Tag: Gospel of John


December 2, 2018 – John 12:1-50

Lesson Date: December 2, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 12:1-50 AIM: To lead students to discover some of the reasons Jesus Christ came to earth, and to decide if they are doing the things God put them on earth to do.   Before class: Read the notes on John 12:1-50 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the study guide “Why Did Jesus Come? … and … Why Are You Here?” for your anticipated attendance,...


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November 25, 2018 – John 11:1-57

Lesson Date: November 25, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 11:1-57 AIM: To lead students to discover that Jesus is more powerful than death and to compare the raising of Lazarus to the new birth, and to commit themselves to telling someone this week about their new life in Christ.   Before class: Read the notes on John 11:1-57 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. If you plan to use the second option for your introductory activity, enlist a...


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November 18, 2018 – John 10:1-42

Lesson Date: November 18, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 10:1-42 AIM: To lead students to discover some aspects of the relationship between sheep and their shepherd, and to examine their own lives to see if they are Jesus’ sheep and then commit themselves to tell others about how they, too, may become part of His flock.   Before class: Read the notes on John 10:1-42 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Draw a vertical line on the chalkboard...


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November 11, 2018 – John 9:1-41

Lesson Date: November 11, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 9:1-41 AIM: To lead students to contrast the consequences of physical blindness and spiritual blindness, and to commit to sharing their personal testimony with someone who is spiritually blind.   Before class: Read the notes on John 9:1-41 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get some small pieces of paper (or index cards) and pens or pencils for use in the introductory step.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Ask...


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November 4, 2018 – John 8:1-59

Lesson Date: November 4, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 8:1-59 AIM: To lead students to learn that Jesus is God and to contrast the children of God with the children of the devil, and to examine themselves to determine the identity of their father.   Before class: Read the notes on John 8:1-59 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the “Study Guide on John 8” for your anticipated attendance. Have some pens or pencils...


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October 28, 2018 – John 7:1-53

Lesson Date: October 28, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 7:1-53 AIM: To lead students to discover some of the many and varied opinions people held of Jesus during His earthly ministry, and to decide for themselves what they believe about Jesus’ identity.   Before class: Read the notes on John 7:1-53 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of the “Differing Opinions” worksheet for your anticipated attendance. Be sure to have some pens or pencils on...


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October 21, 2018 – John 6:1-71

Lesson Date: October 21, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 6:1-71 AIM: To lead students to discover that some people followed Jesus out of a sincere spiritual hunger given to them by the Heavenly Father while others followed Him out of selfish motives, and to examine their own hearts to determine why they are following Jesus.   Before class: Read the notes on John 6:1-71 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Prepare the index cards described below in the...


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October 14, 2018 – John 5:15-47

Lesson Date: October 14, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 5:15-47 AIM: To lead students to discover six ways Jesus is equal to God as well as four witnesses that prove His equality with God, and to respond to these truths by either accepting Jesus as their Savior or planning to tell someone else about Jesus this week.   Before class: Read the notes on John 5:15-47 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Get enough copies of “The Jerusalem...


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October 7, 2018 – John 4:43 – 5:14

Lesson Date: October 7, 2018 Focal Scripture Passage: John 4:43 – 5:14 AIM: To lead students to describe two miracles Jesus performed and the effect those miracles had on the people involved, and to demonstrate their trust in God’s miracle-working power by asking for God’s miraculous intervention in their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on John 4:43 – 5:14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. If you or someone in your class knows how to pull...


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