Sunday School


July 9, 2017 – Ephesians 5:1-14

Lesson Date: July 9, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 5:1-14 AIM: To lead students to contrast things Christians should and should not do, and to commit themselves to living as a Christian should.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 5:1-14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Get enough copies of the “Live Like a Christian!” study guide for your anticipated attendance.  Have some pens or pencils on hand for any students who might need one.  ...


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July 2, 2017 – Ephesians 4:25-32

Lesson Date: July 2, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 4:25-32 AIM: To lead students to discover and discuss attitudes and actions that grieve the Holy Spirit and hinder His work in their lives, and to confess and turn away from such activities.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 4:25-32 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Prepare the described in the “Conclusion” step. Write the following scripture references on index cards or small pieces of paper: Exodus...


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June 25, 2017 – Ephesians 4:17-24

Lesson Date: June 25, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 4:17-24 AIM: To lead students to create lists which contrast the behavior of lost people and saved people, and to evaluate their behavior to see if it gives evidence of genuine salvation.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 4:17-24 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Locate a terribly dirty, torn, old shirt or jacket. If you can’t find one, make one. Also, bring two different Sunday School...


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June 18, 2017 – Ephesians 4:11-16

Lesson Date: June 18, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 4:11-16 AIM: To lead students to discover God’s plan for His church, and to urge them to get involved in doing the work of the ministry so that their church can be edified and mature.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 4:11-16 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Cut apart the puzzle pieces on the “Church Puzzle” sheet. Get a piece of cardboard, poster board, or a...


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June 11, 2017 – Ephesians 4:7-10

Lesson Date: June 11, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 4:7-10 AIM: To lead students to recognize that Jesus Christ has gifted every believer for service and allowed us to participate in His victory over Satan and his forces, and to commit themselves to victoriously serving the Lord through His church.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 4:7-10 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Enlist some class members who are comfortable reading aloud to look up the...


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June 4, 2017 – Ephesians 4:1-6

Lesson Date: June 4, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 4:1-6 AIM: To lead students to describe a walk that is worthy of the Lord, and to evaluate their behavior in comparison with that worthy walk.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 4:1-6 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Print enough of the attached “What’s Wrong With This Picture?” sheets for your anticipated attendance. Place them on the chairs in your classroom before the students arrive. Prepare...


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May 28, 2017 – Ephesians 3:20-21

Lesson Date: May 28, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 3:20-21 AIM: To lead students to realize that God can do far more for us than we could ever ask Him, and to apply this truth to their lives by (1) asking Him to answer their prayers and by (2) serving God in such a way that they help their church glorify the Lord.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 3:20-21 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book....


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May 21, 2017 – Ephesians 3:13-19

Lesson Date: May 21, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 3:13-19 AIM: To lead students to discover the things Paul prayed for those he loved, and to use Paul’s prayer as a guideline in praying for others.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 3:13-19 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the “Prayer Guide” handouts (attached) for your anticipated attendance.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Read the following brief story to the class: Jane...


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May 14, 2017 – Ephesians 3:8-12

Lesson Date: May 14, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 3:8-12 AIM: To lead students to discover one of God’s eternal purposes for His church, and to evaluate themselves to see if their service for the Lord helps the church fulfill its purpose.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 3:8-12 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write or print the following scripture references on index cards or small pieces of paper: Ephesians 2:18; Ephesians 6:12; and Hebrews...


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May 7, 2017 – Ephesians 3:1-7

Lesson Date: May 7, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 3:1-7 AIM: To lead students to discover the mystery that Paul revealed to his readers, and to respond to that mystery by either (a) thanking God for the ministry of the Apostle Paul and others who carried the gospel to the Gentiles or (b) accepting God’s gift of salvation through Jesus Christ.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 3:1-7 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get a...


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