teachings that would deceive many. Lesson 11, June 10, 2017 1. Have a volunteer read 2 Peter 2:18,19. a. Ask class members to share a thought on what the most important point in this text … [Click to read more …]

Monday: Freedom in Christ
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Jesus Healing a Young Boy

“For they mouth empty, boastful words and, by appealing to the lustful desires of the flesh, they entice people who are just escaping from those who live in error” (2 Pet. 2:18, NIV). What is Peter warning about in this verse? What does he say in 2 Peter 2:19 that helps explain his concern? What … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: False Teachers
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Hand Writing on Chalk Board

Read for This Week’s Study: 2 Pet. 2:1-22, John 8:34-36, Matt. 12:43-45, Jude 4-19, Gen. 18:16-33. Memory Text: “They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption; for people are slaves to whatever masters them” (2 Peter 2:19, NRSV). In his first epistle, Peter, with great pastoral concern, sought to encourage readers in … [Click to read more …]