Sunday School


August 13, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 11 – The Church

Lesson Date: August 13, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 28:19-20; Mark 16:15; Acts 2:41-47; 1 Corinthians 11:23-26; Ephesians 3:20-21; 4:11-12; Hebrews 10:25 AIM: To lead students to discover the nature and work of the church, and to evaluate their service to determine if they are helping their church accomplish its work.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Get enough copies of the Lesson Outline handout for your anticipated attendance.  Do...


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August 6, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 10 – The Christian Life

Lesson Date: August 6, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 25:34-40; Luke 11:1-4; John 13:34; Acts 1:8; 2 Corinthians 6:16 – 7:1; Colossians 4:2; 1 Thessalonians 4:3; 2 Timothy 2:15; Hebrews 10:25; 1 John 3:3; 5:13 AIM: To lead students to discover things believers must do to successfully live the Christian life, and to evaluate themselves and commit to improving any areas that are weak or lacking.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during...


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July 30, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 9 – Results of Salvation

Lesson Date: July 30, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Romans 3:24-28; 5:10; 8:14-17; 2 Corinthians 5:18-21; Philippians 1:6; 1 Peter 1:3-5; Jude 1:1, 24 AIM: To lead students to discover four things that happen when Jesus saves us, and to thank God for salvation and look for opportunities to tell others how they can be reconciled to God.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Get enough copies of the Lesson Outline...


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July 23, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 8 – God’s Plan and Method for Man’s Salvation

Lesson Date: July 23, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Isaiah 53:6; Matthew 19:16, 24-26; John 6:37; Acts 13:48; Romans 10:9-10, 13; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Ephesians 1:4-5, 7, 11; 2:1-10; Hebrews 9:12; 1 Peter 2:24 AIM: To lead students to recognize that salvation is only available through the substitutionary death of Jesus Christ, and to give any who desire to receive God’s gift of salvation an opportunity to do so.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several...


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July 16, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 7 – Man and His Problem With Sin

Lesson Date: July 16, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Genesis 1:26-31; 2:7-8, 18-25; 3:1-21; 9:1-6; Romans 5:12; 6:23; James 3:9 AIM: To lead students to better understand the origin and nature of man and how sin entered the world causing all humans to be born under sin’s curse, and to thank God for providing mankind with a Savior.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Get enough copies of the Lesson Outline...


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July 9, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 6 – The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit

Lesson Date: July 9, 202 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 3:16-17; John 3:5-8; 6:44, 63; 14:26; 16:7-14; Acts 5:3-4; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 6:19; Ephesians 1:13-14; 5:18 AIM: To lead students to discover who the Holy Spirit is and what He does, and to encourage them to yield themselves to the Holy Spirit’s filling.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Get enough copies of the Lesson Outline handout for your anticipated...


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July 2, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 5 – The Person and Work of Jesus

Lesson Date: July 2, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Matthew 1:23; Luke 19:10; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23-25; 5:8-9; 8:34; 1 Timothy 3:16; Hebrews 1:1-13; 4:14-15 AIM: To lead students to discover truths about who Jesus is and what He has done for us, and to give any who are not saved an opportunity to accept Him as Savior.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Get enough copies of the...


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June 25, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 4 – What Is God Like?

Lesson Date: June 25, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Genesis 18:14; Exodus 3:14; Psalm 139:1-16; Isaiah 6:1-5; Daniel 4:35; Malachi 3:6; Matthew 19:26; John 5:26; Acts 17:24-25; Revelation 1:8; 4:8 AIM: To lead students to discover three attributes of God that accentuate the differences between Him and man, and to confess their sins and praise God for who He is.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several times during the week.  Write the words “Holy,” “Absolute,”...


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June 18, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 3 – Who Is God?

Lesson Date: June 18, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Genesis 1:1; Exodus 3:13-14; Deuteronomy 6:4; Isaiah 55:8-9; Daniel 4:35; Matthew 3:16-17; Mark 12:28-29; John 1:3, 18; 3:16; 4:24; 2 Corinthians 13:14; Colossians 1:16-17 AIM: To lead students to discover six characteristics that set the God of the Bible apart from all other so-called “gods,” and to yield themselves to God as part of His creation, made by Him and for Him.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal...


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June 11, 2023 – Bible Doctrine 2 – God’s Revelation of Himself to Man

Lesson Date: June 11, 2023 Focal Scripture Passage: Psalm 19:1-7; Romans 1:16, 18-20; 2:12-15; 3:23; 6:23; 10:13-14, 17; Hebrews 1:1-2; 4:12; 1 Peter 1:23-25; 2:1-3 AIM: To lead students to discover the source and purpose of general revelation and special revelation, and to encourage (a) any who are not saved to accept Jesus, and (b) everyone to thank God for giving us His special revelation through the Bible.   Before class: Read the chapters containing the focal passages several...


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