Sunday School


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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April 30, 2017 – Ephesians 2:18-22

Lesson Date: April 30, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 2:18-22 AIM: To lead students to recognize that if they are saved they have a responsibility to belong to and be actively involved in a local New Testament church, and to encourage any who are not to repent of their sin and get involved immediately.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 2:18-22 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the “Response Sheet” handout for...


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April 23, 2017 – Ephesians 2:11-17

Lesson Date: April 23, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 2:11-17 AIM: To lead students to describe the new relationship Gentiles and Jews can enjoy if they know Jesus Christ, and to commit themselves to exercising the ministry of reconciliation God has given them.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 2:11-17 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Look for news articles about violence and terrorist attacks in Israel. Specifically, look for incidents in which Israelis (Jews) have...


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April 16, 2017 – Easter – Luke 24

Lesson Date: April 16, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Luke 24:1-9, 36-53 AIM: To lead students to describe the resurrection power that is at work in the lives of all believers, and to ask God to use His mighty power to enable them to overcome their struggles and to live for Him each day.   Before class: Write the following scripture references on index cards or small pieces of paper: Romans 6:4; 2 Corinthians 12:9; 2 Corinthians 13:4; Galatians 2:20;...


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April 9, 2017 – Ephesians 2:4-10

Lesson Date: April 9, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 2:4-10 AIM: To lead students to describe the reason God saves sinners as well as the purpose and result of salvation, and to examine their lives to see if their works give evidence of genuine salvation.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 2:4-10 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the words “Cause” and “Effect” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct...


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April 2, 2017 – Ephesians 2:1-3

Lesson Date: April 2, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 2:1-3 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the spiritual characteristics of lost people, and to respond to these truths by either (1) thanking God for their salvation, (2) asking Jesus Christ to save them, or (3) planning to take the gospel to a lost friend.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 2:1-3 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the following scripture references on index...


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March 26, 2017 – Ephesians 1:15-23

Lesson Date: March 26, 2017 Focal Scripture Passage: Ephesians 1:15-23 AIM: To lead students to discover the things Paul prayed for the Ephesian believers, and to pray those same things for their Christian friends.   Before class: Read the notes on Ephesians 1:15-23 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Get enough copies of the “My Prayer Guide” handout to give to everyone in attendance.  Also have pens or pencils available for any students who might need one.  Write...


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