Sunday School


February 2, 2020 – 1 John 1 – 5

Lesson Date: February 2, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 1:6-7, 8, 10; 2:3-6, 9-11, 15-17, 19, 29; 3:6-10, 14-19, 23-24; 4:7-8, 13, 15, 20-21; 5:1, 4-5, 12-13, 18 AIM: To lead students to compare themselves to the Tests of True Salvation contained in 1 John, and to respond to those test results with either thanksgiving or through giving their lives to Jesus.   Before class: Review the notes found in the Sunday School Teacher Book on the above...


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January 26, 2020 – 1 John 5:13-21

Lesson Date: January 26, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 5:13-21 AIM: To lead students to discover things that believers know for certain, and to thank God for those certainties while also giving any who are not saved the opportunity to trust Jesus Christ so they, too, can experience those certainties.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 5:13-21 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the question, “What Do You Know?” on the marker board...


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January 19, 2020 – 1 John 5:1-13

Lesson Date: January 19, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 5:1-13 AIM: To lead students to discover that the Bible says we can know for certain that we have eternal life, and to encourage them to make their eternal destiny a certainty by trusting Jesus Christ alone for salvation.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 5:1-13 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the word “Certain” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create...


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January 12, 2020 – 1 John 4:7-21

Lesson Date: January 12, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 4:7-21 AIM: To lead students to discover why Christians should love one another as well as more Tests of True Salvation, and to make some definite plans to demonstrate Christ’s love to other believers this week.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 4:7-21 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Enlist a volunteer to be prepared to read John 13:34-35 to the class when you call...


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January 5, 2020 – 1 John 3:16 – 4:6

Lesson Date: January 5, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 3:16 – 4:6 AIM: To lead students to discover more differences between children of God and children of the devil, and to encourage them to be discriminating in their choices of the Bible preachers and teachers they listen to.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 3:16 – 4:6 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write, “Who Are You Listening To?” and “Whose Advice Do You...


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December 29, 2019 – 1 John 3:1-15

Lesson Date: December 29, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 3:1-15 AIM: To lead students to discover and discuss characteristics of children of God and children of the devil, and to examine themselves to determine whose child they are.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 3:1-15 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Get enough copies of the “Fathers and Sons” handout sheet for your anticipated attendance.  Write, “Who Is Your Father?” on the marker board...


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December 22, 2019 – John 1

Lesson Date: December 22, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: John 1:1-5, 9-14, 26-34 AIM: To lead students to discover several identifying characteristics of Jesus Christ, and to thank Him for suffering rejection to save their souls.   Before class: Write the word “Rejection” on the marker board or chalkboard.  Have enough copies of the “Identifying Characteristics of Jesus Christ” study guide for your anticipated attendance.  Have some pens or pencils on hand for those who might need one.   INTRODUCTION...


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December 15, 2019 – 1 John 2:15-29

Lesson Date: December 15, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 2:15-29 AIM: To lead students to evaluate their love and discover more Tests of True Salvation, and use those criteria to determine if they are truly saved and if their affection is directed toward the right things.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 2:15-29 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Be sure the Tests of True Salvation poster is posted in your classroom. Write, “What...


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December 8, 2019 – 1 John 2:1-14

Lesson Date: December 8, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 2:1-14 AIM: To lead students to discover more Tests of True Salvation, and to examine themselves to determine if Christ is their advocate and the propitiation for their sins.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 2:1-14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Be sure the Tests of True Salvation poster is posted in your classroom. Write the words “Real” and “Counterfeit” on the marker board...


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December 1, 2019 – 1 John 1

Lesson Date: December 1, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 1:1-10 AIM: To lead students to recognize there is a vast difference between “darkness” (being lost) and “light” (salvation), and to use the first two Tests of True Salvation to examine themselves to determine if they are truly saved.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 1:1-10 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Be sure the Tests of True Salvation poster is posted in your classroom....


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