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June 16, 2023 – 1 Thessalonians 2:13-20

Lesson Date: June 16, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2:13-20 AIM: To lead students to discover differences between genuine followers of Jesus Christ and people who are merely religious, and to examine themselves to see if they are truly in the faith.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Thessalonians 2:13-20 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the word “Differences” on the board.  Get enough copies of the “Christ or Religion?” handout for your anticipated...


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June 9, 2024 – 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12

Lesson Date: June 9, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 AIM: To lead students to discover and discuss five marks of godly ministry, and to use those marks to evaluate themselves, their class, and their church.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Thessalonians 2:1-12 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Get enough copies of the Marks of Godly Ministry Evaluation for your anticipated attendance.  Have some pens or pencils on hand for any students who...


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May 26, 2024 – Proverbs 6; 11; 12; 15; 16; 17; 21; 28

Lesson Date: May 26, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 6:16-19; 11:20; 12:22; 15:8-9, 26; 16:5; 17:15; 21:4, 27; 28:9 AIM: To lead students to discover things God hates and finds revolting, and to turn away from anything that doesn’t please Him.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 6; 11; 12; 15; 16; 17; 21; and 28 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “Detestable,” “Disgusting,” “Revolting,” and “Hate” on the board.   INTRODUCTION (Create...


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June 2, 2024 – 1 Thessalonians 1

Lesson Date: June 2, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 AIM: To lead students to discover several evidences of genuine salvation, and to examine themselves to see if those evidences are present in their lives.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 Thessalonians 1 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Bring a picture of a duck to class.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Direct everyone’s attention to the picture of a duck.  Ask: “What kind of...


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May 19, 2024 – Proverbs 11; 19; 20; 24; 26

Lesson Date: May 19, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 11:1; 19:5, 9; 20:4, 17, 23; 24:30-34; 26:13-16 AIM: To lead students to discover three biblical principles relating to dishonesty and laziness, and to examine themselves and repent of their sins involving dishonesty or laziness.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 11; 19; 20; 24; and 26 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  If possible, bring a balance scale to class as a visual aid.   INTRODUCTION...


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May 12, 2024 – Proverbs 31

Lesson Date: May 12, 2024 – Mother’s Day Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 31:10-31 AIM: To lead students to examine the Bible’s descriptions of a virtuous woman, and to select at least one area of their life that needs improvement and commit to do whatever is necessary to become a person of virtue.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 31 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Ask the students to name some...


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May 5, 2024 – Proverbs 13; 22; 23; 24; 29

Lesson Date: May 5, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 13:24; 22:6, 15; 23:13-19; 24:13-20, 27; 29:15, 17 AIM: To lead students to discover biblical facts about godly parenting, and to confess their sins and commit to godly parenting and teaching in the future.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 13; 22; 23; 24; and 29 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “Teen Pregnancy,” “Underage Drinking,” “Gang Violence,” “Teen Drug Abuse,” and “Juvenile Crime,”...


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April 28, 2024 – Proverbs 20; 23; 31

Lesson Date: April 28, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 20:1; 23:20-21, 29-35; 31:4-9 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the dangers of drinking alcoholic beverages, and if necessary to confess their sins and completely turn away from alcohol.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 20; 23; and 31 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Print the following scripture references on index cards or small pieces of paper: Habakkuk 2:15; 1 Corinthians 5:11; 1 Corinthians...


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April 21, 2024 – Proverbs 5; 6; 22; 23

Lesson Date: April 21, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 5:1-14; 6:23-35; 22:14; 23:27 AIM: To lead students to discover some of the dangers of immorality and ways to protect themselves from it, and to give them an opportunity to repent of their sins and commit to a lifestyle of moral purity.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 5; 6; 22; 23 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Enlist some volunteers to look up Job 31:1 and...


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April 14, 2023 – Proverbs 2; 4; 7

Lesson Date: April 14, 2024 Focal Scripture Passage: Proverbs 2:16-19; 4:23; 7:5-27 AIM: To lead students to discover the seriousness of guarding their heart and ways to guard their hearts, and to confess their sins and make commitments to God to guard their hearts in the future.   Before class: Read the notes on Proverbs 2; 4; and 7 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Write the words “Heart Health” on the board.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness):...


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