Sunday School


March 1, 2020 – Ezekiel 1 – 3

Lesson Date: March 1, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Ezekiel 1:1-28; 2:1-8; 3:17-21 AIM: To lead students to describe the commission God placed upon Ezekiel, and to identify and accept the commission God has placed upon them.   Before class: Read the notes on Ezekiel 1 – 3 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. If possible, arrange for an active or retired military officer to come to your class and bring a copy of his or her officer’s commission....


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February 23, 2020 – Jude

Lesson Date: February 23, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: Jude 1:1-25 AIM: To lead students to create a list of biblical descriptions of false teachers and discover things they should do to protect themselves and their family members from false teachers, and to commit themselves to taking the practical steps necessary to protect themselves.   Before class: Read the notes on Jude 1:1-25 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Have enough copies of the “False Teachers Described” study guide...


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February 16, 2020 – 3 John

Lesson Date: February 16, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 3 John 1:1-14 AIM: To lead students to discover that one way to identify evil workers in the church is by their rejection of traveling evangelists and missionaries, and to thank God for and commit to pray for evangelists and missionaries.   Before class: Read the notes on 3 John 1:1-14 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Find a picture of a house that has been destroyed by termites and...


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February 9, 2020 – 2 John

Lesson Date: February 9, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 2 John 1:1-13 AIM: To lead students to discover some characteristics of deceivers, and to commit to take steps to guard themselves from deceivers.   Before class: Read the notes on 2 John 1:1-13 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. If you want to make the illustration about the two glasses of iced tea more realistic, you could bring two actual drinks to class.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Tell...


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February 2, 2020 – 1 John 1 – 5

Lesson Date: February 2, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 1:6-7, 8, 10; 2:3-6, 9-11, 15-17, 19, 29; 3:6-10, 14-19, 23-24; 4:7-8, 13, 15, 20-21; 5:1, 4-5, 12-13, 18 AIM: To lead students to compare themselves to the Tests of True Salvation contained in 1 John, and to respond to those test results with either thanksgiving or through giving their lives to Jesus.   Before class: Review the notes found in the Sunday School Teacher Book on the above...


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January 26, 2020 – 1 John 5:13-21

Lesson Date: January 26, 2020 Focal Scripture Passage: 1 John 5:13-21 AIM: To lead students to discover things that believers know for certain, and to thank God for those certainties while also giving any who are not saved the opportunity to trust Jesus Christ so they, too, can experience those certainties.   Before class: Read the notes on 1 John 5:13-21 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the question, “What Do You Know?” on the marker board...


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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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