Sunday School


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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November 24, 2019 – Hebrews 13:1-25

Lesson Date: November 24, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Hebrews 13:1-25 AIM: To lead students to find and discuss specific instructions telling how Christians should live, and then to examine their lives for shortcomings in those areas so they can ask the Lord to enable them to obey all His instructions.   Before class: Read the notes on Hebrews 13:1-25 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write a sample grocery list to use in the introductory step. Get enough...


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November 17, 2019 – Hebrews 12:1-29

Lesson Date: November 17, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Hebrews 12:1-29 AIM: To lead students to verbalize some of the reasons Christians should focus on Jesus Christ, and to evaluate their current focus so they can make whatever adjustments are necessary.   Before class: Read the notes on Hebrews 12:1-29 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write “Keep Your Eye on the Ball” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Read aloud the phrase written...


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