Monday: Rituals and Sin
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There is a document that records God’s endless, dispiriting struggle with organized religion, known as the Bible.-Terry Eagleton, Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate, (Yale University Press, 2010), Kindle Edition, p.8. Not quite true, and that’s because the religion of the Bible, the religion that God has given humanity, has always been an … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Lessons From Jeremiah
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Read for This Week’s Study: Jer. 2:13, Jer. 6:20, Jer. 7:1-10, Matt. 9:12, Deut. 6:5, Jer. 10:1-15, Jer. 23:1-8. Memory Text: ‘Behold, the days are coming,’ says the Lord, ‘that I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; a King shall reign and prosper, and execute judgment and righteousness in the earth’ (Jeremiah 23:5, … [Click to read more …]

Back to Egypt – Hit the Mark
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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 …]

HopeSS: Back to Egypt
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You can view an in-depth discussion of “Back to Egypt” 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 … [Click to read more …]

Back to Egypt – Teaching Plan
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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 …]