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2015 Third Quarter’s Study Contents
See our Mission Adventures page for more current mission stories.
Note that the lesson title text links to our main lesson version, using Reftagger from Biblia.com and works well on most devices.
- The Missionary Nature of God-June 27-July 3
- Abraham: The First Missionary-July 4-10
- The Unlikely Missionary-July 11-17
- The Jonah Saga-July 18-24
- Exiles as Missionaries-July 25-31
- Esther and Mordecai-August 1-7
- Jesus: The Master of Missions-August 8-14
- Cross-cultural Missions-August 15-21
- Peter and the Gentiles-August 22-28
- Philip as Missionary-August 29-September 4
- Paul: Background and Call-September 5-11
- Paul: Mission and Message-September 12-18
- Must the Whole World Hear?-September 19-25
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Bible Versions Table
Scripture references other than from the King James Version quoted by permission in this Bible study guide, for Standard Edition, Third Quarter 2015, are as follows:
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Note that many of our links go to the Amazon Kindle version – whether shown as an image or a link. If, after clicking on the link, you’ll scroll down a bit on the Amazon page and look to the left, you’ll often find a paperback or hardback version listed as well.
Ellen White’s Acts of the Apostles is an excellent resource for these lessons, particularly for the second half of the quarterly. Available in Kindle and paper formats. (US Link, Canadian link, UK link)
For more resources, see the lesson resources in our US store | CA store |UK store as well as the “Missionaries” category which include lesson-specific resources for the earlier lessons as well as stories of current missionaries.