Sunday School


April 5, 2020 – Ezekiel 25 – 32

Lesson Date: April 5, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 25:2, 6-8, 12, 15; 27:1-4, 28:1-3, 7-10, 13-17; 29:2-3 AIM: To lead students to discover from God’s judgment of the nations surrounding Jerusalem the seriousness of the sin of pride, and to examine their lives for evidence of pride.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 25 – 29 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Prepare the note cards or small pieces of paper described in the “Conclusion”...


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March 29, 2020 – Ezekiel 20:1-31

Lesson Date: March 29, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 20:1-31 AIM: To lead students to discover that the ancient Israelites exhibited single-minded determination to sin and rebel against God, and to encourage them to adopt that same level of determination to resist sin and obey God.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 20:1-31 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Prepare the note cards described in the “Conclusion” step. Look up a dictionary definition of the word...


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March 22, 2020 – Ezekiel 16:1-41

Lesson Date: March 22, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 16:1-41 AIM: To lead students to discover that Jerusalem’s ungratefulness led to her pride, wickedness, and ultimately to God’s judgment, and to confess their ungratefulness and make a list of some things God has done for them.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 16:1-41 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Locate some pictures of babies and bring them to class. Have some paper and pens or pencils...


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March 15, 2020 – Ezekiel 12 – 15

Lesson Date: March 15, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 12:2, 27-28; 13:2-9; 14:3-6, 13-20; 15:1-8 AIM: To lead students to identify four lessons they can learn from Ezekiel’s prophecies to the captive Jews, and to select at least one specific action they can take to apply one or more of those lessons to their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 12 – 15 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Post the four lesson posters on...


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March 8, 2020 – Ezekiel 4 – 11

Lesson Date: March 8, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 4:1-3; 5:1-2, 12-13; 8:1-18; 10:4, 18-19; 11:22-23 AIM: To lead students to explain why God’s glory departed from the Temple and from the city of Jerusalem, and to identify practical things they can do to keep God’s glory from departing from their church and their life.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 4 – 11 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Gather some pictures of archaeological ruins...


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March 1, 2020 – Ezekiel 1 – 3

Lesson Date: March 1, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 1:1-28; 2:1-8; 3:17-21 AIM: To lead students to describe the commission God placed upon Ezekiel, and to identify and accept the commission God has placed upon them.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 1 – 3 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. If possible, arrange for an active or retired military officer to come to your class and bring a copy of his or her officer’s commission....


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February 23, 2020 – Jude

Lesson Date: February 23, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Jude 1:1-25 AIM: To lead students to create a list of biblical descriptions of false teachers and discover things they should do to protect themselves and their family members from false teachers, and to commit themselves to taking the practical steps necessary to protect themselves.   Before class: Read the notes on Jude 1:1-25 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Have enough copies of the “False Teachers Described” study guide...


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February 16, 2020 – 3 John

Lesson Date: February 16, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 3 John 1:1-14 AIM: To lead students to discover that one way to identify evil workers in the church is by their rejection of traveling evangelists and missionaries, and to thank God for and commit to pray for evangelists and missionaries.   Before class: Read the notes on 3 John 1:1-14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Find a picture of a house that has been destroyed by termites and...


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February 9, 2020 – 2 John

Lesson Date: February 9, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 2 John 1:1-13 AIM: To lead students to discover some characteristics of deceivers, and to commit to take steps to guard themselves from deceivers.   Before class: Read the notes on 2 John 1:1-13 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. If you want to make the illustration about the two glasses of iced tea more realistic, you could bring two actual drinks to class.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Tell...


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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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