Sunday School


March 18, 2018 – 1 Peter 2:1-12

Lesson Date: March 18, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Peter 2:1-12 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the new desires, relationships, and behaviors that characterize those who have been born again, and to examine themselves in light of those things to determine if they have truly received new life in Christ.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Peter 2:1-12 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Gather some products and advertisements that include the words...


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March 11, 2018 – 1 Peter 1:13-25

Lesson Date: March 11, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Peter 1:13-25 AIM: To lead students to discover three reasons the Bible tells us to be holy, and to confess their sins and ask the Lord to make them holy people.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Peter 1:13-25 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Prepare the note cards described in the “Conclusion” step. Write the word “Holy” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION (Create...


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March 4, 2018 – 1 Peter 1:1-12

Lesson Date: March 4, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Peter 1:1-12 AIM: To lead students to describe some of the amazing and marvelous aspects of salvation, and to respond to the truths they learn by either (1) thanking God for their salvation or (2) trusting Jesus Christ for salvation.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Peter 1:1-12 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Be sure to read the introductory material on 1 Peter so you can...


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February 25, 2018 – 2 Timothy 4:1-22

Lesson Date: February 25, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 2 Timothy 4:1-22 AIM: To lead students to discover the urgent instructions Paul gave Timothy, and to decide on some specific actions they can take to put those instructions to work in their lives this week.   Before class: Read the notes on 2 Timothy 4:1-22 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Gather some sale flyers that convey a sense of urgency. They should contain phrases such as: “Limited time...


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February 18, 2018 – 2 Timothy 3:1-17

Lesson Date: February 18, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 2 Timothy 3:1-17 AIM: To lead students to discover the Bible’s instructions for living in perilous times, and to decide on practical ways to apply those instructions to their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on 2 Timothy 3:1-17 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Locate some pictures of damage caused by natural disasters, such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, or earthquakes. Also locate some instructions about what to do...


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February 11, 2018 – 2 Timothy 2:1-26

Lesson Date: February 11, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 2 Timothy 2:1-26 AIM: To lead students to identify and discuss five things Christians should do to stay focused on serving the Lord, and to commit themselves to doing those five things this week.   Before class: Read the notes on 2 Timothy 2:1-26 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Locate a picture of an American soldier in full combat gear. If you choose to use the group discussion option...


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February 4, 2018 – 2 Timothy 1:1-18

Lesson Date: February 4, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: 2 Timothy 1:1-18 AIM: To lead students to list and discuss nine things we should remember when facing trials or hardships, and to keep this list handy so they can remember these things when facing difficulties.   Before class: Read the notes on 2 Timothy 2:1-18 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the “Remember These Things” study guide for your anticipated attendance. Have some pens or...


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January 28, 2018 – Titus 3:1-15

Lesson Date: January 28, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: Titus 3:1-15 AIM: To lead students to write their personal salvation testimony, and to give any who are not saved an opportunity to receive Christ.   Before class: Read the notes on Titus 3:1-15 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Enlist a class member to share his or her personal testimony at the beginning of class. Be sure the class member tells: (1) what his or her life was like...


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January 21, 2018 – Titus 2:1-15

Lesson Date: January 21, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: Titus 2:1-15 AIM: To lead students to describe the results of living according to sound doctrine, and to (a) decide why they fail to live up to the Bible’s standards and (b) correct the cause of their failure.   Before class: Read the notes on Titus 2:1-15 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the Lesson Outline handout for your anticipated attendance. Prepare the index card or...


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January 14, 2018 – Titus 1:1-16

Lesson Date: January 14, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: Titus 1:1-16 AIM: To lead students to recognize the seriousness of their church leaders’ responsibilities, and to (1) commit to pray for them and (2) take steps to guard themselves from false teaching. Before class: Read the notes on Titus 1:1-16 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): An older pastor gave this advice to a younger pastor: “People don’t want controversy. They come to church...


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